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Hotel worker killed over Rs 30 tip in Hyderabad

April 10, 2017

HYDERABAD: A fight over a tip of Rs 30 between two hotel workers, led to one of them being killed here on Monday, police said. The shocking incident occurred in Hafiz Baba Nagar area in the old city of Hyderabad. Raju and Kamlesh, hailing from Uttar Pradesh, had a fight over a Rs 30 tip as Raju wanted a share in the tip but Kamlesh kept all the m...

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Resolution of Teesta will transform India-Bangladesh ties: Sheikh Hasina

April 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina on Monday said that resolution of the long-pending Teesta water sharing issue will transform bilateral ties with India. "On Teesta issue, Prime Minister Modi once again reiterated his government's strong resolve to conclude the water sharing treaty at the soonest," Hasina said, speaking at a recep...

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No discrimination in name of caste, religion, colour: Rajnath Singh

April 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Monday that India can never discriminate against its citizens on the basis of caste, creed, religion and colour. Singh was responding in the Lok Sabha after opposition members created a ruckus over remarks made by former BJP Rajya Sabha member Tarun Vijay in relation to the colour of South India...

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Cooperation in education important for India, Australia: Modi

April 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said cooperation in education and research is one of the most important aspects of relations between India and Australia. He said that both countries recognised the central value of education and innovation in the prosperity of our societies. In a press statement after a delegation-level talks wit...

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Lok Sabha witnesses repeated adjournments over Tarun Vijay's remarks

April 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: The opposition led by the Congress party created pandemonium in the Lok Sabha on Monday demanding action against former BJP MP Tarun Vijay over his controversial remarks related to south Indians. This forced Speaker Sumitra Mahajan to adjourn the House repeatedly in the pre-lunch session. After three brief adjournments, the House was ad...

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India, Australia sign 6 MoUs

April 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: India and Australia on Monday signed six memorandums of understanding (MoUs), including on cooperation in fighting international terrorism and on civil aviation security, following delegation-level bilateral talks headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull here. One MoU was signed on cooperati...

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Mamata Banerjee meets Modi, seeks funds due to Bengal

April 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking release of funds over Rs 10,000 crore due to the state under various centrally sponsored schemes. In nearly half an hour meeting, Banerjee, who has long been seeking loan waiver for her state, discussed West Bengal's debt situation but said tha...

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Australia will work closer with India: Malcolm Turnbull

April 10, 2017

NEW DELHI: Visiting Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull on Monday said his country will work more closely with India in order to secure stronger ties. "Our ties are strong and will be stronger because of this visit," Turnbull told the media after his ceremonial welcome at the Rashtrapti Bhawan. "Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi is leading t...

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Shiv Sena MP Gaikwad soars again, in Air India business class

April 10, 2017

PUNE: Over two weeks after he was blacklisted and grounded by all airlines, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad here on Monday morning took wings again on a Pune-New Delhi flight, authorities said. Reduced to train and road travel and avoiding the media glare till now, the Osmanabad MP took the Pune-New Delhi AI-852, which has now made a provision for b...

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Four terrorists killed in Kashmir infiltration bid

April 10, 2017

SRINAGAR: Four terrorists were killed when security forces foiled a major infiltration bid along the Line of Control (LoC) in north Kashmir's Kupwara district, an official said on Monday. "A major infiltration bid from across the LoC was foiled by the Army troops in Keran sector yesterday (Sunday) evening," Defence Ministry spokesman Colonel Rajes...

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