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Defence Ministry allows purchase of 7.40 lakh assault rifles, 5,719 sniper rifles for Indian forces

New Delhi: In a major decision, the defence ministry today approved capital acquisition proposals worth Rs 15,935 crore which included purchase of 7.40 lakh assault rifles, 5,719 sniper rifles and light machine guns to bolster the strength of the armed forces. The long-pending proposals were cleared at a meeting of the Defence Acquisition Council (DAC), […]

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RBI to feature Konark Sun Temple in new Rs 10 note

Bhubaneswar : Odisha’s famous Konark Sun Temple which is also known as the ‘Black Pagoda’ will be featured in the new Rs 10 notes in the Gandhi series to be issued by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The country’s central bank is said to have printed around 1 billion pieces of the new Rs […]

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Pakistan issues visa to Kulbhushan Jadhav’s mother, wife

New Delhi: Pakistan has granted visa to Indian death row convict in Pakistan Kulbhushan Jadhav’s wife and his mother, Pakistan’s foreign office spokesperson confirmed on Wednesday. The two will meet Jadhav — a former naval officer sentenced to death for espionage by a Pakistan military court — on December 25, Pakistan’s foreign office spokesperson Mohammad […]

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Bhubaneswar to get State’s first CNG stations on 17th Dec 2017

BHUBANESWAR : The capital city will get state’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) stations at Chandrasekharpur and Patia to supply CNG to vehicles. Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan will inaugurate these stations and launch CNG-run scooters here on Saturday. It will come up under the project of City Gas Distribution (CGD) project implemented by the […]

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Set up 12 special courts for cases against tainted MPs, MLAs by March 1: SC to Centre

New Delhi : In a big setback to politicians, the Supreme Court on Thursday approved the Centre’s proposal for setting up 12 special courts to hear cases against 1,581 MPs and MLAs who are facing serious criminal charges. The apex court granted the Centre two months to collect data of pending cases against tainted lawmakers […]

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Rs 500 and Rs 1000 now Banned in India from 8th November 2016

Currency notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 won’t be valid from midnight of 8th Novemaber 2016, PM Narendra Modi says in an address to the nation. “Currency notes of Rs 1000 and Rs 500 will be just paper with no value,” the PM says. Modi says the citizens’ money will be safe as they […]

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