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Congress CM-face suspense continues: Both Pilot, Gehlot in Rajasthan poll fray | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Congress on Wednesday ended the suspense over whether former Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot and state chief Sachin Pilot would contest the assembly polls but kept alive the leadership debate, with the party deciding that both leaders would file their candidature. Gehlot, who has gained an elevated profile in the party’s central organisation, has been keen to contest his traditional Sardarpura seat in Jodhpur and his contesting is
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‘Mainstreaming’ of terrorists by Pakistan a threat, PM tells US VP | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi pointed out the “mainstreaming” of figures involved in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks in the recent elections in Pakistan, a clear reference to Lashkar chief Hafiz Saeed, during his interaction with US vice-president Mike Pence in Singapore on Wednesday. Briefing journalists on the Pence meeting, foreign secretary Vijay Gokhale said, “He (Modi) did point out that the mainstreaming of people involved in the Mumbai
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Tata Sons chief to pitch for board’s backing to acquire Jet

[ad_1] MUMBAI: In the clearest sign yet that talks to seal India’s bigger-ever merger and acquisition deal in aviation are gathering steam, Tata Sons chairman N Chandrasekaran is expected to present on Friday a business viability plan to the board on the proposed acquisition of the struggling Jet Airways. The plan will touch on long-term financial goals as well as on the proposed path for combining the acquired business with
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Jim Acosta: White House defends revoking CNN man’s access

[ad_1] Image copyright Reuters Image caption Jim Acosta lost his White House access after a fiery exchange with President Trump The White House has filed a memo opposing CNN's suit against the Trump administration, saying no journalist has a constitutional right to access.It states the president and his staff have "absolute discretion" over journalist access and interviews.Their memo comes on the same day numerous other media organisations - including Fox
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Trump’s attack on Macron lacked ‘common decency’, France says

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Mr Macron and Mr Trump had appeared to smooth over their differences at the weekend US President Donald Trump's tweets mocking his French counterpart Emmanuel Macron were inappropriate and showed a lack of "common decency", France says.On Tuesday, Mr Trump attacked Mr Macron over nationalism, plans for a European army and the French leader's ratings."We were marking the murder of 130 of our
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EXCLUSIVE! Ranveer Singh and Deepika Padukone married in a four hour long Konkani-Brahmin ritual!

[ad_1] Deepika Padukone and Ranveer Singh got married today in Italy at Lake Como. There were 40 guests who were invited for this wedding ceremony, however one will be surprised to know that not everyone was a part of their intimate affair. As confirmed exclusively to us by our sources, Ranveer and Deepika married in a four hour long Konkani-Brahmin ritual. The venue of the wedding was also kept a
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Spanish police adopt and recruit German shepherd

[ad_1] Image copyright @Policia_Granada Image caption A Twitter poll is under way to pick a name for the rescued puppy Spanish police are asking for help naming a rescued puppy that they plan to train as a new member of the force.Responding to a call, the authorities in Granada found a man kicking a German shepherd on the street.After stopping the man and rushing the dog to hospital, the officers
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Government, RBI set for uneasy truce: Sources

[ad_1] NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The government and RBI are getting close to ironing out some of their policy differences, said two sources familiar with the discussions, as they seek to defuse worsening tensions that had threatened to unnerve investors. While the rift is far from healed, the sources said enough progress had been made to avoid acrimony at a board meeting of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) next Monday. The
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Paraplegic athlete ‘forced to urinate in bottle’ on flight

[ad_1] Image copyright DARREN BELLING Image caption Darren Belling (R), pictured with a friend, says he was left humiliated An Australian paraplegic athlete says he was forced to urinate into a bottle on a flyDubai flight after being told he could not access the toilets.Darren Belling, 52, flew to Finland in October to represent Australia in the World Para Ice Hockey Championships.During a seven-hour flight from Dubai to Helsinki, Mr