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January 24,2019

Rahul attacks Modi for favouring industrialists
AMETHI / RAE BARELI: Jan 24 (IANS) Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Thursday attacked Prime Minister Narendra Modi accusing him of favouring industrialists over farmers even though they have been facing an unprecedented crisis.
Environment safety should be uppermost thought for plastics industry: Naidu
CHENNAI:  Vice President M.Venkaiah Naidu on Thursday said more than economics, environment safety should be the main thought for those dealing with plastics.
Chinese-Australian writer held for endangering national security: Beijing
BEIJING:  China on Thursday said it has detained Chinese-Australian writer Yang Hengjun on charges of involvement in "criminal activities endangering China's national security".
Priyanka's entry refuels debate on dynastic politics
NEW DELHI:  Priyanka Gandhi's formal debut in politics has re-ignited a fierce debate on political dynasties and opinion is sharply divided if family lineage is a slur or works as a spur in public life.
Maternal vitamin C treatment can cut babies' risk of heart disease
LONDON:  Maternal treatment with vitamin C antioxidant during a complicated pregnancy could protect the baby from developing hypertension and heart disease in adulthood, suggests a study.
Not going back to era of ballot papers: Chief Election Commissioner
 NEW DELHI:  Rejecting the demand of major opposition parties, the Election Commission on Thursday ruled out going back to the era of ballot papers and asserted it cannot be "bullied or coerced" into discarding the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and VVPATs.
70% organisations to assist workers with AI by 2021: Gartner
MUMBAI: With virtual personal assistants (VPAs) and other chatbots augmenting human performance in many organisations, about 70 per cent institutions would integrate Artificial Intelligence (AI) at workplaces by 2021 to assist their employees, market research firm Gartner said on Thursday.
China not aware of Xi's reported travel plans to India
BEIJING: China on Thursday was non-committal on the news reports about President Xi Jinping travelling to India in the next two months.
BJP government in Himachal made the development policies public oriented Jalandhar district gets Rs.75 crores for development: DC GoAir to fly from Chandigarh, Lucknow, 5 other Indian cities to Phuket Progress on Shimla water supply project reviewed AAP MLA Aman Arora demands high-level probe into the scam during SAD-BJP regime Haj Pilgrims asked to deposit advance Haj amount New and renewable energy contributed a lot to save environment: Kangar AIPEF opposes privatization and franchisee ‘Project DXR4all’ a start-up idea of Dr Chander Malhotra makes headway GGS (W), Sector 26 win PU Women's Boxing Trophy Jassi murder: 2 extradited from Canada for Punjab honour killing Legislator objects to Amarinder's largesse to Congress MLAs Phagwara ASP exhorts citizens to follow traffic rules JEE Main 2019 January Session Over; Know the Details of JEE Main Counselling Procedure 9 terror suspects detained in Maharashtra PM inaugurates Netaji Subhas museum at Red Fort 1st ODI: Discipline bowling restricts New Zealand to 157 31 Rohingyas stranded on Indo-Bangla border handed over to police; sent to 14-day judicial custody ‘I used to live in a jungle alone for 5 days every year’: PM Modi Former RJD leaders may join Congress, cracks appear in Grand Alliance Power subsidy bill of Punjab set to rise next year Punjab CM urges Railway Minister to start 'Parkash Purb' Express from Delhi to Amritsar Dal Khalsa calls to boycott Jan 26 as India denies minorities their democratic rights Punjab Minister reviews flood control arrangements