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30 Indians stranded in Sri Lanka

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Published on November 29, 2018 with No Comments

A group of 30 Indian employees in Sri Lanka lodged a complaint at the Galewela Police. They charge that they have not received remuneration for three months for the services they have provided. The group arrived in the country six months ago from the Jarkand Province in India and was residing in a house in Katupotha, Galewela.They note that they arrived in the country through an Indian Contractor to construct high tension power lines.The Indians charge that the Passports containing their visas have been taken by an agent of the company. It should be noted that it is illegal to hold on to someone else’s passport.

“India Should Have Been A $5-6 Trillion Economy By Now,” Pranab Mukherjee

Former President Pranab Mukherjee has expressed dissatisfaction over the current economic growth of the country and stated that India should have been a five to six trillion US dollar economy. “Today, the Indian economy is worth 2.268 trillion US dollar. I am not satisfied. As a former Finance Minister, I think we should have done much more progress. It should have been five to six trillion US dollar economy,” Mukherjee said while addressing a seminar in Bangalore However, the former President appreciated the country’s achievements in the field of science and technology. “We are the only country till today out of 184 members of the United Nations, who succeeded in sending its orbiter to Mars in its very first attempt,” Mukherjee said.

J&K governor feels he may get transferred

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) governor Satya Pal Malik has dropped hints that he may face transfer from the restive state. Earlier, Malik had said during his speech a programme in Gwalior that had he looked to the Centre, he would have to install Sajjad Lone’s government in the state. He had said, “Had I looked towards Delhi (Centre), then I would have been forced to invite Sajjad Lone to form the government. Then I would have gone down in history as unscrupulous. But I ended the whole thing. Those who want to abuse me can do so, but I am convinced I did the right thing.” “As long as I’m here, it’s not in my hands, I don’t know when I will be transferred from here. I will not lose my job but chances of a transfer always loom. But I assure you, whenever you call me, I will come here to pay my tributes,” Malik said during his short speech to mark the death anniversary of former minister and Congress veteran Girdhari Lal Dogra.





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