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Kashmir problem would be solved by 2022: Rajnath Singh
Lucknow, Aug 18: Lauding Prime Minister Narendra Modi for taking a pledge to create a 'new India', Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday asserted that by 2022, a solution would be found to the Kashmir problem as also other problems [...]
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No announcement on AIADMK merger, EPS-OPS stalemate continues
The merger between Edappadi Palanisamy and O Panneerselvam camps of the AIADMK now hangs in the air with uncertainty looming large. No consensus has been arrived at to take the merger forward delaying the announcement. Panneerselvam camp told the media that [...]
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How to apply for Central Scholarship for College, University students
This is how you apply for the "Central Sector Scheme for Scholarship for College and university students" for the year 2017. The CBSE has issued a notification regarding the same on its official website. According to the CBSE, students [...]
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Winning election at any cost is the new normal in Indian politics: EC
Winning elections at any cost seems to be new norm, Election Commissioner O P Rawat said. "Democracy thrives when elections are free, fair and transparent. However, it appears to a cynical common man that we have been scripting a [...]
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Solar Eclipse 2017: End of the world? Why many are predicting that
The Solar Eclipse 2017 will take place on August 21. More than seven million people from across the globe are expected to be in the various cities in the United States of America to witness the event. For long many have [...]
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Dalit woman's nose cut off in Madhya Pradesh
In a gruesome incident, the nose of a Dalit woman was cut off at Renvjha village in Sagar district of Madhya Pradesh. Narendra Singh (32) and his father Sahab Singh beat up the woman's husband on Monday when he [...]
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Corporate donations to political parties: Here is the complete list
Out of the 5 National Parties, BJP received the maximum donations of Rs 705.81 cr from 2987 corporate donors followed by INC which received a total contribution of Rs 198.16 cr from 167 corporate donors, a report by the Association for [...]
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Businessmen asked to supply goods to unregistered dealers
Shimla: The Excise and Taxation department has taken serious view of the fact that many registered businesses are not supplying goods to small businesses on the pretext that such small businesses do not have GSTIN number. A spokesman of [...]
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Every citizen's contribution needed to transform India: PM Modi
Asserting that every citizen can contribute towards the growth of the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said suggestion from every individual must be integrated to strengthen country's growth. Addressing a group of entrepreneurs at a programme organised [...]
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Devastation due to floods in Bihar continues, death toll climbs to 72
The flood situation in Bihar is worsening by the day as an embankment breached in Gopalkanj because of which 14,500 people had to be evacuated by the NDRF on Wednesday. The death due to the Bihar floods has now climbed to [...]
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Gorakhpur tragedy: PIL filed in Allahabad High Court seeking judicial inquiry
Allahabad, Aug 16: Seeking a judicial inquiry into the recent deaths at the BRD Hospital in Gorakhpur, a Public Interest Litigation was filed in the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday. 71 children have lost their lives since August 7 in Gorakhpur's [...]
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Air fares soar in flood hit North Bengal
Darjeeling, August 16, 2017: With railways and road connectivity severely damaged owing to the flood in North Bengal and bordering Bihar, the only option left is the airways. The onrush to avail flights has resulted in the skyrocketing of air fares. [...]
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Weather: August 17 forecast, Heavy Bengaluru rains to take a backseat
Rains have once again reduced over the region in Bengaluru. Here is the weather forecast for Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai for August 17. Bengaluru: On Independence Day, the city witnessed heavy rains. Several parts of the city [...]
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School run by Rajinikanth's wife locked over non-payment of rent
Chennai authorities on Wednesday sealed and shut down a school run by superstar Rajinikanth's wife Latha Rajinikanth. The Ashram Matriculation Higher Secondary School, which conducts classes from kindergarten to plus two, is functioning near Race Course at Guindy in Chennai. {image-29-1459245120-latha-rajinikanth4-600-16-1502879417.jpg [...]
