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Ram Nath Kovind arrives in Chandigarh to meet SAD-BJP MLAs, MPs
Kovind, who was accompanied by Sushma Swaraj and senior BJP leader Anil Jain, was given a rousing welcome at the airport here by NDA leaders from the twin states.

Omar Abdullah lauds PM's statement on cow vigilantism
The National Conference leader was reacting to the Prime Minister's remarks which came against the backdrop of growing incidents of cow vigilantism.

PM Narendra Modi to meet 26/11 survivor 'Baby Moshe' during Israel visit
Moshe was barely two when his parents Rivka and Gavriel Holtzberg were killed along with six others, by Pakistan based LeT terrorists in Mumbai in 2008.

No atmosphere of fear or insecurity among minorities: Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Suspecting the role of some "hostile forces" behind such incidents, the Minister of State for Minority Affairs said such "tactics" will not be allowed to succeed.

CPI to skip midnight session on GST implementation
Communist Party of India General Secretary SS Reddy said the party, after discussions with its MPs, decided to skip the meeting convened by the government.

CBI interrogates Tripura minister Bijita Nath
The officials remained tight-lipped about the interrogation.The minister also refused to comment on the matter. Nath had received the CBI notice on Saturday.

Centre may stop fund if names of central schemes changed: Ram Kripal Yadav
We have received complaints about West Bengal government changing the names of some central schemes. We are looking into the complaints, he said.

Indian High Commission in London lit up in energy efficient tricolour
The High Commission is the largest Indian diplomatic mission and recently became the first to sign up to an energy efficiency contract with India's Energy Efficiency Services Limited.

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Killing people in name of cow protection not acceptable: PM Modi
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? Is this service of cow?.. How are we losing control? Killing humans in name of cow is not correct,” Prime Minister said at an event held to commemorate 100 years of establishment of Sabarmati Ashram by Mahatma Gandhi in Ahmedabad.He went on to say that in a country that believes in feeding insects, dogs and fishes, the killing of humans in na

Omar lauds PM's statement on cow vigilantism
Former Jammu and Kashmir chief minister Omar Abdullah today lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement against violence in the name of cow protection and expressed hope that the vigilantes will heed to the PM's advice."Well said sir. Here's hoping the people carrying out these despicable acts take your words to heart and act accordingly," Omar wrote on Twitter.The National Conference leader was reacting to the Prime Minister's remarks which came against the backdrop of growing incidents of cow vigilantism."Killing people in the name of 'Gau Bhakti' is not acceptable. This is not something

Killing in the name of gau raksha must stop: Mamata
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today said that killing in the name of 'gau raksha' must stop and just words were not enough."We condemn killings taking place in the name of gau raksha. This must stop now. Just words not enough", Banerjee said in a tweet.Her tweet came after Prime Minister Narendra Modi's statement in Ahmedabad that killing of people in the name of cow protection is not acceptable."Killing people in the name of 'gau bhakti' is not acceptable. This is not something Mahatma Gandhi would approve," he said. "No person in this nation has the right to take the law in his

Congress not to attend special midnight meeting on GST
The Congress today decided to keep away from the special midnight June 30 meeting convened by the government on GST implementation.The decision came after Congress President Sonia Gandhi met former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh along with other leaders today.Sources said former prime minister Singh is unlikely to attend the event, with a party leader holding the view that the party's decision is applicable for all.Singh along with another former prime minister H D Deve Gowda have been invited for the event, which President Pranab Mukherjee is likely to attend.Party's senior spokesperson Satyav

IndiGo shows interest in Air India's divestment: official
Low-cost carrier IndiGo has written to the ministry of civil aviation expressing an interest in taking over Air India's international flights."IndiGo has written a letter with an unsolicited expression of interest (EOI) in the divestment procedure of Air India," Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey said today.The Cabinet yesterday gave its in-principle approval for the divestment of the national carrier.IndiGo said in a letter it would be interested in buying out the International operations of Air India and its low-cost wing, Air India Express.If that was not possible, it would like to buy th

