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Shah Mahmood regrets ‘haste’ in placing names on ECL in fake accounts case

Shah Mahmood regrets ‘haste’ in placing names on ECL in fake accounts case

Islamabad, Jan 16: Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi on Wednesday regretted that the government had shown haste in placing the names of 172 people — who were named in an investigation report in a case pertaining to fake accounts — on the Exit Control List (ECL). “We showed haste in placing the names on the […]

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Past governments ruled like sultanates, neglected country’s rich heritage: Modi

Past governments ruled like sultanates, neglected country’s rich heritage: Modi

Balangir (Odisha), Jan 15 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday accused the past governments at the Centre of ruling like “sultanates” and neglecting the country’s rich heritage. He said the government led by him is committed not only to conserving and preserving the country’s rich cultural heritage but also to clubbing ancient identities with modernity. “Past […]

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Want to congratulate PM on winning ‘world famous’ award: Rahul’s jibe at Modi

Want to congratulate PM on winning ‘world famous’ award: Rahul’s jibe at Modi

New Delhi, Jan 15 :  Taking a swipe at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for receiving the Philip Kotler Presidential award, Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said he wants to “congratulate” him on winning “the world famous” prize that has no jury and has never been given out before. Gandhi’s jibe comes a day after […]

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Forget past differences, work for victory of all SP-BSP candidates: Mayawati

Forget past differences, work for victory of all SP-BSP candidates: Mayawati

Lucknow, Jan 15 :  Bahujan Samaj Party supremo Mayawati on Tuesday appealed to workers of her party and the Samajwadi Party to forget their past differences to fight the upcoming Lok Sabha elections. On Saturday, the BSP and the SP announced an alliance in Uttar Pradesh  to unitedly fight the BJP. “Forget past differences and […]

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CAG refuses to share Rafale audit; cites breach of Parliament

CAG refuses to share Rafale audit; cites breach of Parliament

New Delhi, Jan 15 :  The Comptroller and Auditor General has refused to disclose details about its audit in the controversial Rafale aircraft deal, saying the process is not yet complete and any disclosure at this stage will amount to breach of the Parliament’s privilege, an RTI reply said. In its response to Pune-based activist […]

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Delhi Police files chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar, others in JNU sedition case

Delhi Police files chargesheet against Kanhaiya Kumar, others in JNU sedition case

New Delhi, Jan 14 :  The Delhi Police filed a chargesheet on Monday against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar and others in a sedition case lodged in 2016. The police also charged former JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya for allegedly shouting anti-India slogans during an event on the […]

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Govt to construct 44 ‘strategically important’ roads along India-China border

Govt to construct 44 ‘strategically important’ roads along India-China border

New Delhi, Jan 13 :  The government will construct 44 strategic roads along the border with China and over 2100 km of axial and lateral roads in Punjab and Rajasthan, abutting Pakistan, a CPWD document shows According to an annual report (2018-19) prepared, and released earlier this month by the Central Public Works Department, the […]

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PM receives Philip Kotler award

PM receives Philip Kotler award

New Delhi, Jan 14 :  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday received the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award here. The award focuses on the triple bottom-line of ‘people, profit and planet’. It will be offered annually to the leader of a nation, a statement from the Prime Minister’s office said. According to the award citation, Modi […]

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Pak SC dismisses appeal against suspension of Sharifs’ sentences in graft case

Pak SC dismisses appeal against suspension of Sharifs’ sentences in graft case

Islamabad, Jan 14:  Pakistan’s Supreme Court on Monday dismissed the country’s anti-graft body’s appeal against the suspension of the jail sentences of ousted prime minister Nawaz Sharif and his family in the Avenfield corruption case. In July 2018, an accountability court here handed Sharif 10 years as jail time for owning assets beyond known income […]

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Appointment of Nageswar Rao as interim Director of CBI challenged in SC

Appointment of Nageswar Rao as interim Director of CBI challenged in SC

New Delhi :  Petition filed by NGO Common Cause seeks a direction to quash the January 10 order. The appointment of M. Nageswar Rao as the interim Director of the CBI was challenged in the Supreme Court on Monday. The petition filed by NGO Common Cause sought a direction to quash the January 10 order […]