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Business Standard India
Funskool raises its gameThe company is expanding its brand footprint by setting up Funskool stores in t
Funskool raises its game
Business Standard India / Posted 17 hours ago
The company is expanding its brand footprint by setting up Funskool stores in tier-II towns and developing its own labelsThe company is expanding its brand footprint by setting up Funskool stores in tier-II towns and... Read more
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Lifehacker Australia
'It Was Infested With Flies': Horror Stories From The 23 Worst Airlines In The WorldLast week, Skytrax named and shamed the world’s worst airlines via its annual S
'It Was Infested With Flies': Horror Stories From The 23 Worst Airlines In The World
Lifehacker Australia / Posted yesterday
Last week, Skytrax named and shamed the world’s worst airlines via its annual Star Ratings report. Airlines that received two stars or less were found to be below average in multiple categories and generally sucky across the board. But how bad are... Read more
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New Kerala
7.50 kg of opium seized in Delhi, one held A 32-year-old inter-state drug trafficker was arrested with 7.50 kg of opium
7.50 kg of opium seized in Delhi, one held
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
A 32-year-old inter-state drug trafficker was arrested with 7.50 kg of opium here, police said on Monday. Palvinder Singh, a resident of Amritsar in Punjab, was arrested from Mukarba Chowk in west Delhi on... Read more
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New Kerala
South Korea offers to make smart city near Chandigarh While Chandigarh may have been included in the list of 98 cities nominated by
South Korea offers to make smart city near Chandigarh
New Kerala / Posted yesterday
While Chandigarh may have been included in the list of 98 cities nominated by the central government for its "Smart City" project, an upcoming town in Punjab adjoining it will get South Korean... Read more
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Calcutta News
Wadali Brothers spellbind Delhi audience with Sufi magic Sufi music is not just any other genre of music and is considered as a way to
Wadali Brothers spellbind Delhi audience with Sufi magic
Calcutta News / Posted 2 days ago
Sufi music is not just any other genre of music and is considered as a way to connect with the almighty and the Wadali Brothers from Amritsar, Punjab are one of the messengers, who are doing... Read more
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New Kerala
Wadali Brothers spellbind Delhi audience with Sufi magic Sufi music is not just any other genre of music and is considered as a way to
Wadali Brothers spellbind Delhi audience with Sufi magic
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
Sufi music is not just any other genre of music and is considered as a way to connect with the almighty and the Wadali Brothers from Amritsar, Punjab are one of the messengers, who are doing... Read more
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New Kerala
Pakistan court summons Edhi in Geeta's case A Pakistan court has summoned Edhi Foundation chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi on a
Pakistan court summons Edhi in Geeta's case
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
A Pakistan court has summoned Edhi Foundation chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi on an application filed by an Indian lawyer seeking the custody of a deaf and mute woman. Geeta has been brought up at Edhi Home... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
Indian lawyer seeking custody of GeetaKARACHI: A district and sessions court on Saturday summoned Edhi Foundation cha
Indian lawyer seeking custody of Geeta
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
KARACHI: A district and sessions court on Saturday summoned Edhi Foundation chairman Abdul Sattar Edhi and other representatives of the charity on an application filed by an Indian lawyer and social worker seeking the custody of a deaf and mute... Read more
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New Kerala
AAP suspends MPs Dharamvira Gandhi, Harinder Khalsa The AAP on Saturday suspended parliamentarians Dharamvira Gandhi and Harinder
AAP suspends MPs Dharamvira Gandhi, Harinder Khalsa
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
The AAP on Saturday suspended parliamentarians Dharamvira Gandhi and Harinder Singh Khalsa from primary membership of the party and initiated disciplinary proceedings against them. Both are Lok... Read more
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New Kerala
AAP suspends MPs Dharamvira Gandhi, Harinder Khalsa The AAP on Saturday suspended parliamentarians Dharamvira Gandhi and Harinder
AAP suspends MPs Dharamvira Gandhi, Harinder Khalsa
New Kerala / Posted 3 days ago
The AAP on Saturday suspended parliamentarians Dharamvira Gandhi and Harinder Singh Khalsa from primary membership of the party and initiated disciplinary proceedings against them. Both are Lok... Read more
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New Kerala
