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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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Lok Sabha hears words of Nitin Gadkari on funding of 1.30 lakh crores for road development

Today, Lok Sabha and the whole nation heard and came to know that what our government is doing in order to keep the roadways transportation good and maintained properly. Road Transport and Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said that banks have assured funding to the tune of Rs 1.30 lakh crore for highways construction...

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Marking a gesture of humanity! Cabinet approves Special Remission to Prisoners on Mahatma Gandhi Jayanti

Opening doors of the prison and relaxing the term, the Cabinet approved permitting Special Remission to Prisoners as part of Commemoration of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi...

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Rajnath Singh condemns #mobocracy; says fake news, rumours on social media triggers mob lynching incidents

Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday blamed fake news and rumours on social media for mob violence and lynching in the country while putting the responsibility on the state governments to maintain law and order situations. Notably, the reply comes after the opposition Congress gave an adjournment notice to discuss on the issue of mob lynching with asking the government to pass a law...

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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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ED files supplementary charge sheet against former Air Force Chief S P Tyagi, others in #AgustaBriberyScandal

Moving a step further in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday filed a supplementary charge sheet against former Air Force Chief S P Tyagi and others in a Delhi court.Notably, the supplementary charge sheet against former Air Force Chief S P Tyagi, his two cousins, lawyer Gautam Khaitan, two Italian middlemen and Finmeccanica in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper scam case was filed before special judge Arvind Kumar in a Delhi court. Finmeccanica is ..

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Enlightening hopes and houses, PM Modi asserted having a ‘Saubhagya” to interact with beneficiaries of Rural Electrification

In yet another candid conversation with the beneficiaries of government schemes, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today had the Saubhagya to interact with the people benefitted by rural electrification. Enlightening hopes and houses; PM Modi has won million hearts and garnered uncountable blessings through electrifying each and every house. ..

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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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Make way for Indian Air Force! Fighters all set to participate in “Pitch Black” warfare exercise in Australia

For the first time, the Indian Air Force is all set to participate in the multinational “Pitch Black” (PB-18) warfare exercise in Australia. It is a three week multinational drill scheduled to take place from July 24...

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#Monsoonsession : BJP confident of defeating no-confidence motion moved by opposition in Parliament

As soon as Monsoon session began in Parliament, opposition parties including Congress and Telugu Desham Party (TDP) moved a no-confidence motion against the Centre but PM Modi-led government is confident of defeating it. Notably, position parties including Congress and TDP moved no-confidence motion against the Centre citing mob-lynching and various issues on which the discussions will be held today. However, Centre is confident of defeating it...

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PM Modi candid conversation with beneficiaries of rural electrification

PM Narendra Modi candid conversation with beneficiaries of rural electrification..

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Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill tabled in Lok Sabha

The Monsoon Session of the lower house saw a drama directed by the opposition parties but along with this one of the important bills which can change the scenario in Indian administration was tabled on Wednesday...

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#Monsoonsession in Lok Sabha begins on stormy note; Opposition brings no-confidence motion against centre amidst Question hour

The monsoon session in Parliament began on a stormy note and a high-voltage drama as the opposition made a ruckus in the proceedings with protests and slogans. As soon as the Lok Sabha session began, the opposition parties including TDP and Congress moved a no-confidence motion against the Centre in Lok Sabha. However, the discussion on no-confidence motion will take place on Friday...

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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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Let LIC takeover of IDBI bank be transparent and reasonable

The Life Insurance Corporation of India (LICI) has been asked to take over the IDBI Bank and pull it out of the financial trap. The LIC has shown its willingness and adopted a resolution to this effect. VIJAY GOKHALE explains the phenomenon...

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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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RSS thinker Rakesh Sinha, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh along with five others took oath in Rajya Sabha

As many as seven new members including Dr Rakesh Sinha who is the founder and honorary director of India Policy Foundation, classical dancer Sonal Mansingh and sculptor Raghunath Mohapatra took the oath of office in Rajya Sabha today...

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As a befitting reply to Owaisi’s false claim, Home Ministry asserts religion not criteria for recruitment in paramilitary forces

The Home Ministry on Tuesday said that religion is not a criteria for recruitment in paramilitary forces. The reply of Home Affairs Ministry comes after AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi accused the Centre of neglecting Muslims for government jobs, including in central paramilitary forces. Notably, at a press conference in Hyderabad, AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi accused the Centre of neglecting Muslims for government jobs, including in central paramilitary forces. He further asked, "In the last four ..

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#KejriKoDhakka : EC rejects Aam Aadmi Party MLAs plea to cross-examine petitioner in #OfficeOfProfit case

#KejriKoDhakka again! The Election Commission on Tuesday rejected a plea by Aam Aadmi Party MLAs to cross-examine a petitioner Prashant Patel, who sought their disqualification on the charge of holding office-of-profit. The Election Commission, in its order, said that it does not find worthiness in Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLAs plea to cross-examine petitioner Prashant Patel to prove that they were not holding any office-of-profit...

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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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Time for legislative business: All eyes on “Parliament” as monsoon session begins; Triple Talaq bill high on govt's agenda

Attention to all ministers in the government, opposition and others, it’s a time for “legislative business” as the Monsoon Session of Parliament has begun from today onwards. As many as 48 important items including 46 Bills and two financial matters has been listed by the government in Monsoon Session of Parliament. Centre has kept the Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Bill or the anti-instant triple talaq bill and The Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, that gives Constitutional status ..

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Opposition backstabs Muslim women again; urges vote of “No Confidence” in Monsoon Session fearing Triple Talaq Bill

Amidst all party meeting assuring support and smooth functioning of the proceedings during the Monsoon Session, a different picture comes in limelight with Congress Leader Mallikarjun Kharge stating that the opposition is trying to bring in vote of no confidence...

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BJP MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar slams Karnataka govt for distributing expensive gifts to lawmakers

BJP Rajya Sabha MP Rajeev Chandrasekhar today slammed Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy for distributing expensive gifts along with the invitation of the all-party meeting which is scheduled on July 18...

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India Navy rescues 2 crew members stranded inside an Indonesian floating dock got grounded off at Thottappally beach

Continuing to save humanity and lives, the Indian Navy on Tuesday rescued two crew members stranded inside an Indonesian floating dock which got grounded off at Thottappally beach in Kerala’s Alappuzha district. Notably, the floating dry dock, Al Fattan, coming from Sabang in Indonesia was heading to Abu Dhabi, unfortunately, got grounded off in Thottappally beach on Sunday. After getting a request for assistance from Coastguards, Indian navy launched the rescue operation and saved two crew members ..

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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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The SC verdict on mobocracy and the trick of the media

This simple and straightforward directive of the Supreme Court has been twisted and targeted against the ‘cow vigilantes’ by the so called progressive, secular and impartial media. All of the news channels, news portals and newspapers have forcefully mentioned the violence allegedly involving the ‘cow vigilantes’ in their attempt to paint the Supreme Court judgement targeting the violence of cow vigilantes...

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Surprise! Ahead of the monsoon session, All Party Meeting assures support and smooth conduct of proceedings

Clubbing together to ensure support and backing over the discussions, an all-party meeting was held in New Delhi ahead of the Monsoon Session. The meeting ensured to seek opposition's support for smooth conduct of proceedings in both the houses of the parliament...

