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Second terminal for Hyderabad airport; Work to begin by Feb ’18

Rajiv Gandhi International airport, Hyderabad will get its second terminal. The work for the second terminal will begin by February 2018. Expansion of terminals will cost Rs 2500 Cr. This will help to reduce the burden of air traffic on the existing terminal...

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Punjab acts tough on drug offenders: Passes law to attach, forfeit properties

With an aim to eradicate and wipe out the menace of drugs, the Punjab government on Friday gave the nod for the enactment of "Punjab Forfeiture of Illegally Acquired Property Act, 2017" to enable attachment, seizure and forfeiture of properties of drug offenders...

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Air quality of Delhi has improved significantly: Harsh Vardhan

Good news for the citizens of Delhi, air quality of Delhi has improved significantly says Dr. Harsh Vardhan minister of climate change while speaking on issue of Delhi smog. Delhi is fighting against the severe pollution levels from a longer time. For this various measures were taken to curb the pollution level in the NCR...

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Telangana and Patanjali Group join hands together to establish ‘Food Park’

Telangana government inked an MoU with the Patanjali group with an aim to set up ‘Food Park’. The Patanjali Group will set up a large food park in Telangana with units for processing edible oil, fruit pulp and spices...

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Good news! Assam launches its first air ambulance for the public

Now reaching hospitals in emergency situation becomes quicker as the government of Assam has inaugurated its first air ambulance of the state. It will operate from Guwahati airport..

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Andhra Pradesh soon to get a Centre of Excellence on Space Sciences

Andhra Pradesh soon to get a Centre of Excellence on Space Sciences and Technologies. CANEUS International, a Canadian organisation, will establish a Centre of Excellence on Space Sciences and Technologies for Development at Hindupur. Coming up on 60 acres in Hindupur town of Anantapur district, the facility will create opportunities for 500 highly skilled direct jobs and over 1,000 indirect jobs...

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Linguistic Decision: Urdu as the second official language of Telangana

The state government of Telangana has declared Urdu as their second official language. This declaration is levied on all 31 districts of the state. Telugu is the first official language of Telangana...

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Niti Ayog appreciates Chhattiisgarh Govt for good governance

Chhattiisgarh Chief Minister Dr. Raman Singh today said that Niti Ayog constituted under the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi had strengthened the concept co-operative federalism between all the states. Apart from this, the states are getting increased financial outlays for several developmental projects...

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Odisha launches ‘GO SWIFT’ portal to ease the mechanism through single window for ‘Investors’

Launching the new portal Government of Odisha Single Window for Investor Facilitation and Tracking ‘GO Swift’, Odisha aims to help investors make the facilitation and mechanism smooth and online by providing single window. Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik launched the portal which will help ease the mechanism for investors...

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No ban on Padmavati: Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy

Rejecting the demand of BJP MLC Lahar Singh, Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy said that state government will not impose any ban on Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmavati...

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IT minister Nara Lokesh inspects Polavaram project, hails officials

Appreciating the ongoing development of Polavaram irrigation project, IT minister Nara Lokesh said that the mega project will transform the lives of AP farmers. The minister also informed that near about 100 tmc ft of Godavari water have been diverted to Krishna delta which will improve the earnings of farmers...

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Aadhaar card enrollment to kick off in Maharashtra and Goa post offices by 2018

A New Year gift from the government to the citizens of Maharashtra and Goa. The government aims to start Aadhaar card enrolment centres in post offices of the two states. This facility will be available in around 1300 post offices of Maharashtra and Goa...

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Punjab government collaborates with Save the Children organization to promote child safety in state

The Punjab government joined hands with Save the Children organization with an aim to promote child safety in state and also to educate the people on Child Sexual Abuse and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act 2012...

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‘Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat’ Yojana: MP becomes Partner of Manipur, Nagaland to strengthen cultural relations

‘Ek Bharat-Shreshtha Bharat’ Yojana has been started with an objective to strengthen cultural relations of various parts of the country and to embolden the mutual connection between the people dwelling in different states. Under the Yojana, Madhya Pradesh has been made partner of Manipur and Nagaland...

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Andhra Pradesh inks pact with Toyota Kirloskar for electric vehicles

Government of Andhra Pradesh today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Toyota Kirloskar to promote the emerging trend of electric vehicles. On this occasion Information Technology (IT) Minister Nara Lokesh and Toyota Kirloskar MD Akito Tachibana were present...

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Kerala Govt introduces 10% reservation for upper caste Hindus in Kerala temple Boards

Kerala government introduced 10% reservation for financially backward upper-caste Hindus in Kerala Temple Boards. Last month, it had asked temple boards to strictly follow quota norms for the SC-ST community as applied for any other government job, leading to the appointment of 36 Dalits as temple priests for the first time in Kerala...

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Decorate Hyderabad for World Telugu Conference: K Chandrashekar Rao

Telangana government is putting all its labor for the most anticipated World Telugu Conference. In order to fine-tune the co-ordination between various government agencies for the upcoming World Telugu Conference, Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao addressed the meeting at the secretariat...

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Courageous Acid-Attack Survivors walk the ramp in Odisha to support ‘Girl Child Education’

For the first time the courageous and truly beautiful at heart, the acid attack survivors met Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Odisha. The ladies met the CM Patnaik as they all were set to become the part of Kiah Fashion Show. Each one of them hit the floor with their beauty for a cause...

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Kolkata receives heavy rain, rainfall is likely to increase; experts fear rise in Dengue

While people are preparing to take out sweaters, blankets in Kolkata, now they have to use their raincoat. From Wednesday city of joy is experiencing continuous downpour. As per forecast, Thursday in Kolkata will receive heavier rain than Wednesday due to depression in the Bay of Bengal. But the weather condition has raised the concern among doctors as the city is already facing Dengue. The experts fear again that the mosquito-breeding may increase in logged water...

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Ambitious 14 lanes highway’s first package to be complete by year-end

To decongest Delhi NCR and cut down vehicular pollution levels by nearly 50 percent, the government had committed for speedy completion of highways projects in the region...

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Keep your Aadhaar card handy while going for board exam

Now only admission card for appearing standards 10th and 12th board examinations won’t work as Uttar Pradesh government has made Aadhaar card mandatory for board exams. So keep your Aadhaar cards handy when you go for the exams...

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Dutch envoy calls on CM Yogi Adityanath along with 15 industries delegates

The Dutch ambassador to India, Alphonsus Stoelinga led a delegation that called on the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday. The delegation had representatives from industries like environment, dairy, agriculture, agro-processing, industrial development, animal husbandry, bio-fuel and grazing etc...

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Brakes on Devotion; Holy caves of Amarnath can be declared as a silence zone

After Vaishno Devi now its turn for Amarnath pilgrimage on which the National Green Tribunal (NGT) has a red eye. It has warned the Amarnath Shrine Board for not providing proper basic amenities to pilgrims going to the holy cave situated in the Himalayas in South Kashmir...

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Andhra IT Minister Nara Lokesh assures one lakh IT jobs by 2019

Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nare Lokesh said that TDP government will take all necessary steps to boost the emerging IT sector. Addressing the assembly members Lokesh announced that by 2019 government will achieve the target of one lakh IT job opportunity. The minister stated that necessary infrastructure and ecosystem will be provided by AP government...

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Bored of waiting for hours? Kochi Metro Station will soon have food outlets, mini super-markets

Bored of waiting for hours? Passengers of the Kochi Metro Rail can now make waiting hours at the station exciting, with some quick grocery shopping or maybe even a haircut. Kochi Metro station will soon have food outlets, mini supermarkets, salons and spas, along the lines of the Bangalore Metro Rail...

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Around 400 cases found positive for dengue in Himachal Pradesh; Health department on high alert

Finally, the Himachal government has got up from a deep sleep and put the health department on high alert after a massive surge in dengue cases. At least 400 people in Himachal Pradesh are found positive for dengue and of these 265 cases were found positive in Solan district alone...

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BJP leader Daggubati Purandeswari demands clarity on Polavaram project

Expressing concern over the delay in most anticipated National irrigation project of Polavaram, BJP leader and former Union Minister Daggubati Purandeswari demanded that state government must clear the outstanding bills of Contractors and subcontractors for time-bound completion of the project...

