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Two more Twitter users complain of ₹25-lakh jackpot in KBC’s name

Two more Twitter users complain of ₹25-lakh jackpot in KBC’s name

Absence of formal complaints limits scope of probe: police Two more cases of attempted fraud in the name of Kaun Banega Crorepati (KBC) were reported to the police on Twitter on Thursday morning. Police officials said the preference for reporting on social media and not filing a formal complaint can limit the …

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Kamala Mills: 9 civic officers found guilty after 11 months

Kamala Mills: 9 civic officers found guilty after 11 months

BMC Commissioner accepts inquiry findings, to decide on quantum of punishment The Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) has found nine officers guilty following a probe into the Kamala Mills fire on December 29, 2017, which killed 14 people. Commissioner Ajoy Mehta will decide on the quantum of punishment soon. A day …

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‘I have come to Delhi to speak for my people, demand some relief’

‘I have come to Delhi to speak for my people, demand some relief’

Thousands of farmers marched from Nizamuddin toward Ramlila Maidan on Thursday in preparation for Friday’s Kisan Mukti March in the Capital When Cyclone Titli struck the coasts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on October 11, it left a huge disaster in its wake — deaths, flooding, landslips and more than …

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51 pilot whales die in another mass stranding in New Zealand

51 pilot whales die in another mass stranding in New Zealand

In the latest stranding, up to 90 pilot whales beached themselves late Thursday at Hanson Bay on the remote Chatham Islands, said the Department of Conservation. Fifty-one pilot whales died on Friday in another mass stranding in New Zealand, less than a week after 145 pilot whales and nine pygmy killer whales …

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UK amends new weapons bill to allow status quo on possession of kirpans

UK amends new weapons bill to allow status quo on possession of kirpans

The Offensive Weapons Bill 2018 is aimed at strengthening existing legislative measures on offensive weapons, focusing on corrosive substances, knives and certain types of firearm. The UK government has confirmed an amendment to a new weapons bill going through the Parliament to ensure that it would not impact the right …

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Princess Esra lends royal touch to book on Nizam

Princess Esra lends royal touch to book on Nizam

Treasures of the Deccan – Jewels of the Nizam released Princess Esra lent a royal touch to the release of the Treasures of the Deccan – Jewels of the Nizam in Hyderabad’s Chowmahalla Palace on Thursday evening. “I can imagine Alexander Jacob walk into this very same Chowmahalla Palace holding in his …

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KCR is ‘Khao Commission Rao’: Rahul

AICC president lashes out at ‘corrupt’ TRS government All India Congress Committee president Rahul Gandhi lashed out at the ‘corrupt’ Telangana Rashtra Samithi government led by Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao and assured the public that if elected the Congress would continue all the welfare schemes, including the ones launched …

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Jadcherla: close finish likely for Congress, TRS

Jadcherla: close finish likely for Congress, TRS

Minister Laxma Reddy, Congress nominee Mallu Ravi highlight their work in the area ‘Kaare vote ghalo’ (vote for car), said Medical and Health Minister C. Laxma Reddy with folded hands, interacting with a small group of tribal women. “Galcha, galcha (will vote, vote),” replied the women visibly happy with the …

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Caution sounded on possible Nipah outbreak

Transmission of disease usually occurs in Dec-June Given the seasonal pattern of Nipah virus (NiV) outbreaks in South Asia and its own first-hand experience with this highly infectious pathogen in May this year, the Health Department has issued a directive to all district health administrations to take all pre-emptive measures …

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