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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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Chief Minister Vijay Rupani reviews flood situation; says no change in PM Modi’s programme

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has clarified that Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Gujarat schedule has not been deferred. Rupani maintained that state government after consulting with central agencies will take a call on PM Modi’s programme...

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SC condemned “all form” of mob-lynching; urges Parliament to enact separate law to deal with offence

Supreme Court on Tuesday condemned all forms of mob-lynching incidents across the country and urged the Parliament to enact a separate law to deal with the offence of lynching. Today’s judgment comes on a writ petition filed by Congress leader Tehseen Poonawalla and Mahatma Gandhi’s great-grandson Tushar Gandhi, in the light of the rising instances of cow vigilantism...

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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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After a real business of baby selling unearthed, all states directed to inspect child care homes run by Missionaries of Charity

Nearly 12 days after the real business of missionaries of selling newborns were unearthed by Jharkhand police, Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Monday directed the state governments to inspect all child care homes run by Missionaries of Charity (MC) across the country...

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Soon, farmers of Punjab to generate solar energy in agricultural fields; income to get doubled

The Punjab government on Monday gave the go-ahead to launch a pilot project for Solar Energy generation on agricultural land on a rental basis, besides allowing farmers to undertake high-value cultivation of fruits and vegetables...

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Asserting youth’s insight as “Anything is possible! Everything is achievable,” PM Modi opens door of New India

“Anything is possible! Everything is achievable,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi asserting that the youth play an important role in transforming the country. Empowering the youth and future proofing India in every way, together the country is all set to take off New India in 2022...

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Infosys Foundation to join hands with Bengaluru Metro Rail Corporation

Leading non-profit organization Infosys Foundation has joined hands with Karnataka government for the development of Bengaluru Metro. The Foundation will contribute Rs 200 Crore for the Metro Station construction...

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Andhra Pradesh BJP president Kanna Lakshmi Narayana accuses state govt of phone tapping; writes to HM Rajnath Singh

Andhra Pradesh BJP president, Kanna Lakshmi Narayana has levelled a serious allegation against the Chandra Babu Naidu led TDP government. ..

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Acquisition of up to 51% stake in IDBI Bank approved by LIC Board

Once the deal goes through, IDBI Bank, which is grappling with mounting toxic loans with gross non-performing assets rising to a staggering Rs 55,600 crore at the end of the March quarter, will get much needed capital support to revive its fortune...

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Now grab home-made food to theaters and enjoy your movie time!

Gone are the days of grabbing popcorn and spending lavishly in movie cinemas. In a new welcoming move, the Maharashtra government has announced that there viewers will be free to carry their own eatables inside the multiplex. There would be no difference in the MRP of food products sold outside and inside multiplexes in the state...

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We are with you, Clear the desks for Women's Reservation Bill: Rahul Gandhi to PM Modi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday requested Prime Minister Narendra Modi to clear the long pending historic Women's Reservation Bill in upcoming Monsoon session of Parliament...

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Technology at par! Drones to survey land and properties in Karnataka

Bringing efficiency in surveying properties in Karnataka, the state government has launched the pilot project enabling drone to survey the land in the state starting Sunday. Over the next three days, this drone will fly across the locality, capturing images of buildings, to map their boundaries...

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With increased longevity, BrahMos supersonic cruise missile successfully test-fired at Odisha coast

Achieving a major fillip in strengthening its defence system, India on Monday successfully test-fired BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from Odisha's Chandipur range launch pad. Notably, the test was conducted in order to increase the longevity of its life...

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Ahead of the monsoon session, Nitish Kumar pitches for Special category status

Ahead of the crucial Monsoon session of the parliament, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar announced that his party will take all possible steps to pursue the matter of special category status to Bihar...

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Bolstering attack on TMC for inhuman acts, PM Modi assures a magnificent future for people in WB

Loud voices hailing “Modi! Modi! Modi,” were heard in West Bengal as the Prime Minister made his presence at the Kisan Kalyan Rally in Midnapore, West Bengal. Highlighting the beneficiaries availed to the farmers of the country, PM Modi exclaimed saying “Farmers are our annadatas and the village is our soul. The farmers are the major driving force of progress in the country and when the farmers move ahead, the country will develop and grow!”..

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani announces integrated digital platform for all Civic services

In order to improve the delivery system of services, Gujarat government has decided to launch a digital platform for all citizens in respective civic bodies...

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A landmark change! Madhya Pradesh open doors for HIV+ children in private schools

Being a first for the state and perhaps the country, Madhya Pradesh has welcomed a positive change in bringing in social change in the country. As many as 68 children who have been diagnosed with HIV positive have got admission in private schools. ..

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Superstar Rajani welcomes ‘One Nation, One Election’; backs Salem-Chennai green corridor

Applauding the idea of ‘One Nation, One Election’ coined by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Superstar Rajinikanth said that successful implementation of the simultaneous election would reduce huge poll expenditure and precious time...

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Alert Indian Army troops eliminated one terrorist in Kashmir's Kupwara district near LoC; infiltration bid foiled

Indian Army on Monday morning gunned down an unidentified terrorist and foiled an infiltration bid after a fierce encounter that took place near Safawali Gali along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district. Notably, the alert team of Army including 10 JAKLI, 57 Rashtriya Rifles and 41 Rashtriya Rifles foiled an infiltration attempt in Safawali Gali along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district and eliminated an unknown terrorist...

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PM Modi addresses Kisan Kalyan Rally in West Bengal

PM Modi addresses Kisan Kalyan Rally in Midnapore, West Bengal..

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Fake time bomb recovered from Rajkot’s GIDC area; timely diffused

Though it was a fake bomb, however, it would have hurt some lives in Rajkot’s GIDC area as the quick and timely action from the bomb squad team averted a major miss-happening on Friday. A fake bomb was found near a cement factory in Rajkot's GIDC area which was successfully diffused by bomb squad team after it was spotted by the owner’s driver. Notably, this area is one of the major industrial areas where factories and manufacturing units are located...

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Fulfilling dreams with immense opportunities, PM Modi dedicates Bansagar Canal Project to Mirzapur

“Setting a resolution for New India, the people of the country will be enabled with each and every facility. Medicines for the poor, education for children, irrigation to farmers, employment for the youth will be made available for all with immense leveled up systems,” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi while addressing the public of Mirzapur launching the Bansagar Canal Project on Sunday. ..

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Millennia of onslaughts by invading Muslim armies and Resistance by Hindusthan: Part 1

the worst form of destruction inflicted upon the people of this land was under the invading Muslim armies who not only wanted to plunder and conquer India but also wanted to forcefully replace the popular culture with something they believed was the right path...

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At least 8500 youth of Punjab to get employment in upcoming International Job Fair

Taking a massive step to provide employment to the youth of the state, the Punjab government is all set to organize ‘International Job Fair’ in Mohali. At least 8500 youth of the state are expected to gain employment through the first of its kind ‘International Job Fair’ in the country...

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Cleanliness track gone right! Swachh Survekshan Grameen launched to rank hygiene in rural areas

Swiping right on the cleanliness track, Swach BharatAbhiyaan reaches next level with the launch of Swachh Survekshan Grameen, which will attempt to rank all 698 districts in the country on prevalent levels of cleanliness in the rural areas...

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Rahul asserts Congress is Muslims’ party; Another self-goal?

