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Interlinking of rivers necessary for better water management: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Underlining the importance of the interlinking of rivers, Union Water Resource Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the long-pending venture is necessary for enhancing water and food security of the country...

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Standing strong with Kerala: While Maharashtra sends 'Doctors', Indian Railways sends 'Water'

As Kerala continues to battle with the worst flood of the century, Maharashtra comes to its rescue as it announced financial aid of Rs 20 Cr to God’s own country. Not only does Maharashtra support Kerala financially but also has set up a 24x7 relief camp for the people in need along with sending a group of 95 doctors to avail medical facility and Indian Railways with water to the thousands in those camps...

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Bravo! India successfully test-fires Anti Airfield Weapon for eighth time; capable of destroying ground targets

India for the eighth time has successfully tested Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW), which is capable of destroying a variety of ground targets using precision navigation. Notably, the indigenously designed and developed guided bombs Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW) were successfully flight tested from IAF aircraft at Chandan range in Pokhran, Rajasthan. The weapon has undergone eight developmental trials till date and performance of a system for different ranges under multiple launch conditions has been ..

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Centre planning major anti-Naxal ops in Chhattisgarh; orders deployment of 7,000 CRPF Jawans in South Bastar region

7000 CRPF Jawans will be withdrawn from their long-drawn deployment in four states and will be subsequently be re-deployed for conducting operations in Naxal-hit regions of south Bastar in Chhattisgarh, this order was passed by the Union government in order to fight against Naxalism...

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GTU professor to get special training from UK based institution

In a bid to enhance the quality of existing education ecosystem, Gujarat technical university will arrange special training for its professors. The varsity under the banner of Global Training Education Programme (GTEP) will conduct sessions on global education...

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Getting ready with its own force, Telangana launches Disaster Response Force vehicle to combat flood, heavy rainfall

Pulling up their socks and getting ready to combat disaster, the Telangana Government has launched Disaster Response Force (DRF) vehicles in Hyderabad to combat situations like flash floods, heavy rains, building collapse and fire mishaps...

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Solidifying their 'Maitree', India and Thai armed forces conclude their exemplary military exercise

Strengthening bilateral ties and friendship between the armed forces of India and Thailand, the Indian and Thai armed forces on Sunday concluded a two-week long platoon level military exercise called 'Exercise Maitree 2018' in Jammu & Kashmir's Srinagar. The exercise was an annual event designed to strengthen the partnership between armies of the two countries...

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People of Kerala paint rooftop with a ‘Thanks’ to brave heroes appeared from skies as 'real' saviors

Avowing Kerala as its Janmabhoomi, the Indian Coast Guard along with Indian Navy, Indian Army and Air Force has vowed to work hard leaving no stones unturned. The people in an attempt to thank the brave heroes with a paint on the rooftop. ..

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Rajasthan to give permanent ‘Aadhaar’ to transgenders; approves 2 percent reservation in housing schemes

Everyone in the world gets empowered with education, employment and own house. In the same way, Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje-led state government has decided to reserve 2% houses for transgenders in all the housing schemes to be launched by Rajasthan Housing Board (RHB) development authorities and urban improvement trusts (UIT)...

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Jharkhand to have its creator's memorial, CM Raghubar Das announces Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s memorial to be built soon

Remembering the creator of Jharkhand Atal Bihari Vajpayee, CM Raghubar Das has declared to build a memorial in Atalji’s respect and also new schemes in his name...

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Standing strong against drug trafficking, Haryana to host regional conference to fight against drug menace

Asserting the arrest of people involved in drug trafficking, the state of Haryana will host a regional conference of Chief Ministers of five northern States on the topic of drug menace, challenges and strategies to combat this menace...

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True essence of United we Stand! States unite providing financial aid to Kerala

Coming together at this testing time of Kerala, several states of India have come forward extending a helping hand with providing financial assistance to Kerala. Maharashtra, Odisha, Assam, Delhi, Bihar, Tamil Nadu and many others have contributed for this noble cause helping thousands resettle their lives to normalcy...

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India says ‘don’t worry we are with you’! 3500 people rescued in flood affected Kodagu district

Calamities cannot hurdle the paths of our real heroes this was proved by a joint operation launched by Dogra regiment of Indian Army and Karnataka Civil Defence volunteers to rescue people stranded in Somwarpet in Kodagu on Sunday in which, more than 3,500 people have been rescued in flood and landslide affected Kodagu district...

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India's indigenously Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ soars high in Pokhran skies; test successful

India on Sunday successfully test fired the indigenously developed helicopter launched Anti-Tank Guided Missile ‘HELINA’ from Pokhran in Rajasthan. Notably, it is a huge success for India’s point of view and will increase the strength of Indian security forces. The indigenously designed and developed guided bombs Smart Anti Airfield Weapon (SAAW) was also successfully flight tested from IAF aircraft at Chandan range in Jaisalmer. The ‘HELINA’ weapon system released smoothly from the launch platform ..

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Everyone should contribute for improving education quality: CM Shivraj

In a bid to strengthen education system of state, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan urged that the entire society should come forward to contribute in enhancing education quality...

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Maharashtra CM appeals for helping Kerala flood victims, State extends Rs 20 cr

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadanvis Saturday announced Rs 20 crore as urgent help to Kerala flood victims. ..

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Saluting the braveheroes that saved a thousand lives winning million hearts!

With Kerala engulfing in severe flood, the brave-hearts Indian Army, Indian Navy and Indian Air Force has done a commendable job evacuating the people to relief camps. The Defence Ministry has done an applauding job in rebuilding the lives of the affected people. The state has till now opened 80 dams, 324 lives lost and 223139 people are in about 1500+ relief camps...

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Punjab police organizes workshop to prevent cybercrime threats on real-time basis

Punjab police organized the first-ever workshop in collaboration with National Critical Information Infrastructure Protection Centre New Delhi (NCIIPC) with an aim to prevent cybercrime threats on a real-time basis. An official spokesperson of the Punjab police said that the workshop was first of its kind in the state. “It was organized by IT&T wing to sensitize the senior police officers about vulnerable issues of cybercrime, hacking, cyber threats and auditing,” he added...

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Indian security forces retaliate heavily to Pakistan’s ceasefire violation in JK; two civilians injured

Backstabbing continues from Pakistan! Pakistani troopers on Friday resorted to unprovoked firing along the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district resulting into the injury of two civilians. The Indian security forces are retaliating heavily to Pakistan’s ceasefire violation. The police official talking to media said, “Pakistani troopers resorted to unprovoked firing along the LoC in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir using small arms and mortars.” “Two civilians have received ..

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Andhra Pradesh’s proposes former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s name for Mangalagiri AIIMS

As a mark of respect to the late former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Andhra Pradesh state government has decided to name the Mangalagiri AIIMS after the great leader...

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UAE provides aid to flood-hit Kerala while Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu offers condolence to families of victims

Kerala is witnessing the worst flood of the century as 80 percent of the state is in disaster. The whole country is praying and helping Keralites in their hard times. On the other side, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) have come forward to help Kerala. Notably, the UAE on Friday formed a committee to provide relief to the flood-hit areas of Kerala. The committee to help Kerala was formed on the instructions of UAE President Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan...

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India unites with #PrayforKerala, extends financial support donating generous amount

With the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund generating numerous amount, the RSS Swayamsevaks are also working day and night to rescue the flood-affected people in Kerala. Several Bollywood celebrities have responded to the appeal and made significant contributions in the flood relief program...

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The First Swayamsevak Prime Minister!

Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a dedicated Swayamsevak of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). He was the first swayamsevak to become Prime Minister of India. The author traces his profile as a swayamsevak...

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Karnataka: Kodagu, Hassan & Dakshin Kannada districts continue to face rain fury; security forces deployed for help

In Karnataka, Kodagu, Hassan and Dakshin Kannada districts continue to face rain fury. In Kodagu, several hillocks have caved in and several villages wiped out due to landslides...

