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KAS officer accused of helping Janardhana Reddy arrested
In a joint operation by the Mandya and Kalburgi police KAS officer Bheema Naik accused of abetment to suicide has been arrested.

23% Jan Dhan accounts still without balance, despite surge in deposites
Despite a huge surge in total deposits in Jan Dhan accounts following demonetisation, about one-fifth of these still continue to have no balance.

Delhi: Policeman, woman found dead in Rohini
A policeman and a woman were found dead at a property dealer's office in Delhi's Rohini area this morning.

Kiran Bedi wishes speedy recovery to Sushma Swaraj
Puducherry Lt Governor Kiran Bedi today wished speedy recovery to Union Minister Sushma Swaraj, who underwent a kidney transplant.

Indian tourists to Abu Dhabi expected to grow by 20%
Abu Dhabi is expecting more than 20 per cent growth in Indian tourist arrivals this year.

Cyclone Vardah to cross AP, TN coast on Dec 12: Navy
The Indian Navy on Sunday said the cyclonic storm Vardah is likely to cross south Andhra Pradesh coast and nothern Tamil Nadu coast tomorrow (December 12)

Delhi HC questions razing of slums in Presidential Estate
The Delhi High Court has questioned the demolition of a slum dwelling, allegedly located in the precincts of the Presidential Estate for the past 40 years.

Govt to amend RBI Act to annul old Rs 500/1000 currency notes
The government is likely to amend the RBI Act to extinguish the validity of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 printed before November 9.

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Rs 2.5 cr in new notes among Rs 10 cr seized from Delhi law firm
Delhi Police today raided the office of a law firm in southeast Delhi's Greater Kailash-I area and recovered Rs 10 crore in cash, of which Rs 2.5 crore was in new banknotes released after demonetisation.The raid was carried out by the Crime Branch at the office of T&T Law Firm, said a senior police officer."Rs 10 crore was recovered. Out of which, Rs 2.5 crore was in new currency notes and the rest in old notes. The I-T department has been informed," said the officer.When the police team raided the office, its rooms were locked and a caretaker was present.Police are searching for the firm prom

Taxmen seize Rs 4.7 crore cash
The Income Tax Department on Saturday seized Rs 5.7 crore in new Rs 2,000 notes besides Rs 90 lakh in the old Rs 100 and Rs 20 currency in Hubballi district and Challakere in Chitradurga district.The Panaji Directorate of the Director General of Income Tax has been carrying out raids for the past two days (from Friday) on 15 premises in Karnataka and Goa, apparently targeting casino operators, hawala traders and cricket bettors.During the searches, the I-T officers seized 28 kg of bullion, about 4 kg of gold and jewellery, Rs 5.7 crore in new Rs 2,000 notes and Rs 90 lakh in old Rs 100 and 20

Absconding KAS officer Bheema Nayak arrested in Kalburgi
A special land acquisition officer and another person named by his driver in a note before allegedly committing suicide last week, have been arrested by the Mandya Police here today.Ramesh K C had allegedly committed suicide by consuming poison at a lodge at Maddur in Mandya district on December 6, leaving a note in which he has listed out alleged illegalities committed by Bheema Nayak, special land acquisition officer (Bengaluru) and held him and his personal driver Mohammad responsible for his death.Ramesh had also alleged that there was a threat to his life as he was in the know of the ille

Helicopter crashes in Mumbai; two killed, 2 injured
A helicopter crashed and caught fire in Aarey Colony today, killing 2 people and injuring two others.The chopper crashed in an open ground in Aarey Colony, a green belt in suburban Goregaon, a Fire Brigade official said.Four persons, all occupants of the chopper, suffered burns and were rushed to a hospital where one of them succumbed to injuries, said DCP (Zone 12) Kirankumar Chavan.Three fire engines were rushed to the spot and the blaze has been contained, the Fire Brigade official added.Local residents alerted police and Fire Brigade after they spotted smoke billowing from the crash site."

