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 2018-11-17 21:02 

The Telegraph

[ India ]

Land hope for Bagdogra airport expansion...

The AAI had earlier refused to pay for the land...

 2018-11-17 20:58 

Press Trust of India

Varavara Rao taken into custody by Pune Police...

(Eds: Adding more details, background)Pune, Nov 17 (PTI) Telugu poet Varavara Rao, accused of having Maoist links, was taken into custody Saturday by Pune police from Hyderabad in a case related to Elgar Parishad conclave, a senior official said here.Rao ...

 2018-11-17 20:47 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Battle of Laungewala December 4-7, 1971...

December 4 2300 Hours : Pakistani formations approach Indian Border Post 635 Midnight : Indian troops report sound of approaching armour; Major Chandpuri apprises seniors of the approaching threat December 5 0030 Hours : Pakistani artillery opens supporti...

 2018-11-17 20:47 

The Tribune

[ India ]

India seeks 24 Seahawk anti-sub copters from US...

Washington, November 17 India has sought from the US 24 multi-role MH-60 'Romeo' anti-submarine helicopters for its Navy at an estimated cost of $2 bn, defence sources here said on Friday. India has been in need of these formidable anti-submarine ...

 2018-11-17 20:47 

The Tribune

[ India ]

13 of 18 MLAs at Abhay meet...

Sushil Manav Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 17 Contrary to speculation that some more MLAs could desert Abhay Singh Chautala's camp to join his elder brother Ajay Singh Chautala, 13 out of 18 INLD MLAs attended today's state executive m...

 2018-11-17 20:47 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Aadhaar chief new Revenue Secy...

New Delhi, November 17 The Centre on Saturday night carried out a major bureaucratic reshuffle shifting Ajay Bhushan Pandey, Chief of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), as the Revenue Secretary in the Ministry of Finance. Pandey, a 1984 Mah...

 2018-11-17 20:47 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Congress fields Manvendra vs Raje in Rajasthan...

Aditi Tandon Tribune News Service New Delhi, November 17 The Congress today spiced up the December 7 Rajasthan Assembly elections by fielding Manvendra Singh, the son of estranged BJP stalwart and former minister Jaswant Singh, against Chief Minister Vasu...

 2018-11-17 20:47 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Delhi Chief Secy, who accused Kejri of assault, shifted...

New Delhi, November 17 Former Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, who had a spat with CM Arvind Kejriwal, will be the Special Secretary (Logistics) in the Department of Commerce. He was allegedly assaulted by some ruling AAP MLAs in the presence of Kejri...

 2018-11-17 20:47 

The Tribune

[ India ]

J-K panchayat poll: 74.1% turnout...

Tribune News Service Jammu/Srinagar, November 17 Voters in the rural areas of Jammu and Kashmir today defied terror threats and poll boycott call by separatists while exercising their franchise in large numbers in the first phase of the nine-phased pancha...

 2018-11-17 20:47 

The Tribune

[ India ]

HP set to give Ramdev sops afresh...

Pratibha Chauhan Tribune News Service Shimla, November 17 The BJP government in Himachal appears all set to give a fresh lease of life to yoga guru Ramdev's herbal farm in Solan district's Kandaghat that was shut by the previous Congress regime fo...

 2018-11-17 20:47 

The Tribune

[ India ]

Modi, Solih vow to strengthen ties...

Smita Sharma Tribune News Service New Delhi, November 17 Warm handshakes, hugs and smiles today marked a new chapter in ties after months of bitterness between India and Maldives as Prime Minister Modi attended the oath-taking ceremony of Ibrahim Solih as...

 2018-11-17 20:46 

Press Trust of India

Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash transferred...

New Delhi, Nov 17 (PTI) Delhi Chief Secretary Anshu Prakash, who was allegedly assaulted at chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's residence in February this year, was transferred to the Department of Telecommunications Saturday, an official order stated.Pr...

 2018-11-17 20:40 

The Financial Express

Indian cuisine wins a Michelin star in Bangkok...

Following in the footsteps of her mentor Gaggan in making Indian-inspired cuisine famous in Thailand, Mumbai-born Garima Arora has managed to win a Michelin star for her Bangkok restaurant Gaa, announced earlier this week....

 2018-11-17 20:39 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Dybala shines as Argentina ease past Mexico...

