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June 12, 2015 12:37 pm gmt |
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The annual Kailash Mansarovar Yatra began today as the first batch of 58 pilgrims was flagged off by Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat from Almora. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had yesterday flagged off the batch from Delhi which will reach Dharchula base camp tomorrow after starting...
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June 12, 2015 12:37 pm gmt |
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Nestle India, which has filed a plea regarding the countrywide ban on its noodles, today told the Bombay High Court that Maggi was not an unsafe product “thrust on a third world country”. Calling the ban by the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India, or FSSAI, arbitrary, the company...
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June 12, 2015 12:37 pm gmt |
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A Naga delegation today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi and emphasised their commitment to peace in the entire Northeastern region. The six-member delegation of Naga Hoho was led by its President Chuba Ozukum. “The members appreciated the Prime Minister’s vision of developme...
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June 12, 2015 12:37 pm gmt |
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The Supreme Court today reserved its verdict on petitions seeking re-conduct of All India Pre-Medical Test 2015 for alleged large-scale irregularities in the examination held on May 3. A vacation bench comprising justices R. K. Agarwal and Amitabha Roy said that it will shortly pronounce judgement an...
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June 12, 2015 10:59 am gmt |
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The Bombay High Court – where Nestle has filed a plea over the country-wide ban on its Maggi noddles – said it would hear the case today. “As part of the efforts to resolve the Maggi noodles issue, Nestle India has today approached the Bombay High Court raising issues of interpretat...
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June 12, 2015 10:35 am gmt |
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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi sat on the ground surrounded by protesting sanitation workers in East Delhi, parts of which have turned into giant garbage dumps with an estimated 15,000 tonnes of waste rotting on roadsides in the sweltering summer heat. About 12,000 sanitation workers or safai k...
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June 12, 2015 5:54 am gmt |
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi on thursday directed central government departments concerned with the ‘Clean India’ mission to coordinate with states which are lagging in toilet construction, and suggested involving spiritual leaders to create awareness about the programme. He also underlin...
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June 11, 2015 11:00 am gmt |
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A wave of BJP protesters engulfed Aam Aadmi Party legislator Somnath Bharati when he left his home to visit Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal this morning. Mr Bharati’s wife, Lipika Mitra, has accused him of domestic violence and mental torture. Shouting slogans, the activists surrounded his...
In Asia
June 11, 2015 10:53 am gmt |
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Myanmar today denied media reports that Indian forces had attacked militants inside its territory and said it would not tolerate rebel groups using its soil to attack neighbours. Yesterday, the government had said the Army had hunted down a militant group operating in Manipur, close to Myanmar’...
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June 11, 2015 10:53 am gmt |
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The Bombay high court – where Nestle has filed a plea over the country-wide ban on its Maggi noddles – said it would hear the case tomorrow. “As part of the efforts to resolve the Maggi noodles issue, Nestle India has today approached the Bombay High Court raising issues of interpre...
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June 11, 2015 6:38 am gmt |
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Essar Group promoter Ravi Ruia has faced the ire of the special 2G court which dismissed his plea seeking permission to travel abroad noting that the documents attached with his application appeared to be “suspect” and he was apparently “hiding appropriate facts”. The court al...
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June 11, 2015 6:31 am gmt |
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The Union Home Ministry today upheld Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung’s order rejecting Aam Aadmi Party government’s decision to transfer Home Secretary Dharam Pal who had signed a notification appointing Joint Commissioner of Delhi Police MK Meena as the new Chief of Anti-Corruption...
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June 11, 2015 4:53 am gmt |
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FMCG major Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL) has decided to recall its Chinese range of ‘Knorr’ instant noodles from the market pending product approval from the central food safety regulator FSSAI. HUL’s decision to withdraw the product comes a day after reports that Hindustan Unile...
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June 11, 2015 4:47 am gmt |
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The Calicut international airport at Karipur in Kerala began operations this morning, after being temporarily shutdown after violence erupted on Wednesday following the death of a CISF jawan. “Operations have become normal”, Airport Director Janardhanan, told PTI. “Two Air India Express flights have ...
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June 11, 2015 4:36 am gmt |
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Surjit Singh, a 60-year-old farmer, today allegedly committed suicide in Fatehgarh Sahib district in Punjab. Mr Singh had briefed Rahul Gandhi on the distress caused to farmers by crop loss due to unseasonal rains, when the Congress leader visited Punjab last month. The police said Surjit Singh had a...