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Will Sell My Own House, Unitech Boss Sanjay Chandra Tells Supreme Court

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Will Sell My Own House, Unitech Boss Sanjay Chandra Tells Supreme Court

- Highlights Mr Chandra sought an interim bail for three months He sought release from judicial custody to raise funds The court fixed the next hearing on August 25 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed Delhi Police to furnish details of the number of flat buyers of Unitech's project in Gurugram who had approached it for registering cases and the total amount owed by the real estate company to them
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Tags: Judiciary |  Law Courts |  Supreme Court | 
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Caught On Gujarat CCTV: Lions Striding Through Village

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Caught On Gujarat CCTV: Lions Striding Through Village

- Amreli, Gujarat: Highlights 12 lions walked through Gujarat village on Tuesday night Left the village without causing any damage Forest officials believe they were in search of cattle Villagers in Saurashtra who live near the famous Gir sanctuary in Gujarat found 12 lions walking through their neighbourhood on Tuesday night. Security cameras placed near local shops caught the pride striding through
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Places: India |  Gujarat | 

Another Climate-Change Nightmare: 91 New Volcanoes Under Antarctica's Ice

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Another Climate-Change Nightmare: 91 New Volcanoes Under Antarctica's Ice

- Antarctica has been having a rough time of it lately, you may have heard. You know - greenhouse gases, warming oceans, trillion-ton icebergs breaking off the continent like a middle-aged man losing hair in the sink. Not the best century for the old South Pole. And now it turns out Antarctica has problems we didn't even know about. Deep problems
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Gorakhpur tragedy: Inquiry report blames supplier for oxygen shortage, indicts principal and doctors

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Gorakhpur tragedy: Inquiry report blames supplier for oxygen shortage, indicts principal and doctors

- Amid demand for action against ministers for Gorakhpur tragedy, an inquiry report has blamed the absence of doctors and the supplier for oxygen shortage at Baba Raghav Das (BRD) hospital. Five more encephalitis- related child deaths were reported from the BRD Medical College hospital on Wednesday, taking to 71, the number of persons who have died here of the disease since August 7
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Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  North |  Uttar Pradesh |  Gorakhpur |  Gorakhpur | 

Barcelona close to signing Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele

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Barcelona close to signing Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Dortmund's Ousmane Dembele

- According to reports in British media, Coutinho has submitted a transfer request after Liverpool rejected a second bid worth 100 million euros from the La Liga club. Barcelona sporting manager Pep Segura has said the club are "close" to signing Liverpool's Philippe Coutinho and Ousmane Dembele from Borussia Dortmund. Speaking after Wednesday's 2-0 defeat to Real Madrid in the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup gave their arch rivals a 5-1 aggregate victory, Segura said Barcelona were discussing terms with the attacking duo
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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman orders Qatar border be reopened to Mecca pilgrims: Reports

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Saudi Arabia’s King Salman orders Qatar border be reopened to Mecca pilgrims: Reports

- Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has ordered that the border with Qatar be reopened to allow pilgrims to carry out their annual hajj pilgrimage to Mecca, official state media said today. The decision represents the first step forward since a diplomatic crisis began when Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the United Arab Emirates severed diplomatic and trade ties with Qatar on June 5
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Places: Asia |  India |  Mideast |  Qatar |  Saudi Arabia | 

Cloning of debit, credit cards: Key accused held, search on for 4 Nigerians

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Cloning of debit, credit cards: Key accused held, search on for 4 Nigerians

- Written by Chandan Haygunde , Sushant Kulkarni | Pune | Published:August 17, 2017 8:08 am THE Cyber Crime Cell of the Pune City Police has arrested a Nigerian man who is allegedly the key accused in a racket to clone debit and credit cards. Police have identified the accused as Eremhen Smart (33), a resident of Supragiri College area in Bengaluru
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A Mob Of Beachgoers Wanted To Play With A Baby Dolphin. They Killed It

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A Mob Of Beachgoers Wanted To Play With A Baby Dolphin. They Killed It

- A baby dolphin died last week after "hundreds" of beachgoers in southern Spain surrounded the animal to touch and take pictures with it, sparking condemnation from a local animal rescue group. The incident took place last Friday in Mojacar, on the country's southeastern coast, according to Equinac, a Spanish nonprofit organization that advocates for marine wildlife. According to several posts on the group's Facebook page, a baby dolphin that was stranded on the beach was quickly surrounded by numerous "curious" people, including children, who wanted to touch and photograph it
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101 models of sustainable living

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101 models of sustainable living

- From December 21 to 25 this year, each of the 101 houses under the Niravu Residents’ Association in Vengeri, Kozhikode will become one big exhibition stall. The houses will be open for any one who is interested in the 101 sustainable models in agriculture, waste management, water conservation, energy conservation and information technology that ‘Niravu Vengeri’ has been propagating successfully for the past 10 years
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Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  South |  Kerala |  Kozhikode | 

