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Railways to introduce pocket-light discounts on ticket bookings

You are booking a ticket of a train and you get discount then? You’ll think twice that am I booking a flight ticket which gives discounts? No but now railways is also planning to give discounts on routes where the occupancy is relatively low...

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Vedas provide us guidance to achieve moral, economic, social and political development

Venkaiah Naidu..

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UIDAI suspends sim-linking procedure of Airtel Company

UIDAI has temporarily suspended Airtel and Airtel Payments Bank's eKYC Licence. It is the strongest action taken by the Aadhaar body taken on the grounds of allegations of using the Aadhaar-eKYC based SIM verification process to open payments bank accounts of its subscribers without their informed consent...

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NGT imposes complete ban on plastic items in Haridwar and Rishikesh

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has imposed a ban on plastic items like carry bags, plates etc in Haridwar and Rishikesh, located on the banks of the River Ganga. NGT Chairperson, Justice Swatanter Kumar has also banned the sale, manufacturing and storage of plastic items along the river till Uttarkashi. A fine of Rs 5,000 will be imposed on those who violate the order and strict action will also be taken...

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Tuirial Hydro Power Project aims to draw new avenues for navigation, connectivity in NE: PM Modi in Mizoram

“Today we gather here to celebrate a significant mile-stone in the history of Mizoram: the completion and dedication of the 60 Mega-Watt Tuirial Hydropower Project” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while dedicating Tuirial Hydro Power Project in Aizawl in Mizoram to nation. This Tuirial Hydro Power Project will make the state self-sufficient in power. Interacting with the people of Mizoram, PM Modi wished them a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year...

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#VijayDiwas: Celebrating victory over Indo-Pak war; Army officers and Jawans pay tributes in Mumbai

Celebrating the true spirit of our Indian Army today when our bravehearts effortlessly laid their lives back in 1971 Indo-Pak war. Army officers and Jawans paid tributes at Army Garrison Ground in Colaba to the soldiers who sacrificed their lives...

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PM Modi arrives in Mizoram; set to dedicate Tuirial Hydropower Project to the Nation

PM Modi arrives in Mizoram; set to dedicate Tuirial Hydropower Project to the Nation..

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World Telugu Conference kicks off on colorful note to preserve and promote ‘Telugu’ across globe

World Telugu Conference kicked off on the colourful note where many Telugu people across the world united with a purpose to preserve and promotion of the language. Vice President Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated this five-day event at a glittering ceremony at Lal Bahadur Stadium...

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Brave Kashmiri boy slams separatist Geelani, tears apart his hypocrisy on banning cinemas in Kashmir valley

Kashmir, a heaven in India but turned red due to the bloodshed that is spread by the Pakistani terrorists. Those Pakistani terrorists infiltrate in Indian side with the help of some separatists or anti-national elements and kill innocent civilians not only in Jammu and Kashmir but also in other parts of our country...

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No delay in Polavarm operations: Water Resources Minister Nitin Gadkari

Reassuring full support for the ambitus national irrigation project of Polavaram, Union Minister for Water Resources Nitin Gadkari asserted that Central government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi would ensure the successful rollout of Polavaram...

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Army Chief Gen. Rawat urges Kashmiri students to pick up sports and work towards containing terrorism

Pick up sports like cricket and football and work towards containing terrorism so that Kashmir valley flourishes again. This was said by Army Chief General Bipin Rawat while interacting with the group of madrasa students belonged to Jammu and Kashmir at his office in New Delhi on Thursday...

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‘She is India’s daughter’: Sushma lends helping hand to Telangana’s Mohammadi Begum facing torture in Pakistan

External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj lends the helping hand to the Mohammadi Begum, Telangana woman who was tortured by in-laws in Pakistan. “She is India’s daughter. If ticket is a problem, we will provide the ticket to Mohammadi Begum for her return from Pakistan,” tweeted EAM Sushma Swaraj after this Telangana woman claimed to have been tortured by her husband and in-laws in Pakistan...

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Nation pays solemn tributes to ‘The Iron Man of India’ Sardar Patel who unified millions under ‘National Unity’

Nation bows down for the soul who ‘unified’ India during the British rule- to none other than great Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. He was born to the farmer and a housewife, this young boy rose up to vivid colors of life which inspired many with his dedication, skill, staunch beliefs that unified our India. Known as the “Iron Man of India”, who defined the terms ‘hard-working’ and ‘compassion’ towards our nation...

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Commissioning INS Kalvari by PM Modi is not violation of Code of Conduct: Election Commission

The Election Commission has said, the function of commissioning of naval submarine INS Kalvari attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Mumbai is not within the purview of Model Code of Conduct (MCC)...

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Go Fearless Mumbai Metro passengers: ‘SecuCare’ safety app will now monitor and control any misbehavior

Mumbai Metro launched a new security app ‘Secucare’, which can be downloaded on android and IOS platforms, for raising an alarm to ensure passengers’ safety. Through the app, commuters can raise an alarm in case of any problem...

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Work in progress for visit of mother, wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav to Pakistan: MEA

India has said it is working on finalising the visit of the mother and the wife of Kulbhushan Jadhav to Pakistan to meet him. Notably, Pakistan yesterday directed its High Commission in New Delhi to issue visas to the wife and mother of Kulbhushan Jadhav...

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Venkaiah Naidu urges parliamentarians not to disappoint people by disrupting House proceedings

Vice President and Rajya Sabha chairman Venkaiah Naidu on Friday urges MPs not to disappoint people by disrupting the proceedings of the House, ahead of the Winter Session of Parliament beginning tomorrow...

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Railways to review flexi-fare system

The Railway Board has decided to review the flexi-fare system introduced for premium trains like Rajdhani and Shatabdi express. The railways have initiated the process of reviewing the flexi-fare system by comparing the prices with that of other modes of transport in the same sectors...

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Ram Setu is important emblem of Indian culture and heritage

Ravi Shankar Prasad..

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Giving epic movies like Hera Pheri, Phir Hera Pheri, Golmaal, Great Director-Writer Neeraj Vora rests ‘immortal’ in hearts

Remember the ‘Bol Bachchan’ film where ‘Bhairav Singh’ played that irritating character which questions all the time! The friend in ‘Mann’ who supports Aamir Khan all the time! Also the man who gave the epic comedya- Hera Pheri, has left this world: Actor, Writer and Filmmaker Neeraj Vora passed away early morning...

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PM Modi dedicates 1st made-in-India deadly submarine ‘INS Kalvari’ to the Nation

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has commissioned 'INSKalvari' into the Indian Navy, which is the first made-in-India Scorpene class submarine on Thursday Morning. Kalvari is named after the dreaded Tiger Shark, a deadly deep sea predator of the Indian Ocean...

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Japan places India at the center of its Indo-Pacific strategy: Japanese Ambassador

India and its all-weather friend Japan’s bilateral relation is one of the strongest of its kind. From working on maritime security together to act east forum and on many other issues, the countries have a great bonding. Japanese envoy to India Kenji Hiramatsu said that India is an obvious, essential, and the most reliable partner for Japan to work with. Moreover, the country places it at the center of its Indo- Pacific strategy...

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PM Modi dedicates naval submarine INS Kalvari to the Nation at Mumbai

PM Modi dedicates naval submarine INS Kalvari to the Nation at Mumbai ..

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Govt extends Aadhar, PAN linking deadline to March 31, 2018

The Union Government on Wednesday decided to extend the deadline for linking Aadhar and PAN cards to March 31, 2018. This decision was taken after considering various representations received and inputs received from Banks, the sources said...

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Hopes, aspirations of people are to rid country from internal problems like corruption and black money: PM Modi

Hopes and aspirations of people are to rid the country from internal problems like corruption, and black money. This was said by Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the inaugural session of the 90th Annual General Meeting of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) at the Vigyan Bhavan on Wednesday...

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Railways introduces Online Bill tracking system for Vendors & Contractors

In a significant move to enhance transparency in the processing and settlement of bills, Indian Railways have introduced a bill tracking system for contractors/vendors of Indian Railways to track status of their bills. This is in line with the emphasis given by Minister of Railways & Coal, Piyush Goyal on increased use of information technology to go digital and online with a view to promote transparency and efficiency in the system...

