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Centre must exert pressure on Lanka to solve fishermen issue: TN government
A day after five Indian fishermen were sentenced to death for smuggling drugs in Sri Lanka, the Tamil Nadu government says it will appeal in the Lankan Supreme Court but Delhi must exert pressure on Colombo to secure their release.


Maharashtra government: Know the ministers
Devendra Fadnavis was on Friday sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra along with nine other ministers.


NIA announces cash reward for anyone providing leads to Burdwan blast
The National Investigation Agency has announced cash rewards for any information leading to the arrest of the 12 absconders suspected of being involved in the Burdwan blast case.


Devendra Fadnavis takes oath as Maharashtra's 27th CM; Modi, Uddhav attend the star studded event
In an event attended not just by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, top Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders and other Chief Ministers but also by Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, Devendra Fadnavis took oath as Maharashtra's Chief Minister on Friday at a grand event in Mumbai.


CBI arrests Odisha MLA in chit fund scam
The CBI on Friday arrested a ruling BJD MLA in Odisha for his alleged complicity with Artha Tatwa Group chief Pradip Sethy.


Delhi Police fully dedicated to promoting national unity: Chief
Delhi Police Commissioner BS Bassi said that the force was "fully dedicated" to strengthening national unity.


Petrol price cut by Rs 2.41 a litre ,diesel rate lowered by Rs 2.25 with effect from midnight
Petrol price was on Friday cut by Rs 2.41 a litre, the sixth reduction since August, and diesel by Rs 2.25 per litre on back of falling international oil rates.


"Would like to take Shiv Sena along with us", says senior BJP leader JP Nadda
As Devendra Fadnavis on Friday took oath as the first BJP chief minister of Maharashtra, senior party leader JP Nadda said they would like to take their former ally Shiv Sena along.


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Three held over India bank heist
Police in India say they have arrested three people who they suspect robbed a bank by digging a 125-foot (40-metre) tunnel straight into the vault.

India bans official luxury travel
India's government bans first class air travel for bureaucrats, meetings in five-star hotels and purchases of cars in a series of tough austerity measures.

India's Bangalore changes name
India's technology capital Bangalore will be formally known as Bengaluru from Saturday, exactly eight years after the state first proposes it.

Indian media: Patel anniversary
Anniversary celebrations for Indian independence leader Sardar Patel spark political controversy.

Kerala court upholds alcohol ban
The high court in India's Kerala state upholds a plan to ban the sale and consumption of alcohol to tackle the state's drink problem.

India's Gujarat braces for cyclone
Authorities in Gujarat begin evacuating tens of thousands of people as a powerful cyclone heads for the western coast.

Indian man arrested for being gay
Police say a 32-year-old man has been arrested in Bangalore after his wife realised he was gay and reported him.

Inside India bank thieves' tunnel
Indian police are hunting for thieves who tunnelled into a bank and fled with valuables worth hundreds of thousands of dollars. The BBC's Sanjoy Majumder reports.

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Fadnavis takes oath as Maha CM, Uddhav shows up
Devendra Fadnavis was on Friday sworn in as the chief minister of the first BJP government in Maharashtra at a grand ceremony where Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray made a last-minute appearance, raising the possibility of a rapprochement between the saffron parties.Besides Fadnavis, a nine-member ministry—seven of cabinet rank and two ministers of state—was also sworn in at a ceremony held at the Wankhede Stadium here.The oath of office and secrecy was administered by Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao.The ever-smiling master-strategist, a 44-year-old law graduate with strong roots in the

Hopes of BJP-Sena reunion rekindled
Hopes of the BJP allying with its former partner were rekindled when Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray made a surprise appearance on the dais at the Wankhede Stadium after Devendra Fadnavis was sworn in as the Maharashtra chief minister.After Fadnavis and senior leader Eknath Khadse was sworn in, Sudhir Mungantiwar was taking oath when Thackeray, with wife Rashmi, entered the stadium amidst cheers by crowd. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah welcomed him. After the swearing-in ceremony, Thackeray met all the senior leaders and newly-appointed ministers of the BJP

