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Kerala tops in governance, Karnataka 4th, says report

Bengaluru, July 22 (IANS) Kerala stands as the best governed state in the country and Karnataka is in the fourth position, said the Public Affairs Index 2018 released by the think tank Public Affairs Centre (PAC) here. Kerala has topped the Public Affairs Index (PAI) for 2018 as the best governed state for the third consecutive year since 2016 among large states, said Bengaluru-based PAC...

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How a tiny state is battling joblessness through entrepreneurship

Gangtok, July 22 (IANS) Sikkim has many distinctions that give the tiny state nestled in the Himalayas between India and China a larger-than-life profile. It is the only organic state in India, is litter- and defecation-free, has high literacy and has the best working conditions for women. But the challenge of unemployment it faces is huge which has made many embrace entrepreneurship to not just ...

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India calls for rules-based order in Indo-Pacific

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) India on Thursday called for a rules-based order in the Indo-Pacific region that should allow use of common spaces on sea and in the air. The Indo-Pacific must be a free, open and an inclusive region, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said in her keynote address at the ministerial session of this year's Delhi Dialogue, the premier annual track 1.5 event to...

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India reaffirms commitment to promoting blue economy

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Ahead of this year's Delhi Dialogue, the premier annual track 1.5 event to discuss politico-security, economic and socio-cultural engagement between India and the Asean bloc, India on Wednesday reaffirmed it commitment to promote the blue economy. Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)-India cooperation in the field of blue economy has tremendous scope, ...

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Assamese and Malwi folk music performances at the IGNCA

New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) Folk music from Madhya Pradesh and Assam was rendered at the Indira Gandhi National Center for the Arts (IGNCA) here on Wednesday, as part of a three-day series, to bring to Delhi, fading music from all over India. The Sanjari: Ek Bharat-Shreshth Bharat series by the centre has organised presentations of music from Arunachal, Bihar, Rajasthan, Goa, Tamil Nadu, J...

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Duleep Trophy begins on Aug 17, Ranji Trophy from Nov 1

Mumbai, July 18 (IANS) The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Wednesday announced that the 37-team Raji Trophy championship will be held from November 1, 2018 to February 6, 2019 after the conclusion of the Vijay Hazare and the Deodhar Trophy 50-overs tournaments. The domestic season will begin with the Duleep Trophy, starting on August 17, 2018. It will end on September 8.<...

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China builds unmanned weather station near border with India

Beijing, July 17 (IANS) China has installed an unmanned automatic weather observation station near its border with India in Tibet to support its Army in the event of a live fire conflict with New Delhi. Beijing plans to set up more such facilities in future in the plateau bordering India. The station along the Indian border is situated at Yumai township under Lhunze county of Sha...

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Haemorrhagic stroke highest in northeastern states: Study

Toronto, July 14 (IANS) One in three people, between 30-69 years, living in India's northeastern states, suffered premature deaths due to haemorrhagic stroke in 2015, and were about three times higher than the national average, alarming research, led by one of an Indian-origin, has found. Hypertension is the primary risk factor for haemorrhagic stroke and consumption of excessive salt co...

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Rajnath assures Centre's assistance for border development programme

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday emphasised the need to improve social and economic infrastructure for people residing along the international borders so that they continue to live in their villages, and assured that Centre would continue to provide assistance to states to strengthen activities under Border Area Development Programme (BADP). The Uni...

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Rajnath reviews border area development programme

New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Thursday reviewed the ongoing development programme being run in 17 states located along the international borders, an official said. Chairing the meeting, Rajnath Singh interacted with field-level officers to review the Border Area Development Programme (BADP). Union Ministers of State for Home Hansraj Gangaram Ahir ...

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FC Goa announce signing of Nirmal Chhetri

Panjim, July 12 (IANS) FC Goa on Thursday announced the signing of full back Nirmal Chhetri for the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season. The Sikkimese defender has been a regular in the ISL since its inception, playing for two clubs before joining the Gaurs ahead of the 2018-19 season. The full back started his senior career with Air India back in 2006 before playing for b...

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Delhi's peak power demand at record 6,998 MW, BSES gears up

New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Peak power demand in Delhi broke all records on Monday to touch the highest mark of 6,998 MW, and to meet the unprecedented demand, the two BSES distribution companies (discoms) in the capital said they have taken measures like long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) and banking arrangements with various states, as well as with neighbouring Bhutan. A BSES sta...

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Bengaluru FC re-sign former goalkeeper Poirei

Bengaluru, July 9 (IANS) Bengaluru FC have completed the signing of former goalkeeper Soram Anganba Poirei who was part of the squad during the 2013-15 seasons, the club announced on Monday. Though he is only 25-year old, Poirei brings in vast experience having been a part of the domestic circuit for nine years. It feels great to be back at the club where I made some amazing memo...

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Rajnath Singh to chair NEC meet in Shillong on Monday

Shillong, July 8 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair the 67th plenary of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body of eight northeastern states, here on Monday, an official said. Governors and Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura - who are also members of newly reconstituted NEC - will att...

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Sonu Sood is a confident performer: Luv Sinha

Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Luv Sinha, who is stepping into Bollywood with Paltan as an actor, had a great time working with actor Sonu Sood in the film, and says he brings out the best in his co-stars. The son of veteran actor and politician Shatrughan Sinha and brother of actress Sonakshi Sinha bonded with Sonu over health and fitness as well. Sonu sir helped all of us out during th...

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2 Indian Mansarovar pilgrims die, over 1,500 stranded

Kathmandu, July 3 (IANS) Two Indian pilgrims have died while over 1,500 others returning from Kailash Mansarovar in Tibet are stranded in Simikot in Nepal's Humla district due to incessant rain and bad weather. Authorities said inclement weather and difficulties in flying in Simikot, Hilsa and Tibet where the Indians are stranded slowed the rescue operations though seven commercial fligh...

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Hatred against me sole binding force for opposition unity: Modi

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Expressing confidence that voters will repose faith in the BJP in the 2019 general elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday slammed opposition attempts at unity, saying that hatred against him is the sole binding force behind these moves. In an interview with the 'Swarajya' magazine, the Prime Minister denied that he was worried over the formation of a ...

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Rajnath to chair NEC meet in Shillong on July 9

Shillong, July 2 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh will chair here from July 9 the 67th plenary of the North Eastern Council (NEC), a regional planning body of eight northeastern states, an official said on Monday. Governors and Chief Ministers of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Manipur, Nagaland, Sikkim, and Tripura -- who are also members of newly reconstituted NEC...

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GST collection up in Kolkata zone with 127% rise in assessee base

Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) With a 127 per cent increase in assessee base, the Goods and Service Tax (GST) collection in Kolkata zone of the CGST and Central Excise increased substantially and the focus for this year would be on consolidation and ease of compliance, officials said on Sunday. Amid concerns over delay in disbursement, the GST refund has also been steady, according to officials....

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J&K's Kupwara least improved; 9 Bihar districts among bottom 20: NITI Aayog

New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Among the 108 most backward districts across the country, Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara has shown the least improvement while Gujarat's Dahod has shown the most, the NITI Aayog said on Friday. Releasing the first delta ranking of the most backward districts in the country -- which the NITI Aayog has dubbed as aspirational districts -- the government's premier thin...

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