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    Anil Agarwal firm to invest $10 bn on LCD manufacturing firm

    NRI billionaire Anil Agarwal today announced that it will set up India's first LCD manufacturing facility, which will see an investment of USD 10 billion (about 68,000 crore) in five phases. Agarwal-led firm Twinstar Display Technologies will sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Maharashtra government to set up the facility.

    • 7 min ago
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    More major attacks in Europe 'a certainty': French PM

    More major attacks in Europe are a "certainty", French Prime Minister Manuel Valls told an audience at the Munich Security Conference today."We have entered - we all feel it - in a new era characterised by the lasting presence of 'hyper-terrorism'," said Valls, whose country was hit by two Islamist attacks last year.

    • 7 min ago
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    Organ donation: Green corridor created between Mysuru-Bengaluru

    A green corridor was created from Mysuru to Bengaluru on Saturday morning to facilitate organ donation. A signal free zone was created between JSS Hospital, Mysuru and Columbia Asia Hospital, Yeshwanthpur in the City. Liver, kidneys and cornea of a 38-year-old brain dead patient have been donated. While his cornea would be transplanted to a recipient at Mysuru, his liver would be...

    • 7 min ago
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    What signal is Obama administration sending by selling more F-16 jets to Pakistan?

    The Obama administration on Saturday notified the US Congress of its decision to sell eight F-16 fighter jets to Pakistan. The estimated cost of the sale is $699.4 million. Pentagon's Defence Security Cooperation Agency said the sale would improve Pakistan's capability to meet current and future security threats. The deal will now go through a 30-day...

    • 14 min ago
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    Maharashtra govt to allot land for Lalit Kala Akademi in Mumbai

    The Maharashtra government will allot land in Mumbai to set up a branch of the Union government's Lalit Kala Akademi to forge Mumbai's identity as not just the country's financial capital, but also the focus centre of art, literature, theatre and films. Lalit Kala Akademi, which the Centre had set up in 1954, is the government's apex body for visual arts in...

    • 20 min ago
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    Hannibal Buress joins 'Baywatch' movie cast

    Comedian Hannibal Buress has joined the star cast of Paramount's "Baywatch", a big-screen adaptation of the popular 1990s TV series of the same name. According to The Hollywood Reporter, the 33-year-old actor will play one of the locals in the bay community in the film, which also stars Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson, Zac Efron and Bollywood star Priyanak Chopra, who plays the...

    • 21 min ago
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    Urdu is alive and moving ahead with times: Gulzar

    Noted lyricist-poet Gulzar says that contrary to the believe that Urdu is dying, the language is alive and moving ahead with time. "Urdu is alive the same way it was earlier and it is alive with the same old strength. Its energy hasn't reduced. Maybe its aspect is changing. This fear that Urdu is dying. Urdu is the most alive language and moving ahead with times," Gulzar said while...

    • 32 min ago
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    CPI(M) in Bengal for alliance with Congress - your enemy is my enemy?

    It's do or die for both the Trinamool Congress as well as the Left parties in West Bengal when they go to polls in the next few months. Over the past two years, over 10 opposition leaders have joined the Trinamool Congress, mostly from the Congress but also several heavyweight CPI(M) leaders. The latest being Abdur Rezak Mollah, a former minister with the Left government,...

    • 33 min ago
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    JNU row: Ex-servicemen threaten to return degrees

    Ex-servicemen who are alumni of JNU today threatened to return their degrees, saying they "find it difficult" to be associated with an institution that has become a "hub of anti-national activities" amid a controversy over an event held on the campus against the hanging of Parliament attack convict Afzal Guru.

    • 37 min ago
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    Arun Jaitley: In NDA govt, PM Narendra Modi has the last word

    Reacting to India Today's interview with former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday said in NDA government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has the last word. In an exclusive interview with Jyoti Malhotra, Manmohan Singh spoke freely on a wide variety of subjects.

    • 38 min ago

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