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Akhilesh claims all is well in the party
Lucknow | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Nothing seems well in the Samajwadi Party even after its tie up with the Congress, but party president and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav claims 'all is well.' Boycott by his father and party patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav of the manife ... read..


Candidates create controversy over age: figures in list but denied ticket
Lucknow | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Uttar Pradesh Assembly polls have created a flutter among political leaders and candidates with some of them finding themselves involved in controversy which could pose a problem for them in future. A report from Meerut said that the former UP Minis ... read..


Lupin Receives FDA Approval for Generic Paxil CR Tablets
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Pharma Major Lupin Limited (Lupin) today said that it has received final approval for its Paroxetin Extended Release Tablets USP, 12.5 mg, 25 mg and 37.5 mg from the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to market a generic version of Apotex Te ... read..


Suzlon wins 50.40 MW order
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Wind Energy Major, Suzlon Group today said that it has won repeat order of 50.40 mega watts from a leading power utility. The order consists installation of 24 units of S97 120 meters all steel hybrid wind turbine generator with a rated capacity of 2.1 ... read..


BJP poised for good win in UP: Venkaiah Naidu
Panaji | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Venkaiah Naidu has claimed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was poised for a win in Uttar Pradesh. Responding to a question during a press conference at the party state headquarter in the ci ... read..


Govt will move towards having consensus for electoral reforms: Naidu
Panaji | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting (I&B) Venkaiah Naidu has said that the government will move towards having consensus for electoral reforms. Responding to a question during a press conference at party state headquarter in the city ... read..


Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias Open 2017 kicked off
Panjim | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Annual Clube Tennis de Gaspar Dias Open 2017 got off to an exciting start here. With 133 entries from across 10 categories the next few days will offer tennis fans a treat as the tournament progresses in the city. The 2017 edition of the t ... read..


Goa to be first state to offer online postal ballots
Panaji | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Goa will be the first state in the country to provide electronic transmission of postal ballots to service voters in the Assembly polls. Addressing a press conference at a hotel here yesterday, Chief Election Commissinor Nasim Zaidi said, ''Goa ... read..


Shanghai stocks at 2-week high, materials sector lends support
SHANGHAI | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
China's main share index ended at a two-week high on Monday, but pared some of its earlier gains in thin turnover as investors were reluctant to stake out fresh positions ahead of the country's biggest holiday. Most sectors were largely unchanged but gain ... read..


S.Korean won, stocks edge up as dollar weakens after Trump inauguration
SEOUL | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The South Korean won and shares ended higher on Monday as the dollar weakened amid uncertainties about new U.S. President Donald Trump's economic policies. The won was quoted at 1,165.5 to the dollar at the conclusion of onshore trade, up 0.3 percent comp ... read..


CAG seeks more time from SC in DND flyover case
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
There won't be any toll tax in the Delhi Noida Delhi (DND) flyover for now, with the CAG seeking eight weeks more time from the Supreme Court to file its detailed response in the matter. A bench of the Apex Court headed by Chief Justice of Indi ... read..


SC asks Centre to fill up two vacancies
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Expressing its strongest displeasure, the Supreme Court today asked the Union to fill up the vacancy of a member within four weeks and the Director General (DG) of Investigation within one week. The Supreme Court Bench, headed by the Chief Justi ... read..


Three, including a doctor, died in road accident
Aurangabad | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Three people, including a doctor, were killed and five others were injured in a head on collision between a bus and a truck near Chitragopi village under Jamhaur police station area in the district today.Police said here that some people were on way to An ... read..


121st Birthday of Netaji celebrated in Tripura
Agartala | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Tripura has observed 121st birth anniversary of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose today with colourful events across the state, including educational institutions, and government offices. The central program has been organised by Netaji Subhash Vidyaniketan of ... read..


Madras HC refuses to hear police crackdown on Jallikattu supporters
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The Madras High Court today declined to 'interfere in administrative matters' after its intervention was sought into the early morning police crackdown on Jallikattu supporters at the Marina beach front, which witnessed a wave of protests by lakhs of s ... read..


