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Sayeed responsible for rising intolerance in Kashmir: Omar

Srinagar, Dec 5   Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister on Saturday held his successor Mufti Muhammad Sayeed responsible for “rising incidents of intolerance” in the state.

He also accusing the ruling PDP-BJP dispensation for “communal incidents” and creating a regional divide.

“We had offered him (Sayeed) unconditional support to…

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Economy recovery fragile, low job creation: Manmohan Singh

New Delhi, Dec 5 Former prime minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday slammed the policies of the Narendra Modi government, saying economy faces fragile recovery, there was inadequate job creation and uncertainty ahead for public enterprises.

Addressing the 31st plenary session of Indian National Trade Union Congress (INTUC) here, he said…

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Telangana to unveil four policies during Microsoft CEO’s visit

Hyderabad, Dec 5 Aiming to make Hyderabad the country’s top information technology destination, the Telangana government will launch four new policies for IT, innovation, gaming and animation and hardware on December 28 during Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella’s visit.

Information Technology Minister K. Tarakarama Rao told reporters on Saturday…

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Rahul slams PM, says won’t let India develop on ‘tears and blood’

New Delhi, Dec. 5 (ANI): Launching a blistering attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday alleged that the initiatives launched by the BJP-led NDA Government were not benefitting the labour class and was instead trampling their rights.

“Prime Minister Modi thinks that the…

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PM Modi assures help to farmers on World Soil Day

New Delhi, Dec. 5 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday wished the farmers on the occasion of World Soil Day and said that his government is committed to improve the health of the soil and provide guidance to farmers on soil related issues.

Prime Minister Modi took to twitter…

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ISI module busted: Kashmir school teacher arrested

Jammu/New Delhi, Dec 5 The busting of Pakistan’s intelligence agency ISI’s module in India saw the nabbing of a school teacher from Jammu and Kashmir’s Rajouri district, while more arrests are likely to take place, police said.

The accused, a government school teacher identified as Sabar…

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Sonu Nigam, Shreya best singers: Vidhu Vinod Chopra

Mumbai, Dec 5 (IANS) Filmmaker Vidhu Vinod Chopra, who has written the lyrics of a song titled “Tere bin” for his forthcoming production venture “Wazir”, feels that Sonu Nigam and Shreya Ghoshal are the best singers in the industry.

“I genuinely believe that these two are the best singers in…

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Bill Gates meets Nitish Kumar

Patna, Dec 5 Microsoft founder and one of the world’s richest men Bill Gates on Saturday met Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to discuss support to health, education and other sectors for human development, officials said.

“Bill Gates met Nitish Kumar at his official residence here and discussed about…

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Gujarat local body polls: Congress has won despite losing, says Sena

Mumbai Dec 5 PTI Describing the results of Gujarat local body polls as a “win for Congress despite losing”, NDA ally Shiv Sena today said it indicates that people of Gujarat do not stand behind the Prime Minister completely and the BJP needs to evaluate why “alarm bells” have started…

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Team India members offer support to Chennai flood victims

New Delhi, Dec 5 (PTI) Their own families caught in the devastating Chennai floods, Indian cricket team members R Ashwin and Murali Vijay said they have been pained by the loss of life in the disaster and will try to help the affected after the series against South Africa.

Ashwin…

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