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Congress would insist on forced accountability in Parliament: Anand Sharma
Congress would insist on forced accountability in Parliament: Anand Sharma New York: Asking Prime Minister Narendra Modi to break his silence over the Lalit Modi controversy, a senior Congress leader has said that the principled opposition party would insist on "forced accountability" during the upcoming Monsoon session of Parliament. &..

Bihar polls: Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav to join NDA&#63
Bihar polls: Expelled RJD MP Pappu Yadav to join NDA? Patna: Lok Sabha member Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav, who was expelled from Lalu Prasad's RJD for six years for anti-party activities, is likely to join the BJP-led NDA ahead of the Bihar assembly polls.Asked by the media about joining the National Democratic Alliance &#..

Will expose Shivraj Singh even if I die: Vyapam whistle blower
Will expose Shivraj Singh even if I die: Vyapam whistle blower Gwalior: Ashish Chaturvedi, one of the four whistle-blowers of Madhya Pradesh Vyapam scam said he will name the "big fish in the scam including Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan."Chaturvedi has allegedly been threatened 10 times and even attempts have been made on ..

After Lalu, Nitish, Manjhi also want caste census data release
After Lalu, Nitish, Manjhi also want caste census data release Patna: A day after Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad, Bihar Chief minister Nitish Kumar and his predecessor Jitan Ram Manjhi on Monday also demanded that the central government should make the data of the caste census public."I fail to understand why the..

My name cropping up in Vyapam case a deep conspiracy: Uma Bharti
My name cropping up in Vyapam case a deep conspiracy: Uma Bharti New Delhi: Union minister Uma Bharti tonight saw a “very deep conspiracy” in her name cropping up in the Vyapam scam and said people are succumbing to “shame and fear” caused by the scandal and nobody was killing them.  “It is a very deep cons..

Time to reflect on Article 370 : Hansraj Ahir
Time to reflect on Article 370 : Hansraj Ahir Kolkata:  Union minister Hansraj Ahir on Monday said it was time to reflect on the continuance of the constitution's article 370 which grants special status to Jammu and Kashmir.Speaking at an event to mark the 115th birth anniversary of Jan Sangh founder Syama Prasad ..

I ordered probe into Vyapam scam: Shivraj Singh Chouhan
I ordered probe into Vyapam scam: Shivraj Singh Chouhan New Delhi: Amid a chorus for his resignation over the Vyapam scam, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Monday said it was he who had ordered a probe into the case when it was first unearthed in 2013."As soon as the scam was first reported in 2013, I..

Fake degree case: Jitender Singh Tomar sent to judicial custody till July 20
Fake degree case: Jitender Singh  Tomar sent to judicial custody till July 20 New Delhi: A court here today extended by 14 days the judicial custody of former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar in an alleged forged degree case.Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Tarun Yogesh remanded Tomar to judicial custody till July 20 after Delhi Police sai..

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Vyapam scam: Chouhan buckles under pressure, seeks CBI probe
After resolutely rejecting calls for a CBI probe, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan today decided to seek an investigation into the murky Vyapam scam by the central agency on a day the Supreme Court agreed to hear petitions in this regard.Following Chouhan's announcement at a press conference, the state government moved the Madhya Pradesh High Court seeking its direction for institution of a CBI probe into the massive admission and recruitment scam."We have filed a plea in the High Court seeking a CBI probe into the Vyapam scam," Additional Advocate General P Kaurav said.Unde

Vyapam: 3-member panel to examine scribe's viscera at AIIMS
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has constituted a three-member board to examine the viscera samples and conduct histopathological examination of tissues of TV journalist Akshay Singh who died under mysterious circumstances while covering Vyapam scam.The board members include Additional Professor Dr Adarsh Kumar, Professor Dr Millo Tabin and Senior Resident Doctor Shashank Pooniya, all from the Forensic Department of AIIMS.According to AIIMS sources, the viscera samples are likely to be sent to CFSL Delhi while histopathological examination of tissues will be conducted at AI

Will not call deaths as 'mysterious': Vyapam SIT Chief
The series of deaths of those associated with the Vyapam scam do not look "mysterious" but come forth as "abnormal", the chief of Special Investigation Team (SIT) monitoring the probe into the case said today.Justice (retired) Chandresh Bhushan told TV news channels that he has asked the Special Task Force (STF) constituted to probe the admission and recruitment scam to "enquire" into these cases and tell the SIT how "these fellows have died"."I would not like to use that word (mysterious). I will say there are certain deaths and those deaths are not normal deaths... So, if they have any conne

