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'Humiliated' Shiv Sena to boycott Fadnavis's swearing in

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 14:03

"As our MLAs feel that BJP did not give us due respect, why should we attend the oath-taking ceremony?" Sena MP Vinayak Raut told mediapersons.






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I am proud to be gay, Apple CEO Tim Cook says

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:44

Apple chief executive Tim Cook publicly came out as gay in an article saying he wanted to support others who find it difficult to reveal their sexual orientation.






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India should do more to maintain peace in border areas: China

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 13:29

China's military on Friday expressed concern over India's plan to construct 54 new border posts in Arunachal Pradesh, saying India should not complicate the situation and do more to maintain peace as it is a "disputed area".






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5 Indian fishermen sentenced to death by Lankan court

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 12:02

Five Indian fishermen were given death penalty by a Sri Lankan court today for alleged drug trafficking, prompting a response from India that it will appeal to a higher court against the judgement.






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Shiv Sena to boycott Fadnavis's swearing-in ceremony

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 11:25

Shiv Sena chief Uddav Thackeray asked his leaders not to attend Devendra Fadnavis's oath ceremony on Friday, according to TV reports.






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Information can't be disclosed outside specific proceedings: Swiss govt

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 11:20

Switzerland today said information exchanged under Swiss-India tax treaty cannot be disclosed to a court or any other body outside the proceedings of a 'specific' case.

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I am proud to be gay, Apple CEO Tim Cook says

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 11:13

Tim Cook says that for years he's been open with many people about his sexual orientation and that plenty of his Apple colleagues know he is gay.






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I am proud to be gay, Apple CEO Tim Cook says

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 11:13

Tim Cook said, "While I have never denied my sexuality, I haven’t publicly acknowledged it either, until now. So let me be clear: I’m proud to be gay."






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Shahi Imam invites Sharif, not Modi for son's anointment

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:53

Bukhari has sent an invitation to Pak Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif for the anointment of his successor, but hasn't invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi.






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Modi govt's austerity drive: No meeting at 5-star hotels, no first class air travel

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:16

Finance ministry ordered some austerity measures as it tries to trim the fiscal deficit to a seven-year low. Interest and debt payments, salaries, pensions will not be affected.






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Modi govt's austerity drive: No meetings at 5-star hotels, no first class air travel

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 09:16

Finance ministry ordered some austerity measures as it tries to trim the fiscal deficit to a seven-year low. Interest and debt payments, salaries, pensions will not be affected.

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Blow to bar owners, HC upholds ban on liquor in Kerala

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 08:58

The high court upheld the ban on liquor in Kerala. The court ruling, however, allowed four-star and heritage bar hotels to remain open.






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Arvind Mayaram gets second transfer order in a fortnight

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 06:49

Barely a fortnight after the Centre shifted out finance secretary Arvind Mayaram as tourism secretary, he has been shunted yet again, this time to the post of secretary, minority affairs.






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Arvind Mayaram gets third transfer within a month

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 06:49

shifted out finance secretary Arvind Mayaram as tourism secretary, he has been shunted yet again






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Arvind Mayaram gets second transfer order in a fortnight

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 06:49

Barely a fortnight after the Centre shifted out finance secretary Arvind Mayaram as tourism secretary, he has been shunted yet again, this time to the post of secretary, minority affairs.

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Nilofar: Over 30,000 to be evacuated along Gujarat coast

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 06:29

The Kutch district administration has started a massive evacuation operations along Kutch’s 127 coastal villages on Thursday in wake of Cyclone Nilofar.

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Positive move, says SC on Delhi govt formation effort

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 06:18

SC described as positive the reports that Najeeb Jung would be consulting all the political parties in its efforts to form a government in Delhi.






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'Achche din' with Modi and Fadnavis, Sena says

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 05:56

Shiv Sena praised Modi and Devendra Fadnavis, saying the state can expect good days under them, but cautioned its former ally against accepting NCP's support.






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'Achche din' with Narendra at the Centre and Devendra in Maharashtra: Sena

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 05:56

"The state can now expect 'achche din' with Narendra (Modi) at the Centre and Devendra in the state. We welcome Fadnavis as the new chief minister," the Sena said.






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Chennai school teacher directed to pay Rs 50,000 for pinching student's cheek

Thu, 30/10/2014 - 05:17

Pinch a student’s cheek, and pay a fine of Rs 50,000! A woman teacher learnt this lesson the hard way.






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