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Seeking new beginning, Sri Lankan President arrives in India

NEW DELHI(PTI): In his maiden foreign trip after assuming office, Sri Lanka’s new President Maithripala Sirisena arrived in New Delhi on Sunday on a four-day visit seeking a new beginning in bilateral ties that took a hit during the rule of his predecessor. 63-year-old Sirisena, who had dethroned Mahinda Rajapaksa …

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Smriti Irani brainstorms with RSS affiliates on skill initiative

NEW DELHI(PTI): Government on Sunday held elaborate discussions with RSS affiliates and other institutions on the Skill India initiative of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. In a meeting that lasted for five hours today, HRD Minister Smriti Irani invited suggestions of around 75 institutions working in skill development sector on the …

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62 school kids fall ill after consuming poisonous seeds

Raipur (PTI): At least 62 students of a government school fell ill after they consumed seeds of the poisonous Jatropha plant in Chhattisgarh’s Bemetara district. Government primary and middle school students of Luk village in Saja block fell ill after they ate the seeds outside the school premises on Saturday, …

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Make balanced statements, don’t embarrass PM Modi : VHP to leaders

NEW DELHI(PTI): After a barrage of controversial statements by sangh outfits, Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) on Sunday cautioned Hindu leaders against making comments which could create “trouble” for Prime Minister Narnedra Modi. “After a long time, a government has been formed at the Centre which is abreast of Hindu culture …

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Hot mobile market: Lenovo Vibe X2 review

You’ve probably heard about ”Lenovo” in the mobile space more often since they bought Motorola. They made decent phones in the past but nothing that would stand out. Now there is this model that wants to be taken seriously. The Vibe series from Lenovo has phones that are slim, powerful and ultra-light. …

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Kejriwal government in Delhi will hold regular media briefings

New Delhi: The newly sworn-in Arvind Kejriwal government in Delhi has decided to hold regular briefings with media to disseminate information on its new plans, projects and policies. The briefing will take place on all working days at 4 PM starting February 17, said a circular issued on Saturday. “To …

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Electoral rolls to be linked with Aadhar: CEC of India

New Delhi(PTI): Chief election commissioner HS Brahma on Saturday said that the regulatory has no role in implementation of poll promises made by the political parties during election campaigns. He said that the commission would leave the issue of the implementation of poll manifestos and promises to the wisdom of …

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