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Fadnavis sworn in Mahrashtra CM; Sena chief attends

MUMBAI: Devendra Fadnavis on Friday took oath as the 27th Chief Minister of Maharashtra and the first from BJP in the state, at a grand function in Mumbai’s Wankhade Stadium…. Read more »

PM flags off Run for Unity on Sardar Patel's birth anniversary

PM flags off Run for Unity on Sardar Patel’s birth anniversary

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel as National Unity Day, saying a nation that disregards its history cannot create one and made… Read more »

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Indira’s death anniversary: Cong attacks PM Modi

NEW DELHI: Congress today termed as “disgusting” and “petty-minded” the way the Narendra Modi Government marked the death anniversary of Indira Gandhi while the ruling BJP wondered if that party… Read more »

Modi skips event at Indira Gandhi''s memorial

Modi skips event at Indira Gandhi’s memorial

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today skipped the event commemorating the death anniversary of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi at the Shakti Sthal memorial where President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice… Read more »

Ex-Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson passes away

Ex-Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson passes away

NEW YORK: Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which claimed over 3,000 lives in one of the world’s most… Read more »

India votes against UN draft resolutions on NPT

India votes against UN draft resolutions on NPT

UNITED NATIONS: India has voted against the provisions of draft resolutions that would have required it to accede to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT), saying there is “no question” of… Read more »

PM to lay foundation stone for trade centre in Varanasi

PM to lay foundation stone for trade centre in Varanasi

NEW DELHI: Foundation stone for a trade facilitation centre and a crafts museum will be laid in Varanasi by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to his Lok Sabha… Read more »

Khattar pays tributes to Sardar Patel, lauds his contribution

Khattar pays tributes to Sardar Patel, lauds his contribution

CHANDIGARH: Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar today administered ‘Rashtriya Ekta Diwas’ pledge to officials of Haryana Civil Secretariat here on the occasion of 139th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai… Read more »

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‘Run for Unity’ held in Uttar Pradesh

LUCKNOW: Union Minister for Water Resource and River Development Uma Bharati today led ‘Run for Unity’ here on the 139th birth anniversary of the first Home Minister of the country… Read more »

Myanmar may amend constitution barring Suu Kyi from presidency

Myanmar may amend constitution barring Suu Kyi from presidency

NAYPYIDAW: Myanmar’s parliament will consider amending the country’s constitution – which currently bars opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi from becoming president – ahead of elections next year, an official… Read more »

India organises seminar in Kuwait to attract tourists

India organizes seminar in Kuwait to attract tourists

DUBAI: In its efforts to attract more and more tourists from the Gulf and the Middle East region, India has organized a seminar in Kuwait to provide a glimpse of… Read more »

Govt unveils austerity drive; bars First Class travel

Govt unveils austerity drive; bars First Class travel

NEW DELHI: Unveiling an austerity drive to cut non-plan expenditure by 10 per cent, government has barred bureaucrats from traveling First Class on overseas visits and have asked them to… Read more »

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SIT on black money to go after offenders: Justice Shah

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court-appointed SIT, looking into the black money cases, today said it will go after the offenders “big or small” but made it clear that confidentiality about… Read more »

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NRIs investing in India should be given dual citizenship: Paul

LONDON: NRI industrialist Lord Swraj Paul has called for granting Indian passports to expatriates who invest a certain minimum amount in industries in India and help ignite the engine of… Read more »

India should do more to maintain peace in border areas China

India should do more to maintain peace in border areas: China

BEIJING: China’s military today expressed concern over India’s plan to construct 54 new border posts in Arunachal Pradesh, saying India should not complicate the situation and do more to maintain… Read more »

Tharoor slams Modi govt for 'ignoring' Indira's 'martyrdom'

Tharoor slams Modi govt for ‘ignoring’ Indira’s ‘martyrdom’

NEW DELHI: Shashi Tharoor, who was sacked as Congress spokesman in the wake of his effusive praise of Prime Minister, today attacked the Narendra Modi government for “ignoring the martyrdom”… Read more »

Nearly 200 people buried in massive landslide in Lankaka

200 buried in massive landslide in Lanka

COLOMBO: Nearly 200 people were feared to have been buried alive in Sri Lanka after a devastating landslide triggered by rains destroyed the homes of mostly Indian-origin plantation workers, as… Read more »

Corruption if not tackled will lead to death of society Court

Corruption if not tackled will lead to death of society: Court

NEW DELHI: A Delhi court has sentenced two public servants and three others, convicted in one of the seven National Insurance Company (NIC) scam cases, to four years rigorous imprisonment… Read more »

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Info can’t be disclosed outside specific proceedings: Swiss govt

NEW DELHI/BERNE: Amid a debate on disclosure of names of suspected black money holders, Switzerland today said information exchanged under Swiss-India tax treaty cannot be disclosed “in principle” to a… Read more »

Rs 10 lakh penalty imposed on Patanjali for concealing tax

Rs 10 lakh penalty imposed on Patanjali for concealing tax

MUZAFFARNAGAR: The Uttar Pradesh Trade Tax Department has imposed a penalty of Rs 10 lakh on Patanjali Yoga Peeth for allegedly concealing tax on sale of goods here. The fine… Read more »