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Kashmiris celebrate fall of Mehbooba's govt

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A day after the BJP pulled out of the alliance government with the PDP in Jammu & Kashmir, people in the Valley have been expressing unusual jubilations with humour gaining momentum on social media. “Oh idiot, North is North and South is…

Tuesday, Jun 19

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Spain rally behind under-fire De Gea

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Spain players are rallying behind goalkeeper David De Gea as they prepare for their second group game at the World Cup against Iran in Kazan on Wednesday. De Gea endured an evening to forget in Spain's opening match against Portugal on…

Sunday, Jun 17

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How citizens stumbled on a factory of child labourers

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To mark World Day Against Child Labour, an NGO — Child Rights and You (CRY) — organised various events in simulated environments at Church Street for the public to experience the gravity of the issue. Apart from holding placards and…

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Nirav Modi faces fresh FIR for using multiple passports

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Agencies probing the alleged USD 2-billion PNB fraud have detected that absconding diamond merchant Nirav Modi possessed at least half-a-dozen Indian passports and a fresh FIR is being mulled against him for this offence, officials said…

Saturday, Jun 16

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Shettar suspects scam in uniform procurement

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Suspecting irregularities in Department of Public Instruction's move to call tenders to procure school uniforms, MLA Jagadish Shettar charged that tender guidelines were framed to help big textile companies and thereby disempower the…

Wednesday, Jun 6

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SC refuses to stall release of Rajinikanth movie 'Kaala'

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The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to stall the release of Rajinikanth-starrer 'Kaala' which is scheduled to hit theatres tomorrow. A vacation bench comprising Justices A K Goel and Ashok Bhushan refused to entertain a plea by K S…

Monday, Jun 4

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Injured Serena withdraws from French Open

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American Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open on Monday, shortly before she was due on court to face Maria Sharapova in a much-anticipated fourth round showdown. The 36-year-old 23-times Grand Slam champion, making a comeback…

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Centre asks PSUs to hold meetings at select tourist sites

The Centre has sought public sector undertakings (PSUs) to hold at least two crucial meetings every year at one of the five tourist destinations, including Hampi in Karnataka, to give a boost to the tourism sector. The four other…

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Guatemala volcano eruption kills 25

At least 25 people were killed when Guatemala's Fuego volcano erupted Sunday, belching ash and rock and forcing the airport to close, the country's disaster agency said. "The toll was 25 dead as of 9:00 pm (0300 GMT Monday)," the spokesman…

Sunday, Jun 3

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Paswan meets Amit Shah, seeks ordinance on SC, ST Act

NDA ally Ram Vilas Paswan met BJP chief Amit Shah on Sunday and made a strong pitch for bringing an ordinance to restore the original provisions of the law to prevent atrocities against Dalits. The demand has come in the backdrop of the…

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War against tobacco hasn't been won yet

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The world can draw some satisfaction from the fact that smoking of tobacco is declining. According to the World Health Organisation's Global Report on Trends in Prevalence of Tobacco Smoking 2000-2025, 27% of the world's population smoked…

Farmers' stir sign of rising distress

The 10-day agitation launched by farmers in seven states on Friday has intensified and is set to be extended to more states. The states where the farmers have started the stir include Punjab, Haryana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and…

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Switzerland set to amend anti-money laundering law

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Stepping up efforts to curb illicit fund flows, Switzerland plans to amend its anti-money laundering law wherein financial intermediaries will be required to verify information on beneficial owners. The Alpine nation, known for its banking…

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I am closely watching confusion in coalition govt: BSY

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The leader of the Opposition B S Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that he was closely observing all the confusion happening in the JD(S)-Congress coalition government. Yeddyurappa who was in Tumakuru to canvass on behalf of the BJP candidate for…

Saturday, Jun 2

22

Sharapova saunters through

Maria Sharapova marked her first appearance on Court Philippe Chatrier in three years with a 6-2, 6-1 rout of Karolina Pliskova to set-up a blockbuster French Open last-16 duel with nemesis Serena Williams on Saturday, while 10-time…

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Mayawati vacates govt bungalow, calls it Kanshi Ram memorial

Just ahead of the deadline set by the Uttar Pradesh estates department, BSP president Mayawati on Saturday said she was vacating the “portion” of the 13-A Mall Avenue bungalow she occupied. She said the bungalow has already been declared a…

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Four killed, over 20 injured in accident

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Four people, including three teachers, were killed on the spot, while over 20 passengers were injured in a collision between two buses in Jevargi town in Kalaburagi district on Saturday. The victims are Ayesha Siddiqui (35), Farheen Begum …

Friday, Jun 1

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Will the Cong-JD(S) pre-poll pact spoil BJP's prospects?