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PM Modi inaugurates 90TH FICCI Annual General Meeting

PM Modi inaugurates 90TH FICCI Annual General Meeting ..

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Indian skies will be gifted with Wifi services in flight soon

Soon the flyers will be able to have an access to Wifi in flight. The telecom regulator Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) will come out with its recommendations on allowing in-flight connectivity for voice, data and video services by December-end...

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Chandra Babu Naidu appeals PM Modi to clear Polavaram deadlock

In order to ensure the smooth sailing of multipurpose national project Polavaram, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu has urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convene a coordination meeting of Chief Ministers of neighboring states...

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Saluting bravehearts for effortlessly guarding the temple of `Democracy` at cost of their lives

The nation is paying homage to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives while defending Parliament House from the dastardly terror attack on this day in 2001. Prime Minister Narendra Modi pays floral tributes to the bravehearts of the 2001 Parliament attack. Around 14 people, mostly security forces and one civilian, were killed in the indiscriminate firing...

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By targeting quality education Geelani aims to keep Kashmiri’s backward and suppressed

Syed Ali Shah Geelani, the octogenarian separatist from Kashmir who has spent a life time sucking up to Pakistan, loves to call himself a “Resistance Leader.” The sobriquet reduces the sense of guilt that he feels for having ‘slept with the enemy” for a major portion of his adult life...

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Only 2072 villages are left to be electrified under rural electrification scheme ‘DDUGJY’

Electricity brings a smile on the face of millions as it helps them to study, to earn, to work etc. Therefore, with an aim to electrify the villages of India, Government of India till now brightened 99.6% of census villages till date and only 0.4% percent villages are remained to be electrified...

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PM Modi's emotional appeal to Gujarat: Vote heavily and ensure that BJP wins in every polling booth across the state

Election Campaign for the Gujarat Assembly Polls 2017 ended today by 5 pm. But just before the clock strikes 5, Prime Minister Narendra Modi emotionally called upon 6.5 crore Gujaratis and urged them to vote heavily for Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)...

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New Delhi kept its eyes closed to China threat in 1962: Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh

The Indian Army was not equipped to handle the 1962 Indo-China war, with New Delhi closing its eyes to the looming threat from Beijing. This was said by Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh while speaking at a panel discussion on `Sino-Indian Conflict 1962’ on the concluding day of the Military Literature Festival...

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Sailing through the vast blue ocean: All women crew of INSV Tarini leaves New Zealand starting another phase of journey

Everywhere from air to water, Indian women are proving their power, talent. While one woman achieves great in sports, some others in space science, army, air force, entertainment, education, diplomacy and last but not the least in Navy too. The Indian Navy’s second ocean-going sailboat Tarini which is an all-women team has left New Zealand’s left Lyttelton for its onward journey to Port Stanley of Falklands...

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PM Modi displays futuristic sea transportation: ‘Seaplane’ takes off from waters of Sabarmati

Development, Development and Development! Yes, you all heard it right. When we see the roads and highways are constructed, we say yes development is on. When we see the airports in our city we say yes development is on. But if we see a seaplane flying in the waters, What we will say? Development or Politics, Of course, development! Notably, today a seaplane for the first time ever flew in the waters of Sabarmati riverfront of Gujarat...

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Perform or face closure, Gadkari warns research institutes, officials

Union Surfacce Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari warned the research institutes and their officials to perform and give results or face closure. Mere writing books and publishing research papers will not suffice, the minister said...

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No contraceptive brands advertisements on TV between 6 AM-10 PM

Information and Broadcasting Ministry (I&B) has issued an advisory directing TV channels not to air condom ads between 6 am and 10 pm. The decision has been taken following complaints about channels telecasting such ads repeatedly, which were unsuitable for viewing, keeping children in mind...

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Everyone should work together and eliminate the evil of casteism

Baba Ramdev..

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Wanna see your work on national platform? Participate in Logo and Tagline contest for National Nutrition Mission

There is a good opportunity for creative minds across the country to design a logo and suggest a tagline for its prestigious 'National Nutrition Mission'. Ministry of Women & Child Development has launched a contest giving out opportunities to anyone interested to see their work on national platform. The winner will also get a good amount of prize money. The winning logo and tagline would be the intellectual property of the National Nutrition Mission under the Ministry of Women and ..

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Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra tops in highest number of ‘cyber-crimes’

Uttar Pradesh stands on top in recording highest number of cybercrimes in India followed by Maharashtra. While Assam stands on fifth position, as per latest data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), a total of 696 cybercrime cases were reported during 2016 in Assam, which is an increase of over 44 per cent compared to the previous year. In 2015, there were 483 such cases in the State...

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High Treason Conspiracy by Congress Party

The 3-hour SECRET meeting on 6 December 2017 at the house of Mani Shankar Iyer, suspended member of the Congress Party was attended by the former Vice President Hamid Ansari and former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh besides the High Commissioner of Pakistan, former Pak Foreign Affairs Minister Khurshid Mahmud Kasuri and a retired Pakistan Major General...

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Strong and united country is only built with patriotic citizens: Prez Kovind

President Ram Nath Kovind said that a strong and united nation is built on a solid foundation of patriotic citizens. The President said this while addressing the 43rd edition of the National Group Song competition of patriotic songs organised by the Bharat Vikas Parishad in Natinal Capital...

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Chilly winter strikes North India; IMD predicts snowfall and heavy rain in parts of J&K and Himachal

With the starting of December, North India has started experiencing usual winter chill. While intense cold waves are striking the northern part, heavy rain and snowfall has been also predicted in parts of Jammu and Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh...

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Blue Revolution: fish production boosted from 0.75 mn tonne to 11.41 mn tonne in 66 years

Union Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh said that India is second largest fish producer in the world. Overall fish production has increased from 0.75 million tonne of 1950-51 to 11.41 million tonne in 2016-17. Besides, this sector provides employment and livelihood support to more than 15 million people of in the country...

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'Hunar Haat' paves job opportunities for 50 lakh minority youths: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi has said that the employment and employment opportunities have been provided to about 50 lakh youths of minority communities through "Hunar Haat" and other skill development schemes...

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No stinks, No mess! Indian Railways soon to introduce aircraft like bio-vaccum toilets

Indian Railways soon to introduce ‘imported bio-vaccum toilets’. No stinks, No mess! World’s largest rail network- Indian Railways is upgrading its bio-toilets to imported bio-vacuum toilets: the kind found in aircraft, an official said...

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International Conference on Ground water security to commence from December 11

With a theme of “Ground water Vision 2030- Water Security, Challenges and Climate Change Adaptation” an International conference is being organized from December 11 to 13...

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Business leaders pledge support of Rs 500 Cr for ‘Namami Gange Mission’

In a bid to rejuvenate the holy River Ganga, captains of Indian trade and industry have committed a support of nearly Rs 500 crores for the development of amenities like ghats, river fronts, crematoria and parks along River Ganga as part of the Namami Gange Mission...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav row: Pakistan allows mother, wife to meet him on Dec 25

Pakistan on Friday said that it would allow the imprisoned former Indian Navy officer Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his mother and wife in jail on December 25. During his weekly news briefing, Foreign Office spokesman Dr Mohammad Faisal said “an Indian diplomat will also accompany Jadhav’s wife and mother during the meeting. The Indian officials have also been informed about the decision in this regard, added the spokesperson.”..

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Deadline to link Aadhaar with PAN is now March 31

The Centre told the Supreme Court that it has moved the deadline to link Aadhaar card with various schemes to March 31, 2018 from earlier December 31, 2017. The Attorney General, however, clarified that the last day to link mobile number with Aadhaar will remain February 6, 2018. Furthermore, only those who don't have Aadhaar card yet have the extended deadline of March 31 to link it with bank accounts...

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Domestic Private Jets becomes free bees; No need for DGCA permission to fly overseas

Private jets operators can now be able to fly overseas without clearance from The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) as the aviation regulatory has liberalized rules for private jet operators flying outside the country. This removal of taking clearance from the regulatory agency (YA number) will be effective from December 15...

