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Parrikar seeks services’ views on new defence procurement policy

New Delhi,Pranav Kulkarni: Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has asked the three service headquarters to give their suggestions regarding the “make” procedures in the defence procurement policy (DPP). The new procedures in offing are aimed at creating ease of doing business with regards to defence market. The draft procedures which are …

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Ayurveda Businessman Baba Ramdev to get Cabinet Minister status in Haryana

Chandigarh: The Haryana government on Monday decided to give “status equivalent to Cabinet Minister” to Ramdev, who has been appointed as the state’s brand ambassador to promote yoga and ayurveda. “Ramdev, Brand Ambassador for promotion of yoga and ayurveda in Haryana, will be given status equivalent to Cabinet Minister,” Haryana’s …

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Apple just kneecapped Google’s smartwatch efforts

Bad news for Google: Apple just did in a day what Google couldn’t do in an entire year. Apple has managed to sell more Apple Watches in a single day than the number of Android Wear smartwatches sold in an entire year, if market research from Slice Intelligence is to …

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Bangladesh Land Minister meets Mamata, discusses border agreement

Kolkata(PTI): Bangladesh Land Minister Shamsur Rahman Sharif on Monday met West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee and later hoped that the long-pending issue of exchange of enclaves under Indo-Bangladesh Land Boundary Agreement (LBA) between India and his country would soon be resolved. Rahman had a nearly an hour-long meeting with …

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Katrina Kaif dines with the Kapoor family sans Rishi Kapoor

While Katrina Kaif and Ranbir Kapoor have been seen holidaying and attending parties together, this was the first time that the actress was dinning with the Kapoor clan. On Saturday night, members of the Kapoor khandaan including Neetu Kapoor, Randhir Kapoor and Krishna Raj Kapoor got together for a family …

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Congress finalises programmes on Ambedkar, reaches out to Dalits

New Delhi(PTI): Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Monday chaired a meeting to finalise programmes for year-long celebration of 125th birth anniversary of B R Ambedkar as the party intends to reach out to Dalits in a bid to recover lost ground after a string of electoral reverses. Party Vice President …

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