Friday, 12 August 2016

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Friday, August 12, 2016
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Sensex regains 28k-level, soars 278 points in early trade

Rupee recovers 2 paise vs US dollar in early trade
The rupee recovered by 2 paise to 66.83 against the dollar in early trade on Friday on mild selling of the US currency by exporters amidst higher opening in the domestic equity market. Forex dealers said dollars weakness against other currencies also supported the rupee.

Extra maternity leave will cut attrition

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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.

NGT slams Agra administration over encroachment
The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has slammed the Agra administration and government agencies for submitting wrong details pertaining to encroachment in the flood plains of the Yamuna here.

Background music may hamper shark conservation

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'Pak ready for Nuclear non-testing pact with India'
Pakistan was ready for an agreement with India on bilateral moratorium on nuclear non-testing, Prime Minister's Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz said. He said that Pakistan consistently supported the CTBT and voted for it when it was adopted by the UN General Assembly in 1996.

Dead Canada attack suspect prepared martyrdom video
The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said Aaron Driver, a Canadian man previously banned from associating with Islamic State extremists, prepared a martyrdom video and was about to commit a terrorist attack but was killed on Wednesday in southern Ontario after he detonated his explosive device in a taxi and was shot at by officers.

Venezuela, Colombia agree to gradual reopening of border
Venezuela and Colombia agreed on Thursday to the gradual reopening of their border one year after the Venezuelan government closed crossings to crack down on smuggling. The announcement came after a meeting of Presidents Nicolas Maduro of Venezuela and Juan Manuel Santos of Colombia.

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Two dwarf galaxies drift into Hubble's sight from cosmic wilderness

Rare dinosaur fossil found in China
A rare well-preserved hadrosaur also known as duck-billed dinosaur has been unearthed in the Inner Mongolia autonomous region and is expected to be of huge value for research into how the species evolved.

US government shifts $81 million to Zika vaccine research
The US Department of Health and Human Services has shifted $81 million in funds from other projects to continue work on developing vaccines to fight Zika in the absence of any funding from US lawmakers.

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Felt relieved after exiting Flipkart, last decade was intense: Mukesh Bansal
When the entrepreneur quit Flipkart as its head of commerce this year, it was a good time to return to his love of reading, fitness and travelling.

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 first look: Raising the bar
The Samsung Galaxy Note 7 recently launched in India and we got our hands on the device for a short while. This is our first impressions of the company's newest phablet.

18 gadgets available at big discounts
Planning to buy a new TV, laptop, tablet, smartphone or any other gadget?

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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.

Number of Indian students going to UK, US varsities to go up by 50%
The number of Indian students going overseas for under-graduate and post-graduate studies is expected to increase by 50 per cent over the next five years due to a manifold increase in their family incomes, a placement expert said on Thursday.

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Bosch posts marginal rise in profit at Rs 378.72 cr in Q1
Mumbai, Aug 12 () Technology and services firm Bosch has reported a marginal increase in net profit at Rs 378.72 crore for the first quarter ended June. The company had posted a standalone net profit of Rs 375.71 crore in the April-June period of 2015-16 fiscal.

More intimidated by Kajol than Ajay: 'Shivaay' actress Erika
Mumbai, Aug 12 () She may be making her Bollywood debut opposite Ajay Devgn in "Shivaay" but Polish actress Erika Kaar was more intimated and star-struck by his wife, Kajol. Erika says she was apprehensive to talk to Kajol because the Bollywood actress has a huge fan following in Poland.

Dhoni finds film promotions tough
The Untold Story' finds film promotions tough and is amazed the way film stars promote their films.

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Glenmark Pharmaceuticals' Q1 net profit up 24% at Rs 227 cr
New Delhi, Aug 12 () Glenmark Pharmaceuticals today reported a 23.96 per cent rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 226.78 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, 2016, mainly on account of robust sales.

478 vacancies in 24 HCs where 39 lakh cases are pending: Govt
New Delhi, Aug 12 () On a day the Supreme Court expressed anguish over the Centre's failure to implement the collegium's decisions on transfer and appointment of judges, the Rajya Sabha was informed that 478 vacancies are yet to be filled up in 24 high courts of the country and nearly 39 lakh cases

Consider visa representation of Belarusian woman: HC to FRRO
New Delhi, Aug 12 () A Belarusian woman, who claims to be in a live-in relationship with an Indian for past 22 years, has been permitted by the Delhi High Court to file a detailed representation before Foreigner Regional Registration Office (FRRO) for conversion of her business visa to entry (X)

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Need to mature as an actor before doing big films: Allu Sirish
Bengaluru, Aug 12 () Telugu actor Allu Sirish feels he needs to grow as an actor before taking up big budget projects like "Bahubali".

Demolition drive: Martyr's family seeks time for rectification
Bengaluru, Aug 11 () As the drive to clear encroachments on storm water drains in the city continued for the sixth day today, family of martyred NSG commando Niranjan Kumar, a portion of whose house is marked for demolition, is seeking time from civic authorities for rectification.

