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Monthly Archives: July 2017

Mayawati resigns as Rajya Sabha MP

Agencies, New Delhi BSP Chief Mayawati today resigned her seat in the Upper House of Parliament protesting against members of the ruling BJP not allowing her to raise, what she said, the gross failure to protect the interest of Dalits. In a...

Naidu, Gandhi file nominations

Agencies, New Delhi Ruling NDA’s candidate M. Venkaiah Naidu and Opposition-backed Gopalkrishna Gandhi filed their nominations for election to the Vice President’s post on Tuesday, the last day for filing of papers for the August 5 poll....

Smriti Irani assumes additional charge of I&B Ministry

Agencies, New Delhi Textiles Minister Smriti Zubin Irani today assumed additional charge of Minister for Information and Broadcasting here, an official statement from the Ministry said. Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Col...

Ten killed in Bihar road accident

Agencies, Hajipur Eleven persons were killed and six injured today when an autorickshaw collided with a bus on NH-77 under Sarai police station area in Vaishali district. While nine people were killed on the spot, two other died when they were...

Fresh batch of 3,791 Amarnath pilgrims leave from Jammu base camp

Agencies, Jammu A fresh batch of 3,791 Shri Amarnath pilgrims today left from Yatri Niwas base camp here for the holy cave shrine in South Kashmir, amid heavy rains. Chanting ‘bam bam bhole’ chants, 3,791 worshippers, including...

Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to landslides, shooting stones

Agencies, Srinagar The national highway, linking the Kashmir valley with the rest of the rest of the country, was closed due to landslides and shooting, triggered by overnight heavy rain. ‘We have suspended traffic on the highway due...

3 HM militants killed in central Kashmir encounter

  Agencies, Srinagar Three militants of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) were killed in an encounter with the security forces in the central Kashmir district of Budgam early this morning, official sources said. They said security forces and state...

India enters into ‘One nation-One tax’ GST regime

Agencies, New Delhi President Pranab Mukherjee and Prime Minister Narendra Modi today jointly launched the new indirect tax regime Goods and Services Tax (GST), ushering a new era of ‘One Nation-One Tax’ in the Indian economy. At the stroke...