Tuesday, 1 November 2016

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Tuesday, November 01, 2016
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Dena Bank lowers lending rate by 5 bps to 9.40%

Sensex slides 54 points in see-saw trade

Twitter India head Rishi Jaitly resigns
Twitter's VP of Asia Pacific and Middle East markets Rishi Jaitly has resigned from his role at the microblogging service, announcing the news in a series of tweets on Tuesday morning.

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Fishing ban to save Olive Ridley sea turtles
With the mass nesting of Olive Ridley sea turtles' fast approaching, a 7-month ban on fishing activity was clamped on from Tuesday along the 20-km stretch of the Dhamra-Rushikulya river mouth, affecting the livelihood of thousands of traditional marine fishermen.

The common swift spends 10 months flying every year

This Diwali to be more polluted than last two years

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New NASA tech to help aircraft land on time
NASA has said it is working with its partners on a new air traffic control (ATC) technology that promises to safely increase the number of airplanes that can land on the same runway at busy airports by managing the time, or interval, between each aircraft's arrival more precisely.

Novel drug may allow dogs to live longer
In good news for dog lovers, scientists have identified a drug that may allow their canine friends to live significantly longer by delaying the onset of heart failure by an average of 15 months. The study took seven years to complete and involved 360 dogs across 11 countries.

Scientists turn pollution back into green fuel
Scientists have accidentally discovered a way to reverse the combustion process, turning carbon dioxide (CO2) back into a fuel. Researchers at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory in the US used complex nanotechnology techniques to turn the dissolved gas into ethanol.

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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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Nalasopara couple held for sexually abusing minor neighbour
A Nalasopara couple has been arrested for alleged sexual abuse of their 14-year-old neighbour.

Woman gang-raped in Mumbai, 7 arrested
A 28-year-old woman was gangraped in Amboli area in Mumbai while she was out with her husband, looking for a property. Seven have been arrested in this case on Tuesday, while one is still on the run, police said.

Shops in Virar gutted in fire caused by fire crackers
Around 10 shops located near a flyover in Virar (east) were gutted in a fire allegedly caused by fire crackers early Monday. No casualties were reported.

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Delhi pollution at dangerous level, Manish Sisodia calls meeting to combat it on 'war footing'
On Monday, Delhi woke up to the season's worst air quality as smoke from Diwali fireworks, coupled with moisture and nearly stagnant wind movement, shrouded the city in a thick cover of smog. Several commuters found it difficult to find their way as visibility plunged to nearly zero in many areas.

Less noise, more smoke: Diwali leaves Delhi gasping for breath
The city government's anti-firecracker campaign went up in smoke on Diwali night. With just a slight dip in fireworks but more adverse weather than last year, Diwali celebrations exposed Delhiites to alarmingly high pollution levels.

19-year-old jumps to death
A 19-year-old woman allegedly jumped to her death from the fourth floor of a building in east Delhi on Monday.No suicide note has been found, police said.

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Medium of instruction row: Siddaramaiah asks PM to convene CMs' meet
Chief Minister Siddaramaiah on Tuesday again appealed to the Prime Minister for convening a meeting of all Chief Ministers for discussing the modalities to ensure medium of instruction at the primary school level to be in the respective regional languages.

IISC team designs 'salt' to combat bacterial infections
While a combination of antibacterial and antimicrobial medications are used to treat infections, these can differ in their properties, some of which may not have the desired result. A physical mixture of the two drugs may not be very effective, said experts. A team from the Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bengaluru, have addressed this problem by designing a solid in the form of a salt, which is a combination of two known drugs.

14-year-old helps rescue 9 snakes in Byappanahalli
Nine snakes were rescued at Satyanagar near Byappanahalli in the city recently by a 14-year-old boy and a 27-year-old man. Alahan Nawaz, studying in the 9th grade, and Gopi N, a bank employee, together rescued nine snakes in two days.

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'Resolve issues with Telangana first'
Sources said that the issue of completely exiting from Hyderabad was discussed at the cabinet meeting at length.The six-hour meeting discussed in detail the issue of Hyderabad secretariat buildings.

Taraka Ratna pays 6 lakh for 9999
Telugu film actor Nandamuri Taraka Ratna paid Rs 6 lakh for fancy registration number 9999 for his new car which is estimated at Rs 1.5 crore.

High court concludes hearing of Naidu's version in cash-for-vote case

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Moulivakkam building demolition: Chennai police to block traffic on Porur- Kundrathur Road
The Chennai city police will block all roads and streets leading to Moulivakkam on Wednesday in view of the demolition of an 11-storey building there.

Tamil Nadu is doing nothing to woo investors, Stalin says
A day after the Union commerce ministry released the state-wise Ease of Doing Business list prepared by the World Bank and Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, DMK treasurer and leader of the opposition M K Stalin on Tuesday criticised the AIADMK government for doing nothing to woo companies to Tamil Nadu.

Murder of home alone woman in Chennai: Senior citizens to meet city police commissioner
In the wake of the murder of a 60-year-old woman in T Nagar, the senior citizens community in Chennai has planned to launch a signature campaign and meet Chennai city police commissioner S George to submit a petition to him seeking safety and security for the elderly people living alone.

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5 injured in clash over old rivalry
Then, they resorted to stone pelting and damaging vehicles.We.

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti to launch fresh stir for Patel quota
government which it said was "dragging its feet" on the issue.

29 fire outbreaks, 9 burn injuries in Ahmedabad on Diwali
Fire department of Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation said.

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Rangoli hues brighten Diwali
Drawing colourful rangoli has always been the tradition and attraction of Diwali for the people.Rangolis of different shapes and sizes are drawn at the doorsteps to welcome Goddess Lakshmi.

Special Task Force seizes 8.3 quintal cannabis, nabs two

Now, cops on foot to keep city criminals at bay
In a move that might transport the Sangam city back to the colonial era, Allahabad police is all set to reintroduce foot patrolling, which was essentially a practice from British rule, to keep criminals at bay.

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Burglars target top cop's vacant house in Odisha
In what may leave the commissionerate police red-faced, unidentified miscreants on Monday allegedly stole some construction materials from an under construction house, allotted by the state government to commissioner of police Y B Khurania in Unit-1 area here.

Transport department app puts brakes on traffic violators
Ame Prahari (we the custodians), a newly launched mobile application of the state transport department, seems to be yielding result with the department getting flooded with photographs and video evidence against people violating traffic rules.

Bhubaneswar: 100 hurt in Diwali
More than 100 persons sustained injuries while bursting crackers on the occasion of Diwali in the city on Sunday, according to sources in the hospitals.

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CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan hands probe to NIA
Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said on Monday that NIA will probe the jailbreak."I apprised Union home minister Rajnath Singh of the neutralised SIMI terrorists and requested an investigation by NIA.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan pays tribute to Sardar on unity day
Chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan has said that credit goes to Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel for the present form of India.He ensured merger of all the states in India by his firmness, intelligence and strategy.

In-charge on leave, government labs report no dengue
10 Patients Were Reported +ve Daily Last Month

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HIMS workshop inaugurated in Chandigarh

Brain dead saves life of man suffering from debilitating kidney ailment
Strange are the ways of God. We cannot question His decision and have to surrender to His will. But for us, Kanwaljit is our hero. Even in his death, he lives on in others.”

A day after Diwali, smog blankets Chandigarh
Campaigns on smoke-free and green Diwali organized all across Tricity made little impact on the ground as smog and haze blanketed Chandigarh even a day after Diwali.

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