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 2017-03-28 22:37 

NDTV

Electronics Ban On Flights Not A Longterm Solution: Airlines Body... +

British and US bans on laptops and tablet computers in flight cabins are not sustainable in the long term, the head of the association representing airlines said Tuesday....

 2017-03-28 22:34 

NDTV

Donald Trump Moves To Roll Back Obama Climate Measures... +

President Donald Trump declared the end of a "war on coal" Tuesday, as he moved to curb rules that underpin American emissions targets and a major global climate accord....

 2017-03-28 22:31 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Five lakh illegal housing plots in Tamil Nadu to benefit as Madras HC offers amnesty... +

With the Madras High Court on Tuesday relaxing the blanket stay order relating to registration of property situated in unapproved layouts, pieces of land in the State have a fresh lease of life....

 2017-03-28 22:25 

NDTV

Egyptian President To Visit Washington On April 3: White House... +

The White House announced Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will make an "official visit" to Washington on April 3, ending years in which the Egyptian president had been kept at arm's length amid rights concerns....

 2017-03-28 22:18 

The Quint

Trump Signs Order Dismantling Obama’s Climate Change Policies... +

While signing the order, he said that his administration was going to “end the war on coal”....

 2017-03-28 22:13 

Daily Times

[ World ]

A year on, regal Suu Kyi struggles to move Myanmar on from conflict... +

YANGON/NAYPYITAW: At the beginning of this year, Myanmar's leader Aung San Suu Kyi sat down with one of her advisers to go through priorities for the coming months. She began with an apology for the slow pace of economic reform....

 2017-03-28 22:12 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

No Lokpal in current session, Union government tells Supreme Court... +

Anti-corruption ombudsman possible in the next session of Parliament, says Attorney General Rohatgi....

 2017-03-28 22:09 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Hydrocarbon project site in Nagapattinam, not Karaikal, says PuducherryCMNarayanasamy... +

Fear gripped farmers after Puducherry Chief Minister V Narayanasamy claimed that the site approved for hydrocarbon exploration and extraction project was not located in Karaikal but in Nagapattinam. ...

 2017-03-28 22:06 

The Quint

Meat Sellers Hold Talks with UP Government, Strike to Continue... +

The strike called by mutton sellers would continue at least till the end of Navaratra till 5 April....

 2017-03-28 22:03 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Tamil Nadu Housing departmentready with regularisation blueprint... +

The Madras High Court judgment relaxing the ban on transferring ownership of plots in unapproved layouts has offered a lifeline to nearly five to six lakh such pieces of land across the State....

 2017-03-28 21:50 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

US official: Trump to meet China's Xi first week in April... +

A senior State Department official says Chinese President Xi Jinping will meet with President Donald Trump the first full week of April....

 2017-03-28 21:49 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Do privatecolleges in Tamil Nadu yield 50% medical seats to the government, enquires Madras HC... +

The Court directed the TN government to furnish details about the total number of seats available in PG courses in each medical college, including minority institutions and deemed universities....

 2017-03-28 21:46 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Green panel reserves orders on Tiruvannamalai girivalam path case... +

The hearing on the Tiruvannamalai girivalam path widening case came to an end after a six-hour marathon session on Tuesday with the collector, residents and activists arguing for and against it....

 2017-03-28 21:44 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

TN to become first State in country to offer immunosuppressants free of cost... +

Tamil Nadu has become the first State in country to decide to supply the expensive immunosuppressive drugs free of cost to those who have had organ transplantation in all hospitals....

 2017-03-28 21:42 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Another case of faking job offer in Tamil Nadu government school, siblings arrested... +

A woman and her brother were arrested on charges of forgery after the former was caught red-handed while trying to join a government school as teacher with a forged appointment order in Vandavasi....

 2017-03-28 21:40 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Central Europe's leaders reject EU's relocation of refugees... +

A meeting in Warsaw of the so-called Visegrad Group brought together Poland's Prime Minister Beata Szydlo and her counterparts from Hungary, Slovakia and the Czech Republic....