Police crackdown on Jallikattu protestors in Alanganallur, several injured
Madurai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Tension prevailed in Alanganallur, after the pro-Jallikattu protesters clashed with police leaving a dozen injured today. Men and women protesters resorted to stone-throwing after the police forcibly evicted them from the protest venue this noon in a ... read..


Dry weather to prevail in Telangana, AP
Hyderabad | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Dry weather is likely to prevail in Telangana, Coastal Andhra Pradesh and Rayalaseema during the next five days. Meteorological Department said in a bulletin here today that there were no large change in minimum temperatures in Coastal Andhra Pradesh ... read..


Mass movement by youth led to conduct of Jallikattu : TN Guv
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The 'mass movement' and 'spontaneous outpouring of emotion' by lakhs of youth has led to conduct of Jallikattu after the Tamil Nadu govrenment followed the Constitutional route and issued an Ordinance, Governor CH Vidyasagar Rao said today. Deliver ... read..


Massive crackdown on Jallikattu protestors, arson, violence in Chennai city
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The week-long massive agitation, that saw outpouring of sentiments by pro-Jallikattu supporters, is coming to an end, with the police evicting them at Marina, where lakhs of people congregated, and other districts, while the agitators themselves withdrawi ... read..


Lt.Guv should address Assembly :BJP
Puducherry | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Wondering why Chief Minister V Narayanasamy is frightened over Lt.Governor Kiran Bedi addressing the territorial assembly to inaugurate the first session of the year, BJP State President V Saminathan today demanded that there should be Lt.Governor's ad ... read..


Chennai Oil Market Rates
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Following are the rates in the Chennai Oil Market today. Castor 9400 Gingelly 1350 Ground Nut 1150 Coconut 2100/2274 Vanaspathi 1180/1185 Kernal 5600 Oilcakes Ground Nut 2250 UNI ADB1210 ... read..


Netaji's birth anniversary celebrated in Bengal
Kolkata | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
West Bengal today joined the rest of the nation in observing the 120th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose with due grandeur and solemnity. Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, in her tweet, paid rich tributes to Netaji, saying, '' Homage ... read..


Fillip for tourists in North Bengal
Kolkata | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Tourists visiting the hills in North Bengal this April or May will get to walk through the original forest area of Darjeeling. The wildlife division is set to revive four popular trekking routes that have now become mostly unused. An initia ... read..


Modi remembers Bose on his birth anniversary (Lead)
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday led the nation in paying tributes to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his 120th birth anniversary and saluted his valour during the freedom struggle. ... read..


Security beefed up in northeastern states ahead of Republic Day
Imphal | Monday, 2017 1:45:04 PM IST
Security has been tightened in all the eight northeastern states for the upcoming Republic Day celebrations on Thursday. ... read..


"Bicycle will speed away, as Hand keeps it steady": Kapil Sibal on SP-Cong alliance
New Delhi, [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday expressed confidence about the Samajwadi Party (SP) and Congress alliance for the Uttar Pradesh elections. ... read..


Hirakhand Express derailment: 4-member NIA team begins probe at site
Kuneru [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A four-member team of the National Investigation Agency (NIA) began its probe here into the horrific Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar-Hirakhand Express derailment, in which 41 people were killed. ... read..


SC gives Centre two weeks to set up mobile subscriber verification mechanism
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday gave the Centre two weeks of time to implement a mechanism to ensure proper verification of all mobile phone subscribers while issuing SIM cards. ... read..


Tripura judge punished for drunken driving
Agartala | Monday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
The Tripura High Court has punished a local court judge for drunken driving, a court notification said here on Monday. ... read..


NIA visits train derailment site, toll is 41
Vizianagaram (Andhra Pradesh) | Monday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
The death toll in the train derailment in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district rose to 41 as NIA and CID teams visited the scene on Monday to study if there was sabotage. ... read..