World Trusts Putin More Than Trump In Foreign Affairs, Pew Says

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World Trusts Putin More Than Trump In Foreign Affairs, Pew Says

- People around the world have more confidence in Russian President Vladimir Putin handling world affairs than in his U.S. Counterpart Donald Trump, a Pew Research Center survey showed. Of 36 countries canvassed, 22, including Germany, France and Japan, trust Putin more, according to the pollster's 2017 spring survey. People had more confidence in Trump in 13 countries, including the U.K., India and Israel
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COA wants acting officials removed from BCCI

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COA wants acting officials removed from BCCI

- Nearly six months have gone down the drain since the Committee of Administrators (COA) were given mandate to implement the Supreme Court orders. Now, the Board of Control for Cricket in India's (BCCI) acting officials are facing the biggest challenge of their lives to save their respective positions after the filing of latest status report on Wednesday. COA, in a scathing report submitted to the SC, has sought the removal of acting president CK Khanna, secretary Amitabh Choudhary and treasurer Anirudh Chaudhry for non-compliance of Justice Lodha Panel reforms ordered by the top court on July 18, 2016
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Hit China where it hurts most

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Hit China where it hurts most

- Policymakers must leverage Beijing’s geopolitical pressure points to New Delhi’s advantage It’s understandable that India prefers quiet diplomacy to China’s war-mongering bluster. But Indian strategists must realise that the Doklam stand-off has three dimensions: Military, geopolitical and economic. So far, foreign ministry officials have been focusing on the military dimension. Several hundred troops confront a roughly equal number of Chinese soldiers on the Dolam plateau in the Doklam region
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Speeding vehicles in SGNP worry animal lovers

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Speeding vehicles in SGNP worry animal lovers

- Environmentalists have raised questions over the safety of wildlife inside protected areas after information procured under the Right To Information (RTI) Act by a Borivli resident has shown that four large mammals have died between January and June in hit-and-run cases inside Sanjay Gandhi National Park (SGNP). Tejas Shah, who sought information under the RTI, said that he was concerned about reckless driving by tourists as well as vehicles belonging to government agencies in the park
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Ahmedabad hospital transfer form says unavailability of ventilator; FIR against ‘doctor on duty’

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Ahmedabad hospital transfer form says unavailability of ventilator; FIR against ‘doctor on duty’

- Two days after a 17-month-old boy died reportedly because his empty oxygen cylinder was not replaced while being shifted to another hospital in an ambulance, it has come to light that the doctor in-charge at the city’s Sola Civil Hospital had citied non-availability of “ventilator (paediartic)”. The transfer form stated “PICU (Paediatric intensive care Unit)/ Isolation/ Ventilator care (paediatric) non-available” as the reason for transfer
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Let the sun shine on your dirty denims

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Let the sun shine on your dirty denims

- The technology has already been shared with a bunch of prominent labels that have started manufacturing such denims, branded 'sun-wash'. The sun must be shining bright on those who prefer to keep the laundry to a minimum. For, a government-controlled research lab in Hyderabad has wrung out a way to clean jeans through solar exposure. Scientists at the International Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI) have discovered that when coated with a layer of titanium dioxide, jeans can simply be hung out to dry in the sunlight and they will get cleaned through a process called photocatalysis
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Tags: Astronomy |  Solar System |  Sun | 
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SHGs prove their mettle in generic drug business

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SHGs prove their mettle in generic drug business

- The Self-Help Groups (SHGs) established 260 generic medical shops in the State under the brand ‘Anna Sanjeevani Generic Medical Stores’ nearly two years ago. While some groups are successfully managing the show, a few of them are running in losses for various reasons, including wrong location and non-cooperation from the Rural Medical Practitioners (RMPs). According to information, more than 100 shops are running in losses
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Tags: Drugs & Medications | 
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  • Will Sell My Own House, Unitech Boss Sanjay Chandra Tells Supreme Court
    Will Sell My Own House, Unitech Boss Sanjay Chandra Tells Supreme Court

    , ndtv.com

    Highlights Mr Chandra sought an interim bail for three months He sought release from judicial custody to raise funds The court fixed the next hearing on August 25 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed Delhi Police to furnish details of the number of flat buyers of Unitech's project in Gurugram who had approached it for registering cases and the total amount owed by the real estate company to them
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Politics & Government

  • Business leaders quit Donald Trump panel; he hits back hard
    Business leaders quit Donald Trump panel; he hits back hard

