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Congress accuses Modi government of propagating, promoting tobacco lobby

NEW DELHI(PTI): The Congress on Monday accused the government of “propagating and promoting tobacco lobby” in India to common man’s peril and wondered whether former Health Minister Harsh Vardhan was removed from the ministry last year due to his anti-tobacco stand. “Was Harsh Vardhan’s anti-tobacco activism responsible for his removal?,” …

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Government looking at amending Prevention of Corruption Act: Arun Jaitley

NEW DELHI(PTI): Government is considering amending the Prevention of Corruption Act, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Monday against the backdrop of criminal cases being lodged against industry and decision-makers. Speaking at a CII event in Delhi, he stressed on the need to differentiate between “errors and corruption” in bureaucratic …

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Rajeev Shukla returns as IPL chairman

” Goa’s Chetan Desai will head the marketing committee and Andhra Pradesh’s Gokaraju Gangaraju will head the tours and programmes committee.” Mumbai, April 6 (IANS): Congress Member of Parliament Rajeev Shukla was appointed the new chairman of the Indian Premier League (IPL) Governing Council on Monday, a Board of Control …

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India lose 1-2 to New Zealand

” In the 55th minute, New Zealand counter attacked and managed to earn a crucial penalty corner. They did not waste the opportunity as penalty corner specialist Hayward converted the opportunity into the winning goal.” Ipoh (Malaysia), April 6 (IANS):   Following their 2-2 draw against South Korea on Sunday, …

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Register Aadhaar numbers with banks: Government tells pensioners

NEW DELHI(PTI): All central government pensioners should register their Aadhaar numbers with banks in order to avoid any problems faced by them in getting pension, the Centre has said. “All the pensioners or family pensioners are, therefore, advised to get themselves and their family members registered for Aadhaar and furnish …

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