On Wednesday the Superintendent of Police Dharmendra Kumar Meena said that the case pertaining to the temple ‘prasad’ poisoning incident at Sula wadi in Chamarajanagar district has been solved and a press conference has been arranged to share the details of the investigation that led to the culprits. The police have also arrested the President of Kichugatti Maramma Temple Management Trust and the Junior seer Immadi Mahadevaswamy for further investigation. According to the Police, the Junior seer and one of the trustees of the temple – Chinnappi were said to…

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Next spectrum auction in the second half of 2019 : Telecom Secretary

The Department of Telecommunication will only be holding a spectrum sale in the second half of next fiscal year. A spectrum auction is a process whereby the government uses an auction system to sell the license to transmit signals over specific bands of the electromagnetic spectrum and to assign scarce spectrum resources. Depending on the specific auction format used, a spectrum auction can last from a single day to several months from the opening bid to the final winning bid. The spectrum auction is a step towards market-based spectrum management…

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Centre Approves construction of new lane Bridge in Patna

On Monday the cabinet committee on economic affairs headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the construction of new 4 lane bridge across the river Ganga on NH-19 in Patna. This mega project is 14.50 kilometres long and will pass through Patna, Saran and Vaishali districts of Bihar. The construction cost of the bridge will be Rs. 296.42 crores. The time required for the construction will be three and a half years and it is likely to completed by January 2023. The project includes 5634-meter long major bridge parallel to the…

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Madras High Court bans online sales of Medicines

The Madras High Court has banned the online sale of medicines till the central government notifies the rules regarding it. The court has also set January 31, 2019 as deadline to issue the notification. SK Chandra Kumar, a lawyer representing the Tamil Nadu Chemist and Druggist Association told that, ” the court has ordered a complete ban until players obtain a licence to sell it online.” According to the association, though online shopping might be convenient for consumers but buying medicines from any unlicensed store may be risky as they…

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India vs Australia, 2nd Test: India blow as Ashwin, Sharma ruled out of second Test

On Thursday, India has suffered a monstrous blow on the eve of the second Test with star finger spinner Ravi Ashwin ruled out of the match. India revealed that Ashwin and Rohit Sharma are both injured and are unavailable for the match which will start on Friday in Perth. According to the report, BCCI said that “Ravi Ashwin has a left-sided abdominal strain. He is receiving treatment at the moment”. R Ashwin has a left-sided abdominal strain. Rohit Sharma jarred his lower back while fielding in the 1st Test at…

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Moody’s Put PFC and REC on review for rating Downgrade

On Thursday, the Credit Rating Agency Moody’s Investor Service has placed the Baa3 issuer ratings of Power Finance Corporation Limited (PFC) and Rural Rectification Limited (REC) “on review for downgrade” over the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) decision to sell the government’s stake in REC to PFC, along with management control. This follows after ICRA placed the long-term rating of AAA for the various debt programmes of REC and PFC “on watch”. ICRA also reaffirmed the ICRA triple A to the short-term borrowing programmes of the two firms. According…

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Kerala Chief Minister Ignored role of minorities in Social Reform: Says Ramesh Chennitala

On Thursday the opposition leader Ramesh Chennitala said that Chief Minister of Kerala Mr. Pinarayi Vijayan had ignored the storied contribution of the Muslim and Christian communities in the hard ford struggle to achieve social reform in India. The Chief Minister has sought to build a human wall of women to protect Enlightenment values by embracing a preferred Hindu caste organisations over other communities which had an equal stake in transforming Kerala from a medieval society into a modern society. At the press conference, which was  held yesterday Mr. Ramesh…

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Rajasthan Result: Congress MLA’s ask Rahul Gandhi to decide on Chief Minister

After Rajasthan election result, the congress legislature Party on 12th December passed a single-line resolution authorising party president Rahul Gandhi to decide name of the Chief Minister. Former Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot moved the resolution, which was unanimously adopted in the first meeting of CLP. AICC General Secretaries Avinash Pandey and K.C. Venugopal were present in the meeting which held on 12th December. Mr. Venugopal, AICC’s observer was monitoring the situation, later sought the opinion of each legislator separately. According to the party sources, the individual opinions will also be…

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After the appointment of new RBI Governor, the equity bench mark BSE SENSEX jumps over 300 points in the early trade on Wednesday. NIFTY also rose by 98.50 points or 0.93%, to 10,647.65. The 30-share index was trading higher by 324.94 points, or 0.92%, at 35,474.95. All the sectoral indices, led by banking, auto, and consumer durables stocks were trading in the positive zone. Brokers said that the investor sentiment got a boost after the appointment of the new RBI Governor on hopes that it will now address the liquidity…

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On Wednesday, the election commission has finally released the result of assembly election after a marathon counting session which went all night. The congress won 114 seats, BJP won 109 seats and secured second position. The Bahujan Samajwadi Party won two seats and Samajwadi Party won one seat. Four seats went to independents. The congress is however, two shorts of the majority mark of 116 seats in the 230 member assembly. The BJP also edged ahead of congress in the vote. BJP got 41% of the total votes polled while…

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