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Don't announce any scheme for poll-bound states in Budget, EC tells govt

4 hours 29 min ago
The Election Commission on Monday night cleared the presentation of Union Budget on February 1, but asked the government not to announce any schemes for the poll-bound states.
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Trump withdraws US from trans-Pacific trade deal

5 hours 20 min ago
US President Donald Trump began his first full work day at the White House on Monday by taking Washington out of the Trans-Pacific Parnership (TPP), a trade agreement among twelve of the Pacific Rim countries.
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Jallikattu protests ease across TN, uneasy calm at Marina Beach

6 hours 54 min ago
The scene at the Marina resembled that of a curfew zone with the roads leading to the protest venue blocked off by the police from all sides. The police lathicharged with vengeance whenever they ran into a rioter.
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Dhoni's gift to Kohli: Series winning match ball

8 hours 8 min ago
MS Dhoni decided to pass on his legacy of collecting memorabilia to the current captain Virat Kohli as he gifted the series winning match ball, something which turned out to be an emotional moment for the current skipper.
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TN assembly passes jallikattu amendment bill

8 hours 45 min ago
A much-awaited bill to amend the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act, 1960 to make jallikattu a permanent sport in rural Tamil Nadu was passed by the state assembly unanimously in a special session on Monday evening. The bill replaces the ordinance promulgated on January 21.
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Kejriwal to EC: Let me repeat my bribery remarks

10 hours 40 min ago
On Saturday, Kejriwal was censured by the EC for his comment asking voters in Goa to take money from political parties, but vote only for AAP. The commission had also warned of strong action, including derecognition of AAP, if the Delhi chief minister repeated his comments.
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Union Budget 2017: Top 5 expectations from FM

10 hours 48 min ago
As countdown to the Union Budget 2017 has already begun with the Supreme Court on Monday dismissing the plea to reschedule the date in view of the upcoming assembly elections. This time budget will be announced one-month in advance, instead of the traditional practice of declaring it on last day of February. The whole idea of advancing annual financial plan is to complete the spending and tax proposals before beginning of next fiscal. Here are the five major expectations from the NDA's fourth budget:
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End protest immediately, appeals Rajinikanth

11 hours 12 min ago
Expressing deep anguish over the ‘ongoing incidents’ of violence during the pro-jallikattu struggle across Tamil Nadu, superstar Rajinikanth appealed to the protesters to call off the agitation immediately.
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SC dismisses plea to postpone Union Budget

12 hours 56 min ago
The Supreme Court today dismissed a petition which sought postponement of the Union Budget from February 1 on the grounds of upcoming Assembly elections in five states.
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'If needed, China would assume world leadership'

13 hours 20 min ago
Last week in Davos, President Xi Jinping portrayed China as the leader of a globalised world where only international cooperation could solve the big problems
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SC orders probe against ex-CBI boss Ranjit Sinha

13 hours 58 min ago
The Supreme Court today ordered a CBI probe against former chief of the investigation agency Ranjit Sinha in connection to the coal block allocation scam case. A special bench headed by Justice M B Lokur gave its verdict based on the report by a special judicial panel.
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Jallikattu protest: Violence breaks out in Chennai, other parts of TN

15 hours 12 min ago
A group of 50 miscreants set on fire Ice House police station on fire. Around 15 bikes parked in front of the police station went up in flames. The protesters hurled stones at the station, and at least 22 policemen were injured.
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MSY is no show, but Akhilesh posts FB pic with him

17 hours 7 min ago
Yesterday, Mulayam was conspicuous by his absence at a key event to release the party's election manifesto. But then last night, his son and Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, posted a photograph on Facebook that seemed to indicate there is no rift.
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Police evict pro-jallkattu protesters in Chennai, other parts of TN

18 hours 24 min ago
The Chennai police requested the protesters on Marina Beach to disperse in a peaceful manner as “that their purpose has been fully achieved” since the state government promulgated an ordinance on Saturday.
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Trump mocks protesters: 'Why didn't they vote?'

