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PM announces new cleanliness drive

PM announces new cleanliness drive

New Delhi, Sep 12 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday announced the launch of the ‘Swachhata Hi Seva Movement’ from September 15 to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. In a video message, he called upon people to join the movement on Saturday morning. “I look forward to interacting with those who have worked […]

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Health Ministry implements HIV, AIDS Act

Health Ministry implements HIV, AIDS Act

New Delhi, Sep 11 :   A crucial legislation for ensuring equal rights to persons affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational institutions and jobs has come into force. The Ministry of Health has announced implementation of the Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV) and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (AIDS) Act through a gazette […]

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BJP threw ‘Hindutva ladder’ after coming to power: Sena

BJP threw ‘Hindutva ladder’ after coming to power: Sena

Mumbai, Sep 11 :  The Shiv Sena today lashed out at the BJP, saying it came to power by climbing on the “Hindutva ladder” but threw it off once its purpose was met. Accusing the BJP of “stabbing Hindutva in the back” by breaking alliance with the Shiv Sena after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, […]

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Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz dies in London

Nawaz Sharif’s wife Kulsoom Nawaz dies in London

London, Sep 11 : Begum Kulsoom, the wife of Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, died Tuesday in London after a prolonged illness, Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz president Shehbaz Sharif said. Kulsoom, who was under treatment at London’s Harley Street Clinic since June 2014, was placed on life support earlier Tuesday as her health deteriorated, Geo […]

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Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law to be granted parole to attend Kulsoom’s funeral

Sharif, his daughter and son-in-law to be granted parole to attend Kulsoom’s funeral

Lahore, Sep 11 :  Pakistan’s jailed former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, his daughter Maryam and son-in-law Captain (retd) Muhammad Safdar will be granted parole to attend the funeral of Begum Kulsoom, a media report said Tuesday. The three will be granted parole from the time of Kulsoom’s funeral prayers till her burial, Geo TV reported, […]

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Suicide bomber kills 25 in Nangarhar: Afghan official

Suicide bomber kills 25 in Nangarhar: Afghan official

Kabul, Sep 11 (AP) A suicide bomber detonated his explosives-filled vest among a group of people protesting a local police commander in eastern Afghanistan on Tuesday, killing 25 and wounding about 130, a provincial official said. “Around four hundred people gathered for the protest and the bomber detonated his vest full of explosive among the […]

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China, Pak reject media report that Imran Khan’s govt wants to renegotiate BRI deals

China, Pak reject media report that Imran Khan’s govt wants to renegotiate BRI deals

Beijing/Islamabad, Sep 11:  China and Pakistan have rejected a media report that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s newly elected government wants to renegotiate the agreements reached under the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI), with Beijing saying Islamabad’s commitment to President Xi Jinping’s pet project is “unwavering”. An article titled ‘Pakistan rethinks its role in Xi’s Belt […]

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Rahul hits out at Modi, says country being divided

Rahul hits out at Modi, says country being divided

New Delhi, Sep 10 :  The country is being divided under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s rule, Congress president Rahul Gandhi alleged Monday and declared that a united opposition will defeat the BJP in the next elections. Addressing a protest rally with various opposition parties at the Ramlila grounds here, he also questioned the prime minister’s […]

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‘Bharat Bandh’ an attempt to spread rumour, confusion: BJP

‘Bharat Bandh’ an attempt to spread rumour, confusion: BJP

New Delhi, Sep 10:  The BJP Monday dubbed the ‘Bharat Bandh’ call given by the Congress and several other parties as an attempt to spread rumour and confusion among the masses and said people will “puncture the grand alliance balloon” floated by the main opposition party. Union minister and Bharatiya Janata Party leader Mukhtar Abbas […]

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Shed differences to take on BJP: Manmohan tells opposition

Shed differences to take on BJP: Manmohan tells opposition

New Delhi, Sep 10 :  Former prime minister Manmohan Singh Monday said it was time for all opposition parties to shed their differences and move forward unitedly “to save” sovereignty and democracy in the country. The Narendra Modi government has taken a lot of steps not in the interest of the country and has now […]