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See pics: Reached the highest office due to blessings from Dev Bhumi: President Kovind in Himachal 22.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
President Ram Nath Kovind on Tuesday said 'Dev Bhumi' Himachal Pradesh has proved as a "blessing" for him as he was nominated as the presidential candidate of the NDA, twenty days after he returned from Shimla. Kovind, who was the governor of Bihar then, said he reached the highest office due to "blessings from Dev Bhumi". Speaking at a civic reception hosted by the Himachal Pradesh government at Peterhoff here, he noted that Rashtrapati Bhawan was the symbol of democracy. He also asked the Himachalis to make it a point to visit the president's official residence whenever they come to Delhi. #PresidentKovind addresses a civic reception in Shimla, Himachal Pradesh; says Himachal Pradesh is considered as a model for development among hill states of our country pic.twitter.com/JNFOJ3k6Jr — President of India (@rashtrapatibhvn) May 22, 2018 I have old association with Himachal. I had gone to Kullu-Manali to attend a function for the first time in 1974 and those memories are still alive," Kovind said, adding ...
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Reached the highest office due to blessings from Dev Bhumi: Prez 22.5.2018 General News
President Ram Nath Kovind today said 'Dev Bhumi' Himachal Pradesh has proved as a "blessing" for him as he was nominated as the presidential candidate of the NDA, twenty days after he returned from Shimla. Kovind, who was the governor of Bihar then, said he reached the highest office due to "blessings from Dev Bhumi". Speaking at a civic reception hosted by the Himachal Pradesh government at Peterhoff here, he noted that Rashtrapati Bhawan was the symbol of democracy. He also asked the Himachalis to make it a point to visit the president's official residence whenever they come to Delhi. I have old association with Himachal. I had gone to Kullu-Manali to attend a function for the first time in 1974 and those memories are still alive," Kovind said, adding that he chose to wear a Himachali cap during the Republic Day celebrations this year. The president also paid tributes to martyrs from the state who laid down their lives for the country, including Ram Singh Pathania, first Paramvir ...
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Plea in Madras HC: Make graduation minimum qualification to fight TN polls 14.4.2018 Business Standard: News Now
In states such as Haryana, Rajasthan and Bihar, a minimum qualification had been fixed for the local body representatives
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Plea in HC to fix graduation as minimum qualification to fight civic polls 14.4.2018 General News
A petition was filed in the Madurai Bench of the Madras High Court seeking fixing graduation as the minimum educational qualification for people contesting local body elections in Tamil Nadu. When the plea came up before the court, justices C T Selvam and A M Basheer Ahmed yesterday ordered issuance of notice to the state government and posted the matter for further hearing next week. The petitioners, all students of law, submitted that educational qualification had to be fixed for those contesting the civic elections. In states such as Haryana, Rajasthan and Bihar, a minimum qualification had been fixed for the local body representatives, they submitted. The state administration had been modernised with the introduction of computers, the petitioners said, adding several schemes, undertaken by the councillors, could not be implemented effectively because they were not educationally qualified. At least, a degree should be fixed as a minimum qualification, they said.
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Let bygones be bygones: SP's Akhilesh Yadav on rivalry with BSP 15.3.2018 Latest News
On ties with the Congress, with which SP had an electoral truck in the last Assembly elections, Yadav said the good relations would continue
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Uttar Pradesh, Bihar bypolls: Adityanath casts vote; top 10 developments 11.3.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Bypolls for assembly and Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have begun. Meanwhile, Yogi Adityanath slammed Rahul Gandhi for his criticism of demonetisation
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Bihar guv addresses joint session of state legislature 26.2.2018 General News
Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik today said the state government has been able to achieve sustained growth and significant improvement in law and order despite various constraints. Provision of civic amenities and basic infrastructure had also improved considerably, the governor said on the opening day of the budget session. Addressing a joint session of the state legislature, the governor said the growth rate in 2016-17 was 14.8 per cent. The per capita GDP and per capita income during the year were Rs 38,586 and Rs 35,590 respectively which is 13 per cent higher than in the previous year, he said. The planned expenditure during the year increased by 11 per cent to about Rs 87,000 crore, he said adding that the state was expected to net a tax revenue of Rs 32,000 crore during 2017-18 compared with Rs 23,000 crore in the previous year. With good financial management, the fiscal deficit was expected to be 2.87 per cent of the GDP, he said. The governor also said the top ...
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City awaits Centre’s nod to make it to smart cities list 20.2.2018 Hindu: Cities
Kozhikode does not figure among the winning cities in round four
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DMK welcomes Modi's 'Tamil older than Sanskrit' remark 17.2.2018 General News
DMK today welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's remark hailing Tamil as a language older than Sanskrit and suggested that it be made one of the administrative languages of the Centre. A day after Modi told students that "Tamil is older than Sanskrit and is beautiful," DMK working president M K Stalin in a tweet welcomed the view. In a "Pariksha pe Charcha," event, the Prime Minister told students in Delhi that he could however only say 'Vanakkam' (greeting) in Tamil and he regretted that he could not go beyond this. Referring to it, Stalin said Modi should make Tamil one of the administrative languages of the Centre and declare it as the language of the Madras High Court. Stalin, who is also the Leader of Opposition, demanded allocation of funds on par with Sanskrit for the growth of Tamil. He urged Modi to declare "Tirukkural," a masterpiece of saint poet Thiruvalluvar which inculcates moral values, as a national book.
