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Karnataka elections: Yeddyurappa releases BJP’s manifesto, promises cow slaughter bill
Bharatiya Janta Party on Friday released its manifesto for the upcoming Karnataka elections in Bengaluru. The manifesto was released by party's Chief Minister candidate BS Yeddyurappa in the presence of various party leaders. The manifesto promises re-introduction of cow [...]
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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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Playground or graveyard? Fight breaks out over future of Osama bin Laden's compound in Pakistan
Military and local government at odds over what to do with the plot in Abbottabad where Bin Laden was killed by Navy SealsA dispute has broken out over the future of the site where Osama Bin Laden was shot dead in 2011, with authorities pushing rival plans for a graveyard or playground.The military has erected a wall around the 3,800 sq ft plot where the al-Qaida leader’s compound once stood in the garrison city of Abbottabad, and wants to convert it into a graveyard. Related: Osama Bin Laden's son vows to avenge al-Qaida leader's death Continue reading... [...]
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7th Pay Commission: Latest news, parity for private sector employees
After implementation of the 7th Pay Commission, the ceiling of tax-free gratuity amount for the central government employees has increased from Rs 10 lakh to Rs 20 lakh. The unions have been demanding for the inclusion of the change in the [...]
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India vs West Indies: The ascent of R Ashwin and the return of Mohammed Shami
Mohammad Shami returned figures of 4/66 in West Indies’ first innings. (Source: AP) The surprise, when India played the West Indies would have been if the hosts had saved the Test [...]
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SP Vaid removed as J&K police chief; Dilbag Singh to hold additional charge
Srinagar, Sep 7: The Jammu and Kashmir government on Thursday ordered the transfer of Director General of Police (DGP) Shesh Paul Vaid. DGP (Prisons) Dilbag Singh has been given the additional charge of the state police. The appoinment and transfer [...]
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DMK passes resolution demanding resignation of Tamil Nadu DGP, Health Minister
Chennai, Sep 8: DMK passed a resolution on Saturday over the resignation and arrest of Tamil Nadu DGP TK Rajendran and Health Minister C Vijayabaskar. MK Stalin-led DMK is planning a statewide protest demanding resignation of TK Rajendran and C Vijaybaskar [...]
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Chhattisgarh: Teen ends life after forced to watch his girlfriend being gangraped
Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Sep 14: A 19-year-old man committed suicide after his girlfriend was allegedly gangraped by two men in Chhattisgarh's Korba district. The incident took place under Katghora police station limits on September 1 when the victim was walking [...]
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If not a temple, allot a house for Lord Ram under Pradhanmantri Awas Yojna: Praveen Togadia
If not a temple, allot a house for Lord Ram under Pradhanmantri Awas Yojna: Praveen Togadia [...]
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Amritsar-Delhi Air India hits severe turbulence mid-air; three passenger injured
An Air India flight from Amritsar to Delhi experienced a severe turbulence last week leaving at least three passengers with minor injuries. A window panel also fell off during the incident. The incident happened on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner (VTANI) [...]
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Labour government would hold Amritsar raid inquiry, Corbyn vows
Labour leader promises independent inquiry into Britain’s alleged role in Indian army’s 1984 raid on Golden TempleAn independent inquiry into Britain’s military role in the Indian army’s 1984 raid on the Golden Temple in Amritsar will be launched under a Labour government, Jeremy Corbyn has said.The Labour leader promised that an investigation into the attack, which is said to have left thousands of people dead, would be in the party’s next manifesto. Related: British government ‘covered up’ its role in Amritsar massacre in India Related: Sikh campaigners seek release of UK files on Golden Temple assault Continue reading... [...]
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Half of 30 crore PANs linked with Aadhaar so far: UIDAI
Nearly half of the Permanent Account Numbers in the country have been liked with Aadhaar as of now. 14 crore out of the 30 crore PANs have so far been liked with the national digital ID Aadhaar. The situation [...]
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JNTUK BTech 2017 results regular/supply declared
The JNTUK BTech 2017 results have been declared. The regular/supply results have been declared on the official website. The university was established in 1946. It has been accredited by the National Board of Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) of [...]
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Congress claims 60 lakh fake voters included in MP electoral rolls, EC orders probe
The Congress on Sunday accused the BJP government in Madhya Pradesh of electoral misconduct by including the names of 60 lakh "fake voters" in the voters' list and requested the Election Commission (EC) to remove all such entries from the electoral [...]
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Rajnath Singh says Pakistan is inciting Kashmir youth against India
Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Saturday said that terror infrastructure in Pakistan continued to exist and that the country is leaving no stone unturned to incite the Jammu and Kashmir youth against India. He also asked the state police [...]
