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Information on achievements of one year not with PMO, reveals RTI application

New Delhi(PTI): Please provide top 20 achievements by current Indian Government,” the applicant had sought in the RTI. Getty Images Asked to list 20 major achievements of the Modi Government, the Prime Minister’s Office says information on this is not held by it. “I am to refer to your application …

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PM Modi plants sapling at 7 RCR residence on World Environment Day

New Delhi(ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday showed his green side as he celebrated World Environment Day by planting a sapling at his official 7, Race Course Road residence. The Prime Minister later took to twitter to share the information. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment, Forest and …

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FSSAI finds 9 variants of Maggi unsafe; asks Nestle to stop production, import and sale with immediate effect

New Delhi(web team): On Friday, the Central food safety regulator Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) orders Nestle to recall nine variants of Maggi instant noodles from market. FSSAI test results finds nine variants of Maggi noodles ‘unsafe and hazardous’ for human consumption. It has asked Nestle to …

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Goa tourism minister courts controversy; calls gangrape accused naive

Panaji(PTI):Goa Tourism Minister Dilip Parulekar has courted controversy after he described the accused in the gangrape of two Delhi-based women in the state as “naive” and chose to dismiss the crime as a stray incident. “Such stray incidents are bound to take place in a busy tourist destinations like Goa,” …

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Coal scam: Court allows industrialist Naveen Jindal to travel abroad

New Delhi(PTI): Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal, accused in a coal block allocation scam case along with 14 others, was allowed on Friday by a special court to travel abroad from June 14 to June 29 for business purposes. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar allowed the plea filed by …

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Nestle India’s Boiling Maggi row goes global with Singapore ban

 Singapore: The row over the safety of Maggi noodles continues to be on the boil, and has now gone global, with Singapore banning the instant noodles on the direction of its Agri-Food and Veterinary Authority. The South East Asian nation has joined the Indian states of Delhi, Gujarat, Tamil Nadu, …

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We stand with you, says Rahul Gandhi to families of 20 jawans killed in Manipur ambush

New Delhi(web team): The Congress Vice-President took to the micro blogging site Twitter to offer his condolences. File Photo “We stand with each of them in this hour of tragedy,” Rahul Gandhi said on Thursday offering condolences to the families of 20 Army jawans killed in an ambush by insurgents …

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This new wearable device can zap your brain to lift your mood

Washington(AP): A new wearable device, which is being called the world’s first digital drug, can zap your brain to make you feel either calm or energised. ‘Thync’ is the world’s first ‘digital drug’ that’s rated to be completely safe. | Image source: Thync Users stick the device, called Thync, onto …

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the whole Bollywood descends to Malaysia ahead of IIFA 2015

A heavy dose of Bollywood glamour and performances will enthral fans at the 2015 edition of the International Indian Film Academy Awards (IIFA) from Friday as it returns to Malaysia for a second time. Held every year on a foreign location, the event will also organise FICCI-IIFA Global Business Forum …

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No one doubts Ranbir’s ability to deliver: Rishi Kapoor

Ranbir Kapoor is saddened by the poor response to Bombay Velvet, but is far from defeated. Says his dad Rishi, “We did speak about it. I have only one piece of advice for him, ‘Don’t let success go to your head or failure to your heart.’ In his brief career …

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