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  • 197 'punished' for spreading rumours in China IANS - 11 minutes ago

    Beijing, Aug 30 (IANS) A total of 197 people have been 'punished' in a special campaign by police targeting online rumours about China's stock market, the recent fatal explosions in Tianjin or other key events. The statement said people punished in … More »

  • BCCI to move apex court on Srinivasan issue: Dalmiya IANS - 15 minutes ago

    Kolkata, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian cricket board will approach the Supreme Court in the next two-three days to seek its opinion on whether N. Srinivasan can attend its meetings, a top official said on Sunday. "Yes, in the next two-three days," Board … More »

  • Frederick Forsyth says he worked for British intelligence IANS - 27 minutes ago

    London, Aug 30 (IANS/EFE) Writer Frederick Forsyth, known for his spy novels, has said he worked for British intelligence service MI6 for more than 20 years. Forsyth, author of bestsellers like "The Day of the Jackal" (1971), "The Odessa File" … More »

  • Kannada scholar shot dead; protests hit Karnataka IANS - 1 hour 23 minutes ago

    Dharwad (Karnataka), Aug 30 (IANS) Renowned Kannada scholar and former Hampi University vice chancellor M.M. Kalburgi was shot dead on Sunday by unidentified assailants here, sparking protests across Karnataka, police said. Kalburgi, 77, was shot … More »

  • Divisions among Gujjar community emerge over Hardik Patel IANS - 1 hour 25 minutes ago

    The 22-year-old, who held a mega rally in Ahmedabad on August 25 for Patel community's inclusion in the Other Backward Classes category quota, arrived here on Sunday at the invitation of Gujjar and Kurmi communities, which had organised a meet at … More »