Vyapam scam a silly issue, says Gowda but retracts later
In controversial remarks, Law Minister D V Sadananda Gowda today termed  the Vyapam scam as a "silly issue" on which Prime Minister Narendra Modi need not comment but shortly later retracted saying he was referring to the Lalit Modi row."See, certain issues which are so simple issues, so silly issues that need not be answered by the Prime Minister. Our Home Minister (Rajnath Singh), ministers of concerned departments and even my party (BJP) president Amit Shah have answered everything. For each and every silly issue Prime Minister has to answer, it is not fair," he said.Gowda said if there is

Police constable quizzed over Vyapam scam found dead in MP
Another shocking death in relation to the Vyapam scam has been reported of late in which a police constable in Madhya Pradesh was found hanging from the ceiling at a tourist outpost in Tikamgarh, yesterday morning.The constable was interrogated over the Vyapam scam four months back, according to media reports.However, police denies the death of the constable being linked to the Vyapam scam.According to the police, the constable was suffering from depression and was an alcoholic.This is the fourth recent death which has alleged links to the Vyapam scam in a period of just four days following th

Turkish Airlines plane cleared for take-off, no bomb found
An Istanbul-bound Turkish Airlines flight from Bangkok with 157 passengers and crew on board landed at the IGI Airport here today under emergency conditions following a bomb scare but was cleared for take-off after the security agencies did not find any explosive.Flight TKO65 sought an emergency landing after its pilot was informed about a message scribbled on the mirror of a washroom with a lipstick warning about the presence of a bomb in the cargo hold."Nothing was found...the aircraft has been cleared for take off," Civil Aviation Secretary R N Choubey told reporters. Sources said the lipst

MNREGA world's largest public works programme: World Bank
India's rural employment guarantee programme MNREGA has been ranked as the world's largest public works programme, providing social security net to almost 15 per cent of the country's population, the World Bank has said.India is among the five middle-income countries running the world's largest social safety net programmes, said a World Bank Group's report 'The State of Social Safety Nets 2015'."The world's five largest social safety net programmes are all in middle-income countries (China, India, South Africa and Ethiopia) and reach over 526 million people," it added.The combined spending on

Nestle pays Ambuja Cements Rs 20 crores to destroy Maggi packets
Nestle India has paid Rs 20 crore to Ambuja Cements for destroying Maggi instant noodles, which were found to be harmful for human consumption by the food regulators in the country.Ambuja Cements, formerly known as Gujarat Ambuja Cements, is believed to have been paid the amount for burning the recalled packets of Maggi noodles at its cement plant in Chandrapur in Maharashtra.When contacted, a Nestle India spokesperson said: “Gujarat Ambuja Cements is… helping us to destroy the Maggi noodles being withdrawn by us from the market.”While the spokesperson did not confirm the cost involved i

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Mumbai train bomb coma man dies
An Indian man dies nine years after suffering severe brain injuries in the 2006 Mumbai train bombings.

Narendra Modi app is 'like Tinder for good governance'
Technology writer Krish Raghav reviews Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's official phone app.

Delhi lipstick threat grounds plane
A Turkish Airlines plane lands at Delhi airport after crew spot a bomb threat, written in lipstick on a toilet mirror, which turns out to be a hoax.

India woman 'set on fire by police'
An Indian woman dies after alleging that she was set on fire by two policemen inside a police station when she refused to pay a bribe.

Media demand 'fair probe' in exam scam
Media spotlight on 'mystery deaths' of accused, witnesses and a journalist in a scam in Madhya Pradesh state.

India says unwed mum can be guardian
India's Supreme Court in a landmark ruling says an unwed mother does not have to reveal the name of her child's father for claiming guardianship.

Indian e-commerce site defaced
One of India's biggest e-commerce sites, housing.com, has its website defaced after the recent sacking of its founder-CEO.

India PM begins Central Asia tour
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi begins a five nation tour of Central Asia and Russia with trade and energy topping his agenda.

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Law minister Sadananda Gowda calls Vyapam scam 'silly issue', retracts later
DV Sadananda Gowda on Tuesday termed the Vyapam scam as a "silly issue" on which Prime Minister Narendra Modi need not comment, but retracted later saying he was referring to the Lalit Modi row.

PM Modi likely to host Iftar party in Srinagar
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is likely to host an Iftar party in Srinagar on July 17.

Cricketer dies after being hit in chest by ball
Bavalan Pathmanathan was appearing for Manipay Parish Sports Club in division three of the British Tamil League on Sunday at Long Ditton.

