• Louis Berger former V- P arrested

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    LOUIS Berger group’s former vice- president Satyakam Mohanty was arrested here on Monday by the Goa Crime Branch for allegedly paying off Goa politicians and officials in 2010 while he was serving as the head of the international firm in India. More »Louis Berger former V- P arrested

  • AAP’s inquiry panel to look into police inaction

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    THE Delhi Assembly on Monday adopted a resolution for setting up a Commission of Inquiry into the alleged inaction of Delhi Police in cases of crime against women. During the proceeding, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on called Delhi Police officers the ‘ agents’ of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and accused him of derailing the development works in Delhi. Kejriwal slammed Modi, calling him a speed- breaker in the progress of the Delhi government and asked him to shed "obstructionist" approach. More »AAP’s inquiry panel to look into police inaction

  • Cops detect 160 active mobile phones in Bhondsi jail

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    GURGAON Police said the recent shooting on the busy MG Road in broad daylight was plotted by alleged gangster Sandeep alias Dabbu, who is currently lodged in Gurgaon jail. The deadly attack on Rakesh Hayatpur, who miraculously survived, resulted in the death of one person and left two seriously injured and brought into focus the brazen and bold ways of criminals operating in Gurgaon and neighbouring districts. The police later found that the order for execution had come from inside the prison and the message communicated through a mobile phone from inside. More »Cops detect 160 active mobile phones in Bhondsi jail

  • Govt on back foot in RBI turf battle

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    THE FINANCE Ministry on Monday went into damage control mode over the controversy sparked by the draft Bill proposing to curb the autonomy of the RBI in fixing key interest rates which forms part its management of the country’s monetary policy. At a hurriedly called press conference, Finance Secretary Rajiv Mehrishi went into a detailed explanation as to whose draft proposal it was to withdraw the RBI Governors veto power on fixing the benchmark interest rate by the monetary policy committee that is proposed to be set up. In the process he contradicted Chief Economic Advisor ( CEA) Arvind Subrmanium to say it was not a proposal of the Financial Sector Reforms Commission ( FSLRC) but in the same breath he said that it was not a government move either. More »Govt on back foot in RBI turf battle

  • FASH GALA ENDS ON A GLAM NOTE

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    Delhi- designer Manav Gangwani started with an afternoon show at Taj Palace hotel called ‘ Le’amoureuse’, meaning the beloved, which included a host of evening dresses fit to seduce any lover. While most gowns were sophisticated and sexy with geometric embroidery patterns, the designer pushed the envelope with a range of risqué designs, with plunging necklines sheer panels and strategically placed embroidery. Actor Kangana Ranaut walked as the showstopper, dressed in a purple- hued flared gown with a deep lace neck. More »FASH GALA ENDS ON A GLAM NOTE

  • Lessons our MPs need to learn from Oz

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    T HREE weeks ago I spent an eye- opening half hour at the Australian House of Representatives. First, it was during Question Time in October last year that Julia Gillard, the prime minister, delivered a stinging put- down to Tony Abbott, the Leader of the Opposition. Second, the Speaker of the House has since changed. More »Lessons our MPs need to learn from Oz

  • biz Hero Moto net profit jumps 33%

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    TWO- WHEELER market leader Hero MotoCorp on Monday reported a 33.33 per cent jump in net profit at Rs 750.34 crore for the first quarter ended June 30, on the back of new product launches and strategic marketing initiatives. The company had posted a net profit of Rs 562.76 crore in the same period of the previous fiscal. Net sales of the company, however, declined by 2.04 per cent for the first quarter at Rs 6,855.98 crore as against Rs 6,999.40 crore in the year- ago period, Hero MotoCorp said in a statement. More »biz Hero Moto net profit jumps 33%

  • AAP tells HC it spent ` 23 cr on government advertisements

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    THE Aam Aadmi Party- led Delhi government on Monday revealed before the Delhi High Court that it has spent ` 23.33 crore on policy advertisements from the budget earmarked for the Department of Information And Publicity. The Congress in its official response said that the Delhi government gets subsidy on advertisements. It further said that the normal cost estimated for these advertisements is roughly ` 70 crore ( without the subsidies) and claimed that the previous government had spent the same amount in course of 12 months. More »AAP tells HC it spent ` 23 cr on government advertisements

  • SDMC carries out cleanliness drive in Lajpat Nagar

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    THE South Delhi Municipal Corporation ( SDMC) carried out a massive cleanliness drive in Lajpat Nagar Central Market and other surrounding areas for three consecutive days after the Delhi High Court pulled up various civic agencies for not working efficiently. Lajpat Nagar has been chosen to be declared as a model ward that will set an example of how the civic agencies should work. The move was made after a PIL was filed by a non- profit organisation Nyaya Bhoomi which mentioned that the civic agencies like Municipal Corporation of Delhi, Delhi Jal Board and Public Works Department have miserably failed to keep the city suitable for living. More »SDMC carries out cleanliness drive in Lajpat Nagar

