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Clear all pending issues linked with ownership rights: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis to NMRDA

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has directed officials and stakeholders of Nagpur Metropolitan Region Development Authority (NMRDA) to clear the pending issue related to the Patte Watap (ownership rights)...

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Regularise your documents to avoid legal action: Telangana Minister KT Rama Rao to Indian immigrants in UAE

KT Rama Rao who heads the state NRI Affairs department has urged Telangana immigrants in UAE to avail the facility of ‘Amnesty-2018’ by the by the government of United Arab Emirates...

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Karnataka BJP lawmakers to donate one-month salary for rain-affected Kodagu district: B S Yeddyurappa

Former Karnataka Chief Minister and State BJP Chief B S Yeddyurappa announced that all BJP Lawmakers will donate their one month's remuneration for the flood-affected Kodagu district...

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

7000 CRPF Jawans will be withdrawn from their long-drawn deployment in four states and will be subsequently be re-deployed for conducting operations in Naxal-hit regions of south Bastar in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

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GTU professor to get special training from UK based institution

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Everyone should contribute for improving education quality: CM Shivraj

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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CBI probe to probe Thoothukudi Police firing case

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

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

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

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Chhattisgarh Governor Balram Das Tandon passes away

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Attracting Indian tourists, Israel opens visa application center in Kolkata

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

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

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

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Kamal Haasan attends Vishwaroopam 2 special screening at Officers Training Academy

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

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

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

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Emulate values envisioned by great personalities: RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Those excluded in Assam get another chance to register in NRC

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

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

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

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

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

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PM Modi attends Annual Convocation of IIT Bombay

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

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Tamil Nadu government failed on Thoothukudi issue: DMK leader Kanimozhi

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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DMK working President MK Stalin slams TN government for creating chaos

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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AP Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu to donate organs

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Taking cognizance of the rainfall situation, Kiren Rijiju assures all possible help to Nagaland

Incessant rainfall and disruption of normal life has triggered a difficult situation in the state of Nagaland. Assuring help from the central government Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Sunday assured the Nagaland government of all possible help and said a Central team would be sent to the State to assess the damage caused by flood and landslides...

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Bihar shelter home rape: Protest by political parties is nothing but dirty politics says CM Raghubar Das

Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das termed today as dirty politics the protest by political parties in Delhi over the alleged sexual abuse of young girls at a shelter-home in Bihar's Muzaffarpur, saying it lacked genuine concern for the victims...

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Fishermen! Beware you are advised not to venture into sea today

If you are going to travel to Andaman and Nicobar Islands or West Bengal then beware because our Meteorological Department has warned of rough to very rough sea conditions off the Odisha and West Bengal coasts and the Andaman Islands, under the impact of the cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal...

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'Virus' of Rohingyas and illegal Bangladeshis spreading its roots in Uttarakhand; claiming govt schemes, capturing slums

Now the government has been cautious with the increasing number of illegal Bangladeshi and Rohingya in the state. Intelligence agencies have been keeping an eye on the persons coming from outside and they have been asked to prepare their detailed report so that they can be traced...

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Soon you will see boards of ‘Only for Tourists’ as Goa all set to bring ' New Casino Policy'

Goa to come up with the new policy that will put a board on all its casinos ‘only for tourists’. Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has stated that Government will notify specially designated zones where present casinos will be shifted. CM has further stated that licenses of the casinos will be issued only after they grant their willingness to shift in designated zones assigned by the government...

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Scripting a historic win, Maha CM expresses gratitude towards people for supporting BJP in Jalgaon- Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal elections

Registering a historic victory, Bharatiya Janata Party emerged as victorious in both the municipal elections in Jalgaon and Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad. Lauding the workers for outperforming in the crucial Jalgaon- Sangli-Miraj-Kupwad Municipal corporation elections, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis thanked the people for showing immense support to the party...

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Telangana government and Tech Mahindra to develop India's first Blockchain District

After the successful implementation of T-Hub, the stage is set for India's first Blockchain District which will be developed by Telangana government in association with Tech Mahindra...

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Belagavi is an integral part of Karnataka: Pro Kannada outfit to Shiv Sena

It seems that Shiv Sena Chief Udhav Thackrey’s recent comments on Belagavi proposal of Karnataka government did not go well with the people of North Karnataka. Days after Shiv Sena’s objection, members of North Karnataka Vikas Vedike has rapped Udhav Thackrey for interfering in the internal matter of Karnataka...

