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To meet the fiscal deficit target for this year, the Central government is brutally slashing social sector allocations but is keeping expenditure cuts for the physical infrastructure sectors at a...

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Sri Lanka may release seized boats soon: Swamy

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Sri Lanka may consider releasing the Indian boats in its custody soon after verifying details of ownership, BJP leader Subramanian Swamy said here on Wednesday.“I have given a list of the...

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Rupee edges up against US dollar to end at 61.84

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US business community says would wait and watch on India

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Bangladesh clinches series

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Bangladesh clinched the ODI series against Zimbabwe with two games to spare after a comfortable 124-run win in the third match on Wednesday. It was Bangladesh’s biggest win margin agains...

FC Goa waltzes past Kerala Blasters

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Andre Santos delivered an accomplished individual performance as FC Goa waltzed 3-0 past Kerala Blasters in the Hero Indian Super League here on Wednesday. A boisterous full-house at the Ja...

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T.N. not to allow Kerala poultry products

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Social sector funds slashed

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To meet the fiscal deficit target for this year, the Central government is brutally slashing social sector allocations but is keeping expenditure cuts for the physical infrastructure sectors at a...

Ceylan to be chief guest at film festival

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Modi wanted infrastructure funding protected

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Minister emphasises growth, CJI stresses rights of the poor

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Union Law Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda said here on Wednesday that there was a need for laws to ensure a business-friendly environment in tune with the Union government’s “Make in India” vision.<...

Cannot shoulder KSRTC’s liability, govt. tells court

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The State government on Wednesday informed the Kerala High Court that it could not shoulder any further liability of the Kerala State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) in view of its present fina...

CIC directs sharing of info on Vahanvati

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The Central Information Commission has directed the Centre’s Department of Legal Affairs to share information on the appointment of law officers and also whether there was any proposal from the La...

Anoop Mishra new Lok Sabha Secretary-General

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Anoop Mishra, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Secretary, will be the new Secretary-General of the Lok Sabha.Speaker Sumitra Mahajan announced the appointment on Wednesday. Mr. Mishra, a former I...

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Sri Lanka may release seized boats soon: Swamy

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‘No report of Islamic State trying to gain ground in J&amp;K’

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Ebola has claimed only one Indian life: MEA

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Parliament passes Apprentices Bill

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Australia offers assistance for cleaning up the Ganga

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Australia will offer technical support and assistance to India’s mammoth undertaking of cleaning up the Ganga, Australian High Commissioner Patrick Suckling says.“We have agreed to work wit...

On 26/11 anniversary, terrorism dominates Modi’s talks with Saarc leaders

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On the 6th anniversary of Mumbai attacks, it was perhaps natural for terrorism to have dominated PM Narendra Modi's bilateral meetings with Saarc leaders on Wednesday.

Modi govt.: next six months crucial for investment

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Sheikh Hamad Bin Naseer Al-Thani, a Qatar royal, was on a recce of India, and returned impressed last week, unlike his first visit two years ago. “Prime Minister Modi has made a difference...

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Modi begins 3-day visit to Assam, Manipur, Nagaland and Tripura on Saturday

India leading fight against black money: Jaitley

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India is in the forefront of global efforts to fight the menace of black money through automatic exchange of tax information, for which initiatives had been taken at various global fora such as th...

PNB: no cap on free ATM transactions

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Punjab National Bank on Wednesday said it will not put a cap on number of free ATMs transactions for its saving account customers.“Punjab National Bank has decided not to charge its own cus...