Day: November 1, 2018

HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt replies as CS challenges fresh breach of privilege proceedings

Curfew imposed in J-K’s Kishtwar as tense mounts after BJP leader’s killing

November 1, 2018 11:58 pm

 Jammu: Curfew was imposed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kishtwar district Thursday night after a senior state BJP leader and his brother were shot dead by suspected militants, triggering protests by residents, officials said. An order for imposition of the curfew was issued by Kishtwar District Magistrate A S Rana late in the night, they said. State secretary of BJP Anil Parihar and his brother Ajeet were returning […]

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Central team visits Odisha's cyclone-hit district

Central team visits Odisha’s cyclone-hit district

November 1, 2018 11:56 pm

Bhubaneswar: A seven-member inter-ministerial team of the central government on Thursday undertook assessment of damages caused by cyclone ‘Titli’ and subsequent floods in Odisha’s Ganjam district. The team members led by Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs, S K Shahi, will also visit the worst-affected Gajapati district on Friday, said Deputy Relief Commissioner P K Mohapatra. “It has been decided that […]

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Higher education still faces many challenges in India: Pranab Mukherjee

Higher education still faces many challenges in India: Pranab Mukherjee

November 1, 2018 11:52 pm

Kolkata: Former President Pranab Mukherjee said on Thursday the spread of higher education still faces many challenges in India despite several measures taken by the central and state governments. Addressing the 29th Convocation of Kalyani Universityin Nadia district, Mukherjee said despite several measures taken by central and state governments, higher education is yet to reach certain groups of people, including women. “Challenges faced in spread of higher educationremains many and diverse […]

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HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt replies as CS challenges fresh breach of privilege proceedings

Germany, Netherlands back Niger border force to counter migration

November 1, 2018 11:44 pm

Niamey : Germany, Netherlands back Niger border force to counter migration the EU’s security mission in the country said Thursday. Niger is a transit country for thousands of migrants heading to Libya and Algeria, key hubs for migrants trying to reach Europe. Under the new plan, the two European nations will disburse 10 million euros (USD 11.4 million) to […]

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Drug supplier arrested by Delhi Police

Man held for killing four members of a family three years ago

November 1, 2018 11:30 pm

New Delhi: A 26-year-old man was arrested for allegedly killing four members of a family over a monetary dispute three years ago at Northeast Delhi’s Wazirabad area, police said Thursday. The accused was identified as Abhishek Pal alias Mintu, a resident of Wazirabad village, Delhi, they added. In July 2016, the body of Naina, a school teacher in Wazirabad, was recovered […]

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US charges Malaysian financier in money laundering scheme

US charges Malaysian financier in money laundering scheme

November 1, 2018 11:25 pm

Washington: The US Justice Department on Thursday charged a fugitive Malaysian financier in a money laundering and bribery scheme that pilfered billions of dollars from a Malaysian investment fund created to promote economic development projects in that country. The three-count indictment charges Low Taek Jho, who is also known as Jho Low, of misappropriating money from the state-owned fund and using it to […]

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SC verdict on homosexuality, adultery detestable: Church body

If Delhi has to collapse, let it collapse, says angry SC bench

November 1, 2018 11:19 pm

New Delhi: “If Delhi has to collapse, let it collapse,” an angry bench of the Supreme Court Thursday said while questioning the efficiency of officers who are supposed to look after issues related to unauthorised constructions in the national capital. The bench of justices Madan B Lokur, M M Shantanagoudar and S Adbul Nazeer came down heavily on the Centre for not […]

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CBI seeks custodial interrogation of P Chidambaram, son in Aircel-Maxis case

CBI seeks custodial interrogation of P Chidambaram, son in Aircel-Maxis case

November 1, 2018 11:13 pm

New Delhi : The custodial interrogation of former Union minister and Congress leader P Chidambaram and his son Karti was required in the Aircel-Maxis case to reach the truth, the CBI Thursday told a Delhi court which extended till November 26 their protection from arrest. CBI’s demand to quiz them in custody came a day after Enforcement Directorate, which is probing their role in the money laundering […]

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European Commissions audits Shree Ram Group recycling yard

European Commissions audits Shree Ram Group recycling yard

November 1, 2018 11:09 pm

New Delhi : Shree Ram Group said Thursday the European Commission has audited its recycling yard at Alang in Gujarat for the inclusion in the EU list of approved ports. The facility is among the first Indian yards audited by the European Commission and its inclusion in the EU list could help accelerate the transformation underway in the ship recycling industry in India, the company said in a statement. […]

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Akhilesh says he has no prime ministerial ambitions, would rather work for UP

Akhilesh says he has no prime ministerial ambitions, would rather work for UP

November 1, 2018 10:40 pm

New Delhi: Samajwadi Party chief Akhilesh Yadav on Thursday said he has no prime ministerial ambitions and would rather work for upliftment of his state Uttar Pradesh. The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister was speaking at a panel discussion here, which included BJP leader Ram Madhav, National Conference’s Omar Abdullah, Sachin Pilot of the Congress and Jayant Choudhary of the Rashtriya Lok Dal, at the release of a […]

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