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar ends his long silence on Muzaffarpur shelter home case, says its shameful and culprits won’t be spared

Ending his long-kept shush over Muzaffarpur shelter home rape case, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar said that he is ashamed of Muzaffarpur rape cases. Nitish Kumar further added that the rape incidents are being investigated by the CBI and are also being monitored by the High Court. ..

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Case filed against Kamal Haasan for defaming Jayalalitha

Ahead of the worldwide release of Vishwaroopam 2, Superstar Kamal Haasan once again landed in a controversy over his recent comments in Big Boss 2...

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Rule denying maternity leave for third child is unconstitutional: Uttarakhand High Court

Uttarakhand High Court showed thumbs down a state rule denying maternity leave to female government employees for their third child...

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Ranchi Court sentences life imprisonment to 13 for killing five women on Suspicion of Witchcraft

In Jharkhand, 13 people were sentenced to life imprisonment by a Ranchi court on Thursday for killing five women on suspicion of practicing witchcraft. There were 43 accused in the case against which trial took place...

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Assam, Nagaland and Uttar Pradesh drools under heavy rainfall, relief camps run for rescue

Incessant rainfall in the north has disrupted the normal life of people in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Assam and Nagaland. The heavy rainfall has resulted in causing floods, landslides and immense damage to property and livestock. ..

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Maha government committed to Maratha Reservation: Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis tells Maratha intellectuals

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today chaired a crucial meeting with intellectuals, editors, actors, professionals from Maratha community at Sahyadri guesthouse here...

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“Chill Bus” to connect Kerala crafting way for a hassle-free travel

With the essence of connectivity, the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC ) rolled out ‘Chill Bus’ services from Thiruvananthapuram to Kasaragod. The service is based on using the 219 fleet of low-floor air-conditioned buses of the Kerala Urban Transport Corporation (KURTC)...

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BJP to expose Chandra Babu’s double standards on Special status; Amit Shah to criss-cross Andhra from September

Terming TDP’s campaign against central government as malicious and misleading, BJP State general secretary V Satya Murthy said that BJP will expose Chandra Babu’s wrongdoing in upcoming 2019 polls. Speaking to the media after BJP’s core committee meeting here, Murthy informed that BJP National President Amit Shah will kick-start poll campaign in September...

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Shiv Sena opposes Kumaraswamy’s Belgaum move; seeks intervention from Maharashtra government

Questioning Karnataka government’s proposed move of Belgaum as the second state capital, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray has asked all political parties in Maharashtra to unite against the proposal...

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Maharashtra govt approves Rs 7,000 crore for water projects in scarcity hit areas

Sanitation and drinking water has been at a priority for most of the states. Ensuring proper sanitation facilities and also drinking water for the people affected with scarce water, the government is taking initiatives to overcome these issues...

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CM HD Kumaraswamy pitches for Belagavi as the second capital Karnataka

In order to placate the ongoing protest on the issue of separate north Karnataka state, Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy might revisit his 12-year old proposal of Belagavi as the second capital of the state...

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For the first time, Arunachal Pradesh opens door for medical colleges availing best medical facilities

Ensuring proper healthcare and medical facilities along with preparing good future doctors, the first medical college of Arunachal Pradesh, Tomo Riba Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (TRIHMS), has started its maiden academic session from Wednesday...

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Plastic bags in Karnataka! Bengaluru civic agency’s tech device will find and fine you!

With the motto of “Banning plastic and saving the environment!”, the state of Karnataka has something interesting stored in for you. The state already has banned plastic since 2015. The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP), that had enforced the plastic ban in the city, three years ago, which the civic agency will now implement with the help of technology. ..

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Telugu Desam Party delegation met President Ram Nath Kovind over Kadapa steel plant

A delegation of Telugu Desam Party MPs today called on President Ram Nath Kovind and expressed reservations over center’s alleged delay tactics in clearing Kadapa steel plant in Andhra Pradesh...

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Mamata Banerjee in big trouble! BJP youth wing files FIR against TMC Chief for inflaming ‘hatred and tension’ among people over NRC draft

Accusing the West Bengal Chief Minister of inciting hatred and tension among the people, Bharatiya Janata party’s youth wing, Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) filed an FIR against the West Bengal Chief Minister. The complaint has been filed against her statement citing ‘tension and hatred’on the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft at the Naharkatia police station in Dibrugarh district on Tuesday evening...

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Here are updates on ‘Uttarakhand Namami Gange Project’ from Nitin Gadkari’s desk

Water Resources, River Development, and Ganga Rejuvenation minister Nitin Gadkari gave updates on Uttarakhand Namami Gange Project on Tuesday that officials should work in close cooperation with State Government, District Administration and Municipal Corporation for smooth completion of the projects. He said that Bihar and West Bengal governments are giving monetary help to householders for House Service Connections (HSC’s)...

