AAP releases manifesto, promises full statehood for Delhi

AAP releases manifesto, promises full statehood for Delhi

🕔13:42, 31.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 31  The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Saturday released its manifesto for the Feb 7 Delhi assembly elections, focusing on full statehood, women’s safety and reducing electricity tariff. The AAP intends to enhance women’s safety by installing CCTV

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‘Obama’s India trip a perfect example of positive foreign policy’

‘Obama’s India trip a perfect example of positive foreign policy’

🕔13:40, 31.Jan 2015

Washington, Jan 31  Calling President Barack Obama’s India trip “a perfect example of positive foreign policy” noted Indian-American journalist Fareed Zakaria has advised Washington to be similarly engaged elsewhere. “Obama’s trip to India was strategically important, symbolically resonant and deftly

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India, Bangladesh to hold talks on curbing crime

India, Bangladesh to hold talks on curbing crime

🕔13:39, 31.Jan 2015

Agartala, Jan 31  District heads and border guards of India and Bangladesh will meet here Tuesday to curb border crimes and to increase trade between the northeastern states and Bangladesh, an official said here Saturday. District magistrates and other officials

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PM salutes scientists on successful Agni-V missile test

PM salutes scientists on successful Agni-V missile test

🕔13:39, 31.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 31  Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday congratulated scientists on successfully conducting the first canister-based trial of the nuclear-capable Agni-V missile that is capable of hitting targets over 5,000 km away. “Successful test-firing of Agni-V from a canister

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‘Corruption-Free India’: GOA BELIES MODI’S AFFIRMATION …

‘Corruption-Free India’: GOA BELIES MODI’S AFFIRMATION …

🕔11:57, 31.Jan 2015

‘Corruption-Free India’ GOA BELIES MODI’S AFFIRMATION By Insaf   The BJP-led Government in Goa should be a cause of embarrassment and worry for the Centre. It has put a big question mark on Prime Minister’s promise of making India “corruption-free”.

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NTPC Q3 net profit up 7 per cent at Rs 3,074 crore

NTPC Q3 net profit up 7 per cent at Rs 3,074 crore

🕔11:52, 31.Jan 2015

The Country’s largest power generator – NTPC Ltd. declared an unaudited Profit After Tax of Rs. 3,074.00 crore for Q3 FY 2014-15 as against Rs. 2,861.28 crore reported for the corresponding quarter in previous year, registering an increase of over

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The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, N.N. Vohra calling on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on January 31, 2015.

The Governor of Jammu and Kashmir, N.N. Vohra calling on the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, in New Delhi on January 31, 2015.

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Assam to set up wildlife museum in Kaziranga

Assam to set up wildlife museum in Kaziranga

🕔11:39, 31.Jan 2015

Guwahati, Jan 31 Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi announced that the state government would set up a state-of-the-art interpretation centre and wildlife museum with modern 3D shows at Kaziranga. Gogoi, who visited the park Thursday to take stock of anti-poaching

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RJD, JD-U will merge, say Lalu and Nitish

RJD, JD-U will merge, say Lalu and Nitish

🕔11:37, 31.Jan 2015

Patna/New Delhi, Jan 31  Six “Janata Parivar” parties will certainly merge soon as there is no hurdle, former Bihar chief ministers Nitish Kumar and Lalu Prasad announced Friday. In the wake of reports of unlikely merger of the Janata Dal-United

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Give fresh contracts for express corridors around Delhi, Haryana told

Give fresh contracts for express corridors around Delhi, Haryana told

🕔11:35, 31.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 31  The Supreme Court asked the Haryana government to award fresh contracts for the construction of Eastern and Western peripheral express corridor around Delhi within two months and giving another month’s time to new contractors to commence

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Kerry to travel to Ukraine amid escalating violence

Kerry to travel to Ukraine amid escalating violence

🕔11:34, 31.Jan 2015

Washington, Jan 31  US Secretary of State John Kerry will travel to Ukraine Feb 5 as violence flared up in the country this month, according to a statement from the state department. The top US diplomat will meet with Ukrainian

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US strengthens trade engagement with India

US strengthens trade engagement with India

🕔11:31, 31.Jan 2015

Washington, Jan 31 The US says it strengthened engagement with India through the US-India Trade Policy Forum and secured the historic Trade Facilitation Agreement at the WTO after overcoming an impasse with India “In November, the United States with India

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Canister launch of n-capable Agni-V missile successful

Canister launch of n-capable Agni-V missile successful

🕔11:28, 31.Jan 2015

Bhubaneswar, Jan 31  India Saturday successfully conducted the first canister-based trial of its nuclear-capable Agni-V missile, which is capable of hitting targets over 5,000 km away, from a military base in Odisha, an official said. The missile, which has the

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Jaishankar to accompany Sushma on Beijing trip

Jaishankar to accompany Sushma on Beijing trip

🕔11:26, 31.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 31  New Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar is to accompany External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on her four-day visit to China beginning Saturday. Sushma Swaraj tweeted: “Going to China from 31st January to 3rd February. Foreign Secretary Dr.

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Building smart cities is challenging but doable: Minister

Building smart cities is challenging but doable: Minister

🕔11:22, 31.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 31  Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu asked the states to be ready to make their cities and towns “smart” under the central government’s initiative of building 100 smart cities. Addressing a meet ‘Consultation workshop with states

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Parrikar wants greater autonomy to defence PSUs

Parrikar wants greater autonomy to defence PSUs

🕔11:20, 31.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 31  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar said the Defence Procurement Procedure and Defence Procurement Policy will be changed to provide greater autonomy to Defence Public Sector Undertakings (DPSUs). Addressing the Parliamentary Consultative Committee attached to his ministry, Parrikar

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Coal India’s 10 percent megasale earns government Rs.22,745 crore

Coal India’s 10 percent megasale earns government Rs.22,745 crore

🕔11:18, 31.Jan 2015

Mumbai/Kolkata, Jan 31  The 10 percent stake sale in state-owned coal behemoth Coal India Ltd (CIL) fetched the government Rs.22,745 crore as a total issue of 63.16 crore shares went for the auction Friday. Featuring as the biggest disinvestment exercise

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India for greater female participation in UN peace efforts

India for greater female participation in UN peace efforts

🕔10:17, 31.Jan 2015

United Nations, Jan 31 To protect women caught in conflicts, India has called for greater female participation in UN peace efforts and a broader approach that focuses on “peacebuilding” rather than concentrating on traditional peacekeeping operations. India’s Permanent Representative Asoke

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Railways need to adopt best engineering practices : Prabhu

Railways need to adopt best engineering practices : Prabhu

🕔21:25, 30.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 30 Railway Minister Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Friday said there was a need to benchmark best domestic and international engineering practices, so as to adopt them to suite country’s requirements. The minister spoke at a seminar organised by

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Railway Minister flags off 4 trains remotely using RailTel service

Railway Minister flags off 4 trains remotely using RailTel service

🕔21:23, 30.Jan 2015

Bengaluru, Jan 30 Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu had remotely flagged off four express trains from here Thursday, using the telepresence service of the state-run RailTel, the ICT arm of Indian Railways, a statement said. “The minister flagged off remotely all

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