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SC quashes FIR against Anurag Thakur, former HP CM Dhumal

The case related to alleged irregularities in granting land on lease for construction of the Dharamshala cricket stadium. Thakur, Dhumal and Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association had challenged the high court order of April 25, 2014. However, the Himachal Pradesh High Court had refused to quash the FIR and stay the …

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India visit very fruitful : Former Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal

Talking to media persons at Tribhuvan International airport in Kathmandu after returning from New Delhi, Dahal said that wide and positive discussions were held with Prime Minister Narendra Modi on various dimensions of Indo-Nepal relations. He said that it has sent a very positive message. Dahal also said that discussions …

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Former Nepal PM Pushpa Kamal Dahal calls on PM Modi​​​​​​​

The two leaders discussed the progress in India-Nepal relations, as well as other issues of mutual interest. The Prime Minister fondly recalled their previous interactions, and thanked Pushpa Kamal Dahal for his valuable contributions in strengthening India-Nepal relations. Recalling his two visits to Nepal this year, the Prime Minister said …

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Former Nepal PM PK Dahal ‘Prachanda’ calls on PM Modi

The two leaders discussed the progress in India-Nepal relations, as well as other issues of mutual interest. The Prime Minister fondly recalled their previous interactions and thanked Prachanda for his valuable contributions in strengthening India-Nepal relations. Recalling his two visits to Nepal this year, the Prime Minister said that India-Nepal relations …

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Former PM H.D. Deve Gowda meets Nepal’s PM K.P. Sharma Oli in Kathmandu 

During the meeting  Deve Gowda congratulated Mr. Oli for successfully hosting 4th BIMSTEC Summit in Kathmandu last week.  Recalling Nepalese Prime Minister Oli’s official visit to India in April this year, Deve Gawda said the visit has taken India Nepal relations to a new height. On this occasion, Oli said that high level visits between the two countries have further deepened bilateral relations.  Oli …

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Former Nepal PM PK Dahal embarks on  4-day visit to India

During his stay in New Delhi Prachanda is scheduled to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Minister for External Affairs Sushma Swaraj, Home Minister Rajnath Singh and other leaders.  He will also deliver a lecture at the Indian Council of World Affairs in New Delhi on “Recent Developments in Nepal and Advancing India-Nepal Partnership …

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Former U.N. chief and Nobel peace laureate Kofi Annan passes away

Annan, a Ghanaian national, died in hospital in Bern, Switzerland, in the early hours, his close associates said. In Geneva, the Kofi Annan Foundation announced his peaceful death after a short undisclosed illness with “immense sadness”, saying he was surrounded in his last days by his second wife Nane and …

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Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee passes away

President Ram Nath Kovind in Tweeted: Extremely sad to hear of the passing of Atal Bihari Vajpayee, our former Prime Minister and a true Indian statesman. His leadership, foresight, maturity and eloquence put him in a league of his own. Atalji, the Gentle Giant, will be missed by one and all. …

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Former PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s condition remains critical: AIIMS

His condition worsened on Wednesday. In the evening, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited AIIMS to see Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Earlier in the evening, Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani also visited the hospital to check on him. Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and BJP MP Meenakshi Lekhi also paid a visit. Later in the …

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Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee dies at 89

Kolkata: Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee, who was put on ventilator support in a Kolkata-based hospital following a heart attack, died on Monday. Chatterjee, 89, was suffering from a kidney-related ailment. He was moved to the hospital on Tuesday.  A 12-member team of doctors was keeping a constant watch …

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Former Lok Sabha Speaker Somnath Chatterjee passes away

Chatterjee, who was admitted in a private hospital on August 10, breathed his last at 8.15 am today. Doctors said he had a cardiac arrest. The Communist Party of India (Marxist) veteran was suffering from kidney ailment and was put on ventilator support on Saturday. He suffered a hemorrhagic stroke …

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Naval war room leak: Former officer gets 7 years jail

Central Bureau of Investigation Special Judge Sanjay Kumar Aggarwal announced the sentence on Rathore, 63, who was on July 7 convicted under Section 3(1)(c) of the Official Secrets Act for possessing secret defence documents. A case was registered in March 2006 over the leak of about 7,000 pages of defence …

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Former champs Sharapova, Kvitova crash out, Nadal, Djokovic through B

Sharapova, the 2004 champion, was joinedon Tuesday at the exit by 2011 and 2014 winner Petra Kvitova who was stunned by Belarusian world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich. However, two-time men’s champion Rafael Nadal and three-time winner Novak Djokovic eased into the second round. Sharapova was cruising to victory at one …

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Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram appears before ED

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram today appeared before the Enforcement Directorate (ED)  for the second round of questioning in the Aircel-Maxis money laundering case.  The senior Congress leader arrived at the ED’s headquarter annexe office in New Delhi.He was summoned for today after he was first questioned on June 5 …

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