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Jul 06, 2015 10:00 am   #NitiPTI   #Politics   
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9:57 am   #NitiPTI   #World   
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8:37 am   #Offstumped   #States

How scared is Gogoi of losing Assam

The BJP with seven seats having reduced the Congress to three Lok Sabha seats out of 14, Assam CM arun Gogoi has started an early campaign for the assembly elections due in eight months.

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8:36 am   #Offstumped   #Politics

Political Generalizations to suit Arnab agenda Economic Times style

People check what the BJP strategists' progress is in eliminating corruption, 'Building India?, ?Checking Price Rise? and equal opportunities for minorities. - The Economic Times on Mobile

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8:34 am   #Offstumped   #Politics

Kejriwal wants a Greece in Delhi ?

Referendum seems to be the flavour of the season ? from Greece to Delhi. The Kejriwal government wants Delhiites to decide if the Capital should be granted status of a state, a contentious move that could further strain its bitter ties with the Centre.

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8:32 am   #Offstumped   #Digital

Clever #NetNeutrality activism attempts to put words into Government's mouth

The telecom department said in a background note that net neutrality is a must for the success of Digital India given the poor Internet coverage in the country. - The Economic Times on Mobile

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8:27 am   #Offstumped   #World

These Reddit Anarchists sound like our FTII delinquents

Petition organizers say they fear Pao's leadership is fostering a "new age of censorship" that will destroy the community-curated news site.

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8:23 am   #Offstumped   #Politics

Maran's nostalgia

During his conversation, Maran pointed towards his office, telling officials that he used to sit right across the road as minister. - The Economic Times on Mobile

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8:22 am   #Offstumped   #Politics

#JungleRaja wants caste data

?When the survey has been done on caste lines, why are caste figures not being divulged? BJP was opposed to the Mandal Commission, it looks opposed to revealing a caste breakup?

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8:21 am   #Offstumped   #Economy

Deconstructing the Census maths

On SECC versus Consumption based Surveys

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8:19 am   #Offstumped   #Politics

Amit Shah's ambitious targets

BJP President Amit Shah sets ambitious targets for expansion in South India - BJP has a big presence in Karnataka, which it has looked as the gateway to the south but the party is weak in Kerala, where it has failed to open an account. Tamil Nadu, a state

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8:18 am   #Offstumped   #Digital

"Making India an Innovation Hub"

PM tonight promised to do everything possible to make enterprise and innovation easier so that India emerges as an innovation hub. - The Economic Times on Mobile

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8:17 am   #Offstumped   #World

Propping up the Chinese markets

China has decided to suspend new stock sales and, in a first, establish a market-stabilization fund aimed at fighting off the worst equities selloff in years.

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8:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   

Draft National Medical Device Policy: A Review

The Government of India has recently made public a draft of National Medical Device Policy. Here's an analysis of the draft which says that while it is a commendable effort towards promoting Make in India for medical devices, the pricing control is a concern.

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6:30 am   #NitiPTI   #National   

Black money compliance window: Declaration of overseas stash

According to the scheme under the window, such a declaration can be filed online by an individual or entity and mandatorily will have to carry a "digital signature" to validate it.

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2:12 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Deutsche Bank\'s USD 1-bn investment faces fresh probe

RBI and Sebi are having a fresh look at the case to ensure compliance to their norms.

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12:02 am   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Yogendra Yadav says "me too" on Bihar Polls

Looking to be a part of the action in the run up to Bihar Assembly polls later this year, Swaraj Abhiyan, the group founded by expelled AAP leaders Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan, has said it will campaign against the "corrupt and candidates with criminal background".

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10:00 pm   #NitiPTI   #National   

Corporate Espionage - Plugging the Leaks

The MHA came out with the guidelines against the backdrop of the leak of classified information from some ministries including the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

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8:10 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Digital   

Narendra Modi's #DigitalDialogue - Q&A with Netizens

Keeping his promise of ensuring participatory governance and connecting India digitally, PM Modi has launched #DigitalDialogue, inviting people to suggest ideas and share views on Digital India.

