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Group set up to choke Naxal funds

PTI   NEW DELHI Government has set up a multi-disciplinary group to initiate action to choke funding sources of Naxals and to seize assets of their leaders, officials said on Monday. The group comprises officers from various central agencies and the state police departments, a Home Ministry official said. It is headed by an additional secretary and has representatives from ... Read More »

883 crorepatis, 645 criminals in Karnataka Assembly poll fray

IANS BENGALURU Of the 2,654 candidates in the fray for the May 12 Karnataka assembly elections, at least 883 are crorepatis and 645 have criminal cases against them, said two watchdogs after analysing their affidavits filed with the Election Commission (EC). “The average assets of the 883 (35 per cent) crorepati candidates are worth Rs 7.54 crore. Of the 645 ... Read More »

7 Indians abducted by Taliban in Afghanistan

NEW DELHI/KABUL: Seven Indian engineers of an RPG group company working in Afghanistan’s northern Baghlan province were  abducted on Sunday by Taliban gunmen who apparently mistook them for government employees, Afghan media reports said. Please like & share: Read More »

13 states brace for thunderstorms

NEW DELHI: Thunderstorms accompanied by squall, hail and heavy rains are likely to occur in at least 13 states and two Union territories across the country on Monday, the Union home ministry said. Please like & share: Read More »

Congress agenda only to oppose me, disrupt Parliament: Modi

RAICHUR (KARNATAKA): Accusing the Congress of having the agenda of only opposing him, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held the opposition party responsible for disruption of part of the budget session of Parliament in March. Please like & share: Read More »

India makes efforts to re-establish ties with Libya

NEW DELHI: India is making an attempt to re-establish its diplomatic relations with Libya, with Union Minister Kiren Rijiju embarking on an official visit to the North African country beginning Tuesday. Please like & share: Read More »

Railways to build walls along high-speed corridors, generate revenue through ads

PTI NEW DELHI The Indian Railways is considering a proposal to generate revenue through advertisement on walls along the tracks on high-speed corridors, sources have said, amid a push by the national transporter to boost its non-fare earnings. In talks with contractors, who can deliverer pre-fabricated walls, the railways plans to generate revenue through advertisement to recover the cost of ... Read More »

India going through epidemiological transition, says Kovind

IANS   VELLORE (TAMIL NADU) President Ram Nath Kovind on Friday said India is going through an epidemiological transition and faces three challenges in disease control. “First, India has to reduce maternal and infant mortality as well as communicable diseases such as tuberculosis, vector-borne diseases such as malaria, water-borne diseases such as cholera, diarrhoeal diseases and vaccine-preventable diseases like measles ... Read More »

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