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African Diplomats Meet In Kerala To Boost Cashew Business
A high level diplomatic meeting of Ambassadors from 15 African countries will be held here on Wednesday and Thursday to discuss ways and means on how to boost cashew production in Kerala, said a state Minister. State Minister for Cashew J. Mercykutty Amma said that the main agenda of the two-day ..
Muslims In Southeast Asia Mark End Of Ramadan
Millions of people across Southeast Asia on Sunday celebrated the end of Ramadan, the holy month of fasting. Leaders of Indonesia, Malaysia and Brunei joined in the holiday celebrations that began with a morning ceremony, reports Efe news. Indonesian President Joko Widodo, accompanied by First..
Modi Encourages Khadi Gifts
Encouraging the concept of gifting Khadi handkerchieves, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that Queen Elizabeth II has preserved the one presented to her by Mahatma Gandhi many decades ago. In the 33rd edition of his monthly radio programme 'Mann Ki Baat', Modi recounted his 2015 visit ..
Nation’s Faith In Army Remains Intact: Pranab Mukherjee
President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that in the rapidly changing environment, the nation's faith in the armed forces has remained intact. "In the rapidly changing environment, one factor which has not changed is the faith reposed in the armed forces by the entire nation," Mukherjee said ..
Don’t Lose Peoples’ Trust: Army Chief To Forces
Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Saturday asked the armed forces to maintain high standards of integrity and not to lose the trust of people of the country. "Integrity is the foundation of our military profession. If doubted, we may lose the trust our society. If the society doesn't trust its d..
Government Announces 149 New Post Office Passport Seva Kendras
No Indian will have to travel more than 50 km to get their passport, as the government is planning to set up a comprehensive network of Passport Seva Kendras (PSK) across the nation, with major post offices to also provide the service, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Saturday. The..
Militants Offer ‘Gun Salute’ At LeT Commander’s Funeral In Kashmir
Several armed militants on Saturday appeared at the funeral of Lashker-e-Taiba (LeT) commander Junaid Mattoo in south Kashmir's Kulgam district and offered a "gun salute" as tens of hundreds attended the funeral. Mattoo was killed along with two of his associates in Arwani village of the distric..
Darjeeling Simmers In Indefinite Shutdown
Trouble-hit Darjeeling continued to simmer on Saturday as the Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM) sponsored indefinite shutdown entered the sixth day with police raiding and allegedly vandalising the residence of party assistant General Secretary Binay Tamang. The "Queen of Hills" virtually turned into..
Restrictions Imposed In Kashmir Valley
Authorities imposed restrictions in Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley as the separatists have called for a protest shutdown on Saturday. Srinagar District Magistrate Farooq Ahmad Lone said restrictions were imposed in the areas of Rainawari, Khanyar, Nowhatta, M.R. Gunj and Safa Kada..
Police Bust IPhone Racket, 4 Held, 500 Phones Recovered
A racket where four people exploited Apple's replacement policy with the help of its service centre staff has been busted with their arrest and 500 phones recovered, police said on Friday. Deputy Commissioner of Police Bhisham Singh said the racketeers - Muneer Khan, Anash Khan, Hamza Khan, Ibra..