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Uttarakhand HC declares all fluids, thinners as ‘Intoxicating Liquor’; prohibits sale

Concerned over the menace of drug peddling, drug addiction and other drugs trafficking issues spreading in Uttarakhand and its school, colleges and universities, the Uttarakhand High Court has, on the lines of Delhi High Court, declared fluids/thinners and vulcanized solutions/sulochans as “intoxicating liquor” and banned their sale throughout the state while directing constitution of narcotics squad in every district to keep an eye on drug trafficking, anti-drugs clubs in education institutions, ..

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#PNBScam : ED to soon send a reminder to Interpol for issuance of red corner notice against Mehul Choksi

The Enforcement Directorate is all set to send a request reminder to the Interpol to for the issuance of Red Corner Notice (RCN) against fugitive jeweller Mehul Choksi, who is accused in the Punjab National Bank (PNB) fraud case. Notably, fugitive jeweller Nirav Modi and his uncle Mehul Choksi are involved in Rs 13,000 crore Punjab National Bank (PNB) scam...

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Dismounting the mountains of garbage, SC directs LG Governor to deal with solid waste in New Delhi

Adding up to the need to create cleanliness, the problem of solid waste in Delhi is "very critical" and the cooperation of citizens was needed to deal with it, the Supreme Court today said and asked the Lieutenant Governor (LG) to set up an experts committee to look into it. ..

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With the state griming in heavy rainfall, PM Modi reviews flood situation standing strong with Kerala

As Prime Minister Narendra Modi pitched on visiting Kerala to take stock of the situation, the Prime Minister had directed the Cabinet Secretary to avail all necessary preparedness, and rescue and relief operations along with immediate and continued assistance to Kerala to meet this crisis. With NDRF, Navy, Air Force and the Army trying their best to rescue the people, the defence ministry needs to be applauded for their exemplary efforts. ..

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Atalji, the Quintessential Gentleman

Atalji’s demise is referred to by many as end of an era. I, however, consider it as a continuation of the era of which he was one who laid the foundation...

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Thousands along with National, world leaders bid final farewell to JanaNeta #AtalBihariVajpayee at Rajghat

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s demise has not only saddened the country but also the whole world. The world leaders, National leaders and the common people paid heartfelt tribute to their most loved politician through all means. Thousands of people along with PM Modi, BJP chief Amit Shah, the entire Union Cabinet, BJP Karyakartas and leaders of other political parties joined the final procession of Atal Bihari Vajpayee...

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When Vajpayee attended the Guruji Janma Shatabdi Samaroh at Nagpur

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was the Pracharak of RSS had never distanced himself from the organization even after assuming the office of the Prime Minister. On several platforms, Vajpayee used to underline his association with RSS...

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Atal Ji was a leader with immense grace, was respected by people across political ideology… he is an ideal for every politician to emulate…

Sri Sri Ravi Shankar..

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A leader for the ages, he was ahead of the times

In times of turbulence and disruption, a nation is blessed to have a leader who rises to become its moral compass and guiding spirit, providing vision, cohesion and direction to his people. And, in such a moment at the turn of the century, India found one in Atal Bihari Vajpayee, who was gifted in spirit, heart and mind...

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Atal ji final journey : 17 August 2018

Atal ji final journey : 17 August 2018..

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Such is the aura of the tallest leader Atalji; owing respect, Mauritius, US, UK flies their national flag at half past

Grieving with the country for its great loss, in an unparalleled gesture, the Government of Mauritius has decided that both Indian and Mauritian flag, United States and the Union Flag in United Kingdom will fly half-mast on government buildings on 17 August as a mark of respect following the sad demise of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee...

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Bhutan king, foreign ministers of Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Nepal arrive New Delhi to pay tribute to former PM #AtalBihariVajpayee

Of course Atal Bihari Vajpayee was an acclaimed statesman, inveterate nationalist, a seasoned politician and a hardcore optimist but he was also amongst the influential world leaders. Many countries adore him and no one’s personality ever matched him. However, today he is not with us but his visions, poems and aims will always remain with us...

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee was a dedicated Swayamsevak: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

Evoking former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s long association with Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), Sarsanghchalak Dr. Mohan Bhagwat said that Atal Ji was Sangh’s dedicated Swayamsevak, who ruled over the hearts of countless Indians and will continue inspire generations...

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As flood fury continues, Kerala issues #RedAlert in 14 districts; PM Modi to visit Kerala this evening

With the increasing incessant rainfall pouring in God’s own country, Kerala has issued red alert in 14 districts. Taking cognizance of the situation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit the state later in the evening to take stock of the condition in the state. The Centre has also decided to send 35 more teams of the National Disaster Response Force to the state. ..

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Indian Railways announces to conduct recruitment exams except for flood hit Kerala

Stating no irregularities in scheduling the Railway Recruitment Board exam, the Indian Railway has announced that the RRB exams on Friday for the post of assistant loco pilots and technicians will go ahead as per schedule across India except for flood-hit Kerala...

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From Rajinikanth to Mohanlal…. regional stars offer tributes to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s fan following was not limited to Hindi Heartlands. Minutes after Atal Ji’s demise, regional filmmakers, actors, artist, and technicians offered rich tributes to the maverick leader...

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Echoing presence of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Bollywood and sports evoke the unforgettable hero

Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s demise has saddened the whole nation when the big leaders irrespective of their parties are paying their tributes to the Ajat Shatru, the entertainment; sports section of India too has paid their condolences on the departure of Atalji...

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A peaceful, progressive J&K would be the best tribute for Atal Bihari Vajpayee

Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the great son of India, inveterate nationalist, acclaimed statesman, seasoned politician, hardcore optimist, compulsive unifier and great visionary has embarked on his last journey. The grief is universal and eulogies are pouring in from across the world. His selfless service to his country, his contribution of towards the world affairs and his inherent humanity are being remembered with nostalgia and reverence...

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Seven day mourning declared as India loses 'Atal Ratna', several states declare public holiday marking respect to Atal Bihari Vajpayee

As a tribute to the people’s Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, several states declared a public holiday on Friday. Centre government on Thursday declared a seven-day mourning and public holiday for August 17 as a mark of respect to Atal Bihari Vajpayee. The National Flag will be flown at half-mast till August 22, 2018, as a mark of respect for the departed leader...

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PM Modi breaks down recalling #AtalBihariVajpayee’s teaching about sangathan and shasan; says lost a father figure

As soon as the demise of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee was announced by AIIMS on Thursday, the whole nation including Prime Minister Narendra and other ministers went into deep grief and tears. PM Modi while condoling Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s death said that the loss was his personal. Remembering him, PM Modi said, "Atalji taught me valuable aspects about 'sangathan' (organization) and 'shaasan' (administration).”..

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The entire world bows down to Atal Bihari Vajpayee, shares their instances with the unforgettable PM

Demise of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee has left millions of eyes with tears as his inspiration of new Bharat is still burning like a flame in each and every mind. Preparations are going on for his last rites to be performed at 4 pm at Rashtriya Smriti Sthal and before that his sacred mortal will be kept for last darshan BJP headquarters...

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Pulling out great efforts, Defence Ministry carries out massive rescue and relief operations in Kerala

With Kerala witnessing one of the most horrifying and horrendous rainfall is obscuring the entire state in flood. As the state is trying its level best rescue and relief operations, the Central government has also extended all possible assistance. ..

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Indian Army hits out at Pakistan over infiltration of terrorists from launch pads located on its side of LoC

The Indian Army on Thursday asked Pakistan to institute measures to prevent infiltration done by terrorists from the launch pads located on its side of the Line of Control’. Notably, the unscheduled interaction over the hotline took place last evening following a request by Pakistan...

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee: The tallest leader with feet firmly rooted to ground

Some people are born with silver spoon in their mouths but some reach the top positions by sheer dint of their hard work and toil. And after scaling that great height they do not detach them from the ground. Atal Bihari Vajpayee was one such great personality of our times that always remained glued to the ground no matter the heights he scaled in his political career spanning several decades...

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"I'm speechless, I feel a great void": PM Modi mourns passing away of #Atalji

The PM opined that it was Atal Ji's exemplary leadership that set the foundations for a strong, prosperous and inclusive India in the 21st century. “His futuristic policies across various sectors touched the lives of each and every citizen of India”, he added...