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NHRC seeks report from Andhra Pradesh on road connectivity and healthcare facilities

Taking cognizance of the situation in the state of Andhra Pradesh, the National Human Rights Commission seeks report from the state on the efforts taken by the state government pertaining to road connectivity and healthcare facilities...

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi meets DMK Chief Karunanidhi; calls him a strong man

Congress National President Rahul Gandhi today flew down to Chennai and met DMK stalwart M Karunanidhi at Kauvery hospital. He was accompanied by senior Congress leader Mukul Wasnilk and other state TN Congress leaders...

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Punjab police arrests 11 notorious gangsters with arms and ammunitions

Punjab Police, in its crusade against organized crime, busted a gang of notorious gangsters related to Devinder Bambiha gang and nabbed 11 members.Notably, Punjab’s Organised Crime Control Unit (OCCU) of intelligence wing arrested 11 active members belonging to Devinder Bambiha gang including Aman Kumar and Yadwinder Singh...

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BJP appoints V Muraleedharan, Sunil Deodhar for Mission Andhra

In a bid to make a dent in Chandra Babu Naidu’s stronghold, BJP on Monday appointed senior Kerala BJP leader and Rajya Sabha V Muraleedharan as poll in-charge of Andhra Pradesh. A formal Kerala BJP Chief and Rajya Sabha MP from Maharashtra will look after the political affairs in the state...

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Madhya Pradesh to observe Independence Day eve as Shahid Samman Divas

Madhya Pradesh government will observe Independence Day eve as Shahid Samman Divas to honour martyrs. The decision to this effect was taken at a cabinet meeting in Bhopal on Monday...

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Independence Day: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani to hoist the national flag in Surendranagar

This year, Surendranagar district will witness the state-level celebration of Independence Day...

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Sri Lanka President, Maithripala Sirisena extends wishes for Karunanidhi’s health

Representatives of Sri Lanka President, Maithripala Sirisena today visited Kauvery hospital where DMK Chief M Karunanidhi is undergoing treatment for urinary tract infection...

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Maratha stir: Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray to meet CM Devendra Fadnavis

Days after the all-party meeting on Maratha reservation, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray will meet Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on the issue of ongoing Maratha stir...

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Air Deccan takes off its UDAN in Maharashtra after almost a month

Resuming its flight services, air operator Air Deccan confirmed restarting their services in Maharashtra after a span of one year due to shortage of pilots and aircraft issues. ..

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Chandra Babu Naidu launches Mobile ATMs for ruler areas

In order to address the serious problem of a cash crunch in rural districts, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu today launched the 12 mobile ATMs...

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Maharashtra announces jobs to the kin of Raigad bus accident victims

The kin of Raigad bus accident victims will get jobs in the state government on compassionate ground. All the 30 people killed in the accident on Saturday were staffers of the Balasaheb Sawant Konkan Krishi Vidyapeeth, located at Dapoli in Ratnagiri district in Maharashtra...

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“There is nothing to politicize about NRC Draft. It is impartial” says Rajnath Singh shutting down opposition

Citing the National Register of Citizens Draft for Assam as “impartial”, Home Minister Rajnath Singh said that those whose names are not included shouldn't panic as they will get an opportunity to prove their Indian citizenship...

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Heavy rains swell the Yamuna River above the danger level keeping New Delhi on high alert!

The Yamuna River water level has crossed the danger mark prompting the Delhi Government to be on high alert. The water level touched 205.46 metres on Sunday, reaching beyond the danger mark of 204.83 metres. ..

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Pilot test of Common Alert Protocol Platform successfully held in Himachal; Alerts were received on over 58,000 cellphones

For the dissemination of early warning and other emergency alert messages for disaster preparedness, the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) on Sunday completed the successful pilot test of a new system called Common Alert Protocol (CAP) in Himachal Pradesh...

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Releasing the final NRC Draft, around 40 lakh applicants fight to prove their citizenship in Assam

The much awaited Assam National Register of Citizens or NRC has been updated for the first time since 1951 in account to identify the illegal migrants from the neighboring state of Bangladesh. Releasing the draft today, it has been noted that around 40 lakh people in Assam have been left out of a draft list of citizens who will have to face deportation if they cannot prove their citizenship...

