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ACCOMPLISHING DREAMS: A newly married woman taking part in police recruitment rally on Monday.     Aman      

India, Pak hold Indus Water Commission talks
ISLAMABAD, Mar 20: Officials from India and Pakistan discussed problems relating to Indus Basin at the two-day Indus Water Commission meeting which began here today after a gap of nearly two years.The 10-member Indian delegation led by Indus Water Commissioner P K Saxena held close door meeting with the Pakistani side which was headed by Mirza Asif Saeed. ....................

Bill to strengthen data collection mech in J&K placed in LS
NEW DELHI, Mar 20: A bill seeking to remove a legislative vacuum on collection of statistical data in Jammu and Kashmir was introduced in the Lok Sabha today. According to the bill introduced by Statistics and Programme and Implementation Minister D V Sadananda Gowda, the amendment will strengthen data collection mechanism in the state. It will also provide for extending the jurisdiction of the Act to Jammu and Kashmir in respect of matters not reserved for the state as per the Constitution Order, 1954.....................

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DAVP co-opts DIPR for verification of existence, regularity, circulation of newspapers

JAMMU, MAR 20: The Directorate of Advertising and Visual Publicity (DAVP), the Nodal Department for issuing advertisements to the print, electronic and online media, on behalf of the Government of India, has co-opted the Department of Information and Public Relations (DIPR) for verification of existence, regularity and circulation of the newspapers/periodicals in Jammu and Kashmir empanelled with DAVP for release of advertisements by the Government of India...................


Balwant Thakur conferred Prithivi Raj Kapoor award  

ROHTAK, MAR 20: Director Natrang, Balwant Thakur has been awarded prestigious 'Prithivi Raj Kapoor Samman' for life-time contributions to theatre for year 2017 at Shri Radhakrishan Auditorium MDU, Rohtak (Haryana).  Instituted by Ras Kala Manch Haryana, this national theatre award presentation was supported by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India; National Academy of Music Dance and Drama, North Zone Cultural Centre, Department of Information and Public Relations, Government of Haryana and Maharishi Dayanand University. The Award was presented by Prof Bejinder Kumar Punia, Vice Chancellor, Maharishi Dayanand University, Rohtak. ......................

MInternational Conference on Renewable Energy begins at SMVDU
REASI, MAR 20: Minister for Industries and Commerce Chander Parkash Ganga today inaugurated International Conference on the theme 'Renewable Energy for Sustainable Environment: Challenges and Remedies' (ICRESE-2017) at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University (SMVDU), Katra. The two-day Conference is being organized by the Department of Energy Management; SMVDU in collaboration with the Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science and Technology, Government of India.....................

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 Indian Sufi clerics return to narrate what happened to them in Pakistan
NEW DELHI, Mar 20: The two Sufi clerics of Delhi Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah, who went missing mysteriously in Pakistan last week, returned to the national capital. The two clerics Syed Asif Nizami and his nephew Nazim Nizami met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj upon in New Delhi. However, both remained tightlipped over how they went missing... .....................

BJP-led government wins trust vote in Manipur
IIMPHAL, Mar 20: The BJP-led government in Manipur won its floor test in the Assembly with a voice vote on Monday. There was no division taken but it was evident that lone Trinamool Congress MLA also supported the Nongthombam Biren Singh government. The BJP has 21 MLAs in the 60-member house. It has the support of four MLAs of the Naga People's Front (NPF), four of the National People's Party (NPP), the lone MLA of Lok Janshakti Party and an Independent MLA Asab Uddin besides a Congress legislator who was inducted tinto the Council of Ministers. ..................


Uphaar tragedy: Gopal Ansal surrenders in Tihar jail
New Delhi, Mar 20: Gopal Ansal surrendered today before Tihar jail authorities to undergo one-year jail term in the 1997 Uphaar fire tragedy case after the Supreme Court refused to grant him more time. A bench comprising Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justices D Y Chandrachud and S K Kaul rejected the plea moved by the real estate baron seeking more time to surrender on the ground that he has moved a mercy plea before the President, and had asked him to surrender by this evening. "Ansal surrendered around 5-5.30 PM. He is currently lodged in the hospital at Jail No. 3 as he complained of some health issues," said a jail official..

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China warns India over invite to Dalai Lama to Buddhist meet  
Beijing, Mar 20: China today warned India not to go against its "core concerns" to avoid "disruption" in bilateral ties after New Delhi invited the Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama to an international Buddhist seminar in Bihar. "In recent days the Indian side, in total disregard of China's stern representation and strong opposition, insisted on inviting the 14th Dalai Lama to attend the international conference on Buddhism held by the Indian government," Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying told reporters here. "China is strongly dissatisfied and firmly opposed to it," she said. ...............

FBI director confirms probe into Russian interference in 2016 US presidential election
IWashington, Mar 20: FBI director James Comey confirmed on Monday that the bureau is investigating possible links and coordination between Russia and associates of President Donald Trump as part of a broader probe of Russian interference in last year's presidential election. .

India should adopt more pragmatic attitude towards OBOR: Chinese Daily
Beijing, Mar 20: India should adopt a "more pragmatic" attitude towards One Belt One Road initiative, a state-run Chinese daily said today, claiming international support for President Xi Jinping's pet project that figured in a UN resolution. "Despite concerns from India, broader support has been given to the OBOR (One Belt One Road) from the international community," an article in the ruling Communist Party of China run Global Times said today................

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