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    Cabinet approves HDFC Bank’s proposal to raise Rs 24,000 cr via FDI

    New Delhi: In another move to bolster the Indian banking system, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a Rs 24,000 crore foreign direct investment (FDI) as additional share capital into private sector HDFC Bank, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced.

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    UIDAI delays face recognition roll-out for Aadhaar verification until August 1

    New Delhi: The Aadhaar-issuing body UIDAI has delayed the introduction of face recognition facility for authentication by one month to August 1 in order to get enough time to prepare for a smooth rollout. Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) CEO Ajay Bhushan Pandey told PTI that some more time will be needed to prepare for the rollout of the new facility which was earlier planned to

  • Madhya Pradesh: Last rites of Bhaiyyuji Maharaj held

    Indore: The last rites of Madhya Pradesh-based spiritual leader Bhaiyyuji Maharaj, who shot himself on Tuesday due to family tension, were held on Wednesday with his daughter Kuhu lighting the funeral pyre. His body was brought to the cremation ground from the Suryoday Ashram, in a flower-bedecked open truck, with his followers having erected platforms on the route to pay their last respects.

  • Narendra Modi fitness video: Ashok Gehlot questions PM’s seriousness towards governance

    Jaipur: After Prime Minister Narendra Modi posted a video of his health regimen, Congress leader and former Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot questioned his seriousness towards governance. Gehlot tweeted that the Prime Minister was obsessed with his own fitness regime when the country was battling many serious issues.

  • North Korea not a threat any more: Donald Trump

    Washington: US President Donald Trump said on Wednesday that the world should feel “safer” because North Korea poses no nuclear threat to the world.

  • Dalai Lama hails Donald Trump and Kim Jong un talks

    Dharamsala: Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama on Wednesday hailed the Singapore summit between US President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.”I welcome the initiative that the leaders of the US and North Korea have begun in Singapore to resolve long standing differences in the hope that it will eventually lead to the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula,” the Dalai Lama said.

  • Yemen forces launch assault on rebel-held port city

    Al Jah: Yemeni forces backed by a Saudi-led coalition launched a major offensive today to retake the rebel-held port city of Hodeida, despite UN warnings of a “catastrophic humanitarian impact”. Field commanders told AFP that troops pushed towards Hodeida airport after Yemeni pro-government forces received a “green light” from the coalition.

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    Soha Ali Khan and daughter Inaaya spotted at Kareena Kapoor’s home, while she and Saif are holidaying in London

    Soha Ali Khan dropped by Kareena Kapoor’s residence in Mumbai with her daughter Iaayana, Soha, who also regularly catches up with Saif and Kareena,was spotted making most of her free time, playing with Inaaya at Saif’s Mumbai residence. Someone waiting outside, snapped baby Inaaya on the swing while mom Soha kept a close watch on her and played along with her.

  • Markets maintain uptrend; Fed takes focus

    Mumbai: Markets gave up early gains but managed to end higher for the third straight session today, driven by robust buying in technology and healthcare stocks amid positive macro data.

  • Mumbai: Rahul Gandhi meets late farmer-scientist Dadaji Khobragade’s kins, apologises for nation’s apathy

    Nagpur: Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the family of late Dalit farmer-scientist Dadaji Ramaji Khobragade in Chandrapur, Maharashtra, and apologised for the nation’s apathy to his achievements. Gandhi paid tributes before a garlanded portrait of Khobragade at his home, where the walls are covered with several certificates, medals and honours for his lifetime contribution to agriculture.

  • Ban construction temporarily in Delhi, air quality beyond ‘severe’: Environmentalist

    New Delhi: Environmentalist Vimlendu Jha on Wednesday urged the Delhi government to ban construction activities in Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) for a brief while. Explaining the reason for the sudden spike in pollution levels, Jha told ANI, “The government should understand the severity of the situation.

  • Malayalam actress abduction case: Film Star Dileep approaches Kerala HC, seeks CBI probe

    Kochi: The eighth accused in the Malayalam actress abduction case, superstar Dileep, on Wednesday filed a petition in the Kerala High Court seeking a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the case. In the petition which is likely to be taken up in the court on Thursday, Dileep pointed out that he was framed by the police in the case, and he has no role in it.

  • ‘I am Fine’: Deepika Padukone tweets after fire breaks out at her Mumbai residence in Worli

    Reports came in the afternoon that a fire has broken out at the top floor of a high rise building in Worli. The building named Beaumonde Tower is home to Bollywood actress Deepika Padukone. Fortunately, Deepika wasn’t in when the fire broke out and the ‘Padmaavat’ actress has tweeted saying she is fine and safe. ‘I am safe.Thank You, everyone. Let us pray for our firefighters who

  • Fake News Alert: Salman Khan fans claim that FIFA World Cup has been postponed by a week for Race 3 release

    Salman Khan is a global sensation and can give any Hollywood actor a good run for his money, but now the buzz is that since Salman’ movie is releasing FIFA world cup 2018 has been postponed for a week, yes the buzz on social media is spreading like fire. According to a Facebook post, which read ‘FIFA World Cup Postponed By 1 Week Due To Immense Worldwide Hype Over Indian Film Race