July 22, 2017 2:15 am
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After heavy rainfall, 2,000 cusecs discharged into Mutha river; Pune Municipal Corporation sounds alert for residents.

July 22, 2017 2:14 am
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The scheme, being sold by Life Insurance Corporation, provides for pension options of monthly, quarterly, half-yearly and yearly frequency, resulting in return of around 8.3 per cent. It is available till May 3, 2018, for citizens aged 60 years and above.

July 22, 2017 2:11 am
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The CAG tabled its report on implementation of the RTE Act in Parliament on Friday. The audit found that funds demanded by state governments were consistently curtailed by the Centre’s Project Approval Board (PAB).

July 22, 2017 2:11 am
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Sources said that Khot’s proximity with the BJP and his alleged role in trying to scuttle the farmers’ strike had allegedly not gone down well with farmers in the state. Shetti had taken an objection to Khot’s son contesting the zilla parishad polls and Khot blamed Shetti for his son’s defeat, they added.

July 22, 2017 2:16 am
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The exam was based on their Class X results. The purpose of the test was to get meritorious students on the basis of merit in these schools as the number of seats was less compared to the number of students with 80 per cent and above marks.

July 22, 2017 2:06 am
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“We have invested over 1.3 lakh crore in our energy and material businesses. All of these investments will start generating operating revenues in the coming months. These investments have further strengthened our cost positions, enhanced our scale and competitiveness and created new lines of business,” he said.

July 22, 2017 2:03 am
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The question came up as officials from the UIDAI made a presentation before the standing committee of Home, chaired by Congress leader P Chidambaram.

July 22, 2017 2:02 am
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RIL’s latest bonus offering has come after eight years — the last one-for-one issue was in 2009. There was a similar issue in 1997. The issue and the unveiling of the Jiophone cheered the market. The RIL stock soared 3.76 per cent to Rs 1,586.20 on the BSE.

July 22, 2017 1:52 am

The statement of the Bulletin also highlights the unquantifiable consequences of artificial intelligence and cybernetics, which have also been headlined this year by professionals who know their onions — Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and Bill Gates.

July 22, 2017 1:59 am

Addressing a meeting with the intelligentsia of Jaipur, Amit Shah said that if India is among the fastest growing nations, it is because of the Modi government’s decisions that may not be populist or “feel good” to the people but “are good” for them.

July 22, 2017 11:51 am
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In 2004, SPPU adopted a credit-based learning system for its post-graduate courses, which is now used in every course at the varsity. A popular concept abroad that is now being embraced by Indian universities, V-C Karmalkar calls it the ‘reality of future learning systems’.

July 22, 2017 1:47 am

Several health concerns have been attributed to coffee drinking including its addictive nature, ill-effects on digestion, bone health, cardio-vascular health, disturbed sleep, high blood pressure, infertility and increased incidence in pancreatic or bladder cancer.

July 22, 2017 1:40 am
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The report said that CAG surveyed 5,993 farmers across the country. Of them, only 37 per cent were aware of crop insurance schemes and knew about the premium rates, risks covered, claims against losses suffered, etc.

July 22, 2017 4:01 pm

The CAG report has come amid tension between India and China in the Sikkim sector.

July 22, 2017 1:30 am
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It is alleged that “during 2012 to 2014, Bank of Maharashtra had sanctioned various credit facilities to Siddhi Vinayak Logistics Limited, including working capital limit, term loans and loans to 2,802 drivers of said logistics company under ‘Chalak Se Malak’ scheme for purchase of trucks’.

July 22, 2017 1:28 am

Stenson, who shot one under-par in an early group on Thursday, was playing his second round in the afternoon group on Friday. A spokesman for organisers, the R&A, said: “We were very sorry to hear about the burglary and have offered any assistance we can provide to Henrik and his family”.

July 22, 2017 1:27 am
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A departure from the usual lawyer-setting, Grisham’s book remains taut as ever right from the get-go: the story starts with an incredible heist at Princeton University’s Firestone Library — original manuscripts of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s works such as The Great Gatsby and Tender Is the Night are stolen.

July 22, 2017 1:27 am
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The search operations were conducted till late on Friday but the immediate reason for the raids could not be ascertained.

