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Ensure sanctity of database created, Javadekar urges NAAC

Ensure sanctity of database created, Javadekar urges NAAC

25 Apr 2017 | 5:52 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar today advised the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) authorities to expand its team to make inroads into reaching out to more and more institutions to ensure the 'sanctity and authenticity' of the database created.

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On visit to erstwhile Maoists den Naxalbari, Amit Shah says Bengal yearns for change

On visit to erstwhile Maoists den Naxalbari, Amit Shah says Bengal yearns for change

25 Apr 2017 | 5:35 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) The BJP president Amit Shah, who today visited erstwhile Maoist den Naxalbari in West Bengal as part of party's extensive expansion plans, today said the saffron outfit is committed to bring back the glories of the days and principles of State's icons.

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Somnath Temple, Charminar among 10 new names for 'Swachh iconic places' initiative

Somnath Temple, Charminar among 10 new names for 'Swachh iconic places' initiative

25 Apr 2017 | 5:32 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Somnath Temple in Gujarat, Gangotri, Yamunotri and Char Minar in Hyderabad are among the 10 new Iconic places to be taken under the Phase-II of Swachh Iconic Places initiative.

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Army should be given free hand to deal with stone-pelters & their supporters: Bajrang Dal

25 Apr 2017 | 5:31 PM

(Rptg, inserting name in second para) New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Expressing concern over the incidents of stone throwing on the army personnel during their anti-terrorist operations in the Kashmir valley, the Bajrang Dal has demanded that strong action be taken against those indulging in stone throwing and those inciting them.

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Esha Deol & Bharat Takhtani expecting their first baby

25 Apr 2017 | 5:10 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Bollywood star Dharmendra and Lok Sabha MP Hema Malini’s daughter Esha Deol and her husband Bharat Takhtani are expecting their first child.

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Non-agri income of farmers must be taxed: NITI Aayog

Non-agri income of farmers must be taxed: NITI Aayog

25 Apr 2017 | 4:59 PM

New Delhi, April 25 (UNI) NITI Aayog today advocated for taxing the farmers' non-agriculture income so that the tax net could get widened.

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Army should be given free hand to deal with stone-pelters & their supporters: Bajrang Dal

25 Apr 2017 | 4:59 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Expressing concern over the incidents of stone throwing on the army personnel during their anti-terrorist operations in the Kashmir valley, the Bajrang Dal has demanded that strong action be taken against those indulging in stone throwing and those inciting them.

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Naidu lauds HUDCO for taking financial inclusion forward

25 Apr 2017 | 4:55 PM

(Rptg, replacing word 'here' with 'Gurugram' in para 2, line 1) New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd (HUDCO) is playing an important role in taking financial inclusion forward in the country, as it is taking care of the housing finance needs of the economically deprived sections, Union Minister for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M Venkaiah Naidu today said.

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Will consider unification of three municipalities of MCD after BJP wins elections: Goel

Will consider unification of three municipalities of MCD after BJP wins elections: Goel

25 Apr 2017 | 4:54 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Expressing confidence of a win for the BJP in the elections to the three Municipal corporations, senior party leader and union minister of sports and youth affairs Vijay Goel today said that the BJP would not leave any stone unturned in meeting the resolve for the development of the three MCDs.

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Naidu lauds HUDCO for taking financial inclusion forward

25 Apr 2017 | 4:49 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Housing and Urban Development Corporation Ltd (HUDCO) is playing an important role in taking financial inclusion forward in the country, as it is taking care of the housing finance needs of the economically deprived sections, Union Minister for Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation M Venkaiah Naidu today said.

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Will consider unification of three municipalities of MCD after BJP wins elections: Goel

25 Apr 2017 | 4:48 PM

(Rptg, correcting second last sentence) New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Expressing confidence of a win for the BJP in the elections to the three Municipal corporations, senior party leader and union minister of sports and youth affairs Vijay Goel today said that the BJP would not leave any stone unturned in meeting the resolve for the development of the three MCDs.

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Govt will not allow any conspiracy of anarchy to dominate inclusive growth: Naqvi

Govt will not allow any conspiracy of anarchy to dominate inclusive growth: Naqvi

25 Apr 2017 | 4:47 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) The Modi-led Centre and the Uttar Pradesh governments will not tolerate “any conspiracy of anarchy” to dominate the commitment to “inclusive growth”, Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said.

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Shraddha Kapoor transforms from girl next door to gangster Haseena Parkar for 'Haseena'

25 Apr 2017 | 4:28 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) After playing the girl next door in many films, Bollywood actress Shraddha Kapoor will be seen in an altogether New 'avatar' as gangster Haseena Parkar for her forthcoming film 'Haseena'.

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NHAI to set up conciliatory panel to settle highways disputes

25 Apr 2017 | 4:27 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has decided to constitute a high powered conciliatory committee to resolve various cases relating to construction of national highways in recent past.

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Setback to Zee media

25 Apr 2017 | 4:01 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) The Supreme Court today stayed the online courses offered by Himgiri Zee in the state of Uttarakhand.

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Vice President condemns attack on CRPF personnel in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh

Vice President condemns attack on CRPF personnel in Sukma district of Chhattisgarh

25 Apr 2017 | 3:52 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Vice President M Hamid Ansari has condemned the attack on CRPF Personnel in Sukma District of Chhattisgarh.

