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India-Pak govts should find way to end bloodshed in JK:Farooq

Jammu, February 25: Skirmishes between Indian and Pakistani forces were only adding to people's sufferings and governments of both the countries should find a way to restore peace at the borders, National Conference chief Farooq Abdullah said today. Unless they (India and Pakistan) find a way out, away from this (border skirmishes), people on both sides will continue to suffer and many will die. Many of our soldiers will also die and a similar situation will be on their side," he said. The government of India must find a way...
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Make lives of ‘divyangs’ easier by using artificial intelligence, PM Modi urges scientists

NEW DELHI, February 25: In the 41st edition of Mann Ki Baat programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded the contribution of India in the field of sciene and technology. Ahead of the National Science Day on February 28, the PM said that science and technology are value neutral. "It is up to us what we want the machine to do for us," he said. Focussing on artificial intelligence, he urged the scientists to find ways for the betterment of those who are specially-abled. "I urge the scientists to find ways...
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No subsidy on Haj from this year, confirms Modi government

NEW DELHI, JANUARY 16: Haj pilgrims will no longer receive any subsidy this year onwards, with the government saying the decision is part of its agenda of empowerment of minorities without appeasement. Union minister for minority affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Tuesday confirmed that the Haj subsidy has been withdrawn.m"This is part of our policy to empower minorities with dignity and without appeasement," Naqvi told reporters. A policy to withdraw the Haj subsidy had been drafted in light of a 2012 Supreme Court order asking the Centre to abolish it...
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Jews bank on Netanyahu’s visit for minority status

AHMEDABAD, JANUARY 16: The Jews in Gujarat, who are just 300, are hopeful that Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s visit to the state on Wednesday would “accelerate the process” of getting minority status for the community in Gujarat. “Last October, we had submitted a letter to Chief Minister Vijay Rupani seeking minority status for the community. On January 1, Director of Developing Caste Welfare K G Vanzara called us and gave a positive response. Netanyahu’s visit may or may not fasten the process, but we are hoping it does,” said...
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BJP needs to focus on developments

Dear Madam,BJP’s one year of achievement is being celebrated in such a way as if it has completed a decade. They should not forget, they still have to go another 4 years before the next elections and during these years, they have to fulfil the promises they made to the people of the country. They may face the same fate as the Congress, which delivered nothing but only scams and scandals. BJP needs to focus more on development and welfare of the people and not on rhetorics.Manish Dey...
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No court has ever established Bofors scam: Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi, May 26 In an exclusive interview with Peter Wolodarski, Editor-in-Chief of Dagens Nyhetter, days before his visit to Sweden, the President opened up on what has been a major issue of contention between the two nations.“I was the defence minister of the country long after Bofors, and all my generals certified that this is one of the best guns we are having. Till today, Indian army is using it,” he was quoted in the interview. “The so-called scandal which you talk of, yes, in the media,it was there....
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PM Narendra Modi on 2-day Bangladesh visit from June 6

DHAKA, May 26 Prime Minister Narendra Modi will undertake a two-day state visit to Bangladesh from June 6 to further bolster bilateral ties, the Bangladesh foreign ministry here said on Tuesday. Modi would make his maiden visit to Bangladesh after being invited by his counterpart Sheikh Hasina following his election last year, the foreign ministry said in a statement. (PTI) "The visit is expected to further strengthen the excellent relationship between the two countries," it said. The statement said the two premiers would hold talks to review the "entire gamut...
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