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 2018-01-23 01:29 

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[ Tamil-Nadu ]

TN gathering data on climate change-prone areas for the web...

Mapping vulnerable places in the state will help build vibrant and dynamic knowledge system which in turn will lead to more effective sharing of information...

 2018-01-23 01:29 

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[ Tamil-Nadu ]

New nominees to oversee TN Bar Council election...

Three former Chief Justices and retired judges to hold election to Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry scheduled on March 28...

 2018-01-23 01:29 

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[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Students unite to protest bus fare hike...

Class boycott, WhatsApp campaigns, road rokos, rallies and strike calls mark Monday...

 2018-01-23 01:29 

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[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Extend Business Facilitation Act to existing industries: CII to CM...

Industrialists have urged the Chief Minister to extend the Business Facilitation Act to the existing industries too, according to a statement from the State Department of Information and Public Relations issued by the Confederation of Indian Industries on...

 2018-01-23 01:29 

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[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Customs unit seizes 3 kg gold in 6 cases in city airport...

The Customs Air Intelligence Unit at the Anna International Airport, Chennai seized 3-kg gold worth Rs 90 lakh in six cases of gold smuggling recently, said a statement issued by the Commissioner of C...

 2018-01-23 01:29 

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[ Tamil-Nadu ]

PIL challenges government's order to hike bus fares...

THE recent order of the State government hiking fares for buses run by its various transport corporations has been challenged in the Madras High Court....

 2018-01-23 01:29 

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[ Tamil-Nadu ]

IPAB begins hearing cases again...

The Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB) has started hearing trademarks cases from January 18, after a gap of 20 months, the institution said in a press note on Monday....

 2018-01-23 01:29 

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[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Red tape mutes nature's call...

All 77 households from the Arundhathiyar Colony in Cuddalore allege official apathy...

 2018-01-22 20:12 

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[ Nation ]

Ramdas Athawale pans Anantkumar Hegde over 'barking dogs' remarks...

Ramdas Athawale slammed his Cabinet colleague Anantkumar Hegde for allegedly comparing his critics with barking dogs....

 2018-01-22 20:07 

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[ Nation ]

Supreme Court to hear CBI plea on lookout circular against Karti Chidambaram...

The CBI has contended that the Madras High Court had no territorial jurisdiction to entertain the plea and stay the lookout circular....

 2018-01-22 20:05 

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[ Nation ]

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley to skip World Economic Forum at Davos...

Jaitley was supposed to accompany Prime Minister Narendra Modi who arived in Switzerland on Monday to attend the WEF....

 2018-01-22 20:02 

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[ Nation ]

India to work closely with Asean for early conclusion of RCEP: Suresh Prabhu...

Commerce and Industry Minister Suresh Prabhu on Monday said that India will be working closely with other countries....

 2018-01-22 19:54 

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[ Nation ]

Need international debate on Charles Darwin's theory of evolution: Satyapal Singh...

Union minister Satyapal Singh today stuck to his claim that Charles Darwin's theory of evolution of man is 'not scientific'....

 2018-01-22 19:52 

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[ World ]

Indian-origin child murder accused faces extradition to India...

A London-based Indian-origin woman faces extradition to India for her involvement in the murder of a 12-year-old orphan from Gujarat....

 2018-01-22 19:48 

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[ Nation ]

Narendra Modi hugs only privileged people, not farmers, jawans: Rahul Gandhi...

Rahul Gandhi alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi embraces only privileged people and not farmers, labourers or jawans....

 2018-01-22 19:44 

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[ Nation ]

Disqualify 116 BJP MLAs in Madhya Pradesh for holding office of profit: AAP...

AAP demanded the EC disqualify 116 BJP MLAs in the state for holding offices of profit, an allegation dismissed by the ruling party....

 2018-01-22 19:44 

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[ World ]

IMF chief Christine Lagarde warns against being complacent about growth...

Lagarde stressed that one- fifth of emerging and developing economies saw their per capita income decline in 2017....

 2018-01-22 19:40 

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[ World ]

US President Trump to travel to Davos as shutdown deal reached: White House...