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala shone as Argentina comfortably beat Mexico in a friendly on Friday despite the absence of Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero. READ...

 2018-11-17 20:39 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Ex-DIG shot dead in Quetta...

Unidentified armed men gunned down former Quetta Crime Branch Deputy Inspector General (DIG) here in the provincial capital on late Saturday evening. READ...

 2018-11-17 20:39 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Police seeks permission to exhume Maulana Sami's body...

Police on Saturday sought permission from a session's judge in Rawalpindi to exhume Maulana Sami ul Haq's body to conduct a post-mortem examination READ...

 2018-11-17 20:39 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Anti-IS coalition raids kill 43 in east Syria...

US-led coalition air strikes Saturday killed 43 people, mostly civilians, in an Islamic State group holdout in eastern Syria in the latest deadly raids reported there...

 2018-11-17 20:39 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Sharif family reunion at NAB office...

Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Shehbaz Sharif met his brother, former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, and members of his family on Saturday at the office...

 2018-11-17 20:39 

The Nation

[ Pakistan ]

Govt to cooperate with HEC to improve education in Balochistan: Kamal...

Balochistan Chief Minister (CM) Jam Kamal Khan has said that the provincial government will extend full cooperation with the Higher Education Commission (HEC) to improve...

 2018-11-17 20:38 

Press Trust of India

46-year-old woman en route to Sabarimala sent back...

Chengannur (Ker), Nov 17 (PTI): A 46-year-old woman,who had made a vain bid to trek to the Lord Ayyappa shrine atSabarimala when it was opened last month, Saturday tried herluck once again, but had to beat a hasty retreat afterprotesters prevented her. Ma...

 2018-11-17 20:33 

The Financial Express

New liquors launched in India: here is a full list...

The past few weeks have been particularly rich when it comes to new beverages being launched in the country....

 2018-11-17 20:26 

The Financial Express

Varanasi festival sings verses of freedom...

After Delhi, the city of Kabir is standing up to Carnatic musician TM Krishna's fight for creative freedom....

 2018-11-17 20:20 

The Financial Express

Facebook investors want Mark Zuckerberg to step down as firm's chairman...

Facebook used a Republican public relations firm to help repair its battered reputation following criticism of social media....

 2018-11-17 20:14 

Press Trust of India

Khattar's rape remark invites Cong's wrath...

Chandigarh, Nov 17 (PTI) Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has courted a controversy over his remarks on rape incidents, with the Congress condemning the statement, saying the state government's "anti-women mindset" was exposed. At a ...

 2018-11-17 20:11 

The Hindu

Paddy procurement norms relaxed...

Presence of farmers not necessary during sale...

 2018-11-17 20:09 

The Hindu

YSRCP leaders take objection to ZP Chief's remarks on Jagan...

ZP meet witnesses heated exchanges between ruling, Oppn. leaders...

 2018-11-17 20:06 

Business Standard

Alyque Padamsee dies at 90, advertising loses its top brand, pioneer...

Padamsee is the first person from the creative side to go on to head one of the country's largest advertising agencies...

 2018-11-17 20:05 

The Hindu

Cop held for extortion in police station...

CI transferred to VR...

 2018-11-17 20:05 

Daily Excelsior

Women queue up outside a polling booth in Srinagar (left) and a handicapped voter turning out after casting his vote in Poonch (right) on Saturday. —Excelsior pics by Shakeel & Romesh Bali...

Women queue up outside a polling booth in Srinagar (left) and a handicapped voter turning out after casting his vote in Poonch (right) on Saturday. —Excelsior pics by Shakeel & Romesh Bali The post Women queue up outside a polling booth in Srinagar ...

 2018-11-17 20:05 

The Hindu

CM warns Chintamaneni of disciplinary action...

MLA allegedly attacked an ex-sarpanch in West Godavari...

 2018-11-17 20:04 

NewsBytes

6 tips to help you crack UPSC-exam in first attempt...

The Indian Civil Services exam or the IAS exam, is conducted by UPSC each year. The exam is considered one of the toughest in India, but with thorough preparation and strong determination, one can crack it. Here are 6 tips that will help you crack the UPS...

 2018-11-17 20:04 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

New momentum for 2nd Brexit referendum...

Political chaos has put vote on the table...