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Families of martyred JK policemen to get ex-gratia of Rs 70 Lakhs

The families of martyred policemen of Jammu and Kashmir now to get ex-gratia of Rs 70 lakh which was earlier only Rs 30 lakhs. Notably, the Home Ministry with an aim to empower the families of martyred policemen of Jammu and Kashmir has announced to make a significant hike in ex-gratia of Rs 70 lakh...

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Prez Kovind presents the President’s Colour to the Submarine Arm of the Indian Navy

90% of the Indian trade is carried out through sea routes and it is a crucial part of our nation says President Kovind while addressing the golden jubilee celebrations of the Submarine Arm of Indian Navy. Navy is the strong instrument to show the Indian sea power, he added...

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India is in far better situation today than it was few years ago: Gajendra Singh Shekhawat

India is in a far better situation today than it was a few years ago — be it the macroeconomic performance, or the confidence in the economy or ease of doing business. This was said by Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Gajendra Singh Shekhawat after inaugurating three-days EIMA AGRIMACH INDIA 2017 in New Delhi on Thursday...

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Technology to play a major role in improving ease of living: Hardeep Puri

“Smart solutions for cities, such as surveillance systems lead to greatly reduced crime and improved safety of residents particularly women” says MoS for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Puri at the Smart Building award function. “The ease of living has a strong focus on technology but it is not exclusively centered on it. Technology will enhance citizen participation, improve provision of basic services and infrastructure and make areas more livable” he added...

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Don’t get misled by social media: No changes in link Aadhaar with bank, phone dates

UIDAI, the authority which issues Aadhaar, said Thursday that the deadlines for verifying bank accounts, PAN cards and mobile SIM cards with the biometric ID stand valid and lawful, and there is no change in them...

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Invest to boost economic growth and job creation in Country: Arun Jaitley appeals to business leaders

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has asked business leaders to make investments in the infrastructure sector to build a stronger India. He said private investment along with public and foreign investment are key to boosting growth and creating job opportunities. ..

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Over 6,500 poor girls benefitted under ‘State Marriage Assistance Scheme’ in Jammu and Kashmir

Over 6,500 beneficiaries are benefitted in Jammu and Kashmir till 31st of August this year under the State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS). Notably, the State Marriage Assistance Scheme (SMAS) was launched in 2015 with an aim to facilitate poor girls with requisite financial support to enable them to solemnize their marriages...

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Unveiling the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Centre, PM Modi recalled his great contributions in making today’s India

To mark the significance of the 62nd death anniversary of social reformer Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi. Recalling the ‘Architecture of Consitution’ Nationa paid the tributes again to Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar...

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PM Modi inaugurates the Dr. Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi

PM Modi inaugurates the Dr. Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi ..

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India’s position on Palestine is independent and consistent: MEA after US recognizes Jerusalem as Israel’s capital

“India’s position on Palestine is independent and consistent. It is shaped by our views and interests, and not determined by any third country,” said Ministry of External Affairs Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar after US recognized Jerusalem as Israel’s capital...

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Import Price imposed on sneezy pepper to benefit the domestic farmers

Decline in the domestic pepper price due to cheaper import of pepper from other origins has been a major concern among pepper growers. So to help in improving the domestic price particularly when the harvesting season of pepper is fast approaching, Commerce and Industry Ministry has approved the proposal of the Spices Board for fixing the CIF value of Rs.500/-per kg as Minimum Import Price (MIP) for pepper to protect the interests of pepper growers...

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On Armed Forces Flag Day honour the nation’s Soldiers, Sailors and Airmen

Armed Forces Flag Day is celebrated in India every year on December, 7. On this day, the citizens of the country get an opportunity to honour the soldiers, sailors and airmen (collectively termed as “soldiers”) of the country who sacrifice so much in pursuance of their sacred duty to protect the nation. A notable feature of this day is that it provides an opportunity to all citizens to contribute towards the well being of the veterans and the families of martyrs...

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#Budget2018 : FM Jaitley begins pre-budget talk with stakeholders

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley began his pre-Budget consultative meetings with stakeholders yesterday. Separate meetings were held with representatives of agriculture groups and trade union groups...

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India’s largest floating solar plant comes up in Kerala

Here is the India’s largest floating solar plant and it's set up on the Banasura Sagar reservoir in Wayanad, Kerala. Good work Kerala!..

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Tit for Tat! Zakir Musa, two associates taste stones from locals in JK while looting bank in Tral

Tit for Tat! Earlier locals in Jammu and Kashmir used to pelt stones on security forces under the influence of separatists and terrorists but now the scenario is changed. Lots of applause for the brave locals of Jammu and Kashmir who foiled the bank loot as they heavily pelted stones on terrorists...

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Soul that sparked revolution in millions, Saluting Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar for igniting the flame of ‘Equality’ eternally

We are because he was! The soul that enlightened the world, strived for welfare of society brought revolution and ignited million hearts was none other than iconic Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. The man who served society responsibly was carrying many titles being the architect of ‘The Constitution of India’, ‘First Law Minister’, ‘Indian jurist’, ‘Social Reformer’ and many more. Not just for ‘Dalits’, Ambedkar strived hard for ‘Indians’ globally...

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Any trouble in running train? Rush to S1 coach berth number 63

Sometimes when we get into the train with numbers of luggage bags along with family, we might feel that are we safe in this train while travelling? Will our luggage and precious belongings be safe here? Then Indian Railways has solved your problem. The ministry has decided to reserve a seat for security personnel in the train that is ‘Berth number 63, S1 coach’. Keep this berth and coach number in mind, it will be very helpful for you...

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Nation pays humble tributes to Mahamanav Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar on Mahapariniravn Diwas

The soul that enlightened the world, strived for welfare of society brought revolution and ignited million hearts was none other than iconic Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar. The man who served society responsibly was carrying many titles being the architect of ‘The Constitution of India’, ‘First Law Minister’, ‘Indian jurist’, ‘Social Reformer’ and many more...

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Medical graduates must perform ethical practice keeping welfare, well-being of patients: VP Naidu

Medical graduates should transform their medical practice into an ethical practice keeping the welfare and well-being of the patients. This was said by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday while delivering the 2nd Convocational address of Swami Rama Himalayan University, in Dehradun, Uttarakhand...

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Arun Jaitley asks revenue intelligence officials to find new techniques for preventing smuggling, fake currencies

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has asked officers of Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) to keep pace with technology to counter and curb the menace of circulation of fake Indian currency notes, illicit international trade of wildlife and environmentally sensitive items...

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Women Football players from JK calls on Rajnath Singh; drew his attention for creating better sports infrastructure

A group of Women Football players from Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh in New Delhi. During the meet, the girls drew his attention to the need for creating better sports infrastructure and facilities and providing more opportunities to fulfill the aspirations of the youth from the State...

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Maha, Gujarat braces up for #CycloneOckhi; Disaster Management eyes situation, alerts on

Cyclone Ockhi showered rains on Mumbai, city all braced up amidst heavy showers and hailstorms unitedly. Cyclone Ockhi heading towards Gujarat, Prime Minister Modi urged karyakartas to help needy people as the situation is being monitored continuously. Also Disaster Management team continuously monitoring the situation and updating people on Twitter...

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Indian Healthcare sector to grow 3-fold by 2022: Assocham

The Indian healthcare sector will witness a threefold rise to reach $372 billion by 2022 from $110 billion as of 2016. Also, a compounded annual growth rate of 22% will also be achieved. Factors like growing geriatric population, uptick in medical tourism and gradual decline in the cost of medical services will drive medical devices market in the nation, industry chamber Assocham said...

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The worshiper of acting leaves Bollywood with a huge void; veteran actor Shashi Kapoor passes away

Shahsi Kapoor, the name instantly reminds a golden age in Bollywood. With his passing away, a brilliant chapter of Bollywood history has seen its end on Monday. The veteran actor after suffering from liver cirrhosis breathed his last at the age of 79 in Kokilaben hospital, Mumbai...

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Padmavati row: Amit Shah suggests fact check panel of historians

For the first time breaking his silence on the raging controversy of Sanjay Lila Bhansali’s epic drama Padmavati, BJP Chief Amit Shah pitched for the constitution of a committee of historians to substantiate the alleged distortion of historical events...

