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PM launches slew of schemes at labour meet

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
PM launches slew of schemes at labour meet New Delhi , October 16 : Looking to create an environment conducive to industrial development while also ensuring transparency in the labour sector, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches a host of schemes today which envisage, among others, portable PF accounts and a unified portal for labour inspection at firms. Modi will ...

China alarmed, tells India not to complicate border situation with new road

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
China alarmed, tells India not to complicate border situation with new road BEIJING, October 16 : China on Wednesday expressed concern at India's plans to build a 1800km long road along the border, and asked New Delhi not to complicate the situation further. "Before final settlement is reached we hope that India will not take any action that may further complicate the situation," ...

Isro successfully launches navigation satellite IRNSS 1C

Thursday, October 16th, 2014
Isro successfully launches navigation satellite IRNSS 1CSRIHARIKOTA, October 16 : Enhancing India's presence in outer space, Isro successfully launched IRNSS 1C, the third member of the seven satellite constellation of the Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System (IRNSS), in the wee hours of Thursday. Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV) - C26, carrying IRNSS 1C, lifted off from ...

Pakistan briefs diplomats on border tensions, raises Kashmir plebiscite issue

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
Pakistan briefs diplomats on border tensions, raises Kashmir plebiscite issue New Delhi , October 15 : Pakistan Tuesday briefed the entire diplomatic corps here on the border tensions with India and reiterated its "principled position on the Kashmir dispute" of demand for an impartial plebiscite in Jammu and Kashmir in accordance with the UN Resolutions. The ministry of foreign affairs briefed ...

Cyclone Hudhud: On Day 3, Vizag sees no end to woes

Wednesday, October 15th, 2014
Cyclone Hudhud: On Day 3, Vizag sees no end to woes VISAKHAPATNAM, October 15 :  As if the battering by Cyclone Hudhud was not enough, the insensitive attitude of some government officials and the struggle for survival on Day 3 saw the otherwise placid Vizagites running out of patience. Deprived of basics like water, power and food for three days in a ...

Indian embassy in Kuwait has simplified the visa procedure

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
Indian embassy in Kuwait has simplified the visa procedure DUBAI, October 14 : Indian embassy in Kuwait has simplified the visa procedure for Kuwaiti nationals as well as expatriates living in the country with an aim to enhance travel to India for business, tourism, medical treatment and study purposes. The embassy said it has issued 10,000 visas this year, ...

Hardly any Indian Muslim indulges in terrorism : Pranab Mukherjee

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
Hardly any Indian Muslim indulges in terrorism : Pranab Mukherjee OSLO, October 14 : Asserting that the problem of terrorism in India was imported, President Pranab Mukherjee has said indigenous terrorist activity was "extremely negligible" with hardly any involvement of the 150 million Muslims of the country. "Of course there may be one or two out of hundred fifty million but ...

Modi govt to formalize code of conduct for MPs

Monday, October 13th, 2014
Modi govt to formalize code of conduct for MPsNEW DELHI, October 13 : The conduct of parliamentarians inside and outside the House and the privileges enjoyed by them has so far been guided by customs, conventions and norms listed in the "Handbook for Members" issued by the Parliament secretariat from time to time. These, in a way, are ...

SC Call To Centrle ‘Kumbhakarna’

Saturday, October 11th, 2014
SC Call To Centrle 'Kumbhakarna' NEW DELHI,October  11 : The Narendra Modi government, which believes itself to be efficient and hard working, got a slap on the wrist on Thursday from the Supreme Court which said it behaved like 'Kumbhakarna', the mythological character who loved sleeping for long periods, and 19th century story character 'Rip ...

Kailash Satyarthi: India has hundreds of problems, but millions of solutions

Saturday, October 11th, 2014
Kailash Satyarthi: India has hundreds of problems, but millions of solutions New Delhi , October  11 : Noisy OB vans and an unending caravan of cars: on Friday afternoon, Kalkaji, a middle-class locality in south Delhi, was suddenly abuzz with activity and animation. It's barely an hour since the news flashed on TV screens. But everybody knows that L-6, a slim, ...
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