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Relief for FPIs as Centre unveils booster dose for economy (Roundup) Relief for FPIs as Centre unveils booster dose for economy (Roundup)

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) With the economy in slowdown mode and expected to falter further, the Modi government on Friday came out with slew of measures including the reversal of the income tax surcharge on FPIs, an upfront recap of PSBs and relief for the struggling auto sector.

India didn't seek mediation as Trump claimed: US official (L... New York, Aug 23 (IANS) A senior US official has conceded that India has not requested any mediation with Pakistan on Ka...

India didn't seek mediation as Trump claimed: US official (L...

New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) On I-Day eve, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, speaking exclusively to IANS just days after his government's decision on Article 370 noted how he was troubled and saddened by the fact that the 73rd Amendment to the Constitution pertaining to Panchayati Raj institutions did not apply to Jammu and Kashmir. He said that in the last few years, panchayats in Jammu and Kashmir got more powers to work towards peoples progress and various subjects transferred to panchayats under the 73rd Amendment were transferred to panchayats of Jammu and Kashmir.

DEEP DIVE: REBUFFED PAKISTAN

DEEP DIVE: REBUFFED PAKISTAN

Pakistan: What next on Kashmir? (Comment)

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While the Pakistani establishment was aware of the BJPs manifesto commitment, the abrogation of Article 370 and 35A came as a shock. Kashmir has been so emotive an issue that reactions in Pakistan have been expectedly sharp. For one, even saner sections of intelligentsia believe, the heart of any dialogue process for normalization of ties with India has been removed. The faint hope for a reasonable settlement based on optimum self-governance for Kashmiris stands extinguished.


Mathura: A view of the illuminated Krishna Janmasthan Temple on the occasion of Janmashtami, in Mathura on Aug 23, 2019. (Photo: IANS)
Mathura: A view of the illuminated Krishna Janmasthan Temple on the occasion of Janmashtami, in Mathura on Aug...

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Indian Army general completes 1,200-km France cycle race

New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Indian Army officer Lt Gen Anil Puri has become the first serving general to complete France's oldest cycling event, the gruelling 1,200-km Paris-Brest-Paris circuit....

Indian Army general completes 1,200-km France cycle race

This app will tell what babies think, feel

London, Aug 23 (IANS) Parents, please take note. Researchers have designed a smartphone app to help new parents become more 'tuned in' to what their babies are thinking and feeling.

This app will tell what babies think, feel

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