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 2018-12-10 21:52 

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Man shot dead in east Delhi...

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) A 21-year-old man was allegedly shot dead by two men following a quarrel after their car brushed past his motorcycle while parking outside a store in east Delhi, police said Monday. The deceased has been identified as Yogesh Singh ...

 2018-12-10 21:36 

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Rehana Fathima moves Kerala HC for bail...

Kochi, Dec 10 (PTI) Activist Rehana Fathima, arrested for allegedly posting controversial remarks on Ayyappa devotees and Sabarimala on social media, Monday moved the Kerala High Court for bail. Fathima, 39, who unsuccessfully tried to visit the Lord Ayya...

 2018-12-10 21:19 

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Allahabad: 3 dead, 5 missing as boat capsizes in Yamuna...

Allahabad (UP), Dec 10 (PTI) Three women died and five others are missing after a boat capsized in the Yamuna river here on Monday evening, police said. The incident occurred near Kydganj area of the Uttar Pradesh city at around 6.30 pm. Six people have b...

 2018-12-10 21:09 

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Maoist arrested from private clinic in Jharkhand...

Medininagar (Jharkhand), Dec 10 (PTI) A hardcoreMaoist of Jharkhand Jan-mukti Parishad (JJMP) was arrestedfrom a private clinic in Medininagar in the Naxal-affectedPalamau district on Monday, police said.The Maoist was undergoing treatment at the clinic, ...

 2018-12-10 20:32 

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Maharashtra ATS arrests two Khalistan supporters...

Mumbai, Dec 10 (PTI) The Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) ofMaharashtra Police have arrested two sympathisers of theKhalistan movement, one from Pune and another from Punjab, anofficial said Monday.They were in touch with Khalistani separatists inPakistan and e...

 2018-12-10 20:28 

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'Individual's success should be based on capability&...

commitment'; Ratan Tata Rajam (AP), Dec 10 (PTI): Tata Trusts Chairman Ratan NTata Monday said that an individual's success should be basedon capability and commitment, but not on the support given bycommunity caste, or patents and others. Partici...

 2018-12-10 20:21 

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EB rope in Dovale as Al Amna's replacement...

Kolkata, Dec 10 (PTI) East Bengal on Monday recruited former Bengaluru FC winger Antonio Rodriguez Dovale on loan from Cypriot First Division club Nea Salamis ahead of the I-League derby against Mohun Bagan on December 16.Dovale comes in as a replacement ...

 2018-12-10 20:12 

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BJP MP booked in land-grab case...

Gorakhpur (UP), Dec 10 (PTI) An FIR has been registered against an Uttar Pradesh Bharatiya Janata Party parliamentarian on Monday for allegedly using fake documents to register a land here, police said. Bansgaon MP Kamlesh Paswan, his businessman friend, ...

 2018-12-10 20:08 

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First Nissan Global Digital Hub inaugurated in India...

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10 (PTI): Japanese auto majorNissan Motors's first Global Digital Hub,the first of its kindin a number of software and IT development centres in Asia,Europe North America and Latin America, was inaugurated at theTechnopark here...

 2018-12-10 20:04 

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Woman shot at by estranged husband in Delhi...

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) A 28-year-old woman was shot at allegedly by her estranged husband along with his two friends in southwest Delhi's Mahipalpur on Monday, police said. Kavita was returning home after dropping her children to school when she was ...

 2018-12-10 19:34 

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No threat to Konark Sun Temple: Union min...

Bhubaneswar, Dec 10 (PTI) There is no threat from any angle to the 13th century Sun Temple at Konark, a UNESCO world heritage site, Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma said Monday.The minister held a review meeting here during the day. It was attended by...

 2018-12-10 19:21 

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Urjit Patel resigns as RBI Governor...

(Eds: ADDS QUOTES, DETAILS) Mumbai, Dec 10 (PTI) Reserve Bank Governor Urjit Patel unexpectedly resigned Monday, four days ahead of a crucial meeting of the board of the central bank that could have discussed issues of simmering differences with the gover...

 2018-12-10 19:12 

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Former Left Front minister joins Congress...

