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Polling is in progress for assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana

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Newdelhi:21/10/19:Polling is in progress for assembly elections in Maharashtra and Haryana. Voting, which began at 7 AM, will end at 6 in the evening. In Haryana, 37.12 per cent voter turnout was recorded till 2 PM whereas in Maharashtra, 30.67 per cent voting was reported. In Maharashtra, the ‘Mahayuti’ alliance of BJP, Shiv Sena and smaller parties is pitted against the ...

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Polling held in the by-election to 51 Assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies

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Newdelhi:21/10/19:Polling is also being held in the by-election to 51 Assembly seats and two Lok Sabha constituencies spread across 17 States. The two Lok Sabha seats where the by-polls are being held are Samastipur in Bihar and Satara constituency in Maharashtra.  The voting commenced at 7 am and will end at 6 pm. The Assembly constituencies for which the bypolls ...

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Winter Session of Parliament to commence from Nov 18

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Newdelhi:21/10/19:The Winter Session of Parliament will commence from 18th of next month. It will conclude on 13th of December. Official sources said the Parliamentary Affairs Ministry has communicated to the secretariats of the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha  in this regard. Last week, the Cabinet Committee on Parliamentary Affairs  had met under the chairmanship of Defence Minister Rajnath Singh ...

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Indian Army has hit many terror launchpads in Pakistan occupied Kashmir

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Newdelhi:20/10/19:Indian Army has hit many terror launchpads in Pakistan occupied Kashmir killing around 10 terrorists and 10 soldiers. The retaliation came following the calibrated escalation and unprovoked firing on civilians by Pakistan in Tangdhar sector of Jammu and Kashmir last night. Indian troops also targetted Pakistani Army posts which have been actively trying to push terrorists into Indian territory. Indian ...

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Vice President presents ‘Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award’ to former Attorney General, Shri K. Parasaran

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New Delhi: 20/10/19:The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today presented ‘Most Eminent Senior Citizen Award’ to legal luminary, scholar and former Attorney General of India, Shri K. Parasaran at a function at the India International Centre in New Delhi. Shri Parasaran was honored with the Award on the occasion of the Elder’s Day celebration of Age Care ...

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Justice S A Bobde wil be next Chief Justice of India

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New Delh:19/10/19: Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Friday sent a letter to the Centre recommending Justice S A Bobde, who is next in seniority, as his successor. Official Sources told  that Justice Gogoi wrote a letter to the Ministry of Law and Justice recommending Justice Bobde to be the next chief justice. Justice Gogoi, who was sworn in as ...

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Dr Harsh Vardhan launches Food Safety Mitra (FSM) scheme for strengthening and scaling up ‘Eat Right India’

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Newdelhi:16/10/19:“By motivating key players in the system who can reach out to people at large, we can reach out to each and every individual. We have to include every section of the society so that Eat Right India becomes a country wide movement.” Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare said at the function to commemorate World ...

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IFFI 2019 Announces Official Films Selection for Indian Panorama 2019

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Newdelhi:14/10/19:The 50th International Film Festival of India, 2019 will witness over 200 best films  from 76 countries, 26 feature films and 15 non feature films in Indian panorama section and around 10,000 people and film lovers are expected to participate in the golden jubilee edition. Indian Panorama is a flagship section of IFFI, which showcases the best of contemporary Indian Feature and ...

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Finance Minister reviewed the performance of Public Sector Banks

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Newdelhi:14/10/19:Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman reviewed the performance of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) here today in a meeting with bank chief executives. Credit and implementation of measures announced to support economic growth were reviewed in-depth.In the review, it was noted that during the first phase of the Customer Outreach Initiative, from 1st to 9th October 2019, PSBs ...

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MoU Also Signed for Integrating Fastag with e-Way Bill System

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Newdelhi:14/10/19:Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Shri Nitin Gadkari inaugurated a conference on ‘One Nation One Tag – FASTag’ in New Delhi today, to roll out the process for having a unified electronic system across the country.  The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Gen. (Retd.) V.K Singh and ministers and ...

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