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    Stash worth Rs 500 cr unearthed in Bengaluru club

    A casual complaint about the non-availability of lockers at the sporting arena in Bowring Institute led to a shocking discovery of cash, valuables, bank and land documents worth more than Rs 500 crore in three different lockers. The discovery, while leaving the institute office bearers shocked, has opened up a Pandora's Box of questions on the source of the money and valuables. Following a...

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    95-km elevated corridor:Save Rs 9,000 cr or 3,600 trees

    The ambitious 95-km elevated corridor can help Bengalureans save Rs 9,337 crore they incur annually due to congestion, the Karnataka Road Development Corporation Ltd (KRDCL) has argued. The fallout: as many as 3,600 trees will have to go. Chief Minister H D Kumaraswamy's budget promise of constructing six interconnected elevated corridors in the next four years, at a cost of Rs 15,825...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    ACs, fridges, TVs in GST-cut list

    The GST Council on Saturday brought down taxes on a host of consumer items, mainly white goods, making them cheaper. It also made a massive simplification in return filing, exempting 93% or about 80 lakh dealers from filing monthly GST returns. Airconditioners, refrigerators, certain television sets, paints, leather goods were among the 17 out of 49 goods in the highest bracket of 28% that were brought down to...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    2019 polls,fence-sitting parties give play safe message

    Fence sitters will remain fence sitters at least till the 2019 Lok Sabha polls are over. Friday's Vote of no-confidence exercise lays bare the broad contours of the political realignment that could emerge in 2019 general elections. The motion was defeated with 325 members voting against it while 126 supporting the motion moved by TDP member Kesineni Srinivas. While BJP chief Amit Shah...

    • 3 hrs ago
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    Akbar's last footprints, washed away by monsoon rain

    It could have been the quaint panorama it appeared. Monsoon-kissed green fields on either side, the stretch of tarmac tearing right through it, and the stately Aravali hills looking over the landscape. But the setting proved to be the stage for an act of lynching a few hours ago. Akbar Khan, 31, who was transporting cattle on the same route to his village situated on Alwar-Haryana border, was...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    Caught in US-Iran tangle

    On May 8, US President Donald Trump pulled out of the much-celebrated Iran nuclear deal, also known as the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), saying it allowed too much leeway to Tehran in return for very little for the United States regarding Iran's nuclear programme. The deal, negotiated between the five permanent members of the United Nations Security Council (UNSC) and Germany (P5+1) with Tehran during...

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    R'sthan: 19-yr-old sentenced to death for raping infant

    An SC/ST court in Rajasthan's Alwar on Saturday awarded capital punishment to a 19-year-old youth for raping a seven-month-old infant. This is the first conviction in Rajasthan and third in the country after the POCSO Act was amended. "The judgement has come within 70 days of the incident and this is the first conviction in the state under the amended POCSO Act, that came into...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    My son was not a cow smuggler: lynching victim's dad

    "My son was a cattle rearer not a cow smuggler. We own four cows and literally pray to them", said a teary-eyed Sulaiman Khan, father of 31-year-old Akbar Khan, who was lynched by a mob in Alwar district's Ramgarh late on Friday night on suspicion of cow smuggling. Devastated after Akbar's death, Sulaiman told DH, "It is impossible for me to believe that my son is no...

    • 6 hrs ago
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    No-trust motion:Battle of morality vs majority

    Pitching a "majority versus morality" fight, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday accused Prime Minister Narendra Modi of reneging from his promises and vowing to continue the struggle for state's special status. Dashing off to Delhi from Amaravati hours after the late-night vote on no-confidence motion in Parliament where Modi government won, Naidu also...

    • 7 hrs ago
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    'Surgical Strikes are done as and when required'

    The central government has dropped hints that cross-border raids on the terror camps like the 2016 surgical strike may not be a one-time affair. Responding to a question in the Lok Sabha earlier this week, Subhash Bhamre, the Minister of State for Defence said Indian Army carried out such operations based on specific and credible inputs. "Based on specific and credible inputs about terrorist...

    • 7 hrs ago

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