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CBI probe into chariot fire progressing, says Revenue Minister

Hindu - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 03:19
New chariot will be ready in January, Dharmana Krishna Das said.
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Case filed against three Kerala women activists

Hindu - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 03:08
Man assaulted over abusive video
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Rajya Sabha Deputy Chairman refutes media reports, says farm bills were passed as per procedure

Hindu - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 03:00
Three agriculture bills were passed in Rajya Sabha by voice vote amid a din.
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How Raj, Jharkhand gangs con people remotely

Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 02:47
A tiny tweak in the procedure to receive and process cybercrime-related complaints in the city has yielded rich dividends, both for victims and police.
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A rural recipe to boost tourism in Karnataka

Hindu - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 02:42
Karnataka Tourism Policy 2020-25 unveiled
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Raj: What led to violent clashes in Dungarpur

Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 02:22
The violent clashes between the tribal youths and police in Dungarpur and surrounding areas over recruitment of teachers is the result of the years of simmering tension between the tribal and non-tribal communities over establishing domination in the region.
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We don’t even smoke, said four actors: NCB official

Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 01:31
Actors Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Singh and Shraddha Kapoor, who were questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB), have all denied substance abuse. They said they were referring to hand-rolled cigarettes in their WhatsApp messages which mention the word “doob”. “They said they don’t even smoke cigarettes,” said an NCB official. ​
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BJP will create history in West Bengal Assembly elections: Mukul Roy

Hindu - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 00:51
People are eager to see the restoration of democracy in the State, says the newly-appointed national vice-president of the party
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‘R value’ dip in 5 high-burden states raises hope of slowing Covid spread

Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 00:45
The dip in the national R value – indicating the likely number of people a Covid positive person can infect – to below 1 in the last week in five high burden states helped moderate India’s curve of active infections, but durability of the gains depends on continued progress in these states and profile of the disease in five metros.
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RBI may push headless LVB to merge

Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 00:30
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Jaswant had a sense of India’s grandeur, destiny

Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 00:14
With the passing of Jaswant Singh, one more light has been switched off at the Camelot that revolutionised India’s engagement with the world at the turn of the millennium. The reference is to the team then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee put together between 1998 and 2004. Jaswant has gone, eight years after Brajesh Mishra died — almost to the day— and two years after the PM they served. With them, they have taken many secrets and confidences, and left a splendid legacy.
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Jaswant Singh, top minister of Atal-era BJP, dies

Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 00:08
Former Union minister and BJP veteran Jaswant Singh, who held key portfolios in the Vajpayee government, passed away after a long illness which rendered him comatose, leaving behind a varied, eventful and rich political legacy that saw him being an integral part of the saffron party's rise that he helped shape and nurture.
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Jio eyes deal with local firm to make handsets

Times of India - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 23:52
With an eye on entering mobile manufacturing, Reliance Industries may acquire United Telelinks or forge a contract-manufacturing deal, sources said. Questions sent to Reliance Industries remained unanswered. Jio Platforms, the telecom and technology arm of Reliance Industries, has received funding from top global private equity and internet giants, including Facebook and Google.
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State, area and gender key to life expectancy

Times of India - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 23:21
How long can an Indian expect to live on average? The answer varies very widely depending on where you live — which state and rural or urban area — and what your gender is. The average rural male in Chhattisgarh will live less than 63 years while the average urban female in Himachal Pradesh can hope to make it to nearly 81, a difference of 18 years.
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Freedom from mandis will benefit farmers: PM

Times of India - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 22:07
Explaining the utility of the farm reforms criticised by the opposition and a section of farm organisations, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday cited instances of a large number of farmers who had benefited from being allowed to sell farm produce outside the precincts of Agricultural Produce Marketing Committees or mandis.
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IPL: Tewatia takes RR to incredible win over KXIP

Times of India - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 21:51
Rahul Tewatia struck 5 sixes in an over at the fag end of the match as Rajasthan Royals recorded the highest run chase in IPL history, beating Kings XI Punjab by 4 wickets in a high-scoring encounter. Chasing a stiff 224 for a win, RR needed 51 runs from the last 3 overs and it seemed the fate of the match was already sealed but Tewatia turned the match on its head.
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Chinese banks to target Anil Ambani’s global assets

Times of India - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 21:42
The three Chinese banks to whom Anil Ambani owes more than $716 million (Rs 5,276 crore), as well as significant legal costs, have decided to pursue their rights against him on his worldwide assets, following the beleaguered Reliance Group chairman’s English high court cross-examination on Friday.
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Cancer Institute gets more facilities

Hindu - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 21:08
The funds for the infrastructure came from the grant of ₹120 crore by the State government as part of the institute’s diamond jubilee celebrations.
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Coronavirus | 5,791 fresh cases take Tamil Nadu’s tally to 5,80,808

Hindu - Sun, 09/27/2020 - 21:04
Active cases figure stands at 46,341; 5,25,154 patients discharged till date; Chennai records 1,000-plus cases for 4th day in a row
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