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#CycloneOckhi: Taking stock of damage, Sitharaman says ‘all fishermen will return home safely’

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman took note of the situation after cyclone Ockhi rocked south India. Sitharaman met the affected families of fishermen at Vizhinjam, Thiruvananthapuram and assured that search and rescue operations by Indian Navy, Coastguard & Airforce will continue with full vigour...

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After Lakshadweep, Cyclone Ockhi to move towards Maha, Gujarat coasts; CM Fadnavis assures safety of fishermen

While the threat of ‘Cyclone Ockhi’ is raising the levels amongst people, Ockhi is set to move towards Maharashtra and Gujarat in the next 48 hours. Cyclone has moved away from Lakshadweep while in its first tropical storm created ruckus in coasts of Kerala and Tamil Nadu where at least 19 people got killed...

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#NavyDay: Celebrating power of `Waves` and Saluting those who guard Mother India across oceans

A remembrance day to those who guard our nation by considering waves as a challenge without bothering for their own lives. These soldiers of Bharat continuously keep an eye on enemy’s activities. Navy personnel are always ahead to sail the oceans and carry the passion of patriotism in hearts. The occasion Navy day reminds us the sacrifices they have made for Mother India by giving up their lives, the sacrifices they have made by leaving their loved ones back...

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#NavyDay: Celebrating power of 'Waves' and Saluting those who guard Mother India across oceans

A remembrance day to those who guard our nation by considering waves as a challenge without bothering for their own lives. These soldiers of Bharat continuously keep an eye on enemy’s activities. Navy personnel are always ahead to sail the oceans and carry the passion of patriotism in hearts. The occasion Navy day reminds us the sacrifices they have made for Mother India by giving up their lives, the sacrifices they have made by leaving their loved ones back...

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Treat them with ‘empathy’ not ‘sympathy’ says VP Naidu after launching Deen Dayal Divyangjan Sahajya scheme

After launching ‘Deen Dayal Divyangjan Sahajya Scheme’ for the welfare of physically challenged people, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu spoke to encourage the equal respect and dignity for Divyangs. Addressing the gathering, Naidu said that stigmatization and discrimination cannot be tolerated by any civilized society and people with disabilities have every right to live with dignity...

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Prez Kovind presented ‘National Award’ for Divyangjan Empowerment, urges to create a sensitive and harmonious society

President Ram Nath Kovind, presented the National Awards for the Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities on the occasion of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, today...

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Khudiram Bose: The boy who helped to lit the early spark of revolution against Britsh Raj

18 is the age of revolution, the age of struggle, the age of courage. Unfortunately, nowadays teenagers of 18 are submerged in a virtual world with least knowledge of society, contemporary problems. Those who will be the next driving force of society really need to remember some courageous souls, brave sons of Mother India like Khudiram Bose. Almost everyone has forgotten to pay tribute to the martyr who welcomed a death punishment happily at the age of 18 for the sake of motherland...

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Terrorism is a crime against entire humanity: Sushma Swaraj in SCO summit

One of the most prominent faces among empowered women of India, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has again marked a powerful presence on a global platform. She has represented the Government of India at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s Heads of Government Summit in Sochi. During her speech she has strongly condemned terrorism in all its forms and manifestations. Along with that, she has touched several other important issues. Read here the important parts of her speech...

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Health is Wealth: Modi Govt approves Nourishment Mission worth 9000 Cr to feed stomachs of half-starved

India is fighting against Malnourishment since a long time. National Nutrition Mission (NNM) is a weapon the government has taken in hands against the malnourishment..

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Be prepared! This winter to be colder than last winter

India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday said that this year winter can be colder than last year especially in the northern part of the country. As several deaths were reported due to the cold waves in the winter season, the IMD started issuing winter forecast last year. It is learned that on an average 780 people lose their lives every year, most of them are homeless people...

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India, US can solve any problem working together says Barack Obama at HT Leadership Summit

India and United States can solve any problem working together. This was said by former US president Barack Obama while addressing at the 15th Hindustan Times Leadership Summit in New Delhi on Friday...

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Cabinet Briefing

Cabinet Briefing..

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GDP to further improve in next quarters also: FM Arun Jaitley

Union Finance Min Arun Jaitley speaking on the improvement of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) stated that the economy would further improve in the coming quarters. The Finance Minister has said, the GDP rate at 6.3 percent marks the reversal of declining trend in the last five quarters. Briefing reporters in New Delhi yesterday, Jaitley said, the most significant aspect of this quarter's positive result is that it has been significantly bolstered by the growth in manufacturing...

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We must respect, preserve and propagate mother tongues, native and indigenous languages

Venkaiah Naidu..

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#DigitalIndia: Railways introduces facility for booking tickets through BHIM App

Now there is no tension to carry cash for booking railway tickets as to give a major boost to Government’s key initiative of cashless transactions and passenger friendly measures, Railway Ministry has introduced the facility for booking of railway tickets from railway counters through Unified Payments Interface (UPI)/ Bharat Interface for Money (BHIM) App...

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Miss World meets Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the man she has ” looked up to”

No success makes you happy if it’s not welcomed by your countrymen and loved ones. Manushi Chillar, who conquered the world with help of her intelligent answers on the stage of Miss World beauty pageant met Narendra Modi and the Chief Minister of her native state Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar. The happy girl felt extremely delighted after meeting the leaders...

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MRM activists burn Farooq Abdullah’s effigy, deplore his pro-Pak views

housands of activists of Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) in India gave vent to their anger and angst against the ‘anti-national’ statements of former J & K Chief Minister and presently Lok Sabha Member from Srinagar Dr Farooq Abdullah and thespian Rishi Kapoor...

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Topmost priority of Govt is to create corruption-free, citizen centric and development-friendly ecosystem in country: PM Modi

The topmost priority of Indian government was to create corruption-free, citizen-centric and development-friendly ecosystem in the country. This was said by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday while addressing at the inaugural session of the 15th edition of the Hindustan Times Leadership Summit...

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Be alert Passengers! Go through the lists as your train may be cancelled or diverted due to foggy weather

Due to Foggy weather, the visibility becomes very low and trains service gets affected. Taking this into consideration the railways has decided to cancel/partially cancel or divert some trains in upcoming foggy season 2017-18...

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Acche din! 10 lakh houses build so far under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana scheme

A record target for completion of 10 lakh houses by November 2017 has been achieved on Wednesday under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin). Notably, with an aim to provide affordable houses to the countrymen, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin) on 20th November 2016 from Agra...

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Sushma Swaraj leaves for Russia to represent India in SCO summit

Just a day after Rajnath Singh concluded his Russia visit, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has left for her Russia visit. She will represent the Government of India at the Shanghai Cooperation Organization’s Heads of Government Summit in Sochi. On the sidelines of SCO, she will have several bilateral meetings...

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PM Modi throws lavish Dinner Treat for Ivanka Trump with royal welcome, Hyderabadi savories at Taj Falaknuma

Dahi ke kebab, gosht shikampuri kebab, kubani ke malai kofta, murgpista ka salan and Sitaphal Kulfi…and more mouthwatering delicacies were served. Guess what! Ivanka Trump was served with lavish dinner by Prime Minister Narendra Modi at Taj Falaknuma in Hyderabad. Ivanka Trump and PM Narendra Modi dined at world’s largest dining table...

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Helping Hand for ‘Her’: Amazon launches ‘Amazon Saheli’ to empower women entrepreneurs of India

Amazon India has introduced ‘Amazon Saheli’ which aims to empower women and enable women entrepreneurs across the country to sell their products on the Amazon.in the marketplace. To encourage women entrepreneurship, the program is in line with Amazon India's vision to transform the way India sells. ..

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Addressing ‘We Can Do It!’ session, Ivanka Trump says we need to get more men in women-related work fields and women in work fields

‘Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017’ kicked off with a great enthusiasm addressed by the advisor to the President Donald Trump, Ivanka Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the whole nation. With the theme of “Women first, prosperity for all”, GES 2017 aims to empower women on global level...

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Ignite yourself to join ‘Indian Navy’ and serve the nation till the last breathe

Youth willing to contribute the nation by joining ‘Indian Navy’ can now walk into any Common Services Centre (CSC) across the country and avail assistance in filling up online application forms for joining the Indian Navy...

