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Militant shot dead, huge cache of arms recovered in Meghalaya
Shillong, Oct 26: An armed militant was shot dead today in Meghalaya's South Garo Hills district following which a huge cache of arms was recovered, police said. The arms and weapons recovered include one HK rifle, one AK rifle, an SLR,

Man threatens to kill Kejriwal, calls up police
New Delhi, Oct 26: A man today called up Delhi Police Control Room threatening to kill Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. However, it later turned out to be a hoax call and the caller identified was termed by police as "drunkard" and

Minor fire at Mumbai hospital
Mumbai, Oct 26: Fire broke out in the basement of Asian Heart Institute hospital in Bandra Kurla Complex here tonight but no one was injured. The hospital authorities described it as "minor". Fire brigade control room received the call at 9.45

Four arrested for kidnapping two contractor brothers
New Delhi, Oct 27: Delhi Police, in a joint operation with their Bihar counterparts, have arrested four persons for kidnapping two brothers who worked as labour contractors here, police said.Police said Suresh, 43 and Kapil, 27 who were kidnapped by the

Panic button in mobile phones from Jan 1, Delhi Police to HC
New Delhi, Oct 26: The city police on Wednesday informed the Delhi High Court that from January 1, 2017 the 'panic button' in every mobile phones will be introduced, to help people in distress, especially women.A division bench of Justice B.D.

BSF officer injured in Pak shelling in Jammu and Kashmir
Jammu, Oct 26: A BSF officer was injured as Pakistani Rangers pounded civilian areas and Indian military posts in two sectors of the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir since last night, prompting authorities to order closure of schools and advise

Akhilesh's 'Vikas' rath yatra from Nov 3
Lucknow, Oct 26: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today finalised its Vikas rath yatra, which will leave from here to Kanpur on November 3. "Lakhs of youths will participate in the yatra, which will prove to be the turning point

Seventh pay commission: Haryana to implement from Jan 1
Chandigarh, Oct 26: Haryana will be the first state to give the benefit of 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) to its employees with effect from January 1, 2016, Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar said today. The Chief Minister said that the

BSY not guilty in bribery case, rules CBI court
Former chief minister B S Yeddyurappa was on Wednesday acquitted in a Rs 40 crore bribery case. A special CBI court also acquitted 12 others, including his sons B Y Raghavendra and B Y Vijayendra, son-in-law Sohan Kumar and representatives of JSW Steel, of which Sajjan Jindal is chairman.“I hold that the prosecution has failed to prove the conspiracy… beyond all reasonable doubt,” said R B Dharmagoudar, 21st Additional City Civil and Sessions and CBI Special Court judge.The court acquitted all the accused, booked under various sections of the Indian Penal Code, Prevention of Corruption A

False charges dismissed, I stand vindicated, says BSY
“Satyameva Jayate. Justice is done. I stand vindicated,” tweeted BJP?state president and former chief minister B?S?Yeddyurappa soon after a special court for CBI cases here acquitted him in a Rs 40-crore bribery case on Wednesday.Speaking to reporters soon after the verdict was out, a relieved-looking Yeddyurappa said “false allegations and politically motivated charges” against him had been dismissed. “This verdict has come as a relief to lakhs of BJP workers and has provided new vigour to me to bring back the party to power in the 2018 Assembly polls,” he said. The BJP?

Strong earthquakes hit central Italy; no deaths reported
Two strong earthquakes rocked a wide area of central Italy on Wednesday, striking fear among residents rattled by a deadly tremor in August, but there were no reports of casualties.The quakes, which struck about two hours apart, caused the collapse of several old structures, including a number of historic rural churches that were empty at the time.The second quake was measured at 6.0 magnitude by the U.S. Geological Survey and the first measured 5.4.More than three hours after the first quake, Civil Protection department chief Fabrizio Curcio said only one person was slightly injured.All indic

Mistry hits out, says he never got a free hand
Breaking his silence after his unceremonious ouster from Tata Sons, a combative Cyrus Mistry has said he was being turned into a ‘lame-duck’ chairman.In an email to directors of Tata Sons and marked to the heads of Tata family trusts, Mistry writes: “....Being pushed into the position of a ‘lame-duck’ chairman, my desire was to create an institutional framework for effective future governance of the group.”In the circumstances, he says, he had to be true to himself and “the best interests of the organisation”. The 48-year-old Mistry shot off the mail on Tuesday evening, a day a