Parents cry for justice, call for harsh penalty
Outraged over the alleged sexual abuse of a six-year-old girl in The Indiranagar Cambridge School, hundreds of parents, children and activists from the DSS, BJP and other organisations staged a protest in front of the school on Friday.The demonstration began as early as 8 am and as the day unfolded, more protesters joined in, forcing the police to erect barricades near the school. Enraged protesters kept shouting slogans against the school management. The anger was most palpable when they demanded punishment prevalent in some Islamic countries, like hanging the accused in public, to be fo

Warren Anderson of Bhopal gas horror dead
Former Union Carbide chief Warren Anderson, wanted in India in connection with the 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy which claimed nearly 4,000 lives in one of the world’s most lethal industrial accidents, has died in the US state of Florida aged 92.Anderson, a Brooklyn carpenter’s son who ascended to the top of the Union Carbide Corporation, died on September 29 at a nursing home in Vero Beach, Florida, but his death was not announced by his family and was confirmed from public records, the New York Times reported.The Indian government made multiple requests to extradite him and officially

Charges framed against Raja, Kanimozhi
Charges were framed against former Union telecom minister A Raja, DMK chief M Karunanidhi’s wife Dayalu Ammal and daughter Kanimozhi, and 16 others on Friday by a special court here for “parking” illegal gratification of Rs 200 crore in Kalaignar TV.The accused pleaded not guilty to the charges and opted to face trial in the case, an offshoot of the 2G spectrum case. Special Judge O P Saini then fixed November 11 as the next date of hearing. With this, the court has paved the way for trial and if convicted, the accused will face a maximum sentence of up to seven years.Th

Petrol Rs 70.45, diesel Rs 57.94 in Bangalore
Petrol and diesel prices in the City touched a 15-month low with the reduction effected by oil companies on Friday.Petrol will be cheaper by Rs 2.65 a litre and diesel by Rs 2.49 a litre in Bangalore. A litre of petrol and diesel will now cost Rs 70.45 and Rs 57.94 respectively with effect from the intervening night of October 31/ November 1. The existing price of petrol and diesel per litre in Bangalore is Rs 73.10 and Rs 60.43 respectively. This is the sixth reduction in petrol prices since August. 

NIA announces bounty on Burdwan blast accused
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) on Friday announced rewards ranging between Rs 3 lakh and Rs 10 lakh for the capture of 12 suspected terrorists of Jammat-ul-Mujahideen Bangladesh (JuMB) involved in the Burdwan blast case. The announcement of a reward, including against Burdwan module chief Sajid, came on a day Enforcement Directorate registered a money laundering case against suspects to probe “terror funding” crimes.“Co-operation of general public is solicited in apprehending them. Anyone can inform either on phone or on e-mail about their location and movement.

SC raps J&K parties for not getting polls postponed
The Supreme Court on Friday rapped political parties of Jammu and Kashmir for not convincing the Election Commission (EC) to postpone Assembly elections in the flood-ravaged state, as the poll code of conduct which has come into force made it difficult for the court to issue orders regarding relief measures.“Do you think we can say don’t impose code of conduct. All the political parties should have approached the Election Commission and opposed the issuance of poll notification. Instead, they hailed it. They could have said postpone the elections,” a three-judge bench preside

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Pilot dies as Virgin's spaceship crashes during test flight
A suborbital passenger spaceship being developed by Richard Branson's Virgin Galactic crashed during a test flight at the Mojave Air and Space Port in California.

Black money: Preneet Kaur figures among 627 names submitted to SC
Sources said while Preneet Kaur may not have an account now in HSBC's parent bank in Switzerland but the HSBC list showed she had one around 10 years back.

Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis speaks to TOI: I'm nice but can be ruthless
Man of the moment speaks his mind on fulfilling the hopes and aspirations of 11.2 crore Maharashtrians.

Beer truck accident sparks instant party in UP village
The accident happened late Thursday night on the bypass that connects Lucknow to Delhi. Locals rescued the truck driver and his brother, who received minor injuries, before turning to the cargo.

Out of power, Chidambaram to promote Tamil writers
Former finance minister P Chidambaram announced the setting up of a trust, Ezhuththu, to encourage young writers in Tamil.