India desperate for US leadership: Bobby Jindal
"We'd work with non-aligned countries like India and Vietnam that are desperate and hungry for American leadership," 44-year-old Jindal told the Fox News.

Turkish plane cleared for take off from Delhi
Nothing suspicious has been found in the Istanbul-bound Turkish Airlines aircraft that made an emergency landing at Delhi airport over a bomb scare.

See image of message that led to bomb scare
A terror message scribbled in one of the washrooms of a Turkish plane led to a bomb scare and emergency landing.

Lalit Modi lawyer refuses to receive ED summons
Lalit Modi's lawyer has returned the summons issued to the former IPL boss by the Enforcement Directorate, saying he was not authorised to receive them, the Central agency said on Tuesday.

Ambuja Cements gets Rs 20cr to destroy Maggi
Nestle India has paid Rs 20 crore to Ambuja Cements for destroying Maggi instant noodles, which were found to be harmful for human consumption by the food regulators in the country.

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Greece yet to bring new debt plan before eurozone summit
Greece did not come up with a concrete proposal at a meeting of eurozone finance ministers on Tuesday despite European pressure on Athens for a new debt plan
Cricketer dies after being hit on chest in British Tamil League match
A British Tamil batsman died after being hit by a ball on the chest while playing for Manipay Parish Sports Club in division three of the British Tamil League
Girl thrashes harasser inside UP police station: viral video
The video of a teenage girl thrashing a boy inside a police station in Uttar Pradeshs Pilibhit district for allegedly harassing her has gone viral on social networking sites
Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan buckles under pressure, seeks CBI probe
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan bowed to public pressure on Tuesday and recommended a CBI probe into a snowballing examination scandal that has bruised his governments credibility with people connected to the c
PM's office asks IB to submit report on MP Vyapam scam deaths
The Prime Ministers Office PMO is understood to have asked the Intelligence Bureau to submit a detailed report on the suspicious deaths of accused and suspects linked to the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board MPPEB scam
No bomb found on Turkish Airlines jet, to take off soon from Delhi
A Turkish plane made an emergency landing at the Delhi airport on Tuesday after a bomb threat was reported on the aircraft National Security Guard commandos were rushed to the Indira Gandhi International airport after 148 passenge
Nestle shells out Rs 20cr for destroying Maggi instant noodles packets
Nestle India has paid Rs 20 crore to Ambuja Cements for destroying Maggi noodles which have been found to be harmful for human consumption by the food regulators in India
Will request HC to order CBI probe into Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan
Embattled Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said he was ready for a CBI inquiry into the multilayered scam in the state professional examination board PEB or Vyapam which has become the biggest challen
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Anupam Kher: Sooraj Barjatya, is a Cinematic Genius in Story Telling
The 60-year-old took to microblogging site Twitter to share a photograph of himself along with the director
Court Dismisses Anticipatory Bail Plea of AAP Leader Somnath Bharti
An anticipatory bail plea by Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Somnath Bharti, accused of domestic violence by his wife, was today dismissed by a Delhi court which said there was no apprehension of his arr...
Drone Postal Deliveries Begin in Switzerland
Wondering where your package is? Look up!
No Threat to Dam From LTTE, Tamil Nadu Now Tells Supreme Court
In a complete turnaround, the Tamil Nadu government has submitted a report to the Supreme Court today, saying there is no threat to the Mullaperiyar dam from Liberation Tigers of Tigers Eelam (LTTE) c...
Large Russian Firms Could Get BRICS Bank Funding, Says Minister
Russian Finance Minister Anton Siluanov said on Tuesday that projects of all large Russian companies could receive funding from the New Development Bank that is being created by the BRICS group of fiv...
Bangladesh Recall Fit-Again Mahmudullah for ODIs
Bangladesh named Mahmudullah and Anamul Haque in their 14-man squad for the first two of the three ODIs against South Africa
Younis Khan Says he Always Takes Criticism Constructively
Younis Khan said that he had faced many ups and downs in his career but always came back stronger.
Big B Wants Police Help for Safety of Sunday Fans
"It worries me no end when the little children and the ladies are subjected to discomfort," Amitabh Bachchan posted on his blog
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'Digital India' initiative will change country: R. S. Prasad
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Union Minister for Information and Technology and Communications Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said that Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India initiative would change the entire canvas of the country, adding that the Centre has taken additional measures to supplement the entire initiative. "The Digital India initiative is going to change the entire canvas of the country. The Government of India has decided to take additional measures to supplement entire initiative," Prasad said, while briefing on new initiatives aimed at reducing 'Call Drops'.