Will order investigation into visa abuses: Trump
US president-elect Donald Trump has said that one of his first executive orders after assuming office would be to order investigation into all visas abuses, indicating that foreigner workers, including Indians, may face tough scrutiny under his administration.While Trump did not identify or name any particular visa abuse, lawmakers for the past few years have expressed concern over abuse of H-1B visas by companies.During his presidential campaign, Trump had emphasised tightening immigration and criticised companies that ship jobs overseas to countries like India and China."One of my first exec

Food packed in newspapers slowly poisoning Indians: FSSAI
Using newspapers to pack or serve food - a common practice among street vendors - is a safety hazard, according to the country's food regulatory body which has warned that consumers are slowly being poisoned by cancer-causing agents and microbes."Wrapping food in newspapers is an unhealthy practice and the consumption of such food is injurious to health, even if the food has been cooked hygienically," The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) said in an advisory.This comes after Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare J P Nadda had directed FSSAI to issue an advisory restric

Dense fog in Delhi, train services affected
Delhiites woke up to a foggy Sunday with poor visibility leading to cancellation of eight trains.The minimum temperature was recorded at 12.4 degrees Celsius which was 3 notches above normal. The maximum temperature is expected to hover around 22 degrees Celsius, said a MeT department official.The visibility at 5.30 AM  was 50 meters and 100 meters, respectively at Safdarjung and Palam, he said.It was recorded later to be 300 meters at Safdarjung while it was 200 meters at Palam at 8.30 AM, the official said.The fog affected train movement with cancellation and rescheduling of several trains.

Sasikala should lead AIADMK: TN CM
Strongly backing late Jayalalithaa's long time aide Sasikala, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam today said she should become general secretary and lead the AIADMK."There is no second opinion on the issue. If anyone has second thoughts, they are not true AIADMK workers," Jaya Plus Tamil TV channel reported Panneerselvam as saying.He said Sasikala shared Jayalalithaa's grief, she lived with her as her trusted aide and was like a sister. She imbibed the thoughts and working style of Jayalalithaa by being with her for over 30 years. She lived like Jayalalithaa's shadow "till Amma's death,"

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In a first, bulk SMS service launched for Amarnath Yatra
New Delhi: Jammu & Kashmir Governor and Chairman of Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board NN Vohra inaugurated the Shrine Board's Bulk Short Message Service (SMS). This is for the first time that such service has been...

Pakistan high commissioner to host Iftar party for Hurriyat leaders
Srinagar: Separatist leaders from Jammu and Kashmir, including Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, have been invited by the Pakistan High Commission for the annual Iftar party in New Delhi on Saturday. Most of...

Sants receive threat calls over Kairana 'exodus' report
Ghaziabad: Three sants who visited Kairana as part of a fact-finding team complained of receiving threatening calls on their way back home in Ghaziabad, police said on Saturday. The three sants, Pramod Krishnam, Swami Chakrapani and...

25th June News in Nutshell: Important stories of the day
National News Five CRPF troopers martyred, two millitants killed in Kashmir highway attack Five Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) troopers and two guerrillas were killed on Saturday in a gunfight after guerrillas ambushed a CRPF convoy on...

Defence Ministry nod to buy 145 artillery guns from US
New Delhi: New Delhi: In an advanced approval to induct new artillery guns, the defence ministry on Saturday paved way for purchase of 145 Ultra Light Howitzers, worth about $750 million (28,000 crores), from the...

Urea balls found in mid-day meal rice bag in Gujarat’s Valsad
Surat: In yet another a shocking incident that highlights poor condition of government’s mid-day meal scheme, urea balls were found in the bag of rice which was supposed to be served to the kids in...

For the first time, Su-30 flies with supersonic BrahMos missile
Nashik: For the first time,  Su-30 fighter jets of Indian Airforce was today flown with  supersonic  BrahMos missile. The demonstration flight, carried out at the Hindustan Aeronautics Ltd (HAL) here, involved carriage of Brahmos missile on...

Bihar board topper Ruby Rai arrested after appearing for re-test
Patna: Bihar's Class 12 "topper" in Arts Rubi Rai was arrested when she appeared for a re-test at the Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) office in Patna. "Special Investigation Team (SIT) of Bihar police probing into...

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AgustaWestland: India ex-air force boss arrested for bribery
Indian police arrest former air force chief SP Tyagi over corruption allegations in helicopter deal.

Vijay Mallya: India tycoon 'assets' published in Twitter hack
A group has published details of India tycoon's assets, accounts and passwords on Twitter.

Mumbai doctor to operate on '500kg' woman
An Egyptian woman, said to weigh 500kg, is to be airlifted to India for weight reduction surgery.

Mourners shave heads for India's Jayalalitha
Indians shave their heads as a mark of respect to late charismatic politician J Jayalalitha.

India surprises by holding rates at six-year low
India's central bank has unexpectedly held interest rates at a six-year low.

Satirist Cho Ramaswamy dies
Leading Indian journalist and satirist Cho Ramaswamy has died, aged 82.

