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India launches 'Operation Dost' to help quake-hit Turkiye, Syria

09 Feb 2023 | 12:47 AM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) India on Wednesday launched 'Operation Dost' in quake-hit Turkiye and Syria, setting up a 30-bedded field hospital in Hatay, equipped with X-Ray machines, ventilators, an Operation Theatre and critical care specialists to treat emergencies, as well as deployed over 150 NDRF personnel for rescue and relief operations.

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Terrorism a major threat in the region: NSA Doval at Moscow meet

Terrorism a major threat in the region: NSA Doval at Moscow meet

08 Feb 2023 | 11:53 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) National Security Advisor Ajit Doval on Wednesday participated in the Fifth Regional Dialogue on Afghanistan in Moscow during which he stressed that terrorism has become a major threat in the region and dealing with Daesh and terror outfits like the Pakistan-based LeT and JeM requires intensified intelligence and security cooperation between countries.

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Indian missing in quake-hit Turkiye, 10 others stuck in remote areas but safe : MEA

Indian missing in quake-hit Turkiye, 10 others stuck in remote areas but safe : MEA

08 Feb 2023 | 11:32 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) An Indian national who was on a business visit to Turkiye has gone missing in the devastating quake that shook the country, while 10 other Indians are stuck in remote areas but safe, the MEA said on Wednesday.

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Modi, Netanyahu speak on phone, discuss defence, security

Modi, Netanyahu speak on phone, discuss defence, security

08 Feb 2023 | 11:01 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday evening spoke with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu during which the two leaders discussed ways to strengthen the multifaceted bilateral friendship, and deepen the cooperation in defence and security.

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CBI arrests Chief Accounts Officer, Lecturer in an alleged bribery case

CBI arrests Chief Accounts Officer, Lecturer in an alleged bribery case

08 Feb 2023 | 9:43 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) arrested two persons, a Chief Accounts Officer of Jammu & Kashmir Tourism Development Corporation and a Lecturer of Government Polytechnic College in Jammu, in an alleged bribery case, the Central probe agency said on Wednesday.

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EAM meets visiting Fijian Dy PM, discusses upcoming World Hindi Conference

EAM meets visiting Fijian Dy PM, discusses upcoming World Hindi Conference

08 Feb 2023 | 9:02 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday had a meeting with visiting Fijian Deputy Prime Minister Biman Prasad during which they discussed the historical people-to-people ties between the two nations and also exchanged views on the Indo-Pacific.

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Constructive criticism vital for a strong democracy: PM Modi

Constructive criticism vital for a strong democracy: PM Modi

08 Feb 2023 | 8:27 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) Amid Opposition's allegation of shielding billionaire businessman Gautam Adani, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said constructive 'criticism' is vital for a strong democracy but in the last nine years of his tenure, only accusations and abuses have been hurled on the ruling dispensation.

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Russia’s Novatek inks agreement with Indian firm for supply of LNG and ammonia

08 Feb 2023 | 7:56 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) Pao Novatek, the largest independent natural gas producer in Russia, has inked an MoU with Indian firm Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Ltd. for the supply of LNG and low-carbon ammonia, at the India Energy Week, a statement said.

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Court directs CBI to supply deficient documents to a companies in Satyendar Jain case

Court directs CBI to supply deficient documents to a companies in Satyendar Jain case

08 Feb 2023 | 7:45 PM

New Delhi, Feb, 8 (UNI) A Delhi Court after a hearing directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to supply the deficient copy to the companies who had allegedly abetted the commission of the offence by facilitating Delhi's Health Minister Satyendar Jain in acquiring dis-proportionate assets during the check period by allowing their respective bank accounts to be used for parking of unaccounted income of Satyendar Jain.

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PM Modi 'shielding' Adani: Rahul

PM Modi 'shielding' Adani: Rahul

08 Feb 2023 | 6:44 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) Congress MP Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of protecting billionaire businessman Gautam Adani, a day after he asked the latter to clarify his relationship with Adani.

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Kharge pitches for JPC on Adani issue in Parliament

Kharge pitches for JPC on Adani issue in Parliament

08 Feb 2023 | 5:58 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) In an apparent reference to billionaire businessman Gautam Adani, Congress President Mallikarjun Kharge on Wednesday claimed that his "wealth" had increased 13 times in the last two-and-a-half years and demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe to ascertain how it happened.

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NDRF teams begin rescue, relief ops in quake-hit Turkiye

NDRF teams begin rescue, relief ops in quake-hit Turkiye

08 Feb 2023 | 5:57 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar on Wednesday said NDRF teams have reached Gaziantep, near the epicentre of the 7.8 Richter quake that shook Turkiye, and began rescue and relief operations, even as he named India’s mission there 'Operation Dost'.

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IAF plane with quake relief material arrives in Damascus

IAF plane with quake relief material arrives in Damascus

08 Feb 2023 | 2:48 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) An Indian Air Force plane carrying six tons of emergency relief assistance for the quake affected in Syria landed in Damascus airport today and the consignment, including portable ECG machines and patient monitors, was handed over to an official there, a statement said.

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Satyarthi Foundation hails Assam govt's crackdown on child marriage

Satyarthi Foundation hails Assam govt's crackdown on child marriage

08 Feb 2023 | 2:41 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) Nobel Laureate Kailash Satyarthi’s Children’s Foundation on Wednesday welcomed the decisive action of the Assam government to eliminate and penalise child marriages in the state.

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TMC stages protest over Adani issue

TMC stages protest over Adani issue

08 Feb 2023 | 2:36 PM

New Delhi, Feb 8 (UNI) The All India Trinamool Congress on Wednesday staged a protest against the BJP-led government at the Centre over the Adani Group issue.

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