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BJP releases 1st list for LS polls: 5 takeaways

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 35 min 15 sec ago - [CET/Central European Time]
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Shah to make his LS poll debut from Advani's seat

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 1 hour 24 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
BJP president Amit Shah will contest his first LS polls from Gandhinagar seat, which was so far the seat of veteran party leader LK Advani. There had been speculations that several veteran leaders in BJP may be kept out of this year polls. The announcement of Amit shah's candidature marks a major shift in BJP's strategy as it looks to augment its executive ranks.
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Full list: BJP names 184 candidates for LS polls

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 2 hours 16 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
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Smriti Irani vs Rahul Gandhi again in Amethi

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 2 hours 37 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
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Full list: BJP names 184 candidates for LS polls

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 3 hours 5 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
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BJP's first list: PM to contest from Varanasi, Shah from Gandhinagar

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 3 hours 28 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
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How Mukesh may gain from Anil's telecom woes

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 5 hours 27 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
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Unpaid Jet pilots write to PM Modi amid crisis

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 7 hours 47 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
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LS polls: Satta bazaar in MP bets on BJP getting 246 seats, Cong 76-78

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 8 hours 3 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
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'Most difficult, depressing phase': Dhoni opens up on IPL fixing scandal

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 9 hours 31 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
The two-time World Cup winning captain broke his silence in a docudrama aptly titled 'Roar of the Lion', which focuses on the scandal that rocked Indian cricket and the ensuing fairy tale comeback by Chennai Super Kings following a two-year suspension for its management's role in spot-fixing.
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US warns Pak on another terror attack in India

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 14 hours 39 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
"We need to see Pakistan taking concrete and sustained action to reign in the terrorist groups, mainly the Jaish-e-Mohammed and the Lashkar-e-Taiba in order to ensure that we don't have re-escalation (of tension) in the region," a senior Trump administration official said.
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New Zealand bans sale of assault rifles: PM

From: TIMES OF INDIA - 15 hours 31 min ago - [CET/Central European Time]
"I am announcing that New Zealand will ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons. We will also ban all assault rifles," Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said, while announcing interim measures that will stop a rush of purchases before legislation on the measures takes effect.
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Nirav Modi had it all planned: Plastic surgery to Vanuatu citizenship

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 23:42 - [CET/Central European Time]
Since Nirav Modi fled the country last year, Indian agencies were tracking his every movement including his frequent travels to Europe, UAE, his financial transactions and meetings, officials told TOI.
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Nirav Modi arrested while trying to open bank a/c

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 21:20 - [CET/Central European Time]
A London court on Wednesday rejected the bail application of fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi and termed him a flight risk after he was arrested a day earlier from a bank here.
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'Content violating code to be removed in 3 hrs'

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:36 - [CET/Central European Time]
Social media firms, including Facebook, Google and Twitter, have committed to a three-hour time limit to comply with legal requests and orders of the Election Commission for taking down content in violation of 48-hour ‘silence period’ during the upcoming Lok Sabha election
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Why Nirav Modi’s extradition case may move much faster than Mallya’s

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:20 - [CET/Central European Time]
CBI and Enforcement Directorate officials expect the process of Nirav Modi’s extradition to be a “much faster” affair than the exercise to bring back Vijay Mallya and feel it should not take more than six months
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Share your Holi greetings

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 20:06 - [CET/Central European Time]
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300% jump in desis ‘buying’ green card

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 19:42 - [CET/Central European Time]
The number of Indians getting investment linked EB-5 visas in the US, also known as “cash for green card”, has risen nearly four-fold in the past two years.
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Asia's worst to best: Rupee's 5-week turnaround

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 17:20 - [CET/Central European Time]
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How a bank clerk's alert led to the arrest of Nirav Modi

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 15:37 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Samjhauta blast case: Aseemanand, 3 others acquitted by NIA court

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:16 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Pilot who hitched a ride saved Lion Air jet day before deadly crash

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 13:09 - [CET/Central European Time]
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What’s new on TOI: Modi Meter, Poll Shots & more

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:50 - [CET/Central European Time]
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EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ad rivals

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:21 - [CET/Central European Time]
"Google has cemented its dominance in online search adverts and shielded itself from competitive pressure by imposing anti-competitive contractual restrictions on third-party websites," European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said.
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EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ad rivals

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:21 - [CET/Central European Time]
"Google has cemented its dominance in online search adverts and shielded itself from competitive pressure by imposing anti-competitive contractual restrictions on third-party websites," European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said.
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EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ad rivals

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:21 - [CET/Central European Time]
"Google has cemented its dominance in online search adverts and shielded itself from competitive pressure by imposing anti-competitive contractual restrictions on third-party websites," European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager said.
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EU fines Google €1.49bn for blocking ad rivals

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 12:21 - [CET/Central European Time]
EU antitrust regulators handed down a €1.49 billion ($1.69 billion) fine to Alphabet unit Google on Wednesday for blocking rival online search advertisers, marking the company's third penalty in two years.
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Oz defeat a warning for India before WC: Dravid

