Archive for July 19th, 2019

MoU signed with UK varsities to strengthen bilateral education: Min

Chandigarh Jul 19: After a week-long tour of United Kingdom, Haryana Technical Education Minister Ram Vilas Sharma on Wednesday said that several memorandum of understanding (MoU) have been signed, which will increase employment opportunities in the state and research will be carried out with the Universities of London. The…

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Three-day campaign to raise awareness on dengue, malaria in south Delhi

New Delhi Jul 19 :  A three-day drive to raise awareness on vector-borne diseases like malaria and dengue and the means to combat the menace has been launched in south Delhi, officials said on Thursday.

Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launched the mega campaign on Wednesday from Hauz Khas…

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Twenty years on

Many lessons have been learnt from Kargil but the deep distrust of Pakistan remains

The news that Pakistani Army regulars had infiltrated into India from across the Line of Control (LoC) didn’t just take our civilians by shock, it took the political and military establishment by complete surprise as…

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I’ve been judged since my early B’wood days: Kangana

New Delhi Jul 19:  Kangana Ranaut says she has always been judged by people — especially in her early days in Bollywood — and that people have always propagated “crazy stories” about her.

“I have been judged, especially in my early days when I was new in the industry. Everybody used to…

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$5 Trillion Economy “Isn’t Coming Out Of Heaven,” Says Pranab Mukherjee

New Delhi Jul 19:  Former President Pranab Mukherjee delivered an unusually sharp critique of the government over the economy on Thursday, calling out the disbanding of the Planning Commission and saying that India’s widely-publicised $5-trillion GDP target would only be possible thanks to the work of the…

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Experts begin study for facelift of Chandannagar

Kolkata, Jul 19 (PTI) Chandannagar, which was an official French trading colony till 1950, is set to get the much-awaited facelift soon, as a team of experts commence study of the Strand promenade on the banks of Hooghly to give shape to the MoU signed between France and the…

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Humid morning in city, rain likely

New Delhi, Jul 19 (PTI) Delhiites woke up to a humid morning on Friday, with the minimum temperature settling at 25 degrees Celsius, two notches below the season’s average.

According to the MeT department, the humidity level recorded at 8.30 am was 82 per cent.

The Safdarjung Observatory…

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Sensex drops over 200 pts, Nifty below 11,550

Mumbai, Jul 19 (PTI) Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex dropped nearly 200 points in early trade Friday amid heavy foreign fund outflow and weak domestic headwinds.

The 30-share index opened over 150 points tracking rally global equities, but surrendered all gains to trade 201.04 points or 0.52…

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