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Category Archives: India

Kutch in the monsoon: A must-visit destination 

  Bhuj: White, fluffy clouds hanging low over green hills, little pools of still water teeming with migratory birds and an omnipresent cool breeze — the semi-arid region of Kutch in Gujarat transforms into a completely different avatar during the monsoon. And although winter — the time detailed as “ideal” to visit this region — shows…

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Historian challenges UP CM over Taj Mahal

Agra:  Noted Mughal historian R. Nath has challenged Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s reported statement that the 17th century Taj Mahal was not a part of Indian culture. Nath told IANS that Taj was built by Indian craftsmen, masons and artisans using local raw materials, bricks, lime and conformed to the medieval architectural style.…

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Court extends custody of three Kashmiri separatists

New Delhi: A court on Friday extended the judicial custody of three Kashmiri separatists arrested on charges of receiving funds from Pakistan to sponsor terror activities and stone-pelting in Jammu and Kashmir till September 27. During the in-camera proceedings, District Judge Poonam Bambaba extended the custody of Aftab Hilali Shah alias Shahid-ul-Islam, Ayaz Akbar Khandey…

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Government approves new Metro Rail policy

  New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Metro Rail Policy 2017 to keep up with “high level of expectations and states’ aspirations”, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced. He said that currently the Metro Rail is operational in seven cities, totalling 370 km, and is under “rapid expansion”. Jaitley said the Metro Rail…

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Sushma announces medical visas for Pakistanis

  New Delhi: On the occasion of Independence Day, the Ministry of External Affairs announced that India will provide medical visas to all bona fide Pakistan patients. In a tweet on Tuesday, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said: ” On the auspicious occasion of India’s Independence day, we will grant medical visa in all bonafide cases…

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Three Manipur terrorists held in Delhi

New Delhi: Three members of a Manipur-based banned terror outfit, including its self-styled commander-in-chief, have been arrested in Delhi, police said on Monday. Kangleipak Communist Party chief Laishram Ranjit Meitei, 45, Khumanthem Naobicha Singh, 36, and Thoidam Chaothoi, 30, were arrested from near the Inter-State Bus Terminus in north Delhi on Sunday evening, Deputy Commissioner of…

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Bitcoin at record high value, passes $4,000-mark

New York: In an astounding record-setting feat, global cryptocurrency and digital payment system Bitcoin has crossed the $4,000-threshold in value terms, a media report said. The cryptocurrency, which has been in existence for only seven years, reached a new high of $4,224 (approximately Rs 270,642) to a Bitcoin on Sunday, CNET reported. Bitcoin passed the $3,000-mark…

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