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Coal scam: Court frames charges against Rathi Steel and Power Limited
Tue, 19 May 2015 11:03:33 +0530
A special court on Tuesday framed charges against Delhi-based Rathi steel and Power Limited in a coal scam case. The MD of the firm Pradeep Rathi, CEO Udit Rathi and AGM Kushal Aggarwal have all been chargesheeted.

Watch: Woman smashes SP leader's car after his guard winked at her
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:20:26 +0530
Agitated over being winked at by a Samajwadi Party leader's guard in Agra, a 23-year old woman jumped on top of the SP leader's Mercedes car and smashed it. The video of the girl recorded in Agra has gone viral.

If Asia must rise as one, it should no longer think of itself in regional fragments: Modi
Tue, 19 May 2015 09:23:23 +0530
n the last leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the sixth Asian Leader's conference in Seoul and he called Korea the pillar of democracy. He sought unity among Asian countries and said they must work as Asians to shape the world and reform the global institutions of governance, including the United Nations.

BJP routed in Meerut Cantonment Board elections
Mon, 18 May 2015 23:33:19 +0530
BJP has suffered a major drubbing in the recently held Meerut Cantonment Board elections, with the party winning only 2 of the total of 8 seats.

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Lokpal Bill row: Civil society meets to discuss strategies for upcoming protest
Noida, Aug 2 (ANI): Civil society activists met in Uttar Pradesh's Noida area on Tuesday to discuss various strategies, which includes the probable venue for the upcoming protest against the draft Lokpal Bill proposed by the government.

Rajya Sabha adjourned after opposition ruckus
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Tuesday as opposition members continued demanding a discussion on price rise under rules which provide for voting.

Man immolates self in Maharashtra
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 2 (IANS) A 30-year-old man set himself afire Tuesday in front of a municipal corporation office in Thane district, police said.

Day 2 Monsoon Session: Protests Stall Parliament
Both houses of parliament were adjourned twice Tuesday, forcing cancellation of the crucial question hour for the second successive day, as the government and the opposition seemed headed for a stalemate over the nature of debate on rising prices and corruption.

IAF pilot killed in MiG-21 plane crash
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday lost a combat pilot when a MiG-21 fighter jet he was flying crashed near Bikaner in Rajasthan.

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Google self-driving car effort expands hiring, posts manufacturing jobs
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:58:46 GMT
SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's self-driving project is advertising dozens of jobs on its website with a special focus on manufacturing expertise.

Windies captain Sammy calls for mediation in T20 row
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:56:58 GMT
KINGSTON, Jamaica (Reuters) - West Indies captain Darren Sammy has called for mediation to settle a contractual dispute that threatens to wreck the team's chances of winning next month's World Twenty20.

Major powers agree to plan for 'cessation of hostilities' in Syria
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:55:49 GMT
MUNICH (Reuters) - Major powers agreed on Friday to a cessation of hostilities in Syria set to begin in a week and to provide rapid humanitarian access to besieged Syrian towns, but failed to secure a complete ceasefire or an end to Russian bombing.

Oil prices jump almost 5 pct, but oversupply still damps outlook
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:42:27 GMT
SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Oil prices jumped almost 5 percent on Friday after comments by the energy minister of OPEC-member United Arab Emirates sparked hopes of a coordinated production cut, yet analysts said such a move remained unlikely and that oversupply would persist.

Yellen's dilemma: A downturn with no easy response
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:30:33 GMT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Federal Reserve's carefully scripted decision to raise interest rates last December, and begin a return to "normal" policy, may now become a nightmare for the central bank if an economic downturn forces a return to unconventional methods.

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Why IBM, Infosys are getting rid of old appraisal systems
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 04:49:46 GMT
Infosys and IBM doing away with the so-called bell curve system of employee appraisal, more companies are likely to follow suit and find new methods.

India's role in search for gravitational waves
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 22:51:11 GMT
Indian groups contributed significantly to the historic search for gravitational waves.

How Siachen's height gives India military depth
Thu, 11 Feb 2016 21:20:13 GMT
Ever since Indian soldiers beat Pakistani troops by a whisker to daringly take most of the dominating heights on Saltoro Ridge to the west of Siachen Glacier in April 1984, the stand-off at the world?s highest, coldest and costliest battlefield has intermittently grabbed the headlines.

How nuclear-armed North Korea earns money
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 06:45:45 GMT
North Korea may have a rather weak economy but it has enough money to develop nuclear weapons - a sign that it is clearly generating funds.

Missing Snapdeal executive returns home
Fri, 12 Feb 2016 03:15:09 GMT
Dipta Sarna went missing after telling her father in a frantic telephone call on Wednesday night that the driver of her auto was going in the wrong direction. Sarna was later located in Panipat and was reunited with her parents.