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 2017-12-16 20:24 

Press Trust of India

Gurgaon man robbed, killed by assailants...

Gurgaon, Dec 16 (PTI) A 27-year-old man was robbed andkilled by two persons who later dumped his body in south'sDelhi Mahipalpur forest area, police said today.Body of Sunil Kumar Bhatt, a native of Uttarakhand wholived with his wife in Gurgaon's ...

 2017-12-16 20:17 

Press Trust of India

TN Guv defends district tours, meetings...

Chennai, Dec 16 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Governor BanwarilalPurohit today strongly defended his district tours andmeetings with officials, saying it was to subserve hisConstitutional function. The governor's reaction comes a day after he touredCuddalore...

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

US targets spouses of H-1B visa holders...

The Trump administration is considering revoking an Obama-era rule that extends work authorisation to the spouses of H-1B visa holders, a move that could affect thousands of Indian workers and their families....

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

'Doklam was not about a road. It was the Chinese attempt to create a wedge between Bhutan and India'...

Last week, at the New Delhi launch of Bertil Lintner's book, China's India War, one of the panelists joked that India feels gratified whenever the West takes a pro-India stance in the ongoing India-China rift, because international opinion is stil...

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Scrolling on Facebook can 'affect mood'...

Scrolling through Facebook can leave people feeling worse afterward, the social network has admitted....

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Uber 'illegally' spied on rivals...

For years, Uber secretly spied on key executives, drivers and employees at rival ride-hailing companies as part of a larger intelligence-gathering operation that spanned multiple countries, according to a letter made public in a federal court on Friday....

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Saudis detain Jordan tycoon...

Sabih al-Masri, Jordan's most influential businessman and the chairman of its largest lender Arab Bank, was detained in Saudi Arabia for questioning after a business trip to Riyadh, family sources and friends said on Saturday....

 2017-12-16 20:11 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Clarke 100th birthday celebrated...

Arthur C Clarke, whose 100th birth anniversary on Saturday was being marked by devoted readers in events all over the world, once told The Telegraph newspaper in an interview at his home in Sri Lanka that ...

 2017-12-16 20:08 

Press Trust of India

Congress workers in Amethi celebrate Rahul's elevation...

Amethi (UP), Dec 16 (PTI) Jubilant Congress activiststoday celebrated the elevation of Rahul Gandhi as the Congresspresident across Amethi.Gandhi represents Amethi in Parliament.Congress workers played with 'gulal', burst crackers,danced to the be...

 2017-12-16 20:07 

Press Trust of India

Gandhi surname helped me become MP at young age: Varun...

Hyderabad, Dec 16 (PTI) The 'Gandhi' surname helped mebecome a two-time Lok Sabha member at a young age, BJP MPVarun Gandhi said today, adding that those without"influential" fathers and grandfathers find it difficult tomake a mark in poli...

 2017-12-16 20:06 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Shove Thy Neighbour...

During the Pakistan general elections of 1990, leaders of the Nawaz Sharif-led Islami Jamhoori Ittehad (IJI) repeatedly accused Benazir Bhutto of the Pakistan People's Party of being an ...

 2017-12-16 20:06 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Tweet! Someone just got under my wing!...

Birdwatchers might be part bird, but the other part is plain strange. Roaming among them many years now, I can say this with certainty. Who else would leave home in the wee hours of the morning when even the happy worms sleep snug, content in the knowledg...

 2017-12-16 20:06 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Hidden from Houdini...

Did Harry Houdini ever visit Bamanpukur in Nadia? The question may, understandably, arouse a sense of incredulity. But the connection between Houdini and a nearly-forgotten speck in Nadia may not be that tenuous. One of Houdini's famed tricks was know...

 2017-12-16 19:59 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Mammoth skeleton sold for over 500,000 euros at French auction...

The nearly intact skeleton of a woolly mammoth that lived at least 10,000 years ago was sold at auction for more than a half million euros today in the southeastern French city of Lyon....

 2017-12-16 19:59 

Business Standard

News digest: GST e-way Bill, Rahul Gandhi's elevation, and more...

Rahul Gandhi on Saturday took charge as president of the Congress in the presence of the 132-year-old party's brass and his family members...

 2017-12-16 19:52 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Now, a special dog parlour in Indore...

Facilities like grooming, haircut, shampoo bath, air cleaning, anne seak cleaning, anti tick treatment and many more are provided....

 2017-12-16 19:49 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Indian Air Force gets two more women fighter pilots...

