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Siddaramaiah was suspended from JD (S) for 'anti-party activities': Kumaraswamy
Hitting back at the Karnataka Chief Minister for saying that Deve Gowda had expelled him from the party, Janata Dal (Secular) (JD (S))'s state chief HD Kumaraswamy on Thursday (April 26) said that Siddarmaiah was shown the door "due to his [...]
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13 children killed as train hits school van
13 children killed as train hits school van [...]
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Tamil Nadu Gutkha scam transferred to CBI
Tamil Nadu Gutkha scam transferred to CBI [...]
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Coach Khalid Jamil axed, East Bengal to continue with Subhas Bhowmick
East Bengal on Thursday sacked coach Khalid Jamil after he failed to live up to the legendary club's expectations. [...]
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IPL 2018 SRH vs KXIP Scores Update
Follow Match No.25 of IPL 2018 between Hyderabad and Punjab here.  [...]
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'Designed for death': the Mumbai housing blocks breeding TB
A new report confirms what many residents suspected: living conditions in the city’s ‘resettlement’ blocks are little better than the slums they replacedIt’s a hot summer afternoon, but the windows stay firmly shut in the Sheikh family’s home. Fifteen-year-old Samira, who is convalescing after tuberculosis (TB) and needs fresh air, says they keep the window of their second-floor apartment closed because of mosquitoes, bad smells from leaking pipes and a lack of privacy: the next block is just three metres away.Samira’s neighbourhood of Govandi-Mankhurd was once on Mumbai’s outskirts – far enough away to plonk fertiliser plants, refineries and a rubbish dump. Today, the area is one of the city’s most populous, poor and underserved suburbs. This is where authorities have resettled, in large housing projects, slum-dwellers from other parts of the city whose shanties were cleared for new roads.The houses are planned in such a way that they are going to lead to illness. They are literally designed for deathWhen you have small, crowded homes, you require outdoor spaces to live life – especially for children and old people Related: Absolute hell: the toxic outpost where Mumbai's poorest are 'sent to die' Continue reading... [...]
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Delay in Judge's appointment: Is the Modi govt above the law? Chidambaram lashes out at BJP
Former Union minister P Chidambaram Thursday slammed the Narendra Modi-led government for stalling the appointment of Uttarakhand High Court Chief Justice KM Joseph as a Supreme Court judge despite the latter's name getting cleared by the Collegium. In a [...]
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VITEEE results 2018 link active, set to be declared
The VITEEE results 2018 will be declared anytime soon and the result link has been activated. Once declared the results would be available on the official website. As per our sources, the results would be declared either on or [...]
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Amitabh Bachchan: 'Forget the Avengers, it took real heroes to make India polio-free'
By reaching each child on the planet with life-saving vaccines, deadly diseases can be wiped out, says the Bollywood starThere was a time, not that long ago, when eradicating polio from my country seemed like pure fiction. Not even 10 years ago, India was home to nearly half of the world’s polio cases. And when I was a boy, the idea that polio could be defeated was an impossibility, an endless fight, an actual war against infinity.So the sense of pride I felt on the day, four years ago, when we could finally announce the eradication of polio from India, was outstripped only by my sense of awe at the true legends of this fight – the volunteers and vaccinators who went from door to door, village to village, to give every child those precious drops. Continue reading... [...]
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Will Siddaramaiah be CM if Congress wins: 4 scenarios
When Siddaramaiah said he was a front-runner for the post of chief minister and not the chief ministerial candidate, he did manage to create some amount of doubt. The question is who will be the CM in case the Congress manages [...]
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BSF soldiers set new 10-hour record riding on ladders, enter Limca book
After riding ladder mounted on motorcycles for 10 hours 34 min 27 sec, 2 Border Security Force (BSF) jawans from motorcycle trick riding team 'Janbaz' created a new world record at Chawla BSF Camp in Delhi. Inspector Awdhesh Kumar [...]
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Over 400 farmers leave for Delhi to protest over Mahadayi water dispute
Over 400 farmers protesting over Mahadayi River water dispute left for Delhi from Karnataka to meet President Ram Nath Kovind on April 30. The agitated farmers said, 'We'll meet the President on 30th & tell him if we don't [...]
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SC questions Centre on mandatory seeding of Aadhaar with mobile
The Supreme Court on Wednesday raised questions over the government's decision ordering mandatory seeding of mobile numbers with Aadhaar and said its earlier order on mandatory authentication of the users was used as a "tool". A five-judge Constitution bench [...]
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Thane: Wife plans murder of Shiv Sena leader over illicit relationship
Thane police arrested wife of Shiv Sena leader Shailesh Nimse & one man, for murdering the leader on Wednesday. Nimse (43) was Sena's former office-bearer of Shahapur tehsil. Police had recovered his half-burnt body on 20 April. Search on [...]
