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 2018-07-23 16:26 

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Fears mount in Pak over military's election powers...

The Pakistan military will station over 370,000 troops nationwide to ensure the vote goes smoothly, the largest such deployment in the country's history on an election day. The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) later said military officers would a...

 2018-07-23 16:23 

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Modi becomes 1st Indian PM to set foot in Rwanda...

India News: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday arrived in Rwanda on the first leg of his three-nation Africa tour, becoming the first Indian premier to visit...

 2018-07-23 16:19 

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Former education minister demands creation of 'Happiness Department' in Bihar on line of Madhya Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh...

India News: PATNA: Bihar's former education minister and RJD MLC Ram Chandra Purbey on Monday demanded creation of a separate 'Happiness department' in the state ....

 2018-07-23 16:10 

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Former Bihar CM Rabri Devi favours separate state for Maithili speaking people...

India News: PATNA: Leader of opposition in the state legislative council and former CM Rabri Devi on Monday favoured creation of a separate Mithila state for Mait....

 2018-07-23 15:55 

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MS Dhoni pays Rs 12.17 crore in taxes, highest in Bihar and Jharkhand...

India News: RANCHI: Former Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni has paid Rs 12....

 2018-07-23 15:47 

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State says eligibility rules to stand for medical admissions; HC to hear matter on Tuesday...

India News: MUMBAI: The state directorate of Medical Education and Research (DMER) on Monday filed an affidavit before the Bombay high court to justify its rules ....

 2018-07-23 15:45 

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Task force in place for SC, ST outreach...

India News: BHOPAL: Aware that Congress, the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) alliance can come about soon, the state BJP is learned to have....

 2018-07-23 15:45 

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[ India ]

Twitter records 1.1 million #noconfidencemotion tweets over the weekend...

India News: PUNE: Though the no-confidence motion brought in by the opposition saw a 12-hour long debate in the Parliament, there was a parallel debate in short b....

 2018-07-23 15:45 

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EPFO payroll data: 4.4 million jobs created in 9 months till May...

According to the payroll data released by the Employees' Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) last month for September to April, as many as 4,126,138 new member were enrolled for its social security schemes to provide benefits, including provident fund,...

 2018-07-23 15:39 

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Government appeals to maintain peace and tranquility in the run-up to draft NRC release...

India News: GUWAHATI: The cabinet on Monday reiterated Centre's stand that no one would be detained even if someone failed to make it to the final draft of the na....

 2018-07-23 15:37 

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Special Investigation Team probing Gauri Lankesh murder arrests two Hubballi based men...

India News: HUBBALLI: Amit Ramchandra Baddi, 27, and Ganesh Miskin, 28, arrested in connection with the case of the assassination of journalist-activist Gauri Lan....

 2018-07-23 15:28 

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[ India ]

Analysis showed presence of contaminated ground water around Sterlite plant in TN : Govt...

India News: NEW DELHI: Noting groundwater contamination in an around the Sterlite Copper plant at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu, the government on Monday told the Rajya....

 2018-07-23 15:14 

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[ India ]

Government sets up panel, GoM headed by Rajnath Singh to suggest measures to deal with mob lynching...

India News: NEW DELHI: Days after the Supreme Court called for a separate law to deal with mob violence and lynching, the Centre has set up a high-level committee....

 2018-07-23 15:05 

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Iran becomes India's second largest oil supplier, ahead of Saudi Arabia...

India, Iran's top oil client after China, shipped in 5.67 million tonnes or about 457,000 barrels per day (bpd) of oil from the country in the first three months of this fiscal year, Dharmendra Pradhan told lawmakers in a written reply....

 2018-07-23 15:03 

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[ India ]

Rajya Sabha to debate on AP issues on Tuesday...

India News: VIJAYAWADA: The Rajya Sabha will discuss the issues concerning the State on Tuesday....

 2018-07-23 14:33 

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[ India ]

Nitish Kumar to review Bihar's drought scenario on July 31, launches scheme for online transfer of diesel subsidy...

India News: PATNA: Amidst fear of drought, Bihar CM Nitish Kumar on Monday said he would once again convene a meeting of all concerned departments on July 31 to r....

