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Excessive political correctness stifles progress, says Rajan

Raghuram Rajan  speaks during a seminar     New Delhi : Amid a ragging debate over intolerance, Reserve Bank Chief Raghuram Rajan today said excessive political correctness stifles progress and called for an improved environment for [...]

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Jain saint to replicate 2,500-year-old feat with 423 fasts

Paryushan Parv in BhopalThane :  A Jain saint here would complete 423 ‘upvas’ (fast without food) in a period of 494 days, a feat replicated after 2,500 years. Pujya Shri Hansratnavijayji Maharaj Saheb [...]

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After Kulkarni, Sena workers blacken RTI activist’s face

Shiv Sena workers assaulted and blackened the face of an RTI activist     Mumbai : Shiv Sena workers today assaulted and blackened the face of an RTI activist at Latur in Marathwada region, after he “exposed” an illegal construction case. The [...]

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May stop LOI trading in SRA if construction fails to begin: CM

Slum Rehabilitation SchemeMumbai : Raising concerns over the “misuse” of the Slum Rehabilitation Scheme (SRA), Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis today said it might consider discontinuing trading in Letter of Intent (LOI) [...]

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Ashwin has short fitness regimen at CCI

ravichandran-ashwin-poster-83 Mumbai : Racing against time to get fit for the first cricket Test against South Africa, India’s premier off- spinner Ravichandran Ashwin today had a short fitness workout at the [...]

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Stage set for 4th phase voting in Bihar

voting machinePatna : Voting will be held in 55 seats tomorrow in the penultimate phase of Bihar election, with stakes high for BJP as it had along with its then ally [...]

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Over 60 mln people affected by UNSC malfunctioning: India

Asoke MukerjiUnited Nations : Making a strong pitch for urgent reform of an “ineffective” Security Council, India has said the UN body’s “malfunctioning” has affected over 60 million people and resulted [...]

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Tributes paid to Indira Gandhi on 31st death anniversary

Indira GandhiNew Delhi : The nation today remembered former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on her 31st death anniversary with President Pranab Mukherjee, Vice President Hamid Ansari and other leaders paying tributes [...]

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Anand shocked by Giri in Bilbao chess

Viswanathan AnandBilbao (Spain) : Defending champion Viswanathan Anand suffered a shock defeat at the hands of Dutch Grandmaster Anish Giri in the fourth round of the Bilbao Masters final chess tournament [...]

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Returning National award is a courageous act: Rajkummar Rao

Rajkummar RaoMumbai :  National-award wining actor Rajkummar Rao says he respects the decision of filmmakers returning their National awards, calling it a “courageous” move. Earlier this week, ten filmmakers, including Dibakar [...]

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