Ballabgarh killing: Victim's kin identifies four accused
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 Ballabgarh after shopping for Eid in Delhi on Thursday. His brothers - Hashim and Sakir - who were also travelling in the train with him were injured by a mob which also allegedly hurled slurs against them."We identified these four arrested accused when they were paraded before us. They were involved in beating and jostling with us (Junaid and hi

Centre allocates Rs 795 crore drought assistance to Karnataka
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 Rajnath Singh. The meeting was attended by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and Agriculture Minister Radha Mohan Singh."The Committee examined the proposal based on the report of the Inter-Ministerial Central Team which visited the drought-affected state of Karnataka. The HLC approved the assistance from the National Disaster Relief Fund (NDRF) in r

CPI to skip midnight session on GST implementation
The CPI would skip the special midnight meeting tomorrow on GST implementation, as it accused the Centre of being in a hurry to launch it without heeding to appeals by sections of the concerned industry.Communist Party of India General Secretary Suravaram Sudhakar Reddy said the party, after discussions with its MPs, decided to skip the meeting convened by the government.The CPI currently has one member each in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha."They (the government) are doing it in a hurry without giving proper time," Reddy told PTI here, airing his party's concerns on the Goods and Services Tax (GST

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India PM Narendra Modi condemns murder in cow's name
His comments came a day after thousands protested against rising attacks on Muslims and minorities.

How Gandhi's last day was photographed
French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson took the last photos of Gandhi before his assassination.

Air India cleared for privatisation by Delhi
The Indian cabinet has approved a sale of the government's stake, but details remain unresolved.

#NotInMyName: Indians protest against 'beef lynching'
An anguished Facebook post over rising attacks on Muslims and Dalits galvanises people in 16 cities.

India Mumbai blasts convict dies of heart attack
Mustafa Dossa dies weeks after being found guilty of transporting weapons to Mumbai for the attacks.

Modi's enthusiastic bear hug beats Trump's handshake
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi responds to the infamous Trump handshake with his bear hug.

Delhi Golf Club 'sorry' after woman ejected over dress
The elite club said sorry after staff asked her to leave saying she looked "like a maid".

Donald Trump and Narendra Modi vow to fight terror together
The US and India also urged Pakistan not to be a launch pad for terror attacks on other countries.

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Killing people in name of ‘Gau Bhakti’ not acceptable, says PM Modi
Coming down heavily on the self-styled cow vigilante groups for indulging in violence, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said that killing people in the name of “Gau Bhakti” is totally unacceptable. Speaking  at the Sabarmati Ash
Congress to boycott midnight launch of GST in Parliament
After dilly-dallying on its decision on whether to attend the special session at the Central Hall of Parliament which will see the rollout of the ambitious Goods and Services Tax, the Congress party today said...
80 pc McDonald’s outlets in Delhi to shut shop, 1700 jobs hit
Around 1700 people will lose their jobs in Delhi after the battle between global fast-food chain McDonald’s and its India partner in North and East Vikram Bakshi gets murkier. Connaught Plaza Restaurants (CPRL), the joint...
India downplays use of ‘Indian administered J&K’ phrase by US during PM Modi’s visit
Playing down the controversy over the usage of “Indian administered Jammu and Kashmir” phrase by the United States during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s US visit, Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Gopal Baglay today
US issues new visa criteria for 6 Muslim nations, asks applicants to prove ‘close’ relationships in America
After the US Supreme Court partially restored President Donald Trump's travel ban, the Trump administration on Wednesday set new criteria for visa applicants from six mainly Muslim nations and all refugees asking them to prove...
India to elect next Vice President on August 5
India will elect its new Vice President on August 5. The schedule for electing the successor to outgoing Vice President Hamid Ansari was announced by the Election Commission (EC) today.   The term of Vice President M. Hamid...
Amid face-off between Indian and Chinese troops, Bhutan issues demarche to China over road construction in Sikkim sector
Amid the ongoing face-off between Indian and Chinese troops in the Doklam (also known as Donglang) area of the Sikkim sector, Bhutan on Wednesday issued a demarche to China over the construction of a road...
Two Indian soldiers injured as Pakistan violates ceasefire along LoC in Poonch
Pakistan once again violated the ceasefire along the Line of Control (LoC) in Poonch last night. Two Indian soldiers were injured in the unprovoked shelling and firing from the Pakistani side.  "Pakistan Army initiated unprovoked
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China's army tells India: Remember history and stop 'clamour' for war
PLA spokesperson called on India to "correct its wrongdoing and withdraw their personnel from the Chinese territory."

