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 2018-01-23 01:43 

The Quint

Trump Imitates Modi, Indian Accent During Afghan Talks: Report...

PM Modi had discussed US efforts in Afghanistan with Trump during the former's visit to the Oval office last June....

 2018-01-23 01:41 

The Quint

QBullet: PM Modi in Davos; IMF Predicts 7.4% Growth for India...

Here's a roundup of the top headlines of the day....

 2018-01-23 01:29 

New Indian Express

[ 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 

New Indian Express

[ 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 

New Indian Express

[ 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 

New Indian Express

[ 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 

New Indian Express

[ 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 

New Indian Express

[ 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 

New Indian Express

[ 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 

New Indian Express

[ Tamil-Nadu ]

Red tape mutes nature's call...

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

 2018-01-23 01:27 

The Quint

QBiz: Modi Speaks Business at Davos; IMF Predicts High Indian GDP...

Here is a roundup of the top business stories of the day....

 2018-01-23 01:22 

Oneindia

7th Pay Commission: With increased personal disposable income, tax exemption needs to be raised...

With the 7th Pay Commission leading to an increase in personal disposable income, the income tax exemption limits needs to be raised to Rs 3 lakh....

 2018-01-23 01:01 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Canadian PM to visit India for 7 days in Feb...

India News: Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's much awaited visit to India will take place from February 17 to 23, the government announced on Monday. Apart from New D...

 2018-01-23 00:59 

Oneindia

Lashkar-e-Tayiba imposes strict Islamic dress code for women in Kashmir...

The Lashkar-e-Tayiba has decided to play moral police in Kashmir. In a hand written circular it has warned the women of the Valley of stern consequences if they did not follow the Islamic dress code....

 2018-01-23 00:52 

Oneindia

The arrest of Abdus Subhan Qureshi and decoding "Operation BAD"...

For the special cell of the Delhi police, the nabbing of Abdus Subhan Qureshi was a major achievement. Qureshi alias Tauqeer had been living in Nepal with fake documents and during his visit to India, he was caught....

 2018-01-23 00:47 

NDTV

Those Ignoring Majority Community Won't Be Forgiven: Yogi Aditynath...

Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday took a swipe at Congress President Rahul Gandhi for his recent visits to temples and for sporting a 'janeyu' (sacred Hindu thread), saying that......

 2018-01-23 00:37 

NDTV

French President Hosts 140 CEOs In Pre-Davos Charm Offensive...

President Emmanuel Macron's campaign for a "French Renaissance" kicked into overdrive Monday as his government welcomed 140 multinational business leaders before this week's jamboree of the rich and......

 2018-01-23 00:33 

Oneindia

Mallya extradition: Next submissions date remains uncertain...

With lawyers yet to agree to a convenient date, the submissions hearing in the extradition trial of Vijay Mallya over alleged fraud and money laundering amounting to Rs 9,000 crores remains uncertain....

 2018-01-23 00:26 

Oneindia

To put Pakistan in its place, BSF bombards 9,000 mortar shells across International Border...

Taking the fight to Pakistan and in a pinpointed retaliatory action, the Border Security Force has fired 9,000 mortar shells across the International Border in Jammu in the past 4 days....

 2018-01-23 00:25 

Business Standard

RoC halts registering new cryptocurrency exchanges under Companies Act...

Around Rs 100 billion worth of transaction is taking place on average per month on these exchanges in the country...

 2018-01-23 00:20 

Business Standard

Prime play: Jabong eyes loyalists via VIP slots, to acquire new customers...

Jabong plans to acquire new customers through the 'Big Brand Sale', offering discounts from 51% to 80%...

 2018-01-23 00:15 

Business Standard

Tejas Networks sees domestic market growing faster for it than exports...

According to a report by research firm Ovum, this country is expected to be a $1 billion per year optical network equipment market by 2022...