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4:43 pm   #NitiPTI   #Culture   
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4:36 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   
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3:54 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   
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3:50 pm   #NitiPTI   #National   

Complaint against Lalit Modi over tweets defaming President, aide

The complaint sent to Delhi Police Commissioner from the President's Secretariat has screen shots of June 23 and June 25 tweets annexed to it, besides an 80-page file that the former IPL chief, being probed by the Enforcement Directorate for alleged money laundering, had attached to his twitter posts.

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3:16 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Coalscam probe: ED files five new FIRs

The latest FIRs have been lodged by the central probe agency against firms based in Maharashtra, Jharkhand, Delhi, West Bengal and Chhattisgarh, official sources said.

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2:56 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Lalit Modi Circus leaves town - Lutyens Media Schizophrenia shifts to Vyapam

The Dean of a Jabalpur medical college, said to be probing fake examinees in the Vyapam scam, was found dead in a Delhi hotel today, adding yet another murky twist to the scandal even as Delhi Media houses shift focus belatedly to the Madhya Pradesh scam.

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2:48 pm   #NitiPTI   #National   

Rashtrapati Bhavan files complaint against Lalit Modi

The complaint was handed over to the Delhi Police, which is yet to take a call on whether to register a case or seek necessary instructions from a court for blocking the Twitter page, official sources said.

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2:40 pm   #NitiPTI   #World   

Israel excitement levels up over India UN Vote

In a "historic first" in UN votes on Israel, India did not vote for the Palestinians, but rather abstained, wrote a commentator while others described it as "dramatic" and an "unprecedented achievement for Israel".

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2:34 pm   #NitiPTI   #World   

Greece's voters decide euro future in too-close-to-call poll

Greeks voted today in a tightly fought referendum on whether to accept worsening austerity in exchange for more bailout funds, or reject it in a gamble that could see it crash out of the euro.

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2:33 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

St Stephen\'s molestation row: Thampu says victim being used

St Stephen's college principal Valson Thampu, who is embroiled in a controversy over shielding the accused in a molestation row, today claimed "the victim is being used against him" and a forensic investigation of the "purported" recordings will clear the air.

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8:30 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #Analysis   #States   #Politics   

Kashmir and Sangh - Sajjad Lone takes a bold stance

Sajjad Lone says the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, RSS has every right to come to the Kashmir Valley if people accept them.

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7:00 am   #NitiCommentary   #Opinions   #Politics   

Hot Air from The Hindu to inflate Rahul's comeback trial balloon?

Is ‘The Hindu' championing the cause of Rahul Gandhi?

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6:30 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Amrita University Chancellor to deliver keynote address at UN

Chancellor of Amrita University, Mata Amritanandamayi will make an introductory keynote address at an event organised by United Nations titled "Skills and Technology Accelerating Rapid Transformation" (UNAI-START) on July 8. Amritanandamayi will make the address during the first programme in a new series of event UNAI-START.

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6:00 am   #NitiPTI   #National   

Life Insurance Council plans fraud monitoring framework

Life Insurance Council, the apex industry body of insurers is planning a fraud monitoring framework for its members.

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5:35 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Train services adjusted at Bhubaneswar station

The train services at the Bhubaneswar railway station have been adjusted from July 6 to July 10 due to safety-related work in connection with the commissioning of additional platforms on the premises.

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5:15 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Rs.8 lakh recovered from illegal rent-out of a Railway ground: RTI

Over Rs 8 lakh has been deposited in the coffers of the Railway through recovery against illegal rent out of a railway ground in suburban Mumbai here between 2010 and 2014, an RTI query revealed.

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5:14 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Madras High Court issues notice to Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

Madras High Court today ordered issue of notice to Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission on a plea seeking to re-publish the list of thecandidates selected for the post of Civil Judges after excluding five candidates from General Turn of Persons Studied in Tamil Medium category (PSTM).

