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Tourism holds the key to stopping migration: U’khand CM

Dehradun: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat today said stopping migration from the hills is a must in view of the strategic importance of the state and tourism can play a vital role in putting an end to the exodus from border villages. “Considering the strategic importance of Uttarakhand which shares borders with China and

Congress clears decks for India to become key defence partner

Washington: The US Congress has cleared thedecks for India to become a “major defence partner”, with the Senate passing the 2017 National Defence Authorisation Act (NDAA) – the USD 618 billion American defence budget for 2017 – by 92 to 7 votes. NDAA 2017, which asks the defence secretary and the secretary of state to

India remains a key partner: US

Washington: US Department of State spokesperson John Kirby has reiterated that India remains and will remain Washington’s key partner and strong bilateral relations will also continue. While responding to a question on Friday regarding India-US relations under Washington’s new President-elect Donald Trump who will take office on January 20, 2017, Kirby said: “What happens after

Modi, Key draw from cricket to highlight warm ties

New Delhi: Cricket today became an analogy to highlight the warm ties between India and New Zealand as Prime Ministers Narendra Modi and John Key drew references from the game to stress on the progress made in their bilateral equation. The references came on a day when India were taking on New Zealand in the

Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur thinks consistency key to Test progress

Chittagong (Bangladesh): Still a long way from being a force to reckon with in Test cricket, Bangladesh captain Mushfiqur Rahim feels consistency is the key for them to make progress in the toughest format. Bangladesh will play their first Test in more than 14 and a half months – their longest break from the five-day

Lost a key world leader in Peres: Modi

New Delhi, Sep 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday condoled the death of former Israeli President Shimon Peres and said the world has lost a key leader and friend of India. “In former President Shimon Peres, we lost a key world leader and a friend of India. Pained by his demise. Our condolences

BJP’s Legal Cell holds key meet on Punjab polls

Punjab BJP Legal Cell has prepared a strategy for the role of jurists in the 2017 assembly elections. A meeting in this regard was held on Wednesday at the party headquarters in Sector 37 in Chandigarh.While addressing the meet, the state BJP General Secretary Dinesh Kumar stated that lawyers and jurists have played an important

Brain plays key role in gauging errors

New York: The key element in our decision-making that serves to both gauging errors and revising our approach is confidence, suggested a new study. The study, published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, offers insights into the hierarchical nature of how we make choices over extended periods of time, ranging from

Global cues, macro-data dragged key equity indices lower

Mumbai: Negative global cues, profit booking and mixed macro-economic data saw two key Indian equity market indices end in the negative territory during the week ended Friday. The markets, which started the week on a flat-to-negative note, resumed the uptrend post the accommodative monetary policy stance of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). The investors’