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January 17, 2017 8:03 am gmt |
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M K Stalin,  DMK working president, paid tributes to AIADMK founder and late Chief Minister M G Ramachandran (MGR) on the eve of his birth centenary and greeted those who had ‘genuine affection’ towards him. “I hail the memory of MGR and extend my heartiest greetings to those who ha...
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January 16, 2017 10:08 am gmt |
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Accused paeophile Sunil Rastogi, who is accused of sexually assaulting dozens of minor girls in past 12 years, was on Monday (Jan 16) sent to 14-day judicial custody by a Delhi court. Delhi police team arrested the 38-year-old, tailor by profession from east Delhi’s Kondli village on Sunday on ...
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January 16, 2017 6:56 am gmt |
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The death toll in Saturday’s boat tragedy in Patna rose to 24, Indian media reported. More than half a dozen are still missing after the boat carrying 40 people from Sabalpur Diara en route to Gandhi Ghat in Bihar’s Patna capsized. Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed grief over the tra...
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January 15, 2017 6:33 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday sanctioned Rs 2 lakh each to the next of kin of those killed in Patna boat tragedy from the PM National Relief Fund. Those seriously injured will be given Rs 50,000 each, the PMO said. An FIR has also been lodged against the boat operator in Sonpur Police Stat...
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January 14, 2017 11:06 am gmt |
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14-year-old boy has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Gujarat State government value of INR 50 million (USD 733,000) on Friday (Jan 13) for production of anti-landmine drones designed by him. The tenth standard student, Harshwardhan Zala, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with th...
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January 14, 2017 10:20 am gmt |
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Indian government launched a solar-powered boat service in Kerala. Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal after launching along with Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan on Saturday (Jan 14) said the Centre would extend support to introduce more such boats in Kerala’s waters as it is keen to promote envi...
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January 14, 2017 7:53 am gmt |
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The supporters of late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa Jayakumar launched a new political outfit named as “All India Amma Dravida Munnetra Kalakam” in Namakkal on Froday (Jan 13). The first meeting was organized at a hotel but it was not allowed with the interference of the AIADMK. Fo...
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January 13, 2017 11:36 am gmt |
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The Opposition party in the Tamil Nadu government DMK stage protests in many areas to oppose the ban to conduct the Tamil traditional sport of Jallikattu. Speaking with protesters gathered outside the secretariat office, Stalin showed his disapproval over centre’s decision and said, “Jall...
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January 13, 2017 6:54 am gmt |
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Amazon has apologized to India’s foreign minister for selling doormats depicting the Indian flag on the online shopping giant’s Canadian website. The head of the retailer in India sent the apology to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday (Jan 11), according to a tweet by a ...
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January 12, 2017 10:43 am gmt |
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Indian Navy on Thursday (Jan 12) launched the second of the Scorpene class submarine INS Khanderi at the Mazagon Dock in western Mumbai city. The submarine was launched by Bina Bhamre, wife of junior defence minister Subhash Bhamre. Indian Navy Chief, Admiral Sunil Lanba was also present on the occas...
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January 12, 2017 7:19 am gmt |
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Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam, in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, sought an ordinance to allow conducting the bull taming sport of “Jallikattu”. Urging the Centre to intervene, the CM said that the sport of Jallikattu is about bull taming and not harming the animal. Adding that ...
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January 11, 2017 11:20 am gmt |
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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta who met with Indian Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday (Jan 11) said that he hoped to enhance Kenya-India ties to a strategic level during his two-day visit to New Delhi. Kenyatta made the comments after inspecting guard of honour at the forecourts of Rashtrapati Bhav...
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January 11, 2017 10:55 am gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday (Jan 09) opened the eighth edition of ‘Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show’ in western Gujarat state. The Indian Pm said on Tuesday (Jan 10) that India has been one of the 10 countries which received most foreign investments, adding that it is t...
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January 10, 2017 12:38 pm gmt |
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The 51 Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu, who were languishing in Sri Lankan prisons, were released on Friday (Jan 6) as per a decision taken at a high-level meeting between the two countries earlier last week are returning India today (Jan 10). While 39 of the fishermen were produced before a court i...
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January 10, 2017 11:57 am gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi met leaders of Sweden, UAE, Israel, Rwanda and Kenya on Tuesday (Jan 10) ahead of an investment summit in western city of Gandhinagar. The global investor summit, Vibrant Gujarat, is a biennial event initiated by Modi when he was chief of Gujarat province and it is...