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Disha Patani looks radiant in Manav Gangwani's couture at ICW 2017

New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Young and vivacious Disha Patani added glamour to the Manav Gangwani's show at the India Couture Week (ICW) 2017 when she walked for the designer as a showstopper in black trousseau with 'maang tikka' adding drama to her looks. I think 'Maang tikka' gave a different look to my personality and it also broke the monotony. I love 'maang tikkas', it just adds so muc...

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Delhi government to set up Hindi Literature Discussion Clubs

New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Delhi Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia on Tuesday directed government officials to set up Hindi Literature Clubs/Sabhas for the promotion of Hindi literature, a Delhi government official said. The official said that the move is aimed at encouraging the study of Hindi literature. For discussion over Hindi literature the Deputy Chief Minister have co...

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Rs 2.60 lakh in fake notes seized in J&K after demonetisation

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Demonetisation led to a decline in Pakistan printed high quality fake Indian currency notes which resulted only Rs 2.60 lakh seizure of such notes in Jammu and Kashmir between November 9, 2016 and July 14, parliament was told on Tuesday. As per reports of agencies, the demonetisation of bank notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 denomination resulted in significant posit...

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AI investigates operational negligence, de-rosters pilots

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India on Tuesday said that it is investigating an incident of gross operational negligence on its Kolkata-Mumbai flight which had to land at Nagpur, as the aircraft's landing gear was not retracted after take-off. The pilots were de-rostered after the incident was reported. Investigation is on, said airline spokesperson Dhananjay K...

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Arun Jaitley releases case study on GST

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Tuesday released a case study on the birth of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India titled The GST Saga: A Story of Extraordinary National Ambition, an official statement said. In view of the successful roll-out of the GST on 1 July 2017, it was felt that there was a need for the public to know of the story of how GST evolved...

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GST: CNG hiked by Rs 1.11 a kg, PNG by 33 paise a unit

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Following the roll-out of the GST, state-run Indraprastha Gas Ltd (IGL) hiked the price of CNG in Delhi by Rs 1.11 per kg, and of piped natural gas (PNG) to households by 33 paise per unit, effective Wednesday, to account for increase in tax under the pan-India indirect tax regime. In Noida, Greater Noida and Ghaziabad, the revision would result in an increase i...

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Proceed against woman for false gang-rape charge: Delhi HC

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court has ordered for initiation of criminal proceedings against a woman for levelling false charge of gang-rape against two Delhi-based doctors. Upholding a trial court verdict that acquitted the two doctors, a division bench of Justice G.S. Sistani and Justice A.K. Chawla directed that proceeding against the woman and her brother-in-law should b...

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'Indus Food' mega exports event to be held in January

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) In the endeavour to make India an agro-processing hub, the government will organise its biggest food export promotion event in the country - Indus Food - in January next year, it was announced on Tuesday. We propose to bring at least 400 buyers to Indus Food, to target core areas we have identified for attention in the food and beverage industry, Commerce Secret...

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India rejects OIC resolutions on Kashmir

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India on Tuesday said the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has no locus standi on the country's internal affairs after the 56-member body demanded that New Delhi implement the UN resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement here, India said it notes with utmost regret that the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), during its 44th Session of the...

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AI plans to reinvent its menu for international business class passengers

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) In a bid to lure more passengers, national passenger carrier Air India on Tuesday said that it will introduce a new menu for its international first and business class segments. According to the airline's spokesperson Dhananjay Kumar, the airline will reinvent its existing menu by introducing regional dishes, more varieties of wine and mocktails. Apart ...

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Delhi Police to acquire 35 sniffer dogs from army

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Delhi Police will add 35 sniffer dogs trained by the Indian Army within a month, a senior police officer said on Tuesday. Disclosing this to IANS, Deputy Commissioner of Police Rajan Bhagat said these dogs would help police in locating explosives, and solving crimes and finding evidences from crime spots. The decision to add these dogs to the force was t...

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Right to education is right to quality education, says SC

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) Giving relief to over 66,000 teachers in Uttar Pradesh who were appointed for imparting free and compulsory education to all children aged 6 to 14 years, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said that right to education was a right to quality education. Ordering that 66,655 teachers who were appointed in wake of its March 25, 2014 interim order need not be disturbed, th...

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GST mitigated cascading impact of taxes on civil aviation sector: Minister

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The government on Tuesday said GST (Goods and Services Tax) has mitigated ill-effects of cascading taxes on prices across all sectors including civil aviation. According to Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, GST was introduced with the intention to reduce the overall tax burden on the consumer. The GST regime amalgamates a large number of...

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CPI-M not to field Yechury for Rajya Sabha again

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The CPI-M's Central Committee on Tuesday decided that party General Secretary Sitaram Yechury will not be fielded again as a Rajya Sabha candidate from West Bengal, observing that the party could not take support from the Congress. Sitaram Yechury will not be fielded as Rajya Sabha candidate. In fact, we can't field anybody else because we don't have the numbers...

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Minor girl dies of burn injuries from hot tea

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A four-year-old girl died after she was scalded by hot tea that fell on her while she was playing at her east Delhi home, police said on Tuesday. Police said Aayat received over 65 per cent burn injuries on her face and other body parts and succumbed to her injuries on Monday at Guru Teg Bahadur Hospital. Aayat's elder sister Subi prepared tea on Saturda...

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Government considers changes in IPS officers' promotion norms

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The government is considering amending rules to make it mandatory for IPS officers to complete specified number of domain expertise training programmes before their promotion to various ranks, the Lok Sabha was informed on Tuesday. In a written reply, Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju said the domain expertise training programme for the Indian Police Servi...

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India rejects OIC statement on Kashmir

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) India on Tuesday said the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has no locus standi on the country's internal affairs after the 56-member body demanded that New Delhi implement the UN resolutions on Jammu and Kashmir. In a statement here, India said it notes with utmost regret that the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), during its 44th Session of the...

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Teacher booked for beating 13-year-old student

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) A Delhi school teacher has been booked on the charge of beating up a 13-year-old schoolboy on Tuesday after he fought with another student, police said. Deputy Commissioner of Police Romil Baaniya said authorities of the school in Hazrat Nizamuddin in east Delhi had been informed and the accused teacher directed to join investigation. The case was regis...

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142 terrorists killed on LoC since 2014: Minister

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Indian Army has foiled 84 infiltration bids and killed 142 terrorists on the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu & Kashmir since 2014, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday. In the process, 29 army personnel lost their lives, Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre said in a written reply. The Minister said 216 cases of ceasefire violations occ...

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Football: ISL replaces Fed Cup in AFC Cup slot

New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Tuesday approved the All India Football Federation's (AIFF) recommendation to replace Federation Cup with Indian Super League (ISL) in the second-tier continental competition, AFC Cup, in which one slot used to be for India. The AFC also said that the three-year-old ISL will be played simultaneously with the I-League for...

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