15 committees with stakeholders from all fields: How BJP will make its poll manifesto


Party chief Amit Shah had last week announced that Rajnath will head the BJP’s Manifesto Committee for the Lok Sabha elections. NEW DELHI: The Bharatiya Janata Party’s panel which is entrusted with making the party’s election manifesto for the upcoming Lok Sabha Election met at the party headquarters in Delhi on Sunday. The meeting of the 20-member committee was chaired ...

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Cyclone Gaja: Indian Navy joins rescue work; chopper, 2 ships reach affected areas


Chennai: As Tamil Nadu reels under severe cyclonic storm ‘Gaja’, the Indian Navy personnel on Saturday joined the state authorities, NDRF and civil populace to clear public buildings and roads in Nagapattinam. Two naval ships – Chetlat and Cheriyam – arrived at Karaikal earlier in the day carrying relief food material. One helicopter sortie was flown from INS Parundu to ...

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S-400 Triumf air defence missile will protect India from countries with territorial ambition: Air Marshal Nambiar


Shillong: The S-400 Triumf air defence missile system to be procured from Russia would provide requisite security to India from neighbouring countries with “territorial ambition”, a senior Air Force official has said. The S-400 Triumf is a next-generation mobile air defense system capable of destroying aerial targets at an extremely long range of up to 400 kilometres. The new missile ...

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PM Modi to launch APIX, a banking technology for 2 billion people without bank accounts


Singapore: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address some 30,000 people at the world’s largest gathering of financial technology companies in Singapore this week and launch a banking solution for two billion people without bank accounts worldwide. Prime Minister Modi will be in Singapore from November 14 to 15 to attend a series of summits, including the East Asian summit and ...

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NIA likely to take over Zakir Musa’s cousin case


New Delhi: Nearly a month after three Kashmiri youth, including Zakir Musa’s cousin Yusuf Rafiq Bhatt, were arrested by the Punjab Police and Special Operations Group (SOG) of Jammu and Kashmir Police, the case is being transferred to the National Investigation Agency (NIA). The premier agency had earlier written to Ministry of Home Affairs to take over the investigation. The ...

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