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Lost 5 kg in jail, suffered two bouts of illness: Chidambaram to SC

The Times of India - 2 hours 38 min ago
A bench of justices R Banumathi, A S Bopanna and Hrishikesh Roy was told by Chidambaram's lawyer Kapil Sibal that "during his 43 days in jail, he had suffered two bouts of illness for five and seven days respectively and was administered antibiotics". "He has lost weight from 73.5 kg to 68.5 kg," the senior advocate told the court.
Categories: Current News in India

I congratulate Banerjee, but he's leftist: Goyal

Rediff News - 2 hours 42 min ago
Banerjee supported 'Nyay' (poverty alleviation scheme of Congress) and people of India rejected his ideology, the BJP leader said.
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Fresh restrictions imposed in Srinagar for Friday prayers

Rediff News - 2 hours 42 min ago
Friday prayers have not been allowed at Jamia Masjid - the grand mosque of Kashmir in downtown (old city area) - for the past over two months now.
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FATF retains Pakistan in Grey List; warns of action

Rediff News - 2 hours 42 min ago
If Pakistan continues with the 'Grey List' or put in 'Dark Grey' list, it would be very difficult for the country to get financial aid from the IMF, the World Bank and the European Union, making its financial condition more precarious.
Categories: Current News in India

17 cows found dead in Gwalior school premises, 1 held

Rediff News - 2 hours 42 min ago
When some people tried to bury the carcasses, a mid-night drama unfolded with Vishwa Hindu Parishad and Bajrang Dal workers raising slogans of 'Jai Shree Ram' protesting against the 'brutality on the animals'.
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'Safe zones' set up for fruit dealers in Shopian

Rediff News - 2 hours 42 min ago
These zones are on the main roads of the district and closer to police, army and paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force establishments, the official said.
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Rewari: Rahul's chopper makes unscheduled landing

The Times of India - 2 hours 47 min ago
Rahul was on his way back to Delhi after addressing an election rally at Mahendragarh on Friday when bad weather forced the aircraft ferrying him to land. The Congress leader later left for the national capital by road.
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Nadeem included in India squad for Ranchi Test

The Times of India - 2 hours 49 min ago
The All-India Senior Selection Committee on Friday included left-arm spinner Shahbaz Nadeem in the India squad for final Test against South Africa after Kuldeep Yadav complained of left shoulder pain. India already have an unassailable 2-0 lead in the three-match series and aim for the whitewash against the Proteas. Nadeem is yet to make his India debut.
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Govt focussed on identification of merit: PM Modi

The Times of India - 3 hours 45 sec ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday said his government was focussed on identification of merit and eliminating nepotism in sports, whereas the previous Congress-led regimes only "harvested the produce of scams".
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'Jollyamma is being made a scapegoat'

Rediff News - 3 hours 40 min ago
'How can the police say that she alone has committed the crime and no other person has done it?'
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SC reserves verdict on Chidambaram's bail plea

Rediff News - 4 hours 43 min ago
The Central Bureau of Investigation on Friday told the Supreme Court that 15 accused, including Chidambaram, his son Karti and some companies have been chargesheeted in the case.
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Delhi assembly speaker gets 6-month jail

The Times of India - 5 hours 35 sec ago
Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel was on Friday awarded six-month jail term by a court here for trespassing on the house of a realtor in an East Delhi colony in 2015.
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1st all-female spacewalking team makes history

The Times of India - 5 hours 6 min ago
The world's first female spacewalking team made history high above Earth on Friday, floating out of the International Space Station to fix a broken part of the power network. As Nasa astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir emerged one by one, it marked the first time in a half-century of spacewalking that a woman floated out without a male crewmate.
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Chidambaram's presence enough to intimidate witnesses: CBI to SC

The Times of India - 5 hours 10 min ago
The Supreme Court on Friday reserved verdict on former finance minister P Chidambaram's plea against Delhi high court order denying him bail in the INX Media corruption case. CBI said that 'mere presence' of Chidambaram was enough to intimidate witnesses and therefore he should not be given bail at least till material witnesses are examined.
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At least 28 killed in Afghan mosque blast

The Times of India - 5 hours 15 min ago
At least 62 people were killed and dozens wounded by a blast inside an Afghan mosque during Friday prayers, officials said, a day after the United Nations said violence in the country had reached "unacceptable" levels. The explosion, which witnesses said collapsed the mosque's roof, took place in eastern Nangarhar province and wounded at least 33 people, provincial governor spokesman Attaullah Khogyani told AFP.
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PM Modi has no understanding of economy: Rahul

The Times of India - 5 hours 17 min ago
Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Friday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has no understanding of the economy and the world is mocking India due to his government's divisive politics that pitted people against each other. Rahul said Modi keeps diverting the attention of the people from real issues facing the country.
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