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  • JKUF observes Oct 22 as 'Black Day', calls terrorism, demographic change as 'new facets of Pak war'
  • 'Constitution of country real Aadhar card of every citizen': Patkar
  • People like Nariman have made India proud: Venkaiah
  • Rajnath co-chairs 1st Indo-China meet on security coopn
  • Cong releases 2nd list for C'garh Assy polls, Atal's niece Karuna Shukla to take on Raman Singh
  • Clashes strike many parts of downtown Srinagar
  • Bus services remained paralysed, 41 Roadways buses ply on routes in Haryana
  • Security forces launch CASO in north Kashmir’s Sopore
  • Haryana Roadways strike enters 7th day, fails to make impact
  • SAD-BJP to take fight for justice for Dussehra Khooni Saaka to people
  • Amarinder meets CEOs of leading Israeli Cos inviting them to spike investments in Punjab
  • Advisor Ganai for adopting zero-tolerance policy against corruption, mismanagement
  • HC okays procurement of 500 standard floor buses for Capital
  • Amarinder meets CEOs of leading Israeli Cos inviting them to spike investments in Punjab
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Japanese PM offers support to Swachh Bharat Mission

Japanese PM offers support to Swachh Bharat Mission

New Delhi, Oct 11(UNI) Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has offered his Government’s support to the Swachh Bharat Mission.

Mr Abe, in a written message, said, 'Japan will cooperate with India, which promotes the Clean India initiative under Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s leadership.'

He further underscored Japan’s commitment to realize healthy societies in Asia and congratulated India on the success of the Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention, an official statement said here.

“Securing clean water and improving sanitary conditions is a common challenge in the world. We hope for the further progress of each country’s efforts to address the challenge through active discussions at this convention (MGISC),” Mr Abe said.

The Mahatma Gandhi International Sanitation Convention (MGISC) was a four-day international conference that brought together Sanitation Ministers and other leaders in WASH (Water, Sanitation and Hygiene) from around the world.

A host of national and international dignitaries attended the event, which was inaugurated by President and addressed by Vice President. The Convention culminated on October 2, 2018, Gandhi Jayanti, which was also celebrated as the Swachh Bharat Diwas.

Mr Modi and United Nations Secretary General António Guterres addressed the concluding function.

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People like Nariman have made India proud: Venkaiah

22 Oct 2018 | 8:28 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) Appreciating renowned legal luminary FS Nariman’s work for society and country, Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Monday said people like Nariman has made India proud with the knowledge and wisdom.

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Rajnath co-chairs 1st Indo-China meet on security coopn

22 Oct 2018 | 8:27 PM

New Delhi, October 22 (UNI) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday co-chaired the first-ever India-China high level meeting on bilateral security cooperation with his Chinese counterpart Mr Zhao Kezhi here in North Block.

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Cong releases 2nd list for C'garh Assy polls, Atal's niece Karuna Shukla to take on Raman Singh

22 Oct 2018 | 8:23 PM

New Delhi, Oct 22 (UNI) The Congress on Monday fielded former BJP MP and niece of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Karuna Shukla against Chhattisharh's Rajnandgaon seat, in the two-phase state Assembly elections.

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Strike by petrol, CNG stations hits commuters in Delhi, fuel bunks deserted

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22 Oct 2018 | 8:18 PM

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