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Petrol price hiked by ₹1.23 per litre, diesel by 89 paise

The petrol price hike, effective midnight, comes on the back of a ₹2.16 per litre cut in petrol and ₹2.10 a litre reduction in diesel prices effected from 16 May.

Petrol in Delhi will cost ₹66.91 per litre from Thursday as against ₹65.32 a litre currently …

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Karnataka's Nandini K R tops civil services exam

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) on Wednesday declared results of the prestigious civil services examination.

You can check civil services exam results here:

Karnataka girl Nandini K R topped the exams. Talking to news agency PTI, Nandini said she always wanted to be an IAS …

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GDP💸 Growth Slower ⏬ at 6.1% in Q4 of 2016-17

India’s economic growth slowed to 7.1% in 2016-17, the year in which 87% of the currency was demonetised, despite a very good showing by the agricultural sector.

The Gross Domestic Product (GDP) was 6.1% in the January-March quarter, the immediate three months after the demonetisation was effected …

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Pilots of Crashed ✈Sukhoi Dead💐, Says IAF

The pilots of the Sukhoi-30 fighter jet that crashed near the Assam-Arunachal border could not initiate ejection before the crash and sustained fatal injuries, according to an analysis of the flight data recorder issued by the Indian Air Force on Wednesday.

A Court of Inquiry has already been ordered to …

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UPSC Civil Services👔 Results Out; K'taka Girl Is Topper⭐

The UPSC announced the results of the civil services exams and Karnataka girl Nandini K R topped list.

1,099 candidates have been selected for several government services that includes the Indian Administrative Service (IAS), Indian Foreign Service (IFS) and Indian Police Service (IPS).

220 candidates are currently on the …

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Babri Masjid case: Adityanath prays at makeshift Ram Temple

A day after BJP leaders including LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi were charged with conspiracy in the Babri Masjid demolition case, UP CM Yogi Adityanath offered prayers at the Hanumangarhi Temple in Ayodhya.

Amid criticism from the opposition, BJP spokesperson Siddharth Nath Singh said, "Yogi's visit…will include a …

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GDP data today: India set to remain fastest growing economy

According to a Reuters poll of 35 economists, India is set to hang on to its status of the world's fastest growing economy with GDP for the reporting quarter expected to grow 7.1 per cent year-on-year.

PM Modi's demonetisation drive that outlawed high-value currency notes last year in November …

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How is a Re 1 note different from other currencies?

After a hiatus of 22 years, Re 1 note will resurface in a brand new avatar.

This is the only note that is going to be printed by the Central government under the Coinage Act, 2011 and will have 'Bharat Sarkar' on its masthead; other notes are issued by RBI …

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'I-T dept. can seize unexplained money from bank accounts'

The Delhi High Court has ruled that the income-tax department has power to seize unexplained money lying in the bank-account of a person, even if he isn't under investigation.

The department must have reason to believe that the income is undisclosed.

The court upheld an I-T raid on a Delhi …

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Make cow the national animal, urges Rajasthan HC

Calls for making cow the national animal have been a dime a dozen, mostly from individuals, but now the Rajasthan HC has joined the bandwagon. It has also sought life imprisonment for slaughter.

This comes after Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Tripura protested the new rules.

The statement came …

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RBI wants to introduce bank account number portability

RBI Deputy Governor SS Mundra said it could soon be possible for people to shift their account from one bank to another while retaining their account numbers.

Mundra said the government's decision to link Aadhaar cards to bank accounts has made this technologically viable.

The move could help unhappy bank …

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Sacked AAP minister Kapil Mishra marshalled out of Delhi Assembly

Sacked water minister Kapil Mishra was marshalled out of the Delhi Assembly on Wednesday, following a scuffle between him and other MLAs from the Aam Aadmi Party. The row between the MLAs began after Mishra was seen holding a banner alleging corruption charges against Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal. AAP …

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Kerala HC⚖: Central Law Does Not 🚫Ban Eating Beef🍖

The Kerala High Court on Wednesday observed that there was nothing in the new Central law on cattle trade and slaughter that takes away the rights of people with regard to eating beef.

"If anyone reads it properly, the present law prevailing in the country along with the new order …

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