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Woman hit by truck while trying to avoid AIADMK flagpole

Rediff News - 3 min 44 sec ago
According to the police, the 30-year-old woman, identified as Anuradha, has suffered multiple fractures in both her legs after the truck ran over them. Anuradha, who works as an accountant at a hotel in Coimbatore, is undergoing treatment at a private hospital.
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Those who try...: Sena's Sanjay Raut tweets from hospital

Rediff News - 3 min 44 sec ago
The firebrand leader of the Shiv Sena underwent an angioplasty at the Lilavati Hospital on Monday evening hours after he complained of chest pain.
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Delhi gasps under eye-burning smog

Rediff News - 3 min 44 sec ago
According to the System of Air Quality and Weather Forecasting and Research, the overall air quality of the national capital docked at 376 at 8:30 am on Tuesday.
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'India of 2019 is not India of 1992'

Rediff News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 23:38
'Both Hindus and Muslims should work together to construct both the masjid and mandir.'
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Alibaba's Singles' Day sales hit record $38 billion

The Times of India - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 23:08
Chinese retailer Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s sales for its 24-hour Singles’ Day shopping blitz hit a record $38.4 billion, more than Amazon.com Inc’s haul last quarter from online sales. But sales growth for the festival eased to 26%, the weakest since 2009, held back by a slowing e-commerce industry in China as the country’s economic expansion heads toward a historic low.
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The Axeman Falleth

Rediff News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 22:34
Uttam Ghosh offers his take on the political crisis in Maharashtra where more than a fortnight after the election results, the state still does not have a government in place.
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Some politicians turn up at Seshan's final journey

Rediff News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 22:34
The DMK's Stalin, TN Minister D Jayakumar, the BJP's Pon Radhakrishnan... A clutch from the political class pay tribute to T N Seshan on his last journey. A Ganesh Nadar reports.
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Guru Nanak's Odysseys

Rediff News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 22:34
After several years of travelling, Guru Nanak settled down at Kartarpur as a farmer.
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Meet LiLou, the pig who's helping out air passengers

Rediff News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 22:34
The five-year-old pig Juliana and her owner Tatyana Danilova are part of San Francisco airport's 'Wag Brigade' -- a scheme that brings trained therapy animals to the airport to cheer up passengers and ease travel anxieties.
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Man kills wife over liking Hrithik, kills self: Report

Rediff News - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 22:34
Dineshwar Budhidat of Queens fatally stabbed his wife Donne Dojoy, 27, who worked as a bartender and then hanged himself from a tree on Friday, a report in The New York Post said.
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Guru Nanak Jayanti 2019: Images, wishes and more

The Times of India - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 19:30
Guru Nanak Jayanti is one of the most auspicious festivals celebrated by the Sikh community. It's the birth date of Guru Nanak, who was the founder of Sikhism. The festival is celebrated annually and this year, it is being celebrated on 12th November.
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Print can drive disposal of electronic waste

The Times of India - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 17:30
Times Power of Print is a unique initiative by the Times Group, the publisher of this newspaper, to invite creative teams across agencies to build an impactful print campaign from a real brief to make it work for a company or brand. The objective of the campaign will be ‘Consciously identify items of e-waste lying around in homes and flush them out’.
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'Only India on course to meet temperature target'

The Times of India - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 17:25
The ‘Brown to Green Report 2019’, released by the the Climate Transparency on Monday, however, noted that India is the only country among G20 nations that is close to 1.5 degree Celsius temperature rise ‘pathway’ - a scenario which the scientific community has pitched for at this juncture to save the world from the disastrous consequences of average temperature rise.
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NCP to play its cards; unsure if Sena will back it

The Times of India - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 17:03
On Monday evening, Sena leader Aditya Thackeray, accompanied by legislature party leader Eknath Shinde, submitted a letter to Koshyari, saying the party has the support of legislators required for government formation and sought time. But Thackeray failed to produce letters of support, and Koshyari rejected the plea for extension of time.
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How TN Seshan put India among the stars

The Times of India - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 16:57
As administrative director of the Indian Space Research Organisation (Isro) in the 1970s, Seshan drafted the contract signed with SEP, a company that worked for French space agency CNES, to develop Vikas, India’s first liquid propulsion engine. The engine continues to power Isro’s PSLVs and GSLVs used for missions including Chandrayaan and Mangalyaan.
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BJP believed bowing to Shiv Sena will erode its credibility

The Times of India - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 16:45
Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray’s remarks following the results that the numbers should “open everyone’s eyes” and that he was prepared to “wait” till a satisfactory arrangement was worked out had an ominous ring. While Sena’s continued intransigence was not anticipated, BJP decided that it would not give in to demands.
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Lata Mangeshkar ‘critical, on ventilator’

The Times of India - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 16:42
She was rushed to hospital around 1.30am after she complained of breathlessness. Later in the day, she was shifted to the ICU and had to be put on life-support, sources said. “She is suffering from pneumonia along with left ventricular failure. She continues to be critical, but there has been some improvement in her condition over the last few hours,” said internal medicine physician, Dr Pratit Samdani.
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Where’s ‘our Sidhu’, asks Pakistan PM Imran Khan

The Times of India - Mon, 11/11/2019 - 16:32
Achcha, hamara woh Sidhu kidhar hai (Ok, where is our Sidhu)? Main keh raha hoon hamara Sidhu (I am saying our Sidhu),” Pakistan PM Imran Khan is seen asking in a video taken on a bus to Kartarpur ahead of the corridor’s inaugration on November 9. The video has since gone viral.
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