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Allahabad rename as Prayagraj now, UP cabinet gives approval

Stopping all the speculations of renaming the UP’s historic city Allahabad, UP Cabinet gives a final nod on Tuesday to call the city as Prayagraj now. Sidharth Nath Singh, Government spokesperson and MP from Allahabad West said that the decision was taken to promote the Indian culture with the historic name Prayagraj and also for the promotion of Kumbh Mela which is likely to be held on January 2019. He said, “I had personally taken up the matter with the governor a few months back and other people, too, had…

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Farakka Express Derail; Death toll rise to 9, 35 others injured

The death toll rise to nine people with 35 other injured after Farakka Express derailed on the early morning of Wednesday. The accident took place near the Harchandpur Railway Station in UP. According to the UP ADG Anand Kumar, “Two more bodies have been taken out from the derailed coaches taking the death toll to seven. Nine passengers are grievously injured. Drone cameras, long range cameras are being used”. Farakka Express travelling from Malda Town, West Bengal to New Delhi derailed at around 6.05 am in the morning. Soon after…

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bhilai steel plant- truecolumn Featured National 

Death toll increased to 9 with 14 other injured in Chhattisgarh’s Bhilai Steel plant explosion

The death toll has increased to 9 with 14 others injured in the explosion at the Bhilai Steel Plant in Chhattisgarh. All the injured people have been sent to the Jawaharlal Nehru Sector 9 hospital. The incident took place in the morning at around 11 am when more than 20 labourers were working on a gas pipeline which exploded and a huge blast took over the lives of 9 people. The four other injured have received more than 80% burns and are in the critical conditions. As per the sources,…

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ISI spy arrested for leaking sensitive BrahMos Missile information

The security agencies have arrested an ISI spy for the allegations of leaking the sensitive information of BrahMos Missile from Maharashtra’s Nagpur. The secret agent was arrested after the joint operation carried out by Anti-terrorist squad of Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra. ISI Spy identified as Nishant Agarwal belongs from Uttarakhand and currently working as a system engineer in Defence Research and Development Organisation who is responsible for making Brahmos Missile fuel. The anti-terrorist squad has been searching the ISI spy for a long time but started their speedy trial from…

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opinion poll- truecolumn National 

Assembly Election 2018: Major setback for BJP, Congress likely to win, tells opinion poll

According to the recent opinion poll released, BJP will definitely have to think twice over their election strategies as according to the reports, Congress likely to win the Assembly Election 2018 mainly in Rajasthan and has a little difference in other states of Chhattisgarh and Madhya Pradesh. The opinion poll says that Congress leader Sachin Pilot is the first choice for the people of Rajasthan over the present Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje. Pilot got 36% vote while Vasundhara got only 27%. However, there is a big difference between the votes…

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Kharge - National News- Truecolumn National 

Not even a dog in RSS, BJP die for country’s freedom, says Congress leader

Senior Congress leader Mallikarjuan Kharge who is known to make controversial remarks is again on the limelight for slamming RSS and BJP and saying that not even a dog in the house of both the parties had died for the country’s freedom. Kharge made the comment on the launching of the second phase of Party’s Jan sangharsh Yatra in Maharashtra’s Jalgaon district. He said that “We (Congress) gave our life for the country and made sacrifices. Indira Gandhi sacrificed her life for the unity of the country. Rajiv Gandhi gives…

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Pakistan Talk - International News- Truecolumn International 

Why Pakistan again rejected by US to facilitate Talks with India?

The long-rivals neighboring country, Pakistan is again rejected by the US to facilitate talks with India. The news is confirmed by Pakistan’s foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi. Pakistan told to the Washington audience on Wednesday that the two nations will not proceed for the bilateral talks as Pakistan wants the US to initiate it at the first level. Qureshi said that “When we are asked the US, to play facilitating role. Why do we ask? Simple because we are not engaging bilaterally. And that bilateral disengagement is a distraction”. He…

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fuel price, business news Business National 

Petrol, diesel prices cut by Rs 2.50; asks states to deliver immediately

The central government today has announced to cut the prices of petrol and diesel by Rs 1.50 and ask the oil marketing companies to further drop it to Rs 1 thus benefitting the public with Rs 2.50 fall in the oil prices. Finance minister Arun Jaitley released a press conference where he announced the sudden fall in the fuel prices and blamed the continuous rise of oil prices due to the international markets. The centre further asked the respective states to reduce the value-added tax by Rs 2.50 thus making…

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heavyrainfall- truecolumn National 

Kerala on Red alert again, heavy rainfall in three districts, CM calls emergency meeting

The Kerala government issue a red alert on Wednesday especially to the three districts for the heavy rainfall on October 7. The red alert is passed followed by the predictions of the Indian Meteorological Department about a cyclonic depression over the southern east Arabian Sea. Seeing the emergency conditions of heavy rainfall, Chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan calls for the ministerial meet. The Chief Ministerial office of Kerala twitted about the predictions of the heavy rainfall who said that, “Met Centre has predicted that heavy (7-11 cm in 24 hours) to…

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Vivek Tiwari murder case: New FIR lodge by Vivek’s wife, brings accused constables on forefront

A new FIR has been lodged in the Vivek Tiwari murder case on Sunday accusing the main culprit constables of shooting the Apple executive on early Saturday morning. The second FIR was filed by Vivek’s wife Kalpana Tiwari against the constables Prashant Chaudhary and Sandeep Kumar. The previous FIR was lodged by Vivek’s Colleague and only eyewitness of the incident, Sana Khan who was with Vivek in the car when police shoot the Vivek. However, the statement read on the first FIR was different from the second one thus compelling…

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