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War of words between CPI-M, Congress over double murder

The four were arrested on Monday and another four accused were being questioned on Tuesday.

JEE exam begins on positive note in Telugu states

The first session of the exam for admission to engineering colleges was conducted in the morning at 79 centres - 27 in Telangana and 52 in Andhra Pradesh.

Government buses start operations, temples reopen for public in Tamil Nadu

However, wearing of masks and maintaining social distancing was mandatory.

‘Voices’ auction sets new world record for MF Husain

This superlative composition (lot 14) was created during a significant phase in the artist's career during the late 1950s, a time when he had become an artist of international repute, and amassed global exposure, with regards to his art practice and philosophy. The work is his largest creation from the 1950s.

Pranab Mukherjee cremated with military honours amid Covid-19 precautions

His son Abhijit Mukherjee performed the final rites accompanied by a 21-gun military salute. Only close family members were allowed to enter the crematorium unlike previous cremation ceremonies of such dignitaries, and those handling the mortal remains of Mukherjee wore PPE kits.

Colombo Stock Exchange to go digital from September 17

The Prime Minister's Media Division said the SEC officials met Rajapaksa on Monday to inform him about the completion of the CSE's digitalisation process, reports the Daily Mirror newspaper.

Ex-Finance Secy Rajeev Kumar assumes charge as new Election Commissioner

The Union Ministry of Law and Justice on August 21 cleared the appointment of Kumar to the post after Election Commissioner Ashok Lavasa, who is known to have had a tense relationship with the Narendra Modi government, resigned from his post with effect from August 31 to join the Asian Development Bank as Vice President.

Samsung heir indicted in high-profile succession case

Prosecutors charged Lee, the vice chairman of Samsung Electronics, with unfair trading, stock manipulation, breach of trust in relation to the 2015 merger between two Samsung affiliates seen as a key step toward his succession, and alleged accounting fraud at the pharmaceutical unit of Samsung Biologics, reports Yonhap News Agency.