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 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Rap on govt on ad hoc judges...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday censured the Centre's inaction on the reappointment of retired judges as ad hoc judges at a time thousands were languishing in jail, waiting for bail or the disposal of their appeals....

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

An officer's debt to a militant...

Kashmir's unforgiving divide seemed momentarily breached after a former militant commander died in police custody on Tuesday, with the army's Facebook page featuring a tribute to the 70-year-old from a brigadier....

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

CPM for law on vigilantism...

The CPM on Wednesday demanded that a comprehensive law against vigilante violence should be enacted in Parliament's monsoon session itself....

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Delhi team seeks action against cops for rally miss...

A central team probing Monday's canopy collapse at Prime Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Midnapore has asked the Bengal police chief to take...

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Kerala MLA charged for assault...

Police have filed a chargesheet against Kerala MLA P.C. George for allegedly slapping an employee at the legislators' canteen....

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Govt post for Kathua lawyer, Valley erupts...

A lawyer who had defended some of the Kathua gang-rape-and-murder accused has been appointed an additional advocate-general by the Jammu and Kashmir administration, outraging the Valley....

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Shashi: Bid to destroy India idea...

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Wednesday raised in the Lok Sabha the attack on his office in Kerala allegedly by BJP workers and linked it to the general atmosphere of intolerance in the country that prompted incidents like lynching....

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Rahul quiz: Who crushes weakest?...

Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday asked citizens to name the person who bowed only to the powerful and crushed the weakest, a day after the Congress president declared that he stood with the marginalised and the persecuted....

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

No-trust fight set for Friday...

The Narendra Modi government will face a no-confidence motion on Friday, the BJP seeing an opportunity to launch its general election campaign and attack the Opposition for its...

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Secularism leads growth...

Secularism and tolerance for individuals' rights appear to precede economic development worldwide, a 109-country study has suggested, seeking to resolve a decades-old debate whether secularism leads to wealth or the other way around....

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

'Bold' tag on Rahul's shuffle...

The revamped Congress Working Committee that Rahul Gandhi unveiled on Tuesday has widely been viewed as a reflection of his political maturity and also the ability to execute a plan without fear of reprisal....

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ India ]

Rap on govt on ad hoc judges...

The Supreme Court on Wednesday censured the Centre's inaction on the reappointment of retired judges as ad hoc judges at a time thousands were languishing in jail, waiting for bail or the disposal of their appeals....

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ International ]

Google fined $5bn by EU in antitrust ruling...

Google was hit with a $5.1 billion fine by European antitrust officials on Wednesday for abusing its power in the smartphone market, in the region's latest move to rein in the clout of American tech companies....

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegragh - Calcutta

[ Business ]

No-trust jitters for stocks...

The acceptance of a no-confidence motion in Parliament on Wednesday affected investor sentiment with the key indices sliding from their peaks. Even as the BSE Sensex settled almost 147 points lower after hitting a new intra-day record, the broader Nifty f...

 2018-07-18 22:00 

The Telegraph - Calcutta

Ladder from deepest tunnel...

Passengers using the East-West Metro will have to climb 300 steps to safety through a ventilation shaft 13 storeys tall in the event of emergency evacuation because of a fire or any other threat....

 2018-07-18 21:57 

Business Insider India

California's Supreme Court just shut down a Silicon Valley investor's proposal to split the state in 3...

Frederick M. Brown/GettyExecutive producer Tim Draper speaks onstage during the 'Startup U' panel discussion at the ABC Family portion of the 2015 Summer TCA...

 2018-07-18 21:57 

Daily Times

ECP summons Imran for using 'foul language' against rivals...

ISLAMABAD: The Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has summoned Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Chairman Imran Khan over alleged use of foul language against rival political parties and candidates. The ECP in its suo motu notice directed the PTI chief or...

 2018-07-18 21:56 

NDTV

"Android Created More Choice For Everyone": Google After EU Slaps Fine...

The European Union slapped Google with a huge 4.34-billion-euro fine for abusing the dominance of its Android operating system today in the biggest antitrust penalty in the bloc's history. EU......

 2018-07-18 21:56 

NDTV

Vladimir Putin Personally Responsible For Election Meddling: Donald Trump...

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he holds Russian President Vladimir Putin personally responsible for Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election....

 2018-07-18 21:54 

Business Insider India

Trump's sharp criticism of NATO's newest member has a point, but his comments are playing right into Russia's hands...

