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Steps down as PM after Supreme Court disqualifies him Oppn sees end of 'Godfather's rule', just a beginning, says Imran
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Nawaz Sharif today resigned as Pakistan Prime Minister after the Supreme Court disqualified him from holding public office and ruled that graft cases be filed against the beleaguered leader and his children over the Panama Papers scandal.

Islamabad

Pakistan's Punjab province chief minister Shehbaz Sharif is likely to be made Prime Minister after his brother Nawaz Sharif was disqualified by the Supreme Court over the Panama Papers scandal, according to a media report.

Patna

The Nitish Kumar-led Bihar government today won the crucial floor test in the Bihar Assembly, securing 131 votes against the opposition's 108.

Patna

The Patna High Court today adjourned till Monday the hearing on two PILs challenging the formation of the new government by Nitish Kumar’s JD-U along with the BJP

Kolkata

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee today launched Kanyashree 3 (K3), which is aimed at providing financial assistance for girls studying in post graduate classes.

NEW DELHI

Opposition's Vice-Presidential nominee Gopalkrishna Gandhi today pitched for a televised discussion with NDA candidate Venkaiah Naidu, and said he has approached the Rajya Sabha TV to arrange such a dialogue.

Jammu

Army Chief General Bipin Rawat today visited LoC posts in the Rajouri district of Jammu and Kashmir and directed the troops to remain prepared to counter the nefarious designs of the "adversary".

Beijing

National security advisor (NSA) Ajit Doval and other top security czars of the BRICS nations today called on Chinese President Xi Jinping, who praised their efforts in enhancing mutual trust and cooperation despite the vast geographical distance among the member natio

NEW DELHI

The Supreme Court today refused to allow a 10-year-old rape victim, who is 32 weeks pregnant, to undergo an abortion due to health issues.

Kolkata

Congress today announced the name of senior state leader and former WBPCC president Pradeep Bhattacharya as the nominee for the Rajya Sabha polls and was ensured support from the rulling Trinamool Congress (TMC).

Islamabad

Nawaz Sharif, known as the 'Lion of Punjab', became the Prime Minister in the politically unstable Pakistan for a record three times, but every-time he was forced to quit in the middle of his term - first by the presidency, then the military and now the judiciary.

Acquires 70 % stake in Gujarat-based snack making co, to set up production facility
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Power utility major CESC Limited will invest Rs 1,000 cr in its distribution business across the country in the next one year, company chairman Sanjiv Goenka said today.  At a press conference held after the annual general meeting of the company, Goenka said: "We will be investing around Rs 1,000 crore in our distribution business in different parts of the country,

Kolkata

UMLohia Two Wheelers Pvt. Ltd, the Indian arm of the American motorcycle maker UM International, LLC -- along with Lohia Auto inaugurated its dealership, UM Bengal in Kolkata today. The dealership located at, 8 Dr K.M.

Kolkata

JSW Cement, part of the USD 11 billion JSW Group launched its operations in West Bengal recently. The launch follows in the steps of the ground breaking conducted in January 2016 by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee.

Durgapur

Durgapur Steel Plant organized the Annual Convention on Quality Circle (ACQC)–2017 during July 25-27, 2017. 32 selected teams from different departments of the plant presented their quality circle (QC) projects and the benefits derived through them.

NEW DELHI

New wage code bill will hamper formal job creation in the country and impact the overall hiring scenario, say experts.

Kolkata

The ITC Friday said that the government's demonetisation drive had led to disruptions in the wholesale trade channels for the company's FMCG products.

NEW DELHI

Government auditor CAG on Friday expressed doubts over possibility of public sector banks raising about Rs 1 lakh crore from market by 2019 even as the finance ministry asserted that the large ones will succeed in tapping funds.

Tokyo

In unwelcome news for US farmers, Japan is slapping emergency tariffs of 50 per cent on imports of frozen beef, mainly from the US.
Finance Minister Taro Aso announced the move today, saying he was prepared to explain the decision to the US side.

NEW DELHI

The government has got down to the job of framing the new telecom policy and a draft one should be ready by the end of December, Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan said.
"Working groups to draft the policy are being set up as we speak," she said.

NEW DELHI

At least 15 insurance companies are offering products that cover various systems of AYUSH treatment, the government said on Friday.

NEW DELHI

The ED on Friday conducted searches at five locations in the country in connection with a money laundering ponzi case worth Rs 600 crore.

Hyderabad

The ED has attached assets worth over Rs 148 crore in connection with its money laundering probe in cases related to YSR Congress leader Jagan Mohan Reddy and others, the agency said.

NEW DELHI

The CBI Friday registered a corruption case against Vivek Batra, Mumbai Additional Commissioner of Income Tax (TDS wing), for amassing disproportionate assets to the tune of over Rs 6 crore and carried out searches in five cities in this connection.

Mumbai

After a ferocious overnight rally, the rupee retreated modestly by 4 paise to end at 64.15 against the US currency even as battered dollar struggled to bounce back globally.

Mumbai

The new regulations of Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) on foreign holdings of rupee-denominated corporate bonds will reduce options for companies to diversify their funding sources, says a report.

NEW DELHI

The Union government collected a total Rs 2,35,307.75 crore last fiscal by way of a host of cesses, including those of education, Swachh Bharat, Krishi Kalyan and other surcharges, Parliament was informed today.

Mumbai

The Securities Appellate Tribunal Friday rejected Saharas plea against a Sebi order cancelling its mutual fund licence, but granted the company six weeks time to approach the Supreme Court.

Srinagar

Jammu and Kashmir's top cop today played down reports of former Hizbul Mujahideen commander Zakir Musa being named as the head of al-Qaeda cell in the state, saying "a terrorist was a terrorist" regardless of the terror outfit.

Mumbai

In a dig at the BJP over recent developments in Bihar, the Shiv Sena today said it seemed its ally had "made Pakistan happy" by aligning with Nitish Kumar.

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