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Sukma Naxal strike: Venkaiah questions 'double standards' of human rights activists

Sukma Naxal strike: Venkaiah questions 'double standards' of human rights activists

25 Apr 2017 | 3:36 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Stating that there is an urgent need to build strong public opinion against "mindless acts of violence" like the Maoists' attack on the CRPF, the Government today flayed the human rights activists over their alleged "double standards".

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Footsoldiers of Naxalism, terrorists must be fought on ground and curbed, says BJP

Footsoldiers of Naxalism, terrorists must be fought on ground and curbed, says BJP

25 Apr 2017 | 3:26 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Amid severe criticism of the Government's handling of the Maoists' menace especially in Chhattisgarh, senior BJP leader Ram Madhav today said there is certainly a "big change" in the entire scenario after the enforcement of demonetisation scheme.

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YRF releases new song of ‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’

25 Apr 2017 | 3:08 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) After the popularity of ‘Ye Jawaani Teri’, Yashraj films have released a new song from its forthcoming Parineeti Chopra-Ayushmann Khurana starrer ‘Meri Pyaari Bindu’.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR APRIL 25, 2017

25 Apr 2017 | 3:06 PM

Raipur/New Delhi : It's cold-blooded murder, will review whole anti-naxal strategy: Rajnath on Sukma attack (DR8) New Delhi : Assam communities seeking ST status upset with Govt(DI4) : Halving carbon emissions by 2040 within reach, but Govts, investors must act now:

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Sukma attack result of ineffective measures by Govts at Centre and in Chhattisgarh : Cong

Sukma attack result of ineffective measures by Govts at Centre and in Chhattisgarh : Cong

25 Apr 2017 | 2:41 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) The Congress today said the Sukma Naxal attack was a result of ineffective measures taken by the BJP-led Government at the Centre and the BJP Government in Chhattisgarh.

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Halving carbon emissions by 2040 within reach, but govts, investors must act now: ETC

25 Apr 2017 | 1:35 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Energy Transitions Commission (ETC) has urged governments, investors and businesses to seize the opportunity to halve global carbon emissions by 2040 while ensuring economic development and energy access for all.

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NAPM Convener Prafulla Samantara gets Goldman Environmental Prize

NAPM Convener Prafulla Samantara gets Goldman Environmental Prize

25 Apr 2017 | 12:28 PM

New Delhi, Apr 25 UNI) Prafulla Samantara, National Convener of the National Alliance of Peoples’ Movements (NAPM) and leader of the Lokshakti Abhiyan Odisha, has been awarded The Goldman Environmental Prize, Asia, 2017.

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Home Minister, MoS Ahir likely to visit Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh today

Home Minister, MoS Ahir likely to visit Maoist-hit Chhattisgarh today

25 Apr 2017 | 11:51 AM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Minister of State for Home Hansraj Ahir are likely to visit Chhattisgarh today to take stock of the situation after a major ambush that has left 25 CRPF personnel dead.

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Warm morning in Delhi, minimum settles at 23.8 degrees

Warm morning in Delhi, minimum settles at 23.8 degrees

25 Apr 2017 | 11:39 AM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) The national capital today witnessed a warm morning with the minimum temperature recorded at 23.

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Assam communities seeking ST status upset with Govt

25 Apr 2017 | 11:08 AM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) A tripartite meeting here between the Union Home Ministry, the Assam government and representatives from six communities seeking Scheduled Tribes status failed to make headway with the Centre coming under attack for the delay in the process.

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If you think I do not deserve national award, you can take it away: Akshay

If you think I do not deserve national award, you can take it away: Akshay

25 Apr 2017 | 10:58 AM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Responding to criticism over winning national award for 'Rustom', Bollywood superstar Akshay Kumar has said that if people think that he doesn’t deserve the honour, they can take it away.

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TV PROGRAMME DD SPORTS

25 Apr 2017 | 8:07 AM

DD SPORTS 12:00AM Sports Programme 04:00AM Sports Programme 06:00AM Sports Programme 08:00AM Sports Programme 10:00AM Sports Programme 12:00PM Sports Programme 02:00PM Sports Programme 04:00PM Sports Programme 06:00PM Sports Programme 08:00PM Sports Programme 10:00PM Sports Programme ------- UNI SB

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TV PROGRAMME DD NATIONAL

25 Apr 2017 | 8:07 AM

New Delhi, Apr 25 (UNI) Following is the TV programme schedule announced by Doordarshan for tomorrow subject to last minute changes: DD NATIONAL 12:00AM Dil Ko Aaj Phir Jeene Ki Tamanna Hai 12:30AM Do Sau Crore Ki Bottle 01:00AM Gulbano 01:30AM Collector Bahu 02:00AM Yeh Kahan Aa Gaye Hum 02:30AM Door Kinare Milte Hain 03:00AM Khatam Hone Se Pehle 03:30AM Piya Ka Aangan 04:00AM Bhakti Sangeet 04:30AM Aaradhana 05:00AM Gyan Darshan 05:30AM Spectacular India 06:00AM Ignou Programme 06:30AM Krishi Darshan 06:55AM Sanskrit Samachar 07:00AM News For Hearing Impaired 07:30AM Aaj Savere 08:30AM Nai Drishti Nai Raah 09:00AM PT Master 09:30AM Pehchan.

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Cabinet Secretary given one year extension

Cabinet Secretary given one year extension

24 Apr 2017 | 11:25 PM

New Delhi, Apr 24 (UNI) Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha was today given one year extension.

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