Race walker Khushbir finishes 37th at Worlds (Roundup) Khushbir Kaur, India's national record holder in women's 20 kilomet
Race walker Khushbir finishes 37th at Worlds
New Kerala / Posted 4 days ago
(Roundup) Khushbir Kaur, India's national record holder in women's 20 kilometre race walk, finished a disappointing 37th out of 50 participants at the World Athletics Championships here on Friday. The... Read more
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The Hindu
Qatar Airways to revive Doha-Nagpur direct flightGulf carrier Qatar Airways plans to resume a direct flight to Nagpur from Doha
Qatar Airways to revive Doha-Nagpur direct flight
The Hindu / Posted 4 days ago
Gulf carrier Qatar Airways plans to resume a direct flight to Nagpur from Doha by December, which it had discontinued over six year ago, due to poor passenger traffic on the sector at that time. The reinstated flight will be serviced by a 144-seater... Read more
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New Kerala
India's 20km walker Kaur finishes 37th at Worlds Khushbir Kaur, India's national record holder in the women's 20 kilometre wal
India's 20km walker Kaur finishes 37th at Worlds
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Khushbir Kaur, India's national record holder in the women's 20 kilometre walk, finished a disappointing 37th at the World Athletics Championships here on Friday. Khushbir completed the race in one... Read more
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asianage
98 cities on first ‘smart’ list, 12 in UP; many metros outIn a major step towards implementing its flagship Smart Cities project, the NDA
98 cities on first ‘smart’ list, 12 in UP; many metros out
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
In a major step towards implementing its flagship Smart Cities project, the NDA government Wednesday released the names of 98 cities that will be redeveloped into urban centres with robust infrastructure, comprising of adequate water and assured... Read more
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asianage
98 cities on first �smart' list, 12 in UP; many metros outIn a major step towards implementing its flagship Smart Cities project, the NDA
98 cities on first �smart' list, 12 in UP; many metros out
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
In a major step towards implementing its flagship Smart Cities project, the NDA government Wednesday released the names of 98 cities that will be redeveloped into urban centres with robust infrastructure, comprising of adequate water and assured... Read more
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The Telegraph
The new red lineEver since President Bill Clinton decided that Kashmir was the "world's most da
The new red line
The Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
Ever since President Bill Clinton decided that Kashmir was the "world's most dangerous place"- a realization that abruptly dawned after the nuclear tests of 1998 - the quest for an India-Pakistan settlement has been transformed into a thriving... Read more
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New Kerala
These cities made the cut (With: Centre announces list of 98 Smart Cities) Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Port Blair (140,572) Andhra Pradesh: Vishakhapatn
These cities made the cut (With: Centre announces list of 98 Smart Cities)
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
Andaman & Nicobar Islands: Port Blair (140,572) Andhra Pradesh: Vishakhapatnam (18,78,980), Tirupati (374,260), Kakinada (350,986) Arunachal Pradesh: Pasighat... Read more
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New Kerala
98 makes it to 'Smart Cities' list, to get Rs.500 crore (Roundup) In a move aimed at enhancing the quality of urban life, the governm
98 makes it to 'Smart Cities' list, to get Rs.500 crore
New Kerala / Posted 5 days ago
(Roundup) In a move aimed at enhancing the quality of urban life, the government on Thursday unveiled a list of 98 cities in the country for the Smart City Mission. The central government... Read more
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The Telegraph
Bengal has 4 locations in list of 98 named for Smart City projectNew Delhi, Aug 27(PTI): The Centre on Thursday named 98 cities for the Narendra
Bengal has 4 locations in list of 98 named for Smart City project
The Telegraph / Posted 5 days ago
New Delhi, Aug 27(PTI): The Centre on Thursday named 98 cities for the Narendra Modi government's flagship Smart Cities project, with Uttar Pradesh bagging the most. The names of the cities selected for the Rs 48,000 crore Smart Cities project was... Read more
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The Hindu
Smart City project: Centre releases full list of 98 citiesTN gets 12 cities; Jammu and Kashmir and UP still have to nominate one city eac
Smart City project: Centre releases full list of 98 cities
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
TN gets 12 cities; Jammu and Kashmir and UP still have to nominate one city each; Mumbai, Bengaluru and Patna don’t figure in the list. The Centre on Thursday announced the names of 98 cities selected for the Modi government’s flagship Smart Cities... Read more
