Sunday, 14 August 2016

[wanabidii] News Digest: FPIs stay bullish on India, pour Rs 5,400cr in a fortnight

Sunday, August 14, 2016
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FPIs stay bullish on India, pour Rs 5,400cr in a fortnight
Continuing the bullish momentum, foreign investors poured in over Rs 5,400 crore into Indian equity markets in the first two weeks of this month on positive global cues and the passage of long-pending GST Constitutional Amendment bill in Parliament.

ONGC, partners to invest Rs 823cr for gas in Bokaro block
Oil and Natural Gas Corp and its partners will invest Rs 823 crore to produce natural gas from coal seams of its Bokaro block in Jharkhand from 2017-18, the state-owned firm's Chairman Dinesh K Sarraf has said.

M J Akbar to ring NASDAQ bell to mark India's I-Day
Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar will ring the closing bell at the NASDAQ stock exchange in the heart of the popular Times Square here tomorrow to mark India's 70th Independence Day.

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Crocodiles to be driven out of human habitations in Andaman

Zero tolerance for tanneries polluting Ganga

PETA moves NGT seeking nationwide ban on manja
People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) has moved National Green Tribunal and contended that 'manja', sharp string coated with glass, poses grave threat to humans and animals as every year a number of deaths are caused due to the deadly string.

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3 killed in Louisiana floods; thousands rescued
Emergency crews plucked motorists from cars stranded by high water along a seven-mile stretch of south Louisiana interstate, pulled others from inundated homes and waist-deep waters and braced for more of the dangerous work Sunday after conducting at least 2,000 rescues.

Bangladesh Bank says withholding heist probe info
Bangladesh Bank lawyer Ajmalul Hossain was responding to comments by Rizal Commercial Banking Corp in the Philippines - through which the stolen money was routed before disappearing into Manila's casino industry - that the central bank in Dhaka was wary of releasing reports that could implicate its own officials.

Turkey says no compromise with Washington on cleric's extradition
​Turkey's Prime Minister's comments, at a briefing for local reporters, were the latest to take aim at Turkey's top NATO ally and coincided with a report that an Istanbul prosecutor wrote to US authorities asking for the detention of cleric Fethullah Gulen.

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Painkillers may work differently for men, women: Study
Painkillers and antidepressants may work differently in men and women as the potential therapeutics are rarely tested in females, a new study has claimed.

Scientists to unveil new Earth-like planet: Report
Scientists are preparing to unveil a new planet in our galactic neighbourhood which is "believed to be Earth-like" and orbits its star at a distance that could favour life, German weekly Der Spiegel reported today.

BARC signs MoU to develop Deep Brain Stimulator

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18 popular smartphone apps made in India
India is excelling in numerous fields today, and technology is no different. So on the occasion of the nation’s Independence Day, we are bringing you a list of some great mobile apps that you use on a near-daily basis, without realizing that they are made in India.

4 cool gadgets for your bedroom
Bedroom is a place where you lie back and relax. You read the newspaper here with the morning tea or coffee, curl up in the bed after a long day at work or just catch a movie with your spouse or partner.

How to delete old posts from your Facebook Timeline
Facebook is one location where you can find all your memories and photos that you’ve shared with your friends.

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SSC Translator Combined Recruitment 2016: Results declared

Compulsory NCC training in schools, colleges not feasible: Manohar Parrikar
The government has not found it feasible in terms of infrastructure and resources to make NCC training compulsory for school and college students, the Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.

President nod for six new IITs in country; NIT in AP
Six new Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) will be set up in places like Jammu and Tirupati as President Pranab Mukherjee gave his nod to a law in this regard.

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Goregaon residents curb open defecation on neighbouring plot within 45 days
Visitors to Mumbai dread landing at the airport during the morning hours. They are appalled at the sight and stench caused by rows of slum dwellers who are seen defecating in the open.

10 juvenile convicts stage escape from David Sassoon reform home
Ten juvenile convicts, regarded as troublemakers for other inmates, have staged a daring escape from the David Sassoon Industrial and Reformatory Institution at Matunga, late on Thursday night.

2,515 students receive degrees from IIT-B; PhDs at record high
A total of 2,515 students, including 325 doctoral candidates, received their degrees at IIT-Bombay's 54th Convocation Day here.

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BSNL offers free unlimited calls on Independence Day
New Delhi, Aug 14 () Customers of state-run BSNL will be able to make free unlimited calls on any network tomorrow also. "BSNL...

The Kangra Valley train's journey
New Delhi, Aug 14 () Covering a distance of 164 km between Pathankot in Punjab and Jogindernagar in Himachal Pradesh, this train is arguably the longest one running in the hills of India since 1929.

