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Rafale deal: France fears damage to India ties after Hollande fans controversy over Rafale deal | India News

[ad_1] PARIS: The French government said on Sunday it feared damage to its relations with India after former president Francois Hollande's claims on the Rafale jet deal stirred a controversy. Hollande, who left office in May last year, said on Friday that French jet manufacturer Dassault Aviation had been given no choice about its local partner in the 2016 deal with the Indian government. Rafale makers, French govt rebut ex-president
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Ganesh Visarjan: Lord Ganesh does not need DJ and Dolby, says Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis | Mumbai News

[ad_1] MUMBAI: Defending the ban on DJ and Dolby sound during the Ganesh festival, which ends on Sunday, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said Lord Ganesh does not need such hi-tech sound amplifying systems. The government's ban on DJ and Dolby sound has created resentment among some Ganesh mandals (groups which celebrate the festival in public), but the Bombay High Court upheld it earlier this week. Speaking to the media
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Closely monitoring financial markets along with Sebi, ready to take actions: RBI

[ad_1] MUMBAI: In a rare move, the RBI and Sebi on Sunday said they are "closely monitoring" activities in the financial markets and ready to take appropriate actions, if required, following a sharp meltdown on Friday in equity and debt markets. The regulators came out with separate but identical statements amid apprehensions about steep volatility in markets on Monday. Against the backdrop of debt defaults by diversified IL&FS group, there
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Japan nuclear weapons: Japan vows to cut its nuclear hoard, but neighbors fear the opposite

[ad_1] ROKKASHO: More than 30 years ago, when its economy seemed invincible and the Sony Walkman was ubiquitous, Japan decided to build a recycling plant to turn nuclear waste into nuclear fuel. It was supposed to open in 1997, a feat of advanced engineering that would burnish its reputation for high-tech excellence and make the nation even less dependent on others for energy. Then came a series of blown deadlines
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Pakistan has decided to bleed India with thousand cuts: Army chief | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Army chief General Bipin Rawat on Sunday said that Pakistan has intentionally caused trouble in Kashmir Valley by radicalising its youth and also claimed that Pakistan's peace proposal is a farce as long as it refuses to act on terror emanating from its soil. "Pakistan wants these types of trouble (violence) to continue in Kashmir. They want that peace shouldn't return in this area. They're trying to
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Surgical strikes: Will there be another surgical strike? Here’s what Army chief said | India News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Army Chief General Bipin Rawat on Sunday said that surgical strikes are a weapon of surprise and must remain one, reported news agency ANI. He was responding to a question on whether India will send its forces for another surgical strike in Pakistan, similar to the one that was carried out in 2016 in which dozens of terrorists were killed. Surgical strike is a weapon of surprise.
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India vs Pakistan Live Score Updates: Pakistan elect to bat against India | Cricket News

[ad_1] TOSS Pakistan skipper Sarfraz Ahmed wins toss, elects to bat against India in Super Four match at Dubai India retain the same playing eleven while Pakistan make two changes bringing in Mohammad Amir and Shadab Khan in place of Haris Sohail and Usman Khan. India (Playing XI): Rohit Sharma(c), Shikhar Dhawan, Ambati Rayudu, MS Dhoni(w), Dinesh Karthik, Kedar Jadhav, Ravindra Jadeja, Bhuvneshwar Kumar, Kuldeep Yadav, Jasprit Bumrah, Yuzvendra Chahal
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Maoists kill Araku MLA Kidari Sarvewara Rao, ex-MLA S Soma in Andhra Pradesh | Visakhapatnam News

[ad_1] VISAKHAPATNAM: Telugu Desam Party (TDP) MLA Kidari Sarvewara Rao of Araku constituency and former MLA Siveri Soma were gunned by the Maoists at Liviriputtu in Dumbriguda mandal on Sunday afternoon. Sarveswara Rao is survived by wife and two sons. The incident took place during the ultras' weekly celebrations of CPI Maoists Formation Day. Maoists gave a call to celebrate the event for a week till September 27. According to
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WhatsApp appoints grievance officer for India

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: Under pressure to clamp down on sinister messages, Whatsapp has appointed a grievance officer for India and detailed out the process for users to flag concerns and complaints, including those around fake news. Meeting one of the key demands that India had put on Whatsapp to curb fake messages that triggered mob killings, the Facebook-owned company has updated its website to reflect the appointment of a 'Grievance
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102 not out – ‘Miracle Woman’ Man Kaur eyes more athletics medals | More sports News

[ad_1] NEW DELHI: All of 102, 'miracle' woman Man Kaur ran her way to a track and field gold medal at a world masters meet in Spain earlier this month, and in true never-give-up sportsperson spirit is already in training for her next competition. The centenarian, who also throws a mean javelin, said she is not done yet and is hungry for more competitions – and also more medals. "I