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Sensex rises 194 pts on Gujarat exit polls

Sensex rises 194 pts on Gujarat exit polls On the similar lines, Nifty50 closed at 10,333, up 81 points or 0.79 per cent. Kotak Mahindra Bank topped the value chart on the BSE with a turnover of Rs. tax cut proposals failed to hold back traders. Biggest gainers in the 30-share index were Mahindra & Mahindra (3.56%), Coal India (3.02%), Dr Reddy'S Laboratories (2.52%), HDFC Bank (1.95%), Tata Steel (1.75%), and Adani Ports and Special E... [Full Article...]

Cabinet nod to bill on banning triple talaq

Cabinet nod to bill on banning triple talaq The Supreme Court had on August 22 struck down triple talaq , calling the practice unconstitutional and in violation of Article 14 of the Constitution, which provides for equality before the law. In April, a 5-judge bench of the top court said triple talaq isn't intrinsic to the Quran. She can seek subsistence allowance for herself and dependent children, as well as custody of minor childre... [Full Article...]

Nazareth to observe most Christmas festivities despite anger over Trump

Nazareth to observe most Christmas festivities despite anger over Trump The recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital by Trump sparked a wave of outrage in the Arab world, even though he still signed a six-months waiver which has delayed the relocation of the embassy to Jerusalem since a 1995 Congress vote in favor of the move. [Full Article...]

Russian ex-minister gets 8 years in jail for bribery

Russian ex-minister gets 8 years in jail for bribery State prosecutors said that Ulyukayev had asked for the bribe in exchange for approving the sale of the state-controlled oil company Bashneft ( BANE.MM ) to Rosneft. Ulyukayev also warned the Kremlin elite that anyone could be falsely accused next. According to Alexey Cherepanov, who formerly worked with Ulyukayev during his own days in the Ministry of Finance, the former minister "offended a ... [Full Article...]

Eminem's "Revival" Leak: Internet Has Mixed Reactions

Eminem's Regardless of the number of gigs, Eminem fans might want to keep a little bit of extra cash in their bank accounts. He also said that he recorded the track at actor Russell Crowe's house in Australia with Eminem in mind after receiving a call from the rapper's manager Paul Rosenberg about a possible collaboration. [Full Article...]

Centre extends deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts to March 31

Centre extends deadline for linking Aadhaar to bank accounts to March 31 Bank accounts, National Savings Certificates (NSC), Public Provident Fund (PPF) and Kisan Vikas Patra, Insurance policies, Mutual Funds , Permanent Account Number ( PAN ), SIM cards , DMAT Accounts, Welfare schemes like public distribution services (PDS), cooking gas LPG, MNREGS, scholarships, Prime Minister's Jan DhanYojna, Employees' Provident Fund (EPF), National Social Assistance Programme... [Full Article...]

'We are defending democracy' with regulation cuts

'We are defending democracy' with regulation cuts In a statement released after Trump's remarks, the White House said agencies have issued 67 deregulatory actions while imposing only three new regulations. Trump said. But Mr. Trump said that goal has been exceeded. Agencies also had to offset any new regulatory costs with cuts by eliminating existing rules. [Full Article...]

Firefighter killed while fighting Thomas Fire

Firefighter killed while fighting Thomas Fire The cause of the Iverson's death was not immediately released. No other firefighters were injured. "Until this review is complete, there is nothing more I can share". A total of 8,300 fire personnel are battling the Thomas fire, which is now threatening at least 18,000 structures, according to Cal Fire. Fire fighters attack the Thomas Fire's north flank with backfires as they continue to fight... [Full Article...]

President Donald Trump Sending NASA Back the Moon - And Beyond

President Donald Trump Sending NASA Back the Moon - And Beyond Trump vowed his new directive "will refocus the space programme on human exploration and discovery", and "marks an important step in returning American astronauts to the Moon for the first time since 1972". Instead, Obama had said that the USA should send astronauts to an asteroid. The president said that the United States eventually aims to reach Mars and many other "worlds". [Full Article...]

Google X to beam high-speed internet in this Indian state

Google X to beam high-speed internet in this Indian state The MoU was signed within the sight of Minister of IT, Government of Andhra Pradesh Nara Lokesh and CEO of Google X Astro Teller . And because there's no cable, this means there's none of the time, cost, and hassle involved in digging trenches or stringing cable along poles. [Full Article...]

