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Pakistan Violates Ceasefire In Jammu And Kashmir Again 22.5.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Pakistani rangers today continued shelling at several places along the international border (IB) in Jammu and Kashmir affecting 30 BSF border outposts and over two dozen villages, police said.
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Budget deficit fear looms as BJP plans to woo rural vote after K'taka loss 22.5.2018 Latest News
India will post bigger budget deficits than previously forecast
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KVIC sets ‘honey mission’ world record on World Honey Bee day 22.5.2018 Zee News : India National
As the world marked the Honey Bee Day, the Khadi and Village Industries Commission created a new world record of distributing maximum number of bee boxes in a single day. The record was previously held by Israel, which had distributed 841 bee boxes around two years ago.
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Google celebrates social reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy 22.5.2018 General News
Google on Tuesday celebrated the 246th birth anniversary of renowned social reformer Raja Ram Mohan Roy recognised as the "Father of the Indian Renaissance", who paved the way for a modern India.
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15 million women across 150000 villages benefit from the Internet Saathi Program 22.5.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
In its mission to bridge the digital gender divide in rural India and empower women through digital literacy, Google India and Tata Trusts announced reaching the halfway mark, with 150,000 villages, under its Internet Saathi program. The program has contributed towards bridging the digital gender divide in rural India [female to male ratio from 1 in 10 in 2015 to 3 in 10 in 2017*], and has benefited over 15M women in 13 states, the program has expanded to cover four new states -- Goa, Karnataka, Uttarakhand and Telangana. The 'Internet Saathi' programme focuses on educating women to use the internet, who then impart training to other women in their community and neighboring villages. The program has motivated many enterprising women, who are now using the internet, to find new opportunities -- be it Vandana Potdar from Karandi, Pune who helped start a community owned Potato chips business or Shital from Sangli, Maharashtra, who helped her son prepare and clear the Science Olympiad exam, by finding study ...
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Google Doodle Remembers Raja Ram Mohan Roy, The "Maker Of Modern India" 22.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
Today's Google doodle pays tribute to the social reformer, Raja Ram Mohan Roy on the occasion of his 246th birth anniversary.
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Vaiko opposes ‘change’ in allocation of civil services 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
‘Hindutva forces trying to push their agenda’
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14 ‘very large’ water projects planned under Vision 2023 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
₹21,050 crore will be spent for the purpose, says Minister
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Health department issues Nipah alert 22.5.2018 Hindu: Fitness
No travel advisory so far, but government has recommended rigorous hygiene
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Infant dead, 6 hurt as Pak violates ceasefire day after pleading for peace 21.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Eight-month-old Nitin Kumar, sleeping with his family outside their home in Pallanwala sector along the LoC, was killed in the Pakistani firing
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Palghar bypoll: UP CM, Uddhav to address rallies on May 23 21.5.2018 General News
The campaign for the May 28 bypoll to Palghar Lok Sabha constituency is set to get intense with the BJP and the Shiv Sena today announcing rallies of top leaders like Yogi Adityanath and Uddhav Thackeray on May 23 at various places in the district neighbouring Thane. The BJP and Sena, a constituent of the NDA government, are locked in a straight contest in the bypoll which was necessitated following the death of sitting BJP MP Chintaman Wanga in January this year. In an embarrassment to the BJP, the Sena allotted ticket to Wanga's son Srinivas for the byelection. The Uttar Pradesh chief minister will campaign for BJP nominee Rajendra Gavit in Vasai, Virar, and Nalasopara assembly segments dominated by north Indian voters on May 23, a local BJP spokesperson said tonight. Tribal-dominated Palghar constituency, located 110 kms away from Mumbai, consists of six assembly segments. As per a Shiv Sena release, the party has organised a string of rallies to be addressed by its ...
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Another Molestation Video Shared On Social Media In Bihar, Two Arrested 21.5.2018 NDTV News - India-news
Two persons have been arrested in Gaya in connection with thrashing and trying to disrobe a young woman, the video of which had gone viral on social media, a senior police official said today.
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PNB banking on non-core asset sale, capital infusion from govt for revival 21.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
Under the first tranche of recapitalisation, the government infused Rs 800 bn through bonds in public sector banks last financial year
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Kerala may seek WHO help to battle Nipah 21.5.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Third major outbreak in India: NCDC
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Baby Born With Mermaid Syndrome In Maharashtra, Dies Minutes Later 21.5.2018 NDTV News - Latest
A baby with Sirenomelia, also known as mermaid syndrome, was born in a government hospital in the district today, but died minutes later, doctors said.
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Housemaid's murder: Amnesty asks government to act 21.5.2018 General News
Rights group Amnesty International India on Monday asked the government to investigate and prosecute the accused in the gruesome murder case of the 16-year-old maid by her employer here, while calling for "progressive legislation" to protect rights of workers in the unorganised sector.
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Infant killed, 6 injured in Pak firing in Jammu 21.5.2018 General News
Pakistani troops targeted border outposts and villages with mortar shells and small arms in Jammu district today, killing an eight-month-old boy and injuring six including a special police officer, officials said. Firing from across the border took place in several areas along the Line of Control (LoC) and the International Border (IB), drawing effective retaliation from the Indian troops, the officials said. Eight-month-old Nitin Kumar, sleeping with his family outside their home in Pallanwala sector along the LoC, was killed in Pakistani firing, while six people including the special police officer were injured in Pakistani shelling in Arnia sector along the IB. Today's firing, in violation of a ceasefire agreement, came two days after four civilians and a BSF jawan were killed in firing by Pakistani troops in Jammu district. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, who met a few victims of Saturday's attack, described the killings as "highly unfortunate". She said the ...
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Pak guilty of sacrilege during holy Ramzan: Jitendra Singh 21.5.2018 General News
Union minister Jitendra Singh today said Pakistan was guilty of sacrilege for killing innocent civilians during the holy month of Ramzan. Speaking to reporters soon after his arrival here to attend the Udhampur District Development Board (DDB) meeting in his capacity as the local MP, Singh said Pakistan was indulging in the worst kind of unholy ("na-pak") activity. He was replying to questions on Pakistani forces firing at and shelling villages on the Indian side and killing people in the holy month of Ramzan, when India had announced a ceasefire as regards anti-terror operations in Kashmir. Singh said Pakistan, which was carved out to establish a dispensation based on the principles of the "Quran", had proved unworthy of its avowed objective. He added that it was for the entire world to see that while, during the observance of "Roza", every practising Muslim was forbidden from causing harm to fellow human beings, there was an Islamic State that found nothing wrong in indulging in ...
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Ministry of Railway & Rail Vikas Nigam Limited (RVNL) sign MoU for FY 2018-19 21.5.2018 General News
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Vice-President to lay the foundation stone of NIDM’s Southern Campus at Kondapavuluru Village, Andhra Pradesh on Tuesday 21.5.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice-President of India Shri Venkaiah Naidu will lay the Foundation Stone of Southern Campus building of the National Institute of Disaster Management (NIDM) Tuesday (May 22, 2018) at Kondapavuluru Village, Gannavaram Mandal, Krishna District of Andhra Pradesh.
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