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With former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s demise, Indian politics loses stalwart who was beyond politics and true shield of good governed secure India

One of the pillars of Indian political history and true leader of people who always thought for the nation and nothing else, such personality former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee took his last breathe due to long ailment at AIIMS hospital today leaving a million eyes with tears. He was 93. has officially declared Atalji’s death...

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Gram Sabhas are capable of fighting corruption: Makkal Needhi Maiam Chief Kamal Haasan

Actor turned Politician Kamal Haasan on Wednesday heaped praises on Gram Sabha initiatives organized by his political outfit Makkal Needhi Maiam...

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Envisioning strong women empowerment, Women officers recruited in SSC to get permanent jobs

Pitching for women empowerment, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has always been positive on empowering the Naari Shakti. Giving thumbs up to the women officers recruited in the armed force, PM Modi announced that the women officers recruited under the Short Service Commission (SSC) in the armed forces will get opportunity for permanent employment like their male counterparts...

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PM Modi to visit Gujarat on August 23 to inaugurate infrastructural projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to visit his home state Gujarat on August 23, where he will participate in several programmes. Notably, PM Modi would start his visit by dedicating two lakh houses built under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana to beneficiaries at a function in Valsad. He will also perform a ground-breaking ceremony for a water supply project meant for the tribal population of Dharampur and Kaprada talukas. The Prime Minister will further address a public gathering...

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Bapu wouldn’t have agreed to “Sabarmati ke Sant” song: Indresh Kumar

The famous song "De di hame azadi bina khadg bina dhal, Sabaramti ke Sant tune kar diya kamal" (दे दी हमें आज़ादी बिना खड्ग बिना ढाल, साबरमती के संत तूने कर दिया कमाल) is an insult to thousands of those who sacrificed their lives at the altar of our motherland during the freedom strugeele. This song was composed after the death of Mahatma Gandhi. Had Bapu been live then he would not have given his ascent to this song", senior RSS Pracharak Indresh Kumar said here on Tuesday...

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Over 1 lakh beneficiaries in Punjab availed benefit under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojna

Over one lakh beneficiaries in Punjab have availed the benefit under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojna (PMMVY). This was said by Punjab’s Women and Child Development Minister Aruna Chaudhary. Giving a brief detail, Minister Aruna Chaudhary said, “Till 31st July 2018 a total of 1,06,709 eligible beneficiaries have availed the benefit under the scheme and an amount of Rs. 27.10 crore has been credited directly into their bank accounts through online mode."..

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A sailor, a boat and tricolor; this picture awakes us with a message ‘Courage is the biggest pillar of Patriotism’

A sailor, a boat, and tricolor; this is a story of a pilot in the Indian Navy, who has spent much of his career sailing for the country, He is none other than Commander Abhilash Tomy KC who is representing India in the Golden Globe Race 2018 (GGR). This following vibrant picture shows our Tricolor waving freely with Indian Vessel Thuriya...

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Telangana Minister K T Rama Rao takes of Rahul Gandhi; says Congress is “Scamgress” party

Days after Congress President Rahul Gandhi’s comments on KCR and the functioning of Telangana state government, IT Minister K T Rama Rao launched a scorching attack on the Congress Chief...

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Visual delight to all! Indian Railways display digital museums at 22 stations exhibiting its rich heritage

Continuing with the legacy to exhibit its rich heritage, Indian Railways on Independence Day created a visual delight for the people in the wake of Digital India Mission. Asserting Prime Minister’s vision for creating digital museums at stations using QR code, Ministry of Railway has made “digital screens” operational at 22 stations on this Independence Day...

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Ringing a warning bell, Maharashtra Govt appoints nodal officers to prevent incidences of mob lynching

With instances of mob lynching making news, the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that the state governments to maintain law and order. Acting on Supreme Court directives, the Maharashtra government has appointed nodal officers in districts and cities to take measures to prevent incidents of lynching and mob violence...

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Nitin Sandesara, a Gujarat-based businessman arrested in Dubai over Rs 5,000 crore fraud case

Crackdown on economic fraudsters continues in full swing! Notably, a fugitive businessman and a wanted in Rs 5,000 crore fraud case Nitin Sandesara was arrested in Dubai on Wednesday. Dubai authorities nabbed Nitin Sandesara, an absconding director of a Gujarat-based pharma company on the basis of a non-bailable arrest warrant issued by an Indian court. Nitin Sandesara and his pharma company are being probed in Rs 5,000 crore fraud case...

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Madhya Pradesh: 11 feared drowned, 20 trapped in flashfloods at Shivpuri waterfall

A very sad incident occurred at one of the popular picnic spots of Madhya Pradesh on Wednesday, flash floods occurred at Sultangarh Water Falls in Shivpuri district where 39 people have been rescued by a joint team of BSF, SDRF, Police, Home Guards and District administration who were stuck in rapids...

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As Kerala weeps in incessant flood, Defense Ministry does an exemplary work with evacuating 300 stranded in #KeralaFlood

Showing no remorse on the worsening condition of Kerala, the incessant rainfall continues to lash the beautiful state taking the death toll to 67 in just a week. Taking cognizance of the condition prevailing in Kerala, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed the Defense Ministry to further step up relief and rescue operations across Kerala which is facing a severe flood situation...

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Conferring the best for their commendable service to the nation, Prez Kovind awards 61 medals to BSF on Independence Day

Conferring the best with the honor they deserve, President Ram Nath Kovind awarded 61 medals to the Border Security Forces on the eve of Independence Day in recognition of commendable, gallant performance, distinguished and meritorious services...

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Former skipper and a trailblazer of Indian cricket team Ajit Wadekar dies at 77 after prolonged illness

R.I.P to our former cricket captain Ajit Wadekar, who was a trailblazer in the Indian team died on Wednesday at the age of 77 after the prolonged illness. Ajit Wadekar was an aggressive batsman and an important part of the cricketing world of India despite he appeared only in 37 Test matches. He was bestowed the Arjuna Award in 1967 and Padmashri in 1972. He is survived by wife Rekha, two sons and a daughter. ..

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Health condition of former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee continues to be critical; Nation prays

Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's health condition is critical. All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in a press release said that 93-year old leader is on life support system for the last couple of days. He is also the oldest living former Indian Prime Minister...

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Gaganyaan to take Indian astronaut to space by 2022: PM Modi enthralls Indians with showcasing growth story of India

Asserting that India is today brimming with self-confidence, the Prime Minister announced “Gagan-Yaan” a manned space mission, to be undertaken by India by 2022, using its own capabilities. He said India would become the fourth nation in the world to do so...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoists the Tri-colour at Red Fort, Delhi; marks 72nd #IndependenceDay Celebrations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hoists the Tri-colour at Red Fort, Delhi; marks 72nd #IndependenceDay Celebrations..

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CBI probe to probe Thoothukudi Police firing case

The Madras High Court today asked Tamil Nadu state government to hand over the investigation of Thoothukudi Police firing case...

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Spreading patriotic waves, Special Metro Trains will don images of freedom fighters from Independence Day

Serving a gift to the people of India on the occasion of Independence Day, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation has decided to put in action a specially decorated Metro Train on the Yellow Line for the next two months spreading the message of patriotism. The six-coach train has been donned with pictures of freedom fighters and other national icons that played a significant role in India's Freedom Struggle...

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Kerala police interrogate Bishop Franco Mulakkal in connection with a rape case of nun

Taking a step ahead in a rape case of a 44-year-old Catholic nun, the Kerala police on Monday interrogated the prime accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal. This comes after a police team from Kerala headed by Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) K Subhash reached Jalandhar on Friday last week and recorded statements of seven people including priests and nuns associated with the Jalandhar diocese. The police team also quizzed Father Antony and Jalandhar Diocese PRO Father Peter at the Police Lines with regard ..

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Chhattisgarh Governor Balram Das Tandon passes away

Chhattisgarh Governor Balram Das Tandon passed away this noon due to a heart attack in Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Hospital. He was 90. Due to the Governor, Chhattisgarh government has declared 7 days mourning...

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Andhra CM Chandrababu Naidu failed to contain graft cases in the state: P Muralidhar Rao

Dubbing Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu as the brand ambassador for cheating and corruption, BJP National Secretary P Muralidhar Rao said that people of Andhra Pradesh have lost faith in the ruling party...

