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President Mukherjee warns not to make religion a cause for conflict New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee Sunday said political discourse that “cuts and wounds” people’s hearts was “abhorrent” to India’s traditional ethos. In his customary address to the nation on the eve of Republic Day, Mukherjee said: “The freedom inherent in democracy sometimes generates an […]

Grand Initiative: US-India Joint Strategic Vision for the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean Region New Delhi: As the leaders of the world’s two largest democracies that bridge the Asia-Pacific and Indian Ocean region and reflecting our agreement that a closer partnership between the United States and India is indispensable to promoting peace, prosperity and stability in […]

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Obama in India: India, US achieve ‘breakthrough’ in civil n-deal New Delhi: This is nothing short of historic. Two great democracies seem to have come together in a grand fashion. The way US President barack Obama has taken initiative during his 3-day India visit seems the eagerness of US officials to walk that extra miles […]

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PM Modi presents the National Awards for Bravery 2014 New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today presented the National Awards for Bravery, 2014 to 24 children. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that the brave deeds done by these children are proof that God has kept in each one of us, an […]

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Vice President Hamid Ansari Greets Citizens on Republic Day New Delhi: The Vice President of India M. Hamid Ansari has conveyed his warm greetings to the citizens of our country on the happy occasion of Republic Day. He has paid his respectful homage to the freedom fighters and the founding fathers of our Republic who […]

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Dr. Jitendra Singh orders setting up DoNER camp office in Northeast New Delhi: The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has issued orders to set up a camp office of DoNER Secretariat […]

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Fake PMO website busted, mastermind arrested New Delhi: Delhi Police has busted a fake website of the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) under the name “Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Yojna” and arrested the mastermind for cheating several people on the pretext of providing them government loans, officials said Sunday. In a joint operation by Delhi and West […]

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AAP discard Binny joins BJP New Delhi: Expelled AAP leader Vinod Kumar Binny Sunday joined the BJP ahead of the Feb 7 Delhi assembly elections. He slammed the AAP, saying the party was “responsible for emotional blackmailing”. Welcoming him to the Bharatiya Janata Party, its Delhi unit president Satish Upadhyay lauded the fact that Binny […]

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NIA gets four-day custody of Bodo militants New Delhi: Three top Bodo militants, who were arrested from Nagaland capital Kohima, were Saturday produced in a court which sent them to four-day custody of the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The NIA is probing the Dec 23 massacre in three districts of Assam — Kokrajhar, Chirang and […]

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Election Commission sends notice to Kejriwal for his allegations against BJP New Delhi: The Election Commission Saturday issued a notice to AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal asking him to explain his “unverified” allegations against Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay. The notice said that the commission has received a complaint from Upadhyay alleging that Kejriwal leveled “false, […]

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Indian economy expected to grow by 7% in 2016: World Bank Helped along by falling oil prices and by lower interest rates in developed countries, India’s economy is expected to grow by seven percent next year and these two factors can be a game-changer if the nation were to seize the opportunity to implement fiscal […]

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Obama names two Indian-Americans to key posts President Barack Obama has nominated two Indian-Americans to key posts of chairman of the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) and member of the Board of Directors of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation. Jonodev Osceola Chaudhuri, son of a native American mother and an Indian immigrant father, is currently […]

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Defence Manufacturing to Get A Major Thrust Gandhinagar: While speaking at a seminar, “Gujarat : Preferred Hub for Defence Production” , held on the sidelines of Vibrant Gujarat, in Gandhinagar today, the Union Minister for Defence, Shri Manohar Parrikar said that, a 20 billion dollar import bill for defence was not affordable. Such a huge […]

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Mumbai police block 650 plus Charlie Hebdo posts on social media In the virtual world, news travel fast. And with internet penetration and social media, it has become for things to be shared in a fraction of second. That is why when the horrific incident rattled France its impact was felt across the world, including […]

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