Killing people in name of cow not acceptable, Gandhi won't approve: PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat
On the first day of his 2-day Gujarat visit, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Mahatma Gandhi's Sabarmati Ashram where he strongly criticised cow vigilante attacks.

GST launch celebrations: It's official, Congress won't attend Parliament event tomorrow
The Congress will not attend tomorrow's GST launch celebrations.

GST: The men behind India's biggest tax reform that's been in making for 17 years
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) is not the result of the efforts of one person or one government. All the governments since the turn of the century have contributed towards it. Now, meet the real men behind the GST.

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Cricket Advisory Committee to interview India coach candidates on July 10
Ravi Shastri is the frontrunner to replace Anil Kumble as India's next head coach.

Tabu blames Ajay Devgn for her single status. 5 revelations made by her
Tabu spilled the beans on her equation with first hero Ajay Devgn, her relationship status and more.

IndiGo first to show interest in buying debt-laden Air India
Private carrier IndiGo has become the first airline to express interest in buying Air India, civil aviation secretary RN Choubey today said.

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Celebs unite to protest, condemn lynching

Celebs unite to protest, condemn lynchingMumbai, June 29 (IANS) Celebrities continue to come out in strong condemnation of mob lynchings -- which a day earlier ignited nationwide protests under the banner "NotInMyName". On Thursday, actors Dia Mirza, Arjun Kapoor and Aditi Rao Hydari and director Hansal Mehta denounced the killing of innocent people in the name of religion and cow protection. This came after noted actor Shabana Azmi and others from Bollywood joined the Wednesday campaign held in several cities across the country.



Pakistani officials worried over Trump-Modi bonhomie: Daily

Pakistani officials worried over Trump-Modi bonhomie: DailyIslamabad, June 29 (IANS) Pakistani officials will be worried "about the amicability" of the meeting between US President Donald Trump and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, a Pakistani newspaper said on Thursday. "And the worrying word from Washington is that the US is looking at a stricter policy on Pakistan," The News International said in an editorial. The daily said the Modi-Trump meeting in Washington "is a reminder that the US and India have become closer mostly because of the latter's growing economic importance.



Cricketer Steve Smith announces his engagement

Cricketer Steve Smith announces his engagementNew York, June 29 (IANS) Australian cricket team captain Steve Smith on Thursday announced his engagement with partner Dani Willis through social media. "Today I got down on one knee and @dani_willis said YES," Smith posted on Instagram. The 28-year old batsman, rated one of the best in the world, was at New York City's Rockefeller Centre rooftop.



IndiGo interested in Air India, others might follow

IndiGo interested in Air India, others might followNew Delhi, June 29 (IANS) A day after the Union cabinet gave its in-principle approval for Air India's divestment, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju said that the budget passenger airline IndiGo has expressed its interest in participating in the stake sale of the flag-carrier. "There has been interest shown for Air India. IndiGo has approached the ministry with a formal expression of interest proposal," Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju told IANS.



Withdraw troops to avoid escalation, China warns India

Withdraw troops to avoid escalation, China warns IndiaBeijing, June 29 (IANS) China on Thursday warned India it will escalate the current border row if it did not withdraw troops from "Chinese territory" and said this was a "precondition" for a "meaningful dialogue" with New Delhi. Beijing said it had pictures of Indian troops "trespassing" the Chinese border. Talking to the media, Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lu Kang displayed the "photos" from the lectern for a few seconds.



