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August 15 a sacred day for Indians, says President Kovind on eve of Independence Day

On the eve of 72nd Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind addressed the nation. In his second address after becoming President of India, Kovind …

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Independence Day 2018: Must ensure nation free of religious, caste, racial discrimination, says Pranab Mukherjee

Pranab Mukherjee Independence Day 2018 letter: the former President also commended the first independent government under former prime minister Pt …

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India gifts 30 ambulances, 6 buses to Nepal on Independence Day

India on Wednesday gifted 30 ambulances and six buses to Nepalese hospitals, charitable organisations and educational institutions on the occasion of …

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Pranab Mukherjee releases LM Singhvi’s book, hails him as a true renaissance man

Former President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday hailed late LM Singhvi as a “true renaissance man”, unveiling a book, “India’s Vibgyor Man”— a …

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When and Where to Watch President Kovind’s Independence Day Speech

On the eve of 72nd Independence Day, President Ram Nath Kovind will address the nation on Tuesday, 14 August 2018, from 7 pm onwards. This will be …

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V.S. Naipaul, Nobel-winning novelist, dies at 85

<b>(CNN) —</b> Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul, who was born in Trinidad but lived most of his life in England, died in his London home Saturday, Britain's Press Association reported, citing Naipaul's wife.<p>He was 85.<p>In awarding him the $1 million Nobel Prize in Literature in 2001, the Swedish …

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Gita Mittal takes oath as CJI of Jammu and Kashmir High Court

<b>Srinagar, Aug 11:</b> Justice Gita Mittal took oath as the first woman Chief Justice of Jammu and Kashmir High Court.<p>Justice Gita Mittal was the acting …

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Rajiv Gandhi killers cannot be released, Centre tells Supreme Court

The Central government has opposed the release of Rajiv Gandhi's killers in the Supreme Court. The government submitted an affidavit telling the …

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NRC row: Opposition parties meet President, urge him to ensure no Indian is left out of register

They accused the National Democratic Alliance government of undermining the country’s democratic and secular values.<p>A delegation of Opposition …

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Himachal governor sheds colonial ‘His Excellency’ tag

In a departure from the British-era practice, Himachal governor Acharya Devvrat has directed the state government to discontinue prefixing the phrase …

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Mahadayi: Farmers to protest in Bengaluru

Farmers from the Malaprabha Command Area will launch an indefinite agitation at Freedom Park in Bengaluru from Saturday, seeking either a resolution …

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Rahul Gandhi practicing 'actual Hindutva', and not soft Hindutva: Asaduddin Owaisi

<b>The Hyderabad MP says no one wants to use the word ‘Muslim’, accuses BJP of furthering its agenda through NRC.</b><p><b>New Delhi:</b> The Congress is practicing …

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HPCL digs in heels, says acting as per statute in not recognising ONGC as promoter

<b>New Delhi:</b> Virtually rejecting ONGC's demand, Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) has said it is acting as per its understanding of the statute in …

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Veteran Congress Leader, Indira Gandhi Aide RK Dhawan Passes Away At 81

During his years as Indira Gandhi’s personal secretary from 1962 to 1984, Dhawan reportedly wielded immense clout, with some claiming that he …

India

HC appoints amicus curiae in plea on ex-President's book

New Delhi, Aug 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Monday appointed Additional Solicitor General (ASG) Maninder Acharya as amicus curiae to assist it in …

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Manmohan Singh Took India On Path Of Economic Growth: Pranab Mukherjee

Former President said that landmark legislations such as RTI Act and the Food Security Act were enacted during Manmohan Singh's tenure.<p><b>New …

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President Ram Nath Kovind​ visits DMK President M Karunanidhi at Kauvery Hospital​

Ram Nath Kovind met Karunanidhi's son MK Stalin and daughter Kanimozhi at the hospital and enquired about their father's health.

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Chandrababu Naidu visits DMK chief in hospital

Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh N. Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday visited Kauvery Hospital, where Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) President and …

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Advani, Kanshi Ram and Pranab Mukherjee likely to get Bharat Ratna

<b>New Delhi, Aug 3:</b> When the highest civilian award for the distinguished services of the country Bharat Ratna will be announced by the government this …

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Coca-Cola Turns Apple Grower In Push Beyond Sugary Sodas

Coca-Cola India Pvt. Ltd., looking to grow beyond sugary sodas, will help cultivate more apples in the world’s sixth largest-producer of the fruit as …

Business (India)

Indian-American Muslims' body for immediate suspension of NRC

By PTI<p>WASHINGTON: An Indian-American advocacy group today called for immediate suspension of the National Registry of Citizens until the …

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Statutory status for BCs panel

The Lok Sabha on Thursday unanimously passed the 123rd Constitutional Amendment Bill providing for a National Commission for Backward Classes as a …

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Who is Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed?

On Tuesday, his nephew - Ziauddin Ali Ahmed- said that his and some of his family members' name did not feature in the final draft of Assam's …

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Assam NRC: Kin of former President Fakhruddin Ali Ahmed missing from draft list

Express News Service<p>GUWAHATI: Belying the Sarbananda Sonowal government’s fear of law and order problem following the publication of NRC draft, Assam …

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Giant tortoises greet visitors at zoo

Minister for Environment and Forests Jogu Ramanna on Tuesday released a pair of Aldabra giant tortoises into the public display area at the Nehru …

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President of India’s bishops calls ‘Humane Vitae’ ‘great gift to Church’

MUMBAI, India – One of India’s most prominent Catholic leaders has said Blessed Pope Paul VI’s document reaffirming the Church’s teaching against …

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Reporters Diary

The death and birth anniversaries of former President of India A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is observed by in ways that showcase his fondness for children and …

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Political leaders, city locals react to the Raigad bus accident

After coming to know of the bus accident in which 33 passengers died and one survived near Ambenali Ghat near Mahabaleshwar, political leaders …

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Akshay, Kangana, Sachin Tendulkar Spotted at this Film Screening

There was a special screening of the film <i>Chalo Jeete Hain</i> directed by Mangesh Hadawale held in Mumbai on Saturday night. The 32-minute-short film is …

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India way behind in happiness rankings despite logging high GDP, says former president Pranab Mukherjee

<b>Kolkata:</b> Former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday despite the country having high gross domestic product (GDP) growth and being among the …

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