With the commissioning of Pratibha (Rajasthan) and Shivangi (Varanasi), the total number of women fighter pilots has gone up to five in the IAF....

 2017-12-16 19:45 

NDTV

2018 State Polls "Most Likely" My Last Elections, Says Siddaramaiah...

Indicating that the 2018 assembly polls could "most likely" be his last election, Karnataka Chief Minister and Congress leader Siddaramaiah today said he would be contesting to stop the BJP from......

 2017-12-16 19:45 

The Times of India

UIDAI blocks Airtel's e-KYC verification...

Aadhaar body UIDAI prohibited Bharti Airtel and the Airtel Payments Bank from conducting e-verification (eKYC) for existing and new customers, the unprecedented measure coming after allegations that the telecom major had surreptitiously on-boarded custome...

 2017-12-16 19:44 

Press Trust of India

Man arrested for raping minor over a period of 4 years...

Thane, Dec 16 (PTI) The owner of a jeans unit wastoday arrested for allegedly raping a minor over a period offour years.Senior Inspector Ganashyam Palange of Hill Line Policestation under Ulhasnagar division said that Kedar Pradhan (26)was arrested after ...

 2017-12-16 19:40 

Press Trust of India

Woman attempts suicide over harassment...

Greater Noida, Dec 16 (PTI) A 19-year-old woman allegedlyattempted suicide by consuming poison here after beingharassed by a man, who she claimed was trying to break hermarriage, the police said today.The incident, which took place at Jalpura village, cam...

 2017-12-16 19:33 

Press Trust of India

Bekele to lead men's challenge in 25K run...

Kolkata, Dec 16 (PTI) World record holder in 5000m and10,000m Kenenisa Bekele will lead a strong field of 39 eliteathletes in the TSK 25K international at Red Road heretomorrow.The international field of 16 athletes, eight each formen and women, will be l...

 2017-12-16 19:30 

NDTV

Hindutva A Way Of Living, Inherited From Ancient Times: Vice President...

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said that there are some people who look at "Hindutva" with narrow religious connotations rather than looking at it as a way of living of the people....

 2017-12-16 19:29 

Hindustan Times

Will move SC against Karnataka HC's order on tobacco pictorial warning, say experts...

Warnings helped 62% cigarette smokers, 54% bidi smokers quit, found the Global Adult Tobacco Survey...

 2017-12-16 19:28 

Hindustan Times

Mumbai University tells colleges to provide supplements, but some students miss out...

After HC stayed MUs order, some colleges could not provide supplements as they failed to receive MUs circular on time...

 2017-12-16 19:27 

NDTV

Vaibhav Tiwari, Son Of Local BJP Leader, Shot Dead In Lucknow...

The son of a BJP leader and former MLA was shot dead on Saturday night at the Kasmanda House in Lucknow, barely 300 metres from the Uttar Pradesh Legislature building and the state BJP office....

 2017-12-16 19:23 

NDTV

In Delhi, Cab Driver Robs Man, Kills Him With A Muffler...

A 27-year-old man was robbed and killed by two persons who later dumped his body in south's Delhi Mahipalpur forest area, police said today....

 2017-12-16 19:23 

NDTV

Gujarat Assembly Election 2017: Re-Polling At Six Booths Today...

The Election Commission (EC) said re-polling will be conducted at six booths in four assembly constituencies in Gujarat today....

 2017-12-16 19:21 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

California battling third-largest wildfire since 1932...

California governor Jerry Brown has said that the wildfires ravaging his state should serve as a warning to parts of the world threatened by climate change....

 2017-12-16 19:18 

Daily Times

Harrowing pictures from APS attack...

It was a rare and an extremely grisly sight. The trauma that most of us experienced when Taliban gunmen stormed a school in Peshawar and massacred more than 140 people, most of them children, remains fresh in our collective memories. It has not healed. Si...

 2017-12-16 19:17 

Hindustan Times

Mumbai's Bandra Fort to be beautified starting March...

Project, which has been in the pipeline for some time, is expected to cost around Rs19 crore...

 2017-12-16 19:17 

NDTV

Uddhav Thackeray Disagrees With Exit Polls Predicting BJP Win In Gujarat...

Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray on Saturday appeared to disagree with exit polls predicting a clear victory for the BJP in Gujarat....

 2017-12-16 19:14 

Hindustan Times

Mumbai suburban commuters start media drive about late trains...

Around 20,000 commuters, including vegetable vendors, government employees, nurses, students , use the two trains everyday to travel to their workplaces....