Sonia Gandhi discharged from hospital, advised rest
New Delhi, Aug 14 () Congress president Sonia Gandhi was today discharged from a private hospital here where she was undergoing treatment for dehydration, fever and a shoulder injury for the last 11 days.

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This building is illegal, but it'll never be razed

Don't use bad terrain as excuse, expand Metro fast: Sreedharan
Dismissing as an excuse the Bangalore Metro Rail Corporation's explanation that tough terrain has delayed the expansion of Namma Metro, Metro Man E Sreedharan on Saturday said geology cannot be cited to justify cost escalation.

BU scheme to help disabled students
Enabling employment opportunities for students with disabilities at the Braille Resource Centre of Bangalore University, the facility has collaborated with Enable India and JP Morgan.

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Congress leader fights off attackers, escapes with two bullet injuries
In a brazen attack, two motorcycle-borne assailants shot at a Congress leader in broad daylight while he was heading towards his party office at Mallikarjun Nagar in Bowenpally on Saturday morning.

Nayeem killed brother-in-law, three others
With each passing day, gangster Nayeemuddin's criminal activities, mostly shocking details, are emerging. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Saturday declared that Nayeem had murdered his own brother-in-law and three others and none of these incidents ever came to light.

Former CM didn't give nod to capture Nayeem
The police in undivided Andhra Pradesh did not get clearance from a former chief minister to capture renegade Maoist Md Nayeemuddin, said former director general of police (DGP) V Dinesh Reddy on Saturday.

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National award winning Tamil lyricist Muthukumar dies at 41
Chennai, Aug 14 () National Award-winning Tamil lyricist Na Muthukumar died here today due to jaundice, sources close to his family said. He was 41.

Librarian recruitment: TNPSC to hold certificate verification on August 30
Certificate verification of the candidates who have been provisionally selected for interview for the posts of librarian and assistant librarian will be held at Tamil Nadu Public Service Commission’s office in Chennai on August 30.

Na Muthukumar, national award-winning Tamil film lyricist, dies aged 41
Muthukumar had been suffering from jaundice and high fever for the past few days.

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Hope, skip and jump: Fate of young gymnasts from Gujarat depends upon Dipa Karmakar's performance in Rio Olympics

Bapu, Martin Luther appear in teenagers' comic series

Blackmailers created 19L email IDs
They Targeted 1,000 Victims In Gujarat

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42 cases settled at Lok Adalat
A national Lok Adalat was organised by the Debts Recovery Tribunal (DRT), Allahabad, on Saturday and several recovery suits of bank loans were settled.

When Indian police stns turned sleuths for British
To keep an eye on Indians

HC stays AU law faculty appointment
AU vice-chancellor Prof Rattan Lal Hangloo, as per an order dated July 26, 2016, had appointed Prof D N Pandey as dean, faculty of law.

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Info blackout in Kandhamal killings

Sweepers on stir, garbage piles up
The dust raised over garbage dumping is yet to settle, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday ran into garbage collection hurdle.

In special drives, RPF brings back 435 runaway kids in 7 months
The railway protection force (RPF) under the East Coast Railway (ECoR) zone has rescued 435 kids between January and July by conducting special drives.

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College counselling: Spot admission demand met
Accepting demand of private engineering colleges, directorate of technical education (DTE) on Saturday said two days of college level counselling would be resumed from Sunday.

Let lives of young students bloom, do not drive them to frustration
A saddened, neurotic aged writer? No, an IIT aspirant, just 17, in her five-page suicide note! Lately the news of such young students aiming to enter these epitomes of technical education, giving up on life after being unable to bear the pressure has become a regular feature in our country.

BJP to inject nationalism in citizens of MP
Aiming to inject fresh bout of nationalism in citizens, BJP would take out 'Tiranga Yatra' under party's ambitious campaign 'Zara Yaad Karo Qurbani', all over the state from August 16 to 22.

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Congress approached us, but Sidhu firm on AAP, says wife
Ahead of cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu's likely induction into Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) next week, his MLA wife Navjot Kaur on Saturday said that Congress too had approached them, but her husband had made up his mind to go with the Arvind Kejriwal-led party.

4 months on, Hryana to appeal against Prof Virender's bail
Source confirmed to TOI that initially the state go that initially the state government was not willing to file cancellation of Virender's bail plea. It decided to act only when large number of accused involved in the incidents of violence related to Jat agitation started getting bail from courts.

In Punjab, only CM, Dy CM work, says Navjot Kaur
Ministers have no work and CPS are superfluous, she says

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