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Ghulam Nabi Azad condemns Jammu terror strike

New Delhi, Nov 30 : Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad on Wednesday condemned the terror strike on the army base in Nagrota in Jammu and Kashmir where seven army personnel were killed. “I pay my homage to the brave officers and soldiers who lost their lives in the attack. My heart goes out to their families ... Read More »

Did not misuse funds, could have created lakhs of terrorists: Zakir Naik

Mumbai: Controversial Islamic preacher Zakir Naik on Sunday claimed that there has been no misuse of funds by his banned NGO and rejected all allegations of involvement in terror-related activities. Remaining non-committal on returning to India, where he has been booked for hate speech and under anti-terror law UAPA, the 51-year-old televangelist, who is currently abroad, said he has repeatedly ... Read More »

AAP mocks Amit Shah Inquiry, says he himself complicit in converting black money

By Abdul Bari Masoud New Delhi: The Aam Aadmi Party today described BJP MPs and MLAs Inquiry by Amit Shah as a farce. Taking a dig at BJP chief, the AAP said he himself was complicit in converting black money through land deals. Addressing the media here, AAP’s senior leader and national spokesperson Ashish Khetan said the PM Modi has ... Read More »

Pakistan Welcomes HULT Prize’s Early Childhood Education Challenge at NUST Amidst Fierce War on Terror

Terrorism continues to inflict suffering and pain on people all over the world, despite countries having spent billions of dollars in countermeasures. It indiscriminately affects people of all ages and countering this scourge is in favor of all nations of the world. To consolidate and enhance the countermeasures, the world must embark upon an accord to stretch primary education to ... Read More »

Commerce Ministry had suggested for fair valuation of rupee: Nirmala Sitharaman

NEW DELHI: The Commerce Ministry wants there should be “fair valuation” of rupee keeping in view the global environment as it has a bearing on exports, Parliament was informed today. Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that there are many factors that influence exports including demand intensity, market share, price elasticity, valuation of other currencies. “Department of Commerce had ... Read More »

Class 5 and 8 students likely to face annual exams, says govt

NEW DELHI: With a survey indicating the need for significant improvement in their learning levels, the government on Thursday indicated that students of Classes 5 and 8 may have to appear for annual examinations. “According to an annual survey by the National Council of Educational Research and Training (NCERT) on the learning achievement of children in Classes 3, 5, 8 ... Read More »

Telangana Congress opposes demolition of existing Secretariat

The TRS government is planning to build a new Secretariat, reportedly after demolishing the existing buildings. Telangana Congress leaders on Monday met Governor E S L Narasimhan and submitted him a memorandum opposing the TRS government’s move to construct a new Secretariat demolishing the existing buildings. “We have conveyed our opposition to the Governor about the construction of a new ... Read More »

Supreme Court collegium rejects Govt’s no to 43 names for judges in high courts

The Supreme Court Friday said its collegium has refused to accept the government’s rejection of 43 names it had recommended for different high courts. “We (collegium) have already met. We have reiterated all the 43 names sent to us,” Chief Justice T S Thakur told Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi. The Attorney General expressed ignorance about the latest development, saying “I ... Read More »

PM Modi appeals to opposition ahead of Parliament session: Let’s debate in national interest

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi called on all political parties to engage in a healthy debate of all outstanding issues ahead of the Winter Session of Parliament that begun on Wednesday. The PM’s appeal comes as both the government and the opposition parties head for stormy debates in both Houses over the decision to demonetise Rs 500 and Rs ... Read More »

DEMONITISATION IN INDIA HAS BECOME A JOKE

fDEMONITISATION IN INDIA HAS BECOME A JOKE Read More »