Rahul Gandhi asserted that the “Congress is Muslims’ Party”. He justified his statement on the plea that Muslims of the country are weak and the Congress always stood for weaker sections of the society...

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Students must visit rural areas to understand problems faced by people living in villages: Venkaiah Naidu

Educational institutions must encourage students to visit rural areas to have a firsthand understanding of the problems faced by people living in villages and said that understanding rural India will enable them to come out with innovative solutions to the problems faced by people. This was said by Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Friday...

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PDP rebel leaders consider JK accession with India is final; slams Mehbooba Mufti for blaming “Delhi” for internal conflict

A month after BJP pulled of Jammu and Kashmir government alliance, Mehbooba Mufti-led People’s Democratic Party (PDP) is facing a massive revolt. Notably, at least five legislators of PDP on Thursday slammed Mehbooba Mufti for blaming PM Modi-led BJP government for internal conflict...

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Goa unveils its innovative face; opens wide and diverse range of opportunities for IT companies

Acknowledged globally for enlightening as a star on the tourist list, the state of Goa all set to bring out its other side by opening wide array of opportunities for IT companies. Goa is known for celebrating each and every initiative as a festival, this time the Goa IT Day is celebrated as a festival of ideas, innovation, technology and a journey towards Digital India. ..

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Shining stars of India bag 3 silver and 2 bronze medals in International Mathematical Olympiad

A team of Indian students bagged three silver and two bronze medals at the 59th International Mathematical Olympiad, held in Cluj Napoca, Romania from July 4 - 14, 2018. The team was led by a team of senior scientists and professors. ..

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Carrying a sack of development initiative, PM Modi will begin his journey from Azamgarh in Uttar Pradesh

Brightening the land of Uttam Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Uttar Pradesh to with a sack of development initiatives on 14th and 15th July. The Prime Minister will start his visit from Azamgarh, Varanasi and then move to Mirzapur...

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Kumaraswamy refuses to drop fuel hike; assures smooth functioning of Anna Bhagya scheme

Days after Siddaramaiah’s letter on fuel cut, it seems that Karnataka Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy is in no mood to roll back the proposed fuel tariffs. On Thursday, addressing the state assembly, Kumaraswamy refused to entertain the plea of state Congress leader...

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Dr Sriprakash Kothari, MIT professor to chair 2nd WHC in Chicago

In a message to World Hindu Congress team, Dr Kothari expressed hope that the WHC would bring greater awareness and enlightenment among the global community about the Hindu view of life...

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Arise, awake, stop not until the goal is reached: Vice Prez Naidu to our brave kids

The children should be disciplined and stressed on the need to practice the right values of helping others said our Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu while interacting with students represented India at “The International Movement of Children & Their Friends” at the Brave Kids International Festival held in Ukraine and Poland under the patronage of UNESCO on Thursday...

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Pollution favorite city “New Delhi” to launch three pilot projects to curb toxic air

To overcome the disaster of high amounts, the Environment Ministry has lined up a collection of measures to tackle Delhi’s deadly air pollution. ..

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Railway launches its first Bridge Management System online to ensure an organized data on bridges

the railways have now launched its first web based IT application Bridge Management System (IR-BMS) that will enable to store data about the 1.5 lakh bridges. ..

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Himachal and Punjab police jointly launch special drive to curb menace of drugs

Taking a step forward in curbing the menace of drugs, the Himachal Pradesh and Punjab police on Thursday jointly launched a special drive to crackdown on drug smugglers in the Kangra district that borders Punjab. Notably, the special drive was being conducted with the active participation and assistance of both Himachal and Pathankot police within the jurisdiction of police station Nurpur and Indora to nab drug smugglers...

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Dangerous portents of 'Hindu Pakistan' jibe of Shashi Tharoor

Let none suffer from illusions that Shashi Tharoor is an intellectually arrogant and egocentric person who has scant concern for the fallout of his taunting provocative statement. Is the statement made to divert the attention of gullible people from the criminal proceedings but also gain sympathy from his followers to rally support to bail him out of the case?..

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Rs 22 lakh cash recovered from hospitals of Anti-Corruption crusader Yogendra Yadav’s kins; Kejriwal rushes to save culprits

The Income Tax Department raided sister of Swaraj India Party convener Yogendra Yadav’s hospital of Rewari and brother-in-law of brother-in-law on Wednesday. The team of Income Tax Department went to the Kalawati hospital of Yogendra Yadav's brother-in-law and senior pediatrician Dr Narinder Yadav's hospital Kamala Nursing Home and his wife Dr Poonam Yadav...

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Saving innocent Souls:105 children freed from the Madarsa human trafficking trap in Jharkhand

Government Railway Police (GRP) and Balidih Police Station, on Thursday, 105 children from Dhanbad-Alappuzha (3351) Alleppey Express were alighted on the basis of information. 84 children and four Hafiz were alighted to Bokaro station and 21 children were alighted to Ranchi station. All the children were taken to Madarsa located in Khammam, Telangana. They are between 7 to 14 years of age...

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Former Andhra Pradesh CM N Kiran Kumar Reddy once again joined hands with Congress

N Kiran Kumar Reddy, former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh ahead of the 2019 general election re-joined Congress. After the gap of four years, Reddy is all set to kick-start the new political innings with Congress. The senior leader today met National President Rahul Gandhi and officially confirmed the big development...

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NHRC orders probe into two Delhi Church priests’ role in Khunti gang rape ‘cover-up’

The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has ordered a probe into the role of two top functionaries of the Catholic Bihsops’ Conference of India (CBCI) in Khunti gang rape case involving Christian priests...

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PETA knocks door of Rajasthan high court seeking an end to elephant joy rides at Amer Fort

People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) India knocked the doors of Rajasthan High Court seeking an end to the elephant joy rides at the iconic Amer Fort and Hathi Gaon in Jaipur. The move aims to avoid the cruelty faced by elephants and other animals...

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CM Parrikar unveils Goa’s IT Policy to make a ‘DigiGoa’

Goa has stepped into a new era of digitalization by unveiling its IT Policy 2018 on Wednesday. The schemes framed under it for focusing on making Goa a vibrant destination for the information technology (IT) sector and to create employment opportunities for Goan youth...

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Taking stringent stance on money laundering, RBI mandates citing buyer’s name on Demand Draft

The rising concern and misuse of demand draft for money laundering has resulted in strengthening the norms of banking system. In a series of measures taken by the Reserve Bank of India to make banking strategies safer and stronger, the central bank on Thursday said it has decided to make it mandatory to mention the name of a purchaser on the demand draft (DD) at a bank branch...

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Madras HC seeks video, documents and reports prior to firing incident in Tuticorin

The state of Tamil Nadu saw a dark day when the Tuticorin protest and the violence including the firing in the town on the 100th day of the stir in the state went haywire. In this context the Madras High Court has asked the Tamil Nadu government to submit video recordings, documents and reports pertaining to protests against the Sterlite Copper smelter plant in Tuticorin...

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First of its kind, Madhya Pradesh govt to appoint girls as district Brand Ambassador

In order to make people of the state aware about the importance of girl child, inspire girls, their parents of the state towards education, Madhya Pradesh government has introduced a very unique idea and has took an initiative which will boost up our slogan ‘Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao.’..