Trump is expected to address the WEF and hold a series of bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the summit, including with British PM Theresa May....

 2018-01-22 19:38 

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[ Nation ]

Hardik Patel takes swipe at PM Narendra Modi, says only 'chaiwala' can advise unemployed youth to sell 'pakodas'...

Modi has often been targeted over his humble 'tea seller' background, which he invariably used as a stick to beat his rivals with....

 2018-01-22 19:36 

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[ World ]

Rex Tillerson defends strained 'special relationship' on UK visit...

Tillerson paid a discreet visit to the new US embassy in London after Trump cancelled plans to open it himself -- the latest in a spate of damaging rows....

 2018-01-22 19:28 

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[ World ]

World Economic Forum meet opens with Pope's message, heavy snow...

WEF Founder and Executive Chairman Klaus Schwab declared the summit open amid the ski-resort receiving record snowfall....

 2018-01-22 19:22 

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[ World ]

Strike grounds Air Algerie flights from capital...

A strike by Air Algerie crews on 22 January grounded flights by the carrier out of the North African state's capital, the airline and a union said....

 2018-01-22 19:20 

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[ Nation ]

Farmers start five-day dharna in Punjab for complete farm loan waiver...

Punjab farmers started a five-day long dharna in front of the offices of deputy commissioners in the state, demanding complete farm debt waiver....

 2018-01-22 19:17 

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[ Nation ]

Padmaavat row: Rajput women seek PM Narendra Modi nod for euthanasia...

A group representing Rajput women have appealed to PM Modi to either stall the release of the film Padmavat or give them the go-ahead for euthanasia....

 2018-01-22 19:12 

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[ Nation ]

Traffic restrictions to be in place for India-ASEAN summit...

Traffic restrictions will be in place for the India-ASEAN commemorative summit on January 25 which will be attended by leaders of the 10 countries of the grouping....

 2018-01-22 19:11 

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[ World ]

Joy and hope in Liberia as George Weah sworn in as president...

George Weah takes over from Nobel laureate Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, who over 12 years steered the country away from the trauma of a civil war but failed to ease dire poverty....

 2018-01-22 19:09 

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[ World ]

Five things President George Weah has promised Liberians...

Former football star George Weah promised to tackle Liberia's economic and social problems as he was sworn in on Monday in the first democratic transfer of power for more than 70 years....

 2018-01-22 19:07 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Students stage protests against bus fare hike in Tamil Nadu...

Students of colleges in places including Ariyalur, Tirupur, Palani, Villupuram, Tirunelveli also held protest demonstrations....

 2018-01-22 18:55 

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[ Nation ]

Held after 10-year hunt, Abdul Subhan Qureshi could've been an IT professional if not terrorist...

Qureshi had been on the run since 20 blasts ripped through Gujarat's main city Ahmedabad on July 26, 2008, killing more than 50 people....

 2018-01-22 18:30 

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[ Nation ]

Rae Bareli girl seeks PM Narendra Modi, CM Yogi Adityanth's intervention in intimidation case; writes letters in her blood...

The girl hailing from Rae Bareli district chose to approach the PM and CM through correspondence seeking their immediate intervention....

 2018-01-22 18:14 

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[ World ]

US government shutdown ends as Democrats, Republicans come to an agreement...

After three days government shut down, US Democrats finally agreed to support a temporary funding bill of the federal government as a key vote began in the Senate....

 2018-01-22 18:11 

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[ World ]

Rebel fire kills nine, including journalist, in Yemen's Taez...

A barrage of six rockets rained down during the opening of a new security facility in the town of Nashma, killing four soldiers and five civilians....

 2018-01-22 18:08 

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[ Nation ]

Mumbai Pub blaze: Kamala Mills owner Ramesh Gowani arrested...

The owner of Mumbai's Kamala Mills compound, Ramesh Gowani, was arrested in connection with a pub fire, which claimed 14 lives....

 2018-01-22 18:05 

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[ Nation ]

Achal Kumar Joti retires as Chief Election Commissioner...

