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 2018-11-16 05:37 

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Australia takes India to WTO over issue of sugar subsidies...

Melbourne, November 16 Australia said on Friday that it was taking legal action against India at the WTO over sugar subsidies, alleging that it caused a "significant downturn" in world prices and hurt Australian producers. Australia alleges that t...

 2018-11-16 04:41 

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Heera Group MD booked for duping investors of Rs 300 cr...

Thane, November 16 A woman arrested earlier by the Mumbai Police for allegedly duping investors to the tune of Rs 300 crore has been charged with similar offences in neighbouring Thane as well, police said on Friday. Nowhera Shaikh, managing director of H...

 2018-11-16 04:25 

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Kim Jong-un tests high-tech weapon: Pyongyang media...

Seoul, November 16 North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has inspected the test of a newly developed high-tech weapon, amid faltering nuclear disarmament negotiations with the US, Pyongyang's state media reported on Friday. The Korean Central Broadcasting S...

 2018-11-16 04:11 

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Punjab and Haryana HC CJ administers oath of office to 2 additional judges...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 16 Punjab and Haryana High Court Chief Justice, Justice Krishna Murari, on Friday administered the oath of office to two additional judges. Judges Lalit Batra and Arun Kumar Tyagi were administered oath at a simpl...

 2018-11-16 04:06 

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SC to take up CVC report on allegations against CBI director today...

Satya Prakash Tribune News Service New Delhi, November 16 The Supreme Court will on Friday consider CVC report of inquiry into allegations of corruption against CBI director Alok Verma who has challenged the Centre's order divesting him of his duties ...

 2018-11-16 03:57 

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Delhi dancer robs auto driver, wanted money to splurge on girlfriends, held...

New Delhi, November 15 A 21-year-old dancer was arrested from southeast Delhi for allegedly snatching money from an auto driver to splurge on his girlfriends, police said on Thursday. The accused was identified as Rohan Gill alias Sunny. He is a resident ...

 2018-11-16 03:36 

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Activist Trupti Desai on visit to Sabarimala, unable to exit airport as protesters swell...

Kochi, November 16 Activist Trupti Desai has reached the International Airport in the early hours of Friday to visit the Sabarimala temple but she could not come out of the domestic terminal following protest by devotees opposing the entry of menstrual wo...

 2018-11-16 03:36 

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Protesters gherao airport as activist lands for Sabarimala visit...

Kochi, November 16 Activist Trupti Desai has reached the International Airport in the early hours of Friday to visit the Sabarimala temple but she could not come out of the domestic terminal following protest by devotees opposing the entry of menstrual wo...

 2018-11-16 03:33 

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Severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' makes landfall in TN...

Nagapattinam/Chennai, November 16 Rain lashed coastal regions of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as the severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed the state's coast between Nagapattinam and nearby Vedaranniyam early on Friday with wind speed gusting up to...

 2018-11-16 03:33 

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Severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' makes landfall in TN, Puducherry...

Nagapattinam/Chennai, November 16 Rain lashed coastal regions of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as the severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed the state's coast between Nagapattinam and nearby Vedaranniyam early on Friday with wind speed gusting up to...

 2018-11-16 03:33 

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Severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' makes landfall in TN, 76,000 evacuated...

Nagapattinam/Chennai, November 16 Rain lashed coastal regions of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry as the severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed the state's coast between Nagapattinam and nearby Vedaranniyam early on Friday with wind speed gusting up to...

 2018-11-15 20:53 

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Rs 14 crore bedding, towel thefts in AC rail coaches!...

21,72,246 bedroll items, including hand towels, bedsheets, blankets, pillows and pillow covers went missing from air-conditioned coaches during 2017-18 and affluent AC passengers are prime suspects, said a railway official 3.9 lakh sets of linen provided ...

 2018-11-15 20:53 

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Fortune smiles on Punjab Home Guard's family...

