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India, Estonia to step up trade, technology cooperation

India, Estonia to step up trade, technology cooperation

Tallin, Aug 21 (UNI) India and Estonia on Wednesday discussed potential areas of cooperation and agreed to increase trade and commerce in IT, innovation, e-governance, cyber security and education.

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Former Finance minister P Chidambaram taken into custody by CBI in INX Media case

Former Finance minister P Chidambaram taken into custody by CBI in INX Media case

New Delhi, Aug 21 (UNI) Amidst high drama, former Finance Minister P Chidambaram was on Wednesday taken into custody by the CBI in connection with the INX Media case .

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Chidambaram arrested: BJP sees 'vindication' of PM Modi's electoral promise

Chidambaram arrested: BJP sees 'vindication' of PM Modi's electoral promise

New Delhi, Aug 21 (UNI) The BJP on Wednesday welcomed the arrest of senior Congress leader and former Home Minister P Chidambaram and suggested that the latest develop in the fierce politico-legal battle is only vindication of what Prime Minister Narendra Modi has promised on the eve of general elections this year.

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Democracy stands dead in the hands of BJP: Cong

Democracy stands dead in the hands of BJP: Cong

New Delhi, Aug 21 (UNI) Terming the arrest of senior party leader and former Union Minister P Chidambaram in the INX media case as witch-hunting and abuse of CBI and ED by Modi Government, Congress on Wednesday said 'Democracy stands dead in the hands of the BJP'.

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Centre appoints  Rajiv Gauba  as next Cabinet Secretary

Centre appoints Rajiv Gauba as next Cabinet Secretary

New Delhi, Aug 21 (UNI) Centre on Wednesday appointed present Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba as next Cabinet Secretary of India.

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India, Zambia ink pacts for cooperation in defence and mining

India, Zambia ink pacts for cooperation in defence and mining

New Delhi, Aug 21 (UNI) India and Zambia on Wednesday inked a number of MoUs and pacts including for cooperation in the field of Geology and Mineral Resources and Defence.

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Doval meets Russian NSA, both sides to  intensify counter terrorism ties

Doval meets Russian NSA, both sides to intensify counter terrorism ties

Moscow, Aug 21 (UNI) National Security Advisor Ajit Doval, who is here at the invitation of Secretary of the Russian National Security Council Nikolai Patrushev, on Tuesday held talks on bilateral issues including on preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Vladivostok for the Eastern Economic Forum next month.

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Pak Min requests UN to remove Priyanka Chopra as Goodwill Ambassador

Pak Min requests UN to remove Priyanka Chopra as Goodwill Ambassador

Islamabad, Aug 21 (UNI) Pakistan Human Rights Minister Shireen Mazari on Wednesday sent a letter to the United Nations, requesting the international peace organisation to remove Bollywood actress Priyanka Chopra as their Goodwill Ambassador of Peace, for publicly 'endorsing' the Indian government's stand on Kashmir.

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Yamuna waters begin to recede, rail traffic restored with speed restrictions on old iron bridge

Yamuna waters begin to recede, rail traffic restored with speed restrictions on old iron bridge

New Delhi, Aug 21 (UNI) The water level in the overflowing Yamuna river began to decrease and was at 206.35 meters on Wednesday evening at around 1800 hours compared to 206.60 which was in the morning.

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Ayodhya title dispute: Faith of people of Ramjanmabhumi as birthplace is enough, SC told

Ayodhya title dispute: Faith of people of Ramjanmabhumi as birthplace is enough, SC told

New Delhi, Aug 21 (UNI) Counsel for Ram Lala Virajman on Wednesday contended in the Supreme Court that even if there is no temple, no deity, the faith of the people of Ramjanmabhumi as birthplace is enough.

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