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  • TPCC wants to avoid embarrassments - Hindu: News    (2018-04-21T18:30:00Z)
    AICC urged to check other State Congress leaders from praising TS govt. schemes
  • ‘I am very bullish about the Indian economy’ - Hindu: Diet & Nutrition    (2018-04-21T18:30:00Z)
    Demand is at its peak, says Ashok Leyland’s MD
  • ‘Modi is coming’: BJP Karnataka uses famous Game of Thrones meme to... - DNA: Bangalore    (2018-04-21T18:30:00Z)
    ‘Modi is coming’: BJP Karnataka uses famous Game of Thrones meme to...
  • Here's why WikiLeaks can't convert its cryptocurrency into money - All News-IANS Stories    (2018-04-21T18:30:00Z)
    Cryptocurrency marketplace Coinbase has shut the account of whistleblowing website WikiLeaks' Shop for allegedly violating its terms of service -- which means it cannot convert payments like bitcoin into conventional money.
  • DFO cautions against illegal mining, felling of trees - Manipur: E-Pao    (2018-04-21T18:30:00Z)
    DFO cautions against illegal mining, felling of trees
  • Rajnath appreciates Bihar govt for curbing Naxalism - General News    (2018-04-21T18:30:00Z)
    Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today lauded the efforts of Nitish Kumar government in tackling Naxalism in Bihar, saying the number of Maoists incidents in the state has come down to less than half since 2013. "I don't want to talk about the situation of Naxalism in other states, but I would like to mention the situation of Naxalism in Bihar. The number of Naxal incidents has come down to less than half here since 2013," Rajnath Singh said. "I would like to thank CM Nitish Kumar, Dy CM Sushil Modi and police and para military forces for this (achievement)," he added. For curbing Naxalism in the state , the Nitish Kumar government came in for the fulsome praise by the Union Home Minister during a function on the occasion of inauguration of ITBP's 6th battalion's buildings here. The number of death has come down to one third of what it used to be in the past due to Naxal attacks, the minister said adding the confidence of Naxalites too has been shattered. The Home Minister also made .
  • Himachal CM prioritises strengthening state's strategic infrastructure (IANS Interview) - General News    (2018-04-21T18:30:00Z)
    First-time Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur has made strengthening the mountain state's weak infrastructure -- road, rail and air -- a priority as this would not only boost national security but also increase tourist flows. Himachal Pradesh shares a 260 km border with China.
  • Two arrested for duping 5000 people through fake cryptocurrency in National Capital - DNA: Recent Columns    (2018-04-21T18:30:00Z)
    The Special Cell of Delhi Police has arrested two persons for running a fake multi-level marketing scheme of bitcoin investment in the national Capital. The duo would lure customers by offering them high returns. Around 5,000 different ID's were recovered from them. As per the officials, the investors were cheated on the pretext of trading portal of bitcoin falsely projected to be operating from the US. "The accused persons have been identified as Deepak Jangra (37) and Deepak Malhotra (56). The duo hails from Sonepat, Haryana. The online portal with url was claiming fruitful gains on the basis of bitcoin mining and trading. Around 5,000 ID's, which had invested in the luring scheme, have been duped by them," said Anyesh Roy, DCP, Special Cell. The police officials received a complaint alleging that multiple investors were duped by fake schemes started by the accused men. The complainant stated that the accused men had made false representations and assurances in order to induce the ...
  • Draining out Chambal - DNA: Recent Columns    (2018-04-21T18:30:00Z)
    For thousands of years, Chambal river has been the lifeline of eastern Rajasthan. The river has even found mention in the great poem Mahabharata where it is addressed as Charmanvati. However, now it appears that after centuries of providing sustainance to humans, the river appears to be going down the same way as the once mighty Sarawati river. The reason: over-exploitation of the river in various ways by humans. LIFELINE FOR MANY It would not be wrong to say that currently Chambal is the lifeline of Rajasthan as its water is used across the state on a daily basis. Chambal provides drinking and irrigation water to Bundi and Kota while over 15 hundred villages in Bharatpur district also get the benefit of its water.  Moreover, even the capital city – Jaipur – gets water from Chambal as at times the river’s water has been lifted to fill Bisalpur dam. There are demands by farmers and locals alike from Bhilwara and Ajmer districts for a greater share of water which eventually would be brought from Chambal. ...
