Archive for July 9th, 2018

‘Race against time’ to rescue Japan flood victims: PM

Mihara (Japan), July 9  Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned today of a “race against time” to rescue flood victims as authorities issued new alerts over record rains that have killed at least 48 people.

The torrential downpours have caused flash flooding and landslides across central and western parts…

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PNB’s big wilful defaulters’ dues fall to Rs 15,354 cr in June

New Delhi, July 9  Dues from big wilful defaulters of Punjab National Bank fell by 0.87 per cent to Rs 15,354.52 crore on June 30 compared to previous month, the bank data has showed.

The data on big wilful defaulters is pertaining to those borrowers who took…

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Bangladesh should liberalise its import rules: Tripura CM

Agartala, July 9  Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb today said Bangladesh should liberalise its import rules so that more products from Tripura could be exported to the neighbouring country.

“We like open market policy. We get many items from Bangladesh including Hilsa and we also want to send fruits…

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Simultaneous polls will ‘destroy’ parliamentary democracy: AAP

New Delhi, July 9  The Aam Aadmi Party firmly believes that simultaneous elections will “destroy” India’s parliamentary democracy and federalism, its senior leader Ashish Khetan said today.

Khetan, who met the chairman of the Law Commission and its members, said AAP will submit a detailed paper to the commission…

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Mamata pays tribute to Jyoti Basu on birth anniversary

Kolkata, Jul 9  West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today paid tribute to veteran Marxist leader Jyoti Basu on his 104th birth anniversary today.

Basu was West Bengal’s sixth and longest serving Chief Minister from 1977 to 2000.

“Tribute to former Bengal Chief Minister Jyoti Basu on his birth…

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JD(U) against corruption and communalism: Nitish Kumar

New Delhi, Jul 9 Bihar Chief Minister and JD(U) president Nitish Kumar today stressed on his opposition to corruption as well as communalism, and asserted that those thinking of marginalising his party in the state would stand marginalised.

Amid speculation over his future move and a strain in his…

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