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Encouraging "Jan Bhagidaari" to form New India, PM Modi launches various projects in UP

Commending the state of Uttar Pradesh turning itself into Uttam Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday attended the groundbreaking ceremony of 81 projects in Uttar Pradesh, with a total investment of over 60,000 crore rupees. The Prime Minister said that the roadmap for New India, is the fulfillment of the aspirations of its people, through Jan Bhagidaari...

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Another step to double farmer’s income by 2022 ‘Meghalaya Milk Mission’

In order to facilitate in achieving the Central government’s goal of doubling farmers' income by 2022 a mission has been launched named the Meghalaya Milk Mission which will help to promote milk business in the state on Sunday...

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WB Assembly passes resolution for renaming the state to “Bangla”

In a quest to attain priority in the sessions, the West Bengal Assembly has passed a resolution to change the state's name from West Bengal to 'Bangla'. The resolution passed in West Bengal Assembly will now go to the Home Ministry. ..

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Bestowing Maharashtra its 14th, Sindhudurg Airport nears completion by August

The much awaited airport in the Konkan belt, the ‘Sindhudurg’ Airport is nearing completion. Giving a green signal the construction work of the airport is carried on in full swing gifting the people an affordable traveling pattern. It has been noted that 80% of the work on the ATC tower has been completed and the remaining work will be finished in a month’s span. ..

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PM Modi to visit Uttar Pradesh with bundle of development goodies

Marking the third anniversary of Uttar Pradesh government initiatives, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to visit Lucknow on 28th July and 29th July. The Prime Minister will attend several urban development programmes and also attend the foundation laying ceremony to launch projects worth 60,000 crore rupees. ..

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To boost budding start-ups, Hyderabad’s T-Hub teams up with Amazon and Microsoft

In order to enhance the efficiency of domestic start-ups, Telangana government’s T-Hub has joined hands with global players like Microsoft and Amazon Web Services...

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Complainants in Punjab to get FIR copies on phone via SMS

In a bid to bring transparency and efficiency in its services to the people of the state, Punjab police have launched the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) based SMS service for the complainants. Notably, the Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) based SMS service is a digital leap under the e-initiative program launched by DGP Punjab Suresh Arora to provide better and efficient services to the citizens...

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In 2019, People of Andhra Pradesh will teach a lesson to BJP and YSR Congress: Chandra Babu Naidu

Sharping the attack of Narendra Modi led BJP government, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nare Chandra Babu Naidu has asked people to fight against the alleged nexus between BJP and YSR Congress...

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Makkal Needhi Maiam Kamal Haasan Chief pitches for ‘smart villages’

Makkal Needhi Maiam President Kamal Haasan said that his newly launched political outfit will work towards the cause of village empowerment. Addressing the Nasscom HR summit here, the ace actor announced MMK would develop the concept of ‘smart village’...

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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis to convene all-party meeting on Maratha stir

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has decided to convene an all-party meeting on the backdrop of ongoing Maratha protest...

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Ensuring peace, Assam CM Sarbanand Sonowal reviews measures taken ahead on the publication of NRC Draft

Ahead of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft being published on July 30, the government of Assam assures that there will be peace and maintenance of law and order. CM Sarbanand Sonowal reviewing the situation held a meeting with all Deputy Commissioners and Superintendents of Police in Guwahati, seeking report on assurance of peace in the state. ..

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Rajasthan Digifest continues to see an overwhelming response with participation of thousands; Robot Budhiya steals the show

The three-day Rajasthan Digifest continues to see an overwhelming response with the participation of a whopping 30,000 people and approximately 50 startups. Notably, the mega-fest is aimed at providing a platform to students, IT professionals, and aspiring entrepreneurs...

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#PresidentInBastar: Prez Kovind dedicates new medical college, launches smartphone distribution scheme

President Ram Nath Kovind today launched Chhattisgarh government's Sanchar Kranti Yojna at Jagdalpur in the Naxal-affected Bastar region of the state today. Under the scheme, 50 lakh smartphones will be distributed free of cost to the people...

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Uttarakhand to keep an eye on River Ganga; to be monitored every month at these places

Uttarakhand will now be monitoring Ganga every month. Under this, the Uttarakhand Environment Protection and Pollution Control Board (PCB) will check the quality of Ganga water from Badrinath and Uttarkashi to Haridwar from 29 places. In this, Badrinath, Vishnu Prayag, Karnprayag, and Nandprayag have also been added. New arrangements have been started from this month...

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar recommended CBI probe on Muzzafarpur shelter home cases

As parties came at loggerheads over sexual exploitation of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur district, CM Nitish Kumar recommended a CBI inquiry on the matter. Terming the incident "disgraceful", the decision to handover the case to the CBI was taken to prevent rumour-mongering in the state...

