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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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Cauvery row: SC comes down heavily on Karnataka

Supreme Court comes down heavily on Karnataka Government for flouting directions on release of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu; says Karnataka bound to comply despite passing resolution in the assembly; SC again orders release of 6000 cusecs water per day from October 1st to 6th to Tamil Nadu. Supreme Court on Friday pulled up Karnataka for its defiant stand in …

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Dengue deaths: Supreme Court raps Delhi govt

Supreme Court raps Delhi government for not being able to contain the menace of Dengue and Chikungunya; says we can’t leave Delhi’s public like this; the Apex Court asks Government to file names of officers who are not following orders. Supreme Court on Friday rapped the Delhi government for not being able to contain the menace of Dengue and Chikungunya. …

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Urjit Patel named next RBI Governor

RBI’s Deputy Governor Urjit Patel was appointed as the next Governor of the central bank after Raghuram Rajan demits office on September 4. He was first appointed as Deputy Governor for three years in January 2013 and was given an extension this January. Eminent economist, consultant and banker Urjit Patel has been appointed new Governor of the Reserve Bank of …

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Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill introduced in LS

The Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2016, which is a historic Step towards making roads safe and saving lakhs of innocent lives, was introduced in the Lok Sabhja on Tuesday. The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given its approval to the Bill last week. The Amendment aims to address the issue of road safety and improve …

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No political vendetta against anyone: MoS Finance

Rejecting charges of vendetta behind income tax raids against an Aam Aadmi Party MLA Kartar Singh Tanwar, Minister of State for Finance Arjun Ram Meghwal said any lawmaker doing illegal things will have to face legal scrutiny. Addressing media, Meghwal said the government holds no grudge against anyone. The Chhatarpur MLA’s farm house and offices were raided by income tax …

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Rajya Sabha discusses Kashmir situation

A discussion on the prevailing situation in Kashmir is underway in the Rajya Sabha. The situation in Kashmir has been tense for the past few weeks since the killing of militant Burhan Wani. Leader of opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad was the first to speak during the discussion in upper house. Azad demanded that an All Party meeting …

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Martyrs remembered on ‘Quit India’ anniversary

Union Urban Development and Information and Broadcasting Minister, M Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday paid floral tribute to freedom fighters who sacrificed their lives for country’s freedom during an event in August Kranti Maidan in Mumbai. The Union Minister also hoisted national flag on the occasion. Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis was also present on the occasion. People participated on a large …

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75th anniversary of Quit India Movement

75th anniversary of the quit India movement is being observed on Monday. On 8th August, 1942, “Quit India Movement” was launched by Mahatma Gandhi for Satyagraha, during World War II. Mahatma Gandhi made a call to Do or Die in his Quit India speech delivered in Mumbai at the Gowalia Tank Maidan. Prime Minster Narendra Modi will be visiting the …

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