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Delhi’s 85-year-old Cinema Theatre bids adieu with Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker

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Delhi’s 85-year-old Regal cinema hall brings its curtain down with the screening of Raj Kapoor’s Mera Naam Joker and Sangam on the special request of fans.

India became net exporter of electricity for first time

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Export to Nepal and Bangladesh increased by 2.5 and 2.8 times respectively in last three years.

Delhi LG orders recovery of Rs 97 crore from AAP for violating SC guidelines on advertisement

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The money to be collected was allegedly used by the AAP government on advertisements which was a violation of guidelines issued by the Supreme Court.

Turkey's Elvan Abeylegesse stripped of Olympic medals

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Abeylegesse tested positive on 25 August 2007 after winning silver at the 2007 World Athletics Championships in Osaka.

Australian University invites stargazers to join their search for Planet 9

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The Australian National University has invited everyday stargazers to join their search for ‘Planet 9’. The university is confident that the planet’s discovery would help make Pluto’s weird orbit more sense.

3rd G20 Framework Working Group meet concluded in Varanasi

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The 3rd G20 Framework Working Group meet was held in Varanasi to help the holy city build a new image for itself.

Lok Sabha passes four GST Bills

7 hrs ago
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It empowers the centre to impose an additional tax of up to 1 per cent on the inter-state supply of goods for two years or more.

British PM Theresa May signs letter to trigger Brexit from EU

7 hrs ago
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The countdown to Britain's exit from the European Union began on 30 March 2017 after the UK's ambassador to the economic bloc delivered Theresa May's letter to the European Council in Brussels.

Argentina approves medicinal use of marijuana

7 hrs ago
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With the approval, Argentina joins other Latin American nations such as Uruguay, Chile and Colombia, which have already approved measures regulating the therapeutic use of cannabis.

FIFA suspended Lionel Messi for four matches

22 hrs ago
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As a result of this ban, Messi has become ineligible for the next four competitive internationals starting with the World Cup's qualifier in Bolivia.

Truecaller ties-up with Bharti Airtel, ICICI Bank and Google in India

23 hrs ago
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The ‘Airtel Truecaller ID’ feature will identify a caller and send his information via a flash message in advance.

FDA approves first drug for moderate and severe eczema cases

23 hrs ago
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The injection will have an initial list price of USD 37000 per year, as per Sanofi SA and Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, which developed the drug.

President Donald Trump signs executive order to roll back Obama's climate change measures

1 day ago
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After signing the roll-back plan at headquarters of EPA, Trump said that the executive action will lift the restrictions on American energy.

US Senate votes to approve Montenegro as NATO's 29th member

1 day ago
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As of now, 25 other NATO members have ratified Montenegro's accession. The Netherlands and Spain have yet to do so.

Integrated Automatic Aviation Meteorological Systems inaugurated at INS Rajali

1 day ago
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The IAAMS project will give a major fillip to aviation safety, through automation of weather monitoring process.

Facebook adds new camera and Snapchat-like features

1 day ago
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Its new camera will give users more options to share and enhance photos and videos.

SBI launched Unnati Credit Card to spread credit inclusion

1 day ago
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The SBI Unnati would enable those who do not have a credit history to build one so that they could avail themselves of other loan products in the future.

AAI, DRDO and Jharkhand Government signed a Tripartite MoU for Development of Deoghar Airport in Jharkhand

1 day ago
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For redevelopment of the Deoghar airport, the Jharkhand government has acquired 600.34 acres of land which will be handed over to AAI apart from the existing 53.41 acres Deoghar Airport land.

INLCU L51 commissioned into Indian Navy

1 day ago
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The ship was commissioned by Vice Admiral Bimal Verma, AVSM, Commander-in-Chief, Andaman and Nicobar Command at Port Blair.

General Bipin Rawat conferred with title of Honorary General of Nepalese Army

1 day ago
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Earlier, General Rajendra Chettri, the Chief of the Nepalese Army, was conferred with the title of Honorary General of the Indian Army in February 2017.

IAF launched Aviation Turbine Fuel Digital Issue and Payment

1 day ago
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The Aviation Turbine Fuel Digital Issue and Payment (ATF DIP) is considered as a milestone achievement for the Indian Air Force (IAF).

President Pranab Mukherjee presents Dr. B. C. Roy National Awards

1 day ago
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President Mukherjee also presented Hari Om Ashram Alembic Research Awards for the years 2008, 2009, 2010, 2014, 2015 and 2016.

Book on Rashtriya Rifles ‘Home of the Brave’ released

1 day ago
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The book ‘Home of the Brave’ traces the contributions of the Rashtriay Rifles in curtailing insurgency operations in Punjab and Jammu and Kashmir.

Veteran South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada passes away

1 day ago
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During his struggle, he spent 26 years and 3 months in prison, including 18 years on the infamous Robben Island.

Uttarakhand High Court banned river mining across the state for four months

1 day ago
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The committee will prepare a comprehensive action plan for mining in the state that will act as a blueprint for next 50 years.

United Nations appoints David Beasley to run World Food Programme

1 day ago
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The WFP executive board noted Beasley’s appointment in a letter to Guterres on 28 March 2017.

Ravichandran Ashwin receives Garfield Sobers Trophy

1 day ago
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The award was judged by a voting academy, which was completely independent of the ICC. They panel took into consideration performances between 14 September 14 2015 and 20 September 2016. During this period, Ashwin produced some extraordinary all-round performances across all three formats of the game.

Union Government launches Online Film Certification System E-Cinepramaan

2 days ago
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This online certification system will enable in making the CBFC Office paper less.

Former Punjab minister Gurdev Singh Badal passes away

2 days ago
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Former Punjab Agriculture Minister, Gurdev Singh Badal passed away at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital on 28 March after a prolonged illness.

Bhubaneswar to host Men’s Hockey World League Final 2017 and Hockey Men’s World Cup 2018

2 days ago
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The Kalinga Stadium has previously successfully hosted the 2014 Men’s Hero Hockey Champions Trophy.

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