Suresh Prabhu launches phase II of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg development plan in Maharashtra

Commerce and industry minister Suresh Prabhu Monday launched the second phase of the district development plan (DDP) for Ratnagiri and Sindhudurg in the Konkan region of Maharashtra.

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China has ‘Underground Seel Great Wall” to protect nuclear weapons from potential attacks

China's nuclear strategy follows the principle of "no first use" and requires the country to have the capability of withstanding a nuclear attack before it responds with its strategic weapons.

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Survey on PM’s NaMo app asks whether grand alliance will have an impact

One of the last questions is on the grand alliance. It asks people whether the 'mahagathbandhan' will have an impact in their constituency.

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Names of men in sexual harassment cases be kept secret till investigation ends: BJP MP Udit Raj

The body of Swaroop Raj, 35, an assistant vice-president in Genpact was found hanging from the ceiling fan at his Noida residence in December.

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Pilgrim from Madhya Pradesh dies at Ganga Sagar, 27 lakh assembled for holy dip Sagar Islands

Around 27 lakh devotees from across the country and abroad have already assembled to take holy dip at the confluence of the Hooghly and the Bay of Bengal on the day of Makar Sankranti.

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OYO aims at 1 million rooms to become world’s “largest” hotel chain

The company has set a target of 2.5 million rooms by 2023, its promoter Ritesh Agarwal said.

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JNU sedition case: Chidambaram dubs police charges as ‘absurd’

The said event had taken place despite the university administration cancelling the permission, following a complaint from the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), which had termed it as "anti-national".

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ICICI Bank appoints B Sriram, Rama Bijapurkar independent directors

Sriram retired as the managing director of IDBI Bank in September 2018. Prior to IDBI Bank, he was the managing director of SBI.

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Small parties in UP, including BJP ally SBSP, term SP-BSP a ‘big challenge’ for saffron party

Small parties in the Uttar Pradesh on Monday expressed mixed reactions over the tie-up between political arch rivals the SP and the BSP, with some hailing it as a “big challenge” and another dubbing it as an &#822

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December retail inflation drops to 18-month low, industry calls for rate cut by RBI

According to the data released by the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, food inflation remained in the negative zone at 2.51 per cent compared to (-) 2.61 per cent in November.

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Womaniya on GeM! Govt initiative to enable women entrepreneurs to sell items online

The initiative - Womaniya on GeM - seeks to develop women entrepreneurship on the margins of society to achieve gender-inclusive economic growth, it said in a statement.

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Samsung places bets on ‘India-first’ Galaxy M series to counter Xiaomi

He added that the new range will help the company achieve "strong double-digit growth" in 2019.

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This Kumbh Mela, use pre-5G network on Airtel: Here’s what is in store

Airtel is also boosting its mobile network at the venue to serve the connectivity needs of millions of visitors at the Kumbh Mela.

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Supreme Court tags plea challenging Article 370 with another pending petition

The plea says the special provision was "temporary" in nature at the time of framing of the Constitution and Article 370(3) had lapsed with the dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Constituent Assembly on January 26, 1957.

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NSA invoked against those arrested in Bulandshahr cow slaughter case

Cattle carcasses were found strewn in the fields outside village Mahaw in Siyana on December 3 after which a mob went on the rampage, attacking the local Chingrawathi police post.

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Plea against WhatsApp Pay: NGO gets SC nod to make RBI a party

The plea filed by NGO Centre for Accountability and Systemic Change (CASC) said Whatsapp has not fully complied with the circular of the RBI which prescribed data localisation norms.

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The Citizenship Bill: Amid concerns over region’s identity, Rajnath to call meeting of N-E CMs

The bill which was passed by Lok Sabha last week is likely to be tabled in the Rajya Sabha in the budget session.

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OYO plans centre of excellence in Kolkata

OYO has active presence in seven countries, and is planning to expand to at least 15 countries with focus on Asian nations.

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Attempts to hack the social media account of Indian diplomats in Pakistan, Indian envoy tailed

The sources said attempts were made to hack the social media account of the second secretary and that the official received an email from Facebook administration that repeated attempts were made by unknown people to log into

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Nirmala Sitharaman at amphibious military drill by armed forces in Andaman and Nicobar

Andaman and Nicobar is an Integrated Services Command. "Smt @nsitharaman inspects Joint Amphibious Exercise by Integrated Service Command, ANC off the Campbell Bay coast, the southern most island of the nation," the defence m

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Bombay HC’s poser to ED: Why seek stay on demolition of Nirav Modi’s bungalow?

According to ED, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has sealed the property.

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CBI row: Now, Centre’s decision to appoint Nageswar Rao as interim chief challenged in Supreme Court

The PIL filed through advocate Prashant Bhushan has sought a direction to the Centre to appoint a regular Director of CBI.

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Finance Ministry wants PSU banks to bring down government equity to 52 per cent

Some of the public sector banks have government's holding beyond 75 per cent.

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