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 2018-09-22 20:38 

Daily Excelsior

5 killed, 8 injured as Tata Sumo plunges into gorge...

Govt fails to control overloading in passenger vehicles Ajay Raina JAMMU, Sept 22: In another tragic accident, five passengers were killed and 8 others received injuries when an overloaded Tata Sumo they were traveling in plunged into deep gorge near Gang...

 2018-09-22 20:37 

Daily Excelsior

Implementation of Master Plan for historic Mubarak Mandi complex still a distant dream...

Govt finding it difficult to arrange Rs 523 cr for project Ongoing work fails to get impetus despite Guv's directions Mohinder Verma JAMMU, Sept 22: The implementation of comprehensive Master Plan prepared for historic Mubarak Mandi complex after long...

 2018-09-22 20:36 

Daily Excelsior

Process for Phase-III polling begins...

CEO issues guidelines on age, rules Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, Sept 22: The State Election Commission today set the process in motion for third phase of polling in Urban Local Bodies on October 13 involving four Municipal Committees of Samba district ...

 2018-09-22 20:35 

Daily Excelsior

Barbarism against Indian soldiers needs to be avenged: Army chief...

JAIPUR, Sept 22: Army chief General Bipin Rawat said today stern action is needed to avenge the barbarism by terrorists and the Pakistan army against Indian soldiers without resorting to brutality. The comment comes after a BSF jawan was shot and his thro...

 2018-09-22 20:34 

Daily Excelsior

Polls as per schedule: HM...

VADODARA, Sept 22: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that Urban Local Body and Panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir will be held as per schedule. Speaking on the sidelines of a BJP party workers' meet here, Singh said these polls would give...

 2018-09-22 20:33 

The Times of India

Imran Khan closes all diplomatic doors, for now...

The Modi government and BJP view the cancellation of the meeting between Indian and Pakistan foreign ministers on the sidelines of UNGA as politically fortuitous, regarding the event as liability that might have only allowed Islamabad to gain some PR poin...

 2018-09-22 20:33 

Daily Excelsior

NC CWC to meet for 2 days...

Excelsior Correspondent Srinagar, Sept 22: National Conference president Dr Farooq Abdullah has summoned a two-day meeting of the party Central Working Committee (CWC) at the party headquarters here from September 24. The meeting will be presided over by ...

 2018-09-22 20:32 

Hindustan Times

NGTpulls up Haryana govt for felling 7,000 trees...

The green court also asked Haryana government to inform the Centre, by September 30, about the status of identifying forest areas in the state on the basis of the dictionary meaning of the word....

 2018-09-22 20:32 

Daily Excelsior

CB books bose officials...

Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, Sept 22: The Crime Branch Kashmir today registered a case against officials of J&K Board of School Education (Sub-office Budgam) for their involvement in the manipulation of records (answer scripts) pertaining to biannual...

 2018-09-22 20:31 

The Financial Express

Tata Steel to acquire Usha Martin's steel business in slump sale...

Deal to be sealed at about Rs 4,700 crore within nine months....

 2018-09-22 20:31 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

NGT panel visits Sterlite's copper slag dumping site in Thoothukudi...

A contingent of over 300 policemen, riot control vehicle, water canon, fire and rescue engines were roped in for the security....

 2018-09-22 20:30 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Sterlite plant closed once for all: Tamil Nadu Fisheries Minister Jayakumar...

Answering another question, he wondered at the silence maintained by DMK president MK Stalin on the casteist remarks made by actor Karunas....

 2018-09-22 20:28 

The Financial Express

Easy EMIs, speedy delivery! Amazon, Flipkart to woo shoppers on Great Indian Festival, Big Billion Day sales...

With value offerings and easy credit schemes, e-commerce players are trying every trick to rope small town customers, who are growing 40% y-o-y....

 2018-09-22 20:28 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Contributions of late DMK leader Karunanidhi remembered at SICCI event...

The South India Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Saturday organised a memorial meet, in which industrialists reminisced the contributions of the former CM M Karunanidhi, to industrialisation....

 2018-09-22 20:26 

Daily Times

Christian divorce law...

The recent remarks by the Ministry of Human Rights to amend Christian Divorce law 1869, are laudable following a meeting with National -Lobbying Delegation for Minorities — a group of 24 minority delegates representing Christian, Hindu and Sikh comm...

 2018-09-22 20:26 

Daily Times

Maldives election will not be free and fair: foreign monitors...

The Maldives presidential election on Sunday will not be free and fair because President Abdulla Yameen has used draconian laws to crackdown on rivals, a foreign monitoring group said on the eve of voting. The Asian Network for Free Elections (ANFREL) sai...

