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100 buildings declared dangerous in Mumbai 100 buildings declared dangerous in Mumbai
MUMBAI: In its annual pre-monsoon survey, the Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (Mhada) has declared seven buildings in the city as extremely dangerous. These seven buildings which come under the repair board of Mhada are said to be more than 50 years old. Prakash Mehta, state housing minister said that the Mhada officials have managed to vacate 286 families from these seven...
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Rahul Gandhi seeks to turn heat on Modi government, will address farmers in Mandsaur on June 6 Rahul Gandhi seeks to turn heat on Modi government, will address farmers in Mandsaur on June 6
Congress president Rahul Gandhi will address a rally of farmers in Mandsaur of Madhya Pradesh on June 6. This was the day seven farmers had died in a police firing in 2017. "Every day, about 35 farmers commit suicide in our country. To attract government's attention towards the agrarian crisis, farmers are forced to protest for 10 days. To stand with them in the fight for the rights of our 'Ann...
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Asia will grow when India and China work together with trust: PM Modi in Singapore Asia will grow when India and China work together with trust: PM Modi in Singapore
New Delhi: Recognising the need for Asia and the South-East Asian region to lead the world in the times to come, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday hailed the maturity shown by India and China in recent times. Delivering the keynote address at Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore - the first Indian PM to do so, PM Modi highlighted the role that India and China have been and will have to continu...
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JDU blames petrol, diesel price rise for BJP’s debacle in Lok Sabha, Assembly bypolls JDU blames petrol, diesel price rise for BJP’s debacle in Lok Sabha, Assembly bypolls
As the results of byelections in four Lok Sabha and 10 Assembly seats showed the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) succumbing to opposition unity in most places, its ally Janata Dal United (JDU) blamed the incessant recent hike in petrol and diesel prices. Speaking to news agency ANI, senior JDU leader KC Tyagi said that “constant rise in the price of fuel” is a reason for the results. He said, “The...
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Soldier from Kerala dies of suspected Nipah virus infection in Kolkata Soldier from Kerala dies of suspected Nipah virus infection in Kolkata
Despite several precautionary measures taken by the Union Health Ministry and the respective state governments, a soldier died of suspected Nipah virus infection in Kolkata on Wednesday. The soldier's death was confirmed by a Defence spokesman, according to IANS. Soldier Seenu Prasad who is the latest one suspected to have fallen prey to the deadly Nipah Virus infection hailed from Kerala. ...
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Southwest monsoon hits Kerala three days ahead of schedule Southwest monsoon hits Kerala three days ahead of schedule
The southwest monsoon on Tuesday hit Kerala, three days before its scheduled arrival. The onset of monsoon over the southern state marks the commencement of the four-month-long rainy season in India. June 1 is the official onset date for the arrival of monsoon in the country and it takes more than a month-and-half to cover the entire country. "The southwest monsoon has set in over the southern ...
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Rahul Gandhi tweets to BJP before leaving for abroad, BJP replies with a jibe Rahul Gandhi tweets to BJP before leaving for abroad, BJP replies with a jibe
Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Sunday tweeted that he will be travelling abroad for a few days to accompany his mother UPA chief Sonia Gandhi for a medical check up. The tweet also had a message for the Bharatiya Janata Party. He asked BJP's 'social media troll army' to not get too worked up over his absence. In reply, BJP too had a message for Rahul. "Everyone on social media hopes that ...
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Never knew they would oppose India for the sake of opposing Modi: PM on Congress Never knew they would oppose India for the sake of opposing Modi: PM on Congress
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday lashed out at the Congress and the other opposition parties for joining hands with an aim to take on the Bharatiya Janata Parrty (BJP). Hitting out at the opposition parties, he said: "there is a limit to playing politics." "Congress makes a joke out of whatever work is done for the poor Dalits and backward classes. They create obstacles in the development...
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India first for us, always: PM Modi tweets on government's 4th anniversary India first for us, always: PM Modi tweets on government's 4th anniversary
On the fourth anniversary of the Central government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday recalled how his government began the "journey of working towards India’s transformation" on May 26 in 2014 after the Bharatiya Janata Party came to power by winning a massive mandate in the Lok Sabha elections. "On this day in 2014, we began our journey of working towards India’s transformation. Over...
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Bank unions to go on two-day nationwide strike from May 30 over wage dispute Bank unions to go on two-day nationwide strike from May 30 over wage dispute
Employees and officers of various state-run banks will go on a two-day nationwide strike beginning May 30 in protest against a nominal 2 percent wage hike offered by the Indian Banks' Association (IBA). During the wage negotiation meeting held on May 5 this year, the IBA had proposed to offer 2 percent hike in the wage bill cost as on March 31, 2017. The IBA also maintained that the negotiat...
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