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    Roads in Madhya Pradesh no less than US: CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan

    Chouhan on Wednesday criticised the Congress party for making Madhya Pradesh an “ailing state” during its regime. He said after Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came into power, the state got more electricity and better roads, which are no less than the roads of the United States.

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    Bandra security guard’s death in lift just an ‘accident’

    Mumbai: Bandra police have ruled out foul play in the death of a 60-year-old security guard Radheshyam Harijan in a Bandra-based high rise, after receiving the reports given by the Lift Inspection Unit (LIU) officials. The report states that Harijan might have committed suicide or could have died accidentally on June 29, as the elevator was in perfect shape.

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    Bombay High Court says, not all types of live-in relations come under ambit of marriage

    Mumbai: In a significant ruling, the Aurangabad bench of the Bombay High Court recently held all ‘live-in’ relationships cannot come under the ambit of a ‘domestic relationship’ which is a relationship in the nature of marriage. The HC further held that only those live-in relationships in which a ‘legal marriage’ is possible are qualified to be called a domestic relationship in the nature of marriage.

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    Donald Trump administration plans steeper tariff on import of Chinese products

    Washington: On the direction of US President Donald Trump, his administration is considering to increase the proposed tariff of 10 per cent on import of Chinese products to 25 per cent, a top trade negotiator has said. Such a move would more than double its proposed tariff on import of Chinese products worth USD 200 billion.

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    Mumbai Rains: 6 ‘scattered’ cholera cases, BMC ‘not worried’

    Mumbai: As Mumbai takes a break from the monsoon, the incidence of waterborne diseases is rising.  While seven people have died of leptospirosis and 97 cases of suspected leptospirosis have been reported and six cases of cholera were diagnosed in July. The six cholera patients are under treatment in municipal hospitals, the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation’s (BMC) public health department has informed.

  • MNS uprooting cable ducts of Gujarat-based Company

    Mumbai: Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s home state Gujarat has already benefited from the shifting of international financial services centres and the business of ports from Mumbai and Maharashtra. Now it is eyeing the private television cable operating industry, a multi-crore business in Mumbai and the rest of Maharashtra. The Gujarat Television Private Ltd (GTPL) has spread its business not only to Mumbai, but other parts of Western Maharashtra.

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    Maharashtra government spends Rs 864 crore on Lok Sabha elections

    Mumbai: The state government would probably go in favour to conduct Parliament and state assembly polls simultaneously as Lok Sabha poll alone brings burden of over Rs 864 crore on state exchequer. A committee headed by finance minister Sudhir Mungantiwar has been formed to review and recommend the Union government whether to conduct simultaneous elections. D K Shankaran, former Chief Electoral Officer, is the member of a two-member committee. The first meeting

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    BJP MLA Raj Purohit demands deportation of Bangladeshis from Mumbai

    Mumbai: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Raj Purohit demanded that Bangladeshis from Mumbai, especially those in his constituency — Colaba — be identified and deported to their own conutry. Purohit, chief party whip, wrote to the district collector and suggested that the Centre should implement a National Register for Citizens (NRC) across the country, particularly in his constituency Colaba and Mumbai, where, he said, there were a large number of Bangladeshis.

  • More than 1,000 homes torched in California wildfires

    Upper Lake (California): A massive wildfire in Northern California has torched more than 1,000 homes in and around the city of Redding, authorities has said as some evacuees were allowed to return home and new blazes exploded in what has become an endless summer of flame in the Golden State.

  • NCP leader Deepak Mankar surrenders before police in realtor suicide case

    Mumbai: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader Deepak Mankar from Pune, who had been absconding since June after being booked for abetting the suicide of a local realtor, surrendered before Pune Police on Wednesday. Mankar surrendered before Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Jayashree Gaikwad at the Lashkar police station, after the Supreme Court had rejected his anticipatory bail on July 24.

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    Maratha Quota Stir: ‘Jail Bharo Andolan’ in Maharashtra turns out to be a flop show

    Mumbai: After nearly a week, Maharashtra breathed fresh air without any incident of reported violence by the Maratha Kranti Morcha and Sakal Maratha Samaj. The ‘Jail Bharo’ andolan called by the agitators on Wednesday was a flop show. Only 22 to 26 agitators were seen at Azad maidan whereas the Aurangabad, Latur, Solapur and Pune which were epicentre of previous Maratha violence were calm and received poor response to the call for

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    Daily Horoscope for Thursday, August 2, 2018

    Want to know what’s in store today for you? Read our Daily Horoscope by Nilikash P. Pradhan, and find out what your Sun Sign says about the day that will be.

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    SCERT Odisha 2018: DTE releases admit cards for SCERT exams, download at

    The Director of Teacher Education (DTE) has released the admit cards for the State Council for Educational Research and Training (SCERT) 2018 exams on Wednesday, August 1. The candidates who have applied for the examination can download the admit cards on the official website The SCERT exam is conducted by SAMS Odisha for admissions to different teacher education courses in the state of Odisha.

  • Assam NRC List: Politics over Citizenship

    West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee has threatened ‘bloodbath and  civil war’ over the draft Assam National Register of Citizens. She was speaking at a Catholic Bishops’ Conference of  India conclave in New Delhi on Tuesday. It was her argument that those `staying here for 100,200, 30 years’ cannot be ousted from the country. Resorting to hyperbole, she accused the BJP of questioning the ‘Indianness of Indians.’

  • Votebank politics – Northeast on the boil

    The Nellie nightmare gripped India on February 2, 1983. Overnight, Assamese tribals surrounded three villages filled with Bangladeshi migrants. They slaughtered some 3,300 people – mostly women and children. Preliminary investigations suggest that the police knew of this in advance. But they did nothing. Investigations were never completed.

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    Quota stir: Appeasement politics to blame

    The objective of reservation was to provide opportunities to those sections of people who were for generations socially oppressed and discriminated and kept backward. The Article 15(4) of the Constitution says, “Nothing shall prevent the State from making any special provision, by law, for the advancement of any socially and educationally backward classes of citizens.” The benefits of reservation were meant for 10 years. But the vote back politics of successive governments

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    Lovely! ‘Bharat’ actor Salman Khan and Katrina Kaif look amazing together as showstoppers for Manish Malhotra; see pics

    What makes a fashion show a stellar one? Of course, a hit Bollywood jodi as showstoppers! Manish Malhotra, the Bollywood maverick knows all the tricks and pulled off yet another one for his Manish Malhotra Couture Show 2018. The Manish Malhotra Couture Show 2018 that transpired in the city today at JW Mariott saw the much-loved jodi of Salman Khan and Katrina

  • Assam NRC List: Despite serving Army for 30 years, jawan left out from NRC draft

    Guwahati (Assam): Mohammad A Haq, who served for the Indian Army for 30 years as Junior Commissioned Officer (JCO) before retiring, is upset with the government for not including his and his family’s names in the recently announced final National Register of Citizens (NRC) draft.

  • Mumbai: Nine-month-old baby undergoes complicated plastic surgery for missing thumb

    Mumbai: A nine-month-old baby from Uttar Pradesh, who was born with seven and a half fingers in her left hand with no thumb, underwent a complicated plastic surgery last week at the state-run St George Hospital. The surgery was conducted to remove the additional fingers and reconstruct the missing thumb. Doctors claimed that this was a rare case in which the baby was born with an additional finger, and for which there