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Kerala ready to receive tourists: Minister Kadakampally Surendran

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Within a month of Kerala witnessing the most devastating floods in a century, its Tourism Minister Kadakampally Surendran said that “Kerala is ready to receive tourists once again”.Addressing reporters on Monday, he said, “The floods left the tourism industry in a state of disarray and shock… It has now bounced back into business.
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Special jetties to build for fruit, vegetable export at major ports: Union minister Mansukh Mandaviya

Written by Avinash Nair
| Ahmedabad |

Published: September 11, 2018 8:08:17 pm





The Union minister said that the government is also mulling on providing subsidies to help farmers’ produce reach foreign shores.(Representational Image)
In order to ease the movement of fruits and vegetables from the ports of the country, the government has decided to build a special jetty in all the major ports, said Union minister for shipping, Mansukh Mandaviya on Tuesday.
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J&K: Setback for Mehbooba Mufti as former PDP minister refuses to be part of core panel

Written by Basharat Masood | Srinagar |

Published: September 9, 2018 2:40:58 am





J&K Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti
J&K Peoples Democratic Party chief Mehbooba Mufti’s efforts at reconciliation got a setback on Saturday as senior party leader Minister Haseeb Drabu, who was sacked as the finance minister in March, refused to be part of the party’s Political Affairs Committee (PAC) — an empowered committee of the party.“I was pleasantly surprised to read, first in the social media and subsequently in the print media, that I have been ‘nominated’ to the PAC of the J&K Peoples Democratic Party,” he said.
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Shah Mehmood Qureishi most likely to be Pakistan’s new foreign minister

The 62-year-old Qureishi, who was foreign minister in the Pakistan People’s Party government before he quit the party over differences with PPP leader Asif Ali Zardari, was very keen to become Punjab chief minister, a powerful position.The Cambridge-educated Qureishi is now seen as the only candidate for the Foreign Office as other likely choices have been fitted elsewhere.
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Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan keen we begin with India-Pakistan cricket ties, says new PCB chief Ehsan Mani

Written by Shamik Chakrabarty
| Kolkata |

Updated: August 21, 2018 1:51:21 pm





Ehsan Mani, the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).(Source: Reuters/File)
Newly elected Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan is “very, very keen” on the resumption of bilateral cricket between India and Pakistan, according to Ehsan Mani, the new chairman of the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
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Malcolm Turnbull, Australian Prime Minister, Survives Leadership Challenge. For Now.

Peter Dutton, top right, speaking in Parliament behind Australia’s prime minister, Malcolm Turnbull, bottom left, on Monday.CreditSean Davey/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesSYDNEY, Australia — Malcolm Turnbull, Australia’s prime minister, survived a challenge to his leadership Tuesday, narrowly fending off a more conservative rival after growing speculation that he had lost the support of his party.
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Australian Prime Minister Abandons Climate Targets, Bowing to Party Pressure

CreditSean Davey/Agence France-Presse — Getty ImagesSYDNEY, Australia — Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull of Australia abandoned plans for emission targets Monday, bowing to pressure from conservatives who considered toppling Mr.The energy plan’s climate change element — a commitment to reduce energy emission levels in 2030 to 26 percent below the levels recorded in 2005 — was not wildly ambitious.
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Plastic banned in Maharashtra | Precautions in place to ensure public, small traders aren’t harassed: Environment minister Ramdas Kadam

Written by Vishwas Waghmode
| Mumbai |


Updated: June 23, 2018 7:19:41 am





As people continue to carry plastic bags for daily usage, plastic ban in Maharashtra to be enforced from tomorrow.(Express photo by Nirmal Harindran)
AS the Maharashtra government gears up to enforce a ban on plastic carry bags and single-use plastic items from Saturday, state environment minister Ramdas Kadam said adequate precautions are in place to ensure that common people and small traders are not harassed.
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