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Suo-moto case registered against Dilip Ghosh over 'encounters' threat to TMC
A suo-moto case has been registered against West Bengal BJP chief Dilip Ghosh for allegedly threatening the Trinamool Congress (TMC) workers. The case was registered by Jalpaiguri police, said reports. Ghosh had threatened "encounters" against Trinamool Congress leaders and workers during [...]
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Madhya Pradesh election: Can Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan win a fourth term?
Madhya Pradesh election: Can Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan win a fourth term? [...]
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Poll ranks India the world's most dangerous country for women
A survey of global experts puts Afghanistan and Syria in second and third place, with the US the only western nation in the top 10India is the world’s most dangerous country for women due to the high risk of sexual violence and being forced into slave labour, according to a poll of global experts. Afghanistan and Syria ranked second and third in a Thomson Reuters Foundation survey of 548 experts on women’s issues, followed by Somalia and Saudi Arabia. Related: 'It's everywhere – in factories, in the bedroom': fighting India's gender violence – podcast Related: India's death penalty for rapists of young girls could push them to kill | Rituparna Chatterjee Continue reading... [...]
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Made to perfection: India Today honours the country's emerging entrepreneurs
Made to perfection: India Today honours the country's emerging entrepreneurs [...]
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Monsoon update: Heavy rain likely over Konkan, Goa and Coastal Karnataka
New Delhi, July 8: The western arm of the Monsoon trough has further shifted slightly northwards and is moving across Kapurthala, Nahan, Shajapur, Varanasi, Purnea, Digha and towards Bay of Bengal across the low-pressure area. The IMD's bulletin on [...]
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Review: 2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk video review
Also see: 2018 Jeep Compass Trailhawk review, test drive Jeep Compass Trailhawk image gallery Jeep Compass Trailhawk India launch later this year [...]
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Pankaj Advani-led India beat Pakistan to win Snooker Team World Cup
The Indian combine of Pankaj Advani and Manan Chandra staged a remarkable recovery to pip Pakistan in the final of the inaugural IBSF Snooker Team World Cup. [...]
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Indians get sweet on chocolates
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IIT Bombay student found dead in hotel, police suspects suicide
IIT Bombay student found dead in hotel, police suspects suicide [...]
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Lynk & Co 02 crossover revealed
Lynk & Co, the new brand from Chinese car firm Geely, has unveiled its new 02 small crossover at an event in Amsterdam. The 02, which will only feature electrified powertrains, sits alongside the bigger 01 SUV and a saloon called the 03 in the nascent company’s range. The firm says that 02 will offer 'sporty' handling to appeal to a European audience. The 02 will initially sold internationally by 2020 using the three-cylinder 1.5-litre engine from the Volxo XC40, likely in both hybrid and plug-in hybrid form. A full electric version is planned, but it unlikely to arrive before 2021. That will use the same electric motor as the forthcoming XC40 EV. Lynk & Co, which has the same owners as Volvo, began selling cars in China last year. It says the new 02 is central to its plans to gain a share in the European market. Like the 01, the 02 is built on Geely's Compact Modular Architecture (CMA) platform, also used by Volvo for the XC40. The platform is highly adjustable, and the 02 has a shorter wheelbase, lower ride height and wider rear track that the 01. It also has stiffer rear suspension, to make it more sporty. The 02 will be offered in a range of two-tone colours schemes, with a limited number of 'personas' instead of trims. Lynk & Co has put a heavy focus on in-car connectivity, with large touchscreens and infotainment systems, along with what it claims is the ‘world’s first in-car share button’. Lynk & Co models won’t feature traditional trim levels and options. Instead, the firm says it will offer a series of one-price collections. Along with its other Volvo-based models, the 02 will be built at Volvo’s factory in Ghenk, Belgium. The company says that its models will be designed with European handling tastes, with an emphasis on being fun to drive. Lynk & Co's focus on 'globally connected urbanites' was also shown by a new partnership with online designer retailer Tictail, who will work with the car firm on a collection entitled 'The City Dweller Series'. [...]
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Bihar: Nitish cabinet decides to reduce examination fees for women candidates
Patna, Apr 7: In a Bihar Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, a decision was taken to reduce the fee for various competitive examinations for women candidates of all categories of the state. The decision was taken on Friday [...]
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One-day strike hits banking services in northeast
Agartala/Guwahati, July 29: Banking services were badly affected in the northeastern region on Friday as most of the major banks remained closed due to an employees' strike.The striking employees are protesting the proposed merger of State Bank of India's associate banks [...]
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Asaram Bapu rape case: Court to pronounce verdict on April 25
The Jodhpur High Court will on April 25 hear a plea by the Rajasthan Police to pronounce the judgement in a rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu to avoid any law and order situation in the city. The [...]
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