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After stone pelting in Ladakh, India-China to hold flag meet
India and China are likely to hold a flag meeting to discuss the border skirmishes after yesterday's clashes at Ladakh in which the soldiers from both sides pelted stones at each other. While China has denied any such incident, [...]
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Cabinet approves new policy to regulate metro rail services across India
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its nod for a new metro rail policy for expanding the metro network across various cities in the country, officials said. The new policy was approved by the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra [...]
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J&K: Woman injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan
A woman was injured on Tuesday in ceasefire violation by Pakistan in Baaz and Nambla areas of Uri sector in Jammu and Kashmir's Baramulla district. The Army is retaliating to the unprovoked firing by the Pakistani forces. On Saturday, [...]
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We will grant medical visa to Pakistanis in all bonafide cases: Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi, Aug 15: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday said India would grant medical visa to Pakistani nationals in genuine pending cases. "On the auspicious occasion of India's Independence day, we will grant medical visa in all [...]
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Chinese troops try intruding into Indian territory in Ladakh, attempt foiled
An attempt by Chinese soldiers to enter Indian territory along the banks of Pangong lake in Ladakh was foiled by Indian troops on Tuesday. Two attempts were made by Chinese troops to intrude into Indian territory, both of which [...]
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India@70:  18 lakh people, Rs 1.75 lakh crore deposits under scrutiny post-demonetisation, says Modi
New Delhi, August 15: Addressing the nation on the 71st Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said Rs 1.75 lakh crore deposits in banks post note-ban as well as 18 lakh people with income beyond known means are under scrutiny. [...]
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This village in UP boycotts Independence Day celebration
Residents of Choudhipur village in Mailani area in Lakhimpur Kheri district, some 70 km from Uttar Pradesh will not celebrate Independence Day as they feel no development has happened in their village even 70 years after Independence. The village [...]
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‘I’ve full confidence SC will dismiss 35A matter’, says J&K CM on Independence Day
Srinagar, August 15: On the occasion of 70th Independence Day on Tuesday, Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Mehbooba Mufti spoke about the "controversial" Article 35A in Srinagar. "I have full confidence that our Supreme Court will again dismiss this plea," Mufti [...]
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India@70: When Modi invoked Krishna-Arjun in his Independence Day speech
Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his Independence Day address invoked both Krishna and Arjun. He drew a parallel between Krishna and Mahatma Gandhi during his address. From that Mohan with the Sudarshan chakra to the other Mohan (Mohandas Gandhi) [...]
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Appeal by Union Home Minister prompts Gorkhaland agitators to withdraw fast unto death
Darjeeling, August 14, 2017: The Hills of North Bengal are all set to commemorate the 70th Indian Independence Day amidst an ongoing indefinite bandh. The bandh had been clamped on June 15 by the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) in demand of [...]
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Gorakhpur infant deaths: Such tragedies have happened even in Congress regime, says Amit Shah
Bengaluru, Aug 14: Amid deaths of several children in a Gorakhpur hospital, BJP president Amit Shah on Monday said such tragedies have happened even in the Congress regime.  Shah also dismissed the Congress' demand for resignation of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi [...]
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India@70: Unprecedented security in Delhi for Independence Day
New Delhi, Aug 14: The national capital has turned into a fortress for the Independence Day celebrations with an unprecedented ground-to-air security cover. Close to 70,000 Delhi Police personnel will be guarding the national capital owing to the twin occasions [...]
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Demonetisation has boosted efforts to build an honest society: President Kovind
In his address to the nation on the eve of 71st Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind on Monday highlighted initiatives undertaken by government and stressed on the importance of abiding by laws. Paying his tribute to thousands of [...]
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India@70: Trump calls Modi to convey Independence Day greetings
US President Donald Trump on Monday called Prime Minister Narendra Modi to convey his greetings on the eve of India's 71st Independence Day. Modi took to Twitter to inform this and appreciated Trump's ‘warm felicitations'. Modi and Trump [...]
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