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Blog: How Congress can win in 2019

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 02:41

Roger Federer, 36, becomes oldest number one

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 02:27
"What an amazing run it's been, to be number one again means a lot to me," Roger Federer said. "This is incredibly special, I'm so happy. I didn't really think I could get back to number one, this is a significant moment in my career."

India to send 225 athletes for CWG 2018

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 02:27
TOI has obtained the list of India’s official contingent size in 15 disciplines, in which athletes will participate at the CWG. An increased number of 225 athletes will travel to the Gold Coast, as compared to the total number of 215 participants at the Glasgow CWG in 2014.

Indian-American teacher saved lives in Florida 

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 02:03
​​Shanthi Vishwanathan knew something wasn't right when the second fire alarm of the day sounded shortly before classes were to end at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High, and rather than let her Algebra II students out, she made them get on the floor in the corner of the room, the Orlando Sentinel reported on Friday.

Silence hangs heavy over Nirav's plush homes

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 01:29
Silence and inaction-alien to the man and the his diamantine brand Nirav Modi -pervaded the house his family owns at the Grosvenor House on Mumbai's Pedder Road when TOI visited on Friday afternoon.

Nirav's 3 cos don't exist on addresses with PNB

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 01:25
Nirav Modi's three diamond companies no longer exist at the addresses that he provided to Punjab National Bank (PNB). He had not updated PNB about the change while availing loans. After registering a case, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) first searched these premises but didn't find much.

NKorean sneaks in through Bangla border, nabbed

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:30
Jhung Ho, officials said, was in his mid-30s and claimed to be working with a North Korean state-owned mining equipment-making company, NamNam, in Bangladesh.

Ready for 2019 polls exam: PM Modi

Sat, 02/17/2018 - 00:17
Modi said self-confidence comes by challenging oneself and students should think of bettering themselves and not be put down by an adverse result, recalling an election in Gujarat where only four Jana Sangh candidates had retained their deposits.

Scanner test for tabs to make airport checks faster

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:52
​​The Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has cleared for tests an American security company's scanner that does not require personal electronic devices (PED) with non-detachable batteries, like tablets, to be taken out of handbags for checks.

Celebs, netas used cash at Nirav Modi stores, investigations revealed

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 23:00
​​What officials stumbled on was a virtual list of who's who from India's glamour industry and some prominent personalities who were making cash purchases from his stores. There were also politicians about whom tax officials picked up useful information including a lawyer-MP, a source told TOI.

Haryana: Class 2 student ‘made to clean toilet’

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 22:21
According to the class 2 student’s father, the seven-year-old was made to clean one of the toilets at Garhi-Harsaru Primary Government School on Thursday. The incident prompted the education department officials to launch a probe into the matter.

Son made scapegoat, says PNB employee's father

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:21
Hanumant, an employee of the Ahmednagar zila parishad's irrigation department, said, "Manoj has been speaking to our family members about the matter over the past few days. He told us that he did not do anything wrong but only carried out whatever instructions were given to him by his seniors."

Lower duty, sops for green, compact cars?

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 21:12
​​The move, proposed in a draft national auto policy released by the heavy industries ministry, accords benefits not only for electric vehicles but also other relatively-cleaner technologies, such as hybrids, CNG, bio-fuel and methanol as well as fuel cells.

Poll aspirants must reveal income sources: SC

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:42
​​Holding that voters have a fundamental right to know all the relevant information about the candidates including their sources of income, a bench of Justices J Chelameswar and S Abdul Nazeer directed the Centre to amend the Conduct of Election Rules and Form 26 to incorporate the provision on declaration of source of income.

Ready to share oil with India: Iran president

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:34
​​Addressing a gathering at the historic Mecca Masjid here after the Friday prayers, Rouhani said the opening of Iran's Chabahar port to India will provide a gateway to Afghanistan, Central Asia and Europe.

K'taka gets more Cauvery water, thanks to B'luru

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:25
​​Kerala will access 30 tmcft and Puducherry 7 tmcft and the award that now has the SC's seal can be re-examined only after 15 years, in 2033.

Nirav Modi holed up in luxury New York hotel

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 20:14
The government also announced a multi-agency probe into Modi's dealings and the I-T department swung into action, provisionally attaching 29 properties and 105 accounts linked to Modi and his family.

'Rivers national assets, can't belong to one state'

Fri, 02/16/2018 - 19:47
​​​"(Rivers) Being in a state of flow, no state can claim exclusive ownership of such waters or assert a prescriptive right so as to deprive other states of their equitable share," said a three-judge bench headed by Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra.