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India-Russia friendship is rock solid, cannot be weakened: Sushma Swaraj

External affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Wednesday told her Russian counterpart Sergei Lavrov that the “rock solid” friendship between the two countries cannot be weakened by anyone. Swaraj met Lavrov on the sidelines of Eastern Economic Forum being held in Vladivostok. She said the ties between the two nations were solid like a rock, according to

Contempt notice to Kapurthala SSP over plaint against Radhey Maa

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Tuesday issued notice to Kapurthala senior superintendent of police (SSP) Sandeep Kumar on a contempt petition alleging that he was purposely not initiating action against Mumbai-based spiritual leader Sukhvinder Kaur, also known as Radhey Maa. Justice Daya Chaudhary issued the notice after taking cognizance of a contempt petition

Anna Hazare’s Lokpal stir to return to Delhi, activist slams PM Modi for inaction despite 3 years in power

In a stinging letter addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, veteran social activist Anna Hazare today slammed the government for its delay in appointing a Lokpal even after three years in power and threatened another round of agitation in New Delhi. In his letter, Hazare said his protest will be aimed predominantly against the Modi

After Kaifiyat Express derailment, here is a look at major train accidents under Suresh Prabhu’s tenure

After the derailment of Kaifiyat Express near Auraiya district in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday, railway minister Suresh Prabhu took ‘moral responsibility’ for the same, and offered to resign. Even though Prime Minister Narendra Modi rejected his resignation on Wednesday, Prabhu’s tenure as the rail minister has been one marred with accidents. Ten coaches of the

Piyush Goyal addresses the 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress

Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, addressed a distinguished gathering of delegates attending the 3-day 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress here today. The Minister also gave away Energy and Environment Foundation Global Excellence awards 2017 during the inaugural session of the conference.The annual conference is

Health Secretary chairs National Review of NHM

Health Secretary, C K Mishra emphasised upon the need for innovative approaches to make the facilities at the peripheries work to avoid crowding of tertiary care facilities which impacts the quality of healthcare. He was chairing the National Review of the National Health Mission here recently. The national review meeting was attended by State Health

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