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Delhi Dossier

Fare hike costs Delhi Metro three lakh commuters a day

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2012

New Delhi: Delhi Metro lost over three lakh commuters a day after a steep fare hike came into effect on October 10, an RTI query has revealed The metro's daily average ridership came down to 24.2 lakh in October

Tomato prices harden, hit Rs 80 per kg in Delhi

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2034

New Delhi:Tomato prices in retail markets of the national capital soared to Rs 80 per kg today in view of tight supplies, trade data showed. The key kitchen staple has become equally dearer in other parts of the country. For

Bag stolen from Yashwant Singh’s car in Delhi

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2045

New Delhi: A bag containing cash was allegedly stolen by members of the 'thak-thak' gang from BJP MP Yashwant Singh's car in Chandni Chowk, police said today. The incident occurred on November 22. Police said the MP wasn't in the

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World

184 killed in militant attack at Egypt’s al-Rowda mosque in North Sinai

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2016

Cairo: At least 184 worshippers were killed and 120 others injured when militants struck a mosque during Friday prayers in Egypt's restive North Sinai region, in the deadliest terror attack in the country. Militants launched a targeted bomb and

Nepal closes border with China, India ahead of November 26 polls

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2032

Kathmandu: Nepal today closed its border with India and China as it gears up for the historic round of provincial and parliamentary polls, eleven years after the country began its journey toward democracy, that many hope will bring

Hafiz Saeed walks free; vows to fight for ‘Kashmir cause’

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2029

Lahore: Mumbai attack mastermind and banned JuD chief Hafiz Saeed today walked free from house arrest and said he would gather people across Pakistan for the "cause of Kashmir" and try to help Kashmiris get their "destination of

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Nation

About 500 missing children traced through Aadhaar: UIDAI

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2008

New Delhi: As many as 500 missing children have been traced over the last few months through Aadhaar, the CEO of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), Ajay Bhushan Pandey, said today. "Over the last few months, more than

Defying Home Ministry’s rejection, AP appoints N Sambasiva Rao as police chief

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2012

Amaravati: The Andhra Pradesh government today appointed 1984-batch IPS officer N Sambasiva Rao as the state police chief despite the Union Home Ministry rejecting his candidature on earlier occasions. The MHA had twice rejected the list of names forwarded

Dhinakaran says his faction will relaim ‘two leaves’ symbol after RK Nagar poll win

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2012

Coimbatore: Sidelined AIADMK leader T T V Dhinakaran today announced that he would contest the R K Nagar Assembly by-election, where polling will be held on December 21. The beleaguered leader, who unsuccessfully fought for the two-leaves symbol with

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Economy

Jaiprakash Associates to issue new FCCBs this month

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2012

New Delhi: Debt-ridden Jaiprakash Associates has fixed November 28 as the effective date for restructuring of its USD 150 million foreign currency convertible bonds (FCCBs) maturing this year. Recently, the company's finance committee approved cashless exchange of existing FCCBs

India will assert its voice for the digitally deprived: Prasad

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2011

New Delhi: Building a case for safe internet access for all, IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said the country will "assert its voice" for the digitally deprived and marginalised. At the same time, India will be a "voice

Indian refiners processed record oil volume in October

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2027

New Delhi: Indian refiners processed a record 5.2 million barrels per day of oil in October as the world's third biggest oil consumer added extra capacity to meet the rising fuel demand, government data showed on Thursday. The world's third

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Science & Technology

India creates history, test fires Brahmos from Sukoi successfully

  • Nov 22, 2017
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  • 2017

Bhubaneshwar: World’s fastest supersonic cruise missile BrahMos created another history on Wednesday. With advanced seeker software, the high speed missile was successfully flight-tested first time from the Indian Air Force’s frontline fighter aircraft Sukhoi-30 MKI. Defence sources said the missile

Google’s plan to de-rank RT and Sputnik enrages Russia

  • Nov 22, 2017
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  • 2044

San Francisco: Google's plan to de-rank two Russian media outlets -- RT and Sputnik -- in its search results has prompted Moscow's telecom regulator to threaten retaliatory action against the search giant, media reported. Speaking at the Halifax International