It is official: Bangalore becomes Bengaluru
Yes, what you just read is the new name of Karnataka's capital. From today, Bangalore and 11 other cities have new nomenclature.

Muslims rubbish Bukhari’s invite to Pakistani PM
From the common man on the street to the head of Asia’s most important Islamic seminary Darul Uloom Deoband, various sections of the Muslim community on Friday condemned and questioned the decision of Syed Ahmed Bukhari.

Rahul Gandhi should take over from Sonia: Digvijaya
Digvijaya Singh rubbished the belief that the timing was not right for Rahul to take charge, given the dip in the party's political fortunes and the possibility of a prolonged lean phase.

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One dead 1 injured in Virgin spaceship crash
One pilot was killed and another seriously injured when a Virgin Galactic spaceship crashed in the desert Friday a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said
Graft taint on Big 2 makes BJP hopeful in TN
With the two Dravidian parties singed by corruption charges the BJP sees Tamil Nadu as fertile ground for spreading its footprints in the south
Trilokpuri a fortress as jagran held
Riothit Trilokpuri turned into a fortress on Friday for the Hindu religious ceremony of Jagran with more than 1500 police personnel and drones circling the area ensuring the sensitive event passed off without any violence
UP RS polls Azam Khans wife in the fray
SP chief Mulayams former aide Amar Singh failed to secure a place in the partys list of six candidates to next months biennial Rajya Sabha polls which was released on Friday
SC may relax JK model code
The Supreme Court Friday agreed to look into the possibility of relaxing the model code of conduct in pollbound Jammu and Kashmir to ensure the governments relief and rehabilitation work in the flood devastated areas is not affect
Delhi cold to DDAs latest housing scheme reveals data
Delhi Development Authoritys DDA latest housing scheme has failed to enthuse Delhiites the way its previous schemes used to And the figures tell the story
Sahara chief pays Rs 1L for spl facilities in jail
Sahara chief Subrata Roy paid Rs 31 lakh for using airconditioners phones internet and video conferencing facility he had used for 57 days in Tihar jail
Fire breaks out at iconic French radio building
A fire broke out on Friday on the seventh floor of the Maison de la radio Radio house a vast circular building in Paris housing several media operations
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NDA Ally Vaiko Slams Centre on Death Sentence to Indian Fishermen
MDMK Chief Vaiko, an ally of the ruling NDA in Delhi, has blamed the Modi government for the death sentence awarded to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu in Sri Lanka.
Deal or No Deal? Shiv Sena Sets BJP a Deadline
They had to skip being included in the swearing-in of the new BJP government in Maharashtra, but now the Shiv Sena wants an answer.
Somali Pirates Free Indian Sailors After Four Years in Captivity
Somali pirates have freed seven Indian sailors detained for close to four years in exchange for an undisclosed ransom, Somali officials and a maritime monitoring group said on Friday.
Burdwan Blast Case: NIA Announces Cash Reward for 12 Absconding Suspects
The National Investigation Agency has announced cash awards for 12 absconding suspects in the Burdwan blast case. Of the 12, four of the wanted persons are believed to be from Bangladesh, one from Ass...
CBI Arrests BJD MLA Pravat Tripathy in Chit Fund Scam Case
In a major embarrassment for the ruling BJD in Odisha, the CBI today arrested senior MLA and former government chief whip Pravat Tripathy for alleged link with the Artha Tatwa Group, a ponzi company i...
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Detailed Note on NDTV's Legal Proceedings In Connection With Sanjay Dutt And/Or Quantum Securities Limited
Six Immediate Challenges Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Faces
Devendra Fadnavis, man of the moment, faces some big challenges beyond Friday's blockbuster oath ceremony at Mumbai's Wankhade stadium. Not least, he has to prove his government's majority in the Maha...
Uddhav Thackeray Accepts One Invite in Hope of Another
Uddhav Thackeray, the top leader of the Shiv Sena, was a little late to the BJP's blockbuster inaugural ceremony in Maharashtra today.
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IED bomb recovered in J-K
Shopian (Jammu and Kashmir), Oct.31 (ANI): Security forces on Friday recovered an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) bomb in the Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir, weeks ahead of the assembly elections in the state.