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asianage
Governance overhaul key to Smart City project, say experts(Representational Image) The major challenge is to provide quality urban servi
Governance overhaul key to Smart City project, say experts
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
(Representational Image) The major challenge is to provide quality urban services New Delhi: With the Centre releasing the list of 98 cities selected for the Rs 48,000-crore Smart City project, experts today highlighted the need to transform the... Read more
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The Hindu
Smart City project: Centre releases full list of 98 citiesTN gets 12 cities; Jammu and Kashmir and UP still have to nominate one city eac
Smart City project: Centre releases full list of 98 cities
The Hindu / Posted 5 days ago
TN gets 12 cities; Jammu and Kashmir and UP still have to nominate one city each; Mumbai, Bengaluru and Patna don’t figure in the list. The Centre on Thursday announced the names of 98 cities selected for the Modi government’s flagship Smart Cities... Read more
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Business Standard India
Punjab ramps up its air connectivityAccording to the sources in the Department of Civil Aviation Punjab, the intern
Punjab ramps up its air connectivity
Business Standard India / Posted 7 days ago
According to the sources in the Department of Civil Aviation Punjab, the international travelers from here will have a direct connectivity to Doha, Dubai, Tashkent, Bangkong and Singapore. With the upgradation, the airport will be able to handle 2.5... Read more
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Business Standard India
Scanner on onion hoardersImports from Afghanistan reach North India, but shipments seem insufficient in
Scanner on onion hoarders
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Imports from Afghanistan reach North India, but shipments seem insufficient in WestImports from Afghanistan reach North India, but shipments seem insufficient in West With onion prices showing little signs of moderation, the... Read more
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New Kerala
Northeastern play festival underway in Delhi A five-day festival of plays from the northeastern states, "Poorvottar Rashtr
Northeastern play festival underway in Delhi
New Kerala / Posted 8 days ago
A five-day festival of plays from the northeastern states, "Poorvottar Rashtriya Rang Utsav", got underway at the National School of Drama (NSD) here on Monday with the staging of a Manipuri rendition of... Read more
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iol.co.za
visa turns India’s tourism figures around - IOL Travel AisaREUTERSTraditionally dressed girls play on swings during the Teej festival in C
visa turns India’s tourism figures around - IOL Travel Aisa
iol.co.za / Posted 8 days ago
REUTERSTraditionally dressed girls play on swings during the Teej festival in Chandigarh, India, this week. Teej falls in the Hindu month of Shrawan (July-August) and welcomes the start of the monsoon season. Johannesburg - India’s tourist numbers... Read more
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Business Standard India
Onion crisis makes cheap marketing tool for Chandigarh startupOnion prices are going crazy all over India, but residents in Chandigarh are ab
Onion crisis makes cheap marketing tool for Chandigarh startup
Business Standard India / Posted 8 days ago
Onion prices are going crazy all over India, but residents in Chandigarh are able to buy the vegetable at a throwaway price of Rs 20 per kilogram. Chandigarh-based startup and a hyper local market player Jugnoo is using this as a marketing tool to... Read more
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Business Standard India
Vistara, AirAsia might not get nod for tech to combat low visibilityIGIA is the only domestic airport equipped with CAT-IIIB technologyIGIA is the
Vistara, AirAsia might not get nod for tech to combat low visibility
Business Standard India / Posted 9 days ago
IGIA is the only domestic airport equipped with CAT-IIIB technologyIGIA is the only domestic airport equipped with CAT-IIIB technology Tata-Singapore Airlines joint venture airline... Read more
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New Kerala
Master plans approved for 50 solar cities The government has approved a proposed master plan to develop 50 solar cities
Master plans approved for 50 solar cities
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
The government has approved a proposed master plan to develop 50 solar cities, for which master plans have been prepared for 46, an official statement said on Sunday. Three of these cities under the... Read more
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New Kerala
BJP to unleash ministers on Congress, Left leaders constituencies Acting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directions, the BJP has finalized th
BJP to unleash ministers on Congress, Left leaders constituencies
New Kerala / Posted 9 days ago
Acting on Prime Minister Narendra Modi's directions, the BJP has finalized the union ministers to tour parliamentary constituencies of Congress and Left MPs to highlight their... Read more