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4:25 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Missing CPI(M) leader's body found by police

The body of CPI(M) leader Uttam Banerjee, who has been missing for two days, was found from a pond in Raghunathpur area of Purulia district today, police said.

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4:12 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Madras High Court issues notice to Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission

Madras High Court today ordered issue of notice to Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission on a plea seeking to re-publish the list of thecandidates selected for the post of Civil Judges after excluding five candidates from General Turn of Persons Studied in Tamil Medium category (PSTM).

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4:11 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Afghan Parliament rejects President Ashraf Ghani's nominee for defence post

Afghanistan's parliament today rejected President Ashraf Ghani's nominee for defence ministry, a crucial post that has sat vacant for months as stretched security forces fight to secure territory from a revitalised Taliban.

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4:11 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Rs.8 lakh recovered from illegal rent-out of a Railway ground: RTI

Over Rs 8 lakh has been deposited in the coffers of the Railway through recovery against illegal rent out of a railway ground in suburban Mumbai here between 2010 and 2014, an RTI query revealed.

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4:10 am   #NitiPTI   

Dawood Ibrahim's surrender offer was conditional, so rejected: Pawar

NCP leader and former Maharashtra Chief Minister Sharad Pawar today said senior advocate Ram Jethmalani had contacted him over underworld don Dawood Ibrahim's willingness to surrender but conditions put forward for it were not acceptable to the state government.

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3:22 am   #NitiPTI   

Weather forcast for next five days

WEATHER FORECAST FOR NEXT FIVE DAYS: DAY 1 (04th July): Rain or thundershowers would occur at many places over Coastal Karnataka, Kerala and at a few places over South interior Karnataka and Lakshadweep.

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3:10 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Shell kills two children, woman in Egypt's Sinai

A shell slammed into a house in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula today killing a woman and two children as the army battles Islamic State group jihadists, medical and security sources said.

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3:09 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Six injured in group clash in Saharanpur

Six persons were injured in a clash between two groups following a minor accident in Deoband area here, police said today

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3:07 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Shell kills two children, woman in Egypt's Sinai

A shell slammed into a house in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula today killing a woman and two children as the army battles Islamic State group jihadists, medical and security sources said.

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3:07 am   #NitiPTI   

Rahul Gandhi meets internet entrepreneurs, business leaders

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi today met a group of internet entrepreneurs and business leaders to discuss the "challenges and opportunities that lie ahead" and hailed the spirit of innovation demonstrated by them.

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2:21 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Assam govt to pass Act for developing skill of tea tribes

The Assam Government would pass an Act for skill development of the tea tribe community to increase their productivity, Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said.

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2:09 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Woman stripped naked in Jammu & Kashmir, accused includes an Army jawan

In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly stripped naked by a gang of five persons, including an Army jawan, in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir and the video of the incident uploaded on the internet, police said today

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2:04 am   #NitiPTI   

Proposal for annual police check for Press Information Bureau renewal scrapped

The government has scrapped a proposal under which journalists accredited to Press Information Bureau (PIB) would have to undergo police verification every year for renew

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2:04 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Bru identification camp closes at Hamsapara

The four-day identification camp for bona fide residents of Mizoram among Bru refugees lodged in Hamsapara relief camp in North Tripura district was closed today.

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2:03 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Woman stripped naked in Jammu & Kashmir, accused includes an Army jawan

In a shocking incident, a woman was allegedly stripped naked by a gang of five persons, including an Army jawan, in Udhampur district of Jammu and Kashmir and the video of the incident uploaded on the internet, police said today

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2:02 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Saudi-led air strike on Yemen rebel bastion kills 23

A Saudi-led air strike on a Huthi Shiite rebel stronghold in Yemen's northern mountains killed 23 people early today, tribal sources said.

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2:02 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Iran atomic bomb probe may be completed in 2015: IAEA

A long-delayed investigation into whether Iran has sought to develop nuclear weapons could be completed by the end of the year with Tehran's help, the head of the UN atomic watchdog said today.

