US Mega Millions jackpot nears $1 billion, second largest on record

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The US Mega Millions jackpot climbed to nearly $1 billion for Friday's drawing, the largest ever for the contest, and the second biggest U.S. lottery on record, trailing a $1.586 billion Powerball jackpot paid out in 2016. The drawing, which rose from $667 million on Tuesday when no one had the l...

India's decision to buy S-400 missile system will lead to renewed arms race: Pa...

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Pakistan on Friday said India’s acquisition of the Russian S-400 air defence system will destabilise strategic stability in South Asia and lead to a renewed arms race. India’s rejection of a “strategic restraint regime” proposed by Pakistan after the May 1998 nuclear tests by both countries had f...

J-K: Counting of votes for civic body polls on Sat

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The urban local bodies polls in Jammu and Kashmir were held after a gap of 13 years, with the last elections being conducted in 2005. (Express Photo/Representational) The stage is set for the final leg of urban local body elections in Jammu and Kashmir as the counting of votes for the 52 civic bo...

Many Killed As Train Runs Over People Watching Ravan Burning In Amritsar

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Amritsar: At least 15 people were killed on Friday evening after a crowd of Dussehra revellers that had spilled on to railway tracks while watching burning of Ravana effigy was run over by a train near here, officials said. At least 300 people were at the spot watching 'Ravan dahan', sources said...

Activist Rehana Fathima climbs down from Sabarimala, but this was another bid to break the glass ceiling

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Unfazed by the mounting protests against the Supreme Court judgement allowing entry of all women to the Ayyappa temple in Sabarimala, Kerala women’s rights activist Rehana Fathima, and Hyderabad journalist Kavitha Jakkal, decked up with body armour and helmets for protection from possible attack,...

#MeToo fallout: MJ Akbar resigns as MoS external affairs

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MJ Akbar, who is accused of sexual harassment, tendered his resignation from the post of Union minister of state for external affairs. "Since I have decided to seek justice in a court of law in my personal capacity, I deem it appropriate to step down from office and challenge false accusations le...

Many Killed As Train Runs Over People Watching Ravan Burning In Amritsar

15 hours, 1 , 5

Amritsar: At least 15 people were killed on Friday evening after a crowd of Dussehra revellers that had spilled on to railway tracks while watching burning of Ravana effigy was run over by a train near here, officials said. At least 300 people were at the spot watching 'Ravan dahan', sources said...

JK Cement Q2 PAT may dip 45% YoY to Rs. 43.8 cr: ICICI Direct

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Net Sales are expected to increase by 32.1 percent Y-o-Y (down 0.9 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 8,752.2 crore, according to ICICI Direct.

Biocon Q2 PAT seen up 105.9% YoY to Rs. 141.6 cr: ICICI Direct

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Net Sales are expected to increase by 10.4 percent Y-o-Y (down 0.5 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 13,449.5 crore, according to Prabhudas Lilladher.