Tillerson's new North Korea strategy is at odds with Trump-again

Tillerson's new North Korea strategy is at odds with Trump-again Tillerson said Tuesday at an Atlantic Council talk that it would be unrealistic to hold North Korea to giving up its nuclear program before being allowed to enter talks with the USA, and that President TrumpDonald John TrumpHouse Democrat slams Donald Trump Jr. [Full Article...]

Pence Visit to Israel Delayed Over Tax Reform Vote

The US vice president will however address the Knesset and meet the Israeli and Egyptian leaders Benjamin Netanyahu and Abdel Fattah al-Sisi during the five day trip. The White House then warned that cancelling the meeting in the West Bank would be "counterproductive", but Abbas has been under heavy domestic pressure to shun Pence following Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital. [Full Article...]

Imran Khan happy at being given clean chit, regrets Tareen's disqualification

Imran Khan happy at being given clean chit, regrets Tareen's disqualification Headed by Chief Justice Mian Saqib Nisar a three-judge bench had earlier on November 14 reserved the verdict after hearing arguments of the counsels of the parties concerned. In the view of significance of the verdict and a large number of people thronging the Supreme Court to hear the judgement, tight security has been ensured in and around the Court to avoid any untoward incident. [Full Article...]

Samsung Galaxy S9 Renders and 360-degree video Leaked

Samsung Galaxy S9 Renders and 360-degree video Leaked The phone will compete with iPhone X in top-end flight. In recent history it has made a habit of partnering up with other websites to bring forth 3D renders (in still and video form) of upcoming handsets based on said schematics, which, more often than not, prove to be fairly spot on to the final product. [Full Article...]

How to sample Pandora's Premium service for free in the US

How to sample Pandora's Premium service for free in the US Music fans can now also follow links to particular tracks on Pandora - perhaps from an artist's Facebook page - and listen to the music free after watching the 15 second advertisement. Earlier this year, Pandora launched Pandora Premium , which took the service from simple internet radio to full-on Spotify competitor with the ability to listen to songs on demand. [Full Article...]

No fatalities, 25 people accounted for after plane crash in northern Sask.

No fatalities, 25 people accounted for after plane crash in northern Sask. Fond du Lac RCMP responded to reports of a downed aircraft near the local airport at about 6:15 p.m. Wednesday. Officers spotted the aircraft less than a kilometre from the airstrip. Fond du Lac Chief Louie Mercredi says the crash shows the airstrip in the fly-in community must be upgraded. "Her face is all injured from impact", McDonald said of his mother. [Full Article...]

Macron tries to lead world against Trump with climate change plan

Macron tries to lead world against Trump with climate change plan It is also on track to meet its target of 28 percent of its lending going to climate action by 2020 and to meeting the goals of its Climate Change Action Plan that was developed after the Paris accord. Environmental groups welcomed the World Bank's move. Arnold Schwarzenegger, the famed actor and former California governor, is also attending the summit, according to the Associated Press . [Full Article...]

Reuters journalists arrested in Yangon, facing Official Secrets Act charges

Reuters journalists arrested in Yangon, facing Official Secrets Act charges The group, known by its French acronym MSF, conducted field studies to determine the number of people killed in the period August 25, when a brutal crackdown by Myanmar's military began, and September 24. " Reuters reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo have been reporting on events of global importance in [Burma], and we learned today that they have been arrested in connection with their work", said ... [Full Article...]

School bus, train crash in southern France

School bus, train crash in southern France The Christian Bourquin school opened today to offer psychological help to children and their families. "Several witnesses confirmed that the barrier had come down so it worked", the spokeswoman said, adding that the investigation would have to clarify what had happened. [Full Article...]

Sonia retired as Congress president but not from politics: Surjewala

Sonia retired as Congress president but not from politics: Surjewala With the crowning of Rahul Gandhi as new President of All India Congress Committee (AICC), a new energy is pumped into the young Congress leaders as Rahul Gandhi is a young and dynamic leader who believes in promoting youths. "Much before he was elected he has shown his mettle". Modi's Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) swiftly dismissed Gandhi's election, saying he had become president only on ... [Full Article...]


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