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  • More activists on police radar for Maoists links

    A couple from Pune, an intellectual from Aurangabad University and one from Amalner in Jalgaon district might be taken into custody for interrogation in a couple of days

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    Mumbai: Dharavi revamp project to be taken up by Dubai-based firm

    Mumbai: The ambitious Dharavi redevelopment project received a boost after a Dubai-based group expressed interest to take up the work. This took place after the members of the group named Modern Building Maintenance Company (MBM) expressed their interest in developing the slums in a meeting conducted between the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday in Dubai. The redevelopment project of Dharavi has been in the pipeline since 2004.

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    Mumbai: Airtel to add one site every hour in FY 2018-19 in the city

    Telecom operator, Bharti Airtel, as part of expanding its network footprint in Mumbai is adding more 7,000 sites. By this new additional sites, the company will take its total number of sites in the city to 27,000. Amit Tripathi, CEO, Mumbai, Bharti Airtel Ltd, talks to Jescilia Karayamparambil about their plans in Mumbai and its surrounding regions.

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    Daily Horoscope for Monday, June 11, 2018

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  • Pranab Mukherjee at Nagpur: Regained relevance

    In the end, it was all a needless fuss. It is a free country. After retirement from active political life, and acquiring the status of an elder statesman with the additional appellation of an ex-president, Pranab Mukherjee had to make his own decision whether or not to attend the RSS event. It was grossly unfair to expect him not to go once he had duly agreed to be the chief guest at

  • Blame the mad rat race for students’ suicide

    It is a strange phenomenon that, of late, the successful students at the Board exams, in addition   to the failures, are committing suicide. Hours after the CBSE X exam results were declared, three students from Delhi — Ryan International School, M R Vevikananda Model School and School of Open Learning — with an aggregate pass percentage of 86.7 — have committed suicide because they could not bear the ignominy of not scoring

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    United by spirituality, divided by religion

    The life and work of the Father of the Nation has been in the headlines this month. External Affairs minister Sushma Swaraj was in South Africa on June 7, marking the 125th anniversary of the historic incident when a young Mahatma Gandhi was thrown out of a first class train compartment at Pietermaritzburg railway station. The event in 1893 was a turning point in Gandhi’s fight against racial discrimination in South Africa.

  • Violence cost India’s GDP over USD 1 trillion on PPP basis; Per person cost at Rs 40,000

    New Delhi: Violence cost the Indian economy a whopping USD 1.19 trillion (over Rs 80 lakh crore) last year in purchasing power parity terms, which amounts to roughly USD 595.4 per person, says a report. The findings are part of the report prepared by the Institute for Economics and Peace based on an analysis of 163 countries and territories.

  • US President Donald Trump refuses to sign G7 joint statement threatens to escalate trade war

    Quebec (Canada): US President Donald Trump has refused to sign a communique endorsed by the G-7, a move that threatens to snowball into a full-fledged trade war with his allies. Moments after Canada’s Justin Trudeau’s released the joint statement, noting it had been agreed to by all seven countries, Trump ripped through the façade of cordiality and accused the Canadian Prime Minister of making “false statements.”

  • RSS planning to pitch Pranab Mukherjee as PM candidate for 2019 Lok Sabha elections: Shiv Sena

    Mumbai: Is the Shiv Sena trying to drive a wedge between PM Modi and the RSS? A day after an editorial in Sena mouthpiece Saamna said that the buzz in Delhi is the RSS could pitch for Pranab Mukherjee as a consensus prime ministerial candidate after the 2019 elections, party spokesperson Sanjay Raut indicated it was not an off-the-cuff editorial comment.

  • Government invites applications from in ‘talented and motivated’ professionals private sector for joint secretary-level posts

    New Delhi: The Modi government has decided to have its own in-house dedicated IAS cadre. So, it has invited applications from “talented and motivated” professionals in the private sector — promising them lateral entry as joint secretaries. On the face of it, the government is opening the doors of bureaucracy to the huge reservoir of private talent that exists outside.  But detractors feel it may be a stepping stone to formalising the American

  • SCO calls for global front to fight terror organizations

    Qingdao : China and Russia-led security grouping SCO on Sunday resolved to fight terrorism, separatism and extremism with a renewed vigour in the next three years and called for unified global counterterrorism front under the coordination of the United Nations.

  • Nadal Nails it in Paris

    Spaniard thrashes Dominic Thiem to bag his record-extending 11th French Open title.