Day: October 11, 2018

Padmini Reddy Wife of senior Congress leader C Damodar Rajanarasimha joins BJP in Telangana

Padmini Reddy Wife of senior Congress leader C Damodar Rajanarasimha joins BJP in Telangana

October 11, 2018 11:59 pm

Hyderabad : Social worker Padmini Reddy, wife of senior Congress leader C Damodar Rajanarasimha, joined the BJP here Thursday but withdrew her decision within hours, saying she was moved by the reaction of Congress workers who were ‘upset’. She said the party workers were upset over her joining the BJP and hence she decided to withdraw her decision. “I did not expect this […]

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GoAir goes international; launches maiden Delhi-Phuket flight

GoAir goes international; launches maiden Delhi-Phuket flight

October 11, 2018 11:51 pm

Mumbai : Budget carrier GoAir became the sixth domestic carrier to hit international skies with the launch of its inaugural flight to Phuket from New Delhi Thursday. The inaugural flight (G8 031) with 182 passengers on board was given a ceremonial flag off for Phuket in Thailand at 0100 hours Thursday from New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, the airline said in a release. […]

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Ghaziabad: Cops suspended for thrashing couple

Ghaziabad: Cops suspended for thrashing couple

October 11, 2018 11:43 pm

Ghaziabad : Three policemen posted at the Kavi Nagar police station here were suspended on Thursday for allegedly thrashing a couple, officials said. SHO Kavi Nagar Pradeep Kumar Tripathi, senior sub-inspector Hind Veer Singh and chowki in-charge Balram Singh Sengar have been suspended, Senior Superintendent of Police Vaibhav Krishna said. On Wednesday, Dhan Singh, a native of Muzaffarnagar, and his wife Manju Singh, were counting […]

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Cyclone Titli: 8 dead in Andhra Pradesh, one in Odisha

Cyclone Titli: 8 dead in Andhra Pradesh, one in Odisha

October 11, 2018 11:35 pm

Amaravati/Bhubaneswar: A very severe cyclonic storm packing winds of up to 150 kmph and widespread rains hit eastern India Thursday, killing eight people in Andhra Pradesh and one in Odisha, damaging homes, uprooting trees and power lines in the two states. Cyclone ‘Titli’ made landfall on the eastern coast early Thursday, wreaking havoc mainly in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts of Andhra Pradesh and […]

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ganga activist GD AGARWAL dies

After 110 days of indefinite fast, Ganga activist dies; Centre says had accepted most demands

October 11, 2018 11:32 pm

New Delhi: The government has said that almost all the demands made by Ganga activist G D Agarwal, who was on an indefinite hunger strike and died Thursday, had been accepted. Agarwal, who was sitting on an indefinite hunger strike demanding the government to clean the river Ganga, died at the AIIMS hospital here on […]

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Amazon

USD 1.5 bn worth of festive sale clocked in 2.5 days; Flipkart, Amazon claim victory over others

October 11, 2018 11:28 pm

New Delhi: E-commerce companies in the country are estimated to have clocked sales worth USD 1.5 billion (Rs 11,085 crore) in less than three days of festive sale with both Flipkart and Amazon India claiming to be leading the tally. According to RedSeer Consulting, e-commerce companies in India have achieved USD 1.5 billion in the first 2.5 days of the festive sale — led by […]

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Bank credit rises by 12.51%, deposits by 8.07%

Orderly depreciation of rupee to increase competitiveness: World Bank Official

October 11, 2018 11:18 pm

Washington : An orderly depreciation of the rupee would increase competitiveness and relieve some of the pressures in capital market, according to a top World Bank official who described it as a “positive development” if done in a right way. The remarks by Martin Rama, the Chief Economist for the South Asia region of the World Bank, came as the rupee hit an all-time low […]

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Mega fish farm to come up in Kishtwar

October 11, 2018 11:12 pm

Jammu : A mega fish farm funded by National Hydro Power Corporation (NHPC) is coming up at Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir at a cost of Rs 4 crore. This was stated during a meeting chaired by Principal Secretary Animal, Sheep and Fisheries and Transport departments, Asgar Samoon, to discuss modalities for setting up of NHPC funded projects under Environment Management Plan (EMP), an official […]

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Egypt condemns 17 to death for church attacks

Egypt condemns 17 to death for church attacks

October 11, 2018 10:37 pm

Cairo: An Egyptian military court on Thursday sentenced 17 people to death over a series of suicide bombings of churches claimed by the Islamic State group that left dozens dead. Another 19 people were handed life prison terms and 10 were sentenced to between 10 and 15 years, judicial and security officials said. Seventy-four people […]

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Arunachal will witness lot of economic activities: CM

October 11, 2018 9:52 pm

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu Thursday said the state will witness lot of economic activities after completion of vital infrastructure projects. Inaugurating a conference hall at Mebo, the ADC headquarters of East Siang district, Khandu said that the Centre has taken lots of initiative in strengthening connectivity in the state and the region. […]

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