Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2016’

Smarak 15

PM showers high praise on Army

PM Modi dedicates a War Memorial to the nation in Bhopal; showers high praise on contribution of soldiers to the country; PM says army believes in acts of valour, not words. Prime Minister Narendra Modi praised the soldiers at the event of inauguration of the Shaurya Smarak, built to honour the country’s braveheart martyred soldiers in Bhopal. The Shaurya Smarak …

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Govt warns of action against packaged water sale above MRP

Sale of packaged water and soft drinks at more than their Maximum Retail Price – including at airports, multiplexes and hotels – will attract stringent penal actions like fines and jail term. Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan yesterday said packaged drinking water is sold at 10-20 per cent higher rates at these places, while in some cases, MRP is …

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Satellite pictures show Crop fire in Punjab and Haryana

Despite a ban and dire warnings from the Delhi high court, crop fires have started raging across Punjab and northern Haryana, data from NASA satellites reveals. In what could be further bad news for Delhi’s air quality, the data indicates that the fires may have begun early this year, compared with 2015. The burning of paddy stubbles to clear the …

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Nation today remembers India’s Missile Man Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam

Nation today remembers India’s Missile Man Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on his 85th Birth Anniversary. He was fondly called the people’s President for being the first President in the country to connect with the youth via the internet. He was named the ‘Missile Man’ of India for his contributions in the field, he redefined the Presidency during his tenure from …

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Befikre Trailer Creates History on the Internet with 10 Million Views within 24 hours!

The carefree, free spirited attitude of Aditya Chopra‚Äôs Befikre has very successfully translated with its trailer! Which is why, it has piqued curiosity and made sufficient impact to break all online records for any Hindi film with 10 million views in just 24 hours! We are happy to share this magic number with you to give an idea of its …

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BRICS U-17 football: Spirited India lose 1-3 to favourites Brazil

Already out of reckoning, hosts India produced a spirited fight before going down 1-3 against favourites Brazil in their last match of the BRICS U-17 Football Tournament in Bambolim on Thursday. Brazil took the lead as early as in the second minute of the match through Brenner Silva’s powerful shot from outside the box at the Athletic Stadium. Down by …

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India hosts BRICS trade ministers meet in New Delhi

Ahead of the BRICS Summit, trade ministers met in New Delhi on Thursday and talked about a number of issues including how to boost employment and correct trade imbalances. Ahead of the BRICS summit this weekend trade ministers from all the BRICS countries met in Delhi. The meeting was hosted by Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and was attended …

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Winter Session starts Nov 16

Stage is set for the winter session of Parliament after Cabinet committee on Parliamentary affairs meet; Centre sets 16th of November as the date for the start of month-long winter session; Session likely to prove crucial for implementation of the Goods and Services Tax. The month-long Winter Session of Parliament is set to begin from 16th of next month and …

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PM expresses optimism over BRICS Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi expresses optimism on the outcomes of the BRICS Summit; Says, Summit will strengthen intra-BRICS cooperation and advance common agenda for development, peace, stability and reform. As India host world leaders for the 8th BRICS & 1st ever BRICS-BIMSTEC Outreach Summit over the next few days, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today tweeted that – “As BRICS chair …

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PM to inaugurate ‘Shaurya Smarak’ in MP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Shaurya Samarak, the war memorial for martyred soldiers, in Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, today. The first-of-its-kind memorial has been constructed by the state government in honour of those who laid down their lives in service to the nation. Spread in an area of 12.67 acre land, the ‘Shaurya Smarak’ is constructed at a cost …

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