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  1. Police conduct raids in UP, fail to nab ex-BSP leader's sonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 min ago | Rediff.com

    ... (Law and Order) Anand Kumar said. Ambedkar Nagar Superintendent of Police Vipin Kumar Mishra said Pandey held all-India licences for a .32 bore pistol, a .12 bore double-barrel breech-loading gun and .315 bore rifle. The licences have been suspended ...

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  2. The new normal at India's IT companiesRead the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | Rediff.com

    ... digital transformation, the IT services industry may see more such instances," said Pareekh Jain, managing director, India, at HfS Research. For US-based firms, the labour law doesn't mandate any retirement age, enabling an employee to work till ...

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  3. 'It is a different horizon for me as an actor': Anupam Kher ...Read the original story w/Photo

    9 min ago | DNA India

    ... a different horizon for him as an actor."It is a different horizon for me as an actor. I have worked for 34 years in India and abroad and I wanted to challenge myself, reinvent myself. Then this opportunity came," Kher said. Kher plays Dr Vijay ...

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  4. Absconding industrialist Vinay Mittal extradited from BaliRead the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi , Oct 16 : Absconding industrialist Vinay Mittal, who was wanted in bank frauds worth around Rs 40 crore, has been extradited to India from Indonesia's Bali on the request of the Central Bureau of Investigation . The extradition was initiated after the Interpol had earlier issued a Red Corner Notice against Mittal on the CBI's request.

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  5. South African tourist dies at Lucknow hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    39 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Lucknow , Oct 17 : A South African national who came to India as a tourist died at Lucknow's King George's Medical University on Tuesday. 71-year-old Rabi Mathew, who came to India with 33 people on tour, felt unwell on Monday night, after which he was shifted to the hospital.

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  6. Andhra CM seeks Rajnath's intervention in Cyclone Titli, special status issuesRead the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Newkerala.com

    ... from the central government to continue the relief operations. I have already requested the Prime Minister of India to release interim relief of Rs 1200 crore so as to enable the state government to come to the rescue of the people affected by the ...

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  7. Shrines not the place to indulge in cheap politics: Shivraj tells RahulRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Vidisha , Oct 17 : Ahead of the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, while taking a jibe at Congress president Rahul Gandhi, said that shrines are not meant for political purposes. Addressing a public gathering in Vidisha on Tuesday, where a massive roadshow was held, the Chief Minister said, "Shrines are not the place to indulge in cheap politics to get votes.

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  8. CPI condemns attack on Kanhaiya Kumar's convoyRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Begusarai , Oct 17 : The Communist Party of India has strongly condemned the rutal attack on former Jawaharlal Nehru University students' union president Kanhaiya Kumar's convoy at Begusarai district of Bihar, and alleged that it was orchestrated by the activists of the Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha and Bajrang Dal. "The National Secretariat of Communist Party of India severely condemns the brutal attack on Com Kanhaiya Kumar at Bachwada sub-division of Begusarai district of Bihar by the goons of BJP Yuva Morcha and Bajrang Dal," a statement issued by the CPI read.

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  9. J-K: White Knight Corps commander reviews security situationRead the original story w/Photo

    48 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Jammu , Oct 17 : Lieutenant General Paramjit Singh, General Officer Commanding, White Knight Corps, on Tuesday visited the Ace of Spades Division in Rajouri and Cross Swords Division in Akhnoor to review the operational preparedness and the prevailing security situation where he was briefed by both the Division Commanders. Singh also visited forward posts in Poonch, Krishna Ghati and Sunderbani sectors where he was briefed in detail by Commanders on ground on current operational and prevailing security situation and the preparedness of the formations in dealing with the same.

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  10. J-K: 3 terrorists, 1 police officer killed in encounterRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Srinagar , Oct 17 : Three terrorists and one police officer were killed after an encounter broke out in Fateh Kadal area of Jammu and Kashmir's capital city, Srinagar. Few paramilitary officers have also suffered injuries.

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  11. Congress 'raider' Rane joins Parrikar's successor race in GoaRead the original story w/Photo

    52 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Panaji, Oct 17 : Early local lore tells of the Ranes as feared Maratha raiders, who would ride into erstwhile Goa and plunder wealth from the region's wealthy folks. In contemporary times, the Congress over the last two days, must have felt the heat of yet another raid -- to be more specific by a descendant of one of the several Rane clans -- Health Minister Vishwajit Rane, who has claimed credit for the switch-over of two Congress MLAs into the BJP's pocket.