Sumeer Singh Tribune News Service Bathinda, November 15 Life was not easy for 45-year-old Paramjit Singh, a Home Guard with Punjab Police, a father of four. Subsisting hand to mouth, fortune smiled on the family rather unexpectedly on Thursday morning whe...

 2018-11-15 20:53 

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Malik: No dissolution of J&K Assembly...

Arun Joshi Tribune News Service Jammu, November 15 Governor Satya Pal Malik on Thursday ruled out dissolution of the Jammu and Kashmir Assembly anytime soon, saying the House will continue to remain in suspended animation till the time it completes its si...

 2018-11-15 20:53 

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Nabha bank robbers killed 3, looted over Rs 1 cr in four years...

Aman Sood Tribune News Service Patiala, November 15 A day after their arrest in connection with the Nabha bank robbery in which a security guard was shot dead and Rs 50 lakh looted, the two Sangrur-based accused have confessed to their involvement in thre...

 2018-11-15 20:53 

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No eviction from 'National Herald' offices till Nov 22...

New Delhi, November 15 The publisher of the National Herald newspaper, which was ordered by the Centre to vacate its premises here by November 15, got a last- minute breather on Thursday with the Delhi High Court directing status quo till November 22. Ass...

 2018-11-15 20:53 

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We still wake up at night and cry, say brothers of '84 victim...

Aditi Tandon Tribune News Service New Delhi, November 15 The wheels of justice turn slowly and in the case of Jalandhar-based brothers Kuldeep Singh and Sangat Singh, they have taken 34 long years to turn. "It's almost as if November 1, 1984 never...

 2018-11-15 20:52 

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All-party meeting fails to end Sabarimala deadlock...

Thiruvananthapuram, November 15 Consensus eluded a crucial all-party meeting called on Thursday to resolve the stand-off over permitting women of menstrual age into the Sabarimala shrine with the Kerala Government firm on implementing the Supreme Court or...

 2018-11-15 20:06 

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Jaish militants may have crossed over, say Punjab police...

Ravi Dhaliwal Tribune News Service Pathankot, November 15 The Punjab Police have warned that six to seven Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) militants may have crossed into Punjab near Ferozepur and could be on their way to Delhi, even as the Pathankot police are sti...

 2018-11-15 15:36 

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Alert in Punjab after counter intelligence says terrorists might have sneaked in...

Chandigarh, November 15 The counter intelligence wing of Punjab Police on Thursday put the state on high alert about the presence of at least half-a-dozen terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in the state and said they could...

 2018-11-15 15:36 

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Terrorists 'sneak in', might be heading to Delhi from Punjab: Counter intelligence...

Chandigarh, November 15 The counter intelligence wing of Punjab Police on Thursday put the state on high alert about the presence of at least half-a-dozen terrorists belonging to Pakistan-based group Jaish-e-Mohammad (JeM) in the state and said they could...

 2018-11-15 15:15 

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'Contemptuous' FB post: SC to the rescue of advocate sentenced by HC...

Satya Prakash Tribune News Service New Delhi, November 15 The Supreme Court has set aside a Punjab and Haryana High Court order sentencing a Narnaul-based lawyer to one-month imprisonment for a Facebook post against a judge of the high court, holding that...

 2018-11-15 14:00 

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Police detain 4 transgenders for stripping on Signature Bridge...

New Delhi, November 15 Four transgenders have been detained by the Delhi Police after a video of them taking their clothes off on the newly-constructed Signature Bridge in the city went viral on social media on Wednesday, a senior officer said. Police hav...

 2018-11-15 13:47 

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South African Prez likely to be chief guest at R-Day celebrations...

New Delhi, November 15 South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is likely to be the chief guest at the Republic Day celebrations on January 26, sources said. They said an official announcement on it may be made shortly. The government has zeroed on Ramapho...

 2018-11-15 13:34 

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With surcharge on registration, vehicles to get costlier in Punjab...

Chandigarh, November 15 Buying cars, motorcycles and other vehicles in Punjab is going to be costlier as the state government on Thursday imposed 1 per cent surcharge on registration of vehicles. Besides, the state government has also levied a 10 per cent...

