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    India test-fires indigenously developed Prithvi II missile from Chandipur

    Odisha: India today successfully test fired its indigenously developed Prithvi-II missile from Chandipur off the Odisha coast. The medium range missile is capable of carrying 500 kg to 1000 kg of warheads and is thrusted by liquid propulsion twin engines.

  • UNSC divorced from reality, represents a bygone era: India

    United Nations: India has hit out at the UN Security Council over its current structure and methods of work, saying the 15-membered powerful world body is “divorced from reality” and represents a bygone era warranting reform. “It is ironical that the Security Council is working towards the establishment of democracy and Rule of Law in various parts of the world when its own house is not in
    order,” India’s Ambassador to the UN Syed Akbaruddin said.

  • China evinces interest in India’s manufacturing campaign

    Mumbai: Looking at India as an attractive investment destination for its companies, China has evinced strong interest in the ongoing ‘Make in India’ campaign with various delegations from the neighbouring country taking part in the summit here.

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    SC asks RBI to submit list of defaulters of bank loans

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday took suo moto cognizance of newspaper report on bad loans and has, therefore, directed the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to give it the list of the biggest defaulters. The apex court asked the RBI to share its record about cases where loans of Rs. 500 crore or more have been written off by public sector banks.

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    CBI files chargesheet against Peter Mukerjea

    Mumbai: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed a chargesheet against former media honcho Peter Mukerjea, who has been arrested in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case.

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    Govt. ready to accommodate all views in Budget Session: Naidu

    New Delhi: Union Parliamentary Affairs Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday described the meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi ahead of the Budget Session as ‘successful’ and said that the government would accommodate all the suggestions put forth by the opposition parties in the Parliament. Naidu said the leaders of various political parties, who attended the meeting, spoke from the bottom of their heart.

  • AMU students take out protest march over JNU issue

    Aligarh (UP): Students of Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) today took out a protest march against alleged police excesses at the Jawaharlal Nehru University campus even as they condemned the anti-national slogans raised during the JNU protest.

  • Delhi HC rejects plea for NIA probe of alleged JNU anti-national fracas

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Tuesday rejected a plea that sought a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe of alleged anti-national activities on the Jawaharlal Nehru University’s campus. Justice Manmohan termed the plea filed by by advocate Ranjana Agnihotri as “premature” and said that there was no need for a NIA probe when the matter is already being investigated by the police.

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    Blackmoney: Probe agencies asked to keep FIU identity secret

    New Delhi: Tightening confidentiality rules governing exchange of secret data on black money cases, government has directed probe agencies to stop identifying the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU) by name except when sought by a court during legal proceedings.

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    Badal writes to Modi for FDI in multi-brand food retail

    Mumbai: Minister of Food Processing Harsimrat Kaur Badal has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for allowing foreign direct investment (FDI) in multi-brand retail for food products that are grown and processed in India.

  • Fan seeks online support for Chhatrapati Shivaji’s ‘doodle’

    Mumbai: An ardent fan of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj has launched an online petition seeking support to have a ‘Google Doodle’ of the Maratha warrior king, to commemorate his 368th birth anniversary on February 19. Amit Wankhede, a Maharashtra government employee from Yavatmal district, launched the petition on Februar 6 and has claimed to have received over 22,000 signatures in support from across the country, mostly from interior Maharashtra.

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    BJP wins in Ghaziabad mayoral poll 

    Ghaziabad :The BJP on Tuesday won the mayoral by-election in Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, officials said. Bharatiya Janata Party’s Ashu Verma defeated Samajwadi Party’s Sudan Rawal by 45,228 votes
    There were 12 candidate in the fray but the main contest was between the BJP and the ruling Samajwadi Party.

  • Kashmir needs government of regional parties: CPI-M’s Mohammed Tarigami

    New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir needs a coalition of regional parties to keep out the BJP, the CPI-M’s lone legislator in the state says, however adding that he doesn’t expect this to happen anytime soon.
    Mohammed Yousuf Tarigami said his party always knew that the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP)-Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) coalition was “an alliance of opportunists”. “Their so-called ‘Agenda of Alliance’ or ‘common minimum programme’ was merely a façade to gain

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    Injured Watson confident of World T20 participation

    Sydney: Australian all-rounder Shane Watson is confident of recovering from his abdominal injury and regaining full fitness in time for the WorldT20 to be held in India next month.

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    Kejriwal slammed for insulting Hanuman on Twitter

    Once again Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal made it.  Stroking another controversy, Arvind Kejriwal today tweeted a cartoon published in The Hindu by well known cartoonist Surendra. In an attempt to slam Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party, to prove  how issues are being suppressed by the government to swap attention from the debate of Make in India to the blasting furnace at JNU.

  • Attack at court: Journalists hold protest march; slam ‘police inaction’

    New Delhi: Hundreds of journalists today held a protest march against the attack on mediapersons covering the hearing of a sedition case in which the JNU students’ union president has been arrested and demanded that the culprits be brought to book. The scribes, representing various journalist bodies, took out a march from the Press Club to the Supreme Court raising slogans in support of freedom of expression and against alleged police inaction during the incident yesterday.