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23 March, 2018 4:48 PM Pakistan believes in amity: High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood

Minister of State for Agriculture Gajendra Singh Shekhawat takes part at the Pakistan National Day civic reception. Pakistan High Commission on Friday hosted a civic reception to mark the National Day celebrations in the backdrop of a diplomatic fight with India. Speaking on the day’s importance, High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood said that Pakistan believed 130

13 March, 2018 7:36 PM The Poisoning Of Former Russian Double Agent Sergei Skripal

London: Little is known about his early life but he served in the GRU military intelligence service. He reached the rank of colonel in the GRU but left in 1999 to work in the Russian foreign ministry. He also taught at the Russian Defence Ministry's defence academy in Moscow. Skripal was arrested in December 2004 by Federal Security Service agents on suspicion 170

11 March, 2018 11:08 PM Catalonia 'Republic Now' March Draws Thousands

Barcelona: Tens of thousands of people marched in Barcelona on Sunday to demand the formation of a new government in Spain's Catalonia region leading to its independence from Madrid despite formidable legal obstacles. Some 45,000 people joined the "Republic Now" march called by the influential pro-independence citizens' group ANC, city police said. "There 56

11 March, 2018 10:55 AM Fugitive ex-member of Catalan government moves to Scotland

A fugitive former member of Catalonia’s regional government says she has moved to Scotland from Belgium, where she had fled from a Spanish court investigation into a secession plot. Clara Ponsati, the Catalan former education chief, said Saturday that she had returned to reaching at University of St. Andrews. She appears as a faculty member of the School 36

9 March, 2018 10:25 AM Guide 'inexperienced' CM Deb with your 'years of experience', Modi tells Tripura Opposition

The Prime Minister says his predecessors did not give adequate attention that the Northeast deserved since Independence. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday urged the Opposition parties in Tirpura to guide the “inexperienced” Biplab Kumar Deb with their “years of experience” in running the government. He also promised inclusiveness to those who did not vote for the BJP, in an oblique 23

4 March, 2018 2:04 PM HC unhappy with govt approach

Establishment of special court for trial of cases involving legislators Irked over the ‘‘encroachment’’ into its independence and authority in the posting of judicial officers of subordinate courts, the Kerala High Court has shot off a letter to the State government conveying its ‘‘displeasure” over the issue. It was the “rider” in the government order 45

28 February, 2018 5:33 AM Soon, transact all PF matters online as EPFO to go ‘paper free’ by Aug 15

EPFO has proposed to have a campaign for going paper-free during the next two months, namely March and April 2018. Come Independence Day 2018, the Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) will be free from paper. The organization has set an outer deadline of August 15, 2018, to be paper-free with a parallel expansion of its name EPFO as ‘Electronic 40

23 February, 2018 7:29 PM Key changes effected at Raj Bhavan

With the recent change of the Aide-de-camp (Military) to Governor Banwarilal Purohit, the shake-up in key personnel manning Raj Bhavan seems complete. Since the Governor assumed office in October last year, all the top five officers holding key posts in the Raj Bhavan have been replaced. Recently, Major Ajay P.S. Rathore replaced Lieutenant Commander 53

21 February, 2018 9:55 AM Andhra IAS officers condemn ‘threats’ by YSRCP MP

The Association also condemned the criminal assault by the MLAs of Delhi Assembly on the Chief Secretary of Delhi Government. The Andhra Pradesh IAS Officers Association has taken strong exception to the threats allegedly held out by YSRCP MP, V. Vijay Sai Reddy against a senior IAS officer. The Association said it strongly condemned the MP's action 35

10 February, 2018 6:16 PM Remembering the first freedom fighters banished from India

73 rebels from T.N. were sent to Penang by the British 216 years ago February 11, 1802 may not hold any historical significance for many. However, that day marked a significant event in the history of the freedom movement. It still evokes poignant memories for many in southern Tamil Nadu, as they recall how 73 freedom fighters – who were deported to the Prince 37