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SJM-BPNI Round Table urges govt to enact law to prevent 'conflict of interest'

SJM-BPNI Round Table urges govt to enact law to prevent 'conflict of interest'

11 Sep 2018 | 7:30 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) A Round Table Conference on 'Conflict of Interest' held here on Tuesday, expressed concern that the Centre had not taken any action on situations of conflict of interest in health and nutrition policies that could have negative impact on public health and the economy.

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Sinha, Shourie, Bhushan fire another salvo in Rafale deal

Sinha, Shourie, Bhushan fire another salvo in Rafale deal

11 Sep 2018 | 7:19 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Alleging that the NDA government, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has compromised India’s security by junking the old Rafale deal of acquiring 126 fighter jets, two former BJP ministers Yashwant Sinha, Arun Shourie and Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan on Tuesday charged the Centre with creating an infrastructure for commission payments by bringing private player Reliance Defence Limited in the offset things.

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NPAs rose to over Rs 9 lakh crore during Modi Govt: Cong

NPAs rose to over Rs 9 lakh crore during Modi Govt: Cong

11 Sep 2018 | 7:14 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Responding to an attack by the BJP which quoted former Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan as having told a Parliamentary panel that a large number of bad loans originated between 2006 and 2008 under the UPA, the Congress on Tuesday said that NPAs rose to more than Rs 9 lakh crore under the Modi government, which it said was responsible for the NPAs mess.

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Around 25,000 DTC staff to receive training on disaster preparedness

11 Sep 2018 | 7:14 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Around 25,000 Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) staff will receive training on disaster preparedness and crisis management to reduce vulnerability and enhance passenger safety.

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India holds first Tripartite meet with Iran, Afghanistan with Chabahar & terror in focus

India holds first Tripartite meet with Iran, Afghanistan with Chabahar & terror in focus

11 Sep 2018 | 7:02 PM

New Delhi/Kabul, Sep 11 (UNI) Days after '2 Plus 2 Dialogue' discussed about the strategic importance of Chabahar port, in a major development India, Iran and Afghanistan on Tuesday held their first Tripartite meeting in Kabul and discussed matters concerning the port and also counter-terror cooperation.

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Mayawati attacks BJP, Cong over fuel price hike

Mayawati attacks BJP, Cong over fuel price hike

11 Sep 2018 | 6:58 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) A day after Congress-sponsored Bharat Bandh, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati on Tuesday blamed both the BJP and the Congress for the fuel price hike in the country.

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India keen to deepen relations with Africa: Suresh Prabhu

11 Sep 2018 | 6:46 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Union Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Tuesday said that India is keen to "strengthen" its relationship with Africa, noting that the partnerships will provide foundation on a massive scale and broaden friendship between the two countries.

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EPS-95 pensioners to agitate; demand increment in DA

11 Sep 2018 | 6:43 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) At least 7,500 monthly pensioners of the Employees Pension Scheme (EPS)-1995 plan would raise their voice demanding Rs 5,000 dearness allowance as interim relief and sit on agitation in front of Central Board of Trustees employees’ office and residence across the country on Wednesday.

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Delhi Govt not serious over implementing 'Ayushman Bharat Yojna': Nadda

Delhi Govt not serious over implementing 'Ayushman Bharat Yojna': Nadda

11 Sep 2018 | 6:34 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Union Health Minister J P Nadda on Tuesday said the Delhi government is not serious about the implementation of 'Ayushman Bharat Yojna' proposed by the Centre.

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India-Panama Foreign Office consultations meet held, bilateral issues discussed

India-Panama Foreign Office consultations meet held, bilateral issues discussed

11 Sep 2018 | 6:31 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) The First Round of India - Panama Foreign Office Consultations was held here on Tuesday wherein both sides discussed about the UN Reforms and matters concerning regional and global issues.

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CBI arrests Superintendent of CGST

CBI arrests Superintendent of CGST

11 Sep 2018 | 6:29 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) A Superintendent of CGST in Hayana's Rohtak city was arrested for allegedly demanding bribe, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) said here on Tuesday.

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Direct involvement of PMO in escape of Mehul Choksi: Cong

Direct involvement of PMO in escape of Mehul Choksi: Cong

11 Sep 2018 | 6:11 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) The Congress on Tuesday alleged the direct involvement of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his office in the escape of diamond merchant Mehul Choksi from the country after committing a fraud of Rs 24,000 crore.

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EC notice to AAP over donation discrepancies, hawala transactions

EC notice to AAP over donation discrepancies, hawala transactions

11 Sep 2018 | 6:04 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Opening a possible new war front, the Election Commission on Tuesday issued notice to Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) asking why action should not be taken on the alleged donation mismatch filed by the party during the financial year 2014-15.

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Vivekananda's teachings of tolerance & acceptance can fight terror: PM

Vivekananda's teachings of tolerance & acceptance can fight terror: PM

11 Sep 2018 | 5:56 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) On the occasion of 19th anniversary of the infamous 9/11 terror strike against the United States, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that Hindu monk Swami Vivekananda's teachings of tolerance and acceptance can fight global terror.

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Pak High Commission commemorates Jinnah's death anniversary

11 Sep 2018 | 5:54 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) The officers and staff of the High Commission offered a special prayer 'Quran Khawani for the Esal e sawab' of Muhammad Ali Jinnah on the occasion of his 70th death anniversary.

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