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Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Recapping India’s disastrous tour of 2011-12

India will do well to remember the ill-fated Australian tour of 2011-12, when they crumbled in a heap and lost all four tests Down-Under. Border-Gavaskar Trophy: Recapping India’s disastrous tour of 2011-12 Prelude to the 2014 Border-Gavaskar Trophy Though Australian cricketer Phil Hughes’ sudden demise may have shifted the spot-light …

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No dilution of MNREGA scheme, says Narendra Modi government

New Delhi: The government on Thursday allayed apprehensions over continuance or dilution of MNREGA scheme launched during the previous UPA rule and said all necessary funds have been released. No dilution of MNREGA scheme, says Narendra Modi government “There is no ambiguity about the government’s intention. The scheme will continue …

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Narendra Modi on two-day visit to Assam from November 29

Guwahati,(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Assam on a two-day visit from November 29, an official release said on Thursday. Narendra Modi on two-day visit to Assam from November 29 The Prime Minister is scheduled to arrive at Lokapriya Gopinath Bordoloi Airport here and head towards Maligaon Stadium …

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Blackberry offers $550 to users switching from iPhone to Passport

Blackberry will be offering up to $550 to customers who would switch to its latest Passport model from iPhones as the company fights to regains its lost glory. Blackberry offers $550 to users switching from iPhone to Passport According to the Independent, the ‘Blackberry Trade Up’ programme is only available …

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Hindutva: Back to the Savarkar-Hedgewar ideal in India?

New Delhi, Praful Bidwai: Nothing in Indian politics has dismayed me recently as much as a report (The Hindu, November 22) on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh’s success in attracting 600 middle-class professional families in Noida to a late-night education-cum-entertainment event featuring preacher Satyanarayan Mourya. Each family paid Rs300 to attend …

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Speculation about former SP leader Amar Singh joining the BJP

New Delhi(DNA): Former Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh met BJP in charge of Uttar Pradesh, Om Mathur at his residence in New Delhi. Speculation about former SP leader Amar Singh joining the BJP The meeting lasted for nearly two hours. Though the details of the meeting were not available, but …

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