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Tejashwi Yadav takes on Nitish Kumar over u-turn on demonetisation, says `he is years behind` 27.5.2018 Zee News : India National
The attack by Tejashwi Yadav came a day after Nitish Kumar raised questions on demonetisation on Saturday.
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UK opposition party wants Vedanta to be delisted from LSE over Tuticorin issue 27.5.2018 Sify Finance
/New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Following the death of 13 people in police firing in anti-Sterlite protest in Tuticorin, the UK opposition party has called for delisting of Vedanta from the London Stock Exchange.
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Modi government 'betrayed' people, only focuses on campaign: Congress 27.5.2018 Sify Finance
The Congress on Thursday accused the Modi government of betraying the people on various issues including employment, better administration, proper cost on farmers' crops and control on the prices of petrol and diesel and on matters of national security.
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Nepal, Bangladesh to discuss trade barriers 27.5.2018 General News
At the fourth commerce secretary-level trade talks, which is scheduled to commence on May 30, Nepal and Bangladesh are to discuss trade facilitation and elimination of tariff and non-tariff barriers.Nepal plans to ask Bangladesh to address hurdles to exporting acrylic yarn to Bangladesh. Harmonising sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) measures and reviewing the list of 108 Nepali products, that have duty free access to the Bangladesh market, will also be a part of the discussion, as per Kathmandu Post.An eleven-member Bangladeshi delegation would be arriving in Kathmandu to participate in the two-day meeting.Nepal's Ministry spokesperson Rabi Shankar Sainju said, the main focus of the discussions would be solving trade-transit related issues, as they are the main hurdles to boosting trade between the two countries.In 2008, the two countries agreed to hold annual trade talks at the secretary level.After the opening of Kakarbhitta-Phulbari-Banglabandha transit route in 1997, Bangladesh had
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19 IS militants killed in Afghan airstrikes 27.5.2018 General News
At least 19 militants of the Islamic State (IS) terror group were killed in airstrikes targeting their hideouts in Afghanistan's Nangarhar province, the Defence Ministry said on Sunday.
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Hillary Clinton wants to be Facebook CEO 27.5.2018 General News
Former US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton might be willing to swap a life in politics to lead the world's largest social-networking company, a media report said.
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15,000 lightning strikes recorded across Britain 27.5.2018 General News
Around 15,000 lightning strikes were recorded in four hours across Britain, the BBC Weather said on Sunday.
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Tourists dwindle as Agra sizzles at 46 degrees 27.5.2018 General News
Tourists visiting Agra to catch a glimpse of Taj Mahal and other historical monuments are facing a tough time as the mercury soared beyond 46 degrees Celsius here, officials said.
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Treat yourself to authentic Colombian food at Machan (Foodie Trail-Delhi) 27.5.2018 General News
Gastronomes never shy away from experimenting with their food palate and thus it's imperative that you step out and try authentic Colombian food, prepared by Colombian chefs and don't miss the corn envuelto, a much loved snack back in Colombia.
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Nothing wrong between Luv Ranjan and I: Kartik Aaryan 27.5.2018 General News
Actor Kartik Aaryan, who is riding high after the success of his last film "Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety", says there is nothing wrong between him and his mentor and director Luv Ranjan.
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IPO market heats up; 3 dozen cos line up Rs 35,000-cr public offers 27.5.2018 General News
The IPO lane seems to get busier as three dozen companies have lined up initial share sale plans worth Rs 35,000 crore in the coming months, largely to fund their expansion projects and working capital requirement. These include six state-run entities -- Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency, Rail Vikas Nigam, IRCON International, RITES, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers and Mazagon Dock -- as the government intends to unlock the real value of such PSUs and bring in greater accountability. Of these three dozen firms, most of these companies plan to utilise initial public offer (IPO) proceeds for business expansion as well as working capital requirements, as per the draft papers filed with the Securities and Exchange Board of India. Besides, some of the firms believe the listing of equity shares on bourses will enhance their brand name and provide liquidity to existing shareholders. "After raising record funds through IPOs in 2017, the primary markets in this year will also .
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Andhra CM asks aqua farmers to prioritise environment protection 27.5.2018 General News
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met aqua farmers and exporters in Amravati and asked them to give priority to the environment protection.Naidu also asked the aqua farmers to focus on regulating the diseases to the aqua product in an eco-friendly manner while adding that "the use of antibiotics without discrimination is not good for the ecology.""Aqua farmers should focus on regulating the diseases to the aqua product in an eco-friendly manner, and reduce input expenditure. Aquaculture without registration is not correct. All those should be careful and register immediately, otherwise they have to face a ban from the center," said Naidu.He further said that the state government has been encouraging aqua sector in coastal region and horticulture in Rayalaseema region."We have reduced power tariffs for aqua farmers. They can get a good price for their produce when they cooperate with those who come forward to set up the processing units. Aqua farmers and ...
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Create awareness among public on protecting rivers: Rajendra 27.5.2018 General News
Preventing the release of sewerage into rivers and protecting their course are some of the measures needed to rejuvenate them, renowned water conservationist Rajendra Singh has said. "For the rejuvenation of river, first, the land of the river (should be) only for river (not allowing any encroachments on riverside). Second, the environment flow needed to the river (should be protected)," he told PTI here. The environment vis-a-vis the river should be protected, said Singh, a recipient of Ramon Magsaysay award. The sewerage water, containing industrial effluents at some places, should not be released into the river, he said. "Three, the sewer not meeting the river (not allowing sewerage to be released into the river)," he added. The industrial effluents being released into the rivers, especially in case of the Ganges, is said to be one of the major reasons for the pollution of river water. Singh, however, said there is no one common solution to rejuvenate the rivers in the .
