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Flush out militants from your soil, India plans to tell Myanmar

Saturday, June 6th, 2015
Flush out militants from your soil, India plans to tell MyanmarNew Delhi , June 06 : India is planning to ask Myanmar to step-up "coordinated military operations" to flush out Indian insurgent groups operating from its soil, even as the Army on Friday launched intensive area domination patrols as well as search and destroy missions in Manipur. Another decision taken in ...

India loses poultry case against US at WTO

Thursday, June 4th, 2015
India loses poultry case against US at WTOGENEVA, June 05 : India has lost a case at the WTO, with the World Trade Organization on Thursday ruling that Indian ban on import of poultry meat, eggs and live pigs from the US was "inconsistent" with the international norms. India will have 12-18 months to implement this ruling, after ...

Prime Minister to start Tree Plantation Drive on World Environment Day: Javadekar

Thursday, June 4th, 2015
Prime Minister to start Tree Plantation Drive on World Environment Day: JavadekarNew Delhi , June 04 : The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi will start a tree plantation campaign by planting a sapling at his official residence, 7 RCR on June 5, to mark the World Environment Day. Addressing the media here today ahead of the World Environment Day, Minister of ...

India joins the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (MCAA) on Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI)

Thursday, June 4th, 2015
India joins the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement (MCAA) on Automatic Exchange of Information (AEOI)New Delhi , June 04 : India joined the Multilateral Competent Authority Agreement on Automatic Exchange of Financial Account Information on 3rd June, 2015, in Paris, France, alongwith Australia, Canada, Costa Rica, Indonesia and New Zealand. On our behalf, the Declaration to comply with the provisions of the MCAA was ...

India-US Joint Press Release

Thursday, June 4th, 2015
India-US Joint Press ReleaseNew Delhi , June 04 : Visit of US Secretary of Defence Dr. Ashton Carter to India (2-4 June 2015) During an official visit to India, Dr. Ashton Carter, the United States Secretary of Defence, met Raksha Mantri Shri Manohar Parrikar and called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. He also ...

Convicts can’t be hanged secretly: SC

Thursday, May 28th, 2015
Convicts can't be hanged secretly: SCNew Delhi  , May 28 : Condemned prisoners also have a right to dignity, the Supreme Court has said holding that execution of death sentence cannot be carried out in an arbitrary, hurried and secret manner without allowing death row convicts to exhaust all legal remedies and meet family members. "Right to ...

Govt to generate 5-10 lakh jobs for youth in Defence sector: Parrikar

Sunday, May 24th, 2015
Govt to generate 5-10 lakh jobs for youth in Defence sector: ParrikarNew Delhi , May 25 : Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar has told  that Make in India is being given such a place of primacy in India's defence sector that in 3-5 years 5-10 lakh jobs for the youth will be generated. Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the government has already decided ...

Law panel for joint custody of kids in divorce

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015
Law panel for joint custody of kids in divorceNew Delhi , May 23 : For the first time in India, the concept of shared parenting has been proposed to give joint custody rights of a child to both parents in case of divorce -- equal legal status with respect to guardianship and custody. The Law Commission on Friday submitted ...

Coalscam: Court grants bail to Naveen Jindal, Rao, Koda and others

Friday, May 22nd, 2015
Coalscam: Court grants bail to Naveen Jindal, Rao, Koda and othersNew Delhi , May 22 : Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal, ex-Minister of State for Coal Dasari Narayan Rao, former Jharkhand Chief Minister Madhu Koda and seven others were on Friday granted bail by a special court in a coal block allocation scam case. Jindal, Rao, Koda, formed coal Secretary ...

Pak anti-terror court summons 7 witnesses in Mumbai case

Thursday, May 21st, 2015
Pak anti-terror court summons 7 witnesses in Mumbai caseNew Delhi , May 21 : A Pakistani anti-terrorism court holding the trial of the seven Mumbai attack accused, including mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi, Wednesday summoned seven witnesses for the next hearing after the case record was finally submitted to it. The Islamabad High Court finally sent back the record of ...
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