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AAP ASKS BJP TO WITHDRAW 'FAULTY' WORKSHEETS

New Delhi, Sept. 19 -- The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), which rules the three municipal corporations in Delhi, to immediately withdraw worksheets that contai... Read More


Amshipora encounter: Have lost 3 nephews, want guilty to be punished, says victims' uncle

India, Sept. 19 -- The army found evidence that its troops violated its powers under the Armed Forces Special Powers Act during an encounter in Kashmir's Shopian district in which three men were kille... Read More


Jan 2021 best time for GE15, UUM don says after PM signals possible snap polls

KUALA LUMPUR, Sept. 19 -- The most suitable time for Malaysia to hold its general election would be next January, according to Professor Ahmad Martadha Mohamed from Universiti Utara Malaysia (UUM). T... Read More


Ruth Bader Ginsburg, renowned US Justice, dies at 87

Washington, Sept. 19 -- : US Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg who has been regarded as an iconic champion of women's rights and history-making jurist passed away at the age of 87 due to compl... Read More


COPE, COPA to hold first meetings next week

Sri Lanka, Sept. 19 -- The Committee on Public Enterprises (COPE) is due to hold its inaugural meeting on Tuesday at the parliamentary complex. Starting at 2.30 pm, the meeting will elect a chairman,... Read More


With festival season close, bank loans for imports halve, bankers' data shows

Kathmandu, Sept. 19 -- In the first two months of the last fiscal year, NMB Bank had issued letters of credit, or LCs in common usage, worth Rs6.5 billion. During the same period this fiscal year, it ... Read More


After semblance of peace in ruling party, Secretariat meet set to move to Parisdanda from Baluwatar

Kathmandu, Sept. 19 -- Following growing criticism of the ruling Nepal Communist Party holding its meetings at the Prime Minister's official residence, the next meeting of the party's Secretariat sche... Read More


Most of additional budget spending for people-centric schemes: FM

New Delhi, Sept. 19 -- Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharman on Friday said that the majority of the additional resources in the first batch of the Supplementary Demands for Grants would be spent on peop... Read More


30 COVID vaccine candidates being developed: Health Ministry

New Delhi, Sept. 19 -- : Nearly 30 Covid vaccine candidates in pre-clinical and clinical stages are under development by pharmaceutical industry and academia in India. While three of them are in advan... Read More


Govt introduces Taxation and Other Laws Bill

New Delhi, Sept. 19 -- A taxation Bill which seeks relaxation and changes in provisions of certain Acts was introduced in the Lok Sabha on Friday amid uproarious scenes. Introduced by Finance Ministe... Read More