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May, Macron strike border security deal at UK summit 19.1.2018 General News
Prime Minister Theresa May and her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron agreed a new border security deal, through which the UK will pay more to France to stop migrants trying to reach British shores. May also confirmed the loan of the Bayeux Tapestry from France, a historic work depicting the Norman conquest of England which she said would come to Britain in 2022 for the first time in over 900 years. The two leaders, meeting for wide-ranging talks at the Sandhurst military academy near London, agreed that the UK will pay an extra 44.5 million pounds(50 million euros, $62 million) for fencing, CCTV and detection technology in Calais and other Channel ports. "The further investment we have agreed today will make the UK's borders even more secure," May said during a joint press conference with Macron. While the two countries cooperate closely in numerous areas, including intelligence and defence, differences over migration have often strained ties. The money is on top of ...
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Poll machinery geared up for Tripura polls, says CEO 19.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Poll machinery geared up for Tripura polls, says CEO
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Aadhaar for every Indian? Or just a select few? 19.1.2018 Rediff: Business
The stories of exclusions illustrate so tragically, the need of the hour is to bolster biometrics and 'smart' technologies with something more old-fashioned - the good old fashioned, compassionate human touch, says Geetanjali Krishna.
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Insider Leaks and Attacks Biggest Threat to Aadhaar Data Protection: IIT Professors 19.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
The experts are of the opinion that with a large fraction of the population lacking necessary cultural capital to self-manage Virtual IDs, it may cause distress to many.
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SC on Aadhaar: Citizens share info to firms to get insurance, mobile number 19.1.2018 Latest News
The argument was made during the hearing on the Aadhaar issue by senior advocate Shyam Divan before a five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra
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Aadhaar hearing: Scheme unconstitutional from beginning to end, SC told 19.1.2018 Latest News
The Supreme Court pointed out that people already give personal information to private insurance or mobile companies voluntarily
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Smt. Anupriya Patel reviews the activities of National Centre for Disease Control 19.1.2018 Govt of india: PIB

Smt. Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare reviewed the activities of National Centre for Disease Control and issued necessary directions for disease surveillance, monitoring of health status, educating the public, providing evidence for public health action and enfor

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Three men arrested for killing guard 19.1.2018 DNA: India
The Gautam Budh Nagar police have arrested three men, for allegedly murdering a 40-year-old guard who was trying to resist a robbery attempt at a garment factory in Noida's Sector 63, from Kala Pather area on National Highway 24 on Wednesday evening. Police have recovered the cash and weapons from their possessions while two other men involved in the crime are still absconding. According to the police, the accused have been identified as Shivam, Sunil Singh and Ranjit Verma, who had looted and killed a guard working at the Kimo Clothing factory in Sector 63 , along with Sitendra and Anmol. The accused were arrested following a tip off. "The CCTV footage revealed that around 5 pm four men were found consuming liquor at a guard room in the factory and later they tied him up and allegedly shot him dead. We had identified the men and were tracing them and following a tip off we arrested them on Wednesday evening," said Arun Kumar Singh, Superintendent Of Police (city). During interrogation, they revealed ...
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France, UK ink border security deal 19.1.2018 General News
France and the United Kingdom (UK) have inked a new deal to beef up border security through which the UK will pay more to France to stop migrants trying to reach British shores.According to Channel NewsAsia Prime Minister Theresa May and her French counterpart Emmanuel Macron who met at Sandhurst, Britain's army officer training academy, agreed that the UK will pay an extra £44.5 million (€50 million, US$62 million) for fencing, CCTV and detection technology in Calais and other Channel ports.During a joint press conference with Macron, May stated that, "The further investment we have agreed today will make the UK's borders even more secure."The money will be on top of more than £100 million already paid by Britain, following a request by Macron to contribute more cash.May praised the "uniquely close relationship" between the two nations.She said both leaders remained committed to the "Le Touquet" border agreement in Calais.According to the reports, Macron said the Sandhurst Treaty ...
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US Senate votes to extend NSA surveillance program 19.1.2018 General News
The United States Senate has passed an extension of a government surveillance program, sending the bill to President Donald Trump's desk.According to the Hill, senators voted 65-34 on the bill, which accommodates a six-year extension with minimal changes to the National Security Agency (NSA) program, which gathers information from foreigners overseas but incidentally collects an unknown amount of communications belonging to Americans."The American people deserve better than the legislation before us. ... The American people deserve better than warrantless wiretapping," said Sen. Martin Heinrich.However, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on his colleagues to back extending the program labeling it "one of the most important tools" for national security officials.The Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, Richard Burr stressed upon that the NSA program was "the single most important national security tool we have in the United States."The law, known as ...
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China a 'disruptive transitional force': US Pacific Commander 19.1.2018 General News
China is a "disruptive transitional force" in the Indo-Pacific region, Admiral Harry Harris, the commander of the US Pacific Command, said today in an apparent reference to maritime disputes in the South China Sea. He asked how defensive would Vietnam, Malaysia and the Philippines be when China has staked claims on the waters also claimed by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) nations, comprising the former three countries. "I believe the reality is that China is a disruptive transitional force in the Indo-Pacific. They are the owners of trust deficit," Harris said. Harris said this during a panel discussion at the Raisina Dialogue in New Delhi with Indian Navy chief Admiral Sunil Lanba, Japan's Admiral Katsutoshi Kawano, and Australian Navy chief Vice-Admiral Tim Barrett. The discussion saw chiefs and officials of the navies of the "Quad", comprising India, Australia, Japan and Australia. Harris said working with China is still possible in the areas of ...
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A case for Aadhaar 19.1.2018 Hindu: Letters
In this country, any cynical portrayal of the government is readily embraced and we all suffer from a “I don’t know what this new development really is, but it is dangerous” syndrome (“Can govt. manda...
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Padmanabhaswamy temple works launched 19.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
State expects ₹100 cr Central aid for Sivagiri works
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Adviser happy over utilisation of RUSA funds 19.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
₹ 20 crore sanctioned for development of AU under Central scheme
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Goa Police charge three Delhi ‘gangsters’ with skimming ATMs 19.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Trio, who were arrested in Goa on Wednesday, had been absconding from Delhi
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Anupriya inspects National Centre for Disease Control 19.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Health Ministry had allocated ₹382 crore for its upgrade
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Woman, two accomplices arrested for boxer’s murder 19.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
Mann was allegedly blackmailing accused with an MMS clip
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I-T lens on 'phony' cash deposits worth Rs 10 crore after note ban 18.1.2018 Hindustan Times - delhi
The income-tax department has written to the Delhi police to probe cases related at least 10 bank accounts that were opened using forged identity cards, in which over Rs 10 crore of demonetized currency notes was deposited within a month of the government banning old Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes on November 8, 2016
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People Give Info To Private Firms: Top Court On Aadhaar Issue 18.1.2018 NDTV News - Top-stories
A forceful argument that the State cannot compel a citizen to part with personal information to a private entity, today prompted the Supreme Court to point out that people voluntarily gave such inputs...
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Cold weather chills US homebuilding; jobless claims at 45-year low 18.1.2018 All International Stories
There were 794,000 single-family housing units completed in 2017, the most in nine years
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