Petrol, diesel prices slashed
New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): The Union Government on Friday announced a reduction in the price of petrol, with the cost of one litre dropping by Rs. 2.41, while the diesel price has been reduced by Rs. 2.25 per litre. The new rates will be effective from October 31 midnight.

Cyclone Nilofer has weakened, says met dept.
New Delhi, Oct.31 (ANI): The Meteorological Department on Friday said that Cyclone Nilofer, which is scheduled to hit the coast of Gujarat on November 1, has weakened and turned into a depression, adding that its impact will only be a moderate rainfall.

Sushma Swaraj to visit Mauritius on November 1-3
New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): The Ministry of External Affairs announced on Friday that External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj will be visiting Mauritius from November 1-3.

India to take legal route to contest death sentence of fishermen by Sri Lanka court
New Delhi, Oct. 31 (ANI): India has decided to legally challenge the death sentence passed on five fishermen from Tamil Nadu by a court in Sri Lanka.

250 bars in Kerala get relief as HC stays order
Kochi, Oct. 31 (ANI): A Kerala High Court division bench on Friday stayed for a month a previous directive ordering the closure of 250 two and three star bars in the state, thus providing relief to the owners.

Uddhav's presence during Maha CM swearing-in ceremony 'heartening': BJP
Mumbai, Oct.31 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday hailed Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray's presence during the swearing-in ceremony of Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, calling it a positive and heartening step.

Telangana gets 3 TMC Krishna water to generate power
Hyderabad, Oct 31 (IANS) The Krishna River Management Board (KRMB) Friday allowed Telangana to use three TMC (thousand million cubic) feet water to generate electricity till Nov 2 to tide over the acute shortage in the state.

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Narendra Modi to launch BJP’s online membership drive today
Narendra Modi to launch BJP’s online membership drive today Bhopal: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will today launch the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)’s massive membership drive with a target to increase its strength.Party chief Amit Shah had on Friday said, “As per the BJP’s constitution, the party renews the membership every two years. Tomorrow (November 1), Narendra Bhai will launch party’s new membership drive with an aim to increase its strength by four times than the present one.”Shah was speaking to media on the sideline of the Karyakarta Sankalp Adhiveshan here ahead of local bodies elections in Madhya Pradesh.  Shah informed that a toll-free num

PM Narendra Modi to meet Central government Secretaries today
PM Narendra Modi to meet Central government Secretaries today New Delhi: Five months into office, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has called all the Secretaries of the Central government today for an interaction during which he is likely to enquire about the work done so far and the next steps.The top bureaucrats have been invited for high tea during which work is expected to be discussed, sources said.Modi had held a marathon two-and-a-half hour interaction with 79 Secretaries and other senior officials of various ministries and departments on June four, barely nine days after assuming office.At that meeting, Modi had asked bureaucrats to do away with 'archaic' rules and procedures which hamper go

Fadnavis' team a mix of old and new
Fadnavis' team a mix of old and new Mumbai: The 10-member Devendra Fadnavis ministry sworn in here today in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a blend of youth and experience.  The seniormost among them is Eknath Khadse (born in 1952), Leader of Opposition in the outgoing 12th State Assembly. A prominent leader from Jalgaon district in North Maharashtra, he was Finance Minister during the Shiv Sena-BJP regime in 1995-99.Sudhir Mungantiwar (born 1962) is a former president of Maharashtra BJP and a close associate of Union minister Nitin Gadkari. He was a minister for some time during the Shiv Sena-BJP regime in 1995-99. He hails from Chandrapur

No plans for Modi-Sharif meeting at SAARC: India
No plans for Modi-Sharif meeting at SAARC: India New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have a “SAARC-plus” programme when he travels to Nepal next month, his second visit after assuming office, to attend the 18th SAARC Summit on November 26-27 but there is no meeting planned with his Pakistani counterpart so far on the margins.“I can confirm to you that we are working on a SAARC-plus programme. First, the Prime Minister will attend SAARC.  Also he intends to have some other elements in that programme which is still a work in progress,” External Affairs Ministry Spokesperson Syed Akbaruddin said.He, however, did not elaborate on the “SAARC-plus&rdquo