 2018-01-23 00:12 

The Times of India

[ India ]

PM Modi holds global CEO meet, pitches for business opportunities in India...

India News: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hosted a round-table meeting with CEOs of top global companies in Davos. PM Modi hosted the welcome reception f...

 2018-01-23 00:10 

Business Standard

NSE co-location: EY, ISB audits fail to cut ice with Sebi panel...

Sources say the audit report has not found any individual involvement or human fault in the case...

 2018-01-23 00:05 

NDTV

House Votes To End Government Shutdown, Sending Legislation To Trump...

Congress voted late Monday to reopen the government after a three-day shutdown, sending President Donald Trump a short-term spending bill that passed after Senate Republican leaders pledged to act on......

 2018-01-23 00:02 

NDTV

Trump Will Travel To Davos As US Government Reopens, Says White House...

US President Donald Trump will travel to Davos as planned this week for a meeting of elites from the worlds of politics and business, after the Senate reached a compromise deal to end a government......

 2018-01-23 00:02 

Business Standard

Muted volume growth hampers Asian Paints' December-quarter figures...

Demand conditions continue to be a cause of concern...

 2018-01-23 00:00 

Business Standard

Havells reports in-line performance for Q3, improvement in Lloyds' business...

Net profit at Rs 1.94 bn helped by one-time gain of Rs 210 mn came significantly higher than expectations of Rs 1.69 bn...

 2018-01-22 23:49 

NDTV

Trump Claims Victory As Deal Reached To Reopen US Government...

President Donald Trump on Monday claimed victory after Democrats agreed to a stopgap deal to reopen US government offices and end a political crisis in Washington....

 2018-01-22 23:38 

NDTV

Heavy Snow Humbles The Global Elite At Davos Summit...

The global economy and geopolitical tensions are taking a back seat to a more immediate problem at this year's Davos summit of political and business leaders: heavy snow is burying the venue....

 2018-01-22 23:30 

Daily Times

Senate body calls for child abusers to be hanged publicly...

ISLAMABAD: Taking notices of abduction, rape and murder cases of minor children, a legislative body on Monday proposed amendment to Section 364A of PPC for increasing the punishment to 'hanging to death publicly'. These recommendations were made d...

 2018-01-22 23:28 

The Times of India

[ India ]

LeT tells Valley women to 'cover up'...

India News: SRINAGAR: Terrorist outfit Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) threatening Kashmiri women on Monday to be prepared for...

 2018-01-22 23:27 

Daily Times

IHC issues notices on petition against SBP governor's appointment...

ISLAMABAD: The Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Monday issued notices to the federal authorities to submit their response on a petition filed by as many as 23 senators against the appointment of the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) governor. A bench of the IHC d...

 2018-01-22 23:27 

Daily Times

ANF seizes 673kg narcotics, arrests 30...

ISLAMABAD: The Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) Pakistan on Monday seized 673 kg narcotics valuing Rs 658.66 million internationally, and arrested 30 people, including two women, allegedly involved in drug smuggling Eight vehicles were also impounded in 22 stri...

 2018-01-22 23:26 

NDTV

US Senate Votes To End Government Shutdown, Bill Heads To House...

The US Senate overcame days of acrimonious feuding on Monday to pass a temporary spending bill aimed at ending a three-day government shutdown....

 2018-01-22 23:23 

Daily Times

PM lays wreath at monument of unsung heroes of democracy...

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi laid a floral wreath at the monument of unsung heroes of democracy at the Parliament House on Monday. Senate Chairman Mian Raza Rabbani, National Assembly Speaker Ayaz Sadiq, Raja Zafar ul Haq and representat...

 2018-01-22 23:21 

Daily Times

Senate, CPA UK agree to boost cooperation to foster democracy...

ISLAMABAD: The Commonwealth Parliamentary Association of United Kingdom and Senate Secretariat have agreed to further boost mutual cooperation and linkages by exploring new vistas of collaboration for improving parliamentary performance, strengthen democr...