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Calcutta High court asks west Bengal government to come up with complete dengue statistics

The main complaint regarding Dengue against West Bengal State government is that it is trying to suppress the original statistics of Dengue. From oppositions to common mass, doctors, everyone has been demanding the original statistics. Now Calcutta High Court wants the state to come up with the latest death toll from the disease, including figures from private hospitals, by Wednesday. The court described the affidavit from the state as “vague”. ..

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After experiencing dense smog for a week, weather condition improving in Delhi-NCR

After experiencing dense smog for about a week, the air quality in National Capital region continues to improve as the level of pollutants is on a decline. Union Environment Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan has said that on account of pollution control measures and slight improvement in weather conditions, the declining trend in PM levels which started from Sunday afternoon continues even today...

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Maha Govt along with Patanjali set to boost dairy production at costs of Rs 25,000 Cr

Maharashtra government would soon raise Rs.25,000 Crores collaborating with Ramdev Baba’s Patanjali group for a cow-based project in Heti village of Vidarbha. Union Minister for Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari announced about this project that aims to promote dairy production and boost up breeding...

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“Sweet” war: After Bengal gets GI for Rasogolla, Odisha plans to win GI tag for its “Rasagolla"

On Monday ending the tug of war of between Odisha and West Bengal GI tag for Rasogolla was aligned to latter. But Odisha did not give up there when West Bengal was celebrating the win. The state is no planning to get GI tag for Rasagolla which is evidently different from Rasogolla. Though the state did not make any claim over Rasogolla but said Bengal won the GI tag for its Rasogolla not the Odia version of the sweet...

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Citizens have shown a good discipline and hope for good work further: Harsh Vardhan

for the long time Delhi people are facing a severe problem of polluted smog. But now they have got a sigh of relief, according to the reports the quality of air is improving day by day. Soon they may get rid of the face masks...

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Transgender Ganga Kumari creates history: First to be appointed in Rajasthan police

Historic isn’t it! Transgender Ganga Kumari has become Rajasthan’s first police constable from her community. Notably, the Rajasthan High Court on Monday gave a historic verdict of appointing transgender Ganga Kumari as a constable in State police force. Ganga Kumari is Rajasthan's first but India's third transgender person to join a state police force...

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Amaravati to host first Social Media Summit and Awards

Andhra Pradesh state capital Amaravati is gearing up for the most anticipated first national level Social Media Summit and Awards (SMSA). A brainchild of chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu, the mega event will take place on Nov 18 and 19. The two-day Summit will have interactive sessions and panel discussions on the emerging trends in social media...

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Colorful yet perky Balloons take off as Andhra Pradesh hosts International Balloon Festival for the first time

Today many colourful balloons took off in the skies of Araku Valley in Andhra Pradesh. For the first time ever, International Balloon Festival got kicked off in Andhra Pradesh...

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“Sweet” win: West Bengal officially wins the tug of war with Odisha over Rasgulla

Did you ever think a state can go for legal action for a sweet? But it’s possible when it comes to Rasgulla and Bengal. Love of Bengalis for Rasgulla is very well-known even across the globe. But if some other state suddenly claims the origin of Rasgulla does not belong to Bengal, the reaction is very predictable and such is the reason for Odisha-Bengal conflict. Tuesday may be the day for sweet teeth for many Bengalis as the state won the Geographical Identification (GI) battle over Rosogolla. ..

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Better late than never! Kolkata Municipal Corporation starts removing garbage from vacant plots to stop mosquito-breeding

There’s a proverb in English “better late than never” which is applicable for Calcutta Municipal Corporation’s recent initiative to remove garbage from vacant plots. Dengue outbreak in the state, especially in Kolkata and surrounding areas has created a mass panic. Every day new patients are coming up with fever. Against such backdrop, the imitative is very much needed though it had to be taken earlier...

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Waterways Project gets a pace; Advisors hired for technical support

As a part of Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP) on National Waterway 1 (River Ganga) a contract has been granted to a reputed consultant for technical support services for the Multi-Modal Terminal at Haldia and new Navigation Lock at Farakka. This will be assisted by World Bank financially and technically...

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‘Gender equality’ or ‘rights of transgenders’; this time Kerala praised for its ‘Cleanliness’

Kerala itself is an ‘All Rounder’, be it the category of gender equality, fundamental rights for transgenders or cleanliness. The Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh visited Thiruvananthapuram Zoo praised the cleanliness after visiting the zoo...

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To preserve its heritage, monuments of Prachi Valley civilization of Odisha will soon be documented

The Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) launched a project to list and document the monuments of Prachi Valley. Prachi Valley Civilisation is believed to have flourished on the banks of a river by the same name. The project, titled “Documenting the Monuments of the Prachi Valley”, was started from Baba Bakreswar temple in Bhingarpur on City outskirts on Saturday...

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Chhattisgarh launches toll-free helpline number for senior citizens

Chhattisgarh Dr Raman Singh, in his address to people of state in his monthly radio programme Raman Ke Goth aired from Akashwani Raipur, said that state Government has launched toll free number 1800-180-1253 and helpline number 0771-2511253 in Police Headquarters Raipur with senior citizen cell, for helping senior citizens...

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Death toll rises to 21 after boat capsized in Krishna River of Andhra Pradesh; PM Modi condoles

Around 21 people dead when the oversize boat capsized in Andhra’s Krishna River. The private boat was travelling from Bhavani Island to Pavitra Sangamam at the time of the incident. Today, Home Minister Chinna Rajappa announced an ex gratia of Rs 8 lakh for all the victims, with an additional Rs 2 lakh for those coming under the Chandranna Bima Padhakam scheme. Also Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences over this incident...

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Instead of blame game, Haryana CM Khattar asks Kejriwal to meet him for solution of Delhi NCR pollution

Recent air pollution in Delhi NCR and some parts of Haryana has created a high alarming situation. Normal life is totally disrupted while school, colleges are shut down. In this situation, the blame game of politics has also started. Recently Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal blamed farmers of Punjab and Haryana as he held burning crop stubble as a reason for the pollution. In reply to Delhi CM’s allegation, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar wrote a letter asking for collaborative action ..

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Hyderabad Police use ‘drones’ to monitor drinkers and anti-socials causing ruckus in public areas

To keep an eye over anti-socials and drinkers, Hyderabad Police launched an initiative to rein-in drinkers and rogue elements that create nuisance in open public places. In a first, a drone surveillance programme has been launched to keep a watch on them. On the first day of the launch itself, the police have rounded up some 250 people. Policing the outlying areas had been an arduous task. Now with help of the new tool, the police hope to beef-up their neighbourhood watch...

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Stay away from political rhetoric: Actor Prakash Raj

Veteran actor Prakash Raj clarified that he does not have any plan to kick-start any political venture ahead of the crucial assembly polls in the Karnataka. The ace actor expressed his reservations for the stance adopted by his industry mates. “I am happy with my creative work”, he claimed...

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Don’t believe in false media reports, BJP to sweep Gujarat: Ram Madhav

Rejecting media reports about the performance of BJP in the upcoming Gujarat elections, BJP Leader Ram Madhav asserted that BJP is all set for the unprecedented Victory under the dynamic Leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Party Chief Amit Shah. ..

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#BJPUP_SankalpPatra : Free water connection, free Wi-Fi and pink toilets for women promised

On Sunday, the party manifesto was released at the BJP headquarters in Lucknow by Yogi Adityanath. As a part of the campaigning of the civic body elections in Uttar Pradesh, 'Sankalp Patra' (manifesto) was released in which free WiFi at prominent public places and pink toilets for women were promised...

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International Lavi fair in Himachal Pradesh kicked off; aims to boost trading of traditional crafts

Himachal Pradesh is well known across the country and whole world for its rich culture, customs and traditions. Also, Himachalis celebrate all religious and traditional festivals with a great enthusiasm. Notably, the four-day long 'International Lavi fair' was inaugurated by Himachal Pradesh Governor Acharya Dev Vrat on Saturday which will boost promotion and sale of woolens, dry fruits and other traditional crafts and products...