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2:00 am   #NitiPTI   

Proposal for annual police check for Press Information Bureau renewal scrapped

The government has scrapped a proposal under which journalists accredited to Press Information Bureau (PIB) would have to undergo police verification every year for renew

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2:00 am   #NitiPTI   

Lord Venkateswara temple replica to be erected in Rajahmundry

A replica of Lord Sri Venkateswara Swamy temple at Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanam (TTD) will be erected here in the upcoming festival Godavari Pushkaram, a senior temple authority said today

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1:15 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Two school children crushed to death by speeding truck in Muzaffarnagar

Two school children were crushed to death and seven others injured by a speeding truck this morning here, following which locals blocked the Delhi-Dehradun Highway and pelted stones at the police.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   #World   

Pakistan court sentences cleric to 10 yrs in jail for hate-speech

An anti-terrorism court in Pakistan has sentenced a Muslim cleric to over 10 years in jail for making hate speeches against another sect.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

High Court notice to cops over security to BMC staff during demolition

The Bombay High Court has issued notice to the city police commissioner and senior police inspectors of those police stations that refused to provide protection to civic officials while demolishing illegal hutments from pipelines supplying drinking water.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

High Court notice to cops over security to BMC staff during demolition

The Bombay High Court has issued notice to the city police commissioner and senior police inspectors of those police stations that refused to provide protection to civic officials while demolishing illegal hutments from pipelines supplying drinking water.

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Congress MP's son arrested, accuses father of hatching conspiracy

Anant Vikram Singh, estranged son of Rajya Sabha member and Congress leader Sanjay Singh, who was arrested in connection with murder of a police official here, has charged his father with hatching a conspiracy against him.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Delhi Court rejects plea against security to MPs facing criminal cases

A Delhi court today dismissed a plea seeking an order to restrain the police and other central forces from providing security to Member of Parliament (MPs) against whom criminal cases are pending.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Delhi Court rejects plea against security to MPs facing criminal cases

A Delhi court today dismissed a plea seeking an order to restrain the police and other central forces from providing security to Member of Parliament (MPs) against whom criminal cases are pending.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   

Perseverance, hard work pays: Civil services toppers

Perseverance and hard work were the two mantras that helped them get top positions in civil services exam, the elated toppers said today.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Seized drugs burnt by anti drug squad Supply Reduction Service

Supply Reduction Service (SRS), an anti drug squad of the central committee of the Young Mizo Association, today burnt seized drugs worth around Rs 20 lakh.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Train derails, two killed in collision

Two persons were killed when a truck collided with a goods train at a level crossing in Chandil-Purulia section of South Eastern Railway today and the train subsequently derailed.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Godman Rampal followers arrested by police in Haryana

Around 32 followers of self-styled Godman Rampal were arrested here for defying prohibitory orders while another six were arrested for breach of peace, police said today.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Godman Rampal followers arrested by police in Haryana

Around 32 followers of self-styled Godman Rampal were arrested here for defying prohibitory orders while another six were arrested for breach of peace, police said today.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Godman Rampal followers arrested by police in Haryana

Around 32 followers of self-styled Godman Rampal were arrested here for defying prohibitory orders while another six were arrested for breach of peace, police said today.

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12:59 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Madras High Court directs Registrar General to provide seats in criminal and trial courts

The Madras High Court has directed its Registrar General to look into the matter of making provisions for giving seats in the courts to those accused in the criminal and trial Courts.

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12:46 am   #NitiPTI   #World   
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12:10 am   #NitiPTI   #States   

Jayalalithaa greets Tamilnadu Governor on his 82nd birthday

Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa today greeted Tamil Nadu Governor K Rosaiah on his 82nd birthday.

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Jul 04, 2015 10:56 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   
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9:15 pm   #NitiCommentary   #Analysis   #National   

Aakar Patel and Amnesty International - What exactly were they thinking ?

