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Jayalalithaa under ‘constant monitoring’: Apollo Hospital

CHENNAI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa, hospitalised in Chennai last month, is undergoing lung decongestion as well as other “comprehensive measures” and continues to be under constant monitoring, Apollo Hospital said on Saturday. “The honourable Chief Minister continues to be under constant monitoring by the intensivists and consultants in the panel (of specialists),” it […]

BJP MLA Navjot Kaur Sidhu resigns from BJP

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CHANDIGARH: Navjot Kaur Sidhu resigned from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday, less than a month after her husband formally resigned from the party. BJP Punjab President Vijay Sampla has reportedly accepted her resignation. Earlier in the day, she sent her one-line resignation to the party president at the party headquarters in Chandigarh. “I hereby […]

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No chance of breakthrough in Indo-Pak relations under Modi govt: Sartaj Aziz

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ISLAMABAD(PTI): Pakistan sees no hope of a breakthrough in relations with India under the Narendra Modi government, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s Advisor on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz has said and accused India of adopting a “hegemonistic attitude”. “Pakistan had been resisting the Indian hegemonistic attitude in the region and had been calling the promotion of […]

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Law Commission invites public opinion on Uniform Civil Code

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NEW DELHI: Amidst the debate over triple talaq in the country, the Law Commission released a questionnaire on Saturday wherein citizens have been invited to give their opinion on the uniform civil code. The questions cover a broad range of subjects such as marriage, divorce, adoption, inheritance among others. The Law Commission has undertaken this […]

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Lenovo Phab 2 Pro release date gets pushed to November

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Earlier this year, Lenovo announced a collaboration with Google to bring the first consumer mobile device with Project Tango at the 2016 Consumer Electronics Show (CES). The device is called the Phab 2 Pro and was previously slated to be available by September of this year, carrying a $499 (Approx 33,000) price tag. In a […]

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The shelf life of a ‘millennial’

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MUMBAI,ARUN KRISHNAN: In every HR or workforce conference that one goes to, one of the dominant themes is with regard to how HR needs to reinvent itself because of the millennials. People aver that millennials have a completely different outlook towards life. They are more demanding, less accommodative, keen on seeking a balance between work […]

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Gujarat polls: Rahul, Sonia Gandhi may visit state for tribal yatra

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NEW DELHI(PTI): Congress president Sonia Gandhi and vice-president Rahul Gandhi are likely to visit Gujarat but address separately the party’s tribal-focused ‘Navsarjan Adivasi Adhikar Yatra’ to be held later this month. The 12-day yatra, likely to begin on October 20 or 21, will start from Ambaji in Banaskantha district of north Gujarat and conclude at […]

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West Bengal: Baharampore military station inaugurated by President Mukherjee

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Kolkata(PTI): President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated a new military station in West Bengal’s Murshidabad district on Saturday. Mukherjee, who had also laid the foundation stone of the project in 2014, said it would be a major military facility between Kolkata in the southern and Siliguri in northern part of the state. There used to be a […]

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Kashmir Unrest: Protest for 13-year-old dies in pellet firing by security forces, Toll rises 85

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SRINAGAR: Tension gripped Srinagar on Saturday after a 13-year-old boy was killed in a firing by security forces, forcing authorities to impose curfew. Kashmiri Muslim protesters Carry the body of 13 year old school boy Danish Sultan in Srinagar Junaid Ahmad Bhat of Saidpora was grievously injuries after the security forces opened pellet fire on […]

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IAF prepared to take on any sub-conventional threats from Pak, says chief Arup Raha

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NEW DELHI: Indian Air Force chief Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha on Saturday said that the Indian Air Force (IAF) is well prepared to take on any sub-conventional threats after repeated ceasefire violations from Pakistan, in deterrence to prevent any such intrusion or attack right in the first place. Briefing the media on the 84th […]

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