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You’ll be shocked to see which tweet Dhoni‘liked’.

MS Dhoni, Indian cricket’s most successful captain and arguably their most famous one-day player, has 6.7m followers on Twitter, but has only tweeted 45 times. Fair for the nature of the beast, you could argue, because Dhoni is a fairly private man.

- Times Of India - IN

50 lakh people duped of Rs 7,000 crore.

An EOW officer said the agency has registered a case of cheating under the Indian Penal Code and also invoked sections of the Maharashtra Protection of Interest of Depositors Act against PCL and its six directors.

- Times Of India - IN

Mumbai man warns of chemical attack during Gujarat election, arrested for hoax call.

Eshad Shaikh had made the call to the NIA claiming that there will be a chemical attack during Gujarat elections.

- Zee News - IN

Modi, Manmohan shake hands amid row over `secret meeting with Pakistan envoy`.

The brief handshake between Modi and Singh was held when leaders gathered in Delhi to pay tribute to those who lost lives in the 2001 Parliament attack.

- Zee News - IN

Ex-Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda found guilty in coal scam case.

Former coal secretary HC Gupta, former Jharkhand chief secretary Ashok Kumar Basu were also found guilty by the court.

- Zee News - IN

No vision, only Modi: Rahul claims BJP had a lacklustre campaign in Gujarat.

After a full spirited campaign for Congress in Gujarat, Rahul Gandhi exuded confidence of a victory for the party in the state. "We reached out to people months ahead of the polls to try and understand what people want. We have been able to make a vision for the people of the state. This election is not about BJP or ...

- Zee News - IN

Hope no Kejriwal will emerge from my movement again: Anna Hazare.

Social activist Anna Hazare has said he hoped that no Arvind Kejriwal emerged from his movement again.Delhi Chief Minister and Aam Aadmi Party supremo Kejriwal had taken part in Hazares anti-corruption movement in 2011. Subsequently, he had parted ways with the social activist and launched his own political outfit."I hope ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

India 'deeply disappointed' over developments on food security issue at WTO.

India today expressed "deep disappointment" over the decision of a "major member country" to renege on its commitment for a permanent solution to the public food stockholding issue at the ongoing ministerial conference of the World Trade Organisation .Indias attempts to find a permanent solution to the food stockpile issue ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Tamil Nadu cop shot dead in Rajasthan by robbery suspects.

A police inspector from Chennai was shot dead by robbers early morning on Wednesday in Jaitaran of Pali district in Rajasthan. The deceased has been identified as Periyapandi of Maduravoyal police station, Chennai. Whereas another inspector, Muni Sekar, who accompanied him suffered serious injuries and has been admitted to ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

PM to commission submarine Kalvari.

Coinciding with the golden jubilee of the submarine arm of the Indian Navy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday would commission Kalvari, the latest submarine adding to the blue-water capabilities.Kalvari, the first of the Scorpene-class submarines, built at the Mazagon Dock Shipbuilders Ltd Mumbai , had undergone ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda convicted in coal scam case.

Koda, Basu and two accused public servants conspired to favour VISUL in the coal block allocation, the agency alleged.

- Rediff.com - IN

ADB lowers India's GDP forecast for FY-18 to 6.7 per cent

The Asian Development Bank on Wednesday lowered India's 2017 economic growth forecast to 6.7% from the earlier 7%, saying recovery in the Indian economy was stifled due to rising global crude oil price and subtle private investment. It also cut the outlook for the countrys economic growth for 2018."Owing to tepid growth in ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

16th anniversary of Parliament attack: Facts that you need to know about it

It has been sixteen years since a suicide squad stormed Indias Parliament complex on 13 December 2001. Nine people were killed and eighteen others were injured in the unprecedented attack on the seat of power of the worlds biggest democracy. The terrorists belonged to Jaish-e-Mohammad and Lashkar-e-Taiba and were reportedly ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Former Jharkhand CM Madhu Koda convicted in coal scam case

A special court today held former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda and ex-coal secretary H C Gupta guilty of corruption and other charges in a coal scam case. Special CBI Judge Bharat Parashar held Koda, Gupta and other accused persons, including ex-Jharkhand chief secretary A K Basu and private company Vini Iron and ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Biggest-ever cheating case? 50 lakh people duped of Rs 7,000 crore

An EOW officer said the agency has registered a case of cheating under the Indian Penal Code and also invoked sections of the Maharashtra Protection of Interest of Depositors Act against PCL and its six directors.