19 hours 41 sec ago
US President Donald Trump appears to have forgotten he didn't win the popular vote in the US elections. He tweeted asking why the hundreds of thousands who protested him on Saturday in the US "didn't vote". Trump's opponent Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by as many as three million votes.
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Just 1 minister in Delhi as AAP eyes polls in Punjab & Goa

20 hours 5 min ago
When poll dates were announced earlier this month, AAP had said that in the coming days, both states would be flooded with volunteers and workers, not only to intensify campaigning but also to increase the party’s visibility on the ground.
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Chennai police evicting pro-jallikattu protesters on Marina Beach

20 hours 59 min ago
The police, who issued a press release in the early hours of Monday, said the protest had been staged in a disciplined and peaceful manner without causing inconvenience to the general public and hindrance to the traffic.
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Baby born with 4 legs, 2 male sex organs

21 hours 21 min ago
A woman delivered a baby with four legs and two male sex organs at the Dhadeasugure Primary Health Centre in Raichur. The infant is born to Lalitamma, 23, and Chennabasava, 26, residents of Puladinni village.
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Akhilesh launches manifesto, MSY not present

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 22:40
Though Samajwadi patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav featured prominently on the cover of the party manifesto, he was not present when UP chief minister and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav launch it. Uncle Shivpal, who stood by Mulayam in the family feud, was also absent
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Aadhaar Pay: Centre for cardless transaction

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 22:19
Keen to push digital payments among the poor and illiterate in rural areas of the country, the government is pushing to popularise Aadhaar Pay which ensures financial transactions by just using fingerprint. This won't need any card and smartphone as this app works on any Android-based smartphone.
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Akhilesh calls Priyanka in morning, accepts offer

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 21:05
UP chief minister Ahkilesh Yadav called Priyanka Gandhi in the morning to make the offer, signalling a successful denouement of the protracted negotiations that saw both sides pushing the other hard before SP gave in.
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1st lot of railway safety fund may come in Budget

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 20:40
In its two-year report card, the Narendra Modi government had claimed credit for fewer rail accidents. Now the pressure is on the railways with three major rail accidents taking place in a span of two months, claiming close to 190 lives. The first allocation of the railway safety fund may come in the budget.
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Priyanka Gandhi credited for sealing SP alliance

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 19:53
The successful conclusion of the alliance with SP saw Congress on Sunday heralding the “political launch” of Priyanka Gandhi, openly crediting her with clinching the coalition that had seemed to be on the rocks.
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What made Samajwadi Party, Congress come together for UP polls

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 16:30
Samajwadi Party and Congress on Sunday sealed a pre-poll pact to contest the UP assembly elections, ending days of suspense and feverish parleys, with compulsions of realpolitik forcing the two parties to come together to thwart BJP's attempt to storm back two power after 15 years.
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BJP fields Rita Bahugana from Lucknow Cantt

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 15:30
Rita Bahuguna is a former Congress party member and a prominent Brahmin face. She joined the BJP last year. The party will also field Pankaj Singh, the son of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, from Noida.
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Day 2 as US President: Trump says love you CIA, hate you media

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 15:26
There is no precedent for the rancor and bitterness that is characterizing Donald Trump's formal entry to White House as President, not even when many Democrats thought George Bush "stole" the election in 2000.
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Now we join you as private citizens: The Obamas reveal what's next

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 14:50
It comes as no surprise that two days after exiting the White House, the Obamas are already gearing up for their next big project. In a video released mere hours before Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States, Barack and Michelle Obama unveiled The Obama Foundation.
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General Motors' $1 billion plan for India on hold

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 14:31
The company, which had in 2015 announced plans to invest USD 1 billion to enhance manufacturing operations and roll out 10 locally produced models, has not put any timeline for lifting freeze on investments on the new products.
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Hirakhand Express derailment: Probe ordered

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 13:03
At least 39 people were killed and over 60 injured after the engine and nine coaches of the Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Hirakhand Express jumped the tracks in Andhra Pradesh's Vizianagaram district late on Saturday night. A probe has been ordered.
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England win Eden thriller; India take series 2-1

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 13:02
England beat India in the third and final ODI by five runs to avoid a cleansweep. India won the series 2-1.
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'Ram Gopal is after my life', claims Amar Singh

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:45
Days after showering praise on Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, expelled Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh clarified that his honeyed words were not a plea for reinstatement to the party.
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2 dead, 28 injured during jallikattu event in Tamil Nadu

