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Govt warns Twitter of strict action if it fails to check hate messages


At a meeting, which was held "for effective action" against objectionable contents, the officials from the microblogging site were told that in some cases Twitter has been "slow" in removing or blocking objectionable or unlawful content

Amit Shah#39;s surname Persian word, will they change it, asks Asaduddin Owaisi


According to officials, the NDA-led Centre has given consent to the renaming of at least 25 towns and villages across India in the past one year.

SC dismisses pleas for recusal of bench hearing Manipur fake encounter cases


The applications claimed that on July 30, the court had allegedly termed the accused, charge sheeted by the SIT in some of the encounter cases, as "murderers".

Kerala govt opposes plea to restrain non-hindus, non-idol worshippers in Sabarimala temple


Earlier, considering the petition by the BJP functionary, the high court had observed that the Lord Ayyappa temple belonged to all and it was a shrine where devotees of all faiths could enter to offer prayers.

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Facebook describes fake news as an #39;existential threat#39;


"(Fake news) is an existential threat to the platform. As a social media platform, we are devoted to doing good and misinformation is the opposite of that," said Manish Khanduri, Head of News Partnerships at Facebook.

Iran sticking to nuclear deal conditions: IAEA


Sweeping new American sanctions against Iran, which came into effect on November 5, have raised fears about whether the deal can survive.


Hyundai Motors to sign MoU worth Rs 7,000 Cr with TN Govt


The management of Hyundai Motor India, led by its Managing Director and CEO, Y K Koo called on Chief Minister K Palaniswami at the Secretariat and had a brief interaction with him.


Here#39;s why a change in the US interest rates matters to India


The US Federal Reserve decided to keep the lending rate steady in its latest policy meet in the current range of 2 percent to 2.25 percent.

BJP unit of Rajasthan is now a one-woman show: Rebel MLA Ghanshyam Tiwari


Tiwari, a known face in the state, was a close aide of former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee and former vice-president Bhairon Singh Shekhawat. He has formed a new party called #39;Bharat Vahini#39;

Maruti Suzuki to undertake #39;service campaign#39; for Ciaz


At least 880 units of the Ciaz diesel (only Zeta and Alpha variants) manufactured between August 1, 2018 and September 21, 2018 will be covered in this campaign


Rafale deal: Centre hands over document on decision process to petitioners


The document titled "Details of the steps in the decision making process leading to the award of 36 Rafale fighter aircraft order" stated that the process as laid down in the Defence Procurement Procedure-2013 has been followed in…


Rupee crosses 73 per dollar


Today, USD-INR pair is expected to quote in the range of 72.50 and 73.10, says Motilal Oswal.

Mukesh Ambani to inject Rs 3,000 crore in Odisha to promote digital growth


Ambani said the company will work to spread digital technology in the state, especially in rural areas.


DGCA suspends flying licence of Air India Operations Director Arvind Kathpalia for 3 years


In the case of Kathpalia being detected #39;BA positive#39; on November 11, the privileges of his licence have been suspended for a period of three years as per the provisions of applicable regulations, the official said.

Jawa releases new teaser video to showcase exhaust note of upcoming bike


The video is that of the bike riding on a country road and while most of it is hidden from view, the video clearly showcases the exhaust note.


Electronics sales soar this Diwali, marking a return of discretionary spending after DeMo


A 10 percent cut in the Goods Services Tax on appliances in July is believed to be one of the major reasons for the sales spike

UP govt considering ban on liquor, meat in Ayodhya district


CM Yogi Adityanath had earlier announced renaming of Faizabad district as Ayodhya district

Govt to not back down in dispute over Section 7 of RBI Act: Report


Government has claimed that the disputes between the two should be resolved on November 19 during the board meeting of the RBI.


Shiv Sena loves us #39;secretly#39;, BJP shows affection openly: Devendra Fadnavis


He was speaking to reporters at an informal gathering Saturday in Ramgiri Bungalow in Nagpur.


