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We Can't Stop A Chief Minister From Swearing In, Says Supreme Court

We Can’t Stop A Chief Minister From Swearing In, Says Supreme Court

May 17, 2018

In a big setback for the Congress, the Supreme Court has refused to stay the swearing-in ceremony of BJP leader BS Yeddyurappa, in an unprecedented overnight hearing. Mr Yeddyurappa had been invited by Karnataka governor Vajubhai Vala, last evening, to form government in Karnataka and was given 15 days to prove majority on the floor […]

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Governor of Karnataka granted Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) a period of 15 days to prove majority on the floor of the House.

Governor of Karnataka granted Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) a period of 15 days to prove majority on the floor of the House.

May 17, 2018

After a day of intense speculations, Karnataka governor Vajubhai Valaon Wednesday evening invited BJP’s BS Yeddyurappa to form government in the state – Governor of Karnataka granted Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) a period of 15 days to prove majority   Governor of Karnataka granted Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) a period of 15 days to prove majority In a […]

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Indian Institute of Management, IIM-Ahmedabad to invest $25 mn in startups over 3-4 yrs

Indian Institute of Management, IIM-Ahmedabad to invest $25 mn in startups over 3-4 yrs

May 15, 2018

Top management institute IIM-Ahmedabad on Monday launched the Bharat Inclusion Initiative, which aims to invest about USD 25 million in startups working in the areas of financial inclusion, livelihood, education and health over the next three to four years. Indian Institute of Management, IIM-Ahmedabad to invest $25 mn in startups over 3-4 yrs IIM-Ahmedabad to invest $25 mn […]

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Calicut University, CU to initiate disciplinary action against erring colleges

Calicut University, CU to initiate disciplinary action against erring colleges

May 15, 2018

Calicut University has decided to move ahead with disciplinary action against colleges which have not cooperated with the on-going UG centralised evaluation camps. The meeting of the syndicate examinations standing committee held on Monday decided to summon the principals of 30 colleges which failed to ensure participation of a single teacher in the evaluations camps. The […]

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Ministry of Railways plans upgradation of 90 stations ahead of next general elections

Ministry of Railways plans upgradation of 90 stations ahead of next general elections

May 12, 2018

Modernised railway stations is something Indians have been long promised but it remains a pipe dream. Hopes were raised, yet again, in February when Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced that 600 railway stations across the country had been picked for modernisation. All a part of the whopping Rs 1.48 trillion allocation to the railways – […]

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Govt may allow licence to 16 to 18 year olds to ride e-scooters

Govt may allow licence to 16 to 18 year olds to ride e-scooters

May 12, 2018

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said that the government is considering allowing youth in the age bracket 16-18 years to drive electric scooters with 100 cc engine capacity. With this move, there will be a higher demand for such gearless scooters, the minister noted.  As of now, the same age-group are granted licence for scooters below […]

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Building India: 22 power lines face ‘forced outages’ after dust storm hit north India

Building India: 22 power lines face ‘forced outages’ after dust storm hit north India

May 9, 2018

A total of 22 power transmission lines went into “forced outage” in the northern grid on May 7, when a severe dust storm hit north India at various places. With officials working overtime, these lines were revived either on May 7 or May 8. Building India: 22 power lines face ‘forced outages’ after dust storm […]

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Maruti to ‘inspect’ 52,686 units of new Swift, Baleno

Maruti to ‘inspect’ 52,686 units of new Swift, Baleno

May 9, 2018

Maruti has not termed the move a recall because technically in a recall, free of cost repair of the faulty part is done by the company which otherwise is a security risk. Maruti to ‘inspect’ 52,686 units of new Swift, Baleno Maruti Suzuki on Tuesday said that it is undertaking a service campaign to inspect […]

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Anand Mahindra on rape, "I am ready to be hanged to hang rapists"

Anand Mahindra on rape, “I am ready to be hanged to hang rapists”

April 16, 2018

Anand Mahindra on rape, “I am ready to be hanged to hang rapists” Industrialist Anand Mahindra on Rape tweeted, “I am also ready to become a executioner for the punishment of girl-girl rapists and killers.” The anger of the people in the country is on the agitation against the Kathua and Unnao Rape . People are protesting everywhere […]

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