Having picked Aakar Patel to lead its India Operations there is little left to imagination on the kind of Human Rights agenda Amnesty International wants to pursue in India.

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8:57 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Sachin Ahir appointed new Mumbai NCP chief

With over a year to go for the crucial Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections, former Maharashtra Minister Sachin Ahir was today named as the president of the Mumbai unit of NCP.

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8:37 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Sachin Ahir appointed new Mumbai NCP chief

With over a year to go for the crucial Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) elections, former Maharashtra Minister Sachin Ahir was today named as the president of the Mumbai unit of NCP.

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8:17 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

New e-initiatives to be launched in Kerala

Congress led UDF government In Kerala will launch a slew of e-Governance initiatives which includes e-KYC for Aadhaar Project, Citizen Portal for e-Office Project, and e-Learning Portal as part Digital India programme launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on July 1. State Minister for Industries and IT P K Kunhalikutty would launch the programmes at a function here on July 6, an official release said here today.

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7:57 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Kerala to start facility to produce varieties of fish products

Seeking to capitalise the huge demand for value-added fish products in the country, Kerala government will set up a fully mechanised manufacturing and processing facility with international standards to produce varieties of fish products.

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7:37 pm   #NitiPTI   #World   

4,000 aftershocks rattle China's quake-hit Xinjiang

Four thousand aftershocks have been recorded in China's northwest Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region after a 6.5 magnitude earthquake struck the area, prompting authorities to evacuate more than 66,000 people.

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7:17 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

9 commit suicide every month in Mizoram : NGO

Around nine persons on an average committed suicide every month in Mizoram till June this year, with depression being the main reason for the deaths, an Aizawl-based NGO said today

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Lt.Gen. Unni takes over as DG of Army's Medical Services

Lt Gen Manoj Kumar Unni, who led the Army's medical relief operation during the Jammu and Kashmir floods last year, has taken over as the new Director General Medical Services (Army) here.

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6:57 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Tripura to get high-speed internet connectivity from Bangladesh

Tripura will be gateway for reliable and super-fast Internet facility as Bangladesh government has agreed to allow India to use unspent bandwidth in the neighbouring country's Cox Bazar, a BSNL official said today.

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6:37 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Water supply to be hit in East, West Delhi as Delhi Jal Board begins repair works

Regular water supply will be affected in the coming two days in several localities of est and East Delhi owing to repair works being undertaken by DJB.

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6:33 pm   #NitiPTI   #National   

India-US ties will get even better: PM Narendra Modi

On the Independence Day of the US, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the American people and expressed confidence that bilateral ties will get even better in times to come based on the "renewed energy" about which he was "extremely excited".

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6:17 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

FTII students to carry on stir for removal of Gajendra Chouhan

Unrelenting in their demand for removal of mini screen actor Gajendra Chauhan as chairman of FTII, students of the premier film institute today said they would contiue their agitation as talks held with the I&B Ministry yesterday failed to resolve the issue.

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6:17 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

3 Delhi women among top 4 in Civil Services results

Delhi-based Ira Singhal today became the first physically-handicapped woman to top the civil services examination in which the top four positions were scooped by women.

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5:57 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Uttrakhand government sounds rain alert

The Uttarakhand government has sounded an alert following the weather department's warning of heavy rains in several areas, including the routes of the Chardham Yatra.

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5:52 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Gujarat extends ban on Maggi for another month

The Gujarat government today extended the ban on Nestle's Maggi noodles for another month as the company failed to produce safety standard reports, an official said.

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5:39 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Eastern & Western expressways to be linked by year end: MMRDA

The Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA) has said that construction of the 'missing link' between Eastern Express Highway and Western Express Highway here is expected be over by this year end.

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5:31 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Disappointed with working of Kejriwal: Sandeep Pandey

Magsaysay award winner and social activist Sandeep Pandey is disappointed with the working of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and has said that AAP is turning out to be like other political parties.

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5:30 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan inaugurates new municipal community centre in Delhi

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan today inaugurated a new two-storey municipal community centre in Civil Lines area in north Delhi.