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India, Russia conclude negotiations for S-400 Triumf deal 27.5.2018 General News
India has concluded price negotiations with Russia for a nearly Rs 40,000 crore deal to procure S-400 Triumf air defence missile systems for the Indian Air Force, officials said. They said the two countries are now trying to find a way out to evade the provisions of a US law that seeks to punish countries and entities engaged in transactions with the defence or intelligence establishment of Russia. "The negotiations for the missile deal have been concluded. The financial component has been finalised," a top official involved in the negotiations for the deal with Russia told PTI. The official said both Russia and India are likely to announce the deal before an annual summit between Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin in October. Two other officials said both sides are now looking at ways to insulate the deal from the sanctions announced by the US against Russia under its Countering America's Adversaries Through Sanctions Act (CAATSA). The issue is ...
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Palm plantation drive in Odisha to check lightning deaths 27.5.2018 General News
The Odisha government has decided to resort to the traditional practice of planting palm trees on both sides of roads, farm lands and forest boundaries as a measure to check casualties due to lightning strikes. In a letter to forest officials, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests D Swain said palm trees are good lightning conductors. He asked the regional chief conservators and divisional forest officers to undertake a massive plantation drive across the state, which, on an average, witnesses 400 lightning fatalities every year. The traditional practice of palm plantation, discontinued due to urbanization and development, could be the answer to the natural disaster, the letter said. The trees also have wide range of uses- its fruits are eaten, stem used as wood and leaves for thatching, baskets, mats and others. "Lightning usually hits the tallest object first. This palm tree, which is tallest, will work as lightning conductor, decreasing the death toll," the letter ...
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APAC stares at talent deficits; shortage may hit major economies: Report 27.5.2018 General News
Asia Pacific faces an imminent labour shortage of 12.3 million workers by 2020, and if not addressed it could have a significant impact on major APAC economies by 2030, says a report. According to Korn Ferry research, talent shortage is already a major issue and its impact is so significant that companies are increasingly adopting automation. Interestingly, India is the only economy among the 20 studied with a potential talent surplus, an excess of 245.3 million workers by 2030. As per the report, Asia Pacific faces an imminent labour shortage of 12.3 million workers by 2020, which would rise to 47 million by 2030. Two major economies China and Japan are likely to witness significant talent deficits with a combined deficit of 3.2 million workers by 2030, putting the region's global dominance at risk. "Companies must work to mitigate this potential talent crisis now to protect their future. Left to run its course, this shortage will severely impact the growth of markets across Asia ...
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Wi-Fi adds wing to BharatNet, data usage jumps 190% in villages 27.5.2018 General News
The launch of Wi-Fi hotspots under the rural broadband project 'BharatNet' has seen 190 per cent jump in data usage to 95 terabyte in six months of the service, as per an official report. A DoT report said that as on April 30 this year, "190 per cent increase in data consumption has been recorded during the last six months in rural areas where broadband internet is provided through Wi-Fi hotspots running on BharatNet Infrastructure". The government has completed the roll out of the BharatNet project in over 1 lakh gram panchayats and aims to cover the rest of 1.5 lakh GPs by the end of this year, it said. "While the first half of last twelve months saw a data consumption of around 33 TB, the second half witnessed a consumption of around 95 TB," the report said. The government is providing Wi-Fi hotspots service, known as (Wifi Choupal) in 7,183 gram panchayats (GPs) under the BharatNet project in 12 states and Union Territories -- Bihar, Chandigarh, Chattisgarh, Haryana, Jharkhand, .
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Dino-killing asteroid caused Earth to heat up for one lakh years 27.5.2018 Hindu: Home
The Chicxulub asteroid that hit 65 million years ago drove a long-lasting era of global warming, with a rapid increase of 5 degree Celsius
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Kairana bypoll: A dress rehearsal for a united opposition taking on PM Modi 27.5.2018 Business Standard: News Now
The Kairana constituency fell vacant after the death of BJP MP Hukum Singh, whose daughter Mriganka Singh is now the party's candidate for the bypoll. She is fighting against RLD's Tabassum Hasan
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Storm Alberto: Florida, Alabama, Mississippi brace for subtropical storm, declared states of emergency 27.5.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Florida, Alabama and Mississippi declared states of emergency on Saturday as Subtropical Storm Alberto drove north toward the US Gulf Coast, threatening to bring heavy rainfall and flooding to the coastal states by Monday. The first named Atlantic storm of 2018 is expected to intensify and bring wind speeds of up to 65 miles per hour (40 km/h) to the northern Gulf Coast when it approaches on the Memorial Day holiday on Monday, the National Weather Service (NWS) said in its latest advisory. A tropical storm warning has been issued for the Mississippi/Alabama border to the Aucilla River in Florida. Rainfall totals of between 5 and 10 inches (13-25 cm), with up to 15 inches, are possible from eastern Louisiana to Mississippi, Alabama, western Tennessee and the western Florida panhandle, the NWS said. All 67 Florida counties were issued the emergency notice to give state and local governments enough time and resources to prepare, Florida Governor Rick Scott said in a statement. "As we continue to monitor ...
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