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  12. Shaikh Akleem is 'Sita', Afzal Ansari is 'Lord Shiva' in this Bihar RamlilaRead the original story w/Photo

    54 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Sato Awanti , Oct 17 : For nearly four decades, Muslims in this Bihar village have been helping Hindus celebrate Dussehra and playing mythical characters in the Ramlila -- a dramatic representation of the life of Lord Rama. The village is an example of India's composite culture and the communal harmony lived through Dussehra.

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  13. Violence against artistes: A condition of Indian democracy?Read the original story w/Photo

    56 min ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Oct 17 : Attacks against artistes are happening not just because of "the rise of any particular ideology over the last two-three decades", nor is it a result of "one or two political parties exploiting communalism or religiosity". Instead, according to Malvika Maheshwari, whose upcoming book "Art Attacks: Violence and Offence-Taking in India" presents a dismal picture of the turmoil that artistes are facing in the country, it is because of the complicated nature of democracy -- where votes ratify power.

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  14. Six of family die in Andhra accidentRead the original story w/Photo

    58 min ago | Newkerala.com

    Vijayawada, Oct 17 : Six members of a family were killed and 15 others injured in a road accident in Andhra Pradesh's Kurnool district early on Wednesday, police said. The passengers travelling in an auto trolley which was hit by a truck from behind near Peddahutur village.

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  15. HC asks Delhi to frame policy on 'Ravana Dahan', firecrackersRead the original story w/Photo

    59 min ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Oct 16 : The Delhi High Court on Tuesday directed the state government to frame guidelines to regulate burning of effigies of Ravana and bursting of firecrackers during Dussehra, but it refused to stay practices of "Ravana Dahan" this year. A division bench of Justice S. Ravindra Bhat and Justice A.K. Chawla asked the government to frame policy in this regard as such practices also cause air pollution.

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  16. Policeman, 3 militants killed in Srinagar gunfightRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Srinagar, Oct 17 : A Jammu and Kashmir policeman and three militants were killed in a gunfight in old city area of Srinagar on Wednesday, police said. The four died in the gun battle that erupted between holed up militants and the security forces in Fateh Kadal area after information about militant presence was received.

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  17. Congress-JD-S to take on BJP in Karnataka by-pollsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    Bengaluru, Oct 17 : Continuing their coalition alliance in Karnataka, Congress and Janata Dal-Secular together will fight the BJP in the ensuing by-elections to three Lok Sabha seats and two Assembly segments on November 3. A total of 20 candidates are in fray for the by-election to two Assembly constituencies -- Jamakhandi in northwestern Bagalkot district and Ramanagara city in south interior district of Ramanagara -- as per the affidavits filed with the Election Commission. Nineteen other candidates are in the fray for the by-elections to three Lok Sabha seats -- Ballari , Shivamogga and Mandya -- as per the affidavits filed till Tuesday, the last date for filing nominations.

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  18. Manoj Bajpayee, Raghu Rai to attend Dharamshala film festRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    ... asubban and Cross "My Heart" by Luc Picard, and four internationally acclaimed shorts, "Rammat Gammat" (Ajitpal Singh, India), "Hadia the Gift" (Sinem Sakaogl, Germany/Turkey), "Father" (Abu Adnan, Denmark) and "Beauty" (Christina Willings, Canada).

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  19. Merger pf Chandigarh DSP posts with DANIPS put on holdRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Oct 17 : The Centre has put on hold a decision to merge the posts of Chandigarh Police Deputy Superintendents of Police posts with DANIPS, a Home Ministry official said on Wednesday. "Notification of the Ministry of Home Affairs dated September 25 merging the posts of DSPs of Chandigarh Police with that of Delhi, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Lakshadweep, Daman and Diu and Dadra and Nagar Haveli Police Service has been kept in abeyance till further orders," said the official.

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  20. #Metoo reaches Congress doors, scribe alleges molestation by UPA ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Newkerala.com

    New Delhi, Oct 16 : The #MeToo movement that has singed the entrainment and media industry alike besides engulfing Union Minister M.J. Akbar, on Tuesday reached Congress door with journalist Sonal Kellogg alleging that she was molested by a "powerful politician" and a minister in the Congress-led UPA-I government. Giving an account of her ordeal on website dailyo.in, Kellog without naming the minister, said he would "greet me with a kiss" every time they met and once "pressed one of my breasts".

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