Kolkata, Dec 10 (PTI) Former CPI(M) leader andminister Abdus Sattar on Monday joined the Congress, statingit is the only party which can fight against the "communalonslaught" of the BJP.Sattar, who joined the Congress in presence of theparty's...

 2018-12-10 19:08 

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Gujarat govt puts off Dec 23 forest guard examination...

Ahmedabad (Guj), Dec 10 (PTI) The Gujarat governmentMonday announced that it was postponing the competitive examfor the post of Forest Guard on account of "administrative"reasons, nearly two weeks before its scheduled date onDecember 23, an offici...

 2018-12-10 19:08 

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Elderly couple robbed at gunpoint in Delhi...

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) An elderly couple was robbed of cash and jewellery at gunpoint by two men in west Delhi's Punjabi Bagh area, police said on Monday.On Sunday, police received a call about the incident at around 8.30 pm, a senior officer said.Th...

 2018-12-10 19:07 

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Iyer boost for Mumbai for Ranji match against Baroda...

Mumbai, Dec 10 (PTI) The depleted Mumbai battingline-up got a major boost in the form of seasoned Shreyas Iyerfor their Elite Group A Ranji Trophy game against Barodacommencing here on December 14.Iyer is part of the India A squad that is touring NewZeala...

 2018-12-10 18:39 

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City air quality index continues to be 'severe'...

Kolkata, Dec 10 (PTI) The Air Quality Index (AQI) indensely populated north Kolkata remained 'severe' for thethird day in a row.The AQI at WBPCB's air monitoring station at RabindraBharati University, the only computerised monitoring stationof...

 2018-12-10 18:38 

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WB govt trying to delay meeting on 'rath yatra': BJP...

Kolkata, Dec 10 (PTI) West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh on Monday accused the state government of "trying to delay" a meeting to discuss the party's proposed 'rath yatra' by giving "lame excuses".A division bench of the Cal...

 2018-12-10 18:37 

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Former Megalaya CM Lapang joins National People's Party...

Nongpoh (Meghalaya), Dec 10 (PTI) In a shot in the armfor the National People's Party (NPP) in Meghalaya, five-timeformer chief minister D D Lapang on Monday officially joinedthe ruling party.National president of NPP and Chief Minister Conrad KSangma...

 2018-12-10 18:37 

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BJP is a sinking ship: Gaurav Gogoi...

Kolkata, Dec 10 (PTI) Senior Congress leader and partyin-charge of West Bengal Gaurav Gogoi Monday said BJP is a"sinking ship" and that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's"misrule" has left a trail of crises in India.Gogoi's comment fol...

 2018-12-10 18:34 

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Patel's resignation wrong for govt, economy, RBI: Swamy...

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) BJP MP Subramanian Swamy Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to dissuade RBI Governor Urjit Patel from leaving, saying his resignation would be wrong for the government, economy and the institution at this time.The prime mini...

 2018-12-10 18:30 

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4 arrested for looting jewellery store...

Ghaziabad, Dec 10 (PTI) Four men, including the son of an excise inspector, were arrested on Monday in connection with a robbery in a jewellery store in Ghaziabad district last month, police said. Acting on a tip-off, the crime branch of Ghaziabad police ...

 2018-12-10 17:45 

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Elderly man killed in Shamli...

Muzaffarnagar (UP), Dec 10 (PTI) A 60-year-old man was killed in his house in a village in Shamli district, police said Monday. According to an FIR, four men had allegedly beaten Jaber Singh and then slit his throat in Titarsi village on Sunday night, sai...

 2018-12-10 17:45 

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Naxals kill villager in Gadchiroli...

Nagpur (Maha), Dec 10 (PTI)A 52-year-old villagerfrom Khobramendha village in Maharashtra's Gadchiroli districtwas allegedly killed by naxals on Sunday night, police saidMonday.The deceased, identified as Antaram Pudo, used tocollect money from tendu ...

 2018-12-10 17:44 

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IT inspector arrested for accepting bribe in Rajasthan...

Jaipur, Dec 10 (PTI) An income tax inspector was arrested here on Monday after he was caught red-handed accepting a bribe of Rs 40,000, a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) official said.According to the complainant, the accused IT inspector Abhishek K...