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Kejriwal govt dumps the Odd even plan

Revisit of odd even scheme has been called off by the Delhi government after the National Green Tribunal (NGT) barred exemptions to women and two-wheelers. In order to control the air pollution Delhi government was to implement the 'Odd-Even' plan once again from November 13 to November 17...

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Google can't replace Guru: Vice Prez Naidu

“Google can't replace Guru” says Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu while addressing the 13th Annual Convocation of Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology University on Saturday. Accessing, adopting, adapting and assimilation of new ideas have been India’s strength...

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#Delhismog: Air Quality of NCR is improving day by day

Moment of relief for Delhi people as they will now be able to breathe a bit improved air. As per reports the air quality of the NCR is improving. The people of Delhi need not panic, as several steps are being taken by the Government to mitigate air pollution. ..

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West Bengal Labour department soon check facilities provided to tea garden workers

Tea gardens of North Bengal are worldwide famous for the quality tea they produce but the inside story of tea gardens are very disappointing. Closures of tea gardens, suicide of labors are not so rare incidents. Hence West Bengal state labor department has planned for a survey to find out if workers are getting facilities as per the provisions of the Plantation Labour Act 196...

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#OddEven : AAP announces free travel for commuters in DTC and Cluster buses

All DTC and cluster bus services will be free for commuters during the odd-even scheme from November 13-17 in Delhi. In a tweet, Transport Minister Kailash Gahlot said, the Delhi government has taken this decision to encourage people to use public transport. The Delhi Transport Corporation has a bus fleet of around four thousand buses while there are over 1,600 cluster buses...

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Haryana gets its 1st integrated Bee-keeping Development Centre

Haryana government is adopting best technologies for making agriculture more profitable. Giving it another boost, country’s first ‘Integrated Bee-keeping Development Centre’ at Ramnagar, Kurukshetra of Haryana. The project has been set up under Indo-Israel project. Haryana chief minister Manohar Lal Khattar inaugurated the project...

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Doctor suspended in Bengal for posting dengue related true information on Facebook

Dengue menace in Bengal is increasing every day in Bengal. While hundreds of people are dying from Dengue, the state administration is still now not taking any big preventive measure. On the other hand, doctors of government hospitals are also in trouble due to increasing pressure on them. A senior doctor of a district hospital posted a status on Facebook revealing the original situation in the hospitals. But the dictator administration could not put up with the post and suspended him. ..

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BJP’s big public meeting in Kolkata indicates the changing political scenario in the state

The veteran politician Mukul Roy left TMC and joined BJP due to increasing corruption and fascism within the party. After joining BJP, the leader had his first public meeting on Friday. Under the leadership of BJP State Secretary Dilip Ghosh, the meeting was called in Kolkata where Kailash Vijayvargiya was also present...

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Nara Lokesh delivers his maiden speech in Andhra Pradesh Assembly

On the first day of the winter session, Andhra Pradesh IT Minister Nara Lokesh delivered his first speech after assuming the key post in the cabinet of Chandrababu Naidu...

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Best from Waste! Hyderabad streets to offer recycled ‘Waste Cubes’ chairs for residents

What can be the best example of ‘Best from Waste?’ Hyderabad has creative and quirky chairs made up of wastes for residents. Glass cubes filled with tetra packs and empty soft drink cans may soon serve as street furniture for the residents of Hyderabad, if a pilot project gets the green signal...

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Ayurvedic AIIMS will be set up in Haryana’s Panchkula to promote Ayurveda in the state

From an older time, India has an enriched tradition Ayurveda. In an era when allopath dominates medical science, still, then Ayurveda prevails as a very pure form of medical science. Hence Haryana government is working hard to promote AYUSH as well as allopathy, Unani and natural systems of medicine. In order to promote Ayurveda in the state, Ayurvedic AIIMS would be set up over 20 acres of land in Panchkula...

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SC refuses to entertain TMC MLA’S plea against linking Aadhaar with bank accounts

The ruling party of Bengal, All India Trinamool Congress has been protesting against Aaadhar card for a long time. Whereas the party members keep filling pleas against Aadhar, Supreme Court has again rejected a plea after rejecting a plea from the state. The apex court has refused to entertain a plea filed by a Trinamool Congress (TMC) MLA Mahua Moitro challenging the linking of bank accounts with Aadhaar...

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With attractive global investment opportunities, Andhra Pradesh soon to set up ‘South Korean City’

Andhra Pradesh is likely to embrace a ‘South Korean City’ as Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu has invited industrialists from South Korea to set up industries in the state. Chief Minister Naidu met with a delegation of industrialists, representing associations of 3000 Industries from South Korea, on Thursday and exchanged thoughts on setting up a Korean city in Andhra Pradesh...

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TDP slams YSR Congress for skipping winter session

Launching a frontal attack on YSR Congress, Senior Minister Kalava Srinivasulu said that adamant YSR members do not have any concern for the people of Andhra Pradesh. Lambasting at YS Jagan Mohan Reddy the TDP member went on saying that the principal opposition party is losing its moral ground...

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Strict guidelines issued in Punjab to avoid road accidents; read here

As soon as the winter season arrives in north India including Punjab, Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, New Delhi the road accident cases also see an effective hike due to visibility issue, fog etc. Therefore, looking upon the grievances Punjab government has issued strict guidelines for drivers with an aim to avoid road accidents...

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Telangana State Assembly passes ‘Police Protection Bill’

Telangana State Assembly passed the Telangana Prevention of Dangerous Activities of Bootleggers, Dacoits, Drug Offenders, Goondas, Immoral traffic offenders and Land grabbers (Amendment) Bill, 2017...

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President Kovind launches Bihar Krishi road map 2017-2022 in Patna

Patna, November 9: President Ram Nath Kovind after taking his charge visited Bihar first time on Thursday. During this visit, he launched the Bihar Krishi Road Map 2017-2022 in Patna. The Government of Bihar had launched the first ‘Agricultural Road Map’ in 2008 after consulting farmers, agricultural scientists and other stakeholders. The 2017 road map is the third one. The new 'Agricultural Road Map' has been launched in the interests of farmers. The roadmap provides comprehensive and coordinated ..

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Delhi to go for 'Odd-Even' scheme from November 13 to 17

Kejriwal government to implement the 'Odd-Even' plan once again from November 13 to November 17 in the wake of high air pollution in Delhi. This time the plan may or may not necessarily have the same exemptions for 2-wheelers...

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Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam to introduce cow based products

In order to encourage the organic farming, Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam will be launching a range of products based on bio-manure. According to TDD officials, Anil Kumar Singhal, the executive officer has asked all stakeholders to chalk out the action plan for eco-friendly products...

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Telangana Governor tours Hyderabad metro, hails officials for world-class facilities

Government of Telangana is gearing up for the much-anticipated inauguration of Hyderabad Metro Rail, a prestigious venture under the leadership of Chief Minister K Chandrashekhar Rao...

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YSR Congress demands action against defected lawmakers

Ahead of the crucial Winter session of the Andhra Pradesh Assembly, a delegation of YSR Congress under the leadership of Chief Whip Pinnelli Ramakrishna Reddy submitted a memorandum to the Speaker of Andhra Pradesh Assembly Speaker, Kodela Siva Prasada Rao...

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Beating San Francisco, Bangalore tops to become world’s ‘Dynamic City’

The cleanest city of the nation Bangalore is now the number one dynamic city of the world. The city is ranked number 1 in global confidence for businesses to go digital. Along with it Bangalore has won this rank by beating San Francisco. The overall development of the city resulted this earning. India’s IT capital has proved this by adopting digital transformation in business...

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Centre approves National Highway project to connect two sacred places of Sahibzadas in Punjab

Keeping the agenda of all round infrastructural development in Punjab, strengthening tourism sector effectively, the Prime Minister Modi led central government has given an approval of the national highway to link the Sri Fatehgarh Sahib and Sri Chamkaur Sahib...

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Maha Govt soon to set up village climate resilent committee for adopting different agricultural practices

In order to bring 5,000 villages of 15 districts in Maharashtra focused on the ‘climate resilience’ the state government will soon constitute a committee to monitor the climate situation of the villages...

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Assembly polls in Himachal begins; PM Modi urges state to vote in record numbers

The high voltage battle of votes and power between Congress and BJP in Himachal Pradesh begins on Thursday morning. Notably, elections to the 68-member Himachal Pradesh Assembly are being held in a single phase and fate of some biggest political leaders will be sealed in electronic voting machines...

