Daily Archives: November 11, 2019

14-day international trade fair to begin on Thursday

Several countries, including Australia, Iran, UK and Vietnam, will participate in the 14-day India International Trade Fair 2019 beginning here on Thursday. The theme for the 39th edition of the fair (November 14-27, 2019) is ‘Ease of Doing Business’ inspired by India’s unique achievement of rising to 63rd rank on the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Index from 142nd ...

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BJP slams Sidhu for praising Imran Khan


The BJP on Sunday slammed Congress leader Navjot Sidhu for praising Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan at the Kartarpur corridor inauguration across the international border and allegedly seeking to present Pakistani leadership on a higher pedestal than India’s. BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra criticised Sidhu’s remarks praising Imran Khan and describing him as the king of hearts. Sidhu had said, “Sikandar ...

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JNU students protest over fee hike, dress code

Hundreds of students protested near the Jawaharlal Nehru University here on Monday against the administration’s “anti-students” policy. Students wanted to march towards the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), where Vice President Venkaiah Naidu is addressing the university’s convocation at an auditorium. The gates of the AICTE, around 3 km from the JNU, were locked and the security personnel ...

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No claimants for dormant Swiss accounts of Indians


No claimants have come forward for about a dozen dormant Swiss bank accounts linked to Indians, leaving the funds lying in these accounts at the risk of getting transferred to the Switzerland government. The Swiss government began making details of dormant accounts public in 2015 to allow their claimants submit necessary proof to get access to those funds, which included ...

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