Achal Kumar Joti today demitted the office of the Chief Election Commissioner after heading the poll body for six months....

 2018-01-22 17:57 

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[ Nation ]

Justice Chelameswar refuses to comment on Supreme Court crisis...

Justice Chelameswar did not accept any questions from scribes on the progress of resolving the deadlock....

 2018-01-22 17:48 

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[ Nation ]

Delhi High Court acquits main accused in 1996 personal point triple murder...

The Delhi HC acquitted the main accused in a 1996 triple murder case, saying the investigation has failed to prove his guilt....

 2018-01-22 17:45 

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[ Nation ]

Heated exchanges mark Loya case hearing in Supreme Court...

Dave, appearing for Bombay Lawyers' Association, objected to Salve appearing for the Maharashtra government....

 2018-01-22 17:41 

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[ World ]

Palestinian leader Mahmud Abbas seeks EU recognition as row with US persists...

Abbas told EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini that the Palestinians were still committed to the stalled Middle East peace process and urged the bloc to take a more "political" role....

 2018-01-22 17:33 

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[ World ]

British man 'obsessed' with Muslims hit group with van: Court...

Darren Osborne is accused of murdering 51-year-old Makram Ali and trying to kill others in the Finsbury Park area of north London on June 19 last year....

 2018-01-22 17:26 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Uttar Pradesh Transport Minister Swatantra Dev Singh says PM Narendra Modi made yoga popular in 80 Muslim countries...

Uttar Pradesh Transport minister Swatantra Dev Singh credited PM Modi with popularising yoga in the Islamic countries....

 2018-01-22 17:24 

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[ World ]

Dozens injured, transport disrupted as snow blankets Tokyo...

Japan's weather agency issued its first snow warning for the city in four years....

 2018-01-22 17:22 

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[ Nation ]

NHRC notice to hospital after 'alive' man sent to mortuary in Uttarakhand...

The brother of the deceased has lodged a complaint for the alleged negligence of the doctors....

 2018-01-22 17:14 

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[ World ]

What is 'Davos'? Here are five things to know about it...

The overarching theme this year for the World Economic Forum is "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World"....

 2018-01-22 17:11 

New Indian Express

[ Nation ]

Former Gujarat CM Anandiben Patel to be sworn-in as Madhya Pradesh Governor tomorrow...

Former Gujarat chief minister Anandiben Patel would be sworn-in as the Madhya Pradesh Governor tomorrow....

 2018-01-22 17:05 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Puducherry: BJP to petition Election Commission to disqualify eight MLAs of ruling Congress and its ally DMK...

The BJP today said it would submit a petition to the Election Commission, seeking disqualification of eight MLAs of ruling Congress and its ally DMK....

 2018-01-22 17:04 

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[ World ]

Afrin clashes kill 54 Syrian Kurd and pro-Turkey fighters...

Three days of fighting since Turkey launched an offensive on the northern Syrian region of Afrin have left at least 54 Syrian combattants dead....

 2018-01-22 16:56 

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[ World ]

Pope Francis offers 'apologies' for comments on accused Chilean bishop...

The pope acknowledged he had "hurt" people by suggesting there was no "proof" against Juan Barros, who is accused of covering up another priest's abuse of boys....

 2018-01-22 16:55 

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[ Andhra Pradesh ]

DRI seizes machinery worth Rs 189-crore for evading customs duty...

DRI seized machinery worth Rs 189 crore belonging to Bramhani Industries from Kadapa district for allegedly evading customs duty....

 2018-01-22 16:43 

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[ World ]

Here is a list of events since US President Trump decision on Jerusalem...

Shockwaves, protests, rage and much more followed after the controversial decision by US President Donald Trump to recognise Jerusalem as Israel's capital....

 2018-01-22 16:33 

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[ World ]

Kam Air left reeling by deadly Kabul Intercontinental Hotel attack...

Nine personnel including five pilots of Kam Air were killed in the Taliban attack on a Kabul luxury hotel where the airline housed its foreign staff....

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