At Rs 88 crore a year, upkeep of flyover doesn't come cheap
The steel bridge proposed in the heart of the city calls for expensive maintenance, experts say. Going by global standards, the annual maintenance spend on a steel flyover comes to about 4% of its total cost.With the revised total cost of the structure at Rs 2,200 crore, the Bangalore Development Authority (BDA) will have to spend at least Rs 88 crore a year to keep it in good condition.That kind of money goes into maintaining the iconic Golden Gate bridge in San Francisco, USA, and the Sydney Harbour bridge in Australia. Officials in Bengaluru working on the flyover project have not taken int

Google to help cops search fastest way out of jams
The Bengaluru traffic police are all set to introduce a dashboard exclusively developed by Google India for effective coordination to unclog city roads in the shortest possible time.The new system is likely to be introduced by November-end.The first of its kind in the country, Google dashboard will enable users to view and manage personal data collected about them by Google Inc. Recently, representatives of Google India met the traffic police higher-ups and briefed them on the dashboard concept, Additional Commissioner of Police (Traffic) R Hithendra told DH.The dashboard will help the police

Akhilesh flexes muscles, hints Shivpal won't be reinstated
In a show of strength amid the raging family ‘feud’, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday claimed to have the support of a majority of party legislators, discounting apprehensions of a ‘Constitutional crisis’ in Uttar Pradesh. The chief minister also hinted that he was not going to reinstate the sacked ministers of the Samajwadi Party (SP), including his uncle Shivpal Singh Yadav.Akhilesh, who chaired a meeting of the members of his team to discuss the preparations of his ‘rathyatra’ beginning November 3, also met Governor Ram Naik, setting political tongues wagging.According

Akhilesh, Shivpal head for showdown
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle and Samajwadi Party (SP)?state unit president Shivpal Singh Yadav appeared to be heading for another political showdown.Shivpal on Wednesday asserted his authority by expelling minister Tejnarain Pandey alias Pawan Pandey, an Akhilesh loyalist, on charges of indiscipline and wrote to the chief minister to sack him from the Cabinet immediately.AccusationPandey was expelled after he was accused of assaulting senior SP leader Ashu Malik, a Mulayam loyalist, during the party meeting here on Monday. Malik was in the centre of a controversy

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...

Independent, debutante filmmakers shine at MAMI
Mumbai, Oct 27 (IANS) As Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival provides a platform for many debutante and independent filmmakers to showcase their work, juries believe that the future of cinema does not rely on box office success but in digital space a good story. Talking about the potential of upcoming filmmakers jury member of International Competition category Christine Vachon told IANS: "Most of the films of my category were by debutante international filmmakers and I am quite impressed." "The best part of watching a debutante's work is the strong storytelling style. Seconding Vachon's thoughts, Mychael Danna said, "What amazed me is the diversity of storytelling, which included non-narrative, comedy, tragedy, documentary, etc. For more than 70 years, Indian film has been known by its narrow genre- Bollywood.

India-Korea new DTAA to tax capital gains at source
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) India's revised double taxation avoidance agreement (DTAA) with South Korea, under which capital gains tax will be levied at the source with effect from April 1, 2017, has come into force from September 16, on being notified, an official statement said on Wednesday. "A new revised DTAA between India and Korea for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income was signed on 18th May 2015. Provisions of the new DTAA will have effect in India in respect of income derived in fiscal years beginning on or after 1st April, 2017," said a Finance Ministry statement.

'Mullerian anomalies basic reason behind 4-5% infertility among women'
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Mullerian anomalies, or a defect in the development of uterus and fallopian tubes, is the basic reason for infertility among 4-5 per cent of women in India, said doctors on Wednesday. According to them, other than infertility, the anomalies can cause recurrent miscarriages and create difficulties in carrying a pregnancy to term. "Abnormal uterus may affect a woman's chance of getting pregnant.

SC asks states to verify fast documents of people claiming to be Assamese
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Wednesday expressed its displeasure over the slow pace at which work on the upgrading of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) was going on in Assam as it directed the Chief Secretaries of 28 states to complete the verification of documents sent to them. Assam's State Coordinator of NRC, Prateek Hajela, in his report to the court had said that they had sent 3,05,995 documents to the state governments for verification but in most of the cases, no response was received. Expressing displeasure over the pace of the work, the bench of Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman said that any failure to comply with the order of the court the Chief Secretaries would be asked to appear in person.

