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October 4, 2016

Mallya can return to India on emergency travel document: ED

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Tuesday told a court here that liquor baron Vijay Mallya can obtain emergency travel document to visit India and can face a case of alleged violation of foreign exchange rules against him.The ED's Public Prosecutor Navin Matta requested Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Sumit Dass to reject Mallya's plea for exemption from personal appearance before the court. "...the accused (Mallya) may visit the nearest High Commission of India and obtain an emergency travel…

Vodafone launches SuperNet service in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, Oct 4 (IANS) Vodafone, one of India's leading telecommunication service providers, on Tuesday announced the launch of Vodafone SuperNet in Odisha."Vodafone SuperNet will enhance the mobile internet experience for customers. It will provide faster internet service to the customers, who can download/upload videos and music easily," said Naveen Chopra, Chief Operating Officer of Vodafone India. He said Vodafone customers in Odisha can enjoy a special inaugural offer to experience Vodafone SuperNet…

Tension prevails on International Border: BSF DG

New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) Border Security Force (BSF) Director General K.K. Sharma on Tuesday said there was "tension" along the International Border (IB) with Pakistan in the wake of the surgical strikes carried out by the Indian Army across the Line of Control."There is still tension at the International Border (IB) that runs along Jammu, Punjab, Rajasthan and Gujarat," Sharma said, adding that there had been "no ceasefire violation" or exchange of firing on the IB so far since the September 28…

No paramilitary forces pulled out for deployment elsewhere: Tripura Police

Agartala, Oct 4 (IANS) The Tripura Police on Tuesday denied media reports that a large number of paramilitary forces were withdrawn from the north-eastern state for deployment on the western borders of India.Even though no security threat prevails at present on the India-Bangladesh borders in Tripura, paramilitary forces have been directed to maintain strict vigil, state Director General of Police K. Nagaraj told the media here. "We have asked the BSF (Border Security Force) and other central paramilitary forces to…

Congress does dinner diplomacy in Rajasthan to resolve differenc

Jaipur, Oct 4 (IANS) Congress leaders in Rajasthan are now indulging in dinner diplomacy every month to thrash out differences among party leaders and ensure unity ahead of the 2018 assembly polls.On Monday, former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot organised a dinner which was attended, among others, by state Congress President Sachin Pilot, state affairs incharge Gurdas Kamat, Leader of Opposition Rameshwar Dudi, former Chief Minister Jagannath Pahadia and former Union Ministers Jitendra Singh and Girija Vyas. The event that…
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