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New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of the Collaborative Agreement with French National Research Agency (ANR), France for supporting the Belmont Forum Secretariat from January, 2015 to December, 2017 at a total estimated expenditure of Euro 40,000.

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New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the signing of the Air Services Agreement (ASA) between India and Georgia.

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New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu has said that the dynamic leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has transformed the nation and put it on the fast road to development with the mantra Reform, Perform and Transform.

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Cabinet approves extension of CCTNS Project

Updated: Apr 05, 2017 20:57 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) for extension of the implementation phase of the Crime and Criminals Tracking Network and Systems (CCTNS) Project for another year beyond March 31, 2017.

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Will continue to remain Diwan till I die: Ajmer shrine head

Updated: Apr 05, 2017 20:43 IST     

Ajmer (Rajasthan) [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): While denying all the reports of being "sacked" by his brother Sayed Alludin Alimi over his "blasphemous" statements in support of ban on cow slaughter, Ajmer sufi shrine's spiritual head Syed Zainul Abedin on Wednesday said he will continue to remain the Diwan of the Dargah till his last breath, adding that all this is a manufactured plot against him.

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15 packets of heroin seized by BSF in Punjab

Updated: Apr 05, 2017 20:43 IST     

Amritsar [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): Acting on a tip-off by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), the Border Security Force (BSF) personnel seized fifteen packets of heroin last night at BOP Khalra Barrier in Punjab's Ferozepur district.

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New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir on Wednesday condemning the incident in Alwar, Rajasthan, in which a Muslim was killed over suspicion of cow smuggling and said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) doesn't support any such violence.

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New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said special attention must be paid to the provisioning of quality standards of rations, adding that care should be taken to ensure that quality food is served in the Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs).

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New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): With the Shiv Sena warning of protests in the Parliament over the flying ban on its MP Ravindra Gaikwad, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan today put the ball in the Civil Aviation Ministry's court and said that she doesn't have the legal authority to make decisions on such matters.

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New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh has said that intellectual honesty is as important as intellectual thought and that most of the conflicts in intellectual arena arise when the thought is devoid of honesty and instead influenced by extraneous considerations.

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New Delhi [India], Apr.5 (ANI): The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday welcomed the Election Commission's decision to allow political parties to examine the Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) with their expert teams and asked the poll body to allow them to pick those used during the assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh and Punjab.

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New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): The residents of Delhi breathed a sigh of relief as rain lashed several parts of the national capital on Wednesday, bringing relief from the scorching heat.

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Commercial flight operations to resume by April end in Shimla

Updated: Apr 05, 2017 20:17 IST     

Shimla (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): In yet another major initiative to boost tourism, Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government is taking all possible steps to resurface Shimla on the map of air connectivity.

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Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): An Indian Coast Guard (ICG) Ship, Vaibhav apprehended one Sri Lankan fishing boat Kuvisha Putha 03 with seven crew members onboard for alleged illegal fishing in Indian waters.

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New Delhi (India), Apr. 5 (ANI): Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan today said that it has been decided by the government to allow import of a restricted quantity of only five lakh MT of raw sugar at zero duty through open general license in order to address regional production gaps and also to maintain domestic prices at reasonable levels.

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No IS terror group base in India: Govt.

Updated: Apr 05, 2017 20:02 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): The government on Wednesday said there is no input to suggest that the Islamic State (IS) terror group has established its base in India.

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CRPF official Cheeta discharged from AIIMS

Updated: Apr 05, 2017 20:02 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer Chetan Cheeta was discharged from the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) here on Wednesday.

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Chetan Cheeta's willpower helped him fight back: AIIMS

Updated: Apr 05, 2017 20:01 IST     

New Delhi [India], Apr 5 (ANI): The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on Wednesday declared CRPF commandant Chetan Cheeta fit and said that he will be discharged today.

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Shimla [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): The Indian Meteorology Department (IMD) on Wednesday issued an avalanche warning for the next 24 hours in Himachal Pradesh's Lahaul and Spiti districts following heavy rains.

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Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Apr. 5 (ANI): The All India Shia Personal Law Board (AISPLB) on Wednesday issued a fatwa against cow slaughtering and consumption of beef.

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