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Macron security officer in custody over violent video

Paris, July 20 (IANS) A security officer for French President Emmanuel Macron was taken into police custody on Friday and will be dismissed from his job after he was filmed hitting and stamping on a man at the edge of a Paris demonstration while dressed as a police officer. Alexandre Benalla was being questioned by investigators over footage filmed by a student activist showing a woman a...

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SC asks Puducherry Assembly Speaker to allow nominated BJP MLAs to function

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Speaker of Puducherry Assembly to allow the three nominated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs to participate in the Assembly proceedings, and sought the Centre's response to pleas challenging their nomination. A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan asked the Centre and Puducherry governments to file their ...

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France probes Macron security aide's video beating protesters

Paris, July 19 (IANS) A former French presidential security aide is under investigation by the Paris prosecutor's office after a video emerged of him allegedly beating anti-government protesters, officials said on Thursday. A video published by a local newspaper allegedly showed Alexandre Benalla, who had been in charge of security during President Emmanuel Macron's trips, reportedly wea...

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SC asks Puducherry Assembly to allow nominated BJP MLAs to participate

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the Puducherry Legislative Assembly to allow the three nominated Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLAs to participate in the Assembly proceedings, and sought the Centre's response to pleas challenging their nomination. A bench of Justice A.K. Sikri and Justice Ashok Bhushan asked the Centre to file its response to the pleas of Con...

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Kim Kardashian's perfume company sued over logo

Los Angeles, July 19 (IANS) Reality television star Kim Kardashian West's new perfume company that had once placed $5 million in her pocket in just five minutes, has been sued for using a logo that belongs to a different company. Vibes Media has accused Kardashian's fragrance firm for copying its speech bubble-like logo for a new Kimoji perfume, reports TMZ. There are three diffe...

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Kenyan's Chespol to skip Monaco Diamond League

Nairobi, July 19 (IANS) World Junior steeplechase champion Celliphine Chespol will skip the Monaco Diamond League meeting to avoid burning out ahead of the Africa Championships. According to Kenya's head coach Stephen Mwaniki, Chespol, who won gold at the World U-20 Championships in Finland last week, will not be allowed to travel to Monaco, reports Xinhua news agency. She has no...

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Rajasthan allows relaxation in two-child policy

Jaipur, July 18 (IANS) The Rajasthan cabinet, chaired by Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje, on Wednesday, relaxed the two-child policy for state government employees, deleting the clause entailing compulsory retirement on birth of the third child. The cabinet has given permission for amendments in pension laws and other such norms in this context, Parliamentary Affairs Minister Rajendra Rat...

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Government, not us, denigrating rules: Opposition

New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) The opposition on Tuesday said that it has been very decent and dignified in its conduct while it is the ruling BJP which is denigrating the rules and the Constitution and lowering the dignity of Parliament. In a letter to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan that was signed by around half a dozen leaders from different political parties, the opposition said that t...

5 days ago
Its's just the beginning, Hima will touch the sky: Coach Nipon Das

New Delhi, July 17 ( IANS) Till a few days back, the world hardly knew about this rice farmers daughter from Dhing who had her goals set for a big win. Now, she can't get over all the attention and appreciations she is receiving after becoming world's best Under-20 women's 400 meters runner. Hima Das' road to success is no less than a Bollywood story. However, her coach Nipon Da...

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Johnny Depp settles feud with former managers

Los Angeles, July 17 (IANS) Hollywood actor Johnny Depp has reached a settlement in his legal battle with the Management Group, averting a trial that was set to begin next month. Depp sued his former managers in January 2017, accusing them of spending millions of dollars without his permission. He sought $25 million in damages, including years worth of professional fees. The Mana...

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'Sanjay Gandhi was made of sterner stuff'

I cant claim that I was close to the entire Gandhi family, but there was a time when Sanjay, Indira Gandhis younger son, was a good friend. In fact, he even tried to teach me to fly a plane, without success but with considerable daredevilry. I first got to know Sanjay as my sister Shobha's friend. It was the early 1960s, Daddy was army chief and we were living in Army House on what was s...

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Finance Commission may incentivise states for better population management

Kolkata, July 16 (IANS) The 15th Finance Commission's Chairman N. K. Singh on Monday said it may consider incentivising states which have made good and rapid progress in population management. One of the terms of reference for the Commission says that we shall use 2011 census if we choose to use population. There is a particular component in the terms of reference which says we may consi...

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Odisha CM urges Centre to tackle waterlogging at temple

Bhubaneswar, July 16 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday requested Union Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma to take immediate steps to prevent waterlogging at the world famous Sun Temple at Konark. In a letter, the Chief Minister said that flooding posed a threat to the heritage monument. The Archaeological Survey of India, which is the custodian of the temple, may ...

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CBI books medical council staffer for graft

New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) The CBI has registered a case against a clerk in Central Council of Indian Medicine (CCIM) for allegedly demanding bribe for enhancement of seats in Maharashtra's Kolhapur-based Late Kedari Redekar Ayurvedic Mahavidyalaya, an official said on Monday. B.K. Basavaraju, an upper division clerk in CCIM is accused of entering into the criminal conspiracy with college...

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16 children saved as van catches fire

Ranchi, July 16 (IANS) A major tragedy was averted in Godda in Jharkhand as a Maruti van carrying 16 school children caught fire on Monday, police said. The children, from St Thomas School, were rescued hurriedly by people in the neighbourhood. The van was reportedly running without permission of the authorities and it was 20 years old, a police officer said. --IANS <...

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New Windows 10 version to upgrade Notepad, Edge

San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Microsoft is releasing a test version of Windows 10 update with added features in Notepad, improvements in its web browser Microsoft Edge and more to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring, where preview updates are delivered to testers first. Windows Insider is an open software testing programme by the software giant that allows users with a valid license of Win...

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Facebook fails to stop users from sharing pirated movies

San Francisco, July 16 (IANS) Several Facebook groups are sharing pirated Hollywood movies to hundred of thousands of users and the social media giant's automated software are unable to stop copyright infringements, the media reported. According to the Business Insider, these Facebook groups make no attempt to conceal catalogs brimming with the latest blockbusters like Ant Man and the Wa...

7 days ago
Mediterranean deaths top 1,400 this year: UN

Rome, July 15 (IANS/AKI) A total of 1,422 migrants and refugees perished attempting to cross the Mediterranean from North Africa this year, while 48,629 entered Europe, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM), the UN migration agency, said. Most of those who lost their lives in the Mediterranean this year from July 11 did so on the route from Libya to Italy - a total of 1,083 ...

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After SC order, officers' mindset has changed: Delhi minister

New Delhi, July 15 (IANS) Ten days after the Supreme Court clipped the powers of Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal, Social Welfare Minister Rajendra Pal Gautam says peoples perception about the Delhi government has changed. Aam Aadmi Party's MLAs and ministers are feeling more confident, he told IANS. The Supreme Court has said the Lt. Governor is bound to act on the aid and advice...

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Family meets Sharif, Maryam in Adiala Jail

Islamabad, July 15 (IANS) Family members met former Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his daughter Maryam at the Adiala Jail in Rawalpindi after the two began serving their prison terms for owning properties disproportionate to their sources of income. The family members included the former leader's brother Shahbaz Sharif, his son Hamza Shahbaz and Maryam Nawaz's daughter Meharun ...

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