Buoyed by the Opposition's success in the recent bypolls, the Congress has decided to fight the Lok Sabha election in Karnataka by forging a pre-poll alliance with the JD(S). The numbers indicate that the Congress-JD(S) pre-poll pact has…

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BJP hits out at Stalin for criticizing Rajinikanth' comments

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Joining issue with the DMK on its criticism of superstar Rajinikanth over his comments on the violent anti-Sterlite protest in Tuticorin last week, a senior BJP leader today took exception to it and said the actor was just speaking the…

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Charity match: Windies too strong for World XI

Evin Lewis's quickfire fifty and economical bowling from spinner Samuel Badree saw the West Indies to an emphatic 72-run victory over the World XI in the Hurricane Relief Twenty20 Challenge at Lord's. Lewis struck 58 off 26 balls,…

Thursday, May 31

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Independent candidate in Jayanagar accuses Cong workers of attacking him

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Ravikrishna Reddy, an independent candidate fighting the Jayanagar bypolls, has alleged that Congress workers attacked him and his supporters on Wednesday night. Reddy claimed to have received information that Congress workers were…

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United Oppn scores big in bypolls, sets pace for 2019

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In a big setback to the ruling BJP, opposition parties appeared winning 11 bypolls, limiting the saffron party and its allies to just three, out of four Lok Sabha and 10 Assembly seats across 11 states -- riding high on strengthening non…

Wednesday, May 30

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Irish abortion law: Savita's father hopes new law would be named after her

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"Dear Savita, I am sorry, our country denied you your right to life. I am so sorry your request went unanswered. " said one of the notes on Savita Halappanavar's mural in Dublin. Over the weekend, many paid tributes to Savita. Her death in…

Tuesday, May 29

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Son of Assam's peace negotiator moves SC on father's disappearance

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The son of a peace negotiator from Assam on Tuesday asked the Supreme Court to urgently consider a habeas corpus plea filed after the disappearance of his father, Rebati Phukan, on April 22. A bench of Justices L Nageswara Rao and Mohan M …

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Examine merging of Arogya Karnataka, Yeshasvini schemes, CM tells officials

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Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy on Tuesday directed the health department to “closely examine” the full-fledged roll out of the Arogya Karnataka universal health coverage scheme across the state. Additional Chief Secretary (Health & Family…

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Fortis initiates fresh bidding process

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Fortis Healthcare on Tuesday initiated a fresh time-bound bidding process for its sale after terminating the offer made by the Munjal-Burman combine, in yet another twist in the race for the cash-strapped healthcare chain. The deadline for…

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Senior UP ATS officer commits suicide

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A senior police official of the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) today allegedly committed suicide in his office here, police said. A 1992-batch Provincial Police Services (PPS) officer, Rajesh Sahni used an official weapon to…

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Naxal, supporters killed in face-off with police in Chhattisgarh

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A Naxal 'deputy commander' and two supporters of the outlawed outfit were killed in an encounter with the police in Chhattisgarh's Rajnandgaon district on Tuesday, an official said. The encounter took place at a forest in Bortalav area of…

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Two fishermen feared drowned at sea, four rescued

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Two fishing boats that were headed home to Tamil Nadu on Tuesday, drowned in the Arabian Sea at a distance of 21 nautical miles (39 km) from the Karnataka coast. The two boats which drowned were identified as Angel-1 and Angel-2. They were…

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Sensex slips 57 points in early trade on weak Asian cues

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Reversing early gains, the Sensex on Tuesday declined over 57 points as investors booked profits in healthcare, banking, metal and realty sectors amid weak Asian cues. The 30-share Sensex was trading 57.30 points, or 0.16 percent, lower at…