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Counting of votes underway for MCD polls

Counting of votes underway for MCD polls

07 Dec 2022 | 8:48 AM

New Delhi, Dec 7 (UNI) The counting of votes for Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) is underway at 42 counting centers amid tight security arrangements.

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Parliament: Winter Session set to begin today

Parliament: Winter Session set to begin today

07 Dec 2022 | 8:47 AM

New Delhi, Dec 7 (UNI) The winter session of Parliament is set to begin on Wednesday with opposition parties planning to corner the government over price rise, falling value of rupee, alleged misuse of central agencies, AIIMS cyberattack and the LAC standoff with China, among other issues.

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Making millets food choice is need of hour: PM Modi

Making millets food choice is need of hour: PM Modi

06 Dec 2022 | 10:17 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday emphasized making millets a food choice for the future.

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Joshi calls for cooperation in all-party meeting ahead of winter session

Joshi calls for cooperation in all-party meeting ahead of winter session

06 Dec 2022 | 9:55 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Announcing commencement of winter session of Parliament, from December 7 to December 29, Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister Pralhad Joshi on Tuesday requested all the party leaders for active cooperation and support for the smooth functioning of both the Houses of Parliament.

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India is rising as never before, says Vice President Dhankar

India is rising as never before, says Vice President Dhankar

06 Dec 2022 | 9:33 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Vice President Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday said "India is rising as never before and bold governance reforms along with increased use of technology have made the system fair and transparent."
"An ecosystem has been created wherein the ideals enlisted in the preamble of Indian constitution are being materialized," he added addressing the Officer Trainees of 75th batch of IRS officers at Upa-Rashtrapati Nivas here.

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Melinda Gates calls on President Murmu

Melinda Gates calls on President Murmu

06 Dec 2022 | 9:27 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Melinda French Gates, Co-Chair and Trustee of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, called on the President Droupadi Murmu at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Tuesday.

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PM condoles passing away of noted economist, minister YK Alagh

PM condoles passing away of noted economist, minister YK Alagh

06 Dec 2022 | 9:18 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday expressed deep grief over the passing away of noted economist and former union minister professor Yoginder K Alagh.

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LS speaker appeals to opposition leader for smooth conduct of the Parliament

LS speaker appeals to opposition leader for smooth conduct of the Parliament

06 Dec 2022 | 8:20 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday appealed to the leaders opposition parties for their cooperation in the smooth conduct of the house ahead winter session of the parliament.

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Om Birla appeals to opposition leader for smooth conduct of parliament

Om Birla appeals to opposition leader for smooth conduct of parliament

06 Dec 2022 | 8:16 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla on Tuesday appealed to the leaders opposition parties for their cooperation in the smooth conduct of the winter session of parliament.

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World Bank raises India's FY23 GDP growth forecast

World Bank raises India's FY23 GDP growth forecast

06 Dec 2022 | 7:57 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Considering Indian economy's strong outturn in July-September quarter (Q2) and it being better placed to withstand global shocks, World Bank has revised India's GDP estimate upward from 6.5% earlier to 6.9% now for financial year 2022-23.

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Congress demands discussion on China  issue, price rise in Parliament

Congress demands discussion on China issue, price rise in Parliament

06 Dec 2022 | 7:01 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) The Congress on Tuesday demanded to the Government to hold discussion on various issues, including India-China border situation, price rise, unemployment and alleged misuse of Central agencies in the Winter session of Parliament ,which is scheduled to begin from Wednesday.

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Prez to address Human Rights Day function of NHRC

Prez to address Human Rights Day function of NHRC

06 Dec 2022 | 4:37 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) President Droupadi Murmu will address the Human Rights Day function of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) on December 10, the Rights body said on Tuesday.

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India, Central Asia to boost connectivity

India, Central Asia to boost connectivity

06 Dec 2022 | 4:11 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) The National Security Advisers of India and Central Asian countries on Tuesday reiterated that greater connectivity could be a force multiplier for enhancing trade and commerce among them and accordingly "deserved priority attention".

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India, Central Asian countries agree on terror

India, Central Asian countries agree on terror

06 Dec 2022 | 3:28 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) The National Security Advisers of India and Central Asian countries on Tuesday agreed that the expansion of terrorist propaganda, recruitment and fundraising efforts have serious security implications and need a collective and coordinated response.

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Persistence of terror networks in Afghanistan matter of deep concern: NSA

Persistence of terror networks in Afghanistan matter of deep concern: NSA

06 Dec 2022 | 2:42 PM

New Delhi, Dec 6 (UNI) Asking Central Asian Countries to call on UN members to refrain from providing any support to entities or persons involved in terrorist acts, NSA Ajit Doval on Tuesday said that "persistence of terrorist networks in the region including in Afghanistan is a matter of deep concern."

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