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October 23, 2019
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Bombay HC: Phone Tapping Allowed for public safety purposes only

On Tuesday, the Bombay High Court granted relief to a 54-year-old businessman based in Mumbai and quashed three separate orders…

October 23, 2019
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₹70,000-crore BSNL, MTNL aid cleared

In an effort to revive the beleaguered state-owned telecom companies BSNL and MTNL, a package worth almost 70,000 crores was…

October 22, 2019
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The story of how Cape Town fought its water crisis

The water crisis in Cape Town last year was so bad that there were competitions to see who was least able to wash their shirts. Upon going to the toilet, restaurants and businesses encouraged people not to flush. The town was only 90 days away from turning the taps off. A year later, the parched dams of the South African city are now over 80 percent filled. Restrictions on water use were relaxed. And Day Zero – the point where the municipal water supply for Cape Town would be shut down – never occurred The main concern was the reduction in production. The City of Cape Town has partnered with a number…

October 22, 2019
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India to sign the Kartarpur corridor agreement. Asks Pakistan to re-think the fee

The Indian government on Monday said it is ready to sign the Kartarpur Sahib corridor after the Pakistani authorities remained…

October 21, 2019
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Lack of political will allows Political advertisements on the day of voting

As advertisements featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the two states’ chief ministers appeared in local newspapers on polling day…

October 21, 2019
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Bengaluru Civic Body Tells Shops Allocate 60% of Signboards to Kannada or Lose License

Bengaluru’s civic body, the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike, further pressing for the Kannada language in an increasingly cosmopolitan city on…

October 21, 2019
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World’s most elevated war zone Siachen presently open to tourists: Rajnath Singh

The Siachen Ice sheet at the stature of around 20,000 ft within the Karakoram run is known as the most noteworthy mobilized zone. The government on Monday reported that the Siachen region, the world’s most…

October 21, 2019
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Kamlesh Tiwari murder: Rs 5 lakh reward announced for information on suspects

The leader was wounded and shot dead at his home in Lucknow on Friday. The Director-General of Police (DGP) Uttar Pradesh, OP Singh on Monday announced a reward of Rs…

October 19, 2019
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Militant attacks on apple traders of Kashmir leaving farmers in fear

The year 2019 has not been so fruitful for apple farmers in Kashmir after the abrogation of provisions under Article…

October 19, 2019
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‘People would have hit the streets if…’: BJP leader on Kashmiri politicians

Senior BJP leader Avinash Rai Khanna said “only 10 members of a family came out the other day to lodge…