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Rogue lawmakers, TDP, MLC G. Deepak Reddy, Telangana police, Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu, Andhra Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh CM
‘Rogue lawmakers may hamper TDP’s image’

Naidu recently suspended MLC G. Deepak Reddy from TDP after he was arrested by Telangana police for resorting to land grabbing.Read More...

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J.C. Diwakar Reddy, Defiant Diwakar, Paris, IndiGo staff, TDP MP, Indian airlines, Visakhapatnam airport, Hyderabad
Defiant Diwakar flies to Paris, won’t apologise

The TDP MP faces travel ban by all major Indian airlines for his alleged rogue behaviour with IndiGo staff.Read More...

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KCR, Hindu women, gift saris, TRS chief, Telangana Handloom Weavers Cooperatives’ Society
KCR will gift saris to 97 lakh Hindu women

There has been criticism that the TRS chief has been neglecting Hindus even during their festivals.Read More...

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Madhya Pradesh, Shivraj Singh Chouhan, BJP, CM, Brand Shivraj, Rahul Gandhi, Jyotiraditya Scindia
Chouhan’s Babus failed to gauge farmers’ anger

The CM’s stature has risen both in state and in the BJP after he contained the crisis without intervention of party’s central leadership. Read More...

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Rahul Gandhi, Khat Sabhas, Congress, UP, Jan Andolan Samiti, Samajwadi Party, Swayam Prakash Goswami,
Rahul will return to UP with khat sabhas

A year ago, around the same time, the Congress had decided to launch an aggressive campaign and Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi embarked on his Khat Sabhas that were held from Deoria to New Delhi. Read More...

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Mamata Banerjee, Gorkha Territorial Administration, Gorkha Morcha, GTA, Roshan Giri,  Darjeeling hills, Rajnath Singh, Gorkhaland
Gorkha Morcha will not compromise with Mamata

‘There is no question of going back to the Gorkha Territorial Administration (GTA). GTA has failed and we do not accept GTA anymore,’ said Roshan Giri. Read More...

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AAP, Gujarat polls, PAC, Arvind Kejriwal, Kanubhai Kalsariya, MCD elections
AAP unlikely to contest Gujarat polls

Senior leadership in Delhi is ‘not convinced’ with the preparations done by the party’s Gujarat unit and wants to avoid another embarrassment. Read More...

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NSG, Bern, Swiss capital, China, NPT, NSG, ORF, IDSA
India’s NSG membership hope recedes

Many nations are opposed to a ‘country-specific waiver’ for a non-NPT country like India. Read More...

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Narendra Modi, Soil Health Card, farm produce reads, ICAR, C. Devakumar
‘Soil Health Card’ boosts farm produce

The “Soil Health Card” scheme for farmers, a pet project of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to help them improve productivity, has boosted farm produce in a big way, according to a report of the Ministry of Agriculture. Read More...

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loan waiver schemes, agricultural reforms, Dr C. Devakumar, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Kurukshetra University, farmers
‘Loan waivers no solution to farmers’ woes’

Experts say that the agri sector needs major reforms. Read More...

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EB5 visas, US embassies, US immigration, USCIS, LCR Capital Partners, Silicon Valley
Rich Indians applying for costly EB5 visas

Getting EB5 visas amounts to investing a minimum of $500,000 (Rs 3.3 crore) in the US. Read More...

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Bihar students, DU courses, DU, Bihar Board , T.K Das, BSEB
Fewer Bihar students apply for DU courses

The abysmal results of students in this year’s Bihar School Examination Board (BSEB) Class XII examinations have led to a drastic drop in the number of students applying from Bihar for admission to undergraduate courses of the Delhi University (DU). Read More...

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NDTF, Teachers, DU’s journalism course, DU,  Journalism Department, Hindi journalism
Teachers flag concerns about DU’s journalism course

After the Delhi University announced its new five-year integrated course in journalism to initiate the process of setting up the Central university’s “School of Journalism”, the National Democratic Teachers Front (NDTF) has submitted a list of suggestions to Vice-Chancellor Prof Yogesh K. Tyagi. Read More...

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SATH, NITI Aayog, Amitabh Kant, MMR, IPHS, Maternal Mortality Ratio, IMR
‘SATH’ will transform education, health sectors

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog,) has launched “SATH” (Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital) to further Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of cooperative federalism and promote better health and education systems in the country. Read More...

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Quacks, Dr Anil Bansal, Anti Quackery Cell, DMC, Delhi High Court, Sangam Vihar, Shiv Nadar University
Quacks thrive in Delhi’s less affluent areas

‘Around 70% of the doctors in Delhi are quacks,’ said Dr Anil Bansal, earlier of the Anti Quackery Cell of DMC. Read More...

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Passport Seva Kendra, Sushma Swaraj , POPSK, Department of Posts, MEA, Know India Programme, Girmitiya
Passport Seva Kendra to open within every 50 km radius

People across the country will have a Passport Seva Kendra within a 50 km radius soon. Read More...

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HUDCO, M. Ravi Kanth, Housing for All Mission, Smart Cities Mission, CNA, IPO
‘HUDCO is geared up for PM’s vision of affordable housing’

HUDCO CMD, M. Ravi Kanth talks about the company’s plans to implement the PM’s dream of housing for all. Read More...