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Read here the vital points of PM Modi`s speech in #GES2017

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speech at the inaugural session of GES mentioned how Indian women have been acquiring in Indian culture since long time back. The eighth annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) has started in Hyderabad from Tuesday. For the first time, it is being hosted in South Asia. It is being co-hosted by Government of India and United States. GES is the preeminent annual entrepreneurship gathering that convenes emerging entrepreneurs, investors and supporters from around ..

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The people of Bengal are crucial to government’s Act East Policy: President in Kolkata

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind has started his four-day visit to eastern and northeastern states. On Tuesday he has reached Bengal Capital Kolkata where a civic reception was hosted for him at famous Netaji Indoor Stadium. During his address in the ceremony, he mentioned how government’s act east policy will benefit Bengal and the importance of people of Bengal for this programme...

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Vasco Da Gama Express derailment; Senior Official sacked over negligent investigation

The Indian Railways today fired a senior official of tracks over the November 24 derailment of the Vasco Da Gama Express. 13 coaches of the Patna-bound train derailed near Manikpur in Uttar Pradesh, killing 3 people...

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To empower women in Politics, Govt will train 2 lakh lady Sarpanches across the country

Modi government will impart training to two lakh elected women representatives of Panchayats across the country to enhance their capability and skill in local governance and administration...

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PM Modi takes 1st ride after dedicating the most awaited ‘Hyderabad Metro’ to nation

The most awaited ‘Hyderabad Metro’ was dedicated to the nation by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Hyderabad Metro Rail Project was inaugurated by the PM Narendra Modi and Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao and took first ride from Miyapur to Kukatpally...

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PM Narendra Modi launches Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017

PM Narendra Modi launches Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 ..

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Saluting the flame for inculcating ‘equality’ that ignited millions; Nation recalls great visionary Jyotirao Phule

A pioneer that represents the dignity of women with principles of humanity, equality and justice was none other than- Jyotirao Govindrao Phule. The man who brought ‘gender equality’ to practice in that era where girls were not even considered. Nation recalls the soul who enlightened society with knowledge and willful approach...

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And the wait ends! Ivanka Trump arrives in India for Global Entrepreneurship Summit

And the most awaited wait is over as United States President Donald Trump's daughter and advisor Ivanka Trump arrived in India today in early hours, for the three-day Global Entrepreneurship Summit. Ivanka Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be hosting this Summit for the first time...

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#IITF2017: Health Ministry bags Bronze Medal for its creative and informative display

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has been awarded the Bronze Medal for its creative and informative display at the 37th India International Trade Fair 2017 being held at Pragati Maidan. The award was presented by C R Chaudhary, MoS Commerce and Industry at a function organized to award the winners...

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Deadline for Aadhaar linking with bank accounts may extend

The Supreme Court said that it would hear the pleas with regards to mandatory Aadhaar linking with different services only after coming to a conclusion on Delhi-Centre matter...

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SC allows withdrawal of four more CRPF companies from Darjeeling and Kalimpong

Though still now any permanent solution has not been chalked out, the situation in Darjeeling and surrounding area are nearing normalcy. In October, the Centre had decided to withdraw 10 of the 15 companies of paramilitary forces but faced strong opposition from the state. The Supreme Court today permitted the Centre to withdraw four of the eight companies of Centre Armed Paramilitary Forces (CRPF)...

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PM Modi reiterates need for simultaneous Union and State Governments election

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has reiterated the need for simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state Assemblies. He said, the balance between the judiciary, legislature, and executive has been the backbone of the Constitution...

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India is the ‘Oyster' of the global dairy industry which offers numerous possibilities for entrepreneurs globally: Radha Mohan Singh

India is the ‘Oyster' of the global dairy industry with opportunities galore for the entrepreneur globally says Union Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh on the occasion of National Milk Day...

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Assuring safety of citizens, CM Fadnavis kicked off ‘Martyr’s Day Ride’ to honor heroes of 26/11 Mumbai Attack

Mumbaikars sunk into the worst memories of 26/11 Mumbai Attacks which took many lives of innocence. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis paid floral tributes to policemen who got martyred while fighting bravely for the nation during 26/11. CM Fadnavis appreciated the rally and also thanked BSF for taking out this rally to spread the message of peace...

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Rajnath Singh leaves for his three-day visit to Russia

The diplomatic relation between India and Russia is reaching new heights after crossing 70 long years. Again to give a major boost, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has left for a three-day visit to Russia from 27th-29th November 2017. He will meet top officials in Moscow. As both the countries have long history of close cooperation on matters of shared security concerns, this visit will provide an opportunity to further cement and strengthen the mutually beneficial bilateral ties between both the ..

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#ConstitutionDay Remembering the efforts, intelligence to lay down the basic foundation of Indian democracy

Indian construction is regarded as one of the best constitutions in World. The constitution is the basic foundation of World’s largest democracy. Back in 1949 on 26th November Indian constitution was adopted by the constituent assembly. Till now it continues to guide our democracy , how to follow democratic ideals, what should be our social, moral values..

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Remembering the Mumbai’s deadliest terror attack on Mann Ki Baat, PM Modi says ‘Terrorism has become global scourge’

“Terrorism has become global scourge”, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while Addressing nation through ‘Mann Ki Baat’. Today Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled the victims of 26/11 Mumbai Attacks saying that “Nobody should forget that 26/11 was the day when, 9 years ago, terrorists attacked Mumbai. Nobody can forget the sacrifice of civilians and brave soldiers. Also highlighted the significance of ‘Constitution Day’ saying that “the Constitution is the soul of India.”..

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PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat, November 2017

PM Modi's Mann Ki Baat, November 2017..

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Bowing down to the Bravehearts, Nation recalls 26/11 Mumbai Terrorist attack that killed several innocents

Deadliest day that Mumbai experienced in its history was back in the year 2008 where nine years have passed, but the memories of the most dreadful days in the Indian history can never be forgotten. The day when Mumbai witnessed terror attacks by 10 terrorists at prominent spots of the city including CSMT railway station, Leopold Cafe, Oberoi Trident Hotel, Taj Mahal Palace Hotel, Nariman House and Cama and Albless Hospital, among others...

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‘People should celebrate Gita Mahotsav spiritually every day in their life’ says Prez Kovind while Inaugurating International Gita Festival

‘International Gita Mahotsav’ kicked off on the land of Mahabharata inaugurated by President Ram Nath Kovind saying that “International Gita Mahotsav is a celebration of the moral, spiritual and cultural renaissance not only in Haryana and the country, but in the entire world.”..

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Prez Kovind to inaugurate Intl Gita Mahotsav: Pillar for spreading Gita message globally

Srimad Bhagavad Gita is the ultimate guide to humanity through the philosophy of – Karma – Selfless Work but also the base of whole universe. To spread this message globally ‘International Gita Mahotsav’ has been organized on the occasion of Gita Jayanti. This whole session will be live streamed as well...

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We must speed up justice delivery system; Poor should not be denied access to Justice: Prez Kovind on #NationalLawDay

‘Time has come to address the issue of adjournments. We must speed up the justice delivery system, poor must not be denied access to justice’, said President Ram Nath Kovind while speaking on the occasion of National Law Day celebrations...

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2016 records the whopping 3,969 number of women molestation cases

1 out of every 14 people have faced crime, said report "Status of Crime and Policing in Delhi". A report revealed that national capital has recorded a whopping 3,969 number of women molestation cases in the year 2016...

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Aadhaar card helped 500 missing children to reunite with their families: Aadhaar CEO

Aadhaar not only links your accounts or mobile numbers but also links you with your loved ones. This was proved when Aadhaar card helped more than 500 missing children to meet their families...

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22 days Parliament Winter Session to be held from 15th December

As per early indications Winter Session of Parliament is starting from 15th December giving a rest to opposition’s speculations. Parliamentary Affairs minister Ananthkumar announced the decision after a meeting chaired by Rajnath Singh...

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‘Saarathis’ for Pawan Hans: Special pilot training course to start from Jan’18

India’s first course to prepare a commercial pilot for flying helicopter will start in January next year. Government helicopter company Pawan Hans Limited and aircraft maker company Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) will start this course together...

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New Jharkhand: Now Traffic personnel will be sacked if traffic jammed

Instructions to the officials is given by the Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Thursday to keep all the four-ways and the intersections of the capital jam free. The meeting was held to discuss to the issues related to traffic management and sanitation of Ranchi...

