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Prez nod to ordinance against wilful defaulters

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:25
The ordinance aims at putting in place safeguards to prevent unscrupulous persons from misusing or vitiating the provisions of the Code.

Telecom major pledges Rs 7,000cr to philantropy

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:08
Bharti family will also set up Satya Bharti University to offer free education to underprivileged youth from economically weaker sections of the society. The new-age university will focus on science and technology, in areas like Artificial Intelligence, Internet of Things, and robotics, among others

Sonia's role in Congress will be undiminished: Moily

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 10:03
Sonia Gandhi's role in the Congress will remain "undiminished" even after Rahul Gandhi's elevation as party president and she will continue to guide it, senior party leader M Veerappa Moily said here.

EPS-OPS camp gets AIADMK's two-leaves symbol

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 09:11
The Election Commission has settled the AIADMK symbol row in the favour of the group led by Tamil Nadu chief minister E Palaniswami and his deputy O Panneerselvam, citing the overwhelming support it enjoys from members of the legislative wing and general council of the party.

Karni Sena chief wants 'Padmavati' to be burned

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:53
Kalvi declared that he is from the 37th generation of the descendants of Rani Padmini and Maharana Pratap and that the film should be burned.

Govt to reintroduce OBC Commission bill in LS

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:47
The government plans to again introduce a bill in the Lok Sabha to grant Constitutional status to a National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC). The proposal was stalled in the Rajya Sabha during the last Parliament session.

'No time to prepare for SA, sought bouncy tracks'

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:26
NAGPUR: Indian captain Virat Kohli on Thursday complained that cramped schedules are getting in the way of proper preparation for big series such as the upcoming tour of South Africa, a criticism that the BCCI promised to address with "utmost seriousness".

'China for dams on Tibetan rivers, not Brahmaputra'

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 08:17
China, which is constructing many hydropower projects in Tibet, plans to focus on dam building on rivers close to its provinces and not on the Brahmaputra which sparked concerns in India, state media reported on Thursday.

Arms race: Nukes, subs, drones deadlier than ever

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:50
The US modernization effort is not coming cheap. This year the Congressional Budget Office estimated the program will cost at least $1.25 trillion over 30 years. The amount could grow significantly, as the Pentagon has a history of major cost overruns on large acquisition projects.

Sindhu in Hong Kong Open quarters, Saina exits

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 07:28
Second seed PV Sindhu sailed into the women's singles quarterfinals with a comfortable win while compatriot Saina Nehwal crashed out of the Hong Kong Open Super Series on Thursday.

We can balance privacy and national security: PM

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 06:37
Amid raging debate over privacy concerns and Aadhaar, Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed confidence asserting that a fine balance could be struck between openness and national security. PM also called for close cooperation to prevent terrorists and radical ideologies from exploiting cyberspace.

GST: Taxmen grilling eateries about menu prices 

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 06:17
Soon after GST cut, many eateries like Starbucks and McDonald’s raised prices, citing withdrawal of credit for taxes paid on raw material and rent as the reason.

'Padmavati' cleared by UK for Dec 1 release

Thu, 11/23/2017 - 05:26
Even though the makers of 'Padmavati' have deferred the release of the film in India, the British Board Of Film Classification (BBFC) has cleared it. The Sanjay Leela Bhansali directorial will hit the screens in the UK on December 1.