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Prime Minister Narendra Modi hands over Bangladesh Liberation War Honour to Atal Bihari Vajpayee


New Delhi, Jun 11: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today handed over the Bangladesh Liberation War Honour to ailing BJP leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Modi visited Vajpayee’s residence here and handed over the award to the former Prime Minister’s foster daughter Namita Bhattacharya and her husband Ranjan Bhattacharya. External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj was present on the occasion. Bangladesh has conferred ...

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Dam: J Jayalalithaa questions Centre for entertaining Kerala’s request


Chennai, Jun 11: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa has questioned the Centre for “entertaining” Kerala’s request for approving environment study to construct a new dam at Mullaperiyar in her state, saying it was in contravention to the Supreme Court order. In a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, she said the approval of Terms of Reference to conduct an ...

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Indians among 26 arrested over overstaying in Singapore


Singapore, Jun 10: As many as 26 people from China and India have been arrested by Singaporean authorities for alleged immigration offences of overstaying their allowed terms in the country. In an island-wide operation conducted yesterday, the Immigration & Checkpoint Authority (ICA) officers arrested the alleged offenders. Under the Immigration Act, the penalties for overstaying or illegal entry are a ...

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Jitender Singh Tomar case: Prakash Javadekar asks Arvind Kejriwal to step down, apologise


Mumbai, Jun 10: Amid the face-off between Delhi government and the Centre over Jitender Singh Tomar’s alleged fake degrees, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar today demanded the resignation of Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on moral grounds and asked him to apologise to the people for backing his erstwhile ministerial colleague. Dubbing the Tomar episode as a “shameful open-and-shut case of forging ...

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Narendra Modi”s remarks in Bangladesh aimed at fanning hatred against Pakistan’


Islamabad, Jun 10: Pakistan today said Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s remarks in Bangladesh were aimed at fanning hatred against it and called on the UN to take notice of India’s “open admission” of indulging in subversive activities to destabilise the country. Pakistan Prime Minister’s Adviser on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz told Parliament that the government has already taken “strong notice” ...

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