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President signs Ordinance on NEET

President signs Ordinance on NEET

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) President Pranab Mukherjee today signed the ordinance brought in to defer the holding of National Eligibility-cum Entrance Test(NEET), the common medical entrance examination for admission to medical colleges across the country, by a year, sources said.

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24 May 2016 | 12:24 PM
13 more smart cities announced, Lucknow tops list of winners

13 more smart cities announced, Lucknow tops list of winners

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) The Centre today announced 13 more smart cities with Lucknow in Uttar Pradesh topping the list of winners of the Fast Track competition conducted for 23 cities from as many States and Union Territories.

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24 May 2016 | 12:28 PM
Harish Rawat grilled by CBI in sting oepration probe

Harish Rawat grilled by CBI in sting oepration probe

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat today appeared before the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) at his head quarter here in connection with the ongoing probe into sting CD purportedly showing him negotiating a deal with a journalist to win back the rebel Congress MLAs who had revolted against him.

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24 May 2016 | 1:22 PM

Dockyard attack case: Five ‘IS-linked’ navy officers get death sentence

Islamabad, May 24 (UNI) Five naval officers in Pakistan have been sentenced to death by a Navy tribunal in a case related to terrorism, father of one of the convicts told daily Dawn.

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24 May 2016 | 1:26 PM
Pranab leaves for China on first state visit

Pranab leaves for China on first state visit

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) President Pranab Mukherjee today left for four-day visit to China where he will hold discussions with all aspects of bilateral relations with the Chinese leadership.

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24 May 2016 | 1:55 PM

First ever BJP govt in NE to take oath in Assam today

Guwahati, May 24 (UNI) The first ever BJP government in any Northeastern state will be sworn in today when a BJP-led alliance takes oath of office and secrecy here and assumes power in Dispur.

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24 May 2016 | 11:38 AM

Focus on PM's Saharanpur rally on the second anniversary of NDA govt on May 26

Saharanpur, May 24 (UNI) The second anniversary of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government here on May 26 will be a historic one with record attendance when Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a rally to launch the party election drive for 2017 Uttar Pradesh assembly polls.

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24 May 2016 | 1:08 PM

UNI NEWS DIGEST AT 1500 HRS FOR MAY 24, 2016

24 May 2016 | 3:03 PM

New Delh : President signs Ordinance on NEET (DI11) : 13 more smart cities announced, Lucknow tops list of winners (DI12) : Pranab leaves for China on first state visit (DI15) : India imposes travel ban on Libya (DI16) Islamabad : Dockyard attack case: Five ‘IS-linked’ navy officers get death sentence (DF2) Guwahati : First ever BJP govt in NE to take oath in Assam today (CA2) : VVIPs start arriving for Assam govt swearing in (CA4) Bengaluru:Indian author denied visa to visit China (MS7) Chennai : Stalin re-elected Leader of the Opposition at DMK meet (MS9) Thiruvananthapuram : Pinarayi Vijayan to be sworn-in as Kerala CM tomorrow (MS1) Islamabad : Panamagate:6 federal ministers to represent govt in Parl committee for inquiry (DF1) Hanoi : Obama says several Vietnamese activists prevented from meeting him (FN21) San Francisco : Facebook changes policies on 'Trending Topics' after criticism (FN16) New Delhi : Khel Ratna and Arjuna award for Rio medal winners: Sports Ministry (SPD7) New Delhi : Intex launches smartphone with finger print sensor for Rs 5,599 (DC3) UNI RSD RP1505.

STF arrested four persons for illegal arms making and selling in UP

24 May 2016 | 3:12 PM

Lucknow May 24 (UNI) Special Task Force (STF) of Uttar Pradesh police has arrested four members of an illegal arms gang in Ambedkarnagar and Sultanpur districts and recovered illegal weapons and other indicriminate articles from them last night.

Jaya expresses her gratitude to TN people for AIADMK victory

21 May 2016 | 11:14 PM

Chennai, May 20 (UNI): Ahead of the AIADMK MLAs' meeting in the city, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, who is set to be elected as the Legislature Party Leader, today thanked the electorate for her party's victory and said she would show her gratitude to the people of the state through her effective governance.

Researchers question increase in structural conditions in IMF loans

Researchers question increase in structural conditions in IMF loans

24 May 2016 | 1:01 PM

New Delhi, May 24 (UNI) A new study that systematically examined International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies over the past three decades has found that - despite claims to have reformed their practices following the global financial crisis - the IMF has in fact ramped up the number of conditions imposed on borrower nations to pre-crisis levels.

LiveHealth forays into global markets to provide end-to-end medical solution

LiveHealth forays into global markets to provide end-to-end medical solution

19 May 2016 | 6:28 PM

New Delhi, May 19 (UNI) With an objective to expand its business operations across the globe, Pune-based medical records management and tele-medicine platform, LiveHealth today forayed into Southeast Asia and Middle East regions medical markets for providing end-to-end healthcare solution.

Maintain supremacy of legislature, Jaitley appeals to Elders

Maintain supremacy of legislature, Jaitley appeals to Elders

13 May 2016 | 4:07 PM

New Delhi, May 13 (UNI) With the Supreme Court judgment on the Uttarakhand issue still fresh in his mind, Leader of the House Arun Jaitley today made a fervent appeal in the Rajya Sabha to maintain supremacy of the Parliament in law and budget making, failing which, he said, the democracy will be in peril.

With HoloLens, Microsoft aims to avoid Google's mistakes

With HoloLens, Microsoft aims to avoid Google's mistakes

23 May 2016 | 7:42 PM

SAN FRANCISCO, May 23 (Reuters) When Google introduced its Google Glass smartglasses four years ago, it turned to Glass-sporting skydivers buzzing a San Francisco convention center, Glass-adorned models at a glitzy fashion show and a Twitter campaign to notify early "Glass Explorers" of their luck in snagging a pair.

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