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DEL23 KATHUA-3RDLD CONVICTION 6 convicted in gang rape, murder of 8-yr-old girl in Kathua; 1 acquitted
DEL38 LDALL KARNAD Noted playwright-actor Girish Karnad passes away at 81
Bengaluru: Renowned playwright, actor and Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad, who left his indelible mark in the world of literature, theatre and cinema spanning five decades, passed away at his residence here Monday after prolonged illness, his family said.
DEL7 ED-AVI-PRAFULPATEL NCP leader Praful Patel appears before ED in aviation scam PMLA probe case
New Delhi: Former civil aviation minister and NCP leader Praful Patel Monday appeared before the ED in connection with a money laundering probe related to losses suffered by Air India as part of an alleged multi-crore aviation scam, officials said.
DEL19 ED-KOCHHAR Chanda Kochhar skips ED date; to be summoned again
New Delhi: Former ICICI Bank CEO Chanda Kochhar Monday skipped her scheduled appearance before the ED in a money laundering case probe, citing bad health, officials said.
DEL20 EC-MODELCODE-PM EC declines to share details on violations of model code of conduct by PM, others
New Delhi: The Election Commission has declined to share details on alleged poll code violations by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and other politicians during the Lok Sabha election campaign and subsequent clean chits given to them, saying compilation of the information would disproportionately divert its resources.
DEL24 MHA-BENGAL-GUV Apprised PM, HM on situation in West Bengal: Governor
New Delhi: West Bengal Governor Keshari Nath Tripathi Monday said he has apprised Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Home Minister Amit Shah about the prevailing situation in the state, where post poll violence has claimed nearly a dozen life so far.
Chandigarh: Punjab minister and Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu Monday met party president Rahul Gandhi in Delhi and apprised him of the "situation" in the state, days after Chief Minister Amarinder Singh divested him of the crucial local government department.
CAL4 WB-TMC-MHA-LD ADVISORY MHA advisory 'deep-rooted conspiracy' by BJP to 'grab' power in oppn-ruled states: TMC
Kolkata: The Trinamool Congress Monday in a letter to Union Home Minister Amit Shah alleged that the MHA advisory to the West Bengal government is a "deep-rooted conspiracy" and an "evil ploy to grab power" in opposition-ruled states.
CAL3 WB-BJP PROTEST BJP observes 'Black Day', holds protest rallies against violence in West Bengal
Basirhat/Kolkata: The BJP is observing "Black Day" in West Bengal and a 12-hour shutdown in North 24 Parganas district's Basirhat subdivision on Monday to protest the killing of its workers and the "deteriorating" law and order situation in the state.
CAL9 WB-MAMATA Centre, BJP trying to incite violence in Bengal: Mamata
Kolkata: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee alleged on Monday that the Centre and the cadres of the ruling BJP were trying to incite violence in the state and conspiring to bring down her government.
DEL2 BIZ-STOCKS-OPEN Sensex rallies over 350 pts; Nifty above 11,900
Mumbai: The benchmark BSE Sensex rallied over 350 points and the NSE Nifty reclaimed the 11,900 level in early trade Monday driven by gains in IT and banking stocks amid positive global and domestic cues.
DEL3 BIZ-RUPEE-OPEN Rupee rises 8 paise to 69.38 vs USD in early trade
Mumbai: The rupee appreciated by 8 paise to 69.38 against the US dollar in opening trade Monday, driven higher opening in domestic equities.
LGD2 SC-JOURNALIST Comments against UP CM: SC to hear Tuesday plea challenging arrest of journalist
New Delhi: The Supreme Court has agreed to hear on Tuesday a plea challenging the arrest of journalist Prashant Kanojia, who has been accused of making an objectionable comment against Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media.
LGD8 DL-HC-WORLD CUP Delhi HC restrains over 60 sites from audio broadcast of ICC World Cup 2019
New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has restrained over 60 websites and some radio channels from broadcasting the 2019 cricket World Cup matches.
FGN2 CHINA-XI-MODI Xi, Modi may discuss US' trade protectionism in Bishkek: China
Beijing: Describing Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Xi Jinping as "good friends", China on Monday hoped that the two leaders would discuss their respective trade frictions with the US and reach a consensus on opposing trade protectionism during their "very important" meeting this week on the sidelines of the SCO summit in Bishkek.
FGN9 US-INDIAN-2NDLD ARREST Indian-American held for brandishing gun, setting off panic at gay pride parade in US
Washington: A 38-year-old Indian-American was arrested here for threatening a person with a BB gun and causing a stampede during a gay pride parade, leaving several people injured as thousands of participants fled in panic fearing a mass shooter.
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