  • 2 held for duping people on pretext of bitcoin mining, trading - General News    (2018-04-21T18:30:00Z)
    Two men were arrested for allegedly duping people of large sums of money after luring them into bitcoin mining and trading on the promise of high returns since December 2016, the police said today. They also falsely claimed that their online portal was being operated by a US based company, they said. Cyber Crime Cell of the police received a complaint that Deepak Jangra (37) and Deepak Malhotra (56) had duped multiple investors by making false representation and assurances, the police said. They used the concept of multi-level marketing which runs on the basic principle of referral incomes from the new members, payouts from individuals investment and other benefits. The accused used to attract investors by holding meetings and parties in various five star hotels in the national capital region, they said. Initially the investors got the due returns which helped in adding new investors and multiple investments from the existing clients. After a few days, they accused stopped paying ...
  • Somashekhar Reddy, Sriramulu file papers - Hindu: News    (2018-04-20T18:30:00Z)
    G. Somashekhar Reddy, former miner, and B. Sriramulu, a close associate of former mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy, were among those who filed for no
  • Coal production takes a dip - Hindu: Medicine & Research    (2018-04-20T18:30:00Z)
    NREGS timing has also been changed
  • 368 more nominations filed for Karnataka assembly polls " " - General News    (2018-04-20T18:30:00Z)
    As many as 368 nominations were filed today for the May 12 Karnataka assembly polls. Among those who filed the papers were former minister B Sriramulu, a close associate of mining baron G Janardhana Reddy. He filed his nomination from Molakalmuru in Chitradurga district. Reddy was present when Sriramulu submitted the papers accompanied by Madhya Pradesh chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and BJP's chief ministerial candidate B S Yeddyurappa. BJP president Amit Shah had recently remarked that his party had no connection with the mining baron, but his confidants have got tickets including brothers G Karunakara and G Somashekhara Reddy. The filing of nomination was a mighty show of" strength by Sriramulu and his party. Travelling in a bus decorated like a chariot, Sriramulu acknowledged the cheers of his supporters as they thronged to take part in the rally amid beating of drums. The day was marked by BJP commencing an advertisement blitzkrieg by giving advertisements ...
  • Income Tax sleuths seize cash, gold in poll-bound Karnataka (Lead, correcting Para two) - All News-IANS Stories    (2018-04-20T18:30:00Z)
    Income-Tax (I-T) sleuths seized Rs 4.13 crore in cash and 4.52 kg gold jewellery valued at Rs 1.32 crore during raids conducted over the last three weeks in poll-bound Karnataka, an official said on Saturday.
  • Karnataka BJP MP Sreeramulu contesting assembly polls - All News-IANS Stories    (2018-04-20T18:30:00Z)
    BJP's Lok Sabha MP from Karnataka's Ballari, B. Sreeramulu on Saturday filed his nomination papers to contest the May 12 assembly elections from Molakamuru seat in Chitradurga district.
  • Bitcoin-virtual currency racket busted in Delhi - Sify Finance    (2018-04-20T18:30:00Z)
    [India], Apr 21 (ANI): The Delhi Police Special Cell busted a Bitcoin-virtual currency racket on Saturday.
  • Bitcoin-virtual currency racket busted in Delhi - General News    (2018-04-20T18:30:00Z)
    The Delhi Police Special Cell busted a Bitcoin-virtual currency racket on Saturday.Police also arrested two people- Deepak Jangra and Deepak Malhotra, who allegedly launched a fraudulent scheme on the pretext of high returns on bitcoin investment.The accused used to deceive thousands of people through their online portal portal, falsely claimed to be operated by a US-based company, was claiming the returns on the basis of bitcoin mining and trading.According to their scheme, the returns to the tune of 12 percent in a month were offered. They also offered a monthly payout and referral income for the persons on the top line.
