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After Dead Husband, Indore Mayor Pays Floral Tribute to PM Modi and CM Chouhan

Indore: BJP’s Indore mayor inadvertently paid floral tributes to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan during a function. Malini Gaud, wife of former Madhya Pradesh cabinet minister late Laxman Singh Gaud, who is also a BJP MLA from Indore’s assembly constituency number 4, was participating in a function at her residence in Indore on Monday. Jitu Patwari, a Congress MLA, brought attention to the goof up. “Whoever had put garland around pictures of the PM and chief minister, should be punished,” he demanded,…

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Yogi Adityanath assures fair, impartial probe into attack on Nigerian students

GREATER NOIDA: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has promised a “fair and impartial” investigation into a mob attack on several African students in Greater Noida, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj said this morning. An African student in Greater Noida had in a tweet, pleaded with Ms. Swaraj for swift action, saying that living in Noida has become “a life threatening issue” after a mob, protesting the death of a local student, attacked Nigerian students. After promising “immediate action” in her reply, Ms. Swaraj spoke with Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath. @SushmaSwaraj…

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London terror attack: UK wants encrypted WhatsApp messages

The U.K. government wants WhatsApp to give security services access to encrypted messages in the aftermath of the Westminster Bridge terror attack. Officials, however, could face stiff challenges if they choose to apply U.K. surveillance legislation to the U.S.-based firm, according to a digital privacy advocate. British press reports suggest Westminster Bridge attacker Khalid Masood used the WhatsApp messaging service just minutes before the Wednesday rampage that left three pedestrians and one police officer dead and dozens more wounded. Home Secretary Amber Rudd used appearances on BBC and Sky News…

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Nostradamus Predictions for 2017: Check out Spine-chilling prophecies about Trump, Modi and the world

Nostradamus Predictions for 2017: For ages, people have believed in miracles, the crystal ball prophecies and have followed the stars religiously. All this in order to get to know the future better and clearer. Similarly, there have been many seers in history who are believed to be gifted with the power of an astonishing foresight. Nostradamus was a famous clairvoyant, whose predictions in the past have been insanely accurate. He had written a book of his predictions that is referred to each year worldwide. Here are some of the famous predictions…

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Aadhaar cannot be made mandatory for welfare schemes: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Monday observed that Aadhar card cannot stand in the way of citizens accessing the benefits of social welfare schemes of the government. However, it remarked that government can press for Aadhaar card for income tax filings. The court’s oral observations came during a mentioning for an early date for hearing a batch of pending petitions questioning the Aadhaar scheme and privacy issues emanating from the fact that biological, personal and bank details of citizens are shared at a large-scale. The court, however, did not commit to…

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PAN invalid if not linked to Aadhaar card? Here’s how to link the two

Government officials said that the Permanent Account Number card could be rendered useless by December 31 if not linked to the Aadhaar card, a report by Hindustan Time said on Thursday. Currently, the PAN card was the necessary document while filing for IT returns. The government through an amendment in the Finance Bill has proposed the Aadhaar card to be a necessity in order to file for tax returns with effect from July 1. Aadhaar will also be a necessary document required for applying for a PAN card that is…

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Union Cabinet approves National Health Policy

New Delhi, Mar 15 (PTI) The government today approved the National Health Policy which proposes to provide “assured health services to all” in the country. Government sources said the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its nod to the policy which has been pending for the last two years. Union Minister J P Nadda is likely to make a suo moto statement in the Parliament tomorrow elaborating on the salient features of the Policy.   Health Ministry sources said that in a major policy shift, the policy…

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DA hiked by 2% from Jan 2017 for central government employees

The dearness allowance (DA) hike for central government employees and pensioners approved by the cabinet will be applicable from 1 January 2017 New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a 2% hike in dearness allowance (DA) and dearness relief to 4% from January 1, 2017, benefiting 48.85 central government employees and 55.51 lakh pensioners. “The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved release of an additional instalment of dearness allowance to central government employees and dearness relief to pensioner with effect from January 1, 2017,” an…

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Karnataka rejoice! No VAT on wine and beer, movie tickets capped at Rs 200

Karnataka Government imposed 20 percent hike in additional excise duty on Indian-made liquor The Karnataka Government during the budget session has abolished additional excise on liquor and lifted the VAT on beer, wine, feni and hard liquor. In the same budget, the state government has also allocated Rs. 100 crore for setting up of Namma Canteens in Bengaluru where breakfast will be provided for Rs. 5 while lunch and dinner for Rs. 10.   In other districts, subsidised food will be made available at Saviruchi Sanchari (mobile) canteens, which will…

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