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5:23 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Congress accuses Lokayukta and EOW of shielding ministers and bureaucrats

The Congress today alleged that anti-corruption watchdogs in Madhya Pradesh - Lokayukta and Economic Offences Wing (EOW), are shielding those involved in corrupt practices, including ministers and bureaucrats.

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5:09 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Court admits defamation complaint of Sushil Modi's wife

A local court today admitted a defamation complaint against Bihar Health Minister Ramdhani Singh filed by the wife of senior BJP leader Sushil Kumar Modi for allegedly saying that she was working as a professor on the basis of fake degree.

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5:03 pm   #NitiPTI   #National   

Adani Group to set up solar park in Tamil Nadu for Rs 4,536 crores

Business conglomerate Adani Group has proposed to set up a solar park in Tamil Nadu tipped to be among the world's largest at an outlay of Rs 4,536 crore.

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Court issues arrest warrant against TMC MP

A city court has issued an arrest warrant against Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha MP Prasun Banerjee for allegedly slapping a constable in January.

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4:43 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

AAP restructures Punjab unit

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today announced major organisational restructuring in its Punjab unit.

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4:43 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

2 arrested by ACB for offering bribe to police official

Two persons were today arrested in Jodhpur for allegedly offering a bribe of Rs 50,000 to a police official for setting free a man arrested on charges of smuggling wheat meant for public distribution to open market.

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4:23 pm   #NitiPTI   #National   

Smart comfort taxis in Delhi soon

Delhi government is mulling introducing 'smart comfort taxis' in the national capital which will not only be eco-friendly but also a cheaper alternative to auto rickshaws.

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4:16 pm   #NitiPTI   

Hema Malini to provide financial aid to accident victims

BJP MP Hema Malini, who was discharged from a Jaipur hospital today after her Mercedes collided with another car leaving a child dead and injuring five others, including the actress, has offered financial assistance to families of the victims.

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4:03 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Former Bihar minister attacked, main accused arrested

An armed man attacked and seriously injured Ejaz-ul-Haq, former Bihar minister who is also the brother-in-law of jailed gangster-politician Mohammad Shahabuddin at his residence in the state capital, the police said today.

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4:03 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

4 IEDs recovered from bus in Assam

Four improvised explosive devices (IED), suspected to belong to the ULFA-Independent, were recovered from a night passenger bus in Tinsukia district, a police official said today

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3:59 pm   #NitiPTI   

PIB accredited journos don't need police verification every year

Journalists accredited with the Press Information Bureau (PIB) will not have to undergo police verification every year for renewal.

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3:43 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Governor urges teachers, students of Calcutta University to resolve issues together

Against the backdrop of the assault on Calcutta University professors allegedly by Trinamool Congress activists, West Bengal Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi today said that teachers and students should sit together and find out ways to restore normalcy.

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3:42 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Jaipur jeweller booked for rape

A case of rape was registered against a city jeweller after a local court today directed police to probe the matter on the complaint filed by a 28-year-old girl.

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3:40 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

HRD Minister asks UGC to take appropriate measure in Stephen's College molestation incident

Amid a raging controversy over the alleged molestation at Stephen's College, HRD Ministry today asked UGC to take "appropriate measure" to ensure the institute's Internal Complaints Committee (ICC) completes the inquiry "expeditiously" and "impartially".

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3:23 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Another militant killed by Army in Uri encounter

Another militant has been killed in an ongoing gun battle between security forces and the ultras near the LoC in Uri Sector of north Kashmir, taking the death toll in the failed infiltration bid to three which includes an army jawan.

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3:18 pm   #NitiPTI   

Transmission of power from Tripura to Bangladesh next year

Transmission of 100 MW of power from Tripura to neighbouring Bangladesh will begin next year, an official said today.

