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44 IS extremists killed in Syria 22.2.2017 All News-IANS Stories
At least 44 members of the Islamic State terror organisation and a Turkish soldier were killed on Tuesday in clashes in northern Syria, according to a Turkish army statement.
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Shylla gets death threats over social media 22.2.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Feb 21: The former Chief Executive Member (CEM) of the Khasi Hills Autonomous District Council (KHADC) and present MDC representing Nongkrem constituency, Hispreaching Son Shylla has received death threats which were conveyed via social media.
Informing this on Tuesday, Shylla said, “I had informed the Deputy Commissioner and the Superintendent of Police (SP) on the message in a facebook page titled as ‘Ka Sur U Hynniewtrep’ which stated that Shylla should be shot dead.” This was said on the floor of the house during the second day of the ongoing budget session of the KHADC on Tuesday.

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Bedlam in KHADC over Uranium issue 22.2.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Feb 21: Heated was the discussion on the MoU signed between the previous Executive Council and the Uranium Corporation of India Limited (UCIL) leading to bedlam on the floor of the House in the midst of a verbal war between former CEM, Hispreaching Son Shylla and the incumbent CEM, PN Syiem.
Even as almost all the members demanded the scrapping of the MoU, NOC and trading license issued by the previous executive committee, there was also a demand raised for a probe by the CBI into the alleged misappropriation of the money for road construction.
In this regard, the present EC has assured that it will bring in an official resolution on this issue on the third day of the ongoing budget session of the KHADC.

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Note ban, Trump and dollar key for diamond market: Nimesh Patel 22.2.2017 Business Standard: News Now
De Beers has seen a significant improvement in business revenues and profits in 2016
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Kappatagudda decision: Wildlife board condemned 22.2.2017 Hindu: Karnataka
The National Committee for the Protection of Natural Resources (NCPNR) has condemned the State Board of Wildlife (SBW) for empowering the Chief Minister to take the final call on declaring the Kappata...
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‘Resurgent Raj’ investors did not return due to BJP’s graft: Dudi 22.2.2017 TOI: Jaipur
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Caste eclipses Bundelkhand's real issues 21.2.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Leaders of political parties may be harping on illegal mining, farmers' suicides, potholed roads and shortage of potable water at their election rallies in the parched and arid Bundelkhand region but at the ground level, the candidates are focusing on setting the caste equations right to ensure their victory. Scheduled to go to the polls on Thursday, the residents of the region, that comprises the districts of Banda, Chitrakoot, Mahoba, Jhansi, Lalitpur, Jalaun and Hamirpur, feel that the real issues affecting Bundelkhand always get relegated to the back burner in the polls, whether it is Lok Sabha elections or the Assembly polls. "No one bothers about the Ken and Betwa rivers, which are the lifelines of the region. Illegal sand mining has become so rampant that it threatens the very existence of these rivers. Those involved in illegal mining have become millionaires, while the rest of Bundelkhand region has slipped deep into poverty," said Soumitra Kumar, a resident of Banda town. Soumitra, a ...
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CM has pledged govt to Baldota firm: Shettar 21.2.2017 Deccan Herald - State
Leader of Opposition in Legislative Assembly Jagadeesh Shettar on Tuesday charged that Chief Minister Siddaramaiah, who has not yet taken a decision on according reserve forest status to Kappatagudda forest again, with pledging the state government to Baldota mining company. Speaking at a meeting organised by BJP to support the farmers' agitation seeking Sasalatti Lift Irrigation Project at Mahalingapur, Shettar saw 'pressure' from Baldota company behind the government's decision to withdraw the reserve forest status to Kappatagudda earlier. "The same pressure is behind the inability of the government to take a decision at the Wildlife Board meeting on Monday," he contended. Shettar said the drought situation has worsened in 160 taluks of the state. The chief minister should stop pointing fingers at the Union government, waive 50% of the farmers' loan and write to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to waive another 50%. "We will take a delegation under the leadership of Yeddyurappa to the Centre and ensure ...
