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Nation’s faith in Army remains intact: Pranab Mukherjee

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday said that in the rapidly changing environment, the nation's faith in the armed forces has remained unshaken. "In the rapidly changing environment, one factor which has not changed is the...

Modi flags off Kerala’s first metro in Kochi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday flagged off the Kochi metro - India's first integrated multi-mode transport system that has reserved jobs for transgenders and will be run mostly by women. With Metro Man E....
Supreme Court

No stay on cattle slaughter ban but SC seeks government explanation

The Supreme Court on Thursday did not put on hold an order banning the sale of cattle for slaughter but sought an explanation from the government if the controversial notification, which has invited widespread...
NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog to support states for transforming social sectors

To stimulate "transformational change" in key social sectors, the NITI Aayog would provide strategic, technical and implementation support to three states in education and health. The three states to be offered institutional support would be...

Government initiates survey on services sector

The government has initiated a survey on the services sector aiming to get accounting data from service establishments on the lines of that provided by the manufacturing sector, a top official said on Tuesday. "The...

‘Modi’s new India vision to help US job creation’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's "vision for a new India" will also help create jobs in the US, President Donald Trump's Press Secretary Sean Spicer said while announcing Modi's White House visit scheduled for June...
Arun-Jaitley

Demonetisation had three distinct benefits: Jaitley

Aimed at removing the parallel or shadow economy, the demonetisation drive taken up by the government in November 2016 had three distinct benefits, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here on Thursday. "There were three distinct...

Rules modified to end cruelty, not regulate cattle slaughter: Government

In wake of the outcry over amended rules on cattle sale, the government on Saturday clarified that the modifications were done to prevent cruelty to animals in cattle markets and not to regulate cattle...
Arun-Jaitley

Poor show by banks, private investors challenge to growth: Jaitley

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said that poor performance by private investors and banks still remains a challenge for the Indian economy. "Despite Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) coming to India in large numbers,...

Centre modifies rules to end cattle slaughter

The Union Environment Ministry on Friday modified the animal cruelty rules, making it mandatory to ensure the cattle are not bought or sold with a purpose of slaughtering. As the ministry notified the Prevention of...

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