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Sheena Bora murder case: Police custody of Indrani Mukerjea, 2 other accused extended till 5 September

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Sheena Bora murder case: Police custody of Indrani Mukerjea, 2 other accused extended till 5 September

Mumbai:A Mumbai Metropolitan court on Mondayextended till September 5 the police custody...

ConnectIn 2015: IBM shows off cloud, analytics, mobile, social tech innovations

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ConnectIn 2015: IBM shows off cloud, analytics, mobile, social tech innovations

IBM showcased its latest innovations designed to help companies drive growth and...

Why has Narendra Modi changed his Mann Ki Baat on land acquisition

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Why has Narendra Modi changed his Mann Ki Baat on land acquisition

In a column I had written for Firstpost on 27 February 2015, I had suggested that the...

Reliance Group to expand business cooperation with Qatar

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Reliance Group to expand business cooperation with Qatar

Dubai: Anil Ambani-led Reliance Group has expressed a keen interest in playing a larger...

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Three more killed in Assam due to floods, over 7.3 lakh people affected

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Three more killed in Assam due to floods, over 7.3 lakh people affected

Guwahati: The flood situation in Assam worsened on Monday with three more persons losing their lives and over 7.3 lakh people being affected in nearly 1,600 villages due to incessant rains across the ...


Plea in Delhi HC to restrain NDMC from renaming Aurangzeb Road

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Plea in Delhi HC to restrain NDMC from renaming Aurangzeb Road

New Delhi: A plea urging Delhi High Court to restrain NDMC from changing name of Aurangzeb Road to APJ Abdul Kalam Road was made by a lawyer on Monday, who said the decision was the outcome of "s...

Ratan Watal new Finance Secretary, new team takes charge

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Ratan Watal new Finance Secretary, new team takes charge

New Delhi: Ahead of beginning of work on the Budget for 2016-17, government today designated Ratan P Watal as new Finance Secretary even as a new team of officials took charge at the finance ministry....

Hours before retirement, Rajiv Mehrishi replaces LC Goyal as Home Secretary

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Hours before retirement, Rajiv Mehrishi replaces LC Goyal as Home Secretary

New Delhi: Union Home Secretary LC Goyal was on Monday replaced after only seven months in office following reported differences with the government and another senior IAS officer Rajiv Mehrishi was a...

Petrol price cut by Rs 2 per litre; diesel by Rs 0.50

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Petrol price cut by Rs 2 per litre; diesel by Rs 0.50

New Delhi: Petrol price on Monday was cut by Rs 2 per litre and diesel by Rs 0.50 a litre, the third reduction in rates in August on fall in global oil rates. The new rates will be effective midnight...

Former PM Manmohan Singh approved coal block for KSSPL: Ex-coal secretary

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Former PM Manmohan Singh approved coal block for KSSPL: Ex-coal secretary

New Delhi:Former coal secretary H.C. Gupta on Monday told a special court that then prime minister Manmohan Singh gave the "final approval" for allocation of a coal block to Kamal Sponge Ste...

Karnataka govt to hand over MM Kalburgi murder case probe to the CBI

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Karnataka govt to hand over MM Kalburgi murder case probe to the CBI

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Monday decided to hand over to CBI the probe into the murder of noted Kannada progressive thinker and scholar MM Kalburgi even as his body was laid to rest with ...