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Suzuki Gixxer ABS launched in India at Rs 87,250 ex-Delhi

Monday, May 28, 2018, 1:26 PM

Speaking at the launch of the Gixxer ABS, Sajeev Rajasekharan, EVP, Sales and Marketing, Suzuki Motorcycle India Private Limited said that the ABS option improves the riding experience of the Gixxer. He also said that the Gixxer series is an important cog of Suzuki India's product strategy and the addition of ABS improves the value proposition of the Gixxer.
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Nagaland Lok Sabha bypoll: 44% voter turnout recorded till 11am

Monday, May 28, 2018, 12:54 PM

44% voters exercised their franchise in the first four hours of polling for Nagalands lone Lok Sabha seat today. Chief minister Neiphiu Rio cast his vote at a polling booth at Touphema Basa village, around 25km from the state capital, around 10am, sources said. The ruling Peoples Democratic Alliance (PDA), which has the NDPP and the BJP as it major constituents.
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Sterlite protests: Panneerselvam vows to shut down Thoothukudi copper

Monday, May 28, 2018, 12:15 PM

Tamil Nadu deputy chief minister O. Panneerselvam said on Monday his government would take all steps to permanently shut down the Sterlite copper plant in Thoothukudi, after deadly demanding its closure on environmental grounds. Residents and environmental activists say emissions from Thoothukudis Sterlite copper plant, India's second-biggest polluting the air and water, affecting peoples health.
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PM Modi says 10 crore LPG connections given in 4 years

Monday, May 28, 2018, 11:52 AM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said 10-crore LPG connections including 4-crore free to poor women, were given in last four years, compared to 13-crore in six decades since independence, as his government stepped up efforts to shield women and children from kitchen-smoke. Interacting through video-conference with some of the women beneficiaries who received free cooking gas connection under the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana.
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Amid allegations of foul play, RR Nagar heads to the polls today

Monday, May 28, 2018, 11:15 AM

Almost a fortnight after Karnataka went to the polls, the Raja Rajeshwari Nagar constituency a sub-urban locality in Bengaluru will have its elections on Monday amid allegations of foul-play, attempts to buy off voters and the unearthing of at least 10,000 voter-ID cards among other serious charges. The elections in RR Nagar assumes significance as it can tip the scales in favour of the BJP.
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Karnataka portfolio allocation to be finalised in a day or two: Cong

Monday, May 28, 2018, 11:04 AM

Allocation of portfolios in the newly sworn-in JD(S)-Congress government in Karnataka will be finalised in a day or two, senior Congress leader K C Venugopal said. Congress president Rahul Gandhi's overseas travel-plan will not come in the way in finalising the portfolios, he added. UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi, accompanied by her son and Congress president Rahul Gandhi, left for abroad tonight for a medical check-up.
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Three Soldiers Injured In Blast In Jammu And Kashmir's Shopian

Monday, May 28, 2018, 11:00 AM

Three soldiers were injured today in Jammu and Kashmir's Shopian district when terrorists triggered an improvised explosive device (IED) blast targetting an Army vehicle (Casspir). The vehicle the soldiers were travelling in turned turtle due to the blast causing them injuries. Casspir is a Mine protected vehicle. Terrorists on Sunday attacked an Army camp at Kakpora in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district.
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Ola follows Flipkart, moves to a group company structure

Monday, May 28, 2018, 10:56 AM

Ola is adopting a holding company structure similar to that of Indias most successful internet startup Flipkart to boost the cab-hailing companys valuation and improve the management of its businesses, four people familiar with the matter said. Ola (ANI Technologies Pvt. Ltd) will set up a holding company that will own different units, including its core cab business, food delivery-app Foodpanda and the nascent-businesses.
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Newly-elected Karnataka MLA dies in road accident

Monday, May 28, 2018, 10:36 AM

Newly-elected Congress MLA Siddu B Nyamagouda died in a road accident early Monday morning, police said. The Jamkhandi MLA was on his way from Goa to his home district Bagalkot when the car in which he was traveling in hit a truck near Tulasigeri. Police sources said the seriously injured MLA was taken to a hospital, but declared brought dead.
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Petrol, Diesel Prices Hiked For 15th Day In A Row

Monday, May 28, 2018, 10:29 AM

Petrol and diesel prices continued their upward movement on Monday. While petrol prices were hiked by 15 paise per litre in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Chennai, diesel prices were raised by 11-12 paise per litre. Monday's increase in petrol and diesel prices marked a fifteen straight day of hikes, which followed a 19-day hiatus ahead of Karnataka elections.
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Rajnath Singh's Son Gets Extortion Threats On WhatsApp

Monday, May 28, 2018, 10:25 AM

BJP MLA Pankaj Singh, the son of Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, has received extortion messages on WhatsApp, following which police registered a case on Sunday. Pankaj Singh, who represents Noida in the Uttar Pradesh Assembly, has been receiving extortion messages from unknown phone number since May 25. The case has been transferred to the cyber cell for the probe.
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Akshay Kumar's Rowdy Rathore 2 Script Is Ready. Rejoice

Monday, May 28, 2018, 10:22 AM

Folks, Akshay Kumar is all set to entertain you again with the second part of Rowdy Rathore, his 2012 blockbuster film. The script of the film is 'ready' and just needs to be approved by Sanjay Leela Bhansali, the co-producer, reports news agency IANS. In Rowdy Rathore, Akshay co-starred with Sonakshi Sinha and the film was directed by Prabhu Deva.
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Oil prices fall as top 3 producers look to boost supplies

Monday, May 28, 2018, 10:19 AM

Oil prices fell on Monday, extending a steep decline in the previous session, as the market eyed an increase in output from the worlds three top crude producers, Russia, US and Saudi Arabia. Brent crude futures were at $75.34 per-barrel at 6-am, down $1.10, or 1.4%, from their last close. US West Texas Intermediate crude futures were at $66.31 a barrel, down $1.57, or 2.3%.
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Stock market returns under the Narendra Modi government

Monday, May 28, 2018, 10:14 AM

The MSCI India equity index has risen 33.2% in the last four years in rupee terms, as the accompanying chart shows. Thats a compounded annual growth rate of 7.4%, which is rather underwhelming, considering the inflation both in rhetoric and in expectations. Nevertheless, the performance isnt all that bad compared to its peers.
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New front will form govt at Centre in 2019: Chandrababu Naidu

Monday, May 28, 2018, 9:28 AM

TD National President Mr N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said a regional parties front will form the government at the centre in 2019. He said that TD has the capacity and calibre to change the political scenario of the country and reminded the gathering that TD founder Mr N.T Rama Rao was instrumental in forming non-Congress fronts at the centre.

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