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Big Merger in India: Snapdeal + Flipkart

Binny Bansal-led Flipkart and Kunal Bahl-led Snapdeal signed a non-binding term sheet for a merger of the two giants earlier today.

The report added that Flipkart was likely to value Snapdeal at between $950 million and $1 billion for this deal.

Snapdeal was valued at $6.5 billion in its …

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Bus falls into Bhagirathi river in Uttarakhand: 23 dead

A bus carrying 29 pilgrims from Indore fell into the Bhagirathi river near the town of Dharasu in Uttarakhand earlier today.

28 bodies have been recovered so far.

Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu instructed authorities to arrange a special train bogey to bring bodies to Madhya Pradesh on MP CM's request …

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Coal block scam: Chargesheet filed against Naveen Jindal, summoned by court

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday filed another chargesheet against former MP Naveen Jindal and five others with regards to the alleged irregularities in the allocation of the Urtan North Coal Block in Madhya Pradesh, news agency ANI reported. According to ANI, a Delhi court, taking cognizance of …

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Microsoft signs MoU for skill development in India

Microsoft India has signed an MoU with the Telecom Sector Skill Council for Project Sangam, which aims to give a boost to the telecom industry by focusing on skill development.

Sangam, which was announced by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella earlier this year, is a cloud-hosted platform that utilizes the power …

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Patna teachers' scam: Many in 'service' despite long absence

In shocking revelations, at least 550 teachers of government schools in Patna were still found to be in "service" despite remaining absent since as long as five years.

However, the actual number of absentee teachers is expected to be much higher, probably exceeding 1,000, as reports from many places …

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RJD leader Prabhunath Singh gets life in 22-year-old murder

Rashtriya Janata Dal leader Prabhunath Singh, former Member of Parliament, was sentenced to life imprisonment on May 23 in a 22-year-old murder case.

Earlier, Singh, four-time MP from Bihar's Maharajganj, was convicted along with two of his brothers for the murder of MLA Ashok Singh.

Prabhunath, Dinanath and Ritesh Singh …

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🇨🇦Canada ❌Denies Entry to Ex-💂🏼CRPF Officer Over Rights Abuse

A retired senior CRPF inspector general of police, Tejinder Singh Dhillon, was denied entry at Vancouver airport last week, partly because immigration authorities deemed him to have served a government that engages in “terrorism, systematic or gross human rights violations, or genocide”.

A document given to Dhillon at the airport …

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Sir Roger Moore, James Bond🔫 Actor, Dies Aged 89💐

Roger Moore played the role of the iconic spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and the Spy Who Loved Me.

Sir Roger's family took to Twitter to announce the news of the actor's death following "a short but brave battle with cancer".

The message from his …

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Update: 🏴IS Claims Responsibility for Manchester🇬🇧 Concert Blast💥

Islamic State has announced that it carried out the attack during the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK. However, some experts discounted this, noting there was no evidence of direct involvement and that details of the IS claim - in two contradictory postings - contrasted with the British police account.

Police announced …

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⚠Update: Isis Claim Responsibility for Manchester Arena🏟 Attack💣

Isis has claimed responsibility for the Manchester Arena attack, hailing the bomber as a "soldier of the caliphate".

The terrorist group released a statement in Arabic through its central media body praising the atrocity, claiming more than 100 people were killed or wounded.

A suicide bomber killed 22 people and …

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⚠Update: Manchester Terror Attack💣 - 23-Year-Old Man Arrested⛓

A 23-year-old has been arrested in connection with the terror attack that struck Manchester Arena late Monday night, the Greater Manchester Police have confirmed. The BBC reports that the man was arrested in Chorlton near Morrisons store by armed police.

The arrest comes barely 12 hours after 22 people, including …

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