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Malayalam Actress Case: Prime Accused Had Close Links With Industry

Kochi: The prime accused in the kidnapping of a popular Malayalam film actress on Friday night spoke to six prominent persons, including a leading film producer, from the industry, his phone records of that night show. The phone records recovered

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Kerala CM orders arrest of 2,010 goons in a month

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, who also holds the Home portfolio, on Monday directed the state’s 14 District Collectors to ensure the arrest of 2,010 goons listed by the intelligence wing in 30 days time. The directive came after the

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Triple Talaq: Matter to be decided by five-judge Constitution bench, rules SC

New Delhi: A five-judge Constitution bench would be set up by the Supreme Court to hear and decide on a batch of petitions relating to the practice of triple talaq, ‘nikah halala’ and polygamy among Muslims. A bench headed by

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Demonetisation impact: Nine lakh accounts under Operation Clean Money ‘doubtful’

New Delhi: Nearly half of the 18 lakh people under the I-T scanner for suspicious bank deposits post cash ban have been put in the ‘doubtful’ category, but action against them will follow only after the new tax amnesty scheme

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Why Infosys needs to clear the air

Infosys is the original start-up success story for a generation of Indians, who grew up in 90’s and the first decade of the 21st century. Infosys was feted not merely for being a financial success story but also for the

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Cash withdrawal limit to be Rs 50,000 from February 20; no limit from March 13

The limits on savings bank cash withdrawals post-demonetisation are to be withdrawn in two stages, the Reserve Bank of India announced on Wednesday, with the limit slated to go up to Rs,50,000 per account from February 20 and to cease

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The mystery behind why Bengaluru is covered in stickers of ‘angry Hanuman’

Bengaluru has an undeniable traffic problem. During the hours spent in its standstill traffic, when engines are killed and drivers look around to acknowledge mutual irritation, there is plenty of time to count the saffron and black images of Hanuman

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Pani puri seller sent to jail for mixing toilet cleaner in tamarind water

Beware of what you eat from roadside stalls. A puchka or pani puri seller in Ahmedabad has been sent to jail for mixing toilet cleaner in the pani of his pani-puris. The vendor in Ahmedabad’s Lal Darwaja area was convicted

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Plea filed in Supreme Court against Sasikala taking over as Tamil Nadu

New Delhi: In what can shatter the dreams of AIADMK supremo VK Sasikala, a plea was on Monday filed in the Supreme Court, stating that she shouldn’t be the next Tamil NaduChief Minister. The plea was filed a day after

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Live COCKROACH is pulled out from a woman’s SKULL

Live COCKROACH is pulled out from a woman’s SKULL through her nose after she felt a ‘crawling sensation’ in her nostril. Domestic helper Sevi, 42, said she had a ‘burning’ feeling in her head. Baffled medics discovered the live cockroach

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Sasikala may replace O Panneerselvam as Tamil Nadu CM, AIADMK leaders to meet tomorrow

The legislators of Tamil Nadu’s ruling AIADMK will attend a crucial meeting on Sunday afternoon amid speculations that party general secretary VK Sasikala may replace chief minister O Panneerselvam. Party sources indicated that a leadership change could not be ruled

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Highlights of Union Budget 2017

Following are the highlights of Union Budget 2017, presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament today: * Tax rates halved to 5% for income of Rs 2.5-5 lakh, tax slabs unchanged* 10% surcharge on people earning between Rs 50

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Judge breaks pencil, asks couple to glue it together

A sentimental court drama in Gujarat high court (HC) on Friday reminded all those present in the courtroom of the famous scene of Bollywood blockbuster ‘Three Idiots’, in which a character squeezes the toothpaste out of its tube, and then

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Kerala Law Academy Row: Students refuse to give up protests until principal is removed

Even as the Kerala University Syndicate decided to debar Kerala Law Academy Principal Lekshmi Nair from examination duty for five years, students, who have been protesting for the last three weeks, refused to give up their agitation. Calling the Syndicate’s

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Sunanda Pushkar’s death caused due to poisoning: AIIMS Forensic Dept.

New Delhi [India]: The head of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) forensic department, Sudhir Gupta on Saturday said that death of Sunanda Pushkar, wife of Congress MP Shashi Tharoor was unnatural and caused due to poisoning. “Sunanda Pushkar’s

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