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Daily Archives: 3rd October 2019

Congress’ star campaigner leaves for US ahead of bypolls

Now, among the five assembly seats which go to the polls on October 21, four of them are presently held by the UDF.

No alternate houses in sight, Maradu flats residents to stay put

"The State has condemned me and my wife to live in rented homes, at the mercy of others, as my pension permits, till the last day of our lives. The irony is that on the day that I leave my home I have received Silver Certificates for the years 2017-18 and 2018-19 from the Chairman of the Central Board of Direct Taxes for my contribution towards nation building by paying taxes. I contributed to building a nation and lost to the nation the home I built. Jai Hind," wrote Joseph, the son of a Kerala police official.

Over half of Maharashtra MLAs have criminal cases, ADR

The average assets per MLA for BJP MLAs is Rs 11.45 crore, Shiv Sena MLAs is Rs 6.83 crore, Congress MLAs is Rs 8.36 crore, 39 NCP MLAs is Rs 10.56 crore and 6 Independent MLAs have average assets of Rs 12.80 crore.

Kerala list of prisoners to be released not yet ready

"Once the list comes, it will be abided to. In the past also remission has been given," said the official.

India-Pak Nuclear war can kill over 10 crore people says study

The black smoke would block sunlight from reaching the ground, driving temperatures around the world down for several years. Worldwide food shortages would likely come soon after.

Imran Khan to visit China next week to ‘revive’ stalled CPEC projects

Railway Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed briefed the meeting on Main Line-1 (ML-1) projects being executed to lay a new railway track from Karachi to Peshawar under the CPEC umbrella.

Ahead Of Local Polls, Jammu Leaders Freed From House Arrest

Over 250 petitions have been filed against the preventive detention orders against prominent political leaders in Jammu and Kashmir. Petitions have also been filed in the Supreme Court against the detentions.

Burj Khalifa lit up as tribute to Mahatma Gandhi

From school children in Kazakhstan drawing pictures of Mahatma Gandhi to Lebanon issuing a commemorative stamp on him, to walks for peace and tolerance held in many cities, the world paid tribute to Gandhi on his sesquicentennial in various ways.

Democrats warn Trump ‘no fooling around’ with impeachment

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is being dragged into the inquiry along with Rudy Giuliani, who is Trump's personal lawyer.

US to impose $7.5bn in tariffs on EU goods

European Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström, meanwhile, said in a statement that any US measure to impose tariffs would be considered "short-sighted and counterproductive".

Thanks to Tweeple, Parle brings back Rola Cola candy

The company said that the new version of the product is taller, stronger and cooler with 12 pack slabs.

Google enables auto-delete YouTube History feature

In May, the company opened the new Google Safety Engineering Center where it expects the number of privacy engineers to double by the end of 2019.

Successful attack on Aramco possible only with help inside the kingdom

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who peers through his binoculars 24X7, instantly raised his finger: "Iran".

Paresh Rawal apologises to Gorakhpur doctor Kafeel Khan

Rawal had called Kafeel a "hero in the eyes of the ever-active termite clan" in a tweet soon after the BRD Medical College tragedy in Gorakhpur that led to the death of over 60 children due to lack of oxygen supply in August 2017.

Koregaon-Bhima case: Justice S Ravindra Bhat becomes 5th judge to recuse from hearing Navlakha’s...

Among other things, they are accused of having alleged links with the banned CPI-Maoist, a conspiracy to assassinate Prime Minister Narendra Modi and to overthrow the elected government.

INX media case: Chidambaram petitions SC for early hearing on bail plea

The Enforcement Directorate has also filed a money laundering case against Chidambaram.

Delhi jail inmate hides blade in tummy, officials shocked

Sources said efforts are still on to remove the blade from his stomach. As to why he needed a surgical blade inside the jail is still unclear.

Jolt to BSP: Saharanpur unit joins BJP ahead of UP byboll

However, the exit of Molhu along with most of the party office-bearers just before Gangoh bypoll is likely to adversely hit its prospects.

Suarez’s brace help Barcelona edge past Inter Milan

Barcelona: FC Barcelona edged Inter Milan 2-1 on two second-half goals by Luis Suarez to move into a tie on points for the lead in...

Ben Stokes is PCA’s Player of the Year

The 28-year-old edged past Ryan Higgins, Dominic Sibley and Simon Harmer and also became the sixth player to have bagged the Young Player of the Year award and the Player of the Year recognition.

Airbus row: US plans to slap tariffs on EU products

Airbus is hopeful that the United States and the EU will agree to find a negotiated solution before "creating serious damage" to the aviation industry as well as to trade relations and the global economy, it said.

Mystery over PMC Bank’s audit firm deepens says Moneylife report

"This Mr Lakdawala had worked with PCH Ansotia & Co (Deloitte, Haskins + Sells) and Deloitte for four years from 1984 to 1988. However, there is no information about what he was doing between 1988 till 2009 as per LinkedIn records," the report said.

Indian Oil to Build Road from Single-Use Plastic

New Delhi:Country's largest PSU oil refiner and retailer Indian Oil Corporation has taken up various initiatives to support the government's drive to eliminate single-use...

This is the greatest hoax, Trump hits out at impeachment inquiry

The three committees have already subpoenaed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Giuliani, who the whistleblower complaint claimed a central figure in the administration's dealings with Ukraine.

Two-time Congress CM Hooda to file nomination today

In the 2014 Assembly polls, the BJP improved its 2009 tally of four to 47, followed by the INLD with 19 Legislators and the Congress with 15 seats.

Art for the heart; Alia Bhatt supports fundraising for kids with heart diseases

"I have been told that kids are more positive than adults because they don't know how bad the situation is and they don't have a negative frame of mind. I feel that's the reason they get cured faster," said Alia, while inaugurating the exhibition named 'Art for the Heart' at Bai Jerbai Wadia Hospital for Children in Mumbai on Wednesday.