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Odisha, Chhattisgarh should resolve Mahanadi issue amicably: Prasad

Bhubaneswar, Nov 19 (IANS) Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Sunday said both Odisha and Chhattisgarh should resolve the Mahanadi water dispute amicably and try to reach a consensus through discussions. It would be better if both the states resolve the issue amicably by holding discussions. If it is not resolved through this process, then the legal process would be followed, Pras...

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Starting time of first two ODIs between India, Sri Lanka changed

New Delhi, Nov 19 (IANS) The first two One-Day International (ODI) matches between India and Sri Lanka will start two hours ahead of the scheduled time, the BCCI announced on Sunday. The matches, which are scheduled to take place in Dharamsala and Mohali at 1:30 p.m. will now start at 11.30 a.m. due to inclement weather in North India in the month of December. The BCCI in consult...

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Modi may call Lok Sabha polls next year: Lalu

Patna, Nov 19 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi may go for Lok Sabha elections next year, a year ahead of schedule, RJD leader Lalu Prasad said on Sunday. Modi may go for Lok Sabha polls in 2018, ahead of its scheduled time in 2019, the former Bihar Chief Minister said at a meeting of his Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) here and pressed his activists to be ready to face an early parliamenta...

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Now people fear cow, thanks to Modi: Lalu

Patna, Nov 19 (IANS) RJD chief Lalu Prasad on Sunday taunted Prime Minister Narender Modi by saying that earlier people used to fear the lion but now they fear the cow thanks to cow vigilantism across the country. 'Pahle log sher se darte the, ab gai se darte hain. Yeh sab Modi sarkar ki den hai, Lalu Prasad said at a meeting of his Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) here. He said that d...

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Hundreds of students join organic rice harvesting in Bihar

Patna, Nov 18 (IANS) It was a celebration with a difference on Saturday when hundreds of students and teachers from 22 schools began harvesting of organic rice at Tarumitra (friends of trees) farm in the capital of Bihar. With traditional sickles in their hands, students assisted by their teachers spent hours at the organic farm and harvested organic rice like millions of farmers across ...

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Protests against 'Padmavati' in Bihar

Patna, Nov 18 (IANS) Hundreds of supporters of various Rajput organisations in Bihar on Saturday staged protests against filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali, demanding a ban on his film Padmavati in the state. Shouting slogans and chanting Jai Shri Ram, the protestors, including women of Rajput Mahasabha, took out a protest march here and demanded banning of the upcoming Bollywood movie. The...

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GoAir's flight suffers bird hit, returns to Delhi

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Budget carrier GoAir's flight G8 140 from Delhi to Patna with 176 passengers on-board suffered a bird hit just after it took-off from the IGI airport here on Saturday morning. According to the airline, the incident occurred on Saturday morning as the aircraft was climbing after take-off. As precautionary reason, pilot decided to return the aircraft to De...

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From airports to seaports, ITDC cruises along

New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Moving out of airports due to stiff competition from private players, the India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC) is making a gradual comeback with duty-free outlets at seaports. Currently operating at 11 seaports across the country, ITDC aims to to cover all the major ports in the country with duty-free outlets by 2020. The seaport duty-free out...

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Bihar medical college fines 54 students for ragging

Patna, Nov 18 (IANS) Darbhanga Medical College and Hospital authorities in Bihar have imposed Rs 50,000 fine each on 54 second year students for ragging their juniors, an official said on Saturday. DMCH Principal R.K. Sinha imposed the fine. The students have been directed to pay the penalty amount by November 25, the official added. Failing to pay the fine would invite stern act...

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Every film is commercial: Sanjay Mishra

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) Actor Sanjay Mishra, who has acted in movies like Ankhon Dekhi and Golmaal Again, says all the films that are made are commercial as money goes into making them. Every film is commercial. Filmmaking is not about writing a love letter. Some money goes into it. In some, it's a lot and others, it's less. But movies are not made only with money, he told reporters her...

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Andhra seeks Gates' help in agriculture, health

Visakhapatnam, Nov 17 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has sought the cooperation of the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation in areas of agriculture, nutrition, health and sanitation. Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu made the request during a meeting with Microsoft founder and Co-chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates. During the meeting, Naidu briefed him about the various...

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CISF to patrol 'dark areas' at Delhi Metro stations

New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) In the wake of an incident of molestation inside a metro station, the CISF on Friday issued a direction for its quick reaction teams (QRTs), including women commandos, to increase patrols in the dark and un-manned areas inside Delhi Metro stations. The decision was taken at a Delhi Metro security review meeting chaired by Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) ...

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GoAir adds 30 flights, launches fares at Rs 1,212

Mumbai, Nov 17 (IANS) Budget carrier GoAir on Friday said it will operate 22 additional flights on new routes, along with increasing the frequencies by eight flights on existing routes, during the winter schedule effective from November 23. The airline said with the new services, it would operate an average of 240 flights a day. GoAir will strengthen its market presence at Ahmeda...

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Bill Gates recalls first meeting with Naidu 20 years ago

Visakhapatnam, Nov 17 (IANS) Microsoft Founder Bill Gates on Friday said he was really excited at meeting Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu for the first time over 20 years ago. Addressing the valedictory of the three-day AP AgTech Summit 2017, the Co-Chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation recalled his meeting with Naidu who was then Chief Minister of undivided Andhr...

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Bihar announces reservation in farmer co-op body elections

Patna, Nov 17 (IANS) Bihar Deputy Chief Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on Friday announced reservation in elections to the more than 500 Primary Agriculture Cooperative Societies (PACS) of farmers in rural areas of the state. The reservation was necessary to provide an opportunity to the weaker sections to ensure their representation on the cooperative bodies, he said at a function here. ...

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Cochin to have maritime excellence centre, ship repair facility

Cochin, Nov 17 (IANS) In a bid to boost India's shipping sector, Union Minister of Shipping Nitin Gadkari on Friday announced setting up of a Centre of Excellence in Maritime and Shipbuilding (CEMS) and also laid the foundation stone for Cochin shipyard's Rs 970-crore International Ship Repair Facility here. As per the plan, the centre will have campuses at Vishakhapatnam and Mumbai and ...

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Odisha urges Centre to resolve Mahanadi water dispute

Bhubaneswar, Nov 17 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi reiterating his demand that a tribunal be set up urgently to resolve the Mahanadi river water dispute with neighbouring Chhattisgarh. Patnaik has sought Prime Minister Modi's personal intervention in the matter. The timeline of one year for constitution of Tribunal for adju...

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Run agriculture like business to transform economy: Bill Gates

Visakhapatnam, Nov 17 (IANS) Microsoft Co-founder and Co-Chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, Bill Gates, on Friday called for running the agriculture sector like business, saying this will be a key element in the recipe for India's economic transformation. He underlined the need for a shift in agriculture from the one based merely on subsistence to the one that runs like a busine...

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Odisha government seeks C-DAC Regional Centre

Bhubaneswar, Nov 17 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Friday requested the Centre for setting up a Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) Regional Centre at Bhubaneswar. In a letter to Union Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Chief Minister said the establishment of the regional centre would accelerate research in high-performance computin...

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15 patients die after Patna hospital's junior doctors strike work

Patna, Nov 17 (IANS) At least 15 patients died after more than 500 junior doctors at the Patna Medical College and Hospital (PMCH) here went on a strike to protest an assault by a deceased patient's attendants, hospital officials said on Friday. Fifteeen critical patients died due to lack of treatment after the doctors went on strike on Thursday night, which also hit Emergency and Out Pa...

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