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The Hindu
Govt approval to develop 50 solar citiesOf these 50 cities, master plans have been prepared for 46 cities. The Ministr
Govt approval to develop 50 solar cities
The Hindu / Posted 10 days ago
Of these 50 cities, master plans have been prepared for 46 cities. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has approved a proposed master plan to develop 50 solar cities, including three in the national capital region. Out of the proposed 60 solar... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt approval to develop 50 solar citiesThe Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has approved a proposed master plan to
Govt approval to develop 50 solar cities
Business Standard India / Posted 10 days ago
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has approved a proposed master plan to develop 50 solar cities, including three in the national capital region. Out of the proposed 60 solar cities, sanctions have been... Read more
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New Kerala
Train passengers looted near Agra Around half a dozen robbers entered the Amritsar-Indore Express train on Satu
Train passengers looted near Agra
New Kerala / Posted 10 days ago
Around half a dozen robbers entered the Amritsar-Indore Express train on Saturday morning and looted passengers of their valuables while they were still asleep, officials said. Passengers told the Government... Read more
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New Kerala
Amarinder holds dharna outside Punjab CM's residence Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh on Friday began a pro
Amarinder holds dharna outside Punjab CM's residence
New Kerala / Posted 12 days ago
Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh on Friday began a protest dharna outside the official residence of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal here. The sit-in was organised... Read more
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Business Standard India
Punjab CM says demand for debt waiver ignored by NDAThe Chief Minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal and his son who is Deputy Chie
Punjab CM says demand for debt waiver ignored by NDA
Business Standard India / Posted 12 days ago
The Chief Minister of Punjab Parkash Singh Badal and his son who is Deputy Chief Minister had given a comprehensive memorandum to Modi in June 2014 on the financial condition of the state and asked for an immediate relief. The memorandum included... Read more
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New Kerala
Amarinder to protest outside Badal's residence Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said he
Amarinder to protest outside Badal's residence
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
Congress deputy leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh on Wednesday said he will lead a protest of party leaders outside the official residence of Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on August... Read more
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Business Standard India
Govt feels onion heat, asks MMTC to import 10K tonnesAgriculture Ministry has directed NAFED to cancel the tender and has asked MMTC
Govt feels onion heat, asks MMTC to import 10K tonnes
Business Standard India / Posted 14 days ago
Agriculture Ministry has directed NAFED to cancel the tender and has asked MMTC to import 10,000 tonnes of onionsConcerned over spiraling retail onion prices that have hit Rs 80 per kg in the... Read more
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asianage
Soon, Rajesh Khanna chowk in GirgaumVeteran Bollywood star Rajesh Khanna Actor spent childhood there before becomi
Soon, Rajesh Khanna chowk in Girgaum
asianage / Posted 16 days ago
Veteran Bollywood star Rajesh Khanna Actor spent childhood there before becoming superstar Girgaum residents will pay tribute to late superstar Rajesh Khanna by naming a chowk after him. The actor had spent his childhood days in Girgaum before... Read more
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New Kerala
So near, yet so far: The fuzzy logic of India-Pakistan relations ( BookendsSo near, yet so far: The fuzzy logic of India-Pakistan relations (Column: Booke
So near, yet so far: The fuzzy logic of India-Pakistan relations ( Bookends
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
So near, yet so far: The fuzzy logic of India-Pakistan relations (Column: Bookends) Objectivity is very difficult to attain - especially if you belong to either of the nations. Are works on the twisted, tangled India-Pakistan relations prejudiced... Read more
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The Hindu
Tiruchi airport gets e-tourist visa systemTourists can apply for visas four days in advance of their arrival. The Tiruch
Tiruchi airport gets e-tourist visa system
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
Tourists can apply for visas four days in advance of their arrival. The Tiruchi International Airport on Saturday became one of the gateways for foreign tourists entering the country with e-tourist visas, an online visa issue system introduced by... Read more