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ಜಂತಕಲ್ಲು ಗಣಿಗಾರಿಕೆ ಕೇಸ್ : ಎಚ್ಡಿಕೆ ದಂಪತಿ ವಿರುದ್ಧ ಸಮನ್ಸ್ ಜಾರಿ 21.2.2017 Thats Kannada
ಬೆಂಗಳೂರು, ಫೆಬ್ರವರಿ 21: ಜಂತಕಲ್ ಮೈನಿಂಗ್ ಗುತ್ತಿಗೆ ಪ್ರಕರಣಕ್ಕೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಿಸಿದಂತೆ ಮಾಜಿ ಮುಖ್ಯಮಂತ್ರಿ ಎಚ್.ಡಿ.ಕುಮಾರಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಹಾಗೂ ಅನಿತಾ ಕುಮಾರಸ್ವಾಮಿ ಅವರಿಗೆ ಲೋಕಾಯುಕ್ತ ಕೋರ್ಟಿನಿಂದ ಸಮನ್ಸ್ ಜಾರಿಯಾಗಿದೆ. ಇಬ್ಬರು ಮಾರ್ಚ್ 15ಕ್ಕೆ ವಿಚಾರಣೆಗೆ ಖುದ್ದು ಹಾಜರಾಗಬೇಕೆಂದು ಲೋಕಾಯುಕ್ತ ನ್ಯಾಯಾಲಯ ಸೂಚಿಸಿದೆ.ಜಂತಕಲ್ ಮೈನಿಂಗ್ ಗುತ್ತಿಗೆ ಪ್ರಕರಣಕ್ಕೆ ಸಂಬಂಧಿಸಿದಂತೆ ವಕೀಲ ವಿನೋದ್ ಅವರು ಸಲ್ಲಿಸಿರುವ ಖಾಸಗಿ ದೂರಿನ ವಿಚಾರಣೆ ಮಂಗಳವಾರ ನಡೆಸಲಾಯಿತು.
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Why cash-rich companies prefer buybacks to payouts 21.2.2017 HBL: Gaming
It’s an efficient way to improve EPS, by extinguishing some part of the capital
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Raje govt crossed all limits of graft, misgovernance in 3 yrs: Congress 21.2.2017 Zee News : States
Leader of Opposition in the Rajasthan Assembly Rameshwar Dudi today accused the Vasundhra Raje government of "crossing the limits of misgovernance" and not ordering probes into scams unearthed in the past three years.
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Special police team formed to ‘cleanse’ the district from criminals 21.2.2017 Hindu: Madurai
The district police have formed an elite special team to crackdown on drug traffickers, bootleggers, those engaged in illegal sand mining and accused who have absconded after committing grave crimes.A...
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BHP Billiton boosts payout on commodities surge 21.2.2017 Sify Finance
By James Regan
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Auto, private lending and consumer durables industry to suffer as more white-collar jobs are lost: Ambit Capital 21.2.2017 ET: Jobs
The victims will be the auto OEMs, major private sector lenders and consumer durable manufacturers, The Sceptical CEO, a report by Ambit Capital, revealed.
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Demonetisation will haunt diamond demand in 2017: De Beers 21.2.2017 Business Standard: Markets & Investing
De Beers see India's demonitisation haunting diamond demandDe Beers, world's top diamond mining group, now 85 per cent owned by Anglo American has said today that India's demonitisation along with US administration policies and strengthening US Dollar will haunt diamond market outlook in 2017.The mining jiant declared its annual results today for 2016 in which it has cut production by 5% to 27.3 million carats and rough diamond prices decreased 10% on an average to $187/carat, However sales and profit has seen a sharp increase. However total revenue increased by 30% to $6.1 billion driven by higher rough diamond sales, which increased by 37% to $5.6 billion.After declaring results for 2016, world's largest diamond mining group said that, "diamond jewellery demand growth sustained in 2016 which is a large market but In India, a month-long jewellers' strike in March and the government's surprise demonetisation programme which started in November, had a considerable negative impact on ...
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Rwanda offers wonderful platform to India to enhance presence in Africa: VP Ansari 21.2.2017 New Kerala: India News
Rwanda offers wonderful platform to India to enhance presence in Africa: VP Ansari
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BHP Billiton boosts interim dividend on commodities surge 21.2.2017 HBL: Markets
Mining giant BHP Billiton rewarded shareholders with a bigger than expected dividend on Tuesday, signalling its growing confidence amid a resurgence in commodity prices. The world's biggest miner ...
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Rajasthan cabinet approves e-auction for all mines 21.2.2017 TOI: Jaipur
Allocation Will Now Be For A Period Of 50 Years
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UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Feb. 21 21.2.2017 Sify Finance
Feb 21 (Reuters) - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening down 2 points at 7298 on Tuesday, according to financial bookmakers. * The blue-chip FTSE 100 index closed flat in
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India-Rwanda Innovation Growth Program to expand ties in Science, Technology and Innovation: Vice President 21.2.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that India-Rwanda Innovation Growth Program is being launched to expand ties in Science, Technology and Innovation, and the program aims at creating an ecosystem wherein Indian innovations and technology enterprises will thrive and encourage business ventures from both sides.
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