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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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Monsoon rains 1 percent above average in past week - IMD
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 15:28:19 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Monsoon rains in India were 1 percent above average in the week ending June 29, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday.

India's infrastructure output growth hits 5-month low in May
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:23:20 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's infrastructure output grew an annual 2.8 percent in May, its slowest pace in five months, primarily dragged down by a slowdown in output of electricity, steel and refinery products, government data showed on Thursday.

India to get over $1 billion from World Bank for Modi's solar goals
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 17:46:52 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - The World Bank said on Thursday it would lend India more than $1 billion for its huge solar energy programme, after Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought climate change funds from its visiting head.

Jet Airways in talks with banks for $180 million loan - sources
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 20:13:31 +0530
DUBAI (Reuters) - Jet Airways, India's second-biggest airline by passengers, is talking to lenders about raising up to $180 million through a loan, banking sources said on Thursday.

Essar eyes sale of Gujarat refinery - sources
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 19:55:02 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Essar Group is exploring the sale of its 405,000 barrel-per-day oil refinery in Gujarat, as the conglomerate seeks funds to reduce its debt, two sources familiar with the matter said.

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'Made in India' Tejas to be inducted in Air Force on Friday
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 14:01:12 GMT
State-run Hindustan Aeronautics Limited will hand over the first two Tejas aircraft to the Air Force which will make up the 'Flying Daggers' 45, the name of the first squadron of the LCA. The squadron will be based in Bengaluru for the first two years before being moved to Sulur in Tamil Nadu.

No active shooter at Andrews airbase: Officials
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 13:42:48 GMT
US Joint Base Andrews in Maryland has been placed on lockdown due to a report of an active shooter. Joint Base Andrews is the military facility where the US presidential aircraft, Air Force One, is based. The base is about 15 miles from the White House.

3-year tenure for RBI governor is short: Rajan
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:15:06 GMT

Indian money in Swiss banks dips to record low
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 10:35:16 GMT
The money held by Indians in Swiss banks has fallen by nearly one-third to a record low of 1.2 billion franc (CHF) or about Rs 8,392 crore amid a continuing global clampdown on the famed secrecy wall of Switzerland's banking system.

China says US ignoring facts on India's NSG bid
Thu, 30 Jun 2016 12:07:22 GMT
China on Thursday accused the US of ignoring facts over India not getting entry into the NSG and claimed that the plenary meeting of the elite grouping in Seoul did not discuss the accession of any specific country.