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HindustanTimes Fri,22 Aug 2014

India

Modi presents Jharkhand with promises, projects

Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi appeared somewhat of a wish-granting tree on Thursday, promising Jharkhand a bouquet of industrial and educational projects, including a branch of a premier IT institution and 'many' engineering colleges.

Chavan's decision to skip PM's function 'unfortunate': BJP

Mah CM seeks green signal for Lavasa
The BJP in Maharashtra on Thursday termed as 'unfortunate' chief minister Prithviraj Chavan's decision to boycott Prime Minister Narendra Modi's programme in Nagpur and said Congress should introspect why people are 'unhappy' with the state leadership.

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Drunkest state decides to go dry in a decade

liquor
The Congress-led United Democratic Front government on Thursday announced a number of steps to reduce liquor consumption in Kerala, which is the highest in the country, and enforce total prohibition in a staggered manner.

Hearing of Asaram's bail plea adjourned to September 3

Asaram
The Gujarat high court adjourned on Thursday the hearing of controversial godman Asaram's bail application in connection with the rape case against him to September 3.

TMC MP in CBI crosshairs for Saradha links

Sudipta Sen
The CBI is zeroing on top politicians and influential people, who took money from Saradha boss Sudipta Sen and is all set to raid the residence of a Trinamool MP.

J-K: Army guns down 10 infiltrators in August as ceasefire violation continues

A Border Security Force (BSF) soldier patrols near the fenced
With Pakistan repeatedly violating the ceasefire agreement in Jammu and Kashmir despite Prime Minister Narendra Modi's warnings, the number of infiltrators killed near the LoC has also gone up.

Ganga cleaning takes off; toxin sensors to keep tabs, beep alerts

River Ganga
The Modi government will over the next six months install high-tech sensors at critical points along the Ganga to monitor industrial runoff from about 700 units, the first steps towards the long and daunting task of cleaning the 2,510-km river.

Two Indians plead guilty to massive health care fraud in US

Two Indian pharmacists working in the US have pleaded guilty to a massive health care fraud, causing a loss of up to $7 million to the district of Maryland.

Some UPA-era appointments ‘shocking’, to be reviewed soon

Smriti Irani
Human resource development minister Smriti Irani termed some of the appointment by the UPA government 'shocking' as they were done overruling recommendations of the search committees.

Amit Shah sets sights on Telangana

Amit Shah
BJP president Amit Shah has set his focus on the south, especially Telangana, to be a major contributor to the victory of the party in the 2019 elections.

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Soon, foreign bank, trip details could be in I-T returns

Currency

The first report of the SIT on black money has sought changes in I-T return forms whereby taxpayers would be required to give details of their foreign bank accounts or foreign trips undertaken by them.

Ministries to give ideas on alternative plan panel

Narendra Modi
A day after Prime Minister Narendra Modi threw open a public debate to suggest the alternative shape of the Plan Panel, a missive from the PMO has been sent to different ministries asking for their suggestions on the same.
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