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NEW DELHI

Tensions in the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) continued today with party leader Dilip Pandey questioning colleague and Rajasthan in-charge Kumar Vishwas for attacking the Congress but remaining silent on state Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje of the BJP.

Thiruvananthapuram

NITI Aayog has offered support for implementation of Kerala government's ambitious 'Nava Kerala Mission' which focusses on education, health, agriculture and housing.

Hyderabad

Around 30 persons were today rescued from a lodge in Shamshabad area here by fire safety personnel after a five-storeyed building housing the residential facility caught fire, officials said.

Puducherry

Chief Minister V Narayanasamy today dared Lt Governor Kiran Bedi to prove her charges of "corruption and malpractices" in admission to Post Graduate courses in private medical colleges here.

NEW DELHI

The Delhi High Court today dismissed the bail plea of alleged middleman Sukesh Chandrashekar, arrested in the Election Commission bribery case involving AIADMK (Amma) faction leader T T V Dhinakaran.

Washington

The Trump Administration will target areas where it sees the greatest risk and engage other countries in multilateral approaches, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said as he assured that the State Department would continue to remain effective despite a massive

Washington

An American college student whose parents say has been in a coma while serving a 15-year prison term in North Korea was released and returned to the United States as the Trump administration revealed a rare exchange with the reclusive country.

Melbourne

The Australian government today reached a settlement with more than 1,900 asylum seekers who sued over their treatment at an immigration camp in Papua New Guinea.

United Nations

The threat from the Lord's Resistance Army can't be underestimated following the departure of Ugandan and United States forces that were deployed to pursue the rebels, the UN envoy for central Africa has warned.

Paris

British Prime Minister Theresa May is meeting France's president on her first foreign trip since a catastrophic election that weakened her leadership as Britain heads into tough talks on leaving the European Union.

Los Angeles

Actress Nicole Kidman says she is enjoying every bit about ageing and is geared up to embrace turning 50. The 49-year-old actress, who turns a year older on June 20, says she is taking life as it comes at this point of time, reported Entertainment Tonight.

Cairo

A controversial agreement for Cairo to hand over two Red Sea islands to Saudi Arabia passed an Egyptian parliamentary committee Tuesday, setting the stage for a vote in the house.

Jerusalem

Letters from Albert Einstein giving colleagues his thoughts on physics, God and Israel in the 1950s go under the hammer at a Jerusalem auction house on June 20.

Tokyo

Japanese Crown Prince Naruhito said on Tuesday he will devote himself "body and soul" to his job as emperor, just days after a law was enacted allowing his father to abdicate, which would be the first abdication by a Japanese emperor in two centuries.

London

A massive fire ripped through a 27-storey apartment block in west London in the early hours of Wednesday, police and fire services said. The fire brigade said 40 fire engines and 200 firefighters had been called to the blaze in Grenfell Tower, which has 120 flats.

The survey mentions that UBI can replace several subsidy-based social welfare schemes which idea is not to the liking of social scientists like Jean Dreze. Most of all the current large number of beneficiaries unjustly pass the eligibility marks because of bureaucratic inefficiency and corrupt practices. The gigantic Public Distribution System (PDS), which subsidizes food for poor households, is just an example. The government estimates that 36 per cent of subsidies never make it to any household and another 36 per cent finds way to non-poor households.

Author: 
Arun Srivastava

With India turning towards America during the last 15 years and virtually becoming its ally, the nature of its relations with Russia has become suspect. Uncertainty loomed over India’s future relations with Russia. But the International Economic Forum summit at St. Petersburg provided a new thrust, dimension and dynamics to India-Russia relations.

The privacy of the individual is being constantly invaded by the governments the world over and by the captains of industry. Even to get essential services from the State, a citizen has to fill forms of different kinds, disclosing his bank account, PAN number, Aadhar card number, his and his spouses and progeny’s incomes and assets and what not. The prying eyes of the State will find out every minor detail of the individual.

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