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Pakistan attaches great importance to projects taken under CPEC: PM Imran

Pakistan attaches great importance to projects taken under CPEC: PM Imran

Islamabad, Jun 20:  Pakistan attaches great importance to projects taken under the USD 60 billion China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, Prime Minister Imran Khan said Thursday, as he expressed satisfaction at Islamabad’s “robust” economic partnership with Beijing. The CPEC, which connects Gwadar Port in Balochistan with China’s Xinjiang province, is the flagship project of Chinese President Xi […]

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NIA files charge sheet in Amroha, Delhi terror module case

NIA files charge sheet in Amroha, Delhi terror module case

New Delhi, Jun 21 :  The National Investigation Agency (NIA) Friday filed a charge sheet in a Delhi court against 10 suspects in a case involving a terror module in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh’s Amroha. The court of Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Kumar listed the matter for consideration on July 4. The charge sheet was […]

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Mandate for Modi govt to continue with development agenda: Prez

Mandate for Modi govt to continue with development agenda: Prez

New Delhi, Jun 20 :  President Ram Nath Kovind Thursday said a “very clear mandate” for the Narendra Modi government in the Lok Sabha polls was for continuing uninterrupted the development journey that it started in 2014, as he listed the government’s achievements and goals. In an hour-long address to the joint sitting of Parliament, […]

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  Eradication of 'Triple Talaq' and 'Nikah-Halala' imperative for ensuring women equality: Kovind

   Eradication of 'Triple Talaq' and 'Nikah-Halala' imperative for ensuring women equality: Kovind

New Delhi, Jun 20 :  President Ram Nath Kovind Thursday said eradication of social evils like ‘Triple Talaq’ and ‘Nikah-Halala’ is imperative for ensuring equal rights for women in the country. In his address to both the houses of the Parliament in the Central Hall, Kovind urged all the members to cooperate in these efforts […]

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US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to visit India from June 25-27: MEA

US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo to visit India from June 25-27: MEA

New Delhi, Jun 20 :  US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo will be visiting India from June 25-27, the first high-level engagement between the two countries since the election, the External Affairs Ministry said on Thursday. During his visit, Pompeo would hold talks with External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar and call upon other dignitaries, MEA […]

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Simultaneous polls need of the hour: President Kovind

Simultaneous polls need of the hour: President Kovind

New Delhi, Jun 20 :  Noting that frequent elections in various parts of the country have impacted the pace and continuity of development, President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday urged parliamentarians to seriously consider the “development-oriented” proposal of holding simultaneous elections to Lok Sabha and state assemblies. His remarks came a day after Prime Minister […]

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Amid no shows, PM meets party chiefs on simultaneous polls

Amid no shows, PM meets party chiefs on simultaneous polls

New Delhi, Jun 19 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday met leaders of various political parties having representation in Parliament to explore possibilities of holding Lok Sabha and assembly elections together amid no show by various opposition parties. Modi had invited the heads of all political parties which have at least one member either in […]

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Congress, other oppn parties skip all-party meet on simultaneous polls

Congress, other oppn parties skip all-party meet on simultaneous polls

New Delhi, Jun 19 : Opposed to the idea of simultaneous polls to the Lok Sabha and state assemblies, several opposition parties, including the Congress, on Wednesday skipped the all-party meeting convened by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the issue of ‘one nation, one election’. Those joining the Congress in not attending the meeting include […]

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Sharif files plea in court seeking permission to submit more medical reports

Sharif files plea in court seeking permission to submit more medical reports

Islamabad, Jun 19 :  Pakistan’s jailed prime minister Nawaz Sharif on Wednesday filed an appeal in the Islamabad High Court (IHC) seeking permission to submit additional medical reports as the court resumed the hearing of his bail plea on medical grounds in a corruption case. The petition filed by the lawyer of the Pakistan Muslim […]

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Judiciary should stand up to populist forces: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

Judiciary should stand up to populist forces: CJI Ranjan Gogoi

New Delhi, Jun 19 :  Stressing that independence is the soul of judiciary, Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi said the institution should stand up to populist forces and protect Constitutional ethos from being desecrated. Speaking at a conference of chief justices at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation at Sochi in Russia, the CJI Tuesday said the […]