Kerala, After The Flood: Pinarayi Vijayan seeks Rs 2,600 crore special package from Centre for relief efforts

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Thiruvananthapuram: Kerala on Monday sought a Rs 2,600 crore special package from the Centre even as the state struggled to find its feet after the devastating deluge that left 223 dead in a fortnight and forced over 10 lakh people out of their homes. Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan chaired a mee...

Satya Pal Malik is new Jammu & Kashmir governor

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Jammu and Kashmir Governor NN Vohra, who has handled the charge of the state for more than a decade, will not get another term. Bihar Governor Satya Pal Malik has been appointed as his replacement. Jammu and Kashmir has been under Governor's Rule since June 20, after the BJP ended its coalition g...

Chandrayaan-I data confirms presence of ice on Moon

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Scientists have confirmed the presence of frozen water deposits in the darkest and coldest parts of the Moon's polar regions using data from the Chandrayaan-I spacecraft, that was launched by India 10 years ago, NASA said today. With enough ice sitting at the surface - within the top few millimet...

Par panel calls ex-RBI governor Raghuram Rajan to brief on mounting NPAs

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New Delhi: A parliamentary committee looking into the issue of mounting non-performing assets (NPAs) has asked former Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan to appear before it and brief on the matter. Rajan was invited after former Chief Economic Advisor (CEA) Arvind Subramanian pra...

Kerala floods worst in 100 years; 324 lives lost, tweets Kerala CM

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Southern Railway dispatched 7 BRN wagons with syntax tank carrying 2.8 lakh litre drinking water from Tamil Nadu's Erode at 4 pm. 15 BRN flat wagons with Syntax water tanks being moved from Chennai to Erode. Water will be dispatched to Kerala. #WATCH: Boats being used to rescue people in a flood-...

Congress revokes Mani Shankar Aiyar’s suspension

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Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Saturday revoked the suspension of Mani Shankar Aiyar from primary membership of the party, eight months after the disciplinary action was initiated against him for his controversial remarks on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The “Congress president has approved t...

Stop press! Priyanka Chopra-Nick Jonas’ roka ceremony to take place at 10 am tomorrow?

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If the feeling hasn’t sunk in yet- IT’S HAPPENING GUYS! Priyanka Chopra is about announce to the world that she is taken. The actress who reportedly got engaged to boo Nick Jonas around her birthday this year, is hosting the biggest bash for B-town friends and we can’t wait for the pictures. We w...

Imran all but certain to become Pak's new PM as cracks appear within Opposition ranks

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Imran all but certain to become Pak's new PM as cracks appear within Opposition ranks - Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairman Imran Khan is poised to become the country's new prime minister as the Opposition alliance fell apart over the nomination of his challenger ahead of today's election in Parlia...

Trump's military parade delayed until at least 2019

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A military parade ordered by US President Donald Trump for later this year has been postponed until at least 2019, a defense official has said, following reports the cost had soared to over USD 90 million. "The Department of Defense and White House have been planning a parade to honor America's m...