Kerala education sector the most corrupt: Antony
Kochi | Monday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Kerala's education sector, especially the self financing and aided segments, is the most corrupt sector, former Defence Minister A.K. Antony said here on Monday. ... read..


Colourful procession in Tripura on Netaji's birth anniversary
Agartala | Monday, 2017 1:15:04 PM IST
Around 2,000 school students and tableaux depicting prevailing issues were part of a huge colourful procession here in Tripura on Monday to mark the 121th birth anniversary of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose. ... read..


NHRC vacancies: SC asks Centre to fill post of DG within a week
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to fill up the vacancy of the Director General (DG) of National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) within a week and other pending vacancies in one week as well. ... read..


SC issues notice to Centre over rising concern on drug trafficking
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Centre over the rising concern of drug trafficking and peddling across the country. ... read..


Doctors go on strike in Himachal
Shimla | Monday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Patient care services in all government hospitals and dispensaries in Himachal Pradesh were affected badly as doctors went on a day-long strike on Monday. ... read..


Modi remembers Bose on his birth anniversary
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday saluted Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose on his birth anniversary and extolled him for his valour displayed during the struggle for freedom. ... read..


Church slams BJP digitalisation agenda in Goa
Panaji | Monday, 2017 12:45:04 PM IST
Days after a spokesperson for Goa's archbishop denied allegations that the influential Roman Catholic Church was indulging in politics ahead of theFebruary 4 assembly polls, its social arm has taken direct pot shots at the ruling BJP, accusing it of misgo ... read..


Special team to safeguard Republic Day parade from radioactivity
New Delhi, [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
A chemical biological radiological and nuclear (CBRN) equipped team will be deployed for the first time at the Rajpath to keep a check on radiation levels during this year's Republic Day parade. ... read..


Jallikattu row: 69 caveat petitions filed in SC so far
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
69 caveat petitions have been filed in the Supreme Court in the Jallikattu matter till now over a period of three day, and more may be filed. ... read..


Mulayam supporters float new platform Mulayam ke log
Etawah | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The supporters of 'disgruntled' sitting Samajwadi Party MLAs, whose names did not figure in the first list of candidates in the home district of party president Akhilesh Yadav, owing allegiance to Mulayam Singh Yadav and his younger brother Shivpal Yadav, ... read..


Sensex recoverd by 102 pts
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The benchmark index of Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) recovered today by 102 points to 27,137.48 in opening trade as fresh buying was seen across the board. The Nifty of National Stock Exchange (NSE) moved up by 48.60 points at 8,397.95 points. ... read..


Rupee bounces back by 17 paise against USD
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The Rupee bounced back today by seventen paise to 68.01 in the opening trade against the US Dollar on fresh demand for US Dollars by bankers and exporters, dealer said. Weak Dollar against the other currencies push the indian currency up. An ... read..


Euro,Pound,Yen up; USD down
Mumbai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Following were the indicative currency rates and travellers' cheques buying and selling rates per unit today. CURRENCY NAME BUY SALE UAE DIRHAM 16.8537 19.6997 AUSTRALIAN DOLLAR 46.8673 54.2502 BANGLADESH TAKA ... read..


Australia shares end at 1-month low as Brambles cuts profit forecast; NZ up
Undated | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Australian shares ended at a one-month low on Monday, with industrials the biggest drag on the benchmark after Brambles Ltd cut its annual profit forecast. The S&P/ASX 200 index ended down 0.8 percent, or 43.75 points, at 5,611.0. The benchmark clo ... read..


Foggy weather disrupts train services in national capital
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Foggy weather condition in National capital continued to trouble the commuters as rail services were disrupted this morning due to poor visibility. At least 30 trains were running late, seven were rescheduled and one got cancelled because of fog. Th ... read..


Rahul deputes Bhupinder Hooda to resolve matters in Mumbai Congress
New Delhi | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has debuted senior party leader Bhupinder Singh Hooda to resolve matters in the Mumbai Congress. Senior Congress leader Gurudas Kamat said Mr Hooda would meet all factions of the Mumbai Congress on January 25. ... read..