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Coming on board with an interesting awareness campaign, Akshay Kumar warns you to follow traffic rules!

The twitterati was in awe and praises when the videos featuring the Khiladi actor creating awareness on road safety went viral on social media. Taking a step forward and emitting the waves of road safety, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari joined hands with Bollywood Khiladi Akshay Kumar to promote the road safety campaign...

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Just have a look at the kind of service RSS is doing in #KeralaFloodRelief

RSS Swayamsevaks are working day and night to rescue the flood-affected people in Kerala with huge supplies of rice, pulses, sugar & medicines continue in several districts of Kerala. Trucks with food material on their way to relief camps in flood-affected districts of Kerala. ..

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#Independence from the clouds of suspicion created on Rafale Deal

Recently during the discussion on ‘No Confidence’ motion in Lok Sabha, Congress leader Rahul Gandhi cited allegation on Rafale Deal. The same day both the countries (France and India) from their parts clarified on the rubbish allegations which created unnecessary clouds of suspicion on the clear, transparent and straightforward deal. The Rafale deal with France which created numerous questions in minds on what is exactly ‘Rafale Deal’? What the deal contains? Is it beneficial for the country? And ..

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Jodhpur and Marwar railway stations of Rajasthan emerges as cleanliest among others

Rajasthan's Jodhpur and Marwar railway stations have emerged the cleanliest among the major stations in the country. This was announced by Railway Minister Piyush Goyal in New Delhi on Monday. Notably, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) is a massive campaign launched by PM Modi on 2nd October 2014 that aimed to clean up the streets, roads and infrastructure of India's cities, smaller towns, and rural areas ie. whole country. In the same direction, Indian Railways also moved ahead and cleaned railway stations, ..

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Liberating #Independence air, let's vow to break Pakistan-China's unholy nexus shattering many ancient archaeological footprints in Gilgit Baltistan!

On this 72nd Independence Day, lets come together and vow to lift up the despotic rule, enabling a free liberal air of breathe to the people of Gilgit Baltistan from the draconian Pakistan rule.With the idea of pumping up its energy sector, Pakistan pitches to set up its ambitious project of Dasu Hydropower Project in Kohistan District citing it as ‘Vision 2025’...

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Muslim women take out Tiranga March in Delhi

The Muslim Mahila Tiranga March started from Fatehpuri Shahi Masjid and culminated at Lal Quila. Muslim women in large number participated in this march carrying and waving national tricolour and took a pledge to maintain peace, unity and integrity...

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In 2019, TRS won’t join hands with BJP: K. Chandrasekhar Rao

Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao has clarified that his party will not team up with BJP for upcoming 2019 general election. Speaking to the media on the backdrop of Telangana Rashtra Samithi’s (TRS) Executive meeting, Rao said that TRS will face the poll at its own...

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Anderson falters on his views about RSS

The author claims that author of 'RSS A view to the Inside' Walter Anderson has faltered on his views on RSS in his recent interview after the release of this book. ..

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Rajinikanth raps Tamil Nadu Chief Minister for skipping Karunanidhi’s funeral

Expressing displeasure over the absence of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami during the burial of former Chief Minister Late D M Karunanidhi at the Marina beach, Superstar Rajinikanth slammed Palaniswami for skipping crucial occasion...

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Touching great heights, Haryana all set to inaugurate its first licensed Hisar Airport

With Haryana growing as a developing state with immense opportunities of growth, the state has always touched great heights of success in progress. In a latest move, the Hisar Airport is all set to become the first licensed airport in Haryana once it is inaugurated on August 15 by Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar...

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Empowering youth, Jharkhand flags off its ‘Start Up India Jharkhand Yatra’

Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Monday flagged off Startup India Jharkhand journey for 2018 which would go through eight boot camps simultaneously organized at Ranchi, Ramgarh, Hazaribagh, Palamu, Deogarh, Giridih, Dhanbad and East Singhbum...

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Maharashtra reins the throne! Making way to conquer your dreams, Pune, Navi Mumbai and Mumbai tops the best cities to live

Mumbai is ought to be called as the ‘City of Dreams’ but ‘Maharashtra’ is definitely one of the finest state to conquer your dreams in the context of living. City of Knowledge ‘Pune’ topped the list followed by Navi Mumbai and Greater Mumbai giving Maharashtra a reason to rejoice and celebrate. These cities have been ranked as the three most livable places according to governments first-ever Ease of Living Index...

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Pre- Independence Day celebration in Madhya Pradesh; to observe Shahid Samman Divas today

One day before the Independence Day, Madhya Pradesh will be observing Shaheed Saman Diwas in all districts of the state today. The state government has taken a decision to honour families of martyrs of Madhya Pradesh origin, who sacrificed their lives while discharging duty during the war, military action and internal security...

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Swaying its fresh shower, MeT asserts monsoon to become more active this week

Unusual weather like heavy rains in some southern parts of nation and less rain in northern parts has made uneven climate graph but there is good news for those waiting for rains that monsoon is expected to become more active across the country this week. ..

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Blue stickers for petrol, CNG cars; orange for diesel cars in Delhi soon

Car owners of Delhi! From this October there won’t be a need for you to tell which fuel run vehicle you are using as petrol and CNG running cars will stick light blue colored stickers and diesel running cars will paste orange colored stickers. This order was given by the Supreme Court (SC) on Monday...

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Raksha Mantri approves purchase of Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels for Indian Navy worth Rs 4941 crore

With an aim to bring a massive boost in the armoury defence forces and meet their immediate requirement, Defence Ministry on Monday accorded approval for the procurement of six indigenously designed and manufactured Next Generation Offshore Patrol Vessels (NGOPVs) for the Indian Navy...

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JD(S)-Congress Coalition will ensure overall development of North Karnataka region: CM Kumaraswamy

Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy once again re-iterated that JD(S)-Congress Coalition government will address all the issues faced by the people of North Karnataka region...

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Indore unfurls world’s longest tricolor and the distance is 12 km!

Three days before the Independence Day, a large number of people presented beautiful scenes of patriotism by hoisting a 12-kilometer long tricolor. It has been described as 'the longest tricolor dedicated to the country'...

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#AAPPeCrackdown: Police files charge sheet against 11 including Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia for assaulting #DelhiChiefSecretary

Taking a step ahead in Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash assaulting case, Delhi police on Monday filed a charge sheet against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia among 11 other MLAs of the Aam Aadmi Party. Notably, Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal, Deputy CM Manish Sisodia and nine others have been charged with criminal conspiracy. However, Delhi's Patiala House Court will take cognizance in the matter on August 25. If all the accused found guilty then they can be awarded a maximum ..

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Cracks in DMK as late Karunanidhi's elder son M K Alagiri bats for the post of Party President

Ahead of the crucial organizational meeting of Dravida Munnetra Kazagham former Union Minister and late Karunanidhi's elder son M K Alagiri today has claimed for the position of Party President...

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Attracting Indian tourists, Israel opens visa application center in Kolkata

India has been a hub for tourist attraction. Having the same framework and attracting tourists from India, the Embassy of Israel in India has opened an Israel Visa Application Centre in Kolkata to cater to West Bengal and the seven states of Northeast...

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BJP favours #OneNationOneElection ; Amit Shah writes to Law Commission for simultaneous polls

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) national president Amit Shah on Monday wrote a letter to Law Commission reiterating the party’s support to one nation, one poll. This comes two days after the Election Commission proposed holding one election a year as an alternative to simultaneous polls...

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There are 1677 defaulters who have not paid penalty: SEBI

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) has come out with a list of as many as 1,677 entities, including individuals, who failed to pay penalties imposed by the market regulator till the end of May. The violations pertain to providing unregistered portfolio management services, failure to redress investors' complaints and unauthorized collection of money from investors, among others...

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Jet Airways! Be ready for your financial audit on August 27

After evaluating the financial health of Air India, aviation regulator the Director General of Civil Aviation is set to conduct a financial audit of Jet Airways. Official sources informed in Mumbai on Sunday that on August 27 DGCA will conduct a financial audit of Jet Airways whose fiscal conditions under pressure due to the surging jet fuel prices and low fares...

