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SpiceJet cuts fare, to operate 2 more flights to Kathmandu
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:45:34 +0530
No frills carrier SpiceJet on Monday cut down base fare for its evening flights to Kathmandu to Re 1 for two days starting today, and announced that it will mount two more special planes to aid evacuation of travellers stranded in earthquake-devastated Nepal.

Government to have non-adversarial tax regime, boost investment: Finance Minister
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:26:15 +0530
Seeking investments to boost the economy, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Monday promised a non- adversarial tax regime as well as competitive labour laws to achieve double-digit growth rate.

Kerala excise minister denies graft charges
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:05:48 +0530
Kerala Excise Minister K Babu on Monday denied charges that he received Rs.10 crore in bribe for reducing the annual liquor fees of bars.

ADB fast-tracks over $200-million emergency aid for Nepal
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 16:04:35 +0530
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced on Monday more than $200 million in aid for Nepal in response to a 7.9-magnitude earthquake that has caused more than 3,300 deaths and widespread destruction, Efe news agency reported.

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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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Sandhu defies dad to achieve Europe goal
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:20:39 GMT
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Like most Indian children with sporting ambitions, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu's father wanted his son to become a cricketer but the goalkeeper is glad he did not heed the paternal advice.

Taliban attack major Afghan city, Ghani delays India trip
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:05:58 GMT
KABUL (Reuters) - Heavy fighting between Afghan security forces and Taliban insurgents that killed more than 30 combatants on Monday threatened a major northern city, prompting President Ashraf Ghani to delay a state visit to India.

Nifty closes at 3-1/2 month low, falls below 200-DMA
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:30:12 GMT
MUMBAI (Reuters) - Indian shares closed at their lowest in more than three-and-a-half months on Monday, with the Nifty falling below its 200-day moving average for the first time in nearly 15 months, led by declines in blue chips on continued worries about retrospective taxes and lower-than-expected January-March earnings so far.

Dirty sterilizations putting women at risk in east India: study
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:27:28 GMT
NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Women sterilised in eastern India risk infections and other complications due to dirty conditions and a shortage of doctors and supplies, a report said on Monday just months after 15 women died following surgery.

Desperate Nepalis flee capital as aftershocks spread fear
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:04:53 GMT
BHAKTAPUR, Nepal (Reuters) - Thousands of Nepalis began fleeing the capital Kathmandu on Monday, terror-stricken by two days of powerful aftershocks and looming shortages of food and water after an earthquake that killed more than 3,700 people.

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Live: Rescuers struggle to reach remote Nepal areas; toll crosses 3,700
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 09:57:24 GMT

Anurag Thakur slams Srinivasan on bookie issue
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 11:12:25 GMT
Anurag Thakur took to twitter to defend himself against the charges and wrote a letter to Srinivasan regarding the ICC advisory based on 'unverified information'.

38 Indian cities in high-risk earthquake zones
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:29:27 GMT
Barring rare exceptions, such as the Delhi Metro, India's hastily-built cities are open to great damage from earthquakes.

72 Indians dead in Nepal quake, several injured
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 10:44:07 GMT
Total of 72 Indians have lost their lives in the tragic earthquake that has devastated the mountain country of Nepal and its adjoining places.

Kolkata's worst fears come alive on scary Sunday
Mon, 27 Apr 2015 08:00:10 GMT
It was apocalypse now for jittery Kolkatans at 12.42pm on Sunday, when the first aftershock hit.