 2017-03-28 21:40 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Three forge certificates to secure teacher posts in Tamil Nadu governmentschools... +

Fooling the entire government machinery for nearly three years, two women and a man served as school teachers after forging certificates in three different schools of Tiruvannamalai....

 2017-03-28 21:39 

The Quint

French Prez Candidate’s Wife Charged With Misusing Public Funds... +

Conservative candidate Francois Fillon has also been charged in the same case for embezzlement....

 2017-03-28 21:38 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

EU firm on citizens' rights after Brexit: Michel Barnier... +

EU Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier warned London today on the eve of its Brexit launch that the bloc would be "firm" on the rights of European citizens living in Britain....

 2017-03-28 21:34 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Nurse in eye of storm as patient dies in Salem GMKMCH... +

A video of a nurse, purportedly downplaying the death of a patient under her watch, went viral on social media, sending top officials at the hospital into an overdrive to contain the damage....

 2017-03-28 21:34 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

UK Prime Minister Theresa May signs letter to trigger Brexit... +

UK Prime Minister Theresa May today signed the letter that will trigger Britain's exit from the European Union....

 2017-03-28 21:31 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Rs 10 lakh spent on TNSTC bus first aid kits that do not exist... +

While this may not sound out of the ordinary, most buses operated by the Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation (TNSTC) in Coimbatore division are not equipped with first-aid kits....

 2017-03-28 21:27 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Stalin accuses Panneerselvam, TTV Dhinakaranof betraying the late CM Jayalalithaa... +

Training guns on the dethroned CM, the leader of opposition blamed him for the State’s worst financial scenario....

 2017-03-28 21:26 

Business Standard

For some fliers, electronics ban makes for a bumpy ride... +

Airlines like Emirates, Etihad Airways and Qatar Airways stand to lose market share...

 2017-03-28 21:25 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Trump's lawyers: Apprentice contestant can't sue US President... +

Republican President Donald Trump's lawyers say he's immune while president from defamation claims brought by a former contestant on his reality TV show "The Apprentice"....

 2017-03-28 21:25 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Tamil Nadu farmers begin protest for setting up Cauvery board, saving disputes tribunal... +

The CRRC commenced their continuous sit-in agitation on Tuesday demanding the Centre to constitute Cauvery Management Board (CMB) and desist from disbanding the Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT)....

 2017-03-28 21:22 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Amid bickering in truckers associations, strike in southern states from March 30... +

Amid bickering in truckers’ associations, an indefinite strike in the southern states is expected to begin on March 30 to highlight various demands, including a cut in third party premium hike....

 2017-03-28 21:22 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

French candidate's wife faces charges over parliament jobs... +

The wife of French presidential candidate Francois Fillon was given preliminary charges Tuesday over well-paid parliamentary jobs....

 2017-03-28 21:21 

Press Trust of India

HC stays appointment of RCT's technical member... +

Chennai, Mar 28 (PTI) The Madras High Court today stayedthe appointment of a technical member in the Ernakulam benchof the Railway Claims Tribunal.A division bench of justices S Manikumar and M Govindarajstayed the appointment in an interim order on a pet...

 2017-03-28 21:19 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Nation ]

CCD slap probe... +

Cafe Coffee Day has said it will ascertain facts and take action after a video of a customer being slapped by a lady staff member allegedly over the presence of cockroaches inside a refrigerator went viral online....

 2017-03-28 21:19 

Business Standard

Team India players to get up to Rs 50 lakh each as award... +

India completed a convincing eight-wicket win over Australia in deciding 4th Test to claim series...

 2017-03-28 21:17 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Alicia a brilliant Lara Croft: Director... +

Alicia Vikander has been shown as Lara Croft in a first look image from the Tomb Raider reboot....

 2017-03-28 21:17 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Masood motive died with him... +

Deputy assistant commissioner Neil Basu of Scotland Yard, the most senior Bengali-origin officer in the country, has been honest enough to admit that the real reason why Khalid Masood killed four persons and injured 50 in Westminster last week may never b...