Bourses seek response from Tata firms on Mistry's disclosures
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Indian stock exchanges BSE and NSE on Wednesday sought clarification from Tata group's leading listed firms on startling disclosures Tata Sons' ousted Chairman Cyrus P Mistry made in a letter to its directors. "The Exchange has sought clarification from the company with respect to news article appearing on Bloomberg on October 26, 2016 titled 'Ousted Tata chief says group faces $18 billion in write downs," said Tata group's firms Tata Motors, Tata Steel, India Hotels, Tata Teleservices and Tata Power in their regulatory filing. Accusing directors of wrongfully dismissing him on Monday, the 49-year-old Mistry said $103-billion Tata group potentially faces a whopping Rs 118,000 crore ($18 billion) write down over time due to five unprofitable businesses he inherited.

Dew not playing a part helped us: Williamson
Ranchi, Oct 26 (IANS) New Zealand captain Kane Willamson said the fact that dew did not play a part in the game helped their cause greatly after he altered the trend at this venue by winning the toss and batting first instead of opting to field. "Coming here and not knowing whether dew will be there or not was a bit confusing.

Union Budget to be presented one month in advance: PM
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said the Union Budget will be presented about a month in advance to ensure speedier implementation of the projects and asked the states to align their plans accordingly. Modi made the announcement at the 16th interaction of PRAGATI (Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation), which he chaired. "The Prime Minister mentioned that the Union Budget presentation is being advanced by about a month to ensure speedier implementation of projects and schemes.

Indian, Afghan spy agencies patronising terror, Pakistan tells US
Islamabad, Oct 26 (IANS) Pakistan on Wednesday conveyed to the US that India's Research and Analysis Wing (RAW) and Afghanistan's National Directorate of Security (NDS) are patronising terrorist groups to attack soft targets in the country. National Security Adviser Lt Gen Nasser Khan Janjua (retd) conveyed this message to US ambassador David Hale in a meeting on Wednesday, said a statement released by the NSA's office.

Tata sacking: Cyrus Mistry was 'lame duck' chairman
Tata Sons ex-chairman Cyrus Mistry attacks the firm and warns it faces the risk of huge writedowns.

Chinmayi Sripaada: The woman who took on cyberbullies
Popular singer Chinmayi Sripaada is responsible for India's first arrests under new cyberbullying laws and says women should not be afraid to take on their abusers.

Ex-Karnataka chief minister Yeddyurappa acquitted in bribery case
An Indian court acquits former Karnataka state chief minister B S Yeddyurappa in a corruption case.

The family feud rocking Indian politics
Nearly half of India's regional governments are run by dynasts, but a feud in one prominent political family could hurt its prospects in upcoming elections, writes Kanchan Chandra.

Apple iPhone sales fall, but beat estimates
Apple reports its third quarter in a row of falling iPhone sales, but sales beat analyst expectations.

Haji Ali: Mumbai shrine tells court it will allow entry to women
The trust that runs Mumbai's famous Haji Ali mosque tells the Supreme Court that it will allow women into the shrine in a month's time.

India police kill 24 Maoist rebels in Orissa
Police in India say they have killed at least 24 Maoist rebels in the eastern state of Orissa.

Millions of Indian debit cards 'compromised' in security breach
A number of Indian banks are taking safety measures amid fears that the security of millions of debit cards may have been compromised.

Cyrus Mistry tears into Tata & Co, says Nano should be shut
This could turn into an ugly war. A day after the Tata Sons board summarily dismissed Cyrus Mistry as chairman, he hit back with a vengeance at the board in general and his predecessor and interim replacement Ratan Tata in particular.

BSE, NSE ask Tata cos to clarify on Mistry’s letter
The two leading bourses NSE and BSE have written to some of the listed Tata Group companies to clarify about Cyrus Mistry’s claim that the group faces a $18-billion writedown. Markets regulator Sebi, on the other hand, is watching the developments at the Tata Group but has not taken any proactive step as of now.

PM to secys: Analyse WB’s doing business report
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday asked secretaries at the Centre and chief secretaries in the state to analyse the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report, where India ranked a poor 130th among 190 countries, and suggest areas of improvement.

