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August 14, 2017 9:52 am gmt |
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  On Friday, Palaniswami met Modi. Panneerselvam was also supposed to meet Modi on that day. But the meeting did not happen then. The meeting of OPS with Modi happened on a day when AIADMK (Amma) deputy general secretary, who leads a third faction in the party, is set to hold an MGR centenary fu...
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August 14, 2017 5:23 am gmt |
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The Centre is willing to grant exemption from NEET (National Eligibility cum Entrance Test) for one year to Tamil Nadu in terms of government college medical admissions to help rural students, Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said. Speaking at the sidelines of an event on Sunday, she said the St...
In India
August 13, 2017 9:56 am gmt |
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 Chief Of India‘s Uttar Pradesh State, Yogi Adityanath, on Saturday (August 12) said an inquiry has been ordered to investigate the death of 60 children allegedly due to lack of oxygen supplies at a hospital this week. The hospital, Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College, is located in Gorakhpur...
In India
August 13, 2017 9:34 am gmt |
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Senior JD(U) leader Sharad Yadav was replaced with Ramchandra Prasad Singh as the party’s leader in the Rajya Sabha on Saturday. Confirming the move, Bihar party president Bashistha Narain Singh said it was important due to Yadav’s recent “anti-party activities”, reported news agency ANI. The move co...
In India
August 13, 2017 5:40 am gmt |
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At least five people were killed and over two dozen reported missing in a massive landslide in Himachal Pradesh’s Mandi district on Sunday. According to an Official, the landslide occurred around midnight on the Mandi-Pathankot national highway burying two Himachal Road Transport Corporation bu...
In India
August 13, 2017 5:10 am gmt |
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At least 60 children have died over five days at the state-run Baba Raghav Das Medical College hospital in Gorakhpur, prompting the Uttar Pradesh government to order a magisterial inquiry into the incident. The deaths are being blamed on infections and possible disruption of oxygen supply in the paed...
In India
August 12, 2017 8:57 am gmt |
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A special monitoring committee has decided to remove mercury waste from a thermometer factory in Kodaikanal from August 16. The decision was taken at a special meeting convened by the Pollution Control Board, municipal and revenue officials here on Friday. Reliable sources told The Hindu that to begi...
In India
August 12, 2017 4:28 am gmt |
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Former Union Minister Venkaiah Naidu was today sworn in as the 15th vice president of India. President Ram Nath Kovind administered the oath of office and secrecy to Mr. Naidu, 68, at a ceremony in the Durbar Hall of Rashtrapati Bhawan. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, senior BJP leader L.K. Advani and ...
In India
August 11, 2017 5:09 am gmt |
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NDA vice-presidential candidate M Venkaiah Naidu romped home to a strong victory, trouncing opposition nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi by 516 votes to 244, which places BJP nominees on the top constitutional posts of President and vice-president for the first time. With Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha members ...
In India
August 11, 2017 4:39 am gmt |
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Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami on Wednesday announced a `1,000-crore project to convert seawater into drinking water in the district. Participating in the birth centenary celebrations of AIADMK founder and late Chief Minister M G Ramachandran at Kandamanadi near Janagipuram highway, he said th...
In India
August 10, 2017 7:53 am gmt |
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Amid the border standoff with china, defense minister Arun Jaitley today said the Indian armed forces are strong enough to meet any challenge to the country’s security. He also said in the Rajya sabha that the people of the country have predominant wish of retrieving the parts of Jammu and Kashmir oc...
In India
August 9, 2017 12:08 pm gmt |
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IAS officer U. Sagayam, appointed by the Madras High Court as the legal Commissioner to inspect various types of mining activities in the State, has alleged that he was being threatened, and moved the court seeking police protection. Mr. Sagayam’s advocate M. Radhakrishnan on Monday moved the f...
In India
August 8, 2017 10:47 am gmt |
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  In a bid to promote handloom products, Tamil Nadhu chief minister  K.Palaniswami today exhorted the public to wear  kadhi dresses once a week.  Tamil Nadu has about 3.20 weavers and nearly 1.29 lakh families depend on the textile and handloom sectors, Palaniswami said. The Government has been ...
In Business
August 6, 2017 11:06 am gmt |
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Council revised rates on 19 services on Saturday, including reducing the job work rate in the textiles sector to 5% from 18%, as finance minister Arun Jaitley appealed to businesses to pass on the benefits of the tax reform measure. The reduction in the rate of job work will be applicable across the ...
In India
August 5, 2017 9:13 am gmt |
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Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi alleged on Saturday that the attack on him a day earlier in Gujarat was carried out by workers of the BJP and the RSS, agencies reported. “In yesterday’s incident, BJP workers threw such a huge stone that my personal security officer was injured. This ...