MP CM to sit on fast for ‘restoration of peace’

MP CM to sit on fast for ‘restoration of peace’
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Mandsaur, the epicentre of farmers’ agitation in Madhya Pradesh, was peaceful on Friday but the violent protests reached the doorsteps of the capital Bhopal even as Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced an indefinite fast from Saturday for restoration of peace.

June 10, 2017 at 08:24AM
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Agra maid scores 74% in Class X

Agra maid scores 74% in Class X
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She worked as a maid and washed dishes and cleaned houses along with her mother, and would snatch time from her busy schedule to study. And, when the UP board examination results came out on Friday, Manisha Kashyap was more than happy — for, she scored 74% in Class X.

June 10, 2017 at 01:36AM
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May works better for India than Corbyn

May works better for India than Corbyn
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May has been described as a “reluctant Indophile“, but she has made an effort to engage India and British Indians.A hard Brexit would have put Indians and Europeans on a level playing field as far as entry into the UK is concerned. In that case, Indians would have enjoyed an advantage since they are mostly skilled immigrants.

June 10, 2017 at 07:36AM
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UK election: May loses might, hangs on as PM

UK election: May loses might, hangs on as PM
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Theresa May has shown no inclination to resign and is trying to form a minority government with the help of Northern Ireland’s Democratic Unionist Party (DUP). Labour’s vote share rose 9.6% from its 2015 levels, while the Tories were up 5.5%. The Liberal Democrats, Greens and SNP saw small losses.

June 10, 2017 at 07:22AM
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Modi, Xi focus on common ground, skip differences

Modi, Xi focus on common ground, skip differences
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According to agency reports, the PM said that the two nations should respect one another’s “core concerns” and Xi said sensitive issues that impede bilateral ties should be addressed. Xi called for both sides to “properly address sensitive and major issues”, the Chinese foreign ministry said.

June 10, 2017 at 06:52AM
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Supreme Court upholds law making PAN linking with Aadhaar must

Supreme Court upholds law making PAN linking with Aadhaar must
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The Supreme Court upheld on Friday the law making the UID number a must for filing income tax returns and its linkage to PAN card. However, it clarified that “those assessees who are not Aadhaar card holders and do not comply with the provision of Section 139(2), their PAN cards be not treated as invalid for the time being”.

June 10, 2017 at 06:29AM
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