Kashmir: Rights group says India used 'indiscriminate' force
A rights group says Indian security forces used "indiscriminate" against protesters in Kashmir.

Tata Steel makes commitment to secure Port Talbot future
A commitment to secure jobs and production at Port Talbot and other steelworks across the UK is announced by Tata Steel.

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'Fed up', says Lucknow typist after images of cop abuse go viral
An elderly man who became an overnight star when an image of a policeman kicking his typewriter went viral has said he is fed up with all the attention and just wants to go back to typing letters
RSS is like Supreme Court for BJP: Nitish Kumar on quota row
Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar on Wednesday announced the list of 242 candidates for the Grand Alliance on the last day for filing nominations for the first phase of assembly elections
Woman jumps off moving train with kid, husband to escape molestation
A 27yearold woman jumped out of a moving train with her 10monthold baby and husband after she was allegedly molested by a group of inebriated copassengers in West Bengals Alipurduar police said on Wednesday
In post-midnight notice, Gujarat HC asks govt to ‘find’ Hardik
In a postmidnight development the Gujarat High Court directed the state government to find Hardik Patel leader of the reservation agitation after an aide moved a habeas corpus petition alleging that Hardik had been illegally detai
Republican Jeb Bush says multiculturalism wrong for US
Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush said Tuesday that multiculturalism is bad for the United States adding that immigrants who close themselves off from American culture deny themselves access to economic rewards
Somnath Bharti an embarrassment to party, should surrender: Kejriwal
Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday described his former law minister Somnath Bharti as an embarrassment to the ruling Aam Aadmi Party AAP and said he should surrender in a case of attempt to murder and domestic viol
'1 second cost me 20 years': Tandoor murder convict Sushil Sharma
Twentyyears onemonth and two days that is the time convict number 31 spent behind bars in Tihars jail number 2 Convicted for the murder of his wife in the infamous Delhi tandoor case Sushil Sharma is out on parole after 20 years H
Modi set to ignite a start-up brainstorm in Silicon Valley
Flights from India to the United States these days have a younger braver tinge Several startup founders are on their way to Californias Silicon Valley for a halfday session on September 27 that will culminate with Prime Minister N
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Bank Of Baroda In Talks To Buy Central Bank Of India Arm: Report
According to sources, Bank of Baroda has appointed SBI Capital Markets, while Central Bank of India has engaged a couple of merchant bankers including IDBI Capital as advisors.
Junior Hockey World Cup: India Look to Iron Out Flaws vs South Africa
India are presently leading Pool D with maximum six points from two games but both England and South Africa are still in the hunt with three apiece
Nico Rosberg Dreaming of Quiet Christmas, Movie Stardom
Nico Rosberg won the 2016 Formula 1 drivers' world championship at the season ending Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in November.
Turkey Health Minister: 155 Wounded, 14 In Intensive Care After Blast
A total of 155 people were being treated in hospital and 14 of them were in intensive care after bombings outside an Istanbul soccer stadium, Turkey's health minister said on Sunday.
Life Insurance Corporation Hikes Stake In Bata
LIC bought 26.11 lakh shares, amounting to a 2.03 per cent stake, from open market during January 20 to December 8, 2016, according to a regulatory filing.
Lok Sabha Deputy Speaker Thambidurai Backs Sasikala For AIADMK Top Spot
A day after Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O Panneerselvam backed V K Sasikala for the post of AIADMK General Secretary following the death of his predecessor J Jayalalithaa, another senior leader and Lok...
Indian Oil Keen To Buy 26% In Gujarat State Petroleum Terminal: Report
The five-million-tonnes-a-year import terminal is nearing completion and GSPC is keen to exit the project completely.
Airtel Payments Bank Set To Extend Pilot Services To Southern States
Airtel Payments Bank said it has opened over 100,000 savings accounts within a fortnight of rollout of its pilot services in Rajasthan.
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Pilot, woman killed after chopper crashes in Mumbai
The helicopter 'Robinson R44' crashed in Filter Pada area of Aarey Colony in Goregaon earlier in the day.

'60% of MLAs and MPs are there because of Sasikala'
'A person who came to take care of Jayalalithaa's personal needs slowly took control of her political life.'

PHOTOS: India vs England, 4th Test, Day 4
Images from Day 4 of the fourth Test between India and England, in Mumbai, on Sunday.

I-T dept to use tech to beat manpower blues
The I-T department will rely on data analytical tools and run models to separate black money holders and genuine taxpayers based on the large data base being shared by banks.