- Times Of India - IN

Smaller Farms Can Cope Better With Climate Change in India, Say Analysts

India’s small farmers are better equipped than large landowners to deal with climate change, but need more support to find innovative ways to minimize the impacts of higher temperatures, uneven rainfall, floods and droughts, analysts said. About 60 percent of India’s population of 1.3 billion depends on ...

- Voice of America - US

The curious case of Hafiz Saeed, MML and Pakistan

, Dec 13 : The release of Jamaat-ud-Dawa Chief Hafiz Saeed and former Pakistan president Parvez Musharraf's open admission of his liking towards the former and the Lashkar-e-Taiba will win Islamabad foes, more than friends, says an expert.Paul Stott, a senior teaching fellow at the Centre for International Studies and ...

- Sify - IN

Locals oppose construction of dams in PoK's Muzaffarabad

, Dec 13 : Local residents of Muzaffarabad have strongly opposed the construction of dams and hydro-electric projects in the region and accused Islamabad of looting the resources from the Pakistan occupied Kashmir ."Pakistan government with the help of other countries has been stopping the flow of the rivers and altering ...

- Sify - IN

Qadri to announce new push against Shahbaz govt today

LAHORE: The three Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz members of the Punjab Assembly, who had announced their resignations at a Khatm-i-Nubuwat conference organised by Pir Hameeduddin Sialvi in Faisalabad on Sunday, submitted their formal resignations in writing to the assembly secretariat here on Tuesday. Also, according to ...

- DAWN - PK

PM in Turkey to attend OIC summit in wake of Trump Jerusalem move

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi/ file photoISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday arrived in Turkey to attend the special Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif .Senior Turkish officials welcomed the prime minister and the Pakistani delegation upon arrival.Foreign Minister ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Locals oppose construction of dams in PoK's Muzaffarabad

"Pakistan government with the help of other countries has been stopping the flow of the rivers and altering their routes to meet the needs of the people of Islamabad. Regional government was not even considered, while taking such decisions," said Ishtiaq Mir, leader of the United Kashmir People's National Party.

- Times Of India - IN

'Honour killing' case of Dalit youth V Shankar in Tamil Nadu: 6 death sentences at one go is monumental move by judiciary

But this is not the first high profile instance of honour killing in the state of Tamil Nadu. The murder of engineer V Gokulraj in Namakkal in western Tamil Nadu hit the headlines in late June 2015. The post 'Honour killing' case of Dalit youth V Shankar in Tamil Nadu: 6 death sentences at one go is monumental move by ...

- Firstpost - IN

Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remains closed due to snowfall

The Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remained closed for traffic on Wednesday due to snowfall. The post Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remains closed due to snowfall appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Delhi govt to bear treatment cost of victims of road accidents, acid attacks in private hospitals

The Delhi government will bear the cost of treatment of victims of road accidents and acid attacks at government and private hospitals under a new scheme approved by the Cabinet on Wednesday The post Delhi govt to bear treatment cost of victims of road accidents, acid attacks in private hospitals appeared first on ...

- Firstpost - IN

India sets up a second CERT for government services

Seeing as a billion Indians have handed over biometrics, this seems like a pretty sensible idea India's decided it needs a second computer emergency response team, to protect government digital services.…

- TheRegister - UK

PM Narendra Modi to pay floral tribute to 2001 Parliament attack bravehearts

On December 13, 2001 in a horrific incident, five heavily-armed terrorists stormed the complex in New Delhi and opened fire indiscriminately killing at least 14 people.