    , indianexpress.com

    President Donald Trump ripped into business leaders who resigned from his White House jobs panel, the latest sign that corporate America’s romance with Trump is faltering after his equivocal response to violence by white supremacists in, Virginia. “They’re not taking their job seriously as it pertains to this country,” the president said yesterday at an impromptu news conference at Trump Tower in New York City
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    Places: India |  New York | 

Sports

  • 5-game ban seems exaggerated and ridiculous, this is called persecution: Cristiano Ronaldo
    5-game ban seems exaggerated and ridiculous, this is called persecution: Cristiano Ronaldo

    , dnaindia.com

    The striker shoved referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea after being sent off during Real Madrid's 3-1 win over Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday. Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo accused the Spanish football federation (RFEF) of persecution after his appeal against a five-game ban for pushing a referee was dismissed on Wednesday. The striker shoved referee Ricardo de Burgos Bengoetxea after being sent off during Madrid's 3-1 win over Barcelona in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup final on Sunday
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Business

  • Cloning of debit, credit cards: Key accused held, search on for 4 Nigerians
    Cloning of debit, credit cards: Key accused held, search on for 4 Nigerians

    , indianexpress.com

    Written by Chandan Haygunde , Sushant Kulkarni | Pune | Published:August 17, 2017 8:08 am THE Cyber Crime Cell of the Pune City Police has arrested a Nigerian man who is allegedly the key accused in a racket to clone debit and credit cards. Police have identified the accused as Eremhen Smart (33), a resident of Supragiri College area in Bengaluru
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    Categories: Business |  Law & Crime | 
    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

Technology

  • Samsung Galaxy Note 8 official teaser unveiled and the device is ‘massive’
    Samsung Galaxy Note 8 official teaser unveiled and the device is ‘massive’

    , dnaindia.com

    After a long wait, Samsung will finally unveil the next iteration of the Note series, the Galaxy Note 8 on August 23, at an event in New York. The company has already released a teaser video, wherein it states that the Galaxy Note 8 is going to ‘do bigger things’ along with the hashtag, #DoWhatYouCant. At the moment, there is no information provided as to what exactly, the hashtag stands for
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Health

  • SHGs prove their mettle in generic drug business
    SHGs prove their mettle in generic drug business

    , thehindu.com

    The Self-Help Groups (SHGs) established 260 generic medical shops in the State under the brand ‘Anna Sanjeevani Generic Medical Stores’ nearly two years ago. While some groups are successfully managing the show, a few of them are running in losses for various reasons, including wrong location and non-cooperation from the Rural Medical Practitioners (RMPs). According to information, more than 100 shops are running in losses
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    Categories: Health | 
    Tags: Drugs & Medications | 
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Society & Culture

  • My work highlights beauty of life amidst violence: Artist Seema Kohli
    My work highlights beauty of life amidst violence: Artist Seema Kohli

    , indianexpress.com

    Renowned artist Seema Kohli says that at a time when there is so much hatred and violence in the world, she likes her work “to depict the beauty in life”. “There are many artists who take to dissent through their work, reflecting on the negativity in the world. But I am an artist who must take my own path. As human beings we have ruined and killed many forms of life and have done all kinds of damage we possibly can, but in spite of all the wrong doings, is the earth stopping? That’s the reason even with a lot of hatred and violence, my work talks about beauty, love, happiness, creation and procreation,” the Delhi-based artist told IANS here
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Religion & Spirituality

  • Rex Tillerson raps some US allies for religious freedom violations, slams IS
    Rex Tillerson raps some US allies for religious freedom violations, slams IS

    , indianexpress.com

    US allies including Saudi Arabia and Bahrain did not uphold principles of religious freedom in 2016, while Islamic State has carried out “genocide” against religious minorities, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Tuesday. Tillerson made the comments at the State Department while introducing the agency’s annual report on religious freedom, required by a 1998 act of Congress. The report is the first to be released during the Trump administration and covers 2016
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    Tags: Social Issues |  Freedom | 
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Entertainment & Arts

  • For Russia, a documentary with love
    For Russia, a documentary with love

    , thehindu.com

    A youth has done the city proud by becoming the only one from India to direct a Russian documentary film on the forthcoming FIFA World Cup 2018. He made the documentary as part of the 9th VGIK International Summer School held in Moscow last month. Sagi Sree Hari Varma has directed ‘Go Mordovia’, a documentary showcasing the stadiums in Saransk city and as to how football is being promoted in Russia for the World Cup
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    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India |  Europe |  E. Europe |  Russia |  South |  Andhra Pradesh |  Krishna |  Vijayawada | 

Education

  • Alumni oppose shifting of UVCE from K.R. Circle
    Alumni oppose shifting of UVCE from K.R. Circle

    , thehindu.com

    Several alumni from across the globe have come out in support of the century-old University Visvesvaraya College of Engineering (UVCE) and opposed the State government’s move to shift the college from its K.R. Circle premises to the Jnana Bharathi campus. The decision to relocate was made after the trifurcation of Bangalore University from the 2017-18 academic year. Both Bengaluru Central University and Bangalore University want UVCE to be a part of their university
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Farming

