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Exodus of Kashmiri pandits

Exodus of Kashmiri pandits

January 24, 2020

In the year 1990, Kashmiri pandits had witnessed a hysterical, macabre night in the form of blaring threats and slogans, asking them to either convert to Islam or face death. Most of them fled their home for centuries to find shelter as refugees in other parts of India.

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To celebrate or not to celebrate?

To celebrate or not to celebrate?

December 21, 2017

Gujarat handed the sixth consecutive victory to the ruling BharatiyaJanata Party. At the same time, it has become the launching pad for Rahul Gandhi into the political arena pulsating with renewed vigour. Yet, there is no room for complacency either for Modi or Gandhi. The roa...

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Modi advocates Jan-Dec fiscal year at the NITI Aayog Meet

Modi advocates Jan-Dec fiscal year at the NITI Aayog Meet

April 25, 2017

Sunday witnessed yet another thought-provoking meeting in the capital of India where the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi proposed yet another couple of reforms while addressing the third NITI Aayog Governing Council meeting. Is it a warm-up before July 1?

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Haryana to launch low-cost eateries soon

Haryana to launch low-cost eateries soon

February 28, 2017

Low-cost eateries in India are catching everybody's fancy and Indian politicians are no exception. Latest to join the bandwagon will be Haryana that will provide cooked meals at unimaginably low prices. For the last four years, more than half a dozen states have been providing lo...

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Bengal Global Business Summit: Striving for inclusive and sustainable development

Bengal Global Business Summit: Striving for inclusive and sustainable development

January 22, 2017

With demonetisation playing its game of throne behind the scene, BGBS 2017 called its curtain with an announcement of a remarkable INR 2,353 billion investment commitment floated on the floor.

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Haryana aims to develop rural areas into smart villages

Haryana aims to develop rural areas into smart villages

January 19, 2017

In a bid to modernise its villages, the government of Haryana has set up two Non-Resident Indian (NRI) cells to invite investments from NRIs belonging to the state, thus allowing them to contribute to the development and also reconnect themselves with their roots.

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Madhya Pradesh hosts second Jal Mahotsav

Madhya Pradesh hosts second Jal Mahotsav

December 20, 2016

To boost the footfall of both inbound and outbound tourists in the state, the Madhya Pradesh Tourism Board has yet again organised the Jal Mahotsav (water festival), amidst the gleaming waves of Narmada River in Hanuwantiya; but this time, it is bigger and better.

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Bangladesh celebrates Victory Day

Bangladesh celebrates Victory Day

December 17, 2016

Bangladesh is celebrating its 45th year since coming into existence as a country, with commemorations in the country as well as in neighbouring India.

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Indian state sees rise in sweets consumption after prohibition, says its CM

Indian state sees rise in sweets consumption after prohibition, says its CM

November 14, 2016

After a liquor ban in Bihar, India, the Chief Minister of the state has claimed that sale of a sweet known as rasgulla has shot up.

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Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

November 8, 2016

New Delhi is choking in its worst smog in 17 years as the little remaining clean air in the city has also waved a goodbye after the not so eco-friendly festive celebrations and the illegal crop burning in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR), leading to a temporary closure of educ...

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Kerala aims at tourism without disruption, says CM Vijayan

Kerala aims at tourism without disruption, says CM Vijayan

September 28, 2016

Despite apprehensions regarding an unavoidable hartal (strike) on Wednesday called by the United Democratic Front (UDF) in Thiruvananthapuram, a city in Kerala, the Chief Minister of the south Indian state, Pinarayi Vijayan promises to ensure minimal disruption to tourism activit...

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Jantar Mantar home of hundreds of Indian protesters

Jantar Mantar home of hundreds of Indian protesters

June 27, 2016

Hundreds of protesters occupy everyday of the year a street in New Delhi, outside of Jantar Mantar, a famous architectural heritage built in the 18th century and featuring 13 architectural astronomy instruments. People throughout India come there to occupy the place, hoping to ma...

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