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Uttarakhand HC: High caste priests cannot refuse to perform religious ceremonies on behalf of lower caste people

The Uttarakhand High Court recently warned high caste priests against refusing to perform religious ceremonies on behalf of lower castes pilgrims, taking a stern view of the still existing practice of exclusion of the SC/ST community in Haridwar...

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Another feather added to farmers benefit, NABARD to promote 5000 FPOs in next 2 years

Along with increasing the MSP for the farmers, the government is paying special attentions towards improving rural infrastructure. Addressing the foundation day event of National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD), Union Minister Arun Jaitley stressed on the various initiatives undertaken to level up the grounds for the farmers. ..

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BJP to continue poll tie-up with JD(U): Amit Shah

BJP Chief Amit Shah has announced that BJP and Nitish Kumar’s JD(U) will jointly fight the upcoming 2019 General Election...

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Bihar welcomes amendments by relaxing stringent prohibition law

Slating new suggestions and welcoming amendments the cabinet of Bihar has decided to relax some provision on stringent laws. The Bihar Cabinet on Wednesday approved amendments in certain provisions of the stringent State Prohibition and Excise Act, 2016. ..

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Amit Shah to attend key meeting of Telangana BJP tomorrow

In a bid to fine-tune the state organization ahead of the crucial 2019 general election, BJP Chief Amit Shah on July 13 will fly down to Hyderabad to attend the organizational meeting of Telangana unit...

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VHP demands to setup an enquiry commission against wrong-doings of church and make anti-conversion law

The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Wednesday demanded to setup an enquiry commission against the wrong-doings of church and make anti-conversion law. Notably, the VHP alleged church and so-called services offered by the church have become places of religious conversions, other unlawful and unethical activities and therefore it further demanded an inquiry commission to investigate their pastors and the organizations they run. It further demanded that the Central government enact an anti-conversion ..

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Not only India but the whole world loses a spiritual gem “Dada JP Vaswani”; PM Modi pays condolence

Not only India but the whole world lost one of the precious spiritual gem and head of Sadhu Vaswani mission Dada JP Vaswani who passed away in Pune today at the age of 99...

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Embracing “e-mentality”, Tripura goes digital with paperless and credible working

Conceding to encompass a paperless system by initiating digital technology, the state of Tripura has taken a step forward in the race to become a modern state. Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb inaugurated an e-gazette notification website giving a space for new digital working system...

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Former Vice President Hamid Ansari says no to ‘Twitter’

Former Vice President Hamid Ansari has decided to stay away from the interactive digital world...

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Systemic failure of Indian Judiciary- Nirbhaya Rape Case

Who is responsible and accountable for judicial “Systemic Failure”? The answer is simple. Both the “Lawmakers – elected representatives and the judiciary” are squarely responsible for such a farcical demonstration of incompetence, more aptly, impotence...

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Kathua case: How a rape and murder conspiracy hatched to calumniate Hindus!

An 8-year old girl Asifa Bano’s rape and murder brought an unsparing outrage of the people and triggered a lot of debate in the country. Questions were raised on the investigations of the Jammu and Kashmir law enforcement agencies. It was said that proofs and witnesses were falsely plotted to get rid of so-called accused who was not even in the city when the unfortunate incident took place. So-called human rights activists including Shehla Rashid and many others tried to defame Hindu religion but ..

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Over 2000 delegates to attend World Hindu Congress in Chicago

Over two thousand delegates from across the world would be participating in the World Hindu Congress to be held in Chicago, USA and the response is so overwhelming that the registration for this is closed, the organisers said...

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Taking pride at the rich discoveries of ancient India, PM Modi cuts ribbon for new Archaeological Headquarters in New Delhi

: Emphasizing on taking pride of our history and our rich archaeological heritage, Prime Minister Narendra Modi cut the ribbons of “Dharohar Bhawan”, the new Headquarters building of the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), in New Delhi...

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Acting as ‘Setu’ this “Shri Ramayan Express” will bring you close to Lord Ram

Connecting through mythology and cultural aspect, the Indian Railway has decided to launch a special privileged “Ramayana Express” for the pilgrimage places encompassing the epic Ramayana...

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Union Irrigation Minister Nitin Gadkari inspects Polavaram; assures full support from center

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari on Wednesday visited the site of Polavaram irrigation project and inspected the ongoing under-construction spillway work. He was accompanied by Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu, Irrigation Minister Devineni Uma Maheswara Rao and other state officials...

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Waving the excelling dynamic talent of #EmpoweringRuralWomen, PM Modi appreciated the efforts taken by Self Help Groups

“Women were excelling in every sphere and hence it was vital to recognize their talent and provide them with the right opportunities” said Prime Minister Narendra Modi beginning his much famous and talked about interaction with the women of Self Help Groups in India. ..

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PM Modi Inaugurates the New Building of Archaeological Survey of India

PM Modi Inaugurates the New Building of Archaeological Survey of India ..

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Heavy rains create havoc in Uttarakhand: Kills eleven, washes off several roads, brings stagnation to life

The rainy season in Uttarakhand has started scaring people. Due to continuous and heavy rain, the water level of the rivers has started increasing. At the same time, there is a continuation of the closure of roads. The Meteorological Department has warned of heavy rains in the next 24 hours...

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Govt nods for telecom companies Vodafone- Idea merger

Idea Cellular and Vodafone India can merge but the companies need to complete some formalities for the final closure of the deal said Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha on Wednesday...

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Major boost in economy of Indian ports; registers growth of 3.91% during April to June this year

Economy in India has flourished since three years due to good governance and favourable trade conditions. Therefore, major ports of the country have recorded a resounding growth of 3.91% and together handled 174.02 Million Tonnes of cargo during the period April to June this year. Kamarajar Port has registered the highest growth...

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India surpasses France to become world sixth largest economy

On the development side, the Indian economy has taken a high flight. Leaving France behind the seventh rank, India now has become the sixth largest economy in the world. This is explained in the updated World Bank 2017 updated data...

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PM Modi slams Congress for betraying “annadata” and using them as vote bank

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday lambasted Congress party and held them responsible for not thinking about the welfare of farmers. He alleged that Congress always betrayed the farmers and used them as a vote bank. Addressing a massive Kisan Kalyan Rally in Malout, Punjab, PM Modi said, "I know why for years you could fetch only 10 percent profit on the cost of inputs incurred by you. I know what was the interest behind this. Farmers are soul of our nation, they are our 'annadata', but the ..

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Placing green card on Net Neutrality, people rejoice “free and fair internet” in India

India has got another reason to rejoice besides the heavy rains! The country will rejoice over welcoming the unrestricted and free internet accessibility. The government has accepted the telecom regulator’s recommendation to introduce one of the strongest net neutrality protections in the world...

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PM Modi interacts with beneficiaries of Self Help Group

PM Modi in a candid conversation with beneficiaries of Self Help Group..

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Siddaramaiah opposes fuel hike move of Kumaraswamy government

A week after the maiden budget of Congress-JD(S) coalition, senior Congress leader, and former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah has asked H D Kumaraswamy to roll-back the move of fuel price hike...

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MRM to host mass Quran recitation in Ayodhya

On July 12, the City of Ayodhya is all set to witness a unique portrayal of communal harmony. As reported by Network 18, Muslim Rashtriya Manch will be organizing a grand event of mass Quran recitation where more than 1500 Islamic scholars and priests will mark their presence on the banks of Saryu river..

