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Australian Defence Force brings relief to Cyclone Pam affected Vanuatu over Easter

Newsroom24x7 Desk Canberra: The remote Vanuatu islands of Erromango, Tanna and Ambrym, affected by cyclone Pam  are receiving vital aid, supplies and personnel from the Australian Defence Force, easing suffering during the important religious holiday. Vice Chief of the Australian Defence Force, Vice Admiral Ray Griggs, paid tribute to the Australian troops who will be

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CBI registers case against Director of Nagpur firm in coal block allocation case

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has registered a case against Nagpur based private firm and its Director and others under section 120-B read with 420 of IPC in the allocation of Marki Mangli Coal Block-I. It has been alleged that the Nagpur based private firm had submitted false information on existence

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CBI arrests Chief Commissioner of Income Tax and an Income Tax officer in a bribery case

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation today arrested PK Sharma, the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax at Jodhpur and his junior, Shailendra Bhandari, who is an Income Tax Officer, along with a resident of Paota inJodhpur in a bribery case of Rs.15 lakhs. It is alleged that the Chief Commissioner of Income Tax – Jodhpur and others demanded a

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GoI goes for separate cadres instead of a joint cadre for Manipur and Tripura

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: The Central Government, in consultation with the State Governments of Manipur and Tripura, has issued the order allocating members of the Indian Administrative Service, born on the Joint cadre for the States of Manipur and Tripura, separate cadres of Manipur and Tripura. CLICK HERE for order and complete list (MT-Allocation) The Appointments

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India’s external debt increases in Q3 of 2014-15

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: At end-December 2014, India’s external debt stood at US$ 461.9 billion – an increase by US$ 15.5 billion (3.5 per cent) over the level at end-March 2014. India’s external debt to GDP ratio stood at 23.2 per cent at end-December 2014 vis-à-vis 23.7 per cent at end March 2014. The rise in external

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Tiger Conservation: Are we on the right track?

Lalit Shastri It is a pity and such shame for humanity the way the tiger population has been dwindling. Poachers have kept striking at will. The tiger habitat has been methodically encroached – an activity diabolically supported by politicians to win votes and stay riveted to power. Whatever remains of the tiger habitat is being

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US is closely watching the Chinese propelled Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: When the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank spearheaded by China has become a reality, the US has taken the stand that it shall form a definite view on this newly emerging global financial institution only after being sure that it is meeting the commitments vis-a-vis governance as well as social and environmental

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Jabalpur High Court sets aside ruling BJP MLA Rajendra Meshram’s election from Devsar

Newsroom24x7 Desk Jabalpur: The Jabalpur High Court today set aside the election of Rajendra Meshram, the ruling Bharatiya Janata party MLA from Devsar in Singrauli district Meshram had won the Devsar (SC) seat in the 2013 Assembly election by a margin of 33214 votes compared to his immediate rival Banshmani Prasad Verma, who had contested

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Uttar Pradesh DGP AK Jain gets three months extension of service

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police Arvind Kumar Jain, IPS (UP;79) has got a three months extension of service beyond his superannuation today (March 31). The order for his extension of service comes following the approval by the Appointments Committee of the Cabinet.

Caretaker of VIP farmhouse admits killing the tiger cub near Bandhavgarh

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: The culprit responsible for killing the tiger cub, whose body was found hanging with a GI wire inside the farmhouse of Rajendra Singh, Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of the central Indian State of Madhya Pradesh near Bandhavgarh Tiger Reserve was none other than the caretaker of the VIP farmhouse. The caretaker,

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UK working to tackle threat of cyber attack

Newsroom24x7 Desk London: The British Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (Dstl) is playing a key role in mitigating the risk of cyber-attacks against the UK. The risk of cyber-attack was identified as one of the top risks to the UK in the National Security Strategy. In order to help tackle this, Dstl has been working

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Cartels helping immigrants enter the US illegally

Newsroom24x7 Exclusive New Delhi: Newsroom24x7 has access to information showing a pattern that indicates there might be cartels in this country helping immigrants enter the US illegally thereby jeopardizing the security of both India and the US. A Visa application fraud detected by the US Embassy in New Delhi on March 26 is a case in point. The

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Tiger cub’s death in Bandhavgarh: Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Shejwar wants severe punishment for poachers

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Forest Minister Gauri Shankar Shejwar today described the killing of a tiger cub by poachers at Bandhavgarh as an “unpardonable crime” and said that the culprits will be traced and shall face severe punishment. Search is on for the culprits and the State authorities have launched a thorough investigation into

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US, UK caution against attempts to undermine Electoral Commission’s independence in Nigeria

Newsroom24x7 Desk Washington DC: US Secretary of State John Kerry and UK Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond today issued a joint statement to welcome the “largely peaceful vote in Nigeria on March 28. Kerry and Hammond stated that the Nigerian people have shown a commendable determination to register their vote and choose their leaders. The joint

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