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Empowering transparency, police stations and chowkis in Delhi to have CCTV cameras

In a bid to ensure transparency in the working pattern of city police, the Delhi Police told Delhi High Court that all of their police stations and ‘chowkis’ will have CCTV cameras by mid-October. ..

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Ahead of the 2019 polls, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray to visit Ayodhya, Varanasi

Ahead of the crucial 2019 general election, Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray will visit the state of Uttar Pradesh. According to media reports, Senior Milind Narvekar, a close aide of Uddhav Thackeray had erected the poster of Sena Chief which conveys the national outreach programme of the regional party...

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MHA directs guidelines to Assam with ensuring peace ahead of NRC publication

Ahead of the publication of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), the Home Ministry asked today the Assam government and neighboring states to ensure peace and maintenance of law and order...

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“No plastic, seal polluting factories” enlisted in the ‘vision document’ by UP to protect the iconic Taj Mahal

Ensuring to protect and preserve Taj Mahal, the Uttar Pradesh government plans to seal polluting factories, no-plastic zone, and a ban on construction activity on Yamuna floodplain. These are some of the measures listed by the Yogi Sarkar in their move to protect the iconic monument. The first draft of its ‘vision document’ on Taj Mahal, was submitted in the Supreme Court on Tuesday. ..

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Sack Justice Goel, demands LJP leader Chirag Paswan; seeks PM Modi’s intervention

Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan’s Lok Janshakti Party a Key NDA Partner has intensified its protest against the newly appointed NGT Chairman Justice AK Goyal. On several platforms, the regional outfit has openly opposed Goyal for his ruling against the SC/ST Act...

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Ensuring benefits for the farmers, Maharashtra extends late date for crop insurance scheme

Announcing the Center’s call on extending the date, CM Fadnavis said that the last date for applying for benefits under the Prime Minister's Crop Insurance Scheme in Maharashtra has been extended till July 31 by the Centre on the state government's request...

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Ready for peaceful talks : Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis to pro-Maratha groups

Days after the violent protest of pro-Maratha Outfits, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis assured that the state government is ready to discuss all the issues pertaining to the welfare of Maratha Community...

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Mahadayi Water Dispute: Goa to file a contempt petition against Karnataka’s alleged water diversion

After Cauvery water sharing row with Tamil Nadu, Karnataka government has once again mired into the controversy. This time the dispute is with neighboring state Goa. Accusing Karnataka government of alleged illegal water diversions, Goa government has decided to file a contempt plea with centrally appointed Mahadayi Water Dispute Tribunal...

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#PresidentInBastar : Ram Nath Kovind brings sack of initiatives for his people in Maoist-hit Bastar and Dantewada

President Ram Nath Kovind has landed Jagdalpur in Bastar district of Chhattisgarh which is infamous for Maoist insurgency from a very long time; and will be visiting the state for two days. He was received by CM of Chhattisgarh Dr. Raman Singh...

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Jharkhand farmers to fly Israel to learn modern agricultural techniques next month

Jharkhand has taken a unique initiative to increase its crop yield, sending its farmers to abroad where they will learn modern agricultural techniques. CM Raghubar Das govt will be sending a team of farmers to Israel this August...

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After no-confidence motion, TDP to move privilege motion against PM Modi and Union Ministers

After the unsuccessful attempt of a no-confidence motion against the BJP led NDA government, Telugu Desam party is planning to move a privilege motion against the Prime Minister and Union Ministers...

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Ruckus in Bihar Assembly brought both parties at loggerheads on alleged sexual exploitation of girls

The Bihar Assembly on Tuesday saw a heated argument between the ruling and the opposition party. The heated exchange of words created uproar over the alleged sexual exploitation of girls at a state-funded shelter home in Muzaffarpur that rocked the Bihar Assembly...

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Special drive launched in Himachal Pradesh to curb down menace of drugs

To curb the menace of drugs and eliminated drug peddlers from the state, the Himachal Pradesh government on Tuesday launched a special drive involving various departments as well as people at the grassroots level and a state-level Special Task Force to nab peddlers...

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Madhya Pradesh becomes supporting stick for acid victims; includes them under disability

Madhya Pradesh becomes a supporting stick for one of the neglected classes of our society, acid victims. The state govt has decided to include acid victims under disability and they will be eligible to get all benefits of various schemes of the government as per Disabilities Act 2016...

