Daily Archives: October 8, 2018

Banks to continue Aadhaar enrolment

SC order has no impact, says UIDAI Banks and post offices will continue to enrol people for Aadhaar and update their data, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has said. The Supreme Court has only ruled that Aadhaar is not mandatory for opening bank accounts, but the norms set …

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Our foreign policy is free: Gen. Rawat

‘We choose what is important for us’ As India faces possible U.S. sanctions for the S-400 missile deal with Russia, the Chief of the Army Staff, General Bipin Rawat, on Sunday underscored that India had an “independent foreign policy” and the way forward was to see what was “strategically important …

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Honouring the British Indian Army

London’s National Army Museum to exhibit artefacts of the colonial force The Khanjar (knife) of Tipu Sultan of 1799, an 1840 painting of Skinner’s horse regiment, objects of silver and an extensive collection of uniforms are among a range of items of the British Indian Army in the collection of …

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Natwar Thakkar, Nagaland’s ‘Gandhi’, dies

He made the State his home during the height of the secessionist movement in 1955 and worked for peace Noted Gandhian Natwar Thakkar, the man who was thought be an Indian spy at the peak of an armed Naga movement for sovereignty seven decades ago, but came to be accepted …

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India best for investments: PM

Modi hopes the country will become engine of world economic growth Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated Uttarakhand’s first investors summit on Sunday, saying India is the ideal investment destination in the world today with major social and economic changes sweeping the country.Addressing top business leaders and industrial houses at “Destination …

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Upgraded MiG-29 adds to air power

The fighter plane now has the capability to take off vertically, giving a shot in the arm for the IAF The Indian Air Force’s beast — MiG-29 — has gained in strength and ferocity after an upgrade, giving the force, battling a shortage of fighter aircraft, a much-needed boost, according …

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Migrants flee amidst violence in north Gujarat

Attacks targeted workers from outside over alleged rape More than 5,000 migrant people working in factories as casual labourers and daily wage earners have fled fearing violent attacks on them amidst unabated incidents of violence targeting migrants in north Gujarat districts. The rape of a toddler by a migrant worker …

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BSF gets fortified watchtowers

Concrete structures replace existing tin-thatch observation posts along the International Border Nearly 350 watchtowers made of tin and mud and with thatched roofs have been replaced with concrete structures along the International Border with Pakistan in Jammu, a senior government official said. The official said that 450 more such structures …

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Tight security for civic polls in J&K

Candidates provided cover following threat from militants; police urge people to come out and vote Amid threats from militants and boycott calls by separatist groups and the two main regional parties, polling will be held for 422 of the 1,145 wards in the first phase of urban local bodies elections …

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