BJP has made Bihar legislative council elections a 'prestige issue': Nitish Kumar
Patna, July 7 (ANI): Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made the state legislative council elections a 'prestige issue', and added that he hoped the latter would not turn back on its words after the results were out. "They have linked these elections with their prestige. All I want to say is that, BJP should turn back from their statements after the results.We are confident that we will win," Kumar told mediapersons after casting his vote for the Bihar Legislative council elections.

India destined to become trendsetter in global economy: Jitendra Singh
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region Dr. Jitendra Singh on Tuesday said that India is a "happening" place today and is destined to become a trendsetter in global economy under the leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Singh was addressing the Cost and Management Accountancy (CMA) Awards function organized by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICAI), here today.

President Mukherjee hosts reception for Telangana, Andhra Pradesh dignitaries
New Delhi, July 7 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee hosted a reception today for senior dignitaries of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh at the Rashtrapati Nilayam in Secunderabad on the eve of his departure back to Delhi after a ten day sojourn.

Congress slams Gowda for calling Vyapam scam a 'silly' issue
Shimla, July 7 (ANI): The Congress on Tuesday slammed Sadananda Gowda over his statement wherein he dubbed the Vyapam scam as 'silly' and demanded a public apology from the Union Law Minister. "Arrogance of power has gone to the head of BJP leaders. The statement of law minister Gowda, saying that 46 deaths are a silly instance is shameful, condemnable and reprehensible.

Taj Mahal's foundation under threat, says historian
Agra, (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (ANI): Historian Haji Tahiruddin Tahir has said that receding water levels of river Yamuna poses a serious threat to the foundation of Taj Mahal. The foundation of the Taj Mahal, dependent on the waters of Yamuna for its strength, is in danger because of the fast decreasing water level of the river," he said.

Flood like situation affects hundreds in Uttar Pradesh
Moradabad, (Uttar Pradesh), July 7 (ANI): Flood-like situation in Uttar Pradesh remained grim as several districts experienced heavy rain in the past 24 hours. The worst affected districts were Moradabad, Rampur and Udham Singh Nagar. The swollen Dhela River has flooded the roads and broken connection with the nearby villages.

Diamond industry faces grim future in Gujarat
Surat, July 7 (ANI): A large number of daily wage workers stare at a bleak future as the diamond industry in Surat faces its worst crisis as orders have slumped. Surat is known as the country's diamond capital but in the recent past more than 15,000 workers have lost their jobs. According to a small diamond unit owner, Kishore Patel, the crisis has deepened because of dwindling business.

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NDA ally Akali Dal opposes land bill
The Akali Dal, an ally of the BJP, has written to the parliamentary committee opposing certain clauses in the land acquisition bill.

Friend, sister, supporter... and wonderful human being
Shahnaz Anklesaria Aiyar was a formidable journalist. More importantly, she was an incredible human being, says Sanjoy Hazarika.

They are like pupa, which turn into butterflies overnight
'Renu Raj has exploded many civil services myths.'

A start-up by IIM, IIT grads to quickly deliver food from restaurants!
Swiggy, a Bengaluru-based food ordering and delivery start-up, says it aims to revolutionise this segment.

Wimbledon: Sharapova advances after stiff test, Muguruza in semis
Maria Sharapova made it a remarkable 20 victories from 23 grand slam quarter-finals but was pushed all the way at Wimbledon on Tuesday by feisty American Coco Vandeweghe before emerging a 6-3, 6-7(3), 6-2 winner.

Good enough for China, but India spurns Arjun
For some inexplicable reason, the army prefers to use Russian armour; Arjun is deployed in only two of its 63 armoured regiments.

Defaults, lay-offs take sheen off Surat's diamond sector
Diamond exporters are considering stopping the import of rough diamonds.

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Strangers No More in An Adopted Family
“Stranger Than Family” is Matthew Avignone’s take on growing up in a family of adopted children in a small Midwest town.

Global Poverty Drops Sharply, With China Making Big Strides, U.N. Report Says
The conclusion came in a final report on the successes and failures of the Millennium Development Goals, a set of targets established 15 years ago to improve the lives of the poor.

India’s Leader Maps Out a More Robust Digital Future
With the country lagging behind much of the world in digital infrastructure, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is pushing for greater Internet connectivity and services as well as electronics manufacturing.

Marooned by History in India and Bangladesh
The two countries finally swap enclaves held over from another era, but the locals are worried.

