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To promote JK MICE tourism;Officials met industrialist at Raipur


Raipur, Feb 11 : In a bid to promote tourism especially MICE in the state, the officials related to the tourism sector held a meeting Chamber and Commerce Raipur in Chattisgarh Raipur. The officials said that the holding meeting with different industrialists and others was aimed o boost tourism particularly MICE tourism in the state. Talking to KNS, Director SKICC, ...

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India will suffer by violating IWT: Pak Says, India has built secret nuclear city


New Delhi, Feb 10: Islamabad,India has accumulated a stockpile of nuclear weapons which threaten to undermine the strategic balance of power in the region, Pakistan’s Foreign Office said on Thursday. Foreign Office spokesman Nafees Zakaria claimed that India has also built a “secret nuclear city” and has been conducting tests on inter-continental missile, reported Dawn newspaper. Steps such as these, ...

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LS disrupted after Oppn protests over E Ahamed’s death

NEW DELHI, Feb: The proceedings of the Lok Sabha were adjourned for nearly 50 minutes today after an uproar by Congress and Left members over the handling of the death of IUML leader and MP E Ahamed.Amid noisy scenes, an apparently upset Speaker Sumitra Mahajan adjourned the House till noon. As soon as the House took up the Question Hour, ...

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Two policemen injured in Delhi shootout

NewDelhi, Feb 6: Two Delhi Police personnel were injured on Monday in a shootout here with a gang of alleged criminals, that led to the arrest of one of the wanted gangsters who carried a reward of Rs 25,000.A police spokesperson said that a police team tried to stop the criminals, whose exact number was not known, near Eros Hotel ...

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Sasikala to be new Tamil Nadu CM


NewDelhi, Feb 06: V K Sasikala is set to become the Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu as the AIADMK Legislature Party elected her as its leader, over a month after she became the party’s powerful General Secretary. She is expected to be sworn-in as the third Chief Minister of the state within two months on Tuesday. The name of 62-year-old ...

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Rajnath for ‘referendum in Pakistan’


New Delhi, Feb 06: Home minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday that “it was time for a referendum in Pakistan to determine whether its citizens wished to merge with India”. “Stop these demands of a referendum on Kashmir…We want to demand a referendum whether Pakistanis want to remain in their country or merge with India,” he told an election meeting ...

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Govt forms panel to improve Haj policy,look into subsidy issue

NEW DELHI, Feb 5 : The Centre has formed a six-member committee to give a report on ways to improve India’s Haj policy and also look into issue of subsidy to the pilgrimage in light of 2012 Supreme Court order on gradually reducing and abolishing it by 2022. Former Consulate General of India (CGI), Jeddah, Afzal Amanullah has been appointed ...

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