 2018-09-22 20:25 

Daily Times

UK PM May facing ministerial resignations over Brexit plan: Telegraph...

Some of British Prime Minister Theresa May's ministers will demand a "Plan B" on her Brexit proposal next week and could quit if she does not change course, the Telegraph newspaper reported late on Friday, citing unnamed sources. Ministers wil...

 2018-09-22 20:24 

Hindustan Times

SC panel doing 'pick and choose' sealing, says Manoj Tiwari...

The committee is targeting small commercial establishments and neglects the massive structures raised on public land, Tiwari said....

 2018-09-22 20:24 

Daily Times

The urban jungle — taking it literally...

Some scientists argue that trees have feelings and they can even feel pain. Imagine if they could scream: their cries would be heard echoing across much of Pakistan, where tens of thousands of trees are obliterated every year to pave way for concrete jung...

 2018-09-22 20:23 

Oneindia

'Rahul ka Pura Khandan Chor': Nirmala Sitharaman on Rafale row...

Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on Saturday hit out at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for using 'abusive language' about Prime Minister Narendra Modi....

 2018-09-22 20:21 

Daily Times

France sees Brexit deal possible, but must prepare for 'no deal'...

France still believes that a good deal on Brexit is possible but the country must prepare for the possibility of Britain and the European Union failing to reach an agreement on its divorce from the bloc, a minister said on Saturday. "Let's imagine...

 2018-09-22 20:21 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Kanyakumari to get Rs 120 crore marine bridge...

Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami said that steps would be taken to upgrade Nagercoil municipality to corporation soon....

 2018-09-22 20:20 

Daily Times

Bishop arrested in Kerala on charges of raping nun: police...

A Roman Catholic bishop was arrested in Kerala on Friday on charges of raping a nun, police said, a day after the Vatican accepted the bishop's request to be temporarily relieved of his duties. There was no immediate comment from Bishop Franco Mulakka...

 2018-09-22 20:19 

The Financial Express

Inside track: From Mohan Bhagwat's speech to Rahul Gandhi's extended CWC; all you need to know...

Political analysts are scratching their heads to decipher the implications of Mohan Bhagwat's recent lectures. For the first time in its history, the RSS sarsanghchalak has spoken in a more liberal vein than its political wing....

 2018-09-22 20:19 

The Hindu

Don't use parental love to control your girls: Gowsalya...

She saw to it that her father and 5 others get capital punishment for killing her husband...

 2018-09-22 20:18 

Hindustan Times

From October 1, apply online to get driving licences...

Delhi government has decided to put the entire process of getting a driving licence (except appearing for the tests) online....

 2018-09-22 20:18 

The Telegragh (India)

'Bengalis have no understanding of caste'...
 2018-09-22 20:18 

The Telegragh (India)

What it means to be Muslim in lynch-era Manipur...
 2018-09-22 20:15 

Press Trust of India

2 more arrested in DLF society sewer deaths...

New Delhi, Sep 22 (PTI) Two more persons were arrested on Saturday for alleged negligence that led to the death of five people while cleaning a septic tank at a DLF apartment complex in west Delhi early this month, police said. The accused have been ident...

 2018-09-22 20:14 

The Times of India

Rafale makers, French govt rebut ex-prez Hollande...

Hollande himself seemed more circumspect a day after his remarks set off a political storm. Asked if India had put pressure on Reliance and Dassault to work together, Hollande told international news agency AFP that he was unaware and "only Dassault c...

 2018-09-22 20:13 

Daily Times

A Tribute to Dr. Hasan Sohaib Murad...

In an era of materialism where due to lack of money quality higher education has become merely a dream, he came up with a unique idea of "Qarz-e-Hasna4;, a purely philanthropic activity that enabled thousands of students to have an access to their ...

 2018-09-22 20:13 

The Financial Express

Across the Aisle: Five steps to Nirvana...

The government has tacitly acknowledged that the economy faces a crisis. The 'crisis managers' met with the Prime Minister on September 14, 2018. The governor of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was summoned to attend the late evening meeting....

 2018-09-22 20:09 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Rs 5,000 a month, Punjab contract staff anger spills out...

Ruchika Khanna Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 Working as a teacher on a contractual basis, all that Jagmohan of Manuke Gill village in Moga had ever wanted was to rid his family of abject poverty. His father a labourer, he somehow managed t...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

The Tribune

[ India ]

13 on way to temple die in Shimla mishap...

