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Fugitive businessmen Mehul Choksi surrenders passport in Antigua

A fugitive diamond trader  Mehul Choksi, who was accused of defrauding the Punjab National Bank, has surrendered his Indian citizenship and passport to authorities in Antigua and Barbuda. Mehul Choksi along with his nephew Nirav Modi also a fugitive from India allegedly committed fraud on Punjab National Bank amounting to over Rs. 13,500 crores. The businessman Mehul Choksi had fled India in January 2018, a few weeks before the scam came to light. In August 2018 he claimed that he had become a citizen of Antigua and Barbuda and he will expand his business…

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10 % quota has given sleepless night to opposition party: Narendra Modi

On Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has rejected allegations that the government decision to provide 10 % reservation in education and jobs for economically weaker sections in the general category was politically motivated with an eye on upper caste vote in the Lok Sabha polls. Prime Minister Narendra Modi also stated that his government’s decision to provide a 10% reservation to economically weaker sections (EWS) in the general category was giving “sleepless nights” to the opposition party. कल कलकत्ता के जिस मंच से ये लोग देश और लोकतंत्र बचाने की बात कर रहे…

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Inequality has ‘female face’ in India ,women’s unpaid work worth 3.1% of GDP

Oxfam study said on  Monday that unpaid work done by women across India amounts to a staggering USD 10 trillion a year, which is 43 times the annual turnover of the world’s biggest company Apple. In India, the unpaid work done by women is 3.1 per cent of the country’s GDP. Women spend 312 minutes per day in urban areas and 291 minutes per day in rural areas on such unpaid care work. In comparison to women, men spend only 29 minutes in urban and 32 minutes in rural areas on…

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Simba, Uri, Kedarnath, KGF total box office collection

It has been a golden month for Bollywood fans. Kedarnath, KGF, Simba and now Uri: The Surgical Strikes have been on a rampage at the box office. Each of the films was quite different from the other. Kedarnath movie is based on a love story set in the backdrop of the catastrophic floods that rocked Uttarakhand in 2013. It was also the launchpad for Sara Ali Khan, and this worked well in its favour. Kedarnath crossed over Rs 50 crore at the box office, despite mixed reviews. Rohit Shetty directed…

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SC asks search panel to recommend names for Lokpal by Feb end

On Thursday, The Supreme Court requested the search committee to recommend the name of Lokpal and its members by February end and submit the list for consideration to the Selection Committee. The apex court will hear the matter next on March 7. The search committee is headed by former apex court judge Ranjana Prakash Desai. A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi directed the Centre to provide the search committee requisite infrastructure and manpower to enable it to complete its work. The beach comprises of Justices L N Rao and…

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Supreme Court dismisses plea of 5 states seeking modification of its order on DGPs

On Wednesday, Supreme Court dismissed the pleas of five states seeking modification of its order which was issued last year on the selection and appointment of director generals of police (DGPs). The apex court was hearing applications of various state governments, including Punjab, Kerala, West Bengal, Haryana and Bihar, seeking implementation of their local laws regarding the selection and appointment of DGPs. The bench which was headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said that the earlier directions of the court on selection and appointment of DGPs were issued in larger public…

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7th Pay Commission : Modi Govt approves proposal to extend benefits for teachers

Days after the government announced 10 per cent quota for upper caste poor, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s government on Tuesday approved the proposal to extend the benefits of the 7th Pay Commission to the teachers and other academic staff of the state government and government-aided technical institution in the country. The revised pay scales will be applicable from 1.1.2016 and the annual financial liability on account of this measure will be about Rs 1,241.78 crore.  During the move, The state government has also approved the payment of arrears of last six…

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After Rahul Gandhi’s Jibe, Philip Kotler congratulates PM Modi

Philip Kotler, an American marketing author, a consultant on Tuesday congratulated PM Narendra Modi after Congress president Rahul Gandhi mocked him for being awarded the Philip Kotler Presidential award. Philip Kotler is a professor of marketing at Northwestern University, Kellogg School of Management. He is known as the father of marketing. He is also known as the marketing guru. Philip Kotler is also written more than 60 marketing books, including Marketing Management and Principle of Management. The Philip Kotler Presidential Award mainly focuses on the triple-bottom-line of People, Profit, and Planet. It will…

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JNU Sedition Case: Police files Charge sheet against Kanhaiya Kumar

On Monday, The Delhi Police filed a charge sheet against former Jawaharlal Nehru University Students’ Union (JNUSU) president Kanhaiya Kumar along with former JNU students Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya in a sedition case for allegedly raising an “objectable” and “anti-national” slogan during an event at Jawaharlal Nehru University in Delhi in February 2016. The others charge-sheeted in the case are Kashmiri students Aquib Hussain, Mujeeb Hussain, Muneeb Hussain, Umar Gul, Rayeea Rassol, Bashir Bhat and Basharat. As many as 36 others, including Communist Party of India (CPI) leader D…

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The Kite Flying Festival ,Makar Sankranti is Here

India is one of the very few countries in the world that celebrate harvest festivals also with equal enthusiasm and zest like any other festival. One such festival is Makar Sankranti, primarily celebrated in north India. The festival officially marks the beginning of spring or the onset of Indian summer and the days become longer, and nights shorter. Makar Sankranti is one of the most popular Hindu festivals, and also the first festival of the New Year. The festival is known with different names in different parts of the country. It…

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