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Ground breaking ceremony for new Andhra capital

News Amid chanting of Vedic hymns,Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N.Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday performed ‘bhoomi puja’ or ground breaking ceremony of the new state capital Amaravathi. As the clock struck 8.49 a.m., Naidu accompanied by his wife Bhuvaneswari and son N. Lokesh performed the rituals at a colourful ceremony in Mandadam village ...

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India Bangladesh Border Disputes to end soon

India – Bangladesh border disputes While India and Bangladesh share one of the world’s longest land borders, crossing it isn’t easy. Cargo trucks drive hundreds of miles through a chokepoint known as the Chicken’s Neck to circumvent Bangladesh and reach India’s isolated northeast states. Shipping containers can make detours as ...

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India-Iran-Chabahar :: China-Pakistan-Gwadar

News Although US was not quite happy , India went ahead with the signing of an agreement with Iran for the development of the strategically important Chabahar port. The MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) was signed after the talks between the two sides. India intends to lease two berths at Chabahar for 10 ...

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GST bill passed in LokSabha

News The Lok Sabha on Wednesday gave its consent to a far-reaching amendment to the Constitution to pave the way for a pan-India goods and services tax regime and create a unified market across the country, doing away with multiplicity of central and state levies. A government think-tank proposed the ...

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UN assures to take up ​Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi’s release issue

News UNSC questioned Pakistan’s “sincerity” in the matter of a terrorist’s release. In this regard, UN Security Council assured that it will take up the issue of Mumbai terror attack mastermind Zaki-ur Rehman Lakhvi’s release at its next meeting. India  conveyed to Pakistan its unhappiness at the way the case was ...

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FCRA licences of 8,975 associations cancelled

News Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has cancelled the Foreign Contribution Regulation Act (FCRA) licences of 8,975 associations from different parts of the country including Delhi, Mumbai and Andhra Pradesh. It is the largest crackdown on NGO’s and associations accepting foreign funds without complying with the regulation of filing annual ...

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Stapled Visa Issue resolved after 5 years: China

News Moving beyond its earlier emphasis on Jammu & Kashmir being a “disputed” area, China has agreed to host India’s Northern Army Commander this year, a visit that went on hold five years ago after Beijing insisted on issuing stapled visa to the officer because J&K came under his command. ...

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