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Poll results swing equity indices, close trade in green

Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Key Indian equity indices on Monday danced to the tunes of the assembly polls results of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh to finally close with gains after swinging from the extreme negative to the positive. Amid much volatility, the S&P BSE Sensex oscillated within a range of over 1,200 points, and the NSE Nifty50 of over 300 points, on an intra-day basis and trimm...

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85 persons travel to-and-fro on Poonch-Rawalakot cross-LoC bus service

Jammu, Dec 18 (IANS) The cross Line of Control (LoC) bus service between Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch and Rawalakot in Pakistan-administered Kashmir carried 85 passengers across the divided state, officials said. Officials at the Chakan Da Bagh trade and travel facilitation centre in Poonch said the passengers included 51 residents of Pakistani-administered Kashmir who went back after meet...

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Equity markets still turbulent but in green as poll trends favour BJP

Mumbai, Dec 18 (IANS) Key indices of the Indian equities markets -- S&P BSE Sensex and NSE Nifty50 -- ceded some of their gains during the late-afternoon trade session on Monday as counting trends in Assembly polls showed a reduced tally for BJP in Gujarat. However, the key indices remained in green as the party was still favoured to form the next state government in the Western Ind...

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Berlin win, Leverkusen tie in Bundesliga

Berlin, Dec 18 (IANS) Ten-men Hertha Berlin overpowered Leipzig 3-2 owing to the brace from Davie Selke while Bayer Leverkusen shared the spoils with Hannover following a 4-4 draw at the closer of the 17th round in Bundesliga football championship. Selke's brace against his former club Leipzig on Sunday helped Berlin to wrap up the second win in a row before the winter break, reports Xin...

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Adani parts ways with mining services company Downer over Carmichael mine

Sydney, Dec 18 (IANS) Embattled Indian miner Adani Group has parted ways with mining services giant Downer and said it will build and run the Carmichael coal mine, Australia's biggest coal venture in central Queensland's Galilee Basin, on its own, a media report said. Adani in a statement on Monday revealed that both parties had cancelled a conditional $2.6 billion contract as part of Ad...

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India clinch ODI series against Sri Lanka

Visakhapatnam, Dec 17 (IANS) India eased to an eight-wicket win against Sri Lanka in the decisive third and final One-Day International (ODI) to clinch the series 2-1 here on Sunday. The Indians dominated with both bat and ball, restricting Sri Lanka to 215 runs before Shikhar Dhawan's unbeaten century helped them canter to a big win with 17.5 overs to spare. India have now won e...

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British PM May delivers defiant message on Brexit

London, Dec 17 (IANS) British Prime Minister Theresa May issued a defiant message on Sunday, saying the British government will not be derailed from the fundamental duty of delivering the will of the people who voted to leave the European Union (EU). Amid all the noise, we are getting on with the job. In the face of those who want to talk Britain down, we are securing the best and most a...

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Schalke secure late draw, Bayern win in Bundesliga

Berlin, Dec 17 (IANS) Schalke rallied back from two goals down to snatch a two-all draw against Eintracht Frankfurt, while Thomas Mueller helped Bayern Munich carve out a 1-0 victory over Stuttgart in the Bundesliga football championship. Schalke on Saturday extended their unbeaten run to 11 games as Naldo's last-gasp leveller ensured a 2-2 draw against hosts Frankfurt. With the...

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EC yet to rule on complaints against Modi, BJP in Gujarat

Gandhinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) The Gujarat election verdict will be delivered on Monday but the Election Commission is still looking into a plethora of complaints against the ruling BJP and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Congress feels that little was happening to all its complaints against the Bharatiya Janata Party while things moved quickly when it came to grievances against others in ...

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Political realities to weigh on economic decisions: Assocham

New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) While the new GST regime has not gone down well with traders and with major states going to the polls in 2018, India Inc needs to factor in the political realities weighing on economic decisions of the government, industry chamber Assocham said on Sunday. A day ahead of the results of the Gujarat elections, an Assocham release said that corporate India's expectat...