- Zee News - IN

OPINION: Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017 - BJP remains buoyant, Congress rides a wave, Hardik Patel does some heavy lifting

Gujarat Elections 2017 are about what the people want, not what politicians prattle over.

- Zee News - IN

Do prayers from illegally built temples reach god: Delhi HC on 108-feet Hanuman statue

Days after suggesting that the iconic 108-feet tall Hanuman statue at Karol Bagh in the national capital be airlifted, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday asked if prayers from illegal encroachments on pavements would reach the god.

- Zee News - IN

Election With Times: Milk politics in Gujarat

Gujarat is the birthplace of Amul and the politics of milk cooperatives drives electoral calculations in key areas. BJP leaders now lead all 18 of Gujarat's milk cooperatives and both BJP and Congress have fielded candidates with links to the cooperatives.

- Times Of India - IN

Why a victory for BJP in Gujarat could still be a loss

If the BJP falls sizeably short of the 115 mark -- the seats it won in 2012 -- it will be hard to deny the party hasn't suffered a telling reverse.

- Rediff.com - IN

Uttam's Take: Sea plane and Gujarat Vikas

As the campaign for the Gujarat assembly election ends, Uttam Ghosh takes a look at how the campaigners -- including Prime Minister Narendra D Modi -- flew away from from the sea of issues, seeking refuge in accusations and allegations.

- Rediff.com - IN

Stunning photos: Kashmir turns into a snowy wonderland

It's the time of snowball fights and snowmen in Srinagar as the Kashmiri capital witnessed its season's first snowfall on Tuesday.

- Rediff.com - IN

India is buying world's emptiest airport in its battle for territorial dominance with China

AP Photo/Sanka Gayashan India is buying Sri Lanka's second-largest airport, despite it only handling a dozen passengers a day. China recently took control of a nearby port that opens up significant trade routes, and India is worried about China's growing role in the Indian Ocean. Experts say the $300 million investment ...

- Business Insider - US

Uganda to raise Shs300b for crude oil pipeline

Funding. Uganda, Tanzania and the Joint Venture partners, Tullow Oil, Total E&P and Cnooc will be turning to international lenders to raise 70 per cent of $3.5b capital expenditure for construction of the proposed crude oil export pipeline from Hoima in mid-western Uganda to Tanga port at the Indian ocean. The remaining ...

- Daily Monitor - UG

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to submit its reply to ICJ today

Kulbhushan Jadhav — an on-duty Indian navy officer working for Indian covert agency RAW — was arrested on March 3, 2016, from Balochistan, after he entered into Pakistan from Iran. ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Pakistan will submit its reply in the case of convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to the International Court ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Pakistan nationals request govt. to clear maximum Indian visas

Pakistani nationals visiting Kashmir via a friendly bus service urged their government to give speedy clearances to visa applications by Indians so that the flow of tourists between the two countries increases. The Poonch-Rawalakot bus service was launched in 2006 to facilitate visits by Indian and Pakistani citizens who ...

- Yahoo! News - US

Gujarat polls: Rahul Gandhi claims 'tremendous undercurrent' against BJP, predicts 'zabardast' victory for Congress

There is "tremendous undercurrent" against the BJP in Gujarat, Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi claimed, and predicted a "zabardast" victory for his party in the Assembly elections The post Gujarat polls: Rahul Gandhi claims 'tremendous undercurrent' against BJP, predicts 'zabardast' victory for Congress appeared first ...

- Firstpost - IN

Jisha murder case: Lone accused Ameerul Islam found guilty, quantum of punishment to be announced today

A sessions court in Kerala's Ernakulam district found guilty 23-year-old Amir-ul Islam, the lone accused in the Jisha murder case. The post Jisha murder case: Lone accused Ameerul Islam found guilty, quantum of punishment to be announced today appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

With 'fair and rosy' Narendra Modi, his 'pricey mushrooms', 'hawa hawai' seaplane and Rahul's temple run, Gujarat poll campaigning ends

Modi had insinuated that Singh was colluding with Pakistan in the Gujarat polls. The former premier responded by saying Modi was setting a "dangerous precedent" and asked him to apologise to the nation. The post With 'fair and rosy' Narendra Modi, his 'pricey mushrooms', 'hawa hawai' seaplane and Rahul's temple run, Gujarat ...

