Friday, 16 September 2016

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Would label China as currency manipulator: Trump

Gold slips to two-week low on global cues
Gold prices fell by Rs 70 to trade at nearly two-week low of Rs 31,000 per ten grams at the bullion market on Friday, tracking a weak trend overseas amid slackened demand from jewellers at domestic spot market.

China sets up council to promote investments with India

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Centre mulls alternatives to pollutant refrigerants 

Ganga water has heavy metal, pesticide traces: CPCB

NGT notice to Centre, UP on encroachments in Arthala lake
Rampant dumping of waste and encroachments on Arthala Lake located close to Hindon River in Ghaziabad on Thursday came under the lens of the National Green Tribunal which sought response from the Centre and UP government on the issue.

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Swedish appeals court upholds detention order for Assange
The decision by the Svea Court of Appeal means that the arrest warrant stands for the 45-year-old computer hacker, who has avoided extradition to Sweden by seeking shelter at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London since 2012.

Swedish court upholds detention order for Assange

Trump now believes President Obama was born in US
Donald Trump's campaign spokesman says the Republican presidential candidate now believes President Barack Obama was born in the United States, despite the candidate's repeated refusal to say so himself.

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NASA's Cassini to make final, closest observations of Saturn
After studying Saturn, its rings and moons for more than 12 years, NASA's Cassini spacecraft has entered the final year of its epic voyage during which it will make the closest-ever observations of the planet.

Cassini gets ready for closest-ever observations of Saturn

Belgium gets world's biggest pickled brain collection

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Apple iPhone 7, iPhone 7 Plus price details revealed, goes up to Rs 92,000
The iPhone 7 Plus 32GB, 128GB and 256GB will cost Rs 72,000, Rs 82,000 and Rs 92,000 respectively

Apple slashes prices of iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus by up to Rs 22,000
Apple has announced biggest-ever price drop for its smartphones in India. Under the new pricing, iPhone 6S (128GB), carying an MRP of Rs 82,000, will now be available at an MRP of Rs 60,000. iPhone 6s Plus (128GB) will now be available at an MRP of Rs 70,000, the smartphone too has received a price cut of Rs 22,000. Apple's 4-inch smartphone iPhone SE, too has got a price cut. The 64GB version of iPhone SE will now be available at Rs 44,000.

WhatsApp privacy policy challenged in Delhi High Court: 5 things to know
A public interest litigation in the Delhi High Court (HC) challenges the change in WhatsApp's privacy policy.

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IIM-B provides ease of CAT 2016 test for candidates with disability
For the first time, candidates who have applied for the CAT 2016, can correct mistakes in their application forms even after the submission. Percentage of marks scored, work experience and programmes selected are the details that can be edited on the CAT Application form webpage from October 1 to 5.

Assam Govt secondary schools to be declared tobacco-free zones
There are 4,316 government secondary schools in the state and out of these, all secondary schools in the districts of Lakhimpur, Baksa, Tinsukia, Udalguri, Sonitpur, Golaghat, Goalpara and Bongaigaon have been reported to be Tobacco-free Educational Institutions (TFEI), as per the submissions made by school inspectors to the Secondary Education Department.

DishTV to beam 32 HRD Ministry edu channels to viewers

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16 drown during immersion of Ganesh idols in Maharashtra
The immersion of thousands of idols of the elephant-headed Lord Ganesha ended in most parts of Maharashtra on a tragic note with at least 16 visarjan-related deaths in the 24 hours to Friday morning, officials said. Two people are missing

Fire in Hiranandani's residential tower in Mumbai

Ticket sales for Global Citizen Festival India 2016 sold out

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Supreme Court stays NGT order against Delhi Metro, Railways
The Supreme Court on Friday stayed the operation of a National Green Tribunal (NGT) order asking Indian Railways and Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) to seek environmental clearances for their projects.

Rafael Nadal: No time to see Delhi, we practise too much
Rafa has a stronger connection to India than just coming here to play.

Delhi high court to decide today if sale of photocopied books is OK

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Jason Byrne to give Bengaluru a miss following unrest in the city
​The popular comedian has cancelled his tour

Cauvery water row: Bengaluru protests expose urban India's growing pains
Two days of violence, in which protesters torched buses and clashed with riot police after a court ordered Karnataka to share water from the Cauvery river with Tamil Nadu, have exposed the growing pains of the dynamic technology hub's chaotic boom.

