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With Stubble Burning, Delhi Will Become “Gas Chamber”: Arvind Kejriwal

NEW DELHI: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal today said the city would soon turn into a “gas chamber” as the central, Punjab and Haryana governments were doing “absolutely nothing” for the farmers burning paddy straw. The national capital’s air quality has deteriorated over the last week. Stubble burning in neighbouring states is one of the major reasons behind increasing air pollution ...

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50 Dead As Train Hits Crowd Watching Ravan-Burning In Punjab: 10 Points

NEW DELHI, AMRITSAR 19 Oct 2018:  At least 50 people celebrating Dussehra were killed after a train ran over hundreds standing on a railway track in Amritsar this evening. As Ravan’s effigy – located very close to the tracks at Jaura Phatak – was lit and fireworks went off, a section of the crowd retreated towards the tracks, where a large ...

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DGBR visits Project Sampark

DGBR visits Project Sampark New Delhi, September 27, 2018: Director General Border Roads (DGBR) Lt Gen Harpal Singh, visited Project Sampark in Jammu & Kashmir on 26 September 2018. In his three-day visit from 24 September 2018,he inspected the roads Parole-Korepanu-Rajpura, Reasi-Arnas-Mahore, Reasi-Pouni-Siar-Rajouri, Budhal-Mahore-Gul, Roads in forward area, bridges Ujh and Bein in Kathua sector and other roads in Project ...

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First Consignment of Indian Rice Ready to be Shipped to China

First Consignment of Indian Rice Ready to be Shipped to China New Delhi, September 27, 2018: The first consignment of non-basmati rice (white rice 5% broken) of 100 tonnes is to be shipped to China from Nagpur tomorrow. The consignment will be received by China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO) which is one of China’s state-owned food processing ...

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Delhi cancels UNGA meet between Pak , Indian foreign ministers

Delhi cancels UNGA meet between Pak , Indian foreign ministers New Delhi on Friday called off a meeting between the Pakistani and Indian foreign ministers on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly, just a day after confirming the development. Minister of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Raveesh Kumar confirmed the development to India’s ABP Live news channel, citing “unclean intentions” on ...

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India, Pakistan foreign ministers meeting in New York is ‘terrific news’, says US

The United States Friday hailed India’s acceptance of Pakistani proposal for talks between the foreign ministers on the sidelines of the ongoing annual UN General Assembly session in New York and termed it as a “terrific news”. “We saw that (reports of meetings between Indian and Pak leaders). I think that’s a terrific news for the Indians and Pakistanis to ...

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Union Ministry of Rural Development presents 2 national awards to JK

Union Ministry of Rural Development presents 2 national awards to JK Ministry recognizes impressive implementation of UMEED by JKSRLM, Gram Swaraj Abhiyaan in Baramulla NEW DELHI, SEPTEMBER 11:Recognizing the impressive implementation of the Umeed Scheme in Jammu and Kashmir, the Union Ministry for Rural Development has awarded J&K’s Rural Development and Panchayati Raj Department for making pioneering efforts in institution ...

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Rajnath Singh raps J&K BJP chief for his ‘our man is now the governor’ comment

Rajnath Singh raps J&K BJP chief for his ‘our man is now the governor’ comment New Delhi 31 Aug:- Home Minister Rajnath Singh today disapproved the remarks of the BJP’s Jammu and Kashmir chief criticising N. N. Vohra, saying the former Governor had performed with distinction and maintained the dignity of the constitutional post. In a statement, Singh said the ...

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Hearing on Article 35-A-deferred till 2nd week of January 2019

Hearing on Article 35-A-deferred till 2nd week of January 2019 NEW DELHI 31 AUG 2018: The Supreme Court of India on Friday adjourned the hearing on a string of petitions challenging the constitutional validity of the Article 35A, which protects the state subject laws and special rights and privileges of J&K’s permanent residents. The crucial case was heard by the ...

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Google pledges USD 1 million for flood relief and restoration work in Kerala

Google will contribute $1 million (nearly Rs 7 crore) to the relief and restoration work in Kerala which has been battered by severe floods, a top company official said here on Tuesday. “Google.org and Googlers will contribute $1 million to the relief work in Kerala,” Rajan Anandan, Vice President, Southeast Asia and India, said at the Google for India event. ...

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