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Himachal's fate to be decided tomorrow
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:08:01 +0100
The question of which party will rule Himachal Pradesh for the next five years will be answered on Monday, with the election results set to be announced by evening. Most of the exit polls have predicted a defeat for the incumbent Congress. However,...
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Student killed for exposing classmate's affair
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 09:02:02 +0100
A Class XII boy in Bihars Rohtas district was killed apparently for exposing a love affair of one of his classmates. The body of 17-year-old Sahil Kumar was recovered by police from Jagdeo Chowk under Tilhauti police station, around 180 km from the state...
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Reach consensus, pass Women's Reservation Bill: Venkaiah Naidu to parties
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:34:01 +0100
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today said that all parties should reach a consensus to clear the long-pending Womens Reservation Bill. The bill seeks to provide 33 per cent reservation to women in Parliament and state legislatures. At a state-level convention...
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Jharkhand Police arrests Kobad Ghandy
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 08:34:01 +0100
CPI (Maoist) leader Kobad Ghandy was arrested by Jharkhand Police from Hyderabad in connection with two Maoist violence cases, a senior police officer said here on Sunday. Ghandy wanted by the Bokaro Police in two pending cases was brought here on Saturday...
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NIA lodges case against five 'ISIS sympathisers' from Kerala
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 07:06:01 +0100
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has lodged a case against five alleged ISIS sympathisers, hailing from Keralas Kannur district, the agency said today. The central probe agency said it took over the case from the Kerala police, which had booked...
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Soccer-Mourinho has better winning mentality than Guardiola, says Pardew
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:52:02 +0100
West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew believes his Manchester United counterpart Jose Mourinho has been unfairly criticized, saying that no one, including Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, was better than the Portuguese at winning trophies. After...
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Ronaldo fires Real to fifth title
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:44:02 +0100
Cristiano Ronaldos second-half free-kick ensured Real Madrid picked up a fifth trophy of 2017 by beating Gremio 1-0 to retain the Club World Cup here. A third Club World Cup in four years brings Madrid level with rivals Barcelona as the most successful...
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'Renewable Energy mini grids can offer power solution'
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:42:02 +0100
Mini-grids powered by decentralised renewable energy can provide long-term solution for the countrys electrification requirements, says a report. The report prepared by the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) also said the central...
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PVR to open first screen in Sri Lanka in 2 years
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:36:02 +0100
Leading multiplex operator PVR is scouting overseas destinations for expansion and plans to open its first project in Sri Lanka in next two years, a top company official has said. Besides Sri Lanka, the Gurgaon-based firm is also looking for other neighbouring...
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Australia close in on series win
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:34:02 +0100
Australia had one hand on the Ashes at stumps on the fourth day of the third Test against England here on Sunday. Trailing by 259 runs in the first innings after Australia declared at 662 for nine, England were 132 for four when stumps was called early...
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'Smart India Hackathon' sees innovative products by students
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:12:01 +0100
Vibration sensors to detect rash driving on highways, games for the propagation of health knowledge, an app to establish a link between farmers and retailers, were among the innovative products designed by engineering students at the Smart India Hackathon...
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Delhi allows microbreweries
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:08:01 +0100
Heres some good news for beer lovers in the national capital - the Delhi government has allowed microbreweries for the first time in the city. The Delhi Cabinet has approved a proposal of the excise department to allow microbrew pubs. Currently, to taste...
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Trump team claims investigator 'unlawfully' got emails
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:56:02 +0100
The special counsel probing whether US President Donald Trumps campaign colluded with Russia has unlawfully received tens of thousands of emails, a lawyer for Trumps transition alleges, according to US media. In a letter to congressional committees, Kory...
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DRDO has key role in Make in India: Nirmala
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:52:02 +0100
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has a great role in realising the Make in India vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She was speaking on Saturday at a programme organised for...
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Hyderabad firm booked for cheating SBI
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:36:01 +0100
New Delhi, PTI: The CBI has booked a Hyderabad-based retail company for cheating the State Bank of India (SBI) to the tune of nearly Rs 134 crore by availing various credit facilities on the basis of forged documents between 2007 and 2014, officials said...
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HC strikes down rules allowing Maha govt to regulate denatured
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:24:02 +0100
In a setback to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court has struck down certain provisions of the Bombay Denatured Spirit Rules by which the state wanted to regulate the possession, use, sale, import and export of denatured spirit and ethanol. The...
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England 132 for 4, 127 runs behind Australia in third Test
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:10:02 +0100
England was battling to save the Ashes at 132 for four in their second innings when play was abandoned due to rain on the fourth day of the third Test in Perth on Sunday. Needing to avoid defeat to stay alive in the series, the tourists still trailed...
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Indian exports to China goes up by over 53 per cent in Oct
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:06:02 +0100
Indias exports to China registered a sharp increase of over 53 per cent year-on-year to reach USD 1.24 billion in October, but the trade deficit continued to mount, according to data released by the customs. The trade deficit for October stood at USD...