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Everyone should accept responsibility of making UP investment friendly: Yogi Adityanath

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath while speaking at the HCL foundation, stated that everyone should accept the responsibility for making state investment friendly...

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BJP-Congress lock horns as Himachal Pradesh goes to polls tomorrow

Himachal Pradesh, popularly known as ‘Devbhoomi’ (Land of Gods), a lush green Himalayan state of India is much in the news for the high-profile election campaign that ended a couple of days ago as the state goes to the polls on November 9...

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Over 30 delegations meet Dineshwar Sharma in J & K

Dineshwar Sharma, the interlocutor appointed by the Union Government on Jammu and Kashmir to strike a reasonable solution to the vexed issues in India’s most sensitive border state broke the ice when as many as 30 different delegations came to meet him on November 7, the second day of this three-day visit...

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#DeMoWins : CM Raman Singh says scrapping old notes was open fight against black money

On the eve 1st anniversary of demonetization, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh termed the Currency ban an open fight against black money. He said the scrapping of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes curbed the circulation of fake notes and also led to strict action against those responsible...

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SC moved to file FIR against Mulayam Singh in Ayodhya case

A petition has been filed in the Supreme Court of India to register an FIR against former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister and Samajwadi Party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav for firing at the Karsevaks in 1990 in Ayodhya...

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Swachh Maharashtra: Around 42 lakhs toilets constructed in past 3 years

“Every citizen of the nation should be a part of ‘Swachh Bharat’ mission” is the belief of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. He has always appealed to the public that giving ten minutes of time towards cleanliness will benefit our upcoming generation. This Clean India Campaign is shown up by Maharashtra government with a unique grace. The state government of Maharashtra has recorded construction of around 42 lakhs of toilet all over the state in last three years...

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Alert Citizens Forum predicts clear win for BJP in Gujarat; Congress restricts on 49-58

As soon as the Election Commission announced the schedule for Gujarat Assembly polls, the whole country including media, political parties, people, voters, organizations, companies, businessmen etc everyone wants to know the result as it is a home state of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But until the final results are disclosed we can only predict. Likewise, Alert Citizens Forum of India has predicted that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) is likely to win 112 to 124 seats While Congress to get 49 to ..

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New Year Gift: Bengaluru will reserve ‘Pink Autorickshaws’ only for ‘Women’

Bengaluru has New Year gift especially for women as from January onwards, pink autorickshaws will be seen on the roads of Bengaluru, and they’ll be reserved only for women and children. 20% of the autos under the social welfare scheme of Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will be reserved for women. ..

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No politics please… DMK working President MK Stalin on Modi Karunanidhi meet

Refuting all the possibilities of an alliance with the Narendra Modi led NDA government, DMK working President MK Stalin clarified that his party will keep protesting against anti-people policies adopted by BJP government...

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Dengue on its way to being epidemic in Bengal due to negligence of state govt

Dengue, a five letter word is creating chaotic confusion in Bengal due to administrative irresponsibility. Conspiracy regarding increasing Dengue cases in Bengal has reached an extreme level. While Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee trying to put blame on pathology labs, the administration is trying to suppress the original statistics of Dengue cases, meanwhile, local media has reported 11 more dengue-related deaths in between 24 hours of Monday night to Tuesday night. Moreover, the state has not ..

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K Chandrashekar Rao announces mega power plan

In order to strengthen the Agriculture sector Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao announced that his government will ensure uninterrupted power for farmers in distress. Addressing the Telangana Assembly session, Rao mentioned that from next Rabi season this scheme will be implemented across the state...

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Assam tops the list of having maximum number of Human Trafficking cases

Human Trafficking is the monster that is stuck over the corners of India. It’s saddening that Assam topped the list in having the maximum number of human trafficking cases in 2015-16 while on another side Assam also received the best award in 2017 for rescuing as many as 194 trafficked persons. ..

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Chandrababu Naidu meets UK business delegation, appreciates investment plan

A United Kingdom-based business delegates met Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at Secretariat here on November 7 and expressed willingness to team up with the state government on various developmental fronts...

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‘War room’ constituted to monitor for achieving Pothole free Maharashtra

The filling of potholes on the roads of Maharashtra, State Highways and major district roads in Maharashtra is in full swing. Public Works Minister Chandrakant Patil expressed confidence that the road will be completed by December 15. For this, a war room has been prepared in the Ministry's office and through which the work of the state is constantly monitored...

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Haryana plans to open medical college in every district to meet the requirement of doctors

Sometimes doctor shortage makes a huge difference in treatment of patients. To bridge that gap, Haryana government has decided to set up a medical college in every district of the state. The establishment of medical colleges can lead to the production of 2000 doctors every rear...

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Anti-pollution body appeals to stop all outdoor school activities in Delhi

Indian Medical Association has appealed to Deputy Chief Minister and Education Minister of Delhi Manish Sisodia to stop all outdoor sports and other activities in schools due to hazardous levels of air pollution in the city...

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#SpeakUPMMS: Gujarat CM launches scathing attack on former PM Manmohan Singh

Launching a scathing counter-attack on former Prime Minister ‘Mauni’ Mammohan Singh (MMS) Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani asked him to break his silence on scams and corruption cases happened during his tenure as Prime Minister during the ten-year-long UPA rule...

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Actor Mohanlal extends support for Measles-Rubella vaccination drive

Annoyed with the ongoing protest against the Measles-Rubella (MR) vaccination campaign, veteran actor Mohanlal has backed state government for the crucial medical drive. The complete actor took to Facebook and urged people to join the important initiative of LDF-led Kerala government...

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PM Narendra Modi to dedicate Hyderabad Metro Rail on Nov 28: KT Rama Rao

Confirming the much-anticipated development regarding the prestigious Hyderabad Metro Rail project, Municipal Administration and Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao announced that on November 28 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will flag off the ambitious venture of the Telangana government...

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Punjab Govt gives nod to recruit 1200 Jail Staff, 2000 Police Personnel to improve law and order in state

In order to further strengthen law and order function in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh led government has ordered immediate steps to fill the backlog of vacancies in police department including the prisons...

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On 63rd birthday Kamal Hassan visits medical camp, launches digital platform for public interaction

Superstar Kamal Haasan today visited the medical camp arranged for the people affected by heavy rains. The legendary actor also called off the much awaited birthday celebrations and marked his presence at the programme organized by his NGO Narpani Iyakkam at Avadi, 20 km from Chennai city...

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Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate 9th edition of Agrovision

Nagpur is all set for the maiden visit of Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu. On November 10 the Vice President will inaugurate the 9th edition of Agrovision, Central India’s biggest agriculture summit scheduled from10-13 November at Reshimbagh Ground. This is for the first time after assuming the office of Vice President Naidu will be visiting the Orange city...

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Black Money ruining our white economy: Fake notes worth 3 lakhs caught in Assam

The hidden aim of eradicating black money behind demonetization has now caught the track again. After almost one year of demonetization the fight against the black money is still on. Fake currencies worth Rs 3 lakhs were captured in Assam on Monday. Along with this a printer, 17 colour cartridges, various colours and other materials used to produce fake currencies were also captured...

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Shah kick-starts Gujarat Gaurav Maha Sampark Abhiyan from Naranpura

Gearing up for the mother of all electoral battles, BJP Chief Amit Shah today kicked off the most anticipated Gujarat Gaurav Maha Sampark Abhiyan, a mass outreach drive from Naranpura. Considered to be a BJP stronghold Shah began the mega election campaign for the prestigious Gujarat polls...

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‘No Load Shedding’ Mission: Maharashtra Govt approves 312 Cr for the Orange city

The state govt is on the ‘No load shedding mission’ for the orange city and its rural areas. The amount of electricity supply will now increase in the city as the state has approved Rs 312 Cr under Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGYJ)...

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Highlighting its rich literature, Telangana set to host World Telugu Conference for the 1st time

World Telugu Conference is set to take place in the month of December. Telangana Chief Secretary S.P. Singh directed the officials to speed up the works pertaining to conduct of World Telugu Conference in Hyderabad from 15th to 19th December...

