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PM hails Asha workers'efforts to improve delivery of health & nutrition services, announces doubling incentives

PM hails Asha workers'efforts to improve delivery of health & nutrition services, announces doubling incentives

11 Sep 2018 | 8:43 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Appreciating efforts of Asha and Anganwadi workers to work together to improve the delivery of health and nutrition services and achieve the goal of reduction of malnutrition in the country, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said if the children of the country are weak then its growth would also slow down.

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NCW lashes out Kerala Govt for not acting against MLA who abused rape survivor

11 Sep 2018 | 8:30 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Taking a pot-shot at the Kerala government, the National Commission for Women on Tuesday said the state government failed to act against MLA PC George, who used abusive language against a nun, and also to take steps on the protest by nuns in Kochi.

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Ghulam Nabi condoles pilgrims' death in Telangana accident

Ghulam Nabi condoles pilgrims' death in Telangana accident

11 Sep 2018 | 8:28 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Senior Congress leader and leader of the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha
Ghulam Nabi Azad on Tuesday condoled the death of at least 55 people in the Tealangana road accident.

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DUSU: NSUI demands expulsion of ABVP vice-prez candidate

11 Sep 2018 | 8:13 PM

New Delhi, Sept 11 (UNI) National Students’ Union of India demanded cancellation of nomination of ABVP’s Vice-Presidential candidate Shakti Singh for DUSU elections for indulging in violence.

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Rahul condoles death of pilgrims in Telangana bus accident

Rahul condoles death of pilgrims in Telangana bus accident

11 Sep 2018 | 8:05 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday condoled the death of over 50 pilgrims in a road accident in Telangana.

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Another pleasant day in Delhi

11 Sep 2018 | 7:59 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Delhiites on Tuesday witnessed a pleasant day with the maximum temperature settling at 34.

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Health Ministry issues notification for bringing HIV/AIDS Act, 2017 in force

11 Sep 2018 | 7:56 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare on Tuesday issued a notification for bringing the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017 in force from September 10.

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PM condoles loss of lives in Telangana bus accident

PM condoles loss of lives in Telangana bus accident

11 Sep 2018 | 7:56 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condoled the death of 55 bus
passengers, including 25 women and children, when the State Road Transport Corporation (TSRTC) bus plunged into a valley in Jagtial district of Telangana.

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MHA moves in to foil Maoists' poll subvert plan

MHA moves in to foil Maoists' poll subvert plan

11 Sep 2018 | 7:49 PM

New Delhi, Sept 11 (UNI) Amid intelligence reports that the Maoists are re-calibrating themselves in Baster area to target the forthcoming assembly election in three states, the CRPF is deploying seven more battalions in the Bastar region of Chhattisgarh to reinforce the presence of security forces.

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BJP demands 'white paper' on manual scavenging

11 Sep 2018 | 7:44 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Leader of Opposition in the Delhi Assembly Vijender Gupta on Tuesday demanded a ‘’white paper’’from the AAP government on manual scavenging, two days after five workers died while cleaning sewer tank in West Delhi’s Moti Nagar.

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NCDC most preferred financial institution in world of cooperatives: Radha Mohan

11 Sep 2018 | 7:39 PM

New Delhi, Sep 11 (UNI) Union Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said National Cooperative Development Corporation(NCDC) is the most preferred financial institution in the world of cooperatives and aligning itself with the Mission of New India 2022, NCDC has embarked on Sahakar 22, a Mission for Doubling Farmers’ Income by 2022.

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11 Sep 2018 | 7:37 PM

Acting High Commissioner of the Republic of Botswana HE Herold C Luke also discussed how the ties between the two nations will be strengthened by promoting youth and cultural exchange.

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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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