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 11:56 - [CET/Central European Time]
High-flying India crashed to a stunning 2-3 defeat against Australia at home in the bilateral ODI series and the setback should act as a warning sign for Virat Kohli and his men going into the upcoming World Cup as one of the favourites, feels former captain Rahul Dravid.
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PNB scam: Fugitive businessman Nirav Modi arrested in London

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 10:30 - [CET/Central European Time]
The United Kingdom had responded to a Red Corner Notice issued by the agency against Nirav Modi last year, they added. The RCN was issued in June 2018 on a request from the agency to the Interpol.
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LS 2019: A matter of existence for Left in Bengal

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 10:16 - [CET/Central European Time]
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India to boycott China's 2nd Belt & Road Forum

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 09:21 - [CET/Central European Time]
India's ambassador to China Vikram Misri told the state-run Global Times, "No country can participate in an initiative that ignores its core concerns on sovereignty and territorial integrity," replying to a question about India's concerns over the BRI and whether India would take part in the second BRF meet.
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Deepak Bhoria: 'Newspaper wala' to boxing gold

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 09:02 - [CET/Central European Time]
Playing his first international tournament, the Makran Cup, earlier this year, the 21-year-old resident of Kaimari Road in Hisar not only sported the India crest but was also the lone Indian boxer to win gold, having endured a life full of hardships to reach this stage.
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Goa CM Pramod Sawant-led govt wins trust vote

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 08:41 - [CET/Central European Time]
The BJP-led coalition government on Wednesday passed the crucial floor test by winning 20 votes against 15 in the 40-member Goa assembly. BJP government is supported by Goa Forward Party, Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party and Independent MLAs.
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Mamata's 'shloka-recitation' challenge to PM

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 05:08 - [CET/Central European Time]
Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday threw a challenge at top BJP leaders over recitation of Sanskrit ‘shlokas’ and dared PM Narendra Modi and BJP president Amit Shah to compete with her. She came down heavily on her critics in the opposition who have alleged even religious rituals are under threat in Bengal.
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Caution for Cong: Vote split ahead as SP, BSP tie up for all seats in Maha

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 04:39 - [CET/Central European Time]
Muslim votes in the state may get split and spell trouble for the Congress-NCP's alliance as the Samajwadi Party (SP) and AIMIM have aligned with Dalit groups, turning the contest three-cornered in many seats.
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Live: PM Modi to contest from Varanasi, Shah from Gandhinagar

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 04:21 - [CET/Central European Time]
As the days draw near for the Lok Sabha elections to begin, it's still an evolving story of partners and alliances for the parties, as they go into the final phases of campaigning. Stay with TOI for live updates.
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Live: BJP to release first list of candidates for LS elections shortly

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 04:21 - [CET/Central European Time]
As the days draw near for the Lok Sabha elections to begin, it's still an evolving story of partners and alliances for the parties, as they go into the final phases of campaigning. Stay with TOI for live updates.
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Live: Floor test under way in the Goa assembly

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 03:30 - [CET/Central European Time]
Stay here for the latest updates from around the world that you cannot miss
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UP ready for mandal vs kamandal part 2

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Wed, 03/20/2019 - 00:17 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Mindtree acquisition: We are not corporate raiders, says L&T CEO

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 23:30 - [CET/Central European Time]
“It shouldn’t be seen as a hostile takeover,” L&T chief executive and managing director S N Subrahmanyan told TOI in an interview. “We didn’t go looking for Mindtree. Its largest shareholder, V G Siddhartha, approached us with a deal after he tried engaging with the founders regarding his exit. Being a founder-investor, he was emotional about to whom he would sell the stake,” he said.
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No '220 club' in BJP hoping to replace PM Modi, says Nitin Gadkari

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 23:23 - [CET/Central European Time]
There is no “220 club” in BJP which hopes a reduced tally for the party in the Lok Sabha elections could see the emergence of an alternative to PM Narendra Modi and this was mere speculation in media circles, minister for road transport and highways Nitin Gadkari said.
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How Congress lost the Goa game, again

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 22:01 - [CET/Central European Time]
Congress’ numerical edge in terms of number of MLAs in the Goa assembly was blunted as only 3 of its MLAs appeared before Goa governor while BJP presented all 21 MLAs supporting its claim, Nitin Gadkari has said. BJP zeroed in on Goa speaker Pramod Sawant after briefly considering Sripad Naik, junior minister for Ayurveda at the Centre.
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Mindtree refutes L&T's offer of ‘dil & pyaar’

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 21:01 - [CET/Central European Time]
L&T chief executive and MD S N Subrahmanyan invoked 'dil and pyaar' (heart and love) on Tuesday in an effort to calm the fears of Mindtree’s founders. But the latter would have none of it.
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Jr Davis, Fed cups moved out of India

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 20:41 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Lower GST for realty from April

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 20:29 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Lower GST for realty from April

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 20:29 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Germany backs move to ban Masood Azhar