NCW to recommend legalising sex trade to SC-appointed panel
NCW to recommend legalising sex trade to SC-appointed panel New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) is likely to pitch for legalising prostitution with its chief Lalitha Kumaramangalam favouring it to ensure better living conditions for sex workers in the country.  The NCW will be making its recommendations on the issue before a Supreme Court-appointed panel on November 8.  “Legalising sex trade can be helpful in providing better living conditions for sex workers. But there are multiple factors that need to be taken into consideration to define what could be legal and illegal in the trade,” Kumaramangalam said.The Supreme Court had constituted a panel on August

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An Attack On Love
Right-wing Hindu men are attacking Hindu women who marry Muslims — under the phony pretext that the women are victims of a supposed “love jihad.”

Husband’s Arrest in India Tests Colonial-Era Sex Law
A man accused of having extramarital sex with men was charged with violating an 1861 law that India’s Supreme Court reinstated last December.

Modi Fails, So Far, to Return Illicit Funds to India
The prime minister has vowed to bring back money that corrupt Indians have allegedly sent overseas. But his initial findings were disappointing.

Oct. 30, 2014 — Pictures of the Day
Photos from Burkina Faso, Brazil, South Africa and India.

Oct. 29, 2014 — Pictures of the Day
Photos from Turkey, China, India and the United States.

Q. and A.: Pankaj Mishra on the Hong Kong Protests
The author shares his thoughts on capitalism and politics in China, and on Hong Kong’s relationship to the mainland.

Oct. 28, 2014 — Pictures of the Day
Photos from Burkina Faso, Afghanistan, Canada and India.

Latrines May Not Improve Health of Poor Children
A major study in India has stunned advocates of latrine building by showing that it may do little good.

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Gold tanks on global crash; silver sinks
<p/><p/>Gold suffered its biggest fall in over 15 months and closed below the key ?26,000 per 10 grams mark on the domestic bullion market on Friday on the back of massive selling by speculative tr...
Gold futures down at Rs 26,775 per 10 gm
Gold prices fell 0.11 per cent to Rs 26,775 per 10 grams at the futures trade today as speculators indulged in trimming positions amid weak cues from global market and subdued domestic demand....
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Apple and GTAT: What went wrong – update - Fortune

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Apple and GTAT: What went wrong – update
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When Apple's chief supplier of sapphire filed for bankruptcy three weeks ago, included in the court documents was a sealed affidavit offered by Daniel Squiller, the COO of GT Advanced Technologies GTATQ . It was sealed, according to GT's lawyers ...
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Devendra Fadnavis sworn in as Maharashtra's 27th CM

Devendra Fadnavis IANSOver 2,500 security personnel were deployed in and around Wankhede Stadium where Fadnavis took oath at a grand function.



Government to promote Patel; Indira Gandhi sidelined

PM Modi extends Gujarat New Year greetingsThe government is all set to celebrate in a big way the birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Friday, inviting criticism from the Congress that the legacy of late prime minister Indira Gandhi - who was assassinated 30 years ago on Oct 31 - was being stifled.



2G scam: Raja, Kanimozhi charged

A Raja IANSThe Enforcement Directorate alleges the accused were involved in Rs. 200 crore-money laundering transaction which was not 'bonafide' and 'genuine'.



Union Carbide ex-chief Warren Anderson is dead

Elderly victims of the Bhopal gas tragedy participate in a protest demanding better compensation to victims and the arrest of Warren Anderson, the former CEO of Union Carbide, among other demands, on the eve of 26th anniversary of tragedy in Bhopal, India, Thursday, Dec.2, 2010. On the morning of Dec. 3, 1984, a pesticide plant run by a Union Carbide subsidiary leaked about 40 tons of deadly methyl isocyanate gas into the air, quickly killing about 4,000 people. Lingering effects of the poison raised the death toll to about 15,000 over the next few years, according to government estimates.(AP Photo/Prakash Hatvalne)Warren Anderson, former chief executive officer of the Union Carbide Corporation, is dead, a media report said Friday. He was 92.



