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Confident of performing well in Asian Games, says Sushil Kumar 27.5.2018 Sify Finance
[India], May 27 (ANI): Star wrestler Wrestler Sushil Kumar on Saturday said that he is confident to perform well in the 2018 Asian Games, which will begin in August in Indonesia.
Confident of performing well in Asian Games, says Sushil Kumar 27.5.2018 General News
Star wrestler Wrestler Sushil Kumar on Saturday said that he is confident to perform well in the 2018 Asian Games, which will begin in August in Indonesia."I need blessings of the entire nation to repeat the feat of the Commonwealth Games in the Asian Games. It is not possible to win without the support and prayers of the entire country. I want to stay fit and do well," Kumar told ANI.The two-time Olympic medallist also added that with the support of the local governments and authorities, players are able to prepare well for international tours and that the young Indian contingent is capable of performing well overseas."Every country prepares for different games in a different manner. And I believe that we will do well as a unit in the Asian Games. The aim of the younger generation - be it the Asian Games, the Olympics, or the Commonwealth Games is to win a medal for the country and that in itself is commendable," Kumar added.He, however, maintained that at the end of the day, both ...
Broken promises: Congress questions Modi's betrayal 27.5.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Paresh Dhanani on Saturday reminded Prime Minister Narendra Modi of a series of promises he made to Gujarat in 2014, all of which remained unfulfilled. Dhanani listed the unfulfilled promises at a press conference addressed by state Congress president Amit Chavda and state-in-charge Rajiv Satav. Calling it a day of betrayal, the Congress leaders wore black armbands and also released a booklet highlighting the betrayals by the BJP government at the Centre. Dhanani questioned Modi's inability to declare the Narmada Dam project as a project of national importance. "When he was a CM, Modi had promised that the project would be declared as project of national importance. It is four years and nothing has happened," the leader said. The BJP, the said, was in power at the Centre, the state, in Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation as well as in Gandhinagar, yet it has done nothing to rename Ahmedabad as Karnavati, a promise that the party had made to the people. After four ...
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Sitapur stray dog attacks: Why is the govt being blamed, asks UP minister; sparks row 26.5.2018 Zee News : States
As many as 14 children have lost their lives so far due to attacks by stray dogs in the state.
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Are water ATMs the way forward? 26.5.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
Hundreds of ATMs have sprung up across the country promising safe and affordable water. But is this the way ahead? We find out
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China orders crackdown on outdoor religious statues 26.5.2018 General News
China's ruling Communist Party has ordered the provincial governments to regulate construction of large outdoor religious statues in a bid to prevent "commercialisation" of Buddhist and Taoist religions, official media reported today. Both Buddhism and Taoism have been officially recognised in Communist China with thousands of temples, even though they were subjected to heavy crackdown during the Cultural Revolution (1966-76) headed by Communist Party of China (CPC) founder Mao Zedong to cleanse China of its spiritual past. Local governments have been asked to ramp up efforts to regulate the construction of new large outdoor religious statues, the United Front Work Department (UFWD) of the CPC directed yesterday. Chinese society has reached common ground on regulating the commercialisation of Buddhist and Taoist activities and the practice of building large outdoor religious statues has made some progress, but more challenges still lie ahead, according to a meeting held by the UFWD ..
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BAOS protests hike in royalties, parking charges in U'khand 26.5.2018 General News
Pilgrims booking a helicopter package for Chardham yatra have to shell out 15-16 per cent more following a hike in royalties and parking charges by authorities in Uttarakhand, evoking a strong protest from the Business Aircraft Operator Association (BAOS). The association has demanded immediate withdrawal of the "unlawful order" issued by the Uttarakhand Civil Aviation Development Authority (UCADA). The move has increased the price of the package per passenger from about Rs 1.6-1.7 lakh to about Rs 1.85-1.95 with the imposition of royalty which comes to Rs 25,000 after the hike in landing and parking charges. Terming the move as "abrupt" and "unreasonable", the BAOA said the order has been made without the legally-mandatory stakeholders' consultation process as enshrined in the National Civil Aviation Policy (NCAP) 2016. Apart from the Rs 25,000 as royalty, the order has raised parking charges at hanger from Rs 1,000 to Rs 5,000 in the helipads. In Badrinath, Kharshali, Badkot, for ...
