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Rijiju asks youths of Indian diaspora to be part of country’s growth story

Rijiju asks youths of Indian diaspora to be part of country’s growth story

New Delhi, Dec 8:  Union Minister Kiren Rijiju Saturday asked the youths of Indian diaspora to be part of the country’s growth story and become ambassadors to spread the message of development here. Interacting with a group of 40 Indian-origin youths from eight countries, Rijiju said they should participate in India’s growth and development story […]

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People with big surnames came and went, but India could not develop: PM

People with big surnames came and went, but India could not develop: PM

New Delhi, Dec 7:  Hitting out at the Congress, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday said people with “big surnames” ruled the country but India could not prosper despite having the best talent and natural resources. He also alleged that poverty was not alleviated as it could hit the “vote bank” of parties in the past. […]

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Fadnavis will have to defy Shah’s stand to grant Maratha quota: Pawar

Fadnavis will have to defy Shah’s stand to grant Maratha quota: Pawar

Mumbai, Dec 7 :  Latching onto BJP chief Amit Shah’s remark that reservations can not exceed 50 per cent, NCP supremo Sharad Pawar said Friday that the Maharashtra Chief Minister will have to show the “courage” to overrule Shah while granting quota to the Marathas. He also batted for quota for the Muslims, and questioned […]

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Don’t want Pakistan to be treated like a ‘hired gun’: PM Khan on strained ties with US

Don’t want Pakistan to be treated like a ‘hired gun’: PM Khan on strained ties with US

Islamabad, Dec 7 :  Pakistan is keen to have a “proper relationship” with the US similar to Islamabad’s all-weather ties with China rather than being humiliated and treated like a “hired gun”, Prime Minister Imran Khan has said. The ties between Washington and Islamabad strained, especially after President Donald Trump, while announcing his Afghanistan and […]

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Pakistan unlikely to get IMF bailout by Jan 15: Report

Pakistan unlikely to get IMF bailout by Jan 15: Report

Islamabad, Dec 7 :  Cash-strapped Pakistan’s quest for a USD 8 billion IMF bailout package by January 15 may not realise as the global lender wants the government to adopt tougher measures to address the external sector imbalances before sending the country’s case to its Executive Board, a media report said Friday. Pakistan is seeking […]

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Proactive, AI-based tools in Twitter, FB, WhatsApp to check objectionable contents

Proactive, AI-based tools in Twitter, FB, WhatsApp to check objectionable contents

New Delhi, Dec 7 :  Social media platforms like Facebook, YouTube, WhatsApp and Twitter will soon deploy ‘proactive, artificial intelligence (AI) based tools’ to check spread of hate messages and rumours inciting violence and crimes against women, Home Ministry officials said Friday. Anyone found involved in disseminating fake news creating social tension or pornographic contents […]

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Let there be peace in Ayodhya, say academia, locals

Let there be peace in Ayodhya, say academia, locals

Ayodhya (UP), Dec 6 :  On the 26th anniversary of Babri Masjid demolition, the academia and locals of Ayodhya are more concerned about education and the nitty gritties of daily lives, even as ‘Shaurya Diwas’ and ‘Yaum-e-Gham’ programmes have become “routine affairs” here every year. Nilay Tiwari, who teaches at Gautam Buddh Government Degree College, […]

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BJP accords highest priority to agreement between parties for building Ram temple: Keshav Maurya

BJP accords highest priority to agreement between parties for building Ram temple: Keshav Maurya

Ayodhya, Dec 6 :  Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya Thursday said the BJP accorded the highest priority to an agreement between parties for building the Ram temple in Ayodhya. He also hit out at ally Shiv Sena for the remarks of his chief,saying no one can confine Ram Lalla in jail, he […]

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India, Pak trade much below than potential: Report

India, Pak trade much below than potential: Report

Islamabad, Dec 6 :  The current trade between India and Pakistan is at a little over USD 2 billion, much below than the potential, and can go up to USD 37 billion if the two countries tear down artificial barriers like lack of connectivity, trust deficit and complicated and non-transparent non-tariff measures, according to a […]

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Congress ‘completely rattled’ by Michel’s extradition; sends lawyers to defend him: BJP

Congress ‘completely rattled’ by Michel’s extradition; sends lawyers to defend him: BJP

New Delhi, Dec 6 :  The Congress was “completely rattled” by the extradition of Christian Michel, the alleged middleman in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal, and sent its team of lawyers to defend him, the BJP alleged on Thursday. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra said Youth Congress leader Aljo K Joseph appeared for Michel in court on […]