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Professional Education is only for the English medium and Coaching-class students

Those who take specialist and organized coaching in English medium for centralized all India tests, such as NEET for medicine and dentistry, JEE (Joint Entrance Test for admission into the IITs and allied institutions) etc. have a head start on those who do not...

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With heavy rainfall disrupting normal life, Cyclonic circulations in Bay of Bengal intensifies

With the weather showing no remorse on the states, the cyclonic circulation in Bay of Bengal has been notified to intensify. The MeT Department has asked fishermen who have ventured into the sea to return to coast owing to a cyclonic circulation which may intensify into a low pressure in the Bay of Bengal...

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Kamal Haasan attends Vishwaroopam 2 special screening at Officers Training Academy

Makers of Vishwaroopam series on Sunday organized a special screening of Vishwaroopam 2 at Officers Training Academy. On this occasion, actor Kamal Haasan, Pooja Kumar were present. After the long wait of five years, the second installment of Vishwaroopam series was released on August 10...

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Road connectivity brings positive change in lives of people living in remote corners: VP Naidu

Road connectivity is key to national development and has the potential to bring a positive change in the lives of people living in remote corners of rural India. This was said by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday. After laying the foundation stone of four-laning of Adhelai - Nari section of NH-751, in Gujarat’s Bhavnagar, the Vice President said that infrastructure development is not only a condition of development of the country, but the criteria for development. “It ensures social capacity ..

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Jharkhand Police will have its act, government asks report from headquarters

Jharkhand police will also have their own act. The government is serious about it and has sought a report from the police headquarters. On the same issue on Friday evening, a meeting was held under the chairmanship of DG headquarters PRK Naidu, in which the merits of the act were considered. Officers present in the meeting gave their views on the Police Act...

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Former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee passes away

Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee passed away in Kolkata this morning following a multiple organ failure. He was 89. Chatterjee was suffering from a kidney-related ailment and was admitted to the hospital in a critical condition on Tuesday. He suffered a mild heart attack on Sunday and was put on ventilator support...

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Emulate values envisioned by great personalities: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagwat has urged society especially youth to get rid of symbolic celebrations of the birth and death anniversaries of great people. Instead, Bhagwat suggested that one must try to imbibe the ideas envisioned by the personalities...

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Women Empowerment at peak! Indian Railway announces 50% reservation for women in upcoming RPF Recruitment

Indian Railways have always opened its wide doors availing opportunities for youngsters. In a new attempt to provide employment, the Union Minister of Railways Piyush Goyal made some major announcements in the purview of increasing the women employment in Indian Railways. ..

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Chhattisgarh becomes first state provide Right to Skills' Development to youth

Chhattisgarh is the first among the 28 other states in the country to provide Right to Skills' Development to the youth says CM Raman Singh on Sunday while addressing a public rally...

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Major relief to farmers! Individual farmer in Maharashtra can avail Rs 1.50 lakh loan waiver

With Maharashtra standing by fulfilling the promises made to the farmers in the state, the Maharashtra government has now decided to waive outstanding loans of individual eligible farmers. Till now, the State government has spent Rs. 14,000 crore on the scheme. ..

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With Kerala weeping in severe flood, Centre announces additional financial assistance of Rs 100 Cr

The State and Central government is looking to expedite relief and rescue work in collaboration with different agencies. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday after meeting flood victims in Kerala and taking an aerial overview of the situation in the state announced an additional Rs 100 crore flood relief...

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And it’s official! Prez Kovind gives his assent on Criminal Law (Amendment) Act

With the historic Criminal Law (Amendment) Act 2018 being passed in the Parliament, President Ram Nath Kovind has given the assent to the Act , that provides either death penalty or life imprisonment to people convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years making the amended Act a law!..

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At least eight schemes launched for unreserved category in Gujarat; education and jobs on priority

With an aim to provide jobs and education to economically backward classes which are not entitled to any reservation quota benefits, the Gujarat government on Friday announced a total of eight schemes. Notably, there are a total of 58 economically backward castes in Gujarat which are not entitled to any reservation quota benefits. Therefore eight schemes have been announced by CM Vijay Rupani-led government to provide them with financial assistance, jobs and education. Of the eight, seven schemes ..

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Assam stresses on accelerating pace of overall development, conducts survey under PMAY-G

The Panchayat and Rural Development Department in Assam has stressed on accelerating the pace of overall development of rural areas through successful implementation of various programmes. ..

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UP gets a major defence swing! Raksha Mantri inaugurates Defence Industrial Corridor opening doors of employment

Defence comprises of an important sector in development and security of the country. In order to enhance defence industries in the country and give a major thrust to ‘Make in India’ initiative, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman appealed the defence industries to increase their export capacity as there is demand for quality defence products all over the world...

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Himachal implements Saur Sinchayee Yojna to provide financial assistance to marginal farmers

To provide financial assistance to small and marginal farmers, Himachal Pradesh government on Friday accorded its approval to implement Rs. 224 crore ‘Saur Sinchayee Yojna’ in the State. Notably, the state cabinet under the chairmanship of Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur decided to implement Rs. 224 crore ‘Saur Sinchayee Yojna’ in Himachal Pradesh. Under the Scheme, 90 percent financial assistance will be provided to individual small and marginal farmers and 80 percent subsidy to individual medium and ..

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Terming IIT as ‘India's Instrument for Transformation’, PM Modi urges students to innovate for better future of India

Describing IITs as 'India's Instrument for Transformation', Prime Minister Modi said innovation and new technology will decide the future direction of development in which prestigious institutions such as IITs will play important role. He announced that the Government has decided to grant Rs 1000 crore grant to the IITs...

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Those excluded in Assam get another chance to register in NRC

Thousands throng at the NRC Sewa Kendras in Assam to get forms for claims and objections..

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At least 67 children's homes in Punjab were checked; administration found no complaint relating to abuse or child security

In a specialized campaign and as a precautionary measure, the administration of Punjab on Friday conducted a surprise checking in at least 67 children's homes across the state during which no complaint relating to the abuse or child security was found...

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Unboxing another trail of gifts, Indian Railways will launch ‘digital museums’ at 22 stations on Independence Day

In a new attempt to attract the commuters and citizens, the Railway Ministry has decided to launch “digital museums” at 22 stations on Independence Day to showcase its history after the Prime Minister’s Office objected the Indian Railways investing money in developing separate railway museums...

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Torrential rain in Kerala continues to wreak havoc; CM Pinarayi Vijayan reviews rescue operations in flood affected areas

With Kerala brimming under heavy rainfall and brimming flood, rescue operations in the state continues to tackle the situation. The Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan appealed to all for supporting state measures in dealing with the flood situation in the state as he reviewed the condition of the flood hit regions in Kerala. ..

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NCW shakes hand with Facebook to train 60000 women through its Digital Literacy Programme

The National Commission for Women has shaken hands with the Facebook and Cyber Peace Foundation (a civil society organization based in Ranchi, Jharkhand involved in training related to all aspects of cyber security), initiated a ‘Digital Literacy Programme’ for college/university students...

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Govt puts board of due date for filing GST returns

The government has modified the due date for filing of final GST sales returns by businesses with a turnover exceeding 1.5 crore rupees to the 11th day of the succeeding month. In a notification issued on Friday, Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) has stipulated that details of outward supplies for July 2018 to March 2019 has to be filed by the 11th of the succeeding month...

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PM Modi attends Annual Convocation of IIT Bombay

Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the 56th Annual Convocation of IIT Bombay..

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UN starts weekly news bulletin with India’s Rashtra Bhasha ‘Hindi”

Swaying India’s Rashtra Bhasha on the international platform, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday said that the United Nations had started a weekly news bulletin in Hindi last month as part of a pilot project...

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Parliament wraps up its Monsoon Session; proves to be productive

Friday saw the last day of this year’s Monsoon Session which began on July 18. 15th session of the 16th Lok Sabha was proved to be productive. Government accomplished most of its legislative business; however, the anti- triple talaq bill could not be passed due to opposition disruptions...