Karnataka doctors cross Tamil Nadu border on foot to save man's life
A team of doctors from Bengaluru along with an ailing patient requiring liver transplant travelled to Tamil Nadu around 1am Thursday in the cover of darkness and successfully completed the surgery by Thursday evening.

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The dark truth behind fairness & skin creams

New districts: Shifting of files a challenge for officials

Real estate builder cannot develop Amaravati: AP AG to HC
Reiterating its resolve to get Andhra Pradesh capital Amaravati built by a world-class agency, the AP state on Thursday urged the Hyderabad High Court to allow work in this regard.

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Water to be released from Mettur dam starting Sept 20
After Karnataka started releasing the Cauvery water, Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Friday ordered opening of the Mettur dam on September 20 for the benefit of farmers.

Chennai building collapse: CMDA to raze second tower by Sept 30
'Faith,' an 11-storeyed tower that still remains at a building collapse site in Moulivakkam here, will be demolished before September 30, the Chennai Metropolitan Development Authority (CMDA) has told the Madras high court.

Film director Priyadarshan - actor Lissy divorce formalities complete
Final formalities for the divorce of ace Malayalam film director S Priyadarshan and his actor-wife Y Lissy were completed before a family court here on Friday.

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Rains lash Saurashtra; parts of city drenched
Heavy rains lashed Saurashtra and South Gujarat region on Thursday, while many parts of the city were drenched in sudden downpours during the evening.

NID to help SEWA market heritage crafts
Will Work To Create Sustainable Livelihood For Artisans

Loner in life, man gets cold shoulder from kin in death
Relatives Refuse To Perform Last Rites

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Congress yatra moves on, brings traffic to a stop
Rahul Gandhi's kisan yatra led to major traffic jams in many parts of the city on Thursday.

CM Akhilesh Yadav blows his own trumpet: Rahul Gandhi
"When the Congress launched a campaign against BJP in Parliament, SP supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav backed us.

In town on bisiness, trader robbed of Rs 80 thousand cash
An unidentified youth on Thursday robbed Rs 80,500 from a trader dealing in firecrackers under Shahganj police station.The trader was visiting the city from Kaushambi for a business deal.

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Bhubaneswar, Cuttack among diabetes hotspots in country
Khurda (of which the state capital is a part) and Cuttack are among top 20 districts with high prevalence high blood sugar level (>150 mg/dl), a marker of diabetes, among 284 districts of nine states, which were part of the latest clinical, anthropometric and bio-chemical (CAB) survey conducted by the Registrar General of India. In a reflection of growing burden non-communicable diseases,

CM's Mahanadi gameplan a political rhetoric: BJP
Two days before chief minister Naveen Patnaik attends a tripartite meeting over the Mahanadi water dispute in New Delhi on Saturday, the state BJP accused Naveen of lacking sincerity in resolving the issue.

Naveen Patnaik launches projects through videoconferencing, irks opponents
As part of the government's inauguration spree ahead of the ensuing panchayat polls, chief minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday dedicated 1,100 check dams through videoconferencing at a state-level function here.

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Thieves strike at Green Valley, again

Now, selfies give MP girls stick to beat stalkers with
The ubiquitous 'selfie' has been turned into a weapon to fight online abuse of women in Madhya Pradesh.Girls in Hoshangabad district of the state are actively participating in a campaign called 'TI mera bhai hai' (TI stands for thana incharge) -a brainchild of the local police.

Vyapam scam whistleblower alleges murder conspiracy
Gwalior-based Vyapam whistleblower Ashish Chaturvedi on Thursday alleged that his life is at risk from a man who recently bailed out a Bhopal-based doctor facing charges of issuing threat to kill Ashish.

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3 cantonment board officials booked for forgery
Ved Mittal, a resident of Ferozepur Cantonment had lodged a complaint in the office on May 15, 2015, challenging the appointment of Kulbhushan Mehantani as a clerk.

Karachi mahant arrives with remains of 160 Hindus
For the salvation of their dead ones, the Mahant of Shri Panch Mukhi Hanuman Mandir, Karachi, has brought the ashes of 160 Hindus who had wished them to be immersed in Ganga at Haridwar.

Ex-hockey star to be Amritsar DCP
The Punjab government on Thursday announced that ex-hockey star and Olympian Gagan Ajit Singh would be the new deputy commissioner of police (investigation) of Amritsar district.

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