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The President, Pranab Mukherjee and the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi pressing the buzzer to launch the Goods and Service Tax (GST), in Central Hall of Parliament, in New Delhi, in the midnight of June 30- July 01, 2017

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New Delhi, July 01, 2017 (Online News India): The Goods and Services Tax came into force at midnight, amid a historic midnight session in the Central Hall of Parliament. President Pranab Mukherjee, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley addressed the gathering, before the President and the Prime Minister pressed a button to mark the launch of GST.

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The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi meeting the family members of late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, at Palam Airport, in New Delhi
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi meeting the family members of late Mufti Mohammad Sayeed, at Palam Airport, in New Delhi 

New Delhi, January 07, 2016 (News Team): The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of Jammu and Kashmir CM Mufti Mohammad Sayeed. 

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New Delhi, November 20, 2015 (News Team): A delegation comprising of Punjab Public Service Commission, (PSC) Lt. General T.S. Gill, SM, VSM, (Retd.), West Bengal, Public Service Commission (PSC), Md. Sahidul Islam, IAS (Retd.), Goa, PSC Chairman, Kurapati Dwarakanath Row and Haryana, PSC Chairman, M.S. Bhadana led by Chairman Standing Committee of Chairpersons of all State PSCs in India K.S. Tomar, today met Hon’ble President of India in New Delhi. 

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Vice President, Mohd. Hamid Ansari releasing a book entitled “South Asia Bible Commentary”
Vice President, Mohd. Hamid Ansari releasing a book entitled “South Asia Bible Commentary” 

New Delhi, October 04, 2015 (News Team): The Vice President of India, M. Hamid Ansari said that the message of the Bible is essentially one of love and compassion which runs like a common thread through all religious traditions. He was addressing after releasing the book ‘South Asia Bible Commentary’, organized at the Cathedral Church of the Redemption. 

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The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacting with the school children after addressing the Nation on the occasion of 69th Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort in Delhi on August 15, 2015.The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacting with the school children after addressing the Nation on the occasion of 69th Independence Day from the ramparts of Red Fort in Delhi on August 15, 2015

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The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launching the Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana and various developmental projects at Patna, Bihar on July 25, 2015.
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi launching the Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana and various developmental projects at Patna, Bihar on July 25, 2015. 

Patna, July 25, 2015 (News Team): The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, today launched various development projects at Patna. He launched the Deendayal Upadhyay Gram Jyoti Yojana, inaugurated the Daniawan-Bihar Sharif new railway line, flagged off the Rajgir-Bihar Sharif-Daniawan-Fatuha passenger train and Patna-Mumbai AC Suvidha Express, dedicated to the nation the permanent IIT Campus at Patna, launched and laid the foundation stone for Incubation Centre for Medical Electronics, Patna and inaugurated the construction of the first phase of the Jagdishpur-Haldia pipeline project. 

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Arun Jaitley, Winner of Indian of the Year Award 2014 (Politics) with Vice President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari
Arun Jaitley, Winner of Indian of the Year Award 2014 (Politics) with Vice President, Mohammad Hamid Ansari

New Delhi, March 18, 2015 (News Team): Recognizing the remarkable achievements and contributions of Indians who have tirelessly worked towards strengthening India’s foundation in the last calendar year, CNN-IBN today announced the winners of its prestigious Indian of the Year Award 2014. At a star-studded awards ceremony held in New Delhi, winners across Politics, Sports, Entertainment, Business, Public Service and Global Indian categories amongst others were announced and felicitated by the Chief Guest the Hon’ble Vice President of India, Mohammad Hamid Ansari.

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New Delhi, February 26, 2015 (News Team): The Union Minister for Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu has said, Mobile phone charging facilities would be provided in general class coaches and the number of charging facilities would be increased in sleeper class coaches.

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The Environment Minister Germany Barbara Hendricks meeting with the Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti in New Delhi on January 28, 2015
The Environment Minister Germany Barbara Hendricks meeting with the Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti in New Delhi on January 28, 2015

New Delhi, January 28, 2015 (Online News India): A delegation under the leadership of Dr. Barbara Hendricks, Minister of Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety, Federal Republic of Germany today met Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti here in New Delhi. The focus of talks was works related with Ganga Rejuvenation and its cleaning.

Welcoming the delegation the Union Minister said work has to be done with regard to access and analysis of the feasibility and prospects for and Indo-German cooperation for Ganga Rejuvenation. She informed that a Ganga scoping mission was taken up in October last following an approval from the Ministry of External Affairs. As per the report there may be a potential cooperation on the lines of Indo-German Energy forum. It could be; River basin planning, institutional setting and researches etc. in addition technical cooperation on selected issues like support to river rejuvenation strategies, hot spot definition, prioritization, realistic time frame, basin wide monitoring and evaluation, setting of standards, pollution, Ganga Knowledge Centre, Research etc can be worked out. There could also be financial cooperation on selected issues as innovative financing models for industrial and urban pollution, assistance to manage funds, selected public and or private investment funds, the Minister said.

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The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launching the women’s safety mobile application ‘Himmat’ of the Delhi Police in New Delhi on January 01, 2015
The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launching the women’s safety mobile application ‘Himmat’ of the Delhi Police in New Delhi on January 01, 2015

New Delhi, January 01, 2015 (Online News India): Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh launched the women’s safety mobile application ‘Himmat’ of the Delhi Police at a function here today. Lauding the Delhi Police for launching the emergency call application for women in distress, Rajnath Singh said the force has been training women of all ages in self defence techniques and so far over 15,000 women have been imparted training. He said such self defence training inculcates a sense of self confidence in women.

The Union Home Minister said the Indian people have been traditionally more sensitive to women’s safety issues as women have been worshiped and respected through ancient times in our society.