Mistry spends day at HQ, chairs Tata Global meet
It was a day when Cyrus Mistry's five-page letter against Ratan Tata for alleged interference in the affairs of the Tata Group went viral, and the former chairman of the conglomerate was himself in the thick of action, dividing his time between discussions with advisers and a crucial meeting of a group company.

India pulls out all stops for 'spy' Jadhav in Pak
India has issued not 1, or 2, but as many as 6 note verbales to the Pakistan foreign ministry for consular access to alleged India spy Kulbhushan Jadhav, top government sources have told TOI.

Taliban-type offensive against schools in J&K
Almost like Taliban’s offensive against education in Pakistan and Afghanistan, terror groups in Kashmir are destroying schools and ensuring their continued shutdown.

Akhilesh minister sacked by party, stays in govt
The raging feud in the Samajwadi Party continued on Wednesday, with rival factions led by CM Akhilesh Yadav and the party’s Uttar Pradesh chief Shivpal Yadav upping the ante and leaving no opportunity to attack each other through proxies.

'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
Retirement Age Issue: AIIMS Faculty Body For Rotating Headship
The Faculty Association of AIIMS (FAIIMS) Wednesday said the institute's governing body's proposal to raise the retirement age for faculty to 67 years, should be implemented only after the...
Air Strikes In Syria's Idlib Kill 26, Mostly Children: Report
Air strikes by Syrian or Russian warplanes on Wednesday killed at least 26 people, most of them schoolchildren, in a village in Syria's rebel-held Idlib province, rescue workers and a monitoring group...
Obama, Turkey's Erdogan Discuss Campaign Against ISIS: White House
US President Barack Obama and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed the next steps in the campaign against ISIS during a telephone call on Wednesday, the White House said.
Fears For Dozens Of Children After France's 'Jungle' Cleared
France's infamous "Jungle" was cleared of thousands of migrants in a massive operation that wrapped up on Wednesday, but aid groups said dozens of unaccompanied children were not guaranteed a bed for...
6-Year-Old Boy Rescued, 4 Abductors Arrested In Patiala
A six-year-old boy, who was allegedly kidnapped on Monday evening, was on Wednesday rescued from his abductors, police said.
More Republicans Expect Clinton To Win US Election Than Trump: Polls
More Republicans now think Democrat Hillary Clinton, rather than Donald Trump, will win the presidency, as their party's candidate struggles with difficulties including allegations of sexual...
5 Al Qaeda-Linked Fighters Killed In Yemen Strike: US
Five members of al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula were killed in a US military strike last week in Yemen, US Central Command said in a statement on Wednesday.
Death Warrant Issued For Pakistani Mentally Ill Man
Pakistani authorities issued a death warrant for a mentally ill condemned prisoner on Wednesday after the country's Supreme Court ruled that his schizophrenia is "not a permanent mental disorder".
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India falter in chase to hand NZ series-levelling win
New Zealand beat India by 19 runs in the fourth one-day international to level the five-match series at 2-2 as the hosts suffered a mid-innings collapse at Ranchi on Wednesday.- Scorecard:Chasing 261 for a series clinching win, India were all out for 241 with eight balls to spare.Opener Ajinkya Rahane's fluent 57 put India on course for the chase and the right-handed batsman added 79 for the second wicket with the in-form Virat Kohli (45).

Must read! Cyrus Mistry's letter to Tata group
Mistry calls sacking illegal, says wasn't given any freedom

Russian protection for India against Pak nuclear attack
'With Pakistan's 'first use doctrine' threatening the use of nuclear weapons early in a war with India, the S-400 will shield vulnerable targets like Delhi and Mumbai, complicating Pakistan's targeting calculations.'

Trailer Watch: Playing the blind game in Kaabil
Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam are blind and beautiful in Kaabil.

Consolidation and clearing telecom mess are top jobs for Tata
Among the businesses that need consolidation are retail and defence

PHOTOS: NZ crush India in Ranchi to set up series decider
India paid the price for some poor shot selection as New Zealand clinched the fourth cricket ODI by 19 runs to level five-match series 2-2 in Ranchi on Wednesday.- Scorecard:Chasing a target of 281 on a slow track, India were on course at 128 for 2 before a sudden middle-order collapse saw them lose four quick wickets as they were finally all-out for 241 in 48.4 overs.This was India's first loss at skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni's home ground in all the international matches that they have played so far.

Bigg Boss 10: A 100-crore moviestar in the house!
More drama unfolds on Bigg Boss 10!

