Afghan government hands over power to Taliban, President Ghani leaves the country

Update Kabul, August 15 (IANS): Negotiations are underway at the Afghan presidential palace to transfer power to the Taliban. The head of the High Council for National Reconciliation, Abdullah Abdullah, would mediate the process, Afghan media reported. Sources also indicated that Ali Ahamd Jalali would be appointed head of the …

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BJP government in cahoots with Twitter: Priyanka Gandhi

New Delhi, August 13 (IANS): A war of words erupted between Congress and Twitter India on Thursday, after the microblogging platform reportedly blocked the party’s official account as well as the accounts of dozens of top Congressional leaders, days after blocking it. former Congress leader Rahul Gandhi for posting an …

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Flower growers and vendors protest against ban on bouquets and fruit baskets at government events

From our special correspondent Daijiworld Media Network Bangalore, August 12: Flower growers and flower sellers protested outside the city’s international flower auction market on Thursday to demand the immediate withdrawal of Chief Secretary P Ravi Kumar’s order banning the display of bouquets of flowers, garlands or fruit baskets in all …

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Kaup: Belapu will have the very first government polytechnic institute approved by AICTE

Daijiworld Media Network – Kaup (SP) Kaup, August 7: Preparations are underway for the very first AICTE-approved Kaup Taluk government polytechnic college to start operating in Devinagar, Belapu village, starting this school year. The college will offer two diploma courses that are new to the district. The higher education department …

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