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Tejashwi Yadav takes on Nitish Kumar over u-turn on demonetisation, says `he is years behind` 27.5.2018 Zee News : India National
The attack by Tejashwi Yadav came a day after Nitish Kumar raised questions on demonetisation on Saturday.
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Full text of PM Narendra Modi`s address in 44th episode of Mann Ki Baat 27.5.2018 Zee News : India National
Prime Minister Narendra Modi focussed on the promotion of traditional sports of India and lauded the awareness that Indians are showing towards fitness in the 44th edition of Mann ki Baat on Sunday. The PM also paid tributes to India's first PM Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary and invoked freedom fighter Veer Savarkar.
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Clean India, yoga and promotion of fitness and traditional sports: What PM Narendra Modi said on Mann Ki Baat 27.5.2018 Zee News : India National
"Devote this summer to playing traditional games of India. We must not forget our heritage. Through crowd sourcing, let us make archives of our traditional sports. The youngster generation will gain through this," he said.
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Four years of Modi destroyed people's livelihoods: AAP 27.5.2018 Sify Finance
As the Narendra Modi-led NDA government completed four years on Saturday, the AAP alleged that it has spent the time fulfilling interests of their corporate backers for which it had depleted public resources while destroying people's livelihoods.
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Modi government 'betrayed' people, only focuses on campaign: Congress 27.5.2018 Sify Finance
The Congress on Thursday accused the Modi government of betraying the people on various issues including employment, better administration, proper cost on farmers' crops and control on the prices of petrol and diesel and on matters of national security.
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Former Japanese PM Nakasone turns 100, urges constitutional revision 27.5.2018 Reuters: World News
TOKYO (Reuters) - Former Japanese prime minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, a World War Two naval officer and one of Japan's longest-serving premiers, marked his 100th birthday on Sunday with a call to revise the nation's post-war, pacifist constitution.
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Colombians vote for new president with peace deal, economy at stake 27.5.2018 Reuters: World News
BOGOTA (Reuters) - Colombians vote on Sunday in a deeply divisive presidential ballot that has stirred fears the winner could upset a fragile peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels or derail the nation's business-friendly economic model.
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Can Baichung dethrone India's longest-serving CM? 27.5.2018 Rediff: News
Can Baichung Bhutia's Hamro Sikkim party pose a challenge to Pawan Chamling who has not lost an election in 24 years?
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PM Modi inaugurates 1st phase of Delhi-Meerut expressway 27.5.2018 Rediff: News
Stretching from Nizamuddin Bridge in Delhi to Delhi UP Border, the14-lane highway will reduce the travel time between the two cities to only 45 minutes from the present about four to five hours.
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Narendra Modi discourages use of plastic 27.5.2018 Hindu: National
The theme of the day this time is “Beat Plastic Pollution”.
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Mamata greets Hasina for receiving D Litt degree 27.5.2018 General News
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee greeted Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina after she received the Doctorate of Literature (D. Litt) degree by Kazi Nazrul University in Asansol.This happened when both the leaders were in Hotel Taj Bengal, Kolkata, on Saturday.Mamata thanked Hasina for visiting West Bengal and joining the convocations of Bisva Bharati University and Kazi Nazrul University, Dhaka Tribune reported.She praised Hasina saying how tremendously socioeconomic development has been made in Bangladesh under her leadership.In return, Hasina appreciated Mamata for setting up Kazi Nazrul University and Kazi Nazrul Airport in Asansol.Hasina visited West Bengal for a two day-May 25-26 on the invitation of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Hillary Clinton wants to be Facebook CEO 27.5.2018 General News
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton might be willing to swap a life in politics to lead the world's largest social-networking company, a media report said.
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Modi congratulates tribal students for scaling Mount Everest 27.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday congratulated five tribal students for scaling Mount Everest and also praised the all-women crew of INSV Tarini for circumventing the globe.
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Modi discourages use of plastic 27.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday spoke of the adverse effects of plastic and appealed to people not to use things made by using low grade materials .
