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 2018-07-19 06:59 

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[ Kerala ]

Five killed in road accident in Kerala...

The accident occurred in the early hours today when the car carrying seven people from Elappara in Idukki district to Cochin International Airport to see off a relative hit the bus, police said....

 2018-07-19 06:57 

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[ Karnataka ]

Udupi Shiroor Mutt pontiff Sri Lakshmivara Theertha dies at 54...

Sri Lakshmivara Theertha was the center of controversies after he expressed his interest to file the nomination papers in the recently held state assembly election from Udupi constituency....

 2018-07-19 06:45 

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[ Nation ]

Uttarakhand: Ten killed, nine injured as bus plunges into a gorge...

Official sources said that the Uttarakhand State Road Transport Corporation bus was carrying 25 passengers. Eight passengers were rushed to a hospital....

 2018-07-19 06:43 

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[ Nation ]

Ahead of no-trust vote, Lok Sabha speaker accepts resignation of BJD MP Jay Panda...

Ten seats are lying vacant and therefore the majority mark in the house now stands at 266....

 2018-07-19 06:33 

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[ Nation ]

Infiltration bid foiled at India-Pakistan border...

A man was gunned down after he had crossed the border fence to enter into the Indian territory....

 2018-07-19 06:17 

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[ Nation ]

Assam Rifles jawan injured in IED blast in Imphal...

The powerful improvised explosive device, suspected to have been planted by militants, exploded while a foot patrol party was moving in the thick forest area....

 2018-07-19 06:13 

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[ Nation ]

Greater Noida building collapse: Death toll rises to 9...

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath announced ex gratia of Rs 50,000 each for the injured....

 2018-07-19 06:07 

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[ Nation ]

Congress failed its promise to provide electricity: PM Modi...

Modi called it unfortunate that even after decades of independence, several villages across the country continued to live in darkness....

 2018-07-19 05:53 

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[ Nation ]

Changes will make RTI Act useless: Congress President Rahul Gandhi...

The government yesterday said it is considering a proposal to amend the Right to Information Act, 2005 to frame rules on salaries and services of CICs and ICs....

 2018-07-19 05:04 

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[ World ]

Bill Clinton: Leaders must remember 'our common humanity'...

He said that Americans have begun to think their differences matter more than the common humanity....

 2018-07-19 05:04 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

State tops in welfare schemes, says Chandrababu Naidu...

Every government department should be equipped with the latest information about the welfare schemes being implemented and the same should be taken to people, he said....

 2018-07-19 04:57 

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[ World ]

Mexico slaps 10 million USD fine on President-elect's party...

The party has been charged for fraudulently using money from a trust fund for earthquake victims in its campaign....

 2018-07-19 04:49 

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[ Nation ]

Seven Naxals including three female cadres killed in encounter in Chhattisgarh...

A team of District Reserve Guard and Special Task Force who were combing the forests near the Dantewada-Bijapur border had an encounter with Naxals, according to ANI....

 2018-07-19 04:24 

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[ Nation ]

No-trust motion: TDP MP JC Diwakar Reddy refuses to attend crucial session, says he is 'fed up'...

The Monsoon Session of the Parliament kick-started on Wednesday amid high political drama....

 2018-07-19 03:20 

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[ World ]

Israel adopts law allowing only Jews to have right of self-determination in the country...

Some Arab lawmakers shouted and ripped up papers after the vote in protest....

 2018-07-19 03:12 

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[ Nation ]

Swami Agnivesh sponsored attack on himself alleges Jharkhand Minister...

On Tuesday, Swami Agnivesh was thrashed by workers of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, the youth wing of the Bharatiya Janata Party....

 2018-07-19 03:10 

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[ World ]

Donald Trump offers meeting requests to Hassan Rouhani: Iran...

Donald Trump's requests were allegedly made during Rouhani's visit to New York for a United Nations General Assembly meeting in September 2017....

 2018-07-19 03:05 

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[ World ]

Russian meddling still a threat, claims White House...