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3:13 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Congress MP's son arrested in murder case in Amethi

Anant Vikram Singh, son of Rajya Sabha member and Congress leader Sanjay Singh was arrested today in connection with a murder case of a constable here, police said today

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3:11 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

AAP government has lost its credibility: BJP

BJP today attacked Arvind Kejriwal-led government in Delhi, saying the Aam Aadmi Party has lost its credibility as the expectations with which people voted for it have been "shattered".

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3:03 pm   #NitiPTI   

UPSC results declared, Delhi women among top three

Women candidates have bagged all the three top slots in the prestigious Civil Services examination to select IAS and IPS officers among others.

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2:52 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Former Bihar minister attacked, main accused arrested

An armed man attacked and seriously injured Ejaz-ul-Haq, former Bihar minister who is also the brother-in-law of jailed gangster-politician Mohammad Shahabuddin at his residence in the state capital, the police said today.

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2:50 pm   #NitiPTI   #National   

4 explosive devices recovered from bus

Four improvised explosive devices (IED), suspected to belong to the ULFA-Independent, were recovered from a night passenger bus in Tinsukia district, a police official said today.

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2:47 pm   #NitiPTI   

Hyderabad House, Vigyan Bhawan, Jawaharlal Bhawan top Swachh Bharat Abhiyan ratings

Hyderabad House, Vigyan Bhawan and Jawaharlal Nehru Bhawan have topped the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan (SBA) ratings, leaving behind Rashtrapati Bhawan among the 49 government buildings in the capital that were screened for overall cleanliness.

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2:44 pm   #NitiPTI   
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2:42 pm   #NitiPTI   

FTII's Student Association to continue strike

Describing their talks with the government as "inconclusive and unsatisfactory", the FTII's Students Association (FSA) today said the strike that started on June 12 demanding removal of TV actor Gajendra Chauhan as FTII Governing Council Chairman "will continue".

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2:36 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

No party has mechanism to check education degrees, says AAP

With one of its MLAs arrested in an alleged fake degree case, Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today said there is no mechanism with any political party to examine the degrees of its party members.

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2:17 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Congress in panic over Socio-Economic Census - Finds Rahul missing

With SECC findings projecting a very grim picture of the rural India, Congress today mounted an attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of having "contempt for the poor" and alleging that the "suit book ki sarkar" is only focused on the rich.

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1:55 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Protests against Maharashtra government's decision on Madarsas

Scores of locals from Mumbra, a Muslim pocket here, burnt effigies of Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis to protest against the state government's decision to de-recognise madrasas which impart only religious education.

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1:52 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Congress favours release of Socio Economic and Caste Census data

Congress today favoured releasing caste-based data carried in the Socio Economic and Caste Census (SECC) but advocated caution while doing so in view of social and political sensitivities associated with it.

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1:16 pm   #NitiPTI   #States   

Rajasthan might emulate Maharashtra's Jal Yukt Shivar Abhiyan

Impressed with the progress of Maharashtra's 'Jal Yukt Shivar Abhiyan,' Rajashtan may also adopt the state's flagship water conservation and Integrated water management scheme.

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12:58 pm   #NitiPTI   #Politics   

Move to classify madrasas as non-schools not anti-religious - Shiv Sena

Amid outrage over Maharashtra government's decision to de-recognise madrasas which only educate students on Islam, the Shiv Sena today said the move should not be seen as one intended to strike a blow to religious education in the state.

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12:56 pm   #NitiPTI   #World   

PM Modi confident about renewed energy in Indo-US ties

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today greeted the US on its Independence Day and expressed confidence that bilateral relations will get even better in times to come based on the renewed energy in ties.

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11:38 am   #NitiPTI   #National   

Another batch of pilgrims leave for Amarnath shrine

A fresh batch of pilgrims today left from the base camp here to the cave shrine of Amarnath in South Kashmir Himalayas amid tight security.

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10:56 am   #NitiPTI   

Hema Malini discharged from hospital

Actress and BJP MP Hema Malini, who was injured and admitted to hospital after her Mercedes collided with another car in Dausa district, was today discharged from hospital.

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