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Syed Zainul Abedin., Muslim men, Triple Talaqs, Ajmer Dewan, Ajmer Sharif Dargah, forced religiousness,Sonu Nigam, beef
Muslim men should avoid instant Triple Talaqs: Ajmer Dewan

Syed Zainul Abedin, the spiritual head of the Ajmer Sharif Dargah, spoke to The Sunday Guardian on a host of issues. Read More...

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KCR, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Niti Aayog meeting, Delhi, Muslim Reservations Bill, Telangana Rashtra Samithi government, GST Bill
KCR will meet PM modi for nod on Muslim quota

The CM will urge the PM to support the state’s bid to increase present reservations in educational institutions. Read More...

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Medical colleges, Medical Council of India, Medical Students Association of India, NEET, AIIMS
Medical colleges may compensate students

Private medical colleges, where admissions to over 500 MBBS students were cancelled by the Medical Council of India (MCI), may have to shell out penalties to the victims. Read More...

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Discrepancies, Baljinder Kaur, AAP, MLA, educational qualifications, Satyendra Jain, Election Commission, Vishesh Ravi, Sharad Kumar
Discrepancies revealed in AAP MLAs’ education

Satyendra Jain has provided two different years for completion of his degree. Read More...

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WhatsApp, National Encryption Policy, Centre, draft encryption policy, Union government, Ravi Shankar Prasad, Department of Electronics and Information Technology
Centre working to reintroduce draft encryption policy

Following public uproar over threat to privacy, last year, the government had called off the Draft National Encryption Policy 2016. Read More...

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Tughlakabad, Corrupt Customs officials, Inland Container Depot, ICD, Financial Investigation Unit, CBI, Central Bureau of Investigation, Directorate of Revenue Intelligence, China, Dubai, Karol Bagh Traders Federation, Financial Investigation Unit
‘Customs officers clearing containers without checking at Tughlakabad’

CBI and DRI launched a month-long ‘investigation and examination’ of the containers on 1 March 2016.Read More...

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Minamata convention, India, health hazards, environmental hazards, the Parliament, global mines of mercury, The World Health Organisation, WHO, serious health problems
‘India should ban use of mercury at earliest’

By 2025, all the global mines of mercury are expected to be closed down. Read More...

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TMC, CBI, Mukul Roy,Madan Mitra, Saugata Roy, Calcutta High Court, Mamata Banerjee
TMC leaders miffed with Mamata over Narada handling

‘She is fighting her own ego battles with the Prime Minister, which is creating trouble for the party’, say TMC leaders. Read More...

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Dalai Lama, South Tibet, China, India, Advanced Landing Grounds, Arunachal Pradesh, Tibet Academy of Social Sciences
China, India haven’t formally talked on ‘standardised names’

Indian media has interpreted the Chinese naming exercise as a retaliation to Dalai Lama being allowed to visit Tawang. Read More...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP, PDP, Mehbooba Mufti, Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Agency, Tassaduq Mufti
‘BJP wants new CM in J&K, may engineer a split in the PDP’

If sources are to be believed the National Security Agency is in favour of changing the face of the government in Jammu and Kashmir in the light of Mehbooba Mufti’s failure to contain street violence. Read More...

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PDP, BJP, Ram Madhav, Aga Bakir, Haseeb Drabu, Chander Parkash Ganga
PDP, BJP ministers meet as discord grows

PDP and BJP ministers of Jammu and Kashmir held a closed door meeting along with BJP general secretary in-charge of Kashmir, Ram Madhav on Friday to defuse the tension between the two alliance partners. Read More...

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Kashmiri, NGO, Amarnath Yatra, Kashmir valley, human footfall, Shri Amarnath Shrine Board, Amarnath land row, Amarnath Yatra
NGOs want Amarnath Yatra to be cut short to a fortnight

‘Environmental catastrophe awaits the Kashmir valley if human footfall in the hills is not regulated’. Read More...

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Tathagat Satpathy, Congress, Odisha, BJP, BJD, OPCC, Prasad Harichandan, Pradeep Majhi, Assembly seats
Many Congress leaders in Odisha eye BJP

Many Congress leaders of Odisha are exploring options to join the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), with the grand old party fast slipping into oblivion in a state it hasn’t ruled in the last 17 years. Read More...

