Venezuela rejects US interference in border issue

Venezuela rejects US interference in border issue

🕔10:30, 31.Aug 2015

Caracas, Aug 31  Venezuelan Foreign Affairs Minister Delcy Rodriguez on Monday urged the US to stop interfering in Venezuela’s temporary closure of its border with Colombia.Rodrigueze made the appeal known via her Twitter account and accused John Kirby, the spokesperson

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Mukherjee greets Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago and Kygyzstan on National Day

Mukherjee greets Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago and Kygyzstan on National Day

🕔10:27, 31.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 31  President Pranab Mukherjee greeted the people of Malaysia, Trinidad and Tobago and Kyrgyz Republic on their national days on Monday.In a message to the Malaysian King, Tuanku Abdul Halim Muadzam Shah, Mukherjee said: “Our ties have

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RBI tackling inflation: Rajan

RBI tackling inflation: Rajan

🕔10:25, 31.Aug 2015

Washington, Aug 31  Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan says he is trying to bring down India’s high inflation rate while navigating complications like manufacturers who are hurt by higher interest rates and a stronger currency.RBI’s policy process,

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11 crore families enrolled in Suraksha Bandhan: Modi

11 crore families enrolled in Suraksha Bandhan: Modi

🕔10:24, 31.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 31  Expressing satisfaction over the public response to government programmes for social security, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said 11 crore families had so far enrolled in the recently launched ‘Suraksha Bandhan’ scheme, of whom around

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GSAT-6A’s big antenna deployed by ISRO

GSAT-6A’s big antenna deployed by ISRO

🕔10:23, 31.Aug 2015

Chennai, Aug 31  The Indian space agency on Sunday said it had successfully deployed the large antenna of military communication satellite GSAT-6 and also raised its orbit.According to Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), the S-Band Unfurlable Antenna of six metre

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2 kg cooking-gas cylinders planned: Pradhan

2 kg cooking-gas cylinders planned: Pradhan

🕔10:22, 31.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 31  The government plans to make available 2 kg cooking gas cylinders Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Sunday while launching the facility of online booking of new cooking gas connections.“We are now planning to introduce a 2

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Won’t renew ordinance on land acquisition : PM Modi

Won’t renew ordinance on land acquisition : PM Modi

🕔19:19, 30.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said his government will not renew the land acquisition ordinance that lapses on Monday. “We had issued an ordinance which lapses tomorrow (August 31). I have decided, let it lapse.

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Cuba on cyclone alert

Cuba on cyclone alert

🕔09:02, 29.Aug 2015

Havana, Aug 29  Cuba has sounded a cyclone alert in four provinces due to the proximity of tropical storm “Erika”, which may pass the Cuban shores on Saturday, a media report said.“The general staff of civil defence ordered a cyclone

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Turkish PM forms interim government for early elections

Turkish PM forms interim government for early elections

🕔09:01, 29.Aug 2015

Ankara, Aug 29  Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu on Friday formed an interim power-sharing government to act until the snap elections scheduled for November 1.The election cabinet is mainly composed of bureaucrats, mostly current undersecretaries of the ministries and independents

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Trade unions to observe strike on September 2

Trade unions to observe strike on September 2

🕔09:00, 29.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 29  A day after a meeting of the central trade unions and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley-led ministerial panel failed to make any headway, the labour associations on Friday decided to go on with their proposed strike on

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Kejriwal to launch electricity bill settlement scheme

Kejriwal to launch electricity bill settlement scheme

🕔08:59, 29.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 29  Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will launch a settlement scheme for electricity bill disputes on Sunday, the city government said on Friday.According to a government statement, the settlement scheme for electricity bill disputes will be named

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Take Metro, bus on Raksha Bandhan: Delhi Traffic Police

Take Metro, bus on Raksha Bandhan: Delhi Traffic Police

🕔08:58, 29.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 29  The Delhi Traffic Police on Friday appealed to the general public to use Metro train services and other public transport to escape congestion on roads on Raksha Bandhan day.“Due to the Raksha Bandhan, traffic congestion is

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Mizoram seeks central aid to develop tourism sector

Mizoram seeks central aid to develop tourism sector

🕔08:57, 29.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 29  Mizoram Tourism Minister John Rotluangliana on Friday sought central assistance for the development of the state’s tourism sector.He made this appeal during a meeting with union Tourism Minister Mahesh Sharma here, according to an official statement.Sharma

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Government makes high-level appointments

Government makes high-level appointments

🕔08:57, 29.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 29  The government on Friday carried out a major administrative reshuffle, making 16 senior level appointments and placing Sunil Arora as information and broadcasting secretary, Shaktikanta Das as economic affairs secretary and Hansmukh Adhia as revenue secretary.According

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Centre mulls extending land compensation provisions

Centre mulls extending land compensation provisions

🕔08:56, 29.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 29 The government has proposed to issue an order under the land acquisition act to extend compensation and rehabilitation benefits to families whose land is acquired under 13 central Acts, which were not included when the law

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Rajnath assures army veterans of support

Rajnath assures army veterans of support

🕔08:55, 29.Aug 2015

New Delhi, Aug 29 Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh met representatives of veterans protesting over non-implementation of the One Rank One Pension (OROP) scheme and assured them of his support here on Friday.“The minister said he will do his best in

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Envoys of Four Nations Present Credentials to President of India

Envoys of Four Nations Present Credentials to President of India

🕔08:50, 29.Aug 2015

Envoys of Armenia, Cambodia, Venezuela  and Philippines presented their credentials to the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at a ceremony held in Rashtrapati Bhavan today (August 28, 2015). The envoys who presented their credentials were: –      

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Ambassador-designate of Republic of Philippines, MA Teresita C. Daza presenting her credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee

Ambassador-designate of Republic of Philippines, MA Teresita C. Daza presenting her credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee

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Ambassador-designate of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Augusto presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee

Ambassador-designate of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela, Augusto presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee

🕔08:47, 29.Aug 2015 Read Full Article
Ambassador-designate of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Pichkhun Panha presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee,

Ambassador-designate of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Pichkhun Panha presenting his credential to the President, Pranab Mukherjee,

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