Under Fadnavis' leadership, Maharashtra will be number one again: Gadkari

Need to bring FDI in road infrastructure, says Nitin GadkariUnion Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Friday said that Maharashtra will regain its position as the best state in the country under the leadership of Devendra Fadnavis, who is due to be sworn-in as the first Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Chief Minister of the state later in the day.



5 Indian fishermen sentenced to death in Sri Lanka

Indian fishermen APThe five Indian fishermen, arrested by the Sri Lankan navy in 2011, were convicted of smuggling drugs.



Govt announces Rs 5 lakh to kin of each 1984 riot victim

Prime Minister Narendra Modi during the swearing in ceremony of 10th chief minister of Haryana Manohar Lal Khattar in Panchkula, Haryana on Oct.26, 2014. (Photo: IANS)The announcement comes just a day after Human Rights Watch had criticized India for failing to bring to justice those responsible for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and said this demonstrated India's lack of resolve to fight communal violence.



Minority govt in Maharashtra will be unconstitutional: Sena

Mumbai: Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray with Yuva Sena chief Aditya Thackeray during a press conference in Mumbai on Oct.19, 2014. The party won 63 seats in recently concluded Maharashtra Assembly Polls. (Photo: Sandeep Mahankal/IANS)In an editorial in its mouthpiece, Shiv Sena said running a minority government is similar to enjoying power without responsibility.



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Devendra Fadnavis takes oath at grand ceremony - Daily News & Analysis

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Devendra Fadnavis takes oath at grand ceremony
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Gurgaon answers Modi call to 'run for unity' - Times of India

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NDA Ally Vaiko Slams Centre on Death Sentence to Indian Fishermen - NDTV

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Chennai: MDMK Chief Vaiko, an ally of the ruling NDA in Delhi, has blamed the Modi government for the death sentence awarded to five Indian fishermen from Tamil Nadu in Sri Lanka. "It's the welcome and reception by the central government that has ...
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Lanka foisted drug-running case against fishermen: Karunanidhi - Times of India

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Water level crosses 136 ft in Mullaperiyar
The water level in the Mullaperiyar dam crossed 136 ft on Friday evening, a first since 1979. The Supreme Court on May 6 allowed Tamil Nadu to raise the water level in the dam from 136 to 142 ft.
Stage set for protracted legal tussle
Friday’s HC order on bars in two and three star hotels brings relief to bar owners
COBSE to discuss common question paper design
It has worked out a design for Class XI across boards
State formulates guidelines to curb violence in colleges
Following a rise in incidents of student violence, the State government’s department of higher education has framed guidelines for the maintenance of law and order in city colleges. “The...
Act against officials indicted in Maval firing case: HC
The Bombay High Court on Friday rapped the Maharashtra government for failing to initiate disciplinary action against an IPS officer and three other police officers in the Maval firing case.
NHRC notice to Health Ministry on HIV drug shortage
The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has reminded the Union Health Ministry to reply to its September 16 notice on the shortfall of life-saving drugs for HIV patients.When issuing th...
Omar leaves Ganderbal, to contest two seats
National Conference leader and Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will not contest the Assembly election from his family bastion, Ganderbal, but from Sonwar in Srinagar and Beerwah in Budgam.This...
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12 cities in State to have new names from today
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Sushma Swaraj to visit Mauritius, attend diaspora event
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj begins a three-day visit to Mauritius from Saturday during which she will participate in the 180th anniversary of the Aapravasi Ghat, where from 1834 and 1920 almost half a million indenture
India to take legal route to contest death sentence of fishermen by Sri Lanka court: MEA
India has decided to legally challenge the death sentence passed on five fishermen from Tamil Nadu by a court in Sri Lanka.
Kunjannam confirmed as oldest woman in India
112-years-old Kunjannam Anthony is the oldest living woman in India at present, according to the Limca Book of Records.
Shelters fill up after deadly Sri Lanka mudslide
Sri Lankan authorities warned of more landslides at a tea plantation where a deadly torrent of mud swept away scores of homes this week, but residents said today that there was no room left at the shelters and no alternative hous
Sonia Gandhi not to attend Bukhari son`s anointment ceremony
Congress President Sonia Gandhi will not attend the controversial anointment ceremony of the son of Jama Masjid Shahi Imam Syed Ahmed Bukhari here next month.
BJP aims to break records with its membership drive
BJP national general secretary JP Nadda on Friday said the party is aiming to break all records in inducting new members during a membership drive to be launched from November 1.
BJP credits Modi govt for reduction in petrol, diesel prices
BJP on Friday welcomed the reduction in petrol and diesel prices and hoped that it will help bring down inflation to make life easier for the common man.
Bukhari `does not represent common Muslims`: LJP
Lok Janshakti Party leader Abdul Khaliq on Friday condemned the Shahi Imam of Jama Masjid for not inviting Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the anointment ceremony of his son, saying it has exposed him as a "mindless and cynical"
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Lotus Dialogues
Rohit Bal says the national flower and peacock motifs represent the range of his design, from ‘simplicity to opulence and borderline arrogance’