Befikre review: All kiss, no talk!
'No matter how casually his characters treat sex or bare every inch of their extraordinarily fit bodies, Aditya Chopra is too much of a romantic to pull off flippancy as the face of love,' feels Sukanya Verma.

Over Rs 13 crore seized in Delhi raid, Rs 2.6 crore in new notes
The raid was carried out by the Crime Branch at the office of T&T Law Firm on Saturday night, the officer said.

A village that lives Modi's cashless dream
Rediff.com's Prasanna D Zore visited Akodara village that went cashless and digital on January 2, 2015.

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Sun Dec 11 2016  Australian Dollar 50.3018
Sun Dec 11 2016  British Pound Sterling 84.8176
Sun Dec 11 2016  Canadian Dollar 51.2033
Sun Dec 11 2016  European Euro 71.2758
Sun Dec 11 2016  United States Dollar 67.4764

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Investors lock profit in gold ETF; take out Rs 588 cr in Apr-Nov
The asset base of gold exchange traded funds dropped to Rs 5,737 crore at the end of November

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Amit Shah defends PM Modi, taunts Manmohan Singh
Solan (Himachal Pradesh) [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): Defending Narendra Modi who has been drawing flak post the demonetisation drive, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Sunday said the nation has finally got a Prime Minister who puts forth his views before the nation. Shah, who was addressing the 'Tridev Sammelan' here, also used the occasion to corner former prime minister Dr Manmohan Singh. "Rahul Gandhi asks what has been achieved in last two-and-a-half years.

Catholic church in Manila issues prayer against expanded death penalty

Archbishop of Manila Luis Antonio Cardinal Tagle hold a short mass after blessing churchgoers' palm fronds during Palm Sunday mass in front of the Cathedral church in ManilaRoman Catholic churches in Manila on Sunday read a prayer against Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's plans to re-impose the death penalty on heinous crimes, including drug-related offences. Last week, the justice panel in the lower house of Congress approved a legislative measure to bring back state-sanctioned executions on at least 20 crimes, including rape with murder and kidnapping-for-ransom. A prayer issued by Cardinal Luis Antonio Tagle, Manila's archbishop, was read in churches across the city on Sunday and called for help to work against the death penalty.



PM Modi scared to face questions in Parliament: Congress
New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Congress Party on Sunday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi is choosing various public platforms and not the Parliament to justify his government's demonetisation drive as the common man cannot contradict his claims. Congress general secretary taunted Prime Minister Modi for speaking up on the demonetisation issue at a farmers' rally in Banaskantha district of Gujarat.

Demonetisation row: Oppn will lose its composure once PM intervenes, says BJP
New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the opposition for their rigid stand in Parliament following the government's demonetisation drive and said the opposition members will lose their composure once Prime Minister Narendra Modi puts forth his position on the issue. BJP spokesperson GVL Narasimha Rao said Prime Minister Modi-led government has made a clear and categorical commitment that Prime Minister Narendra Modi would speak on the demonetisation issue.

NCP slams J-K Govt.'s "ridiculous" decision to demolish school for parking lot
New Delhi [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Majeed Memon on Sunday dubbed the decision to demolish a government school to create space for a parking lot in the valley as extremely ridiculous and sought an explanation from Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti in this regard. "It is duty of the Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister to explain as to how parking space has received priority over education. It is ridiculous and strange decision to construct a parking lot keeping future of the students at stake," he told ANI.

Telangana Minister slams Cong, TDP over illegal constructions in Hyderabad
Hyderabad (Telangana) [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): Taking exception to the opposition blaming the TRS Government over illegal constructions in Hyderabad, Animal Husbandry minister T. Srinivas Yadav has said that illegal constructions were rampant in Congress and Telugu Desam rules.

Uttar Pradesh: PM to address Parivartan Rally in Bahraich
Lucknow [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): In Uttar Pradesh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a Parivartan Rally of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Bahraich today. A huge rally ground has been prepared for the purpose which is adjacent to the district Head quarter of Bahraich where the Prime Minister will be visiting for the third time since 2001.

Manmohan Singh should clarify S P Tyagi's charge: BJP
Bangalore (Karnataka) [India], Dec. 11 (ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Sunday that former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh needs to give a clarification on the charge put up by former air force chief S P Tyagi that that the Prime Minister Office had asked for a tweaking of the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper deal. "The epicenter of the corruption during the UPA regime was the PMO office and 10 Janpath (Sonia Gandhi's residence). Today, S P Tyagi has categorically stated that all the changes in Augusta Westland chopper's specifications were made at the behest of the PMO office.

