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  • PNB posts Rs. 940 crore loss in Q1

    New Delhi: Fraud-stricken Punjab National Bank (PNB) on Tuesday posted a net loss of Rs. 940 crore for the quarter ended June 30, against a net profit of Rs 343.40 crore for the same quarter last year.

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    Delhi: 9-year-old boy molested by seniors thrice in school bus

    New Delhi: A nine-year-old student of a private school was allegedly molested by his seniors thrice in their school bus here, police said on Tuesday. A case has been registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

  • Members of the Maratha community in Maharashtra as they try to block traffic during a protest in Mumbai. Pic/ AFP PHOTO / PUNIT PARANJPE

    Don’t commit suicide over quota: Bombay HC appeals to agitating Marathas

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court appealed to members of the Maratha community today to refrain from resorting to violence or committing suicide over their demand for reservation in government jobs and education. The community must remember that the high court has taken note of the situation, a bench of Justices Ranjit More and Anuja Prabhudessai said.

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    Another IndiGo A-320 Neo aircraft grounded, sixth to be stopped since July

    New Delhi: Budget carrier IndiGo has grounded another of its A320 neo aircraft, the airline confirmed today, making it the sixth aircraft to be stopped from operations since July. The aircraft has been grounded at the Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport here. The airline maintained that the aircraft was grounded because it was undergoing a routine engine change.

  • DMK chief M Karunanidhi passes away at the age of 94

    Doyen of Tamil politics, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) chief, M. Karunanidhi passed away on Tuesday after a prolonged illness. He was 94. Tamil Nadu’s Kalaignar breathed his last at Kauvery Hospital, where he was undergoing treatment for a Urinary Tract Infection (UTI).

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    Mumbai-Goa highway to be repaired by Sep 5: Bombay High Court told

    Mumbai: The Maharashtra government and the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) assured the Bombay High Court today it would repair potholes on the Mumbai-Goa National Highway by September 5. A division bench of Justices A S Oka and Riyaz Chagla was hearing a public interest litigation filed by a lawyer, Owais Pechkar, raising the issue of bad condition of roads and potholes between Panvel and Goa on the National Highway- 66

  • ICC sanctions second edition of Sharjah T10 League with two new teams

    New Delhi: The International Cricket Council (ICC) has officially sanctioned the second edition of the T10 League to be held from November 23 in Sharjah, the tournament organisers said on Tuesday. The apex body’s validation comes as a shot in the arm for the league that will have two new teams taking them to a strong eight teams and a ten-day competition, according to a release.

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    Pakistan court moved for deletion of ‘N’ from Nawaz Sharif’s PML-N

    Peshawar: A petition has been filed in the Peshawar High Court seeking deletion of the word ‘N’ from the Pakistan Muslim League-N party after conviction of former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in a corruption case, according to a media report today.

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    RRB Group C, ALP exam 2018: Special trains for Bihar candidates arranged; Check time table here

    Amid outrage among candidates from Bihar getting their RRB Group C, ALP exam centre far, the East Central Railway will now arrange two special train for the comfort of candidates who have got exam centres far away. Two trains between Danapur and Secundrabad, Patna and Indore will commence on August 7 and will return on August 9. Both the trains have already left for their destinations. Meanwhile, the

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    Shiv Sena slams Modi govt over job creation says, number of unemployed people growing by the day

    Mumbai: The Shiv Sena today hit out at the Modi government saying the ruling BJP had given a pre-poll promise of creating one crore jobs every year, but in reality, the number of unemployed people was growing by the day. Referring to Congress chief Rahul Gandhi’s swipe at the Centre over Union minister Nitin Gadkari’s “where are the jobs” remark, the Sena said the opposition party should not

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    Justice Gita Mittal becomes first woman Chief Justice of J&K High Court; 5 things to know about her

    In its nine decades-long history, the Jammu and Kashmir have got its first woman Chief Justice as well as the first woman judge. Justice Gita Mittal, the acting Chief Justice of the Delhi High Court, has been appointed as the Chief Justice of the J&K High Court. President Ram Kovind on August 3 issued a notification in this regard. “In exercise of the powers conferred by Section 95 of the Constitution of

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    PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi to step down on October 3; 5 things to know about her life and career

    Indra Nooyi is all set to step down as Chief Executive of PepsiCo in October this year, ending a 12-year run in which she sought to refashion the drinks. The 62-year-old will stay on as the Chairman until early 2019, is being replaced as CEO by the current President Ramon Laguarta. Her stepping down also draws attention to the dearth of prominent female CEOs in corporate America. Nooyi joined PepsiCo in 1994

  • SGPGIMS Lucknow 2018 recruitment application process begins at; Check how to apply

    SGPGIMS Lucknow recruitment application process for various posts has begun on the official website of Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences (SGPGIMS) Candidates can apply for the relevant post on or before September 5. To note, short-listed candidates will be selected on the basis of written test and interview test.

  • What a catch! Palghar fishmen brothers sell 30-kg Ghol fish for whopping Rs 5.5 lakh

    What a catch! Palghar fishermen brothers sell 30-kg Ghol fish for whopping Rs 5.5 lakh

    Palghar: It was a catch worth lakhs of rupees! Two fishermen brothers in Maharashtra’s Palghar district netted a ‘ghol’ fish — known for its medicinal value and in high demand in various countries — and sold it for a whopping Rs 5.5 lakh in a mega-auction. Mahesh Meher and Bharat Meher, natives of Morbe village in Palghar, set out for fishing in the Arabian Sea last week and returned on Sunday late

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    Society should boycott Shashi Tharoor: Subramanian Swamy

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Tuesday attacked Congress leader Shashi Tharoor for criticising Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his “dislike” towards the Muslim community and said that the society should boycott such people.

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    Bobby Darling’s husband, accused of unnatural sex, violence gets bail after paying Rs 15 lakh

    Ramnik, husband of Bobby Darling has been granted bail after paying a fine of Rs 15 lakh and returning Bobby’s car, as per mentioned in Confirming the news Bobby’s lawyer told Spotboye, “The fight was tough but Bobby was justified and has been vindicated so far. He also had to give back the gold articles, which he had taken away. Actually, he was wearing them when he was arrested. They belonged to