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India assures Nepal assistance for airport, expressway projects

Kathmandu, Aug 4 (IANS) India has assured Nepal a new line of credit for a 76-km expressway to connect the capital city to a site in the country’s south where a new international airport has been planned, besides offering to construct the $650-million new aviation facility.

Officials…

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Congress protests in Lucknow, seeks revoking of MPs’ suspension

Lucknow, Aug 4 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh unit of the Congress staged a demonstration here on Tuesday to protest the suspension of 25 of its lawmakers from the Lok Sabha for five days.

Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (UPCC) president Nirmal Khatri said the decision was taken by Lok Sabha speaker…

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Army’s RFI for tanks not in conflict with DRDO project: Parrikar

New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The army’s invitation of proposals for buy tanks from international market is not in conflict with DRDO’s programme of making Arjun tanks, Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told parliament on Tuesday.

The army had recently floated a Request for Indent (RFI) for “Future Ready…

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Following flak, Kerala drops move to amend land rules

Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 4 (IANS) A day after the Kerala government’s move to amend the land assignment rules to regularise encroachments in the state’s hilly areas came under fire from several quarters, a Kerala minister on Tuesday said the move had been dropped.

Revenue Minister Adoor Prakash told reporters…

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Experience the combination of Bagheera, With Fish Paturi

Hilsa fish festival is a part of Sunderban. Since both Sunderbans and Hilsa fish are significant facets of West Bengal. This contains a host of mouth-watering Hilsa fish recipes which will keep you craving for more.

The Sunderbans Hilsa Festival is about all things Sunderbans: from hilsa recipes, dances…

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Monsoon session of Parliament faces washout?

Dr Satish Misra

Twenty four days long Monsoon session of Parliament, which began its sitting on July 21, faces a total washout bringing back the memories of the UPA years when session after session met the same fate. As a matter of fact, while the session is 24 days long…

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86th Birth Anniversary of Kishore kumar

On the 86th Birth anniversary of the Legendary Kishore Kumar,his son Amit Kumar has launched an Video paying tribute to his father “Called ‘Baba Mere” featuring his Grand daughter Muktika Ganguly,produced by Kumar Brothers.Kishore Kumar was an Indian film playback singer, actor, lyricist, composer, producer, director, screenplay…

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Udupi, A Land of ethereal beauty

Udupi is loveable tourist spot. The temples, churches and beaches are the major attraction in this part of the Konkan coastal belt. Lord Krishna of Udupi has a magnetic appeal. Other important temples are Ambalpady, Kumbashi Sri Mahaganapathi, Siddhi Vinayaka temple in Hattiangady, Kollur Mookambika temple, Basadis in Karkala and…

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Politicising the military: A strategic blunder

India’s armed forces, apart from their role of safeguarding the nation, provide a bright strand in the national fabric, which represents the ideals of integrity, discipline, secularism and professional excellence.

Since independence, they have embodied a proud pan-Indian martial tradition that promotes a sense of national unity and…

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Officer’s Choice Blue to be Calcutta Football League title sponsor

Kolkata, August 4 (IANS) Officer’s Choice Blue will be the title sponsors of the Calcutta Football League (CFL) Premier Division-A for the next four years, the Indian Football Association (IFA) announced here on Monday.

The IFA, which is the apex body for soccer in West Bengal, has inked…

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