Daily Archives: October 6, 2018

Centre slams rumours, says polio drops are safe

‘Vaccines supplied conform to recommended standards’ Rubbishing rumours being spread asking parents not to give polio drops to children up to 5 years as some virus has been found in them, the Union Health Ministry has cautioned the public not to give credence to them. A release issued by the …

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Deportation fears rise at Delhi camp

Refugees say they won’t return home till safety is ensured The 235 Rohingya refugees staying at the Kalindi Kunj camp are worried about their future after the government deported seven of them on Friday. The Supreme Court had on Thursday refused to stay their deportation. Most of refugees in the …

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Youth ties will add value, says Putin

Russian President, Prime Minister Modi interact with young talent from the two countries Interaction between young people of India and Russia, especially schoolchildren, would perhaps be the “most important addition” to the “unprecedented level” of bilateral ties and serve as a basis for a long-term cooperation, Russian President Vladimir Putin …

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RBI leaves key rate unchanged

Policy doesn’t go down well with markets; rupee takes a hit Ahead of the festival season, consumers have been spared the burden of another increase in their EMIs (equated monthly instalments), thanks to the Reserve Bank of India holding its key rate unchanged at 6.5% in its policy review announced …

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India, Russia sign S-400 missile deal after summit

U.S. says sanctions waiver will be given only on transaction-by-transaction basis India and Russia on Friday concluded the contract for five S-400 ‘Triumf’ missile systems, one of the biggest defence deals in recent times, after the annual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin. The announcement …

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