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January 22, 2022

7 die in Mumbai high-rise building fire

Mumbai, Jan 22 (UNI) Seven people were killed in a major fire which broke out on the 18th floor of a 20-storey residential building here on Saturday, officials said. The tragedy occurred in the Kamala residential building near Nana Chowk at Tardeo…

PM for public-administration link for progress

New Delhi, Jan 22 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday stressed the need for direct connection between the administration and the public to develop aspirational districts and said one of the important aspects for this was technology and…

Four Indians freeze to death on Canada-US border

New Delhi, Jan 22 (UNI) The Indian missions in Canada and the US have rushed officials to the Canada-US border to render consular help after four Indians, including an infant and a teen, were found frozen to death in a suspected attempt at illegal…

Elections will be held soon in J&K: Amit Shah

New Delhi, Jan 22 (UNI) Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Saturday said elections in Jammu and Kashmir will be held soon, and statehood would be restored after situation becomes "normal". He was speaking after releasing 'District Good Governance…

Schools to remain closed for few more days: Ajit Pawar

Pune, Jan 22 ( UNI) Considering the safety of students and surging positivity rates of Covid cases in Pune district, schools will continue to remain closed for the next few days, informed Maharashtra Deputy chief Minister Ajit Pawar here on Saturday.…

BJP warns MLAs seeking cabinet expansion

New Delhi, Jan 22 (UNI) Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Prahlad Joshi on Saturday warned that the BJP leadership was unhappy with Karnataka MLAs who are pushing for a cabinet expansion through the media. "Some MLAs are demanding cabinet…

BJP announces first list of candidates for Punjab

New Delhi, Jan 21 (UNI) BJP on Friday announced its first list of candidates for Punjab assembly polls for 34 seats. At a press conference to announce the list, BJP Punjab in-charge Dushyant Gautam thanked the Election Commission of India for…

SA beat India by 7 wickets in 2nd ODI

Paarl (South Africa), Jan 21 (UNI) Janneman Malan and Quinton de Kock's 132-run stand helped South Africa to beat India by seven wickets in the second One-Day International match here at Boland Park on Friday. With the win, South Africa have taken…

Goa: Utpal Parrikar quits BJP, to contest as independent

Panaji, Jan 21 (UNI) Utpal Parrikar, son of former Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, on Friday announced that he would quit the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and contest the upcoming assembly elections as an independent candidate. 'It's a…

Sharad Pawar backs MP-Actor Kolhe to play Nathuram Godse

Mumbai, Jan 21 (UNI) NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Friday expressed solidarity with party MP and actor Amul Kolhe who is being criticized for portraying the role of Nathuram Godse in his upcoming movie. Notably, Housing Minister and NCP leader Jitendra…