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Punjab assembly polls: Younger voters hold the key for ageing leaders...

Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) With three-cornered contests on the cards in a majority of the 117 assembly seats in Punjab this time, younger voters are likely to hold the key for the major political parties -- the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal-BJP alliance, the Congress and the Aam Aadmi Party...

Modi’s compensation for Bengal stampede victims

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday announced Rs 2 lakh compensation for the next of kin of each of the six women who died in a stampede in West Bengal."Saddened by the loss of lives caused by stampede in West Bengal. My thoughts are...

India’s wholesale price inflation marginally up in December

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Even as vegetable prices plummeted 33 per cent, India's annual inflation based on wholesale prices rose marginally to 3.39 percent in December 2016 from 3.15 per cent for the month before, due to hardening of manufactured products and fuel prices.As per data on wholesale...

HP unveils world’s first mini workstation in India

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) HP Inc. on Monday announced to make the world's first workstation called Z2 Mini in India which is designed for users in Computer Aided Design (CAD) and other compute-intensive industries.The HP Z2 Mini workstation will be available in India from January 25 onwards at...

Majid Majidi travels in Mumbai’s suburban train for film recce

Mumbai, Jan 16 (IANS) Acclaimed Iranian filmmaker Majid Majidi, who is in India for a location recce for his new movie, decided to travel in a suburban train to connect better with the pulse of the city's people.Well-known across the world for films like "The Colour of Paradise", "Baran",...

Tiger population booms in India’s Terai region

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Projecting a bright picture of tiger conservation, the number of big cats in the Terai region has grown significantly with at least 71 new adults roaring, say reports from the latest Phase-IV of monitoring.The highest rise so far has been recorded in Uttarakhand's Western...

BREAKING NEWS: India’s whole price inflation at 3.39% in December

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EC takes note of Mayawati’s sops announcement

lucknow, Jan 16 (IANS) The Election Commission has taken note of the announcement made by Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati that her government would dole out cash if voted to power, an official said on Monday.Sources said that the poll panel noted the announcements made by the BSP...

Don’t miss Jupiter’s Great Red Spot

Washington, Jan 16 (IANS) Scientists have released incredible new images of Jupiter megastorm from the data sent by its Juno probe that reveal a crescent Jupiter and the iconic Great Red Spot.Below the Great Red Spot is visible a reddish long-lived storm known as Oval BA. It also has...

lenovo Z2 Plus now available on Flipkart

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) lenovo Z2 Plus (3GB/32GB variant) is now available on e-tailer Flipkart for Rs 14,999 starting Monday, the company said in a statement.Additionally, 4GB/64GB variant will also be available at retail stores soon.lenovo Z2 Plus, which is already available on Amazon.in, features a 5-inch display...

This is homecoming for me: Navjot Sidhu

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) A day after his formal induction into the party, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu termed his joining the Congress as his "homecoming" and launched a broadside against Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)."I am a born Congressman. This is a homecoming for me," Sidhu...

SC wants status report on anti-Sikh riot’s SIT probe

New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday sought a comprehensive status report on the probe into the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases being investigated by the SIT set up in 2014.A bench of Justice Dipak Misra and Justice R. Banumathi sought the report as petitioner S. Gurlad...