 2018-11-17 20:04 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Modi, Solih agree to renew close relations...

This was Modi's first visit to the atoll nation and came in the wake of the restoration of democracy...

 2018-11-17 20:04 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Theresa May falls back on whisky, baked beans...

She revealed her loving husband Philip supported her by pouring her a whisky and also making her beans on toast...

 2018-11-17 20:04 

The Telegragh

[ India ]

Visa to take a minority stake in BillDesk...

"We now look forward to building new products and solutions that benefit merchants as well as consumers. Visa with its deep network and strong relationships is a great partner as well looking to offer...

 2018-11-17 20:04 

NewsBytes

Motorola One Power starts receiving Android Pie update in India...

Motorola has started releasing Android Pie update for the One Power smartphone. The latest update will be available to the One Power users in India via over-the-air method. Notably, this update brings all the new features of Android Pie including new UI, ...

 2018-11-17 20:04 

Daily Times

The un-reluctant fundamentalists...

Boris Johnson is on cunning form. Getting off his bike to swoop down like the caring-and-sharing politician that everyone — and their cat — knows him not to be. Beseeching Britain to do the decent thing and offer Aasia Bibi asylum. That's ...

 2018-11-17 20:02 

Daily Excelsior

Couple aged above 100 after casting their votes in Latti block of Udhampur district on Saturday. —Excelsior/K Kumar...

Couple aged above 100 after casting their votes in Latti block of Udhampur district on Saturday. —Excelsior/K Kumar The post Couple aged above 100 after casting their votes in Latti block of Udhampur district on Saturday. —Excelsior/K Kumar ap...

 2018-11-17 20:01 

The Times of India

Superbugs kill more in India than globally, mortality rate is 13%...

According to the study, conducted by researchers from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and The Center for Disease Dynamics, Economics and Policy (CDDEP) among others, the overall morality rate due to drug resistant bacteria in India was 13% in ...

 2018-11-17 19:59 

Daily Times

The digital drive in Punjab...

Automation in Pakistan took place right before my generation who are in their mid-forties now. We remember the transition from the paper-based system to digitization. Amongst many small initiatives, the big breakthrough came through the automation in the ...

 2018-11-17 19:57 

The Hindu

Saving our children...

On the occasion of World Day for Prevention of Child Abuse, here's a peek at the rising crimes against children, and an attempt to see what more the State can do in terms of ensuring the welfare, and future, of its youngsters...

 2018-11-17 19:55 

The Hindu

Change of custom not the end of the world: writer...

Manu S. Pillai suggests earmarking different season for women at Sabarimala...

 2018-11-17 19:54 

Hindustan Times

India lose 1-2 to Jordan in international friendly...

This was a climbdown for Stephen Constantine's men weeks after holding World Cup-winning coach Marcello Lippi's higher-ranked China to a goalless stalemate....

 2018-11-17 19:54 

The Hindu

Accused in robbery case arrested...

Theft of gold chain, cash at bus station...

 2018-11-17 19:54 

NewsBytes

Soon, you and your Facebook friends could 'watch videos together'...

Facebook appears to be building a new feature for Messenger, one that could let you and your friends 'Watch Videos Together' while chatting. The capability is similar to the 'Watch Party' feature that went live for Facebook Groups, and can...

 2018-11-17 19:54 

The Hindu

Now, Noolpuzha health centre reaches out to elderly patients...

To operate electric rickshaw for senior citizens, women, tribespeople...

 2018-11-17 19:53 

The Hindu

Low-pressure area to bring more rain...

A low-pressure area in the Bay of Bengal is likely to dump rain over Tamil Nadu and Puducherry between November 19 and 21. Under the influence of the weather system, there will be moderate rainfall i...

 2018-11-17 19:53 

The Hindu

Kozhikode school arts fete from November 21...

Festival will be low-key this time...

 2018-11-17 19:53 

The Hindu

Yatra in Kozhikode to uphold renaissance values...

Two-day march to 10 historically important places from today...

 2018-11-17 19:53 

Press Trust of India

Growth should not suffer due to credit crunch: FM...

Mumbai, Nov 17 (PTI) Two days before a crucial meeting of the Reserve Bank's central board, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said here Saturday that growth must not be throttled by limiting credit availability and liquidity. It is necessary that the grow...

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