Nat Geo's famous 'Afghan Girl' arrested for ID card fraud
An inquiry had been launched with officials under fire for issuing CNICs without legitimate documentation.

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Silver futures jump to Rs 42,512 per kg
Tracking a firm trend in the precious metals overseas, silver prices traded higher by Rs 97 at Rs 42,512 per kg at the futures trade today as speculators raised their bets.At the Multi Commodity Exch...

Gold futures rise to Rs 29,989 per 10 gm
Gold prices were up by 0.16 per cent at Rs 29,989 per 10 gram at the futures trade today as speculators widened their positions amid a firm global trend.At the Multi Commodity Exchange, gold for deli...

Gold firm on strong festive demand
Gold prices stayed firm on Wednesday as stronger physical demand for the precious metal, ahead of India’s late-October festival season, offset a firm US dollar. Demand for bullion is expected to pick ...

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Mass protest in Venezuela demanding end of 'dictatorship'

University students protest against Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in Caracas, Venezuela, Wednesday, Oct. 26, 2016. Masses of protesters jammed the streets of Venezuela's capital on Wednesday on the heels of a move by congress to open a political trial against Maduro, whose allies have blocked moves for a recall election. (AP Photo/Ariana Cubillos)CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Anti-government protesters jammed the streets of Venezuela's capital on Wednesday on the heels of a decision by congress to open a political trial against President Nicolas Maduro, whose allies have blocked moves for a recall election.

Pain of Kashmiris must be understood to deliver relief, says Yashwant Sinha
Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Oct. 26 (ANI): Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader and former finance minister Yashwant Singh, who is leading a five-member team to Srinagar for talks with a cross section of society, including separatist leaders, said on Wednesday that there is a need to understand the pain of Kashmiris to deliver relief to them. "I have been saying that this group is here to understand the pain of Kashmiris. The team includes former bureaucrat Wajahat Habibullah, who has served in Jammu and Kashmir, ex-Air Vice Marshal Kapil Kak, journalist Bharat Bhushan and activist Sushobha Barve.

Happy politically-motivated charges against me cleared: Yeddyurappa
Bengaluru (Karnataka), Oct. 26 (ANI): After a special CBI court acquitted former Karnataka chief minister B.S. Yeddyurappa, along with 12 others in the Rs. 40 crore bribery and corruption case involving his family members and Jindal Steel Works (JSW), Yeddyurappa on Wednesday said the CBI court gave a relief and he was very happy that false allegations and politically motivated charges made against him were cleared. "Today, the CBI court gave a relief, and I am very happy because false allegations and politically-motivated charges made against me were cleared.

Attacking PM won't do give solution to triple talaq: Naidu
Hyderabad (Telangna) [India], Oct. 26 (ANI): After Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati said Prime Minister Narendra Modi "should not interfere" in the matter of triple talaq and should allow the Muslims to solve the issue through consensus, Union Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu on Wednesday said triple talaq is not a communal or a religious issue, it is an issue of ending gender discrimination, while asking the Samajwadi Party, BSP and "their guardian" the Congress to together give a solution to this pressing problem. Addressing the media, Naidu questioned if the BSP was supporting the discrimination against women or do they not want equal treatment to all - there should be no discrimination on the basis of religion.

Nepal, India Joint Commission meeting begins in New Delhi
Kathmandu/New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) The fourth meeting of the Nepal-India Joint Commission began in New Delhi on Wednesday, setting the tone for the minister-level meeting scheduled for Thursday. At the Joint Commission talks, Foreign Secretaries Shankar Das Bairagi and S. Jaishankar are leading the Nepali and Indian delegations. The Nepal-India ministerial level meeting is expected to focus on implementing the past agreements and accords signed between the two countries.

'Human bomb' Navjot Sidhu will explode once he enters Congress: Sukhbir Badal
NewDelhi [India], Oct. 26 (ANI): After Congress leader Partap Singh Bajwa said former Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Navjot Singh Sidhu would join their party on the auspicious day of Diwali, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday said the cricketer-turned politician is a human bomb and will explode once he enters the grand old party. Badal told mediapersons that Congress' state party chief Captain Amarinder Singh is trying to downplay Bajwa by saying that he has no objection to Sidhu joining the party, adding the reality is that they both abuse each other.

