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HC quashes censor board order on 'Battle for Banaras' film 7.1.2018 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The Delhi High Court has set aside the censor board's decision of refusing public viewing of a documentary  "Battle for Banaras" chronicling the high-voltage 2014 campaign for the Varanasi Lok Sabha seat involving Narendra Modi, Arvind Kejriwal and Congress candidate Ajay Rai, saying it does not have hate speeches. Modi won the elections comfortably. The court said that while viewing "Battle for Banaras", one does not get an impression that the documentary film tries to divide people on caste or communal lines. "After having viewed the film, I am of the view that the broad general finding ren
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Commuters stranded across TN as bus strike enters 4th day 7.1.2018 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
Thousands of commuters were left stranded across the state as the indefinite strike called by some transport unions over wage-related issues entered the fourth day today. Even as private buses were being operated, many passengers complained that they did not carry destination boards unlike government buses. "I have been waiting here for two hours...I need to go to Vandalur but I do not know which bus to board. We have to go ask the bus drivers every time," Kanagavel, a passenger at Chennai Mofussil Bus Terminus here said. In several districts, a majority of the buses stayed off roads prompting
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Govt open to proposals to further cleanse pol funding: Jaitley 7.1.2018 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The electoral bonds mechanism is a substantial improvement in transparency over the present system and the government is open to suggestions to further cleanse political funding, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said today.In a Facebook post, Jaitley said the conventional practice of funding the political system was to take donations as well as undertake expenditures in cash.The sources are anonymous or pseudonymous. The quantum of money was never disclosed and the system ensures unclean money coming from unidentifiable sources."It is a wholly non-transparent system. Most political groups seem fa
FPIs poured Rs 1.5 trn into debt markets in 2017 due to higher bond yields 7.1.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Marketmen believe that 2018 would not be same when it comes to investment by FPIs as "withdrawal of liquidity and rate hikes in developed economies pick up
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Your weekly markets fix: TCS, Infosys results, IIP & CPI to set market tone 7.1.2018 Business Standard: Front Page Headlines
Tata Consultancy Services will announce its Q3 results on January 11, while Infosys will declare its third-quarter earnings on January 12
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Don't privatise Air India now, give 5 years to write-off debt: Parl panel 7.1.2018 All Current Affairs Stories
The parliamentary committee strongly feels that it will not be appropriate at this stage to disinvest the Air India
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Don’t privatise Air India, give it five years to revive: parliamentary panel 7.1.2018 Hindu: Home
This is not an appropriate time to divest government stake in Air India, which should be given at least five years to revive and its debt written off, a parliamentary panel is likely to tell the gove...
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₹ 31,930 crore initiatives to decongest Delhi: Nitin Gadkari 7.1.2018 Hindu: Cities
It is in line with the Modi government’s vision to ensure seamless flow of traffic in the National Capital Region
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Two convicted for cheating in Bofors offshoot case 7.1.2018 Hindu: Home
In an offshoot of the Bofors guns purchase case, two executives of a private company have been convicted by a Special CBI court in Mumbai in a 25-year-old matter pertaining to criminal conspiracy an...
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Indian diaspora a platform for stronger ties with ASEAN: Sushma Swaraj 7.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Sushma Swaraj was addressing the Indian diaspora at the ASEAN-India Pravasi Bharatiya Divas
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90% decline in prevalence of HIV in pregnant women, claims study 7.1.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
The study conducted by the department of paediatrics, obstetrics, gynaecologists and perinatal HIV clinic
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A lawyer, politico and students come together for Versova beach clean-up 7.1.2018 Free Press Journal: Mumbai
Mumbai : The 37-year-old lawyer, Afroz Shah, along with school students, social workers and leaders,
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Dubai-based Lijan Greentech firms up plans to offer green energy solutions in India 7.1.2018 HBL: Home
Lijan Greentech India Pvt Ltd, a division of the Dubai-based Lijan Insulation Contracting LLC, has firmed up plans for offering green energy solutions in India. The company, which entered the Kerala ...
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Seven of 10 most valued companies see Rs 26,971-cr drop in m-cap 7.1.2018 HBL: Home
The combined market valuation of seven of the 10 most valued companies dropped by Rs 26,970.7 crore last week. At the end of the trading week on Friday, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), HDFC Bank, IT...
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Europe casts a wary eye on China’s Silk Road plans 7.1.2018 The Tribune
Paris, January 7 Depending on who you ask in Europe, China’s colossal East-West infrastructure programme is either an opportunity or a threat — and when French President Emmanuel Macron visits next week, Beijing will be watching to see how keen he is to jump on board. Since China launched the New Silk Road plan in 2013, the hugely ambitious initiative to connect Asia and Europe by road, rail and sea has elicited both enormous interest and considerable anxiety. “It’s the most important issue in international relations for the years to come, and will be the most important point during Emmanuel Macron’s visit,” said Barthelemy Courmont, a China expert at French think-tank Iris. The USD 1 trillion project is billed as a modern revival of the ancient Silk Road that once carried fabric, spices, and a wealth of other goods in both directions. Known in China as “One Belt One Road”, the plans would see gleaming new road and rail networks built through Central Asia and beyond, and new maritime routes stretching ...
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Andy Murray can get back if he puts his mind to it: Mats Wilander 7.1.2018 Sports – The Indian Express
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Swaraj calls for deeper trade ties with ASEAN 7.1.2018 The Tribune
Jakarta, January 6  India wants to evolve a regional architecture based on the twin principles of shared security and shared prosperity, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said today as she called for a deeper economic integration with the “dynamic” ASEAN region. Swaraj, who inaugurated the 5th Round Table of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) India Network of Think Tanks here, emphasised on enhancing maritime security, trade and investment, education and cultural heritage among the grouping. (Follow  The Tribune on Facebook ; and  Twitter @thetribunechd ) “These are important markers in our engagement with South East Asia, in enhancing our strategic ties with ASEAN across 3Cs. These 3Cs are commerce, connectivity and culture,” she said. Swaraj, who arrived here yesterday from Thailand on the second leg of her three-nation tour, said both India and ASEAN countries are maritime nations, with a rich and glorious history of maritime trade. — ...
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Uber re-launches autorickshaw service in India 7.1.2018 Hindu: Industry
The service will be initially available in Bengaluru and Pune.
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Equity MFs inflow at record Rs 1.3 trn in 2017 over low bank deposit rates 7.1.2018 All Markets Stories
The spike in bank deposits and consequent decline in interest rates following demonetisation on November 8, 2016 has also helped mutual funds
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Uber's autorickshaw service back in India 2 years after it was shut down 7.1.2018 Business Standard: News Now
In its previous attempt, Uber's AUTO offering was available in New Delhi, Coimbatore, Indore and Bhubaneshwar
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