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4 September, 2017 8:27 AM China announces $76 million for BRICS economic cooperation

XIAMEN: China will provide $76 million for a BRICS economic and technology cooperation plan and another $4 million to support the projects of the bloc's New Development Bank, President Xi Jinping announced on Tuesday. Calling on the five-nation grouping to forge unity to jointly advance solutions for international peace and development, Xi said the BRICS 37

29 August, 2017 3:33 AM Mani Shankar Aiyar On Ram Rahim's Blockbuster Appeal

And so, after 15 long years, the law has finally caught up with Baba Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. He will spend the next two decades behind bars atoning for his brutal rape of two women bhakts who found the courage to speak up. Skeletons have also started tumbling out of the cupboard that the victims were among a whole harem of lady followers who were allegedly 40

17 August, 2017 4:21 PM It could be curtains forLight Metro projects

New metro policy makes PPP mandatory for project nod Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) Principal Advisor E. Sreedharan has said that Kerala can forget a light metro with public private participation (PPP). The Left Democratic Front (LDF) government is unlikely to adopt the PPP mode. Speaking to The Hindu on Thursday over telephone, Mr. Sreedharan said the chances 27

17 August, 2017 2:56 AM Govt approves new metro policy, push for private investment

The government approved a new metro rail policy which opens a big window for private investments across a range of operations, making PPP component mandatory for availing central assistance. The policy, approved by the Union Cabinet at a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, also empowers states to make rules and set up a permanent Fare Fixation 42

11 August, 2017 11:37 AM Monsoon session of Parliament ends with pledge to build New India by 2022

Total 17 Bills were introduced & 14 were passed in this session which had 19 sittings in 71 hours With a pledge of 'Sankalp se Siddhi' for building a New India by 2022 taken with wide consensus on 75th Anniversary of the 'Quit India Movement' and GST extended to J&K, which will lead to its economic integration with the rest of the country, the monsoon 54

9 August, 2017 7:57 PM Go To Field To Understand Ground Realities: PM Narendra Modi To Collectors

New Delhi: Move beyond files and go to the field to understand ground realities. This was the message of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the district collectors of the country during his first-of-its-kind interaction with them via video conference. He said the collectors should particularly understand the conditions related to health services in remote 70

1 August, 2017 6:19 AM Parliament live updates: Lok Sabha discusses demand for grants

MPs from the Rajya Sabha stall Question Hour on issues of LPG price hike and subsidy, SC notification on NOTA The issue of absence of several BJP members in the Rajya Sabha may figure in its Parliamentary party meeting today, sources said. BJP MP Nishikant Dubey: I want to speak about Demand for Grants, but I need to counter Mr. Venugopal's points 58

24 July, 2017 4:10 PM 15 initiatives President Pranab Mukherjee will always be remembered for

President Pranab Mukherjee will demit office on Tuesday, making way for Ram Nath Kovind as the 14th incumbent on the top constitutional post. Though Mukherjee would exit Rashtrapati Bhavan, his contributions as president would be remembered for a long time to come. Pranab Mukherjee did not just confine himself to being a copy president. He took several 46

17 July, 2017 4:02 AM Monsoon Parl session to begin from today, Govt to introduce 16 new Bills

Prime Minister Narendra Modi led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government will be introducing 16 new Bills in the monsoon session. Thirty four Bills are on the agenda of the government for the monsoon session that is likely to be a stormy affair over issues like lynching incidents and vigilantism over cow, the Kashmir situation and the border stand-off 45

16 July, 2017 6:29 PM Yogi Adityanath’s expressway costlier than Samajwadi Party’s Agra-Lucknow project

NEW DELHI: The country’s longest expressway from Lucknow to Ghazipur will be built a cost of nearly Rs 25,000 crore by the Yogi Adityanath government in Uttar Pradesh. This will surpass the per-kilometre cost incurred by the erstwhile Akhilesh Yadav government in building what is currently India’s longest six-lane expressway from Agra to Lucknow. During 56