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GST bill set to roll on this week as govt-opposition seems on same page

New Delhi, Jul 30 (UNI) The government is all set to introduce the much-awaited Goods & Services Tax (GST) bill in the current session of Parliament this week, on which a lot of hot discussion took place inside and outside the House.

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30 Jul 2016 | 10:22 PM

Akbar, VK Singh going to Kuwait, Saudi Arabia to negotiate for duped Indian workers

New Delhi, July 30 (UNI) India is rushing its two Ministers of State Gen VK Singh and MJ Akbar to take up with Saudi and Kuwaiti authorities, the issue of 800 Indians starving after losing their jobs.

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30 Jul 2016 | 9:59 PM

Flood claims 52 lives in Assam and Bihar; Rajnath Singh makes aerial survey of flood-affected areas of Assam; Centre to send inter-ministerial team to the state to assess damages

New Delhi, Jul 24 (UNI) Flood situation continued to remain grim in Assam and Bihar as death toll in the two states has reached 52.

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30 Jul 2016 | 9:28 PM
AMU Minority character: Sareshwala says Muslims should have opened channels of communication with Modi

AMU Minority character: Sareshwala says Muslims should have opened channels of communication with Modi

New Delhi, Jul 30 (UNI) Mr Zafar Sareshwala, chancellor of Maulana Azad Urdu University, who is said to be a close aide of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has faulted Muslims for not trying to establish communication with the NDA government over the minority character of the Aligrah Muslim University.

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30 Jul 2016 | 9:28 PM

Rebel RLSP leaders hold meeting ahead of organisational polls

Patna, Jul 30 (UNI) The ongoing wrangling in the Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP), an ally of NDA, intensified today when rebel party leaders boycotted a meeting convened by party chief and Union Minister Upendra Kushwaha and held a parallel meeting here.

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30 Jul 2016 | 9:54 PM

Terrorists have to be killed, if not surrender: J&K Dy CM

Jammu, Jul 30 (UNI) Asserting that combat operations are routine in Kashmir Valley, Jammu and Kashmir Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh today said that terrorists have to be killed, if they do not surrender.

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30 Jul 2016 | 9:44 PM

At least 16 feared dead in fiery Texas hot air balloon crash

By Jon Herskovitz AUSTIN, Texas, Jul 30 (Reuters) At least 16 people were feared dead after a hot air balloon caught fire and crashed in a pasture near the central Texas city of Lockhart today, according to federal and local authorities.

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30 Jul 2016 | 10:47 PM

Trump rebuts criticism by Army father at Democratic convention

31 Jul 2016 | 5:51 AM

By Grant Smith NEW YORK, Jul 31 (Reuters) Donald Trump rejected criticism from the father of a soldier killed in Iraq who said the Republican presidential nominee had "sacrificed nothing and no one" and questioned whether the mother was allowed to speak during the couple's appearance at the Democratic convention.

Thousands of people offer prayers on roads to protest killings in Kashmir

30 Jul 2016 | 11:40 PM

Srinagar, Jul 30 (UNI) Thousands of people today offered afternoon prayers, Asar nimaz, on the roads across Kashmir valley to protest against the killing of 49 civilians in security force firing since July 9, a day after a top commander of Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) Burhan Wani and two other militants were killed in an encounter in Kokernag in Anantnag.

Collections under Sovereign Gold Bond Scheme reach a new high

30 Jul 2016 | 11:11 PM

New Delhi, Jul 30 (UNI) Collections under the Sovereign Gold Bond (SGB) scheme, announcement in Union Budget 2015-16, has reached a new high as the 4th tranche realized an amount of around Rs 919 Crores.

Understanding the 'switch' that triggers flowering in plants

Understanding the 'switch' that triggers flowering in plants

29 Jul 2016 | 7:14 PM

New Delhi, Jul 29 (UNI) Flowering in plants is crucial to production of food crops and scientists have been trying hard to understand the trigger for flowering so that they could manipulate the process to hasten the fruit/seed production of different crops, reducing the cropping cycle to a shorter span.

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