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Narendra Modi conferred with the highest civilian award “Order of Zayed”.

Abudhabi:24/8/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today discussed the full spectrum of the strong India-UAE partnership with the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, they spoke about multiple subjects, including ways to improve trade and people-to-people relations between India and UAE. Mr Modi said the Crown Prince’s personal commitment to ...

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Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley passed away

Newdelhi:24/8/19:Senior BJP leader and Former Finance Minister Arun Jaitley passed away in New Delhi today. He was ailing for some time. He was undergoing treatment in the intensive care unit under the supervision of a multi-disciplinary team of doctors at All India Institute of Medical Sciences, AIIMS in New Delhi. In a statement, AIIMS said, Mr Jaitley who was admitted ...

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Biju Janata Dal will launch its membership drive from September 2

Bhubaneswar:23/8/19: Odisha’s ruling Biju Janata Dal (BJD) will launch its membership drive from September 2. Party supremo Naveen Patnaik has formed a state-level committee to monitor and co-ordinate the membership drive. BJD leaders Prasanna Acharya, Debiprasad Mishra, Pramila Mallick, Sanjay Kumar Das Burma, Pratap Keshari Deb, Pradeep Panigrahi and Pranab Prakash Das have been included in the committee, a party release ...

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Odisha Chief Minister announced a package of Rs 500 crore for infrastructure development of Pilgrim Town Puri.

Bhubaneswar:238/8/19: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today announced a package of Rs 500 crore for infrastructure development of Pilgrim Town Puri. Attending a meting at Lok Seva Bhavan here, CM Naveen announced package to build Puri as a world heritage city. The projects include a bridge to connect Malatipatapur with Jagannath Ballav mutt; infrastructure development of the mutt; a multi-lane road; beatification ...

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India is moving fast on the path of development: PM

Paris:23/8/19:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, India is moving fast on the path of development. Addressing Indian diaspora at the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, UNESCO building in Paris, the Prime Minister said, people gave a resounding mandate to his government for building ‘New India’. Mr. Modi said, in ‘New India’, the noose is tightening on corruption, nepotism, ...

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Dr Jitendra Singh presents ANUBHAV awards, 2019

Newdelhi:23/8/19:The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region and Minister of State for Prime Minister’s Office, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Departments of Atomic Energy and Space, Dr. Jitendra Singh said that the retired employees are an asset for the country and their energies should be utilised in an effective ...

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FM: CCI should safeguard Indian enterprises from abuse by overseas entities

Newdelhi:23/8/19:Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman said here today that Competition Commission of India (CCI) should ensure Indian enterprises are safeguarded from abuse by entities operating from other jurisdictions. Smt. Sitharaman was speaking at the 10thanniversary celebrations of the CCI. Smt. Sitharaman said that CCI must keenly observe market developments around the globe as borders no longer ...

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President of India inaugurates the first ever World Youth Conference for Kindness

Newdelh:23/8/19:The President of the Republic of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind inaugurated the first World Youth Conference on Kindness organised by the UNESCO Mahatma Gandhi Institute of Education for Peace and Sustainable Development and Ministry of Human Resource Development on the theme ‘Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam: Gandhi for the Contemporary World: Celebrating the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi’ at the VigyanBhavan ...

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United Nations and France has called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon

Washington:23/8/19:United Nations and France has called for the protection of the fire-plagued Amazon rainforest. The extent of the area damaged by fires has yet to be determined, but smoke has choked Sao Paulo and several other Brazilian cities in the past week. Official figures show nearly 73,000 forest fires were recorded in Brazil in the first eight months of the ...

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Supreme Cour agrees to examine validity of law on Triple Talaq

Newdelhi:23/8/19:The Supreme Court today agreed to examine the validity of a newly enacted law which makes the practice of instant divorce through triple talaq among Muslims a punishable offence entailing imprisonment of up to three years. A bench of justices N V Ramana and Ajay Rastogi issued notice the Centre on a batch of petitions which has sought to declare ...

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