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Factional war in GJM as Gorkhaland stir nears 100 days

Rediff News - 17 hours 23 min ago
While a group led by Binay Tamang wants to end the shutdown, the mainstream GJM, led by its supremo Bimal Gurung, wants the status quo to continue, reports Avishek Rakshit.
Categories: Current News in India

Revealed: Least stressful cities

Rediff News - 17 hours 23 min ago
For a relaxed life, one should head to Germany as four of its cities rank in the top ten.
Categories: Current News in India

RARE PIX: Inside North Korea

Rediff News - 17 hours 23 min ago
CNN cameras go inside the secretive nation to places few outsiders have ever seen.
Categories: Current News in India

Over 139 killed as strong 7.1 quake hits Mexico

Rediff News - 17 hours 23 min ago
The death toll is expected to rise as rescuers are still digging out people trapped beneath mounds of rubble.
Categories: Current News in India

My CDs can connect the conspiracy: Ex Gujarat cop

Rediff News - 17 hours 23 min ago
'The SIT did not follow up with the CD of the phone call recordings that could have helped it find who were leading the mobs and where the calls of people involved in the rioting originated from and terminated.'
Categories: Current News in India

Heavy rains lash Mumbai; schools, colleges to be shut today

Rediff News - 17 hours 23 min ago
Flight operations at the Mumbai airport were suspended for nearly half an hour as visibility
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FIR against Honeypreet, police steps up search operations

Rediff News - 17 hours 23 min ago
Her name has been included in the same FIR in which other Dera functionaries Aditya Insan and Surinder Dhiman, among others, had been booked for allegedly inciting violence and arson, police said.
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ED summons Rabri Devi in railway hotels corruption case

Rediff News - 17 hours 23 min ago
It is understood that this is the second summon by the agency to Rabri after she did not depose before it the first time.
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Dawood's brother was eating biryani, watching KBC when cops detained him

Rediff News - 17 hours 23 min ago
The unexpected presence of cops stunned Kaskar, as he asked them maine kya kiya hai?
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Why is India rejecting the Rohingyas?

Rediff News - 17 hours 23 min ago
'As a great democracy, we must be responsible and uphold the rights of those who come to us seeking shelter.'
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SBI Life IPO opens today: All details here

The Times of India - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:46
The IPO which opens today will close on September 22. The equity shares are proposed to get listed on both NSE and BSE. The price band has been fixed at Rs 685-700 per equity share for a total of 12 crore shares which are on sale by the promoters of face value of Rs 10 each.
Categories: Current News in India

Honeypreet Insan in Nepal? Cops say no

The Times of India - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 23:20
Panchkula police commissioner A S Chawla on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of Honeypreet Insan, who is the most wanted accused in the cases of sedition and violence by Dera Sacha Sauda followers, being in Nepal.
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Earthquake kills more than 140  in Mexico

The Times of India - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:50
More than 140 people were killed when a powerful, 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, toppling buildings in the capital and sowing panic on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake.
Categories: Current News in India

India, China would reshape the world: Rahul

The Times of India - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 22:43
Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday said that notwithstanding the path chosen by them, the performance of India and China, would determine how the world would fundamentally be reshaped. Gandhi, who was interacting with students at Princeton University noted that there was "a lot of synergy" between India & US.
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Mobile bills to drop as interconnect rates cut

The Times of India - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:36
If the tariff cuts in your mobile charges over the past one year were already not enough, expect your bills to come down even more with telecom regulator Trai announcing a steep cut in charges phone companies pay each other for connecting calls.
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US begins premium processing of H-1B visas

The Times of India - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:15
Indian techies and industry can breathe a sigh of relief as the US has resumed premium, or expedited, processing of H-1B visas in all categories. The service was suspended five months ago as officials struggled to handle a huge rush of applicants.
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Did netas help Dawood's brother extort Rs 100 cr from businessmen?

The Times of India - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 16:06
Iqbal Kaskar, who was arrested on Monday for issuing extortion threats to a builder is believed to have collected around Rs 100 crore from developers and jewellers in the Thane region in the last three years, a police officer said.
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We don't fear international scrutiny: Suu Kyi

The Times of India - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:57
Amid allegations of “ethnic cleansing” in Myanmar in the wake of the mass exodus of Rohingya Muslims, state counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi has said that her government “does not fear international scrutiny” and is making every effort to restore peace and normalcy.
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Madras HC to hear MLAs disqualification case

The Times of India - Tue, 09/19/2017 - 15:46
With 18 MLAs disqualified, there are 19 seats vacant now. This means the assembly has only 215 elected members. The government needs 108 votes to prove its majority in the assembly in case of a floor test.
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