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January 29, 2018 4:33 am gmt |
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Shops and businesses closed Sunday in Indian-controlled Kashmir after separatists fighting against Indian rule called for a strike a day after soldiers shot and killed two young men in the disputed region. Armed police and paramilitary soldiers in riot gear fanned out across the region and patrolled ...
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January 29, 2018 4:33 am gmt |
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The DMK, along with its allies, including the Congress, the MDMK, the CPI, the CPI (M), the VCK, the Kongunadu Makkal Desiya Katchi, the All India Moovendar Munnetra Kazhagam and the Indian Union Muslim League, staged protests across Tamil Nadu on Saturday, demanding a rollback of the recent hike in ...
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January 28, 2018 10:04 am gmt |
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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen held delegation-level talks with his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi on Saturday (January 27) in Indian capital city New Delhi on the sidelines of ASEAN-India Commemorative Summit in the city. The two leaders signed four Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) after the ta...
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January 28, 2018 4:46 am gmt |
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Indian defence minister, Nirmala Sitharaman, on Friday (January 26) assured, while addressing a news conference in India’s southern Chennai city, that she would take up the issue of Sri Lanka amending the ‘fisheries act’ with the Indian Foreign Ministry. According to the latest amen...
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January 27, 2018 10:08 am gmt |
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Myanmar’s State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi called on Indian President Ram Nath Kovind at the presidential palace in New Delhi on Saturday (January 27). The meeting comes a day after Suu Kyi, along with leaders of the other nine ASEAN (Associate of South East Asian Nations) leaders, attended Ind...
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January 27, 2018 4:22 am gmt |
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President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday approved the award of 85 Padma awards. The list of those honoured includes music composer-director Ilaiyaraaja conferred with a Padma Vibhushan and sports icons M.S. Dhoni and Pankaj Advani honoured with Padma Bhushan. The 73 Padma Shri awards include Malaysian d...
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January 26, 2018 12:15 pm gmt |
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India Prime Minister Narendra Modi celebrated Republic Day on Friday (January 26) with leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for the first time, in an annual glitzy parade. Earlier on Friday, Modi paid tribute to fallen soldiers at the India Gate memorial in New Delhi, before ...
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January 26, 2018 4:23 am gmt |
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The Bihar government on Tuesday allocated Rs. 100 crore per annum for a scheme aimed at employment generation among people from minority communities belonging to families with a modest income. The state cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar gave its nod for an amendment in the guidel...
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January 23, 2018 12:32 pm gmt |
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Protectionism is gaining ground and globalization is losing its appeal, but India is open for business, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi told the World Economic Forum on Tuesday. Modi is leading a big government and business delegation to the summit in Davos, the first Indian prime minister do so ...
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January 22, 2018 9:43 am gmt |
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Four persons were killed and eight others injured in a fire triggered by a blast at a fertiliser factory in Nandesari industrial area of Vadodara on Sunday morning. All the victims were working in the factory of the GSP Crop Science Private Limited at the time of the blast. “The incident took place a...
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January 22, 2018 9:35 am gmt |
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Tensions at the Line of Control and the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir have increased after the fifth consecutive day of intense firing by Pakistan. One civilian was killed and three others injured in heavy overnight shelling by Pakistan Rangers at the International Border in Jammu, distri...
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January 22, 2018 4:33 am gmt |
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In a video that was released on Saturday, Tamil film lyricist Vairamuthu asked if it was wrong and inappropriate to praise Andal, the only female Alwar among the 12 Alwar saints. “I studied about Andal for three months, collecting research articles about Andal and presented it in Srivilliputtur. Is i...
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January 21, 2018 11:00 am gmt |
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Police arrested a man on Sunday (January 21) in connection with a fire that broke out at a warehouse and killed 17 people in an industrial area on the outskirts of New Delhi. The blaze happened in a building used to store firecrackers which was being used by accused identified as Manoj Jain to make [...
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January 21, 2018 4:21 am gmt |
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A Division Bench of the Madras High Court on Friday confirmed an order passed by its single judge on November 29 to close down all sand quarries in the State within six months and not to open any new quarries too in the interest of protecting the environment. The Division Bench of Justices K. Kalyana...
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January 20, 2018 10:16 am gmt |
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DMK working president M.K. Stalin on Friday reiterated that nobody can destroy the Dravidian movement in Tamil Nadu. Speaking at a wedding function of a party cadre, Mr. Stalin said there is history of many trying to smear the Dravidian movement, unsuccessfully. “So many people are trying to destroy ...