  • Govt.’s I-Day gift to farmers: arrests, lathicharge
    Govt.’s I-Day gift to farmers: arrests, lathicharge

    , thehindu.com

    Independence Day celebrations in the State were marred by widespread reports of use of force by the police to disperse farmers protesting the delay in implementing the farm loan waiver scheme. Farmer organisations had tried to prevent Guardian Ministers from hoisting the national flag in their respective districts as a mark of protest. The stir was also hit by the last-minute withdrawal from the protest by a farmer organisation
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Travel & Recreation

  • Breakfast at Rs 5 and lunch, dinner at Rs 10: Rahul Gandhi launches 'Indira Canteen' in Bengaluru
    Breakfast at Rs 5 and lunch, dinner at Rs 10: Rahul Gandhi launches 'Indira Canteen' in Bengaluru

    , dnaindia.com

    Proud that it is a Congress government that conceptualised this canteen, said Rahul Gandhi. Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday launched 'Indira Canteens', one of Karnataka government's most ambitious projects to serve affordable food. Rahul Gandhi inaugurated the first canteen on Kanakanapalya main Road in Bengaluru's Jayanagar. A total of 101 Indira Canteens are being rolled out, serving breakfast at Rs 5 and lunch and dinner at Rs 10
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    Tags: Food and Drinks |  Dining |  Dinners |  Lunch |  Breakfast | 
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Law & Crime

  • Will Sell My Own House, Unitech Boss Sanjay Chandra Tells Supreme Court
    Will Sell My Own House, Unitech Boss Sanjay Chandra Tells Supreme Court

    , ndtv.com

    Highlights Mr Chandra sought an interim bail for three months He sought release from judicial custody to raise funds The court fixed the next hearing on August 25 New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday directed Delhi Police to furnish details of the number of flat buyers of Unitech's project in Gurugram who had approached it for registering cases and the total amount owed by the real estate company to them
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    Categories: Law & Crime | 
    Tags: Judiciary |  Law Courts |  Supreme Court | 
    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

Science & Nature

  • 'Dragon Captured' As Cargo Arrives At International Space Station
    'Dragon Captured' As Cargo Arrives At International Space Station

    , ndtv.com

    Miami: SpaceX's unmanned Dragon cargo vessel, carrying the first super-computer to space as part of its 6,400 pound (2,900 kilograms) payload arrived Wednesday at the International Space Station. "And that is confirmed capture," said a NASA commentator as space station's robotic arm grabbed the spaceship at 6:52 am (1052 GMT). The spaceship blasted off Monday from Cape Canaveral, Florida, carrying food, science experiments and other gear for the astronauts living in orbit
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Life & Style

  • Sara Ali Khan in these thigh-high denim boots will leave you speechless
    Sara Ali Khan in these thigh-high denim boots will leave you speechless

    , indianexpress.com

    Sara Ali Khan is not exactly known for experimental fashion, but on her father Saif Ali Khan’s birthday, the budding fashionista took everybody by surprise when she arrived at the party venue in an ivory white bardot neckline top, which she wore well with a pair of lace hot pants. But more than the outfit, her traffic-stopping thigh-high boots stole the show
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    Places: Asia |  S. Asia |  India | 

Motoring

  • Infiniti Reveals Electric Retro-Roadster Prototype 9 At Pebble Beach
    Infiniti Reveals Electric Retro-Roadster Prototype 9 At Pebble Beach

    , ndtv.com

    Nissan Motor Corporation and premium automotive brand Infiniti have unveiled a sleek, open-wheeled electric retro-roadster prototype at the 2017 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance. The car, called Prototype 9, is a celebration of Nissan and Infiniti's ingenuity, artistry and craftsmanship. It represents a reimagining of a 1940s race car with time-honored production techniques employed to realise its retro design. The Prototype 9 is powered by a prototype electric motor and battery from Nissan's Advanced Powertrain Department
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Media & Information

  • Here is the full I-day speech of Tripura CM Manik Sarkar which Doordarshan refused to broadcast
    Here is the full I-day speech of Tripura CM Manik Sarkar which Doordarshan refused to broadcast

    , dnaindia.com

    "This is an insult to people of Tripura and Constitutional rights of states," said the CPI(M). After alleging that the Doordarshan refused to broadcast Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar's speech, the CPI(M) on Wednesday. Tripura government press statement alleged that Doordarshan and AIR had recorded Sarkar's speech on August 12. "Yesterday (August 14) at 7:00 pm, the Chief Minister's office was informed through a letter that his speech would not be broadcast unless he 'reshaped it'
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