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India: BJP leader Ghosh stands by cow milk having gold remark

Kolkata, Nov 8 (PTI) West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Friday justified his comment that Indian cow milk have "traces of gold", saying it was backed by conclusions of research taking place in the foreign countries.

He said those who are trolling him over the remark should first prove him wrong by producing counter research papers.

India: Man wants loan against gold (his cow) after BJP’s Dilip Ghosh's 'gold in milk' theory

Dankuni; 08 Nov 2019 (UMM): A man has approached Manappuram Finance Limited’s branch in West Bengal seeking loan against gold, his cow, after West Bengal BJP Chief Dilip Ghosh claimed that milk produced by Indian cows contains gold in it.

India: No honking in my zone; says feral bull in Bihar

Hajipur (Bihar), Nov 7 (PTI) Incessant honking is one peeve motorists in India have learned to live with but makes this beast a raging bull in a china shop.

A bull in Bihar's Hajipur town has taken national and international media by storm with its fierce response to honking as furiously overturns cars and topples two-wheelers.

India: No ration to 20 Odisha families for defecating in open

Berhampur (Odisha), Nov 1 (PTI) Over 20 families in Ganjam district have not been given ration supply after a panchayat body decided to stop the benefits from reaching people who were found defecating in open.

According to a decision taken at a panchayat meeting on October 20, the distribution of ration under the public distribution system (PDS) was stopped to over 20 families in last 11 days, Sushant Swain, the sarpanch of Goutami panchayat in Sanakhemundi block, said.

India: PM extends birthday wishes to Farooq Abdullah

Srinagar, Oct 26 (PTI) National Conference president Farooq Abdullah, who is currently in detention under the Public Safety Act (PSA) has been greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 82nd birthday, NC sources said on Saturday.

The sources said Abdullah, who turned 82 on October 21, received a letter from the Prime Minister greeting him on his birthday.

India: Stray cattle in Goa eating non-veg food, says minister

Panaji, Oct 21 (PTI) Stray cattle brought to a cow shelter in Goa are found to have turned non-vegetarian, state minister Michael Lobo has claimed.

The animals developed this habit by feasting on leftover chicken and fried fish dumped in garbage, he said.

"We brought 76 cattle from Calangute area to the gaushala where they are being looked after. We realised that they have turned non-vegetarian," Lobo said during a function at Arpora village in North Goa district on Sunday.

India: Students made to wear cardboard boxes to stop them cheating in exam

Haveri; 19 Oct 2019; (UMM): A private college in Karnataka made  students wear cardboard boxes during an exam to stop them from cheating. The bizarre incident took place at Bhagat Pre-University College of Haveri district.

The incident came to light when a member of the college management, Sateesh Herur, posted pictures of the students wearing the boxes on his Facebook account.

Rajnath Singh to perform 'Shastra Puja' of Rafale aircraft in France

Paris, Oct 8 (PTI) Defence Minister Rajnath Singh will meet French President Emmanuel Macron in Paris on Tuesday and receive the first of the 36 Rafale aircraft in the French port city of Bordeaux, where he will perform 'Shastra Puja' on the occasion of Dussehra and take a sortie in the fighter jet.

India: Assembly candidate pays poll deposit of Rs 10,000 in coins

Mumbai, Oct 5 (PTI) Inspired by a film, a candidate from Latur Assembly seat in Maharashtra paid the poll deposit amount in Rs 10 coins to highlight the fact that the coin is not being accepted as legal tender by local traders.

Santosh Sabde, who is contesting as independent from this central Maharashtra town, said Election Commission officials on Friday were hesitant to accept the deposit in coins, but "acquiesced eventually".

India: Petition in Bihar court seeks Imran Khan's trial for UN speech

Muzaffarpur (Bihar), Sep 28 (PTI) A complaint was filed in a court here on Saturday seeking that Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan be tried for waging war against the country and other offences for his speech at the UN General Assembly.

Sudhir Kumar Ojha, a lawyer, who earlier filed petitions against Bollywood actors and top political leaders, moved his latest application in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Surya Kant Tiwari.

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