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UP BJP to move trial court, Cong wants guilty to be punished
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Agencies

Senior BJP leaders L K Advani, Murli Manohar Joshi and Uma Bharti will face trial in the 1992 Babri Masjid demolition case as the Supreme Court today allowed the CBI plea and restored criminal conspiracy charges against them.

Accused leaders decide to cooperate with CBI, not to move court
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Tanmay Chakraborty

Amid jitters of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probing Narada sting is gearing up to tighten the screws on the tainted leaders of the Trinamool Congress-who purportedly were shown as taking bribes in the sting footage by Narada CEO Mathew Samuel, the party supremo Mamata Banerjee in her bid to keep her party’s morale high reiterated that the charges again

Puri

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee today visited the famous Jagannath Temple in Puri and performed arati, where she was surrounded by a team of servitors.

NEW DELHI

Seeking to end VIP culture, the Union Cabinet today decided that beacon light will be removed from all vehicles, including that of the Prime Minister, from May 1.

Angry relatives vandalise hospital, management forms panel to probe case
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Agencies

With the family of a baby, who died today, alleging medical negligence by Apollo Gleneagles West Bengal health department has sought the treatment report from it.

London

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, who has been declared a proclaimed offender, is likely to challenge his extradition to India from the UK on the grounds that the charges against him are politically motivated, a legal expert said today.

Mumbai

Shave off his head, said a cleric, enraged by Sonu Nigam's tweet on loud sermons. So the Bollywood playback singer did just that at a press conference he had himself tonsured by a celebrity hairstylist.

Port Blair

Nestled placidly in the Bay of Bengal, the city of Port Blair over the years has become the hub of myriad activities making it one of the bubbling habitats of this union territory.

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V SENTHIL KUMAR

As services in Primary and Community Health Centres in remote parts of these islands remain afflicted with shortage of specialist doctors, routine referral of  patients to GB Pant Hospital and then to super-speciality hospitals in mainland, if required, has become a common phenomenon.

Port Blair

The Directorate of Tourism will be organizing ‘Beach Festival-2017’ from April 28 to 30 at Corbyn’s Cove.

Port Blair

An awareness programme on Integrated Child Protection Scheme and Child Legislation was organised at Bindraban Panchayat Hall on  April 15.  The Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman was the chief guest on the occasion.

Port Blair

In order to provide necessary information on how to own house under the  Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) the Port Blair Municipal Council shall organize camp to brief about various vertical of the scheme and to identify and enroll eligible beneficiaries in Ward No.

KOLKATA/NEW DELHI

Samsung Electronics today launched its flagship smartphones Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ in India, opening up infinite possibilities for the future with a new level of design, functionality and user convenience.

Kolkata

In the financial year 2016-17, South Eastern Railway has carried 259.06 million originating passengers as against 256.88 million passengers carried in 2015-16 registering an increase of 0.85%.

Washington

In a blow to Indian IT industry and professionals, US President Donald Trump has signed an executive order for tightening the rules of the H-1B visa programme to stop its "abuse" and ensure that the visas are given to the "most-skilled or highest paid" petitioners.

Mumbai

The extension by five years for complying with the Mega Power Policy 2009 norms will reduce contingent liabilities and free up banking limits to 25 mega power projects, thus granting them a fresh lease of life, says a report.

NEW DELHI

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Wednesday said investigative agencies are doing their best to ensure extradition of controversial businessman Vijay Mallya, who was arrested in London on Tuesday and later released on bail.

Washington

The radical idea of giving free money under a universal basic income plan to reduce poverty can work in India only if the plethora of welfare schemes are phased out, Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian has said.

JAIPUR

The Barmer refinery project of HPCL is viable despite reduction in viability gap funding, its chairman M K Surana has said.

NEW DELHI

The Union government Wednesday decided to extend stock limits on sugar traders by another six months till October 2017 to check sweetener prices that are ruling at Rs 42-44 per kg.

Mumbai

Tata Motors expects volumes, led by light commercial vehicles (LCVs) and buses, to grow by 10- 15 per cent in fiscal 2018 aided by a favourable GST rate and the monsoons, which is forecast to be normal.

Guwahati

Ford India Wednesday introduced sports editions of hatchback Figo and compact sedan Aspire in Guwahati.

Mumbai

Essar Projects India (EPIL), a part of the diversified Essar Group, Wednesday said it has posted revenues of Rs 2,000 crore in fiscal 2016-17.

Mumbai

Falling for the second straight session, gold prices slipped by Rs 50 per 10 grams at the bullion market here on Wednesday amid a weak global trend and tepid demand from local jewellers.

Mumbai

Global financial services company Nomura today launched a financial technology (FinTec) program to help start ups develop innovative solutions for capital markets and investment banking.

Mumbai

The rupee on Wednesday staged a mild recovery after two sessions of losses and edged up 5 paise to end at 64.58 a dollar on fresh selling of the American currency by banks and exporters.

New York

Facebook does innovation to serve "everyone" in the community and not just the "high end", its CEO Mark Zuckerberg has said in an apparent swipe at Snapchat boss' reported "poor countries" remark that triggered a controversy in India.

Mumbai

Jain Irrigation Systems (JISL) Wednesday said it has agreed to acquire 80 per cent stake in two entities in the US with an investment of USD 48 million.

NEW DELHI

Fintech company Paytm is believed to be in discussions with Japanese conglomerate SoftBank to raise over USD 1 billion.

NEW DELHI

The Election Commission's plan to go for paper trail machines in the next Lok Sabha polls to add an additional layer of transparency in voting is set to materialise as the government today cleared Rs 3,174 crore for the purpose.

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