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BJP sees court order as a feather in Govt’s cap in fight against corruption, Cong hits back
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A special court in Mumbai today declared absconding liquor baron Vijay Mallya a fugitive economic offender (FEO) on a plea of the Enforcement Directorate (ED).

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today came down heavily on the Congress, accusing the Opposition party of working at the behest of middlemen in the defence sector, instead of running a government for the people, during the UPA rule.


Alleged middleman Christian Michel, arrested in the AgustaWestland VVIP chopper case, received money from other defence deals as well which was to be probed, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) today told a Delhi court, which sent the accused to judicial custody.


The RSS will hold a four-day brainstorming session for its over 30 parivar organisations, including the BJP and the Vishva Hindu Parishad, from Sunday in Chennai.


The UK government has updated its travel advisory to India, warning British citizens to remain vigilant and avoid large public gatherings, following violent protests in Kerala over the issue of women entering the Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala.

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The UN refugee agency has expressed regret over India's decision to repatriate a group of Rohingya to Myanmar, saying it has sought clarification from India on the circumstances under which the asylum seekers were sent back, voicing concern over the unconducive condit


The Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) have agreed to an alliance ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, an SP leader said today.


The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is likely to examine former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav in connection with a case of illegal sand mining, officials said today.


The US and China are dealing the trade negotiations at the highest levels, President Donald Trump said, claiming that America's steel industry has come "roaring back" following the last year's tariff hikes.


Weeks after a UK court ordered his extradition, former liquor baron Vijay Mallya, accused of defaulting on loans of over Rs 9,00O crore, received another blow as a Mumbai court declared him a "Fugitive Economic Offender" (FEO).


The government has amalgamated three Regional Rural Banks -- Punjab Gramin Bank, Malwa Gramin Bank and Sutlej Gramin Bank -- into a single RRB with effect from January 1.


A revenue department official in Kishtwar district of Jammu and Kashmir has been suspended for providing wrong information to authorities, officials said Saturday.


Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Saturday announced interest-free loans of up to Rs 3 lakh for women self-help groups (WSHGs) in the state.


A section of PSU bank employees would go on a two-day strike on January 8 and 9 in support of the nation-wide strike call given by 10 central trade unions against the government's alleged anti-worker policy.


Buying land is one of the main issues plaguing the hospitality industry, says hotelier Abhishek Goel.


Future Consumer Limited (FCL) launches Braille friendly packaging for their body wash brand, Think Skin with Ajay Kumar Reddy, Captain of Indian Men’s Blind Cricket Team on World Braille Day.

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Kolkata headquartered PSU Bank, United Bank of India has partnered with a premier NBFC, SREI Equipment Finance Limited to finance the MSME/Agriculture Sector.


H L Arora, Director (Technical) received the CBIP Award 2019 for ‘Best Performing Utility in Hydro Power Sector’ conferred to THDC India Limited by Minister of State for Power (Independent Charge) R.K. Singh on Friday at  SCOPE Convention Centre, New Delhi.


President Donald Trump warned on Friday that he could keep the US government partly closed for "months or even years" and declare a national emergency if the Congress refused to provide USD 5.6 billion funding for a wall along the Mexico border.


Pakistan has initiated a process of seeking the extradition of its former envoy to the US Hussain Haqqani through the foreign office on embezzlement charges after it failed to get it through Interpol, a media report said on Saturday.


Police in California today said three people were killed and four were injured in a shooting at a bowling alley near Los Angeles.

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More than six years have passed after the Supreme Court imposed a complete ban on tinted glasses in the vehicles, but in the capital city of these islands, it seems that many people are willingly violating the order by tinting the glasses of their vehicles.

Wall paintings on VIP road stained with maroon spit
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How many times have you felt sick, disgusted seeing a wall splattered with maroon spit in a public place? Seen speck of pit fly by you or hit you, if you are unlucky enough while on road? Spitting in public places is a sickening sight that most of us witness everyday be it roads, parks, government offices or residential areas.

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The cyclonic storm “PABUK” over Gulf of Thailand & neighbourhood moved west-northwestwards with a speed of 17 kmph in past 06 hours.

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Napoleon Bonaparte is supposed to have taken a leaf out of Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations and given his own sarcastic spin and context by stating that England was, “une nation de boutiquiers” (a nation of shopkeepers).

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A pioneer trade expedition from Malahayati Port in Banda Aceh to Port Blair, with an Indonesian Ship ‘KM Aceh Millennium’ with goods/materials arrived Port Blair today.

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A Special Coastal Cleanup programme was flagged off from Marina Park and Corbyn’s Cove on Saturday.

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The Seva Niketan here celebrated its foundation day on Jan 3. Mr Hari Narayan Arora, member of Seva Niketan was chief guest on the occasion. He garlanded the Swami Sampurnand Saraswatiji statue.

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An extended Central Executive Committee meeting of the Non-Gazetted Government Officers’ Association, A & N Islands was held recently at Crusade house here.