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Jayalalithaa dismisses legislator from AIADMK

January 27, 2016

Chennai, Jan 27 AIADMK general secretary and Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa on Wednesday ordered the dismissal of legislator Pazha Karuppaiah from the basic membership of the party. In a statement issued on Wednesday night, […]

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Modi meets ministers, reviews progress on schemes

January 27, 2016

New Delhi, Jan 27 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday held a meeting of his council of ministers to review progress on schemes related to some ministries and laid thrust on faster delivery of government initiatives. […]

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US Fed keeps key interest rate unchanged

January 27, 2016

Washington, Jan 28 The Federal Reserve said on Wednesday that it will maintain the target range for the federal funds rate at 0.25 percent to 0.5 percent, pledging to keep the monetary policy accommodative to support […]

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Guard against intolerance, embrace consensus: President

January 25, 2016

New Delhi, Jan 25 President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday urged Indians to shun “violence, intolerance and unreason” and said that decision making must be based on cooperation and consensus-building. In his annual Republic Day eve address, […]

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Google doodle celebrates Republic Day

January 25, 2016

New Delhi, Jan 26  Google on Tuesday celebrated India’s Republic Day with a doodle of a tableau of camels carrying band members. The colourful doodle showed men on top of elaborately decorated camels. Unlike many […]

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Rajinikanth, Ramoji and Ravi Shankar gets Padma Vibhushan

January 25, 2016

New Delhi, Jan 25 Spiritual guru Sri Sri Ravi Shankar, legendary actor Rajinikanth, sportspersons Saina Nehwal and Sania Mirza are among the 112 notable personalities to get Padma awards in 2016. Late industrialist Dhirubhai Ambani, former […]

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With warmth in Chandigarh, India, France get down to business

January 24, 2016

Chandigarh, Jan 24 India and France committed themselves to closer ties, especially in business and combating terrorism, just hours after French President Francois Hollande began his three-day visit to India here on Sunday and Prime Minister […]

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