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CBI registers three probe cases in Jat reservation agitation

NEW DELHI(PTI): CBI on Thursday registered three cases to probe incidents of violence and arson during the Jat quota agitation in Rohtak in February, including the burning of residence of Haryana Finance Minister Capt Abhimanyu. CBI spokesperson said the agency took over investigation in these cases on the request of …

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Maratha quota: HC gives govt last chance to file affidavit

MUMBAI(PTI): The Bombay High Court on Thursday voiced dissatisfaction over the Maharashtra government’s delay in filing affidavit and other submissions in a matter pertaining to reservation in government jobs and educational institutions in the state for the Maratha community. A division bench of Justices Anoop Mohta and G S Kulkarni …

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Tata Consultancy Services’ Q2 net profit rises by 8.4% to Rs 6,586 cr

MUMBAI(PTI): Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), on Thursday, reported an 8.4 % rise in consolidated net profit to Rs 6,586 crore for the second quarter ended September 30 and said uncertainties in environment had resulted in holdbacks in discretionary spend by customers. The country’s largest software services firm had posted a …

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Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej dies at 88

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the world’s longest-reigning monarch, has died after 70 years on the throne, the palace says. The king, 88, was widely revered in Thailand. He was seen as a stabilising figure in a country hit by cycles of political turmoil and multiple coups. He had been in …

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Bob Dylan wins Nobel Literature Prize

NEW YORK CITY: The 75-year-old rock legend received the prize “for having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition”. The balladeer, artist and occasional actor is the first songwriter to win the prestigious award. The performer – who took his stage name from the poet Dylan Thomas …

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