Business
NITI Aayog , CIL, T.L. Shankar Committee, Manmohan Singh, CIL workers’ union, Partha S. Bhattacharya, Arvind Panagariya
NITI Aayog’s suggestion to break up Coal India faces resistance

According to sources, the government is unlikely to accept Niti Aayog’s recommendation. Read More...

Business
Kerala, CPM, murder of former worker, party workers, National Development Front, CBI investigation, RSS worker
Kerala CPM in the dock again over murder of former worker

Fearing an exodus of party workers to the National Development Front, CPM’s two members ‘hatched a conspiracy to eliminate Fazal’. Read More...

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US forces, Taliban spokesman, Afghanistan, Daesh in Afghanistan, Tora Bora, Taliban, mountainous districts of Nangarhar, border, Haqqani network, Indian embassy, India, Pakistan, Pakistan government
US forces seek spread of Daesh in Afghanistan: Taliban spokesman

‘Daesh has very limited area under control in some border and mountainous districts of Nangarhar province.’ Read More...

World
Theresa May, Nick Timothy, Fiona Hill, Britain, abandonment, north of England, Twitter, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Facebook
May’s days are numbered

May’s conceit of listening to just two advisers, Timothy and Hill, excluding all the experience and expertise of her ministers, has left Britain in a mess.Read More...

World
Prannoy, badminton, All England champion, Lee Chong Wei, Chen Long, Indian badminton
Prannoy’s stellar show is the talking point of badminton

Indian shuttler scalps All England champion Lee Chong Wei and world champion Chen Long on successive days, making him the hottest star in the men’s game.Read More...

Sports
HEC, Avijit Ghosh, SIMCO, steel, CEFC, NIFFT,  IIT
‘HEC laying stress on modernisation, diversification’

The company is in the process of identifying key skills and talent requirements across all levels, says CMD Avijit Ghosh. Read More...

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SCOPE, PSEs, CPSEs, APSE, CSR, Dr U.D. Choubey, Public Sector Enterprises
‘PSES are committed to social welfare, nation’s development’

Dr U.D. Choubey, Director General, SCOPE, says that the contribution of Public Sector Enterprises to the country’s progress has been immense. Read More...

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AR,  technology, Gamooz, inkhunter, Theodolite, AR Invaders, Wikitude World Browser, Layer, Ghost Snap
Experience the virtual world in real settings with AR apps

Augmented Reality (AR) has been around for years but it really took off globally after the launch of the popular mobile game Pokémon Go. Today, AR has become something of a buzzword in the world of technology. Read More...

Tech
Ruskin Bond, book, Lone Fox Dancing, author’s life, best-loved writers, Mussoorie, Autobiography
What I Remember

One of our best-loved writers, Ruskin Bond is finally out with his autobiography, titled Lone Fox Dancing, which charts, in great detail and with characteristic panache, the unlikely trajectory of the author’s life: from his childhood in Jamnagar to his writerly retreat in Mussoorie. Presented here is an excerpt.Read More...

Books
David Guetta, Def Jam Recordings, Justin Bieber, 2U, Light My Body Up , Nicki Minaj, Lil Wayne
2U song by Bieber and Guetta is a treat for fans

No stranger to stellar collaborations, David Guetta has now teamed up with international icon and Def Jam Recordings superstar Justin Bieber for his latest single 2U—out now via all digital service providers through Parlophone/Warner. Read More...

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NSG, Bern, Swiss capital, China, NPT, NSG, ORF, IDSA
India’s NSG membership hope recedes

Many nations are opposed to a ‘country-specific waiver’ for a non-NPT country like India. Read More...

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US forces, Taliban spokesman, Afghanistan, Daesh in Afghanistan, Tora Bora, Taliban, mountainous districts of Nangarhar, border, Haqqani network, Indian embassy, India, Pakistan, Pakistan government
US forces seek spread of Daesh in Afghanistan: Taliban spokesman

‘Daesh has very limited area under control in some border and mountainous districts of Nangarhar province.’ Read More...

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MNC, tax compliance, Asia Pacific region, TMF Group, The Financial Complexity Index-2017, GST, FEMA, TDS, Narendra Modi
India 10th most complex country for accounting, tax compliance

India has been ranked 10th among the most complex countries in the world for accounting and tax compliance. Read More...

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Bakula Nayak, Frida Kahlo, Indian contemporary art, painting, Me and My Doll, INTACH, Vadehra Art Gallery in 2016
When painting becomes therapeutic and offers release from worldly pain

Artist Bakula Nayak, who recently undertook a project to recreate Frida Kahlo’s self-portraits in a more cheerful and positive register, speaks to Bhumika Popli about her personal struggles with a chronic ailment and how art can be used as therapy. Read More...

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AAP, Gujarat polls, PAC, Arvind Kejriwal, Kanubhai Kalsariya, MCD elections
AAP unlikely to contest Gujarat polls

Senior leadership in Delhi is ‘not convinced’ with the preparations done by the party’s Gujarat unit and wants to avoid another embarrassment. Read More...

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