Sunday, 30 October 2016

[wanabidii] News Digest: SBI to allot shares to govt for capital infusion

Sunday, October 30, 2016
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SBI to allot shares to govt for capital infusion
Country's largest lender SBI on Saturday said it will issue equity shares on preferential basis to the government for capital infusion of Rs 5,681 crore. Pursuant to the in-principle approval from government, the central board of directors of the bank on Saturday decided to offer and issue shares to the government, SBI said in a BSE filing.

Gold, silver glitter on Diwali demand
Gold price increased by Rs 160 to Rs 30,750 per 10 grams on the eve of Diwali at the bullion market on Saturday on increased buying by jewellers to meet festive demand along with a firm global trend. Silver recaptured the Rs 43,000-mark per kg by gaining Rs 300 on increased offtake by coin makers and industrial units.

US dollar drops amid new FBI probe on Clinton emails
The US dollar declined against most major currencies on falling expectations for an interest-rate hike by year-end after the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) announced a plan to probe new emails related to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton.

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This Diwali to be more polluted than last two years

Tiger 'kingfisher' dies in Kanha Tiger Reserve
A tiger, popularly known as 'Kingfisher', was found dead in core area of Kanha Tiger Reserve, taking the death toll of big cats in Madhya Pradesh in the last 10 months to 23, KTR officials said on Saturday.

Dead beached whale found to have skull fractures
A blue whale that washed ashore near San Francisco had multiple skull fractures that were consistent with a collision with a ship. The Marine Mammal Center said on Friday that a team including scientists from the California Academy of Sciences and University of California reached the conclusion after studying the carcass.

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What would 100 days of a Clinton White House look like?

Rebel rockets kill 38 civilians in Aleppo: Monitor
Syria's regime and rebels were locked in fierce clashes on Sunday on the western edges of Aleppo, where 38 civilians have been killed in two days of opposition rocket fire, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said.

Drone halts traffic at Dubai international airport
Air space around the airport was closed from 7:25pm to 8:49pm "due to unauthorised drone activity resulting in flight diversions". Following this, UAE authorities have announced their intention to tighten the rules on the purchase and use of drones and the penalties for violating them.

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US, Russian, Japanese astronauts return from International Space Station
Molecular biologist Rubins and Onishi were both returning from their 1st missions in space, while flight commander Ivanishin also undertook a five-month mission at the ISS 5 years ago. Their journey home marks the first complete mission at the orbital lab for a new generation of Soyuz spacecraft.

Arctic Sea ice losing its bulwark against warming atmosphere
As the extent of Arctic Sea ice, the vast sheath of frozen seawater floating on the Arctic Ocean and its neighboring seas, shrinks, its oldest and thickest ice has either thinned or melted away, leaving the sea ice cap more vulnerable to the warming ocean and atmosphere, a Nasa study says.

Heat sensing molecules trigger springtime flowering in plants

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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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University of Hyderabad to recruit 114 faculty positions
The recruitment process will start from November 1 for the faculty positions of Professor, Associate Professor and Assistant Professor, the varsity also known as Hyderabad Central University said in a statement on Saturday.

Money matters! It's high time you earned enough revenue: Modi government to IITs, IIMs
The finance ministry has written to all government departments and ministries, directing them to check on the various autonomous and funded institutes.

HRD to soon take call on compulsory CBSE class X board exam, says Prakash Javadekar
The Union HRD ministry will soon take a call on whether the Class X board examination should be made compulsory for students of CBSE schools. Speaking to reporters after the 64th CABE meeting on Tuesday, HRD minister Prakash Javadekar said that many state boards are already conducting Class X exams.

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Laxmi Puja mahurat spans 7.00-8.34pm Sunday

Islamic preacher Zakir Naik's father passes away

Breach Candy's Rs 100 crore plan to grow vertically
Breach Candy hospital, one of Mumbai’s oldest and most prestigious health institutions, has chalked up an expansion plan which includes creating an additional 35,000 sq ft space by replacing one of the buildings in the complex with a highrise.

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Delhi Police head constable commits suicide

Delhi prepares for a safe Diwali today

Facilities to fees, CBSE tells schools to make all info public
The order — no longer an advisory — to upload the disclosures on the school websites has not gone down well with them. In a memorandum issued on October 25, CBSE has asked for mandatory disclosures under six categories: general, management, infrastructure, staff, finance and other details.

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Narcotics worth Rs 9 cr seized in city
Officials of the Narcotics Control Bureau, Bengaluru Zone, on Wednesday seized amphetamine drug worth Rs 9 crore in the international market.

Diwali 2016: More west than east in the Diwali gift hamper

'Govt minting money via wood lobby'

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Five arrested for groom's murder
Man Was Killed By Girl's Kin At Temple On Oct 20

Over 200 new bars likely to come up in state
fresh licenses will be issued by end of November. The state government is expecting Rs 115 crore additional revenue through fresh licenses in the state.

TET mandatory for private teachers too
In a bid to improve quality in schools, the Telangana State Public Service Commission will hold the TET to filter the best candidates.Public and private schools can recruit only those teachers who have cleared this exam.

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Northeast monsoon sets in over Tamil Nadu
The northeast monsoon began with the setting in of moisture-rich easterly winds that brought rainfall.

Three youths die as bus hits two-wheeler in Tamil Nadu
Three youths died on the spot when a Tamil Nadu State Transport Corporation bus hit a two-wheeler they were travelling on near Dusi in Tiruvannamalai district of Tamil Nadu on Saturday night.

Festival of lights celebrated with religious fervour in TN

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Elderly drugged, robbed of Rs 47,000 gold

Man finds wife 'married', files plaint

Q&A - Overseas partners will ensure quality
Such collaboration will benefit statue of unity as it has done for many projects in India, says S S Rathore

More Ahmedabad News»

Seminar for administrative professionals
A five-day capacity building programme, for senior administrative professionals, organised by Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Allahabad's (MNNIT) School of Management Studies, concluded on Friday.

Rural women mould green idols
"The demand for these idols is so high that we are unable to meet the orders of the customers.

Automobiles, gold top shopping lists
Dhanteras sale

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Civic drive for pollution-free Diwali celebrations in city
To ensure a safe and environment-friendly Diwali, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) on Saturday embarked on an awareness drive.

Rahul mediation fails to end feud in state Cong
Prasad, Narasingha Camps Stick To Their Demands

North Indian sweets big hit in festive times
The market here is flooded with dry fruits and North Indian sweets for Diwali."We have prepared 25 different varieties of sweets for Diwali," said a sweet shop owner.

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Bank heist: Sacked staff under scanner

Seen on video: Rustam Singh asks guard to carry shoes
A minister of Madhya Pradesh government is again in the midst of a controversy because of his footwear.This is the third incident in a year when ministers have been in the news for wrong reasons.

No leads in temple theft

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MN Sharma, first Indian chief architect of Chandigarh dies of heart attack

Punjab government to honour those who had contributed for the cause of Punjabi Suba

Congress alleges '84 riots movie screening in state government vans

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