Robotic surgery institute launched at Narayana Health city
Bengaluru, Aug 11 () Multi-speciality hospital Narayana Health today launched an institute for robotic surgery which will primarily conduct prostate, kidney, gynecological, colorectal and select head and neck cancer surgeries.

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Raymond to use omni-channel strategy to increase customer base
Hyderabad, Aug 12 () Textile major Raymond Ltd plans to come out with its omni-channel strategy within a year to scale up its digital business and woo younger customers, a top executive said today.

Ikea to double sourcing from India to euro 600 mn in 4 yrs
Hyderabad, Aug 11 () Swedish furniture maker Ikea today said it will double sourcing of products and material from India to euro 600 million in up to next four years.

Ex-TDP minister rejects links with Nayeem
Former TDP minister in united AP, A Uma Madhava Reddy, on Thursday refuted allegations of any association with slain gangster Nayeemuddin alias Nayeem, who was killed in an encounter by greyhounds police.

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HC grants bail to woman involved in luxury car mishap
Chennai, Aug 12 () Madras High Court today granted conditional bail to a woman, arrested on the charge of mowing down a 45-year-old man while driving a luxury car in an inebriated condition here early last month.

HC suggests to TN govt to ban fishing upto 20 kms from coast
Chennai, Aug 11 () The Madras High Court today suggested that the Tamil Nadu government issue a notification as done by Odisha, prohibiting fishing by motorised vessels, trawlers and those using mechanised fishing techniques upto a distance of 20 km in the Bay of Bengal.

80 bridges to be built in Tamil Nadu
Eighty bridges would be built in Tamil Nadu at a cost of Rs 159.74 crore, chief minister Jayalalithaa announced in the assembly on Friday.

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Top cop Verma moves Gujarat HC on govt notice to vacate flat
Ahmedabad, Aug 11 () Senior IPS officer Satish Verma, who probed the 2004 Ishrat Jehan encounter case, has approached the Gujarat High Court challenging a notice asking him to vacate the state government flat he occupies here.

HC allows Asaram's trial through video conference in rape case
Ahmedabad, Aug 11 () The Gujarat High Court today allowed a Gandhinagar sessions court to conduct the trial of self-styled godman Asaram Bapu, who is facing rape charge, through video conference from Jodhpur jail.

Taking a selfie at Ahmedabad railway station might land you in jail for five years

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HC orders CBI inquiry into Bulandshahr gangrape case
Allahabad, Aug 12 () In a snub to the Samajwadi Party government in Uttar Pradesh, the Allahabad High Court today ordered a CBI inquiry into the Bulandshahr gangrape case observing that it was "not satisfied" with the police investigation so far.

BJP demands dismissal of state govt
Hundreds of workers of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Thursday protested against the Bulandshahr rape incident and sought the dismissal of state government for failure on law and order front.

This Rakhi, 'thread of love' with a designer tag
The festival of thread, Rakshabandan, is round the corner and sisters and brothers are leaving no stone unturned to make the day special for each other.

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Odisha raises Rs 1,100 crore under District Mineral Foundation
Bhubaneswar, Aug 11 () With above Rs 1,100 crore in hand under the District Mineral Foundation (DMF), the Odisha government today asked the District Collectors to make judicious utilisation of the funds meant for poor people living in the mining areas.

Orissa CM dedicates 100 godowns to women farmers, gives them mobile phones

Samantray gets 3-year jail in DA case
Retired IAS officer Himanshu Sekhar Samantray was on Thursday sentenced to three years of rigorous imprisonment by a vigilance court here for possessing assets disproportionate to his known source of income.

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In Bhopal varsity, planting a tree must for a PhD degree
"In the past, despite much effort on our part, students were not ready to follow instructions relating to plantation.PhD is an important degree for any student.

Submit cop harassment probe status, women's panel to CISF
Taking cognizance of another complaint of harassment from CISF constable Ritu Kumari on Thursday, Madhya Pradesh State Women Commission (MPSWC) chairman Lata Wankhede asked CISF director general to submit inquiry status report.

Woman gets life term for plotting husband's murder
District court on Thursday sentenced a woman to life term imprisonment for conspiring to murder her husband with help of her 'paramour'. Accused first killed man and then took the body to BHEL locality where they set it ablaze to conceal his identity.

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GST rate should not be more than 18 pc: ICSI
Chandigarh, Aug 11 () The Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) today said the GST rate should not be more than 18 per cent, otherwise it will cause rise in inflation. "If RNR is 19 per cent or more, then we may have inflation in near term.

Haryana govt for police verification of 'Gau Raksha Dals'
Chandigarh, Aug 11 () Amid an uproar over cow vigilantism, Haryana government has decided to carry out police verification of all members of the 'Gau Raksha Dals' in the state and is considering issuing them identity cards.

Acclaimed psychiatrist to visit PU

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