Walked Down the Street Like a Good Girl Should...
Daughter of the first Kuchipudi family, Raja and Radha Reddy, Yamini and her husband Srinivas — now married for nearly eight years — believe commitment is easy, but reinforcing it with actions is an uphill task which both partners have to work on. It is a clear case of mutual admiration between the two that drives them as a couple

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One dead 1 injured in Virgin spaceship crash
One pilot was killed and another seriously injured when a Virgin Galactic spaceship crashed in the desert Friday a spokesman for the California Highway Patrol said
Graft taint on Big 2 makes BJP hopeful in TN
With the two Dravidian parties singed by corruption charges the BJP sees Tamil Nadu as fertile ground for spreading its footprints in the south
Trilokpuri a fortress as jagran held
Riothit Trilokpuri turned into a fortress on Friday for the Hindu religious ceremony of Jagran with more than 1500 police personnel and drones circling the area ensuring the sensitive event passed off without any violence
UP RS polls Azam Khans wife in the fray
SP chief Mulayams former aide Amar Singh failed to secure a place in the partys list of six candidates to next months biennial Rajya Sabha polls which was released on Friday
SC may relax JK model code
The Supreme Court Friday agreed to look into the possibility of relaxing the model code of conduct in pollbound Jammu and Kashmir to ensure the governments relief and rehabilitation work in the flood devastated areas is not affect
Delhi cold to DDAs latest housing scheme reveals data
Delhi Development Authoritys DDA latest housing scheme has failed to enthuse Delhiites the way its previous schemes used to And the figures tell the story
Sahara chief pays Rs 1L for spl facilities in jail
Sahara chief Subrata Roy paid Rs 31 lakh for using airconditioners phones internet and video conferencing facility he had used for 57 days in Tihar jail
Fire breaks out at iconic French radio building
A fire broke out on Friday on the seventh floor of the Maison de la radio Radio house a vast circular building in Paris housing several media operations
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Fadnavis sworn in as first BJP CM of Maharashtra
Amid a plethora of senior party leaders, including Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party president Amit Shah, Bharatiya Janata Party's Devendra Fadnavis took the oath of office at a mega function organised at Wankhede Stadium, Mumbai.

PHOTOS: BJP's day out in Mumbai
See glimpses of BJP's day out at the Wankhede

How 2 IIT-ians built a $1 billion company in 3 years
In addition, Aggarwal uses an Apple MacBook and an iPad Mini tablet.

'VVS told me I should only think about Tests'
'I know how to play and how to score runs; it is just that I am waiting for the opportunity. Whenever it comes, I will grab it with both hands.'

Do you know what C10H14N2 is? Tell us!
Kannada filmmaker Pawan Kumar certainly likes to do things differently!

1 dead, 1 injured in Virgin Galactic spaceship crash
One pilot died and another suffered a major injury after Virgin Galactic's SpaceShipTwo crashed during a test flight in California's Mojave Desert on Friday.

How Math changed this wannabe cricketer's life!
P Rajendran finds out how Himanshu Asnani, a winner of the Marconi Society's Paul Baran Young Scholars Award, swiftly moved from wanting to become a neurosurgeon or cricketer into engineering

Numbers game: India hold edge over Sri Lanka in One-Day Internationals
As India and Sri Lanka get set to duel in the make-shift ODI series, starting Sunday, Rajneesh Gupta gives us a look at how both teams stand in One-dayers.


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