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India, China to hold Strategic Dialogue to boost Bilateral Ties

S. Jaishankar- Wang Yi

Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar on Wednesday met China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi and other top officials in Beijing to shore up the bilateral ties and to increase strategic trust and cooperation which will reduce the misunderstandings between the two countries. Jaishankar also met his counterpart Zhang Yesui, the Executive Vice Foreign Minister and discussed aboutContinue Reading…

No plan to reintroduce Rs 1,000 Notes: Shaktikanta Das

Shaktikanta Das

The Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das on Wednesday cleared that the Government has no plans to reintroduce Rs 1,000 notes. Shaktikanta Das said that the current focus was on ‘production and supply’ of Rs 500 notes. Das also said complaints of cash shortages at ATMs are being addressed so request everyone to draw the cashContinue Reading…

Shurhozelie Liezitsu sworn in as Nagaland Chief Minister

Nagaland CM-Shurhozelie Liezitsu

Naga People’s Front (NPF) President Shurhozelie Liezitsu sworn in as the new Nagaland Chief Minister by the Governor of Nagaland P B Acharya on Wednesday. Shurhozelie succeeded T.R. Zeliang, who resigned as Chief Minister of Nagaland on Sunday after widespread protests over reservation to women in local body elections. Liezitsu (81) has been elected toContinue Reading…

DMK leaders led by MK Stalin go on Statewide Hunger Strike

DMK-MK Stalin

DMK leaders along with the party president MK Stalin went on statewide hunger strike on Wednesday in protest against the eviction of MLAs from the Tamil Nadu Assembly during the vote of confidence on February 18. On Sunday, the party president sat on a hunger strike at Marina Beach accompanied by his party members asContinue Reading…

Celebrities come out in large numbers to cast their votes in BMC Polls

Celebrities-BMC Polls

While people came out in large numbers to cast their vote for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) Polls, B-town celebrities were also cast their votes in huge number to inspire Mumbaikar to come out and vote. Actor Rekha and film director Zoya Akhtar cast their vote at a polling booth in Bandra. Shraddha Kapoor, RanveerContinue Reading…

Jio Data no longer FREE from April 1, Voice Calls to stay free

Mukesh Ambani-Jio

Reliance Industries Chairman Mukesh Ambani on Tuesday announced that his telecom venture, Reliance Jio will start charging from its customers from 1 April. Voice Calls will be free across India. However, unlimited voice & data for existing customers opting for Jio Prime membership by pay in one-time fee of Rs 99 and Rs 303 perContinue Reading…

India’s 1st dedicated Heliport to open in Delhi on February 28

Heliport-Pawan Hans

India’s first dedicated heliport for flying in and out of Delhi to nearby areas in choppers will be inaugurated on February 28. The project costs Rs. 100 crore which will be an integrated one with a chopper maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) unit part of the complex at Rohini, said Aviation secretary, R.N.Choubey. The heliportContinue Reading…

2nd Phase Civic Polls: Voting gets underway across Maharashtra

Civic Polls- Maharashtra

The second phase polling for the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) and 9 other civic bodies across Maharashtra got underway on Tuesday morning. A total of 3.77 crore voters will cast their vote to elect candidates for 10 municipal corporations, 11 zilla parishads and 118 panchayat samiti in the second phase of polls. Over 1.80 croreContinue Reading…

NPF Chief Shurhozelie Liezietsu to become next CM of Nagaland

nagaland_CM

The Naga People’s Front (NPF) leader Shurhozelie Liezietsu has been unanimously chosen leader of the legislature party to become the next Chief Minister of Nagaland, following the resignation of Chief Minister TR Zeliang. TR Zeliang resigned on Sunday afternoon to the Governor of Nagaland P.B. Acharya after bowing to the demands of protesting tribal groupsContinue Reading…


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