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Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi receiving a memento from Chief Justice of Bombay High Court Pradeep Nandrajog during the valedictory function of 17th All India Meet of State Legal Services Authorities, in Nagpur, on Sunday. – PTI
Hero Electric launches Optima ER and Nyx ER e-scooters in India
Hero Electric has extended its product portfolio in India by launching the new Extended Range variants of its Optima and Nyx e-scooters. Christened as the Optima ER and Nyx ER, the models are n ...

SC rejects Tarun Tejpal's plea
NEW DELHI, Aug 19: The Supreme Court on Monday rejected journalist Tarun Tejpal's plea seeking to set aside the charges of sexual assault framed against him by a trial court. ...

Sonia made interim chief as Nehru-Gandhi family trusted: Baghel
NEW DELHI, Aug 19: The people and the Congress workers have confidence in the Nehru-Gandhi family and that is why Sonia Gandhi was made the party's interim chief, says Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel. ...

Sensex up 73 pts, Nifty above 11,000
MUMBAI, Aug 19: The Sensex on Monday opened slightly higher over gains by finance and banking stocks. ...

Trump casts doubt on business with Huawei
WASHINGTON, Aug 19: US President Donald Trump has cast doubt on the possibility of conducting any kind of business with Huawei right before his administration was set to announce whether it was extending a temporary reprieve of the ban on American co ...

Divyang mountaineer scales Mount Elbrus in Russia
AKOLA, Aug 19: A 22-year-old Divyang (differently-abled) mountaineer, Dhiraj Kalsait, from Akola in Maharashtra successfully scaled Mount Elbrus in Russia on August 16. ...

Credit demand subdued, economy needs stimulus: SBI Chairman
KOLKATA, Aug 19: State Bank of India (SBI) Chairman Rajnish Kumar has said credit demand remains subdued and there is a need for stimulus in the economy. ...

200 former MPs yet to vacate official bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi
NEW DELHI, Aug 19: More than 200 former MPs have still not vacated their official bungalows in Lutyens' Delhi, over two months after the dissolution of the 16th Lok Sabha, sources said. ...

Sensex jumps over 200 points; Nifty nears 11,100
MUMBAI, Aug 19: Domestic equity benchmark BSE Sensex rose over 200 points in early trade on Monday tracking gains in index heavyweights RIL, ICICI Bank and Infosys amid positive global cues. ...

NRC authority mulls action against official for irregularities in checking documents: Sources
GUWAHATI, Aug 19: The NRC authority is considering recommending strong action against a senior Assam government official for alleged irregularities in checking documents of people from Chamaria and some nearby areas in Kamrup district after which re- ...

Talks with Pak only on PoK: Rajnath
KALKA (HARYANA), Aug 18 - Defence Minister Rajnath Singh here on Sunday said there would be no talks with Pakistan unless it acts against terrorists and stops supporting terror activities. ...

Deforestation major cause of climate change
GUWAHATI, Aug 18 - The Climate Reality Project, a worldwide organization founded by Nobel Laureate and former United States Vice President Al Gore, is of the view that the South East Asia including India is already facing the effects of climate chang ...

Panel to seek opinion of tribal groups
GUWAHATI, Aug 18 - The committee constituted by the Government of India to suggest measures for implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord has decided to seek the opinion of different tribal and ethnic groups of the State. ...

Meeting to discuss Indo-Bangla railway link
AGARTALA, Aug 18 - IRCON International Ltd’s director (works) Jogesh Mishra is arriving here to attend a top-level meeting on Indo-Bangla railway link convened by Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb here on Monday. ...

‘Scientific agarwood plantation to help control jhum cultivation’
IMPHAL, Aug 18 - Agarwood (aquilaria agallocha) plantation with scientific inputs from experts can help control the jhum cultivation in Manipur as it can provide another source of livelihood for the farmers. ...

e-Visa facilitation centre to be set up in Champhai
AIZAWL, Aug 18 - The Mizoram Government will set up an e-Visa centre in Champhai near the Myanmar border to facilitate issuing of visa online for entry into Myanmar, official sources said today. ...

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