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Dalits, poor to be given opportunity to bring reforms: PM Modi

NEW DELHI(PTI): Giving a push to government’s financial inclusion programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday launched the Stand-up India scheme under which 1.25 lakh bank branches will provide loans up to Rs 1 crore to SC/ST and women entrepreneurs. At a function, which was organised to mark birth anniversary …

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Bihar is declared a dry state on Tuesday

PATNA(PTI): Bihar was declared a dry state on Tuesday with the Nitish Kumar government imposing a total ban on the sale and consumption of alcohol including India Made Foreign Liquor (IMFL) with immediate effect. The decision, announced by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar after a Cabinet meeting, which comes into effect …

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PM Narendra Modi to book first e-rickshaw via Ola app

In a revolutionary step, Ola on Tuesday has launched its e-rickshaw category on its mobile app. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will book the first e-rickshaw through the Ola app as part of the ‘Stand up India’ initiative. Will also flag-off 5,100 e-rickshaws under MUDRA Yojana and interact with beneficiaries, besides …

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Iceland PM resigns in wake of Panama Papers scandal, says party

LONDON: Icelandic PM Sigmundur Gunnlaugsson has resigned in wake of Panama Papers scandal said his party. This is the first major political casualty to emerge from the leak of the so-called Panama Papers financial documents. “The prime minister told (his party’s) parliamentary group meeting that he would step down as …

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Rakhi Sawant’s bizarre idea to stop suicides after Pratyusha’s death

Pratyusha Banerjee’s suicide has reignited the issue of depression and suicide. Bollywood producer Karan Johar spoke out saying it is a wake-up call to discuss mental health issues. On Tuesday, Bollywood veteran Hema Malini too said that one should not succumb under pressure and take one’s life. Now, Pratyusha’s ‘friend’ …

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অসমৰ সংখ্যালঘু ৰাজনীতি, জনিয়া সমষ্টি আৰু আব্দুল খালেক

Kalgachia,Main Uddin: আহোমসকল অসমলৈ অহা প্ৰায় ২৫ বছৰ মান আগৰ (১২০৫) কথা যেতিয়া প্ৰথমজন অসমীয়া থলুৱা ব্যক্তিয়ে ইচলাম ধৰ্ম গ্ৰহণ কৰিছিল আৰু প্ৰথম ইছলাম গ্ৰহণ কৰা জন আন কোনো নাছিল তেঁও আছিল মেচ জনগোষ্ঠীৰ প্ৰধান “আলী মেচ”| এইয়াই হৈছে অসমীয়া মুছলমানৰ আৰম্ভণি|সেই বছৰতেই বৰ্তমান তুৰ্কীৰ পৰা চীনদেশ আক্ৰমণ (১২০৬ চনৰ …

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