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Russian Ambassador congratulates the successful flight test of BrahMos wishing stronger India-Russia cooperation

Recently India created a milestone in history after Brahmos, world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile was successfully tested from aircraft Sukhoi-30MKI. Russian Ambassador Nikolay Kudashev has sent a congratulatory message on this great success of India. It is very significant as Brahmos is a joint project of India and Russia. ..

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Onion MEP set at USD 850 per tonne to prevent cheap export

The Minimum Export Price (MEP) of onion is set at 850 dollars per ton to certify its obtainability in the domestic market stated the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) on Thursday. From the last two years the prices of the vegetables have increasing continuously, so the Food Ministry took the decision about the export price. ..

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UP train derail: Three dead, Nine Injured in accident; Ex-gratia declared

In Uttar Pradesh, 12741, Vasco Da Gama- Patna Express derailed on Friday morning. Three people were killed and 9 injured in this accident. According to initial information, 13 coaches of the train derailed. The train was going to Patna from Goa's Madgaon station. 7 in CHC Manikpur, 2 referred to district hospital...

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Achhe Din for Farmers: Govt will allow bamboos to be grown on Non Forest land

Now Non forest land will be seen with lush green bamboo trees soon as the Cabinet has approved an amendment to the Indian Forest Act, exempting bamboo grown in non-forest areas from the requirement of felling/transit permit — a move which will encourage bamboo plantation...

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Hafiz Saeed's release is an attempt by Pakistan to 'mainstream' a terrorist : MEA

Strongly reacting to 26-11 Mumbai attacks mastermind Hafiz Saeed release from house arrest directed by Pakistani Court, the Ministry of External Affairs MEA said ‘Pakistan's lack of seriousness and termed it as an "attempt by Pakistani system to mainstream proscribed terrorists.”..

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Pradhan asks to condense dependency on crude oil import, urges on to adopt Bio-fuels

With an aim to condense enslavement on import of crude oil, savings in foreign exchange, provide better remuneration for the farmers, the Petroleum and Natural Gas ministry organized a consultative workshop on Bio-fuels and Pradhan Mantri Ji-Van Yojana on Wednesday. The workshop was organized for inviting suggestions for drafting a suitable roadmap for Bio-fuels in India and also the government is promoting Bio-fuels while the growing environment concerns in the light of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s ..

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PM Modi reviews PRAGATI project for safe and convenient Chardham Yatra for pilgrims

For a safe and convenient travel facility for Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri will be available to pilgrims Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviews the PRAGATI (Proactive Governance and Timely Implementation) project and expressed satisfaction over the progress made this month for the construction of Chardham (All Weather Road). He said that on the basis of priority, this important project is to be done with quality. Chief Secretary Utpal Kumar Singh informed the Prime Minister about Chardham ..

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#JAM trinity Jan Dhan, Aadhaar and Mobile helped in plugging leakages in subsidies transfer worth 10 Bn USD : PM Modi

At this point in time, cybersecurity has become a big issue globally.in this context, it is very important that India is hosting the Global Conference on Cyber Space. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the conference where IT minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, Srilanka Prime Minister H.E. Renil Wickremesinghe were also present...

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PM Narendra Modi and PM of Sri Lanka inaugurate Global Conference on Cyber Space

PM Narendra Modi and PM of Sri Lanka inaugurate Global Conference on Cyber Space..

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Safety first! Safe city plan for women soon to be implemented in 8 metro cities

While the safety of women is a real big issue in several cities of the country, Centre to the process of formulating comprehensive safe city plans for women in eight metropolitan cities of the country soon. In this regard, a meeting was held on Wednesday...

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Facebook launches ‘Startup Training Hubs’; Aims to train more than half a million Indians by 2020

Facebook launched ‘Digital Training’ programme and through this programme Facebook Startup Training Hubs will help people and small businesses learn online to grow in digital era. Facebook Digital Training and Facebook Startup Training Hubs have been launched for personalised online learning to help small businesses and people in India grow by giving them the digital skills they need to compete in today’s digital economy...

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Beware dear Benami property holders: Aadhaar will find you soon

After making compulsory linkage of Aadhaar card with LPG connections, bank accounts, mobile number, PAN card etc Modi government has made Aadhaar card mandatory for properties as well...

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Home Minister Rajnath Singh to visit Russia from Nov 27

During the three-day visit Singh will hold discussions with Vladimir Kolokoltsev, Russian Minister of Internal Affairs and other senior Russian leaders. ..

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Himalaya Zone has Possibilities and Challenges on Disaster-Safe Infrastructure

If the demand for development is important then the commitment of environmental protection is also important, the interference between them is challenging said the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat. The CM addressed the inaugural session of the two-day workshop organized on "Disaster-Safe Infrastructure: Possibilities and Challenges in the Himalaya Zone" on Tuesday. He further added that whatever development work is going on it should be according to the standards of disaster management. ..

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Empowered India! Brahmos successfully flight tested for 1st time

Creating a new milestone in the history of Indian defense Brahmos has been successfully tested from aircraft Sukhoi-30MKI. Brahmos is world’s fastest supersonic cruise missile. The test against a sea-based target in the Bay of Bengal has become successful creating a new history for India. Defense Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has congratulated (Defence Research and Development Organisation) DRDO and BrahMos for the exceptional achievement...

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‘Clean and Attractive’ makeover for our marvelous heritage sites under ‘Swachch’ mission

Centre has selected 10 sites under ‘Swachch’ initiative for phase 2. The sites includes Hyderabad’s Charminar, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Mahakaleshwar temple, Ujjain, Church and Convent of St. Francis of Assisi, Goa, Kaladi in Ernakulam, Gomateshwar in Shravanbelgola, Baijnath Dham, Devghar, Gaya in Bihar and Somnath temple in Gujarat. These all sites are been selected under ‘Swachch Iconic Site’ (SIS) and will soon be developed again and will be given the iconic makeover...

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Warm welcome accorded to BTSM Tawang Yatra at historic Tawang Monestry

Warm welcome was accorded to members of Tawang Yatra led by senior RSS functionary and Patron of Bharat-Tibbat Sahyog Manch (TBSM) Indresh Kumar on its arrival here at the famous Tawang Monestry...

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Widows of gallantry award winners to get pension without any 'foolish' conditions

The Defence Ministry has abolished the condition of remarriage with late husband’s brother for continuation of monetary allowance of widows of Gallantry Award recipients...

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Under Namami Gange, SPMG formed for beautification and cleanliness of Ganga ghats

For keeping the surrounding and the River Ganga clean the Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Trivendra Singh Rawat conducted a meeting with HRD minister Dr. Satyapal Singh and departmental officials on Namami Gange. They discussed to keeping Ganga clean and incessant in the meeting. Detailed discussions on beautification of ghats, cleaning of ghats, cleanliness of the Ganga, sewer treatment plan (STP) was conducted...

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With 'Tejaswini' scheme for girls and Gift Milk for school kids, Jharkhand to become skilled and healthy

With the involvement of local people, the implementation of the schemes will be faster. People will be empowered said the Chief Minister of Jharkhand Raghubar Das in a meeting with the officials. He further added that with this, institutions related to civil society will be irrelevant. Intermediaries will end and girls to be made self-reliant and skilled...

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Indian Army does ‘Dhoom’: Enters Guinness World Record with 58 men riding on single bike

Like every coin having two sides, our Indian Army too has both sides. One is fierce and other is creative. It was a spectacular performance of Indian Army Service Corps (ASC), where 58 army men mounted on a single 500 cc Royal Enfield motorcycle and rode it for a distance of 1200 meters as part of a display at the Air Force Station Yelahanka in Bangaluru. Our Indian Army entered in the Book of Guinness World Record due to this fierce yet beautiful display...

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Shia Wakf Board comes out with new compromise formula on Ayodhya issue

The Shia Wakf Board has come out with a new compromise formula to find amicable and lasting solution to the vexed Ramjanmabhumi issue. The board has issued a document in this regard that suggested building a grand Ram Temple at Ayodhya and constructing a mosque at Lucknow...