Coal India to generate 1 GW clean energy this fiscal: Goyal

Coal India to generate 1 GW clean energy this fiscal: GoyalNew Delhi, June 29 (IANS) State miner Coal India (CIL) will generate one gigawatt (GW) power from renewable energy during the current fiscal as part of its plan to produce around 10 GW power overall from renewables, Union Coal, Power and Renewable Energy Minister Piyush Goyal said on Thursday. "This is a contribution towards a better planet, towards greening the country and greening the world," Goyal said, while releasing the first part of a report 'Pathways to Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into India's Electricity Grid' at an event here.



GST primer: What new tax regime means for businesses and individuals

GST primer: What new tax regime means for businesses and individualsThe idea of a pan-India Goods and Services Tax (GST) unifying the Indian market was a vision that guided the nationalist bourgeoisie in joining the Gandhian struggle to liberate India from the British. From July 1, GST will replace around a dozen central and state taxes into a single national tax. At the state level, the taxes that GST will subsume include state cesses and surcharges, luxury tax, state VAT, purchase tax, central sales tax, taxes on advertisements, entertainment tax, all forms of entry tax, and taxes on lotteries and betting.



Imran slams US for siding with 'oppressor India' in Kashmir

Imran slams US for siding with 'oppressor India' in KashmirIslamabad, June 29 (IANS) Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan on Thursday slammed US President Donald Trump for siding with "oppressor India" after it declared Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist. In a series of tweets, Imran Khan criticised US foreign policy, stating that it has lost all morality and justice and now is only based on "arms sales and financial benefits".



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Here's how GST will affect your monthly budget
What we buy, how we buy and why we buy are questions that have for long fascinated anthropologists. But GST is expected to add a new twist to the tale of Indian consumerism.

Broadband, mobile bills to go up from next month
To break it down, if say your broadband and mobile bill come to Rs 1,000 each every month, you’d be paying a cumulative Rs 2,600 from next month (3% on Rs 1,000 + 3% on Rs 1,000). Similarly, for prepaid customers, the effective talk-time will be reduced, July onwards.

What is GST: India's biggest tax reform
GST will be levied on value additions at each stage of the production cycle – buying raw materials, processing, manufacturing, warehousing and sale to customers - the monetary worth added at each stage to achieve the final sale to the end customer will be taxed.

Cong to boycott Parliament's GST launch session
The opposition Congress party on Thursday said that it won't attend the launch of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) scheduled for midnight on June 30 in a special Parliament session.

IndiGo expresses interest in buying Air India
Low-cost carrier IndiGo has submitted its expression of interest (EOI) for the purchase of Air India. Aviation minister Jayant Sinha said that IndiGo's was the first "unsolicited" formal offer for AI.

