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Modi arrives in Chandigarh

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Chandigarh, Sep 11 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi arrived in Chandigarh on Friday to inaugurate the new international terminal of the Chandigarh airport. The prime minister will also attend the convocation of the Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), address a public rally in Sector 25 ground and hand over keys of newly built flats for the economically ...

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Dr B R Ambedkar’s Statue Unveiled at a University in Japan

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Mumbai, Sept 11: Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Thursday unveiled a statue of Dr B R Ambedkar at the Koyasan University in Japan. “Feeling proud & blessed!,” Fadnavis tweeted later. A memorandum of understanding between the Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University and the Koyasan University was also signed on this occasion. Japanese officials led by Wakayama Governor Yoshinobu Nisaka and others sported the ...

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Our grand alliance will win 180 seats says Lalu

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Patna, Sep 10: RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Thursday said the grand alliance of RJD, JD-U and the Congress will win 180 of the 243 assembly seats in the upcoming Bihar elections. “The grand alliance will win 180 seats and form the next government,” Lalu said a day after the election commission announced dates for the polls, reports IANS. “Poor, downtrodden, marginalised, ...

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Where are ‘achhe din’, Rahul mocks Modi government

Bhubaneswar, Sep 10 : On a day Prime Minister Narendra Modi accused the Congress of creating roadblocks in governance, Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday took a jibe at the government for its “anti-farmer policies”, asking “where are the ‘achhe din’ for farmers.” “Farmers and labourers had reposed faith in Modi-ji, who assured of ushering in ‘achhe din’ (good days). ...

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Modi hits out at Congress, terms it ‘hawalabaaz’

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New Delhi, Sep 10 : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hit out at the Congress for not allowing parliament to function during the monsoon session, terming it ‘hawalabaaz’ (corrupt) and accusing it of creating roadblocks for the government, reports IANS. “Decisions were taken one after another in parliament. The ‘hawalabaaz’ were worried at the tough decisions by the government against ...

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President confers Gandhi peace prize on ISRO

New Delhi, Sep 9 : Presenting the Gandhi Peace Prize for 2014 to Indian space agency ISRO, President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday said science and technology is a key driver for shaping the destiny of nations and people across the globe. Conferring the award at Rashtrapati Bhavan here, the president congratulated every member of the space community for the award. “Technology ...

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Chandigarh international airport to be operational after Oct 18

Chandigarh, 10th Sept: The Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) is busy making preparations for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit on September 11. Modi will inaugurate the international airport in Mohali. He is also scheduled to attend the convocation at PGI, Chandigarh. However, there is no confirmation about when the international flights will begin regular operations. Neither, the international flights will start ...

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Pune to get elevated metro

Pune, 9th Sept: The Union government on Wednesday gave the green signal to the Pune Metro.The decision was taken in New Delhi at a meeting of Union ministers with elected representatives from Pune. There was a meeting of Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) leaders, Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar with transport minister Nitin Gadkari and Union urban development minister M Venkaiah ...

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Bihar assembly polls from October 12

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New Delhi, Sep 9 : The Bihar assembly polls will be held in five phases between October 12 and November 5, the Election Commission announced here on Wednesday. The counting of votes will take place on November 8. “The model code of conduct has come into force with immediate effect,” said Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi. The term of the 243-member Bihar ...

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MEA wants detailed report on rape charges against Saudi diplomat

New Delhi, Sep 9 : The (MEA) external affairs ministry has asked for a detailed report on the alleged incident involving a diplomat at the Saudi Arabia embassy in New Delhi who has been booked for rape, reports IANS. A Saudi diplomat, reported to be of First Secretary rank, has been booked for rape while his wife and daughter have been booked ...

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