  • Shivraj expresses concern over rampant rape cases in MP - General News    (2018-04-20T18:30:00Z)
    Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Saturday expressed concern over an incident in Indore where a girl under one year of age was killed after allegedly being raped.The Chief Minister took to Twitter and wrote, "I am upset, shocked over a terrible act that took place in Indore with a minor. There is a need for society to see where are they going. The administration has arrested the accused and we assure that strict action will be taken against him."The eight-month-old girl was raped and then murdered in Indore on Friday.Earlier, while addressing an event in Damoh on Friday, Chouhan urged that a bill should be passed where such rapists are hanged to death."In 92 percent cases, minor daughters are raped by someone from their family. I went into shock after reading news that a minor girl is raped by her father. I urge you to pass a bill so that such rapists are hanged to death," he said.Last week, a nine-year-old girl was allegedly raped by her step-father in Madhya ...
  • Income Tax sleuths seize cash, gold in poll-bound Karnataka - All News-IANS Stories    (2018-04-20T18:30:00Z)
    Income-Tax (I-T) sleuths seized Rs 4.13 crore in cash and 4.52 kg gold jewellery valued at Rs 1.32 crore during raids conducted over the last three weeks in poll-bound Karnataka, an official said on Saturday.
  • Fura Gems eyes Bunder diamond mine in MP as Rio Tinto exits project - Latest News    (2018-04-20T18:30:00Z)
    Bunder project in Madhya Pradesh is the only operational diamond mine in India on which exploration is estimated to become viable
  • Data privacy row: Google spent $5 mn on lobbying in Q1, Facebook $3.3 mn - Top Stories    (2018-04-20T18:30:00Z)
    Google, Facebook, Amazon being scrutinised over responsibility for online content, potential market dominance, competition for govt contracts
  • Another Reddy Brother In Running For BJP In Karnataka Assembly Polls - NDTV News - Latest    (2018-04-19T18:30:00Z)
    The BJP has given a ticket to another Reddy brother for the coming assembly elections in Karnataka, days after fielding Gali Somasekhara Reddy.
  • Vedanta's acquisition of Electrosteel is credit neutral: India Ratings - Business Standard: News Now    (2018-04-19T18:30:00Z)
    The London-based Vedanta group is highly leveraged with Rs 1.03 trillion in debt. Its debt-equity ratio stood at 2.2 times last fiscal
  • Audit clears Facebook despite Cambridge Analytica leaks - General News    (2018-04-19T18:30:00Z)
    An audit of Facebook's privacy practices for the Federal Trade Commission found no problems even though the company knew at the time that a data-mining firm improperly obtained private data from millions of users raising questions about the usefulness of such audits. Facebook agreed to outside audits every two years as part of a 2011 settlement with the FTC over its privacy practices. It is not clear from the report whether the company informed PricewaterhouseCoopers, which performed the audit, of the Cambridge Analytica data grab that would put Facebook in the crosshairs of Congress. The heavily redacted audit by PricewaterhouseCoopers is available on the FTC's website. It covers February 12, 2015 to February 11, 2017. PwC declined to comment, but Facebook said today that keeping data secure is a priority. "We remain strongly committed to protecting people's information, said Rob Sherman, Facebook's deputy chief privacy officer, in a statement. "We appreciate the opportunity to ...
  • Another Reddy brother in BJP's third list for Karnataka polls - All News-IANS Stories    (2018-04-19T18:30:00Z)
    The BJP on Friday released third list of 59 candidates for the May 12 elections to the 224-member Karnataka Assembly, including Karunakar Reddy, one of the Reddy brothers from Harapanahalli in Ballari district.

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