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Summons issued to accused in 550-crore Emaar Properties scam

The special CBI court dealing with Enforcement Directorate cases has issued summons to 12 accused in the 550-crore Emaar Properties scam.

published on : 19th June 2019

Phew! MPs and Ministers in Assam, all at the same time

Tapan Gogoi and Pallav Lochan Das who are from the BJP, took oath as members of the Lower House on Monday. What makes their position interesting is that both have ceased to be members of the Assembly.

published on : 18th June 2019

Anna University says won't reveal names of engineering colleges told to reduce seats

An RTI query also sought to know the names of members who were part of the inspection team.

published on : 18th June 2019

Vellore's three government hospitals set to get national assurance certificate, central funds

If a hospital is awarded the quality assurance certification, it will receive central funds at the rate of Rs. 10,000 per bed per year for a period of five years.

published on : 17th June 2019

Government says penalise Airtel, Vodafone Idea in RJio case; asks TRAI to suggest penalty amount

Trai's recommendation came on a complaint by RJio that over 75 per cent of calls on its network were failing as incumbents were not releasing sufficient number of PoIs.

published on : 17th June 2019

AI tool can predict psychosis risk from your speech

The findings add to the evidence showing the potential for using machine learning to identify linguistic abnormalities associated with mental illness, said an Emory professor.

published on : 17th June 2019

Tiffany Haddish postpones show over Georgia abortion law

Companies like Disney, WarnerMedia and Netflix have also warned they will reconsider doing business in the state should the law be enacted.

published on : 17th June 2019

Nigerians form bulk of foreigners in Telangana's prisons

RTI reveals that the conviction rate among foreign nationals is extremely low in TS due to the laxity on the part of police as investigations are not being carried out in timely manner.

published on : 17th June 2019

'Article 15' intends to reach out to rural India

'Article 15' director Anubhav Sinha said that they are planning to host mobile screenings -  special screening of the film that everyone can get access to.

published on : 16th June 2019

Mamata says demands met, doctors refuse to meet her

Banerjee cited instances of steps taken against doctors in a similar situation by other states, adding that the West Bengal government had not taken any tough action against them.

published on : 16th June 2019

Depressed over not having children, Bengaluru techie commits suicide

A suicide note said he was depressed as he did not have any children despite being married for five years.

published on : 15th June 2019

Fortis Healthcare calls off process of stake sale in RHT and RHTTM

The company had said its group firm Fortis Healthcare International Ltd had commenced deliberations to explore sale of interest in RHT Health Trust and RHT Health Trust Manager Pvt Ltd.

published on : 15th June 2019

Jacobite Church to support Church Properties Bill

The decision was announced at the Synod meeting of the Church held at its headquarters at Puthencruz last week. 

published on : 15th June 2019

BJP signals softening of stance on Articles 370 and 35A, says ready for debate

Talking to this newspaper, Gupta said there can be debate on Articles 370 and 35A, which grant special status to J&K and special privileges to the residents of the state.

published on : 15th June 2019

SBI refuses to disclose communication from RBI, government on electoral bonds, terms it 'personal info'

The bank also refused to give any details of action taken by it on such communications from the RBI and the government.

published on : 14th June 2019
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