 2018-07-23 14:27 

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'Association of service providers to Amarnath pilgrims moots limiting pilgrimage period to 30 days'...

India News: SABLO, an association of various organisations serving Amarnath yatris free en route and providing them with food, blanket, night shelter etc, propose...

 2018-07-23 14:26 

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A lawmaker stands disqualified if conviction not stayed: SC...

India News: NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday said that a lawmaker, whose conviction in a criminal case has not been stayed by an appellate court, would stan....

 2018-07-23 14:13 

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[ India ]

Mamata Banerjee to visit Delhi next week to invite oppn leaders for federal front rally...

India News: During her previous visits to Delhi, she met the leaders of regional and opposition parties as part of her efforts to cobble up support for the...

 2018-07-23 13:58 

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[ India ]

Centre has allocated over Rs 2000cr for highways in Raj in last 5 years...

India News: JAIPUR: Minister of state for road transport and highways, shipping, chemical and fertilizers Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply in Rajya Sabha on....

 2018-07-23 13:56 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Govt to auction one Dawood property on August 9...

India News: MUMBAI: The Union finance ministry has invited bids to auction one of the three properties of the underworld don Dawood Ibrahim and his family located....

 2018-07-23 13:55 

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PNB gets Rs 2,816 crore as part of government's capital infusion plan...

"The bank, as per...Department of Financial Services notification, has received amount of capital infusion of Rs 2,816 crore towards contribution of the central government," PNB said in a regulatory filing....

 2018-07-23 13:55 

The Times of India

[ India ]

'60cr people face high to extreme water crisis in India'...

India News: Sixty crore people in India face high to extreme water crisis and its demand is projected to be twice the availability supply by 2030, the Lok Sabha w...

 2018-07-23 13:47 

The Times of India

[ India ]

BJP and Congress continue to trade allegations over Rafale deal...

India News: NEW DELHI: The war of words between the BJP and the Congress continued on Monday over the Rafale deal following Rahul Gandhi's allegations against Pri....

 2018-07-23 13:27 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Govt considering proposal to use LNG as transportation fuel: Pradhan...

India News: The Centre on Monday informed the Parliament that it is actively considering using Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) as a transportation fuel in major trans....

 2018-07-23 13:15 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Govt open to further review of GST rates: Rajnath Singh...

India News: Home minister Rajnath Singh on Monday said the central government is open to further review of the GST rates of different items as it has just reduced...

 2018-07-23 13:06 

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[ India ]

SC refers fresh plea against polygamy, 'nikah halala' to constitution bench...

India News: The petition further sought a declaration that extra-judicial talaq is a cruelty under Section 498A of the IPC, nikah halala is an offence under Secti...

 2018-07-23 13:05 

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[ India ]

Be polite, courteous while dealing with public: CISF DG to personnel...

India News: Miffed over recent incidents where CISF personnel were involved in public spats, the Director General (DG) of the force has asked his personnel to rem...

 2018-07-23 13:00 

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Lok Sabha witnessed uproar over surveillance charge...

India News: NEW DELHI: The Lok Sabha witnessed a brief heated exchange between Congress and BJP members on Monday during the question hour when the leader of oppo....

 2018-07-23 12:55 

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[ India ]

In this country, cows are safe but women aren't: Sena...

India News: MUMBAI: Taking a dig at the BJP-led government over incidents of mob lynching, the Uddhav Thackeray-led Shiv Sena today said cows were safer than wome....

 2018-07-23 12:52 

The Times of India

Hand baggage tag-free in 5 more airports; total 42 now...

The airports at Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh), Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Jorhat (Assam), Dimapur (Nagaland) and Shillong (Meghalaya) have recently been included under the hand baggage tags-free security regime that was initiated by the CISF last year, the offic...

 2018-07-23 12:44 

The Times of India

[ India ]

HC quashes CBI's look out circular against Karti Chidambaram...

India News: The Madras high court on Monday quashed a look out circular (LOC) issued by the CBI against Karti Chidambaram, son of former Union minister P Chidamba...

 2018-07-23 12:44 

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China says it won't devalue currency to bolster exports...
 2018-07-23 12:29 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Government sets up panel to formulate measures to deal with mob lynching...

