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  • US seeks talks without preconditions, but Iran must show it is ready - State Department
  • French Parliament passes bill on Notre Dame restoration
  • Iran refuses to negotiate cutbacks in missile program under any conditions - Mission to UN
  • Trump says Turkey prohibited from buying more F-35s due to S-400 acquisition
  • Germany’s Merkel congratulates Ursula von der Leyen on confirmation
  • Three men stand accused of assassinating Maltese Journalist - Reports
  • US hopes justice will be rendered in Khashoggi killing - US envoy for Iran
  • Minor dies in road accident in Tripura
  • Punjab will become desert, if robbery of its river waters continues unabated: Sukhbir
  • Three get imprisonment till death for gangrape, murder of 19-yr-old girl in Sangli
  • One needs right mentor to get right path in life: Maurya
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Changing times and values: Fable of the Budget by Two FMs

Changing times and values: Fable of the Budget by Two FMs

08 Jul 2019 | 10:49 AM

By Nirendra Dev
New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) Things change and often they remain constant too. Two women Finance Ministers Indira Gandhi and Nirmala Sitharaman in their respective Budget speeches – 48 years apart - dwell on a few common issues laying emphasis on some key words and ‘values’ – but some things have changed and these only show that the country has moved forward.

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Stage set for Indo-Russian Eco. Dialogue:  Modi to visit Vladivostok in Sept

Stage set for Indo-Russian Eco. Dialogue: Modi to visit Vladivostok in Sept

08 Jul 2019 | 8:39 AM

New Delhi, Jul 8 (UNI) Close on the heels of Indian government and various corporate houses showing interest to invest in mineral rich far-east region of Russia, the crucial Indo-Russian Strategic Economic Dialogue will be held in Delhi this week.

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Delhi Police Cyber Cell: two held for duping over 500 people using fake portal

Delhi Police Cyber Cell: two held for duping over 500 people using fake portal

07 Jul 2019 | 11:36 PM

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) Delhi Police Cyber Cell has arrested two people for allegedly cheating more than 500 hundred people to the tune of around Rs 80 lakh, the police said on Sunday.

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Nadda holds high level meeting with office-bearers of all wings of BJP

Nadda holds high level meeting with office-bearers of all wings of BJP

07 Jul 2019 | 8:05 PM

New Delhi, July 7 (UNI) Amid the ongoing nationwide membership drive, BJP working president JP Nadda on Sunday held a high level meeting with office-bearers of all wings (Morcha) of the party.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 2000 HRS FOR JULY 7, 2019

07 Jul 2019 | 7:58 PM

Bengaluru: Political crisis in Karnataka: Focus on H D Kumaraswamy on survival of coalition government (MS11) New Delhi: Resignation saga.

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Congress will not tolerate nuisances created by Subramanian Swamy: Rajesh Lilothia

Congress will not tolerate nuisances created by Subramanian Swamy: Rajesh Lilothia

07 Jul 2019 | 6:47 PM

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) The Congress workers on Sunday protested against Subramanian Swamy for making what they called baseless, false remarks and using the unparliamentary language against their party leader Rahul Gandhi.

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Pleasant weather in Delhi, max temp at 35.8 deg C

Pleasant weather in Delhi, max temp at 35.8 deg C

07 Jul 2019 | 6:40 PM

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) Delhiites on Sunday witnessed a pleasant weather, with the maximum temperature settling at 35.

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Kejriwal inaugurates CCTVs in New Delhi constituency

Kejriwal inaugurates CCTVs in New Delhi constituency

07 Jul 2019 | 5:53 PM

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Sunday inaugurated the installation of several hundred CCTV cameras in his assembly constituency, New Delhi.

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Resignation saga continues in Cong; after Deora, Scindia resigns as AICC general secretary

Resignation saga continues in Cong; after Deora, Scindia resigns as AICC general secretary

07 Jul 2019 | 5:45 PM

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) Continuing the spree of resignations after Congress president Rahul Gandhi stepped down from from the top post taking responsibility for the loss in Lok Sabha polls, the latest to follow suit is party's national general secretary in-charge of Uttar Pradesh (West) Jyotiraditya Scindia.

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With an eye on national role, Milind Deora quits Mumbai Cong chief post

With an eye on national role, Milind Deora quits Mumbai Cong chief post

07 Jul 2019 | 5:14 PM

New Delhi, July 7 (UNI) Amid the spate of resignation in the Congress after taking responsibility of the dismal performance in the Lok Sabha polls, Mumbai Congress president Milind Deora on Sunday, too quit his post.

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Kejriwal, Sisodia discuss retirement of corrupt officials with LG

Kejriwal, Sisodia discuss retirement of corrupt officials with LG

07 Jul 2019 | 4:55 PM

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia called on the Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal to discuss the issue of compulsory retirement of corrupt officials of the Delhi Government.

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Priyanka congrats Indian cricket team for victory over Sri Lanka

Priyanka congrats Indian cricket team for victory over Sri Lanka

07 Jul 2019 | 4:28 PM

New Delhi, July 7 (UNI) Congress general secretary Priyanka Gandhi Vadra on Sunday congratulated the Indian cricket team for their spectacular victory over Sri Lanka in World Cup cricket.

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Global forum on modern direct democracy to take place in Taichung

Global forum on modern direct democracy to take place in Taichung

07 Jul 2019 | 4:07 PM

By Suresh Nautiyal
New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) The 2019 Global Forum on Modern Direct Democracy (2019-GFMDD) will take place in the industrial city of Taichung, on the western side of central Taiwan, during October 2-5, according to Forum's organisers.

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VP says India needs cultural renaissance to spread treasure of ancient knowledge

VP says India needs cultural renaissance to spread treasure of ancient knowledge

07 Jul 2019 | 3:34 PM

New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) Vice-President M Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday said that India needs a cultural renaissance, a large scale awareness and knowledge-sharing movement to bring the best in the Indian thought to the common man.

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Private Member’s Bills and policy making: A closer look

Private Member’s Bills and policy making: A closer look

07 Jul 2019 | 3:17 PM

By Nirendra Dev New Delhi, Jul 7 (UNI) No business is small business and more so in Parliament. The Parliamentary procedures for discussions in both the Houses of Parliament must be taken seriously and in the past, issues and subject matters debated in Private Member’s Hour or taken up in the form of Private Member’s Bill often influenced government of the day to frame key policies.

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