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Meet the new bastions of India! All Woman SWAT team deployed for the security in Delhi and PM Modi on Independence Day

Union Minister Rajnath Singh formally inducting the unit, the police force in New Delhi will be the first in the country to have an all-woman Special Weapons, and Tactics (SWAT) team. The team will be deployed for the security of the national capital as well as Prime Minister Narendra Modi on August 15, 2018...

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Indian ports register whopping growth of 4.13% during April to July this year

Favourable trade conditions made Indian ports to register a whopping 4.13% of growth during the period April to July this year. Again, Kamarajar Port has registered the highest growth. Notably, the major ports have recorded a growth of 4.13% and together handled 231.48 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to July 2018 as against 222.29 Million Tonnes handled during the corresponding period of previous year...

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Tamil Nadu government failed on Thoothukudi issue: DMK leader Kanimozhi

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Kanimozhi, today slammed Tamil Nadu government over National Green Tribunal’s ruling on Vedanta group...

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Innovation with twist, these interiors of railway compartments connects you with a simple life with nature

Have a look at this new avatar of EMU local train’s ladies compartment of Sealdah division of Eastern Railways with aesthetics & interior decoration. You might be thinking that is true that a local train compartment with interior decoration? Yes, this is true; a beautifully decorated compartment has been attached in Barasat-Sealdah section...

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Promises of women empowerment of Congress, Rahul Gandhi proves lie and deceit; stalls passing of anti-triple talaq bill in Rajya Sabha

Unnecessary ruckus, oppose and protest by Congress and other opposition parties over Rafale deal stalled the much awaited ‘Triple Talaq’ bill in Rajya Sabha. Notably, Triple Talaq bill which is known as The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill, 2017 prohibits divorce of Muslim couples by pronouncing 'talaq' back-to-back thrice by their husbands...

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Celebrate this Independence Day with pride and honor, Govt gives us freedom from plastic flags

As Independence Day is heading close, the Centre has urged all citizens not to use national flag made up of plastic and asked states and Union Territories to ensure strict compliance of the flag code. With protecting environment and taking the plastic ban drive seriously this move by the government makes their stand all the more thoughtful and considerate. ..

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For better delivery, Andhra Pradesh to launch multiple public platforms: IT Minister Nara Lokesh

Underlining the importance of new age technology, Andhra Pradesh Information Technology Minister Nara Lokesh said that new platforms will be launched for transparent and effective delivery...

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Assam drops curtain for the second phase of NRC Draft, form filling for claims and objections begins from today

As the opposition and particularly the Trinamool Congress continue to create controversy over the National Register of Citizens for the people of Assam, published on July 30, the second phase that is the claims and objections phase for NRC has started from Friday. ..

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AAP will stay away from 2019 grand opposition alliance: CM Arvind Kejariwal

A day after AAP leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh’s remarks on opposition unity, Delhi Chief Minister, and AAP National Convener Arvind Kejriwal said that his party will not become the part of alleged opposition alliance in 2019 elections against BJP...

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Brimming under horrific flood situation, Centre assures all possible help to Kerala

With incessant rainfall brimming Kerala in a dangerous situation, rescue operations continue after flash floods and landslip triggered by the Southwest monsoon claimed 26 lives in Kerala. Rescue teams, including military and NDRF personnel examined through soil and rubble in an attempt to save victims of landslips and authorities began evacuation of families as swollen rivers breached banks. ..

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Nearly 32 lakh women have received benefits under Maternity Benefit Scheme since its inception

A total of 31,73,905 beneficiaries have received maternity benefits since inception of the scheme says Minister of Women and Child Development Maneka Sanjay Gandhi gave reply to an Unstarred Question in the Rajya Sabha on Thursday...

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Warning bell for institutions involved in religious conversion : Uttarakhand makes its ‘Anti-Conversion Law’ more stringent

Uttarakhand has made its Anti-Conversion law more stringent from Wednesday as CM Rawat has approved certain amendments in the Uttarakhand Freedom of Religion Act 2018. ..

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Camaraderie going strong with Karnataka getting its own Energy Calculator by UK

Giving a major thrust to energy security in the state of Karnataka, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy launched the Karnataka State Energy Calculator (KSEC) 2050, a first-of-its-kind web-enabled tool that promises to help the government attain energy security, and plan projects in the sector...

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Providing subsidy of Rs 15 per kg on pulses, Cabinet backs farmers

With the vow to boost income of the farmers, the cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) on Thursday decided to provide a discount of Rs 15 per kg on pulses, over the wholesale market price, to States for distribution under welfare schemes like mid-meal, Public Distribution System, and Integrated Child Development Programmes (ICDP)...

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One for the unsung heroes, Rashtrapati Bhawan lays red carpet to felicitate freedom fighters on 76th Quit India Movement

Honoring the 89 freedom fighters from across the country at Rashtrapati Bhavan on the 76th anniversary of Quit India Day, the valuable contribution of the freedom fighters during the freedom struggle of India against the British rule will always be cherished and remembered. ..

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PM Modi inaugurates World Biofuel Day 2018

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates World Biofuel Day 2018..

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Supporting Indian women deserted by NRI husbands, MEA extends legal and financial assistance to USD 4000

In an attempt to protect the Indian women deserted by their NRI husbands, the Ministry of External Affairs has decided to support them by providing legal and financial assistance of USD 4,000 per case in 13 countries. ..

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Lok Sabha gives green signal for amending GST compensation bills

The Lok Sabha has passed the Central Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, Union Territory Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill and the Good and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Amendment Bill...

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India's GDP to grow at 7.3% in current fiscal: IMF

The International Monetary Fund says India's GDP is poised to grow by 7.3 percent in the 2018-19 fiscal and 7.5 percent in 2019-20 on the strengthening of investment and robust private consumption...

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Tamil Nadu RSS leaders pay tribute to Karunanidhi

Despite being at opposite ends of the ideological spectrum, the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on Wednesday paid tribute to former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi...

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Sigh of relief for the Marginalised: SC/ST Act restored after Rajya Sabha unanimously passes constitutional amendment bill

Rajya Sabha on Thursday unanimously passed a constitutional amendment bill to restore the original provisions of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Notably, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawarchand Gehlot introduced the constitutional amendment bill to restore the original provisions of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act was passed by the voice of vote as all stood in favour...

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Embracing Defence sector, ‘Make in India’ gifts K9 VAJRA-T army tank to Indian brave-hearts

With Make in India strengthening the manufacturing infrastructure, India’s very robust and important sector “Defence” off lately has involved an army tank solely for the Indian Army. By demonstrating its ability to handle Indian as well as all NATO standard ammunitions, K9 VAJRA-T has proven its excellent conformability to any field artillery unit...

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Japanese ambassador to India Kenji Hiramatsu called on Chandra Babu Naidu; says Japan keen to team up with Andhra

Kenji Hiramatsu, Japanese ambassador to India on Wednesday called on Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu at his official residence. On this occasion, besides Kenji Hiramatsu, representatives of five Japanese companies were also present...

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Shell out some extra cash to visit Taj Mahal as ASI hikes price to preserve the iconic monument

With the fight to protect Taj Mahal from the disastrous pollution bracing the monument, the charm and charisma encompassed by the iconic site still attracts thousands of people. In a new development, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) raised the entry fee to visit such historical monuments. So now, the visitors will have to pay extra while visiting Taj Mahal and other monuments...

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Nitin Gadkari fulfils yet another ambitious promise; Ghats of Varanasi all set to host first ever cruise ship

Varanasi brings a bundle of tourists and these tourists bring massive income not only to the place but also to the state and country. Since Varanasi and Varanasi ghats were famous for bathing to purify oneself of sins, the final rituals of the dead, boating, evening aartis, sadhus and hippies. But sooner the double-decker cruise ship will also get listed amongst the major attractions in Varanasi...

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Illegally entered Rohingyas settling near Army establishments; Isn’t this an alarming situation?

Jammu and Kashmir police on Wednesday raided the jhuggis at Channi Himmat area where Rohingyas are illegally settled and recovered around Rs 30 lakhs in cash and also arrested three people. As soon as the specific information was received, Jammu and Kashmir police conducted search operation at Channi Himmat area near Sunjwan Army camp and arrested three Rohingyas along with the cash worth Rs 30 lakh was recovered from their possession. However, the two main culprits who brought the money are still ..

