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[wanabidii] Top Headlines: Railway budget's 92-year-old journey set to end in 2017

Times of India
Daily Newsletter | Saturday, August 13, 2016
Railway budget's 92-year-old journey set to end in 2017
There will be no separate railway budget from next financial year, putting an end to a practice that started in 1924, with the finance ministry agreeing to the proposal to merge the transporter's annual exercise with the general budget.
No compromise on Kashmir, PoK is ours: PM Modi
An all-party meeting called to discuss the recent violence in Kashmir unanimously rejected a move by the UNHRC to send a team to the state to investigate alleged human rights violations by Indian security forces.
LS, RS score 100% business in monsoon session
Parliament functioned overtime in the monsoon session with Lok Sabha working for 110.84% and Rajya Sabha for 99.54% of their scheduled time, according to the figures shared by the government. During the session, 15 bills were introduced.
HC stays murder trial after ‘dead’ woman walks
Her nephew Soumya Biswas was murdered in July, 2013. Two years later, Manju Adhikari — the complainant — came to know that a court in North 24-Parganas had declared her dead.
Woman's body found stuffed in a suitcase on NH-2
A partially decomposed body of a woman, in her early 40s, was found stuffed in a trolley suitcase on the busy Agra-Delhi highway (NH-2), near Raipura Jat area, on Friday morning.
After girl writes to UP CM in blood, cops reopen case
A day after TOI reported that Latika Bansal, a 15-year-old girl from Bulandshahr who wrote a letter to CM Akhilesh Yadav in her own blood after witnessing her mother burn to death two months ago, Bulandshahr police has swung into action.
Facebook wants to be Google and TV when it comes to ads: Gadfly
Facebook has so far cracked the first half of that equation by locking down what's called 'direct response' advertising.
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?
Rio live: Wiggins most decorated British Olympian
A hectic day is in store for India as golfers, shooters, athletes and hockey players will be in action on the seventh day of the mega event in Rio.
Rio 2016: Sania, Bopanna enter mixed doubles semifinals
Sania Mirza and Rohan Bopanna subdued Britain's Andy Murray and Heather Watson with remarkable ease to breeze into the mixed doubles semifinals at the Rio Olympics on Friday.
Rio Games: Boxer Vikas a win away from medal
Vikas Krishan stands just a win away from an elusive Olympic medal after outclassing Turkey's Sipal Onder 3-0 to comfortably advance to the quarterfinals of men's 75kg middleweight boxing at the Rio Games on Friday.
SBI's NPAs grow, but slowly, to cross Rs 1L cr; market happy
SBI reported a net profit of Rs 2,521 crore for the first quarter of FY17 - a 31% drop from Rs 3,692 crore in the corresponding quarter last year.
Hrithik Roshan's fan buys 70 tickets to watch 'Mohenjo Daro'
Ashutosh Gowariker's magnum opus 'Mohenjo Daro' starring Hrithik Roshan and Pooja Hegde hit theatres today, August 12.
Diana Penty: I have managed to overcome my inhibitions
Four years ago, when Diana Penty made an impressive debut in 'Cocktail', one thought that she would be spoilt for choices for her next project. And while that was the case, she chose to be mindful rather than give in to the audiences’ expectations, unlike most of her contemporaries.
Akshay Kumar’s personal clicks
Akshay Kumar is undoubtedly the Indian Jackie Chan and is known for his love for stunts which give him ample opportunities to quench his adrenaline thirst.
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