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Union Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore announced financial assistance of Rs 15 lakh to the next of kin of the DD News cameraman

New Delhi:30/10/18: Information and Broadcasting Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Tuesday announced financial assistance of Rs 15 lakh to the next of kin of the DD News cameraman who was killed in a Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh. While Rs 10 lakh would be given as ex gratia by Doordarshan and Rs 5 lakh would be from the Journalist Welfare Fund ...

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Congress MLA Krishna Chandra Sagaria will resign as member of Odisha Assembly

Bhubaneswar:30/10/18: Congress MLA Krishna Chandra Sagaria on Tuesday said he will resign as member of Odisha Assembly, protesting alleged injustice meted out to a gangrape and suicide victim of Kunduli in Koraput district. A 14-year-old girl had alleged she was gangraped by four persons in uniform on October 10, 2017. However, the police had ruled out rape, citing medical reports. The ...

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Two police personnel and a Doordarshan cameraman were killed in a Naxal attack

Raipur:30/10/18: Two police personnel and a Doordarshan cameraman were killed in a Naxal attack in poll-bound Chhattisgarh’s Dantewada district on Tuesday, police said. Two police personnel were also injured in the incident, which took place in Nilawaya village under the Aranpur police station. “Those killed were identified as Sub Inspector Rudra Pratap, Assistant Constable Mangalu and DD News cameraman Achyutanand from ...

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Odisha:Chief Minister dedicated the Solar Jalanidhi scheme to farmers of the state

Bhubaneswr:30/10/18:Chief Minister Shri Naveen Patnaik dedicated the Solar  Jalanidhi   scheme to farmers of the state. Under the initiative, 5,000 solar pumps will enable irrigation 2500 acres of arable land. While boosting crop yield & farmers’ income, it will significantly bring down farming costs. The programme will be rolled out in unserved and under-served areas in the first phase and soon in rest of ...

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BJP workers began a dawn-to-dusk hunger strike over arrest of Sabarimala protesters

Thiruvananthapuram:30/10/18: BJP workers on Tuesday began a dawn-to-dusk hunger strike in front of Kerala DGP’s office in Thiruvananthapuram, thus intensifying its agitation against the CPI(M)-led LDF government’s crackdown on Sabarimala protesters.BJP cadres also took out marches to offices of the Superintendent of Police in all district headquarters to condemn the government for arresting the agitators.Addressing party workers in Thiruvananthapuram, BJP ...

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BJP in Bengal is contemplating to field a “considerable” number of Muslim candidates for upcoming Lok Sabha elections

Kolkata: 30/10/18:The BJP in Bengal is contemplating to field a “considerable” number of Muslim candidates in the Lok Sabha elections next year with an intent to make inroads into Chief Minster Mamata Banerjee’s solid support base among minorities.The BJP’s aim to make a shift in its political strategy in West Bengal appears to be a result of their harvesting a good ...

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19thMeeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) held under the Chairmanship of the Union Finance Minister

Newdelhi:30/10/18:The Nineteenth Meeting of the Financial Stability and Development Council (FSDC) under the Chairmanship of the Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri ArunJaitleyreviewedthe current global and domestic economic situation and financial sector performance. The Council discussed at length the issue of real interest rate, current liquidity situation, including segmental liquidity position in NBFCs and mutual fund space. The ...

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Services Sector can be game changer in India’s Growth story-Suresh Prabhu

Newdelhi:30/10/18:Union Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu, said that as Commerce Minister he has to ensure that services sector grows as it contributes nearly 2/3 of India’s GDP.  Addressing the 14th FICCI Higher Education Summit 2018 in New Delhi today Suresh Prabhu said that Government is striving to enhance the share of the services sector in total ...

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Prime Minister addresses the India-Italy Technology Summit

Newdelhi:30/10/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today, addressed the India-Italy Technology Summit at New Delhi. The Prime Minister of Italy,Mr. Giuseppe Conte, was also present on the occasion. During the address, Prime Minister announced the launch of the next phase of the India-Italy Industrial Research and Development Cooperation program. He added that the program will enable our industry and research ...

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PM to dedicate Statue of Unity to the Nation

Newdelhi:30/10/18:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will dedicate the world’s tallest statue, the “Statue of Unity”, to the Nation, at Kevadiya in Gujarat on October 31, 2018. The 182 metre statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel, will be dedicated to the nation on his birth anniversary, at Kevadiya in Narmada District of Gujarat. At the launch ceremony, the Prime Minister and ...

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