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MNREGA world’s largest public works programme: World Bank

New Delhi: India’s rural employment guarantee programme MNREGA has been ranked as the world’s largest public works programme, providing social security net to almost 15% of the country’s population, the World Bank has said. India is among the five middle-income countries running the world’s largest social safety net programmes, said …

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History and roles of AAMSU in the minority movement in Assam

GUWAHATI,MAIN UDDIN, MUSTAFA KHADDAM HUSSAIN: All Assam Minorities Students’ Union (in short AAMSU) has been relentlessly fighting for the cause of downtrodden people of particularly belonging to minority community. The formation of AAMSU can be traced to the well known Assam Agitation (1979-985). Towards the last part of 1979, the …

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Sharapova battles past Vandeweghe to reach Wimbledon semis

Former champion Maria Sharapova defeated her American opponent Coco Vandeweghe in a pulsating three set thriller on Tuesday to reach her fifth Wimbledon semi-final. Fourth seed Sharapova overcame the world number 47 6-3, 6-7 (3-7), 6-2 on Centre Court in a match that lasted two hours and 46 minutes. Sharapova …

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Modi invites Kazakh sovereign wealth fund to invest in Make in India

Astana (PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday invited resource-rich Kazakhstan’s sovereign wealth fund as well as businesses to invest in India’s renewable energy, manufacturing and smart city project. He said businessmen of both the countries can work together in space, cyber security, health and infrastructure, stressing that India-Kazakhstan partnership …

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PM Modi to arrive in Russia tomorrow to attend BRICS, SCO summits

Ufa(Reuters): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will arrive in Ufa in Russia on a three-day visit to attend the BRICS and Shanghai Cooperation Organisation summits, on the sidelines of which he is likely to meet his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif and Chinese President Xi Jinping. An announcement with regard to India’s …

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Anonymous person threatens to attack Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya

Bodh Gaya(PTI): An anonymous person has threatened to attack the Mahabodhi temple in Bodh Gaya, a top district official said on Tuesday. An SMS has been received by Gaya’s Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Manu Maharaj from an anonymous person who has threatened to attack the world famous Buddhist shrine …

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