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Flipkart walks away from Airtel Zero platform

New Delhi/Bengaluru, April 14 (IANS): E-commerce giant Flipkart on Tueswday said it is “walking away” from the platform Airtel Zero and is committed to the larger cause of net neutrality.   “We at Flipkart have always strongly believed in the…

‘Indian economic reforms on right track’

WASHINGTON, April 14 (PTI): A series of reforms unleashed by India in recent months are “important steps” around open, predictable and rules based reforms, a senior American trade official has said, but insisted that more needs to be done to…

Indo German partnership at a new level: Modi

BERLIN, APRIL 14 (IANS): Prime Minster Narendra Modi on Tuesday said India and Germany will be successful in bringing the partnership between the two countries to a new level. Addressing the media jointly with German Chancellor Angela Merkel after their…

Pakistan’s cartoon “Burka Avenger” swoops into India to empower girls

NEW DELHI, APRIL 14 (Thomson Reuters Foundation): A female cartoon superhero who dons a burka to tackle crimes against girls and other social ills is bringing her message of women’s empowerment to India, the creator of the Pakistani children’s series…

Protests in Indian Kashmir after civilian killed by army

SRINAGAR, APRIL 14 (AP): Violent protests erupted in the Indian-controlled portion of Kashmir on Tuesday after a civilian and a militant were killed in an encounter with the army, officials in the troubled Himalayan region said. Two men were killed…

Government formulating policy to address issues of rubber industry

New Delhi, April 13 (PTI): The government is in the process of formulating a national rubber policy and an insurance-based scheme to address issues pertaining to the sector and boost the production of the plantation crop. The Commerce Ministry has…

Latest list of pension and GPF Final payment cases

Kohima, April 13 (MExN): All retired state government officials that list of pension and GPF Final payment cases settled upto the month of March 2015 have been put up in the Public Relation cell. The list of settled cases are…

Report on net neutrality by mid-May: Prasad

New Delhi, April 13 (IANS): A committee on net neutrality, set by the department of telecommunications (DoT), will submit its report by the second week of May, Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Monday. He said since…

Job fair in Dimapur on April 17

Dimapur, April 13 (MExN): This is for the general information that NIIT Dimapur Center will be jointly organizing a Job Fair at Unity College, Residency Colony, behind Dimapur Stadium on April 17, beginning at 9:00 am.   NIIT Dimapur Center,…

Migrants can’t vote in native place: EC

NEW DELHI, APRIL 13 (TNN): People migrating from their native places cease to residents of that place and they cannot cast vote in elections in that constituency, the Election Commission has told the Supreme Court. The EC said a person…

Couple living together will be presumed married, SC rules

NEW DELHI, APRIL 13 (TNN): If an unmarried couple is living together as husband and wife, then they would be presumed to be legally married and the woman would be eligible to inherit the property after death of her partner,…

Govt for deployment of women in all police stations

NEW DELHI, APRIL 13 (PTI): In view of serious concerns about women security, the Centre on Monday said it was trying to ensure deployment of police women in all police stations across the country rather than having all-women police stations.…