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Over 20,000 farmers’ protest in Mumbai, asking loan waiver, drought compensation

More than 20,000 farmers are marching towards thane to Mumbai thus asking for the loan waiver and drought compensation to the government. The two-day farmers’ protest march will conclude at Azad Maidan on Thursday. The march was started on Tuesday morning at 10 am from Thane and the farmers will reach the Somaiyya ground in the evening where a rally is being organised. The farmers’ protest will not end until the government will meet their demands. The farmers’ protest was led by Lok Sangharsh Morcha with the eminent faces like…

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ICC Dispute Panel dismisses PCB’s $70 Million claim against BCCI

The International Cricket Council (ICC) Dispute Panel on Tuesday dismisses Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) claim valued $70 million against Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) for not following Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in 2014 for bilateral series partnership. The ICC media release said that “On behalf of the dispute panel formed under the terms of Reference of the ICC Disputes Resolution Committee (DRC), the International Cricket Council has announced the outcome of the recent DRC proceedings between the BCCI and the PCB”. The statement added, “Following a…

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chhattisgarh election 2018 - truecolumn Featured National 

5 major takeaways from Chhattisgarh Election 2018

Chhattisgarh is going for the second and final phase of assembly elections with the 1.5 crore eligible voters across the 19,000 polling booths. The voting will be started at 8 am and will end at 5 pm. Around 1 lakh security personnel will be deployed for the Chhattisgarh election. The major players in the Chhattisgarh election are BJP led by Dharamlal Kaushik, Congress led by Bhupesh Baghel, Ajit Jogi-Mayawati led alliance and Arvind Kejriwal led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). The other ministers which are included in BJP party are Rajesh…

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Donald Trump troll Pakistan over Bin Laden, said they never told us he was there. Fools!

United States President Donald Trump said on Monday that Al-Qaeda Chief Osama Bin Laden could have been captured earlier but Pakistan never told us that he was living there. Fools! While talking to Fox News Sunday, Donald Trump said, “Of course, we should have Captured Osama Bin Laden long before we did. President Clinton famously missed his shot. We paid Pakistan Billions of dollars and they never told us he was living there. Fools”. On 2010, Osama Bin Laden was killed by the US Navy operation in Pakistan’s city Abbottabad…

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First-hand cigarette smoke in Delhi reduces average life to 1.6 years, says a study

A new study conducted by Energy Policy Institute at the University of Chicago (EPIC) says that the national capital is witnessing the worst pollution in the last 2 years and the primary cause of the problem is the first-hand cigarette smoke which leads to reduced life expectancy by 1.6 years According to the study, “By comparison, first-hand cigarette smoke leads to a reduction in global average life expectancy of about 1.6 years”. It further added, “The impact of particulate pollution on life expectancy is comparable to that of smoking, twice…

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flipkart sale - truecolumn Featured Technology 

Flipkart Mobile Bonanza sale: Best deal, offers on all top smartphones

The festive sale may be ended but there is another chance for the new smartphone aspirants to grab the top smartphones through Flipkart Mobile Bonanza Sale. The sale will be started from today and will end on November 22 by displaying the successful smartphones running on the market along with the deals and offers. Top-selling smartphones attached with the offers and deals are as follows: Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 comes with the no-cost EMI options and is at the top selling phone on this festive season…

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Three dead, several injured in Amritsar grenade attack, might be terror activity

Amritsar’s Prayer Hall at Rajasani village turned into a tragedy place when two unknown men on a motorcycle came with face covered and threw the grenade when there was a religious gathering. According to the police authorities, the grenade attack is linked to a terror attack and claimed the lives of three people including several other injured. Suresh Arora, Punjab Director-General said, “It (this incident) appears to have a terror angle. Because it is against a group (of people) and it is not against any individual. There is no reason…

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Walmart to shed one-third of employees at Jabong, merge with Myntra

As a process for the merger of Myntra and Jabong is going on, Walmart started to shed about one-third of the employees at Jabong after the ouster of Flipkart CEO, Binny Bansal. As the 40% of the workforce is predicted to be out, the chief financial officer of Myntra and Jabong, Dipanjan Basu also stepped down. Basu who joined Myntra in 2016 was the Vice-president at Wipro Digital. The move to trim the employees is confirmed by the Myntra Chief Ananth Narayanan who wrote a letter to the employees and…

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jamal khashoggi - international news - truecolumn International 

Jamal Khashoggi’s case: Five officials seek death penalty, 6 other indicted investigations

The growing international outcry on the killing of Jamal Khashoggi have led to the death penalty on the five officials by Saudi Arabia’s public prosecutor and six other members were indicted for killing the journalist. Shaalan al-Shaalan, Saudi Arabia’s deputy prosecutor and the spokesman said, “The public prosecutor has requested the death penalty for 5 individuals who are charged with ordering and committing the crime and for the appropriate sentences for the other indicted individuals”. Shaalan said that Jamal Khashoggi was being drugged in overdose and then dismembered followed by…

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Madhuri Dixit, Shahrukh Khan, Varun Dhawan all set for Lux Golden Rose Award

Bollywood Dhak-Dhak girl Madhuri Dixit, Badshah Shahrukh Khan and actor Varun Dhawan are all set to shine on the Lux Golden Rose Award which will be held on this Sunday. The event supports HeForShe movement showing men support with the women in the industry. The best part of the Lux Golden Rose Award is the dance performance by the Bollywood diva Madhuri Dixit. She will pay tribute to the 1980’s actress like Rekha and Helen through her dance performance. However, the actress showed her excitement for the performance and support…

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