Tripura ‘haat’ along India-Bangladesh border to open Jan 13

Tripura ‘haat’ along India-Bangladesh border to open Jan 13

🕔14:02, 31.Dec 2014

Agartala, Dec 31  The first border market, locally called ‘haat’, in Tripura and the third along the India-Bangladesh frontier is likely to be inaugurated Jan 13, an official said here. Two ‘border haats’ were set up in 2012 at Meghalaya’s

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Government seeks public advice on health policy

Government seeks public advice on health policy

🕔13:59, 31.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 31 The health and family welfare ministry Wednesday placed the draft of the National Health Policy 2015 in the public domain to seek the public’s suggestions, an official statement said. According to the ministry, the policy is

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We’ve support of 55 legislators: Mehbooba Mufti

We’ve support of 55 legislators: Mehbooba Mufti

🕔13:03, 31.Dec 2014

Jammu, Dec 31  Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) president Mehbooba Mufti Wednesday called on Governor N.N. Vohra, claimed the support of 55 legislators in the 87-member state assembly and lauded former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Mehbooba Mufti met the governor

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China launches meteorological satellite

China launches meteorological satellite

🕔12:56, 31.Dec 2014

Beijing, Dec 31  China Wednesday launched a meteorological satellite from Sichuan province. The satellite “Fengyun-II 08” will collect meteorological, maritime and hydrological data and transmit information that will be used for weather forecasting and environment monitoring, Xinhua reported. Both the

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Agra records coldest day in 22 years

Agra records coldest day in 22 years

🕔12:06, 31.Dec 2014

Agra, Dec 31  Agra recorded its coldest day in 22 years Tuesday as the maximum temperature hovered around 10 degrees Celsius, an official said Wednesday. The weatherman said the day temperature in this Uttar Pradesh city was the lowest since

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AirAsia plane crash: Three more bodies recovered

AirAsia plane crash: Three more bodies recovered

🕔12:05, 31.Dec 2014

Jakarta, Dec 31  Three more bodies were recovered Wednesday from the site where AirAsia flight QZ8501 crashed in the Java Sea, taking to six the number of bodies recovered so far, a media report said. The Indonesian National Search and

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New NASA instrument to accurately measure Earth’s soil

New NASA instrument to accurately measure Earth’s soil

🕔12:04, 31.Dec 2014

Washington, Dec 31  NASA is all set to launch an instrument that will measure the moisture lodged in Earth’s soils with unprecedented accuracy and resolution. Scheduled for launch Jan 29, the Soil Moisture Active Passive (SMAP) instrument has a radar,

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Convict in Musharraf assassination attempt case executed

Convict in Musharraf assassination attempt case executed

🕔12:03, 31.Dec 2014

Islamabad, Dec 31 A former Pakistan Air Force (PAF) junior technician, convicted in former president Pervez Musharraf assassination attempt case, was executed Wednesday, a media report said. Niaz Mohammad was hanged at the Peshawar Central Prison, Dawn online reported. He

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SpiceJet axes 300 more flights till Jan 31, AAI demands dues

SpiceJet axes 300 more flights till Jan 31, AAI demands dues

🕔10:35, 31.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 31  Cash-strapped airline SpiceJet Tuesday said that it will cancel 300 more flights till Jan 31, even as the government seemed to rule out any help by saying the budget carrier will have to itself resolve its

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Infosys to spend $5 mn on CSR in US

Infosys to spend $5 mn on CSR in US

🕔10:34, 31.Dec 2014

Bengaluru, Dec 31  Infosys Ltd. Tuesday announced a $5-million annual outlay for its corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities in the US through its not-for-profit trust Infosys Foundation. “We will focus on making computer science education accessible to communities in the

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Microsoft sues Indian company for technical support scam

Microsoft sues Indian company for technical support scam

🕔10:33, 31.Dec 2014

New York, Dec 31  Some international fraudsters are exploiting the tech-savvy reputation of Indians to trick computer users into giving them access to their machines by pretending to be from Microsoft. Now the technology giant is fighting back suing several

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Excise cuts withdrawn, cars may cost more in 2015

Excise cuts withdrawn, cars may cost more in 2015

🕔10:32, 31.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 31  The central government Tuesday decided not to extend the excise duty concessions provided to the auto sector in 2015, which may lead to cars getting expensive. The Narendra Modi-led NDA government had in June extended the

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Sagar Port project agreement to be signed Jan 7

Sagar Port project agreement to be signed Jan 7

🕔10:31, 31.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 31  Road Transport, Highways and Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari  said that an agreement to start the work on the Rs.12,000 Sagar Port project located near Kolkata would be signed Jan 7. The agreement will be signed as

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AirAsia confirms debris of missing plane, bodies retrieved

AirAsia confirms debris of missing plane, bodies retrieved

🕔10:29, 31.Dec 2014

Jakarta, Dec 31 AirAsia confirmed that the debris spotted in the Java Sea, is from the missing flight QZ8501, even as three bodies confirmed to be those of passengers in the ill-fated plane were retrieved. “AirAsia Indonesia regrets to inform

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New role for Australian soldiers in Afghanistan

New role for Australian soldiers in Afghanistan

🕔10:28, 31.Dec 2014

Sydney, Dec 31  Australian Defence Force (ADF) operations in Afghanistan will enter a new phase in the New Year to train, advise and assist local soldiers, defence authorities said Wednesday. There are 400 Australian troops still in Afghanistan, who will

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China launches new frigate for Bangladesh

China launches new frigate for Bangladesh

🕔10:27, 31.Dec 2014

Wuhan, Dec 31  China launched a new frigate built for the Bangladesh Navy. The frigate, with a displacement of 1,300 tonnes and a maximum speed of 25 knots, is 90 metres long and measures 11 metres across the beam. It

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Notification for 12th assembly in Jammu and Kashmir issued

Notification for 12th assembly in Jammu and Kashmir issued

🕔10:26, 31.Dec 2014

Jammu, Dec 31 After getting Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah’s mandatory approval, the state law department has issued a notification for constituting the 12th legislative assembly. “After obtaining the mandatory approval from the chief minister on fax from

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Delhi traffic to be restricted on New Year’s eve

Delhi traffic to be restricted on New Year’s eve

🕔10:24, 31.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 31  There will be restrictions on many roads in the capital for smooth flow of traffic during the New Year’s eve celebrations, police said Tuesday. A press statement from Delhi Police said the areas included Saket, M-Block

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Punjab, other states oppose draft civil aviation policy

Punjab, other states oppose draft civil aviation policy

🕔10:23, 31.Dec 2014

New Delhi, Dec 31  Some states, including Punjab and Kerala, Tuesday voiced their opposition to the NDA government’s draft civil aviation policy on the grounds that its proposal of creating only six international hubs in metros would work against states’

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Transfers of governors normal: Paul

Transfers of governors normal: Paul

🕔10:18, 31.Dec 2014

Shillong, Dec 31  Meghalaya Governor Krishan Kant Paul termed his transfer and appointment as new governor of Uttarakhand as “normal”. “Yes. I am going to Dehradun (the capital of Uttarakhand). Dehradun is also a nice place and transfers of governors

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