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  • Fresh twist to Rafale deal

    Paris: A French journalist has posted a document which indicates that the top management of Dassault Aviation had explained to the confederation of French trade unions as to why a joint  venture with an Indian company was mandatory “in  the context of the ‘Make in India’ clause. Yves Pagot — a Paris-based researcher, former Air Force official and defence writer — has published what he claims to be the ‘internal’ document presented

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    Maharashtra: Sangli talukas in the grip of worst drought 

    Pune : Sangli is reeling under one of the worst droughts, it has faced thus far. Most of its lakes and ponds have dried up. There is no water in the Agrani River for the last four years. Standing crops of sugarcane, maize, jowar and bananas have been burnt crisp in the blazing sun. Among the seven talukas around Sangli, the most affected are Jat, Atpadi, Khanapur, Kauthemahankal, Kadegaon, Palus and Tasgaon.

  • Kerala on edge

    Pathanamthitta: The Sabarimala Lord Ayyappa temple will open for a five-day monthly pooja on Wednesday amid fears of a showdown over the Supreme Court verdict, which has lifted the centuries old ban on menstruating women from entering the temple.
    An indication of the trouble came on the eve of the pooja on Tuesday when devotees resorted to violence to prevent women from going to the temple.
    A woman, who came from Tamil Nadu for

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    Mumbai: Global bids for Dharavi Revamp gets Cabinet nod

    Mumbai: The state cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, on Tuesday approved the proposal to form a Special Purpose Vehicle for implementing the Dharavi Redevelopment Project, spre-ad over 576 acres of land. Dropping its plan to redevelop the area sector-wise, the Maharashtra government now plans to consider the entire area as a single sector and put it up for redevelopment, and will call for international bids.

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    Aura of Ashtami

    On the occasion of Ashtami, SNEHA SINGH recounts how Maa Parvati became Maha Gauri

  • Pakistan vs Australia 2nd Test Day 2 at Abu Dhabi: Live cricket score; Live streaming; When and where to watch in India

    2/9 from four overs from Mohammad Abbas has brought Pakistan back into this game. He has dismissed Khawaja and the night-watchman Peter Siddle to reduce Australia to 20/2, still 262 runs behind Pakistan in the first innings. Finch at the other end remains unbeaten on 13 as a day on which 12 wickets fell comes to an end. Australia will pat themselves on the back for dismissing Pakistan inside three sessions but would have

  • Sri Lanka vs England 3rd ODI at Pallekele! Live cricket score; Live streaming: When and where to watch in India

    After registering win in the 2nd ODI, after 1st was washed out by rain. England are looking strong and would be aiming to continue the momentum going. The batting-line looks great, especially the openers who gave good start in both ODIs. Their middle order needs to be tested as they haven’t batted in both the ODIs. Bowler get a set back as leg-spinner Liam Dawson went back home with injury. However, they

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