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21st century leadership should believe in young, creative
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:56:02 +0100
The 21st-century leadership should believe in young and creative minds who can solve problems of the country and also the world, a senior functionary of the RSS said. C R Mukunda said a new type of leadership was needed which will look beyond textbook...
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Over 1000 Naga rebels nabbed in 2 yrs
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:56:02 +0100
More than a 1,000 Naga rebels were arrested by security forces since the banned NSCN-K attacked an army convoy and killed 18 soldiers in Manipur two years ago, officials said. As many as 531 underground cadres of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang...
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Counting of votes for Himachal Polls tomorrow
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:52:01 +0100
The fate of 337 candidates including Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his predecessor Prem Kumar Dhumal will be known tomorrow as counting of votes is taken up in Himachal Pradesh where traditional rivals BJP and Congress have contested all 68 seats. The...
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I'll knock Ernest out in early rounds: Vijender
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:44:01 +0100
Indias boxing sensation Vijender Singh is eyeing another knockout win during his double title defence against African Champion Ghanas Ernest Amuzu in Jaipur on December 23. The 32-year-old Indian currently holds a 9-0 record with seven knockout wins out...
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8 killed, 44 injured in suicide attack on church in Pakistan
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:26:01 +0100
Heavily-armed terrorists attacked a church during a midday service today in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, killing at least eight people and wounding 44 others including children and women.The attack on the Bethel Memorial Church on Zarghoon...
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NRI from Telangana killed in Sanjose Light Train accident
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:26:01 +0100
HYDERABAD: A native of the Karimnagar district of Telangana was hit and killed by a light train in San Jose, California, USA on Thursday. Forty-four-year old Krishna Erravelli is a resident of Albany, Ohio, who had come to San Jose on official work. According...
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Musharraf hails LeT, JuD militants as 'patriotic'
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:24:01 +0100
Hailing LeT and JuD terror groups as "patriotic", former military dictator Pervez Musharraf has said that he was ready to enter into an alliance with them for Pakistans "safety and security", according to a media report. The 74-year-old retired general,...
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'Smart India Hackathon' sees innovative products by students
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:12:01 +0100
Vibration sensors to detect rash driving on highways, games for the propagation of health knowledge, an app to establish a link between farmers and retailers, were among the innovative products designed by engineering students at the Smart India Hackathon...
© Deccan Herald
Delhi allows microbreweries
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 06:08:01 +0100
Heres some good news for beer lovers in the national capital - the Delhi government has allowed microbreweries for the first time in the city. The Delhi Cabinet has approved a proposal of the excise department to allow microbrew pubs. Currently, to taste...
© Deccan Herald
Trump team claims investigator 'unlawfully' got emails
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:56:02 +0100
The special counsel probing whether US President Donald Trumps campaign colluded with Russia has unlawfully received tens of thousands of emails, a lawyer for Trumps transition alleges, according to US media. In a letter to congressional committees, Kory...
© Deccan Herald
DRDO has key role in Make in India: Nirmala
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:52:02 +0100
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has said that the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has a great role in realising the Make in India vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. She was speaking on Saturday at a programme organised for...
© Deccan Herald
Hyderabad firm booked for cheating SBI
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:36:01 +0100
New Delhi, PTI: The CBI has booked a Hyderabad-based retail company for cheating the State Bank of India (SBI) to the tune of nearly Rs 134 crore by availing various credit facilities on the basis of forged documents between 2007 and 2014, officials said...
© Deccan Herald
HC strikes down rules allowing Maha govt to regulate denatured
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:24:02 +0100
In a setback to the Maharashtra government, the Bombay High Court has struck down certain provisions of the Bombay Denatured Spirit Rules by which the state wanted to regulate the possession, use, sale, import and export of denatured spirit and ethanol. The...
© Deccan Herald
England 132 for 4, 127 runs behind Australia in third Test
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:10:02 +0100
England was battling to save the Ashes at 132 for four in their second innings when play was abandoned due to rain on the fourth day of the third Test in Perth on Sunday. Needing to avoid defeat to stay alive in the series, the tourists still trailed...
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Indian exports to China goes up by over 53 per cent in Oct
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 05:06:02 +0100
Indias exports to China registered a sharp increase of over 53 per cent year-on-year to reach USD 1.24 billion in October, but the trade deficit continued to mount, according to data released by the customs. The trade deficit for October stood at USD...
© Deccan Herald
21st century leadership should believe in young, creative
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:56:02 +0100
The 21st-century leadership should believe in young and creative minds who can solve problems of the country and also the world, a senior functionary of the RSS said. C R Mukunda said a new type of leadership was needed which will look beyond textbook...
© Deccan Herald
Over 1000 Naga rebels nabbed in 2 yrs
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:56:02 +0100
More than a 1,000 Naga rebels were arrested by security forces since the banned NSCN-K attacked an army convoy and killed 18 soldiers in Manipur two years ago, officials said. As many as 531 underground cadres of the National Socialist Council of Nagaland-Khaplang...