India News: NEW DELHI: The government on Monday set up a high-level panel headed by Union home secretary Rajiv Gauba to formulate appropriate measures to deal wit....

 2018-07-23 12:08 

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[ India ]

Court grants anticipatory bail to Chidambaram in Aircel-Maxis case...

India News: NEW DELHI: A court here on Monday granted protection from arrest till August 7 to former Union minister P Chidambaram in the Aircel-Maxis case filed b....

 2018-07-23 12:06 

The Times of India

Over 20 Indian banks sign pact for faster bad-loan resolution...

A government-appointed panel this month proposed the so-called inter-creditor agreement among other measures after criticism that at times smaller lenders in a lending consortium were creating roadblocks for speedier resolution....

 2018-07-23 12:06 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Exclusion from NRC does not mean declaration as foreigners: MHA...

India News: Those not part of the draft National Register of Citizens (NRC), a list of Assam's residents, will not automatically be declared foreigners, but will...

 2018-07-23 12:02 

The Times of India

Iran 2nd largest supplier to oil PSUs in April-June: Dharmendra Pradhan...
 2018-07-23 12:01 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Crop yields falling due to climate change impact: Govt study...

India News: A scientific study commissioned by the government to assess the impact of climate change has projected reduction in crop yields for irrigated maize, w...

 2018-07-23 11:53 

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[ India ]

BSP has no social media accounts: Mayawati...

India News: LUCKNOW: In times when political parties are dependent heavily on social media, Mayawati-led BSP has reiterated that it does not have any social media....

 2018-07-23 11:47 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Centre seeks report from Rajasthan government on Alwar lynching...

India News: The Rajasthan Police has also set up a high-level committee to probe the allegations of delay against the Alwar police in taking Khan to a hospital af...

 2018-07-23 11:40 

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[ India ]

Congress MPs object to officer taking notes from Lok Sabha gallery, allege surveillance...

India News: During the Question Hour, Congress leader Mallikarjun Kharge brought the attention of Speaker Sumitra Mahajan that an officer was standing in the Offi...

 2018-07-23 11:30 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Mehul Choksi seeks cancellation of NBWs, cites fear of mob lynching...

India News: Gitanjali Gems promoter Mehul Choksi, a key accused in the multi-crore PNB scam, on Monday moved a special court here seeking cancellation of non-bai...

 2018-07-23 11:28 

The Times of India

[ India ]

No proposal to hike incentive to construct toilets: Govt...

India News: NEW DELHI: There is no proposal at present to increase incentive or subsidy given to build toilets under the rural Swacch Bharat Mission, the Rajya Sa....

 2018-07-23 11:23 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Congress MPs allege surveillance in Lok Sabha...

India News: The Congress on Monday objected to an officer allegedly taking notes and counting the number of the opposition members during the Question Hour and al...

 2018-07-23 11:20 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Asaduddin Owaisi charges Rajasthan government of protecting cow vigilantes...

India News: HYDERABAD: AIMIM leader Asaduddin Owaisi on Monday charged the Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government in Rajasthan of encouraging and supporting cow vigil....

 2018-07-23 11:01 

The Times of India

'CPEC projects in Pak hit due to financial crisis'...

The CPEC is the flagship project of China's ambitious Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and includes a maze of roads and port projects. Once completed, it aims to connect China's largest province Xinjiang with Pakistan's Gwadar port in Balochista...

 2018-07-23 11:00 

The Times of India

Finance minister sleeping? HC asks on debt tribunal not functioning...

The court said while Mumbai was considered the financial capital of the country, the city-based DRT, which dealt with debt-recovery cases involving banks, financial institutions and their customers, was non-functional for over a month....

 2018-07-23 10:56 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Bill providing death for rapists of girls less than 12 years of age introduced in Lok Sabha...

India News: NEW DELHI: Aimed at giving stringent punishment including death penalty for those convicted of raping girls below 12 years of age, the Criminal Law (a....

 2018-07-23 10:45 

The Times of India

If Virat Kohli says his runs don't matter, he is lying: Anderson...

Virat Kohli feels "it doesn't matter if he doesn't score runs as long as India wins" but England pace spearhead James Anderson says the Indian captain has to be lying if he states that his individual form won't be a factor in the upcom...

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