AIADMK unveils new Amma statue following criticism that earlier one did not resemble former CM

The ruling AIADMK unveiled a new statue of former chief minister J Jayalalithaa at its headquarters here Wednesday, months after the earlier one was criticised for not resembling the former party supremo.

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Over 8,400 hate crime incidents reported in US in 2017, shows FBI report

Over 8,400 hate crime incidents - including 24 against Sikhs, 15 against Hindus and over 300 against Muslims - were reported in the US in 2017, according to an FBI report.

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Donald Trump celebrates Diwali at White House, says US, India can be “bulwark” for freedom, prosperity and peace

Donald Trump on Tuesday said US' relationship with India can act as a "bulwark" for freedom, prosperity and peace as he celebrated Diwali in the White House along with eminent Indian-Americans.

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Delhi Air Quality Index Today: Slight drop in pollution level after overnight showers

Delhi's air quality was recorded in the "very poor" category Wednesday after overnight drizzles led to a slight drop in pollution level in the national capital, authorities said.

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To honour Jawaharlal Nehru, must rededicate ourselves to freedom, democracy, secularism, socialism, says Rahul Gandhi

On Jawaharlal Nehru's 129th birth anniversary, Congress president Rahul Gandhi Wednesday said the best way to honour the country's first prime minister was by rededicating ourselves to freedom, democracy, secularism and socia

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ULFA pro-talk faction threatens ‘armed revolution’ in Assam if citizenship bill passed

The pro-talk ULFA claimed that following the Tinsukia killings, the arrest of its senior leaders Jiten Dutta and Mrinal Hazarika "without any proof" will further create divide and disturbance in the society.

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Delhi HC dismisses Daati Maharaj’s plea for review of its decision transferring rape probe to CBI

The Delhi High Court Wednesday dismissed self-styled preacher Daati Maharaj's plea for review of its decision transferring the probe in the rape case against him to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

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Ashok Leyland MD Vinod Dasari quits: Board looking for a replacement!

The board had reappointed Dasari as Managing Director and CEO for a term of five years from April 1, 2016 to March 31, 2021.

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Portable purifiers may protect your heart from air pollution, shows study

Microscopic particles floating in the air we breathe come from sources such as fossil fuel combustion, fires, cigarettes and vehicles, said researchers from the University of Michigan in the US.

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Pink Legacy diamond: दुर्लभ पिंक डायमंड रिकॉर्ड कीमत में बिका, खरीददार और कीमत की डिटेल

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Three Indian-origin persons sentenced for USD 9.3million mortgage fraud scheme

Three Indian-origin persons, including a woman, in California have been sentenced for crimes relating to their involvement in a USD 9.3 million mortgage fraud scheme.

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PM Narendra Modi’s infra development vision to play catalytic role in overall economic growth: Assocham

Lauding PM Modi for launching landmark projects in Varanasi, industry body Assocham said expanding investment in infrastructure will generate jobs, promote tourism and play catalytic role in overall growth and development of

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Jawaharlal Nehru Birth anniversary: President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi pay tributes

President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and senior Congress leader Sonia Gandhi on Wednesday paid tributes to India's first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru on his 129th birth anniversary.

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Now, Bhaichung Bhutia to get a biopic, says want it as close to reality as possible

Anand Kumar, best known for Sanjay Dutt-Vivek Oberoi starrer "Zila Ghaziabad", is working on former India football captain Bhaichung Bhutia's biopic.

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GOT season 8 release date: ‘Game of Thrones’ final season to air in April 2019

GOT season 8 release date: Summer of 2019 is bound to be ice-cold for the real world as the final season of "Game of Thrones" gears up to hit HBO next April.

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East Asia Summit 2018: PM Narendra Modi holds talks with Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday met his Singaporean counterpart Lee Hsien Loong and the two leaders discussed a range of issues, including cooperation in financial technology and regional economic integration.

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PM Narendra Modi pitches India as favourite investment destination at Fintech Festival in Singapore | Watch video

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said Wednesday that financial inclusion has become a reality for 1.3 billion Indians as he pitched India as a favourite destination for investment at the Fintech Festival here.

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Telangana assembly elections: Discontent surface over Congress, TDP candidates list

Discontent surfaced over the first list of candidates announced by Congress and TDP for the coming Telangana assembly polls with aspirants who failed to get the berth crying foul and supporters of some staging protests Tuesda

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Binny Bansal says ‘stunned’ by misconduct charges, will continue to be a large shareholder in Flipkart

Stunned by allegations of 'serious personal misconduct', Flipkart co-founder Binny Bansal has said the developments accelerated his decision to step down from the company he set up 11 years ago.

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Jammu and Kashmir: Ram Madhav asks BJP councillors to show result on ground on development front

BJP general secretary Ram Madhav on Tuesday assured the newly elected party councillors from Jammu Municipal Corporation (JMC) of "free-flow" of central funds for development works and asked them to have zero tolerance for co

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Indian-origin women killed in UK arrow attack

A pregnant Indian-origin woman has been killed after an arrow pierced through her abdomen in a crossbow attack in London.

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2002 Gujarat riots: SC to hear on Nov 19 Zakia Jafri’s plea against SIT clean chit to PM Narendra Modi, others

Zakia, the wife of Ehsan Jafri, an ex-MP who was killed in one of the worst incidents during the riots, has challenged the Gujarat High Court's October 5, 2017 order rejecting her plea against the SIT's decision.

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IMF dissatisfied with Pakistan’s fiscal policies, says reports

The IMF has expressed dissatisfaction at the current state of Pakistan's tax collection as the cash-strapped government sought a bailout package of up to USD 6 billion from the multilateral lender to overcome the economic cha

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2017 SSC exam paper leak: Supreme Court asks CBI to file final report within four weeks

The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the CBI to place before it within four weeks its final report regarding the probe into the alleged leak of papers of the 2017 Staff Selection Commission (SSC) examination.

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India, European Union agree to deepen cooperation to deal with terrorism

India and European Union have vowed to step up cooperation in effectively dealing with terrorism, extremism and radicalisation.

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Narendra Singh Tomar gets additional charge of Parliamentary Affairs Ministry, D V Sadananda Gowda Chemicals and Fertilisers

Union minister Narendra Singh Tomar has been given the additional charge of the ministry of parliamentary affairs and D V Sadananda Gowda that of the ministry of chemicals and fertilisers, according to a Rashtrapati Bhavan co

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Congress dismisses Dassault CEO Eric Trappier’s claims on Rafale deal as ‘manufactured lies’

The political row over the Rafale jet deal escalated on Tuesday with the Congress dismissing as "manufactured lies" claims by the Dassault CEO that there was no wrong-doing and party chief Rahul Gandhi firing a fresh salvo at

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