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People taking out a rally on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Swami Vivekananda at Tezpur, on Saturday. – UB Photos
Inflation rate, results, rupee to dictate equity's trend
MUMBAI, Jan 13: Key inflationary trends, combined with the ongoing quarterly result season, are expected to determine the movement of equity indices next week. ...

LGBTQ community raise objections against Transgender Bill
KOLKATA, Jan 13: Urging for equality and freedom of expression, members of the LGBTQ community raised their objections against the recently passed Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Bill. ...

Indian labourers facing health hazards from harmful cement chemicals: AIIMS study
NEW DELHI, Jan 13: Men and women labourers at construction sites who handle cement or are exposed to it are at high risk of contracting skin infections owing to the harmful chemicals it contains, a new study conducted by the All India Institute of Me ...

Air India defends move to stock meals for two-way trips
NEW DELHI, Jan 13: National carrier Air India has defended its move to stock extra meals for the two-way trip to some foreign destinations to save on catering expenses. ...

NTPC urges NCL to extend coal supply under flexi scheme
KOLKATA, Jan 13: Coal India subsidiary Northern Coalfields Limited (NCL) said state-run power producer NTPC has urged the miner to further extend its support to the up-country power stations of it, under flexi utilisation of domestic coal scheme afte ...

Shubman Gill, Vijay Shankar to replace Hardik, Rahul
NEW DELHI, Jan 13: Shubman Gill, the 2018 U-19 World Cup hero, earned his maiden India call while all-rounder Vijay Shankar was recalled to replace the suspended duo of K.L. Rahul and Hardik Pandya. While Shankar will join the team before the start o ...

May warns of 'catastrophic breach of trust'
LONDON, Jan 13: British Prime Minister Theresa May on Sunday warned that a failure to deliver Brexit would be "a catastrophic and unforgivable breach of trust in our democracy". Writing in the Sunday Express newspaper, May pleaded with lawmakers to b ...

19 dead in China coal mine accident
XIAN, Jan 13: Nineteen miners were killed while another two remained trapped underground after a roof collapse happened in a coal mine in northwest China's Shaanxi Province, according to local authorities. ...

Huawei fires employee arrested in Poland on spying charges
LONDON, Jan 13: A Huawei executive arrested in Poland on charges of spying for China has been fired by the Chinese tech company. ...

Devotees throng gurdwaras to mark Guru Gobind Singh's birth anniversary
CHANDIGARH, Jan 13: Thousands of devotees thronged gurdwaras across Punjab, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Chandigarh, Patna and other places across the country on Sunday to offer prayers on the occasion of 352nd birth anniversary of tenth Sikh master, G ...

Centre asks State Govt to form GoM
NEW DELHI, Jan 12 - In a move aimed at pacifying the existing tribal groups, the Centre today directed the State Government to constitute a group of ministers (GoM) within two-three days to recommend measures for protection of rights of existing trib ...

NESO observes ‘black day’
GUWAHATI, Jan 12 - The North East Students’ Organization (NESO) today observed a ‘black day’ across the North Eastern region against the alleged police atrocities on indigenous people who protested against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 at Kh ...

Centre keeping watch on Assam situation
GUWAHATI, Jan 12 - The Centre is keeping a close watch on the overall law and order situation in Assam in the wake of the mass protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, 2016 and has directed the State Government to take effective steps to en ...

Rajnath meets Sonowal, Hagrama
NEW DELHI, Jan 12 - A day after MP Bezbaruah quit as the chairman of the committee on the implementation of Clause 6 of the Assam Accord, Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today held a meeting with Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal. ...

SC directs Meghalaya Govt to continue rescue ops
SHILLONG, Jan 12 - Supreme Court on Friday directed the Meghalaya Government to continue the rescue operations at Ksan rat-hole coal mines stating that “miracles do happen.” ...

NESAC not approached in rescue operations
SHILLONG, Jan 12 - The rescue team at Ksan is toiling unsuccessfully to dewater shafts, sending in Remote Operated Vehicles, Navy divers, but don’t seem to have a Plan B, like seeking assistance from the North Eastern Space Application Centre (NESAC. ...

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