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Showing posts with label entertainment. Show all posts
Showing posts with label entertainment. Show all posts

Monday, March 18, 2019

Scaling up the spirit underlying grassroots innovation

Scaling up the spirit underlying grassroots innovation
A national mission is needed to bring dynamism, impatience and eagerness to deliver solutions either lying on the shelves or in the farms or workshops of grassroots innovators

Source: DI

Mumbai: Re-inspection may lead to further delay in repair work of bridges

Mumbai: Re-inspection may lead to further delay in repair work of bridges
BMC will have to re-issue tenders if a great difference is found in the repair-work suggested by the latest audit.

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Sauni scheme aimed at misleading voters: Congress

Sauni scheme aimed at misleading voters: Congress
Congress also demanded clarity on the increased expenditure on the scheme that has crossed the budget, number of dams benifitted with the scheme and the quality of Narmada dam structure.

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Cloud cuckoo land of policy making

Cloud cuckoo land of policy making
As India remains obsessed with the idea of learning from "international" best practices, the homespun wisdom finds no real recognition in Indian policies

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Sunday, March 17, 2019

MP BJP leaders back Shivraj Singh Chouhan's wife Sadhna Singh for Vidisha Lok Sabha seat

MP BJP leaders back Shivraj Singh Chouhan's wife Sadhna Singh for Vidisha Lok Sabha seat
Sadhna Singh's name for the seat came up after Chouhan decided not to contest the Lok Sabha polls.

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Lok Sabha polls: Maharashtra adds 1.19 crore new young voters

Lok Sabha polls: Maharashtra adds 1.19 crore new young voters
Lok Sabha polls to 48 seats in Maharashtra will be held in four phases on April 11, 18, 23 and 29.

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After 2025, Pakistan will again be part of India: RSS leader Indresh Kumar

After 2025, Pakistan will again be part of India: RSS leader Indresh Kumar
The RSS leader said there was a need for a new law for "traitors" and "there won't be a Naseeruddin, Hamid Ansari or Sidhu."

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Lok Sabha Polls: BJP to release first list of candidates today; Bihar leaders may be in for surprise

Lok Sabha Polls: BJP to release first list of candidates today; Bihar leaders may be in for surprise
While some sitting BJP MPs may be shifted to different seats, some leaders who were hoping for ticket are likely to be left disappointed.

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Despite tensions, India-Pakistan to participate in joint counter-terror exercise

Despite tensions, India-Pakistan to participate in joint counter-terror exercise
India and Pakistan, are both members of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO), and will participate in a joint counter-terror exercise, the council of regional anti-terrorist structure (RATS) informed on Friday.

Source: DI

Nitish Kumar's meeting with out-on-bail former minister Manju Verma draws opposition flak

Nitish Kumar's meeting with out-on-bail former minister Manju Verma draws opposition flak
Manju Verma stepped down as minister last year, following allegations of close links between her husband and the accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home case.

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Former IAF sergeant sentenced to death for murder of corporal

Former IAF sergeant sentenced to death for murder of corporal
The corporal had gone missing in February 2017 and his body was found chopped and packed in polythene bags.

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Election Commission to meet with India heads of social media firms to discuss action over content violative of poll code

Election Commission to meet with India heads of social media firms to discuss action over content violative of poll code
EC will discuss with the companies the issue of takedown of content violative of MCC during the Lok Sabha elections, pre-certification process for political ads among other issues.

Source: DI

Christchurch mosque shootings: Five Indians confirmed dead as death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand terror attack

Christchurch mosque shootings: Five Indians confirmed dead as death toll rises to 50 in New Zealand terror attack
The Indian High Commission in New Zealand confirmed on Sunday that five Indians were killed in the attack.

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Student stabbed by four in Ghatlodia

Student stabbed by four in Ghatlodia
Primary investigation revealed that earlier that night the victim met with an accident with one of the accused.

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Group vandalises AMTS bus over ticket, thrash driver, conductor

Group vandalises AMTS bus over ticket, thrash driver, conductor
A complaint was lodged with Satellite police station against the group of seven and further investigation is on.

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Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation tax collection Rs 150 crore short of target

Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation tax collection Rs 150 crore short of target
The civic body had a target to collected Rs 950 crore as the tax revenue.

Source: DI

Maharashtra: Haffkine Institute to have a research centre on venom

Maharashtra: Haffkine Institute to have a research centre on venom
In India, around two lakh people fall victim to snake bites and out of these, around 50,000 succumb to death.

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Swayamsevak techie ran BJP Yuva Morcha

Swayamsevak techie ran BJP Yuva Morcha
Stating that elections are now changing, 38-year old Merkhed said that instead of traditional ways of poll campaign, which are also important, thrust is now on social media.

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Pandit Jasraj's music leaves audience emotional

Pandit Jasraj's music leaves audience emotional
89-year-old Mewati maestro Sangeet Martand Pt Jasarj told audiences after leaving many in the packed Shanmukhananda auditorium emotional with his spirited performance at a special concert to mark his turning nonagenarian.

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Property tax exemption to boost market for small houses in Mumbai

Property tax exemption to boost market for small houses in Mumbai
However, BMC officers fear a revenue shrinkage of 350 crore

Source: DI