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189 crorepatis in fray in phase 4 of U.P. polls

The 53 three constituencies that will go to the polls in the fourth phase of Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, have a combined 680 candidates. Of these, 189 are crorepatis, with the richest candidate being an independent contesting from Chail, reports election watchdog Association for Democratic Reforms. Subhash Chandra has declared …

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Clashes Outside Delhi's Ramjas College Over Invite To JNU's Umar Khalid

Over 20 students were reportedly injured as two groups clashed at the Delhi University today over the Ramjas College cancelling its invite to JNU's Umar Khalid for a seminar. Some journalists were also caught in the clashes and beaten. A large number of policemen were seen trying to control the …

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Donald Trump’s immigration plans could impact 3 lakh Indian-Americans

Nearly 300,000 Indian-Americans are likely to be impacted by the Trump administration’s sweeping plans that put the nation’s 11 million undocumented immigrants at risk of deportation. President Donald Trump has laid the groundwork for potentially deporting millions of undocumented immigrants by issuing new guidance that drastically broadens …

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Industrial units must have effluent treatment plants: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court today passed a slew of directions to curb the release of untreated waste in water bodies and asked state pollution control boards not to allow industrial units to work if they do not have functional primary effluent treatment plants (PETPs), after giving them notice.

A bench headed …

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PM Narendra Modi targeted as he is from poor family: Uma Bharti

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is being targeted as he comes from a poor family, Union minister Uma Bharti said today and lashed out at the political rivals for accusing him of being "intolerant".

"Congress has been affected by a feudal mindset for a long time. Similar thought process has now …

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Russia continues to be India’s largest defence partner

Despite India expanding its military ties with the US, Europe and Israel, Russia remains New Delhi's number one supplier of weapons with America at a distant second, according to a report on global arms trade in the last five years.

From 2012 to 2016, Russia supplied 68 per cent of …

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Snapdeal founders take 100% pay cut; admit errors in strategy

Snapdeal founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal have decided to take a 100% pay cut while acknowledging that they made an error in the execution strategy of the company by diversifying without getting the foundation right. They have also said that the company would be downsizing as part of its …

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Priyanka💋 Is a Proud Desi🇮🇳

While PeeCee💋 could not be in the country🇮🇳 to vote in the BMC elections🗳, she took the time⌚ to encourage her fans to vote👆🏼. "To vote is our greatest right. If I was home I'd definitely be voting. Exercise your right! #VoteForMumbai #BMCPolls2017," 💬wrote Priyanka on her social media💻 page …

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Sunny's☀ Candid Q&A;❓ with Her Fans 📹:

Sunny☀ participated in a live Q&A❓ with her fans yesterday👥 and was at her candid best💛 as she fielded the questions❓. She even shared her upcoming travel🎒 schedule - Delhi, Dubai🏝, LA, NYC🗽, Mexico...

The highlights✨ from the session:

Q: Difference between Hollywood🌉 and Bollywood🎞.
A: Very different, as Hollywood …

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No plan to re-introduce Rs. 1,000 note: Shaktikanta Das

500 and lower denomination currency, Economic Affairs Secretary Shaktikanta Das tweeted on Wednesday.

Last week, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said the remonetisation situation with regard to replenishing the scrapped currency was "almost normal" now and the Reserve Bank of India was monitoring the supply on a daily basis.

1,000 …

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Fire breaks out at Kozhikode's SM street

Around 15 shops were gutted in a major fire outbreak in the busy S.M. Street, popularly known as Mithai Theruvu, in Kozhikode around 11.30 a.m.

The fire reportedly broke out in textile shop and spread to neighbouring outlets in the thickly-packed street which is estimated to have …

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India, China hold strategic dialogue; NSG bid, Azhar ban high on agenda

China and India on Wednesday held their upgraded strategic dialogue to shore up bilateral ties amid hectic parleys to resolve differences over Beijing's reluctance to support India's Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) bid as well as a UN ban on Jaish-e-Mohammad chief Masood Azhar.

Just before the dialogue, Foreign Secretary S …

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