 2017-03-28 21:17 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Scot House backs call for new referendum... +

The Scottish parliament today backed a bid to hold a new independence referendum in 2018 or 2019, but the British government immediately rejected the proposal....

 2017-03-28 21:17 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

In Dhaka varsity, signs of 'no fear'... +

Maria wants to be a fashion designer and "experiment more with the type of dresses I am wearing"....

 2017-03-28 21:17 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

'Girl' to stay... +

"Fearless Girl", the wildly popular statue that has spent the last few weeks staring down the financial district's well-known "Charging Bull," has received a new lease of life. Originally scheduled to be removed next week, it will now remain in place unti...

 2017-03-28 21:17 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Trump scraps Obama climate policies... +

President Trump signed today a much-anticipated executive order intended to roll back most of President Barack Obama's climate-change legacy, celebrating the move as a way to promote energy independence and to restore thousands of lost coal industry jobs....

 2017-03-28 21:17 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Blast brain fate probe... +

The brain behind the explosive-manufacturing unit in Burdwan's Khagragarh where an "accidental" blast claimed one person in 2014 could be among the four militants killed in an encounter in Sylhet, senior officers of Bangladesh's counter-terrorism wing sai...

 2017-03-28 21:17 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Nobel in Dylan prize warning... +

The Swedish Academy has warned that Nobel literature laureate Bob Dylan has until June 10 to deliver the traditional Nobel lecture, in order to receive the eight million kronor ($910,000) that comes with the prize....

 2017-03-28 21:17 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

English goes out, Hindi sneaksinto milestones on highwaysin Tamil Nadu... +

In Vellore and Krishnagiri districts, travellers are uneasy over change in language of place names along the highways....

 2017-03-28 21:17 

Business Standard

The top 5 venture capitalists worldwide... +

A research firm that follows the venture capital industry, produced a data-driven list...

 2017-03-28 21:14 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Tweet leads to arrests... +

A man from Uttar Pradesh seeking justice for his dead sister found help from Union minister Maneka Gandhi after he tweeted to the Prime Minister's Office....

 2017-03-28 21:14 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Perch on the peak: How does Down Under look, boys?... +

India beat Australia by eight wickets in Dharamsala on Tuesday to clinch a riveting Test series 2-1. India now hold the rubber against all Test-playing nations....

 2017-03-28 21:14 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Tax notice to petrol pumps... +

The income tax department has asked over 160 fuel pump owners in Bengal to furnish details of transactions over the past few months after their bank accounts suggested a sharp spike in the demonetisation phase....

 2017-03-28 21:14 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

spell endures... +

When foreign heads of state or government land in Chennai, what are their priorities? Meeting the chief minister? Meeting the governor, even one with additional charge from Maharashtra, as at present? Meeting M. Karunanidhi, the tallest living Tamil polit...

 2017-03-28 21:14 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Ulfa-I warns Dalai Lama on China... +

Ulfa (Independent), the Paresh Barua-led militant outfit, today put a caveat on the visit of spiritual leader Dalai Lama to Assam next month: speak nothing against China in private or public....

 2017-03-28 21:14 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Panda salvo at BJD... +

BJD MP from Kendrapara Baijayant "Jay" Panda today said there was a need for Odisha's ruling party to introspect as other parties were gaining ground because of their dynamic new leadership....

 2017-03-28 21:14 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Child's play, a ladder to rise in life... +

All of nine, Chhoti Kiran Murmu loves watching television at home like millions of little girls. DD Sports is her favourite channel. And, the tribal girl who's been sprinting to victory at local competitions has promised her parents she would feature in t...

 2017-03-28 21:14 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

African hunt in Noida... +

Few African students attended classes in varsities in Greater Noida today. One student from Noida International University (NIU), who was stabbed in the back and beaten up along with his brother by a mob in Ansal Plaza mall, is recovering in Kailash Hospi...

 2017-03-28 21:11 

New Indian Express

[ World ]

Lawmakers in Republican-led Kansas vote to expand Medicaid... +

Kansas' Republican-controlled Legislature approved an expansion Tuesday of state health coverage to thousands of poor adults under former President Barack Obama's health care overhaul....

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