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SBI rolls out festive offers for retail customers

The Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 05:12
With the upcoming festive season, the country's largest lender State Bank of India (SBI) on Monday announced a slew of festive offers for its retail borrowers including 100 per cent waiver of processing fee for all customers applying for car, gold, and personal loans through Yono.
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Covid: BJP leader says will hug Mamata if infected

The Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 04:17
Newly-appointed BJP national secretary Anupam Hazra has said that he would hug chief minister Mamata Banerjee if he is infected by the coronavirus to make her feel the pain of the families of Covid-19 patients. A police complaint was filed by the Trinamool Congress in Siliguri for the comments Hazra made at a party programme in Baruipur in South 24 Parganas on Sunday evening.
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Hathras rape survivor shifted to Delhi AIIMS

Rediff News - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 04:17
The woman was gangraped a fortnight ago, following which she was admitted to the AMU's Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College and Hospital. The accused had also tried to strangulate her to death as she resisted their attempt and in the process, she had also ended up biting her tongue and suffering a severe cut on it.
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COVID-19 recoveries in India cross 50 lakh mark

Rediff News - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 03:58
In a statement, the ministry said the rise in the number of total recovered cases from 1 lakh in June 2020 has been steep and the last 10 lakh recoveries were added in just 11 days.
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Meet Rahul Tewatia, the man who lit up IPL 2020

The Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 03:47
The Haryana cricketer, who has been a traveler with multiple IPL teams waiting for his moment in the sun, played one of the best cameos in IPL history to help his team, the Rajasthan Royals, chase down a record 224 against Kings XI Punjab.
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Trump's firms paid $750 in taxes in US, $145,400 in India in 2017: Report

The Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 03:46
Donald Trump paid just $750 in federal income taxes in the year he was elected US president and also in his first year in the White House, according to a media report, which also said that he or his companies paid $ 145,400 taxes in India in 2017. Trump paid no income taxes at all in 10 of the previous 15 years — largely because he reported losing much more money than he made.
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China has militarised SCS to assert dominance: US

Rediff News - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 03:34
US State Department spokesperson Morgan Ortagus on Sunday said five years ago on September 25, 2015 the Chinese President, standing in the White House Rose Garden, promised 'China does not intend to pursue militarisation' of the Spratly Islands, and China's outposts 'would not target or impact any country'.
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FCRA challenge for foreign think tanks in India

Rediff News - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 03:23
Funding challenges are not limited to just one think tank. Several scholars say that access for conducting research and getting foreign funds has become a major hurdle for think tanks, with the government raising many questions regarding such inflows. As a result, many think tanks are keeping a low profile and becoming less prolific.
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Hearing under way in Kangana's plea against BMC

The Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 03:07
Kangana Ranaut had approached the Bombay High Court after the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation carried out a demolition drive at her Pali Hill office and the court resumed its hearing today. Citing ‘illegal construction’ in their notice to the actress, the BMC had razed down parts of her property and the actress is now claiming damages for the same. The Bench had stated during the hearing today, “In our first order itself we have said if they acted with such swiftness Bombay would be a better place.”
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NCB to check financial records of 4 actresses

The Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 02:49
Deepika Padukone, Rakul Preet Singh, Shraddha Kapoor and Sara Ali Khan were recently questioned by the Narcotics Control Bureau. They were asked to join the probe after several alleged chats came to light where drugs were being discussed. The NCB wants to find the larger drug nexus prevailing in the industry in connection with Sushant Singh Rajput case. According to the recent reports, NCB will look into financial records of Deepika, Shraddha, Rakul and Sara.
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Impossible to defer prelims exam, UPSC tells SC

The Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 02:46
The apex court was hearing a plea filed by a group of UPSC aspirants seeking postponement of the upcoming Civil Services (prelims) Exam 2020.
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SEE: Cong workers set tractor afire at India Gate

Rediff News - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 02:34
The workers, who were protesting reportedly against the farm bills brought by the Centre, which recently received the assent of President Ram Nath Kovind, had brought the tractor to the site on a truck.
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Trump, Biden to face off in first debate on Sep 29

Rediff News - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 02:33
Dubbed as the "Super Bowl of American Democracy", Trump, 74, and Biden, 77, would respond to questions on their track record, the Supreme Court, economy, race and violence in cities and integrity of the elections at the Case Western Reserve University and Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio -- a key battleground state.
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WATCH: KXIP's Nicholas Pooran defies gravity

The Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 02:09
Nicholas Pooran's acrobatic skills at the boundary rope to save a six stunned everyone. During the eighth over of the Rajasthan Royals' innings, young sensation Sanju Samson played a superb pull shot off KXIP spinner Murugan Ashwin. Pooran, who was fielging at deep midwicket, leaped in the air and dived full length over the boundary rope to catch the ball.
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India's Covid tally tops 60 lakh with 82,170 new cases

Rediff News - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 01:58
The death toll from the pathogen climbed to 95,542 with 1,039 more deaths. There are 9,62,640 active cases of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), comprising 15.85 per cent of the caseload, according to the ministry data.
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SSR case live: All aspects being probed, CBI says

The Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 01:50
The Narcotics Control Bureau had questioned Deepika Padukone, Sara Ali Khan, Rakul Singh and Shraddha Kapoor. All the four actresses denied substance abuse in their statement to the investigating agency. On the other hand, Kshitij Prasand, who was briefly associated with a production house, has also been arrested by the NCB. As the NCB continues to probe the drug-link in the death case of Sushant Singh Rajput, his girlfriend Rhea Chakraborty continues to stay in judicial custody. The hearing of Rhea and Showik Chakraborty's bail plea was deffered by the Bombay High Court till September 29.
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Preview: Misfiring RCB face MI’s might in IPL

The Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 01:17
On Monday, RCB will take on Mumbai, who come into the match on the back of a comfortable victory against Kolkata Knight Riders. The contest will be as much about the rival captains — Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma — as their bowling attacks.
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How a disaster on high seas was doused

The Times of India - Mon, 09/28/2020 - 01:05
Rescue team recounts oil tanker firefighting that averted 3 litre tonnes of spillage off the Lankan coast
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