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PM Modi congratulates participants of cleanliness drive

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated participants of cleanliness related activities.

Centre may allow extension of foreigners' tribunals

Following persistent demand from the Assam government, the central government is likely to grant extension to 64 foreigners' tribunals in the state with retrospective effect, state government sources said on Wednesday.

Don't boycott Saarc Summit, hold it without Pakistan: Congress

The Congress on Wednesday demanded that instead of boycotting the Saarc Summit, it should be held without Pakistan and the neighbouring country must be isolated globally.

For tourism, we welcome people from Pakistan: Mahesh Sharma

Amid rising tension between India and Pakistan in the aftermath of the Uri attack, Union minister Mahesh Sharma on Tuesday extended invitation to tourist from all countries, including those from Pakistan.

Will take up Ganga erosion with Centre: Mamata

The West Bengal government will take up with the central government the problem of erosion caused by the Ganga and Padma rivers, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Tuesday.

It's upto govt to calibrate action in Indus water treaty: Congress

Congress on Monday said it was upto the government to calibrate action on the Indus Water Treaty even as termed the pact as another element in the multi-pronged multi-faceted approach against Pakistan.

BJP to celebrate Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay's birth centenary as year of welfare of downtrodden across India

The BJP on Sunday resolved to tread the path shown by Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay.

Govt calls meet on Indus Water Treaty; Water Resources Ministry, MEA to brief PM Modi

Govt calls meet on Indus Water Treaty; Water Resources Ministry, MEA to brief PM Modi

On September 22, India had made it clear that 'mutual trust and cooperation' was important for Indus Water Treaty to work.

India to ratify Paris Climate Change agreement on October 02: PM Modi

India to ratify Paris Climate Change agreement on October 02: PM Modi

India will ratify the Paris Climate Change agreement on October 2.

Goa to Mumbai in six hours with new 4-lane highway: Nitin Gadkari

Goa to Mumbai in six hours with new 4-lane highway: Nitin Gadkari

With the construction of 4-lane Mumbai-Goa highway, to be completed by 2018, travel time will reduce to six hours, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari said here on Thursday.

Improving quality of education a major challenge: Javadekar

Improving the quality of education is still a major challenge in the country, Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar said on Wednesday.

India stands united, isolate Pakistan: Venkaiah Naidu

Asserting that India as a nation stands united, Union Information and Broadcasting Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday called for isolating Pakistan for sponsoring terrorism.

Government approves 9 highway projects worth Rs 2,600 cr

The central government on Tuesday approved nine highway projects at a cost of Rs 2,600.31 crore, a statement said.

Intense campaign on to free Waqf properties from mafia: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The government has initiated an "intense campaign" to free Waqf properties grabbed by "Waqf mafia" in several states, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said on Tuesday.

Mamata Banerjee against all-party meeting on Uri attack

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday expressed her apprehensions over calling an all-party meeting on the Uri terror attack.

Centre released more than Rs 100 cr to Manipur in 5 months

More than Rs 100 crore were released by the Centre for various development projects in Manipur in the first five months of this fiscal, DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh said on Wednesday.

Grant of funds for J&K security exclusive domain of Centre: SC

The Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a PIL seeking to declare as "unconstitutional and illegal" the alleged release of government funds to Jammu and Kashmir-based separatists, saying the issue was within the exclusive domain of the Centre.

DRDO chief briefs Parrikar over Embraer deal

DRDO Chief S Christopher on Monday briefed Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on the USD 208-million Embraer Aircraft Deal of 2008 which has come under cloud over allegation of bribery.

Rajnath Singh assures central assistance to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Monday assured full central assistance to chief ministers of Tamil Nadu and Karnataka to deal with the situation arising out of the dispute over Cauvery river water sharing.

BJP challenges opposition to debate over special category status to Andhra

Accusing the opposition parties for criticising the union government over special category status to Andhra Pradesh despite its announcement of a special economic package, the BJP on Sunday challenged them for an open debate on the issue.