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Kidambi Srikanth Climbs Up Three Spots To Enter Top-10
Kidambi Srikanth has now trained his eyes on the prestigious World Championship crown and said he will play to win at the World Championship in August.
Narendra Modi In Rajkot Live: PM Addressing Samajik Adhikarita Shivir
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is in Gujarat for a two-day visit, is addressing a rally in Rajkot.
How to Make the Perfect Fruit Chaat: A Guide to Get it Right!
Have you ever wondered what all fruits should go into your bowl? We give you some tips to get your fruit chaat right and of course a few recipes that include honey, herbs and star fruits to get...
Video Games Releasing in July 2017
Popular franchises like Final Fantasy, Fable, and Splatoon see new entries on the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch respectively.
Qualcomm-Vivo Under-Display Fingerprint Sensor Technology Looks Promising
One of the biggest gains of the new under-display fingerprint solution could be a truly bezel-less design.
10-Day Vacation For Educational Institutions In Jammu And Kashmir
The Jammu and Kashmir government today announced a 10-day summer vacation in all educational institutions in the valley from July 6.
7 Interesting Cafes in Satya Niketan You Must Try
Here's a list of the best Satya Niketan cafes that you must check outfor its food, ambiance and youth connect.
Fourth-Gen Honda City Has Crossed The 2.5 Lakh Sales Milestone In India
The 4th Generation Honda City has achieved sales volume of over 2.5 lakh units in India since its launch in January 2014. Globally, the current-generation Honda City has achieved cumulative sales of...
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Abortion plea: Supreme Court asks woman to peruse medical board report
The petition has claimed that during the examination of the foetus on May 25, the abnormalities were detected including, a combination of four impairments in the heart.
Congress to boycott GST rollout in Parliament
The Congress announced on Thursday that it will boycott the Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout in Parliament on Friday midnight.
Pakistan summons Indian diplomat over alleged ceasefire violation
The Pakistan`s Foreign Office urged the Indian government to halt the alleged continuous cross-border firing and adhere to the 2003 ceasefire agreement across the LoC between the two countries.
Indian Navy warship undocked after `minor` incident
The Indian Navy's guided missile frigate INS Betwa, which had tipped over while being undocked at the Naval Dockyard in Mumbai in December last year, has been undocked smoothly, officials said on Thursday.
Pakistan summons senior Indian diplomat over LoC violations
Foreign Office (FO) spokesman said in a statement that Indian forces resorted to firing in Nikial Sector yesterday, resulting in the death of a 22-year-old civilian Abdul Wahab of Dothilla village. 
After Sonia-Manmohan meet, Congress decides to skip GST midnight bash
The Congress party on Thursday decided not to attend the Special Parliament midnight session on Goods and Services Tax (GST) rollout on June 30.
Army Chief in Sikkim amid India-China border face-off
The Army chief will review the security situation and may also visit some forward areas.  
PM Modi warns `gau rakshaks`, says killing people in name of cow protection is not acceptable
In a stern warning 'Gau Rakshaks', Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that killing people in the name of cow protection is not acceptable as it is against our tradition of non-violence.
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Thu Jun 29 2017  Australian Dollar 47.9386
Thu Jun 29 2017  British Pound Sterling 82.9876
Thu Jun 29 2017  Canadian Dollar 47.7555
Thu Jun 29 2017  European Euro 72.6744
Thu Jun 29 2017  United States Dollar 64.3915

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Gold rises to Rs 29,300; silver up at Rs 39,500 per kg
Gold prices moved up for the third straight session today by adding Rs 50 to Rs 29,300 per 10 grams, in sync with a firm trend overseas and continued buying by local jewellers. Silver rose Rs 400 t...

Gold eases as central bank comments lift bond yields
Gold eased on Thursday, surrendering early gains as signs this week that central banks might scale back their ultra-loose monetary policy pushed bond yields higher, though a decline in the dollar to ...

Silver futures jump to Rs 38,861 per kg
Silver prices shot up Rs 157 to Rs 38,861 per kg at the futures trade as speculators widened positions, tracking a firm trend in the precious metals overseas. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, silv...

Gold futures rise to Rs 28,600 on firm global cues
Gold prices climbed up by Rs 33 to Rs 28,600 per 10 grams at the futures trade as speculators created positions amid positive cues from the global market. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for ...

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RBI begins to print Rs 200 denomination notes that carry advanced security features

RBI begins to print Rs 200 denomination notes that carry advanced security featuresThe RBI is unlikely to circulate Rs 200 notes through ATMs so as to avoid the tedious process of recalibrating the machines



7th Pay Commission: Rs 30,748 crore to go on central govt employees' allowances every year

7th Pay Commission: Rs 30,748 crore to go on central govt employees' allowances every yearThe Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission with 34 modifications that will increase the allowances further for the 48 lakh employees of the Central government.



New visa regime will let Indians enter the US faster

New visa regime will let Indians enter the US fasterA change in the US visa policy for Indians, decided during the visit of Prime Minister Modi to the US, will let Indians gain faster entry into the country. 



Rahul Gandhi has a good chance to revive Congress' fortunes but he must not squander it

Rahul Gandhi has a good chance to revive Congress' fortunes but he must not squander itA reputation to deliver would have stood Rahul in good stead when he sought votes for the Congress from an electorate that has moved on from judging leaders through the ideological lens.