Cabinet meeting in the White House, reporters asked Trump if he believed Russia was still trying to interfere in US elections, after which the president said "no."...

 2018-07-19 03:00 

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[ World ]

US refuses visas for Palestinians to UN meeting: Ambassador...

In the absence of the six officials, the ambassador made the presentation on behalf of Palestine, which has non-member observer status at the United Nations....

 2018-07-19 02:51 

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[ World ]

Evacuations begin from besieged pro-regime Syria towns...

Starting on Wednesday morning, a series of barricades on the road leading into the towns were removed to let dozens of buses in....

 2018-07-19 02:45 

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[ World ]

Donald Trump urges Recep Tayyip Erdogan to free US pastor held in Turkey...

Hours prior to Trump's tweet, a Turkish court ordered an American pastor held for almost two years on terror charges to remain in prison....

 2018-07-19 02:36 

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[ World ]

North Korea reaffirmed commitment to denuclearise: Mike Pompeo...

US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un signed a comprehensive joint document during a historic summit....

 2018-07-19 01:40 

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[ World ]

Nikki Haley calls human rights council UN's 'greatest failure'...

Haley told the Heritage Foundation think tank in Washington that the Geneva-based body had "provided cover, not condemnation, for the world's most inhumane regimes."...

 2018-07-19 01:38 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

Major scam in Essar Oil, Russia firm deal: AP Planning Board...

AP Planning Board Vice-Chairman C Kutumba Rao on Wednesday alleged a huge scam in the deal struck between Essar Oil and Russian government's oil company Rosneft....

 2018-07-19 01:38 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

More seats for foreign language courses at Andhra University...

Due to growing demand for foreign languages in Andhra University, the officials have decided to increase the intake of students....

 2018-07-19 01:36 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

State tops in welfare schemes, says Naidu...

Asserting that Andhra Pradesh stood top in implementation of welfare schemes, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials to sensitise public on the same during the ongoing 'Grama Da...

 2018-07-19 01:36 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

Are you ready for CBI probe into Amaravati land scam? AP BJP chief Kanna asks CM Naidu...

Demanding immediate response from Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu, BJP State chief Kanna Lakshminarayana has asked whether the TDP government is ready for a CBI probe into the alleged land scam....

 2018-07-19 01:35 

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[ Nation ]

Rajasthan allows relaxation in two-child policy...

The cabinet has given permission for amendments in pension laws and other such norms in this context, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rathore told media after the cabinet meeting....

 2018-07-19 01:33 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

TDP, BJP still partners, motion a drama: YSR Congress...

The opposition alleges that media person close to TDP held discussions with BJP leadership, which led to the no-confidence motion....

 2018-07-19 01:32 

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[ World ]

Nawaz Sharif, Maryam likely to be moved to Sihala rest house...

Geo TV quoted sources as saying that all arrangements have been made to move the father-daughter duo to Sihala rest house....

 2018-07-19 01:31 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

IRCTC unveils Ramayana, Nava Jyotirlinga Yatras for pilgrims...

The trains will start from Kochuveli in Kerala from July 31 and August 28 respectively...

 2018-07-19 01:31 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

Panchayat Raj Minister Nara Lokesh dares Jana Sena chief Pawan Kalyan to prove allegations...

Panchayat Raj Minister Nara Lokesh has challenged Jana Sena Party president Pawan Kalyan to prove the allegations of corruption against him....

 2018-07-19 01:29 

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[ World ]

Tariffs worry US manufacturers nationwide, raise prices: Federal Reserve survey...

For the moment the extent of any pass-through to consumer prices was "slight to moderate," according to the Fed's "beige book" survey of the economy, although this was expected to intensify in some ar...

 2018-07-19 01:28 

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[ World ]

At least 30 killed in raids on northwest Nigeria villages...

Armed bandits on motorcycles stormed five neighbouring rural villages in the Maradun district of Zamfara state on Tuesday afternoon, firing indiscriminately and stealing livestock....

