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    10 Public Provident Fund (PPF) account rules that you must know

    New Delhi, Sep 24: Despite a number of saving schemes available in the market, the Public Provident Fund (PPF) continues to remain a popular one. PPF accounts are an investment avenue with decent returns coupled with income tax benefits. The public provident fund is established by the central government. One can voluntarily open an account with any nationalized bank, selected...

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    Kavanaugh, Ford Will Testify in Open Hearing on Thursday

    The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing on Thursday, 27 September for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who says he sexually assaulted her as a teenager, agreeing to a date and time after nearly a week of uncertainty over whether Ford would appear at all.The agreement sets the stage for a dramatic showdown as Kavanaugh and Ford each...

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    Rohit, Dhawan, Bumrah Guide India to Biggest Victory Over Pakistan

    Pakistan: 237/7 in 50 overs (Shoaib Malik 78 off 90 balls, Jasprit Bumrah 2/29, Kuldeep Yadav 2/41)India: 238/1 in 39.3 overs (Shikhar Dhawan 114 off 100 balls, Rohit Sharma 111 off 119 balls)India have beaten Pakistan by 9 wickets in the Super Four match of the Asia Cup to maintain their perfect record in the tournament.This is also India's biggest-ever victory margin in an...

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    India v Pakistan | As It Happened: India bt Pakistan by 9 Wickets

    India play Pakistan in the Super Four round of the Asia Cup in Dubai. Click here for live updates.India are eyeing a place in the final after three wins in as many matches. The defending champions beat Hong Kong in the opener, and followed it up with wins over Pakistan and Bangladesh.Pakistan too defeated Hong Kong in their opener. They lost to India, but managed to register a...

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    Hero turns villain? Duniya Vijay assaults, kidnaps gym trainer

    Bengaluru: Sandalwood actor and producer Duniya Vijay was arrested by the High Grounds police on Sunday night for allegedly assaulting and kidnapping a celebrity gym trainer late on Saturday night. High drama prevailed at the High Grounds Police Station on Sunday morning when a team of policemen from the station picked up the actor and took him to the Vyalikaval police station for...

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    'GOAT'! Golfers, Footballers, Singers Celebrate Tiger Woods' Win

    Tiger Woods is a winner again, capping off one of the most remarkable comebacks in golf history.More than five years since his last win, after four surgeries on his lower back that had left him wondering if he could ever play again, Woods ended his comeback season with a dominant victory at the Tour Championship.He built a five-shot lead early and hung on to finish at 1-over 71 for...

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    Tiger Woods Is Back! Wins 1st PGA Tour Title in More Than 5 Years

    Tiger Woods has won the Tour Championship with a two-shot victory over Billy Horschel.Woods went into the final round with the lead and finished it at 1-over 71.His first title in over five years, the win is expected to help Woods move up to No. 13 in the world rankings.A comeback not even Tiger Woods saw coming a year ago.A chaotic celebration that golf hasn't seen even in...

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    Defying Stereotypes, Age and Officials: India's Bridge Heroes

    India sent a 24-member bridge team to the 2018 Asian Games as the sport made its debut at the multi-discipline event. With an average age of 60 in the squad, the bridge players of India pulled off a big haul of three medals, including a gold in the men's pairs event.All this by a sport that wasn't even included in the first list of India's contingent announced for the...

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    Heavy Rain Causes Flash Floods In Himachal; IAF Choppers Deployed

    The southwest monsoon remained aggressive on Sunday, 23 September in Himachal Pradesh with most of the areas experiencing heavy to extremely heavy rains, causing landslides in some areas and blocking the highways.The water level in the major rivers of the state - the Satluj, Beas and Yamuna - which enter the neighbouring states of Punjab and Haryana has also increased, a...

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    In Stats: India's Record-Breaking 9-Wicket Demolition of Pakistan

    Team India made it 2-0 against Pakistan in the ongoing Asia Cup 2018 after they defeated their western neighbours for the second time in five days. Following the 8-wicket win last Wednesday, India cruised to yet another comprehensive win - on this occasion outclassing Pakistan by 9 wickets at the Dubai Cricket Stadium on Sunday.After restricting Pakistan to a modest 237-7, Team...

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    Rohit Sharma Credits Bowlers For India's 9-Wicket Win Over Pak

    An elated India captain Rohit Sharma showered praise on his bowlers after his side registered a comfortable nine-wicket win over arch-rivals Pakistan on Sunday.Continuing their winning spree, the men in blue came with another superb show to outclass Pakistan, thanks to the Indian bowlers, and openers Rohit and Shikhar Dhawan. In Stats: India's Record-Breaking 9-Wicket Demolition...