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Vice- President Venkaiah Naidu condemns protest against Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

Vice- President and Rajya Sabha Chairmen M Venkaiah Naidu today condemned the protest against Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis where he was not allowed to perform the traditional ritual on the pious occasion of Aashdhi Ekadashi. His reaction came after the demand of Maratha reservation was raised by BJP MP Chhatrapati Sambhaji Raje Bhonsle...

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Giving child health top priority, Andhra Pradesh launches “Nutri-Gardens” in schools and colleges

In a bid to talk on the challenge of malnutrition among the school children and to make better use of the vacant space on the premises of the government schools, the district administration has launched ‘Nutri-Garden’ program in 527 schools. ..

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For development, Trinamool is a better option: Former BJP leader Chandan Mitra

Days after joining hands with Mamata Banerjee’s Trinamool Congress, veteran journalist and former BJP leader Chandan Mitra finally opened up about his surprising move of joining Trinamool Congress...

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Our govt won’t allow fish or any food item to be consumed by Goans unless permitted by law: CM Parrikar

Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has assured the Assembly that the Goa govt will not allow fish or any food item using preservatives that are not permitted by law to be consumed by Goans and all mechanism for testing fish will be put in place before lifting the ban on fish import on Monday...

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Jharkhand cuts ribbon for its Gobar-Dhan Yojana

We can produce biogas using animal dung, household waste, waste materials generated from agriculture work says Chief Minister Raghubar Das while addressing on a one-day workshop on Gobar-Dhan Yojana in Jharkhand's Ministry on Monday...

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No-trust motion is a nasty jolt for TDP: Former Union Minister Krishnam Raju

Senior BJP leader and Former Union Minister Krishnam Raju said that outcome of the no-trust motion has exposed the hollow claims of TDP leadership. Speaking to the media, Raju said that people of Andhra have full faith in Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

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Welcoming modifications, Bihar Assembly passes amendments to Prohibition Law

The Bihar Assembly passed a bill to amend some of the stringent provisions of the Prohibition Law in order to prevent its misuse and make the quantum of punishment proportionate to the nature of offence...

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Madhya Pradesh to get news highways worth 5500 cr

Madhya Pradesh heard announcements of construction of new roads on Monday as Union Minister for Road Transport and Highways, Nitin Gadkari gave the gift of national highway projects worth Rs 5485 Crores to the state...

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Construction workers in Punjab now to get Rs 2 lakh for treatment of chronic diseases

Taking up a prominent decision, the Punjab government has increased a financial assistance from Rs. 1 lakh to Rs. 2 lakh to the construction workers for the treatment of cancer like chronic diseases. Labour Minister Balbir Singh Sidhu while disclosing this said that the motive of the advisory committee was to further increase the financial benefits being delivered to the construction workers besides exploring the ways to increase the cess being collected by the Building and Other Construction Welfare ..

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Kumaraswamy to visit Tamil Nadu; pitches for a new dam in Cauvery region

In order to resolve the long pending issue of Cauvery water dispute, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy will reach out to political parties and farmer groups of Tamil Nadu...

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FDA refuses any kind of contamination in fish samples collected in Goa

116 fish samples collected from various markets across Goa, since July 13, have tested negative for formalin or any other chemical contamination said Food and Drugs Administration (FDA) on Sunday...

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CM Fadnavis chants “जय हरी विठ्ठल” as lucky “farmer couple” from Hingoli perform Maha-Pooja on “Ashadi Ekadashi”

On this auspicious day of “Ashadi Ekadashi” when everyone bow below the almighty seeking blessings of good health and happy living, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis prayed Lord Vitthal to keep the varkari’s and people of the state safe and sound. Skipping the auspicious occasion of performing Maha-Pooja in the Pandharpur temple, it was a lucky moment for Hingoli farmer couple who got the opportunity to perform the first pooja seeking blessings of safety for the state...

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Mob lynching not good for Society: Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi

Expressing concern over the unfortunate incidents of mob lynching, veteran activist and Nobel laureate Kailash Satyarthi said that violence under any condition is not good for the society...

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Assam witnesses 88% completion of work under Swachh Bharat Mission

Assam is on the path to get cleaner as more than 88% works have been completed under the Swachh Bharat Mission. The Mission was launched on the 2nd of October 2014 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clean up the streets, roads, and infrastructure of country's cities, smaller towns, and rural areas...

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2011 will be the base year for 15th Finance Commission: Chairman N.K.Singh

N.K.Singh, Chairman of 15th Finance Commission has clarified that instead of using 1971data, the Commission would be referring 2011census, as the base year. The Rajya Sabha MP was addressing the seminar on ‘Fiscal Federalism-Opportunities and Challenges’ under the banner of IIMA PGPX speaker series at IIMA Ahmadabad...

