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PM Modi & B’desh PM Hasina inaugurate ‘India-Bangladesh Integrated Check Post’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bangladesh counterpart Sheikh Hasina have jointly inaugurated the second Integrated Check Post along the Benapole-Petrapole part of India – Bangladesh border today. Prime Ministers of the two countries have joined the inauguration ceremony from Dhaka and New Delhi through video-conferencing, while West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee joined from Kolkata. The Integrated Check Post …

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India first country to become YAWS-free

India achieves yet another public health milestone; becomes first country to be declared free of Yaws, an infection of the skin and bones, much ahead of WHO global target year of 2020. India has acknowledged as the first country in the world to become YAWS-free. Union Health Minister JP Nadda received an official citation from the World Health Organisation and …

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EC to hear case against 21 AAP MLAs

The Election Commission will hold a hearing on Thursday for 21 AAP legislators, who have been made parliamentary secretaries and are facing the risk of disqualification from the Assembly, in the office of profit case. At the first hearing, the commission may also decide on whether to hear all the MLAs together or individually. On 13th March 2015, AAP announced …

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Kashmir Unrest: Situation in the valley improves

After Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti’s appeal for calm, situation in Kashmir improve. no fresh reports of any untoward incidents yesterday. Health Ministry sends high level team of eye specialists from AIIMS to J&K. The unrest that erupted in Jammu and kashmir, following gunning down of a dreaded terrorist Burhan Wani is gradually subsiding. While the …

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India launches operation sankat mochan to evacuate stranded citizens

Ministry of External Affairs launches operation “sankat mochan” to evacuate Indian nationals from war torn South Sudan. General VK Singh heading operation as two C-17s depart for Juba. India on Wednesday launched operation ‘Sankat Mochan’ to evacuate its citizens from South Sudan. India has sent two C-17 military transport aircrafts to South Sudan’s capital city Juba to evacuate over 300 …

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PM Modi retraces Mahatma Gandhi’s South African train journey

Prime Minister Narendra Modi makes a short train journey from Pentrich to the historic Pietermaritzburg Railway station in Durban, where Father of the Nation was forced out of the train. The train resembled the one on which Mahatma Gandhi ji had travelled. On the footsteps of the Mahatma, Prime Minister relived the train journey to Pietermaritzburg. Tracing the memory of …

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India is a bright star in the global economy: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the India-South Africa business meet in Pretoria on Friday, July 8 2016. During his address he said that India is a bright star in the global economy and there are several opportunities for investment in the 2 growing economies. India is working to achieve over 8 per cent growth in the coming years, Prime Minister …

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Sania-Hingis duo crashes out in quarters of women’s doubles

Defending champions and top seeded pair of Sania Mirza and Martina Hingis crashed out in the quarter-finals of the women’s doubles event at the Wimbledon, on Thursday. Fifth seeded pair of Timea Babos of Hungary and Yaroslava Shvedova of Kazakhstan beat the Indo-Swiss pair 6-2 6-4 in only 68 minutes. Mirza’s disastrous campaign at the Wimbledon ended as she had …

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Eid Ul Fitr celebrated across India

Eid Ul Fitr, which marks the culmination of the holy month of Ramzan, was celebrated across the country on 7 July. The festival was , however celebrated in Kerala and Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday.Ramzan, the ninth month of the Islamic lunar calendar, is observed as a fasting period by Muslims world over who abstain from food and water during …

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PM calls for greater engagement between India & South Africa

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called for a greater engagement between India and South Africa even as he commended African nations support at the crucial NSG meet. After the delegation level talks, Prime Minister Modi was categorical that the trade ties must be expanded further to realize true potential between the two BRICs nations. Important MoUs, including in tourism and …

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