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India, Israel threatened by terror as they uphold values of freedom: Rivlin

Updated: Nov 15, 2016 14:20 IST      
India, Israel threatened by terror as they uphold values of freedom: Rivlin

New Delhi [India], Nov. 15 (ANI): Affirming support to India on countering terrorism, Israel President Reuven Rivlin on Tuesday said both nations are threatened by terror because they uphold the values of freedom.

"Thank you from the bottom of my heart, you have truly made us feel at home in your beautiful country. Israel and India are threatened by terror because we uphold the values of freedom. Terror is terror is terror is terror," Rivlin said in a joint statement.

"Israel is ready to answer the Prime Minister's call - we are ready to 'Make in India' and Make with India. Israeli companies can tie up with Indian flagship programmes like 'Make in India'," he added.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his part said terrorism is a global challenge and has no boundaries.

"And regrettably, one of the countries of its origin is in India's neighbourhood," he said in an apparent reference to Pakistan.

The Prime Minister said the failure to act and silence of speech only encourages terrorists.

Prime Minister Modi said India is grateful to Israel for its clear support to India's permanent candidature in a reformed UN Security Council.

He said the two countries agreed to promote educational exchanges as well as enhancing people to people contacts through greater cultural and tourism linkages.

India and Israel today inked two agreements in the field of water resources management and agriculture. The agreements were signed following delegation-level talks between Prime Minister Modi and the visiting Israeli President.

India and Israel have excellent relations in the areas of economy and commerce, science and technology, research and innovation, culture, tourism, and education. (ANI)

No red tapism, 30 day-deadline for CLUs: Haryana CM

Updated: Jul 26, 2017 23:50 IST     

Haryana [India], July 26 (ANI): In a bid to boost ease of doing business Haryana Government will mandate issuance of changes of land use (CLUs) within 30 days of applying.

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Happy that unnatural alliance came to end: JD(U)

Updated: Jul 26, 2017 23:14 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): After Nitish Kumar resigned as the Bihar Chief Minister, the Janata Dal (United) (JD(U)) on Wednesday dubbed the grand alliance with the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) as unnatural.

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New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): The rigmarole of Bihar politics ceases to come to a stop as Nitish Kumar, who just hours back stepped down as the Chief Minister, is all set to take oath as the CM tomorrow at 5 p.m.

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Amit Shah to contest for Rajya Sabha seat from Gujarat

Updated: Jul 26, 2017 22:45 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): The Parliamentary board of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday announced that party chief Amit Shah and Union Minister Smriti Irani will contest for Rajya Sabha elections from Gujarat.

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New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Nitish Kumar, who resigned as Bihar Chief Minister earlier in the day, has thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 'congratulating' him after his announcement.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], July 26 (ANI): Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has increased the compensation to the next of kin of those killed in the Ghatkopar building collapse incident to Rs. 5 lakh.

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BJP extends unconditional support to Nitish Kumar

Updated: Jul 26, 2017 21:28 IST     

Patna (Bihar) [India], July 26 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on late Wednesday evening declared 'unconditional support' for Nitish Kumar, who only a few hours back resigned as the Bihar Chief Minister.

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Surjewala charges Khattar Govt. for diluting RERA

Updated: Jul 26, 2017 21:03 IST     

Chandigarh (Punjab) [India], July 26 (ANI): Senior Congress leader and AICC Media Incharge Randeep Singh Surjewala on Wednesday charged the Haryana Government of betraying the interests of small and medium home owners by diluting the Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Act, 2016 (RERA).

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New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): The Congress on Wednesday said it was deeply disappointed with Nitish Kumar's resignation, while also adding that Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi hold him in great respect.

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New Delhi [India] July 26 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday said that it is open to dialogue with Kashmiri separatist groups provided they eschew the path of violence.

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New Delhi[India], July 26 (ANI): The Congress party on Wednesday rebuffed Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and Haryana sports minister Anil Vij for his tweet urging the nation to forget Jawaharlal Nehru.

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Nitish's resignation was expected: BJP

Updated: Jul 26, 2017 20:21 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): After Nitish Kumar resigned as Bihar Chief Minister, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Wednesday said the dissonance in the Bihar politics was expected.

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New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): The Centre on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that there is a fundamental right to privacy, but is a 'wholly qualified right'.

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New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Wednesday ordered that a witness in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, Abhishek Verma, shall be provided 24-hour security till he undergoes a polygraph (lie detector) test.

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PM Modi 'congratulates' Nitish on his resignation

Updated: Jul 26, 2017 20:15 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday congratulated Nitish Kumar on his resignation as Bihar Chief Minister.

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Patna (Bihar), July 26 (ANI): The dissonance in the Bihar politics came ostensibly to the fore-front when on Wednesday evening Chief Minister Nitish Kumar resigned from his post, thereby, ending the 'mahagathbandhan'.

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Rajnath Singh lauds operations of NDRF

Updated: Jul 26, 2017 18:53 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 26 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday asserted that apart from India, countries like Nepal and Japan have also appreciated the efforts of NDRF (National Disaster Response Force) for its contribution in search and rescue operations.

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