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'No order to deny foodgrain for lack of Aadhaar' 20.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
On the defensive over the death of an 11-year-old girl in Jharkhand due to starvation, the Modi government on Friday made it clear that it had not made mandatory the linking of ration cards with Aadhaar for receiving benefits under the food security law.

"We have been saying time and again, there is no order to deny foodgrain to the poor through the PDS for lack of Aadhaar seeding," Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution Minister Ramvilas Paswan said.

Reports said Santoshi Kumari died after starving for four days as her family hadnt got ration for four months.
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Golfer Chawrasia to compete at Mauritius Open 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Indian veteran golfer S.S.P. Chawrasia has added his name to a strong Asian challenge for the 2017 AfrAsia Bank Mauritius Open at The Heritage Golf Club at Heritage Resorts this November, it was announced on Friday.
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Neymar fined 1.2 million US dollars over tax case delays 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
A Brazilian court has fined footballer Neymar 3.8 million reais ($1.2 million) for attempting to "obstruct the continuity" of a tax evasion case.
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Wildlife crime investigation to get forensic edge 19.10.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Centre for Wildlife Sciences to provide inputs vital to trial of wildlife crimes
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Navy goes full throttle to augment infrastructure in Andaman 19.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
The Indian Navy has gone full steam to augment its infrastructure in Andaman, in order to jack up its presence in the vicinity of several strategically significant waterways in the Indian Ocean. The 3,500-ft existing runway at the naval air station, INS Baaz, at Campbell Bay is being extended, first to 6,000 ft and subsequently to 10,000 ft by 2021. The Navy plans to locate at least some of its P8I surveillance planes at the Campbell Bay once the runway extension work is over. Currently these aircraft, purchased from the USA, are stationed at INS Rajali at Arakonam in Tamil Nadu. In another two months, the Navy would shift its second floating dry dock to the islands on the eastern sea board to service a large number of ships operating in that area. Capable of docking warships of up to 8,000 tonnes displacement, the floating dock has high capacity ballast pumps along with advanced automated ballast control system. The dock, manufactured by Larsen & Toubro, will facilitate repair and refit activities even ...
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Aadhar should be made mandatory, says Madhya Pradesh food minister 19.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Bhopal (Madhya Pradesh) , October 19 : Two days after a minor girl in Jharkhand allegedly died of starvation as her family did not have Aadhar-linked ration card, Madhya Pradesh food minister Om Prakash Dhurve on Thursday said the Aadhar should be made mandatory.
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New 'Smart City' hatches solutions to urban chaos 19.10.2017 All Economy & Policy Stories
Planners for new state capital envision drones, artificial intelligence to keep order and head off growth of slums
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5 things to do to tackle NPAs 18.10.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
For stressed loans, the need is to prevent disruption in cash flows from a systemic perspective, conserving employment and assets in untainted enterprises with the potential for recovery, says Shyam Ponappa.
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Jharkhand girl, who starved to death, had Aadhaar: UIDAI chief 18.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Activists have alleged that the girl died of starvation as her family’s ration card was cancelled as it was not linked to Aadhaar.
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Paswan orders probe into starvation death 18.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi , October 18 : Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Ram Vilas Paswan has ordered a probe into the alleged starvation death of a girl in Simdega district of Jharkhand.
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WhatsApp brings real-time location-sharing feature: Here is how it works 18.10.2017 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
The live location-sharing feature is gradually rolling out with the latest app update through the Google Play store for Android and App Store for iOS devices
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5 things to do to tackle NPAs 18.10.2017 Rediff: Columns
For stressed loans, the need is to prevent disruption in cash flows from a systemic perspective, conserving employment and assets in untainted enterprises with the potential for recovery, says Shyam Ponappa.
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'We are in kalyug where rakshasas rule' 18.10.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
'The forces of good are on the run.''But dark times also challenge people to fight.''I believe Indians will rise against these dark times.'
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Dr vs Timsina : Shocking video of humiliation takes on internet viral 18.10.2017 Voice of Sikkim
18 Oct, Gangtok : The alleged video captured in Yangang South Sikkim, at Government Primary Health Centre PHC where a married middle aged local man named KL Timsina was whimsically physically treated on direction of the Yangang Govt PHC Medical Officer Dr. Kanu Priya Rai in presence of police officer, PHC employees and public. The […]
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Jharkhand CM orders fresh probe into death of Simdega girl; local activists list starvation as cause 18.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das on Tuesday ordered a fresh probe into the death of an eleven-year-old Simdega girl after local activists alleged that she died of starvation.
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India to investigate death of schoolgirl by starvation 17.10.2017 Zee News : India National
India ordered an investigation Tuesday into whether the death of a young girl was caused by a government error that saw her family denied food rations.
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Probe ordered into starvation death of Jharkhand girl 17.10.2017 Hindu: Home
The girl’s mother had said in a statement that 11-year-old Santoshi Kumari died due to starvation as the family did not get food grain from the ration shop as their card was not linked to Aadhaar.
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Jharkhand CM orders investigation of the death of schoolgirl by starvation 17.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
 India ordered an investigation Tuesday into whether the death of a young girl was caused by a government error that saw her family denied food rations.The girl's mother and social welfare activists said the 11-year-old from Jharkhand state died of starvation last month after officials refused to give the family food because their personal documentation was not in order.More than 360 million Indians -- nearly one-third of its 1.25 billion people -- live below the poverty line and are entitled to access food rations under government schemes.Jharkhand chief minister Raghubar Das said he was dee
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Jharkhand girl starves to death as family did not have Aadhaar-linked ration card 17.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Simdega (Jharkhand) , Oct.17 : An 11-year-old girl allegedly died of starvation in Jharkhand's Simdega District recently, as her family's ration card was not linked to the Aadhaar, the 12 digit unique-identity number issued to all Indian residents based on their biometric and demographic data.
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Adhaar important to eliminate middlemen, corruption: Vice President Naidu 17.10.2017 New Kerala: India News
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) Oct. 17 : Vice President Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday asserted that the Adhaar card is very important as it will eliminate middlemen and corruption.
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