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NSG membership, Narendra Modi and Indian commons

Sivasagar, Prangan Duarah: If you are aware of the daily news or you have a relation with any social networking site; last few days would have seen a brief blast of activity on news channels, newspapers, twitter, Facebook and in other social media pages and in web pages. The issue is India’s membership of the […]

Waiting hubs for pregnant women in Sundarbans: Mamata

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Kolkata, June 27 – The West Bengal government is launching ‘waiting hubs’ for pregnant women in remote islands of the Sundarbans where they can wait for a few days ahead of delivery, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee announced on Monday. For the first time in Bengal, we have started with a new concept of setting up […]

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Assam cabinet accords priority to Majuli, stopping rhino poaching

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Guwahati, June 27 – The first cabinet meeting of the BJP-led government in Assam on Monday decided to fulfill poll promises, including a special task force to stop poaching of one-horned rhinos and upgrade the state’s river Island Majuli to a district. State Excise and PWD minister Parimal Suklabaidya, speaking to media persons after the […]

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Nadda launches online Live Register for Nurses, two new courses

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New Delhi, June 27 – Union Health Minister J.P. Nadda on Monday launched a web-based Live Register for nurses, an attempt by the government to make data of the registered and active nurses online. This will help the government in better manpower planning and for making policy-level decisions for the nursing professionals in India. This […]

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IRCTC to make ready-to-eat food, signs deal with defence lab

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New Delhi, June 27 – The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Monday signed an agreement with the Defence Food Research Laboratory (DFRL) for transfer of food and beverage processing technology and packaging that would upgrade its catering operations. According to the agreement, the DFRL, a defence-ministry establishment working under Defence Research and […]

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Pakistan would not accept Indian diktat over Kashmir: Aziz

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Islamabad, June 27 – Pakistan would not accept Indian diktat over Kashmir, Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs advisor Sartaj Aziz said on Monday. He also said Islamabad was exploring ways to completely expose the network set up by alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadav. Talking to media here, Aziz said the security establishment in all democratic countries was […]

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Left, Congress jointly walk out of Bengal assembly

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Kolkata, June 27 – A day after CPI-M censured one of its legislators for participating in a Congress rally over price rise, the party-led Left Front on Monday staged a joint walkout with Congress from the West Bengal assembly after being denied a discussion on price rise. Addressing a joint media conference, leaders from both […]

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Messi’s retirement will not impact our association: Tata Motors

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Kolkata, June 27 – Argentine superstar Lionel Messi’s announcement to retire from international football will not have any impact on Tata Motors’ association with its global brand ambassador, the auto major said on Monday. In a shocking decision, Messi on Sunday announced quitting from international football following Argentina’s defeat against Chile in the Copa America […]

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German, French ministers call for strong Europe

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Berlin, June 27 – German and French foreign ministers raised proposals on Monday to prevent erosion of the European Union and improve its solidarity after Britain decided to leave the bloc in a referendum last week. We are seeing the European Union being severely put to the test, said German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and […]

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Electricians trigger bomb scare at Rome airport

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Rome, June 27 (IANS/AKI) Electricians caused panic at Rome’s main airport on Monday when they accidentally set off pre-recorded loudspeaker messages ordering passengers to evacuate one of its busiest terminals. The bomb alert caused terrified passengers to stream out of Fiumicino airport’s Terminal 3 for around 15 minutes until airport police intervened and technicians managed […]

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