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Modi arrives in UAE on 2-day visit, terror, trade tops his agenda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in the UAE on Sunday on a two-day visit to the strategically-important UAE where he will seek enhanced cooperation in key areas of trade and counter-terrorism as well as promote India as an attractive investment destination. Modi was received by Abu Dhabi’s Crown Prince Sheikh …

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OROP: Ex-servicemen to launch indefinite hunger strike from August 24

Disappointed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s assurance that the government has accepted “in principle” their demand for ‘One Rank One Pension’ (OROP), ex-servicemen on Sunday announced intensification of their stir by deciding to launch an indefinite hunger strike from August 24. “A group of ex-servicemen will start an indefinite fast …

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BSNL fights a tough market, loses 2 crore subscribers in one year

New Delhi (PTI): State-run BSNL lost about 2 crore subscribers in the last financial year as the telecom could not match the aggressive marketing by private operators besides persisting issues related to coverage and quality of its services. According to an official in the Department of Telecom, BSNL lost about …

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RSS is on a roll: Number of shakhas up 61% in 5 years

MUMBAI(TNN): A bunch of lively schoolboys form a circle around an authoritative 12-year-old in khaki shorts and a superman T-shirt at a Navi Mumbai maidan on a weekday night. At first glance, they look merely like children at play. But as the boy leading the group conducts a series of …

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