Navjot Sidhu is a 'human bomb', will explode once he enters Congress: Sukhbir Singh Badal
NewDelhi [India], Oct. 26 (ANI): After Congress leader Partap Singh Bajwa said former Bharatiya Janata Party leader Navjot Singh Sidhu would join their party on the auspicious day of Diwali, Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday said "Sidhu is a human bomb and will explode once he enters the Congress party." Badal told media persons that Congress' state party chief Captain Amarinder Singh is trying to downplay Bajwa by saying that he has no objection to Sidhu joining the party, as both Bajwa and Capt Amarinder Singh abuse each other. "At places they abuse each other.

Was CBI acting under pressure? Asks Congress on Yeddyurappa acquittal
New Delhi [India], Oct 26 (ANI): Raising a question after the special CBI court acquitted former Karnataka chief minister and state BJP president B. S. Yeddyurappa and his sons in an illegal mining bribery case, the Congress Party on Wednesday asked whether the CBI was acting under pressure. Congress leader Tom Vadakkan told ANI that it was a very interesting court case as the amount involved was huge. "Legal options remained opened however, the BJP appointed him as BJP's state president despite the fact that the case was pending.

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Festive essentials
After Hrs suggests A to Z menswear style guide for Diwali...

My heart breaks watching animals so scared during Diwali: Anushka Sharma
Anushka Sharma opens up about the Pawsitive campaign for animals and birds that's aimed at a noise-free Diwali

Akshay's Diwali in Maldives
Headed home from his shooting in Malaysia, only to leave the next night for Twinkle and his fav hotspot

Hrithik Roshan can't let go of Kaabil
Is yet to give a shot to his director featuring a close-up of his hand, because he believes in being in character till the film's release

9 athletes, including 6 medalists, caught for Beijing Olympics doping
Four athletes were stripped of silver medals and two of bronze medals in weightlifting, wrestling and women's steeplechase.

RAW, NDS patronising terror groups to attack Pakistan: Nasser Khan Janjua to US
Pakistan's National Security Adviser Lt Gen (retd) Nasser Khan Janjua informed US ambassador David Hale that the terrorists who attacked the police training college were constantly in contact with their leadership and handlers in Afghanistan.

Himachal govt blocking probe in DA case against Virbhadra Singh: CBI to Delhi HC
According to CBI, instead of helping the probe, state govt is trying to shield Virbhadra Singh in the DA case.

Mistry ouster: Tata stocks extend fall; total wipe out Rs 21,000 crore
Tata Group firms lost Rs 10,000 crore on Wednesday extending the total erosion in market capitalisation to more than Rs 21,000 crore following Cyrus Mistry's ouster as Tata Group chairman

New Zealand will 'contribute constructively' to NSG talks - The Indian Express

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New Zealand will 'contribute constructively' to NSG talks
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Akhilesh minister sacked by Samajwadi Party, stays in government - Times of India

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Akhilesh minister sacked by Samajwadi Party, stays in government
Times of India
LUCKNOW: The raging feud in the Samajwadi Party continued on Wednesday, with rival factions led by CM Akhilesh Yadav and the party's Uttar Pradesh chief Shivpal Yadav upping the ante and leaving no opportunity to attack each other through proxies.
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Farooq Abdullah welcomes visit of Yashwant Sinha-led delegation - India Today

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Farooq Abdullah welcomes visit of Yashwant Sinha-led delegation
India Today
The five-member delegation called on separatist leaders, including, the chairmen of both factions of Hurriyat Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Mirwaiz Umar Farooq on Tuesday. PTI | Posted by Ashna Kumar. Follow @PTI_News Srinagar, October ...
Kashmir Unrest: Yashwant Sinha-led team meets CM Mehbooba Mufti, tradersThe Indian Express
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Relief for BS Yeddyurappa as CBI court acquits him in bribery case - Times of India

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Relief for BS Yeddyurappa as CBI court acquits him in bribery case
Times of India
BENGALURU: In a big relief to former Karnataka chief minister B S Yeddyurappa, a special CBI court on Wednesday acquitted him and all others accused of accepting Rs 40 crore in kickbacks from mining companies through the Prerana Trust, managed by ...
BS Yeddyurappa acquittal, CBI failure: Where's evidence, asks courtThe Indian Express
Major relief to Yeddyurappa as CBI court acquits himThe Hindu
BS Yeddyurappa's acquittal ignites hope of BJP's revival in South IndiaFirstpost
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BSF officer, 7 others hurt in Pakistan shelling - Times of India