Collector Gives Back Ancient Indian Statue Said to Have Been Stolen From Temple
Federal officials on Wednesday announced that they had recovered a valuable, 11th-century Indian antiquity that had been looted from a temple and sold to an unwitting New York collector.

Xi Hosts 56 Nations at Founding of Asian Infrastructure Bank
Many attendees at the Beijing event were American allies that Washington had urged not to join the China-led bank, seen as a rival to Western-led institutions.

China and India Are Sitting Out Refugee Crisis
Asia’s giants could play leadership roles but see it as a losing issue that could diminish their clout and bilateral interests.

Polo Fades in India on the Backs of Endangered Ponies
The decline of polo and of the Manipuri pony, which was once used in warfare and is now endangered, began when state patronage for polo players ended, around the time of India’s annexation of Manipur.

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NMDC to Set up Steel Plant in Karnataka
The greenfield plant, in the state's mineral-rich northern region, will be a joint venture with the state government at a cost of Rs.18,000 crore.

Eurogroup Meeting Ends Without New Proposal From Greece
The finance ministers of euro zone countries didn't receive the new proposals they had expected from Greece on Tuesday, Eurogroup head Jeroen Dijsselbloem said after the crucial meeting.

Slash Eight Days of Military Spending For Free Universal Education: Malala
Nobel laureate Malala Yousafzai has urged world leaders to slash “eight days of military spending” and give all children access to 12 years of free education.

Army to Hold Online Recruitment Rally in Gujarat in September and October
This is the first online recruitment rally in Gujarat as the system was introduced elsewhere in the country in June.

78 IS Militants Killed in Clashes With Syrian Kurdish Forces
At least 78 members of Islamic State have been killed since Sunday night in clashes with Kurdish militia.

Indian American Gets Six Years Jail For Ponzi Scheme
A US court has sentenced the former Indian American head of a Chicago investment firm to six years in prison for stealing more than $9 million in a ponzi scheme.

Will Not Call Deaths as 'Mysterious': Vyapam SIT Chief
The series of deaths of those associated with the Vyapam scam do not look "mysterious" but come forth as "abnormal".

Amartya Sen Skeptical Over PM's Idea of Secularism
Sen also hit out at the Modi government over its "interference" in academia, saying it has never happened on this scale now.

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Silver futures fall on weak trend in overseas markets
Silver prices were down by Rs 211 to Rs 36,732 per kg in futures trade today as speculators reduced exposure, taking weak cues from global markets.In futures trading, silver for delivery in...

Gold futures down on weak global cues
Gold futures prices today fell by 0.35 per cent to Rs 26,235 per 10 grams as speculators offloaded their positions amid a weak global trend. At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold prices for...

Gold dips below $1,170 despite Greek debt crisis
Gold fell on Tuesday as markets awaited news from a Euro Zone summit to see whether progress would be made in the Greek debt crisis, even as increasing short positions in the precious metal underl...

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Clinton says Puerto Rican economy deserves 'fair shot'
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton on Tuesday said Congress and the Obama administration should help Puerto Rico restructure its debts under bankruptcy, saying the island commonwealth needs partners to "get on a path toward stability and prosperity."

BJP has made Bihar legislative council elections a 'prestige issue': Nitish Kumar
Patna, July 7 (ANI): Former Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Tuesday said that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has made the state legislative council elections a 'prestige issue', and added that he hoped the latter would not turn back on its words after the results were out. "They have linked these elections with their prestige. All I want to say is that, BJP should turn back from their statements after the results.We are confident that we will win," Kumar told mediapersons after casting his vote for the Bihar Legislative council elections.

Child border crossings into US seen dropping: official
The number of unaccompanied minors detained while crossing from Mexico into the United States has dropped by half since a surge of such immigration last year, US officials told Congress Tuesday. The plunge in child figures comes amid a 34 percent reduction in overall border detentions in the first eight months of fiscal year 2015, according to Philip Miller, an assistant director at Immigration and Customs Enforcement in the US Department of Homeland Security. While 46,858 unaccompanied children were detained crossing the southwest border during the period last year, that number shrank to 22,869 in fiscal 2015, a drop of 51 percent, according to Customs and Border Protection data.

Popemobile online game pokes fun at Paraguay's potholes
An online game in which Pope Francis careers through the streets of Asuncion in his "popemobile" dodging potholes is delighting Paraguayans fed up with the capital city's dilapidated streets. In "Papa Road," which is popular locally, players navigate the Argentine-born pontiff through the city center against a backdrop of the national Congress and cathedrals. Francis arrives in Paraguay on Friday, the final leg of his three-nation "homecoming" tour of South America, where he will meet social activists.