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 11:40
Tamil Nadu's popular bull taming sport, was on Sunday held in parts of Tamil Nadu with tens of thousands taking part but two participants were killed at one of the events.
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Fit-again Saina Nehwal lifts Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 10:04
Indian badminton ace Saina Nehwal notched up her first title after a career-threatening injury by claiming the Malaysia Masters Grand Prix Gold with a hard-fought victory in the summit clash on Sunday.
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Akhilesh releases election manifesto: Top quotes

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 08:53
An alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Congress has finally been sealed after days of negotiation. According to the deal, the Congress party will be allotted 105 seats while SP will fight on the remaining 298 seats in the upcoming elections. Here's is what Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said while releasing party manifesto in Lucknow:
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Akhilesh releases election manifesto: Top quotes 

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 08:53
An alliance between the Samajwadi Party (SP) and the Congress has finally been sealed after days of negotiation. According to the deal, the Congress party will be allotted 105 seats while SP will fight on the remaining 298 seats in the upcoming elections. Here's is what Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav said while releasing party manifesto in Lucknow:
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Jallikattu held in some TN villages; Alanganallur foils govt’s bid

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 08:48
The state government on Saturday promulgated an ordinance to amend the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act to enable the conduct of jallikattu and said chief minister O Panneerselvam would flag off the event at Alanganallur around 10am.
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Top seed Murray knocked out of Australian Open

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 08:40
Top seeded Briton Andy Murray was knocked out of the Australian Open in the fourth round on Sunday, losing 7-5 5-7 6-2 6-4 to German world number 50 Mischa Zverev on Rod Laver Arena.
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Live Score: India vs England, 3rd ODI

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 07:18
Follow the live updates from the third and final ODI between India and England being played at the Eden Gardens in Kolkata. India lead the series 2-0 with wins in Pune and Cuttack, and will be eyeing a 3-0 whitewash.
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What India Inc expects from Budget 2017

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 06:05
On February 1, Finance minister Arun Jaitley is expected to present a tax-payer friendly 2017 Union Budget, given the fact that it comes within months of demonetisation. With just 10 days to go for the annual financial plan, the Indian corporate sector has already started gearing up for it. Here are some of the major expectations of India's business tycoons from budget 2017:
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32 killed as Hirakhand Express derails in Andhra

Sun, 01/22/2017 - 04:55
The incident took place around 11 PM on Saturday night when the train was on its way to Bhubaneswar from Jagdalpur. The engine and nine coaches of train no - 18448 Jagdalpur-Bhubaneswar Express went off the track near Kuneru station.
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Sonia takes charge of seat negotiations in UP

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 22:42
SP boss Akhilesh Yadav laid down on Saturday a final offer of 99-100 seats for Congress with a clear “lump it or leave it” message, forcing Congress president Sonia Gandhi to enter into negotiations, which remained stuck so far.
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India may soon get a tri-service chief

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 21:34
The country may soon get a new tri-service chief— a four-star general like the Army, IAF and Navy chiefs— to ensure synergy in training, logistics, planning and procurement among the forces from limited budgetary resources.
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Cash for green card route to cost extra Rs 5.4 cr

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 20:39
Indians wishing to immigrate to the US via EB-5 investment linked visa route will have to shell out more. The minimum threshold investment limit is proposed to be raised from $1 million (Rs 6.8 crore) to $1.8 million (Rs 12.2 crore).
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Markets not sold on Trump talk

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 19:54
There is wide expectation that the dollar will open strong next week, considering Trump’s proposals on tax cuts and promoting local manufacturing along with curbs on imports. Ahead of Trump’s inaugural address, the rupee fell five paise to close at a one-week low of Rs 68.18 on Friday
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Donald Trump sings ‘My Way’, India fears economy will be waylaid

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 19:46
Hours after US President Donald Trump spelt out his ‘America First’ strategy, he also belted out Frank Sinatra’s “My Way”, sending out a worrying message for the Indian economy, specially the IT sector. Domestic financial markets are bracing for a fresh round of volatility when they open on Monday.
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Now, chorus grows for lifting ban on Kambala

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 17:34
Kambla in its traditional form is non-competitive with buffalo pairs made to race one after another in paddy fields, which is considered a thanksgiving to the Gods for protecting the animals from diseases.
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Trump begins to dismantle established US policy

