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September 2, 2018 3:00 am gmt |
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The Centre will not advance the 2019 general election, and it will be held as per schedule, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh told yesterday (Saturday). “The 2019 Lok Sabha election will be held on time. There is no question of advancing the poll dates. The entire process will be over before May 15, ...
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September 1, 2018 2:55 am gmt |
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A year into her marriage, Savita, 24, wishes she had never left her father’s home, which is in another part of Kanpur. She and her husband live in a house that overlooks a 20-ft wide drain. Beginning at Shitla Bazaar, on the outskirts of Jajmau — a major industrial cluster of tanneries in north-easte...
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August 31, 2018 2:55 am gmt |
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The rupee hit a historic intraday low for the second straight session, falling to 70.86 against the dollar. Month-end dollar demand from importers and the recent rise in oil prices have spurred the trend. Opening at 70.69, from Wednesday’s record closing low of 70.59, the rupee fell 0.21% to an all-t...
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August 30, 2018 2:54 am gmt |
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Professor Anand Teltumbde, whose official Goa residence was raided by the Pune police in his absence the day before (Tuesday), made a surprise appearance at a press conference held to condemn the arrest of five activists in Mumbai. “This is the face of the ‘urban Naxal’,” Mr. Teltumbde said, who is a...
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August 28, 2018 7:01 am gmt |
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The General Council of the DMK convened at the Kalaignar Arangam in party headquarters Anna Arivalayam to elect its President, a poll necessitated by the demise of its only President since the creation of the post in the late 1960s — M Karunanidhi. His son MK Stalin was announced as the Preside...
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August 28, 2018 6:30 am gmt |
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The police in Kottayam, Kerala were alarmed as a caravan of trucks bearing flags similar to that of the Tamil armed group LTTE arrived with flood relief material. Indian website Manorama Online said. The website added that the vehicle had a banner with the picture of late LTTE Leader Velupillai Prabh...
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August 27, 2018 3:04 am gmt |
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In a major breakthrough, the Crime Branch CID of the Tamil Nadu police has cracked the sensational train heist case in which ₹5.75 crore cash assigned to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) was looted from a moving train a couple of years ago. The unprecedented train robbery occurred on the Salem-Chennai...
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August 26, 2018 3:13 am gmt |
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Congress president Rahul Gandhi yesterday (Saturday) accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of being “unpatriotic” for misusing public anger over the country’s “job problem”. Reiterating a theme that has run through his interactions during his visit to the U.K. and Germany, Mr. Gandhi drew parallels be...
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August 25, 2018 2:58 am gmt |
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The A.P. government, apparently, is sitting on a gold mine all these days. The government recently found that Chigargunta and Bisanatham gold block in Chittoor district is likely to fetch ₹947 crore. After conducting many exploration studies, the Mines and Geology department has come to a conclusion ...
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August 24, 2018 3:06 am gmt |
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The Kerala government yesterday (Thursday) claimed in the Supreme Court that sudden releases of water from the Mullaperiyar dam was a cause for the floods in the State. In an affidavit, Kerala slammed Tamil Nadu for allegedly ignoring its repeated entreaties for controlled release of water from the r...
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August 23, 2018 3:47 am gmt |
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Employing safety tips she had picked up while doing a school project, Zen Sadavarte, a 10-year-old, ensured that her family members and neighbours remained safe when a fire broke out in her building yesterday (Wednesday) morning. Zen, a Class VI student, lives with her family on the 16th floor of Cry...
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August 20, 2018 2:39 am gmt |
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Tamil Nadu Common Admission for postgraudate courses, including ME, M.Tech, M.Arch, and M.Plan, will begin from August 28. The morning session will be for those who cleared the GATE and the evening session, till August 31, will be for TANCET rank holders, said V. Rhymend Uthariaraj, selection secreta...
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August 19, 2018 2:47 am gmt |
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The rescue operation for flood victims in Pathanamthitta and Thrissur districts continued on Saturday with response teams battling strong river currents and heavy rain to bring stranded citizens to safety, even as a parallel crisis unfolded in the Kuttanad region, where rising floodwaters inundated t...
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August 18, 2018 2:46 am gmt |
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At least 324 people have been killed in flooding in the southern Indian state of Kerala in what local officials say is the worst flooding in 100 years. India’s monsoon season started in June, but the death toll in Kerala has soared in the past 24 hours. Rescuers are battling torrential rains to...
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August 17, 2018 2:53 am gmt |
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the only non-Congress leader to have completed a full term as Prime Minister, breathed his last at the All-India Institute of Medical Sciences yesterday (Thursday) evening. The 12-time Parliamentarian was 93. “Unfortunately, his condition deteriorated over the last 36 hours and ...