Archive for June 7th, 2019

UN’s financial crisis real, we need a solution that works: India

United Nations, Jun 7 (PTI) India, which is owed USD 38 million by the United Nations for peacekeeping operations, has called for a comprehensive solution to address the “real” financial crisis facing the world body, saying countries that owe arrears are “insured” from the impact of their inaction.

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Although ostensibly temporary, the SP-BSP break-up could signal the growing erosion of identity politics in UP

The Samajwadi Party (SP)-Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) electoral alliance in Uttar Pradesh (UP) had an air of unreality about it from the outset. Apart from their conflicting vote banks, the parties…

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‘Mental Hai Kya’ director rubbishes reports of Kangana’s interference

Mumbai Jun 7:  Director of “Mental Hai Kya”, Prakash Kovelamudi, has rubbished reports of actor Kangana Ranaut interfering with the project and called all the rumours “baseless.”

There were reports that Kangana has been interfering with the shooting of the film and was unhappy with some of the scenes, which…

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Mamata writes to PM, expresses inability to attend Niti Aayog meeting

Kolkata, Jun 7 (PTI) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressing her inability to attend the Niti Aayog meeting on June 15, saying it is “fruitless” as the body has no financial powers to support state plans.

“Given the fact that the Niti…

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Four JeM militants killed in encounter in J-K’s Pulwama

Srinagar  Jun 7 PTI: Four Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants, including two special police officers who had deserted the force recently, were Friday killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district, police said.

After receiving a credible input, a cordon and search operation was…

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