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November 19, 2017 1:25 pm gmt |
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Athletes from across the globe ran in New Delhi’s biggest running race on Sunday (November 19) despite pollution levels remaining at “unhealthy” levels. Around 35,000 participants, unfazed by health warnings by doctors, took part at the Airtel Delhi Half Marathon in the Indian capit...
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November 19, 2017 5:35 am gmt |
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“Using the Income Tax department, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley are trying to destroy our family,” said T.T.V. Dhinakaran, sidelined AIADMK leader here. “It [the I-T raids] is purely political vendetta… But we’ll not get scared and will not run away,” Mr. Dhinak...
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November 16, 2017 1:05 pm gmt |
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In his latest weekly column in a Tamil magazine, megastar Kamal Haasan has said he will send the money he received as donation to launch his political outfit back. The 63-year-old actor also hinted at paying a visit to Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, which happens to be Prime Minister Narendra Modi’...
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November 16, 2017 5:50 am gmt |
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The judge who headed the three-member Supreme Court bench that confirmed the punishment to the convicts in the Rajiv Gandhi assassination case has written a letter to the former prime minister’s wife and Congress president Sonia Gandhi, requesting her to “show magnanimity” and convey her willingness ...
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November 15, 2017 5:52 am gmt |
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AN “OFFICIAL but informal meeting” of government officials convened by Tamil Nadu’s new Governor, Banwarilal Purohit, in Coimbatore on Tuesday raised eyebrows, as the meeting was ostensibly meant to get a briefing on activities and governance in the district, usually not part of the Governor’s role. ...
In India
November 14, 2017 11:09 am gmt |
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Twenty-six years after the assassination of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, a former CBI officer who interrogated one of the convicts, the then 19-year-old A.G. Perarivalan, made a sworn statement before the Supreme Court that the CBI omitted the part of his confession where he said he had “absol...
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November 14, 2017 5:36 am gmt |
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Ending their largest-ever search operation in Tamil Nadu, which lasted five days and covered the properties of late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa’s former aide and jailed AIADMK leader V.K. Sasikala and her extended family members, Income Tax officials on Monday said that until now, tax evasion on inco...
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November 13, 2017 9:24 am gmt |
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Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, along with other leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and its dialogue partners attended the opening ceremony of a regional summit on Monday (November 13). The annual meeting brings together world leaders, including heads of state from the...
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November 13, 2017 5:53 am gmt |
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Scores of people participated in 10th annual gay pride parade in New Delhi on Sunday (November 12) despite national capital being under a blanket of toxic smog. Gay activists and their supporters took out the parade in central Delhi and filled the road with rainbow colours. Wearing vibgyor-coloured c...
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November 12, 2017 5:38 am gmt |
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National Green Tribunal (NGT), India’s top environmental court, on Saturday (November 11) allowed the Delhi government to implement the “odd-even” car rationing scheme without any exemptions, as the national capital battles a pollution emergency. Toxic smog has blanketed New Delhi t...
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November 11, 2017 10:14 am gmt |
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Trucks carrying various goods were stranded at New Delhi’s borders on Saturday (November 11) after the government banned their entry into the city to tackle the worsening pollution levels. Commercial trucks have been banned from the city unless they are transporting essential commodities, all c...
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November 11, 2017 5:45 am gmt |
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Senior AIADMK leader and Fisheries Minister D. Jayakumar on Friday rejected the contention that there was a connection between the ruling party and the searches being carried out by Income Tax department officials on the premises of individuals related to sidelined AIADMK leaders V.K. Sasikala [who i...
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November 10, 2017 9:24 am gmt |
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New Jersey’s first Sikh mayor-elect said that his win sends a national message on Thursday (November 9), after Democrats swept top statewide and local races across the country. Ravi Bhalla, who won the mayoral race in Hoboken, the first turbaned mayor-elect in New Jersey to do so, said his win ...
In India
November 10, 2017 5:36 am gmt |
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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam working president M.K. Stalin on Thursday said there was no point commenting on searches conducted by the Income Tax Department on the premises owned by V.K. Sasikala and her family members when the fate of other similar exercises carried out on prominent persons in Tamil Na...
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November 9, 2017 9:22 am gmt |
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Chennai/Tiruchi/Coimbatore – Income Tax officials are searching the offices of Jaya TV in Chennai and raids are on at nine more firms at various places in Tamil Nadu and across the country. Armed police personnel have been deployed on the premises of Jaya TV, which is controlled by the family o...
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November 9, 2017 5:23 am gmt |
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Britain’s Prince Charles and his wife Camilla, the Duchess of Cornwall, met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Wednesday (November 8) as part of a two-day visit to boost bilateral ties. Charles and Modi were expected to discuss a wide range of issues, including upcoming Commonw...
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November 8, 2017 7:30 am gmt |
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The BJP and Congress-led Opposition are likely to lock horns on Wednesday, on the first anniversary of demonetisation. While the ruling party is celebrating November 8 as ‘anti-black money day’, several Opposition parties have decided to observe it as a ‘Black Day.’ Several Union ministers and BJP le...
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November 8, 2017 5:17 am gmt |
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MDMK general secretary Vaiko on Tuesday denied the claim of one of Tamil Nadu’s prominent evangelists Mohan C. Lazarus that he had converted to Christianity and was reading the Bible twice a day. “I am not a Christian. I respect all religions and my daughter-in-law has a poojaroom in which you can se...
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November 7, 2017 10:46 am gmt |
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At least 58 children have been died within 4 days at Gorakhpur’s Baba Raghav Das (BRD) Medical College Hospital. Professor Dr D.K. Srivastava, Head of the department of Community Medicine, confirmed the deaths. “32 infant were younger than one month. 26 others, who were older than a month...