Protests in Gujarat after Dalit activist, who set himself on fire, dies

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Ahmedabad: The tragic death of a 60-year-old Dalit activist, who had set himself on fire in Gujarat over government’s alleged failure to regularize land tilled by a landless labourer, triggered protests in Gujarat. Bhanubhai Vankars had succumbed to his burn injuries late on Friday. Bhanubhai Van...

Black Panther CRUSHES Aiyaary at the Indian box office on day one

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Marvel’s Black Panther took on Sidharth Malhotra – Manoj Bajpayee’s Aiyaary at the Indian domestic box office this week and looks like it has emerged as the winner on day one. Both the films got limited screens and had a low pre release buzz, so they were evenly matched. However, looks like Black...

'Maldives wants no trouble between India, China'

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Exiled former Maldivian president Mohamed Nasheed on Saturday said his country, which is in a state of emergency, does not want any trouble between India and China. “We don’t want India and China against each other, not at all,” he said at an interaction at “The Huddle”, a thought conclave, condu...

Arvind Kejriwal says free Wi-Fi in Delhi ‘soon’, provision of separate fund to be made in AAP govt’s budget

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New Delhi: Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said on Wednesdaythat the Delhi government will start providing free Wi-Fi Internet service, a key poll promise of his Aam Aadmi Party, to residents in the national capital "soon". The AAP had made the promise to Delhiites that if the party comes to power...

India vs South Africa: Captain Virat Kohli termed first-ever series win against Proteas as ‘collective effort’

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Port Elizabeth: India skipper Virat Kohli termed the fifth One Day International (ODI) win against South Africa as a "collective effort" India clinched their maiden ODI series win on South African soil, taking an unbeatable 4-1 lead after outclassing the hosts by 73 runs in the fifth One-Day Inte...

South Korea propose idea of co-hosting 2021 Asian Games with North in bid to strengthen inter-Korean ties

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Pyeongchang: A South Korean province is considering a proposal to co-host the 2021 Asian Winter Games with North Korea in a bid to strengthen inter-Korean ties, South Korea’s Yonhap News Agency said on Saturday, quoting provincial governor Choi Moon-soon. Gangwon province, host for the current 20...

Cauvery dispute: Apex court to deliver final verdict today

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The Supreme Court will on Friday deliver its judgement on civil appeals filed by Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala against the final decision of the Cauvery Water Dispute Tribunal 2007. A three-judge bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices Amitava Roy and A M Khanwilkar would pronounce the...

China protests PM Narendra Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh

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Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang said that China and India had reached important consensus on properly managing disputes, and the two sides were working to resolve the territorial disputes through negotiation and consultation. (AP Photo/File) China on Thursday voiced its “firm op...

PNB detects $1,772 million fraudulent transactions; stock slips 7%

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Read more about PNB detects $1,772 million fraudulent transactions; stock slips 7% on Business Standard. The stock slipped 7% to Rs 150 after the state-owned bank said that it had detected some fraudulent and unauthorised transactions worth about Rs 1.13 trillion ($1771.69 million approx).