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    Highlights: India Thrash Pakistan by 9 Wickets in Asia Cup Match

    Openers Rohit Sharma and Shikhar Dhawan hit centuries as India thrashed rival Pakistan by nine wickets in the Super Four stage of the Asia Cup on Sunday.India scored 238-1 in 39.3 overs in reply to Pakistan's 237-7.It was India's largest ODI victory margin in terms of wickets against Pakistan, surpassing its previous best of eight wickets in the group stage of the same...

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    Maldives' Opposition Presidential Candidate Claims Victory

    Opposition presidential candidate Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, a long-time but little-known lawmaker, declared victory at his party's campaign headquarters in the capital city Male in a contentious election widely seen as a referendum on the island nation's young democracy.Supporters draped in the Maldives' flag took to the streets, hugging one another, cheering and honking...

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    Parrikar will continue to be Goa's chief minister: Shah

    Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar will continue in his post, BJP president Amit Shah said on Sunday as he announced that a reshuffle of state's ministers will take place soon. The BJP chief said so in a tweet following a discussion with the party's core group team from Goa. "It has been decided during a discussion with the Goa BJP core team that Manohar Parrikar will...

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    Rafale Deal: Reliance Defence is a Pass-Through for Modi Govt

    I have known and seen at least ten prime ministers of India, and can safely testify that except for Dr Manmohan Singh, none of the others was upright. So let us not perpetuate the myth of an incorruptible prime minister. They are all men of the world.This is why defence deals play such a major role in our politics. Like petroleum taxes, it makes for 'easy collection' of...

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    Another Close Finish for Afghanistan, Lose by 3 Runs to Bangladesh

    Bangladesh beat Afghanistan by 3 runs in their Super Four match in Abu Dhabi on Sunday, 23 September.Afghanistan lost their first Super Four match to Pakistan in a last-over finish. They next take on India on 25 September.Bangladesh now need to beat Pakistan on 26 September to qualify for the summit clash.After a last-over loss to Pakistan in the Super Four round, Afghanistan yet...

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    Former Mayor Samir Khan, Driver Shot Dead in Muzaffarpur

    The former Mayor of Muzaffarpur town and his driver were shot dead in Muzaffarpur in the district on Sunday, 23 September, police said.The deceased have been identified as Samir Kumar, 50, and his driver Rohit Kumar, 40, the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) of Muzaffarpur Town, Mukul Ranjan said.Kumar was the mayor of Muzaffarpur Municipal Corporation between 2002 to 2007.The incident...

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    Latest News: Maldives Oppn Presidential Candidate Claims Victory

    Catch all the latest updates of the day here.Five Killed in Torrential Tunisia RainsFlash floods in Tunisia's Cap Bon peninsula have killed at least five people, authorities said on Sunday, 23 September, as surging waters caused by heavy rains carried away homes, cars and chunks of road.Saturday's storm caused water levels in some areas to rise as much as 1.7 metres (5.6...

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    Whatsapp grievance officer at your rescue

    Hyderabad:Facebook-owned WhatsApp has appointed a grievance officer in an effort to address the spread of misinformation on the social messaging site. WhatsApp placed an update in its FAQ section mentioning the appointment of the grievance officer, Ms Komal Lahiri, along with the email Id. This measure is specific to Indian users. However, Ms Lahiri is based out of the US. The website said in its...

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    Rahul Gandhi must forge a different Congress

    However, the overall advantage may still be presumed to lie with the ruling government as it has the state machinery at its beck and call. If Narendra Modi had set the tone in late 2013 and early 2014 by unleashing a no-holds-barred attack on Sonia and Rahul Gandhi, thus inaugurating an era of personalised name-calling in politics in which every FIR led to Jawaharlal Nehru, months before crucial...

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    Outlawing triple talaq will not help women

    An incarcerated husband will not be in a position to pay maintenance. After all attempts of the BJP-led NDA government to enact a legislation to criminalise triple talaq were thwarted in the Rajya Sabha by Opposition parties, it took the Ordinance route to bring in the controversial provision. Ironically, by the time the government became determined to enact this provision, most women's rights...

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    Dr Kafeel Khan Arrested Again, This Time in a Bank Fraud Case

    Dr Kafeel Khan, who is out on bail in connection with the death of infants at a state-run hospital in Gorakhpur last year, and his brother Adeel Khan were arrested on Sunday, 23 September, in a nine-year-old fraud case."A case was registered against Dr Kafeel and his brother Adeel under various sections of the IPC in 2009 at the Rajghat police station by Muzaffar Alam, a resident...

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