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Youngsters turning into job creators: Narendra Modi

June 06, 2018

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday interacted with thousands of youngsters who have made it big in the startup sector and said it is the youth who have turned out to be the "job creators" of the nation. Describing India as a "youthful nation", Modi said the government is committed to "harnessing of the demographic dividend". Vid...

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CM launches e-car in MP

June 05, 2018

Bhopal: On the occasion of World Environment Day, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday flagged off a solar power-run e-car. This also marked the launch of e-vehicles in the state. The battery of this e-car is charged with solar energy. Once charged, the vehicle can run for 140 km. While the cost of driving this car would ...

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Girl jumps to death after failing in NEET Exam

June 05, 2018

Hyderabad: A 18-year-old girl jumped to death from a building here on Tuesday allegedly after failing to get a good rank in the NEET exam, police said. The girl, identified as Jasleen Kaur, jumped from top of the 10-storey shopping complex in the busy Abids area in the heart of the city. A police officer said the girl apparently ended her life as...

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Court admits abetment to suicide charge against Shashi Tharoor

June 05, 2018

New Delhi: A court on Tuesday admitted abetment to suicide charges against Congress MP Shashi Tharoor over the 2014 death of his wife Sunanda Pushkar, saying there was "sufficient grounds to proceed" against the politician. Taking cognisance of the Delhi Police chargesheet, Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Samar Vishal asked Tharoor to app...

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6-yr-old daughter of Cong leader’s staff found dead

June 04, 2018

Yamunanagar: The blood-soaked body of the six-year-old daughter of an employee of Congress leader was found in a pit in this district on Sunday. Her throat was slit and sexual assault is suspected. A case has been filed under Section 302 (murder) of the IPC and Section 6 of the POSCO Act. The body was found near the minister’s farm in the ...

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All five accused in Bodh Gaya blasts case get life imprisonment

June 01, 2018

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court here in Bihar, which had last week convicted five Indian Mujahideen militants in the 2013 Bodh Gaya blasts case, on Friday sentenced them to life imprisonment, a lawyer said. ...

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Oracle Awarded a Grant in Technology Education to CRY

May 31, 2018

Oracle Awarded a Grant in Technology Education to Child Rights and You (CRY) To Help Fight Issues on Children May 30, 2018– Child Rights and You (CRY) a leading Indian non-profit working for child rights, announced it has received a grant from Oracle, a global leader in cloud applications and platform services. The $100,000 grant aims to har...

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PM Modi arrives in Singapore on last leg of his 3-nation trip

May 31, 2018

Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today arrived in Singapore on the last leg of his three-nation tour during which he will hold talks with the country's top leadership and deliver a keynote address at the Shangri-La Dialogue. Modi arrived here after a brief halt in Malaysia where he met his newly-elected Malaysian counterpart Mahathir Mohamm...

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10 lakh bankers to go on 2-day strike on May 2018

May 29, 2018

Chennai: Over 10 lakh bankers in the government and private sectors are gearing up for a two-day strike starting on May 30, as the Indian Banks' Association (IBA) did not make any improved offer over the two per cent wage hike made earlier, an All India Bank Employees Association (AIBEA) leader said. The strike is spearheaded by the United Forum o...

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Senior Congress MLA dies in accident

May 28, 2018

Bagalkot (Karnataka): Senior Congress legislator Siddu Bhimappa Nyamgoud from Karnataka's Bagalkot district died in a road accident near here on Monday, police said. He was 71 and leaves behind his widow, two sons and three daughters. "The accident occurred near Tulasigiri village when the car in which Nyamgoud was travelling crashed into a divi...

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