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asianage
3 arrested for insulting flagThe Kasturba Marg police has arrested three persons for allegedly insulting the
3 arrested for insulting flag
asianage / Posted 17 days ago
The Kasturba Marg police has arrested three persons for allegedly insulting the national flag by hoisting it upside down atop an under construction 27-floor tower in Borivali (east) on the morning of Independence Day. Around the same time, a similar... Read more
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The Hindu
Storming of IC 814 dropped not because of officer’s presence: former RAW chiefWhat happened in Amritsar is the precise question after the release of Dulat’s
Storming of IC 814 dropped not because of officer’s presence: former RAW chief
The Hindu / Posted 17 days ago
What happened in Amritsar is the precise question after the release of Dulat’s memoir Partly clearing the confusion triggered after the release of his memoir, the former chief of Research &Analysis Wing, A.S. Dulat, has said that the government did... Read more
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New Kerala
ICICI Bank inaugurates its new branch in Amritsar Private sector bank ICICI Bank Ltd inaugurated its new branch at Mehta Road n
ICICI Bank inaugurates its new branch in Amritsar
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Private sector bank ICICI Bank Ltd inaugurated its new branch at Mehta Road near Vallah Mandi in Amritsar. The branch offers the services of a round-the-clock ATM at its premises. The new branch... Read more
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New Kerala
Embarrassment for Badal government as top functionary begins fast Punjab's Parkash Singh Badal government had to face an embarrassment on Satur
Embarrassment for Badal government as top functionary begins fast
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Punjab's Parkash Singh Badal government had to face an embarrassment on Saturday when Chief Parliamentary Secretary Navjot Kaur Sidhu started a fast-unto-death, saying her assembly... Read more
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New Kerala
Two policemen suspended as Punjab minister hoists flag upside down Two Punjab Police officials were placed under suspension on Saturday after a
Two policemen suspended as Punjab minister hoists flag upside down
New Kerala / Posted 17 days ago
Two Punjab Police officials were placed under suspension on Saturday after a senior minister unfurled the national flag upside down on the occasion of India's 69th Independence Day... Read more
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New Kerala
Punjab, Haryana observe I-Day From border areas in Punjab adjoining Pakistan to towns and cities across
Punjab, Haryana observe I
New Kerala / Posted 18 days ago
-Day From border areas in Punjab adjoining Pakistan to towns and cities across Punjab and Haryana, the 69th Independence Day was celebrated in the region on Saturday. Border Security Force (BSF) troopers celebrated the... Read more
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The Hindu
Museum of memoriesBefore the generation that experienced the pain of Partition passes away, cultu
Museum of memories
The Hindu / Posted 18 days ago
Before the generation that experienced the pain of Partition passes away, cultural activists come together to build a museum to preserve the dusty images of composite culture for posterity For several of us, Independence Day doesn’t mean... Read more
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The Star
Malaysians eligible for Indian e-Tourist Visa from tomorrowPETALING JAYA: Malaysians will be able to apply for the Indian e-Tourist Visa f
Malaysians eligible for Indian e-Tourist Visa from tomorrow
The Star / Posted 18 days ago
PETALING JAYA: Malaysians will be able to apply for the Indian e-Tourist Visa from Saturday. "We (the Indian Government) are now going to extend this facility to 36 more countries (including Malaysia) from Aug 15," a statement by the Indian High... Read more
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The Hindu
Radcliffe Line has a colour: green68 years on, even though it politically divides India and Pakistan, the Radclif
Radcliffe Line has a colour: green
The Hindu / Posted 19 days ago
68 years on, even though it politically divides India and Pakistan, the Radcliffe Line remains an imaginary one, making little difference to the lives of people on either side of the border One cannot be certain whether green has always been its... Read more
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Business Standard India
Premvir Das: A question of readinessTo invite indiscipline in the ranks of ex-servicemen is slowly but surely going
Premvir Das: A question of readiness
Business Standard India / Posted 19 days ago
To invite indiscipline in the ranks of ex-servicemen is slowly but surely going to lead to unpredictable conduct among those still servingTo invite indiscipline in the ranks of ex-servicemen is slowly but surely... Read more
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