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India has lost demographic dividend: Mohandas Pai
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India has lost demographic dividend: Mohandas Pai

India no longer enjoys the advantage of demographic dividend as it's saddled with crores of youngsters with low skills unsuited to the economy, claimed a human resources and education expert. The Chairman of Manipal Global Education, T V Mohandas Pai claimed that the country already has ten crore people in the 21-35 age-group with bad skills, unsuited for the economy.

Muthalik's 'dog remark' on Gauri murder case triggers row
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Muthalik's 'dog remark' on Gauri murder case triggers row

Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi expected to respond each time a "dog dies in Karnataka", Sri Ram Sene chief Pramod Muthalik asked in a reference to the murder of journalist Gauri Lankesh, drawing a furious reaction from the Congress today. Muthalik made the comment during an interaction with the public here yesterday.

Fight against colonial rule not over: Parrikar
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Fight against colonial rule not over: Parrikar

Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar, in his first public address after returning from the US, today said the fight against colonial power in the state was yet not over. He also expressed his government's resolve to make the state free of plastic this year.

Two militants killed in encounter
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Two militants killed in encounter

Two militants were killed in a gunbattle with security forces in Bandipora district of Jammu and Kashmir today, the Army said. The operation comes a day after the Centre announced its decision not to extend the ceasefire in the state.

Jain's condition stable: Doctors
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Jain's condition stable: Doctors

The condition of Delhi Health Minister Satyendar Jain, who was hospitalised late last night, is stable even as he is kept in the ICU of the Lok Nayak Jai Prakash Narayan Hospital.

Delhi HC asks who authorised Kejriwal's sit-in at LG's office
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Delhi HC asks who authorised Kejriwal's sit-in at LG's office

The Delhi High Court today asked the AAP government who authorised the sit-in by Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal and some of his cabinet colleagues at the lieutenant governor's office and observed that strikes are usually held outside an establishment or office and not inside.

After Pinarayi, opposition leader demands coach factory
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After Pinarayi, opposition leader demands coach factory

After Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, opposition leader in the assembly Ramesh Chennithala yesterday asked the Centre to withdraw its decision to abandon the much-awaited railway coach factory project planned at Kanjikode in Palakkad district.