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 17:25
Demonstrating that he may have meant every word of the fierce campaign rhetoric that fired him into the White House, Trump began dismantling his predecessor’s signature programs, starting with Obamacare, within hours of his inauguration, even as violence rocked Washington DC.
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Jallikattu ordinance signed, but protesters want permanent solution

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 15:54
The promulgation of an ordinance by the Tamil Nadu government and the announcement that jallikattu will be held in Alanganallur and other places on Sunday had no effect on the protesters as they stayed put at the protest venues demanding a permanent solution to the issue.
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Inaugural speech: Pak jittery about Trump's Islamic radicalism comment

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 15:45
People in Beijing expressed doubts on Saturday about President Donald Trump's ability to steer the US economy and manage China-American relations, underscoring concerns over trade, Taiwan and other issues.
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MH370: Will cash reward lure treasure hunters? 

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 14:10
More questions than answers have arisen since the Boeing 777 vanished and relatives of the 239 dead fear that China and Malaysia are admitting defeat in the face of one of the world's most enduring aviation mysteries.
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Over 3.5L people sing anthem, set world record

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 13:30
Over 3.5 lakh people today set a new world record by singing the national anthem at an event at Kagvad in Rajkot district of Gujarat.
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Tamil Nadu governor promulgates ordinance for conduct of jallikattu

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 12:31
Tamil Nadu Governor C Vidyasagar Rao on Saturday promulgated an ordinance for the conduct of jallikattu.
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EC censures Arvind Kejriwal for bribe remarks

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 12:05
In his speeches at various rallies in Goa last weekend, Kejriwal had said that people should not just accept Rs 5,000, but demand Rs 10,000 from politicians keen on offering money, but vote for his Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
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Pak releases Indian soldier Chandu Babulal who crossed LoC last year

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 10:08
Pakistan authorities today released Indian soldier Chandu Chavan, who inadvertently had crossed the border last year, ANI reported.He had mistakenly crossed the de-factor border in Kashmir hours after India’s surgical strikes on terrorist bases across the LoC.
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Pak to release Indian soldier Chandu Babulal who crossed LoC last year

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 10:08
Pakistan authorities today said that the Indian soldier Chandu Chavan, who inadvertently had crossed the border last year, will be released today, ANI reported.He had mistakenly crossed the de-factor border in Kashmir hours after India’s surgical strikes on terrorist bases across the LoC.
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Jallikattu: Rain and sun, but protests continue

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 09:48
People, including senior citizens, women and children wearing black dresses headed to Marina from across the city and other districts from morning. Some walked holding placards which read "Ban PETA" and ''We want jallikattu."
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Halt work on hydro projects in JK: Pak tells India

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 08:15
Pakistan's two parliamentary committees in a joint resolution asked India to immediately suspend the ongoing construction of the Kishanganga and Ratle hydro power projects in Jammu and Kashmir, Dawn reported. ​
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Blast kills at least 21 in Pak vegetable market

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 07:50
An explosion in a busy vegetable market killed at least 21 people on Saturday in Pak's remote northwestern tribal region. About 40 others were wounded in the blast in Kurram region, near the border with Afghanistan, said Sajid Hussain Turi, member of the National Assembly from the region.
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Donald Trump's first day as US President

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 07:19
Hours after he was sworn-in as 45th President of the United States, real estate magnate and reality show host Donald Trump rounded up members of his family and the press in a room near the Senate floor to watch him take his first presidential actions-signing some paperwork.Here are some of the highlights from his first day in office:
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Stress? Techies don't mind it if paycheck is fat

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 05:19
The image of the overworked and sleep-deprived software engineer is all too familiar to the IT city. Feel-good stories of that professional who left the ‘corporate hell-hole’ and moved to the countryside have won murmurs of empathy. But a recent study has shown that a lot of techies don’t mind the stress because of the QoL, or the Quality of Life, that their profession guarantees. In short, drudgery’s fine, because the money’s great.
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Educated girl can't cry rape if ditched by BF: HC

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 04:24
A promise to marry cannot be considered an inducement in every rape case, the Bombay high court has ruled. The judge said that an educated girl who has consented to have pre-marital sex should take responsibility for her decision.
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Donald Trump is now president, but he's still selling an insurgency

