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Ballabgarh killing: Victim's kin identifies four accused
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:51:27 +0200
The brother of the teenaged Muslim youth, who was stabbed to death on-board a Mathura-bound train, today said the family has identified the four accused.Junaid (17) was stabbed when he along with his brothers was returning home to Khandawli village in...
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If Indian Prez can be over 70, why can't we be in BCCI: Shah
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:44:26 +0200
"If the Indian president can be well over 70 years of age, why cant the BCCI administrators work beyond that that age limit," argued the "disqualified" board veteran Niranjan Shah after being controversially included in the panel formed to study Lodha...
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Chinese army denies violating Bhutan's territory
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:28:32 +0200
Chinas military today rejected Bhutans allegation that PLA soldiers violated its territory, saying its troops operated on "Chinese territory" and also asked India to "correct" its "wrong doing"."I have to correct when you say Chinese personnel entered...
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10 acquitted in MIM's Akbaruddin Owaisi murder attempt case
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:23:21 +0200
Amidst tight security, the criminal courts here in Nampally on Thursday convicted four out of the 14 accused in the murder attempt case on MIM's Chandrayangutta legislator Akbaruddin Owaisi. The court while acquitting ten accused including A1 Mohammed...
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Indrani files police complaint against Byculla jail officials
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:18:34 +0200
Sheena Bora murder case accused Indrani Mukerjea today filed a complaint with police alleging that she was beaten up by Byculla Prison officials.Indrani, booked for rioting in the womens prison here along with other inmates, two days back alleged that...
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Mustafa Dossa laid to rest
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:15:56 +0200
The mortal remains of notorious smuggler Mustafa Dossa alias Mustafa Majnu, a convict in the 12 March 1993 serial blasts, was laid to rest on Thursday at Bada Qabrastan located between the Charni Road and Marine Lines station in south Mumbai. Dossa, 61,...
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Pope aide Pell charged with child sex abuse: police
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:12:36 +0200
Vatican finance chief Cardinal George Pell was today charged with multiple child sex offences in Australia, police said.Pell, the countrys most senior Catholic cleric, was interviewed in Rome by Australian police last October over the allegations which...
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Centre allocates Rs 795 crore drought assistance to Karnataka
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 05:10:29 +0200
The Centre on Thursday allocated Rs 795.54 crore as assistance to Karnataka to provide relief to farmers who suffered loss of rabi crops in the last fiscal.The decision was taken at a meeting of High-Level Committee (HLC) here chaired by Home Minister...
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Killing human in the name of 'Gau Bhakti' unacceptable: PM Modi
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 04:51:49 +0200
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday expressed pain and anguish over rising cases of violent incidents in the country, especially in the name of cow protection."Do we get right to kill any human in name of protecting a cow. Is this cow protection?...
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Indrani's claim of being beaten up in jail true: doctor
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 04:10:12 +0200
Sheena Bora murder case accused Indrani Mukerjeas allegation of being beaten up by Byculla prison officials appears to be true, a senior medical officer of the state-run J J Hospital said today.Indrani, booked for rioting in the womens prison here along...
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Sale of C-17 jet to help boost India's airlift requirements
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 04:07:38 +0200
The Trump administrations decision to sell one C-17 transport aircraft to India by the US will improve its capability to meet current and future strategic airlift requirements, the Pentagon has said.The proposed sale of C-17 transport aircraft by Boeing...
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India 1st country to contribute to UN Tax Fund; gives $100,000
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:29:52 +0200
India has contributed USD 100,000 to a UN fund to help developing countries actively participate in the discussion of tax issues, becoming the first country to make the contribution.The UN Trust Fund for International Cooperation in Tax Matters (the UN...
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Vice President election to be held on August 5
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 03:00:36 +0200
The polling for electing the new Vice President will take place on August 5, the Election Commission announced on Thursday.Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi, along with Election Commissioners A K Joti and O P Rawat, announced the schedule of the...
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Govt defends use of 'Indian-administered' J&K by US
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:37:50 +0200
The Government has stated that the US Administration had used the term "Indian-administered Jammu and Kashmir" in a recent statement is just to refer to cross-border terrorism launched against India from Pakistan.The Ministry of External Affairs issued...
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GST will be India's 'economic freedom': Anil Ambani
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:28:04 +0200
Industrialist Anil Ambani today termed the Goods and Services Tax (GST), being rolled out from July 1, as Indias "economic freedom" and said it would make the country the biggest free and democratic market in the history of humankind.Speaking here at...
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Increase salary of H-1B visa holders: US Labour Secretary
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 02:09:25 +0200
US Labour Secretary Alexander Acosta has called for increasing the minimum salary of foreign workers on H-1B visas, the most sought-after by Indian IT firms, from the existing USD 60,000 to at least USD 80,000.Acosta told a Congressional panel that it...
