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Modi a better ‘salesman’ than him, says Manmohan Singh

New Delhi: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today paid a left-handed compliment to his successor Narendra Modi, saying the incumbent is a ‘more adept salesman, event manager and communicator than him’. “I have to acknowledge that my successor has been a more adept salesman, event manager and communicator than me,” …

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Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar sent to 4-day police custody

Delhi(PTI): Delhi Police on Tuesday were granted 4-day custody of Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar by a court in the national capital. Tomar has been arrested in an alleged fake degree case, saying his educational certificates relating to law degree are “fabricated”. The police were seeking a 5-day custody …

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PM Modi to launch India’s biggest labour overhaul in decades

New Delhi(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi is preparing to launch India’s biggest overhaul of labour laws since independence in a bid to create millions of manufacturing jobs, at the risk of stirring up a political backlash that could block other critical reforms. Three officials at the federal labour ministry told …

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ISRO bags Space Pioneer Award for its Mars mission

New Delhi(PTI): The country’s low-cost Mars mission which is in rendezvous with the red Planet for an extended period has been presented with the Space Pioneer award for the year 2015 by the US’ National Space Society. Space Pioneer award for the year 2015 was presented to Indian Space Research …

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