Wednesday, 31 August 2016

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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Rupee down 6 paise against dollar in early trade
Forex dealers said strength in the dollar against some other currencies overseas also weighed on the rupee but a higher opening in the domestic equity market capped the losses.

Allow mobile registration from any bank's ATM: RBI

RBI, govt exploring introduction of Sharia banking
Reserve Bank and the government are exploring introduction of interest-free banking, also known as Islamic Banking, to financially include sections of the society that remains excluded due to religious reasons.

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Plants less thirsty as climate warms: Study

Ramesh urges Naveen to save tiger in Odisha
Worried over the declining number of Royal Bengal tigers in Odisha forests, former Union Minister for Environment and Forest Jairam Ramesh on Monday urged Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to take steps to save the tiger population in the state.

Wildlife dept catches crocodile from pond in Kathua
A 6-feet-long crocodile was on Monday caught by a team of Wildlife department from a pond in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district.

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Malaysia: 3 held for plotting attacks on Hindu temple
Three militants from the Islamic State terror group have been arrested in Malaysia for allegedly plotting attacks on a famous Hindu temple in Batu Caves, entertainment outlets and police stations across the country on the eve of Independence Day.

Donald Trump to visit Mexico, meet its president
US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said he will meet Mexico's president on Wednesday, hours before he sets out proposals to crack down on illegal immigration that have stirred up widespread anger among Mexicans.

US Senators McCain, Rubio win their Republican primaries
Key US senators John McCain and Marco Rubio won their Republican primaries on Tuesday, setting up high-profile re-election efforts in November as their party fights to retain control of Congress. About a third of the 100-member Senate and entire House of Representatives are up for grabs in November.

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India to launch 68 more commercial launched this year
The Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) is likely to launch another 68 commercial satellites in the remainder of this financial year, Rakesh S, chairman and managing director of Antrix, Isro’s commercial arm, said on Tuesday.

Dogs know what you're saying, study suggests
Scientists have found evidence to support what many dog owners have long believed: man's best friend really does understand some of what we're saying.

Preparations on for launch of GSLV Mark II

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Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus prices leaked ahead of launch
Converting the prices to Indian currency, the 32GB, 128GB and 256GB of iPhone 7 would approximately cost Rs 53,150, Rs 61,200 and Rs 71,250 respectively.

5 flagship smartphones likely to launch this week
The week is set to see a slew of smartphone launches, courtesy IFA 2016.

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided review -- A futuristic stealth action game
The original Deus Ex came out in the year 2000, where the world was still riding the wave that The Matrix left us with.

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No admission to MP students in Guj, Maha
While doors of MP colleges are open for medical students of other states, neighbourslike Gujarat and Maharashtra have restricted entry for outsiders.

MBBS in pvt colleges will cost you more
The Admission and Fees Regulatory Committee (AFRC) has approved 33% to 53% increase in the MBBS course tuition fee in private colleges of the state.

New vice-chancellors can stay, rules SC
In a relief to the Telangana government, the Supreme Court on Monday allowed all the eight newly-appointed vice chancellors in the state to continue in their posts.

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Dissent be damned: Railways goes after Narendra Modi critics
Bars employees from criticising govt after WhatsApp post calls Modi RSS stooge; mum on other offensive posts.

5 youths allege cops at Gateway asked them to 'go to Pakistan'
The Colaba police is probing into allegations by five youths, who claimed that a patrol police team misbehaved and ill-treated them and asked the group to go to Pakistan if they don't like the country.

Mumbai girl opts out of school, enters MIT
With a talent for computer programming, Malvika never passed 10th or 12th.

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ABVP to highlight nationalism issue, February 9 JNU event for DUSU polls

Close industrial units in residential areas: NGT
Rejecting Delhi government's submission that it was the duty of land owning agencies like Delhi Development Authority and East Delhi Municipal Corporation to remove illegal industries, the NGT said the state pollution control board has the power to "close, prohibit or regulate" falling within its jurisdiction.