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Surat bags best city bus services award for attracting 87 percent of private vehicle users

Gujarat model is considered as one of the best models that have provided employment, economy, infrastructure and law and order to the state. Therefore, Surat Municipal Corporation has been chosen for the ‘Best City Bus Services Award’ by the Central government on Monday...

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After Maharashtra, BJP eyes civic body elections in UP

Buoyed by its performance in the Assembly elections in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Uttar Pradesh is contemplating on winning all the 16 municipal corporations in the state slated to go for polls on November 22...

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Amid various climate-related issues, Haryana govt comes up with action plan for promoting Climate Smart Agriculture

While all climate-related issues are growing up day by day, Haryana government has prepared an action plan of Rs 22 crore for promoting climate-smart agriculture in the State. The plan will get fund from National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) out of the ‘National Adoption Fund for Climate Change...

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Use technology for Social transformation: K T Rama Rao

Underlining the importance of technological intervention, Telangana IT Minister K.T. Rama Rao urged IT Start-up to target the issue faced by the common man. Addressing on the occasion of the second anniversary of Telangana’s start-up initiative Rao mentioned that the modern technology should pave the way for the betterment of every individual...

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Startup India to get its platform in UP; migrating for employment now to see an end

Migration of people in the search of employment now to end as PM Modi’s vision to shape India in an industrial mould at the local level is on the next step. Govt led initiative Startup India is now heading towards the state of Uttar Pradesh after giving a best platform to Gujarat. The startup India Yatra will be conducted in Six major cities like Kanpur,Lucknow, Agra, Varanasi, Sultanpur and Barelly...

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Chandrababu Naidu to inaugurate third edition Andhra Pradesh Science Congress

Coastal city Vizag is all set to witness the five-day Andhra Pradesh Science Congress which will begin from November 7. Andhra University will be hosting the mega event where Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will inaugurate the science congress at AU Convocation Hall...

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Kamal Haasan confirms political outing

Confirming the development about his new political venture, the ace actor Kamal Haasan asserted that he would be starting his new outfit reportedly on November 7 which also marks his 63rd birthday...

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Relief for farmers: Odisha Govt announces compensation for pesticide attack

Odisha government has announced compensation to the farmers by giving relief to them due to pesticide attack last month. Odisha Revenue Minister Maheswar Mohanty had informed that Over 3.15 lakh hectares land was affected by crop loss in the state. Keeping this in mind the state government has declared this compensation payment to the affected farmers...

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Patiala gets whopping amount of Rs.1000 crore for infrastructural development

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has announced Rs. 1000 crore worth of development projects, including a canal-based drinking water supply scheme at Rs. 782 crores, for Patiala with an aim to have a whopping infrastructural development...

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Odisha being ‘focus state’ of World Food India-2017 set to get investments from Amul worth around Rs.250 Cr

Odisha being the ‘focus state’ of mega event World Food India-2017 (WFI), the state set to get investments from Amul worth around Rs.250 Crores. With an aim to tap huge diary potential of Odisha, Gujarat based dairy cooperative, Amul announced that it will invest around Rs 250 crore in the State...

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Himachal Pradesh needs to be free from Mining Mafia, Forest Mafia, Drug Mafia, Tender Mafia and Transfer Mafia: PM Modi

After the Election Commission announced the schedule of Assembly polls in Himachal Pradesh, the political activity in the state geared up and got more heated. CM Virbhadra Singh led Congress party seeking a vote on development basis without any support from high command. On the other side, PM Modi Modi held three massive rallies on Sunday in Himachal Pradesh’s Una, Palampur and Kullu where he strongly criticized Congress party. He said, Himachal Pradesh needs to be free from 5 Mafias - 'Mining Mafia', ..

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Odisha’s annual historic festival ‘Bali Yatra’ kickstarts with artistic fervor

The annual Bali Yatra festival began on Saturday on the bank of river Mahanadi close to Barabati Fort in Cuttack. The fair provides the right platform to budding artists to display their creativity before lakhs of visitors coming to the biggest fair of Odisha. The week-long festival will continue till November 10...

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New building for Bombay High Court soon: Devendra Fadnavis

Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra laid the Foundation stone for Alternate Dispute Resolution Centre on Saturday. On this occasion CM of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Justice of Bombay high Court Manjula Chellur were also present...

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Punjab govt to organize village level sports tournaments to wipe out menace of drugs

In a bid to eradicate and wipe out the menace of drugs, the Punjab government on Saturday said that it will start a massive campaign to organize village level sports tournaments across the state...

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India is an example of "unity in diversity": Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

n Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said that despite different religions, culture and various form of worship, India is an example of "unity in diversity" while addressing the occasion of “Guruparv”...

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Helicopter taxi services can provide better connectivity to religious and tourist destinations: U’khand Minister

The helicopter taxi services have a huge potential for enforcing law and order, air ambulance services, to check forest fire and can provide better connectivity to religious and tourist destinations located in rough terrain of hilly areas” said Uttrakhand Tourism Minister Satpal Maharaja while inaugurating the 1st Heli Expo India and International Civil Helicopter Conclave-2017 on Saturday...

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Chennai keeps receiving rainfall while low-pressure area still persists

While heavy rain has totally disrupted normal life in Chennai, the forecast says Tamil Nadu and Puducherry are set to receive more rain in the next twenty-four hours. As per local reports, more than 10,000 people are strayed and taking shelters in various relief camps. Schools in Chennai and Kancheepuram districts are advised to remain shut. ..

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‘Stampede’ claims lives and injures people in Bihar’s Begursarai; Nitish Kumar announces compensation

On the auspicious occasion of Karthik Purnima, Bihar received a bad news from Begusarai. A stampede on the banks of the Ganga in Bihar’s Begursai has taken away three lives while has injured several others. The crowd gathered for a holy dip on the occasion. The place of the incident Simaria ghat is 100kms away from Patna...

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Governor Tripathi urges Bengal government to take necessary steps for Dengue outbreak

Dengue outbreak in Bengal has now become a major concern in the state as the grips of Dengue increasing day by day. Governor of Bengal Keshari Nath Tripathi has also expressed his concern over the issue. He has also written a letter to State government for proper treatment and prevention of Dengue...

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate three-day conference on urban transport

In order to improve the existing network of urban transport Telangana government will be hosting a three-day seminar on urban transport challenges and solutions...

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Kerala to avail free medical treatment to accident victims for first 48 hours

Giving a big relief for the accident victims, the Kerala govt has decided to avail free medical treatment to accident victims for first 48 hours. The state govt has decided to give free treatments to the road accident victims for first 48 hours under the New Trauma Care Scheme. This decision was taken at a high level meeting chaired by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Thursday...

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Haryana govt signs Rs 20,000 cr worth MoU to establish logistic, trading hub

Haryana, the state which has already been ranked first among North Indian states in the ease of doing business index wants to stretch the market more. The state has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Verbind at the sixth edition of CII Invest North 2017 being held in Mumbai. Under this pact, a Rs 20,000 Cr. logistics & trading hub project will be established spread over an area of 600 acres near Gurugram...

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Six more people belonging to PFI from Kannur join IS: Kerala Police

Kerala Police confirmed about six more youth joining ISIS in Syria. Also the police confirmed that these people belonged to Popular Front of India (PFI) in Kerala. The PFI activists, who are suspected to have joined ISIS, identified are Abdul Qayoom, Abdul Manaf, Shabeer, Suhail and his wife Rizwana, Safwan. ..

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Private hospitals in Karnataka on strike against ‘New Medical Bill’; OPD services suspended

Today more than 50,000 doctors from private hospitals, clinics staged protest against Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill. The Private Medical Establishments (Amendment) Bill proposes regulation of costs in private hospitals, prohibiting the hospitals from levying any additional costs from those set by the government, setting up of a grievance redressal committee to look into any complaints against the private hospitals and penalizing the doctors for any negligence in their work...

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Ram Madhav mocks Revanth Reddy for joining Congress

For the first time breaking silence on the recent defection of former TDP leader and MLA A Revanth Reddy, senior BJP leader Ram Madhav said that Revanth has teamed up with a sinking boat. Describing his move as the political suicide the senior BJP leader mentioned that Congress party does not have future in Telangana...

