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October 7, 2017

Films can play important role to eliminate terrorism, radicalism – Naqvi

Films can play an important role in “exposing and eliminating” the menace of terrorism and radicalism said Union Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi. He was addressing at “Global Film Tourism Conclave”, organised by PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Mumbai.Mr Naqvi said that Indian film industry has been playing an important role in eliminating various social ills, creating an atmosphere against various social problems and also towards bringing social reforms.

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October 7, 2017

Aadhaar will be mandatory for small saving schemes

New Delhi-Finance Ministry has made biometric identification Aadhaar mandatory for all post office deposits, Public Provident Fund, National Savings Certificate scheme and Kisan Vikas Patra.Govt has issued four separate Gazette notifications making Aadhaar mandatory for opening all post office deposit accounts, Public Provident Fund, National Savings Certificate scheme and Kisan Vikas Patra deposits.

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October 7, 2017

Academics should not be exam driven, the focus should be innovation – Modi

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, dedicated IIT Gandhinagar campus to the nation.He also felicitated Trainees under the Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan.He addressed a public meeting in Gandhinagar, which included a large number of IIT-ians. “You are IIT-ians, I was a Tea-ian when I was young (I sold tea). On this day, a few years ago, I took oath as Chief Minister for the first time. Till then, I had never even been an MLA. I had decided that

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October 7, 2017

Narendra Modi offers prayers at Dwarkadheesh Temple

The Prime Minister,Narendra Modi,began his two-day visit in Gujarat by offering prayers at the Dwarkadheesh Temple at Dwarka.Modi said that the development of the tourism sector cannot happen in isolation. He said that if we want to draw more tourists to Gir, we should also inspire the tourists to visit other nearby places like Dwarka.Speaking on the decisions taken by consensus in the GST Council meeting, the Prime Minister said that when there is trust in a government and when

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October 6, 2017

Medical visa to 3 years Pak girl for open heart surgery in India

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj

India will grant medical visas to an ailing Pakistani man requiring liver transplant and a three year old girl from the country who needs an open heart surgery said external affairs minister of India Sushma Swaraj. She said in a tweet that medical visa will be given to his daughter who needs an open heart surgery.Swaraj also responded positively when Noorma Habib asked for her intervention in granting medical visa to her father who she said needs an urgent liver

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October 6, 2017

India, European Union condemned the terrorist attacks in many parts of the world

New Delhi – India and European Union have agreed on fighting against terrorism together and increasing cooperation in this field. The EU was represented by Mr. Donald Tusk, President of the European Council, and Mr. Jean Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission.Both side leaders signed three agreements regarding investment in India.These agreements were exchanged between India and European Union on Solar Alliance, Bengaluru Metro and Science Research.Indian PM Mr Narendra Modi also said that India will abide by Paris

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October 6, 2017

Delhi Metro needs fare hike to survive : Hardeep Singh

New delhi-Fare hike is necessary for survival of Delhi Metro Rail said Urban Development Minister Hardeep Singh Puri. He asked if the fares are deferred then how the world class Delhi Metro will survive.Mr puri was speaking at World Economic Forum in New Delhi. Ministe remarks came amid opposition from the Delhi Chief minister Arvind Kejriwal over the proposed fare hike of metro from 10th of this month. Mr. Puri said, there is need to build urban infrastructure as pressure

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October 6, 2017

Free trade agreement is high on agenda in India and European Union summit

New Delhi-European Union and India are holding talks on the key issues including ways to remove hurdles for the long-pending free trade agreement. The 14th India and European Union summit has been organised in New Delhi.President of the European Commission, Jean-Claude Juncker and President of European Council, Donald Franciszek Tusk are on a three day visit to India.European leaders are accompanied by a high-level delegation including EU’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy and Vice-President of the European

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October 3, 2017

Ram Rahim’s daughter Honeypreet Insan arrested by Haryana Police

Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s adopted daughter Honeypreet Insanhas been arrested in Punjab.She had been on the run for the past 38 days since her self-proclaimed foster father conviction in two rape cases.Punjab Police have given his custody to Haryana Police.Panchkula Police Commissioner A S Chawla said that she would be produced in the court tomorrow and police will seek her remand.

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October 3, 2017

Hand-woven Khadi sale increases to Rs 3.75 crore in Gujarat

Hand-woven natural fiber cloths in Gujarat, Khadi sale has increased to Rs 3,75 crore within a short span following a small decision of state govt.The sale of Khadi has been increased following state decision to make Khadi dress compulsory once in week for school teachers.Last year, total sales of Khadi of Khadi and Village Industries Commission had remained at record of 1510 crore Rupees. Current year, it is all set to surpass it. KVIC has set the target to achieve

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