It's Mother Teresa's quiet simplicity, concern for others they remember
More than a year after the Delhi government started the e-rickshaw registration process, thousands are still plying illegally in the city. More worryingly, there seems to be complete disregard for rules as these three-wheelers can be seen running on every street, including those which are closed for their operation such as parts of Ring Road and Vikas Marg. Besides, authorities are a turning a blind eye to these violations.

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Now, a cooling system for shuttles entering the Martian atmosphere
Mars has been a target for the space scientific community for the last four decades. The biggest challenge faced by a spacecraft on expeditions like the Indian Space Research Organisation or ISRO's Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) is the heat generated due to its speed.

Bizman spends five days saying goodbye for cancer that wasn't
Imagine being told that your body has been stricken by late-stage cancer. Imagine the feeling that washes over you, as realisation dawns that you have a very limited amount of time to spend with the people you love. Imagine the despair.

Bengaluru safer than smaller cities: National Crime Records Bureau

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Water levels touch alarming level at Hussain Sagar lake in Hyderabad
Water levels are rising in Hyderabad's in Hussain Sagar lake after the city winnessed heavy downpour on Wednesday morning even as authorities have issued warning to people residing in low-lying areas.

7 killed as rains batter Hyderabad, chaos on roads

Airhostess molested, left stranded by cabbie in Hyderabad
A 24-year-old air hostess was allegedly molested, robbed and later abandoned at an isolated spot on the outskirts of Hyderabad early Tuesday morning.

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Biotech incubation centre to be set up in Chennai
The Tamil Nadu government will set up a bio-technology incubation centre at Ticel Park in Chennai at a cost of Rs 20 crore.

Spurned TN man hacks woman to death inside church, commits suicide
A man hacked a 24-year-old schoolteacher to death inside a church in Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu on Wednesday morning and committed suicide.

Find us a way to legalise camel slaughter, MLA tells government
Nagapattinam MLA M Thamimun Ansari sought to know in the state assembly on Tuesday if the Tamil Nadu government would appease Muslims in the state by figuring out a way to legalise camel slaughter ahead of Bakrid.

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No conviction on moral ground, evidence required in rape cases: Gujarat High Court
Gujarat high court has acquitted two youths in a gangrape case after terming the lower court’s decision to hand down seven-year jail term to them as “moral conviction”.

On IIM stretch, goons manage protection money
On Tuesday , the Vastrapur police arrested an alleged goonda, Navghan Bharwad, for battering a food vendor on the IIM stretch for not paying up the routine `hafta' or protection money . A bleeding Rajiv Mandal, who owns a Chinese food stall, lodged an FIR against Bharwad.

Green Ganesha gets Gandhi push
Navajivan To Sell Idols Made By Sabarmati Jail Inmates

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Local Congress leader announces vegetables as reward for tracing two UP BJP leaders

Ganga, Yamuna flow 2m below danger level
The flood situation improved in the city as the water level of Ganga and Yamuna came down two metres below the danger mark, on Sunday.

Floods leave behind trail of destruction
Even as the chaos unleashed by the flooding of rivers Ganga and Yamuna seems to have eased, the trail of destruction of life and property it has left behind seems to be too much for city locals to cope with.

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Miscreants push RPF cop off moving train in Odisha

Girl murdered, body dumped in Andhra
Mystery shrouds the death of a 21-year-old student of Khallikote autonomous college.

Odia activists demand penalty for violators
The state government has enacted a rule for implementing the Orissa Official Language Act 1954 from August 16.It has decided to create a language department headed by a joint secretary-level officer.

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18 minors slapped with POCSO in three months
to be more careful and take lessons from such cases." In some.

6 hours long siege by meat shop owners at NGT door, hearing on abattoir today

CBI probe faulty: Indian accused
Bhopal Gas Disaster Case 365 words

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Haryana CM and MLAs reach assembly on bicycles and e-rickshaws

Foreign bulls ka character dheela: Haryana minister Om Prakash Dhankar
Holding “foreign“ bulls responsible for Haryana's stray cattle menace, minister Om Prakash Dhankar questioned their “character“ and said they “violate even buffaloes without caring for reproductive cycles“.

6 plaints from women every hour in Haryana: Report
28,839 Filed At All-women Police Stations

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