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Being a woman in Hollywood is like dealing with racism: Emilia
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:43:42 +0200
"Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke has opened up about the hardships she has been dealing with for being a woman in the male-dominated film and TV industry and compared it to racism."I feel so naive for saying it, but its like dealing with racism,"...
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Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir, Priyanka invited to join the Oscar Academy
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:39:57 +0200
Indian stars Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Aishwarya Rai, filmmakers Goutam Ghose and Buddhadeb Dasgupta are among the 774 people, who have been invited to join the Academy and vote in the Oscars.According to The Academy of Motion Picture...
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Sensex goes up 160 pts on reforms, F&O expiry
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:28:30 +0200
The Sensex headed up today surging 160 points as investors welcomed the Cabinets decision to give in-principle nod to disinvestment of Air India, a sign the government is not shying away from bold reforms.A firm trend in Asia brought risk appetite back.Speculators...
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Police record statements of actor Dileep, director Nadirshah
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:14:19 +0200
Police have recorded detailed statements of popular Malayalam actor Dileep and his friend and director Nadirshah in view of fresh revelations in the abduction and assault of a South Indian actress case.The statement was recorded after they were summoned...
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US issues new visa criteria for 6 Muslim nations
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:42:46 +0200
The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States.The move comes after the Supreme Court partially restored President Donald...
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ISL gets official recognition
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:27:56 +0200
The Indian Super League has been finally granted official recognition by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), meaning there will be two national leagues in the country from 2017-18.The franchise-based league didn't have AFC recognition in its first...
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Stars descend in Rosario for superstar's wedding
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:22:26 +0200
Football and showbiz stars gather in northern Argentina on Friday for Latin Americas celebrity wedding bash of the decade when Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi marries his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo.Here is what we know from the few details...
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Cloud-seeding in August: minister
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:20:11 +0200
Agriculture Minister Krishna Byregowda said cloud-seeding would be undertaken in August to overcome the deficiency of rain in the state.He was speaking to reporters after a programme at Madadakere in Hosadurga taluk. Rain-deficient districts would get...
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High Court refuses to quash FIR against note-swap suspect
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:18:55 +0200
The High Court of Karnataka on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by K C Veerendra, a casino owner and hawala trader, accused in the currency exchange racket. Justice K N Phaneendra, pronouncing the judgement from Dharwad bench, refused to quash the...
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Being a woman in Hollywood is like dealing with racism: Emilia
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:43:42 +0200
"Game of Thrones" actress Emilia Clarke has opened up about the hardships she has been dealing with for being a woman in the male-dominated film and TV industry and compared it to racism."I feel so naive for saying it, but its like dealing with racism,"...
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Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir, Priyanka invited to join the Oscar Academy
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:39:57 +0200
Indian stars Amitabh Bachchan, Aamir Khan, Priyanka Chopra, Aishwarya Rai, filmmakers Goutam Ghose and Buddhadeb Dasgupta are among the 774 people, who have been invited to join the Academy and vote in the Oscars.According to The Academy of Motion Picture...
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Sensex goes up 160 pts on reforms, F&O expiry
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:28:30 +0200
The Sensex headed up today surging 160 points as investors welcomed the Cabinets decision to give in-principle nod to disinvestment of Air India, a sign the government is not shying away from bold reforms.A firm trend in Asia brought risk appetite back.Speculators...
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Police record statements of actor Dileep, director Nadirshah
Thu, 29 Jun 2017 01:14:19 +0200
Police have recorded detailed statements of popular Malayalam actor Dileep and his friend and director Nadirshah in view of fresh revelations in the abduction and assault of a South Indian actress case.The statement was recorded after they were summoned...
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US issues new visa criteria for 6 Muslim nations
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 23:42:46 +0200
The Trump administration has set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees that require a "close" family or business tie to the United States.The move comes after the Supreme Court partially restored President Donald...
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ISL gets official recognition
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:27:56 +0200
The Indian Super League has been finally granted official recognition by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), meaning there will be two national leagues in the country from 2017-18.The franchise-based league didn't have AFC recognition in its first...
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Stars descend in Rosario for superstar's wedding
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:22:26 +0200
Football and showbiz stars gather in northern Argentina on Friday for Latin Americas celebrity wedding bash of the decade when Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi marries his childhood sweetheart Antonella Roccuzzo.Here is what we know from the few details...
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Cloud-seeding in August: minister
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:20:11 +0200
Agriculture Minister Krishna Byregowda said cloud-seeding would be undertaken in August to overcome the deficiency of rain in the state.He was speaking to reporters after a programme at Madadakere in Hosadurga taluk. Rain-deficient districts would get...
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High Court refuses to quash FIR against note-swap suspect
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:18:55 +0200
The High Court of Karnataka on Wednesday dismissed a petition filed by K C Veerendra, a casino owner and hawala trader, accused in the currency exchange racket. Justice K N Phaneendra, pronouncing the judgement from Dharwad bench, refused to quash the...
