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Emmanuel Macron arrives in Washington; visit likely to be dominated by differences over trade, Iran accord

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Washington: French president Emmanuel Macron arrives in Washington on Monday for a state visit likely to be dominated by differences over trade and the nuclear accord with Iran. As Macron headed west, the Iranian government urged European leaders to convince US president Donald Trump not to tear ...

Tight security in Jodhpur ahead of verdict in Asaram rape case

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Jodhpur: A day ahead of the court verdict in alleged rape case against self-styled godman Asaram, a heavy layer of security was thrown across the state with Section 144 being imposed at several places. As per the directions of the Rajasthan High Court, the trial court will deliver its verdict in ...

Trump administration plans to end work permits for H-1B visa spouses

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The Trump administration is planning to end allowing spouses of H1-B visa holders to work legally in the US, a top federal agency official has told lawmakers, a move that could have a devastating impact on tens of thousands of Indians. The move to end the Obama-era rule could have an impact on mo...

LIC Housing Finance Q4 PAT seen up 2.1% YoY to Rs. 540.1 cr: ICICI Direct

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ICICI Direct has come out with its fourth quarter (Jan-March’ 18) earnings estimates for the Banking & Financial Services sector. The brokerage house expects LIC Housing Finance to report net profit at Rs. 540.1 crore up 2.1% year-on-year (up 10% quarter-on-quarter). Net Interest Income is expect...

Rahul Gandhi to launch `Save Constitution` campaign over rising atrocities against Dalits

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New Delhi: Congress party on Sunday made yet another blistering attack on the Narendra Modi government at the Centre, saying that it posed a big threat to the Constitution. Accusing the Narendra Modi dispensation at the Centre of "systematically destroying" the Constitution, Congress said that it...

Cabinet approves ordinance to award death penalty to those convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age

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NEW DELHI: The Cabinet on Thursday approved an ordinance which will allow death penalty to be given to those who are convicted of raping children up to 12 years of age. The decision comes at a time when there is a massive uproar over the cases of rape that surfaced recently. Currently, under the ...

North Korean Leader Suspends Nuclear And Missile Tests

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US President Donald Trump on Friday welcomed a statement by North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that he will suspend nuclear and missile tests immediately and abolish a nuclear test site, and Trump said he looked forward to a summit with Kim. "North Korea has agreed to suspend all Nuclear Tests and c...

Opposition parties to meet to give shape to proposed CJI impeachment motion

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Opposition parties led by the Congress will meet today to give final shape to the proposed impeachment motion against Chief Justice of India Dipak Misra and are likely to submit it to Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu. According to sources, opposition parties including the Congress, the NCP, the Le...

Gujarat High Court Likely To Pronounce Naroda-Patiya Riot Case Verdict

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Naroda Patiya massacre case verdict: Maya Kodnani was convicted and sentenced to life imprisonment in the case. She has, however, been out on bail since 2014. (Express Photo/Javed Raja/File) A division bench of the Gujarat High Court is likely on Friday to pronounce its verdict on a batch of appe...

Modi's 'Bharat ki baat sabke saath': Karnataka polls reverberate in London

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The reverberations of the Karnataka assembly polls will be heard in London on Wednesday afternoon. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to spend Wednesday in London. He has several engagements, including a meeting with the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, an audience with the British...

SC to pronounce verdict in judge Loya death case

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court is likely to pronounce its verdict on Thursday on a batch of pleas seeking an independent probe into the alleged mysterious death of special CBI judge BH Loya, who was hearing the high-profile Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. Loya had allegedly died of cardiac ...

ACC Q4 PAT may dip 12.5% YoY to Rs. 185.1 cr: Edelweiss

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Net Sales are expected to increase by 20.5 percent Y-o-Y (up 9.3 percent Q-o-Q) to Rs. 3,735.8 crore, according to ICICI Direct.