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Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): The 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) convention began in Bengaluru on Saturday.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): Minister of State for Finance Santosh Kumar Gangwar on Saturday said the Union Budget has nothing to do with the state polls, adding that the Centre is trying to pass the budget by March 31 for the systematic flow of the work.

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Capacity building for Tamil Nadu museums

Updated: Jan 07, 2017 11:59 IST

Chennai [India], Jan.7 (ANI): A series of workshops was initiated in Chennai today, 6 January, to assist capacity building for museums in Tamil Nadu.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): Portugal Prime Minister Antonio Costa, who is on a seven-day visit to India, was on Saturday morning accorded a ceremonial welcome at the forecourts of the Rashtrapati Bhawan here in the presence of his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi.

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Bhubaneshwar (Odisha) [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): The Juvenile Justice Board of Odisha on Saturday termed the shocking incident of man carrying his dead daughter on shoulder after failing to get a hearse van as 'shameful', adding that the tribals are used as votebank by politicians during elections but when they are in need, they are deprived of even the basic facilities.

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New Delhi[India], Jan. 7(ANI): Meghalaya MLA Julius K Dorphang, accused of raping a minor girl, was arrested in Guwahati yesterday.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways is planning to soon launch two mobile apps, 'm-Parivahan' and 'e-challan', which would not only give a push to road safety but would also facilitate citizen interactions.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): The Election Commission of India (ECI) has written to Cabinet Secretary Pradeep Kumar Sinha, seeking Centre's stand on the Opposition's plea to postpone the Budget presentation to a day after March 8, the last date of polling in Uttar Pradesh.

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Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan. 7(ANI): The Aligarh Police has seized Rs. 6 lakhs and two semi-automatic licensed rifles from the vehicle of Bahujan Samaj Party's Chharra, Aligarh candidate Mohd Sageer.

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Digi Dhan Mela to begin today in Pune

Updated: Jan 07, 2017 09:03 IST

Pune (Maharashtra)[India], Jan. 7(ANI): Digi Dhan Mela will be organised by the Centre and Maharashtra government in Pune on Saturday to promote digital payments.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): The All India Conference of Chairpersons and Chief Executive Officers of states and union territories' Waqf Boards will today begin here in the national capital.

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Bengaluru [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): The 14th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas (PBD) convention will today begin in Bengaluru.

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New Delhi World Book Fair kicks off today

Updated: Jan 07, 2017 08:32 IST

New Delhi [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): The nine-day New Delhi World Book Fair begins today at the Pragati Maidan. The theme for this year's event is 'Manushi', which will focus on writings on and by women.

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Mumbai (Maharashtra)[India], Jan. 7(ANI): A fire broke out near Kapadia Bazar Mumbai's Kurla on Saturday morning.

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Angul (Odisha)[India], Jan. 7(ANI): It seems like the Odisha Government has not learnt from its past mistake as yet another shocking incident that reminds the tragic memories of Dana Majhi episode has come to fore wherein a man on Wednesday carried his dead daughter on shoulder after failing to get a hearse van.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today hold talks with his Portuguese counterpart Antonio Costa, who is on a seven-day visit to India, here in the national capital.

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NDA's GDP figures a 'jumla', says Congress

Updated: Jan 07, 2017 08:03 IST

Kolkata [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): Terming the recent Gross Domestic Product (GDP) figures released by the Central Statistics Office (CSO) as a "jumla", the Congress Party has said the base year, used to calculate GDP, was changed in order to reach 7.1 percent and added that the government has also failed to factor in the demonetisation affect.

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Imphal(Manipur),[India] Jan. 7(ANI): Under the Prime Minister Narendra Modi's vision of 'Make in India', a new company under the name of 'Emasoy' has been making its mark in the market across Manipur for supplying dairy substitute made from soyabean, which has become the latest talk of the town.

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Aurangabad (Maharashtra) [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): The Muslim community from Maharashtra's Aurangabad district yesterday took out a 'Muslim Arakashan Muk Morcha' to press for their demands, including a grant of 15 percent reservation to the Muslim community under the Ragnath Mishra Commission, Sacchar Committee and Mehmood-Ur-Rehman committee reports.

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New Delhi [India], Jan. 7 (ANI): The Centre has rebuked West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee for her remark asking President Pranab Mukherjee to oust the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government, in the wake of his decision to demonetise 500 and 1000 rupee notes.

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