Students, youths continue agitation for Jallikattu
Puducherry | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The agitation by students and youths besides public at AFT ground here demanding the lifting of ban on Jallikattu and impose a ban on PETA continued while it was called off in some places in Tamil Nadu and police forcefully removing the agitators in o ... read..


Chennai Bullion Market opening Rates
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Following are the opening rates in the Chennai Bullion Market today. 1 Gm Gold : 22 Ct Rs 2,829 1 Gm Silver : Rs 45.10 10 Gm Gold : 24 Ct Rs 29,780 1 Kg Silver : Rs 42,180 UNI ADB 1100 ... read..


I do not see anyone on the same level as Rishi Kapoor: Ranbir
By Rajesh Ahuja New Delhi | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
His father Rishi Kapoor may have been considered among the 'also-rans' in the era of 70s in Bollywood, which witnessed the dominance of Amitabh Bachchan but industry heartthrob Ranbir Kapoor says that he does not see anyone on the same level as his father ... read..


Jallikattu protest turns violent after police eviction (Second Lead)
Chennai | Monday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
The Jallikattu protest that remained peaceful for a week in Tamil Nadu turned violent with demonstrators throwing stones at police following eviction action against them at the Marina beach here. ... read..


This octogenarian poet seeks new ways to promote Punjabi literature
Chandigarh | Monday, 2017 12:15:04 PM IST
After making a name in the world of Punjabi literature, an octogenarian poet, short-story writer and editor is now seeking to promote more collaborative ventures among Punjabi authors so that they get a better deal. ... read..


Lokmanya Tilak, strongest voice of 'Swaraj' will be part of 2017 Republic Day Parade tableaux
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Many people might not be aware that Lokmanya Balgangadhar Tilak, India's famous freedom activist and a social reformer, was also a mathematician, news reporter, editor, writer and orator. Thus, Maharashtra has prepared very special Tableau on Lokmanya Bal ... read..


GST, Skill India, Housing for All, Khadi and Green India - Clean India will be part of tableaux in R' Day Parade - 2017
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Goods and Services Tax (GST), India's single biggest tax reform initiative undertaken since independence, will be part of the 23 tableaux to be showcased on this year Republic Day Parade on Rajpath. Apart from this "Transforming India through Skill Develo ... read..


SC refuses to resume toll tax on DND flyway for now
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court on Monday refused to resume the toll tax on Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) flyway for now. ... read..


Subramanian Swamy welcomes Police action at Marina Beach, says 'why protest now when Jallikattu demands conceded?'
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Welcoming the police crackdown on the swelling pro-Jallikattu agitation at the Marina Beach in Chennai, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Subramanian Swamy on Monday asserted that the protests were pointless now as all their demands were to be conceded. ... read..


Hong Kong, China shares slightly firmer as resource sector supports
* SSEC +0.3 pct | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Hong Kong stocks started flat on Monday, despite support from a strong resource sector underpinned by a broadly weaker US dollar. On the mainland, blue-chip shares touched a five-week intraday high, but market turnover remained low as investors were reluc ... read..


Nikkei drops more than 1 pct on stronger yen, Trump's 'America first' policy
By Ayai Tomisawa TOKYO | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Japan's Nikkei share average dropped more than 1 percent on Monday as shares of exporters fell on a stronger yen, while sentiment was subdued on concerns over newly sworn-in U.S. President Donald Trump's protectionist trade view. The Nikkei dropped 1.3 pe ... read..


Australia, NZ dlrs tick higher, USD capped as Trump withholds detail
By Swati Pandey SYDNEY | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
The Australian dollar stayed near a 2-1/2-month peak on Monday while the U.S. dollar was on the back foot after U.S. President Donald Trump offered no detail on his plans to stimulate economic growth. The Australian dollar stood at $0.7572, within kissing ... read..