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Indian Railways collaborates with Chinese company for new metro cars

Ministry of Railways and the China Railway Rolling Stock Corp. Ltd (CRRC) held a meeting for supply of new metro cars for one the oldest metro of India, Kolkata metro. Members of rolling stock present in the meeting took a review on this project. This will boost the transportation of Kolkata...

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Continuous heavy rains floods up Chennai; Schools and colleges shut down

Heavy rains washed up Chennai and Kancheepuram districts. Water-logging, electrocuting and strayed people are the consequences of these showers. Schools in Chennai and Kancheepuram districts are advised to remain shut. Continuous heavy rains have disturbed normal life...

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Rajasthan receives 1468 Cr for overall infrastructural development

For all infrastructural development of the state, Rajasthan received Rs 11468 Cr. Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje visited New Delhi to discuss the various issues for development of the state. These efforts have led to pouring of more and more funds into the state. Raje met many dignitaries in this concern...

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CBI to investigate 2009 Gurugram land acquisition case

Bhupinder Singh Hooda government of Haryana which is suspected of foul play in the acquisition of 1,400 acres of land in Gurugram has got another major setback as Supreme Court ordered a CBI probe for the case. CBI has to complete the probe within six months and submit the report. The then Congress government is alleged to help builders and colonizers at the cost of farmers and landowners in 2009. Haryana government under Manohar Lal Khattar government informed that it no objection to the matter ..

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Chandrababu Naidu to attend 'World Food India-2017' conference

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has extended its support for the central government’s ambitious “World Food India” conference. The Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu will also mark his presence at the grand inaugural function of 'World Food India-2017' organized by the Ministry of Food Processing Industries in collaboration with Confederation of Indian Industry. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the three-day international summit...

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Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam launches Kannada version of TTD website

On the auspicious occasion of 61st Kannada Rajyotsava (Karnataka Formation Day) the officials of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam has launched the Kannada version of TTD website...

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Bengal CM meets several industrialists including Mukesh Ambani to boost business support for the state

Since Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee took charge for the first time; Bengal has seen no remarkable development in industry. Hence after facing heavy criticism, she is now putting tough effort to bring new investments in her state. During her visit to financial capital Mumbai, she has met business tycoon Mukesh Ambani and along with that, she has also met top industrialists and bankers. After meeting business leaders, on Thursday she also met Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray...

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GOOD NEWS! Uttarakhand to implement DBT scheme for Fertilizers; Farmers will be benefited

To provide maximum facilities to Farmers, the Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Scheme for fertilizers has been inaugurated by the Chief Minister of the Uttarakhand Trivandrum Singh Rawat at Kisan Bhawan on Wednesday. POS machine has been distributed to the fertilizer dealers...

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Taking ‘Skill Development’ ahead, Odisha and Singapore inked MoU to impart industrial training to teachers

To take skill development one step ahead, Odisha government and a technical institute of Singapore ITE Education Services (ITEES) came together by signing MoU. The State government today entered into an agreement which will impart skill training to State ITI teachers for sustained employability of trained youths...

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Yogi Adityanath on Mauritius visit; aims NRI investment in Uttar Pradesh

“Mauritius is a tiny India in the Indian Ocean and is heartly connected with India” says Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath on his three days visit to Mauritius. Union Minister Giriraj Singh also accompaning him on the visit...

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JMS 2017: Three-day exhibition to promote mining space of Jharkhand ended

To promote the Jharkhand state in the national and international mining space the Government of Jharkhand and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), Eastern Region has organized the three-day exhibition, Jharkhand Mining Show (JMS) 2017 which ended on Wednesday...

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To washout Siddaramaiah’s ‘Corrupt’ Govt, Amit Shah flags off ‘Parivartan Yatra’

Bhartiya Janata Party BJP Chief Amit Shah today inaugurated the 'Nava Karnataka Nirmana Parivartan Yatra' aiming for upcoming Karnataka elections. Addressing the launch of the campaign, Amit Shah spoke on the various issues covering the farmers, law and order in Karnataka...

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Reservation policy of Bihar govt reaches outsourcing jobs

On Wednesday Bihar government decided to apply its reservation policy even in outsourcing jobs. According to the new decision by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his ministerial colleagues, the reservation formula of the state will be applied to outsourcing jobs including computer executives, IT assistants, drivers, peons and others...

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NTPC plant blast: Compensation of 2-2 lakhs to the deceased and 50,000 to injured

Astonishing NTPC blast in Rai Bareli on Wednesday has shocked the nation as the death toll has been increased by 26 and hundreds are injured. Condolences have been paid by the President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Modi and CM of Uttar Pradesh Yogi Adityanath...

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Karnataka welcomes its first female Police Chief Neelmani Raju with pride

Congratulations to the Karnataka’s first women Police Chief Neelmani Raju. One more example to learn from has been set in the book of ‘History’. Chief Minister Siddaramaiah congratulated Neelmani Raju and wished her for success. Also, the Governor Kiran Bedi expressed her pride and congratulated her...

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Lauding the efforts of police athletes, CM Fadnavis announced Rs 3 Cr sports fund for Maha Police

On Tuesday Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced Rs 3-crore sports fund for Maharashtra Police while addressing the, 66th All-India Police Wrestling Cluster Championship 2017. Praising the police athletes, CM Fadnavis said that the country was slated to achieve greater success taking into account the different medals being bagged by the police athletes at national and international level...

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Another crackdown for Bimal Gurung : Gorkha Janmukti Morcha head office sealed by police in Darjeeling

The queen of hills Darjeeling has been going through a miserable time since Gorkha Janmukti Morcha launched an agitation for a separate state on the basis of different language. While a part of GJM agreed to talk to State government for a political solution another part including GJM chief Bimal Gurung continued the agitation. The West Bengal Police on Wednesday sealed the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha’s central office in Darjeeling’s Singmari, a stronghold of Gurung...

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Andhra Pradesh to establish first Block Chain Technology Park at Vizag: Nara Lokesh

The techno-savvy Andhra Pradesh government has finally given its nod for the much-anticipated blockchain Technology Park. Informing about the development, Information Technology Minister Nara Lokesh took to twitter and shared the forthcoming plan of state government. Lokesh announced that with the assistance of Apla, Phoenix and Oasis Grace Companies first block chain Technology Park will be developed at Vizag...

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Mission Bhagiratha is on right track: K T Rama Rao

Assuring full proof ecosystem for the successful implementation of Mission Bhagiratha, Urban Development Minister KT Rama Rao said that state government is taking all possible steps for the maximum availability of drinking water to every corner of the state...

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Hardik is politically motivated says PAS convener R P Patel

Annoyed with the political rhetoric of Patidar leader Hardik Patel senior functionary of Patidar organization committee R P Patel has officially called off the state-wide campaign for seeking reservation for Patidars the Gujarat’s most politically dominated section...

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Don’t stall power projects: BJP leader Shobha Karandlaje

Accusing Siddaramaiah led Congress government for not following the due procedure for coal purchases, senior BJP leader Shobha Karandlaje said that state government did not call any tender in order to benefit the private player...

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Himachal polls: Congress attracting voters with 1.50 lakh jobs, interest-free loans for farmers

The political parties have got heavily engaged in attracting the voters to their side soon after the poll bugle sounded in Himachal Pradesh. Notably, the Congress party on Wednesday released its manifesto that promises to strengthen the farm sector by granting interest-free loans to farmers, a creation of 1.50 lakh jobs in the government sector and free laptops to 50,000 college students...

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#Vyapam scam: CBI files chargesheet against 490 accused; clean-chit to CM Shivraj Singh

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has given a clean chit to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan in Vyapam scam. The CBI filed a chargesheet against 490 persons accused in Vyapam scam case on Tuesday...

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Flood-affected farmers of West Bengal to get financial help from state; fund of Rs 308.10 crore released

This year several states got affected by floods caused due to extremely heavy rain, including West Bengal. Some districts from north Bengal mostly faced the loss. As usual, the farmers were the most badly affected victim financially during the floods. Hence state government released a fund of Rs 308.10 crore for the flood victim farmers. ..

