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3-capital bill moved in Andhra Pradesh assembly

The Times of India - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 01:59
The Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy government on Monday introduced a bill in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly to give shape to its plan of having three capitals for the state, with the executive capital in Visakhapatnam, Legislative capital in Amaravati and judicial capital in Kurnool.
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Meet India’s David Beckham who isn't a footballer

The Times of India - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 01:54
Timesofindia.com caught up with the 17-year-old David Beckham who is the centre of attraction at the ongoing Khelo India Youth Games. David clinched a gold medal in the U-17 sprint cycling event with a timing of 10.891 seconds. He also won a bronze medal in the U-17 team sprint event. The boy was named after the English footballer by his maternal uncle.
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SC declines stay on electoral bond; seeks govt's reply

Rediff News - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 01:41
Lawyer Prashant Bhushan, appearing for the NGO, alleged that the scheme is a means for channelising unaccounted black money in favour of the ruing party.
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'Pariksha Pe Charcha' closest to my heart: PM

The Times of India - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 01:30
This programme touches my heart the most, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said while interacting with the students on Monday during the third edition of 'Pariksha Pe Charcha 2020' programme in Delhi's Talkatora Stadium. During the programme, Prime Minister Modi answered the questions and interacted with select students about how they can beat examination stress.
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State can't say no to CAA: Bhupinder Singh Hooda

Rediff News - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 01:10
"Once a law or act is passed by the Parliament, I think that the constitutional view is that, any state can't and should not say no but this has to be legally examined," Hooda said.
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Virat Kohli wants to pressurize NZ from ball one

The Times of India - Mon, 01/20/2020 - 00:24
Ahead of the New Zealand tour, Kohli said it became even more important to win the home ODI series against Australia. India defeated the Aussies by seven wickets to win the series-deciding third game in Bengaluru on Sunday. The team leaves for New Zealand on Monday night.
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Live updates: PM Modi interacts with students

The Times of India - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 23:51
Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacting with students, teachers and parents on Monday and share "valuable tips" with them to ensure they take the upcoming board and entrance exams in a relaxed manner. Stay with TOI for latest developments
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Those against CAA, NRC are dogs of TMC: BJP MP

Rediff News - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 23:38
Addressing a gathering in Basirhat, Khan said: "The intellectual persons who are being paid by the state government and are not supporting this (the Citizenship Amendment Act and National Register of Citizens) are the dogs of Trinamool."
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Look out for Major Sheena on Republic Day

Rediff News - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 23:26
'I chose the army over glamour,' says Major Sheena, who feels no other profession elicits the kind of respect like the army does.
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Too small to retaliate against India: Malaysian PM

The Times of India - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 23:15
Malaysia is too small of a nation to respond to India's boycott of palm oil with trade retaliation, Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said on Monday. "We are too small to take retaliatory action. We have to find ways and means to overcome that," Mahathir said in Langkawi, a resort island off the western coast of Malaysia.
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PHOTOS: Top moments from the week gone by

Rediff News - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 22:27
Here are the best images from across the world from the previous week.
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Live: Andhra assembly session begins today

The Times of India - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 22:11
A special session of Andhra Pradesh assembly will begin today amid tight security as a decision is likely to be taken on decentralisation of the state capital, Amaravati. Stay with us for all the live updates:
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Why these anti-CAA protests are historic

Rediff News - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 22:11
'This is millions of Indians standing up for values rather than an individual gain.' 'This is why this protest is unique and this is why this protest has for the first time made this government uncertain and doubtful of what to do next,' says Aakar Patel.
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Forced conversion: Hindus threaten to leave Pak

The Times of India - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 21:54
Following the abduction and forcible conversion of a 15-year-old Hindu girl, the minority Hindu community of Pakistan staged a demonstration in Jacobabad in Sindh province and urged the chief justice of Pakistan, the chief of army staff and the country’s prime minister to ensure the safety of Hindus in the country. Police have been unable to find the ‘missing’ girl even after four days.
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Rohit, Virat star as India win to wrap up ODI series

The Times of India - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 21:50
A sparkling century by Rohit Sharma and a 89-run knock by skipper Virat Kohli in addition to some inspired bowling helped India to a series-clinching seven-wicket win over Australia in the third ODI on Sunday. Rohit made 119 and put on a key 137-run second-wicket stand with Kohli, as India chased down their target of 287 in 47.3 overs in Bangalore.
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There really was no other option: Harry after 'Megxit'

Rediff News - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 21:34
His remarks come a day after Buckingham Palace announced Harry and Meghan, who had announced their decision to step back from their royal duties, will not use the "royal highness" titles as well as would no longer receive public funds for royal duties.
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'Wealth of 63 Indian billionaires more than Budget'

The Times of India - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 21:27
India's richest 1 per cent hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 million people who make up for the bottom 70 per cent of the country's population, while the total wealth of all Indian billionaires is more than the full-year budget, rights group Oxfam said on Monday.
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'Wealth of 63 Indian billionaires more than Budget'

The Times of India - Sun, 01/19/2020 - 21:27
India's richest 1 per cent hold more than four-times the wealth held by 953 million people who make up for the bottom 70 per cent of the country's population, while the total wealth of all Indian billionaires is more than the full-year budget, rights group Oxfam said on Monday.
Categories: Current News in India