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J.P. Nadda appointed BJP’s working president

J.P. Nadda appointed BJP’s working president

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Updates from :  the hindu Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah greet J.P. Nadda after he was appointed as party’s working president, at the BJP Parliamentary Board meeting, in New Delhi, Monday, June 17, 2019.   | Photo Credit: PTI The former Union Health Minister will oversee organisational elections The BJP’s parliamentary board, in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Monday declared former Union Minister J.P. Nadda the party’s working president, after the incumbent Amit Shah joined the Union Cabinet. Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made the announcement after a meeting of the board here. “The BJP has won in several elections under the leadership of Shri Amit Shah. After Mr. Modi appointed him the Home Minister, Amitji hims
Chennai railway stations far from safe for commuters

Chennai railway stations far from safe for commuters

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Updates from :  the Hindu : Three years after Swathi’s murder, several security measures remain on paper Three years ago, S. Swathi, a 24-year-old techie, was brutally murdered at the Nungambakkam railway station when she was waiting to board a train to work. Her death triggered a huge debate about security at railway stations. After that episode, several announcements were made about installing CCTV cameras and strengthening security at stations. But till date, nothing much has really happened, and women commuters continue to feel unsafe and scared while walking in and out of railway stations, especially after 6 p.m. D. Janani, a friend of Swathi, laments that things are still the same, and that no bystander comes to the aid of a woman in distress in such circumstances. She
ASI identifies Indian artefacts seized from smuggler Subhash Kapoor

ASI identifies Indian artefacts seized from smuggler Subhash Kapoor

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Updates from :  the Hindu : It had sent a two-member team to the US and it went through nearly 100 objects. From idols dating back to the Gupta period (5th-6th Century AD) to terracotta objects of the Harappan culture, a range of Indian antiquities and artefacts that were smuggled by Subhash Kapoor have been identified by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) during a team’s recent visit to the United States. In a statement here on Wednesday, the ASI said a team of two officials, Dr. Urmila Sant and P.S. Sriraman, visited the U.S. after receiving communication from the office of the Consulate General of India in New York about the seizure of artefacts by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement of U.S. Department of Homeland Security from the storage of the art smuggler Subhas
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