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Applause to the unsung heroes: NDRF, RPF, Volunteers rescue over 450 stranded passengers in #MumbaiRains

Mumbai recorded 184 mm rainfall, the highest 24-hr rainfall in four years on July 10. Over 450 passengers of the Vadodara Express were stuck in the floods at Nalasopara station. Without much ado these passengers were rescued by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and the Railway Protection Force (RPF)...

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Chhattisgarh wipes out 2 Maoists from its Sukma district of Bastar region

Chhattisgarh was successful to wipe out two Maoists who were killed in an encounter with security forces in Sukma district of Bastar division. The State Police said a joint team of Special Task Force and District Reserve Group was on a search operation in Chintagufa area when Maoists ambushed the team...

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Andhra Pradesh CM Chandrababu Naidu launches 'Anna Canteen'

Following the footsteps of neighboring Telangana and Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandrababu Naidu today launched 'Anna Canteen' a much awaited affordable food courts for common people...

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Act to control instead of celebrating World Population Day

Instead of taking steps to address the key strategic issue of population continuing to grow at a fast pace, the government is celebrating World Population Day on 11 June 2018. It sounds paradoxical...

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Rajnikanth visits Belur Math, seeks blessings from Swami Smaranananda

Super Star Rajnikanth, on Tuesday, paid a surprise visit to Ramakrishna Math at Belur. The ace actor who was in Darjeeling for his upcoming movie with Director Karthik Sabbaraj spent some time at the holy shrine...

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India progresses and how! Andhra Pradesh ranks no.1 state in “Ease of Doing Business”

Advancing in the business genre, ease of doing business has encompassed a greater prospect of change and development. With this, the ranking of the states have shown an unexpected result with Andhra Pradesh outperforming 28 other states and seven union territories in the 2016-17 financial year as far as the ease of doing business within a state is concerned...

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Delhi Court makes Chidambarams ‘free bees ‘till August 7

A Delhi court extended former Union Minister P Chidambaram and his son Karti's protection from arrest in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case till the 7th of next month on Tuesday...

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Rajya Sabha adds 5 more languages to its interpretation facility; number of languages for speaking becomes 22

The Members of the Rajya Sabha can speak in any of the 22 Scheduled Languages from the Monsoon Session of Parliament beginning on the 18th of this month...

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India imposes anti-dumping duty on Chinese polyster to safeguard domestic players against below-cost imports

With an aim to safeguard domestic players against below-cost imports, India on Tuesday imposed the anti-dumping duty of up to USD 528 per tonne for 5 years on a Chinese polyester yarn used in automobile and other industries. The Finance Ministry took this decision after Commerce Ministry’s arm Directorate General of Anti-dumping and Allied Duties (DGAD) recommended the duty after an investigation into alleged dumping of ‘High Tenacity Polyester Yarn' from China. However, the investigation was done ..

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No relief for Latha Rajinikanth in Ad Bureau’s non-payment case

Latha Rajinikanth, wife of Superstar Rajinikanth will have to face the legal proceedings in a plea filed by Ad Bureau Advertising Pvt Ltd on the issue of non-payment...

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R Madhavan to star in ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan’s biopic

Talented actor R Madhavan will play the lead role in a film based on the life of Controversial ISRO scientist Nambi Narayanan. Basking in the success of his Tamil crime thriller Vikram Vedha, Madhavan has once again teamed up with his old friend Ananth Mahadevan...

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Bihar districts to soon have drug resistant TB units

Thrusting the need to push in new health centers in the country, the Health Ministry has decided that 534 health sub-centres across 38 districts in Bihar would be upgraded as health and wellness centres (HWCs) during 2018-19...

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One Nation One Election: A Quixotic idea or practical suggestion?

The idea of holding simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabhas has received a mixed response from the political parties. But this is in the interest of the country and sooner it is implemented the better. ..

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Public servant under scrutiny, Tamil Nadu Assembly passes “Lokayukta Bill” to deal with corruption charges

Welcoming the decision for appointing a new anti-corruption system, The Tamil Nadu Assembly on Monday passed a bill to set up a Lokayukta to inquire into corruption allegations against public servants. The Tamil Nadu Assembly passed the bill without any virtual discussion even as DMK walked out of the house. ..

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Uttarakhand cuts ribbon for nation’s first Drone Research Center

Uttarakhand has unveiled new drone application research and cyber security center which are important in the direction of employment in the youth with technology. For this, polytechnic institutions are selected and trained there...

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Rename Jammu airport after Raja Hari Singha; Veteran Congress leader Karan Singh writes to Modi

Veteran Congress leader and former Union Minister Dr. Karan Singh urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rename Jammu airport as Raja Hari Singh airport...

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Film critic Katti Mahesh faces heat over his comment on Lord Rama

Telangana police on Monday took a stern action against film critic Katti Mahesh for his alleged comments on Lord Ram...

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Maharashtra Govt moots ‘Happiness Ministry’: Chandrakant Patil

With a view to making the people of the state happy and blissful and secured and to encourage positivity among them the government is planning to introduce ‘Happiness Ministry’ said Revenue, Relief and Rehabilitation, PWD and Agriculture Minister Chandrakant Patil...

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World Bank approves $250 million loan to Rajasthan for strengthening electricity distribution sector of state

With an aim to bring in the improvement of the state’s electricity distribution sector under the ‘24×7 Power for All’ program, World Bank on Monday approved to provide a financial assistance of $250 million to Rajasthan. Rajasthan will receive the loan of $250 million under ‘Second Programmatic Electricity Distribution Reform Development Policy Loan for Rajasthan’, a scheme launched for the turnaround of the state’s electricity distribution sector...

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Extending a supporting hand, ADB grants 503-million USD to Bihar benefitting agriculture sector

Approving to source the lining project of the Son canal in Shahabad Bhojpur region in Bihar, the Asian Development Bank has agreed to grant USD 503-million to benefit the agriculture sector...

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PM Modi with South Korea Prez Moon Jae-in at the Joint Press Meeting

PM Narendra Modi and S Korean President Moon Jae-in at the Joint Press Meeting..

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Counter false agenda against BJP: Amit Shah to TN workers

Setting the tone for 2019 general election, BJP National President Amit Shah on Monday slammed DMK for dubbing BJP as an anti-Tamil party. Addressing the gathering of booth-level workers, Shah reiterated that ruling party at Center is committed to safeguarding Tamil culture and Tamil language...

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BSF, JK police jointly arrests six drugs smugglers along with 12 packets of brown sugar and arms near LoC

Security forces on Monday arrested six drugs smugglers along with 12 packets of brown sugar, 2 AK-56 rifles and live magazines near the Line of Control (LoC) in Karnah sector of Kupwara district. Notably, Pakistan uses terrorism and drugs as a primary tool to exploit youth of Jammu and Kashmir and disturb the stability of the country...

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42 prisoners of Bhopal Central Jail are undergoing paramedical courses!

We have heard many times that in jails of India, prisoners are given several works for their earnings and also with an aim to give them some kind of activity, but have you heard that prisoners undergoing paramedical courses? If not then here is an example...

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NGT seeks information on policy for protection of indigenous cows

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has expressed concern over dwindling population of indigenous breeds of cows across the country...

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As Mumbai drenched in heavy rainfall, Mumbaikars have a reason to rejoice; know what!

