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  • Mehbooba expresses grief over demise of Vajpayee
  • Guv, Farooq discuss upcoming Panchayats, Urban Local Bodies polls in J&K
  • AIADMK condoles death of Vajpayee
  • Storm halts Oman's Daleel Petroleum operations
  • Newspapers across US rebuke Trump for attacks on press
  • Genoa, Sampdoria games called off in wake of bridge collapse
  • Assam declared state holiday
  • Pakistan PM-in-waiting Imran, journalists mourn Vajpayee demise
  • Five arrested for child trafficking to US
  • US bishops call for Vatican, lay abuse probe into ex-cardinal
  • Sheikh Hasina condoles death of former Indian Premier Atal Bihari Vajpayee
  • Kerala floods: Kochi Airport suspends operation till August 26
  • Odisha govt announces 7 day state mourning, govt holiday on Friday on the demise of Vajpayee
  • Tension prevails at Somala mandal as TDP, YSRCP leader’s clash
  • Vajpayee was brightest star in political sky: Sumitra Mahajan
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Uma Bharti plans people’s participation to clean banks of Ganga in October

New Delhi, May 17 (UNI) The meeting of the newly-formed working group of Ganga Swachta Manch chaired by Minister for Sanitation and Drinking Water Uma Bharti has decided to spearhead a massive Ganga cleaning and awareness programme in October which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be invited to lead.
Taking to her twitter handle, Ms Bharti said on Thursday that a massive cleaning Ganga programme is being planned for October in which more than 50 lakh people, including sants and spiritual leaders, inhabitants living on the banks of Ganga, chief ministers, NGOs and others will do ``maha kaar-sewa'' (voluntary service).
``By October a lot of works of Namami Gange will also start to become visible,’’ she said, adding that Minister for Water Resources, Rivers Regeneration and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari will be consulted on a suitable date in October for the movement.
``From May 24, every day of the month, voluntary work will be done on the banks of Ganga for cleaning the river by students and volunteers and in October there will be a maha kaar-sewa,’’ she said.
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Vajpayee was brightest star in political sky: Sumitra Mahajan

16 Aug 2018 | 8:59 PM

New Delhi, Aug 16 (UNI) Describing former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee as the brightest star of the Indian political sky, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan on Thursday said that even Opposition also held high respect for him.

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Business tycoons Ratan Tata, Mahindra condole Vajpayee's demise

16 Aug 2018 | 8:44 PM

New Delhi, Aug 16 (UNI) Noted industrialists Ratan Rata and Anand Mahindra on Thursday condoled the demise of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and said a big lesson one could learn from the deceased leader is humility and humanity.

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Suresh Prabhu cuts short visit to Uzbekistan to offer  final respects to Vajpayee

Suresh Prabhu cuts short visit to Uzbekistan to offer final respects to Vajpayee

16 Aug 2018 | 8:39 PM

New Delhi, Aug 16 (UNI) Minister of Commerce & Industry and Civil Aviation Suresh Prabhu has cut short his official visit to Uzbekistan, where he had landed on Thursday morning for the Inter Governmental Commission on Trade and Economic cooperation, to return to India to offer his final respects to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

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Vajpayee's courage to go for N-tests gave strategic respect to India: Ravi Shankar Prasad

16 Aug 2018 | 8:38 PM

New Delhi, Aug 16 (UNI) Condoling the death of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee,
Union Law and Information Technology minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Thursday that Vajpayee showed the courage to conduct nuclear tests which gave an extraordinary strategic respect and depth to India.

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LAST RITES OF AB VAJPAYEE TO BE HELD AT 1600 HRS ON FRIDAY: AMIT SHAH

16 Aug 2018 | 8:32 PM

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