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At least 9.03 lakh affordable houses completed under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY), the ambitious program inaugurated by PM Modi exactly one year ago on 20th November 2016 from Agra is all set to achieve its target of completing one crore new houses by 31st March 2019. Notably, under PMAY scheme 9.03 lakh houses have already been completed. States like Chattisgarh, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Orissa, Rajasthan and West Bengal have completed a large number of houses...

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Shaheed Jyoti Prakash Nirala, a rare example of ‘One Man Army’; Eliminated 5 terrorists in Kashmir

Jyoti Prakash Nirala, a Garud Commando of Indian Air Force gave a supreme sacrifice on Saturday during a gunfight with a group of terrorists Hajin area of Bandipora district in North Kashmir. But the nation must know about his valour as he eliminated five of six terrorists belonged to Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror outfit that included nephew of its Pakistan based operational chief, Zaikur-ur-Rehman Lakhvi...

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Proud to be Indian: PM Modi leads as third most trusted govt in the world

Indian government of PM Modi is the third most trusted government of the world says the world economy forum report. This was calculated on the basis of people’s confidence in their national governments...

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IFFI 2017 inaugurated in Goa

IFFI 2017 inaugurated in Goa..

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Good News! Pilgrims to get new path for Vaishno Devi to be opened in February 2018

For opening a new path to Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu for foot-travelers and battery-operated cars from November 24, the apex court on Monday stayed the National Green Tribunal’s order. Also on 13th November, the National Green Tribunal has directed that only 50,000 pilgrims will be allowed to visit the Vaishno Devi shrine to avoid any untoward incident...

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Here is the platform to reach PM Modi: Voice your ideas for 'Mann Ki Baat’

Do you want your suggestions should reach to PM Modi directly? Then here is the way to reach. Now you can contribute your ideas which will reach directly to PM Modi on his radio show ‘Mann Ki Baat’. All India Radio (AIR) has installed a stall at India International Trade Fair (IITF), New Delhi where people can reach their voice to PM Modi...

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42nd International Congress of Military Medicine commenced

The five-day 42nd World Congress of the International Committee of Military Medicine (ICMM) has been started under the guidance of the Ministry of Defence (MoD) by the Armed Forces Medical Services (AFMS). The theme of this 42nd World Congress is Military Medicine in Transition: Looking Ahead. This event is first time organized in India...

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Now Jharkhand to get 1000 Ideal villages which will be free from open defecation and addictions

For making the villages of Aara-Keram Intoxication free the Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das has announced the incentives of Rs.1 lakh to the villages. On Monday, Ranchi Deputy Commissioner will jointly give a check of Rs.1 lakh to these two villages. Also, the local MLA will provide 5 computers in their village. Education is very important for development said, Das. The CM was on his visit to the Aara-Keram Village on Sunday...

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LT General JS Sandhu asks local terrorists to come back to mainstream for the sake of peace in Kashmir valley

After successfully eliminating 6 Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorists on Saturday including the nephew of Zaikur-ur-Rehman Lakhvi, mastermind of Mumbai attack 15 Corps Commander Lt Gen JS Sandhu, DGP SP Vaid, GOC Victor force and IG Operations CRP held a press conference on Sunday on the encounter. This year security forces are conducting massive anti-militancy operations and have eliminated about 190 terrorists so far...

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India has responded to its offer to allow Kulbhushan Jadhav to meet his wife: Pakistan

Since starting India has been handling Kulbhusan Jadav issue strictly but efficiently. Pakistan wanted to hang the ex-Navy Officer to death based on the allegation he is a spy but without any solid proof. However due to international pressure, India’s strict attitude the situation changed. Recently, Pakistan decided to arrange a meeting of Commander with his wife there...

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Tourist places to develop with an investment of Rs 2,000 crore: Raghubar Das

While visiting the Rajarappa temple on Saturday the Chief Minister of Jharkhand announced a package of Rs.2000 crore for the development of the Tourism in Jharkhand. After his meeting with the officials in the administrative building he said that for the promotion of tourism, amount of Rs.2000 crores will be spent to develop the tourist destinations including Itkhori, Lugu Guru mountain, Aanjan Dham, Parasnath and Deoghar Temple...

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Moody's upgrades ratings of NHAI to Baa2 from Baa3

The issuer ratings of National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) have been upgraded to Baa2 from Baa3 by the Moody’s Investors Service. The ratings of NTPC, NHPC, and GAIL have also been upgraded. This reviewed the viewpoint to stable from positive. On 16th November 2017, India's sovereign rating was upgraded from Baa3 positive to Baa2...

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Nation remembers former PM Indira Gandhi on her 100th birth anniversary

Former Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh has been chosen for this year's Indira Gandhi award prize for peace, disarmament and development for his leadership of the country and its achievements during the ten years from 2004 to 2014 and for his contributions to the cause of economic and social development...

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We cannot create a developed India if there are glaring inequalities based on caste, creed, religion and sex: VP Naidu

We cannot create a developed India if there are glaring inequalities based on caste, creed, religion and sex. This was said by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu while addressing the gathering after releasing the Book “Social Exclusion and Justice in India”, authored by P.S. Krishnan in New Delhi on Friday...

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Bill Gates lauds India for becoming a ‘Leader’ in ‘Digital Financial Inclusion’

While Andhra Agtech Summit was underway when the Microsoft Corp. Co-Founder Bill Gates praised Andhra Pradesh for using technology to help farmers. Better seeds, improved livestock breeds, access to markets and tech-based Agri services could hold the key for improving a lot of smallholder farmers and dairy farmers, said Bill Gates while addressing the Agtech Summit...

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Giving creative platform to young minds ‘Hausla 2017’ kicked off with enthusiasm

‘Hausla 2017’- the painting event was organised for children where around 500 children belonging to Child Care Institutions enthusiastically participated from all over the country. ‘Hausla 2017’ was organised by the Ministry of Women and Child Development in the capital...

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Air Force chief BS Dhanoa supports Govt on Rafale deal

The Indian Air Force (IAF) chief BS Dhanoa on Thursday made the clarification over the purchase of 36 French fighter aircraft Rafale and said that there was no overpricing in the purchase as the government had negotiated a very good deal...

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Recalling Hindu HrudaySamrat, CM Fadnavis with Uddhav Thackeray pay floral tributes to Balasaheb

Today to mark the 5th death anniversary of Balasaheb Thackeray, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis paid tributes at Shivaji Park. CM Fadnavis along with Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray, with wife Rashmi and Aditya paid homage to Balasaheb Thackeray...

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Welcome back Champion! Young Kashmiri footballer Majid Khan who joined LeT, surrenders to security forces

“Where there is a will there is a way,” this quote is exactly suitable to Majid Irshad Khan, a 20-year-old footballer from Anantnag who joined Lashkar-e-Taiba terror outfit earlier in November, has now surrendered to security forces in Jammu and Kashmir...

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MRM deplores Farooq Abdullah’s views on PoK, to observe country-wide protest on 29th

Taking strong exception to the views expressed by former J & K Chief Minister and presently Lok Sabha MP Dr Farooq Abdullah on Pak Occupied Kashmir (PoK), the Muslim Rashtriya Manch (MRM) will observe November 29 as ‘Quit PoK’ day nationwide to create awareness among the citizens and to condemn Farooq Abdulla’s statements who said the PoK belonged to Pakistan and no power on earth could separate them...

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BJP leader Mukul Roy moves Delhi HC against West Bengal govt over phone tapping allegations

BJP leader Mukul Roy who recently left his old party TMC recently alleging dictatorship and corruption, has moved to Delhi High Court against West Bengal government with the allegation of phone tapping. He has filed a case in Delhi High Court alleging that his mobile phones were being tapped for many months now...

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No one can stop India to get PoK back from Pakistan: Hansraj Ahir slams Farooq Abdullah

No one can stop India to get Pakistan Occupied Kashmir (PoK) from Islamabad. This was said by State Home Minister Hansraj Ahir on Thursday, a day after National Conference Chief Farooq Abdullah said Pakistan would not allow India to take that part of Jammu and Kashmir which was under its occupation...

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PM Modi reviews progress of key infrastructure sectors including PMGSY, housing, coal and power

The Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Thursday reviewed progress of key infrastructure sectors including PMGSY, housing, coal and power. The review meeting, which lasted for about two and a half hours, was attended by top officials from PMO, NITI Aayog and infrastructure Ministries of the Government of India...

