Daily Archives: November 14, 2019

PM proposes first meeting of BRICS Water Ministers in India


Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi addressed the Plenary session of XI BRICS Summit in Brazil today. Heads of states of other BRICS countries, also addressed the Plenary session. Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister said that the theme of this summit – “Economic growth for an innovative future” is very apt. He said that Innovation has become the basis of ...

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Impeachment proceedings a ‘sham and should not be allowed’: Trump


US President Donald Trump has said that the impeachment proceedings against him in the Democratic-led House of Representatives are a “sham and should not be allowed.” The public hearing of the probe kicked off on Wednesday as William Taylor, the acting ambassador to Ukraine and George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of State for European and Eurasian affairs, testified for ...

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Rafale deal: SC gives clean chit to Modi govt for second time

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The Supreme Court Thursday gave clean chit to the Modi government on the purchase of 36 fully loaded Rafale fighter jets from French company Dassault Aviation, rejecting the plea for registration of an FIR by the CBI for alleged commission of cognisable offence in the deal. The apex court dismissed the pleas seeking review of the December 14, 2018 verdict ...

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Lata Mangeshkar’s health stable; getting better says spokesperson


Lata Mangeshkar, admitted to the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital here, is “stable and getting better”, a spokesperson of the legendary singer said on Thursday. Mangeshkar, 90, was admitted to the Breach Candy Hospital after she complained of difficulty in breathing in the early hours of Monday. In a statement, her PR team said, “Lata didi is stable and ...

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RBI to cut rates by 40 bps by Feb despite high inflation

Headline inflation is bound to rise further to 5 per cent for November, but despite the pinch in price rise, the Reserve Bank will go for two consecutive rate cuts on growth concerns, a report said on Thursday. The consumer price inflation fastened to 4.62 per cent for October in official data released on Wednesday, resulting in concerns over RBI’s ...

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