Tribune News Service Shimla, September 22 All 13 occupants of a multi-passenger Trax were killed after the vehicle plunged off the road into a gorge near Snail village in Saraswati Nagar area of Rohru in Shimla district on Saturday. The victims included t...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Congress sweeps Punjab local body poll; it's rigged, says SAD...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 The Congress in Punjab swept the block samiti and zila parishad elections, counting for which began on Saturday. Barring Amritsar's Majitha block, the stronghold of former SAD minister Bikram Singh Majithi...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Need to make Pakistan feel the pain: Army Chief...

Jaipur, September 22 Army Chief General Bipin Rawat said on Saturday that stern action is needed to avenge the barbarism by terrorists and Pakistan Army against Indian soldiers. The comment comes after a BSF jawan was shot and his throat slit recently, fo...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Cong asks Modi to come clean, BJP calls him symbol of honesty...

Tribune News Service New Delhi, September 22 Congress chief Rahul Gandhi today alleged that former French President Francois Hollande's remarks on Reliance Defence showed "clear-cut corruption" in the Rafale deal even as the BJP maintained it ...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Quit, Hizb warns 24 J&K policemen...

Majid Jahangir Tribune News Service Srinagar, September 22 A day after abducting and killing three cops, Hizbul militants on Saturday issued threats specifically to 24 policemen, including two officers posted in the militancy-infested South Kashmir, askin...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Decision on H-4 visa 'in 3 months'...

Washington, September 22 The Trump administration has told a federal court that its decision to revoke work permits to H-4 visa users, a significant majority of whom are Indian-Americans, is expected within the next three months, a move which will have a ...

 2018-09-22 20:09 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Fake products sold as popular brands...

Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 22 The Punjab Government's food safety wing claims to have unearthed a racket in Mansa where adulterated ghee, prepared from vegetable fat and other concoctions, was being sold under the name of popular brand...

 2018-09-22 20:08 

The Financial Express

Over the TOP: Driving Pleasure...

With more power and less precision, the Superb Golfer laps the field at the India finals of the Audi Quattro Cup in Hua Hin....

 2018-09-22 20:07 

Hindustan Times

Haryanvi cinema vies to create its own space...

The Haryanvi movie industry began its journey in 1968 with 'Dharti'. 'Dharti' was followed by 'Harphool Singh Jat Julani' in 1970, 'Beera Shera' in 1973 and 'Bahurani' in 1982....

 2018-09-22 20:03 

Oneindia

'Small men who lack vision': Imran Khan's counter attack India cancels talks...

India's decision to cancel the foreign minister-level meeting in New York was 'arrogant', Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan said Saturday, asserting that he was 'disappointed9; by the New Delhi's 'negative' response....

 2018-09-22 20:03 

India Today

Ex-French president Hollande stirs Rafale jet controversy | TOP DEVELOPMENTS...

Former French president Francois Hollande on September 22 said that France 'did not choose Reliance in any way' and added,...

 2018-09-22 20:02 

The Financial Express

'Competition in India has increased, many juniors are doing well. Things are changing,' says Asian Games gold medalist Neeraj Chopra...

Neeraj Chopra hopes to breach the 90-m barrier next year, says 'consistent' performance has led international athletes to take him seriously, talks about avoiding pressure, negativity from social media and switching to non-vegetarian food....

 2018-09-22 20:01 

Hindustan Times

Court discharges Manish Sisodia, 2 others for 'Tihar protest'...

The protest was staged by Sisodia and the others after Arvind Kejriwal , who was then AAP convener, was taken into judicial custody when he refused to furnish a bail bond in a defamation case filed by BJP leader Nitin Gadkari....

 2018-09-22 19:56 

Hindustan Times

Husband of woman found murdered was an accused in ICU deaths case...

Police are probing if the murder of the woman and daughter has any links with deaths of the five patients and were committed to settle old personal score....

 2018-09-22 19:56 

Daily Times

Billionaires buying up media: Savior complex or civic duty?...

The Washington Post. Time Magazine. The Atlantic. The Village Voice. The Los Angeles Times. All American media icons, all bought by billionaires in the past half decade. Some are thriving. One died. On the rest, the jury's still out. Still, for beleag...

 2018-09-22 19:56 

Daily Times

Revamping governance of our universities...

Long awaited 'Decentralization',was approved by the parliament with consensus in 2010 as part of the 18th amendment in the Constitution of Pakistan to actualize the aim, envisioned for 63 years, of devolution of powers from federal to provincial g...

 2018-09-22 19:55 

Daily Times

Argentina bets on $600 million satellite to boost agriculture sector...

Argentina is launching a new microwave imaging satellite to monitor natural disasters and soil moisture, in a long-term bid to bolster the farm sector, an industry that has historically been the backbone of the country's economy. Scheduled to launch o...

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