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PM to visit Hazira in Surat on Saturday

PM to visit Hazira in Surat on Saturday

18 Jan 2019 | 8:05 PM

New Delhi, Jan 19 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Hazira in Surat on January 19, a release from the Prime Minister's office said on Friday.

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Jaitley hints at 'going beyond interim Budget': BJP Kisan leader says major announcement soon

18 Jan 2019 | 8:04 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Facing onslaught of perceived anguish vis-a-vis agrarian distress, the Modi government is likely to announce a “very big decision” aimed at boosting the income of farmers soon, a key farmers' leader in the saffron party said here on Friday even as Finance Minister Arun Jaitley hinted at 'going beyond the interim budget'.

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UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 2000 HRS FOR JANUARY 18, 2019

18 Jan 2019 | 8:01 PM

New Delhi : India summons top High Commission official, protests Pak SC order on Gilgit Baltistan (DI 44)
New Delhi/Ahmedabad : Uzbekistan attaches high priority to attracting investments from India, says visiting Prez (DI 14)
: PM Modi holds bilateral talks with counterparts from Denmark, Czech Republic (DI 47)
Lucknow : UP to implement 10 pc quota for economically backwards in general category(DR 20)
New Delhi : NMIC a journey of Indian cinema; PM to inaugurate on Jan 19 (DI 18)
: 54 more satellites needed in next 5 years: ISRO Chief (DI 46)

Gandhinagar : Govt working continuously to improve investment climate, says PM Modi(BY 8)
Bengaluru : Yeddyurappa slams Congress leaders for hurling baseless charges against BJP.

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PM to visit Dadra and Nagar Haveli on Saturday

PM to visit Dadra and Nagar Haveli on Saturday

18 Jan 2019 | 7:32 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Silvassa, the capital of Dadra and Nagar Haveli on January 19, a release from the Prime Minister's office said on Friday.

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Doordarshan launches comedy show on cleanliness

18 Jan 2019 | 7:31 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) In a first of its kind enadeavour, , Doordarshan on Friday launched a comedy show focussing on cleanliness and hygiene.

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Oxford University Press launches reading competition for schools in India

18 Jan 2019 | 7:22 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Oxford University Press has recently announced the ‘Oxford Big Read’ competition in India for primary and secondary school students that aim to motivate their English reading skills, creativity and original thinking.

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CPCB organises campaign against plastic use in East Delhi

18 Jan 2019 | 7:20 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Upholding the need of fighting pollution especially caused by the use of plastic , The Central Pollution Control Board in collaboration with East Delhi Municipal Corporation and Indian Pollution Control Association organised an awareness campaign on Friday in East Delhi.

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54 more satellites needed in next 5 years: ISRO Chief

54 more satellites needed in next 5 years: ISRO Chief

18 Jan 2019 | 7:15 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) chairman Dr K Sivan on Friday said that India needs 54 more satellites in next five years to cater the different needs of the country.

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PM Modi holds bilateral talks with counterparts from Denmark, Czech Republic

18 Jan 2019 | 7:15 PM

New Delhi/Ahmedabad, Jan 18 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday held a series of bilateral meetings with his counterparts from Denmark and Czech Republic Lars Lokke Rasmussen and Andrej Babis respectively on the sidelines of the ongoing Vibrant Gujarat Summit.

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India summons top High Commission official, protests Pak SC order on Gilgit-Baltistan

India summons top High Commission official, protests Pak SC order on Gilgit-Baltistan

18 Jan 2019 | 7:13 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) India on Friday summoned Deputy High Commissioner of Pakistan and registered protest on recent order by Supreme Court of Pakistan on the so-called "Gilgit-Baltistan” and called it an "interference in India’s internal affairs".

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Delhi-Mumbai new Rajdhani Express from Saturday

18 Jan 2019 | 7:08 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18(UNI) To facilitate its valued passengers, Railways has decided to run a new Rajdhani Express between Delhi and Mumbai from Saturday (January 19), bi-weekly from Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus of Mumbai, and then proceed to Bhopal and Jhansi.

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Prayagraj Kumbh Mela becomes effective platform for info dissemination on welfare schemes

18 Jan 2019 | 6:55 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) A number of exhibitions by Bureau of Outreach and Communication (BOC) of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and State Departments have been setup to inform, educate and communicate about various welfare schemes implemented by the Government.

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Cold day in Delhi, max settles at 21.5 deg C

18 Jan 2019 | 6:52 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) The people of Delhi on Friday witnessed a cold day, with maximum temperature settling at 21.

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LG reviews air pollution, waste management in Delhi

LG reviews air pollution, waste management in Delhi

18 Jan 2019 | 6:52 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal on Friday chaired a meeting at Raj Niwas convened by Chairman, EPCA to review air pollution, waste management and sealing of industries operating in non-conforming areas like Narela, Bawana, Mundka and adjoining areas.

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Uma Bharti reviews sanitation arrangements at Kumbh Mela

Uma Bharti reviews sanitation arrangements at Kumbh Mela

18 Jan 2019 | 6:50 PM

New Delhi, Jan 18 (UNI) Union Drinking Water and Sanitation Minister Uma Bharti, reviewed the interventions undertaken for better sanitation and for awareness generation around Swachh Bharat at the ongoing Kumbh Mela at Prayagraj.

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