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Last updated: Sunday, January 22, 2017 12:00:04 AM

Resolve landfill site issues, LG to municipal corporation
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal on Saturday directed the municipal corporation to use modern technologies to resolve the problems at the capital's landfill sites.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:42:03 PM

'Don't use President's picture for political purposes'
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) Rashtrapati Bhavan on Saturday wrote to Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi raising concerns over reports of the use of President Pranab Mukherjee's pictures on the hoardings of a political party.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:38:03 PM

Protectionism fears remain but US, India collaboration to continue: FinMin, Industry
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) With Donald Trump taking over the reins of the US, industry stakeholders in India and the government feel that the fears of protectionism and curbs on H1B visas will remain, but that the US will continue its financial and technological collaboration with India.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:30:03 PM

Assam Governor clarifies comment on Ahom general
Guwahati, Jan 21 (IANS) Two days after courting widespread criticism, Assam Governor Banwarilal Purohit on Saturday clarified he had made a statement on legendary Ahom General Lachit Borphukan and his valiant victory over the Mughals just to draw a simile of triumph of a national hero over foreign invaders.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:24:03 PM

Jallikattu features in Goa candidate's poll campaign
Panaji, Jan 21 (IANS) A regional party candidate in Goa on Saturday raked up Jallikattu as a poll issue by asking people of his constituency in South Goa if they were willing to rise like Jallukattu fans in Tamil Nadu to legalise traditional bull fights in Goa.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:10:03 PM

Panchayat polls held in abeyance in Odisha amid Maoist threats
Bhubaneswar, Jan 21 (IANS) The State Election Commission (SEC) on Saturday held up the panchayat elections in Odisha's Chitrakonda block bordering Andhra Pradesh due to Maoist threats.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:08:04 PM

Vikramaditya becomes first Indian naval ship with ATM onboard
New Delhi, Jan 21 (IANS) The Indian Navy's largest ship and it's newest aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya on Saturday became the first Indian naval ship to have an ATM machine installed onboard, said an official statement.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 10:04:03 PM

'Don't think Trump can change US economy much'
Jaipur, Jan 21 (IANS) New US President Donald Trump is certain to move the American economy towards protectionism but it is a moot point how much he will be able to reshape it given existing international commitments and institutional constraints, says leading South Korean development economist Ha-Joon Chang.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:58:04 PM

Mamata protests against scheduled union budget day
Kolkata, Jan 21 (IANS) Expressing her opposition to the presentation of the union budget on February 1, the day of Saraswati Puja, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday called for celebrating the festival "in a big way" instead of the budget presentation.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:56:03 PM

Tata Communications arm invests in Dutch firm
Mumbai, Jan 21 (IANS) Tata Communications Ltd's Netherlands subsidiary on Saturday announced that it has invested in Teleena Holding B.V., a mobile virtual network enabler, making it the largest investor in the Dutch firm.

Saturday, January 21, 2017 9:54:03 PM

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