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PM misleading farmers: Anna Hazare on Narendra Modi’s ‘Mann ki Baat’

JALANDHAR(PTI): Unimpressed with Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s contentions in today’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme, social activist Anna Hazare accused him of “misleading” farmers on land acquisition Bill. Responding to Modi’s argument that the opposition parties were “misleading” farmers, the 77-year-old anti-corruption activist said “Modi has been misleading the farmers himself …

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N-deal needs revocation of Iran sanctions: Khamenei

Tehran(NERVE): Removal of anti-Iran sanctions should be part of any possible nuclear deal between Iran and western countries, said Iranian top leader Ayatollah Seyyed Ali Khamenei. Anti-Iran sanctions should be discussed as a part of nuclear negotiations and should not be considered a result of those talks, state-run news agency …

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Mohun Bagan beat Dempo 2-0 to go top of I-League

Kolkata(NERVE): Goals from defender Dhanachandra Singh (28th minute) and striker Balwant Singh (85th) helped Mohun Bagan beat Dempo SC 2-0 and go top of the points table in an I-League football match at the Salt Lake stadium here on Sunday. With the win, Mohun Bagan have 18 points from eight …

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Ganguly in joint lead in International Grandmasters chess

Kolkata(NERVE)- World Junior Chess Champion Grand Master Lu Shanglei of China joined overnight leaders Nigel Short of England and India’s Surya Sekhar Ganguly to jointly lead the fray with six points each after the seventh round of International Grandmasters Tournament here on Sunday. Close on their heels were GM Sandipan …

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ICC president rules out resignation

Dhaka(NERVE):  International Cricket Council (ICC) president Mustafa Kamal has dismissed rumours that he was resigning his post. Kamal had termed the umpiring in Bangladesh’s quarterfinal match against India as poor and threatened to step down after the match on March 19, reports bdnews24.com. It seems the ICC has become the …

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I feel ashamed over apathetic condition of farmers: PM Modi

New Delhi(PTI): After receiving inputs from farmers, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he feels “ashamed” at times over their “apathetic” condition and promised to change the situation. “How much apathy has been meted out to you!…After reading (letters received from farmers), I sometimes feel ashamed over what we …

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FDI via approval route surges 162 pct to $1.91 bn in Apr-Jan

New Delhi(PTI): Foreign Direct Investment into India through the approval route shot up 162 per cent to USD 1.91 billion in the first 10 months of the current fiscal, indicating that government’s effort to improve ease of doing business and relaxation in FDI norms may be yielding results. During the …

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Nitish Kumar launches energy projects worth Rs 3,241 crore in Bihar

Patna (PTI): Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday laid foundation stones and launched work of power projects worth Rs 3,241 crore on the occasion of 103rd ‘Bihar Diwas’ and asserted that the state government was “determined” to improve the power scenario in the state. He also unveiled electricity projects worth …

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