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Next ‘Mann Ki Baat’ To Air On July 30
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged people to share their inputs for his July 30 Maan Ki Baat radio program. "This month's Mann Ki Baat will take place on Sunday,... Share your ideas for it, on the NM Mobile App. Inputs for the program can be shared on the MyGov Open Forum or by recordin..
GST Will Benefit Small Traders More: Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) will benefit small traders more and asked the party MPs to give pace to their activities in specific parliamentary constituencies. The Prime Minister's remarks came during his meeting here with a group of Bharati..
Morphine Mixture Recovered From Food Trolley On AI Aircraft
Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) has initiated a probe into the recovery of 2kg of morphine mixture from a catering food trolley which was used on an Air India aircraft, the company said on Thursday. According to the airline, the incident of recovery happened on Wednesday when the food trolley was ..
Government To Launch ‘Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana’
The government will launch a new scheme, named Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana (AGEY), to provide an alternative source of livelihood to members of Self Help Groups (SHGs). This scheme will be launched under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). Replying ..
Fire Breaks Out In Kolkata Office Building
A fire broke out on the fourth floor of a multi-storeyed office building here on Thursday, a West Bengal minister said. There were no immediate reports of any casualty in the building housing the Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) office located on Pretoria Street, state Fire Services Minister..
India Talks Tough, Asks China To Withdraw Troops
In a toughening of its stand, India on Thursday asked China to withdraw its troops from Doklam on the Bhutan-China border if it wanted New Delhi to pull out its Army from the area. In the first exhaustive Indian comment on the border row between India and China that began over a month ago, Extern..
PM Modi Condoles Death Of 15 Passengers In Himachal
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed grief over the death of 15 passengers in a road accident in Himachal Pradesh's Shimla district. "My thoughts are with those who lost their loved ones in the tragic bus accident... May that injured recover quickly," Modi tweeted. At least 15 pe..
Lok Sabha Adjourned Briefly After Opposition Ruckus
The Lok Sabha was adjourned briefly on Thursday after the opposition parties created a ruckus. Soon after the House met, the Congress-led opposition stood up and started shouting slogans. It was not clear what the issue was. The Congress leaders were seen mentioning some media reports. Amid th..
1,877 Pilgrims Leave For Amarnath Yatra
A fresh batch of 1,877 pilgrims left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley on Thursday to perform the annual Amarnath Yatra. "Another batch of 1,877 yatris left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas at 3.30 a.m., in an escorted convoy of 60 vehicles," the police said here. Over 2.25 lakh pilgrims have reached the..
Three Killed In Cloudburst In J&K
Three persons were killed and several houses and shops were damaged on Thursday in a cloudburst in the hilly Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir, police said. The cloudburst hit Thathri town after midnight triggering a flash flood in the area, the police said. "We have recovered three dead bodi..