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India jumps 2 places for best annual FIFA rankings

India jumped two places to finish 2016 at 135, their best in the last six years, in the FIFA rankings published on Thursday.

National coach Stephen Constantine attributed the upsurge to all his players and the staff. "It can’t be achieved without the help of the players. We have …

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Najeeb Jung resigns as Lieutenant Governor of Delhi, Kejriwal surprised

In a surprise move, Najeeb Jung on Thursday resigned as the Lieutenant Governor of Delhi. He submitted his resignation to the government of India. According to Raj Bhawan, Jung would be returning to his first love, which is, academics.

In a brief statement, Jung thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for …

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Urjit Patel to brief parliamentary panel on January 19

RBI Governor Urjit Patel will brief a parliamentary panel on January 19 on issues concerning demonetisation and its implications on the economy, sources said.

The Standing Committee on Finance, which met on Thursday under the chairmanship of Congress leader M Veerappa Moily, was briefed about demonetisation by various experts.

The …

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What was there in 10 packets given by Sahara, Rahul asks PM Modi

Unfazed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi ridiculing his charge of personal corruption, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday stuck to his guns and wanted PM Modi to tell what was contained in the "10 packets" allegedly given by the Sahara Group to him when he was the Gujarat Chief Minister.

"Modiji …

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Kingfisher Villa fails to find takers, again

The re-auction of embattled businessman Vijay Mallya's Goa property, Kingfisher Villa, yet again turned out to be a damp squib today despite a reduction in reserve price by 5 per cent to Rs.

According to experts, one of the reasons for failure of the auction today could be that people …

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R Ashwin💫 Named ICC Cricketer of the Year🏆

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India's ace off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin💫 has won the Sir Garfield Sobers trophy🏆 after being named the ICC Cricketer of the Year award. The lanky spinner from Chennai has enjoyed a brilliant year🌟 so far and is the leading wicket taker in 2016 in Tests (72 scalps from just …

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Pakistan wants peaceful settlement of matters with India: PM Sharif

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif, who is on a three-day official visit to Bosnia, on Wednesday said Islamabad wants a peaceful settlement of matters with India.

Addressing the Bosnian Parliamentary group, Prime Minister Sharif said there is no presence of Daesh in Pakistan while adding that his country has effectively …

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FM forced RBI rollback on deposits, says BJP

Playing down doubts raised by Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu on demonetisation, BJP claimed the RBI move to roll back its notification restricting cash deposits above Rs 5,000 was a course correction done at the behest of finance minister Arun Jaitley to ensure that common people were …

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Sidhu meets Rahul Gandhi

Former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu on Tuesday met Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi amid speculation that the cricketer-turned politician would join the Congress sooner than later.

Mr Sidhu’s meeting with Gandhi lasted for more than 30 minutes and had come at a time when the Congress has finalised …

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Tata Steel Shareholders Vote To Remove Nusli Wadia

Tata Steel shareholders voted by over 90 per cent to remove industrialist Nusli Wadia as independent director in a meeting on Wednesday.

Most of the shareholders who voted favoured the removal of Mr Wadia, Tata Steel informed the Bombay Stock Exchange in a regulatory filing today.

Mr Wadia, who has …

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