 2018-12-10 17:37 

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PM Modi, Amit Shah to attend rally in Himachal on Dec 27...

Shimla, Dec 10 (PTI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP president Amit Shah and senior party leaders will attend a rally in Dharamshala to celebrate the completion of one year of the BJP government in Himachal, Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur said Monday.Tha...

 2018-12-10 17:22 

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Interstate gunrunning racket leader nabbed...

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) A suspected leader of an interstate gunrunning racket was arrested from West Bengal's Malda district on Monday, police said. The accused has been identified as Safiqul Sheikh alias Rafiqul alias Akil, 32, a resident of Malda, t...

 2018-12-10 17:20 

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Diamond trader's murder: police make third arrest...

Mumbai, Dec 10 (PTI) City police on Monday arrested a20-year-old man who was allegedly driving the car used in theabduction of slain diamond trader Rajeshwar Udani.This takes the number of arrests in the case to three,a senior police official said.Pranit ...

 2018-12-10 16:50 

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BJP govt taking country on 'wrong path': Manmohan...

Mohali (Pb), Dec 10 (PTI) Former prime minister Manmohan Singh alleged Monday the BJP-led central government was taking the country towards a "wrong path" and the nation's freedom could be under threat due to its actions. He said the Congress ...

 2018-12-10 16:47 

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Will stand by TRS, says Owaisi after meeting KCR...

(Eds: Updates with Owaisi's quotes after meeting CM) Hyderabad, Dec 10 (PTI) AIMIM President AsaduddinOwaisi Monday said the TRS will form the next government inTelangana on its own strength and his party will stand by itand its chief K Chandrasekhar ...

 2018-12-10 16:46 

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Human Rights violations cannot be tolerated: Manipur CM...

Imphal, Dec 10 (PTI) Manipur Chief Minister N BirenSingh Monday said human rights violation by anyone, includingelected representatives and law enforcers, will not betolerated and proper action will be taken against such people.He also said the current go...

 2018-12-10 16:43 

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Ganguly predicts hard-fought series Down Under...

Kolkata, Dec 10 (PTI) Former India captain Sourav Ganguly Monday said Virat Kohli and Co will have to fight hard to win their maiden series in Australia. India took a 1-0 lead against Australia on their soil for the first time in 70 years after clinching ...

 2018-12-10 16:38 

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Govt stops foreign funding to 156 NGOs for defying order...

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) Cracking the whip, the government has barred 156 NGOs from receiving foreign funds for six months for defying an order to open accounts in any of the 32 designated banks. The Home Ministry said about a year ago, it had directed all...

 2018-12-10 16:37 

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RBI says no basis to reports about Acharya quitting...

Mumbai, Dec 10 (PTI) The Reserve Bank Monday deniedspeculation about deputy governor Viral Acharya also quittinghis job, terming them as incorrect and baseless rumours."Reports of deputy governor Acharya also having quitare baseless and incorrect,"...

 2018-12-10 15:26 

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Thailand-based airline NokScoot announces India entry...

Mumbai, Dec 10 (PTI) Thailand-based budget carrierNokScoot announced on Monday entry in the Indian market withnon-stop flight services to New Delhi from Bangkok's Don MuangInternational Airport from December 19.NokScoot, a joint venture between Singap...

 2018-12-10 15:20 

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Urjit Patel resigns as RBI Governor...

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) RBI Governor Urjit Patel, who had a run in with the government over autonomy of the central bank, Monday resigned from his post. In a brief statement, Patel said he has decided to step down with immediate effect. He, however, did n...

 2018-12-10 15:05 

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Sensex crashes 714 pts as exit polls spook investors...

Mumbai, Dec 10 (PTI) Indian equity benchmark Sensex saw its worst session in two months on Monday, tumbling 714 points after "unfavourable4; state exit poll results for the ruling BJP unnerved investors who were already cautious in view of falling ...

 2018-12-10 15:02 

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Shastri sets social media abuzz with 'on air' comment...

Adelaide, Dec 10 (PTI) India head coach Ravi Shastri could not keep his emotions in check after the historic first Test win at the Adelaide Oval and made a tongue-in-cheek comment on national television that quickly went viral on social media.Speaking to ...

