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Local Bodies Minister Navjot Singh Sidhu intervened several times during the protest by AAP and LIP even as the Speaker asked him to sit down. (Representational Image) SLOGAN SHOUTING and a walkout by the Aam Aadmi Party-Lok Insaaf Party alliance marked the election of Rana KP Singh, Congress MLA from Anandpur Sahib, as Speaker of the Punjab Assembly. The AAP MLAs staged a walkout immediately after the…
03.28 / 12:14
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Officials added it was unlikely that market would pick up any time soon, and hence the drop in stamp duty collection was likely to continue for few months. (Representational Image) As the financial year draws to a close, stamp duty collections in Mumbai seem set to fall short of targets by around 22.76 per cent, with bureaucrats saying realty purchase agreements dipped in the aftermath of the Centre’s d…
03.28 / 12:14
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A tiger at Kamla Nehru zoo rests in a water tank as mercury rises to 42.8 deg C in Ahmedabad. Source: Javed Raja Mercury on Monday breached the 40 degrees Celsius-mark in most parts of Gujarat, a rare phenomenon in March, with Deesa in Banaskantha district recording a day temperature of 43.4 degrees C — 7 degrees above normal. The Ahmedabad regional office of India Meteorological Department (IMD) has i…
03.28 / 12:14
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They got off at Bhopal railway station on March 7 morning where Atif and Danish made a last-minute decision to place the bomb on the passenger train that was waiting to leave for Ujjain. Two of the three men arrested from Madhya Pradesh within hours of an explosion on board the Bhopal-Ujjain passenger train on March 7 have told the National Investigation Agency (NIA) that their original target was not…
03.28 / 12:14
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New Delhi also announced forming a high-level official committee to look into Nepal’s demand for a LPG pipeline from Motihari to Amlekhganj as well as extending the natural gas pipeline from Gorakhpur into Nepal. (Representational image) Following threats by Nepal to source its cooking gas from China thereby undermining India’s exclusivity since 1974, New Delhi has rushed in to placate its neighbour by p…
03.28 / 12:14
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China and New Zealand will jointly establish an upgraded free trade area with more open trade and investment, to promote bilateral trade cooperation and economic globalization, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said on Monday. • China, New Zealand cooperation offers win-win m…
03.28 / 12:08
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Beijing held a "natural burial" ceremony to inter ashes of 31 deceased persons on March 25, officially providing a free method of the burial for the first…
03.28 / 12:08
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A 41-year-old mentally-retarded woman, diagnosed with terminal gastric cancer 30 weeks after she became pregnant, has given birth to a baby…
03.28 / 12:08
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Chinese authorities are projected the country's total aged population (above 60 years old) will reach 255 million by 2020 at the conclusion of the current 13th Five-Year…
03.24 / 08:33
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Starting from this year, China will publish the annual rankings of cities with the best and poorest water quality, as the government moves to further increase…
03.24 / 08:16
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Socio-economic alienation, Islamaphobia and racism, all act to exacerbate the grievances that lead to terrorist attacks like the one happened in Westminster Wednesday. • Westminster attacker named as Khalid M…
03.24 / 06:34
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Socio-economic alienation, Islamaphobia and racism, all act to exacerbate the grievances that lead to terrorist attacks like the one happened in Westminster…
03.24 / 03:16
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China has provided household registration permits to nearly 14 million unregistered citizens over the past four…
03.24 / 02:04
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China made several breakthroughs in deep sea exploration as a team sailed 7,929 nautical miles to explore the trenches in the west Pacific Ocean, the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) said…
03.24 / 01:47
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China's cabinet, the State Council, has approved a plan for nuclear power safety and radioactive pollution…
03.24 / 01:24
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NEITHER THE expulsion notices issued late Wednesday night, nor attempts by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and the medical education department to placate them had the immediate effect as several protesting resident doctors at state-run hospitals announced that their mass casual leave would continue. According to the Maharashtra Association of Resident Doctors (MARD), a letter was issued to all…
03.24 / 00:56
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China will open up wider to the outside world and work with Australia for greater development of bilateral economic and trade relations, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang said…
03.24 / 00:16
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Venkatraman Ramakrishnan Nobel Laureate Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, an alumnus of Vadodara’s Maharaja Sayajirao University (MSU), has urged its administration to consider reprinting its diary and planner, which credited sages from ancient India for their “contribution to science” — from “developing nuclear technology” to “discovering rockets and aeroplanes”. According to Ramakrishnan, who won the Nobel Pri…
03.24 / 00:03
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A Bill to amend the Constitution to insert this provision is planned to be introduced in Parliament soon. (File Photo) Moving quickly on one of the promises made to the Jat community while persuading them to suspend their agitation on job reservations, the government has approved a proposal to create a new National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (NSEBC) and give it…
03.23 / 23:50
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Shiv Sena MP from Osmanabad, Ravindra Gaikwad (ANI photo) THROUGH THE day, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaekwad bragged on TV channels about how he had beaten up an Air India staffer with his slippers “25 times” at the Delhi airport after refusing to leave the aircraft following an argument over seating on Flight AI 852 from Pune. But late Thursday night, an 83-second video clip emerged with fleeting images of …
03.23 / 23:42
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