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Drive to bring social change, Yogi Sarkar intends to appoint Lok Kalyan Mitras to publicize govt schemes in state

Uttar Pradesh is leaving no stones unturned in proving itself as an Uttam Pradesh. In new developments witnessed in the state it has been notified that the state government will appoint interns in every block of the state to publicize the welfare programs of the government. This move is aimed at popularizing the schemes so as to make people get benefits of all the schemes...

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Congress-JD(S) government is stable; opposition spreading rumours: Karnataka Minister D K Shivakumar

Denying reports of resentments among Congress MLAs, Karnataka Water Resources Minister D K Shivakumar said that Kumaraswamy led Congress-JD(S) government will complete its tenure of 5 years...

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Solely for citizen’s benefit, Haryana enables Aadhaar registration and updation in post offices, banks

Adding up to the convenience list, the Haryana government has decided to provide the facility of registration and updating of Aadhaar cards in post offices, government offices, banks, and e-Disha centers in the state. ..

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Winning streak for NDA continues! JDU leader Harivansh Narayan Singh elected as Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairperson

Winning streak for BJP-led NDA continues! The much-awaited voting over the Deputy Chairperson of the Rajya Sabha is finally concluded and BJP-led NDA candidate Harivansh Narayan Singh has emerged victorious today with the total of 125 votes. Importantly, this is the first time since 1977 and also for the first time in history of Parliament, the top four positions in House does not have a Congress nominee...

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Adamant attitude of Congress damaging Opposition's unity: AAP Leader Sanjay Singh

Expressing displeasure over Congress party’s approach during Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman election, senior Aam Aadmi Party leader and Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Singh that none other than Congress is the biggest obstacle in Opposition's unity...

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Remembering the legendary freedom fighters; India evokes 76th #QuitIndiaMovement with “Do or Die” crafting New India

Turning pages of history, we ode to the speech that inspired India to give it’s all for Independence “Here is a mantra, a short one. You may imprint it on your hearts and let every breath of yours give expression to it. The mantra is: ‘Do or Die’. We shall either free India or die in the attempt” by Mahatma Gandhi urging people to fight for their soil, their country. ..

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Survivors of human trafficking lauds PM Modi for “bringing in” a comprehensive law; urges early passage for anti-trafficking bill

As many as 1000 survivors of human trafficking on Wednesday wrote an open letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking for an early passage of the anti-trafficking bill in the Rajya Sabha. Notably, human trafficking, which kills “humanity” is one of the most heinous crime in the world. In India, the human trafficking rate is high and most if the Indian women are trafficked to the Middle East for commercial sexual exploitation...

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And it’s a wrap! India signing off with successful maritime exercise, RIMPAC 2018 concludes

Wrapping up the world’s largest international maritime exercise, RIMPAC 2018, which took place in and around the Hawaiian Islands and Southern California, has drawn to a close. Bringing an end to over a month of training exercises involving 25 naval forces from across the Indo-Pacific region. ..

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Roping in CBI to probe in Deoria Shelter Home Case, Allahabad HC to monitor the investigation ensuring transparency

After Uttar Pradesh government recommended roping in Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to probe the Deoria Home Shelter Case; the Allahabad High Court decided to monitor the investigation into the alleged sex racket at the Deoria child shelter home case. ..

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CBI initiates probe against Facebook, Cambridge Analytica over data breaching scandal

Acting tough on both Facebook and Cambridge Analytica over data breaching scandal, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday initiated a preliminary probe. The CBI has initiated preliminary probe which is normally the first step to decide whether the allegations deserve a full-blown investigation through an FIR or not after receiving a reference in this regard from the PM Modi-led central government...

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Election Commission aims for free and fair Assembly elections 2018 in Chhattisgarh

The Election Commission has asked officials, especially of Left Wing Extremism (LWE) affected districts, to prepare a comprehensive district and polling booth wise security plan to ensure free and fair Assembly elections in Chhattisgarh...

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With 650 branches, India Post Payments Bank to create country’s banking largest network

In order to spread the roots of banking till village level, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch 650 branches of India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) on the 21st of this month...

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TDP, BJP verbal spat stalls review meeting of Union Minister Piyush Goyal

Objecting of AP BJP leader and Rajya Sabha MP GVL Narasimha Rao’s presence during a review meeting at Rail Bhavan, TDP MPs locked horns with Union Minister Piyush Goyal on the issue of Visakhapatnam separate rail zone...

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EVM Manipulation not possible; EC committed to free and fair elections: Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat

Amidst the demand of recommissioning of ballot paper voting regime instead of existing electronic voting machine (EVM), Chief Election Commissioner O P Rawat said that with more technological advancement, EC is all set for 2019 general election with electronic voting machines...

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DMK working President MK Stalin slams TN government for creating chaos

Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working President MK Stalin levelled a serious allegation on the state government. Addressing DMK supporters, Stalin claimed that the ruling party was making deliberate attempts to create chaos...

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Over Rs 13.8 cr in fake notes seized across the country post demonetisation; Gujarat has highest seizure

Fake notes with the face value of over Rs 13.8 crore were seized in the country so far post-demonetisation. This was said by Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir on Tuesday. Notably, demonetisation was introduced to eradicate corruption, terrorism and menace of fake notes from the country...

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EAM Sushma Swaraj does it again! Two Indian businessmen abducted in Malaysia rescued

In another major achievement on rescue mission tick marked by Ministry of External Affairs, two Indian businessmen who were kidnapped from Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia earlier in August have been liberated. ..

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U’Khand to organize its first ever Investor Summit in October; PM Modi to cut the ribbon

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will attend the Destination Uttarakhand Investors Summit 2018, which will be held in the first week of October. The main event will be organized at Maharana Pratap Sports Stadium, Dehradun. The date for the summit is now proposed on October 4 and 5...

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Congress filed senior leader BK Hariprasad for Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman poll

After rounds of deliberations, setting all the speculative reports aside, apex leadership Congress has cleared the desk for Senior Congress leader BK Hariprasad...

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RBI welcomes Economist S Gurumurthy and Satish Marathe as newly appointed part-time directors on central board

Reining the chair of the apex bank, the appointment committee of the government on Tuesday appointed journalist and an affiliate of RSS, Swaminath Gurumurthy and Satish Marathe patron of Sahakar Bharathi as part-time directors for the Reserve Bank of India’s central board for four years...

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Ensuring transparency, Uttar Pradesh nods for CBI probe in Deoria Shelter Home Case

The country was shaken when Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case made shocking news. Exposing the horrific incidence of Deoria Shelter Home Case coming into limelight, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath took a quick action by removing the District Magistrate. In another development of the case, the state has recommended CBI probe in the matter to ensure transparency in the issue. ..

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PM Modi, Nirmala Sitharaman pay their last respects to M Karunanidhi

PM Modi reached Chennai to pay last respects to DMK strong leader M Karunanidhi. PM Modi speaks to MK Stalin and Kanimozhi after paying last respects to Kalaignar. Along with this Defence Minister Nirmala Sitaraman paid her respects to DMK patriarch Karunanidhi at Rajaji Hall...

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Rajya Sabha set for consideration, passing of SC/ST Amendment bill

A constitutional amendment bill to restore the original provisions of the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act is all set for consideration and passing in the Rajya Sabha today. Notably, the Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act which was tabled by Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Thawarchand Gehlot in Lok Sabha was passed by the voice of vote on Monday...

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Announcing special assistance of Rs 500 crore for OBC community, Maharashtra strengthens job opportunities for youth

Maharashtra Government has announced a special assistance of 500 crore rupees for OBC community to help them develop employment opportunities for the youth. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said his government remains committed to retaining OBC quotas in jobs...

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State mourns over loss of strong DMK leader M Karunanidhi; passes away at 94

A strong leader of DMK Party Muthuvel Karunanidhi or M Karunanidhi, who served as Chief Minister of the State for five terms took his last breathe on Tuesday at 6.10 pm in Kauvery Hospital at the age of 94...

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By making irresponsible statements, Rahul Gandhi disrespecting Indian women: Textile Minister Smriti Irani

Union Minister Smriti Irani today slammed Congress President Rahul Gandhi over his comments on women in RSS and BJP...

