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Archive for November, 2018

India tries a balancing act with combat exercises

Friday, November 30, 2018 23:25

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India-Japan-US focus on ‘inclusive’ Indo-Pacific

Friday, November 30, 2018 22:48

This being the first trilateral on the margins of the G-20, the meeting seals the importance of the Indo-Pacific framework as a new policy architecture in this region. In his remarks, PM Narendra Modi is learned to have put out five action points — connectivity, sustainable development, maritime security, disaster ...

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‘Demography along Pakistan border changing’: BSF flags concerns

Friday, November 30, 2018 22:36

A BSF study that examined demographic changes has found a departure from traditional Rajasthani culture in terms of personal grooming such as hairstyles and dress. The study also found a high 22-25 per cent growth rate in Muslim population as compared to 8-10 per cent of other communities. There is ...

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Farmers’ protest bring oppn parties together

Friday, November 30, 2018 22:01

Addressing the two-day farmers' protest at Parliament Street, the political leaders also backed the demand for passage of legislation guaranteeing ‘freedom from indebtedness' and ‘remunerative prices' in line with recommendations of the Swaminathan Commission. The meeting saw opposition leaders attack PM Narendra Modi, saying the government failed to meet the ...

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Plea against probe into ‘fake encounters’ rejected

Friday, November 30, 2018 21:37

Rejecting a petition by 700-odd Army personnel protesting dilution of protection from prosecution under Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act in disturbed areas for alleged fake encounters, the Supreme Court on Friday said it ordered a CBI probe only in a few specific cases after finding that the Army had not ...

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Seven IL&FS staffers held hostage in Ethiopia

Friday, November 30, 2018 20:53

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Big sports events today

Friday, November 30, 2018 18:45

Here are the big sports events lined up for Friday (December 1) that comprise the action from Men's Hockey World Cup and English Premier League.

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The strange case of recalculating past GDP with new weights

Friday, November 30, 2018 18:28

By Ashok V DesaiThe NDA government has been a pioneer a number of times. Demonetisation and the goods and services tax (GST) are only its bestknown antics. Now it has taken the lead in politicising national income statistics.Normally, the Central Statistical Office (CSO) issues a press note every quarter, giving ...

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PM, Trump, Abe hold 1st trilateral meet, discuss global interest issues

Friday, November 30, 2018 18:16

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, US President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday met for their first trilateral meeting on the sidelines of the G20 summit to discuss major issues of global and multilateral interests.

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Who’s Gurumurthy, the man shaking up RBI

Friday, November 30, 2018 18:01

NEW DELHI: To his supporters, new Reserve Bank of India (RBI) board member Swaminathan Gurumurthy is a philosopher who will set India on a path of self-reliance. His detractors paint him as an ideologue who has pushed the government into a series of policy blunders.What neither side disputes is that ...

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