 2017-12-16 19:14 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

CBI arrests businessman Rohit Reddy Bathina in bribery case...

As per a CBI source, Bathina arranged the cash through Hawala channels and had asked Kumar to deliver the amount to Biswal....

 2017-12-16 19:11 

Business Standard

Disney is about to become the 'Walmart of Hollywood'...

Disney-21st Century Fox deal is the first major consolidation in Hollywood since Comcast Corp swallowed Universal Pictures in 2011...

 2017-12-16 19:10 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Aadhaar curb on Airtel...

In its strongest action yet, the UIDAI has temporarily barred Bharti Airtel and Airtel Payments Bank from conducting Aadhaar-based SIM verification of mobile customers using the eKYC process as well as e-KYC of payments bank clients....

 2017-12-16 19:10 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

GST panel sets date for e-way bills...

E-way bills or electronic invoices will be required to move goods between states from February 1, the GST Council decided on Saturday....

 2017-12-16 19:10 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

Farm income hope...

Finance minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said the government has undertaken the ambitious task of doubling farmers' income by 2022 so that farming becomes sustainable....

 2017-12-16 19:10 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Ex-BJP MLA Prem Prakash Tiwari's son shot dead near Uttar Pradesh assembly complex: Police...

The son of a former BJP MLA was shot dead tonight at the Kasmanda House, barely 300 metres from the Uttar Pradesh Legislature building and the state BJP office....

 2017-12-16 19:10 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Himachal Pradesh CM Virbhadra Singh dubs exit polls as 'bogus'...

Virbhadra Singh averred that he is confident about the Congress party winning the Assembly elections with majority....

 2017-12-16 19:09 

The Times of India

[ India ]

53,000 lose pension for lack of Aadhaar...

Out of 59,081 people who draw the disability pension in Uttarakhand, 5,424 have not got a single penny since October 2016. Same is the case for 36,060 of the states 4.2 lakh old-age pension beneficiaries, and 12,047 of the 1.48 lakh widows eligible for pe...

 2017-12-16 19:07 

Hindustan Times

Haze returns to Mumbai, pollution in 'poor' category...

The pollutant-measuring indicator - air quality index (AQI) read 219 (poor) on Saturday....

 2017-12-16 19:07 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh polls: Only Observer's phone will be allowed inside counting hall, directs Election Commission...

The note from Election Commission stated that the mobile phone is to be kept in the Observer's custody in switch off mode....

 2017-12-16 19:06 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Living Mencyclopaedias...

An elderly man is bending over an open-shelf bookcase, muttering something as he sifts through a stack of hardbound volumes. Finally, he heaves one out and as he starts to flip through it, you can see every page is filled with neatly pasted newspaper cutt...

 2017-12-16 19:06 

Press Trust of India

Medical officer accuses BJP MLA of threatening him...

Hardoi (UP), Dec 16 (PTI) The chief medical officer (CMO)of Hardoi district today accused BJP legislator Ashish Singhof misbehaving and threatening him in his office here, acharge the MLA denied.The incident took place this afternoon."The MLA arrived ...

 2017-12-16 19:03 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Enforcement Directorate attaches assets worth Rs 245 crore of Balasore Alloys Limited...

An FIR registered by the Central Bureau of Investigation on March 16 revealed that GSHL had sought financing facility from the STC....

 2017-12-16 19:02 

Press Trust of India

Dengue killed 226 people in India this year: NVBDCP...

New Delhi, Dec 16 (PTI) Dengue, a mosquito-borne tropicaldisease, killed more than 200 people with Tamil Nadu reportingthe maximum number cases, while over 60,000 people wereaffected by Chikungunya in India this year, official datashowed.The National Vect...

 2017-12-16 19:01 

NDTV

Failed To Prove My Innocence Despite Best Efforts: Madhu Koda...

A visibly upset former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda, who was awarded a three-year jail term in a coal scam case today, said he failed to prove his innocence despite his best efforts....

 2017-12-16 19:01 

NDTV

Pollution Grips Macedonia's Capital...

Skopje was gripped Friday for the second consecutive day by a cloud of polluted air and fog which practically paralysed the Macedonian capital and perturbed air traffic....

 2017-12-16 18:58 

New Indian Express

[ Odisha ]

Will plug forest areas to stop Maoist influx into Odisha: BSF...

The remarks came a day after an encounter in cut-off area where a Maoist cadre was gunned down by the BSF jawans....

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