 2018-11-15 12:24 

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'Toxic' declared Oxford Word of the Year...

London, November 15 Oxford Dictionary has declared the adjective 'toxic' as the Word of the Year for what it says reflects the ethos, mood, or preoccupations in 2018. The Oxford Word of the Year is a word or expression that is judged to have lasti...

 2018-11-15 12:01 

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'84 riots: SIT wants death penalty for convicts...

New Delhi, November 15 A Special Investigation Team probing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots on Thursday sought death penalty for two persons convicted by a court here, saying that it was a rarest of rare case. Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Pandey reserved for N...

 2018-11-15 11:33 

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ABVP suspends Ankiv Baisoya, asks him to quit DUSU presidency...

New Delhi, November 15 The ABVP has asked DUSU president Ankiv Baisoya to resign from his post and also suspended him from the students body till an inquiry into the allegations that he furnished a fake degree is completed, drawing criticism from NSUI tha...

 2018-11-15 10:43 

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All-party meet fails to break Sabarimala impasse...

Thiruvananthapuram, November 15 An all-party meeting on the Sabarimala issue here on Thursday saw the Kerala government sticking to its stand of being "duty-bound" to implement the Supreme Court order allowing the entry of women of all ages into t...

 2018-11-15 10:35 

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Rafale deal: Congress accuses PM of betraying national interest...

Aditi Tandon Tribune News Service New Delhi, November 15 The Congress on Thursday levelled the most serious set of accusations on Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Rafale deal, saying he compromised national security to ulterior ends and bypassed establ...

 2018-11-15 09:12 

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Following brawl on Sec 17/22 dividing road, youth opens fire...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 15 Two groups of youths had a fight at the Sectors 17/22 dividing road on Wednesday night. One of the youths opened fire. Nobody was hurt in the incident. An eyewitness recorded the incident on his mobile phone, i...

 2018-11-15 09:12 

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Following brawl on Chandigarh's Sec 17/22 dividing road, youth opens fire...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 15 Two groups of youths had a fight at the Sectors 17/22 dividing road on Wednesday night. One of the youths opened fire. Nobody was hurt in the incident. An eyewitness recorded the incident on his mobile phone, i...

 2018-11-15 08:44 

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Waste not, South Africa makes world's first human urine brick...

Cape Town, November 15 One day, when nature calls, your urine could be put to better use than to be flushed down the loo. Instead it could be a key ingredient in the construction of a greener office or new home. In one of the latest innovations in the sea...

 2018-11-15 08:35 

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Drunk man throws infant daughter in well after tiff with brother...

Kota (Rajasthan), November 15 A 32-year-old inebriated man in a village in Jhalawar district killed his three-month-old daughter by throwing her in a well following a scuffle with his brother over a domestic issue, police said on Thursday. Om Prakash Bhee...

 2018-11-15 08:23 

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Social media abuzz with wishes, memes for DeepVeer...

#WATCH : Visuals from Villa del Balbianello at Lake Como, the wedding venue of Deepika Padukone & Ranveer Singh, in Italy's Lombardy pic.twitter.com/47Jk1MmU2j — ANI (@ANI) November 14, 2018 Tribune News Service Mumbai, November 15 Deepika Paduk...

 2018-11-15 08:22 

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Haryana Governor gives sanction to Hooda's prosecution in AJL case...

Sushil Manav Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 15 Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya on Thursday gave sanction to prosecution of former CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda in the Associated Journals Limited (AJL) case. Hooda described it as politically m...

 2018-11-15 07:40 

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Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer replaced following strong protests...

New Delhi, November 15 Poll-bound Mizoram's Chief Electoral Officer, S B Shashank, was removed by the Election Commission on Thursday, following strong protests against him. Shashank has been replaced by IAS officer Ashish Kundra. The order came after...

 2018-11-15 06:26 

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Women fear they won't get help if sexually harassed on public transport: Global poll...