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JK gets additional electricity of 792 Megawatts due to increase in power requirement

Centre has allocated an additional electricity of 792 Megawatts for Jammu and Kashmir looking upon the increase in the power requirement in the valley with the onset of winter. Also, the Prime Minister Narendra Modi led central government has vowed to provide more electricity to Jammu and Kashmir if it requires...

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Common Man’s House becomes bigger: PM gives green flag to increase in area of subsidized houses

Carpet area of houses eligible for interest subsidy under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana has been increased. This will lead to a boost to the sale of ready built flats in the affordable housing segment...

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Three-day Jharkhand Food Summit to start from February 23

Jharkhand Food Summit will be organized in February next year. To attract food and processing investors of the country and the world the Food Summit will start from February 23 for three days. Through the summit, the government will try to state that the industrial policy which focuses on mines and minerals has been changed...

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Be alert passengers! No need to pay extra charges for changes in misspelled names

If your name is misspelled in your flight ticket then need not worry because there will be no extra charges levied on changing the spelling of your name...

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SC stays interim order of Rajasthan High Court on OBC quota

Supreme Court on Wednesday stayed the Rajasthan High Court's interim order of restricting the state government from notifying the law giving quota to Gujjars and other four other nomadic communities under OBC category...

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Big Relief for Farmers! Restrictions on export of all types of pulses removed

To remove the prohibition on the export of all types of pulses has been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This will ensure that farmers have greater choice in marketing and in getting better remuneration for their produce...

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Under PMBJP, About 2800 Jan Aushadhi stores are operational to provide healthcare at affordable prices

o provide healthcare at affordable prices the government has concentrated its efforts. About 2800 Jan Aushadhi stores are operational under Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana so that essential and critical medicines should be brought within the reach of the poor...

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108 ambulance service started in Jharkhand; to reach within 25 minutes in urban areas

the occasion of the foundation day, Health Minister Ramchandra Chandravanshi flagged off the 33 ambulances in the RCH campus at Namkum. 329 ambulances have to be deployed throughout the state. Out of these, 289 ambulances will have basic life support and 40 ambulances with Advanced Life support...

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‘Modi wave’ still on: US-based think tank says PM Modi remains far most popular leader

US-based think tank, Pew Research Centre stated that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's popularity among Indians hasn't died down. The nonpartisan fact tank released the main findings of its latest survey yesterday conducted among 2,464 respondents in India...

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Shortage of 10 million units in housing sector to be fulfilled through Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana: Hardeep Puri

The shortage is likely to be around or in excess of 10 million units which is aimed to be addressed through the flagship programme ‘PMAY’ (Pradhan MantriAwasYojana) Urban, of the Government of India. This was said by Housing and Urban Affairs Minister Hardeep Puri while addressing the RICS Real Estate Conference on “policy, reform and regulation: the backbone of Indian Real Estate” in New Delhi on Wednesday...

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Pass on GST cuts to consumers, print new MRP on over 200 goods: Govt orders

Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has asked state enforcement departments to ensure that the benefits of lower GST rates are passed on to consumers. Those goods on which GST has been lowered will have to be sold at new MRP. The move comes following the Nov 10 meet of the GST Council...

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Indo-US closer economic ties will benefit talented entrepreneurs: PM Modi replies to Ivanka Trump

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has said that closer economic cooperation between India and the US helps the people of both countries, particularly the talented and innovative entrepreneurs...

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We will fund the start-ups who develop good cybersecurity solutions: Ravi Shankar Prasad

The First ever Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Open Conference in India was inaugurated by the Minister of Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad and also it is the first in South Asia was held in New Delhi on November 15, 2017. The Minister made various significant announcements...

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Acche din! 100% villages of twelve states brightened so far under rural electrification scheme ‘DDUGJY’

Seventy years have been passed since India got the independence from British rule but still there are thousands of villages that survive without electricity. But after Prime Minister Modi led central government came in power, at least 5,95,007 villages has been brightened while 100% electrification is done in all villages of twelve states so far...

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Jammu and Kashmir police arrested 60 peddlers with tonnes of drugs in September and October 2017

Jammu and Kashmir police have seized tonnes of different contraband drugs and arrested 60 drug peddlers in the two months of September and October in the year 2017. Drugs seized by Jammu and Kashmir police consisted of charas, bhang, fukki, poppy straw and brown sugar etc...

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Delhi CM Kejriwal, Haryana CM Khattar agree to take all possible steps to check air pollution in NCR region

The growing issue of pollution is haunting Delhi NCR since last few days. After few feuds among states, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar invited Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to seat together and discuss. Within 2 days, the two Chief Ministers had a fruitful meeting on Wednesday...

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Jharkhand Foundation Day: Free Ambulance Service, Johar scheme introduced for the public benefit

Celebrating the 17th Foundation day of Jharkhand the President Ram Nath Kovind paid tribute to the Freedom fighter Birsa Munda and also honored the people who made a special contribution towards the state. Earlier, the state government will distribute an asset worth Rs.5, 000 crores on the occasion of foundation day...

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Over 480 tribal artisans from over 25 States will be participating in upcoming AADI MAHOTSAV

Addressing the Curtain Raiser Press Conference the secretary of Tribal Affairs Minister, Leena Nair on upcoming AADI MAHOTSAV which is to be organized at Dilli Haat at New Delhi said that the festival will be inaugurated by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, at 5.30 pm on 16th November 2017. The Festival will be organized from 16th November 2017 to 30th November 2017...

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Over 480 tribal artisans from over 25 States will be participating in upcoming AADI MAHOTSAV

Addressing the Curtain Raiser Press Conference the secretary of Tribal Affairs Minister, Leena Nair on upcoming AADI MAHOTSAV which is to be organized at Dilli Haat at New Delhi said that the festival will be inaugurated by Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, at 5.30 pm on 16th November 2017. The Festival will be organized from 16th November 2017 to 30th November 2017...

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Railway introduces Project Saksham to upgrade knowledge of employees and for boosting productivity

With an aim to upgrade skill and knowledge of all the employees and to help boost productivity and efficiency, Indian Railway has introduced a comprehensive training programme named as “Project Saksham”...

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Prez Kovind presents National Child Awards’17 to the ‘little hearts’ of the future generation

To celebrate the exceptional achievements of children, the President Ram Nath Kovind gave away the National Child Awards 2017 on the occasion of Children’s Day. The awards were also given to individuals and institutions who work for child welfare...

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Don`t get cheated! Pay only 5% tax from today on AC and non-AC restaurants

The new tax rate will kick in from today over all restaurants and hotels. The Centre has reduced the Goods and Services Tax (GST) on both AC and non-AC restaurants to 5% from earlier 18% and 12% respectively. The Indian Hotel and Restaurant Association has confirmed that they'll charge 5% tax. However, the tax rate on 5-star hotels is still the same 28%. Earlier, non-AC restaurants attracted 12% tax, while AC restaurants 18%. ..

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PM Modi meets Chinese Premier on the sidelines East Asia Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi had a lounge meeting with the Chinese premier Li Keqiang on the sidelines of the East Asia Summit on Tuesday. The two leaders have also had a little chat on Sunday also during a gala dinner hosted by Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte...

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Japan to relax visa rules for Indians from the 1st day of next year

Japan and India have improved bi-lateral relation significantly in recent time. Where the exchange in diplomatic level has increased, now aiming at improved people-to-people exchanges between the countries, Japan will simplify its visa rules from January 1 next year for Indians...

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Over 300 cybersecurity professionals expected to attend first ever APCERT Conference in India

The 15th Asia Pacific Computer Emergency Response Team (APCERT) Conference is organized by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) with the support of Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology from November 12-15, 2017 in New Delhi. This is the first ever conference in India and South Asia which is expected to be attended by 21 economies...

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Development of Uttarakhand appreciated by Policy Commission

To speed up the development works of Uttarakhand, the Policy Commission is working together said the deputy chairman of the Policy Commission, Rajiv Kumar. He appreciated the unprecedented work which is being done by the Uttarakhand government. Lauding the efforts of state government he expressed happiness over the innovative work...

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