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Successful talks with NSCN (I-M) has started new journey, says PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said that “successful” talks with NSCN (I-M) has started a journey of “walking together” and will lead to the development of not only Nagaland but the entire northeast region. The Prime Minister also said successive governments have made efforts to bring peace and stability in the region though these […]

We are nuclear power, know how to defend ourselves, says Pakistan NSA Sartaj Aziz

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Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz on Sunday accused ‘Modi’s India’ of acting as a regional superpower and said Pakistan is a nuclear-armed nation and knows how to defend themselves. Aziz’s comment came after the talks between both the countries were cancelled. Pakistan had called off the NSA-level talks, hours after India made it clear […]

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After court case, whistleblower IFS Sanjiv Chaturvedi gets promotion

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Whistleblower Indian Forest Service (IFS) officer Sanjiv Chaturvedi has secured a Director -level promotion, nearly two months after he approached the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) in this regard. Named as one of the winners of the Ramon Magsaysay Award for 2015, Chaturvedi was also in the spotlight after being removed from the post of Chief […]

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Arun Jaitley blames global factors for Sensex crash, defends domestic indicators

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Finance minister Arun Jaitley today blamed external global factors for the market’s crash, while defending domestic factors. He said that external factors are responsible for the current turbulence in the markets, adding that not a single domestic factor has contributed to it. Jaitley was talking at the annual conference of chief Commissioners and DGs of […]

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Andhra CM orders probe into train accident

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Hyderabad, Aug 24 – Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu has ordered a probe into the train disaster in Anantapur district which claimed six lives and left 20 injured in the early hours of Monday. The chief minister directed district collector to conduct an inquiry into the accident in which a granite-laden truck rammed […]

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Huawei Honor 7i has a swivel camera to end all selfie cams in history of mobile

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Huawei has launched a new smartphone, the Honor 7i which sports a 13MP rear camera that flips 180-degrees to become a front cam as well. And that’s just the start. The Honor 7i packs a 5.2-inch 1920×1080 display, and runs on a 1.5GHz Snapdragon 616 SoC. It’s powered by a 3100mAh battery and comes in […]

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Maharashtra: Andheri BJP MLA does sting on illegal dance bar

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MUMBAI: BJP Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Andheri (W), Ameet Satam, helped police register three complaints against the Natwar Bar in the area for hosting dances without proper permissions. He even provided a three-minute video to the police as evidence. The action was part of the night vigils that the MLA started recently following […]

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5 million Indians lost their jobs during high-growth years: Assocham

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As many as five million jobs were lost between 2004-05 and 2009-10 — paradoxically during the time when India’s economy grew at a fast clip — an Assocham study said. This has put a question mark on whether economic expansion should be linked to job creation, according to the study. Moreover, it observed that an […]

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Buy onions from farmers directly, experts tell government

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The central government decision of importing 10,000 tonnes of onion will not bring down the current soaring prices. Industry experts feel that the government should start buying from the farmers directly and selling it to the consumers. Nanasaheb Patil, chairman of Agriculture Product and Market Committee (APMC) at Lasalgaon said that supply of onion has […]

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Implement 25% quota for poor children: Delhi government to playschools

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The Delhi government on Sunday ordered implementation of 25% reservation for poor children in play schools and creches, which are running on land alloted at concessional rates by the government. Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia issued directives for implementation of the quota for children of economically weaker section (EWS) in all play schools. In November […]

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