Year: 2018

Army rescues over 1,500 stranded tourists in Sikkim

The Indian Army has rescued more than 1,500 tourists stranded near the 17th Mile in East Sikkim close to the India-China border following heavy snowfall, an official said. The tourists were returning from Nathu La and Tsomgo (Changu) Lake on…

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PM attacks Cong on loan waiver promises

Prime Minister Narendra Modi continued Saturday  with his attack on the Congress over its “unfulfilled” loan waiver promises. Addressing a public meeting here, Modi said only a small number of loans were waived in Karnataka after the recent assembly elections…

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India announces Rs 4,500 crore assistance to Bhutan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday announced a Rs 4,500 crore financial assistance to Bhutan for its 12th five-year plan after holding wide-ranging talks with his Bhutanese counterpart Lotay Tshering. In his media statement, Modi said hydro power cooperation with Bhutan is a…

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Karnataka govt wants “development-free corruption”: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched a blistering attack on the JDS-Congress coalition government in Karnataka, alleging it was interested only in “development-free corruption”. He also said the agricultural loan waiver announced by the H D Kumaraswamy government was the “most cruel…

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Atal Nagar to have hi-tech ‘variable signboards’

The new capital city will soon have variable message signboards which are electronic traffic signs used for giving commuters key information about specific events. The sign boards would be put up on streets in a phased manner, officials informed. Notably,…

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