Congress slams Gowda for calling Vyapam scam a 'silly' issue
Shimla, July 7 (ANI): The Congress on Tuesday slammed Sadananda Gowda over his statement wherein he dubbed the Vyapam scam as 'silly' and demanded a public apology from the Union Law Minister. "Arrogance of power has gone to the head of BJP leaders. The statement of law minister Gowda, saying that 46 deaths are a silly instance is shameful, condemnable and reprehensible.

U.S. only training 60 Syrian fighters, far below expectations
By Phil Stewart and David Alexander WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States was only training about 60 Syrian opposition fighters to battle Islamic State as of July 3, far below expectations, Defense Secretary Ash Carter told Congress on Tuesday, citing rigorous U.S. vetting of recruits. The program, which launched in May in Jordan and Turkey, was designed to train as many as 5,400 fighters a year and seen as a test of President Barack Obama's strategy of engaging local partners to combat extremists. Carter's acknowledgement of the low number of recruits will give ammunition to critics who say Obama's strategy is too limited to have any influence on Syria's brutal civil war.

IMF: Financial risks growing at US insurers, mutual funds
WASHINGTON (AP) — The International Monetary Fund warned Tuesday that American stock prices are high and U.S. insurers and mutual funds are vulnerable to financial shocks. It also urged Congress not to weaken financial regulations passed in 2010.

India to roll out $20 billion food welfare plan by December

Labourers unload sacks filled with wheat from a truck at PUNSUP godown at a wholesale grain market in PunjabIndia will roll out its multi-billion dollar food welfare plan by December, the food minister said, allowing 67 percent of its 1.2 billion people access to cheap rice and wheat. The previous Congress-led government approved the National Food Security Act (NFSA) in August 2013. India's 29 states and seven union territories had to implement it within a year.



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Vyapam scam: 3-member panel to examine scribe's viscera at AIIMS
The All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) has constituted a three-member board to examine the viscera samples and conduct histopathological examination of tissues of TV journalist Akshay Singh who died under mysterious c
Sourav Ganguly to attend ISL domestic player draft
Former India captain and Atletico de Kolkata co-owner Sourav Ganguly would attend the Indian Super League football tournament's domestic draft scheduled to take place in Mumbai on July 10.
Prithviraj Chavan demands CBI inquiry against Pankaja Munde, Vinod Tawde
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday demanded a CBI inquiry into allegations of corruption against the BJP ministers Pankaja Munde and Vinod Tawde.
BRICS Finance Ministers discuss elements of development bank
The Finance Ministers are understood to have given final touches to the economic agenda of the two-day BRICS Summit that will be held here tomorrow. Besides Modi, it will be attended by Russian President Vladimir Putin, Chinese Pr
Booker Prize teams with Independent Foreign Fiction Prize for new award for translations
The £50,000 ($77,170.00) prize will be divided equally between the author and the translator.
Greek Debt: Economists urge Merkel to change course but Germany refuses
Germany's economy minister said in an interview on Tuesday that possible talks on reducing Greece's debt were not imaginable before Athens implements reforms.
Suspect in Charleston church shooting indicted on 9 murder counts
Dylann Roof, the suspect in June's massacre at an African-American church in Charleston, South Carolina, has been indicted by a grand jury on nine counts of murder and three counts of attempted murder, the prosecutor said on T
Canadian man arrested for flying in chair tied to balloons
A 26-year-old Canadian man was arrested after he flew high in the sky on a lawn chair attached to around 110 helium balloons in a potentially deadly stunt.
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Money laundering probe in Vyapam on track: ED Director - Economic Times

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Money laundering probe in Vyapam on track: ED Director
Economic Times
KOLKATA: The Enforcement Directorate's money laundering probe into the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh is "on track", the agency's chief said today. "The probe in this case is on track. We have made some attachments earlier (against the accused under ...
Vyapam: Is Chouhan's sudden request for CBI probe a last-minute face saving ...Firstpost
Vyapam scam: Chouhan gives in to pressure, seeks CBI probeThe Hindu
Vyapam: 3-member panel to examine scribe's viscera at AIIMSBusiness Standard
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Anna Hazare to launch stir over OROP and Land Acquisition Bill - Economic Times

