KCR to make ‘numaish’ better than Delhi exhibitions

KCR to make ‘numaish’ better than Delhi exhibitions

🕔10:15, 2.Jan 2015

Hyderabad, Jan 2  Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao promised to develop Hyderabad’s famous ‘numaish’ better than Delhi’s Pragati Maidan. Inaugurating 75th All India Industrial Exhibition, he said the government would do everything to make the annual exhibition an ideal

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NRIs from Saudi Arabia to attend Indian diaspora conclave

NRIs from Saudi Arabia to attend Indian diaspora conclave

🕔10:15, 2.Jan 2015

Jeddah, Jan 2  A large number of non-resident Indians (NRIs) from Saudi Arabia will participate in the 13th Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) to be held Jan 7-9 in Gujarat, a media report said Thursday. The PBD is held Jan 9

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Pilgrims make a huge rush to Mathura, Vrindavan

Pilgrims make a huge rush to Mathura, Vrindavan

🕔10:14, 2.Jan 2015

Mathura/Vrindavan Jan 2  A huge rush of devotees and pilgrims to the twin pilgrim towns of Mathura and Vrindavan on the New Year day choked roads and jammed traffic in all directions. “The influx was unusual. Evidently people want to

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NITI Aayog replaces Planning Commission; Modi assures more say for states

NITI Aayog replaces Planning Commission; Modi assures more say for states

🕔10:12, 2.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 2  The Narendra Modi government began the New Year replacing the 65-year- old Planning Commission with a new institution named NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog, where the prime minister would continue as chairperson of the

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Parrikar flays Pakistan for ceasefire violations

Parrikar flays Pakistan for ceasefire violations

🕔10:11, 2.Jan 2015

Bengaluru, Jan 2  Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar lashed out at Pakistan for unabatedly violating the bilateral ceasefire and regretted that Pakistani troops continued to fire even after the new year began at midnight. “Pakistan does not like to be quiet

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India welcomes 2015 with parties, prayers, charity

India welcomes 2015 with parties, prayers, charity

🕔10:10, 2.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 2  India embraced the New Year with boisterous midnight revelry and religious devotion Thursday. The celebrations however left two people dead in Hyderabad. In virtually every major city and town, people — mostly the young — welcomed

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India’s Mars mission hits a century

India’s Mars mission hits a century

🕔10:08, 2.Jan 2015

Chennai, Jan 2  India’s Mars Orbiter completed 100 days of its Martian orbit on the New Year’s Day 2015 Thursday, space agency officials said. The Mars Orbiter was inserted in Martian orbit Sep 24, 2014 is in good health, said

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No change in petrol, diesel prices

No change in petrol, diesel prices

🕔10:07, 2.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 2  There will be no change in the prices of petrol and diesel despite an indication earlier Thursday that these would be reduced. However, jet fuel (ATF) rates have been cut by a steep 12.5 percent with

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Excise raised on petrol, diesel as crude oil slumps to $53

Excise raised on petrol, diesel as crude oil slumps to $53

🕔10:06, 2.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 2  The government raised the basic excise duty on petrol and diesel for the third time in quick succession, even as the expected price reduction on fuels failed to materialise with international crude prices plunging towards $50

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Bankers meet Friday for sector reform, PM to attend Saturday

Bankers meet Friday for sector reform, PM to attend Saturday

🕔10:05, 2.Jan 2015

Pune, Jan 2  Top bankers, insurers, financial sector regulators and finance ministry officials will meet here from Friday for a two-day “retreat” to discuss plans for revitalising the banking sector. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet bankers Saturday during the

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Bhattacharya to take Coal India charge Jan 5

Bhattacharya to take Coal India charge Jan 5

🕔10:01, 2.Jan 2015

Kolkata, Jan 2  IAS officer Sutirtha Bhattacharya will take charge of Coal India Ltd. as chairman and managing director Jan 5, a company official said. Bhattacharya has been relieved of his duties as the chairman and managing director of the

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DoNER minister to discuss development with northeast CMs

DoNER minister to discuss development with northeast CMs

🕔15:02, 1.Jan 2015

Shillong, Jan 1 DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh will Friday meet the governors and the chief ministers of all eight northeastern states here to brainstorm on a roadmap for the development of the region. This would be the first meeting of

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In 2015, Modi must resolve inner contradictions

In 2015, Modi must resolve inner contradictions

🕔12:56, 1.Jan 2015

The year ended by confirming the BJP’s upward mobility when the alliance led by it secured a majority in the Jharkhand assembly and the party put up its best ever show in Jammu and Kashmir. But there is a hint

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Ansari, Modi, Rajnath greet Mukherjee on New Year’s Day

Ansari, Modi, Rajnath greet Mukherjee on New Year’s Day

🕔12:04, 1.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 1  Vice President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Rajnath Singh Thursday called on President Pranab Mukherjee and greeted him on New Year’s Day. In separate tweets along with photographs, Rashtrapati Bhavan said the

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Brazilian president to be sworn in for second term

Brazilian president to be sworn in for second term

🕔11:50, 1.Jan 2015

Brasilia, Jan 1  Brazilian President Dilma Rousseff will be sworn in for a second four-year term Thursday in the capital city of Brasilia. Rousseff is set to ride in an open-top vehicle from Brasilia’s Cathedral to the National Congress at

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UNRWA gets new deputy commissioner-general

UNRWA gets new deputy commissioner-general

🕔11:49, 1.Jan 2015

United Nations, Jan 1  UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has named Sandra Mitchell of the US as the new deputy commissioner-general of the United Nations Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA). She will replace

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Myanmar committed to hold free, fair elections: President

Myanmar committed to hold free, fair elections: President

🕔11:48, 1.Jan 2015

Yangon, Jan 1  Myanmar President U Thein Sein, in his New Year message Thursday, has reiterated the country’s pledge to hold free and fair general elections in 2015. He called for cooperation and support not only from the administration but

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Russia plans to increase borrowings from reserve fund

Russia plans to increase borrowings from reserve fund

🕔11:47, 1.Jan 2015

Moscow, Jan 01  The Russian government would ask for permission to increase borrowings from the reserve fund in 2015, Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said. “We will submit the request to the State Duma (lower house of parliament) to use our

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Gold, silver import tariff values slashed

Gold, silver import tariff values slashed

🕔11:45, 1.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 01  The government slashed import tariff value for gold to $392 per 10 grams and for silver to $519 per kg, an official statement said. The tariff value for imported gold was $396 per 10 grams and

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Excise duty withdrawal detrimental to demand: Assocham

Excise duty withdrawal detrimental to demand: Assocham

🕔11:44, 1.Jan 2015

New Delhi, Jan 01  A day after the central government did not extend the excise duty concessions provided to the automobile and consumer durables sector in 2015, India Inc. Wednesday said the move will hit demand. According to Associated Chambers

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