Japan Inc believes Abe, Trump don't want to see excessive yen weakness - Reuters poll
* Most Japanese firms see dollar beyond 125 yen as red line * Companies wary about protectionist backlash on weaker yen * Firms want Abe to press Trump on free trade | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Japanese companies believe that neither U.S. President Donald Trump nor Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe want to see the yen weaken significantly, a Reuters poll showed, a development they worry could spark an unwelcome political backlash. The Reuters Corp ... read..


Australia's Warner, Khawaja to be rested for NZ series
SYDNEY | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Top order batsman David Warner and Usman Khawaja will miss Australia's one-day Chappell-Hadlee series in order to rest and prepare for next month's tour of India. Warner, who scored a century in leading Australia to an 86-run victory over Pakistan in Sydn ... read..


Samsung Electronics says battery defects caused Note 7 fires
SEOUL | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd on Monday said battery defects caused its premium Galaxy Note 7 phones to catch fire, not the device's software or hardware. The announcement comes more than three months after the world's top smartphone maker scrapped the short ... read..


Samsung burning to regain trust with results of Note 7 fires probe
* Samsung to reveal causes of Galaxy Note 7 fires on Monday * Announcement comes ahead of Galaxy S8 launch * Note 7 was launched in August | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans on Monday to reveal reasons behind the spontaneous combustion of its recalled Galaxy Note 7, as the world's biggest smartphone maker works to regain consumer trust before launching its next premium model. The announcement ... read..


Police burst teargas shells to disperse pro-Jallikattu supporters
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
After launching a clamp down on pro-Jallikattu supporters by evicting and appealing to them to disperse as the purpose has been fulfilled, police today resorted to a mild lathi charge and burst teargas shells to disperse youths who tried to march to the ... read..


Purpose fulfilled, Police issue advisory to pro-jallikattu supporters to leave Marina
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
Asserting that the purpose of the Pro-Jallikattu protests has been fully achieved through an exemplary display of unity and discipline, the Chennai City police today issued an advisory appealing to the protestors to leave the Marina beach front. In ... read..


Police begins 'eviction' process at Marina, protestors moves to sea shore to continue
Chennai | Monday, Jan 23 2017 IST
As the pro-Jallikattu protests entered the seventh day today and showed no signs of relenting, police today 'forcibly' evicted the agitators from the Marina beach front, while making a fervent appeal to them to disperse citing the Bill to be tabled in t ... read..


Heavy rain and snow forecast for J&K
Srinagar | Monday, 2017 11:15:04 AM IST
A foggy morning with cheek blushing chill prevented pedestrians and motorists from venturing out early on Monday as Jammu and Kashmir braced for another spell of heavy rain and snowfall, the weather office said. ... read..


Battleground Jallikattu: DMK condemns police crackdown on crowds at Marina Beach
Chennai [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) on Monday condemned the crackdown by the police on the scores of pro-Jallikattu protestors on Marina Beach, where the agitation seems to be growing by the minute and cries for a 'permanent' solution get louder. ... read..


SP-Cong forged alliance to cover up 'mismanagement' in UP: BJP
Noida/ Patna [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Taking a jibe at the newly forged alliance between Samajwadi Party and the Congress ahead of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday said the alliance had been made to drag the attention of the people from the hool ... read..


Clear Monday morning in Delhi
New Delhi | Monday, 2017 10:45:04 AM IST
It was a clear Monday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 10 degrees Celsius, two notches above the season's average, the weather office said. ... read..


NGT to hear Delhi's garbage menace issue today
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) will on Monday hear the issues regarding garbage menace in the national capital. ... read..


SC to hear NTBCL's plea on DND flyway
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by Noida Toll Bridge Company Limited (NTBCL) in connection with the waving off the toll tax on Delhi-Noida-Direct (DND) flyway. ... read..


