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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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Protest march by NC in Srinagar against civilian killing

Srinagar, Dec 18 (IANS) The National Conference (NC) on Monday staged a protest march here in Jammu and Kashmir against the killing of a civilian in Kupwara district and electricity shortage in the valley. Led by party General Secretary and senior leader, Ali Muhammad Sagar, dozens of NC activists took out the march from Nawa-e-Subha party headquarters to protest the killing of Asif Iqba...

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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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Congress' Karnataka government has failed to nab Lankesh killers: Rajnath

Bengaluru, Dec 17 (IANS) The Congress government in Karnataka had failed to nab the alleged killers of Kannada journalist Gauri Lankesh even three months after the incident, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Sunday. Though its over three months since she (Gauri) was killed, the state government had failed to solve the case. We will conduct a thorough probe into her murder and bri...

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Meghalaya CM accuses Modi of making official programme a BJP rally

Shillong, Dec 17 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma on Sunday hit out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for using the official programme for a BJP rally here on Saturday. Modi, who had inaugurated the Shillong-Nongstoi-Rongjeng-Tura Road, launched the public rally dubbed as The Rally for Change wherein he claimed that Meghalaya was not witnessing any development during the 15 yea...

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Naidu bats for Women's Reservation Bill

Bhopal, Dec 17 (IANS) Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Sunday called on all states to back a bill that gives women reservation in state legislatures and both houses of Parliament. The Women's Reservation Bill, that seeks to provide women 33 per cent reservation, will help empower women, he said. Naidu, who arrived here earlier in the day to take part in a state-level conventio...

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Cyclone Ockhi: Kerala awaits nod to make presentation to Modi

Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 17 (IANS) Even as Kerala has sought Rs 1,843 crore from the Centre to compensate for the damage caused by cyclone Ockhi, the state government is awaiting a nod for making a presentation to the Prime Minister during his Tuesday visit. According to state government sources, no permission to make the presentation to Narendra Modi, during his visit here for a few hour...

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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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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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Now devotees can't enter sanctum sanctorum of Jagannath Temple

Bhubaneswar, Dec 16 (IANS) The Odisha government has decided to impose restrictions on the entry of devotees, including VVIPs, into the sanctum sanctorum of Puri's Sri Jagannath Temple. The Law Department has asked the Sri Jagannath Temple Administration (SJTA) to stop the entry of devotees into the sanctum sanctorum (garva griha) of the temple. The instruction was given based on...

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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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'Savage' personal attacks made Rahul stronger: Sonia

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) An emotional Sonia Gandhi, who retired as Congress chief - a position she had held since 1998, said savage personal attacks by his opponents had made her son and new party President Rahul Gandhi brave and strong-hearted. In her speech at the ceremony to hand over the charge of party President to her 47-year-old son, Sonia Gandhi said she was confident that with a...

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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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Indian company to make thermal imaging devices with Chinese collaboration

Mumbai, Dec 16 (IANS) The stage is set for an Indian company to manufacture microbolometers or Uncooled Sensors enabling thermal imaging and night vision products with Chinese collaboration, a company official said here on Saturday. The Mumbai-based Systems 4 Evera (S4E) on Saturday signed a deal with China's Dali for technology transfer and manufacture of these devices which have widesp...

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Doctors were advised not to disclose Jayalalithaa's condition: Prathap Reddy

Chennai, Dec 16 (IANS) The doctors at Apollo Hospital were advised not to reveal the condition of late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J.Jayalalithaa was critical, said Apollo Hospitals Group founder and executive chairman Prathap C Reddy on Saturday. Speaking to reporters here, Reddy noted that Jayalalithaa came to the hospital in a critical condition and later showed progress. Jayala...

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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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'Yamuna water will be brought to Jhunjhunu under river linking project'

Jaipur, Dec 16 (IANS) With a view to tackle the water crisis in Rajasthan, the river linking project will be started soon and Yamuna water brought to Jhunjhunu, said state Public Health Engineering Minister Surendra Goyal on Friday. Addressing a one-day workshop organised on water conservation, he said that the state government has already started working on a detailed feasibility report...

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BHEL wins Rs 7,300 cr contract for Tamil Nadu power project

New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) State-run power equipment manufacturer Bhel announced on Friday that it has won a Rs 7,300 crore order for setting up a supercritical thermal power project (TPP) in Tamil Nadu. According to a company release here, the order for setting up the 2x660 MW Udangudi TPP has been placed on the Tamil Nadu Generation and Distribution Corp (TANGEDCO), a state government en...

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ITI net, revenue plunge in Q2, H1

Bengaluru, Dec 15 (IANS) State-run Indian Telephone Industries (ITI) Ltd on Friday reported Rs 46 crore net profit for the second quarter of 2017-18, registering 75 per cent annual decline from Rs 186 crore in the same period last year. In a regulatory filing on the BSE, it said revenue from operations for the quarter under review also declined 32 per cent annually to Rs 241 crore from R...

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