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Modi sarkar and saving the children

Maneka Gandhi, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Jagat Prakash Nadda, Raveena Tandon others on stage now to talk about government initiatives for women and children. Talking about the missing children, Maneka Gandhi talks about the national portal for lost and found kids, which she says has helped hundreds to be helped. Health Minister JP Nadda says, "Mission Indradhanush is a huge programme for immunisation that is helping the children who are usually left out." He adds, "Immunisation of children has ..., 14 minutes ago

Paes could soon be 6th in list of most doubles victories

IMAGE: India's tennis star Leander Paes. Gunning for a record seventh appearance at the Olympics this year, one more milestone beckons veteran Indian tennis star Leander Paes which is a testament to his longevity on the professional circuit. If the 42-year-old veteran manages to win 11 more matches on the ATP doubles tour this season, he will displace American Sherwood Stewart in the list of players with most number of doubles wins. Stewart is sitting sixth in the table with 728 wins while ...
 Rediff.com23 minutes ago Wins for Paes, Sania and Bopanna at French Open  Rediff.com18 hours ago

JAC members block Hyderabad Central University main gate

The joint action committee members for social justice at Hyderabad Central University, on Saturday blocked the main gate of the varsity protesting removal of makeshift tents near the shopping complex on the campus. D Prashant, a JAC member which is heading the agitation over the suicide of Dalit research scholar Rohith Vemula early this year, said JAC members blocked the main gate after tents were removed "by force" on instructions of HCU Vice Chancellor Appa Rao Podile. "On Friday, Dr B R ...
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Amitabh Bachchan calls for women equality at Modi Sarkar's event

Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan says he is here to speak about Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao scheme - saving and educating the girl child. Starts off by speaking about the status of women in Indian traditions."It is time that we realise that half the population of the country can't be left behind. Our growth is intrinsically connected to the development of women," says Amitabh Bachchan."Please don't think of women as the weaker gender," says Amitabh Bachchan. "If we are talking about ...
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Chidambaram, Sibal, Ramesh nominated for RS polls

Former Finance Minister P Chidambaram is Congress nominee from Maharashtra for the biennial elections to Rajya Sabha while senior leaders Kapil Sibal and Jairam Ramesh have been named from Uttar Pradesh and Karnataka respectively. Others nominated in the polls include Oscar Fernandes from Karnataka, Congress general secretary Ambika Soni from Punjab, Chaya Verma from Chhattisgarh, Vivek Tankha from Madhya Pradesh and Pradeep Tamta from Uttarakhand. The decision was taken by party president ...
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Wonder whether Modi government 'deserves' Rajan: Congress

Former finance minister P Chidambaram on Saturday wondered whether the Modi government "deserves" Raghuram Rajan, describing him as "one of the most outstanding economists in the world", amid an unrelenting attack by Bharatiya Janata Party MP Subramanian Swamy against the governor. "I am beginning to think whether this government deserves Dr Rajan," he replied when asked whether he should be given a second term. Rajan's 3-year term ends in the first week of September. Interacting with ...
 Rediff.com48 minutes ago Wondered whether Modi govt 'deserves' Rajan: Congress  Rediff.com3 hours ago

Committed to bringing back Kashmiri Pandits: Mehbooba

Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Saturday asserted that her government was committed to bringing back Kashmiri Pandits and other migrants to the Valley and would set up transit accommodations for them till they feel safe to return to their native places. Rejecting claims of opposition parties and separatists that the government was setting up separate colonies for Kashmiri Pandits, she told the assembly that the construction of transit accommodation was among ...
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Murray aware of Nadal injury during practice last week

IMAGE: Spain's Rafael Nadal. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images. Andy Murray knew nine-times French Open champion Rafael Nadal was struggling with a wrist injury when he practised with the Spaniard during the build-up to Roland Garros. "I practised a bit with him last week and I knew there were some issues with the wrist," world number two Murray, who is through to the last 16 in Paris told Eurosport. "He's won this nine times and was playing really well so for him to withdraw from the ...
 Rediff.com1 hour ago Wrist injury forces Rafael Nadal to pull out of French Open  Rediff.com19 hours ago

In Meghalaya, PM Modi tries his hand at 'Ka Bom'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday tried his hand in beating Khasi traditional drum as he wound up his two-day visit to Meghalaya. The prime minister expressed keeness about the rhythm and beat a drum together with the other Khasi tribal musicians. "The prime minister tried his hands at beating our 'Ka Bom' and also interacted with leaders from at least 10 Himas (erstwhile independent Khasi states)," N K Lyngdoh, the chief priest of Hima Mawphlang, told PTI. Accompanied by state Governor ...
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Naseeruddin Shah, Anupam Kher spar over Kashmiri Pandits

Veteran Bollywood actor Naseeruddin Shah's veiled comments against Anupam Kher on Saturday drew sharp reactions from his former co-star and some members of the film fraternity. In an apparent dig at Kher, Shah had said, "A person who has never lived in Kashmir has started a fight for Kashmiri Pandits. Suddenly, he has become a displaced person." "Shah Saab ki Jai Ho. By that logic NRIs should not think about India at all.:)," Kher had tweeted. The actor later said that he had spoken to Shah to ...
 Rediff.com1 hour ago Changes made in few textbooks worry me: Naseeruddin  Rediff.com22 hours ago
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