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Alpsankhayak Kalyan Yojana launched in Himachal to ensure welfare of minority section

The “Mukhyamantri Alpsankhayak Kalyan Yojana” was launched in Himachal Pradesh on Tuesday for ensuring welfare of the minority section of the society. Under the “Mukhyamantri Alpsankhayak Kalyan Yojana” which was launched by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur, marriage grant of Rs. 25000 would be provided to the girls belonging to poor Muslim families, Rs. 5000 financial assistance would be provided for medical treatment to poor Muslim family and social security pension of Rs. 400 per ..

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Defence Ministry will address the land transfer issue raised by Telangana govt: Nirmala Sitharaman assures KTR

Responding positively to the twitter plea of Telangana Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao, Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman assured that center will address all the issues faced by the state government...

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Andhra Pradesh unveils world's first-ever thermal plant unit

Andhra Pradesh has always shown a positive a bright side of the state with accepting technology to its best use. Welcoming every innovative initiative, the list adds up another first in its pocket with Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu unveiled the world's first-ever high energy storage device in Amravati...

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Cyclonic circulation over Bay of Bengal flashes heavy rainfall disrupting normal life in WB and Odisha

Drooling under heavy rainfall the situation in the eastern belt of India has reached a severe level with the need of immense assistance. Heavy rainfall lashed many parts of Odisha due to a cyclonic circulation over Northwest Bay of Bengal off Gangetic West Bengal and North Odisha Coast. Due to this impact many parts of Odisha and West Bengal have been severely affected...

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SC gets 3 new judges: Justices Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran and K M Joseph

Supreme Court got three new Judges today; Justices Indira Banerjee, Vineet Saran and K M Joseph were sworn in as judges in the order of seniority notified by the Centre. Chief Justice of India Justice Deepak Misra administered the oath of office to Justices Banerjee, Saran and Joseph. As per convention, the seniority of Supreme Court judges is determined on the basis of their swearing-in as judges of High Courts...

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani launches digital platform ‘181 Abhayam’ for women security

In order to strengthen the existing security cover for women, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Monday launched a digital platform called ‘181 Abhayam’...

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To control stubble burning and pollution, Punjab govt gives subsidy upto 80% on purchase of agro-machines

Giving a major fillip to Punjab’s ambitious campaign of controlling stubble burning and pollution, a programme to provide subsidy ranging from 50% to 80% is being provided to the farmers for the purchase of agro-machines. Notably, the Punjab Agriculture Department has embarked upon a massive programme to provide subsidy worth Rs.395 crore, in the current fiscal, for the purchase of 28,641 agro-machines/farm equipment to farmers for the management of paddy residue...

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SC declines bail plea of rape accused Kerala Catholic priests

The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of the two Catholic Priests in Kerala accused in a rape and sexual abuse case. The priests belonged to Malankara Orthodox Church in the state...

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‘Goa Miles’ taxi service rolled out with 350 taxis; nearly 6000 downloads for app noted

Goa’s first ever taxi-app ‘Goamiles’, developed by Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC) was launched on Monday. In all 350 taxis are on board to provide a convenient mode of transport to citizens and tourists...

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Marking victory on social justice bills, BJP to observe `Social Justice Fortnight` from this Independence Day

Citing the Monsoon Session to be one of those sessions hailing ‘social justice’, the Bharatiya Janata Party has decided to observe a "social justice fortnight" from August 15-30 as the Parliament passed the National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017 seeking to empower an OBC commission and likely passage of a bill to strengthen a law against Dalit atrocities...

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Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar rings KCR; seeks support for RS Deputy Chairman poll

Ahead of the crucial election of Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today called on Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and personally sought the support for the candidature of MP Harivansh Narayan Singh...

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Parliament gives green signal to bill giving constitutional status to NCBC

Parliament has passed the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2018 seeking constitutional status to the National Commission for Backward Classes with the Rajya Sabha passing it on Monday...

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Condemning Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case, CM Nitish Kumar proposes impartial CBI probe under purview of Patna HC

With the incidence of ‘Muzzafarpur Shelter Home Case’ coming in limelight, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday condemned the incident and stated that the Central Bureau of Investigation is conducting an inquiry under the purview of the Patna High Court...

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Echoing proud history of 70 years, United Nations commends India's "invaluable" contribution in peacekeeping missions

Strengthening the base and backing the international forum with immense support and help, India has undoubtedly been one of the strongest adherents of United Nations. Carrying out a major communications campaign titled 'UN Peacekeeping Service and Sacrifice' during the 70th anniversary year of UN Peacekeeping, United Nations applauded India for its invaluable contribution...

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Goan markets refill with fishes after lift ban; 94 trucks from neighbouring states enter Goa

Fish ban had led to disruption in fish flow in the state but on August 3 this ban was lifted and again the markets are full of fishes as 94 trucks entered the state on Sunday. Also, the fishes cleared all the tests of the FDA...

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Biggest surgical strike on drugs! JK police seizes 51kg of heroin worth Rs 250 crore; two arrested

Continuing its high voltage efforts against drug trafficking and narco-terrorism, the Jammu and Kashmir police on Monday arrested two smugglers along with 51 kilograms of high-grade Afghan-origin heroin worth over Rs 250 crore from a Punjab-bound truck. ..

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To connect students with sports, games periods to be mandatory in schools by next year

One period will be made mandatory in schools which will be liked by almost all students that is of games. Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Rathore said that a games period will be made mandatory in schools by next year on Monday...

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Justice prevailed! Parliament unanimously passes the Criminal Law (Amendment) Bill asserting stringent punishment in rape cases

Hailing justice to all the women and girls, the Parliament on Monday passed the historic bill citing death penalty to those convicted of raping girls below the age of 12 years and making the law against such sexual offences harsher...

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Govt, opposition set to have electoral face-off again; Rajya Sabha’s deputy chairman polls to be held on Aug 9

The Government and opposition are all set to have electoral face-off for the post of the Rajya Sabha’s Deputy Chairman. Notably, the much-awaited election for the Rajya Sabha’s Deputy Chairman will be held on Thursday this week i.e 9th of August. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Monday announced the schedule of both nominations and voting. The post of the Deputy Chairman has been lying vacant since June this year following the retirement of P J Kurien, who was elected to the Upper House of Parliament ..

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15 Maoists erased from leftist list in Chhattisgarh on Monday

In a major encounter the brave soldiers of Commando Battalion for Resolute Action (CoBRA) gunned down as many as 15 Maoists and arrested two others in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh...

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Don’t politicize Article 35A: BJP leader Ram Madhav

Senior BJP leader and National General Secretary Ram Madhav said that political parties who are against the revocation of Article 35A should refrain from politicizing the sensitive issue...

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AP Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu to donate organs

In a bid to support the cause of organ donation, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu today openly expressed his wish for organ donation...

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With the horrific Deoria Shelter Home case coming in limelight, CM Yogi Adityanath removes District Magistrate

As the horrific incidence of Muzzafarpur shelter home case, a similar case has been exposed in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria district. The incident of the inhuman activity came into limelight when a young girl managed to escape from the shelter house and reached to the Uttar Pradesh police station for help. Taking cognizance of the situation UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath removed District Magistrate of Deoria Sujit Kumar and suspended former District Probation Officer Abhishek Pande in Devariya girls ..

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Maratha Reservation row: BJP President Amit Shah to meet Devendra Fadnavis

Days after the violent Maratha agitation in the state, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis will meet BJP National President Amit Shah today in National Capital...

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Victory over Slavery: New name to be printed on railway tickets for Mughalsarai Jn from today: “Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Junction”

In Uttar Pradesh, Mughalsarai junction has been renamed as Deen Dayal Upadhyaya railway station. BJP President Amit Shah inaugurated the new railway station on Sunday in presence of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and Minister of state for railways Manoj Sinha...

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'Amrut Mitti' to turn barren lands into fertile fields

Now barren lands can be converted into fertile fields. Thanks to the innovation of Alka Lahoti, an ingenious and dedicated lady from Bijnaur in UP. Alka Lahoti runs a 'Goshala' at Nagina in Bijnaur and has prepared a new type of fertiliser called 'Amrut Mitti' by using cow dung and urine...

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