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PM Modi to interact with 169 Assistant Secretaries tomorrow

New Delhi(PTI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will hold an interactive session on Thursday with 169 IAS officers who for the first time started their career as Assistant Secretaries in New Delhi. These officers have been assigned important desks related with policy and flagship programmes of the concerned ministries and departments. …

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To revive quota stir, Hardik Patel forms new core group from jail

Ahmedabad(PTI): Looking to revive the Patel community OBC quota stir that lost steam following the arrest of its leaders, Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convener Hardik Patel on Wednesday appointed a new ‘core committee’ for the campaign. Hardik is currently in jail in Surat, where he is facing a case …

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Modi Government eases norms for bilateral aid to promote ‘Make in India’

NEW DELHI(PTI):Government on Wednesday eased the norms for bilateral Official Development Assistance (ODA) to enable the country access assistance from other countries, a move which will promote ‘Make in India’ campaign by obtaining new technology and boost infrastructure. Under the modified guidelines approved by the Union Cabinet, Finance Ministry and …

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Justice Tirath Singh Thakur appointed as Chief Justice of India

New Delhi(PTI): Justice Tirath Singh Thakur, who had led the Supreme Court bench which delivered a verdict on reforming the Indian Cricket Board, was on Wednesday appointed the Chief Justice of India. He will take oath on December 3. The senior-most judge of the apex court, Justice Thakur (63) will …

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Delhi government clears Jan Lokpal Bill

Delhi(PTI): The Delhi government on Wednesday cleared the Jan Lokpal Bill, paving the way towards creating the post of an anti-graft ombudsman, which it claimed was similar to the one proposed during the Anna Hazare movement, and will table it in the Assembly soon. “A strict Lokpal which won’t be …

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King Of Jordan Warns The ISIS Conflict Is Leading To ‘Third World War’

Washington(liberalamerica): Jordan’s King Abdullah issued a chilling warning on Tuesday of a “third world war against humanity.” The king also described ISIS as “savage outlaws of religion.” During an official visit to Kosovo, King Abdullah said that both Europe and Islam were under attack from the “scourge” of terrorists who …

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President Mukherjee gives message of unity in diversity

Vrindavan(PTI): Living with diversity and finding unity in diversity is practised in India over centuries and it is part of our civilisational values, President Pranab Mukherjee said in Vrindavan on Wednesday against the backdrop of debate on ‘intolerance’ in the country. “Living with diversity, finding unity in diversity is practised …

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PM Modi to focus on anti-terror, business cooperation in Kuala Lumpur

New Delhi(PTI): Shoring up efforts to combat terrorism and enhancing economic engagement will be the focus of Prime Minister Narendra Modi when he addresses two powerful regional blocs at the ASEAN-India and East Asia summits during his tree-day visit to Kuala Lumpur beginning Saturday. Modi will also hold talks with …

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