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SEZ Amendment bill cleared in Lok Sabha

India, June 27 -- The Lok Sabha cleared the Special Economic Zones (Amendment) Bill, 2019 on Wednesday, replacing an ordinance on the same issue. Defending the bill, Union commerce minister Piyush Go... Read More


President instructs that state finances be spent on problems of people

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- President Maithripala Sirisena said that it is the responsibility of People's Representatives to spend money provided by the government giving priority to solving people's proble... Read More


Amritsar selected for Smart City project in 2016, but little progress visible

India, June 27 -- Even as work under the Smart City Mission - an urban renewal and retrofitting programme of the Union government to make 100 cities citizen-friendly and sustainable - has got some thr... Read More


Seoul: US, N. Korea in talks to set up 3rd Trump-Kim summit

Seoul, June 27 -- North Korean and U.S. officials are holding "behind-the-scenes talks" to arrange a third summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un on the fate of the ... Read More


No 'Khan Market' in Mumbai, only pro-Modi SoBo club

India, June 27 -- What and where is "Khan Market" in Mumbai? Assuming this city has the equivalent of New Delhi's posh and pricey hub of luxury shops, watering holes and edgy eating houses amid the ca... Read More


Data security and cyber security laws soon - Minister Ajith P. Perera

Sri Lanka, June 27 -- The Government is ready to take revolutionary policy decisions to develop the country's information technology sector, non-Cabinet Minister of Digital Infrastructure and Informat... Read More


TESDA-NCR eyes to train 10K construction workers this year

Manila, June 27 -- The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority - National Capital Region (TESDA-NCR) targets to train 10,000 people in construction-related courses this year to support th... Read More


UP?pollution body to penalise nine hospitals Rs 1.04 crore for not treating effluents

India, June 27 -- The officials of the UP pollution control board (UPPCB) has recommended serving notices and levying a total penalty of about Rs. 1.04 crore on seven private hospitals in Ghaziabad an... Read More


Dwarf Palm - a treasure in the mountains

Pakistan, June 27 -- The dwarf palm is a kind of plant which is present in the mountains of Balochistan and it is being used for several purposes. As a majority of the population of Balochistan is dw... Read More


Ensure poorest of poor get benefits of good governance: Amit Shah tells J&K officials

New Delhi, June 27 -- During his first visit to Jammu and Kashmir, Union Home Minister Amit Shah took a detailed review of various development schemes and projects in the state. The review meeting in... Read More