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US Senate passes massive $1.3 trillion spending bill to avert federal shutdown
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US Senate passes massive $1.3 trillion spending bill to avert ...

The US Senate passed a $1.3 trillion federal spending bill in dramatic dark-of-night fashion early today, overcoming hurdles that threatened to send the government into its third shutdown of 2018. Lawmakers stared down a self-imposed deadline of midnight ... DNA, 1 month ago

Ramie: The ancient fabric that could transform Indian dressing

Ramie was used in ancient Egypt and China long before cotton was introduced to the Far East.Ritika Kochhar reports on how Indian designers are bringing it back to life. Unlike cotton, which requires pesticides and other chemicals to grow, ramie is made from the nettles that grow wild in rainfall-rich states like Meghalaya in northeast India.Representational photograph: Pixabay.com.   When it comes to eco-friendly fabrics, most people would expect cotton to top the list. But they'd be ...
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Bihar bypolls: With Nitish in shadows, real fight is between BJP and RJD

Patna: Much is at stake at Sunday's by-elections to three Bihar seats -- one Lok Sabha and two assembly seats -- for both ruling BJP-led NDA and opposition Grand Alliance comprising RJD, Congress and HAM-S, barely a year ahead of the 2019 Lok Sabha polls.
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'Dalit vote will divide in 2019'

'Modi is the first BJP leader to try to include Dalits in its fold.''But the rank and file of his party is backward and want to bash up Muslims and Dalits whenever they have a chance.' In Raisina Model: Indian Democracy at 70, his new book, the British economist and peer Meghnad Desai discusses the journey the country he was born in has taken so far. Like many former British colonies, Lord Desai notes, India adopted the Westminster Model, but it 'Indianised it into the Raisina Model'.
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Live Tripura, Nagaland and Meghalaya results: Who are the winners?

Read: Latest assembly election result updates on Tripura | Meghalaya | Nagaland The North east. For long, it has not garnered the attention it deserves. But not in 2018. Not in this election. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the BJP were always keen on making ...
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India recognises Iraq's achievement over IS

[Kuwait], Feb 14 (ANI): India on Wednesday recognised Iraq's achievement over Islamic State (IS) and its allies, branding it as the war-torn country's "historic victory." "This is an opportunity for the world to congratulate the people and government of Iraq ...
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GST will replace VAT, excise duty on crude oil: Pradhan

[India], Feb 13 (ANI): Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said that the excise duty and Value Added Tax (VAT) levied on crude oil would be replaced with the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in the near future. "In the ...
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When designer Sabyasachi shamed women who can't wear a sari

'If you tell me that you do not know how to wear a saree, I would say shame on you,' he said at the Harvard India Conference. After massive backlash, the designer explains his statement. Bollywood star Deepika Padukone features in designer Sabyasachi's latest campaign Nilaya.Photograph: @sabyasachiofficial/Instagram.   Renowned fashion designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee's speech at Harvard University's India Conference 2018 snowballed into a controversy when he said, "I think, if you tell me ...
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When will governments wake up to the terror threat?

'It is strange that a country like India, which had gone through crisis after crisis resulting from militancy, insurgency and terrorist attacks, should still be practising ad hocism in managing its security imperatives,' says B S Raghavan, former member of the Joint Intelligence Council. IMAGE: Six soldiers were killed in the terror attack on the the Sunjuwan military base in Jammu, February 10-11. Photograph: PTI Photo It was not until 1998, a full 50 years after Independence, that the ...
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