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Creating a revolution, Student Police Cadet lays a platform for bright future to fight against crime

Hoping Student Police Cadet programme would lead to a silent revolution over the years by focusing on character building by imparting moral values to budding minds; the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the nationwide programme in Gurugram...

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Politically motivated Chandra Babu unnecessarily defaming Centre: Andhra BJP Chief Kanna Laxminarayana

Days after the high voltage political drama over no-confidence motion in the lower House, Andhra BJP state president Kanna Laxminarayana said that Chandrababu Naidu’s allegations about central assistance were politically motivated...

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Connecting “Sur” with “Sampark se Samarthan”, Amit Shah meets iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar

Continuing to woo the audience by their exemplary performance wrapped in four years, the ‘Sampark Se Samarthan’ campaign has reached its next level. In its latest league of visit, Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah met iconic singer Lata Mangeshkar in Mumbai on Sunday. The BJP President was accompanied by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis...

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Maharashtra to implement 7th Pay Commission for its 19 lakh employees from Diwali this year

Maharashtra government has decided to give a Diwali gift to its 19 lakh employees as it will implement recommendations of the Seventh Pay Commission for in November this year...

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Goa Assembly faces ruckus by opposition causing adjournment till July 23

The Goa Assembly was back on track on July 19 for its monsoon session after the comeback of true leader CM Manohar Parrikar but the proceedings are getting derailed because of the ruckus created by the oppositions for its second day as well...

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At least 80 percent of Himachali youth to get employment in upcoming power, industries and tourism Projects

At least 80 percent of Himachali youth to get employment opportunities in all the upcoming power, Industries and Tourism Projects in the State. This was said by Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur on Friday. While presiding over the meeting regarding investment targets in tourism, MPP and Power and Industries, CM Jai Ram Thakur said that the state government would ensure at least 80 percent employment opportunities to the Himachali youth through upcoming projects...

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PM Modi slyly comments on desperate Congress to be in power, says “Jitna zyada dal-dal hota hai utna hi zyada kamal khilta hai.”

Attacking a scathing remark on Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing Kisan Kalyan Rally in Shahjahanpur said, “Jitna zyada dal-dal hota hai utna hi zyada kamal khilta hai.” The Prime Minister also accused the opposition of grabbing votes on basis of money and ignoring the development and progress of the country. ..

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Janasena Chief Pawan Kalyan condemns rucks during no Confidence motion

Irked with the dramatic developments in Lok Sabha, Janasena Chief Pawan Kalyan said that BJP and TDP had wasted a great opportunity given to them by people of Andhra Pradesh...

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Andhra Pradesh connects people to governance; launches ‘e-Pragati portal’

In a new move, hailing ‘e-Pragati portal’ a digital platform for governance in the state, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister tagged it as a platform which connects people to the government...

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Chandra Babu Naidu lauds Jayadev Galla’s blistering attack on Centre

Hailing the speech of Guntur MP Jayadev Galla on no-confidence motion initiated against the central government, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu said that the TDP lawmaker comprehensively exposed injustice done to the coastal state...

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Tamil Nadu adopts traditional method! Uses Banana leaves instead of plastics plates for food

In an interesting move with the Tamil Nadu Government announcing ban of disposable plastic products from 2019, a few roadside eateries in Coimbatore have become the precursors by saying no to plastic. These eateries have replaced polythene sheets with banana leaves, a costlier green alternative...

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Bihar Monsoon Session tables important bills, may observe stormy discussion by opposition

Setting the stage ready, Bihar is all set to begin its Monsoon Session for both the houses which is likely to observe a stormy discussion. The opposition in Bihar has geared up to attack the ruling party on various issues pertaining to law and order in the state...

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#MilkAgitation called off! Supporting farmers, Maha Govt hikes milk price to Rs. 25/- per liter

Pacifying the ongoing milk agitation in the state of Maharashtra, the state government has decided to increase the price of milk supporting milk farmers. Maharashtra’s dairy farmers called off their four-day-long strike on Thursday night after the state government directed the milk cooperatives and private milk producer Sangh to increase the price to Rs 25/- per liter. The decision will come into effect from July 21...

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Jharkhand Assembly faces hindrances in its proceedings by ruckus of opposition

Jharkhand Assembly is facing instability in its proceedings because of the ruckus created by the opposition parties. Opposition MLAs on different issues, including lathi-charge on youth Congress workers on Thursday and alleged atrocities against minority community created a noisy scene in the house on Thursday...