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Watch: Water crisis forces children in MP village to walk 1 kilometer and climb down well 26.5.2018 Zee News : India National
India may be on the fast track towards becoming a global power but to people in Shahpura, it hardly does anything to quench their thirst.
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SAAP should come to VMC’s rescue: Mayor 26.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Sports associations not paying a penny to corporation, he says
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Survey to find source of canal pollution 25.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
IIT-B and KILA hold Summer School on rejuvenation of canals in Alappuzha
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‘A.P. will not agree to ‘one policy fits all’ approach’ 25.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
Yanamala for greater authority to States in Centrally-sponsored schemes
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'New metro rail policy for growing metro rail aspirations of 25.5.2018 General News
Union minister Hardeep Singh Puri today said the new metro rail policy announced by the Centre, making PPP mandatory to get financial aid for new projects, seeks to enable realisation of growing metro rail aspirations of a large number of cities in a responsible manner. The investments for metro rail projects through PPP was made 'compulsory' to meet the demand for capital intensive assets like metro, he said. The Housing and Urban Affairs Minister stated this after flagging off the metro rail service from Nehru Park to Central Metro and Little Mount to AG-DMS, here, together with Chief Minister K Palaniswami. "The policy seeks to enable realisation of growing metro rail aspirations of a large number of cities in a responsible manner," he said. The Union government had on May 23 approved a new metro rail policy for expanding the network across various cities. "If the cities are the engines of economic growth, the public transport system functions as the wheels of the ...
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Photo exhibition on Dynamic Schemes and Projects inaugurated 25.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Union Minister of State for Statistics and Program implementation Shri Vijay Goel inaugurated a Photo exhibition on Dynamic Schemes and Projects titled, “Pragati Ke Path par”  at Ambedkar International Centre in New Delhi.
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Collector, mayor inspect construction work of new swimming pool 25.5.2018 Central Chronicle
Chronicle Reporter, Ujjain Collector Manish Singh and mayor Meena Jonwal inspected the construction work of a new swimming pool behind the administrative building of Ujjain Municipal Corporation (UMC) office, on Tuesday. The collector took stock of the project and budget allotted for it, suggesting customisation of priorities. He said there might be some changes in […]
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Prime Minister of Netherlands Inaugurates Indo-Dutch Ganga Forum at a Function in New Delhi 25.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Prime Minister of Netherlands Mr. Mark Rutte inaugurated the Indo-Dutch Ganga Forum to take forward the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Government of India and the Ministry of Infrastructure & Environment of the Netherlands  in June last year.
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PM Modi hails Netherlands joining International Solar Alliance; Dutch... 24.5.2018 DNA: Bangalore
PM Modi hails Netherlands joining International Solar Alliance; Dutch...
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India, Netherlands agree to boost trade, cooperate across multiple sectors (Roundup) 24.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
India and The Netherlands on Thursday agreed to boost bilateral trade and investment and strengthen cooperation across multiple sectors, including agriculture and food processing, water management and science and technology, following a bilateral summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte.
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Turn Bengaluru into true global city: Former Infy CFO to new Karnataka govt 24.5.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
V Balakrishnan said Karnataka deserves a strong and stable government which focuses on governance issues
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Transform B'luru into true global city: Former Infy CFO to 24.5.2018 General News
As the new government assumed office in Karnataka, a senior IT industry figure expressed hope that it would focus on governance issues and work towards transforming Bengaluru into a true global city. The former Chief Financial Officer of Bengaluru-headquartered IT major Infosys Ltd, V Balakrishnan said Karnataka deserves a strong and stable government which focuses on governance issues. The governance of Bengaluru city, he said, had taken a backseat in the last few years. "The crumbling infrastructure, garbage issues, electricity, roads, etc., are making the city unlivable for its citizens", Balakrishnan told PTI. "The brand Bengaluru is important not only from an IT industry perspective but also for Karnataka state and India as a whole". He expressed hope that the new government would focus on governance issues in Bengaluru with top most urgency and priority, and make it a true global city. "The starting point may be the change in regulations to elect a mayor directly ..
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Cong holds rally to oppose Citizenship Bill 24.5.2018 The Assam Tribune
Cong holds rally to oppose Citizenship Bill
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