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Muzaffarnagar: RSS leader dies of shock after son's arrest in theft case
RSS leader Chetan Prakash died due to the shock over son Abheykand Sharma's arrest.

After severe criticism, ICAI withdraws controversial demonetization diktat
After severe criticism from various quarters, chartered accountants' apex body ICAI has pulled out the advisory from the website.

Blast near Cairo's Coptic cathedral kills 20, injures 25: Egyptian security sources
An explosion on Sunday near the Cairo's Coptic cathedral killed at least five people and injured 10, Egyptian security sources said.

Amid cash crisis, Bank Note Press ropes in retired employees
'The employees are also working during lunch break and have their meal as and when they get time to ensure the printing work does not suffer.'

India v/s England: Visitors lose 3 quick wickets after Virat Kohli completes 3rd double-ton of 2016
India close-in on victory in the fourth Test as well as the series.

Alia Bhatt is relieved at the response of 'Dear Zindagi'
It's relieving: Alia on 'Dear Zindagi' box office response

Soon, helpline number '14444' for digital payments support
Ministry of Electronics and IT said the helpline is to support a mass scale of people about the digital transaction. The service is expected to operational within a week.

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Two killed as joyride chopper goes down in Mumbai - The New Indian Express

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Two killed as joyride chopper goes down in Mumbai
The New Indian Express
Four people who were onboard were shifted to a nearby hospital for medical aid. | Express Photo Service. MUMBAI: A helicopter 'Robinson R44 Astro' belonging to Aman Aviation company has reportedly crashed in Filter Pada area of Aarey Colony, ...
Helicopter crashes in Mumbai; one killed, 3 injuredThe Hindu
Helicopter crashes in Mumbai's Aarey colony, four injuredTimes of India
Mumbai: Helicopter crashes in Aarey Colony, six fire tenders rushed to spot; 2 dead, 2 injuredFirstpost
International Business Times, India Edition -Daily News & Analysis -The Indian Express -Scroll.in
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Rs 2.6 cr in new notes among over Rs 13 cr seized from Delhi - Business Standard

Rs 2.6 cr in new notes among over Rs 13 cr seized from Delhi
Business Standard
The total amount of seizure in the raid by the city police at a law firm in southeast Delhi's GK-I area today neared Rs 13.5 crore, of which Rs 2.6 crore was in new banknotes released after demonetisation, a senior police official said. The raid was ...

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Heavy Rains From Evening In Coastal Andhra Pradesh As Cyclone Vardah Nears - NDTV

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Heavy Rains From Evening In Coastal Andhra Pradesh As Cyclone Vardah Nears
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Andhra Pradesh government is taking the help of ISRO to track the progression of Cyclone Vardah. Amaravati: Heavy rains are expected to hit Andhra Pradesh this evening as cyclone Vardah makes its way over the Bay of Bengal. The cyclone, which is now ...
Cyclone Vardah likely to bring heavy rain to ChennaiTimes of India
Cyclone Vardah to hit Andhra Pradesh: Helpline numbers issuedZee News
Cyclone Vardah heads towards ChennaiThe New Indian Express
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Spread cashless idea: PM Modi to BJP workers - The Indian Express

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Spread cashless idea: PM Modi to BJP workers
The Indian Express
Besides thousands of workers from across the state, Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, his predecessor Anandiben Patel and almost all BJP MPs and MLAs were present at the event. By: Express News Service | Ahmedabad | Published:December 11, 2016 2:11 am.
In times of cashless economy, political parties' cash in hand increasesEconomic Times
Uttar Pradesh: PM to address Parivartan rally in Bahraich todayHindustan Times
Post-demonetisation queues for larger good, time for e-money: PM (Roundup)Business Standard
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Birthday wishes to Rashtrapati Ji, India proud to have such a knowledgeable President: PM Modi - Economic Times

