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Padma Awards: PV Sindhu, Sakshi Malik, Pullela Gopichand in race to receive prestigious award

New Delhi: India’s star Olympians – PV Sindhu and Sakshi Malik are among the 150 eminent personalities shortlisted for this year’s Padma awards.  While Sindhu created history at the Rio Olympics by becoming India’s first shuttler to win a Silver

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Severe cold wave conditions to freeze north India

New Delhi [India], Jan. 23: Cold wave conditions prevailed in north India, with dense fog affecting rail, road and air traffic at several places in the region while eastern and western parts of the country had some respite from the

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Cash for green card route may get costlier by Rs 5.4 crore

Indians wishing to immigrate to the US via EB-5 investment linked visa route will have to shell out more. The minimum threshold investment limit is proposed to be raised from $1 million (Rs 6.8 crore) to $1.8 million (Rs 12.2

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SP, Congress finally seal alliance for UP polls

New Delhi [India], Jan. 22: Putting all speculations to rest, the Congress and the Samajwadi Party on Sunday finally forged an alliance for the high-voltage Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls. The Congress, which wanted to contest as many as 121 seats,

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Jallikattu held in Tamil Nadu, claims two lives

Chennai, Jan 22 Jallikattu, a popular bull taming sport, was on Sunday held in parts of Tamil Nadu with tens of thousands taking part but two participants were killed and several injured at one event. The sport was held at

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Government spends Rs 3.09 per Rs 500 currency note

The Reserve Bank of India  spends Rs 3.09 for each Rs 500 note as cost towards paper, printing and other charges, an RTI query has revealed. The information was given here on Friday to Mumbai Right To Information activist Anil

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Jallikattu: PM Modi says efforts made to fulfil cultural aspirations of Tamil people

Chennai: Jallikattu chorus gets louder as protests continue at Marina Beach

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INS Vikramaditya- India’s first warship to have ‘onboard’ ATM via satellite

New Delhi [India], Jan. 20: India’s biggest aircraft carrier ship is set to make history by the becoming the nation’s first warship to have an ATM onboard the vessel via satellite. The ATM belonging to the State Bank of India

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Dead Man Leaves Behind Rs 50,000 in Old Notes, RBI Declines Them

Bhopal: The Reserve Bank of India has refused a man’s request to accept Rs 50,000 in demonetised notes left to him by his dead father. Mastan Singh Maran from Bhopal even produced certificates ranging from hospital bills to death certificate

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A.R. Rahman to go on fast supporting protest against Jallikattu ban

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 : With the protest against the ban on Jallikattu gaining momentum, biggies from all genres of society are weighing in to it. The latest celeb to come in support of this protest is music maestro

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Getting to this stage with India was no ‘walk in the park’, took work: U.S.

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 : Asserting that the United States under President Barack Obama has time and against condemned the threat cross-border terrorism presents to India, outgoing U.S. Ambassador Richard Verma said Friday that New Delhi and Washington are

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Bengaluru Named Fastest-Changing And Most Dynamic City in the World

Bangalore is the fastest-changing and most dynamic city in the world, according to the 2017 JLL City Momentum Index. According to the fourth annual assessment, which tracks 42 indicators, India’s technology hub, officially known as Bengaluru and the capital of

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Jallikattu: TN CM Panneerselvam wants emergency ordinance, meets PM Modi

New Delhi: Even as thousands continue to occupy Chennai’s Marina Beach, Tamil NaduChief Minister O Panneerselvam met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday to resolve the crisis surrounding the ban on bull-taming sport Jallikattu.  Speaking to reporters after the meeting,

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Baba Ramdev performs ‘Dangal’ in style, defeats Olympic medalist in PWL

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 : Yoga guru Baba Ramdev on Wednesday showed his wrestling prowess as he defeated 2008 Beijing Olympic silver medalist Andrey Stadnik in a promotional bout of the 2017 Pro Wrestling League (PWL) in New Delhi.

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Obama expresses gratitude towards PM Modi for strengthening Indo-U.S. ties

New Delhi [India], Jan. 19 : Outgoing U.S. President Barack Obama in a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister Narendra Modi thanked him for his support and contribution to the Indo-U.S. ties. The Prime Minister received the call yesterday evening during

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