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President Pranab Mukherjee, Osmania University, National Institutional Ranking Framework, KCR, Mir Osman Ali Khan, TRS government
Pranab to launch OU centenary celebrations

Osmania University has fallen on bad days due to a paucity of funds and politicisation of administration. Read More...

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KCR, K.T. Rama Rao, TRS Rajya Sabha, T. Harish Rao, party constitution
CM KCR in two minds on elevating son KTR

The CM is wary of criticism that the TRS is adopting dynastic politics. Read More...

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UP, Grand alliance, Bihar, SP, BSP, Rashtriya Janata Dal, Akhilesh Yadav, Mayawati, Mulayam Singh Yadav
Grand alliance in UP is a dream

It is a dream by any stretch of imagination and even if you stretch it to the brink, it remains a dream. Talks of a grand alliance in Uttar Pradesh may seem as bright as the one in Bihar, but for those familiar with ground realities in the state, the chances are remote. Read More...

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Haj pilgrims, Reviving sea route, Minister for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, state Haj committees, Indian Muslims
Reviving sea route for Haj pilgrims full of challenges

‘Restarting the sea route will only make sense if it involves at least half the cost of air travel’.Read More...

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India, 2nd largest nation, childhood obesity, Asia Pacific, 18 nations, World Health Organisation, WHO, obesity,  IFSO-APC 2017, Diabesity
‘India 2nd largest nation with childhood obesity by 2025’

First and biggest meet on ‘Diabesity’ in Asia Pacific sees participation of 700 experts from 18 nations.Read More...

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DMRC, water ATM, Metro stations, Blue Line, LED board, water quality parameters
DMRC will start water ATMs at Metro stations

This summer, the Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) will equip 34 Metro stations, among a total of 156 stations, with water dispensing ATMs to help quench the thirst of an estimated over 30 lakh commuters using the Metro network daily. Read More...

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Cybercrime, Gurugram, fraudulent ATM withdrawals, Cyber Crime Cell, Special Investigating Team, Customs Department, Information Technology (IT) Act 2000
Cybercrime is on the rise in Gurugram

Online banking frauds, including fraudulent ATM withdrawals, unauthorised debit and credit card transactions, data theft and hacking, are on the rise in Gurugram, with the city’s Cyber Crime Cell having registered 950 such cases till 15 April. Read More...

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Boeing, IIT, Professor P.V.M. Rao, Pratyush Kumar, Aerospace, Make In India, GDP
‘Challenge is to have skilled labour force for aerospace manufacturing’

Pratyush Kumar, President, Boeing India, talks about Boeing’s future plans for the country. Read More...

Business
RCS, Union government, Regional Connectivity Scheme, IFFAAD, Usha Padhee, Civil Aviation, Koustav Dhar
Second round of bidding for RCS will start in two months

A seminar on the Union government’s proposal for the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS), which is likely to take off sometime this year, was organised by the International Foundation for Aviation, Aerospace and Development’s (IFFAAD) India Chapter. Read More...

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summer, air conditioners, power back-up devices, D.S. Rawat, Assocham, Electricity demand, domestic power back-up devices
Early summer brightens business of ACs

‘While people sweat it out, business opportunities are there for the asking’. Read More...

Business
Indian firms, Superbrands awards, Yes Bank, Apollo Hospitals, Vodafone, Adani Ports, IFFCO, Anmol Dar
33 Indian firms win Superbrands awards

The winning brands can use the Superbrands seal in all their communications for the next 18 months. Read More...

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financial inclusion, Jaipuria School of Business, Digital India, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Santosh Gangwar, Jan Dhan Yojana
Experts seek financial inclusion for faster economic growth

There is a need for financial inclusion for the faster economic growth of the country, experts said at a conference organised here recently by the Jaipuria School of Business. Read More...