BrahMos, India’s supersonic cruise missile, set for test today

  • Nov 22, 2017
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  • 2034

(Online Desk) Yes, the d-day has arrived and much awaited aircract is ready and so also the missile.  . Celebrations to begin as Indian scientists are all set to conduct the first trial of supersonic cruise missile BrahMos from

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Entertainment

Kamal Hassan in trouble as Court directs to file FIR over his ‘Hindu terror’ jibe, if case made out

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2010

Chennai: Kamal Haasan’s mention of ‘Hindu terrorism’ in an article he wrote seems to be leading to legal trouble for him. Madras High Court on Friday directed Greater Chennai Police Commissioner to register an FIR against the actor

Body found hanging at Jaipur’s Nahargarh Fort with threat note: More trouble to Bansali

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2034

(Onlinee Desk) A body was found hanging at the Nahargarh Fort of Rajasthan's Jaipur with a note scribbled on a rock nearby, threatening the ongoing Padmavati to escalate to another level. A note was also seen scribbled on the

Kamal Haasan voices concern over prevalence of usury

  • Nov 23, 2017
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Chennai:  Veteran actor Kamal Haasan today voiced concern over the prevalence of usury, saying it affected various sections including farmers and the cinema industry. The actor was responding to the alleged suicide of a Tamil film producer, who had accused

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Sports

PV Sindhu advances to Hong Kong Open quarters

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2024

Kowloon: Rio Olympic silver-medallist PV Sindhu stormed into the quarter-finals of the Hong Kong Super Series after dismantling Aya Ohori of Japan in a straight game win here on Thursday. Sindhu triumphed the Japanese 21-14, 21-17 in the second round

Bhuvneshwar Kumar ties knot with childhood friend Nupur Nagar

  • Nov 23, 2017
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  • 2012

New Delhi: Team India pacer Bhuvneshwar Kumar tied the knot to fiancée Nupur Nagar in Meerut. Former pacer Zaheer Khan and actress Sagarika Ghatge too got married earlier in the day. The 27-year-old, who has taken some time off from

Former speedster Zaheer Khan gets into wedlock with actress Sagarika Ghatge

  • Nov 23, 2017
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  • 2051

New Delhi: ‘Chak De’ star Sagarika Ghatge and Indian cricketer Zaheer Khan have tied the knot in a private ceremony. The couple had a registered marriage on Thursday. The first pictures after their wedding have gone viral on social media with

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Health

How cinnamon can help you to burn holiday fat

  • Nov 22, 2017
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  • 2014

(Online Desk) As you make that pumpkin pie for Thanksgiving, consider adding an extra pinch of cinnamon; a study shows that cinnamaldehyde, the organic compound that gives cinnamon its flavor, helps you to burn fat. Pumpkin pie, mulled wine, hot

Study reveals how a very low calorie diet can reverse type 2 diabetes

  • Nov 12, 2017
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  • 2034

(Online Desk) In a new study, a Yale-led research team uncovers how a very low calorie diet can rapidly reverse type 2 diabetes in animal models. If confirmed in people, the insight provides potential new drug targets for treating

Mushrooms may help you fight off aging

  • Nov 11, 2017
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  • 2026

(Online Desk) A new study published in the journal Food Chemistry suggests that certain mushrooms contain two antioxidants thought to improve healthspan and stave off aging. The new research was led by Robert Beelman, professor emeritus of food science and

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Legal

Madras asks Aadhar authorities and prison officials to producer Jayalalitha’s fingerprints

  • Nov 24, 2017
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  • 2015

Chennai: The Madras High Court has directed the Superintendent of the Central Prison in Parappana Agrahara in Bengaluru and the Regional Officer of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to furnish the original finger prints of former Chief

Supreme Court refuses urgent hearing for in-camera proceedings: Kerala ‘Love jihad’ case

  • Nov 22, 2017
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  • 2026

New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to accord urgent hearing on a plea filed by the father of a Kerala-based woman, who converted to Islam before marrying a Muslim man, that interaction with the woman be conducted in-

Salary hike to SC and High Court judges

  • Nov 22, 2017
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  • 2019

New Delhi: The judges of the Supreme Court and the 24 high courts are set to get a salary hike as the Union cabinet today approved a proposal in this regard. Law minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said here that a