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Twitter stands united with #TalkToAMuslim

New Delhi [India], July 18 : At a time when religious differences are plaguing the world, social media comes up as a tool to remind us of the fact that India has always embodied ‘Unity in Diversity’.
People on Twitter joined hands under a trending hashtag ‘Talk to a Muslim’ on…

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BJP can’t accept pluralism: Tharoor

New Delhi [India], July 18 : Condemning the attack at his office, Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday came down heavily upon the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and accused it of “destroying the idea of India and accepting pluralism”.
Tharoor further criticised the attack on Swami Agnivesh and called for action…

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Goa bans fish import from neighbouring states for 15 days

Panaji (Goa) [India], July 18 : Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar has banned the import of fish from neighbouring states for 15 days after huge traces of cancer-causing formalin was found in fish consignments.
The ban will be lifted on August 1.
“In the interest of people of Goa, have…

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J-K: Ex-lawyer of Kathua rape main accused new AAG

Kathua (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], July 18 : The Deputy Advocate GeneralAseem Sawhney is the new Additional Advocate General (AAG) of Jammu and Kashmir.
Swahney was earlier representing the main accused in the alleged Kathua rape and murder case. The state government announced his name on Tuesday.
The victim in the…

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No-confidence motion set for Friday, BJP remains unperturbed

New Delhi [India], July 18  The Lok Sabha will hold discussions on the Telugu Desam Party’s (TDP) no-confidence motion against the centre over the Andhra Pradesh special status row on Friday.
Speaker Sumitra Mahajan said during the first day of the Monsoon Session on Wednesday that the discussion…

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Making students environment-conscious

New Delhi July 17  Every Indian university should have a chief sustainability officer to engage students in finding solutions to ecological issues

As the negative effects of our deteriorating environment are becoming increasingly conspicuous, public conversations about global warming and climate change have grown ubiquitous.

But these conversations are resulting…

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Japan will be partner country for OTDYKH 2018 edition

New Delhi July 17 Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) will be back to Otdykh Leisure, this year as partner country; exclusive form of partnership in the fair.

The Japan exposition will incorporate the slogan of its global-scale, multilingual campaign entitled ‘Enjoy my Japan’. Launched this year, the campaign seeks…

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Raja Mandala: India and Trump’s world

New Delhi July 17 US President Donald Trump continues to challenge almost all the traditional assumptions about America’s international relations. Consider, for example, his most recent remarks that the European Union might be America’s most important adversary. A day before he met Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki…

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