Archive for July, 2018

In Haryana, girls are no less than anybody: Miss India runner-up

Mumbai, July 22 : Miss India first runner-up Meenakshi Chaudhary, who hails from Haryana, says that her state has done an excellent job in bringing an equality between girls and boys with the help of government and this has shown amazing results in all fields.

“My state has really done…

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1,561 pilgrims leave for Amarnath Yatra

Jammu, July 22 (IANS) Another batch of 1,561 pilgrims on Sunday left Jammu for the Kashmir Valley to perform the Amarnath Yatra, officials said.
“The yatris left Bhagwati Nagar Yatri Niwas in an escorted convoy of 62 vehicles. Of these, 1,179 yatris are going to Pahalgam base camp…

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Bihar to grant reservation in promotions to SCs/STs

Patna  July 22 (ANI): The Bihar government has announced reservation in promotions to the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes personnel in its services.

The decision was taken in compliance with the order passed by the Supreme Court on May 17 and June 5 on special writ petition.

A notification issued…

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Govt slashes GST rate on several products

New Delhi, Jul 22 (PTI) Conceding a year long demand, sanitary pads today exempted from GST as the GST Council reduced tax rates on an array of daily use appliances and products.

While GST tax on sanitary pads was cut from 12 per cent to zero, rakhis were exempted from…

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Sonia attacks Modi govt, says dangerous regime compromising democracy

New Delhi, July 22 (PTI) UPA Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today lashed out at the Narendra Modi government, saying the people of the country have to be rescued from a “dangerous regime” that is “compromising” with India’s democracy.

In her address to the newly-constituted Congress Working Committee, which met…

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Rupee hits all-time low of 69.12 against US dollar

New Delhi July 21  Continuing its slide for the third session, the rupee on Friday collapsed to a life-time low of 69.12 against the US dollar after the Chinese central bank weakened its daily reference rate for the yuan by the most in two years.

The yuan dropped…

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Jobs and votes

New Delhi July 21 I have long believed, and with some conviction based on reality, that Indian voters, like their counterparts in other democracies, vote with their feet. The origin of the phrase, “voting with your feet”, is with Charles Tiebout, a US economist who died at the age of…

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Anti-Sikh riots was “biggest lynching” incident: Rajnath Singh

New Delhi July 21  Countering the opposition attack on the BJP-led government over instances of mob lynching, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said the 1984 anti-Sikh riot was “biggest” such incident.

Speaking on the lynching incidents, one of the issues cited by the opposition to attack the government…

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5 platforms which will help you to sell your property within minutes

New Delhi [India], July 21 : Gone are the days when selling property was a tedious task altogether.
Slowly and gradually with time there has been an increase in the demand of much alike services in the sector.
Today People prefer platforms which have instant valuation, real-time analytics and virtual…

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