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Pakistan to hold general elections on July 25 27.5.2018 General News
Pakistan will hold general elections on July 25, a presidential spokesman has said even as the deadlock between ruling PML-N and the opposition persisted over picking up an interim prime minister. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) in a letter to the president on May 21 had proposed to hold elections for the National Assembly and four provincial assemblies between July 25 and 27. President Hussain yesterday approved July 25 as the polling date for general and provincial elections, officials in the President Office said. Cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan's Pakistan Tehrik-e-Insaf is expected to be the main challenger to the ruling party in the general elections. The present government will complete the tenure on May 31 and the caretaker government will take over form June 1 and remain in office until a new government is set up through elections. The country experienced its first democratic transition of power in 2013, when the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) came out ..
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Rs 11,000-crore Eastern Peripheral Expressway, addresses rally in Baghpat 27.5.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates Rs 11,000-crore Eastern Peripheral Expressway, addresses rally in Baghpat    Article ...
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PSUs may expedite promotions for star performers, introduce sabbatical policy 27.5.2018 General News
Central PSUs may introduce fast-track promotions for star performers and a customised sabbatical policy for long-serving employees, with the government setting up a panel to recommend a policy framework in this regard in three months' time. The outcomes of the deliberations of the committee will be included in the road map to be prepared for presentation to the prime minister. Prime Minister Narendra Modi had given a 100-day deadline to the heads of central public sector enterprises (CPSEs) to come out with a road map with measurable targets for strengthening state-owned companies and promoting development activities. The committee comprising human resources directors from top PSUs like BHEL, Oil India and NTPC, among others, will finalise recommendations in the next three months on fast-track promotion for star performers, customised sabbatical for employees and summer internship. The recommendations related to review of HR policies of state-owned firms including promotion, ...
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NITI Aayog's Governing Council to meet on June 16 27.5.2018 General News
The fourth meeting of the Niti Aayog's Governing Council will be held on June 16 and deliberate on the development agenda for 'New India 2022', vice chairman of the think tank Rajiv Kumar said today. The Council, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, may also discuss plans for celebrations to mark the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi. The apex body of Niti Aayog, the Council includes all chief ministers as also the members of the government think tank. "Topmost on the agenda will be our strategy for 'New India at 75', which NITI Aayog has prepared. The draft will be presented to chief ministers for their approval. Then there will be also discussion on aspirational districts," Kumar told PTI. "We may also include something on celebration of Mahatma Gandhi's 150th birth anniversary. It must be done cooperatively and every body must be on board and that will be vision of India," he said. Niti Aayog has been working on the strategy document or development agenda for 'New India
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Leaders pay homage to Nehru on 54th death anniversary 27.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today led the nation in paying tributes to first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 54th death anniversary. Nehru, who was born on November 14, 1889, died on May 27, 1964. "Tributes to our first Prime Minister, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on his death anniversary," Modi said in a tweet. Former president Pranab Mukherjee, former vice-president Hamid Ansari and Congress chief Rahul Gandhi paid floral tributes to the departed leader at Shanti Van--Nehru's memorial on the banks of Yamuna here. Senior Congress leaders, including Ghulam Nabi Azad, Ashok Gehlot and Motilal Vora also paid tributes to the country's first prime minister. Devotional songs were played and an all-religion prayer meeting was organised at the memorial.
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PM Modi inaugurates 1st phase of Delhi-Meerut expressway 27.5.2018 General News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday inaugurated the first phase of Delhi-Meerut expressway here.Stretching from Nizamuddin Bridge in Delhi to Delhi UP Border, the14-lane highway will reduce the travel time between the two cities to only 45 minutes from the present about four to five hours.Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari was also present at the inauguration event.Soon after the inaugural ceremony, Prime Minister Modi held a roadshow in an open jeep on the expressway. People in big numbers gathered to get a glimpse of him during the roadshow.This project will provide faster and safer connectivity between Delhi and Meerut. People from the NCR, Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand will particularly benefit from this project.Later in the day, the Prime Minister will also inaugurate the country's first smart and green highway, the Eastern Peripheral Expressway at Baghpat in Uttar Pradesh.The 135-km expressway is built at a cost of Rs. 11,000 crore.
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