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Govt to open museums across India to honour tribal freedom fighters

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PTI | Dabhoi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Sunday that his Government would open museums in different parts of the country to acknowledge contribution of tribals in India's freedom struggle. He made the announcement after laying the foundation stone for one such museum at Sadhu Bet near Sardar Sarovar Dam at Kevadia in...

Mulayam will float new party soon, says Shivpal

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | Lucknow

Ahead of the national and the State convention of the Samajwadi Party, trouble is brewing for party president Akhilesh Yadav as his father and mentor Mulayam Singh Yadav is likely to float new political party. Shivpal Yadav, the warring uncle of Akhilesh, said that announcement of the new party...

IIT-Madras’ no wear & tear tech to soar GDP

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Kumar Chellappan | Chennai

Scientists of the Indian Institute of Technology-Madras and National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd, the country’s power giant, have succeeded in developing a path breaking and innovative material capable of rejuvenating considerably the country’s Gross Domestic Product. “This innovation will help us to minimise the wear and tear as well as damages...

Venezuela for better trade ties with India

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Vineeta Pandey | New Delhi

Despite domestic crisis and international economic sanctions from the United States, Venezuela is having a smooth sailing with India and the country is working out new avenues to improve bilateral trade. Venezuela this week announced its decision to phase out use of dollars in oil deals and official currency exchanges...

Grapevine

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS

Dynasty woes Samajwadi party leader Akhilesh Yadav who backed Rahul Gandhi’s remark on dynasty, continues to feel the heat of ‘dynasty’ with father Mulayam Singh Yadav increasingly acting as his son’s rival. The rift that led to the SP’s rout in the last Assembly polls, has widened now as Akhilesh has...

Amit Shah heaps praise on Modi on his 67th birthday

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

Heaping praise on Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his 67th birthday, BJP president Amit Shah on Sunday asserted that Modi had set the ball rolling for the economic integration of India after its territorial and social unification was accomplished by Sardar Patel and BR Ambedkar respectively. “Ever since...

First ever intelligence wing of SSB to be operational from today

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will operationalise the Sashastra Seema Bal’s (SSB) first ever intelligence wing on Monday. The paramilitary force SSB guards India’s borders with Bhutan and Nepal, which are often, used by criminals and Kashmiri militants returning from Pakistan. The intelligence wing will have 650 field and staff...

Rajnath warns people against divisive forces

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Omer Farooq | Hyderabad

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday warned the people of India against the anti-national forces, who are trying to weaken the country, and urged them not to allow the country to be divided on the lines of caste, religion and language. Addressing a public meeting of the BJP in Nizamabad...

Sharad’s JD(U) faction intensifies splitsville

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

Signaling an imminent break up in the party, the Sharad Yadav-led rebel JD(U) faction on Sunday appointed Chhotubhai Vasava as its acting president and formed a disciplinary committee to decide on action against Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar. The Yadav faction held a ‘national executive’ meeting and...

Controversy rages on over Kancha Illaiah's book on Arya Vysya

Monday, 18 Sep 2017 | Omer Farooq | Hyderabad

The controversy over Dalit author Kancha Illaiah’s book targeting the trading community “Arya Vysya” is now assuming political colour as the community leaders have approached leaders of various parties, including the ruling TRS. Kancha Illaiah on the other hand has alleged that the Vysya leaders were paying money to the TRS...


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38-yr-old held for duping people coming to ATM

17 Sep 2017 | Staff Reporter | New Delhi

A 38-year-old man has been arrested by the Farsh Bazaar police for allegedly duping people coming to ATM and fraudulently withdrawing their money. Twelve ATM cards have been recovered from his possession...

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19 Sep 2017 | PNS | New Delhi

MP warns against fake ads Koderma MP Ravindra Kumar Roy has warned youths to beware of fake job advertisements for KISAN TV Channel as a gang is cheating on the name of the job in this TV channel. Roy appealed to the youths not come in such a hoax as in the name of training they are asking youths to deposit money in their accounts...

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