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West Bengal: Mamata backs Congress pick for RS, Left to file separate candiate 28.7.2017 DNA: Mumbai
Marking the beginning of a new equation in Bengal politics, as the ally of the last Assembly election, Congress and CPIM, fielded separate candidates for the sixth seat of Rajya Sabha from Bengal the rift between two parties was clear. Ruling TMC government was quick to latch on to the opportunity as TMC supremo Mamata Banerjee met Congress candidate Pradip Bhattacharya and leader of Opposition Abdul Mannan on Friday while Bhattacharya went to file his nomination. TMC MLA said that Mamata has decided that the extra six votes of TMC would go in favour of Bhattacharya. Political pundits believe that this move has a huge potential to bring Congress and TMC together once again, which can be significant in the forthcoming Panchayat and Lok Sabha elections. Bhattacharya, after meeting Mamata at the Assembly said that she has assured all support and full cooperation. “It is true that we had sought help from everyone and she assured full support. I am a candidate and should not be speaking more about it. I ...
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India to have 600 mn broadband connections by 2020: Minister 28.7.2017 All News-IANS Stories
There were 422.19 million broadband subscribers and the internet penetration (internet subscriber per 100 populations) was 32.86 per cent in the country as on March 31, 2017, Communications Minister Manoj Sinha informed Parliament on Friday.
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India to have 600 million broadband connections by 2020. 28.7.2017 Govt of india: PIB
The Minister for Communications Shri Manoj Sinha said that as per information provided by Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), there were 422.19 million broadband subscribers
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Chhattisgarh villages follow urban trail in minting money from garbage 28.7.2017 News
The state's Sarguja district authorities are working on extending the model to rural areas
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Post-GST, Punjab looks at cinema tax 28.7.2017 TOI: Chandigarh Times
Movie Tickets To Get Costlier In Punjab
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Now, UP khap bans shorts for boys in public 28.7.2017 TOI: Cities
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Kerala fertile for accountability law, says former chief secy 28.7.2017 TOI: Thiruvananthapuram
Former chief secretary S M Vijayanand said that the state has a lot of positive aspects that can boost the acceptance of the proposed accountability bill.
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Three cattle killed in highway accident 28.7.2017 TOI: Goa
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Madhwaraj urges farmers to allow Varahi water for Udupi 28.7.2017 Hindu: News
Minister chairs review meeting of Varahi Irrigation Project
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Community Rescue Volunteers ready to serve Kakkodi 28.7.2017 Hindu: Home
First panchayat in district to have a full-fledged CRV team
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Mukhyamantri Anila Bhagya Scheme launch by Aug. 15 28.7.2017 Hindu: News
It will be inaugurated in a district headquarters in North Karnataka
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AIADMK continues to remove silt from lake 28.7.2017 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
Says it is in conformity with norms
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Food for anganwadis: online system launched in C'magaluru 27.7.2017 Deccan Herald - District
In a first-of-its-kind system, the process of distributing food materials to anganwadis has gone online in the district. ZP Chief Executive Officer Dr RRagapriya told reporters on Thursday that the project, launched on a pilot basis at Tarikere taluk in the district, was extended to all taluks in the district three months ago. The results are overwhelming, the officer added. A joint initiative of women and child development department and zilla panchayat, it is intended at ensuring speedy service and maintain transparency from start to finish, he said. As the name online goes, the respective supervisors should upload the demand list online, after collecting related information from anganwadi workers. The accountants should verify and approve the demand list, that will be finally endorsed by child development planning officer (CDPO). Barring accoutants, no others are vested with powers to make changes in the list if any, depending on the availability of stock. While the list will be prepared according to ...
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PEACE OF MIND: Gizmos changing the game 27.7.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
Digital disruption has been the biggest game changer for the sector. For instance, in case of crop insurance, companies use drones, satellite images and geo-tagging to estimate the crop cutting yield benchmark for a particular gram panchayat. Also, data gathered by gadgets like the Apple Watch or any other wearable technology gizmo can be used to calculate the exercise and sleep patterns of the customer. This data can be used to calculate the premium payable. Bigger ticket size driving growth Growth is happening at a nice pace. Edelweiss Securities analysts Nilesh Parikh and Kunal Shah said, “The life insurance industry (individual annual premium equivalent) grew  >22% year on year in June 2017 spearheaded by private players, who jumped  >27% compared to LIC that grew 17% YoY. Strong momentum in higher ticket size lent impetus to growth.” Ulips become popular again To make Ulips more customer-friendly, Irda capped charges, extended lock-in period to five years and raised minimum life cover. The big ...
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Chief Justice of Pakistan takes suo motu notice of teenage girl's rape 27.7.2017 All International Stories
He also formed a 3-member team comprising senior police officer to probe the matter within 3 days
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Pak council orders 'revenge rape' of 16-yr-old girl 27.7.2017 TOI: Home
Pakistani police have arrested 25 members of an informal village council accused of ordering the rape of a 16-year-old girl as revenge for her brother's alleged sexual assault of another girl. The Supreme Court also requested a report on the case, which echoed a notorious case from 2002 in which another teenager was gang-raped on a local council's order.
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Revenue officials give clean chit to Dileep on land row 27.7.2017 Hindu: National
KOCHI: Revenue officials on Thursday gave a clean chit to the beleaguered actor Dileep on an allegation that he had encroached on river puramboke along the Periyar at Kunnukara panchayat in Karumalloo...
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ONGC provides RO water systems to 10 govt schools in TN 27.7.2017 TOI: Chennai
ONGC, Cauvery Basin, has provided RO water systems to ten government schools in Ariyalur district in Tamil Nadu, as part of its corporate social responsibility (CSR) initiatives.
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Pak chief justice takes suo motu notice of teenage girl's rape 27.7.2017 deccanherald.com
Pakistan Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar today took suo motu notice of the rape of a teenage girl in front of her family on the orders of the village council as a punishment, even as police arrested 25 people in the case. The 16-year-old girl was raped by a man as a punishment on July 18 after her brother was accused of raping the mans sister in Rajpur village in Muzaffarabad in Punjab province. Chief Justice Nisar ordered the inspector general of Punjab police to submit a report. Meanwhile, police have arrested 25 members of the village council, including its chief. The panchayat comprising 20 members, including four women, had ordered Ashfaq to rape the girl in revenge for the earlier rape of his sister. Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif, younger brother of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, visited Rajpur village and met both the victims and assured that they would get justice. He sacked all police officials of the Muzaffarabad police station for their criminal role in the incident. "Had police registered ...
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Pakistani council orders 'revenge rape' of 16-year-old girl to punish brother 27.7.2017 Zee News : South Asia
The Supreme Court also requested a report on the case, which echoed a notorious case from 2002 in which another teenager was gang-raped on a local council`s order. 
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