© Deccan Herald
Counting of votes for Himachal Polls tomorrow
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:52:01 +0100
The fate of 337 candidates including Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh and his predecessor Prem Kumar Dhumal will be known tomorrow as counting of votes is taken up in Himachal Pradesh where traditional rivals BJP and Congress have contested all 68 seats. The...
© Deccan Herald
I'll knock Ernest out in early rounds: Vijender
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:44:01 +0100
Indias boxing sensation Vijender Singh is eyeing another knockout win during his double title defence against African Champion Ghanas Ernest Amuzu in Jaipur on December 23. The 32-year-old Indian currently holds a 9-0 record with seven knockout wins out...
© Deccan Herald
8 killed, 44 injured in suicide attack on church in Pakistan
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:26:01 +0100
Heavily-armed terrorists attacked a church during a midday service today in the southwestern Pakistani city of Quetta, killing at least eight people and wounding 44 others including children and women.The attack on the Bethel Memorial Church on Zarghoon...
© Deccan Herald
NRI from Telangana killed in Sanjose Light Train accident
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:26:01 +0100
HYDERABAD: A native of the Karimnagar district of Telangana was hit and killed by a light train in San Jose, California, USA on Thursday. Forty-four-year old Krishna Erravelli is a resident of Albany, Ohio, who had come to San Jose on official work. According...
© Deccan Herald
Musharraf hails LeT, JuD militants as 'patriotic'
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:24:01 +0100
Hailing LeT and JuD terror groups as "patriotic", former military dictator Pervez Musharraf has said that he was ready to enter into an alliance with them for Pakistans "safety and security", according to a media report. The 74-year-old retired general,...
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India win toss, bowl against Sri Lanka in deciding ODI
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 04:22:02 +0100
India captain Rohit Sharma won the toss and elected to bowl in the third and deciding one-day international cricket game against Sri Lanka in Visakhapatnam on Sunday. The hosts made just one change to the team that won the previous ODI in Mohali to level...
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Akshay's 'Gold' not a biopic on any hockey player: Producer
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 02:48:03 +0100
Producer Ritesh Sidhwani says, contrary to reports, the Akshay Kumar-starrer "Gold" is not a biopic on former hockey player Balbir Singh Sr. It was being reported that the film is based on the life of hockey player Balbir Singh - played by Akshay - who...
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Army kills taxi driver over 'mistaken identity'
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 02:40:49 +0100
A taxi driver was killed by the army during an ambush in north Kashmirs frontier Kupwara district during the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday.The family of the slain driver, Asif Iqbal, said he was shot "without warning" when he came out of the...
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Work to integrate Brahmos on 40 Sukhoi aircraft begins
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 02:38:02 +0100
Work has begun to integrate the Brahmos supersonic cruise missile on 40 Sukhoi combat aircraft which is expected to fulfil critical needs of the Indian Air Force in the wake of evolving security dynamics in the region. The air-launched variant of the...
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Railway may shorten recruitment process - from 2 yrs to 6 months
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 02:24:01 +0100
The nearly two-year-long recruitment process for railway jobs may soon be over in just six months, if things go according to plan. Hit by severe staff crunch, Railways is mulling shortening the process by introducing online tests among other steps. In...
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To overhaul organisation, CPI-Maoist to relieve aged leaders
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 02:18:02 +0100
The banned CPI (Maoist) has come out with a retirement scheme for its aged and physically unfit leaders in a bid to relieve them of underground activities and also revamp the organisation. The central leadership had taken the decision earlier this year...
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Re-polling continues at six booths in Gujarat, results tomorrow
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 02:10:41 +0100
Re-polling commenced at six booths in four assembly constituencies in Gujarat this morning.The repoll in the Chhaniyana-1 and 2 polling booths in Vadgam, Viramgam-27 booth in Viramgam, Nava Naroda in Daskroi and Nhara and Sankrada booths in Savliwere...
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Venkaiah Naidu bats for simultaneous polls from Parliament to panchayat
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:46:02 +0100
Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu today advocated simultaneous elections "from Parliament to panchayat" and their completion within a month. "I feel there is every need for holding elections together. It is not because of this government or that government....
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Gandhi surname helped me become MP at young age: Varun
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:44:02 +0100
The Gandhi surname helped me become a two-time Lok Sabha member at a young age, BJP MP Varun Gandhi said today, adding that those without "influential" fathers and grandfathers find it difficult to make a mark in politics. The BJP MP from Sultanpur in...
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BJP MP predicts dismal performance for his party in Gujarat
Sun, 17 Dec 2017 01:34:02 +0100
As most exit poll surveys predicted the Bharatiya Janata Party to win the Gujarat Assembly polls, its Rajya Sabha MP Sanjay Kakade has claimed that the party would not win enough seats to form the next government in the state. "Forget absolute majority,...
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