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Land, other key Bills to come up in Parl session: Venkaiah

Saturday, April 18th, 2015
Land, other key Bills to come up in Parl session: VenkaiahNew Delhi , April 18 : Noting that the Land Acquisition and several other important Bills would be taken up during the Parliament session resuming this month, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said the Congress and other opposition parties should help in passing them. "The Land Bill is the need of ...

Government reach-out to farmers

Saturday, April 18th, 2015
Government reach-out to farmersNew Delhi , April 18 : Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to immediately distribute Rs 506 crore to the farmers affected by recent unseasonal rains. The central government has taken a serious note of farmer suicides.Voicing concern over the issue, Home Minister Rajnath Singh has ...

RBI governor Raghuram Rajan gets threat email

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
RBI governor Raghuram Rajan gets threat emailNew Delhi , April 16 : The cyber crime investigation cell (CCIC) of Mumbai police is probing a threat email sent to RBI governor Raghuram Rajan. According to the police, the email, sent allegedly from an ID belonging to terrorist outfit Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS), seems to be ...

Govt sets up committee to consider declassification of Netaji-related files

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
Govt sets up committee to consider declassification of Netaji-related files New Delhi , April 16 : An inter-ministerial committee, headed by Cabinet Secretary Ajit Seth, has been set up by the government to look at the possibility of declassification of all files related to death or disappearance of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose nearly 70 years back. The first meeting of panel, ...

India and Canada make win-win combination: PM Modi

Thursday, April 16th, 2015
India and Canada make win-win combination: PM ModiNew Delhi , April 16 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi alongwith his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper addressed Indian diaspora at a grand community function at Ricoh Coliseum in Toronto amidst colourful cultural programmes and says that India and Canada make win-win combination. It was a colourful cultural fiesta at Ricoh Coliseum ...

I&B Minister inaugurates Vividh Bharati service of Delhi in FM mode

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
I&B Minister inaugurates Vividh Bharati service of Delhi in FM modeNew Delhi  , April 15 : Information and Broadcasting Minister Arun Jaitley inaugurated the Vividh Bharati Service of Delhi on FM 100.1 MHz. The service will be available on 100.1 Megahertz frequency. The function which was held at the premises of New Broadcasting House of All India Radio, New Delhi was attended ...

India and Germany unveil a joint statement in Berlin

Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
India and Germany unveil a joint statement in BerlinBerlin , April 15 : Before concluding his visit to Germany on Tuesday Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed a joint press conference with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin and hoped of a strong partnership between the King of the Earth – Lion and King of the Skies- the Eagle, ...

Anna Hazare plans another anti-Land Bill protest

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015
Anna Hazare plans another anti-Land Bill protestNew Delhi , April 14 : Social activist Anna Hazare, who is opposing the controversial Land Acquisition Bill, is said to be keen on undertaking a fast in Delhi on the issue, but he is being dissuaded by activists from doing so on health grounds. "Anna is very keen on undertaking ...

Netaji’s kin suspected snooping: Nephew

Monday, April 13th, 2015
Netaji's kin suspected snooping: NephewMumbai , April 13 : In the late 1970s, the suave Ardhendu Bose, a textile magnate's son, was famously recognized as the Bombay Dyeing man. He had taken up the modelling assignment on a lark just because Maureen Wadia wanted him to. Almost four decades later, on a balmy Sunday afternoon, ...

PM Modi unveils bust of Gandhi

Monday, April 13th, 2015
PM Modi unveils bust of GandhiNew Delhi , April 13 : PM Narendra Modi on Sunday unveiled a bust of Mahatma Gandhi at Hannover and said his teachings and principles were the appropriate answer to challenges like terrorism and global warming that the world faces. "The shadow of terror is bent upon eliminating humanity. In this ...
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