Prime Minister Narendra Modi launch projects worth over 500 crore rupees

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated and laid the foundation stones of various development projects worth Rs 557.39 crore rupees in Varanasi today. The projects inaugurated by Mr Modi include the Integrated Power Development Scheme for Puraani Kashi and an Atal Incubation Centre at the Banaras Hindu University (BHU).  Addressing the gathering Prime Minister said that
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Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) will launch its polar satellite launch vehicle (PSLV) C42 from Sriharikota today.  PSLV-C42 is scheduled for launch at 10.08 PM from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre.  It will carry two earth observing satellites – NovaSAR and S1-4 of Surrey Satellite Technology Limited, UK.  The mission
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In Jammu and Kashmir, 16 people were killed while 17 others injured as a minibus plunged into the Chenab river in Kishtwar district on Friday.    Deputy Commissioner Kishtwar Angrez Singh Rana told AIR Jammu that in the rescue operation carried out, 13 bodies were recovered while 3 of the seriously injured succumbed to injuries on
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The Jharkhand High Court today cancelled the interim bail of RJD Chief  Lalu Prasad Yadav and has directed him to surrender before the 30th of this month. Mr. Prasad is currently on interim bail and undergoing treatment. AIR Ranchi Correspondent reports that Lalu Prasad’s application for regular bail came for hearing today at the Court
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Centre says it considers the devastating floods in Kerala as a calamity of severe nature. A Home Ministry official said, keeping in view the intensity and magnitude of the floods and landslides in Kerala, this is a calamity of a severe nature for all practical purposes.  In an affidavit before Kerala High Court on Monday,
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The Supreme Court today took note of the lynching incident in Rajasthan’s Alwar district that took place last month and directed the Principal Secretary of the Home department of the state government to file an affidavit giving details of the action taken in the lynching case. The court has now posted the matter for further
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Union Minister Arun Jaitley today said the Supreme Court judgment in the Delhi government case does not add to the powers of the state government or the central government nor does it dilutes these powers in any way. In an article, Mr Jaitley said the judgment emphasises importance of elected state government, but Delhi being
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The flood and rain have claimed 14 more lives in Kerala yesterday, taking the death toll in the last 10 days to 210. The maximum number of deaths have been reported from Idukki, where 43 people lost their lives.  More from our correspondent:   As per official data,39 people are missing and 133 were injured
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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today announced the launch of world’s largest government-funded programme – the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Abhiyaan. It will be launched on the birth anniversary of Pt. Deen Dayal Upadhyay on 25th of next month.  Announcing this from the ramparts of historic Red Fort after unfurling the tricolour on the occasion of
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CBI and ED register separate cases In what could be one of the biggest frauds in the Indian banking system, state-run lender Punjab National Bank (PNB) reported unauthorised transactions worth Rs. 11,500 crore in one of its branches in south Mumbai. The Enforcement Directorate has registered a money laundering case in the matter, which involves
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