MS Dhoni’s wife Sakshi Dhoni shares adorable photo with Shikhar Dhawan and Dwayne Bravo’s sons

MS Dhoni’s wife Sakshi Dhoni shares adorable photo with Shikhar Dhawan and Dwayne Bravo’s sonsDwayne Bravo had invited the Indian cricketers to his house after the second ODI. He shared a picture of Mahendra Singh Dhoni and Ziva Dhoni along with his mother



Four million in persistent poverty in Britain

Four million in persistent poverty in BritainWomen in Britain suffer more poverty than men, with the gap between the two genders at its widest level since the records became available, Xinhua news agency reported. The study said the level of persistent poverty was the fifth lowest among all members of the European Union. By comparison, Romania had the highest poverty level at 19.3 percent and Denmark the lowest at 4.3 percent.



Haryana govt faces flak as magazine mentions 'ghoonghat' as state pride

Haryana govt faces flak as magazine mentions 'ghoonghat' as state prideA government run monthly magazine in Haryana has mentioned that 'ghoonghat' or veil is the pride of the state.



Sikh couple in UK denied adoption over 'cultural heritage'

Sikh couple in UK denied adoption over 'cultural heritage'London, June 27 (IANS) A Sikh couple in Britain were refused permission to adopt a white child here because of their "cultural heritage" and were instead advised to adopt a child from India. Sandeep and Reena Mander, who are British-born and live in Berkshire, said that they were rejected by a local adoption agency, Adopt Berkshire, "as only white children were available", the Daily Mail reported on Tuesday. The agency said that white British or European parents would be given preference, according to the report.



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Illegal construction needs to be stopped in Delhi: HC
A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar said the people of Delhi and the public officials have to be made to ensure that the law has to be strictly complied with.

No stay on medical quota seats for state board students: HC
The Madras High Court today refused to stay a Tamil Nadu government order, reserving 85 per cent of seats in MBBS and BDS courses for the state board students and only 15 pwer cent for those of the other boards.

Left parties not to attend midnight meeting on GST: D Raja
The Left parties will not take part in the special midnight meeting on June 30 convened by the government to launch the Goods and Services Tax (GST), CPI leader D Raja said today.

Rajive Kumar takes over as UP chief secy; 44 IAS transferred
Senior IAS officer Rajive Kumar today took over as the new chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh as the Yogi Adityanath government carried out a major bureaucratic reshuffle involving 44 IAS officers.

Sebi slaps Rs 26 lakh on individual in unauthorised investment
Markets regulator Sebi today imposed a penalty of Rs 26 lakh on one Ankit kumar S Singhania for providing unauthorised investment advisory services to investors.

NGOs file suit alleging BNP Paribas complicity in Rwandan genocide
The three groups - Sherpa, CPCR (Collective of Civil Parties for Rwanda) and Ibuka France - said on Thursday that their suit accused BNP Paribas of complicity in genocide, crimes against humanity and war crimes.

Tennis-Raonic better prepared for Wimbledon title charge
Wimbledon 2016 runner-up Milos Raonic believes he is a better player than last year and will hope to build some confidence at an exhibition event in London ahead of next week's Championships.

Focusing on fitness to win big games consistently: B Sai Praneeth
Praneeth, who stunned top shuttlers like Taufik Hidayat and Lee Chong Wei during his career, says he needs to be more consistent and win big titles.

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GST is about replacing one large mess by a small mess: P. Chidambaram - Economic Times

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GST is about replacing one large mess by a small mess: P. Chidambaram
Economic Times
In an exclusive interview with ET Now's Supriya Shrinate, P Chidambaram , Former FM says the anti-profiteering clause will lead to tax harassments and is likely to be repealed by the next government that comes to power. Edited excerpts : You have said ...
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Sikkim stand-off: With China bolstering its infrastructure along LAC, India has woken up to the reality - Firstpost

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Sikkim stand-off: With China bolstering its infrastructure along LAC, India has woken up to the reality
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India and China are once again at loggerheads but this time the location is not the disputed territories of Arunachal Pradesh and Ladakh, but Sikkim a state which Beijing recognises to be part of India. The Indian media reported on Monday that Chinese ...
China's PLA warns India: Learn lessons from 1962 defeat, stop clamouring for warHindustan Times
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Narendra Modi's rebuke to gau rakshaks is fine, but can he fight the 'so what if we kill' mindset? - Firstpost

