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Nothing with the State Government on modifying constitutional provisions: J&K Governor to Omar Abdullah

Indian Army (representative photo)

Newsroom24x7 Network Forces’ movement to counter heightened threat perception – Satya Pal Malik, Governor Jammu and Kashmir Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Governor Satya Pal Malik today met a delegation of political leaders led by Mr Omar Abdullah. After his meeting with the Governor, Abdullah said that they have received the assurance that Article 370 and

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Count of Tigers in India rises to 2967; Madhya Pradesh roars the loudest

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi:  Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi greeted the citizens by announcing that the count of tigers in India has risen to 2967 in the year 2018. The Prime Minister marked the International Tiger Day by releasing the results of the fourth cycle of All India Tiger Estimation – 2018, here on

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20 years of Kargil Victory: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh pays homage to martyrs at the National War Memorial

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Defence Minister Rajnath Singh paid homage to the martyrs at the National War Memorial (NWM) on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Kargil Vijay Diwas (Kargil Victory Day) here today. To commemorate the occasion, the Defence Minister wrote in the visitors’ book: “Homage to the brave soldiers of Kargil War

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India out of Badminton Asia Jr Championships  Mixed Team Event

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi,  22 July : Despite Maisnam Meiraba  heroics  India bowed out to Indonesia 0-3 in the quarter-finals of the Badminton Asia Junior Championships 2019 (Mixed Team event) in Suzhou, China on Monday. In an absorbing battle between two top 20 junior players, World No. 14 Meiraba managed to take a game off

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Seven Indian boxers reach quarterfinals of Thailand Open

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Asian Championships silver medallist Deepak (49kg) and bronze medallist Manisha Moun (57kg) put up dominating  performances  as  seven Indian boxers reached the quarter-finals of Thailand Open International Boxing in Bangkok on Monday. Joining Deepak and Manisha were Strandja Cup gold medallist Nikhat Zareen (51kg), Asian Championships silver medallist Ashish Kumar (75kg),

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India goes down to Korea but makes it to the quarterfinals of Badminton Asia Junior  Championships 

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: India set up a quarter-final clash with Indonesia despite losing their last group match to Korea at the Badminton Asia Junior Championships  (Mixed Team Event) in Suzhou, China on Sunday. Maisnam Meiraba’s herculean effort was the silver lining of the day for the Indian contingent in their 1-4 loss but

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Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju assures all help to promote football in the country

Harpal Singh Bedi New Delhi: Union Sports minister Kiren Rijiju, has assured the All India Football Federation (AIFF) that his Ministry “will provide extra financial help wherever it’s possible” to help Indian Football propel to the next level. “We have seen certain improvements in our men’s as well as women’s football in recent times. From

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Table Tennis: India dominates; Malaysia women upset Australia on opening day

Newsroom24x7 Network Cuttack: India, opened their campaign in team championships in style ,topping  their groups to qualify for the Super Eight stage in both sections of the 21st Commonwealth Table Tennis Championships at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here today. The domination of  the hosts  was such that they lost just two games—one by Sharath

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International Court of Justice directs Pakistan to review Kulbhushan Jadhav’s death sentence

Pakistan has violated Vienna Convention; violated India’s right to consular access Newsroom24x7 Network The Hague: International Court of Justice has ruled that Pakistan had violated India’s rights to consular visits after Kulbhushan Jadhav’s arrest and directed Pakistan to review the death sentence ordered by the Military Court. ICJ has directed Pakistan to take all measures

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Indore Dubai flight: Heart of India opens up it’s heart

Newsroom24x7 Network The launch of the indore Dubai flight  from indore airport was almost an emotional affair. This flight was genuinely welcomed by the people of Indore as it opens up the Malwa region directly to the international tourist. This first international flight from Madhya Pradesh, especially from indore, has been a long awaited flight

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Dogras of Jammu want Modi government to abolish public holiday on July 13

Newsroom24x7 Network Jammu: The dogras of Jammu, including retired Army top brass and leading citizens  are seething with anger and want July 13 to be observed only as a “black day”. They want the Modi Government to abolish the public holiday on July 13, which is observed as the ‘martyrs’ day’ in memory of the

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PM Modi, FM & Investment: Can investor confidence be won over a Budget?

Bhagyashree Pande   These are some prominent reasons why private investors continue to be wary of the government. This government would do well to look at the 80’s and 90’s of the 20th Century, when most investments took place in India. What the government in those days did well to inspire investor confidence. For beginners

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India’s Budget Advances Economic Reform, but Fiscal Settings Unchanged

Newsroom24x7 Network London/Hong Kong/Mumbai: India’s new budget outlined some economic reforms that could support the economy, but its fiscal stance was left broadly unchanged, with no plans for meaningful consolidation, says Fitch Ratings. Overall, the budget points to policy continuity on the part of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) following May’s general election. Newly

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Close Watch: Indian tax payers & pensioners draw a blank; Australia offers more tax relief to hard-working Australians

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi/Canberra: Hard working Indians who honestly pay their taxes were looking forward to tax exemptions, raising of the taxable income slab and other forms of relief but were disappointed when nothing of this was announced by in the Budget proposals presented before Parliament on Friday, 5 jULY 2019 by Finance Minister Nirmala

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