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Heavy rain lashes several parts in Rajasthan
Jaipur, July 29: Rains lashed several parts of Rajasthan today and the weatherman has forecast more showers tomorrow. Udaipur and Ajmer division received heavy rainfall while Bhilwara received 15 cm of rainfall followed by Arnod in Pratapgarh which received 13 cm [...]
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A Pakistani daily laments about the country’s ‘fragile democracy’ on the eve of its Independence Day
Despite 70 years of independence, Pakistan's democracy remains fragile unlike in India, a leading Pakistani newspaper said on Sunday The post A Pakistani daily laments about the country’s ‘fragile democracy’ on the eve of its Independence Day appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Bus crash on mountain road in Nepal kills at least 33 people
Another 28 injured as bus taking people to receive compensation for last year’s earthquake rolls off slippery roadA bus filled with people travelling to their home villages in Nepal to receive the first government payments for victims of last year’s devastating earthquake slipped off a narrow mountain road on Monday, killing at least 33 people and injuring 28 others.The bus was heading to Kartike Deurali village, among the worst hit by the quake, which killed nearly 9,000 people in the country. The road, little more than a trail, was wide enough for only one vehicle to pass at a time and was slippery because of continuous rain. Continue reading... [...]
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Fadnavis releases BJP manifesto for BMC polls
Mumbai, Feb 7: A grand memorial of late Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray, right to water, preserving open spaces, exclusive toilet blocks for women are among the highlights of the BJP manifesto for the Mumbai civic polls released on Tuesday. {image-devendra-fadnavis-30-1480487355.jpg [...]
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Uttar Pradesh Assembly election 2017: Jama Masjid Shahi Imam announces support for BSP
Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari accused the Samajwadi Party and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav of neglecting Muslims in the state while doing everything for Yadavs. [...]
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Panneerselvam flays Stalin for seeking removal of Jayaalalithaa's pictures
Chennai, Feb 25: Rebel AIADMK leader and former Tamil Nadu chief minister O Panneerselvam on Saturday lashed out DMK Working President M K Stalin for demanding the removal of portraits of late party supremo Jayalalithaa from government offices, saying it smacked [...]
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Review: 2017 Yamaha FZ25 review, test ride
The 250cc naked streetfighter from Yamaha is finally put to test. [...]
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Exit Poll 2017 at a glance
The BJP will be smiling going by the exit polls that were out at 5.30 pm on Thursday. Almost all exit polls have predicted a big win for the BJP in Uttar Pradesh. In Punjab and Manipur, the Congress is ahead. [...]
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Kawasaki, Honda slash prices on select motorcycles
Honda dealers have dropped the price of the CBR 650F, while Kawasaki dealers are offering hefty discounts on the Z250, Ninja 650 and the ER-6N. [...]
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UP CM: How Manoj Sinha lost the race
On Saturday, almost all in the media had declared that Manoj Sinha would be the next Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. The union minister even gave several indications when he visited two major temples on Saturday morning. However according to BJP [...]
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Madaari grosses Rs 4.45 crore worldwide on opening day but that isn’t Irrfan Khan’s main concern
Madaari grosses Rs 4.45 crore worldwide on opening day. Irrfan Khan starrer Madaari earned Rs 4.45 crore worldwide on its opening day, according to its makers. The film collected Rs [...]
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The pseudo alternative
Illustration by: C R Sasikumar The Sangh Parivar’s claims to being the true repository of Indian history and culture become louder every time it wields political power. It announc [...]
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July 28, Forty Years Ago: More Power To SC
The Swaran Singh Committee on constitutional reforms recommended more powers to the Supreme Court in relation to those in the High Courts. of the amendments the committee has suggested aims at empowering the Supreme Court to transfer a case pending in the [...]
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Spectrum usage charge: Cabinet okays 3% SUC for September auction
The Trai had reconsidered its original proposal after the Union Cabinet, on June 22, had referenced back the SUC issue to the sectoral regulator for its opinion. The Cabinet on Wedn [...]
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Bolt vs Them
Minutes after landing in Rio, Usain Bolt was asked if, during his long flight from home, he had dreamt about winning his third Olympic treble. “I didn’t sleep at all,” he said with a drawl. He isn’t the only one tossing and turning at night wonder [...]
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Rio Olympics 2016: What does Fiji have which India doesn’t?
Fiji won their first ever Olympics gold in the Rugby sevens event at Rio 2016 Olympics. (Source: Reuters) Fiji just won its first Olympic gold medal ever. The success came against i [...]
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Delhi serial rapist arrested, says lost count of his victims
Delhi Police on Saturday arrested a tailor and father of five for sexually assaulting hundreds of girls for the past 14 years. [...]
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With just 24 seats in bargain, RLD pulls out of grand alliance in UP
A key player in Western Uttar Pradesh that has more than 120 seats, Singh's Rashtriya Lok Dal was offered only 24 seats and that too from Congress' quota of 103 seats. [...]
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Why is Chennai oil spill being cleaned manually?
Armed with gloves, boots and buckets volunteers along with authorities have been scooping out sludge from Chennai's coastline caused by the massive oil spill. Shores of R K Puram beach are dumped with drums, tanks and containers filled with black sludge [...]
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Over to You, Mr FM
With the RBI exceeding rate cut expectations, the onus is now on the government to push ease of doing business and boost domestic demand. [...]
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Mayawati’s moment
The BJP’s censure of its UP vice-president, Dayashankar Singh, for his abominable remarks against BSP supremo Mayawati was immediate: Singh was removed from the party post first, then the organisation, and party leaders expressed regret in Parliament a [...]
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Olympics: WADA `disappointed` as IOC fails to ban Russia
 The World Anti-Doping Agency added its voice Sunday to those criticising the International Olympic Committee`s failure to ban Russia from the Rio Olympics in the wake of doping revelations. [...]
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Porsche working on baby Panamera
The Porsche Pajun is likely to get a 507hp engine; to rival Audi A6, Mercedes E-class and BMW 5-series. [...]
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Indian boxers return from brink of disqualification at Rio 2016 Olympics
Manoj Kumar won his bout against 2012 London Olympics bronze medallist Evaldas Petrauskas. (Source: Reuters) India’s boxing contingent have been reportedly warned for not wear [...]
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Brijpal Teotia shot: Attack on BJP leader could be result of personal enmity, say cops
On Thursday senior BJP leader Brijpal Teotia, 54, and five others were seriously injured when over 100 rounds of fire were opened on their car near Ghaziabad. The post Brijpal Teotia shot: Attack on BJP leader could be result of personal enmity, say cops appeared first on Firstpost. [...]
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Bihar legislators to donate blood on assembly foundation day tomorrow
Speaker of Bihar Assembly Vijay Kumar Chowdhary said more 100 legislators have approached him in last couple of days expressing their desire to donate blood. [...]
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TVS Wego now BS-IV compliant; gets 2 new paint schemes
For 2017, TVS has now made the Wego scooter compliant with BS-IV norms and adds two new colour schemes to the mix. [...]
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