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Anna Hazare to launch stir over OROP and Land Acquisition Bill
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MUMBAI: Social activist Anna Hazare today said a countrywide agitation will be launched over the issues of One Rank One Pension (OROP) and the Land Acquisition Bill. "I will inform you about the date of the agitation in my next letter to you," Hazare ...
Anna Hazare pledges support for OROPBusiness Standard
One Rank One Pension: Anna Hazare pledges support for agitating military ...The Hindu
Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar likely to meet protesters demanding One ...Daily News & Analysis

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No bomb on Turkish Airlines plane, will be cleared for take off in few hours ... - Firstpost

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No bomb on Turkish Airlines plane, will be cleared for take off in few hours ...
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Any threat to the Turkish Airlines' flight TK-65, that had made an emergency landing at Delhi's IGI Airport following a bomb scare, has abated and the aircraft could take off in a few hours, said Aviation Secretary R N Choubey on Tuesday after no bomb ...
Turkish plane cleared for take-off, no bomb foundIBNLive
Turkish Airlines Flight TK-65 cleared for take-off, no bomb foundLivemint
Turkish Airlines plane cleared for take-off from Delhi airport, no bomb foundThe Indian Express
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Decision on Kasturirangan panel report by August: Prakash Javadekar - Economic Times

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Decision on Kasturirangan panel report by August: Prakash Javadekar
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar today said "misgivings" about implementation of Kasturirangan committee report on Western Ghats have to be "done away" with and a call on it will be taken by August end. Javadekar said that barring ...
'Kasturirangan report on Western Ghats will prevent excessive mining'Business Standard
Six states to discuss conservation of Western GhatsThe Hindu
Javadekar convenes meeting on ESA in Western GhatsTimes of India
All India Radio -Niticentral
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Prithviraj Chavan demands CBI inquiry against Pankaja Munde, Vinod Tawde - Daily News & Analysis

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Prithviraj Chavan demands CBI inquiry against Pankaja Munde, Vinod Tawde
Daily News & Analysis
Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday demanded a CBI inquiry into allegations of corruption against the BJP ministers Pankaja Munde and Vinod Tawde. PTI. Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan on Tuesday ...
India staring at banking crisis, remedial steps needed: CongressHindustan Times
Procurement scam: Prithviraj Chavan demands CBI probe against Pankaja MundeOneindia
Congress seeks CBI probe against Maharashtra ministersNew Kerala

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AAP intensifies demand for referendum over Delhi statehood - Financial Express

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AAP intensifies demand for referendum over Delhi statehood
Financial Express
Intensifying its demand for referendum on the issue of statehood of Delhi, the AAP today said it will work with the Delhi government and "engage" its volunteers to seek a solution on the contentious issue. By: PTI | New Delhi | July 7, 2015 9:53 pm ...
Another Rift Ahead in AAP? Parliamentarians Irked with Party, Say SourcesNDTV
AAP intensifies demand for referendum on Delhi's statehoodEconomic Times
AAP government to bear expenses of MLAs opening officesZee News
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SC issues notice to Centre, pol parties, ECI; accepts ADR's plea to bring ... - Times of India

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SC issues notice to Centre, pol parties, ECI; accepts ADR's plea to bring ...
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LUCKNOW: The Supreme Court today issued notices to the Central Government, Election Commission of India and the six National Political Parties - BJP, Cong, BSP, CPI, CPI(M) and NCP, while admitting a petition filed by the Association for Democratic ...
Why can't we bring you under RTI: SC asks 6 partiesThe Hindu
SC notice to Centre on plea to get political parties under RTIBusiness Standard
SC seeks Centre's response on plea to bring political parties under RTI ambitLivemint
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Up against saffronisation: FTII protests are not just against Gajendra Chauhan - Firstpost