Business
Prime Minister Theresa May, EU, Jeremy Corbyn, Tim Farron, Conservative Campaign Headquarters, Whip Gavin Williamson, Brexit, Crown Prosecution Service, National Executive Committee
Nothing ‘snap’ about Britain’s general poll

Prime Minister Theresa May will fight the general election on 8 June, projecting her abilities as a capable leader to deliver Brexit negotiations with the EU and a global Britain beyond. Read More...

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BJP, Vibhishana strategy, political dividends, Bharatiya Janata Party, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Amit Shah, Congress, Pradesh Congress Committee, NSUI, MCD-poll, Pankaj Vohra
BJP’s Vibhishana strategy brings political dividends

The plan is targeted at deploying experienced and important Congress leaders to assist the BJP to humble the party in what were Congress’ stronghold states.Read More...

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CPM’s violence, Kannur, landscape of God’s own country, Kerala, Sivada, BJP, CPI panchayat, Trichy, Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan
Blood runs saffron in CPM’s killing fields of Kannur

The CPM’s violence in Kannur is seeping out, scarring the landscape of God’s own country. Read More...

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Kerala, fast bowler, Chris Gayle, Basil Thampi, T20 batsmen, Gujarat Lions, Glenn McGrath, Mumbai Indians, Royal Challengers Bangalore, MRF Pace Foundation, T20 cricket, World T20-winning, allrounder, Dwayne Bravo
Basil: from being a nobody to the guy who got gayle

The unsung Kerala fast bowler, who was not known outside his state, grabbed headlines when he claimed the prized scalp of Chris Gayle.Read More...

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Pakistan Army, Ehsanullah Ehsan, RAW agent, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, Pakistan
Pak may present terrorist Ehsanullah as RAW agent

The Pakistan army may present Ehsanullah Ehsan, one of the top leaders of the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a terror faction of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), as RAW’s liaison who worked as the point man of the former Indian Navy officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death on 10 April by a Pakistan military court for alleged espionage. Read More...

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CPM’s violence, Kannur, landscape of God’s own country, Kerala, Sivada, BJP, CPI panchayat, Trichy, Chief Minister of Kerala, Pinarayi Vijayan
Blood runs saffron in CPM’s killing fields of Kannur

The CPM’s violence in Kannur is seeping out, scarring the landscape of God’s own country. Read More...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, BJP, PDP, Mehbooba Mufti, Jammu and Kashmir, National Security Agency, Tassaduq Mufti
‘BJP wants new CM in J&K, may engineer a split in the PDP’

If sources are to be believed the National Security Agency is in favour of changing the face of the government in Jammu and Kashmir in the light of Mehbooba Mufti’s failure to contain street violence. Read More...

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TMC, CBI, Mukul Roy,Madan Mitra, Saugata Roy, Calcutta High Court, Mamata Banerjee
TMC leaders miffed with Mamata over Narada handling

‘She is fighting her own ego battles with the Prime Minister, which is creating trouble for the party’, say TMC leaders. Read More...

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Discrepancies, Baljinder Kaur, AAP, MLA, educational qualifications, Satyendra Jain, Election Commission, Vishesh Ravi, Sharad Kumar
Discrepancies revealed in AAP MLAs’ education

Satyendra Jain has provided two different years for completion of his degree. Read More...

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Flights From My Terrace: The Boy in Yellow Knickers and Other Essays, Santosh Bakaya, Authorspress, The Canine Sponge, A Chance Encounter, Book review, Mahatma Gandhi
Book Review: Experiences, encounters and flights of memory in this fine book of essays

Jaipur-based writer Santosh Bakaya, in her new book Flights From My Terrace: The Boy in Yellow Knickers and Other Essays, has penned down her experiences, encounters and flights of memory. Read More...

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Pakistan Army, Ehsanullah Ehsan, RAW agent, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan, Kulbhushan Jadhav, Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, Pakistan
Pak may present terrorist Ehsanullah as RAW agent

The Pakistan army may present Ehsanullah Ehsan, one of the top leaders of the Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a terror faction of the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), as RAW’s liaison who worked as the point man of the former Indian Navy officer, Kulbhushan Jadhav, sentenced to death on 10 April by a Pakistan military court for alleged espionage. Read More...

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