Dec. 16 gang rape: SC to hear convicts' plea challenging Delhi HC order
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court will on Monday hear the plea filed by December 16 gang rape convicts Mukesh, Akshay, Pawan and Vinay, challenging the Delhi High court order which had sentenced the four convicts to the gallows after keeping in view the fact that it was ... read..


Withdrew my name as UP chief ministerial candidate for younger generation: Sheila Dikshit
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Sheila Dikshit on Monday hailed the Congress and Swajawadi Party tie-up, saying that they all have been relieved after the formation of alliance, adding she withdrew her name as Uttar Pradesh chief ministerial candidate for the younger generation. ... read..


SC to hear plea to postpone Union Budget
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a plea seeking postponement of Union Budget presentation ahead of the upcoming assembly polls in five states. ... read..


What happened in Bihar will be repeated in UP: Congress
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Welcoming the formation of alliance with Samajwadi Party, Congress on Monday said that party is going to emerge as umbrella party around which all anti fascist ,pro poor and anti communal forces will combine. ... read..


Formation of alliance a difficult task as two rival parties will have to work together: Congress
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Terming formation of alliance a difficult task, Congress on Monday said that it takes time to take the decision as two parties who have been fighting elections against each other for last 25 years will have to come together and work. ... read..


Goa polls: 250 candidates in fray for 40 seats
Panaji [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
After scrutiny and withdrawal of nominations, 250 candidates are left in fray for Goa's 40 assembly seats, where elections are going to be held on fourth of February. ... read..


Uttar Pradesh: 168 candidates filed nominations for 1st phase of election
Lucknow [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
In Uttar Pradesh, the electioneering process has started gaining momentum with every passing day, as for the first phase of election, for which polling is scheduled on 11th February, a total of 168 candidates filed nominations till 21st January. ... read..


'Trump may be persuaded to back the Iran deal'
Jaipur | Monday, 2017 10:15:04 AM IST
US President Donald Trump, who has virulently called the nuclear agreement with Iran the "worst deal ever negotiated", may come around supporting it, says an American expert on the Middle East. ... read..


Battleground Jallikattu: Cops descend on Marina Beach as protests grow
Chennai [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Monday morning witnessed a renewed clash between agitated locals and the police here at Marina Beach, now a battleground for the Jallikattu issue, as protesters swarmed in droves demanding a permanent solution and not a 'temporary' ordinance. ... read..


Delhi: Full dress rehearsal of Republic Day Parade to be held today
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
The full dress rehearsal of the Republic Day Parade will be held at Rajpath in Delhi today. ... read..


PM Modi pays homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 120th birth anniversary
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday paid homage to Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose on his 120th birth anniversary today, and stated that he was honoured to have had the opportunity to declassify files relating to Netaji and fulfil a popular demand pending ... read..


Amid protests, Jallikattu Bill to be tabled in Tamil Nadu Assembly today
Chennai (Tamil Nadu) [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Amid the massive protests going on across the state on the bull-taming festival of Jallikattu, the Bill to replace the ordinance passed by the Governor on the same, will be tabled in the Tamil Nadu Assembly today. ... read..


Severe cold wave conditions to freeze north India
New Delhi [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Cold wave conditions prevailed in north India, with dense fog affecting rail, road and air traffic at several places in the region while eastern and western parts of the country had some respite from the biting cold. ... read..


Police starts evicting protesters from Marina Beach
Chennai | Monday, 2017 8:45:04 AM IST
Nearly after a week watching on the sidelines the Jallikattu protest on the Marina Beach, the Tamil Nadu Police on Monday morning started evicting the protesters. ... read..


BJP mocks Samajwadi Party's manifesto, dubs SP-Congress alliance as opportunistic in nature
Mumbai(Maharashtra) [India] | January 23, 2017 12:01:13 AM IST
Mocking the election manifesto of Samajwadi Party, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Monday said that the manifesto of the Uttar Pradesh ruling party is nothing but lies adding that BJP is going to make promises which it can live up to. ... read..


