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Sep 14, 2019
Assam NRC: Centre to withdraw 10,000 paramilitary forces deployed before publication of final documentThose who failed to make it to the final NRC list have been given 120 days to appeal against their exclusion at the Foreigners Tribunals. If not satisfied with the verdict of the tribunals, they will have the option to move the High Court and the Supreme Court for redress.
Mar 12, 2019
Unemployment crisis in India: Engineers struggle for work as growth in manufacturing sector slows downThe increasing use of automation in industry, the massive number of young Indians coming onto the job market, and the regulatory hurdles that companies still face if they want to set up shop in India, are all big issues for those without work
Dec 20, 2018
British economist Meghnad Desai says 'disappointed' electorate will not vote Narendra Modi back with majorityBritish politician and economist Meghnad Desai, a self-confessed Narendra Modi admirer till some time back, has accused the prime minister of not being a team player and predicted that the "disappointed" electorate will not vote him back with a majority
Oct 26, 2018
Manmohan Singh says Narendra Modi failed the electorate, slams Centre on mob violence, economyManmohan Singh alleged that Modi presides over a "fearful population, an economy that has been set back by foolhardy initiatives and a painful lack of jobs.
Sep 29, 2018
Brett Kavanaugh appointment row: Donald Trump yields to Democrats' demand, orders FBI probe; agency to submit report in a weekAgreeing to the demands by Democrats, US President Donald Trump has ordered a limited FBI investigation into the allegations of sexual assault against his embattled Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, throwing his Senate confirmation in doubt.
Aug 03, 2018
PML-N, PPP come together to block Imran Khan's PM ambitions, but fall short on numbers to dent PTI chief's chancesThe Opposition alliance was not believed to have the numbers to block Imran Khan’s election but it could leave him with a thin majority that could make enacting his agenda difficult.
Jan 15, 2018
Security forces kill five Jaish-e-Mohammed militants near Uri in KashmirFive militants from Jaish-e-Mohammed's suicide squad were killed on Monday near the Line of Control (LoC) in a joint operation by Jammu and Kashmir Police
Jan 05, 2018
Parliamentary panel raps Indigo for staff's rude behaviour with passangers, says crew need training on soft skillsIn a strongly worded report a Parliamentary Standing Committee has condemned the recent incident when a passenger was manhandled by Indigo staff, adding that airlines need to become passenger friendly and its staff should learn to say "please" and "Thank you".
Sep 17, 2017
West Bengal teenager hospitalised after injuring herself, confessed to playing Blue Whale ChallengeA teenage girl from West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district was hospitalised on Sunday after she was found to have injured herself while playing the deadly online game Blue Whale Challenge, police said.
Aug 13, 2017
Premier League: Philippe Coutinho's Liverpool future will be determined by owners, says Jurgen KloppJurgen Klopp insists Philippe Coutinho's Liverpool future will be determined by the club's owners as Barcelona bid to land the want-away Brazil star.