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Donald Trump accuses media of ignoring Obama-era Russia uranium deal 20.10.2017 India Today| Must Read
Donald Trump has accused the mainstream media of ignoring fresh details about the controversial 2010 approval of a deal that gave Russia control over a large chunk of US uranium resources.
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Trump accuses media of ignoring Obama-era Russia u-deal 20.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The President of the US on Thursday accused the mainstream media of ignoring fresh details about the controversial 2010 approval of a deal that gave Russia control over a large chunk of US uranium resources.
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Not bounty but property 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Updating the Payment of Gratuity Act
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Minister promises Ashraya housesto people displaced by floodwaters 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
33 houses damaged as Mantur tank overflows following excessive rainfall
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New Deputy Commissioner takes charge in city 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
He was earlier Director of Mines and Geology
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Judges differ on liability over recovery of ₹300 crore as levy for coal mining 20.10.2017 Hindu: Bangalore
KPCL escapes probe, for now, into its coal purchase deal with mining company
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Steel executives’ plea to MP 20.10.2017 Hindu: Home
Steel Executives’ Association, the body of officers of Visakhapatnam Steel Plant met Ankapalle MP Muttamsetti Srinivas Rao and submitted a representation to him on Wednesday on pay revision/affordabil...
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New DC Sasikant Senthil assumes office 19.10.2017 Deccan Herald - News
Sasikant Senthil assumed office as the Deputy Commissioner of Dakshina Kannada district, here on Thursday.

He succeeded Dr K G Jagadeesha, who was transferred as the Director of the department of Mines and Geology, Bengaluru.

Senthil, a 38-year-old, is a 2009 IAS batch pass out and hails from Tamil Nadu. He holds a BE (Electronics) which he passed in first division from the Regional Engineering College of Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli.

Senthil served as Assistant Commissioner, Ballari between 2009 and 2012 and held the post of Chief Executive Officer of Shivamogga Zilla Panchayat for two terms. He was also the Deputy Commissioner of Chitradurga and Raichur districts. He was the Director, Mines and Geology Department since November 2016.
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Fire at Pirana dumpsite again, waste mgmt plan goes off track 19.10.2017 DNA: Top News
A major fire broke out at Pirana dumpsite near the city which immediately worsened the air quality. Authorities blamed the fire on high temperature, but what they did not tell you was that the waste management plan for city has not moved in years. Over the years, Pirana dumpsite is said to have accumulated over 85 lakh tonnes of garbage over 84 acres of land. Fires almost always break out around Diwali at this sit and the civic authorities, despite mulling over several options, have not acted upon them. One of them was to cap the entire garbage hill at the cost of Rs 643 crore, but there hasn't been any progress on this. A tender was floated for bio-mining and four contractors approached the authorities, but no decision has been made on that either. While bad air quality affects citizens, civic authorities are busy issuing standard responses. Municipal Commissioner Mukesh Kumar said Pirana dump site was a complicated issue and they were working on solutions. "Fires at Pirana is due to methane gas that ...
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Racist outburst prompts Faber's exit from two company boards 19.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Faber argued against the removal of confederate statues, saying the "only crime" of the men those monuments honored was to defend slavery
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CORRECTED: U.S. SEC charges Rio Tinto, former top executives with fraud 18.10.2017 Sify Finance
(Corrects to 'quality', not 'quantity', in 5th paragraph)
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'Dr Doom' commentator Marc Faber faces backlash over racist remarks 18.10.2017 All International Stories
CNBC and Fox Business said they would remove Faber from booking lists for their shows
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Now, hop on to a catamaran to reach your destination from Goa airport 18.10.2017 Latest News
Now, hop on to luxurious catamaran to reach city from Goa
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Sale survey: After hiccups, it’s hurrah for mines dept 18.10.2017 DNA: Money
Overcoming various hurdles, the mining department has not just sold 21 plots of miner mineral through e-auction, but are also successful in fetching a much higher price. Some of the plots went for as high as 1000 per cent of the reserve price. The department had claimed of auctioning 1000 mining plots, but in the first phase only 53 plots could be put up for auction due to forest and revenue related hurdles. There were 41 bids for these plots in 8 districts out of which 16 received only either single or two bids therefore keeping them out of the auction process. Only 21 plots went into auctions. These sandstone plots especially in Bhilwara fetched 1000 percent of the reserve price. In the first phase 11 plots in Bhilwara, 8 in Sikar and 2 in Sirohi were sold. Despite partial success, the mining department is excited began process to sell 132 plots in the next phase. However, there are worries about not receiving adequate bids for half the plots. Besides, these empty plots have issues related to revenue ...
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Congress will return to power post 2018 states Laloo 18.10.2017 Meghalaya Times

Staff Reporter
SHILLONG, Oct 17: The Deputy Chief Minister, RC Laloo has expressed his confidence that the Congress will return to power in Meghalaya post the 2018 state elections.
“Congress will rule the state again as there is no alternative,” Laloo said in an interview here on Tuesday.

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Syrian Democratic Forces capture Raqqa from Islamic State 17.10.2017 BusinessLine - World
U.S.-backed militias in Syria declared victory over Islamic State in its capital Raqqa on Tuesday, raising flags over the last jihadist footholds after a four-month battle. The fighting was over an...
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US Military claims victory in Syria's Raqqa; says it's been retaken from ISIS 17.10.2017 DNA: Money
The U.S. military said on Tuesday that it could only confirm that about 90 percent of the Syrian city of Raqqa had been retaken from Islamic State militants, even as the U.S.-backed forces declared victory. The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), an alliance of Kurdish and Arab militias, said the fighting was over and it was clearing the city's stadium of mines and any remaining militants. (Reporting by Idrees Ali and Phil Stewart; Editing by Chizu ...
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Islamic State defeated in their Syrian capital Raqqa 17.10.2017 Zee News : World
U.S.-backed militias raised a flag inside Raqqa stadium on Tuesday, a Reuters witness said, as a four-month battle to take Islamic State`s Syrian capital came to an end.
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