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 04:22
Trump sent a clear signal to the United States and the world: He plans to govern as he campaigned, refusing to align himself even with his own Republican Party and taking his message directly to the American people.
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After a decade, 'golden era' back in Andhra

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 02:46
​Andhra Pradesh and Telangana consume about one-fourth of gold imported by India. The state has a history of gold mining dating back to the Vijayanagar empire. The latest gold prospecting studies will cover about 900 acres of forest land.
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Efforts to restrict H-1B visa gather pace

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 02:05
US senators Chuck Grassley and Dick Durbin, who have time and again tried to bring in legislation on H-1B, have now said they will introduce a new legislation that would ensure that the best and brightest students educated in the US will receive preference for an H-1B visa.
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Trump signs first executive order on Obamacare

Sat, 01/21/2017 - 01:44
President Donald Trump signed his first executive order on Friday in the Oval Office shortly after his inaugural parade ended, directing agencies to ease the regulatory burdens associated with Obamacare.
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US border tax: Indian pharma cos may be hit

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 23:30
Domestic pharmaceutical cos could see a rough road ahead in the US, if it decides to implement the proposed border adjustment tax under the plan to revamp corporate taxes. India contributes around 30% of the overall volume of drugs consumed in the US.
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How jallikattu became a Tamil totem

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 22:44
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China's entry into power sector alarms India

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 22:10
Indian power equipment manufacturers have raised alarm over vulnerability of the country’s transmission networks to hacking as Chinese companies make steady inroads into supervisory control and data acquisition systems being added to smarten up city grids.
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Centre OKs Tamil Nadu's jallikattu ordinance

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 21:28
The Centre gave go ahead to the Tamil Nadu government on its proposal of an ordinance on jallikattu late on Friday night. The move will contain the ongoing statewide protests against ban on jallikattu. The ordinance is likely to have provisions prohibiting cruelty to animals.
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US President Donald Trump's swearing-in ceremony

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 20:30
Donald Trump was sworn in as the 45th President of the United States today. He took over from Barack Obama. Here's a look back at the inauguration ceremony.
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Priyanka steps in to save SP-Cong pact

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 20:18
As ego tussles threaten to torpedo the Samajwadi Party-Congress alliance, Priyanka Gandhi jumped in to dispatch her personal emissary to Lucknow for talks with UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav. Congress blamed Akhilesh Yadav for going back on his commitment regarding seat sharing.
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'Don' of a 'Protectionist Era': Trump vows to put 'America First' 

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 19:36
Amid a flurry of abrasive, contentious statements, Trump made two conciliatory remarks, once saying the US will seek friendship with all countries and "will not seek to impose our way of life on everyone," and another time promising to "reinforce old alliances and form new ones".
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Obama hands over US nuclear codes to Trump 

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 18:24
What went through Trump's mind as he received the codes can't be divined, but he has gone back and forth on nuclear weapons, sometimes saying the US needs to expand its arsenal and at other times saying the world should curtail the weapons.
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Obama's final message to America on Twitter

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 16:25
Obama invited his fellow citizens to help him take his "first steps" outside the White House, by writing on his website about the issues they care about. He asked them to believe in their ability to bring about change.
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Jallikattu stir: A mass pageant of Tamil pride

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 15:54
A bandh usually evokes images of empty roads. But a bandh called for jallikattu brought more vehicles and people on to the roads and streets across Tamil Nadu than usual on Friday, headed to various protests venues.
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Donald Trump's 10 most cited quotes

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 15:20
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China's GDP growth falls to 26-year low

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 15:10
China's GDP growth may be much lesser if the suspicion of fudged data is taken into account. One of Chinese provinces, Liaoning, recently admitted that it had be faking growth data between 2011 and 2014.
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Donald Trump cabinet, still work in progress, faces IQ questions

Fri, 01/20/2017 - 14:33
Typical of Trump, he did not explain the source of his jaw-dropping claim that must have had Thomas Jefferson keel over in his memorial nearby. The charitable reading was that Trump was joking, but Democrats have an easy explanation for it: By IQ, Trump must have meant Integrity Questionable.
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