Monthly Archives: January 2019

Pak. shares list of nuclear facilities

nuclear facilities

Pakistan on Tuesday shared with India a list of its nuclear installations and facilities as per the provisions of a bilateral agreement.052 “The list was handed over to a representative of the Indian High Commission at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs today [Tuesday], ” the Foreign Office said. The Ministry …

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‘Triple talaq an issue of gender equality’

gender equality

‘Sabarimala is a matter of tradition’ Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said that while triple talaq was a matter of gender equality, entry of women in Sabarimala was related to tradition. The Prime Minister said the ordinance against triple talaq was brought keeping in mind gender equality and social …

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Cinereous vulture seen in Jharkhand


Birdwatchers call it a rare sighting It is usually during the winter that a distinctly dark large bird – the Cinereous vulture, with a blacked-tipped pink beak – migrates from the mountainous regions of Europe and Asia to warmer places, including India. While earlier records of this migratory bird have …

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Global advertising meet in Kochi on February 20-22

The International Advertising Association (IAA) will host the IAA World Congress at Kochi from February 20-22. The event, covering marketing, advertising and media, would be held at the Grand Hyatt Lulu International Convention Centre in that city. Pradeep Guha, chairman, steering committee, IAA World Congress, said: “This is being planned …

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Final NRC to offer Aadhaar benefit

Aadhaar benefit

Fingerprints and iris scans of about 30 lakh applicants will be collected The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will record biometric data including the fingerprints and iris scans of about 30 lakh applicants who have sought to be included in the National Register of Citizens (NRC) after having been …

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Bhima-Koregaon stays peaceful

stays peaceful

Police arranged tight security for the 201st anniversary of battle in the village The 201st anniversary of the Bhima-Koregaon battle passed off without any incident as lakhs of Ambedkarites from across Maharashtra and India congregated near the commemorative Bhima-Koregaon ‘Ranstambh’ (victory pillar) on Tuesday under heavy security cover. The Pune …

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Contentious January awaits CJI Gogoi

CJI Gogoi

Series of politically sensitive cases are scheduled for hearing All eyes will be on Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi at the head of the Supreme Court Bench which is scheduled to hear a series of politically sensitive cases, including the Ramjanma- bhoomi-Babri Masjid title dispute appeals on January 4, …

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Separatists to counter IS supporters

IS supporters

Condemn attempt to unfurl IS flag at Srinagar’s Jamia Masjid, calling it a ploy against the entire leadership Separatists under the umbrella Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) plan to confront Islamic State (IS) supporters on Friday by holding a protest against the unfurling of an IS flag at the pulpit of …

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