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PM, Sonia condole demise of film director Kundan Shah

PM, Sonia condole demise of film director Kundan Shah

New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Saturday condoled the passing away of eminent filmmaker Kundan Shah. In his message Mr Modi said, “Anguished by the passing away of Shri Kundan Shah. He will be remembered for his wonderful usage of humour and satire to showcase the life and struggles of common citizens. My thoughts are with his family and admirers. May his soul rest in peace”. The Congress President while remembering the late filmmaker said, "Kundan Shah's contribution to alternate cinema is remarkable. His movies and television series are epic and will inspire generations to come". Ms Gandhi expressed solidarity with the friends and members of family of Kundan Shah and prayed that his soul finds eternal peace. The veteran director passed away at his Mumbai residence early morning after suffering a heart attack. He was 69. UNI RBE AE 1714

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India-ASEAN working on RCEP agreement: Ravi Shankar Prasad

India-ASEAN working on RCEP agreement: Ravi Shankar Prasad

23 Jan 2018 | 9:44 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said India and ASEAN members were working on the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement which is likely to be finalised by the year-end.

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EC guidelines for political parties on broadcast, telecast time in Meghalaya, Tripura, Nagaland

23 Jan 2018 | 9:36 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) As per the guidelines set by the Election Commission on Tuesday for the ensuing Assembly elections in Meghalaya, Tripura and Nagaland in 2018, the national political parties can share equitable time on electronic and broadcast media, since these states have no recognised state parties.

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Harsh Vardhan urges stakeholders to identify priority areas, timely implementation

Harsh Vardhan urges stakeholders to identify priority areas, timely implementation

23 Jan 2018 | 9:33 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday urged scientists and senior officers to identify priority areas and ensure its implementation in a time- bound manner.

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Ashok Lavasa assumes charge as new EC

23 Jan 2018 | 8:38 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) Ashok Lavasa, the 1980 batch IAS officer from Haryana Cadre, on Tuesday assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India.

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Mercury plummets in Delhi after rain

23 Jan 2018 | 8:37 PM

New Delhi, Jan 23 (UNI) People of the National Capital on Tuesday experienced a cold day following decline in the maximum temperature due to rain.

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