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Mining Scam: BJP Threatens To Move Court Against BJD

Bhubaneswar: The state unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP) today said that the saffron party would move the court for cent percent realization of penalty from miners involved in the scam and the party suspected that there was an unholy understanding between the Naveen Pattanaik-led  Biju Janta Dal(BJD) government and mining companies to scuttle the Supreme Court(SC) order in...

Swadeshi Jagran Manch Urges People, Govt. To Boycott Paytm

Bengaluru(PTI):  RSS-affiliated Swadeshi Jagran Manch has intensified its anti-China campaign asking people not to use digital payment major Paytm and the government to disallow Chinese investments in such firms for economic and security reasons. "We have given a call to people and asked them to stop using Paytm. We also asked the government to disallow investments in companies like Paytm...

Tragedy King Dilip Kumar Not On Dialysis, Doing Much Better: Doctor

Mumbai(PTI): Veteran actor Dilip Kumar is doing better now after being admitted to a hospital for kidney- related ailments five days ago, the doctor said today. Dr Jalil Parkar said Kumar's kidneys are functioning and he is not on dialysis. The 94-year-old actor was admitted to the city-based Lilavati Hospital in suburban Bandra on Wednesday morning for treatment of dehydration and a...

Crime Branch Urges Finance Department For Confiscation Of Hi-Tech Properties

Bhubaneswar: Toughening its legal stand against the Hi-Tech group and its Chief Tirupati Panigrahi in a land fraud case, the Economic Offences Wing (EOW) of the Crime Branch today moved the Finance department for confiscation of properties worth Rs 63.55 crore, the amount the Hi-Tech Group had deposited to get conditional bail for its directors. The Managing Director and Directors...

Nifty Forges Ahead, Touches Fresh Peak At 10,043

Mumbai (PTI): The benchmark Nifty today climbed to a fresh high of 10,043 and the Sensex surged over 133 points in the opening session, underpinned by a strong dose of better-than-expected corporate earnings. The rally came on buying in capital goods, metal, oil and gas, consumer durables and banking stocks. L&T, the engineering and construction conglomerate, rose 3.97 per cent after the...

Mithali & Co: Inspiration For Gen-Next

New Delhi (PTI): Can the heartbreak of a nervous loss pave the way for a groundbreaking new era for women's cricket? It's a question that will find its answer in the next few months as Mithali Raj and Co. cope with the unprecedented spotlight that followed their fairytale World Cup campaign, which could have been perfect but for the loss of...

Bombay HC Asks Maha Cricket Association For Rs 150-cr Bank Guarantee

Mumbai (PTI): The Bombay High Court has ordered the Maharashtra Cricket Association (MCA) to furnish a bank guarantee of Rs 150 crore, pending arbitration proceedings in the cricket body's dispute with a private company over Rs 172.32 crore dues for a stadium built by it in Pune. The company, Shapoorji Pallonji & Co Ltd (SPCL), built the Subrata Roy Sahara...

Sensex Ends 244 Pts Up On Earnings Lift, Funds Inflows

Mumbai (PTI): The Sensex today bounced by over 244 to close at 31,955 following buying lift from metal, healthcare and FMCG stocks on the back of better-than-expected corporate earnings so far. Foreign fund inflows continued amid positive global cues. The market opened positive on overnight earning numbers of FMCG major Hindustan Unilever coupled with a firming trend at other Asian markets, tracking...

Five Persons Arrested In Land Forgery Case In Mayurbhanj

Rairangpur in Mayurbhanj: The Mayurbhanj police today arrested five persons from Rairangpur rural police station area on charges  of selling two plots of landed property against fake documents and identity proof. The accused persons had forged the land documents and became owner of the two plots by furnishing forged ID proof. Later they took a buyer for granted. When doubts were...

Shastri Says India Can Produce Its Best Test Team Soon

New Delhi(PTI): Newly-appointed coach Ravi Shastri today said the current Indian cricket team, with a battery of pacers at its disposal, can go on to become the country's best-ever Test outfit in the coming years. Shastri was yesterday appointed coach, filling in the void left by Anil Kumble's resignation last month. The 55-year-old former skipper sounded upbeat about the times ahead. "It can...

Awareness Campaign For Children Using Footwear In Ganjam

Berhampur(PTI):  A special awareness drive has been launched in Odisha's Ganjam district to ensure that poor school children build a habit of using footwear and stop moving around barefoot. The special drive - "Khalipada Ku Na" (No to barefoot) - is a part the ongoing programme in which school children are playing a major role by encouraging the...

Saint Teresa’s Blue-Bordered Sari An Intellectual Property Now

Kolkata (PTI): The famous blue-bordered sari of Mother Teresa, who has been canonised as Saint Teresa of Calcutta by the Vatican, has been recognised as an Intellectual Property of the Missionaries of Charity. "The Trade Marks Registry, Government of India, has granted the registration of the trade mark for that pattern of blue border of sari," Intellectual Property attorney Biswajit...

Protest For Separate Gorkhaland Reaches Delhi

New Delhi (PTI): With a 110-metre long national flag, Gorkhaland supporters today marched in the national capital to reinforce their demand for a separate state and the immediate imposition of President's Rule in West Bengal. Protestors belonging to the Gorkha Sanyukt Sangharsh Samiti (GSSS) here demanded the Centre's intervention in removing paramilitary forces with immediate effect. "The West Bengal government is treating...

Pak Summons India’s Deputy High Commissioner Over LoC Firing

Islamabad (PTI): Pakistan today summoned India's deputy high commissioner in Islamabad over alleged firing along the Line of Control that killed two persons and injured three others. Earlier, Pakistan accused India of violating the ceasefire along the LoC in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir in which two persons were killed and three others injured, Foreign Office (FO) spokesperson said in a statement. Deputy High Commissioner...