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15 January, 2019 6:07 PM PM Narendra Modi visits Sree Padmanabhaswamy temple in Kerala, offers prayers

Centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple is known as one of the 108 'divyadesams' of Lord Vishnu. Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday offered prayers at the centuries-old Sree Padmanabhaswamy Temple, known as one of the 108 'divyadesams' of Lord Vishnu. PM Modi, who entered the sprawling shrine through the eastern entrance, spent 285

14 January, 2019 11:48 AM Singapore may tighten adoption law after gay father adopted son

Singapore: Singapore is looking to strengthen its adoption laws after a gay man won an appeal to legally adopt his biological son in a landmark court ruling last year, its social affairs minister said on Monday. The man, after learning he was unlikely to be able to adopt a child in Singapore as a gay man, paid $200,000 for a woman to carry his child 233

14 January, 2019 9:42 AM Rajasthan Government To Honour Those Who Adopt Stray Cows

The Congress-led Rajasthan government has decided to honour those who adopt stray cows on Independence Day and Republic Day. The Directorate of Gopalan has issued a letter to all district collectors asking them to motivate donors, NGOs, social workers and cow lovers to adopt stray cows and felicitate them on August 15 and January 26. The Directorate 183

10 January, 2019 9:21 AM Winter Session of Parliament: Productivity of Rajya Sabha at 18%, Lok Sabha at 46%

Productivity of the session was the third-lowest in the 16th Lok Sabha The Winter Session of Parliament ended on January 9 shortly after the Rajya Sabha passed The Constitution (124th Amendment) Bill, 2019. The Upper House had been extended by a day to help pass the constitutional amendment bill. The Lok Sabha ended on January 8, after clearing the same bill. According 234

9 January, 2019 5:49 PM Victory for social justice: PM Modi hails Parliament's nod for 10% reservation for general category poor

New Delhi: A day after Lok Sabha's green signal, Rajya Sabha passed the historic quota bill by an overwhelming margin on Wednesday in what is being seen as a big win for the Modi government. Moments after voting concluded in Rajya Sabha, PM Narendra Modi took to Twitter and thanked Parliamentarians for a healthy debate on the matter and said that the bill would 183

5 January, 2019 4:59 PM ED granted court's permission to interrogate Brajesh Thakur

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) was on Saturday granted permission from a special court to interrogate Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter home sex scandal case. The Enforcement Directorate (ED) was on Saturday granted permission from a special court to interrogate Brajesh Thakur, the prime accused in the Muzaffarpur shelter 167

5 January, 2019 3:29 PM BJP appoints election in-charge, co-in charge for eight states for 2019 Lok Sabha elections

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday appointed the election in-charge and co-in charge for eight states for the 2019 Lok Sabha elections. BJP president Amit Shah made the appointments for -- Tamil Nadu, Puducherry, Andaman-Nicobar Islands, Karnataka, Delhi, Haryana, Tripura and Jammu & Kashmir. The BJP chief has appointed Union Minister of Railways 169

5 January, 2019 7:20 AM PM Modi lays foundation of several irrigation projects in Jharkhand

Taking a dig at previous governments, Modi said they were least bothered about farmers' welfare in Jharkhand. Prime Minister Narendra Modi on January laid the foundation of several irrigation projects in Jharkhand, including Rs 2,391.36 crore Mandal dam, that will provide irrigation to 19,604-hectare area in Palamu and Garhwa districts. Modi, prior to addressing 152

4 January, 2019 8:16 AM BJP's Vikram Saini speaking like a terrorist, must be probed for terror links, says UP Congress chief Raj Babbar

The Congress leader further said Saini should be arrested and punished.  In a scathing attack on BJP MLA Vikram Saini over his 'bombing' remark, Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Raj Babbar accused the saffron party leader of speaking like a terrorist and reiterated that he must be probed for terror links. The BJP MLA from Muzaffarnagar said that those who say they feel unsafe 196

2 January, 2019 1:21 PM Narendra Modi justified his failures in one-sided interview: Mayawati

BSP president Mayawati January 2 slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for justifying the alleged failures of his government and party in a "one-sided" interview that "failed" to kindle new aspirations. "Instead of adopting necessary sensitivity and honesty on raging issues concerning peoples welfare and national interest, Modi's interview was a one-sided 168