Rohan Bopanna, Sania Mirza advance to quarters of Cincinnati Open

Rohan Bopanna and Florin Mergea saved a match point before emerging winners while Sania Mirza and Martin Hingis were also tested en route to the quarterfinals of the ATP/WTA Western and Southern Open. Fifth seeds Bopanna and Mergea rallied to win 1-6 7-6(5) 13-11 against the French pair of Pierre-Hugues …

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Sebi to investors: Be more active; AGMs not for ‘chai-samosa’

MUMBAI(PTI): Urging investor groups to play an active role in governance matters of listed firms, Sebi on Friday said AGMs are no more ‘chai-samosa’ parties and shareholder activism globally has forced even CEOs to resign at one-fourth of the world’s 500 biggest companies. UK Sinha, Chairman, Sebi  Appreciating the role …

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Farooq Abdullah urges separatists not to meet Pakistan NSA

NC leader Farooq Abdullah on Friday urged separatist leaders not to meet Pakistan NSA Sartaj Aziz during his visit to India for talks with his Indian counterpart so that the two countries can find a way of ending hostilities along the borders in Jammu and Kashmir. “I request them (separatists) …

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Indian economy can double in three years: Suresh Prabhu

At the pace at which India’s GDP is growing, the country can double the same over the next three- to-three-and-a-half years propelled by the efforts being made by the Narendra Modi government, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday. “To reach one trillion dollar GDP mark, it took India 20 …

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Inventing ‘Aliens’ in Assam: The Story of Persecution with Impunity

GUWAHATI,ABDUL KALAM AZAD : Since evening of August 10, 2015, the private satellite television channels operating from Guwahati were running a ‘big breaking news’ that some ‘goons’ from a particular political party attacked a police team on duty, and had taken away three declared Bangladeshi nationals from their custody in …

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What Rs 30,000 crore? Centre has not given us 30 paise: Mamata Banerjee

Kolkata(Express News Service): Attacking the Centre for not releasing funds for state projects after announcing them with fanfare, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday threatened to launch an agitation. While addressing mediapersons after an administrative review meeting at state secretariat Nabanna, Mamata said: “Theoretically, they (central leaders) keep on saying …

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