As the water rolls over, Mumbai has been drenched in rains to such an extent that schools and colleges have shut down. The Indian Railways has also been affected but as they say ‘the show must go on,’ the trains are working but unfortunately are running slow. ..

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SC to hear pleas on section 377 from today

Supreme Court will today begin hearing pleas challenging Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code which criminalizes homosexuality...

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PM Modi and S Korea Prez Moon Jae-in bridge digital connectivity by inaugurating largest Samsung factory in India

Asserting that India ranks second in the world for manufacturing of mobile phones, with the number of mobile phone manufacturing factories in four years, this has created lakhs of job opportunities. Undertaking the digital technology concept to next level, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President of South Korea Moon Jae-in jointly inaugurated a large mobile manufacturing facility of Samsung India Electronics Pvt. Ltd, at Noida...

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani visits ‘Statue of Unity' site; reviews ongoing work

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Sunday took the stock of state government’s ambitious project 'Statue of Unity'. The Chief Minister visited the construction site and reviewed the ongoing work. A brainchild of the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the 182-meter-tall statue of Sardar Patel is being erected near the Sardar Sarovar Dam...

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Web-based application launched in Punjab to set standard of chemist shops

The mobile application is launched in Punjab to set a standard of chemist shops on top. The web-based application is mainly made for the convenience of a public which will provide the availability of medicines as well as for monitoring of drug stores. ..

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Hey NEET, JEE students! Your exams to be conducted twice a year

In a new welcoming move the educational system has given the students a moment to rejoice as the National Testing Agency will conduct NEET, JEE, UGC NET and CMAT exams from now on, exams will be PC-based. Students will now get two chances to appear in the entirely computer-based entrance tests for admission in the graduation courses in the higher educational institutions from the next academic session. ..

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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis orders Probe against Sambhaji Bhide’s controversial statement

Responding to the controversy irrupted by the comments of Sambhaji Bhide, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today announced that state government will probe the alleged statement of the Shivpratishthhan founder...

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Rename Allahabad as 'Prayag': UP Minister Siddharth Nath Singh urges Governor Ram Naik

Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Siddharth Nath Singh has urged UP Governor Ram Naik to rename the city of Allahabad to Prayag...

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All is well with JD(U) and BJP: Nitish Kumar

Bihar CM Nitish Kumar once again reiterated that JD(U) will continue its collaboration with BJP for upcoming 2019 general election. Speaking to the media here, the JD(U) National President refuted the speculations about proposed entry into anti-BJP 'Mahagathbandhan' at the national level...

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16 "Religious Converter" missionaries held by tribal villagers in Jharkhand; police takes in custody

As many as 16 people including seven women who were associated with a Christian organization were arrested by Jharkhand police from Dumka district over the allegations of religious conversions. Notably, all the 16 people were trying to convert tribal villagers of Dumka district...

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In Singapore, Chandrababu Naidu pitches for Kadapa steel plant; invites top Australian firm

Amidst the strained relationship between Center and Andhra Pradesh government over Kadapa steel plant, Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu invited Australian firm Fortescue Metals Group to set up a steel plant in the state, most probably Kadapa district...

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Farming done right: Soil Health Card scheme benefits farmers in Uttar Pradesh

After fulfilling the promise made by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on increasing the MSP for farmers, a large number of farmers in Uttar Pradesh have been benefitted by the Soil Health Card scheme which was launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2015...

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Over Rs 29 cr spent on using services of Indian Air Force to ferry newly-issued currency notes post-demonetization

Over Rs 29.41 crore was spent on using the services of Indian Air Force to the newly-issued Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 currency notes post-demonetization. According to an RTI reply, over Rs 29.41 crore was spent on using the Indian Air Force's ultra-modern transport aircraft including C-17 and the C-130J Super Hercules for the transportation of the newly-issued Rs 2,000 and Rs 500 currency notes post-demonetization...

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Over 51 lakh dwelling units sanctioned against validated demand of 1 crore in last 3 years of implementation of PMAY

Under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) so far more than 51 Lakhs dwelling units have been sanctioned against the validated demand of 1 crore in last 3 years of implementation. Notably, in a to fulfill the dream of having own house of poor's, PM Modi-led central government on June 25, 2015 launched the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) scheme...

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Prices of petrol and diesel hikes for 5th consecutive day; becomes costlier by 23 paise

As the whole country is dwelling with the ill effects of the rising petrol and diesel prices, the prices rose for the 5th consecutive day with both of them becoming costlier by 23 paise per litre...

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Reiterating all-round development, PM Modi lays foundation stone for 13 infrastructure projects in Rajasthan

Giving a massive fillip to the development of Rajasthan, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday laid foundation stone for 13 infrastructure projects including Integrated Infrastructure package for walled city of Udaipur, Elevated Road Project for Ajmer, Water Supply and Sewerage projects in Ajmer worth over Rs. 2,100 crore in the state...

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The intolerant move of Pt Nehru

ARUN JAITLEY explains how Pt. Nehru’s intolerance towards Dr. Mookerjee’s views led to a Constitution Amendment Restricting Free Speech. ..

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‘Feku’ Journalists? Rajdeep and Ashutosh out-on-bail for airing fake sting operation

Yesterday Sardesai, the so-called legend of Indian journalism, who carries a legacy of controversies of personal rivalries, political lineage and biases and using his holy profession for political rivalry and revenge, has surrendered before the Ghaziabad court for creating a fake sting operation and airing it assuming no one could even touch them. His comrade journalist and later turned AAP leader Ashutosh Bhatnagar has also surrendered before the court in the same conspicious crime. ..

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Doubts on railways food preparation? Then see IRCTC kitchen live!

Complaints often related to the food served in the trains get emerged when we see railway food paced plates in front of us but now they will be getting rid soon as IRCTC has started live streaming of its cooking and packaging process. By which travelers will be able to watch food preparation live...

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IT Minister K T Rama Rao taunts Rahul Gandhi over Karnataka farm loan waiver

Telangana IT Minister K T Rama Rao on Friday took a jibe at Congress National President Rahul Gandhi over Karnataka government’s farm loan waiver move...

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PM Modi addresses public meeting at Jaipur, Rajasthan

PM Modi addresses public meeting at Jaipur, Rajasthan..

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And here is the next fraud: Bank of India retired official arrested in Rs 2654 crore loan scam

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested two retired senior officers of Bank of India in connection with an alleged loan fraud of Rs 2,654 crore by Vadodara-based Diamond Power Infrastructure Ltd, today...

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Sunanda Pushkar death case: Delhi Court grants regular bail to Shashi Tharoor

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor was on Saturday granted regular bail by a Delhi court in the Sunanda Pushkar death case in view of the anticipatory bail granted to him by a sessions court earlier this week...

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Chandra Babu Naidu to attend World Cities Summit in Singapore

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu will attend the prestigious World Cities Summit beginning from 8th July, in Singapore. He will deliver a key-note address at World Cities Summit Mayors' Forum...

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Benefitting people, Tripura makes ration card free for tribal families

In a new welcoming move, the Tripura government has decided to provide free ration cards to almost 62,000 families. The decision was taken by the cabinet; states that the government will provide free ration cards to the tribal blocks in the state...

