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Jharkhand girl ‘starvation’ death: UIDAI says she and her family had Aadhaar

The Unique Identification Authority of India CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey termed the incident as “unfortunate”. He asserted that this was not a case of denial of benefits because of Aadhaar, as the family had the 12-digit identifier since 2013.

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Home Ministry asks states to be extra vigilant against terror threats during festival season

In a country-wide advisory, the ministry asked all states to deploy additional forces in crowded places such as markets, railway stations, bus terminals and religious places to foil attempts by terrorists to carry out attacks.

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Need for revised definition of public transport: KPMG report

“Public transport is witnessing transformational changes across the world and India is no exception. For sustainable development, a transition to increased public transport is imperative,” Chairman of Indian Railway Board and Arun M, said.

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Jewellers welcome govt’s decision to remove industry from PMLA

Under the PMLA, every reporting entity is required to maintain record of all transactions of value exceeding Rs 10 lakh, all cross border wire transfers of more than Rs 5 lakh and all purchase and sale of immovable property of Rs 50 lakh or more.

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Indians spent $112 million in buying property overseas

“The quantum of money sent through Liberated Remittances Scheme for acquisition of property has increased almost 59 times, from USD 1.9 million in 2005-06 to USD 111.9 million in 2016-17,” said the report by Knight Frank India and the International Real Estate Expo

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India’s richie rich club has few women, Savitri Jindal at top

Savitri Jindal was followed by the Gupta family, which was ranked at the 40th place with a fortune of USD 3.45 billion in Forbes magazine’s annual ‘India Rich List 2017’.

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Army commanders to discuss on Doklam face-off, India’s security challenges

The sources said there will be in-depth discussions on the 73-day face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in Doklam and the current situation in the nearly 4,000-km-long border with China.

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Case booked against Hindu outfit leader for provocative speech

An individual complaint had been filed by one K Aziz asking the police to register a case against Karanth for allegedly using “derisive” language against the police officer identifying him with a religion.

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UN reforms need to be broad-based, all encompassing: India

“Winds of change are blowing globally so therefore UN cannot be left aside. So, reform is a major issue in the UN,” said India’s Permanent Representative to the UN, Syed Akbaruddin.

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Bal Thackeray was a great communicator, says Arun Jaitley

“The media must have written more against Bal Thackeray than in his favour. Yet, he would convey his message to the masses across Maharashtra. Late Thackeray was a great communicator,” said Arun Jaitley.

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Pakistani prisoner released from Warangal jail

According to Sampath, though Arshad’s term ended in August last year and the Indian government permitted him to go back to his country, he could not return as the Pakistani government did not respond to his case which delayed the documentation process.

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At Buddhist outfit’s event, BJP thanks it for help in Uttar Pradesh win

BJP leaders also acknowledged the Bhikkhu Mahasangh’s role in garnering Dalit votes to help pave way for the party’s stunning victory in the UP elections earlier this year.

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Hizbul Mujahideen: US designates Syed Salahuddin’s outfit as a foreign terrorist organisation

Hizbul Mujahideen: The move comes a month after the outfit’s chief, Syed Salahuddin, was named as a specially designated global terrorist.

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Lashkar commander killed in encounter

A joint team of the army intercepted a car carrying Mohammad Ayub Lone, the Lashkar commander. Police officers said the militant, also known as Ayub Lelhari, fired at the forces and was killed after a brief encounter.

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Four top J&K ministers in Delhi Friday to firm up support for Article 35A

“We are going to Delhi on 18th (August) to see what can be done to put up a strong defence to our case,’’ state Law Minister Abdul Haq Khan said. “We will meet people and seek further legal opinion.”