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Zimbabwe police arrest activist pastor as price protests enter third day 16.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Armed Zimbabwean police arrested a political activist at his home on Wednesday, his lawyer said, the third day of protests against fuel price hikes as businesses and schools stayed closed and networks enforced a government internet shutdown.
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Danish freight firm DSV makes $4 billion play for Panalpina 16.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Denmark's DSV has made a $4.1 billion takeover approach to Swiss rival Panalpina to try to close the gap on the world's top three freight transport companies.
Anger Over Textbook Advising Girls To Protect "Modesty Of Sexual Organs" 16.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
Malaysia's government will alter an elementary-school textbook which suggested girls should dress modestly to prevent sexual assault, authorities said Wednesday, after it sparked widespread anger.
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SC agrees to hear next week plea challenging Nageshwar Rao`s appointment as interim CBI chief 16.1.2019 Zee News : India National
Denying the request to hear it on Friday, the CJI said that the matter will be taken up next week.
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Sardar statue unveiling: Government splurged Rs 2.64 crore in ads 16.1.2019 Sify Finance
The Centre splurged more than Rs 2.64 crore on advertising in the media for the inaugural of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's statue, known as the Statue of Unity, a RTI reply revealed here on Wednesday.
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Another AAP Lawmaker From Punjab Resigns, Cites "Autocratic Functioning" 16.1.2019 NDTV News - India-news
Another Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) legislator from Punjab, Baldev Singh, on Wednesday resigned from the primary membership of the party, citing "autocratic functioning", "double standards" and giving up...
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Rs 6084 crore more for MGNREGA for 2018-19 16.1.2019 Sify Finance
The Central government on Tuesday allocated an additional Rs 6,084 crore to the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Gurantee Act (MGNREGA), the Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation announced on Tuesday.
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AAP MLA Master Baldev resigns from party, cites 'autocratic functioning' and 'double standards' as reason 16.1.2019 Zee News : States
He sent his resignation to AAP national convener Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday.
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Supreme Court To Hear Petition Against Nageswara Rao As CBI Interim Chief 16.1.2019 NDTV News - Latest
A petition challenging M Nageswara Rao's appointment as the interim chief of the CBI chief is likely to be heard by the Supreme Court next week.
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China anti-corruption hunt catches 'tiger' official 16.1.2019 Reuters: World News
China's anti-graft watchdog has launched an investigation into the former top official of the central province of Shaanxi, the latest "tiger" to be ensnared in President Xi Jinping's crackdown on corruption.
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What keeps Mamata Shankar on her toes: ‘I always feel that my work could have been better’ 16.1.2019 Scroll.in - News that matters
The acclaimed actor and dancer’s latest film is Srijit Mukherji’s ‘Shah Jahan Regency’, which will be released on January 18.
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Hundreds in new U.S.-bound migrant caravan cross into Guatemala 16.1.2019 Reuters: Top News
Several hundred Honduran migrants in a new U.S.-bound caravan crossed into Guatemala on Tuesday, as U.S. President Donald Trump seized on news of the advancing group to try to build support for a wall along his country's border with Mexico.
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Saudi Teen Drops Surname, Says "One Of The Lucky Ones" To Be Given Asylum 16.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
From now on, she will be known as Rahaf Mohammed. The Saudi teenager, who fled Saudi Arabia for Thailand and was later granted asylum in Canada, has decided to drop her surname, Alqunun, and use her...
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Volkswagen to contest NGT fine of Rs 171.34 cr 16.1.2019 Financial Chronicle
New Delhi A four-member committee formed by the National Green Tribunal has recommended Rs 171.34 crore fine on German auto major Volkswagen as "health damages" for causing air pollution in Delhi due to excess nitrogen oxide (NOx) emissions. The expert committee in its report has estimated that Volkswagen cars released approximately 48.678 tonnes of NOx in 2016 in the national capital. "Estimated cost of heath damage due to additional NOx emissions from the Volkswagen group vehicles is approximately Rs 171.34 crore using a metro city i.e Delhi as a base. The value may be considered conservative due to lack of methodologies for calculating the overall impact of nitrogen oxide on environment in India and hence only health damages are valued. Further the valuation is for Delhi city considering that the value of NOx is 435 tonnes is released in the city. This is assumed because lack of data on the geographical locations and plying regions of Volkwagen vehicles which have caused the damage and for all the ...
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Hundreds join demonstration in poor district of Sudan's capital 16.1.2019 Reuters: World News
Hundreds of protesters turned out to demonstrate against President Omar al-Bashir's rule in a densely populated neighbourhood of the Sudanese capital Khartoum late on Tuesday before being dispersed by security forces, witnesses said.
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On Rafale Audit, National Auditor General Refuses To Share Details: RTI 16.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The Comptroller and Auditor General has refused to disclose details about its audit in the controversial Rafale aircraft deal, saying the process is not yet complete and any disclosure at this stage...
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MGNREGA Gets Additional Rs 6,000 Crore 16.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
The government said on Tuesday that it has made an additional allocation of over Rs 6,000 crore to rural employment scheme MGNREGA, taking the total allocation to Rs 61,084 crores, which is highest...
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Top Saudi Aide Fired Over Khashoggi Murder Still Wields Influence: Report 16.1.2019 NDTV News - Top-stories
A Saudi royal advisor fired over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi continues to wield influence in Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's inner circle, according to Western, Arab and Saudi sources...
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Saudi aide fired over Khashoggi murder still wields influence: sources 15.1.2019 Reuters: World News
A Saudi royal advisor fired over the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi continues to wield influence in Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman's inner circle, according to Western, Arab and Saudi sources with links to the royal court.
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Exclusive: Jana liquidates two hedge funds, to focus only on activism 15.1.2019 Reuters: Money News
Jana Partners LLC, founded by Barry Rosenstein, is shutting down two stock-picking hedge funds following losses and will focus instead on its main strategy of investing in a handful of companies and pushing management to improve their ...
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