- Firstpost - IN

Gujarat polls: BJP asks Rahul Gandhi to come clean, asks if Manmohan consulted MEA before meeting Pakistani delegation

Senior BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad on Tuesday said Congress president-elect Rahul Gandhi should disclose if former prime minister Manmohan Singh met a Pakistani delegation earlier this month after informing him. The post Gujarat polls: BJP asks Rahul Gandhi to come clean, asks if Manmohan consulted MEA before meeting ...

- Firstpost - IN

Watch: Higher reaches in Narkanda painted in white after fresh snowfall

Former Argentinean Football legend Diego Maradona and former Indian Cricket Captain Sourav Ganguly took part in a charity football match in West Bengal's Kolkata on Tuesday. Maradona arrived to India on Sunday and it is his second visit to Kolkata.

- Yahoo! News - US

Watch: Football legend Diego Maradona, Sourav Ganguly take part in charity football match

Former Argentinean Football legend Diego Maradona and former Indian Cricket Captain Sourav Ganguly took part in a charity football match in West Bengal's Kolkata on Tuesday. Maradona arrived to India on Sunday and it is his second visit to Kolkata.

- Yahoo! News - US

Doklam stand-off put 'severe pressure' on India, China ties: Wang Yi

, Dec 13 : The Doklam stand-off had put severe pressure on bilateral relations between New Delhi and Beijing, a statement issued by the Chinese foreign ministry, quoted Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, as telling his Indian counterpart Sushma Swaraj.He added that lessons should be learnt from the episode so that 'such ...

- Sify - IN

PM arrives in Turkey to attend OIC summit in wake of Trump Jerusalem move

Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi/ file photoISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi on Tuesday arrived in Turkey to attend the special Organisation of Islamic Cooperation summit on Al-Quds Al-Sharif .Senior Turkish officials welcomed the prime minister and the Pakistani delegation upon arrival.Foreign Minister ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan to submit its reply to ICJ today

ISLAMABAD/KARACHI: Pakistan will submit its reply in the case of convicted Indian spy Kulbhushan Jadhav to the International Court of Justice on Wednesday , sources informed Geo News.Sources said that a draft of Pakistan's reply has been prepared, which would be submitted by the Foreign Office's Director India, Fariha ...

- Geo.tv - PK

Raja Mandala: Indian Diplomacy, Beyond the Canon

If cultural, digital, and physical connectivity have become important themes in Indian diplomacy these days, so has the idea of minilateralism with multiple partners.

- Carnegie Endowment - US

'Shame on you, prime minister': Oppn, Sena slam Modi for linking Pak to Gujarat polls

Modi, while speaking at a poll rally in Gujarat on Sunday, had sought to link the dinner meeting hosted by Aiyar for Pakistani dignitaries and attended by Manmohan Singh, among others, with the ongoing assembly polls and a conspiracy against the BJP.

- Rediff.com - IN

Gujarat Assembly elections 2017: Rahul Gandhi predicts `zabardast` results for Congress, says there is `undercurrent` against BJP

In the 2012 Gujarat Assembly polls, the BJP had won 115 seats, while the Congress bagged 61. 

- Zee News - IN

Hospitalisation cost lowest in Karnataka among southern states

Hospitalisation cost in Karnataka â€" both in the rural and urban areas â€" is the lowest among the southern states, says a report from the Union Health Ministry. The average hospitalisation cost per person is Rs 12,578 in rural Karnataka whereas the figure increases to Rs 15,011 in the urban settings. ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

Contribution to SPV from iron ore sales: SC bins review plea

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday dismissed a plea for review of its direction for deposit of 10% of sale proceeds from every lease holder for the Special Purpose Vehicle for extracting iron ore from Ballari, Chitradurga and Tumkuru districts of Karnataka. A bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi, R K Agrawal and A M ...

- Deccan Herald - IN

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