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हैदराबाद : 70 की उम्र पार कर चुकी क़ासिम बी अब बिस्तर से उठ नहीं सकती हैं, बल्कि वे अपने हाथ पैर भी नहीं हिला सकतीं. उनके शौहर और बेटे का इंतक़ाल कुछ सालों पहले हो गया. वे अब अपने पोते के परिवार के साथ नम्पाली के एक छोटे से घर में रहती हैं. पेशे से उनका पोता ऑटो-रिक्शा चलाता है.

बहादुरपुर की 35 साला विधवा साजिदा बेगम की कहानी भी परेशान करने वाली है. लकवाग्रस्त साजिदा अपने भाई के परिवार के साथ रहती हैं. वहीं दूसरी ओर 65 साला खैरुन्निसा के पास अब कोई नहीं है. वे अपनी ज़िन्दगी के बाक़ी बचे दिन अकेले ही काट रही हैं.

India's growth slows to 7.1 percent in third quarter

New Delhi : The Indian economy grew 7.3 percent in the third quarter ended December 31, 2015 -- down from the 7.7 percent expansion in the previous quarter, but marginally up over the 7.1 percent over the like period of last fiscal, official data showed on Monday.

As per official data on gross domestic product (GDP) released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the growth was pulled down by lower production in ‘agriculture, forestry and fishing’, ‘electricity, gas and water supply and other utility services’ and 'financial, real estate and professional services'.

Noted poet Nida Fazli dead, condolences pour in

Mumbai : Condolences poured in for noted Hindi and Urdu poet Nida Fazli, who died here on Monday. He was in his late 70s.

Fazli's daughter confirmed the poet's demise, a member of the organising team of upcoming Urdu festival Jashn-e-Rekhta told IANS. Fazli was a key guest at the festival.

Sanjiv Saraf, founder of Rekhta Foundation, said that Fazli's death has "left a space that can never be filled".

Modi government has taken country on dharma's path: Shah

Vrindavan (Uttar Pradesh) : BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said the government of Prime Minister Narendra Modi had taken the country on the path of dharma (righteousness).

"Due to wrong myths, a gap had been created between dharma and politics over the years, but the Modi government has again taken the country on the path of dharma," Shah said at a function after inauguration of a temple here.

निदा फाज़ली उर्फ़ 'मुझे मालूम था तुम मर नही सकते'

By सिद्धांत मोहन,

वाराणसी: निदा फाज़ली नहीं रहे. वही निदा जिन्होंने 'होश वालों को ख़बर क्या बेख़ुदी क्या चीज़ है' और 'तू इस तरह से मेरी ज़िन्दगी में शामिल है' जैसी नज्में और गज़लें लिखकर भारतीय सिनेमा को एक फूहड़ता से बचा रखा था. वही निदा जिनकी ग़ज़लों पर जगजीत सिंह रीझे रहते थे. वही निदा जिन्होंने कलबुर्गी की ह्त्या पर नज़्म लिखकर अपना विरोध जताया. वही निदा जिन्होंने कहा कि अब देश में सच बोलने पर मार दिए जाने का भय होता है.

Unlicensed loudspeakers in mosques, temples: HC dismisses plea

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking a complete ban on the use of all unlicensed loudspeakers in mosques and temples here on grounds of noise pollution.

Dismissing the plea, a bench of Chief Justice G. Rohini and Justice Jayant Nath noted that Delhi Police has issued various directions and orders that have been referred to in the petition.

Delhi Police has also taken steps to deal with the violation of provisions pertaining to the use of loudspeakers, the bench said.

Owaisi surrenders, gets bail in assault case

Hyderabad: A city court on Monday granted bail to MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi after he surrendered before police in a case relating to an attack on Congress leaders.

The Hyderabad MP, soon after his return from Uttar Pradesh, produced himself before V. Satyanarayana, deputy commissioner of police, south zone.

The Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (MIM) chief was taken to government-run Osmania General Hospital for checkup.

He was subsequently produced before a magistrate at Nampally Criminal Court complex. The MP was granted bail on two sureties of Rs.5,000 each.

Four killed in reactor blast in Hyderabad factory

Hyderabad: Four workers were charred to death when a reactor exploded in manufacturing unit of pahramceutical firm in Maheswaram on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Monday, police said.

Two others were injured in the explosion that occurred in Asita pharma and drugs factory in Mankhal industrial area of Maheswaram in Ranga Reddy district.

The explosion caused huge fire. Four workers who were working near the reactor were charred to death. The injured were rushed to a hospital.

The deceased have been identified as Kosaram, 26, Dasru Rai, 24, Deva, 23, and Jogaram, 25.

Form government or break with BJP, Omar tells PDP

Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir's former state chief minister Omar Abdullah on Sunday asked the PDP to form an elected government in the state or have the courage to break its alliance with the BJP.

Speaking to media on the sidelines of a National Conference function in Nagrota area here, Abdullah said: "For ten months the PDP had been praising the alliance with the BJP. Now (Peoples Democratic Party chief) Mehbooba Mufti has been asking the BJP-led government at the centre to announce CBMs.

Azam's remarks attempt to hide state government's failures: BJP

New Delhi: The BJP on Sunday rubbished Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan's claims that mafia don Dawood Ibrahim was present at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif in Lahore last December, terming them an attempt to hide his government's failures.

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national secretary Shrikant Sharma termed the comments a desperate attempt to hide the failures of the Samajwadi Party government in the state and divide the people.