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Dubai based company, Bin Zayed International LLC set to bring in investments worth $2 Bn into Telangana

Telangana’s luck got a right touch! MoU was signed between Telangana government and a Dubai based company, Bin Zayed International LLC on Tuesday. This MoU aims to bring surplus amounts of investments worth $2 Billion into various infrastructure projects in the state of Telangana...

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With Odisha, World Food India-2017 set to kick off to transform ‘Food Economy’

This year World Food India-2017 will have Odisha as the focus state contributing with around 12 stalls of processed food stuffs like spices, cashew, confectionary items, processed agro food and sea food.. The World Food India-2017- a mega event will be organised on November 3-5, 2017 informed Minister for Small and Medium Enterprise MSME Prafulla Samal in a meeting...

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Capt Amarinder, Mukesh Ambani vows to strengthen cooperation in Telecom, Data, Retail, Agriculture for Punjab

The Chief Minister of Punjab Captain Amarinder Singh and RIL chief Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday agreed to strengthen cooperation across various sectors, including telecom and data networks, as well as retail, besides boosting agricultural productivity, food processing industry and manufacturing facilities in the state...

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Three years of Fadanvis government: Time ahead to fulfil people’s aspirations

As the BJP-Shiv Sena Government in Maharshtra headed by BJP's Devendra Fadanvis completes three years in office, we present an assessment of its performance so far...

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No income tax hurdle in cash payment for agricultural produce: CM Shivraj Singh

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that the government is committed to ensure right price to farmers for their agriculture produces. The Chief Minister clarified that there is no hurdle of income tax in giving cash payment for agriculture produce. The misinformation in this regard should be removed by holding dialogue with farmers and traders. He also said that there is no cash crunch...

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Himachal Elections: Prem Kumar Dhumal is BJP’s CM candidate

Clearing the dust over the BJP’s Chief Ministerial Candidate, Party President Amit Shah announced that senior Himachal BJP leader and former Chief Minister Prem Kumar Dhumal would lead the party in the prestigious Himachal Pradesh elections...

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Yogi Adityanath’s Office being painted in Bhagwa color

After rolling out saffron colored buses on the streets of Uttar Pradesh, now the Chief Minister’s office building has been painted in saffron color. This is a big color push by the CM...

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Bengaluru tops as the emerging city of India in attracting funding for ‘start-ups’

Bengaluru topped to become the foremost city of India to attract funding in start-ups category. The following cities are Delhi-NCR, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Pune, the report entailed by Financial Express. ..

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Chandrababu Naidu flags off farmers’ Singapore study tour

Kick-starting the much-anticipated farmers' study tour initiate, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu today flagged off the first batch of farmers' Singapore tour. ..

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Violence is no solution for settling political scores: Tamilisai Soundararajan

Expressing deep concern over the recent attacks on BJP worker, Tamil Nadu state in-charge Dr. Tamilisai Soundararajan said that political parties should not encourage violence to settle the score against political and ideological opponents...

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Indo-US ties significant for development and world peace: CM Shivraj Singh

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that Indo-US ties have strengthened with the mutual support of PM Modi and American President Donald Trump. The ties between the two countries would be significant not only for development but also for world peace...

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UP Govt includes NCERT books in Madrasas syllabus

Yogi Adityanath government has taken a big decision of including National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) books in the educational syllabus of madrasas. This will make teaching science, english and maths compulsory at a higher level in the state. The move is set to affect 16,000 madrasas across the state...

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Maoists camp busted in Odisha; Explosives recovered

Maoists camp was busted after the continuous exchange of fire between Maoists and security personnel from Chandli Reserve Forest under Lathore police took place. Explosives have also been recovered. ..

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Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh orders special statewide drive to fill vacancies for persons with disabilities

With an aim to empower disables and also to mark the International Day of Persons with Disabilities on December 3, 2017, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has ordered a special recruitment drive to be conducted across the state to clear the backlog of vacancies for Persons with Disabilities (PWDs) in the public sector...

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BJP releases vision document for Himachal; focuses on all-round development, Women safety, jobs for youth

As soon as the poll bugle sounded in Himachal Pradesh, the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) released vision document on Sunday asserting all round infrastructural development, end mafia raj in state while women's safety, free 'chardham' pilgrimage for the elderly and jobs for youth are among the key focus areas...

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Telangana water bodies to get check over ‘pollution’ notice issued by the fisheries department

Due to pollution the water bodies have been contaminated, taking this severe condition into note the Telangana fisheries department has written to the Telangana State Pollution Control Board (TSPCB) to check the water quality in around 118 water bodies of state...

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Haryana govt to engage 15000 apprentices in various departments

To strengthen the manpower of various departments of Haryana government, 15,000 apprentices will be engaged from December. A sum of Rs 31.64 crore has been allocated by the Finance Department for this purpose. Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said the Skill Development and Industrial Department would be the nodal department for monitoring engagement of apprentices...

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Odisha Govt soon to integrate ‘Disaster Management’ in school syllabus

Soon the Odisha government is in plan to integrate ‘Disaster Management’ in school syllabus. While speaking on Disaster Preparedness Day and National Day for Disaster Reduction, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik said that the government is planning to integrate youth power for disaster management. This year theme is ‘Early Warning to Save Lives’...

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Modi offers prayers at Manjunatha temple, says devoted for the welfare of Indians

Hailing the contribution of D Veerendra Heggade, Chief Patron of Dharmasthala trust Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that his relentless efforts towards the upliftment of the society would transform the lives of millions. ..

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Yogi Adityanath Government declares Mathura’s Vrindavan and Barsana as ‘Teerth Sthal’ and bans meat and liquor there

Uttar Pradesh Government declared Mathura’s Vrindavan and Barsana as the sacred Pilgrimage sites yesterday. But before declaring these cities of Mathura as ‘Teerth Sthal’ the state government decided to ban on selling meat, liquor and even eggs in these sites...

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After Delhi, Bengaluru now Telangana comes up with Human Milk Bank

For the first time in Telangana, the state got its Human Milk Bank. This milk bank aims to provide donor milk to neonates whose mothers can’t lactate. The Human Milk Bank was unveiled by Union Minister of State for Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MOHFW), Anupriya Patel at State-run Niloufer Hospital. ..

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Punjab CM Capt Amarinder Singh releases Rs. 363.43 cr for development works of Jalandhar

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh announced to grant of Rs 363.43 crore to Jalandhar for the implementation of various ongoing and new schemes in the city with an aim to have a whopping infrastructural development...

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Andhra Pradesh set to revamp its ‘Tourism Policy’ to foster the development and attract global investment

Andhra Pradesh hopes to boost ‘Tourism’ which will directly help surge up the development of state. While addressing the meet organised by Andhra Pradesh Chambers and AP Tourism department, Minister for Tourism Bhuma Akhila Priya Reddy said that Coastal Regulation Zone (CRZ) notification has been coming in the way of development of tourism in Andhra Pradesh...

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Ahmed Patel`s hospital employs ISIS terrorists; Congress on backfoot

Apprehension of two ISIS terrorists from Gujarat though is a strong success for security agencies but it is a warning too that the lethal terror outfit which is losing grounds in Iraq, Syria is now trying to gain power in India. Terrorists and terrorism always possess a great threat to national security but if those terrorists are one of the employees of such hospitals that belongs to any leader of a political party then it is shameful. As these political leaders are to serve nation protect the nation ..

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For the first time, Maharashtra drafts policy to empower women entrepreneurs

Maharashtra gearing up to bring women entrepreneurs to the mainstream, the state government has finalized the draft policy to promote women entrepreneurs in the state for the first time. The draft policy suggests that the state will pump in 15% to 35% of the investment cost in a project at a subsidized interest rate of up to 5% for five-year tenure, after the commencement of actual production. The state assistance will range from Rs 15 lakh to a maximum of Rs 1 Crore per project...

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Police seized a truck of cattle smugglers carrying 57 cattle, 1 arrested

A truck carrying 57 cattle was caught by Madhya Pradesh police today. In this case one suspect has been arrested. “Case has been registered against the smuggler” cop says. ..