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 20:19 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Former SC judge P C Ghose appointed India's first Lokpal

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 16:33 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Virat Kohli not a shrewd captain, says Gambhir

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 15:20 - [CET/Central European Time]
Virat Kohli is not a "shrewd captain" who could be compared to his national team deputy Rohit Sharma or former skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni, who have won three IPL titles each, feels former KKR captain Gautam Gambhir.
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The Ambani who lost billions and avoided jail

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 14:41 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Jet pilots threaten to stop flying from April 1

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:46 - [CET/Central European Time]
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How Shah, Gadkari worked behind the scenes to avert crisis in Goa

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 13:24 - [CET/Central European Time]
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K'taka building collapse: 1 dead, many trapped

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:39 - [CET/Central European Time]
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IPL 2019 Full group stage schedule

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:23 - [CET/Central European Time]
The schedule is balanced in terms of afternoon matches/weekend matches and travel. The board has factored the 2019 Lok Sabha elections dates/phases in the respective states and cities and clearance thereof. Defending champions Chennai Super Kings (CSK) will take on Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) in Chennai in the IPL opener, which will begin on March 23.
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Live: 1 dead after building collapses in Karnataka

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:08 - [CET/Central European Time]
As many as 90 people are feared trapped after an under-construction building collapsed in Dharwad district on Tuesday. Stay with us for all the live updates:
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Jet operating only 41 planes, there may be further attrition: DGCA

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 12:02 - [CET/Central European Time]
DGCA has asked the airline to comply with all relevant rules on timely communication (about flight delays or cancellations), compensation, refunds and providing alternate flights wherever applicable. The data is being monitored by DGCA on regular basis.
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L&T says Mindtree bid triggered by Siddhartha

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 11:30 - [CET/Central European Time]
Engineering major L&T on Tuesday said the deal got triggered after largest sharehlder VG Siddhartha approached them three months ago, and exuded confidence in winning over the unhappy promoters. L&T's SN Subrahmanyan invoked parallels with bollywood dramas, saying with 'dil and pyaar' (heart and love) it will be able to win over everybody.
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How Lok Sabha has changed over 70 years

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 08:51 - [CET/Central European Time]
A lot has changed since the first Lok Sabha was elected in 1952. The average age of MPs has gone up — the last one was the oldest, while this one is the second oldest
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Flight safety is at risk: Jet's engineers union

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 07:04 - [CET/Central European Time]
In a letter written to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, JAMEWA stated: "It has been arduous for us to meet financial requirements, result of which has adversely affected the psychological condition of Aircraft engineers at work and therefore the safety of public transport airplanes being flown by Jet Airways across India and the world is at risk."
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Mindtree promoters vow to oppose bid by L&T

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 06:47 - [CET/Central European Time]
The attempted hostile takeover bid of Mindtree by Larsen & Toubro is a "grave threat" and "value destructive" to the organisation collectively built over 20 years, the promoters said pledging to "unconditionally oppose" the hostile takeover attempt.
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After I die, my successor may come from India: Dalai Lama

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 05:38 - [CET/Central European Time]
The Dalai Lama said on Monday it was possible that once he dies his incarnation could be found in India, where he has lived for 60 years, and warned that any other successor named by China would not be respected. "China considers Dalai Lama's reincarnation as something very important. They have more concern about the next Dalai Lama than me," he said.
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BJP passes mantle over to GenNext in Goa, rewards loyalty

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 05:34 - [CET/Central European Time]
With 46-year old Pramod Sawant succeeding Manohar Parrikar as the state’s chief minister, the BJP has effectively passed the mantle to its GenNext leadership. And with Sawant being the only BJP MLA from the RSS cadre, the transition has been truly complete.
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Unique ethos: When 10 IT pros came together in 1999 to start Mindtree

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 03:00 - [CET/Central European Time]
Those in Mindtree think of their culture as a mix of empathy, integrity, and purpose. Empathy was visible at inception in 1999, when the company unveiled a logo created by an alumnus of the Spastic Society of Karnataka, Chetan. Since then, the company has had a special emphasis on the differently-abled.
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L&T unveils near Rs 11,000 cr bid for Mindtree

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 02:42 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Will Sabarimala give BJP LS seat in Kerala?

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Tue, 03/19/2019 - 02:17 - [CET/Central European Time]
Some leaders from Sangh Parivar wanted to replicate the experiment of 1987 when candidates fielded by BJP-led Hindu Munnani finished second in three assembly constituencies in the state and gave a tough fight to LDF and UDF in at least half a dozen others.
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Jet turbulence: Etihad refuses to play ball

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 23:08 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Mukesh Ambani saves brother Anil from jail

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 22:22 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa chief minister

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 22:02 - [CET/Central European Time]
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Pramod Sawant sworn in as Goa chief minister

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 22:02 - [CET/Central European Time]
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NDA to gain 13 seats after Balakot: Poll

From: TIMES OF INDIA - Mon, 03/18/2019 - 21:46 - [CET/Central European Time]
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