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CRPF jawan awarded life term for killing 2 senior officers 18.1.2018 General News
A court here has sentenced a CRPF jawan to life imprisonment for killing two of his senior officers after he was denied leave in 2010. Fast track court judge Ravindra Mani Tripathi yesterday awarded life sentence to Rahul Kumar, a resident of Muzaffarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh, who had shot dead a commandant and a sub-inspector of the CRPF, Additional Public Prosecutor Vinod Kumar Singh said. Kumar was part of a CRPF team that had been deployed here during the 2010 Bihar Assembly elections, he said. He had applied for leave which was turned down by Commandant Rohit Raj Diwan. When Kumar misbehaved with him, he was reprimanded, Singh said. On October 9, 2010, Kumar barged into a room where Diwan was seating along with Sub-Inspector R N Pandey. The jawan sprayed the two officials with bullets from an AK-47 rifle, he said. An FIR was subsequently registered at Shivsagar police station upon the complaint of CRPF Inspector Ram Lal, the additional public prosecutor said.
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Some Indian-origin lawmakers visit their place of origin 10.1.2018 General News
Some of the Indian-origin lawmakers, who participated in the PIO-Parliamentary Conference today, visited their places of origin. Ramesh Sangha, a Canadian MP from Brampton Centre, visited his hometown in Jalandhar in Punjab during his trip to India. Sangha, a Congress worker while he was in India, migrated to Canada in 1994. He got elected to the House of Commons on the Liberal Party of Canada's ticket in 2015. Priyanca Radhakrishnan, a lawmaker from Maungakiekie in New Zealand, also took the opportunity to visit her parents in Chennai. Born in India and raised in Singapore, Radhakrishnan moved to New Zeland to purse her studies and later joined the New Zealand Labour Party. However, there were also some who could not visit their place of origin. Gopaul Boodhan, the mayor of Chaguanas Borough Corporation, Trindad and Tobago, who is also attending the conference, wanted to visit Bihar but could not. "Coming to India is always an emotional moment," Boodhan said. The first .
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BMC Razes Illegal Extensions in Shatrughan Sinha's Residence 9.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had received several complaints of illegal extensions in Sinha's residence 'Ramayan' in the last few months.
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BMC razes down illegal extensions in Juhu building owned by Shatrughan Sinha 9.1.2018 DNA: Wide Angle
The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation body has razed illegal extensions and constructions in an eight-storey residential building owned by BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha in Juhu area. The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) had received several complaints of illegal extensions in Sinha's residence 'Ramayan' in the last few months. Subsequently, notices were also served to him, a civic official said today. "Though Sinha replied to our notices, we still found lapses and extensions violating the construction norms. Therefore, we served him another notice last week and demolished the illegal constructions yesterday," the official said. The Lok Sabha member from Bihar, who has been at variance with the BJP's stand on a host of issues, was at home when the demolition work was carried out. The civic official said Sinha cooperated while the illegal extensions were razed at his home, where he lives with his family. The cine star-turned-parliamentarian had redeveloped his bungalow some years back to construct the ...
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BMC razes illegal extensions in BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha's residence, says notices were served previously 9.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Mumbai's civic body has razed illegal extensions and constructions in an eight-storey residential building owned by BJP MP Shatrughan Sinha in Juhu area
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No city for the poor 26.12.2017 Hindu: Home
Eviction, inadequate rehabilitation: the fate of Garib Nagar’s residents reflects that of many other informal settlements in the city
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UP civic polls: BSP fared bad where paper ballots were used, says state EC 6.12.2017 Latest News
The Samajwadi Party too has blamed EVMs for its poor performance
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'The politics of secularism is dead' 17.10.2017 Rediff: News
'Secularism is associated either with corruption, malgovernance or minority votes.'
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Indian held for selling fake jewellery in Nepal 25.9.2017 All News-IANS Stories
An Indian national in possession of 14.5 kilograms of impure silver jewellery was arrested by the police in western Nepal, media reported.
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The politics of grievance 28.7.2017 Rediff: Columns
'A class antagonism of rich versus poor took the colouring of a communal confrontation,' says Sunil Sethi.
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DNA Morning Must Reads: Updates on Bihar crisis, Pro Kabaddi star Anup Kumar on new season, 'Mubarkan' review and more 28.7.2017 DNA: Popular News
1. Bihar: Cracks appear in JD(U) as Nitish Kumar joins hands with BJP; trust vote today Former president Sharad Yadav has expressed apprehensions of the party breaking apart in a conversation he had with Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Thursday evening. Read more here 2. #DNAExclusive | Unholy nexus built dodgy constructions: Minister Prakash Mehta slams BMC State Housing minister Prakash Mehta says that unauthorised constructions grow due to the blessings of civic officials. Read more here 3. Airtel sees end of 3G in India; only 2G, 4G co-existing The 3G networks in India will close down at a faster rate than other countries, allowing the spectrum to be refarmed and used for offering 4G services, according to Bharti Airtel. Read more here 4. Kabaddi will overtake cricket in 4-5 years, says 'captain cool' Anup Kumar As the fifth season of the Pro Kabaddi League kick-starts on Friday, star raider and U Mumba skipper Anup Kumar talks about his journey to the top, how kabaddi will dethrone cricket ...
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