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FC Goa outclass Delhi Dynamos to top ISL table

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) FC Goa outclassed hosts Delhi Dynamos 5-1 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Saturday to go on top of the table in the India Super League (ISL) season four. Leading goal scorer of the season, Spanish forward Ferran Corominas (45th minute) scored his eighth to give FC Goa the initial lead which was followed by a brilliant 26-yard finish from fellow Spaniard M...

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Health services hit in Rajasthan as doctors go on mass leave

Jaipur, Dec 16 (IANS) Medical and health services were crippled in state-run government hospitals and district community centres across Rajasthan as around 10,000 doctors went on mass casual leave on Saturday to press their demands, including raise in allowances and cancellation of cases against protesting doctors. The BJP government had invoked the Rajasthan Essential Services Maintenan...

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I-League: Plaza brace helps East Bengal beat Churchill

Barasat (West Bengal), Dec 16 (IANS) Trinidadian striker Willis Plaza struck late in both halves to help East Bengal script a come-from-behind 3-2 win over Churchill Brothers in a rip-roaring I-League football encounter at the Vidyasagar Krirangan here on Saturday. Plaza (45+2, 90+7 minutes) netted deep into stoppage time to cancel out goals from Peter Omoduemuke (16th) and Nicholas Fern...

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Rahul Gandhi receives bouquets and brickbats on elevation

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) Rahul Gandhi's elevation received both bouquets and brickbats from political quarters with some leaders welcoming the new Congress President while others attacked him for being the symbol of dynasty politics. Veteran actor-filmmaker Kamal Haasan congratulated Rahul Gandhi and said he was sure Gandhi would work and deserve the admiration, like his elders. ...

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Health services derailed across Rajasthan as doctors begin indefinite strike

Jaipur, Dec 16 (IANS) Medical and health services were crippled in government hospitals and district community centres across Rajasthan as around 10,000 doctors declared they were going on indefinite strike from Saturday, advancing their stir which was earlier scheduled to begin on Monday. The Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government had on Thursday invoked the Rajasthan Essential Services Mai...

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Health services derailed in Rajasthan as doctors go on indefinite strike

Jaipur, Dec 16 (IANS) Medical and health services crippled in government hospitals and district community centres across Rajasthan as around 10,000 doctors declared they were to going on indefinite strike from Saturday, advancing their stir which was earlier scheduled to begin on Monday. The Vasundhara Raje-led BJP government had on Thursday invoked the Rajasthan Essential Services Maint...

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Modi attacks Meghalaya government, seeks votes for BJP on development issue

Shillong, Dec 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday attacked the Congress-led Meghalaya United Alliance government, saying it had created scam after scam while his BJP was only for development. He claimed that despite central funds, the state was not witnessing any development and that as per the Comptroller and Auditor General's report, Rs 908 crore remained unutilised in M...

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Tupac Shakur murder weapon found then lost

Los Angeles, Dec 16 (IANS) The handgun used to shoot dead rapper Tupac Shakur was found by police officials 19 years ago but never handed over to officers investigating his murder. A .40 calibre Glock was discovered in 1998 and tests later revealed it was the same weapon used to kill the rapper. It was found in the backyard of a Crips gang member, in Compton, Los Angeles, but was...

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Equity indices cheered by exit polls, rise amid volatility

Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) Taking a cue from the exit polls which predicted a BJP win in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, investors engaged in intense buying during the last two sessions of the trading week, which led to an upward rally in the key Indian equity indices. Although broadly weak global cues, along with rising crude oil prices and poor domestic macro-data, infused volatility in the b...

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A year of comparative normalcy, but permanent peace eludes J&K

Jammu/Srinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) Even though permanent peace remained a distant dream for the people of beleaguered Jammu and Kashmir, 2017 was a comparatively better year for the state -- security forces registered huge successes against militants, mainstream politicians once again moved out to meet people, the Centre appointed a special representative for a sustained dialogue, and the common man f...

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