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Permanant check dams needed: farmers 21.8.2017 Hindu: States
With the temporary check dams constructed using mud in Thammampatti having suffered damages in the recent rain, the farmers have urged the government to take steps for the construction of permanent ch...
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VACB questions Kummanam 21.8.2017 Hindu: Kerala
Agency likely to ask for the BJP’s internal report on medical college bribery scandal
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US Secret Service crunched by Trump and family's travel 21.8.2017 TOI: The United States
Trump has traveled nearly every weekend to his properties in Florida, New Jersey and Virginia. The Secret Service also provides protection for his adult children on their business trips and vacations. In all 42 people in his administration have Secret Service protection, including 18 members of his family.
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Various steps taken to curb child pornography: Centre to SC 21.8.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The Centre today told the Supreme Court that they have taken several steps to curb online child sexual abuse contents, including blocking of 3,522 websites carrying child pornographic materials in June this year.The government, in its report filed before a bench of Justices Dipak Misra and A M Khanwilkar, said that Interpol's 'worst of list' on online child sexual abuse material (CSAM) was being blocked regularly.It said the government has constituted an inter-ministerial committee to curb online CSAM and the panel has recommended that till such time a centralised mechanism is built in India t
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215 animals die at Kaziranga National Park in floods 21.8.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
With 70 per cent of its area still submerged, 215 animals including 13 rhinos and a Royal Bengal Tiger have so far lost their lives at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam, a senior forest official said today.Due to the flooding, the animals in the UNESCO World Heritage Site are facing food shortage within the Park, compelling them to go out to the nearby hills, tea gardens and even human habitations in search of food, KNP Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) Rohoni Ballav Saikia said here.As the floodwater from the National Park recedes, Saikia said, the carcasses of animals were being recovered f
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Dialogue not possible unless violence stops in Valley: SC 21.8.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
No meaningful dialogue is possible in Jammu and Kashmir unless violence stops in the strife-torn Valley, the Supreme Court said today."Talks with whom? No talk can take place unless the violence stops," a bench of Chief Justice J S Khehar and Justice D Y Chandrachud said.The court was hearing the appeal of the Bar Association Executive Member against the September 22 order of the Jammu and Kashmir High Court order.The High Court had rejected the bar body's plea seeking a ban on use of pellet guns on the ground that the Centre had already set up a Committee of Experts through its memorandum of
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SC to tomorrow pronounce judgement on 'triple talaq' 21.8.2017 Deccan Herald - TOP STORIES RSS FEEDS
The Supreme Court would tomorrow pronounce its judgement on the controversial issue of whether the practice of 'triple talaq' among Muslims is fundamental to the religion.A five-judge constitution bench headed by Chief Justice J S Khehar had reserved its verdict on May 18 after a six-day marathon hearing during the summer vacation.During the hearing, the apex court had clarified that it may not deliberate upon the issue of polygamy and said it would only examine whether triple talaq was part of an "enforceable" fundamental right to practice religion by the Muslims.Besides CJI Khehar, the bench
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Essar Oil CEO Lalit K Gupta quits as Rosneft rejigs board on $13 billion takeover 21.8.2017 ET: Oil & Gas
The deal would give Rosneft and its partners control of 20 million tonnes a year Vadinar oil refinery in Gujarat as also over 3,500 petrol pumps.
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Ruias shave off 67 per cent of Rs 1.05 trillion group debt with EOL sale 21.8.2017 ET: Oil & Gas
Essar Group founder Shashi Ruia said this landmark transaction and the resultant debt reduction usher in a new phase of growth across the group portfolio.
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Badminton Worlds: Srikanth sails into 2nd round 21.8.2017 TOI: Home
The highest-ranked Indian male shuttler Kidambi Srikanth started his campaign at the World Badminton Championships with a comprehensive straight games victory over unseeded Sergey Sirant of Russia in Glasgow on Monday.
Most car makers lose share in a growing market 21.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
> There are more losers than gainers in one of the world's fastest growing car market, India. Even as the domestic market has expanded by 9 per cent during January-July period of 2017, big brands like Hyundai, M&M, Toyota and Renault have lost share. Ford, Volkswagen and Nissan have just managed to retain share. The domestic market expanded by nine per cent to 1.82 million units during the first seven months. However, of the top ten companies, only three were able to grow market share. The key gainer has been Maruti Suzuki, the largest player in domestic passenger vehicle market. According to data sourced from Siam, the Suzuki owned company has expanded its share from 46.5 per cent last year to 49.3 per cent in first seven months of 2017. "Maruti Suzuki's growth presents an interesting and rare situation where the biggest player in an industry has gained share year after year while most others struggle to grow," said an automobile analyst. The company has seen its domestic ..
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Tata Power enters electric vehicle charging segment 21.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Private power producer Tata Power, the Company has installed their first Electric Vehicle charging station in Mumbai, part of sustainable business initiative."As part of its commitment towards sustainability and another green milestone, the company its first Electric Vehicle charging station at Tata Power Receiving Station at Vikhroli, Mumbai," the company said in its statement.On its future plans, the company added, it plans to set up charging stations at various locations in Mumbai and is already in discussions with various stakeholders.The company further added it aims to build a network to make it easier for people to adapt to electric vehicles and be future ready. "Tata Power has taken this initiative of providing charging stations along with Mass - Tech Controls," the company said in its statement.These chargers would facilitate electric car users to charge their cars (Battery Electric Vehicles such as the Mahindra e2o, Nissan Leaf, etc) at any time safely and conveniently, the .
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Jute Corporation looks to tie up with Patanjali 21.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
In what may signal a makeover of the Jute Corporation of India (JCI), the state controlled agency is planning a tie-up with Patanjali Ayurved Ltd for branding and promotion of jute diversified products like mini shopping bags and some fashion items.Historically, JCI has been tasked with undertaking MSP (Minimum Support Price) operations of raw jute. JCI diversifying to marketing and branding of value added jute products indicates the corporation reinventing its role. JCI's chairman cum managing director (CMD) KVR Murthy is understood to have visited the Patanjali's headquarters at Haridwar to discuss the tie-up. The issue of recasting JCI's role also cropped up during a recent meeting of the Union textiles ministry. It was decided to market value added and fashionable jute products under the 'Sonali' brand. If the deal with Patanjali fructifies, JCI intends to introduce mini shopping bags at Patanjali stores in metro cities. A collaboration with Patanjali, one of the fastest growing ..
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HDFC Life IPO: Not much room to bargain 21.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
As price discovery for life insurers is maturing, attracting premium valuation could be tough
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Triple talaq: SC to pronounce judgement tomorrow 21.8.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Several lawyers, including Ram Jethmalani attacked the practice on various constitutional grounds
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Nepal to hold general, provincial elections on Nov 26 21.8.2017 South Asia News Headlines, Latest South East Asia News and Live Updates - Times of India
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ICMR, Min of Health sign pact with S Korea's IVI for vaccine 21.8.2017 DNA: Health
The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the Union Ministry of Health today inked a pact with the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), South Korea to collaborate on vaccine research and development.
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VP calls upon chief ministers of Telangana, AP to resolve issues 21.8.2017 TOI: India
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India wins 321 medals at World Police and Fire games in LA 21.8.2017 TOI: India
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AIADMK merger: Dhinakaran camp vows to hit back, to meet governor tomorrow 21.8.2017 TOI: India
While the EPS and OPS factions of the AIADMK celebrate their union, the Dhinakaran faction on Monday raised questions on the stability of the Tamil Nadu government in future and hinted at moving the court against the merger.
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