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BSF officer, 7 others hurt in Pakistan shelling
Times of India
JAMMU: At least eight people, including a BSF assistant sub-inspector (ASI) and four minors, were injured in unprovoked ceasefire violations by Pakistan. The heavy firing and shelling of border areas in Jammu region continued into Wednesday night. "A ...
Jammu: After two nights of horror, border residents migrateThe Indian Express
BSF strikes back at Pakistan, smashes 27 posts and 18 watchtowersDeccan Chronicle
Shelling resumes in RS Pura, Arnia sectors as Pakistan violates truceChandigarh Tribune
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Uniform Civil Code Not Without Consensus, Says Venkaiah Naidu - NDTV


Uniform Civil Code Not Without Consensus, Says Venkaiah Naidu
Venkaiah Naidu said these sensitive issues should not be linked to polls as elections are like festivals. New Delhi: Uniform Civil Code will not be brought through the back door and without a consensus, says Information and Broadcasting Minister M ...
Uniform Civil Code not just about Muslims: SM JamadarThe Hindu
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Chhattisgarh govt to suspend cops indicted for setting houses - Business Standard


Chhattisgarh govt to suspend cops indicted for setting houses
Business Standard
Chhattisgarh government on Wednesday directed to suspend eight police personnel who were indicted by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for setting houses ablaze in Tadmetla area of south Bastar during an anti-Naxal operation in 2011. "The DGP has ...
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Fresh violence breaks out in Kashmir, four arrested - The Hindu

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Fresh violence breaks out in Kashmir, four arrested
The Hindu
As fresh violence broke out in the Kashmir Valley on Tuesday, the police claimed to have arrested “four members of a militant group” behind the unrest in Sopore, a town in north Kashmir. A police officer said four persons, including two active members ...
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Chhattisgarh govt to suspend cops indicted for setting houses ablaze
During protest they said they were "angry" because they risk their lives every day to fight Naxals, but they had to face "allegations due to the naxal sympathisers".
Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections: UP CM Akhilesh Yadav`s `Vikas rath yatra` from Nov 3
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today finalised its Vikas rath yatra, which will leave from here to Kanpur on November 3.
Setback for Navjot Singh Sidhu as Supreme Court says he will face trial for `wrongdoings` in 2009 Lok Sabha elections
Former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Wednesday received a setback from the Supreme Court.
Karnal Singh appointed ED Director
Senior IPS officer Karnal Singh was on Wednesday appointed chief of Enforcement Directorate, the agency entrusted with probing money laundering cases.
Congress to forge alliance with Samajwadi Party for Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections?
Amid speculations about a split in the Samajawadi Party in Uttar Pradesh, the Congress is keeping a close watch while not ruling out an alliance with a breakaway faction in case such a situation arises, an informed source said on
Haryana`s BJP government invites Arvind Kejriwal to golden jubilee celebrations; PM Narendra Modi will be chief guest
BJP ruled Haryana government has invited Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal to the Golden Jubilee celebrations on November 1, in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be the chief guest.
`I will shoot Arvind Kejriwal` - Man calls up Delhi Police Control Room, threatens to kill Delhi CM
A man on Wednesday threatened to kill AAP leader and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal.
Kashmir shutdown: Separatists extend agitation till November 3
Even as increasing number of people are defying their strike call, separatists today extended their ongoing shutdown agitation till November 3.
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Police in India Kill 24 Maoist Rebels
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How Do You Hail a Tractor in India? All It Takes Is a Few Taps on Your Phone
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India-Russia Ties Are Strengthened by Military and Energy Deals
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Tamil Nadu tops in use of preventive detention law
Of 1,268 detenues held across the State last year, 62 were either graduates or post-graduates
Maoists threaten to target Naidu, Lokesh
The police parties caught some Naxalites and killed four of them the next day, the ultras claim
Science turns lens on Kodinhi twins mystery
Village with highest number of twins in Kerala attracts international research team.
Thousands apply for the ‘Narendra Modi Scholarship for Muslim Students’
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Ready to wait till 50 to enter Sabarimala: Women’s group
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Those who retired between April 1 and August 4 this year can choose to commute their pension, or not
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Over 1,000 ducks affected by avian influenza were culled by official teams constituted by the government in various parts of the district on Wednesday. The operations will continue on Thursday, accord...

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