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October 7, 2017 7:36 am gmt |
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Activist-journalist Gauri Lankesh, who was gunned down outside her home in Bengaluru in September, will be posthumously given the Anna Politkovskaya Award this year, making her the first Indian to receive the honour, her family said on Thursday. Lankesh will share the annual award, instituted in memo...
In India
October 7, 2017 5:34 am gmt |
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Indian President Ram Nath Kovind on Thursday (October 05) announced that his government will give a line of credit of nearly $200 to Ethiopia for development projects after his meeting with his counterpart Mulatu Teshome in Addis Ababa. Both the leaders discussed economic relations and officials sign...
In India
October 6, 2017 9:53 am gmt |
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V.K. Sasikala, the jailed interim general secretary of the AIADMK, obtained a five-day parole from the Parappana Agrahara Prison in Bengaluru on Friday. According to sources in the prison, the parole was granted with a set of conditions, including one that states that she should not have any politica...
In India
October 6, 2017 3:54 am gmt |
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High court of India’s Tamil Nadu province on Wednesday (October 04) maintained stay orders on conducting trust vote until it delivers verdict on “illegal” disqualification of 18 legislators of the ruling state party. First, the petition of the disqualified legislators will be heard ...
In India
October 5, 2017 8:54 am gmt |
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Kathiresan (66) of Melur, whose petition claiming that Tamil actor Dhanush was his son was previously dismissed by the Madras High Court (Madurai Bench), on Thursday filed a police complaint seeking action against the actor for reportedly producing fake birth certificate and school transfer certifica...
In India
October 5, 2017 4:15 am gmt |
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Liquor baron Vijay Mallya was arrested in London yesterday before being released on bail for the second time this year, in a case of money laundering filed by Indian authorities through UK’s state prosecutor. The 61-year-old tycoon, who has been staying in the UK for over a year now, is accused...
In India
October 4, 2017 11:39 am gmt |
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The Madras High Court on Wednesday adjourned till Monday further hearing on individual writ petitions filed by 18 AIADMK disqualified MLAs and clarified that the interim order against conducting elections to their constituencies and also a restraint on conducting trust vote in the Assembly shall cont...
In India
October 4, 2017 4:33 am gmt |
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Heavily-armed suicide attackers stormed a Border Security Force (BSF) camp near the Srinagar airport before dawn today and opened fire, leaving three soldiers wounded. Two terrorists have been killed. Firing is still on and more terrorists are believed to be hiding in the sprawling, hilly campus, whi...
In India
October 3, 2017 4:31 am gmt |
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Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) working president M.K. Stalin on Sunday reiterated his demand for a CBI inquiry into the death of former Chief Minister Jayalalithaa. Speaking at a public meeting here, he said that Jayalalithaa’s death was highly suspicious. “While she was undergoing treatment at the ...
In India
October 2, 2017 9:20 am gmt |
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VK Sasikala, who is Bangalore prison currently in a corruption case, has requested parole for 15 days to attend to her husband M Natarajan, who is critically ill. Mr Natarajan is admitted at a hospital in Chennai and is expected to undergo a liver transplant. The 74-year-old, who has suffered multipl...
In Other States
October 2, 2017 4:30 am gmt |
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Fame and money are not the enough to become successful in politics, said Tamil superstar Rajinikanth on Sunday (October 01). Rajinikanth was speaking at the inauguration of late Tamil actor Sivaji Ganesan’s memorial in India’s southern Chennai city. He added something special was needed t...
In India
October 1, 2017 11:36 am gmt |
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A delegation of 29 Indian fishermen in India’s southern Rameswaram city left for Sri Lanka on Saturday (September 30) to retrieve their boats captured by the navy. Reportedly, since February 2015 the Sri Lankan naval agencies have confiscated more than 182 Indian boats on charges of poaching in...
In India
October 1, 2017 4:08 am gmt |
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Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman is visiting Jammu and Kashmir on Friday to take stock of the security situation and review preparedness of soldiers on borders. She is also expected to visit Siachen on September 30. During her visit, she is expected to meet senior commanders as well. This will be ...
In India
September 29, 2017 11:15 am gmt |
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A rush hour stampede at a railway station in the Indian financial hub of Mumbai wounded more than 20 people, a police official said. Government Railway Police Commissioner Niket Kaushik said the cause of the stampede at the Elphinstone railway station amid a heavy downpour was being investigated. A l...
In India
September 29, 2017 4:41 am gmt |
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Stating that BHU is not the first campus to face incidents of violence, Congress student wing NSUI has launched a statewide campaign demanding a Students’ Rights Protection Bill. In the around two-month-long campaign, the NSUI has planned to cover degree colleges in every district of the state, under...