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SC thwarts land acquisition of Tata in W. Bengal

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday crushed the land acquisition deal upheld by the Calcutta High Court in 2006. The deal was the pet project by former CPM government headed by Buddhadeb Bhattacharya, which had allotted the land to Tata. Tata had acquired 997 acres of land in Singur in 2006 ... Read More »

Rio stars conferred with Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna

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President Pranab Mukherjee conferred Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna  award to three stars of Rio Olympics – PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik and Dipa Karmakar and the along with shooter Jitu Rai, on Monday. Along ceremony them 15 other sportspersons were awarded with Arjuna Award while Dhyan Chand Award was given to ... Read More »

52 days old curfew lifted from Kashmir

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After the 52 long days the curfew in Kashmir was finally lifted on Monday. The curfew was imposed on the Valley after the violence broke out in protest against the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani in July. The curfew was lifted from the Kashmir Valley except in Pulwama ... Read More »

ISRO successfully conducts scramjet engine test

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Donning one more feather on their proverbial cap, the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) has successfully conducted scramjet engine test. The test was conducted at 6 am  on Sunday at  Andhra Pradesh’s Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) in Sriharikota. According to the ISRO the rocket will be a big step in ... Read More »

Pakistan to send envoys across the globe to highlight Kashmir issue

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Stepping up its act of unnecessary interference and provocation in the issue off Kashmir, Pakistan has decided to send 22 diplomatic envoys to different world capital ‘to highlight the problem of Kashmir’. The announcement was made on Saturday by Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif. Strengthening the offensive stance Prime Minister ... Read More »

PM announces special task force for Olympics

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In light of India’s disastrous performance in Rio Olympics 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has formed a special task force which would work for the “effective participation” of Indian sportsperson in upcoming Olympics of 2020, 2024 and 2028. The announcement of the task force was made on Friday. Announcing his decision ... Read More »

Bombay HC lifts the ban on women’s entry in Haji Ali

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In yet another monumental judgment today, the Bombay High Court permitted the entry of women in the inner sanctum of Haji Ali dargah. Passing the verdict the bench comprising of Justice V M Kanade and Justice Revati Mohite-Dere stated that the ban against women entering the dargah is constitutionally discrimination ... Read More »

Second set of leaked data of Scorpene published

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The Australian, the Australian news paper has once again published the sensitive data of India’s submarine Scorpene on Friday. The report contains the operation techniques of the submarine which is expected to become the strength of Indian Navy. It was just few days ago that the Australian newspaper had published ... Read More »

Italy’s earthquake death toll rises to 241

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The death toll of the people who were killed in the horrendous earthquake in Italy has risen up to 241 even as the rescue workers are working tirelessly pulling dead bodies and survivors from the debris. An earthquake of 6.2 magnitudes had struck Italy on early morning of Wednesday. The ... Read More »

Home Ministry may replace pallet guns with ‘PAVA shells’

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Putting an end to controversies regarding the use of pallets to control the violent mob in Kashmir violence the Indian government is looking into using the chili based ‘PAVA shells’. The decision to use them was taken after taking into consideration the recommendation of an expert committee. The union home ... Read More »