Nation, News
June 21, 2017
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Lakhs Stretch and Twist on Yoga Day

NEW DELHI: Lakhs of people across the country and the world bent, stretched and twisted on the third International Day of Yoga today with Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who led the celebrations in Lucknow, saying yogic asanas connected the world to India. From Ramabai Ambedkar Maidan in Lucknow and colonnaded Connaught Place in Delhi to […]

Nation, News
June 20, 2017
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GST to be Launched on June 30 Midnight at Special Parliament Session

NEW DELHI: The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is set for a big launch on the midnight of June 30 at a function inside the Parliament’s Central Hall. President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice-President Hamid Ansari, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Speaker Sumitra Mahajan and former prime ministers Manmohan Singh and H D Deve Gowda will be among […]

Nation, News
June 19, 2017
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Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind is NDA’s Pick for Prez

NEW DELHI: The BJP today named Dalit leader and Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind as the NDA’s candidate for the post of president. Kovind is likely to file his papers on June 23, BJP president Amit Shah said after a nearly two-hour meeting of the BJP Parliamentary Board. He said political parties had been informed […]

Kerala, Kochi, News
June 13, 2017
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Mercantile Marine Departments Inspects MV Amber L

KOCHI: The collision incident of Indian Fishing Vessel Carmel Matha, reportedly with a merchant ship, off Kochi, on 12.06.2017 leading to the death of two Indian fishermen is an unfortunate incident and the Directorate General of Shipping, Govt of India, expresses its deepest condolence to the families of the deceased. As part of the statutory […]

Business, News
June 13, 2017
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Pon Radhakrishnan Cuts the First Steel Plate for Passenger Vessel

KOCHI: the first steel plate of Ship No. 24, the two 1200 Passenger cum 1000 Tonne Cargo Ships contracted to be built for the Andaman & Nicobar Administration. The Plate cutting ceremony was held on 13June 2017. The plate cutting ceremony is the start of physical construction process of ships. These vessels are designed and […]

Nation, News
June 12, 2017
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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Launched in Tamilnadu

NAGERCOIL: Minister of State Pon. Radhakrishnan handed over free LPG connections at Nagercoil, Kanyakumari Distt., Tamilnadu “The Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Scheme at Tamilnadu will help women in backward rural areas to lead a healthier life. The smoke and soot from firewood used for cooking in villages has been proved to be equivalent to the […]

Nation, News
June 08, 2017
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Prez poll on July 17, Result on July 20

NEW DELHI: Polls to elect the next President of India will be held on July 17 for which the nomination process will begin from June 14 with the issuance of a notification, the Election Commission said. The counting of votes will take place on July 20 in New Delhi where all the ballot boxes will […]

News, World
June 05, 2017
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Bahrain, Saudi, Egypt, UAE Cut Ties with Qatar

DUBAI: Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) severed ties with Qatar on Monday after accusing the nation of supporting ‘terrorism’ and Islamic groups. The move comes amid a deepening rift between the Gulf Arab nations. The dispute between Qatar and its neighbouring countries began after the former alleged in May that […]