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Over 5.5 lakh government schools have no power connection New Delhi: Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Wednesday said that over five lakh government schools do not have electricity connection, and over two lakh school premises lack toilet facilities. “As per Unified District Information System 2013-14, 2.03 lakh government schools in the country lack toilet […]

India says Mumbai attack trial in Pakistan going slow, Hafiz roaming scot-free Kathmandu/New Delhi: India Wednesday said the trial of those responsible for the 26/11 terror attack on Mumbai was progressing “very slowly” in Pakistan, as Prime Minister Narendra Modi recalled the 2008 horror at the Saarc summit. Modi, who is in Kathmandu for the […]

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KATHMANDU: Pakistan Wednesday played spoilsport by blocking three major Saarc connectivity projects initiated by India, even as Prime Minister Narendra Modi conspicuously avoided meeting his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif while he met five other South Asian leaders here. The 18th South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (Saarc) summit appeared to become a non-starter with agreement […]

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Jharkhand: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Tuesday said Pakistan is ready to hold talks with India but New Delhi will have to take the first step, the Geo News reported. Speaking in the Nepal’s capital city, where he reached Tuesday to attend 18th Summit of South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (Saarc) Nov 26-27, Sharif said […]

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Ranchi: Defying a Maoist boycott call, over a quarter of Jharkhand’s voters exercised their franchise before noon Tuesday in the first phase of ballotting for the assembly polls. As many as 27 percent voters cast their ballot by 11 a.m. in Jharkhand, said an official. The highest polling has been recorded in the Bhavnathpur constituency, […]

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Kashmir elections 2014 are underway and brisk voting is being reported from the state. This election is going to be different compared to past ones. Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is trying to position itself as an alternative of the Congress party in the troubled state. It has been claiming on top of the voice that […]

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Mumbai: Veteran Congress leader and former union minister Murli Deora died here early Monday following a brief illness. He was 77. Prime Minister Narendra Modi described him as a leader with a “warm nature”. Murli Deora died around 3.30 a.m., said Congress leader Sachin Sawant. He is survived by his wife and two sons, including […]

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Modi off to SAARC summit in Nepal, meeting with Nawaz Sharif possible New Delhi: A likely meeting between Prime Minster Narendra Modi and his Pakistani counterpart Nawaz Sharif on the sidelines of the SAARC summit has lent added interest to the meeting of the eight-member bloc of South Asian nations to be held in Kathmandu […]

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Modi to meet SAARC leaders again: Will he meet Nawaz Sharif? New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who travels Tuesday to attend the 18th SAARC summit at Kathmandu, will be again meeting leaders of South Asian countries six months after he had invited them to his own swearing-in. During the South Asian Association for Regional […]

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This question is going to be asked in coming days. Who is PM Modi’s No. 2: Rajnath, Parrikar have different opinions on Chinese troops New Delhi: Repeated incursion by the Chinese troops into Indian territory have elicited divergent, at times almost contradictory, opinions from key cabinet ministers. Home Minister Rajnath Singh, addressing a rally in […]

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BJP becomes major factor in Kashmir election 2014 Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir will vote starting Tuesday in assembly elections that have for the first time made the BJP a major power, much to the chagrin of the state’s established parties. A host of issues are hogging the campaign. These include allegations of corruption and family […]

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No more than 10 cases of Indians wanting to join ISIS, says NSA New Delhi: There are not more than 10 cases of Indian youths wanting to join the ISIS, National Security Advisor Ajit Doval said here Saturday. There are not more than 10 cases of Indian youths wanting to join the ISIS, National Security […]

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Bengal CM Mamata dares BJP to impose president’s rule Kolkata: Trinamool Congress MP Srinjoy Bose was Saturday sent to CBI custody for his alleged complicity in the Saradha scam, as West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee lashed out at the central government for its “divisive politics” and dared it to impose President’s rule in the […]

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After Umar Abdullah, the chief minister said that the BJP will not succeed in powergrab of the state, Modi exhorts people to end dynastic rule in Kashmir Kishtwar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday exhorted people in this Jammu and Kashmir town to unshackle themselves from the yoke of dynastic rule and promised to make the […]

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