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'Like any other citizen, go to Bombay High Court': SC directs Republic TV on next steps in fake TRP case
India

'Like any other citizen, go to Bombay High Court': SC directs Republic TV on next steps in fake TRP case

Senior advocate Harish Salve, appearing for the media house, expressed apprehension about the ongoing probe saying 'of late, there is a tendency that commissioners are giving interviews'

Jammu and Kashmir administration revokes stringent PSA against Shah Faesal, two PDP leaders
India

Jammu and Kashmir administration revokes stringent PSA against Shah Faesal, two PDP leaders

The Jammu and Kashmir administration on Wednesday revoked the controversial Public Safety Act (PSA) against former IAS officer-turned-politician Shah Faesal and two PDP members

Markets buoyant at close: Sensex rallies 743 points, Nifty tops 9,150-mark; Reliance Jio's Rs 43,574 cr deal with Facebook boosts sentiment
Business

Markets buoyant at close: Sensex rallies 743 points, Nifty tops 9,150-mark; Reliance Jio's Rs 43,574 cr deal with Facebook boosts sentiment

ZEE, Reliance industries and Asian Paints remained top gainers while ONGC, Vedanta and BPCL were the top losers.

Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement leader Shah Faesal detained under stringent Public Safety Act
India

Jammu and Kashmir People's Movement leader Shah Faesal detained under stringent Public Safety Act

Former civil servant and chief of Jammu and Kashmir Peoples' Movement (JKPM) Shah Faesal has been booked under the Public Safety Act (PSA) that allows detention without trial for up to three months and multiple extensions

Air India will run till privatisation, says Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri; requests Unions to cooperate
Business

Air India will run till privatisation, says Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri; requests Unions to cooperate

Air India will run till its privatisation, said Puri, and requested all the Unions to cooperate towards the process.

Social Progress Index 2019 reveals progress in sustainable development goals too slow, threatens chances of fulfilling 2030 agenda
Business

Social Progress Index 2019 reveals progress in sustainable development goals too slow, threatens chances of fulfilling 2030 agenda

Social Progress Index captures outcomes related to all 17 Sustainable Development Goals and is a comprehensive snapshot of a country’s overall progress towards the achievement of the goals.

Tropical storm 'Barry' hits Louisiana and entire Gulf coast; US officials warn of heavy rainfall
World

Tropical storm 'Barry' hits Louisiana and entire Gulf coast; US officials warn of heavy rainfall

Tropical Storm Barry buffeted the US state of Louisiana on Sunday, bringing more heavy rain and possible tornadoes to the region even as it weakened

Jet Airways crisis: Pilots body defers 'no flying' call ahead of lenders meet today; airline withdraws services from SAARC routes
Business

Jet Airways crisis: Pilots body defers 'no flying' call ahead of lenders meet today; airline withdraws services from SAARC routes

The guild, which has around 1,100 pilots as its members, decided to stop flying from 15 April in protest against non-payment of salaries since March

Air India should disclose lease income from assets abroad: Central Information Commission
Business

Air India should disclose lease income from assets abroad: Central Information Commission

Cash-strapped national carrier Air India should disclose its assets abroad and earnings from them, the CIC has ruled

World Bank report says child marriage costs African countries billions; West Africa has highest rate of marriage before 15
World

World Bank report says child marriage costs African countries billions; West Africa has highest rate of marriage before 15

Every year of secondary education reduces the likelihood of marrying before the age of 18 by five percent or more, it added in the report, "Educating Girls and Ending Child Marriage".

Amazon India eyes more than 50 fulfilment centres in 13 states by year end with storage space of 20 mn cubic feet
Business

Amazon India eyes more than 50 fulfilment centres in 13 states by year end with storage space of 20 mn cubic feet

Amazon's largest fulfilment centre in Karnataka was opened on Karnataka-Tamil Nadu border, on Tuesday, with a view to enhancing customer experience ahead of the festive season.

EU calls for 'transparent investigation' into drone 'assassination' attempt on Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro
World

EU calls for 'transparent investigation' into drone 'assassination' attempt on Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro

European Union called for a probe into the drone "assassination" attempt on Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro

Arvind Kejriwal says SC gave Delhi govt reasonable independence, vows to work ‘day and night’ for people
India

Arvind Kejriwal says SC gave Delhi govt reasonable independence, vows to work ‘day and night’ for people

AAP supremo and Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday asserted that the apex court has given his government "reasonable independence" to work and vowed it will work day and night for the welfare of people.

Two arrested for allegedly gangraping 19-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh after making false promise of job
India

Two arrested for allegedly gangraping 19-year-old woman in Madhya Pradesh after making false promise of job

Four men allegedly raped a 19-year-old woman, who was lured on the pretext of being provided with a job, in a forest, police said on Wednesday.

BJP National Executive meet highlights: PM Modi says focus on equity, sustainability and efficiency in New India
Politics

BJP National Executive meet highlights: PM Modi says focus on equity, sustainability and efficiency in New India

BJP's national executive meeting will conclude with Narendra Modi's address in which he is expected to counter the Opposition's criticism of the economy.

Centre expands OBC creamy layer ambit to PSU posts; excludes 'socially advanced sections' for reservation
Business

Centre expands OBC creamy layer ambit to PSU posts; excludes 'socially advanced sections' for reservation

The government on Wednesday expanded the ambit of OBC 'creamy layer' to include certain posts in PSUs and public sector financial institutions

Venkaiah Naidu calls for collective responsibility to tackle drug menace, urges excise officials to be wary
India

Venkaiah Naidu calls for collective responsibility to tackle drug menace, urges excise officials to be wary

It is the collective responsibility of a society to tackle drug menace, NDA's vice-presidential nominee M Venkaiah Naidu said

'Irom Sharmila's marriage with British citizen would affect peace in Kodaikanal'; activist files petition
India

'Irom Sharmila's marriage with British citizen would affect peace in Kodaikanal'; activist files petition

A local social activist has filed an objection to the proposed marriage of human rights campaigner Irom Sharmila with her long-time partner Desmond Coutinho

New series WPI, IIP released with base year 2011-12: All you need to know
Business

New series WPI, IIP released with base year 2011-12: All you need to know

The periodical reviews and revisions of the base year of the macroeconomic indicators is aimed at capturing the structural changes in the economy and improving the quality, coverage and representativeness of the indices

Kashmir crisis: Mehbooba Mufti urges people to counter 'dangerous trend' of bank loots
Politics

Kashmir crisis: Mehbooba Mufti urges people to counter 'dangerous trend' of bank loots

Amid increasing incidents of bank robberies by militants, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti on Wednesday urged the people to rise against this "dangerous trend" of looting public money by spilling innocent blood.