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Up against saffronisation: FTII protests are not just against Gajendra Chauhan
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New Delhi: What exactly is troubling students of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) who have decided to continue their strike which entered the 26th day on Tuesday? While their opposition to the appointment of television actor Gajendra ...
FTII likely to gain national importance like IIMs and IITsIndia Today
Govt plans to bring FTII at par with IITs, IIMs, allowed to grant degreesTimes of India
FTII row: Disappointed students to continue strikeDaily News & Analysis
I am in dna of India -The Indian Express -Kashmir Times
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Vyapam scam: Chouhan gives in to pressure, seeks CBI probe
Chouhan’s change of mind came a day after Rajnath Singh ruled out a CBI probe in the absence of a direction from the court.
Why can't we bring you under RTI: SC asks 6 parties
Besides the Congress and BJP, the petition has arraigned the CPI(M), CPI, NCP and Bahujan Samaj Party.
Islamic heritage of India, Central Asia has rejected extremism: Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday underlined the Islamic heritage of both India and Central Asia defined by the highest ideals and said it has always rejected the forces of extremism....
Teenage girl gangraped by three youths in UP
A 13-year-old girl was allegedly gangraped by three youths and was later thrown near Gapi village under Madhuban police station area here, police said. The incident occurred on Sunday when...
Man from Erravalli dies in Nigeria
A man from Yerravalli in Jagdevpur mandal died in a road accident that took place in Nigeria late last night. According to Kammari Bhagya Lakshmi, Yerravalli sarpanch, Chintamadaka Sailu (40) a re...
AP Ministers seek Pranab’s intervention
The AP Ministers complained to the President about the violations being committed by the Telangana Government in implementation of provisions under Section 8.
Seminar on crisis in the farming sector held
The absence of a comprehensive agricultural policy and measures to prevent suicides of farmers are the major reasons for the prevailing crisis in the farming sector, Karnataka Prantha Raitha Sangh...
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Anna Hazare to launch stir over OROP and Land Acquisition Bill
Social activist Anna Hazare on Tuesday said a countrywide agitation will be launched over the issues of One Rank One Pension (OROP) and the Land Acquisition Bill.
`Lack of employment opportunities a huge concern for elderly`
 The life expectancy has increased with the availability of better health facilities but the elderly are finding it hard to continue being employed due to lack of opportunities for them, according to a study.
Setalvad moves HC, seeks quashing of FIR over Twitter post
Social activist Teesta Setalvad on Tuesday filed a petition before the Gujarat High Court seeking setting aside of a complaint against her for uploading allegedly objectionable picture of Hindu deities on Twitter.
Decision on Kasturirangan panel report by August: Javadekar
Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar on Tuesday said "misgivings" about implementation of Kasturirangan committee report on Western Ghats have to be "done away" with and a call on it will be taken by August end.
Battling crises, BJP to tone up its communication strategy
Battling a series of crisis, BJP has moved to tone up its communication strategy by setting up first of its kind 'media relations' as well as 'political feedback and response' departments.
Ram Jethmalani attacks new law on judges appointment
Noted jurist Ram Jethmalani on Tuesday attacked the Centre's defence of the new law on appointment of judges saying it would compromise with the independence of the judiciary and give primacy to the executive.
Three Indians held for cheating quake-survivors in Nepal
Three Indians were arrested on Tuesday in Nepal for allegedly collecting money from people with fake promises of providing up to Rs 200,000 to the earthquake survivors in the country.
Vyapam scam: Will not call deaths as `mysterious`, but `abnormal`, says SIT Chief
The series of deaths of those associated with the Vyapam scam do not look "mysterious" but come forth as "abnormal", the chief of Special Investigation Team (SIT) monitoring the probe into the case said on Tuesday.
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Greece yet to bring new debt plan before eurozone summit
Greece did not come up with a concrete proposal at a meeting of eurozone finance ministers on Tuesday despite European pressure on Athens for a new debt plan
Cricketer dies after being hit on chest in British Tamil League match
A British Tamil batsman died after being hit by a ball on the chest while playing for Manipay Parish Sports Club in division three of the British Tamil League
Girl thrashes harasser inside UP police station: viral video
The video of a teenage girl thrashing a boy inside a police station in Uttar Pradeshs Pilibhit district for allegedly harassing her has gone viral on social networking sites
Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan buckles under pressure, seeks CBI probe
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan bowed to public pressure on Tuesday and recommended a CBI probe into a snowballing examination scandal that has bruised his governments credibility with people connected to the c
PM's office asks IB to submit report on MP Vyapam scam deaths
The Prime Ministers Office PMO is understood to have asked the Intelligence Bureau to submit a detailed report on the suspicious deaths of accused and suspects linked to the Madhya Pradesh Professional Examination Board MPPEB scam
No bomb found on Turkish Airlines jet, to take off soon from Delhi
A Turkish plane made an emergency landing at the Delhi airport on Tuesday after a bomb threat was reported on the aircraft National Security Guard commandos were rushed to the Indira Gandhi International airport after 148 passenge
Nestle shells out Rs 20cr for destroying Maggi instant noodles packets
Nestle India has paid Rs 20 crore to Ambuja Cements for destroying Maggi noodles which have been found to be harmful for human consumption by the food regulators in India
Will request HC to order CBI probe into Vyapam scam: CM Chouhan
Embattled Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday said he was ready for a CBI inquiry into the multilayered scam in the state professional examination board PEB or Vyapam which has become the biggest challen

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