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November 11, 2018 3:28 am gmt |
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Marking 100 years since Armistice Day, the United Service Institution of India along with the British High Commission hosted “India and the Great War in Research, Memory and Commemoration – Indian contribution to WW1″ in Delhi. The event was supported by the UK National Army Museum ...
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November 8, 2018 3:13 am gmt |
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As part of the Left parties’ efforts to bring together political parties opposed to the BJP and its allies on a common platform, CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechury will meet DMK president M.K. Stalin on November 13. Separately, Telugu Desam Party leader and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Cha...
In India
November 1, 2018 3:19 am gmt |
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Sardar Patel ranks among the greatest statesmen of all time, Governor Banwarilal Purohit said yesterday (Wednesday). While speaking at the 143rd birth anniversary celebrations of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, he said: “The farmers of Bardoli faced a problem of tax-hike. When the farmers refused to pay hi...
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October 31, 2018 3:08 am gmt |
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A day after DMK leader M.K. Stalin claimed that all the Ministers in the current AIADMK government will be jailed once the opposition party came to power, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami hit back on Tuesday, saying Mr. Stalin will be in jail even before his party came to power. Addressing medi...
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October 30, 2018 3:14 am gmt |
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India and Japan outlined a vision for strengthened bilateral relations at the 13th annual summit here yesterday (Monday). Enhanced strategic and defence cooperation dominated the talks between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart, Shinzo Abe. Japan’s formulation of a “free and op...
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October 29, 2018 3:04 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump will not travel to India as the chief guest for the Republic Day Parade, and the White House has conveyed its regrets to the Narendra Modi government. The government is now exploring several other options for the event. According to multiple government and diplomatic sourc...
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October 28, 2018 2:50 am gmt |
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DMK president M.K. Stalin yesterday (Saturday) said the overnight ‘mysterious’ changes in Sri Lankan government and former President Mahinda Rajapaksa’s swearing-in as the Prime Minister of the country without majority had posed a major threat to Tamils, who had been denied their rights and subjected...
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October 25, 2018 2:52 am gmt |
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The Tamil Nadu government has complained that it was kept in the dark by Kerala and the Union Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEFCC) on the revival of a proposal to build a new Mullaperiyar dam. Yesterday (Wednesday), Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswamy wrote to Prime Ministe...
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October 24, 2018 3:14 am gmt |
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DMK leader Kanimozhi, whose tenure in the Rajya Sabha will come to an end by July next year, is keen on entering the electoral fray from the Thoothukudi Parliamentary constituency in 2019. DMK sources said she had already expressed her desire in this regard, though the party had adequate numbers in t...
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October 23, 2018 3:24 am gmt |
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As the Central Bureau of Investigation’s second-in-command Rakesh Asthana was embroiled in a bribery case, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and National Security Adviser Ajit Doval swung into damage control, asking CBI Director Alok Verma to ensure the government’s image was not tarnished. Mr. Verma brie...
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October 22, 2018 3:20 am gmt |
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Private bus operators are cashing in on the festival season as fares on various routes have increased by at least ₹300 per ticket. As the Navaratri weekend comes to a close and Deepavali inches closer, bus operators from the Omni Bus Stand in Madurai say the rates on online platforms will reach a bas...
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October 21, 2018 3:21 am gmt |
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With the Joint Action Council of Tamil Nadu Teachers Organisations and Government Employees Organisations (Jactto-Geo) announcing an indefinite strike from November 27 to press for the implementation of its charter of demands, Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami categorically stated yesterday (Sat...
In India
October 18, 2018 3:32 am gmt |
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Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami yesterday (Wednesday) wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, seeking a direction to the Ministry of External Affairs to register India’s strong protest with the Sri Lankan government at the highest level in connection with the case of eight Indian fishermen from...
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October 17, 2018 3:10 am gmt |
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Nearly 10 months after actor Rajinikanth declared his intention to take the political plunge, members of the Rajini Makkal Mandram have been informally asked to gear up for the likely launch of his political party on December 12 — his birthday. The message has been passed on by word of mouth after a ...
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October 16, 2018 3:36 am gmt |
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The AIADMK government’s proposed move to take over seven acres of land in Kancheepuram, in the possession of the legal heirs of former Chief Minister and DMK founder C.N. Annadurai, and allot it to a local functionary of the ruling party has evoked strong protests from the DMK. DMK organising secreta...
In India
October 15, 2018 2:23 am gmt |
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Granting bail to S. Subair, an accused in the murder of Hindu Munnani leader Sasikumar, the Madras High Court has held that investigating agencies cannot file chargesheets on a piecemeal basis against select accused just to prevent them from obtaining statutory bail. He is among the five accused in t...
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October 9, 2018 11:46 am gmt |
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A blast at Steel Authority of India‘s plant in central state of Chhattisgarh on Tuesday (October 09) killed at least six people, a police official said. State-run SAIL is one of India‘s biggest steel producers, and the blast occurred at its Bhilai plant. The fire, which occurred during a ...
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October 3, 2018 10:40 am gmt |
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Justice Ranjan Gogoi today took charge as the Chief Justice of India. Justice Gogoi was administered the oath of office by President Ram Nath Kovind at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi. Justice Gogoi replaces Justice Dipak Misra, who completed a 13-month term as the Chief Justice of India on October 2...
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September 27, 2018 4:49 am gmt |
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M.K. Stalin, the president of Tami Nadu opposition DMK was on Wednesday admitted to the Apollo Hospitals in Chennai for treatment. Sources said he may undergo a minor surgery for an ailment. The hospital is expected to issue a medical bulletin on Thursday....