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US Secretary of State John Kerry meets Sushma Swaraj

New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): US Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday met External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj. Kerry visited India to re-energise the bilateral ties and to narrow the differences on various issues. The US envoy also met a delegation of Indian industrialists and held discussions on strengthening business ties between both countries. Kerry will be co-chairing the 5th India-US strategic dialogue with Swaraj. Kerry had earlier met Defence and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. Jul 31, 2014
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BSE closes points 192.45 down on July 31

New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Trading at the Bombay Stock Exchange today closed 192.45 points down to stand at 25,894.97. At the National Stock Exchange the Nifty closed 70.10 points down to stand at 7,721.30. IRB Infra and Pipavav Defence were among the top gainers of Group A with an increase of 7.79% and 4.55% along with The Ramco Cements Limited and Aurobindo Pharma with an increase of 4.39% and 4.35% respectively, while the top losers of Group A include Cadila Health and Max India with a decrease of 4.02% and 3.30% along with Wockhardt and NTPC with a decrease of 3.18% and 3.01% at the close of the markets. The Auto sector is down 97.03 points at 15,490.71 while the banking sector is down 208.90 points 17,485.61 and the realty sector is up 5.56 points at 1,894.02. The Indian currency is down 0.66% at Rs 60.46 per dollar. Jul 31, 2014
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Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag takes charge as new Army Chief

New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): Lt Gen Dalbir Singh Suhag on Thursday took charge as the new Indian Army Chief. Suhag has succeeded Gen Bikram Singh who has been the Army Chief since past 2 years. Singh had earlier visited Amar Jawan Jyoti before demitting office and received the Guard of Honour at New Delhi’s India Gate. Singh also congratulated Suhag on taking office. 59-year-old Lt General Suhag, a Gurkha officer who had participated in the 1987 Indian Peace Keeping Force operation in Sri Lanka, will have 30-month tenure. Jul 31, 2014
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Kejriwal addresses auto drivers in Delhi, says brought good governance in 49 days

New Delhi, July 31 (ANI): In a bid to strengthen AAP_s support base in the national capital, party_s National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday addressed a rally of auto drivers at the Ramlila Maidan. Kejriwal said that his government had fulfilled the promises it made to the people of Delhi. He also said that within the time of 49 days, the AAP government was able to improve the system. Jul 31, 2014
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Curfew relaxed for 6 hours in violence-hit Saharanpur

Saharanpur, July 31 (ANI): Curfew was on Thursday relaxed for six hours in the violence-hit Saharanpur as the situation is gradually returning to normal. Speaking about the curfew relaxation, Saharanpur DM, Sandhya Tiwari said that they have relaxed the curfew for 6 hours and if the condition is good then they will relax it further. She further said that till now no incidents have been reported. She also added that they are arresting the culprits. Jul 31, 2014