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New Delhi, 7th Aug (IANS): India cannot be a tobacco-free country until the people in the country adhere to the ban on tobacco consumption, Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan said here Thursday.
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Jammu, 6th Aug (IANS): Does former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Ghulam Nabi Azad opting out of the forthcoming assembly elections prove he is unsure of his personal victory? Azad made his announcement after he told a Congress convention in Jammu's Udhampur town that his party would get a majority in the polls, expected in October.
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The CPI-M has decided to hold its 2015 party congress in Kolkata instead of Agartala, capital of the only state now ruled by the party.
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India's demand for concessions on food subsidy as a quid quo pro to a pact to simplify procedures on global commerce may have blocked the first major step forward in the 19-year history of the World Trade Organisation (WTO).
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Shillong, 31st July (northeastnews): In the backdrop of the growing protest against the order of the National Green Tribunal (NGT) Chief Minister Dr Mukul Sangma made two “possible alternatives” to the central government to which he observed that they would protect the interests of people associated with coal mining as well as bringing the mining operations under the fold of regulatory regime.
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