ReutersPresident Donald Trump with NATO leaders during a NATO summit in July 2018.President Trump added to his criticisms of NATO just days after a summit...

 2018-07-18 21:54 

The Financial Express

Trust model for NHPS means one layer of checks gone...

Insurance companies had skin in the game, so were valuable allies in the fight against fraud in the scheme....

 2018-07-18 21:53 

Daily Times

Haris Sohail's Zimbabwe tour cut-short due to daughter's illness...

KARACHI: The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has allowed Haris Sohail to return home from ongoing Zimbabwe tour due to his daughter's illness. The middle-order batsman was granted permission to return home after he filed a request to the Pakistan team ma...

 2018-07-18 21:53 

Daily Times

Lone agri uplift project in tribal belt moving at a snail's pace...

ISLAMABAD: Aimed at increasing crops of rain-fed and erstwhile FATA areas, a Rs 624 million gigantic project to upgrade the Arid Zone Research Institute (AZRI) to the level of Arid Zone Research Centre (AZRC) is moving at a snail's pace amid reservati...

 2018-07-18 21:52 

Press Trust of India

New Secretariat: HC raps TN govt of funding probe panel...

Chennai, Jul 18 (PTI) The Madras High Court today condemned the Tamil Nadu government for continuously allocating funds to the commission of inquiry appointed to probe into the alleged irregularities in construction of the new Secretariat building, which ...

 2018-07-18 21:51 

Daily Times

Transgender and special people want friendly polling process...

More than 1.5 million physically challenged people and around 15,000 members of transgender community have appealed to government departments concerned and the Election Commission of Pakistan to ensure provision of facilities at polling stations so as to ...

 2018-07-18 21:50 

Daily Times

Pant in India squad for England Tests, Saha ruled out...

MUMBAI: Rishabh Pant has been included as the second wicketkeeper in an 18-man India squad for the first three Tests of the five-match series against England after regular starter Wriddhiman Saha failed to recover from a left thumb injury. Saha picked up ...

 2018-07-18 21:49 

Business Insider India

Trump's campaign spent 7 times more than Obama did at the same point in his last election cycle - and nearly half of it is going toward one thing...

Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty ImagesDonald Trump.President Donald Trump's July quarterly Federal Election Commission filing, posted earlier this week, showed...

 2018-07-18 21:48 

The Financial Express

Controlling lynching: SC says not taking action will be viewed as deliberate negligence...

The apex court is right in asking the local authorities to keep a close watch on such activity and increase patrolling in violence-prone areas....

 2018-07-18 21:45 

New Indian Express

[ Karnataka ]

Foresters contemplate inserting microchips in sandalwood trees...

The Forest department is turning to technology to prevent theft of sandalwood trees grown in various forest areas of the state....

 2018-07-18 21:43 

Daily Excelsior

Deregister doubtful cross-LoC traders, amend SOP: Governor...

Complete verification within one month Sanjeev Pargal JAMMU, July 18: Going tough on smuggling of banned items and narcotics through cross-LoC trade between two parts of the divided State, Governor NN Vohra today directed the Industries and Commerce Depar...

 2018-07-18 21:43 

New Indian Express

[ Karnataka ]

Punjab CM writes to HDK for premature release of militant...

Amarinder has asked H D Kumaraswamy to sympathetically consider the case of Khera, currently serving double life sentence in Amritsar Central Jail....

 2018-07-18 21:42 

Daily Excelsior

Speaker admits no-trust motion...

NEW DELHI, July 18: The Lok Sabha will on Friday debate and vote on an opposition-sponsored no-confidence motion against the Modi Government—the first since the BJP-led NDA combine came to power four years ago—after the Speaker today admitted ...

 2018-07-18 21:41 

NDTV

Jammu And Kashmir's New Circular On Senior Superintendents Of Police...

The Jammu and Kashmir government has issued a circular directing that no district senior superintendent of police can be summoned to Jammu or Srinagar without permission from the state's Home......

 2018-07-18 21:41 

Daily Excelsior

Govt asks cable operators to shut Pak, Islamic channels in Kashmir...

Fayaz Bukhari SRINAGAR, July 18: The Government today ordered cable operators to immediately shut telecasting and transmitting of over 30 TV channels including Pakistani, Iranian and Islamic in Kashmir for maintaining peace. These channels include Peace T...