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Alert and responsible passenger Adarsh Shrivastava’s ‘tweet’ save 25 innocents from trafficking

We talk a lot about the power of social media..social media can do this and that.. We say social media not only provides us information immediately but helps us to save ours/ others life too. Yes, the above sentence is right, as a single ‘tweet’ saved not only saved the life of 25 underage girls but also saved their exploitation...

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Jharkhand Assembly to have its monsoon session from July 16; several bills in queue to be tabled

The Jharkhand Assembly is preparing to bring about half a dozen bills in the monsoon session beginning July 16. These include the persons related to the Jharkhand Medical Services, Medical Services Institute (Violence and Property Damage Redressal) Bill. This is the third time when the bill is going to be tabled in the Assembly...

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Five illegal arms smugglers with weapons arrested by Rajasthan police in Bikaner, Mahajan area

At least five illegal arms smugglers with nine pistols and 20 live cartridges were arrested by Rajasthan police in Bikaner and Mahajan area on Friday. Notably, four illegal arms smugglers including Angrez Singh, Lakhveer Singh, Vinod Jat and Nirmaljeet Singh were arrested in the Goluwala police station area with 12 bore pistol, two country-made pistols, one 315 bore pistol and four live cartridges and a 32 bore pistol loaded with four cartridges...

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Prez Kovind on two-day visit to Goa from today

Goa will lay red carpets for our President Ram Nath Kovind who will be on a two-day visit to Goa from today. Kovind will attend the annual convocation ceremony of Goa University this afternoon. He will also attend a civic reception hosted by the State Government this evening...

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Allahabad HC issues notice to top Police and high officials in Lucknow University Violence case

The Allahabad High Court has issued a notice to the DG Police, Uttar Pradesh, Vice Chancellor Lucknow University and District Police Chief of Lucknow in connection with the violence in Lucknow University. Taking a suo motu cognizance, the Lucknow bench of the court has asked the officers to appear before it today...

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Himachal to organize Haj camps for hajjis in Ramshehar, Chamba and Shimla

Himachal Pradesh is all set to organize the Haj camps for the hajjis at three places including Ramshehar, Chamba and Shimla district of the state. Notably, over 80 haj pilgrims from Himachal Pradesh will embark to Saudi Arabia on July 14 this year...

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Security forces wipe out 3 Naxals from Dantewada-Sukma border region of Chhattisgarh

In the Maoist-affected Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, security forces have got big success in an encounter. During an encounter in Dantewada district, the security forces have killed three Naxalites...

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Seeking an eco-friendly environment, now Uttar Pradesh bans plastic use!

Following the footsteps of Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh has also issued a ban on plastic hailing from July 15. Uttar Pradesh is the second state after Maharashtra to enforce a ban on plastic in recent days. ..

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Train travel becomes complete digital! now you can show your IDs via ‘Digilocker’ app

No need to carry your ID Cards while traveling by train, now you can show your proof of identity through your Digilocker app too. ..

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EC to embed Braille for visually impaired voters on election cards

Whether you are fit and fine or you are physically challenged or visually impaired, nothing matters in the eyes of Democracy. Everyone possesses equal rights; this was proved by our Election Commission when it decided to make electoral IDs for visually impaired with Braille script embedded on it...

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UNESCO to develop Gaming University in Vishakhapatnam

International body United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organisation(UNESCO) is all set to develop a special university for Gaming. The proposed institute will be built in the city of Vizag...

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CJI has prerogative, authority to allocate cases to different benches; SC dismisses plea of Shanti Bhushan

The Supreme Court on Friday dismissed the plea of Shanti Bhushan and maintained that the Chief Justice of India (CJI) is the master of the roster and has the authority to allocate cases to different benches of the apex court. Notably, former law minister and esteemed lawyer Shanti Bhushan filed a plea seeking regulation of powers of the Chief Justice of India (CJI) in constituting benches and allocating cases. However, a bench comprising justices A K Sikri and Ashok Bhushan dismissing the plea of ..

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Within 5 hours! Railway sets record by building a subway in a busy track; Watch how!

Shutting mouths who were pointing fingers at the slow working of Indian Railways, the department has created a record breaking initiative. In a massive accomplishment, the Waltair Division of the East Coast Railway managed to construct a large subway under a four-line railway crossing within a record time of four and a half hours...

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'Bharat ki Barbadi' gang to pay for their aggression; Umar Khalid rusticated, Kanhaiya Kumar fined

Umar Khalid has been rusticated while Kanhaiya Kumar fined of Rs 10,000 for raising anti-India slogans such as ‘Bharat tere Tukde Honge’ and ‘Afzal hum Sharminda hai’. Notably, Jawaharlal Nehru University’s high-level inquiry committee on Thursday upheld its 2016 decision and served a rustication notice to Umar Khalid. While several others including the then JNU Students’ Union president Kanhaiya Kumar, has been fined...

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RBI cautions of fake and corrupt emails enticing general people

Cautioning the public, Reserve Bank of India has once again slated a cautionary press release for the general public. With this the RBI has cautioned people about the over use of fake letter heads of RBI, emails impersonating as employees of the bank offering people fictitious offers / lottery winnings / remittance of cheap funds in foreign currency from abroad...

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Economy of Gujarat to cherish more in 2020 as Japanese investments will grow three-fold to $3bn

Japanese firms have invested $1 Billion in Gujarat so far and by 2020 they are expected to scale up the investments to $ 3 Billion. This was said by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani at the opening of a support centre of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO) on Thursday in Ahmedabad...

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UK High Court: Seize Vijay Mallya’s assets for the recovery

Fugitive Tycoon Vijay Mallya got a shock when UK high court said that his home and properties in the UK can be seized as a means of recovering the money he owes banks in India in unpaid loans, following an enforcement order...

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Adrenalin rush gone wrong: Four feared drowned in Juhu Beach, search operation underway

In a saddening incident last night, four people drowned off the Juhu beach. The police informed that the group of five had ventured into the sea for a swim last evening. ..

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Owing tribute to “Dr Syama Prasad Mukherjee” on his birth Anniversary; a man who envisioned for a bright futuristic India

Standing out as a strong pillar of positive nationalism, Bharatiya Janata Party emerged with a mindset of a strong, robust and an integrated party. Owing all the credits to one man standing strong against all odds; India owes a great tribute to Dr. Syama Prasad Mukherjee on his birth anniversary for envisioning a country of development and progress...

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Opportunity to learn our art, culture: IGNCA introduces courses in these subjects

Want to learn about our rich art and culture with a degree? Then cultural studies have opened their doors for you as Country’s premier Arts organization- Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts (IGNCA) will soon introduce five diploma courses and 6 new Certificate Courses in art and culture and related subjects...

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PM Modi’s address to SPCS INT’L convention in USA

PM Modi’s address to SPCS INT’L convention in USA ..

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Siddaramaiah defends fuel tariff hike by Karnataka government

Senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today defended the move of fuel price hike by Karnataka government...

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Dope test mandatory for all government employees including police personnel in Punjab

Further tightening the noose around drug abuse, the Punjab government led by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered a mandatory dope test of all government employees, including police personnel from the time of their recruitment through every stage of their service...

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Soundarya Rajnikanth clarifies on Ad Bureau Advertising legal issue with Latha Rajinikanth

Soundarya Rajnikanth, daughter of Superstar Rajinikanth today issued a statement regarding Supreme Court’s latest order on Latha Rajinikanth...

