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Elaborate security arrangements made for PM’s Kashmir visit

Srinagar, Nov 7 (PTI) Unprecedented security arrangements have been made for the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who would address a public rally here on Saturday

Srinagar, the summer capital of north Indian state of Jammu and Kashmir, has been turned into a virtual fortress as police and paramilitary…

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Rishi Kapoor ‘afraid’ to do plays

Mumbai, Nov 7 , Veteran actor Rishi Kapoor, who is yet to perform in a play, says that despite a strong desire, he is afraid to come on stage.

“I’ve never done a play. I’m a cinema actor. I’ve had a strong desire but I’m afraid to…

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US stocks end mixed amid strong jobs report

New York, Nov 7 , US stocks closed mixed after wavering in a tight range as a much-better-than-expected jobs report for October bolstered the case for a December rate hike by the US Federal Reserve.

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 46.90 points, or 0.26 percent…

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Counting begins in Kerala civic polls

Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 7 ,  The rival fronts in Kerala appeared to be engaged in a neck and neck race as counting of votes began in the civic polls on Saturday.

The counting began at 8.00 a.m, with the results coming slowly, as the Left is marginally ahead of the…

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India reach 125/2, swell lead to 142 runs against South Africa

Mohali, Nov 6 (IANS) India reached 125/2 in their second innings at stumps to take a vital 142-run overall lead after bowling out South Africa for 184 runs in the first innings on the second day of the first Test here on Friday.

For the hosts, Cheteshwar Pujara…

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Railways plan to cut energy bills by Rs.5,000 crore

New Delhi, Nov 6 , The government will formulate an efficient plan to reduce the railways’ energy bill by Rs.5,000 crore in the next five years, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said on Friday.

The minister said energy bill is the second biggest in the sector after salary and pension…

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No bail till CBI probe over: SC to Matang Sinh

New Delhi, Nov 6 ,The Supreme Court on Friday declined to grant bail to former union minister Matang Sinh, one of the accused in Saradha chit-fund scam, saying he will have to wait till the CBI investigation into the case gets over.

Declining bail to Sinh, the apex court…

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Sonu Sood speaks out in SRK’s support

Mumbai, Nov 6 ,After a few politicians called superstar Shah Rukh Khan a “Pakistani agent”, “deshdrohi” (traitor) and even likened him to Pakistani terrorist Hafiz Saeed for commenting on the growing intolerance in India, the actor’s “Happy New Year” co-star Sonu Sood has come out in his defence…

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ndia, China sign MoUs on water resources, culture

New Delhi, Nov 6 , India and China here on Friday signed two memorandums of understanding (MoUs) on water resources and culture with visiting Chinese Vice President Li Yuanchao and his Indian counterpart Hamid Ansari present on the occasion.

“Widening #IndiaChina engagement. Indian & Chinese Vice Presidents witness signing of MoUs…

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