Archive for September 16th, 2018

20 lakh people join modified JanDhan scheme, total account holders 32.61 cr

New Delhi, Sep 16 (PTI) As many as 20 lakh people have joined the modified Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojna (PMJDY), taking the total number of account holders in the flagship financial inclusion programme to 32.61 crore as on September 5, according to finance ministry data.

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British PM ‘irritated’ by leadership speculation

London, Sep 16 (AFP) British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday she was “irritated” by speculation about a leadership contest as she slammed former foreign secretary Boris Johnson, seen as her most likely challenger.

The centre-right Conservative Party’s leader said she was focused on securing a Brexit deal…

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Taapsee proud to be the ‘Pink girl’

New Delhi Sep 16 (ANI): Celebrating two years of her 2016 super hit ‘Pink’, Bollywood actor Taapsee Pannu said the movie not just gave her an audience but also a sense of direction, adding that she is proud to be the ‘Pink’ girl.

The 31-year-old shared a throwback…

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Goa CM Manohar Parrlkar undergoing series of tests: AIIMS

New Delhi, Sep 16 (PTI) Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar is undergoing a series of tests at the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here, hospital sources said Sunday.

Parrikar, who has been undergoing treatment for pancreatic ailment, is admitted in the old private ward under the supervision of…

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BJP seems to be suffering from selective amnesia: Owaisi

Hyderabad Sept 16 (ANI): All India Majlis-E-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) president Asaduddin Owaisi claimed that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) seems to be suffering from “selective amnesia”.
The remark came after BJP President Amit Shah accused Telangana Chief Minister K Chandrashekar Rao of creating additional expenses by seeking an…

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