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Kochi ideal place for eco museum: UN development expert

Kochi, Sep 3 (IANS) Kerala's Kochi city is an ideal place for an eco museum, says internationally noted academician and UN development expert Amareswar Galla. Addressing a talk organised by Kochi Biennale Foundation (KBF) on Thursday, in Fort Kochi, he said this southwest coastal region of India is rich with heritage structures that make the city most suitable for eco museums. A ...

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Bayern in process of setting up refugee training camp

Munich, Sep 3 (IANS) German football heavyweights Bayern Munich are in the process of setting up a training camp for refugees who are coming into Germany. The team will also donate one million euros for future refugee projects, bbc.com reported on Thursday. Parts of Europe have seen an influx of migrants, with many from Hungary wishing to be in Germany. Bayern plan to pro...

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ACB files charge sheet in Delhi transport scam

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) of Delhi government on Thursday filed a charge sheet in Rs.100 crore transport scam that allegedly took place during the previous Sheila Dikshit dispensation. The ACB filed the charge sheet before Special Judge Poonam Chaudhry. In 2012, the ACB had registered a case in the alleged loss of Rs.100 crore to the Delhi governmen...

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Need investment in infrastructure, human capital for high growth: Mukherjee

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Thursday said India needs investment in infrastructure and human capital to achieve high growth rate over the next two decades. To consistently achieve high growth rates over the next two decades, India would require unprecedented investments in infrastructure, human and social capital. Infrastructure development for India is, thus, b...

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Congress Working Committee likely to meet Sep 8

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A meeting of Congress Working Committee (CWC), the party's highest decision-making body, is likely to be held on September 8 to discuss organisational issues and present political situation, party sources said. The meeting will be held against the backdrop of the ongoing process of organisational elections which will culminate with the election of president. ...

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Elijah Wood happy to visit 'incredibly vibrant' India

Mumbai, Sep 3 (IANS) The Lord of the Rings star Elijah Wood, says India was an incredibly vibrant country he eagerly wanted to visit all his life. First impressions of India are incredible. We've been here barely for 24 hours but it's incredibly vibrant. There's a real life force here which is palpable. And it's exciting and new. It's a country that I wanted to visit all of my life. So e...

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Turkey urges EU to take responsibility for refugees

Ankara, Sep 3 (IANS) Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday urged developed countries, notably those in Europe, to be more sensitive to the immigration crisis. The Western countries especially in Europe have turned a cold shoulder to the human crisis in regard to migrants. It is not only the three-year-old kid but humanity that is drowning in the Mediterranean, Erdogan said, ...

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Hollande, Merkel agree on common response to refugees crisis

Paris, Sep 3 (IANS) French President Francois Hollande and German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Thursday agreed on common proposals to help address the refugees crisis, saying they would soon transmit their joint suggestions to the European Union (EU). Facing successive tragedies and thousands of victims (who) have died since the beginning of the year trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea,...

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Trump says Jeb Bush should speak in English not Spanish

Washington, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) Real estate magnate and Republican frontrunner in the 2016 US presidential elections, Donald Trump said that Jeb Bush, his rival in the primaries, should speak in English and not in Spanish in the US. I like Jeb. He's a nice man. But he should really set the example by speaking English while in the United States, said Trump on Wednesday in an interview with B...

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Jung misused position to influence CNG scam probe: AAP

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The AAP on Thursday accused Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung of misusing his position to influence the ACB probe into the CNG scam. LG Najeeb Jung forced the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB) to file a half-baked charge sheet in undue haste in the Rs.100 crore CNG fitness scam to save the real culprits who were behind this huge loss to the state exchequer, the Aam Aadmi Party ...

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Delhi' Karol Bagh to be developed as tourist destination

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi government will develop the city's Karol Bagh area, which has several major markets, as a world class tourist and trader-friendly destination, an official statement said on Thursday. Delhi Tourism Minister Kapil Mishra convened a multiple agency meeting to make Karol Bagh a world-class tourist and trader-friendly destination, it said. Karol Bagh ...

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Five-year-old girl dies due to alleged medical negligence

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) A five-year-old girl, who was admitted to a private hospital in the capital with a fever, died on Thursday due to medical negligence by doctors, her parents alleged. A hospital official said they were waiting for the post-mortem report, and were cooperating in the police investigation. Samaira Madan, a resident of Vikas Puri area of west Delhi, was admitted to the...

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Bayern to support refugees with camps, donations

Berlin, Sep 3 (IANS/EFE) FC Bayern Munich will support refugees coming to Germany by way of a one million euro ($1.1 million) donation and holding a special training camp, Bavarian club chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge announced on Thursday. We at FC Bayern consider it our socio-political responsibility to help displaced and needy children, women and men, supporting and assisting them in G...

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Process on to fill Lokayukta vacancy, HC told

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The AAP government on Thursday told the Delhi High Court that it is in the process to fill up the post of Lokayukta, which has been lying vacant since November 2013. We are in the process of finalising names for the appointment of Lokayukta. Names will by forwarded to lt. governor, soon thereafter we will appoint the Lokayukta, Delhi government's standing counsel ...

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British telecom brand eyes India's northeast

Guwahati, Sep 3 (IANS) New Call Telecom Ltd., one of the fastest growing residential telecom service providers in Britain, on Thursday announced it plans to invest in India's northeastern region to develop telecom connectivity through WiFi networks. The company's group CEO Nigel Eastwood told newsmen here that they had recently announced investments worth $300 million in the next 12-18 m...

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Infra development to be priority to boost exports: Sitharaman

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The government will give top priority to developing modern infrastructure for boosting exports and spurring economic growth, Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Thursday. I know all of you have concerns about infrastructure growth among others. I assure you we will give maximum priority to infrastructure growth and development, she said at the diamond jub...

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President set to be a teacher

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee will do what he did over 50 years ago -- teach. In 1963, he taught at a small college near Kolkata, and on Friday, on the eve of Teachers Day, he will teach students of a Delhi government school. Mukherjee will teach 60 students from Class 11 and 12 at the Rajendra Prasad Sarvodaya Vidyalaya in the President's Estate. Delhi Deput...

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Non-stop Duronto will now have commercial stoppages

Kolkata, Sep 3 (IANS) In a bid to augment its finances and cater to growing demand from passengers, the railways will provide commercial stoppages on the high-speed Duronto Express trains - which so far were non-stop trains with passengers allowed to board and alight only in the originating and terminal station respectively. A railway source said on Thursday that the technical stoppages ...

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Treat paramilitary forces as 'organised services': HC

New Delhi, Sep 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday directed the central government to consider all paramilitary forces, including the Central Reserve Police Force, Border Security Force, Sashastra Seema Bal and Indo-Tibetan Border Police, as organised services. A division bench of Justice Kailash Gambhir and Justice Najmi Waziri said group A officers of paramilitary forces should b...

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Eastern Army chief visits Sikkim frontier

Siliguri/Gangtok, Sep 3 (IANS) Reviewing the operational preparedness of the army's Trishakti Corps, Eastern Army Commander, Lt. Gen. Praveen Bakshi on Thursday visited forward areas in Sikkim and interacted with the governor and the chief minister. On his first visit to the 33 Corps, also known as the Trishakti Corps, based at Sukna in West Bengal's Darjeeling district, he also visited ...

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