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Campa Cola compound

Campa-Cola

The BMC will now enter the campa cola compound on June 17 to disconnect electricity and water supply. It was the last day for the residents of return their keys to the BMC, but none of the citizens turned up ...

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Jayalalithaa to launch ‘Amma Salt’

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After low-cost canteens and drinking water, the Jayalalithaa government in Tamil Nadu is launching “Amma Salt” on Wednesday. Chief minister Jayalalithaa will inaugurate the sale of the “Amma Salt”, a product of Tamil Nadu Salt Corporation Limited (TNSC) under the ...

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Congress rules out giving fresh support to AAP in Delhi

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Pouring cold water over hopes of MLAs keen to avoid an election in Delhi, Congress has ruled out any truck with Aam Aadmi Party that would lead to a fresh bid to form a government in the city. Congress sources ...

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Modi scraps 4 committees

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In the second major decision to end the UPA government’s legacy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday scrapped four cabinet committees, including one on Unique Identification Authority (UIDAI), as part of his efforts to minimise decision-making processes. The other committees ...

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Narendra Modi a ‘new fashion icon’

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From a persona non grata to a new fashion icon — that’s how a stunning election victory has transformed Narendra Modi in the eyes of the American media as Washington prepares to welcome India’s new Prime Minister, possibly in September. ...

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Students question HRD minister

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Union human resources development minister Smriti Irani’s decision to set up eight new IITs has sparked an interesting debate. Students from the older IITs have begun an online petition seeking review of the move, and 6,000 signatures were gathered in ...

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IT Prof killed over Facebook post

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A 28-year-old man was beaten to death on Monday night by people with suspected links with a Hindu fundamentalist outfit over a Facebook message they found offensive, according to police. Six more youths were arrested on Wednesday for the murder ...

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Modi scraps panels

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In a move to restore the authority of the Union Cabinet in decision-making and ensure ministerial accountability, the Modi government on Saturday scrapped nine empowered-GOMs and 21 GOMs many of which hardly met in the last couple of years.Empowered groups ...

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Ex-IB chief Ajit Doval appointed NSA

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Ajit Doval, a highly accomplished intelligence officer and an acknowledged security expert, will be PM Narendra Modi’s national security adviser, highlighting Modi’s emphasis on internal security. The appointment was announced on Friday evening having been delayed on procedural issues, said ...

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AIIMS in each state

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Work towards setting-up of an AIIMS in each state will be on the 100-day agenda of the health ministry under Harsh Vardhan whose thrust is on ensuring good healthcare facilities at the nearest place to the people. “(It is) important ...

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