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Maharashtra #MilkAgitation: Western railway attaches milk wagon to ensure supply to the city

Western Railways has planned to send milk to the city of Mumbai as it will face milk paucity from today as sufficient milk could not reach the city due to the ongoing agitation. Also, leader of Swabhimani Shetkari Sanghatana MP Raju Shetty has been camping at Dahanu, a western suburbs railway Station, after announcing to block the milk wagons reaching Mumbai...

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Yogi Sarkar opens its secret bag, brings development benefits for the people of the state

Owing special attention to divyangs, dependents of freedom fighters and martyrs in the jobs of State Public Service Commission, Uttar Pradesh government has proposed 4% reservation quota to this section. The decision was taken during the Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Tuesday...

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Two-child policy for state government employees scrapped in Rajasthan

The two-child policy for the state government employees was relaxed on Wednesday after Vasundhara Raje-led Rajasthan government deleted the clause entailing to compulsory retirement on the birth of the third child. Notably, since the time Vasundhara Raje came to power, she has run the state with the motto of ‘By the people, Of the people, and For the people.’ Likewise, working for people, the Rajasthan cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje took the decision of relaxing the two-child policy ..

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Ahead of the no-confidence motion, Chandra Babu Naidu seeks support for AP’s plight

Ahead of the crucial no-confidence motion against the BJP led Central government, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister and Telugu Desam National President Nara Chandra Babu requested all lawmakers across the country to back TDP’s move against the center...

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8 Maoists including 3 women gunned down by security forces in Chhattisgarh; number may rise

In Chhattisgarh, security forces have gunned down 8 Maoists, including 3 women rebel, in Dantewada district of Bastar region today...

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It’s no more Elphinstone Road, Call it "Prabhadevi"!

Oops, it no more Elphinstone station, Call it Prabhadevi! With effect from July 18 midnight, the Elphinstone Station was renamed to Prabhadevi by the Western Railway. ..

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Goa closes gate for importing fish in state till August first week

As a precaution to protect the health of the state’s citizens, Goa has banned the import of fishes from the neighboring states for 15 days. This information was given by CM Manohar Parrikar in a press conference on Wednesday...

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Soccer dreams reining high! Meghalaya gears up for Baby League promoting football

As the FIFA World Cup fever glued the entire world to their seats; the North-eastern state of Meghalaya wasn't untouched with it for the sport is very popular in the state. The state dwelled in forming its own future champions. A Baby League has been formed for the kids to promote the sport and help them in building their future goals. ..

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19 fishermen go missing after boat capsized in West Bengal, rescue operation underway

19 fishermen have gone missing after their boat capsized in the sea, off Frazerganj harbour, in Sundarban area of south Bengal...

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Empowering youth, Odisha opens door for country’s first Skill Training Center

Creating a strong base for development and a bright shining future for the country, skill training is considered to be an important aspect. Molding the skills of youth through training and shaping a right futuristic base, the state of Odisha laid the foundation for the country’s first skill training center. ..

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Aiming a bull’s eye on leveling up Vidharbha, CM Fadnavis attracts major investment with “Made in Vidharbha” for defence

Eyeing a major business and investment base in Nagpur and the Vidharbha region, the ‘Made in Vidharbha- Aerospace and Defence’ summit opened a wide spectrum for aviation and defence hubs. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis inaugurated the Vidarbha Defence Industries Association website and signed MoUs giving a major boost to industrial revolution in Nagpur and Vidharbha. ..

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Kumaraswamy responds to Jaitley; says tragedy king working hard for farmers

Days after Union Minister Arun Jaitley’s tragedy king jibe, Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy slammed Jaitley over his recent blog and questioned the achievements of the central government under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi...

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Availing employment opportunity, Assam lays red carpet for the largest Britannia factory

Leveling up the stage and pitching in new avenues for Advantage Assam, the state Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonwal opened wide doors for Britannia state-of-the-art factory as the company’s biggest Greenfield project in the country. This factory is expected to boost Assam’s reputation as a clean manufacturing hub at the gateway of South East Asia...

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Giving boost to ease of transport, Railway and Maharashtra Metro join hands to shrink travelling from Mumbai to Nagpur

Leveling up new heights of ease of transport, the Indian Railways inked an agreement with the Maharashtra Metro Rail Corporation to create a mass rapid transit system in the city. Under the signed agreement it has been notified that Railways and MahaMetro would work towards linking railway line to metro trains on broad estimated network in Nagpur...

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