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AI reinstates pilot found guilty of sexual harassment

The Times of India - 1 hour 37 min ago
A senior Air India pilot who was suspended in May last year after being accused of sexual harassment by a woman colleague was found guilty by an internal committee of the airline but has been reinstated recently, senior officials said. The committee imposed a "major penalty" on Captain Sachin Gupta, who has now appealed to the next authority against the punishment, they said.
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FIR against Shabana Azmi’s driver for rash driving

The Times of India - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 23:50
On Saturday, the veteran actress Shabana Azmi met with an accident at Kumbhivali village ahead of the Khalapur toll plaza on the Mumbai-Pune Expressway around 3:30 pm. She has suffered from head and spinal injuries however the doctors stated that her injuries are not critical. Now, as per the latest update an FIR has been registered against actor Shabana's driver Amlesh Yogendra Kamat for rash driving.
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Britain's Prince Harry, Meghan to give up royal titles

Rediff News - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 22:57
"The Sussexes will not use their HRH titles as they are no longer working members of the Royal Family. The Duke and Duchess of Sussex have shared their wish to repay Sovereign Grant expenditure for the refurbishment of Frogmore Cottage (believed to be £2.4 million), which will remain their United Kingdom family home," a statement from the Buckingham Palace read.
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ODI series on the line as India take on Australia

The Times of India - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 21:52
On Friday in Rajkot it felt like a different Indian team had stepped out for the second ODI against Australia. One which was diametrically different from the squad which was taken down by 10 wickets in the opener in Mumbai.
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Countdown to death: Trump details Iran general Qassim Suleimani's end

The Times of India - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 18:11
With his typical dramatic flourish, Trump recounted the scene as he monitored the strikes from the White House Situation Room when Suleimani was killed.
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'1,700 infected in China Pneumonia outbreak'

The Times of India - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 18:00
China reported four more cases of pneumonia believed to be caused by a new coronavirus strain, causing rising concern globally that a disease health officials do not yet fully understand could spread during a key holiday period.
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Amit Shah brands opponents of CAA ‘anti-Dalit’

The Times of India - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 17:56
Union home minister Amit Shah on Saturday dubbed those opposing the Citizenship (Amendment) Act “anti-Dalit” and sought to assuage the fears of Muslims, saying CAA was all about including people, not excluding anyone or any community.
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It’s student anger, Kamal Nath warns on CAA

The Times of India - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 17:40
Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath has warned BJP that there appears no end in sight for the seemingly unceasing protests against the CAA-NRC-NPR, saying that the agitation is in the hands of students who are angry over not just the divisive policies of the central government but also the economic collapse.
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'All issues resolved': DMK, Cong call truce

The Times of India - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 17:07
DMK president M K Stalin and TNCC chief K S Alagiri on Saturday called a truce after a 30-minute meeting at the DMK headquarters in Chennai. The meeting comes in the wake of recent hard-hitting statements by senior leaders of the two parties on alliance issues, including sharing of seats in the just-concluded rural local body elections.
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Record 1-year jail given for TDS deposit delay

The Times of India - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 16:08
In the strictest sentences awarded in the city for delay in depositing tax deducted at source (TDS), Ballard Pier magistrate court recently convicted and sentenced the director of a film production house to one year’s rigorous imprisonment. The maximum sentence earlier awarded for a delay was six months.
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Sanskrit to replace Urdu at Uttarakhand stations

The Times of India - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 16:02
The railway authorities have decided to replace Urdu language on signboards at state platforms with Sanskrit. According to railway officials, the decision has been taken as per provisions of the Railway Manual, which says that names of the railway stations should be written in Hindi, English and in the second language of the state.
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Gudiya rape: 2 convicted for ‘extreme brutality’

The Times of India - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 15:46
Calling it a case of “exceptional depravity”, a Delhi court on Saturday convicted two men of gang-raping and brutalising a five-year-old at Gandhi Nagar in 2013.
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India plans to fix its cattle sex ratio

The Times of India - Sat, 01/18/2020 - 15:36
India has a skewed sex ratio problem. No, we’re not talking about humans but cattle. With bull numbers rising rapidly, especially after strict implementation of anti-cow slaughter laws, and no easy fixes in sight, the Centre now hopes to find a solution in ‘sexed semen’ (sex-sorted semen) technology to ensure birth of female calves through artificial insemination.
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