 2018-01-22 23:18 

The Quint

SRK's Fanboy Moment in Davos: Asks Cate Blanchett for a Selfie!...

Khan was at the WEF summit in Davos to receive the Crystal award along with Blanchett and musician Elton John....

 2018-01-22 23:17 

Daily Times

Pakistan and Turkey approve 11 joint research projects...

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Pakistan and the Council of Higher Education (CoHE) Turkey have mutually approved 11 joint research projects under Pak-Turk Researchers Mobility Grant Programme The programme is part of the Turkish-Pakistan...

 2018-01-22 23:16 

Daily Times

NA proceeding adjourned over lack of quorum...

ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly's session was adjourned on Monday due to lack of quorum without taking up any of the agenda item. The lack of quorum was pointed out by Pakistan Tahreek-e-Insaf (PIT) lawmaker Shireen Mazari, which led to the suspensio...

 2018-01-22 23:16 

Daily Times

Student kills college principal, accuses him of blasphemy...

ISLAMABAD: A 12th grade student Faheem Ashraf of the Islamia Public Collage killed his own school principal Sareer Ahmad on Monday morning here in Tehsil Shabqadar of the district Charsadda. Eyewitness said that Sareer Ahmad got master's degree in Isl...

 2018-01-22 23:16 

NDTV

Amid Protest, Mike Pence In Jerusalem Pledges Embassy Move By End Of 2019...

US Vice President Mike Pence pledged to move the American embassy in Israel to Jerusalem by the end of 2019 on Monday in a speech to Israel's parliament that saw Arab lawmakers expelled after they......

 2018-01-22 23:09 

The Times of India

[ India ]

SC makes Jaising eat her words, say sorry...

India News: Tough and focussed senior advocate Indira Jaising on Monday crossed the line while arguing for an independent probe into judicial officer B H Loya's d...

 2018-01-22 23:04 

The Times of India

[ India ]

Dave storms into SC hearing, slams Salve...

India News: Senior advocate Dushyant Dave stormed into Monday's hearing on PILs requesting the Supreme Court for an independent probe into special CBI judge B H L...

 2018-01-22 23:04 

Daily Times

The rich enjoyed 82% of total wealth earned in 2017, says report...

KARACHI: Eighty two percent of the wealth generated last year (2017) went to the richest one percent of the global population, while the 3.7 billion people who make up the poorest half of the world saw no increase in their wealth, according to a new Oxfam...

 2018-01-22 23:00 

Daily Times

Medical camp attracts Industrial workers, marginalised families, child labourers...

KARACHI: Foundation for Research & Human Development (FRHD) organized a Medical Camp to reduce health vulnerabilities among the marginalised labourer's families in collaboration with Saylani Welfare Trust and DMC-Korangi with financial support of Tere...

 2018-01-22 22:57 

Daily Times

No trace of missing Raza Khan so far, says Ahsan Iqbal...

ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Monday briefed the Senate about the disappearance of activist Raza Mahmood Khan, missing since December 2. Iqbal said that the government was making efforts for Raza's recovery, but so far there had been no ...

 2018-01-22 22:43 

NDTV

Ramdas Athawale Pans Ananth Kumar Hegde Over "Barking Dogs" Remarks...

Union minister and Dalit leader Ramdas Athawale today slammed his Cabinet colleague Anant Kumar Hegde for allegedly comparing his critics with "barking dogs"....

 2018-01-22 22:33 

The Quint

Raghavendra Rao to be New TTD Chairman? Andhra Govt to Decide...

Andhra Pradesh CM N Chandrababu Naidu is also believed to have given his approval to Rao for the TTD post....

 2018-01-22 22:23 

Daily Times

PML-N doesn't need any 'NRO': Abbasi...

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi Monday said the Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) needed no 'NRO' because only the plunderers would take refuge behind it. In a meeting with executive committee of the Parliamentary Reporters Assoc...

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