 2018-12-10 14:52 

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SC orders status quo on Mosque in Allahabad HC complex...

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) The Supreme Court on Monday ordered that status quo be maintained with regard to a mosque situated in the premises of the Allahabad High Court, which had last year directed that the structure be removed.A bench of Justices Madan B ...

 2018-12-10 14:40 

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Mughal Road closes after fresh snowfall in Kashmir...

Jammu, Dec 10 (PTI) The Mughal Road, connecting Jammu's Poonch and Rajouri districts with South Kashmir's Shopian, was closed for vehicular traffic Monday after higher reaches of Kashmir received fresh snowfall, officials said. Higher reaches of K...

 2018-12-10 14:38 

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Minimum temperatures above normal in Punjab, Haryana...

Chandigarh, Dec 10 (PTI) Minimum temperatures in parts of Punjab and Haryana rose above normal limits on Monday owing to an approaching western disturbance, after remaining below normal for the last few days, a MeT department official said.In Punjab, Amri...

 2018-12-10 14:20 

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Will win in Telangana, says Cong-led alliance...

(Eds: With a correction in intro)Hyderabad, Dec 10 (PTI) Leaders of the Congress-led alliance in Telangana were upbeat on Monday over the combine's electoral prospects in the state, discounting exit polls, most of which predicted that the TRS would re...

 2018-12-10 14:20 

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SAIL Hockey Academy wins Aga Khan Gold Cup tournament...

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) Steel Authority of India's Hockey Academy beat Army XI Danapur 2-1 to clinch the 115th All India Aga Khan Gold Cup hockey tournament here. Jay Prakash Patel scored the match-winning goal for the SAIL Hockey Academy (SHA) in the...

 2018-12-10 14:17 

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3 killed in road accident in Rajasthan...

Dholpur, Dec 10 (PTI) Three family members, including a one-year-old girl were killed Monday when a tractor hit their motorcycles here, the police said.Yashveer (22) and Mahendra Singh (22), were returning home from a function on two separate bikes when t...

 2018-12-10 13:58 

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7-yr-old girl raped by neighbour in UP...

Balrampur (UP), Dec 10 (PTI) A seven-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her neighbour in a village in Utraula area here, the police said Monday.According to the FIR lodged by the girl's family, she was playing outside her home when 33-year-old Paras...

 2018-12-10 13:36 

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BJP march over Sabarimala issue turns violent...

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 10 (PTI) The BJP's "secretariat march" over the Sabarimala issue here on Monday turned violent, prompting police to use water cannon and tear gas to disperse the protesters.The day also saw the Congress-led UDF take out...

 2018-12-10 13:30 

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Former Cong MLA Swaran Lata joins NC...

Jammu, Dec 10 (PTI) Dealing a blow to the Congress ahead of the parliamentary and assembly elections in Jammu and Kashmir, its MLA Swaran Lata Monday joined the National Conference. Lata was vice-chairperson of social welfare board during the NC-Congress ...

 2018-12-10 13:28 

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Rahul Gandhi like Alibaba surrounded by 40 thieves: BJP...

New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) The BJP Monday alleged that the money trail of bribes goes to Congress president Rahul Gandhi's bank account and likened him to Alibaba surrounded by 40 thieves.BJP spokesperson Sambit Patra cited a news report claiming that Ga...

 2018-12-10 13:18 

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India successfully test-fires nuclear-capable Agni-5...

Balasore (Odisha) Dec 10 (PTI) India successfully test-fired nuclear-capable ballistic missile Agni-5, which has a strike range of 5,000 km, from Dr Abdul Kalam Island off the Odisha coast Monday.This is the seventh trial of the indigenously-developed sur...

 2018-12-10 12:41 

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RLSP chief Upendra Kushwaha resigns from Union council of ministers...

(Eds: Adds Kushwaha's quotes)New Delhi, Dec 10 (PTI) RLSP president Upendra Kushwaha resigned from the Union council of ministers and walked out of the BJP-led NDA on Monday, a day before Parliament's Winter Session begins.Kushwaha, in his resigna...

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