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Congress attacks government of making ‘U-turn’ on GST Bill

New Delhi(PTI): Attacking Government over moving the long-pending Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill in Lok Sabha, Congress on Friday accused BJP of making “U-turn” and demanded that the bill should be referred to a Standing Committee of Parliament. Party spokesperson Abhishek Singhvi accused the ruling dispensation of practising “subterfuge, …

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Indian Telecom companies back internet neutrality

New Delhi(PTI): The Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) on Friday pitched for internet neutrality in the wake of growing demands for free access to internet. Chief executive officer (CEO) of Bharti Airtel, Gopal Vittal, said customers should be free to choose the device, technology and access platform. “I want …

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What is the difference between Saudi Arabia and Israel?

Riyadh(presstv): Saudi Government (Riyadh) has been conducting airstrikes against its impoverished neighbour Yemen since for nearly one month. The Saudi airstrikes have claimed the lives of Yemeni civilians. According to Yemen’s Health Ministry, more than 950 people have died in the past days of the bombardment of Yemen. In this …

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Congress protest on net neutrality, asks Centre to stop TRAI move

New Delhi(PTI): Stepping up offensive on the net neutrality issue, Congress on Friday staged a protest here alleging that the move by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) was against public interest and the Centre should stop it. The TRAI had floated a public consultation paper on net neutrality seeking …

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Sharmila Tagore bats for zero tolerance towards domestic violence

Mumbai(PTI): Stressing on the importance of eradicating domestic violence from grass root level, veteran actress Sharmila Tagore on Friday appealed women Panchayat leaders to take serious steps to put an end to the problem. The 70-year-old actress was the guest of honour at inaugural ceremony of Institute of Social Sciences’ …

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