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    Congress communal, its appeasement politics damaged India: BJP

    New Delhi: The history of partition is testimony to the fact that the Congress’ “appeasement politics” has damaged the country, the BJP said today, intensifying its attack over Rahul Gandhi’s reported remark that the Congress is a “party for Muslims”.

  • Isro conducts test of crew escape module

    2018 end to be busy for ISRO with several rocket launches

    Chennai: The Indian space agency will have a busy year-end with several rocket launches planned from its rocket port at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh, said a top official. The GSAT-11 satellite, which had been recalled from Arianespace’s rocket port in French Guiana for further tests, is also expected to be put into orbit by Arianespace’s rocket Ariane by the year end, the official said.

  • Will await BJP proposal on seat-sharing: Nitish Kumar

    Patna: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Monday he is awaiting the BJP’s proposal on seat-sharing for next year’s Lok Sabha polls and expects the process to be finalised soon. “I will talk with BJP leaders on seat sharing.A proposal on this matter will come from the BJP in three to four weeks,” he told media here.

  • Karnataka techie who worked at Google lynched to death: 10 facts we know so far

    Five men were targeted by a rumour driven crowd in Karnataka’s Bidar on Friday, the crowd killed one of the men and injured 2 very badly they also fought police when they entered the crime scene, says the First Information Report filed in the case. All the men were from Hyderabad, they were out on picnic in the countryside, where they were seen offering chocolates to local children, and this made the

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    Karnataka: Family of techie lynched by mob questions, “how can anybody suspect Azam to be a kidnapper of children?”

    The family members of the 32-year-old man who was lynched in Karnataka’s Bidar has demanded a proper investigation in the matter. Mohammad Azam was a software engineer working for Google. “He (Azam) was a software engineer working with Google. He looked so sophisticated and polished in his behaviour. How can anybody suspect him to be a kidnapper of children? Definitely it would not have been the reason,” said Azam’s brother, Mohammad Akram to

  • CBI chargesheets Farooq Abdullah, 3 others for alleged irregularities in JKCA

    New Delhi: In a far-reaching development with political ramifications, the CBI has filed a charge sheet against former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah in connection with alleged irregularities and misappropriation of funds in Jammu and Kashmir Cricket Association (JKCA). Abdullah was interrogated by a CBI team in the alleged scam in January 10, 2018.

  • Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin open historic summit

    Helsinki: The US and Russian leaders opened an historic summit in Helsinki today, with Donald Trump promising an “extraordinary relationship” and Vladimir Putin saying it was high time to thrash out disputes around the world.

  • Sensex falls 218 pts, Nifty below 11k as WPI inflation races to 4-yr high

    Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex dropped by around 218 points or 0.60 per cent due to sell-off in banking, pharma, and metal stocks as investors turned cautious after wholesale inflation surged to a four-year high. The broad-based Nifty cracked below the 11,000-mark as 35 of its constituents closed in the red, led by Dr Reddy’s, Tata Steel and Lupin.

  • SRM University, AP – Amaravati appoints Dr. Jamshed Bharucha, a distinguished Ivy Leaguer and an acclaimed academic, as the Vice Chancellor

    Dr. Jamshed Bharucha, a distinguished academic leader in the United States, has been appointed as the Vice Chancellor of SRM University, AP – Amaravati, a new research university in Amaravati. He will become the university’s founding Vice Chancellor, departing the lvy League to contribute to the explosive growth and reform of higher education and research underway in India.

  • JEE main 2019: Change of exam date, eligibility criteria, and other details

    Union government’s most popular exam, JEE (main) and NEET will be held twice a year by National Testing Agency (NTA), said Union HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar last week. JEE (main) for undergraduate admission for various engineering colleges will be held in January and April.

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    Pune: Milk suppliers stop tankers, CM Devendra Fadnavis says government open for talks

    Mumbai/Nagpur: Milk tankers were stopped today in several districts of Maharashtra by protesters demanding hike in procurement price, even as Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis disapproved of the agitation. The agitators stopped milk tankers in various places and emptied them on roads as a mark of protest.

  • Amazon Prime Day sale: Mind blowing deals on smartphones you can’t miss

    In a bid to attract customers, world’s biggest online retail platform Amazon has kick-started its prime day sale. Through the prime day sale, Amazon is targeting customers and offering great offers so as to engage its customers in buying on a large scale.  The biggest attraction is the discounts offered on smartphones.

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    Mumbai High Court imposes Rs 5 Lakh fine on Hotel Leela for ‘forum-hunting’

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court today imposed a fine of Rs 5 lakh on Hotel Leela Venture Limited for “forum-hunting” by seeking that their pleas, challenging eviction proceedings initiated against it by the Airports Authority of India (AAI), be heard by a single judge bench.

  • BJP activists smear black oil on Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s office

    Thiruvananthapuram: Bharatiya Janata Party youth wing activists on Monday smeared black oil on Congress leader Shashi Tharoor’s constituency office here over his comment that a “Hindu Pakistan” would be created if the ruling party at the Centre returned to power.