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Narendra Modi's rebuke to gau rakshaks is fine, but can he fight the 'so what if we kill' mindset?
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Celebrate the arrival of the 'New Indian', or if you want, mourn it. He is a new species born out of the political churn over the last few years. He is starkly different from Indians of the post-Independence period or from any other time in the country ...
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Election for Vice President on August 5: EC - Times of India

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Election for Vice President on August 5: EC
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NEW DELHI: The Election Commission on Thursday announced that polls for the post of Vice President will be held on August 5. The incumbent, Hamid Ansari, is due to retire on August 10. According to the schedule announced by Chief Election ...
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Minister Radha Mohan Singh caught urinating in public, says there was no urinal nearby - Hindustan Times

Byculla jail inmate death: Indrani lodges police complaint against jail officials - The Indian Express

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Byculla jail inmate death: Indrani lodges police complaint against jail officials
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JK: 2 jawans injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan - The New Indian Express

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JK: 2 jawans injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan
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JAMMU: Two Army jawans were injured when Pakistani troops fired from small arms and shelled mortars on forward posts and civilian areas along the LoC in Poonch district. This is the 22nd incident of ceasefire violation this month. "The Pakistani Army ...
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The #NotInMyName Protests Aren't Perfect, But Here's Why Turning Up For One Matters - Huffington Post India

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The #NotInMyName Protests Aren't Perfect, But Here's Why Turning Up For One Matters
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People attend a 'Not in my Name' protest against spate of anti-muslim killings in India, at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi, India on June 28, 2017. ADVERTISEMENT. Standing at a #NotInMyName protest in Kolkata it was entirely possible to feel hopeful, to ...
Why I support #NotInMyName: My daughter is Shahana. And I will stand like a wall if that name bothers youThe Indian Express
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'Spark lit, silence broken': What next for #NotInMyName protest?Hindustan Times
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Toll From Vigilante Mobs Rises, and India Begins to Recoil
As thousands turned out for protests against rising violence toward Muslims and lower-caste Indians, many wondered: How did we get here?

Mystery of Motive for a Ransomware Attack: Money, Mayhem or a Message?
The latest strike, which affected computers from Ukraine to the United States, has intensified worries that such events will become everyday dangers.

With Modi in Washington, China and India ‘Jostle’ on Their Border
China, seeing the U.S.-India relationship as the greatest threat to its effort to carve out a “Sinocentric Asia,” is sending a message, analysts say.

Trump Meets India’s Leader, a Fellow Nationalist Battling China for His Favor
The display of warmth between President Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi was at least partly aimed at China, which has disappointed Mr. Trump in recent weeks.

Daily Report: Automation’s Effect on Developing Tech Economies
Many workers in the United States worry about being replaced by machines. The same is true in countries like India.

Capturing Inner Light in Photos of Yoga Masters
Francesco Mastalia set out to photograph 108 leading yoga practitioners for whom the practice is not an exercise regimen, but a spiritual journey.

With Trump Set to Meet Narendra Modi, Many U.S. Indians Are Hopeful
Political analysts say last year’s election has ignited a wave of political engagement among Indians in the United States, and that is also driving interest in this week’s meeting.

Indian Technology Workers Worry About a Job Threat: Technology
Artificial intelligence, automation and big data are raising fears of widespread layoffs in a $150 billion industry.

