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Depression in India

Depression in India

As per the World Health Organisation’s report, ‘Depression and Other Common Mental Disorders – Global Health Estimates,’ released in
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Enemy Property Bill Amendment

Enemy Property Bill Amendment

The Lok Sabha on March 14 passed a bill – Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Act – to amend a 49-year-old law to guard against cl
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Composition of strength of Legislative Assemblies

Composition of strength of Legislative Assemblies

The Government of Telangana has requested for increasing the seats in Legislative Assembly of Telangana State from 119 to 153 as envisaged i
23 Mar 2017, 03:30 AM IST
National Virtual Library

National Virtual Library

Telangana State Central Library has been selected as one among the 35 libraries across India that would be upgraded and ultimately merge wit
22 Mar 2017, 03:29 AM IST
Sada Bainama

Sada Bainama

Sada Bainama land registrations for rural agricultural lands in Telangana state involve executive property transactions on while papers.
21 Mar 2017, 04:18 AM IST

Nai Roshni Scheme

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Airborne Warning & Control System

19 Mar 2017, 03:07 AM IST

Contributory Pension Scheme

18 Mar 2017, 04:38 AM IST

Article 213

17 Mar 2017, 02:43 AM IST

Reclassifying public expenditure

16 Mar 2017, 03:33 AM IST

Fed interest hike impact on India

15 Mar 2017, 02:24 AM IST

Election of President

14 Mar 2017, 03:47 AM IST

Maternity Leave

13 Mar 2017, 04:49 AM IST

Chandrayaan 1

11 Mar 2017, 04:18 AM IST

Current Account Deficit

10 Mar 2017, 04:50 AM IST

Aadhaar-linked cashless payment

09 Mar 2017, 04:34 AM IST

Cloud Seeding

08 Mar 2017, 04:50 AM IST

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Air Services Agreement

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Shariat banking

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Space Liability Convention

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Ultra Mega Solar Parks

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La Nina and El Nino

While it is gradually becoming clearer that La Niña -- which causes bountiful rain -- is unlikely during the monsoon this year, there is still no certainty as to what the status o
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Buyback of shares

India's largest software services firm TCS on Monday said its Board has approved a share buyback plan of up to Rs 16,000 crore.
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What is Sufism?

Nearly 75 people were killed in a horrific attack on a Sufi shrine in Sehwan in Sindh province.  The shrine honoured the mystic Muslim Sufi holy figure Usman Marwandi, also known
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Two-state solution

The United States supports the two-state solution to the decades-long Israeli-Palestinian conflict, said America’s top diplomat to the United Nations, Nikki Haley.
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Augmented reality

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