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Gandhi remembered on his 71st death anniversary

Gandhi remembered on his 71st death anniversary

New Delhi, Jan 30 :  The nation remembered Mahatma Gandhi on his 71st death anniversary Wednesday with President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi leading the country in paying homage to the Father of the Nation. Kovind, Modi and Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu paid floral tributes at Gandhi’s memorial at Rajghat here. […]

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Special medical board examines Sharif in jail

Special medical board examines Sharif in jail

Lahore, Jan 30 :   A six-member ‘larger special medical board’ on Wednesday examined Pakistan’s former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in prison after doctors suggested that he has cardiac complications and should be shifted to hospital. Sharif, 69, who is serving a seven-year imprisonment in Lahore’s Kot Lakhpat jail, was rushed to a hospital last week […]

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Israeli PM Netanyahu to visit India on Feb 11

Israeli PM Netanyahu to visit India on Feb 11

Jerusalem, Jan 30 :  Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will travel to India on February 11 on a day-long visit during which he will hold talks with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his second visit to New Delhi in just over a year. Netanyahu visited India in January 2018 while Prime Minister Modi travelled to Tel […]

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Centre moves SC seeking nod to return 67-acre land around disputed Ayodhya site to original owners

Centre moves SC seeking nod to return 67-acre land around disputed Ayodhya site to original owners

New Delhi, Jan 29 :  The Centre Tuesday moved the Supreme Court seeking its permission to return the excess or superfluous land around the disputed Ram Janambhoomi Babri Masjid site to original owners, a significant move by the BJP government ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. In a fresh plea, the Centre said it had […]

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George Fernandes passes away after prolonged illness

George Fernandes passes away after prolonged illness

New Delhi, Jan 29 : George Fernandes, a lifelong socialist despite his political adventurism that included Cabinet posts in two ideological opposite governments where he ousted Coca-Cola in 1977 and oversaw the Kargil war in 1999, died Tuesday. He was 88. Fernandes was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, which had forced him out of the public eye […]

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Do not treat your ward’s report card as your visiting card: PM Modi’s advices parents

Do not treat your ward’s report card as your visiting card: PM Modi’s advices parents

New Delhi, Jan 29: Parents should not treat the “report cards” of children as their “visiting cards” or expect them to fulfill their unfulfilled dreams, said Prime Minister Narendra Modi as he interacted Tuesday with around 2,000 students, teachers and parents in the second edition of “pariksha pe charcha”. He encouraged parents to be a factor […]

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Suman Kumari becomes Pakistan’s first Hindu woman judge

Suman Kumari becomes Pakistan’s first Hindu woman judge

Islamabad, Jan 29 :  Suman Kumari has become the first Hindu woman in Pakistan to be appointed as a civil judge, according to a media report. Suman, who hails from Qambar-Shahdadkot, will serve in her native district. She passed her LLB. examination from Hyderabad and did her masters in law from Karachi’s Szabist University, Dawn […]

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Goa audio tapes authentic, Parrikar in possession of ‘explosive’ Rafale secrets: Rahul

Goa audio tapes authentic, Parrikar in possession of ‘explosive’ Rafale secrets: Rahul

New Delhi, Jan 28 : Rahul Gandhi on Monday alleged that the “Goa audio tapes”, cited by the Congress to attack the Centre on the Rafale issue, were authentic and the state’s Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is in possession of “explosive secrets” that give him power over Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Gandhi’s sharp attack came days […]

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‘Pak to complete fencing of 2,600-km-long Afghan border by next year’

‘Pak to complete fencing of 2,600-km-long Afghan border by next year’

Islamabad, Jan 28 :  The Pakistan Army has said that the fencing of a substantial portion of the over 2,600-km-long Afghan border has been completed and the rest will be finished by next year to check the movement of terrorists. Pakistan has spent billions of rupees for putting fence on the porous border. Army spokesman […]

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Congress wants ‘defenestration’ of PM Modi, BJP: Shashi Tharoor

Congress wants ‘defenestration’ of PM Modi, BJP: Shashi Tharoor

Jaipur, Jan 28 :  The Congress will not hold back its big guns and will pull out all the stops before the general elections, senior leader Shashi Tharoor said, asserting his party wants “defenestration” of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government. Tharoor, who recently wrote a book on Modi titled “The Paradoxical Prime Minister”, […]