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Orange City turns Aero City: Foundation stone of Defense Unit was laid by CM Fadnavis in Nagpur

Investing around Rs. 6,500 Crore foundation stone of ambitious Defense project was laid by the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and the Union Minister Nitin Gadkari. This ambitious project Dhirubhai Ambani Aerospace Park (DAAP) has collaborated with Dassault Aviation. The Foundation Stone was laid in the presence of Florence Parly, Minister of Armed Forces of the French Republic while Nitin Gadkari, Fadnavis and H.E. Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India were also present on the occasion...

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Setting global benchmarks in various sectors Odisha has moved forward: CM Naveen Patnaik

My cherished dream is to make Odisha the No 1 state in the country in every sector. We believe in work and our work reflects the aspiration of 4.5 Crore people of Odisha, said Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik while speaking at India Today Conclave...

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800 Residents of a village in Haridwar share the same birth date on Aadhar cards

Nearly 800 residents of a village named Gaindi Khata near haridwar have reported errors in their Aadhar cards. Going by their Aadhaar cards they share the same date of birth, January 1. Along with errors in birth dates some have also errors in ages as well, a grandmother’s age was put 22 whereas ages of some children were put between 15 to 60...

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Maha Loan Waiver: No Error List revealed of 2.39 lakh beneficiaries; Rs 899.12 Cr funds released

Finally the efforts are yielding the expected outputs as the Chief Minister Fadnavis came out with a final first list of 2.39 lakh beneficiaries and started releasing funds also. Rs 899.12 crore will be required to give out the benefit of loan waiver. The list of genuine farmers was drawn separately with an intention of proper disbursement of the desired scheme for the farmers. State officials said that of the 2.39 lakh accounts, 1.01 lakh are of debt-ridden farmers, for which the government will ..

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Launching ‘Technocity’ in Kerala, Prez Kovind expressed confidence of new opportunities for young minds

“Historically, Kerala is a land of spiritualism, the emphasis on human development and on health-care and education in Kerala has set an example for the rest of the country,” said President Ram Nath Kovind said while addressed a civic reception hosted for him at Tagore Theatre, Thiruvananthapuram...

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Chhattisgarh inks pact for ‘Government e-Marketplace’ to ease of doing business

Chhattisgarh has been consistently ranked 4th in Ease of Doing Business for the past two consecutive years. Government of Chhattisgarh has been a flag bearer in utilizing digital technology in bringing transparency and improving the efficiencies of the existing systems...

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Centre and #YogiSarkar working on ‘Ram Rajya’ lines for development: Governor Ram Naik

Uttar Pradesh Governor Ram Naik stated that the centre and the state government are working on the lines of 'Ram Rajya' for the development of the underprivileged...

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CM Chandrababu Naidu honoured with prestigious Golden Peacock Award for excelling in public services

Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu was honoured with prestigious Golden Peacock Award in the London Global Convention held in London. He was awarded in the category of "Global Leadership in Public Service and Economic Transformation" by the Institute of Directors for Leadership in Transferring Governance...

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CBI registers FIR against Karnataka Minister, BJP demands resignation

Following the directions of the Supreme Court, Central Bureau of Investigation today filed an FIR against the Bengaluru Development Minister K J George in the case related to the death of senior Cop M K Ganapathy...

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SC allows Centre to withdraw 7 companies of CRPF from Darjeeling

After Centre ordered to withdraw forces from Darjeeling, Bengal government went to Calcutta High Court with the plea to put a stay on center’s decision.; then Centre moved the Supreme Court seeking the withdrawal of central security forces from Darjeeling. Overturning the High Court judgment Supreme Court allowed Centre to withdraw 7 of the 15 companies of CRPF...

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CM Patnaik announces special package to small and marginal farmers affected due to drought

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik announced the package for drought-hit farmers. Announcing the package after a high-level meeting, CM Patnaik said agriculture input subsidy would be provided to small and marginal farmers who have sustained crop loss of 33% and above at the rate of Rs. 6,800 per hectare in the rain-fed areas and Rs. 13,500 per hectare in areas under assured irrigation...

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Rajasthan raises OBC quota by 5% for Gujjars and four other nomadic communities

The Rajasthan assembly on Thursday passed a bill that has increased reservation for backward classes in the state from 21% to 26%. Notably, the Rajasthan government has created an extension in the new bill to provide quota benefits for Gujjars and four other nomadic communities...

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Indo-Swiss Training Centre to provide skilled manpower for Punjab industries

Punjab government under the leadership of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh has geared up well to boost the economy of the state, employment and infrastructural development. Therefore, with an aim to provide skilled manpower to the industries Punjab government on Thursday joined hands with the Indo-Swiss Training Centre (ISTC)–Central Scientific Instruments...

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India will become the world’s largest exporter of skilled manpower in the future: VP Naidu

Healthcare sector and Skill Development in youth are crucial for India’s progress, said Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu while he was addressing the gathering after inaugurating a Medical Camp...

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PM Narendra Modi to Visit Karnataka on October 29

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set for his one-day short visit to Karnataka. On October 29 on his arrival, Modi will visit the holy Lord Manjunatha temple at Dharmasthala...

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Kamal Haasan to reveal action plan on his 63rd birthday

Announcing the official date for the much-anticipated development in the state of Tamil Nadu, veteran actor Kamal Haasan has asked his fans to gear up for the big announcement on November 7. ..

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Gadkari assures full support for Polavaram project

Assuring full support for the most anticipated Polavaram project, Union water resources minister Nitin Gadkari reiterated that Central government would extend all support for the hassle-free roll out of Polavaram by 2019...

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CM Yogi announces naming of Cultural Centre after eminent classical singer late Girija Devi

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has announced the naming of the Cultural Centre at Varanasi after eminent classical singer late Girija Devi. The Chief Minister has said that 'Sanskritik Sankul', a cultural complex at Chowkaghat, will be named after Girija Devi...

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Tamil Nadu set to develop ‘Aerospace Park’ worth Rs.198 Cr for attracting investments globally

Tamil Nadu soon to come up with ‘Aerospace Park’. On Wednesday, the state government laid the foundation stone for Aerospace Park in Kancheepuram district. The aerospace park would have engineering and allied industries for the manufacture of aerospace components...

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Excessive pollution may invite odd even scheme again in New Delhi

: Due to increasing pollution levels, the Delhi government may bring back the odd-even scheme like the last year. This scheme will restrict the number of vehicles on the roads. To restrain the pollution level the government might have to resort to emergency measures, says transport minister Kailash Gahlot...

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Bengal CID soon to launch mobile app for identifying fake doctors

Fake doctor scam shook Bengal Capital Kolkata few months ago. A number of doctors were caught for using fake registration or fake certificates, even the list included many experienced “doctors”. Hence to save citizens from fake doctors, state CID will soon launch a mobile app. It will help people to catch fake doctors by checking registration number...

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Anybody who performs his or her duties with honesty and dedication is a ‘nation builder’: Prez Kovind

Karnataka’s dreams are not for Karnataka alone; they are dreams for all of India. Karnataka is an engine of the Indian economy, said President Ram Nath Kovind at his 1st ever visit to Karnataka. Gracing ‘Vajramahothsava’ – Diamond Jubilee Celebrations on completion of 60 years of VidhanaSoudha, President addressed the members of both Houses of the Karnataka Legislature at Bengaluru. ..

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BJP will sweep Gujarat polls: CM Vijay Rupani

Gandhinagar, Oct 25: Predicting the humongous victory of BJP in the forthcoming Gujarat assembly election, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani said that the ruling party will sweep the polls with more than 150 seats. ..

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Use of pictures of living persons on banners and hoardings banned in Tamil Nadu

On Tuesday the Madras High Court banned the use of pictures of living persons on banners and hoardings in Tamil Nadu. This will help ensure clean environment and also maintain the vicinity of the residential places...

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No problem if non-governmental organizations celebrates Tipu Jayanti: Jagadish Shettar

Clarifying on the raging controversy of Tipu Jayanti, senior BJP leader Jagadish Shettar said that the principal opposition party had no objections to the Tipu Jayanti celebrations by non-governmental organizations...

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Persons like P Parameswaran is inspiration for society: RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat

Describing noted thinker and Director of Bharateeya Vichara Kandram P Parameswaran as a ‘Tapasvi’, Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarsanghchalak Mohan Bhagwat urged society to emulate him to improve and uplift the life...

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