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Relief to Smriti Irani as court dismisses plea against her in fake degree case

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New Delhi: In a relief to Union Minister Smriti Irani, a trial court today dismissed a plea to issue summon against her for allegedly giving false information about her educational qualifications in her affidavit to the Election Commission of India. ...

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Modi terms Himachal Pradesh as “veer bhumi (land of the brave)”

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Mandi (Himachal Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today went on to say that according to him Himachal Pradesh is “veer bhumi (land of the brave). Prime Minister further mentioned that the world was talking of the bravery of the Indian ...

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President condoles deaths in the Odisha hospital fire

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New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee today condoled the deaths in the Odisha hospital fire and prayed for the injured. President in Tweet stated: “My heart and prayers are with bereaved families and injured in the massive hospital fire in Bhubaneshwar ...

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BRICS Summit recognised “state sponsored and state protected terrorism” as “biggest” challenge: Sushma

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New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj today went on to say that recently concluded BRICS Summit in Goa had recognised that the “state sponsored and state protected terrorism” is the “biggest” challenge. “State sponsored and state protected terrorism is ...

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Modi meets Brazilian Prez Michel Temer

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Benaulim (Goa): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday held a bilateral meeting with Brazilian President Michel Temer. “Day 3 in Goa set aside for another Bilateral Summit. PM Modi welcomes President Michel Temer of Brazil,” spokesperson of the Ministry of ...

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BRICS need to work together and act decisively to combat against terror: Modi

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Benaulim (Goa): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today stated that BRICS need to work together and act decisively to combat against terror and further stated that there is a need to comprehensively act on terrorism. Modi was talking to media at ...

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Practice of ‘Triple talaq’ will have to be be judged on yardstick of equality: Jaitley

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New Delhi: Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today stated that the practice of “triple talaq” will have to be judged on the yardstick of equality and the right to live with dignity. Jaitley took on to Facebook and stated: “Personal ...

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Pakistan army violates ceasefire, starts firing at Indian post along LoC

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Jammu: The soldiers of Pakistani army troops today started unprovoked firing at Indian positions in Jammu and Kahsmir’s Rajouri district near the Line of Control (LoC). Defence spokesman said, Lt Col Manish Mehta, “Pakistan Army violated ceasefire in Naushera sector ...

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Russia’s clear stand on need to combat terrorism mirrors our own: Modi

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Benaulim (Goa): Prime Minister Narendra Modi today stated that Russia’s clear stand on the need to combat terrorism mirrors our own. He further stated that Russia, “an old friend of India”, has cleared its stand on terrorism and backs New Delhi ...

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Prime Minister pays tribute to “Missile Man” Kalam on 85th birth anniversary

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New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today paid tribute to former President and the “Missile Man” A. P. J. Abdul Kalam on his 85th birth anniversary. “Tributes to our former President, the person who captured the imagination of every Indian, ...

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