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PM Addresses the Inaugural session of 100 Years of ASSOCHAM

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that the goal of achieving the 5 Trillion Dollar Economy is achievable. He was participating at the inaugural session of the Hundred Years of ASSOCHAM in New Delhi today. Addressing a gathering of leaders from the Corporate World, Diplomats and others, the Prime Minister said that the idea of making India a 5 Trillion Dollar ...

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Unnao rape case: Kuldeep Sengar to remain in jail for life

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Expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar will remain in jail for entire life for raping a woman in Unnao in 2017, a Delhi court said on Friday while sentencing him for life. District Judge Dharmesh Sharma also imposed an exemplary fine of Rs 25 lakh in the case and it has to be paid within a month. “This court does ...

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UP govt to seize assets of those found vandalizing public property

The protest against the citizenship law in Uttar Pradesh’s capital Lucknow has become fierce. The protesters have targeted public properties. After this, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath called an important meeting. After the meeting, Yogi Adityanath said that ‘violence cannot be allowed in the name of demonstration. We will take strong action against the unruly convicts. The assets of whoever is ...

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Gold worth over Rs 88 lakh seized at Chennai airport

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Customs department sleuths have seized gold worth over Rs 88 lakh in separate incidents at the airport in Chennai over the past two days, officials said on Wednesday. Acting on a tip, officials rummaged an Indigo aircraft which arrived from Dubai and seized two unclaimed packets wrapped in black adhesive tape beneath one of the seats. On opening it, gold ...

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SC dismisses convict’s review plea in Nirbhaya case

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed the plea filed by one of the four convicts in the Nirbhaya gang rape and murder case, seeking review of its 2017 judgement upholding his death penalty. A three-judge bench headed by Justice R Banumathi said there are no ground to review the 2017 verdict and the contentions raised by convict Akshay Kumar Singh ...

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Delhi court convicts expelled MLA Kuldeep Sengar in Unnao rape case

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A Delhi court convicted expelled BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar on Monday for raping a woman in Unnao in 2017 saying the victim’s testimony was “truthful and unblemished” against a “powerful person”. The court convicted Sengar for rape under Indian Penal Code and POCSO Act for offence of a public servant committing penetrative sexual assault against child. The court will ...

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National Safety Awards (MINES)-2015 & 2016

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Occupational safety, health and welfare of persons employed in all mines – coal, metalliferous and oil – all over the country is the concern of the Central Government. Provisions for occupational safety of persons employed in mines are contained in the Mines Act, 1952, and the Rules and Regula­tions framed thereunder. The responsibility of implementation of the provisions of the ...

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Buses torched in Delhi over Citizenship Amendment Act

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Protestors agitating against the amended Citizenship Act clashed with police on Sunday and set afire DTC buses and a fire tender in New Friends’ Colony in southeast Delhi leaving a cop and two fire personnel injured, police said. A Delhi Fire Services official said four fire tenders were rushed to the spot. One fire tender was completely damaged and two ...

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Prime Minister chairs first meeting of National Ganga Council

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Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chaired the first meeting of the National Ganga Council in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh today. The Council has been given overall responsibility for superintendence of pollution prevention and rejuvenation of River Ganga Basin, including Ganga and its tributaries. The first meeting of the Council was aimed at reinforcing the importance of a ‘Ganga-centric’ approach in all ...

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Exercise Mitra Shakti- VII Closing Ceremony

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The seventh edition of the joint training exercise between the Indian Army and the Sri Lankan Army, Exercise Mitra Shakti concluded on 14 December at Aundh Military Station, Pune. Contingent comprising of 120 personnel each from Sri Lankan and Indian Army participated in the exercise. The two week long exercise had commenced on 01 December and focused on enhancing interoperability ...

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