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Bihar floods: Situation improves as water level recedes

PATNA:  With the water level in major rivers receding, the situation in flood-hit Bihar showed signs of improvement on Wednesday.

German envoy meets RSS chief, rides bicycle in Nagpur

NAGPUR (MAHARASHTRA):  German Ambassador to India, Walter J. Lindner, called on RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and toured the organisation's headquarters here on Wednesday.

No Selfie, No Salary

BARABANKI(UP): Yes, you read the title correctly. Taking selfies for fun and sharing is common these days and people irrespective of gender indulge in it. However, in Barabanki (in Uttar Pradesh), selfie will determine the salaries of teachers.

DIPAM's buyback could be affected by tax, but still be undertaken: Secretary

NEW DELHI: The recent Budget announcment of a 20 per cent tax on share buybacks could marginally affect the equity repurchase plans of the CPSEs but still it will remain an important mechanism to achieve the disinvestment target of Rs 1.05 lakh crore in fiscal 2020, a top official of the sell-off department said.

UP BJP MLA says cows in shelters died natural deaths

LUCKNOW:  Even as the controversy over the deaths of cows in shelters in Uttar Pradesh rages on, BJP MLA from Barabanki Ajay Singh said that the cows had died natural deaths.

Facebook's digital coin Libra 'delusional': US lawmakers

WASHINGTON:  The US lawmakers attacked Facebook's upcoming digital cryptocurrency Libra at a Senate hearing here, calling it "delusional" and "dangerous" and directing the social networking giant to clean up its house first before launching a new business model.

Repealing POTA was a mistake, says Amit Shah

 NEW DELHI:  The Lok Sabha on Monday passed the National Investigation Agency (Amendment) Bill, 2019 that will also allow the probe agency to probe terror cases targeting Indians and Indian assets abroad.

Bhushan Power fraud: Allahabad Bank down 11%

MUMBAI:  In reaction to the Rs 1,774.82 crore Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd (BPSL) fraud that Allahabad Bank reported in the weekend, its scrips fell by over 11 per cent during the early trade on Monday.

2306 cases disposed off by Chandigarh judicial officers

CHANDIGARH: A total of 2306 cases were disposed off by the benches of serving judicial officers constituted in New District Courts Complex, Sector 43, Chandigarh which include 102 Criminal Compoundable cases.

Pakistan agrees for visa-free year-long travel to Kartarpur Sahib

AMRITSAR: Pakistan on Sunday agreed in principle to allow visa-free, year-long travel to the Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara for Indian passport holders and Overseas Citizenship of India (OCI) card holders.

Allahabad Bank defrauded of Rs 17,775 cr by Bhushan Power & Steel

MUMBAI: After Punjab National Bank, Allahabad Bank on Saturday said that it has been defrauded by Bhushan Power & Steel Ltd (BPSL) to the tune of Rs 1,774.82 crore.

India pushing ahead with swanky Kartarpur corridor to cater to 10,000 pilgrims a day

NEW DELHI: Two hundred and fifty labourers and 30 engineers are working three shifts a day to ensure completion of the Kartarpur corridor -- comprising a four-lane highway to the Pakistan border and a state-of-the-art passenger terminal -- by October 31.

SBI waives off IMPS, NEFT and RTGS charges

CHANDIGARH: In order to provide an impetus to digital funds movement, State Bank of India (SBI), the largest commercial bank in the country waived off RTGS and NEFT charges for YONO, internet banking (INB) and mobile banking (MB) customers from July 1, 2019. The bank will also waive-off IMPS charges for its INB, MB and YONO customers effective from August 1, 2019.

India's 1st dolphin research centre to come up after 8-yr delay

PATNA:  The foundation stone of India's first dolphin research centre will be laid here on October 5, after an eight-year delay since it was first mooted, an officer confirmed.

RTE out of reach for the poor children in modern city of Chandigarh

CHANDIARH: When Monsoon in Chandigarh has its own flavor and romance for many that touches all our senses but for Jinterder it is a test for his dream house a “Jhugi.” All huddled on the cot thinking about the future of his four children. After nine years of its implementation, it is time to analyse if the RTE Act has managed to achieve its goal. It legally makes the Administration responsible to ensure elementary education to children between six and 14 years free and compulsory education. There is also a provision to provide 25 per cent reservation for students of weaker section in private schools.

RInfra lenders sign pact for debt resolution

MUMBAI:  The Reliance Infrastructure Ltd (RInfra) on Thursday said that its 16 lenders have signed the Inter-Creditor Agreement (ICA) for resolution of the company's debt.

Government treating farmers badly, complains Rahul

 NEW DELHI: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Thursday accused the central government of adopting "double standards" and taking decisions as if "farmers are inferior to the rich".

UAE-based Indian expat's savings blocked after wife's death

DUBAI: A Dubai-based Indian expat's savings worth 1 million dirhams ($272,242) had been blocked following his wife death as the couple had joint accounts with various banks in the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the media reported on Thursday.

Two major works of Kartarpur corridor well on way to completion

NEW DELHI: Two major works of the cross-border Kartarpur corridor, including a passenger terminal building and a four-lane highway, are well on way to completion ahead of its inauguration for Sikh pilgrims in November to mark the 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, Sikhism's founder.

Considering 5-year ban on new cash credit societies: Goa CM

PANAJI:  The Goa government is considering banning registration of new cash-credit societies for a period of five years, Chief Minister Pramod Sawant said on Tuesday.


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