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BJP Spokesperson Trolled After he Fails to Sing Vande Mataram

Mumbai: A Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) spokesperson was trolled on social media after he struggled and failed to sing Vande Mataram – the famous poem from Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay’s Anandamath – during a heated debate on a news channel. The video of the incident has gone viral on social media with netizens questioning BJP’s push to make the singing of Vande Mataram mandatory at various places when their own ...

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Sukanya Samridhi account under Post Office small saving schemes.

Current News Network Sukanya Samridhi account scheme has been introduced in the post office with the sole aim of Govt of India to demonstrate its social commitment for securing financial future of the girl child as a part of “Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao” Programme and the scheme was launched way back on 22 January 2015 by the Hon’ble Prime Minister ...

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Vice President inaugurates the Vigilance Awareness Week, 2017

Current News Network/30 Oct 2017 The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we must ensure that the benefits of democratic governance reach every citizen in our country. He was addressing the gathering after inaugurating the ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ with the theme “My Vision-Corruption-free India”, organised by the Central Vigilance Commission. The Minister of State for ...

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Union Home Minister attends the Passing Out Parade of IPS Probationers in Hyderabad 

Current News Network The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh today asked the young police officers to brace themselves up for terrorist threats emerging from the cyber world. Addressing the Passing Out Parade of IPS Probationers at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA) in Hyderabad, Shri Rajnath Singh said the world is today grappling with the menace of ...

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Petition challenging Article 35A deferred by 12 weeks

New Delhi/srinagar , Oct 30, CNS: The Supreme Court on Monday listed petitions challenging Article 35-A of Indian constitution for hearing after 12 weeks, sources said. The petitions were listed today before the division bench in court number 1 of SC in supplementary category. “However, the work hours expired and all the cases could not be heard by the justices,” sources ...

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Minor killed by car in UP minister’s cavalcade

LUCKNOW: A five-year-old boy died after being hit allegedly by a car in the motorcade of an Uttar Pradesh minister near Colonelganj in Gonda district, following which Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath sought a report from the state police chief. One of the cars in Cabinet minister Om Prakash Rajbhar’s cavalcade, while passing through Colonelganj area yesterday, had allegedly knocked down ...

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Diwali celebration with soldiers was unforgettable: PM Modi

New Delhi /October 29 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that his Diwali celebration with soldiers in the Gurez Sector of Jammu and Kashmir was an unforgettable experience. “Celebrating Diwali with soldiers in the Gurez Sector of Jammu and Kashmir was an unforgettable experience for me. I salute the soldiers on behalf of the countrymen, for the commitment ...

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Bus plunges into river in Nepal, killing at least 31 people

Updated: Oct 28, 2017 17:01 IST//CNN A bus carrying passengers returning from a Hindu festival to Kathmandu skidded off the main highway and plunged into a river on Saturday, killing at least 31 people and leaving others trapped, officials said. The accident occurred around dawn, around 50 km (30 miles) west of the city on the Prithvi Highway that connects ...

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Appointment of interlocutor diversionary tactic, ‘azadi’ demand is for autonomy: Chidambaram

CNN kashmir//28 Oct 2017//Former Union Home Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram on Saturday said the appointment of an interlocutor for Jammu and Kashmir was a “diversionary” tactic and felt the “azadi” demand meant people want autonomy which should be seriously examined. He said the appointment of former Intelligence Bureau chief Dineshwar Sharma to hold talks in Kashmir doesn’t indicate a change of ...

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‘America’s economy will find it difficult to cope with reality’: India asks US to look into H-1B visa issue

India has “very strongly” raised the issue of H-1B and L1 visas with the US, Union Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Saturday, asserting that the American economy will find it difficult to cope with the reality as it has been immensely benefited by Indian IT professionals. The US has tightened the norms for issuing the most sought-after H-1B and L1 visas in ...

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