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Karnataka elections: Rahul Gandhi to release Congress manifesto on Apr 27
New Delhi, Apr 25: Congress president Rahul Gandhi will release the party’s manifesto for the upcoming Karnataka Assembly polls on April 27 in Mangalore, sources said today. During his two-day seventh leg of campaigning in the southern state, which [...]
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New Hyundai Lafesta revealed
Hyundai has taken the wraps off a new sedan at the Beijing motor show, the Lafesta. The model, only to be sold in China for now, is based on the Hyundai Elantra, though it features a different suspension set-up. The car’s styling takes more than a few design cues from the radical-looking Le Fil Rouge concept that was displayed just a month ago at the Geneva motor show. The Lafesta is a four-door sedan but sports a coupe-like swoopy roofline, and looks decidedly sporty. Expected to launch in China’s market by the end of this year, Hyundai plans to target younger affluent buyers with this model. While the Le Fil Rouge concept was a larger-looking high-end model, the Lafesta, with its 4,660mm length and 2,700mm long wheelbase, is larger than the Elantra but smaller than the Sonata, and is expected to slot between the two in Hyundai’s China range. It will be powered by two engine options – a 1.4-litre turbo-petrol and a 1.6-litre turbo-petrol – in varying states of tune from 130hp to 240hp. Both are paired to a seven-speed automatic transmission powering the front wheels. While there is no word on Hyundai bringing the Lafesta to India, as the model is based on the Elantra sold here, it has potential for our market. Do you think Hyundai should bring this model to India? Let us know in the comments below. IMAGE SOURCE [...]
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PhotoGallery: Autocar Price Checker: How does the Toyota Yaris stack up?
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Indian guru Asaram Bapu jailed for life for raping teenage girl
Verdict read out inside prison in Jodhpur due to fears of violence from his followersAn Indian court has found a guru guilty of raping a teenage girl in 2013 and sentenced him to life in prison.The verdict against Asaram Bapu, 77, was read out inside a prison in Jodhpur, Rajasthan state, due to fears that his followers might resort to violence. Continue reading... [...]
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Nepal's female masons dig deep to lay foundations for change and renewal | Pete Pattisson
When a lack of trained builders hampered reconstruction in earthquake-hit Nepal, women stepped up to the plate – yet their resourcefulness has perturbed some traditionalistsThis time last year Phulsani Tamang was living in a makeshift temporary shelter on the terraced slopes of eastern Nepal.Her home had been destroyed by the 2015 earthquake, which claimed close to 9,000 lives and left hundreds of thousands of people homeless. Continue reading... [...]
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New development plan for Mumbai unveiled, city to get more land for housing
The Maharashtra government today unveiled the much-awaited Development Plan (DP) 2034 for Mumbai, paving the way for the space-starved city to have more land available to build homes and commercial spaces. Infusion of new developable land and increasing the [...]
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'Death by hanging better than shooting', Centre tells Supreme Court
The Supreme Court was told that death by hanging is better than other methods such as shooting or lethal injection. The Supreme Court is hearing a petition that sought to stop death by hanging as it is a cruel form of [...]
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Wipro's fourth-quarter profit misses estimates on lower revenue
Wipro's fourth-quarter profit misses estimates on lower revenue [...]
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Scientists release most detailed map of Milky Way, you can now see 1.7 bn stars
Scientists release most detailed map of Milky Way, you can now see 1.7 bn stars [...]
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IPL 2018, RCB vs CSK score updates: Virat Kohli falls early after CSK opted to bowl
Catch all the score updates from Match 24 of the ongoing IPL season.  [...]
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Archery World Cup: Ankita Bhagat best Indian in recurve qualifications
Ankita Bhagat emerged as the best-placed Indian in the recurve qualifications round as she achieved eighth seeding, while former world number one Deepika Kumari and Atanu Das got the 10th spots in the Archery World Cup Stage 1 here on Wednesday. [...]
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Engine of Chennai-bound train derails in Tiruchirappalli, no casualties
Tiruchirappalli (TN), April 25: The engine of the Karaikudi-Chennai Egmore Pallavan Express derailed in Tiruchirappalli on Wednesday, Southern Railway officials said. No injury was reported. The front wheel of the locomotive of the Karaikudi-Chennai Egmore Pallavan Express derailed while entering [...]
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‘Differentiate between actual saints and frauds’: India talks about Asaram verdict
Jaipur, April 25: A special SC/ST court in Jodhpur, Rajasthan convicted self-proclaimed godman Asaram Bapu in a sexual assault case against him on Wednesday. The godman, who is currently lodged in Jodhpur Central Jail, is convicted of raping a 16-year-old minor [...]
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Siddaramaiah calls PM Modi, Adityanath as 'North Indian imports', BJP loses cool
Karnataka CM Siddaramaiah took a jibe against the state BJP for inviting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath to campaign in assembly elections. Siddaramaiah termed PM Modi and UP CM Adityanath as 'North Indian import' in his [...]
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