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Vizag to host three-day international seafood festival from today

Updated: Sep 23, 2016 09:01 IST      
Vizag to host three-day international seafood festival from today

Visakhapatnam (Andhra Pradesh) [India], Sept. 23 (ANI): The port city of Visakhapatnam will host a three-day International Seafood show here from Friday.

Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu will inaugurate the event, which will see the participation of 2,000 delegates from India, besides 200 from abroad. They will hold group discussions and technical sessions to share their experiences.

The event will lay stress on 'safe and sustainable Indian aquaculture' and to highlight the technological advances and sustainable practices followed in capture and culture fisheries, and ensure quality of seafood produced for both domestic and export markets.

The focus of the biennial event will be on diversification of species, quality control, value-addition and augmenting of infrastructure to improve exports.

The show will be thrown open to the public on September 25. Union Urban Development Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu and Union Minister of State for Commerce Nirmala Sitharaman will also grace the event. (ANI)

Triple talaq is unconstitutional says MoS P. P. Chaudhury

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 17:51 IST     

Agartala (Tripura) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Reacting on the triple talaq row, Union Minister of State for Electronics and Information technology, P. P. Chaudhury said in India all law has to be according to the Constitution and if any religious or community law is unconstitutional it has to be amended as per the constitutional provision.

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Thackeray taunts PM, bats for Bhagwat as next President

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 17:16 IST     

Mumbai [India], April 25 (ANI): Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Monday said that he had suggested Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) supremo Mohan Bhagwat's name for the post of President of India.

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Kashmir unrest: Mehbooba chairs Unified High Command meeting

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 17:13 IST     

Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti chaired the Unified High Command meeting in Srinagar on Tuesday to review the deteriorating security situation in the valley.

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Govt aims at maximum allocation of funds for farmers welfare

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 17:13 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh on Tuesday said that the Central Government has been giving priority to the agriculture sector by allocating maximum funds for the farmers' welfare.

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Govt urges Oppn not to politicise Sukma attack

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 17:04 IST     

Jammu (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) Jitendra Singh on Tuesday urged the opposition not to politicise the gruesome attack by the Naxals on the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district and assured strict action by the government.

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New Delhi [India], Apr. 25 (ANI): Even as the Centre vowed to take action against the perpetrators post the deadly Sukma Naxal attack, the Congress on Tuesday urged the government to develop a coherent strategy by taking suggestions from different political parties and ensure that such attacks do not occur ever again.

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Sukma attack: WB, TN announce ex-gratia to victims' families

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:47 IST     

Kolkata/Chennai/Raipur (West Bengal/Tamil Nadu/Chhattisgarh) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The governments of West Bengal and Tamil Nadu have in the wake of the Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district announced Rs. five lakh and Rs. 20 lakh ex-gratia to the families of the victims.

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Northeast India's largest IT hub comes up in Tripura

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:36 IST     

Agartala (Tripura) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): Northeast India's largest Information Technology (IT) hub was inaugurated at Agartala to boost employment and e-governance besides to export software technology.

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Telangana to curb land encroachment with Tablets

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:30 IST     

Hyderabad (Telangana) [India] Apr 25 (ANI): Telangana's Deputy Chief Minister Mohammed Mehmood Ali on Tuesday distributed Tablet PCs to the Village Revenue Officers (VROs) of Hyderabad district to curb land encroachment.

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AIADMK symbol: Chandrashekhar's police custody extended

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:21 IST     

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Honey trap case: Conditional bail granted to Mangalam CEO

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:21 IST     

Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala) [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The Kerala High Court on Tuesday granted conditional bail to Mangalam channel CEO Ajith Kumar and reporter R. Jayachandran in connection with a honey trap case.

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Modi Govt has no policy to tackle Naxal threat: Cong

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 16:12 IST     

New Delhi [India] Apr 25 (ANI): Congress leader Digvijaya Singh on Tuesday cornered the Centre over the Sukma attack, saying neither corruption nor the Naxal problems got solved post demonetisation as claimed by the ruling dispensation.

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Fake passport case: Seven-year jail term for Chhota Rajan

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:50 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): A Delhi Court on Tuesday awarded seven years jail term to noted gangster Chhota Rajan and three others in connection with a fake passport case.

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Haryana farmers will be arrested if they burn stubble

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:41 IST     

Chandigarh (Haryana) [India] Apr 25 (ANI): The Haryana Police will now arrest those farmers who would burn stubble.

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Sukma attack: How Naxals cracked CRPF's ROP duty

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:41 IST     

Sukma (Chhattisgarh) [India], April 25 (ANI): As many as 25 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in the encounter with Naxals that took place in Chhattisgarh's Sukma.

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NGT raps UP Govt. over contaminated groundwater

Updated: Apr 25, 2017 15:41 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): The National Green Tribunal (NGT) on Tuesday showed its displeasure with the Uttar Pradesh Government on poor implementation of its order and asked why the tribunal should not close the industries which are polluting the river and groundwater of six districts of the western part of the state.

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New Delhi [India], Apr 25 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee, while extending greetings to the people of Tanzania on the eve of the Union Day of Tanzania (April 26), assured to strengthen the commitment of multi-faceted relations between the two countries in the upcoming years.

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