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  • Seventy-five Taliban militants killed in Southern Afghanistan : Police
  • IPL 2020: SRH win toss, opt to bowl against RCB
  • Tunisian Police detain man who claimed responsibility for Nice attack : Judicial Official
  • Voters must ask Cong' Hooda reason for Baroda's backwardness:Dushyant
  • Farmers up in arms against proposed Nagchala Airport
  • Kerala reports 7,983 new COVID cases, 7,330 recoveries: Health Minister
  • Birth anniversary of Sardar Patel, Maharshi Valmiki celebrated & death anniversary of Indira Gandhi commemorated
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  • IPL 2020: DC playoffs wait extended after losing to MI
  • IPL 2020: DC playoffs wait extended after losing to MI
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  • 'Satyagraha' in Bhiwani to remember Indira's martyrdom : Cong
  • Sir Sean Connery passes away at 90
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CSOs to organise workshops parallel to AIIB AGM

Mumbai, June 14 (UNI) Raising the serious issues of social and environmental costs in infrastructure projects, its economic burden on public and financial non-viability, the civil society organisations and social movements are set to organise a three day convention on Infrastructure Financing from June 21 – 23rd in Mumbai parallel to the Asia Infrastructure Investment Bank’s third Annual Governors Meeting slated for June 25-26 in the same city.
According to a press release issued by the National Alliance of Peoples Movements (NAPM) on Thursday, almost 90 regional, national, and international grassroots and research organisations have come together to organise 20 workshops related to Infrastructure Financing; Development Financial Institutions; Policies and Safeguards; Urban Development; Transport; Port and Coastal Infrastructure; Energy and Energy Finance; Trade and International Financing; Water and Water Sector Reforms; Privatisation and PPPs, Gender; Social Marginalisation among other areas.
“The participants of these workshops would include activists, researchers, projected affected people among others. So far, over 200 people from across the country have registered for these workshops. The Convention will be attended by Prof Arun Kumar, Medha Patkar, Prof Anil Sadgopal, Ulka Mahajan among others. The registrations for the workshops are still open for the individuals and media,” said Himshi Singh, one of the coordinators of the Convention.
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Raman thanks Janta Congress for supporting BJP in by-poll

31 Oct 2020 | 7:27 PM

Raipur, Oct 31 (UNI) The Bharatiya Janata Party National vice-president and former Chief
Minister of Chhattisgarh Dr Raman Singh has extended gratitude to Janata Congress for its
support to the BJP in Marwahi assembly by-election, saying that this has ensured BJP's
victory in this seat.

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Bank of Baroda reduces BRLLR by 15 bps to 6 85pc

31 Oct 2020 | 7:24 PM

Kolkata, Oct 31 (UNI) Bank of Baroda, India’s third-largest public
sector bank has announced a reduction in Baroda Repo Linked
Lending Rate (BRLLR) from 7pc earlier to 6.85pc w.e.f from November 1, 2020.

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Haryana Guv extends his heartiest greetings to the people of state on eve of Haryana day

Haryana Guv extends his heartiest greetings to the people of state on eve of Haryana day

31 Oct 2020 | 7:24 PM

Chandigarh, Oct 31 (UNI) Haryana Governor, Satyadeo Narain Arya has extended his heartiest greetings to the people of the state on the eve of Haryana Day.

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Voters must ask Cong' Hooda reason for Baroda's backwardness:Dushyant

31 Oct 2020 | 7:22 PM

Sonipat/Chandigarh, Oct 31 (UNI) Lashing out at former Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for the backwardness in Baroda assembly region, Deputy Chief Minister Dushyant Chautala asked as to how who grow two-feet potatoes understand the pain of the peasantry.

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Farmers up in arms against proposed Nagchala Airport

31 Oct 2020 | 7:22 PM

Shimla, Oct 31(UNI) Farmers' groups expressed their disapproval with the state government on the proposal to construct an international airport at Nagchala in the fertile agricultural land of Balh valley of Mandi district without taking their consent.

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