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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Jharkhand assembly adjourned over Land Amendment Act row

The Jharkhand assembly was on Tuesday adjourned till Wednesday as the opposition parties raised the Land Amendment Act 2017 issue and disrupted the house proceedings. When the house assembled at 11 a.m., the opposition members stood on their seats and demanded a discussion on the

Australians involved in Thai cave rescue to receive honours

Two Australian divers who helped rescue 12 boys and their football coach from a flooded cave in Thailand will receive civilian honours, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull announced on Tuesday. Turnbull confirmed that the unspecified honours would be awarded to Richard Harris, an anaesthetist, and Craig Challen,

Slide in crude prices lift indices; Nifty regains 11k-mark

Slide in global crude oil prices along with expectations of fund infusion into public sector banks and value buying lifted the key domestic equity indices higher on Tuesday. However, broadly negative Asian and European indices capped gains. According to market observers, healthy buying was witnessed

Tharoor slams BJP for ‘attack’ on his office

Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Tuesday slammed the BJP for the attack on his office here by the party’s youth wing activists over his remark that “Hindu Pakistan” would be created if the ruling party returns to power in 2019. On Monday, the Yuva Morcha