  • Speaker shows Congress MPs who’s the boss in the House

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    F ACING CONTINUED protests that threatened to wash out the Monsoon Session of Parliament, Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan finally cracked the whip on Monday by suspending 25 Congress MPs for "persistently and willfully obstructing" the House. The move led to an outcry by the Congress which termed it "a black day for democracy" as the party, with only 44 MPs, blamed it on Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s "style of governance". The Speaker also immediately adjourned the House till Tuesday after suspending the Congress members. More »Speaker shows Congress MPs who’s the boss in the House

  • ‘ Retd colonel called me a prostitute’

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    Richa Chadha says political correctness is not for her as the Masaan star speaks about online harassment More »‘ Retd colonel called me a prostitute’

  • Govt steps up its fight against TB

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    T he government is getting ready to fight the rising cases of tuberculosis in the country. More »Govt steps up its fight against TB

  • Capital feels double dengue sting this yr

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    THE season of dengue is back, and this time the numbers are already on the higher side compared to 2014. As many as 53 cases of dengue have been reported from Delhi from January till July 31 this year, whereas only 22 cases were reported during the same period in 2014. The data provided by the Municipal Corporation of Delhi shows a steep rise in the number of cases of the vector- borne disease. More »Capital feels double dengue sting this yr

  • FTII stir makes Capital noise

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    THE Film and Television Institute of India students on Monday brought their protest against the appointment of TV actor Gajendra Chauhan as chairman to Delhi. After Congress vice- president Rahul Gandhi spoke for the students in Pune on July 31, the party youth wing NSUI supported their protest at the Jantar Mantar in the national Capital. In a boost for the striking students, Congress MP Raj Babbar and JD- U leader KC Tyagi participated in the protest and backed the students. More »FTII stir makes Capital noise

  • Municipalities prepare to tackle onslaught

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    IN THE wake of rapidly increasing dengue cases in the city, the three municipal corporations of Delhi are taking several measures to intensify dengue awareness campaign. On Monday, the North Delhi Municipal Corporation started a campaign where it has targeted nearly 150 weekly markets to sensitise the masses over the prevention of mosquito breeding. The east Delhi Municipal Corporation has roped in various other civic agencies like Public Works Department, Delhi Development Authority, Delhi Jal Board, Delhi Police market associations to initiate measures to prevent mosquito from breeding. More »Municipalities prepare to tackle onslaught

  • Cops suspect Salman fan from Pakistan may be spy or terrorist

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    THE PUNJAB Police suspects that Chanda Khan alias Fauzia, who was arrested on July 30 from Samjhauta Express coach S- 2 at 10 pm from Jalandhar, could be a Pakistani spy or member of a terrorist organisation. According to the Government Railway Police ( GRP), Fauzia appears to be normal and has been answering the queries made by police with an air of confidence. "We suspect that she is a member of a terrorist organisation. More »Cops suspect Salman fan from Pakistan may be spy or terrorist

  • AFTER NAGA PEACE PACT, MODI GOVT AIMS FOR RED DEAL

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    In a major breakthrough in ensuring peace in conflict-hit North-East, the Narendra Modi government on Monday signed a peace accord with Naga insurgent group Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isak- Muivah) — NSCN (IM). Now, after the success of striking a peace deal with the insurgent group, the government has set its eyes on other rebel groups in the North-East and Maoists. More »AFTER NAGA PEACE PACT, MODI GOVT AIMS FOR RED DEAL

  • Whale gets close-up of Buenos Aires, delighting onlookers

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    A disoriented whale stunned onlookers and delighted tourists at Buenos Aires' bustling waterfront Monday, swimming alongside boats and periodically surfacing to the perplexed crowds. Marine mammal researcher Enrique Crespo said the whale may have lost its way while migrating. "It has serious problems with its vital signs," he warned, noting that contact with fresh water would likely contribute to infection. More »Whale gets close-up of Buenos Aires, delighting onlookers

  • Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns self in

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    MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — An ex-con accused of fatally shooting a police officer who interrupted a drug deal turned himself in Monday, ending an intensive two-day manhunt, authorities said. More »Ex-con accused of killing police officer turns self in

  • Here's what life after 0-16 looks like for Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli

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    The winless Detroit season was a test, not the final grade. His post-Lions life is proof he'd never waver because he wasn't wrong. More »Here's what life after 0-16 looks like for Cowboys defensive coordinator Rod Marinelli

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