July 22, 2017 1:27 am
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The Kaas plateau is located 125 km from Pune. Last year, as many as 54,736 persons booked tickets online, while 73,423 had purchased tickets at the site. Nearly 1.28 lakh visitors had visited the heritage site between August and October in 2016.

July 22, 2017 1:24 am
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Plot and character development in this book are competitively cringe-making, and it’s difficult to decide which is the winner. It’s easy to see who isn’t — the reader. Read this if only you wish to expand your knowledge of fancy desserts and how a five-star kitchen functions.

July 22, 2017 1:24 am

Angel Maria Villar, his son Gorka and two other soccer federation executives were detained on Tuesday on allegations of collusion, embezzlement and falsifying documents. Villar has denied all the allegations.

July 22, 2017 1:19 am
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The UNESCO World Heritage Committee had recognised Kaas plateau as a heritage site in 2012. Since then, thousands of tourists, nature enthusiasts, researchers and wild flower lovers from around the world have visited the plateau.

July 22, 2017 1:19 am
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According to police, a tempo that was passing by stopped at the spot, two persons came out of the vehicle and molested her. When the woman started screaming for help, the duo fled from the spot, said police.

July 22, 2017 1:19 am
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British media reports state that Chelsea have coughed up 70 million pounds to facilitate the transfer of Alvaro Morata from Real Madrid, easily eclipsing the 50 million pounds they paid for Fernando Torres.

July 22, 2017 1:18 am

To reach over 1 mn sq ft of leased alternative work spaces by the end of this year; $400-million investments expected by 2018 in the segment.

July 22, 2017 1:16 am
Faiz Ahmad Faiz: Colour of My Heart, Baran Farooqi, Penguin Random House India, indian express book review, book review, indian express news

Faiz’s poetry kept on transcending geographical boundaries and made him the most celebrated poet of the Indian subcontinent. But what makes Faiz unique, and I have said this earlier in an article, is that his poetry also transcends caste, class, regional and even linguistic boundaries.

July 22, 2017 1:09 am
A History of Indian Sport Through 100 Artefacts, Boria Majumdar, Harper Sport, indian express book review, book review, indian express news

Majumdar’s well-illustrated and imaginatively designed parable of Indian sport consigns its history to 100 artefacts. For some reason the book, despite having the authoritative title, features artefacts only from Majumdar’s personal collection rather than an assembled lot, which severely limits the scope.

July 22, 2017 1:06 am

Chief executive officer of the Noida Authority, Amit Mohan Prasad, said that the city would soon have a processing plan for construction waste.

July 22, 2017 1:04 am
The Ring of Truth, Wendy Doniger, Speaking Tiger, indian express book review, book review, indian express news

In Doniger’s agile mind and in her skilful hands, these become stories, as the very clever pun in the title suggests, about truth and reality, about how memory, recognition and human consciousness work for the self and for the other.

July 22, 2017 1:12 am
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In a press statement on Friday, CM Capt Amarinder Singh said that apart from this, Rs 42 crore was kept as dedicated fund for preservation of the state’s rich cultural heritage.

July 22, 2017 1:00 am
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A player from Serbian club FK Vojvodina has complained to European football body UEFA after he was allegedly attacked in the changing room by his team’s own fans following a Europa League tie.

July 22, 2017 1:00 am

Local authority scouting for a location to set up the hub that would also cater to the demands of adjoining states.

July 22, 2017 12:55 am
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Renault Formula One driver Jolyon Palmer says he has torched his ‘unlucky underpants’ as he seeks a change of fortune in Hungary next week. The luckless Briton endured a new low at his home grand prix last weekend, sidelined by a hydraulic problem on the formation lap after qualifying a promising 11th.

July 22, 2017 12:50 am
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As in men’s cricket, democratisation of the game has been crucial to the success of the women’s team.

July 22, 2017 12:48 am
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Kumkum Bhagya 21st July 2017 full episode written update: Abhi (Shabbir Ahluwalia) thinks of all those moments when Aaliya and Tanu tried to kill Pragya (Sriti Jha) and wonders why Pragya let them stay here.

July 22, 2017 12:45 am
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Maharashtra’s Social Boycott Act is a welcome step to curb ‘community justice’. Its message must be politically reinforced.