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Earlier, EDM festivals like ‘Sunburn’, ‘Supersonic’ and ‘TimeOut 72’ were quite popular among tourists around Christmas in the coastal belt of North Goa district.“We want the EDM festivals to happen in Goa.

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Strict action should be taken against those involved in the Meerut incident and measures should be taken to ensure that such incidents do not recur, Adityanath said.No one can have the audacity of doing so, as it is banned in UP, ” CM Yogi Adityanath said.

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In a conversation with The Indian Express, Food and civil supplies minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu talks about delayed procurement, inflated procurement and losses plugged by the department.So far, approximately 106 lakh metric tonnes (MT) of paddy has come in mandis out of which nearly 105 lakh MT has been procured and we have lifted 86 lakh MT of paddy as well.

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By: Express News Service | New Delhi |

Updated: November 1, 2018 4:27:57 am





Manju Verma
The Bihar government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that former social welfare minister Manju Verma, who resigned in the wake of the Muzaffarpur shelter home abuse scandal, was “untraceable”.On Tuesday, the court had lashed out at Bihar Police for not arresting Verma and wondered whether she was above the law because she was a cabinet minister.

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An agreement between Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) and a Chinese company has already been signed, the report said.Earlier this year, Pakistan launched two indigenously built satellites into orbit, using a Chinese launch vehicle.

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Written by Shaju Philip
| Pamba |

Updated: October 20, 2018 7:06:57 am





Protesters oppose the entry of women to the Sabarimala Temple on Friday.Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran said the government cannot give protection to activists who come to the shrine for a “show of strength”.

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By: PTI | Puducherry |

Published: October 19, 2018 7:13:55 pm





Pondy CM has written to the Home Minister seeking probe against LG Kiran Bedi.(Express Photo)
Chief minister V Narayanasamy Friday said he has written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking a probe into “unauthorised” mobilisation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) funds by Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi for desilting lakes.

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In the undated footage shared by Goyal, the women are seen dancing inside a moving train, while one plays a song on a wireless speaker.com/mM0fTfk89F
— Piyush Goyal Office (@PiyushGoyalOffc) October 17, 2018

Netizens too were thrilled to see their excitement and many shared their own celebrations on trains.

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By: PTI | Bengaluru |

Published: October 19, 2018 7:11:08 pm





Union Minister Alphons Kannanthanam.(PTI Photo)
Union Minister K Alphons on Friday said #MeToo was a “good movement” as whatever “inappropriate” has taken place should come out in public domain, but cautioned against “frivolous” complaints by “insincere” people with an agenda.

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On September 30, Noor-ul-Haq Qadri, Pakistan Minister for Religious Affairs and Inter-faith Harmony, shared the stage with Laskhar-e-Taiba and Jamat-ud-dawa founder Hafiz Saeed.It has triggered a controversy that throws the spotlight yet again on Prime Minister Imran Khan’s dalliance with extremist elements.

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David Davis is being lined up as interim prime minister ahead of a crunch week in Westminster which could see Theresa May toppled over her Brexit plans.In the event of a Tory leadership battle, Davis would look to position himself as the Brexiteer’s natural “candidate of choice”, The Mail on Sunday says.

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By: Express News Service | Mumbai |


Updated: October 15, 2018 2:50:56 am





Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis.While the workers had been awaiting their pending payments from February and August 2016, Nilangekar promised that the government would pay their salaries pending till date.

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Facing allegations of sexual harassment, Union minister MJ Akbar on Sunday said that making accusations without evidence has become a viral fever among some sections, ANI reported.com/dRE0qXMiCW
— ANI (@ANI) October 14, 2018
Hinting that there is a political motive behind the allegations against him, Akbar said, “Why has this storm risen a few months before a general election?

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By: PTI | Mumbai |

Published: October 12, 2018 10:17:11 pm





Senior Congress leader and former Maharasthra minister Anandrao Devkate died Friday at his native place in Solapur district after a brief illness, the party said in Mumbai.He vacated his South Solapur assembly seat for Congress leader SushilkumarShinde when the latter replaced Deshmukh as chief minister in 2003.

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CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's close relations with Saudi Arabia are being tested by an uproar over alleged soccer meddling by the kingdom's sports minster.Turki al-Sheikh's attempts over the last year to exert control over Al-Ahly, Egypt's biggest team, have enraged fans and officials alike.

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On what Imran Khan stands for in his politics, whether he is a centrist, a liberal, or ‘Taliban’ Khan
I am not sure Imran Khan knows himself; he has come to mean many things to many people.But more than ideological labels, there are three things that are going to stand out in his tenure as Prime Minister.

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Written by Maulshree Seth
| Lucknow |

Updated: September 21, 2018 5:01:29 am





CM Yogi Adityanath and deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya in Lucknow on Thursday.He claimed the strikes “taught Pakistan a lesson”, while the China “moved back” over the Doklam crisis in August 2017.

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Within a month of Kerala witnessing the most devastating floods in a century, its Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said that “Kerala is ready to receive tourists once again”.Addressing reporters on Monday, he said, “The floods left the tourism industry in a state of disarray and shock… It has now bounced back into business.

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Written by Neha Kulkarni
| Mumbai |


Published: September 19, 2018 1:56:51 am





Tourism Minister Jaykumar Rawal.Has there been an increase in the number of foreign tourists visiting Mumbai during the festival?

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By: PTI | Gangtok |

Updated: September 15, 2018 11:33:34 am





Pakyong Airport will be inaugurated by the Prime Minister on September 23.(Representational image)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will visit Sikkim on September 23 to inaugurate the state’s first airport at Pakyong, a senior official has said.