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Birthday wishes to Rashtrapati Ji, India proud to have such a knowledgeable President: PM Modi
Economic Times
NEW DELHI: Wishing President Pranab Mukherjee on his 81st birthday today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the President always put India's interest above everything and that the nation was proud to have such a well read and ...
'A man of all seasons' Pranab Mukherjee turns 81: Lesser known facts about the PresidentIndia Today
President Pranab Mukherjee turns 81: His life and career in 10 pointsTimes of India (blog)
Rahul Gandhi, Arvind Kejriwal wish President Pranab Mukherjee on birthdayFinancial Express
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LIVE: Dense fog hits PM Narendra Modi`s `Parivartan Rally` in UP`s Bahraich; chopper fails to land
Lucknow: With an aim to drum up support for BJP in upcoming UP Assembly Elections, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a 'Parivartan Rally' in UP's Bahraich on Sunday. Here are all the LIVE updates:-
Rajnath Singh participates in `Shahidi Diwas` at Kathua, slams Pakistan over terrorism and infiltration
Jammu: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday participated in 'Shahidi Diwas' programme in Kathua.
Pranab Mukherjee`s 81st birthday: PM Narendra Modi wishes President, says he puts India`s interest above everything
Extending wishes to President Pranab Mukherjee on his 81st birthday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the country is proud to have a well-read and knowledgeable President who puts the country's interest above every
At least 7 dead as jeep collides with bus in UP`s Jaunpur
In an extremely unfortunate incident, at least seven persons have been killed and six others injured after a jeep carrying them collided with a state-run bus near a railway crossing in UP's Jaunpur.
`Chinnamma` Sasikala fit to lead party; no difference of opinion within us, says AIADMK
AIADMK member and Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha Thambi Durai has said that late chief minister Jayalalithaa's confidante Sasikala Natrajan is a well-known person who is fit to lead the party in its future endeavours.
Massive cache of cash! Delhi Police`s crime branch raids law firm in GK 1, Rs 13.65 crore recovered
Acting on a tip-off, Delhi Police's crime branch raided a law firm in Greater Kailash 1 area and unearthed a huge haul of cash.
Pranab Mukherjee turns 81 today: Lesser known facts about Mr President
President Pranab Mukherjee celebrated his 81st birthday on Sunday, December 11.
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Suicides Reported in India After Death of Jayalalithaa Jayaram
Ms. Jayaram, the leader of the governing party of the state of Tamil Nadu, was beloved by her followers and inspired frenzied emotions in some of them.

Tamil Nadu Loses Its ‘Mother’
Jayalalithaa Jayaram, popular leader of a well-run state in southern India with high literacy rates and low child mortality, has died at 68.

Death of Tamil Nadu’s Leader Leaves Power Vacuum in Southern India
Jayalalithaa Jayaram, 68, an imperious former starlet, died after a cardiac arrest and had groomed no successor.

India’s Police Investigating Rape Accusation by American Tourist
A woman says a group of men assaulted her in April at a five-star hotel where she was staying as part of a package tour.

TED’s Science Curator Sees Hope in Earth’s Anthropocene Age
TED’s new curator of science, David Biello, explains why he sees hints of hope in Earth’s emerging Anthropocene “age of us.”

Militants Attack Indian Army Base in Nagrota, Inflaming Tensions With Pakistan
Assailants disguised as police officers took hostages and killed seven Indian soldiers before being shot and killed.

Does India’s Right Wing Have Any Ideas?
Conservative nationalists have won at the ballot box. But they are still struggling to put forward an intellectual agenda.

In India, Black Money Makes for Bad Policy
Demonetization will put only a temporary dent in corruption, if even that, and it may rock the entire economy.

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Absconding KAS officer, driver arrested in Kalaburagi
The Special Land Acquisition Officer, L. Bheema Nayak, and his driver Mohammed, who went absconding after another driver K.C. Ramesh committed suicide unable to bear their alleged harassment on Decem...
Why children drop out from primary school
Poverty, availability and accessibility are the three big reasons why children drop out of school.
From school student to child labour
Active involvement of the community in auditing access to primary education could prevent child labour cases from recurring, point out RTE activists.
Back to films after a two-decade hiatus
Santwana Bordoloi makes 2nd film after Adajya in 1996
Of hope and determination
How much can a human endure, before all hope is drained off that person? What is the breaking point, where perseverance ends up in the dust bin? These are the questions that would run through spectat...
Jayalalithaa’s niece ‘open to joining politics’
Deepa Jayakumar expresses shock at seeing her brother performing last rites with V.K. Sasikala.
The two women who took on Jayalalithaa
Two women who had contested against the late Chief Minister Jayalalithaa in her first and last elections have vastly different things to say about their experiences.Following the death of MGR and the ...
Distinguished educationist V. C. Kulandaiswamy passes away
He was Vice-Chancellor of 3 Universities as well as a Sahitya Akademi awardee.

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