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Sushma told Sidhu before Pak trip: "Don't get hyper", "You've to come back to India"

Sushma told Sidhu before Pak trip: "Don't get hyper", "You've to come back to India"

18 Sep 2018 | 9:12 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Amid controversy that Navjot Singh Sidhu was reprimanded by External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for 'messing' up the diplomatic talks with Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib corridor, the BJP on Tuesday claimed that even before his departure, Ms Swaraj had counseled the former cricketer not to 'get hyper'.

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Medical cyclotron facility ‘Cyclone-30’ becomes operational at Kolkata

18 Sep 2018 | 9:06 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) The medical cyclotron facility ‘Cyclone 30’ the biggest cyclotron in India for medical application became operational this month when 30 MeV beam reached the Faraday Cup for the first time last week at Variable Energy Cyclotron Centre (VECC), Kolkata, the Department of Atomic Energy said here on Tuesday.

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Prez launches logo & web portal for commemoration of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniv

Prez launches logo & web portal for commemoration of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniv

18 Sep 2018 | 9:04 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday launched the logo and the web portal (http://gandhi.

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Australia to host Six-month long fest across 20 cities in India

18 Sep 2018 | 9:01 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Australia’s High Commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu on Tuesday unveiled the program for 'Australia Fest' - a six-month celebration of Australian culture, involving over 75 events across 20 cities in India.

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Union Home Secretary launches ‘e-Sahaj’ portal for security clearance

18 Sep 2018 | 9:00 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Union Home Secretary Rajiv Gauba on Tuesday launched an online portal ‘e-Sahaj’ here for grant of security clearance.

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Navy Chief leaves for US to attend Seapower Symposium

18 Sep 2018 | 8:47 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Indian Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba on Tuesday left for Rhodes Island in the United States on a bilateral visit to attend the 23rd edition of the International Seapower Symposium (ISS) organized by the US Navy.

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ED conducts multi-city searches at 11 premises of a Hawala operator

ED conducts multi-city searches at 11 premises of a Hawala operator

18 Sep 2018 | 8:46 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Monday conducted searches at 11 premises in Delhi and Mumbai to unearth international Hawala racket of more than Rs 700 crore related with Dubai based Hawala operator Pankaj Kapur and his associates under the provisions of Foreign Exchange Management Act (FEMA), an official release said here on Tuesday.

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Govt to incorporate provision of penalties for States & Insurance Cos for delay in settlement of claims under PMFBY

18 Sep 2018 | 8:44 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) The Government has decided to incorporate the provision of penalties for States and Insurance Companies for the delay in settlement of insurance claims under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal BimaYojana (PMFBY).

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306 doctors to receive degrees in one of the largest convocation on Sep 21

18 Sep 2018 | 8:43 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) More than 20,000 young doctors from across the country will receive
postgraduate and post-doctoral degrees at the convocation of the National Board of Examinations
(NBE), of whom 306 physicians will be present at the convocation at Vigyan Bhawan on September
21 in the presence of Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu.

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Pension Adalats will help in on-the-spot redressal of pensioners’ grievances: Singh

18 Sep 2018 | 8:39 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Pension Adalats will help in on-the-spot redressal of pensioners’ grievances,
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North-Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space Jitendra Singh said here on Tuesday.

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NHRC notice to Delhi govt over depleting fleet of CATS ambulance

NHRC notice to Delhi govt over depleting fleet of CATS ambulance

18 Sep 2018 | 8:37 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of Delhi calling for a detailed report, within four weeks, on the reported depleting fleet of CATS ambulances and the steps taken in this regard by the Government to make the services accessible to the common citizens by ensuring full operation of the entire fleet of CATS ambulances.

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Gehlot writes to Rajasthan CS for

Gehlot writes to Rajasthan CS for "misuse of state funds and machinery" for political programmes

18 Sep 2018 | 8:26 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Senior Congress leader and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Tuesday wrote a letter to the state Chief Secretary DB Gupta demanding curb on spending of government funds for political yatra and other programmes, being organised by the ruling BJP ahead of the upcoming assembly polls
As per the letter, copy of which is provided by the ex-CM's office here, Mr Gehlot stated that functions at various places during the Chief Minister's ongoing 'Gaurav Yatra' have been managed at the cost of the government funds by the officials.

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Muslims are inherent part of 'Hindu Rashtra', Constitution is supreme: RSS chief

Muslims are inherent part of 'Hindu Rashtra', Constitution is supreme: RSS chief

18 Sep 2018 | 8:23 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat on Tuesday said the country's Constitution is supreme and is like a "consensus guide" for all. Mr Bhagwat also said the vision of 'Hindu Rashtra' as spoken about vis-a-vis RSS philosophy will always have a place for Muslims. "The day we will have a situation that we do not need Muslims, that day the very purpose of Hindu Rashtra will be defeated," he said.

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CISF nabs 2 for carrying 7 gold bars concealed in body cavity at Imphal Airport

18 Sep 2018 | 8:15 PM

New Delhi, Sep18 (UNI) The Central Industrial Security Force on Tuesday nabbed two passengers at Imphal airport carrying seven gold bars concealed in their body cavity.

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India, Germany ink pact to focus on dual vocational education and training

18 Sep 2018 | 8:12 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) India and Germany on Tuesday inked what is being said as a landmark memorandum of Agreement (MoA) to focus on the field of dual vocational education and training and skill development.

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