 2018-07-18 21:40 

Daily Excelsior

Div Com reviews development scenario in Katra Town...

Excelsior Correspondent KATRA, July 18: The Divisional Commissioner, Jammu, Sanjeev Verma reviewed the status of ongoing developmental projects and new proposals for the integrated development of Katra Town and its surrounding areas at a meeting held here...

 2018-07-18 21:40 

Daily Excelsior

Sajad Lone meets Governor...

Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, July 18: Sajad Gani Lone, former Minister and MLA Handwara, met Governor N. N. Vohra at the Raj Bhavan. Lone drew Governor's attention to certain initiatives which had been commenced in the Social Welfare and Renewabl...

 2018-07-18 21:40 

The Financial Express

MSP Impact: Bond yields may tip over the 8% mark...

Prospects of substantial open market purchases of bonds (~Rs 1 trillion) in H2FY19 could provide some respite at the time, leading to a range-bound market....

 2018-07-18 21:40 

Daily Excelsior

Power shut down...

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, July 18: In order to carry out various development works by M/s IRCON under scheme R-APDRP, the power supply to Subash Nagar and its adjoining areas being fed from Subash Nagar 33/11 KV Substation will remain affected ......

 2018-07-18 21:40 

Daily Excelsior

Thousands of devotees converge for annual Trishul Bhaint Yatra...

Thousands of devotees converge for annual Trishul Bhaint Yatra...

 2018-07-18 21:40 

Daily Excelsior

Unique protest by ring road farmers for adequate compensation...

Unique protest by ring road farmers for adequate compensation...

 2018-07-18 21:40 

Daily Excelsior

NIA gets major breakthrough in curbing cyber terrorism...

Excelsior Correspondent JAMMU, July 18: In a major breakthrough that could help the security agencies check cyber terrorism, the National Investigating Agency (NIA) has succeeded in identifying at least 1000 telephone numbers of Pakistan and Gulf countrie...

 2018-07-18 21:40 

Daily Excelsior

Raina, Narinder term clearance of Ujh, other projects great achievement...

Raina, Narinder term clearance of Ujh, other projects great achievement...

 2018-07-18 21:40 

Daily Excelsior

Buddha Amarnath Yatra arrangements reviewed...

Excelsior Correspondent POONCH, July 18: Deputy Commissioner Poonch Rahul Yadav today reviewed the arrangements for Annual Buddha Amarnath Yatra at a meeting of officers and representatives of religious organizations. After threadbare discussion, the meet...

 2018-07-18 21:40 

New Indian Express

[ Karnataka ]

Anniversary gift: Adivasis in Shivamogga to get free nutritious food...

At least 41,070 tribal families are benefitting from nutritious food programme being implemented in this fiscal at a total cost of Rs 60 crore....

 2018-07-18 21:38 

Daily Excelsior

Foil designs to weaken PDP: Mehbooba...

Excelsior Correspondent SRINAGAR, July 18: Former Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti today chaired the first formal meeting of the PDP after the BJP pulled out from the coalition Government she headed, and directed workers to accelerate efforts to reach out to...

 2018-07-18 21:37 

Daily Excelsior

Over 4400 Gram Panchayats, Block Hqrs in J&K yet to get broadband connectivity...

Service made available only in 204 GPs so far Mohinder Verma JAMMU, July 18: As over 4400 Gram Panchayats and Block Headquarters in Jammu and Kashmir have yet not been provided broadband connectivity, the concerned authorities are unlikely to meet ......

 2018-07-18 21:37 

New Indian Express

[ Karnataka ]

Two-day conference on medicinal plants begins...

A two-day international conference on medicinal plants and drug discovery began in the city on Wednesday....

 2018-07-18 21:36 

Business Insider India

Papa John's is distancing itself from its controversial founder, but he still has a stake worth more than $500 million in the company...

REUTERS/Danny MoloshokJohn Schnatter.Papa John's disgraced founder, John Schnatter, still owns a roughly $510 million stake in the pizza chain.Schnatter resigned...

 2018-07-18 21:36 

Daily Excelsior

Yatra resumes, 7351 perform darshan...

Yatra resumes, 7351 perform darshan...

 2018-07-18 21:36 

New Indian Express

[ Karnataka ]

Government withdraws all varsity syndicate nominations...

The state government has withdrawn the nominations of syndicate members for all the 19 state-run universities by issuing an official order on Tuesday....

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