Archive for April 12th, 2018

Aadhaar can’t be duplicated, will help in generating more revenue, Centre tells SC

New Delhi, April 12The Central government and the Unique Identification Authority of India on Wednesday defended Aadhaar, saying that there were no instances of its duplication and cited the fiscal benefits of linking it with various subsidies, benefits and services.

Asserting that duplicate Aadhaar cards are “non-existent”, Additional Solicitor…

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SpiceJet to start Hubli flights from May 14

New Delhi, April 12

Budget carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday said it will commence operations from Hubli from May 14.

The low cost carrier said Hubli — awarded under the second round of UDAN, the Central government’s regional connectivity scheme (RCS) — will be its fifth destination under the RCS.

“With the…

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Merkel remains ambiguous on possible air strikes on Syria

Berlin, April 12 German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Wednesday kept an ambiguous tone on the possible airstrike on Syria after the alleged chemical attacks in the war-torn country.

“We deeply regret that the UN Security Council member states could not reach an consensus yesterday on the US-drafted resolution…

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N.Korea holds key parliamentary meeting without Kim

Seoul, April 12  North Korea held the annual session of the Supreme People’s Assembly (SPA) without its leader Kim Jong-un, state media reported on Thursday.

The sixth session of the 13th Supreme People’s Assembly took place on Wednesday, ahead of the inter-Korean leader summit on April…

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Mediapersons take out rally in Kolkata against attacks on them

Kolkata, April 12 Protesting against the recurrent attacks on them during the nomination filing stage of the West Bengal panchayat elections, media persons on Wednesday took out a silent rally in the heart of the city.

Their mouths tied in black cloth, a large number of mediapersons walked from the…

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Congress, CPI-M have ganged up with BJP for panchayat polls: Mamata

Kolkata, April 12 Accusing the Congress and CPI-M of ganging up with the BJP for the coming panchayat polls, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday asked the two parties whether they supported the saffron outfit’s ideology in the state.

“We want one to one fight against…

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PM Modi’s fast a drama: Congress

New Delhi, April 12 The Congress on Tuesday termed the fast proposed to be undertaken by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP leaders on Thursday against Parliament’s disruption as nothing but a “photo-opportunity” and “drama”.

The party said if staring at a defeat in the 2019 election, the…

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Sunny Thursday morning in Delhi

New Delhi, April 12 It was sunny Thursday morning in the national capital with the minimum temperature recorded at 17.6 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season’s average, the weather office said.

“It will be a generally cloudy sky towards the evening with chances of development of thunderstorm…

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