Political parties in Goa express apprehension to CEC about abuse of money, distribution of gifts
Panaji | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Political parties in Goa today expressed apprehension about abuse of money, distribution of gifts and possible use of withdrawal of cash in casinos when they met the Election Commission which was on the visit to the poll-bound state here. Addres ... read..


Nobody can take away reservation, says Union Minister Paswan
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
In the midst of the row stirred by RSS Leader Manmohan Vaidya's remarks against continuing quota for an indefinite period, Union Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has said that reservation was a Constitutional right which no one could scrap. ''Reservation is n ... read..


Lancers make winning start in HIL-V
Bhubaneswar | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Last year's runners-up Kalinga Lancers got off to a winning start in the fifth edition of the Hockey India League, edging out Delhi Waveriders by a solitary goal in the second match of the completion here at Kalinga Stadium Hockey Complex today. Drag ... read..


Congress releases first list of 41 candidates for UP
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
The Congress on Sunday announced its first list of 41 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections on Sunday -- the day it patched up an alliance with the ruling Samajwadi Party. ... read..


Pedestrian dies in freak accident in Hyderabad
Hyderabad | Sunday, 2017 11:45:04 PM IST
In a freak accident, a man was killed after an auto-rickshaw flung in the air and hit him here on Sunday, police said. ... read..


BJP announces second list for UP, 'star kids' find place (Lead)
New Delhi | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
The Bharatiya Janata party (BJP) on Sunday released its second list of 155 candidates for the Uttar Pradesh assembly polls, which features children of at least three party bigwigs and a few defectors from other parties. ... read..


'Contact with Napoleon a death sentence for Tipu Sultan'
Jaipur | Sunday, 2017 11:15:04 PM IST
Napoleon's life and career disapproves the Leftist challenge to the "Great Man" theory of history, for he not only influenced the course of European history but also of faraway India, where it was his talk of alliance with Tipu Sultan, that ensured a virt ... read..


CEC reviews poll preparations in Goa, expresses satisfaction
Panaji | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Chief Election Commissioner Nasim Zaidi today expressed satisfaction over the poll preparedness and election related activities in Goa. Addressing a press conference at a hotel in the city, he said, ''The Commission is by and large satisfied with elect ... read..


Ordinance on Jallikattu out of concern for cultural sentiment of people: Naidu
Panaji | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Union minister for Information and Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu today said recent ordinance, which cleared decks for organising Jallikattu in Tamil Nadu, was out of concern for cultural sentiments of the state. Responding to a question at a pre ... read..


There is total freedom of expression in India: Naidu
Panaji | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Union minister of Information and Broadcasting M Venkaiah Naidu today claimed that there was total freedom of expression in the country. Responding to a question during a press conference at the party state headquarters in the city, he said, ''I ... read..


Rajnath's son Pankaj, Shastri's grandson, Rita Bahuguna make it to BJP list for UP
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Progeny of politicians and who's-who in the BJP made it to the second list of party candidates released today for the crucial UP elections. Among others those who made in the list include, Home Minister Rajnath Singh's son Pankaj Singh from Noida, daught ... read..


23 of 39 dead in Hirakhand express accident identified
Visakhapatnam | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
Railway officials have so far identified 23 bodies of the 39 passengers who died in Hirakhand Express mishap in Andhra Pradeshs Vizianagaram district. Engine and nine coaches of Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express jumped tracks in Vizianagaram late l ... read..


Saudi finance ministry says no fees on remittances out of the country
RIYADH | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
The Saudi finance ministry said on Sunday there would be no fees applied on remittances out of the country, days after the kingdom's advisory Shura Council said it was considering a proposal to impose a 6 percent levy on expatriate remittances. Saudi Arab ... read..


Chilly weather continues in Delhi, fog affects train schedules
New Delhi | Sunday, Jan 22 2017 IST
The national capital today continued to be in the grip of chilly weather conditions with the minimum temperature settling at 8.4 degree Celsius and fog affecting train schedules here. Chilly weather conditions prevailing in Delhi over the past week persi ... read..


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