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It will amount to premeditated murder if norms disregarded before acting on sentence: Foreign secy
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Pakistan's powerful Army Chief today approved the execution of alleged Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav after a military court found him guilty of "involvement in espionage and sabotage activities" against the country, a development that could further strain the India-Pakistan ties.

Islamabad

Pakistan's defence minister Khawaja Asif today said the death sentence handed out to Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav for "spying" should serve as a warning to those "plotting" against the country.

NEW DELHI

The India-Bangladesh ties will undergo "another transformation" if a pact on Teesta water sharing is inked, Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina said today but is anxious over West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee's reaction to such an agreement.

Bats for use of ballot paper in talks to Cong, NCP leaders
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West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today met Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking early release of funds to the tune of             Rs 10,000 crore due to the state under various centrally sponsored schemes.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today said it will hear on April 13 the pleas challenging the use of EVMs in elections without equipping the machines with voter verified paper audit trail (VVPAT).

NEW DELHI

A pact to significantly expand counter-terror cooperation was among six agreements India and Australia inked on Monday as the two countries called for strong action against those financing and providing sanctuary to terror groups.

Islamabad

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has barred his party leaders from making "any controversial statements" about former Army Chief Gen Raheel Sharif over his appointment as the head of a Saudi-led 41-nation military alliance of Muslim countries.

Jaipur

The BSF today held a suspected Pakistani national along the international border in Rajasthan's Sriganganagar district, as Pakistan Rangers denied taking him back saying he was not a citizen of that country.

Kolkata

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) today filed supplementary charge sheet in the Kharagrah blast case at a city court against three more accused. 

Tawang

Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today wrapped up his four-day visit to Twang by giving a talk on "Secular Ethics and Happiness".

KOLKATA/MUMBAI

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd’s Farm Equipment Sector (FES), a part of the USD 17.8 billion Mahindra Group announced the launch of the Mahindra JIVO.

Kolkata

Dr. Partha Sarathi Shome, Former Advisor to the Union Finance Ministry & Chairman, ITRAF, Bengaluru, said that “GST structure & rate does not stand on merit, if we compare this globally with other countries”.

Kolkata

Sourav Ganguly, Former Captain, Indian cricket team and President of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) inaugurated Bandhan Creation's Gariahat outlet. The store is located at 411/15, Hemanta Mukhopadhyay Sarani, Near Chandrani Pearls, Gariahat.

Targets a revenue of USD 1 bn in next 5 years
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The R P Sanjiv Goenka Group today announced its foray into the fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) segment, with a brand of snacks, named 'Too Yumm'. Group chairman Sanjiv Goenka, who was present at a press conference to unveil the products, said that the Group is eyeing a business of USD 1 bn in FMCG sales in the next five years.

Maligaon

During the last financial year that ended on 31st March, 2017; Indian Railway has carried 8221 Million Passenger as against 8151 Million passengers in 2015-16. Passengers booked about 70 million more than last year. (+0.89 %), Passenger Earnings estimated at Rs.

Kolkata

Mahesh Kumar Jain has assumed charge as Managing Director & CEO of IDBI Bank with effect from April 03, 2017. Prior to the current assignment, he was the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of Indian Bank.

NEW DELHI

A special court here today granted interim bail till May 4 to five fresh accused named by the CBI in its supplementary charge sheet in a coal scam case against Congress leader and industrialist Naveen Jindal and others.

Mumbai

Global e-commerce company eBay and Flipkart, have agreed to jointly pursue opportunities in the Indian market.

NEW DELHI

Nearly four crore members of retirement fund body EPFO will soon be able to settle their claims like EPF withdrawal through mobile application UMANG.

Mumbai

Even as temperatures are soaring, there has been a substantial increase of 39 per cent in bookings for travel during the summer of 2017 among Indians, according to a recent report.

Panaji

Fresh iron ore to the tune of 20 million tons was extracted during the financial year 2016-17, an indication that Goa's mining industry is getting back on the track.

NEW DELHI

The war on black money cannot be concluded with one action alone and many more steps will be taken by the Modi government in this regard, Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu said today, hailing the EC for countermanding the R K Nagar bypoll over use of money power.

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today asked the Jammu and Kashmir High Court Bar Association to respond to the issues raised by the Centre which defended the use of pellet guns to quell stone-pelting mobs in Kashmir valley, stressing that the lawyers' body cannot take sides.

Chandigarh

A 29-year-old woman who was deserted by her NRI husband has sought the intervention of External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in getting him deported from New Zealand.

NEW DELHI

The Election Commission today discussed the unprecedented election-day violence and poor voter turnout in the bypoll to the Srinagar Lok Sabha seat.

NEW DELHI

Punching holes in the Aadhaar scheme, the Opposition in the Rajya Sabha today said it was based on unverified data and violated the Supreme Court order that it should not be made mandatory for schemes which are not linked to subsidies.

NEW DELHI

The Opposition in the Lok Sabha today sought stringent action against BJP leader Tarun Vijay for his purported racial remarks, even as the government assured there would be no discrimination based on caste or colour.

NEW DELHI

Resorting to dramatic forms of protest, a group of Tamil Nadu farmers today stripped near South Block here to press for their demands of loan waiver and drought-relief package.

NEW DELHI

Opposition Congress today forced two adjournments of Rajya Sabha proceedings in the pre-noon session over alleged misuse of ED and CBI against Chief Ministers belonging to non-BJP parties.

NEW DELHI

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull today visited the iconic Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple in east Delhi using metro ride to reach the landmark.

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