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27/06/2016 Jamia's journalism school rated 'best' in India
The journalism school of Jamia Milia Islamia has been rated as the best in India by a weekly after a countrywide survey.

26/06/2016 Modi holds up Pune pensioner's example to shame tax evaders
Delivering a warning to tax evaders to come clean on undisclosed income, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held out the example of a retired fellow citizen who regularly contributes a part of his modest pension towards the government's social development programmes.

25/06/2016 Modi, Rajnath congratulate Mehbooba over Anantnag win
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday congratulated Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on her winning the Anantnag by-election.

24/06/2016 Modi to meet Russian President Putin at SCO
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to hold a bilateral meeting on Friday with Russian President Vladimir Putin on the sidelines of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) summit here.

22/06/2016 Sack Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian: Swamy
BJP leader Subramaniam Swamy on Wednesday targeted Chief Economic Advisor Arvind Subramanian and asked the government to “sack” him.

19/06/2016 191 countries to celebrate Yoga Day: Sushma
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that 191 countries will celebrate International Yoga Day on June 21 and that the participation will be doubled this year.

18/06/2016 Modi, Sirisena inaugrate renovated stadium in Jaffna
Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena inaugrated newly-renovated Duraiappah Stadium in Jaffna on Saturday.

15/06/2016 Rajnath to review coastal security in Mumbai
Home Minister Rajnath Singh will hold a meeting with top officials of nine coastal states and four Union Territories here on Friday to review coastal security, an official said on Wednesday.

15/06/2016 India's cabinet clears new aviation policy: Sources
India's cabinet on Wednesday cleared a new civil aviation policy with some changes in the rules that allow carriers to fly abroad, besides measures to promote regional connectivity and boost cargo operations, sources said.

12/06/2016 Congress to meet EC on Haryana Rajya Sabha poll voting
Stunned by the outcome in the elections to the Rajya Sabha from Haryana where votes of 14 Congress legislators were declared "invalid", the party has decided to approach the Election Commission to demand a probe.

11/06/2016 Ensure India's image is not tarnished: Sushma to pilgrims
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday appealed to pilgrims going on the annual Kailash MansarovarYATRA not to do anything that might tarnish India's image.

10/06/2016 I am not UP's CM candidate: Rajnath
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday said reports that he will be the BJP's chief ministerial candidate in Uttar Pradesh were "fictitious".

09/06/2016 Maritime sector should scale up skills training: Gadkari
Shipping Minister Nitin Gadkari has called for maritime organisations to work out skill development solutions that could provide low-cost, quality training to the youth and enable them to get jobs.

09/06/2016 Porsche India partners with Women Beyond Boundaries
Porsche India has partnered with the organisation Women Beyond Boundaries (WBB) for a 20-day expedition across the Himalayas to extend support to the cause of highlighting women empowerment through mobility.

09/06/2016 Don't understand environment ministry's lust for killing animals: Maneka Gandhi
Union Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi on Thursday accused Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar of encouraging a regime of "killing animals" across the country.

09/06/2016 CBI questions Himachal CM Virbhadra Singh in Delhi
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh was on Thursday questioned by the CBI here for acquiring wealth disproportionate to his known sources of income, officials said.

08/06/2016 Bihar school board chairman resigns over toppers' muddle
Sensing trouble over ongoing investigation into Class 12 merit list muddle, Bihar School Examination Board Chairman Lalkeshwar Prasad Singh resigned on Wednesday, officials said.

08/06/2016 US innovation, Indian human resource a win-win combo: Modi
Assuring continuity in reforms and predictable tax policies, but with a firm hand against evasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi invited USA Inc to invest in his country to forge a win-win partnership between American innovation and Indian human resource.

08/06/2016 International Yoga Day event to be held in Chandigarh
The main event of the International Yoga Day will be organised in Chandigarh with major focus on connecting youth in the country, the AYUSH ministry said on Wednesday.

07/06/2016 CBI questions Harish Rawat
CBI on Tuesday questioned Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat in the wake of a "sting" video showing him offering bribes to buy legislative support in the state assembly.

07/06/2016 Modi wishes Muslims on Ramadan
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday wished the Muslim community on the beginning of the holy month of Ramadan, also called Ramzan.

06/06/2016 Kejriwal alleges 'jungle raj' in Delhi, targets Modi
Alleging "complete jungle raj" in Delhi, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday blamed Prime Minster Narendra Modi and Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung for the state of affairs.

06/06/2016 SC to hear plea for CBI probe into Mathura violence
The Supreme Court will hear on Tuesday a plea by a BJP leader seeking a CBI probe into the incident of violence in Mathura that resulted in the death of 29 people, including two police officers, and damage to public property.

06/06/2016 India provides huge opportunity for Swiss business: Modi
Inviting a galaxy of Swiss business leaders to invest in India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said here on Monday that India needs to create an economy of the order of "two or three Switzerlands," which provides a massive opportunity for partnerships.

05/06/2016 Modi meets business leaders in Qatar, invites them to India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met business leaders in Qatar, his second stop on his five-nation tour, and invited them to do business in India."Business First. For first engagement of the day, PM attends roundtable meeting with Qatari Business Leaders," Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesman Vikas Swarup tweeted.

05/06/2016 Modi holds talks with Qatar Emir
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday held talks with Qatar Emir Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani here, taking forward bilateral ties with an important Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member."Advancing a multi-sectoral partnership. PM Narendra Modi and Shikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani lead delegation level talks," External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Vikas Swarup tweeted.

04/06/2016 Modi offers Ramadan greetings to world Muslims
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday extended warmest Ramadan greetings to the world's 1.7 billion Muslims as the month of fasting begins next week.

04/06/2016 Accused of graft, Maharashtra minister finally quits
Hit by accusations of graft, seniormost Maharashtra Minister Eknath hadse on Saturday tendered his resignation from the state cabinet.He met Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and put in his papers from nearly a dozen major portfolios that he was handling,

03/06/2016 Mathura violence: Akhilesh Yadav assures 'strict' action
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Friday assured "strict action" against the perpetrators of the Mathura violence, which claimed 24 lives including those of two policemen.

03/06/2016 PIL in Delhi HC for lifetime electoral ban on convicts
The Delhi High Court on Friday posted for August 24 a PIL seeking to declare as unconstitutional certain provisions of the Representation of Peoples Act that allow a convicted person to contest elections six years after their conviction.