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Youth elopes with girl, her relatives thrash his father, brother in Vijayapura
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:17:48 +0200
The father and brother of a youth from the Dalit community were tied to a tree and thrashed by the relatives of a Muslim girl, with whom he had eloped, at Halagundakanala village in the taluk on Sunday. The incident came to light on Wednesday.Ningappa,...
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Germany gear up for Mexico's spicy test
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:16:42 +0200
Germany are the kings of the penalty shoot-out -- but the world champions hope to see off Mexico in Thursdays Confederations Cup semifinal without needing dreaded spot kicks.The Germans have won all five penalty shoot-outs they have faced since 1976 at...
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Cong assigns tasks to its wings to strengthen party ahead of polls
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:15:22 +0200
The Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee (KPCC) has decided to assign specific tasks to all its frontal organisations and various wings to strengthen the party ahead of the next Assembly elections. Sources in the party said AICC general secretary in charge...
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Illegal mining: process to recover Rs 137 crore losses hits a wall
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:13:12 +0200
The state government has failed to recover losses caused to the exchequer due to illegal mining in the state. Department of Mines and Geology (DMG) had issued notices to 105 miners and individuals for recovery of Rs 134 crore in March 2017, by giving...
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Dope-tainted Devinder named in team
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:09:59 +0200
Dope-tainted javelin thrower Devinder Singh was included in the 95-member Indian athletics team announced on Wednesday for the 22nd Asian Athletics Championship at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar from July 5 to 9.Devinder, who along with Neeraj Chopra...
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Government likely to dilute draft anti-superstition bill
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:08:39 +0200
The state government is likely to water down the controversial draft bill that proposes to ban certain dangerous superstitious practices in the state. Disclosing this to reporters here on Wednesday, Revenue Minister Kagodu Thimmappa said the Cabinet sub-committee...
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SIT told not to arrest HDK till July last week 
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:06:09 +0200
The High Court of Karnataka on Wednesday extended the interim relief granted to former chief minister H D Kumaraswamy, directing the Lokayukta's Special Investigation Team (SIT) not to arrest him till the last week of July. The SIT is probing the illegal...
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Improvement in Ravi Belagere's health
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:04:40 +0200
The health of journalist Ravi Belagere, who has been admitted in Karnataka Institute of Medical Sciences has improved. On Wednesday, he had breakfast and spent time reading books. Doctors stated that his health condition was bad when he was hospitalised...
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Action taken report filed on sentencing of scribes
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:03:49 +0200
Additional Chief Secretary to Home department Subhash Chandra on Wednesday submitted an action taken report to the Legislative Assembly secretariat on the issue of sentencing two journalists to one-year imprisonment for breach of privilege.Assembly secretary...
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BJP to launch campaign to expand party base in state
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:02:46 +0200
The state BJP will launch "Vistarak" (expansion) programme from July 1 wherein party workers will spend 15 days at places assigned to them and work towards strengthening the party base.A meeting to finalise the modalities of the programme was held at...
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Vishwanath to join JD(S) on July 4?
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 18:00:45 +0200
Poorvaj Vishwanath, son of former MP A H Vishwanath, on his Facebook page, has confirmed that Vishwanath would join the JD(S) on July 4.The message reads, Vishwanath will join JD(S) on July 4 at the party's office in Bengaluru. Poorvaj also mentioned...
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Monsoon leads to rise in vector-borne diseases
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:20:02 +0200
Nearly a month after the onset of monsoon, Bengaluru is witnessing a spurt in the number of vector borne and communicable diseases.Cases of dengue have increased from around 500 in the first week of May to 1,500 in June, while the same period saw 304...
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They robbed people to pay lawyer
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:03:12 +0200
The Southeast division police have arrested a gang of four involved in over half a dozen robberies and extortion cases in and around the city. Two of the arrested, Puneet (25) and Satish (33), are habitual offenders who are involved in several criminal...
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Women held for trying to sell ganja
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 16:02:21 +0200
Two women have been arrested for trying to sell ganja at Basavanagudi. The suspects are Sarasa Balaji (40) and Savitha (35). On a tip-off, the police detained them at Nettakallappa Circle when they were trying to sell the banned substance and seized 500...
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Thirukkural's Kannada translator neglected by K'taka govt
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:28:41 +0200
Writer Pa Sha Srinivas, who translated 'Thirukkural', a literary work of Thiruvalluvar into Kannada language and has served the Kannada Study Centre in Tamil Nadu for over 45 years, is today languishing in anonymity as even making ends meet has become...
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Dist administration all set for first Ashada Friday at Chamundi Hills
Wed, 28 Jun 2017 15:27:26 +0200
With the beginning of Ashada month, the district administration has made elaborate arrangements atop Chamundi Hill to facilitate devotees thronging the place on Fridays. The first Ashada Friday falls on June 30, followed by July 7, 14 and 21 and the Vardhanti...
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