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Elderly French woman raped by her residence guard in Varanasi
The victim has been living in Varanasi from the last 40 years and is associated with a social organisation.
Navy warship INS Betwa undocked after 'minor' incident in Mumbai
The undocking, undertaken on June 27, was preceded by a minor incident, involving the ship's listing by around 8 degrees, during flooding of the dry dock
J-K: 2 jawans injured in ceasefire violation by Pakistan
The Pakistani Army initiated unprovoked and indiscriminate firing of small arms, automatics and mortars from 0130 hours in Poonch sector along the Line of Control.
Rajiv Kumar takes over as new chief secretary of Uttar Pradesh
The outgoing chief secretary, Rahul Bhatnagar had a controversial stint, especially regarding his alleged role in the multi-crore scam in the Gomti Riverfront Development project.
Uttarakhand govt hikes grant to freedom fighters for granddaughters' wedding
The decision was taken at a meeting of the state cabinet chaired by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat here yesterday.
PM Modi’s Trump-hug worries China and Pakistan
The nationalist leaders addressing issues like the South China Sea dispute and terrorism emanating from Pakistan has evoked sharp reactions from India’s neighbours.
Body of Mumbai serial blasts mastermind Mustafa Dossa buried
Dossa, 60, who was lodged in the Arthur Road jail, yesterday died at Mumbai's J J Hospital where he was admitted after complaining of chest pain.   
Case booked against Congress leaders for organising protest journey in Kochi Metro
The Congress had staged the 'Janakeeya Yatra' against the non-invitation to Chandy, saying it was the then Chandy government that had played a key role in getting the Kochi Metro project.
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GST launch: Who's in, who's not
A look at where different political parties and States stand on GST
Ballabhgarh lynching: Residents take out silent protest
In wake of the recent Ballabhgarh lynching case, group of Allahabad residents took to the roads to raise awareness against the issues of mob lynching and hate crimes, on Wednesday. Carrying placards w...
Omar lauds Modi’s statement on cow vigilantism
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on Thursday lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s statement against violence in the name of cow protection and expressed hope that the vigilantes ...
Bridge submerged near Savadatti-B
Following heavy rainfall in parts of southern Maharashtra, the inflow in some rivers in Belagavi district has increased. On Wednesday night, water began flowing over a bridge near Savadatti-B in Chik...
Iftar in Udupi Mutt: State-wide protest on July 2
Sri Ram Sene and other Hindutva organisations will hold a state-wide protest against the Iftar held at Srikrishna Mutt, Udupi, on July 2.Sri Rama Sene’s Pramod Mutalik told reporters here on Thursday ...
Congress not to attend special midnight meeting on GST
A gong will be sounded at midnight to usher in the GST. Mr. Modi will be the key speaker at the function in Parliament.
Ballabgarh lynching victim Junaid’s kin identify four accused
The brother of the teenager who was stabbed to death on board a Mathura-bound train has said they have identified the four accused.Seventeen-year-old Junaid was killed when he and his brothers were re...
Modi warns cow vigilantes, says killing people in the name of 'gau bhakti' cannot be accepted
“This is not something Mahatma Gandhi would approve of,” the Prime Minister observes at Sabarmati Ashram.
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'Is that a terrorist or is that Indrani?!'
So concluded a day in court that saw a woman accused of murder don a fresh role of heroine of the moment.Even Bollywood couldn't have come up with such a curious twist.

'GST is going to be tax jihadism'
'If my understanding is correct, one has to file not less than 37 returns per year for every ordinary business, and that too per state.''If you are doing businesses in Chennai, Bangalore and Hyderabad, you have to file 37x3 returns every year!''The consequence of GST will be chaos, confusion and possibly economic crisis.'

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Killing people in the name of gau bhakti not acceptable, says PM Modi
Modi said that Gandhi wouldn't have approved of this.

Venkatesh Prasad joins list of applicants for India Head Coach
Prasad, who played 33 Tests and 162 ODIs for India, is set to finish his three-year term as the junior India chief selector in September this year.

How GST will impact your insurance premium
It's an undeniable fact that after enactment of GST, buying insurance will become a little expensive impacting your term plans, health plans and motor insurance plans the most. But you should not ignore the importance of insuring your life, health, vehicle, says Harjot Singh Narula

Born to a sex worker, her story will inspire you
'For a long time I didn't know what my mother did -- she kept me in the dark to protect me.''But whatever she did, she did it for me.''It's been three years since my mother passed away.''If she was still alive, I'd respect her choice and stand by her.'


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