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Jal Shakti Ministry chooses 12 sites for 'Swachh Tourist Destinations'

Jal Shakti Ministry chooses 12 sites for 'Swachh Tourist Destinations'

New Delhi, Feb 25 (UNI) The Ministry of Jal Shakti on Thursday announced the selection of 12 iconic sites for transforming them to Swachh Tourist Destinations under Phase IV of the Swachh Iconic Places (SIP).
The selected sites include Ajanta Caves in Maharashtra; Sanchi Stupa in Madhya Pradesh; Kumbhalgarh Fort, Jaisalmer Fort and Ramdevra in Rajasthan, Golconda Fort in Hyderabad, Telangana; Sun Temple in Konark, Odisha and Rock Garden in Chandigarh.
The list further includes Dal Lake in Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir; Banke Bihari Temple and Agra Fort in Uttar Pradesh, and Kalighat Temple in West Bengal.

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PM condoles deaths in Etawah road accident

PM condoles deaths in Etawah road accident

10 Apr 2021 | 11:06 PM

New Delhi, Apr 10 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday condoled the deaths in the road accident at Etawah, Uttar Pradesh.

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India, China agree on stability on ground & avoid any new incidents in Ladakh & LAC

India, China agree on stability on ground & avoid any new incidents in Ladakh & LAC

10 Apr 2021 | 8:55 PM

New Delhi, Apr 10 (UNI) India and China have agreed to maintain stability on the ground, to avoid any new incidents and jointly maintain peace in the border areas including Eastern Ladakh at the 11th round of military Commander level talk held in Chushul in Eastern Ladakh on Friday.

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The Slave Genesis: A tale of Paniya-the labourer tribe

The Slave Genesis: A tale of Paniya-the labourer tribe

10 Apr 2021 | 8:42 PM

By Jaison Wilson
New Delhi, Apr 10 (UNI) The Slave Genesis is a documentary film on Paniya, a tribal group in Kerala's Wayanad district, directed and shot by Aneez K Mappila.
The Malayalam documentary won many awards including 65th National Award and got international attention in many screenings.

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Coochbehar firing: CISF security personnel attacked by the mob: officials

Coochbehar firing: CISF security personnel attacked by the mob: officials

10 Apr 2021 | 8:13 PM

New Delhi, Apr 10 (UNI) Reacting to the incident of firing at a polling station in Coochbehar district in West Bengal, the sources in the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) on Saturday said that Force security personnel were attacked by the mob and the security personnel opened fire in retaliation.

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A small ball that moved the world: 50 years of Ping Pong Diplomacy

10 Apr 2021 | 8:08 PM

New Delhi/Shanghai, Apr 10 (UNI) Fifty years ago, a US table tennis team arrived in Chinese capital Beijing on April 10, 1971, becoming the first US group to visit since the founding of the People's Republic of China in 1949.

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