Union Minister Ananth Kumar dies


Kumar was a BJP Member of Parliament (MP) from South Bengaluru constituency

Sunday, Nov 11

PM Narendra Modi benefitting #39;friends#39; with 59-minute loan scheme: Congress


The Congress leader alleged that the web portal is supported by public sector institutions such as SIDBI and PSU banks as partners, even though it is owned by Ahmedabad-based private company CapitaWorld Platform Pvt Ltd

Govt schools will be brought at par with private ones: Punjab Education Minister


Presiding over a function to pay tributes to Jawahar Lal Nehru, Soni said the country#39;s first prime minister had shown a new path to the nation

Grand alliance will win December 7 Telangana assembly polls: Congress


KCR had also not fulfilled his promise to provide one lakh government jobs,two BHK houses, farmers#39; issues, education and the health sector, among others, Rajiv Shukla said

Saturday, Nov 10

Singapore summit: Mike Pence, PM Modi to discuss bilateral, defence cooperation


Modi and Pence are scheduled to meet during the ASEAN and East Asia Summit in Singapore next week

Assembly Elections 2018: All you need to know as Chhattisgarh goes to polls


Moneycontrol decodes what is at stake for incumbent chief minister Raman Singh and other political parties in the forthcoming Chhattisgarh Assembly elections 2018

Air pollution: EPCA to go after polluting vehicles says Chairperson Bhure Lal


He also said people should have abided by the direction of the Supreme Court on bursting of firecrackers in the stipulated time frame of 8 pm to 10 pm

EC bans exit polls from November 12 to December 7


While Chhattisgarh is going to polls in two phases on November 12 and 20, Madhya Pradesh and Mizoram have elections on November 28

Friday, Nov 9

Modi#39;s #39;urban Naxals#39; attack is to hide failure in tackling left-wing extremism, says Congress

Congress also quoted Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh over his remarks made in 2015 that Naxals are "sons of the soil" and would be welcomed back in the mainstream as children.

CJI Ranjan Gogoi holds 6 collegium meeting in 30 days, invokes MOP twice for appointment of HC CJs

The collegium also did not shy away from invoking provisions of Memorandum of Procedure to appoint a judge of the same high court as Chief Justice of parent high courts of Bombay and Calcutta.

Congress supports urban Maoists, says PM Narendra Modi

Addressing his first election rally for the Assembly polls scheduled later this, Modi also said he will not rest till he fulfils late Atal Bihari Vajpayee#39;s dreams for a prosperous Chhattisgarh.

Air pollution: Delhi#39;s AQI post-Diwali in #39;severe plus emergency#39; category at 642

In 2017, the AQI was recorded at 367, a day after Diwali, while in 2016 it was 425. The AQI this year was over twice that of 2017.

Thursday, Nov 8

Chhattisgarh Assembly Polls 2018: PM Modi, Rahul Gandhi to campaign on November 9

Modi will address a rally in Bastar district#39;s headquarters, Jagdalpur, while Gandhi will tour the state for two days

Attack on journalists, security forces: The trend of Naxal violence ahead of polls continues

The Naxal attack on November 8 reflects a trend in which Maoist violence, before the state heads for elections, has become common.

Demonetisation a key step taken by govt to formalise economy: FM Jaitley

The finance minister#39;s blog post comes on the second anniversary of demonetisation.

India#39;s unemployment rate jumps to 2-year high of 6.9%

The estimated number of people employed during October 2018 was 397 million, 2.4 percent lower than the rate year-on-year

Wednesday, Nov 7

Pakistan has cost effective solution to India#39;s latest ballistic missile defence system: Report

Addressing a conference on #39;Nuclear Deterrence and Strategic Stability in South Asia#39; hosted by the Strategic Vision Institute (SVI), Adviser to the National Command Authority (NCA) Lt Gen (retd) Khalid Kidwai also said that Pakistan…

Thugs of Hindostan: Amitabh, Aamir pair up for 1st time; here’s how their films fared over 10 years

While the industry’s hope is riding on Thugs of Hindostan, there have been few times the two actors have disappointed movie-goers.

US exempts India from certain sanctions for development of strategic Chabahar Port in Iran

The Chabahar Port is considered a gateway to golden opportunities for trade by India, Iran and Afghanistan with central Asian countries besides ramping up trade among the three countries after Pakistan denied transit access to India.

PM Modi celebrates Diwali with soldiers in Harshil near India-China border

He also spoke of his interactions with the jawans of the Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP), years ago when he was part of the Kailash Mansarovar Yatra.