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PM opens Centre for Nano Science Engineering at IISc

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday inaugurated the Centre for Nano Science Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore after opening the Aero Show 2015 in the morning at Yelahanka. The new nano centre is designed to provide research and technology leadership in the areas of nano-electronics and nanotechnology, key to the “Make in India” initiative in the ...

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Swine-flu Update: Centre rushes medicines, testing kits, medical team to Hyderabad

Hyderabad, Jan 21:┬áThe Centre, following the Telangana state government’s appeal, has rushed swine flu medicines, diagnostic kits and a high-level medical team to Hyderabad on Wednesday evening. Telangana chief minister K Chandrasekhara Rao had telephoned Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the morning seeking help and immediate action amid rising cases of death due to swine flu in the state, which ...

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SC Slams Centre for Delay in Delhi Government Formation

The Supreme Court slammed the Central government and the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Najeeb Jung, for delaying government formation in Delhi, remarking "In a democracy, President’s Rule cannot go on forever," on Tuesday. Though the Centre told the Supreme Court that the President has given consent to invite the BJP to form the government in Delhi on tuesday, the court ...

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Centre to Link Mobile SIM with Aadhaar

The central government is working hard to link mobile SIM with the Unique Identification (UID) number or Aadhaar, a senior official said on Monday in New Delhi. "The prime minister has directed us to link the SIM of the mobiles with the Unique Id. We are working on that issue and I am sure we will be able to resolve ...

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Black Money Case: SC Permits to File Affidavit to Reveal Account Holders

The Supreme Court on Monday gave permission to the central government to file an affidavit that may reveal some names of the account holders in foreign banks, which is currently under the lens of the income tax authority. The apex court bench headed by Chief Justice H.L. Dattu permitted the filing of the affidavit after Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi mentioned ...

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Black Money Case: Govt Reveals 3 Foreign Account Holders’ Names — Dabur’s Burman, Rajkot trader Pankaj Lodhiya and Goa miner Timblo

The government has revealed 3 names in the Supreme Court for stashing away balck money in Swiss banks and they are, as expected, some top business figures — Pradip Burman, Pankaj Chimanlal and Radha S Timblo and no politician was in the list as expected. Burman is former director of Dabur, Pankaj Chimanlal Lodhiya is a Rajkot based bullion trader ...

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Centre to Bring Ordiance to Re-acution of 214 Coal Blocks

The union cabinet recommended for presidential assent to an ordinance that would allow re-auction of 214 coal blocks, on Monday. This was done to resolve issues arising out of the Supreme Court cancelling allocations of those coal blocks last month. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said, "The cabinet has recommended promulgation of an ordinance to the president in order to resolve ...

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