 2018-07-19 01:26 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

Government embarks on special drive to identify kids for adoption...

With child adoptions much in demand in the district, issueless parents who have registered for adoptions are waiting for their chance to adopt a child....

 2018-07-19 01:26 

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[ World ]

Turkey ends 2-year state of emergency, seeks to keep some powers...

The state of emergency saw the detention of some 80,000 people and about double that number sacked from jobs in public institutions....

 2018-07-19 01:21 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

Anti-depression steps make little impact...

In Visakhapatnam, a couple of years ago, a toll-free number was set up at the KGH so that students suffering from depression could call up and avail of counselling even over phone and also at centre....

 2018-07-19 01:19 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

GMC aims at completing UGD works by Dec...

The Guntur civic body is making efforts to expedite the underground drainage (UGD) and road widening works in the city....

 2018-07-19 01:16 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

Centre not interested in Kadapa steel plant: Guntur MP Galla Jaydev...

Demanding immediate approval of Kadapa steel plant, Guntur MP Galla Jaydev has said the Centre is not interested to set up the plant, which is a violation of the AP Reorganisation Act....

 2018-07-19 01:12 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

Handloom exhibition from July third...

The National Handloom Expo, 2018 will be held between July 19 and August 3 in Guntur. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, the joint director handloom and textiles department Nageswara Rao...

 2018-07-19 01:12 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

Four years after division, Lok Sabha set to debate injustice to Andhra Pradesh...

For the first time, there is going to be a substantive discussion on the AP Reorganisation Act in the Lok Sabha, four years after the Bill was passed behind closed doors....

 2018-07-19 01:10 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

Union Cabinet okays Bill, clears way for Central university in Anantapur...

Just a couple of days before facing the no-trust vote in the Lok Sabha, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the Central Universities (amendment) Bill which will facilitate the establishment of a C...

 2018-07-19 01:10 

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[ World ]

Trump says he holds Putin personally responsible for election meddling...

The US President said that he holds Putin responsible for Russia's election meddling because he is in charge of the country....

 2018-07-19 01:06 

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[ Telangana ]

Teachers strike: 12,000 private schools stay closed across Telangana...

In first-of-its-kind bandh call given by TPTF, as many as 2.5 lakh teachers take part; demand better facilities and incentives...

 2018-07-19 00:59 

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[ Telangana ]

Telangana Rashtra Samiti unlikely to back no-confidence motion moved by TDP...

With Speaker Sumitra Mahajan admitting the no-confidence motion moved by the opposition parties led by TDP against the Narendra Modi government at the Centre in the Lok Sabha, the ruling TRS in the St...

 2018-07-19 00:57 

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[ Telangana ]

All roads in Hyderabad dotted with potholes: TPCC chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy...

Mocking the promises earlier made by Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao that the State capital would be transformed into a global city, TPCC chief N Uttam Kumar Reddy wanted to know what happened to t...

 2018-07-19 00:54 

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[ Telangana ]

Plan soon to boost turmeric, chilli cultivation...

Chief secretary SK Joshi has directed agriculture officials to prepare a comprehensive action plan within 15 days on turmeric and chilli crops....

 2018-07-19 00:53 

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[ Telangana ]

Telangana receiving heavy inflows of Krishna water...

The dried-up Srisailam reservoir is expected to receive huge quantities of water in the next four or five days....

 2018-07-19 00:51 

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[ Telangana ]

Aluminium foils factory to come up in Telangana soon...

Telangana will have an Aluminium foils factory soon with Prafful, a textile manufacturer, deciding to buy 12 to 10 acres of land in Jadcherla in Mahbubnagar district to set up such a factory....

 2018-07-19 00:49 

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[ Telangana ]

As KLIS hogs govt's focus, Palamuru trails behind...

Out of 35,250 cr, only 3,700 cr has been spent on Palamuru-Rangareddy Lift Irrigation Scheme so far....

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