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    Better prepare for 2024, as BJP will win 2019: Yogi Adityanath taunts Congress

    Lucknow: With the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) set to return to power in Gujarat, a state it has ruled continuously for 22 years, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Monday taunted the Congress and asked it to prepare for the “2024 general elections” as a BJP win in 2019 polls was a “certainty”.

  • I-T department unearths undisclosed income of Rs 7,961 crore

    New Delhi: The Income-Tax Department has unearthed undisclosed income of Rs 7,961 crore post demonetisation, from November last year to March, Parliament was informed today. In a written reply to the Lok Sabha, Minister of State for Finance Pon Radhakrishnan said the department, during this period, conducted searches on around 900 groups, wherein assets worth over Rs 900 crore were seized and undisclosed income of Rs 7,961 crore was admitted.

  • SNL star Pete Davidson gets a tattoo of Hillary Clinton

    SNL star Pete Davidson gets a tattoo of Hillary Clinton

    Los Angeles: “Saturday Night Live” star Pete Davidson has paid homage to Hillary Clinton with a tattoo of the former secretary of state on his arm. Davidson shared the picture of his new ink on Instagram.

  • Gujarat mandate for BJP’s politics of ‘vishwas’ & ‘vikas’: Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

    Nagpur: As the BJP is set to retain power in Gujarat for the record sixth time, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said today that the mandate is for the party’s politics of “vishwas” and “vikas”. “The BJP came up with the politics of vishwas (trust) and vikas (development) for Gujarat and people responded to it positively. The Opposition tried to spread wrong messages against us, but we prevailed because of the leadership

  • Nearly 13 per cent dip in number of Indians visiting US: expert

    Washington: The number of Indians travelling to the US dropped by nearly 13 per cent in the first six months of 2017 due to economic policies like the demonetisation and America’s inability to process visas faster, a tourism expert has said.

  • Government unlikely to table FRDI Bill in Budget Session too

    New Delhi: The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill may not be introduced in Parliament even during the Budget Session, as the joint committee looking into it today got an extension for submitting its report.

  • Tiger Zinda Hai title track has Salman, Katrina showcasing non-stop edge of the seat thrills

    Ahead of the release, the makers of Salman Khan starrer ‘Tiger Zinda Hai’ released the title track. Sukhwinder and Raftaar have come together to render the thumping ode to never-say die spirit of Tiger. Looks like the makers wanted to throw in an old charm. So what would better than the background music that had become akin to Tiger’s identity.

  • Bloomberg, Twitter launch global news network TicToc

    Mumbai: Targeting mobile-first news consumers, Bloomberg Media and Twitter today launched a global news network TicToc with the coverage focusing on general interest news worldwide.

  • Bill to amend Indian Forest Act tabled in Lok Sabha

    New Delhi: A legislation to amend the Indian Forest Act to exempt felling and transportation of bamboo grown in non-forest areas from the state permit, was tabled in the Lok Sabha today. The Indian Forest (Amendment) Bill, 2017 — which would omit bamboos growing in non-forest areas from the definition of trees — was introduced by Environment Minister Harsh Vardhan even as BJD leader B Mahtab raised concerns and opposed the legislation.

  • Atlanta airport says power back after major flight delays

    Washington: The world’s busiest airport, in the US city of Atlanta, said today that power had been restored after an outage left passengers in the dark and affected hundreds of flights. “Power has been restored on all concourses,” the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport said on its Twitter account, about 11 hours after first reporting an electrical disruption.

  • Australia rout England, regain Ashes trophy in third Test

    Perth: Australia won back the Ashes after bowling England out cheaply despite rain delays and a pitch controversy to secure an innings win on the final day of the third Test in Perth, here today.

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    Assembly Elections 2017: Sensex up 300 points as BJP set to form govt in Gujarat and Himachal

    Mumbai: The BSE Sensex surged by over 300 points during the mid-afternoon trade session on Monday after counting trends indicated a victory for the BJP in both Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh Assembly elections. Both the key Indian equity indices traded higher by almost one per cent, cheered by the certainty that the ruling BJP was set to retain power in Gujarat. In Himachal Pradesh, the BJP was set to wrest power from the

  • The Iconic Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai Celebrates 114 Years of its Legacy

    18th December 2017, Mumbai: The Taj Mahal Palace, Mumbai – the flagship hotel of Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris – celebrates its 114th anniversary today. One of the defining landmarks of Mumbai’s cityscape, ‘The Taj’, as it is fondly called, is the great and lasting legacy of its founder Jamsetji Tata, who envisioned a hotel that would set the benchmark for Indian hospitality. Ever since it opened its doors on the 16th