London, November 15 Women are concerned no one will help if they are sexually harassed on public transport, according to a poll in five of the world's biggest commuter cities that was released on Thursday as officials warn transit networks are magnets...

 2018-11-15 06:09 

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Manali, Kufri receive season's first snowfall; tourists, hoteliers elated...

Dipender Manta Tribune News Service Mandi/Shimla, November 15 There was overnight snowfall in Manali, Kufri and Narkanda, the season's first, the white mantle that covered the entire area bringing cheer to hoteliers and tourists. Manali has received a...

 2018-11-15 06:09 

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Manali, Kufri receive season's first snow; tourists, hoteliers elated...

Dipender Manta Tribune News Service Mandi/Shimla, November 15 There was overnight snowfall in Manali, Kufri and Narkanda, the season's first, the white mantle that covered the entire area bringing cheer to hoteliers and tourists. Manali has received a...

 2018-11-15 05:46 

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Govt, central bank set for uneasy truce; RBI chief unlikely to quit...

New Delhi/Mumbai, November 15 The Government and its central bank are getting close to ironing out some of their policy differences, said two sources familiar with the discussions, as they seek to defuse worsening tensions that had threatened to unnerve i...

 2018-11-15 04:54 

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'Undeclared war' between Afghanistan, Pak must end: Ghani...

Washington, November 15 Asserting that Islamabad's support to violence has not benefitted either Pakistan or Afghanistan, Afghan President Ashraf Ghani has said that the "undeclared war" between the two neighbours must end. Ghani said the spec...

 2018-11-15 04:35 

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India, China hold dialogue; agree to step up military exchanges...

Beijing, November 15 Top officials of India and China held the ninth Annual Defence and Security Dialogue here after a one-year gap due to the Doklam standoff, as both countries agreed to enhance military exchanges and interactions. The dialogue on Novemb...

 2018-11-15 04:24 

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Woman fashion designer, domestic help found murdered in Delhi...

New Delhi, November 14 A woman fashion designer and her domestic help were found murdered at her residence in Vasant Kunj Enclave of southwest Delhi, police said on Thursday. The Vasant Kunj (south) police station was informed in the early hours of Thursd...

 2018-11-15 04:07 

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Photo of Hitler embracing child of Jewish grandmother sold...

Washington, November 15 A photograph showing Adolf Hitler embracing a young girl who had a Jewish grandmother has sold at auction for more than US$ 11,000. The Washington Post reports the black-and-white image taken by Heinrich Hoffmann and inscribed by H...

 2018-11-15 03:45 

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Nearly 2 lakh Indians studied in US in 2017-18...

New York, November 15 NEW YORK: India is the second largest international reservoir for the US higher education institutions having sent 196,271 students here in the last academic year, according to latest data. Their numbers continued to grow, with a 5.4...

 2018-11-14 20:55 

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UT notifies new transfer policy for society flats...

Ramkrishan Upadhyay Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 14 A completion certificate is no more a precondition for the execution of a conveyance deed as the Chandigarh Administration has notified the new transfer policy for cooperative society flats,...

 2018-11-14 20:33 

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All terror probes lead to single source: PM to Pence in S'pore...

Smita Sharma Tribune News Service New Delhi, November 14 India and the US discussed key issues of counter-terrorism, trade, visas and Indo-Pacific vision on the sidelines of East Asia Summit in Singapore today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi met US Vice-Pre...

 2018-11-14 20:33 

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Punjab farmers hop banks to avoid loan repayment...

Vijay C Roy Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 14 Banks are left high and dry even after robust income of cultivators on the backdrop of bumper paddy season this year as the farmers are consciously depositing their income in another accounts and av...

 2018-11-14 20:33 

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Chautala expels Ajay too...

Sushil Manav Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 14 In a new twist to the family feud in the Indian National Lok Dal, party patriarch Om Prakash Chautala on Wednesday expelled his elder son Ajay Singh Chautala from the post of secretary general and ...

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