Vajpayee’s ashes to be immersed in Haridwar

New Delhi: Late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's foster daughter Namita and grand-daughter Niharika collected his ashes from the Smriti Sthal here Sunday which will be later immersed in Haridwar. The "asthi visarjan" (immersion of ashes in river) ritual of late Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee will be held in Haridwar on Sunday afternoon. Three urns carrying the ashes of the former Prime Minister will be taken to Prem Ashram and...

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PFRDA sets up panel for advice on cyber safety

New Delhi: Pension fund regulator PFRDA has set up a standing committee to suggest steps to deal with cyber security challenges with a view to protect the interest of subscribers. The committee has been constituted by the Pension Fund and Regulatory Development Authority (PFRDA) to keep an eye on the technological changes. "As a regulator of the pension sector and to safegurad the interest of pension subscribers, it is essential to...

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Imran Khan announces 21-member Cabinet; Qureshi gets foreign ministry, Umer finance

Islamabad: Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan has announced his Cabinet comprising 21 members, the majority of whom previously held key posts in the regime of former military dictator General (retd) Pervez Musharraf. Out of the 21 names announced, 16 will be ministers while five others will perform their duties as advisers to the prime minister, Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) spokesman Fawad Chaudhry said yesterday. According to the list shared by Chaudhry on...

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‘Doctor was under severe stress before ending life’

Chhatrapur: A lady doctor who allegedly committed suicide by jumping before a moving train near Chhatrapur railway station was under severe mental stress before taking the extreme step, a report said Saturday. The deceased was identified as Dr Archana Dash, daughter of Kusum Prava Mishra and Raghunath Dash, of Srinagar Sahi in Chhatrapur and a doctor at Sundarpur health centre in this block. She was married to Dr Anjan Kumar Dash...

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