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Govt releases religion-wise 2011 census: Muslim population grows by 0.8%, Hindu declines by 0.7%

The Muslim community has registered a moderate 0.8 % growth to touch 17.22 crore in the 10 year period between 2001 and 2011, up from 13.8 crore, while Hindus population showed a decline by 0.7 % at 96.63 crore during the period, according to the latest census data on religion. While the census figure on […]

OROP protest intensifies: Another army veteran on hunger strike hospitalised; more ex-servicemen join stir

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Another army veteran Havildar Ashok Chauhan (Retd) who had been on the hunger strike since past eight days has been admitted in hospital after his health deteriorated. He has been taken to RR Hospital. Ex-serviceman Hawaldar Major Singh, who is on a hunger strike for the last ten days over a demand for implementation of […]

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OBC quota for Patels: Agitation turns violent in Ahmedabad; police resort to teargas shells

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The agitation of Patel community seeking reservation under OBC quota turned violent on Tuesday with clashes being reported in various parts of the city as police resorted to baton-charging and lobbed teargas shells to control the situation, officials said. Clashes between Patel community members and local residents were reported in Vadaj, Vastrapur, Nikol and Paldi […]

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Prime Minister Modi Reviews Market Crash, Says Problems Only ‘External’

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NEW DELHI—Prime Minister Narendra Modi has vowed to push ahead with the reforms agenda and increase public spending as part of the drive to strengthen the economy, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley told the media on Monday evening in the wake of the stock market crash. India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves to photographers as […]

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Guys like Rory McIlroy, Jason Day and Jordan Spieth are beatable: Anirban Lahiri

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Anirban Lahiri is living a dream. The golfer, who finished tied fifth at the PGA Championship, tells Chander Shekhar Luthra that he believes in himself more than ever before Anirban Did you ever think of finishing in the top five of the PGA Championship? Well, the last few months have been fantastic for me. I […]

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Tabu’s a lucky charm, says Meghna Gulzar

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The first promo of Meghna Gulzar’s Talvar is out. And while Irrfan, Konkona Sen Sharma and other actors can be seen in the trailer, Tabu is conspicuous by her absence even in the credits at the end of the trailer. This, despite it being widely known that the actress was brought on board by Meghna. […]

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Taylor Swift shares sneak peak of new music video ‘Wildest Dreams’ on Instagram

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The unstoppable Taylor Swift shares a sneak peak of her new music video on Instagram. Swift captioned the video,”Wildest Dreams music video preview. VMA night. Get ready.” with the tag #WildestDreamsMusicVideo. Wildest Dreams is Swifts fifth single from the her 1989 album. According to People Magazine, the video is set to debut during the MTV […]

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Ashley Madison hack data leakage secretes for commons

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Since July 2015, a previously unknown hacking group has been revealing the user data of Ashley Madison, a dating website specially designed keeping in mind the needs of those looking for extramarital affairs. The group, The Impact Team, threatened to reveal personal information about the site’s user base, if Ashley Madison was not immediately shut […]

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RBI Chief Rajan tries to talk up Rupee, but experts see further fall

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Mumbai, Manju AB(dna): It was a Manic Monday. As rupee slid in tandem with the stock market, Reserve Bank of India (RBI) governor Raghuram Rajan put up a brave front, trying to talk up the currency. But experts feel that the rupee’s further fall cannot be discounted. State-owned banks continued to sell dollars through the […]

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North, South Korea end marathon crisis talks

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North and South Korea on Monday wrapped up marathon talks aimed at defusing a crisis that pushed the two rivals to the brink of armed conflict. There was no immediate official word on the outcome, but the South’s Yonhap news agency said both sides had reached agreement, with the North voicing “regret” for recent provocations, […]

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