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July 4, 2015 6:33 am gmt |
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Nearly 19 per cent of India’s rural population in 2011 lacked at least one of seven socio-economic parameters used to estimate deprivation that include source of income, the presence of an able and literate adult and quality dwelling. The first socio-economic and caste census in India since 1934, the...
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July 4, 2015 6:00 am gmt |
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At least 100 traffic police personnel rolled out yoga mats in Indian capital New Delhi on Saturday (July 04) to perform various aasanas or postures with an aim to stay fit and lead stress free life. The police officials gathered at Todapur area of New Delhi and kicked off their day with physical pose...
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July 4, 2015 5:44 am gmt |
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The Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday sought a report from the Civil Aviation Ministry on allegations that Union Minister Kiren Rijiju and Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis had caused inconvenience to passengers of Air India owing to their VIP status. The official spokesman tweeted that ...
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July 3, 2015 11:40 am gmt |
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It has been reported that public welfare case has filed in High Court at Pattna against the primary teachers who were working with fake education degrees.  The High Court order came through a division bench of Chief Justice L. Narasimha Reddy and Sudhir Singh while hearing a bunch of Public Interest ...
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July 3, 2015 8:33 am gmt |
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Veteran actor and Mathura BJP MP Hema Malini was injured and a girl child killed in a collision involving her Mercedes-Benz with a Maruti Alto in Dausa in Rajasthan on Thursday night. The accident took place while she was on her way to Jaipur and the child was the occupant of the small car. The [&hel...
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July 3, 2015 6:38 am gmt |
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Maharashtra government on Thursday kicked up a fresh row by stating that any student obtaining full-time religious education, either in madrassas or vedic schools or any other institution, will be considered uneducated in the State. The government is set to hold a one-day survey for a headcount for ‘...
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July 3, 2015 5:38 am gmt |
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The sharing of waters of the Kaveri river has been the source of a serious conflict between the Indian states of Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Due to this Tamil nadu didn’t receive its due share of water from the river. So to meet the loss, the Tamil Nadu filed a petition against the Karnataka gove...
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July 2, 2015 1:01 pm gmt |
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India has approved spending of 500 billion rupees ($7.9 billion) over five years to expand irrigation in rural areas to boost crop productivity and it also plans an online agricultural market to help farmers get better prices for their produce. A total of 53 billion rupees has been allocated for the ...
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July 2, 2015 5:52 am gmt |
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The submarine which had been sent to search the Dornier aircraft which went missing on June 8 belongs to Indian Navy, has returned to Chithambaram. The plane went missing after a routine maritime surveillance sortie along coastal Tamil Nadu somewhere near the Cuddalore-Karaikal coastline where the Pi...
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July 2, 2015 5:22 am gmt |
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At a time when resentment against “VIP culture” in India has provoked campaigns on social media, it has emerged that an Air India flight was delayed last week for about an hour and three passengers, including a child, were offloaded to accommodate union minister Kiren Rijiju and Jammu and...
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July 2, 2015 3:43 am gmt |
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Holding that the “dignity of a woman is a part of her non-perishable and immortal self”, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ruled that courts should not fall for the subterfuge of a rapist to corner the traumatized victim into a compromise, or even worse, enter into wedlock with him. The judgment deliver...
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July 2, 2015 3:29 am gmt |
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Starting Tuesday people can see traffic information for 12 new cities, including Kolkata, Thiruvananthapuram and Bhopal, on Google Maps, a company statement said here. Among the other cities are Coimbatore, Lucknow, Surat, Indore, Ludhiana, Visakhapatnam, Nagpur, Kochi and Madurai. This latest update...
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July 2, 2015 3:00 am gmt |
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A military hotline between the armed forces headquarters of India and China is expected to become operational soon, according to defence ministry officials. Yang Yujun, spokesman for the ministry of defence, told that direct telephonic links between the general headquarters of the two countries is ex...
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July 2, 2015 2:56 am gmt |
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After numerous controversial tweets alleging close links with politicians, former IPL chief Lalit Modi on Wednesday announced on Twitter that he was launching a global NGO to take on corrupt officials and business people in India. Modi, who has been termed a `fugitive` by the Congress party and is wa...
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July 2, 2015 2:22 am gmt |
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India will not announce a target year for its carbon emissions to peak, its environment minister tells. Prakash Javadekar said that Delhi would submit plans to cut emissions to the UN, but would not announce a target date for when it expected its total carbon emissions to drop. His comments came two ...