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Maha Govt brings pleasant happiness for its employees! Parents to get 180 days of paid leave

Paying undue attention to your difficulties of parents, the Maharashtra government has decided to grant their employees, who are parents of children below the age of 18 years with 180 days of paid leave! ..

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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani inaugurates Business Support Centre of JETRO

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today inaugurated the ambitious business support center of Japan External Trade Organization(JETRO). This initiative would open the doors for Japanese industrialists to make investments and setting-up industries in Gujarat...

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Hong Kong based electronics manufacturer Astrum to set up plant in Andhra Pradesh

In order to boost the electronic manufacturing, Andhra Pradesh government has joined hands with Hong Kong-based firm Astrum. On Wednesday, a Memorandum of Understudying has been signed between state government and consumer electronics manufacturer. On this occasion, IT Minister Nara Lokesh and other officials were present...

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Announcing the maiden budget; CM Kumaraswamy approves Rs 34,000 Cr for farm loan waiver, prices of fuel hiked

Raising expectations over the farmer’s loan waiver, Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy presented Rs 34,000 crore farm loan waiver scheme in the maiden budget of the Congress-JDS coalition government. The Karnataka CM said he has limited the loan amount to Rs 2 lakh, as it was "not right" to waiver higher value crop loan...

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What the Supreme Court has actually observed in the Delhi Government case?

The Constitution Bench of the Supreme Court on the 4th of July, 2018 settled the law with regard to allocation of legislative and executive powers between the elected Delhi Government and the Central Government along with the administrator of the Union Territory of Delhi – the Lieutenant Governor. There are three judgements delivered. The principal judgement by Chief Justice with whom two other judges have agreed. Theoretically there is very little difference in the opinion of all the five judges ..

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Agartala airport to be renamed as “Bir Bikram Kishore Manikya” owing a gift to the people of Tripura

Same place, new identity! Having a unified consent by the Modi government, Agartala Airport in Tripura will now be termed as ‘Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore Airport, Agartala. The decision comes in the wake of the long pending demand of people of Tripura as well as the Tripura government for paying tribute to Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore. ..

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Successful trial of diesel-run coach between Heritage Museum and Shimla railway station conducted

The Shimla railway station officials have got a big leap on Wednesday as they conducted a successful trial of diesel-run coach between Heritage Museum and Shimla railway station. Prince Sethi, the Shimla station superintendent after conducting a successful trial of diesel-run coach said, "The trial has been successful on this 900 meters long heritage track here. This trial has been conducted nearly after 20 years as there has been no train running after 1999 on this track, between Railway Heritage ..

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Real Business of missionaries unearthed by Jharkhand police : Two nuns belonged to Missionary of Mother Teresa arrested for selling newborns

Jharkhand police on Wednesday arrested three women including two nuns for selling the newborns of unwed mothers. Notably, the two nuns belonged to the Missionaries of charity, a trust founded by Nobel laureate Mother Teresa. As soon as the central government initiated stringent action on curbing down foreign funding, many NGOs and missionaries are in search of various other sources to earn funds for their hidden agendas including conversion. And, in the above case also seems that these two nuns or ..

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Earn people’s trust by proactively engaging with them; says PM Modi interacting with IAS officers

IAS officers are considered to be a strong pillar of democratic administration. Interacting with the newly appointed IAS officers Prime Minister Narendra Modi encouraged them to engage with the public proactively and earn their trust. ..

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New security feature of WhatsApp will curb malicious content: Ravi Shakar Prasad

Applauding WhatsApp’s new security feature in curtailing alleged disinformation and provocative content, Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shakar Prasad said that new intervention would tone down the problem of disinformation and provocative messages...

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From educating masses to strengthening law, from enhancing industries to rehabilitation of migrants, our Cabinet brings developmental proposals

Our government’s Cabinet chaired by PM Modi today has brought a sack of gifts which will pave a way of development of our nation. Cabinet has taken decisions in various fields like Education, Rehabilitation of Migrants, Law and Justice etc...

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RSS condemns killing of Hindus in Afghanistan

Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Sarkaryawah Suresh alias Bhayyaji Joshi Tuesday condemned strongly the gruesome attack and murder of Hindus and Sikhs in Jalalabad state of Afghanistan...

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Punjab police busts a heroin smugglers gang with arrest of four including ex-Army man

In a major crackdown on the smuggling of narcotics and weapons from across the border from Pakistan, the Punjab Police on Tuesday busted a gang of heroin smugglers and arrested four persons, including an ex-Army man. Also, police have seized from the suspects 14.8 kgs of heroin, valuing approximately Rs. 74 crores in the international market, along with one.30 bore Pistol. Taking an immediate action, a case has been registered under NDPS Act and Arms Act at PS SSOC Amritsar and launched the investigation...

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Imphal proposes various programs instigating young minds to protect environment

Instilling young minds to get accustomed to the nature and love and work for the environment, the Imphal state forest department has slated many initiatives for the students. The state forest department is organizing several programmes under National Green Corps (NGC) to instigate the love of nature among the youth. ..

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AP Chief Minister Chandra Babu Naidu dedicates Cancer Screening Bus

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Nara Chandra Babu Naidu today launched a unique initiative called Cancer Screening Bus...

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Farmers! Your kharif crop this year will be sold 1.5 times price hiked; Modi govt knows true value of your sweat and soil

PM Modi’s dream to double the nation’s farmer income by 2022 is getting its shape as today’s Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs took a decision that is to increase in the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for all kharif crops for 2018-19 Season...

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Poshan Abhiyan in Gujarat to eradicate malnutrition from state; to benefit 60 lakh beneficiaries

With an aim to eradicate malnutrition from the state, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday launched a new scheme named as ‘Poshan Abhiyan’. Under the new scheme, as many as 60 lakh beneficiaries would be covered across the state through a network of 53,000 Anganwadi centres...

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Young lawmaker Dinesh Gundurao to head Karnataka Congress

Young Congress Lawmaker Dinesh Gundurao has been appointed as the in-charge of Karnataka Congress. In an official communication, Congress shared the information about the new state President...

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Farming with Vedic Mantra, a new experiment in Goa

In this new technique the farmer is required to sit in meditation and concentrate on chanting “Om rom jum sah” for at least 20 minutes in his field daily to boost the quality and production...

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Emirates Airlines discontinue Hindu meal option from its in-flight menu; to continue serve vegetarian meals

Emirates Airlines on Tuesday decided to discontinue the ‘Hindu meal’ option from its in-flight menu. However, it will continue to serve vegetarian meals to the Hindu passengers. So from now-on-wards, the flyers can now choose from vegetarian Jain meals, Indian vegetarian meal, Kosher meal and non-beef, non-vegetarian options...

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Chhattisgarh Assembly opens with ruckus in monsoon session; 34 opposition MLAs suspended

Chhattisgarh Assembly monsoon session became very stormy as the opposition created nothing but unnecessary ruckus in the house hindering its procedures. This led to the suspension of 34 MLAs on its first day itself...

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Hailing justice in educational institutes Yogi Sarkar presents new dress code for madrassa students

Implying justice in educational institutes, the Uttar Pradesh government has decided to call for a new dress code for madrasa students to end their "demarcation" from other school pupils. The decision has been taken in order to prevail justice and eradicate any stance of differences among the children...

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