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Italy quake: Death toll rises to 247 as search for survivors continues

Italy quake: Death toll rises to 247 as search for survivors c...

The death toll from the powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake that struck central Italy on Wednesday has climbed to at least 247. Fabrizio Curcio, head of Italy’s civil protection agency, revised the death toll after Prime Minister Matteo Renzi earlier gave a toll of 120 dead and 368 injured.  IMAGE: A man is rescued alive from the ruins following an earthquake in Amatrice, central Italy. Photograph: Remo Casilli/Reuters Rescuers were working through the night to pull ..., 3 days ago

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Steadfast Jaitley gets pat from Modi, colleagues

Divisions in the Congress on how the Bill should be handled were evident. Government strategists, particularly Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, received a congratulatory phone call from Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a job well done after the passage of the Goods and Services Tax Constitution (Amendment) Bill in the Rajya Sabha after a nearly eight-hour-long debate and voting on Wednesday evening. Modi’s phone call and the pats on the back from his senior ministerial colleagues were ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

No newspapers in Kashmir for fifth straight day

Newspaper publishers and editors in Kashmir on Tuesday decided not to come out with their publications for the fifth day on Wednesday, alleging that the People’s Democratic Party-Bharatiya Janata Party government was not speaking in one voice and not owning up the ‘press emergency’ imposed by it. The decision was taken after a two-hour meeting of owners and editors of newspapers who met here to take stock of the situation, especially after Chief Minister Mehbooba ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

SC restores Cong government in Arunachal, Tuki takes charge

The apex court's verdict came as a shot in the arm for the Congress, paving the way for the return of its dismissed government headed by Nabam Tuki. In a major setback to Bharatiya Janata Party and the Centre, the Supreme Court on Wednesday ordered restoration of the Congress government in Arunachal Pradesh, saying the "clock should be turned back", as it quashed all decisions of the governor that precipitated its fall in January, holding them "violative" of the Constitution. The apex court's ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Brexit hurdle crossed? Nifty, silver at 2016 high

'India has good growth potential and the rest of the world will now look at India in times of global turmoil.' Nothing seems to be stopping the bull run of Indian markets, not even the Brexit vote which pushed global equities in a volatile territory, as the Nifty on Thursday closed at its highest level in 2016. After losing 180 points last Friday, when the surprise outcome of Brexit vote led to panic globally, the Nifty seems to have moved on. Indian stock markets have rallied in four ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

SC agrees to examine constitutionality of 'triple talaq'

A divorce through ‘triple talaq’ among the Muslim community is a ‘very important matter affecting a large section of people’ which has to be tested on the ‘touchstone of constitutional framework’, the Supreme Court said on Wednesday while agreeing to examine the issue of personal law. The apex court said ‘we are not straightaway arriving at any conclusion’ as there were ‘very strong views’ on both sides. It said it will also see if ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Rupee ends higher by 23 paise vs USD

Hopes of more foreign funds on the back of sharp recovery in domestic equity market also boosted the value rupee against the dollar The rupee ended higher by 23 paise to close at 67.25 against the US currency on selling of dollars by banks and exporters in view of weakness of dollar in the overseas market amid sharp recovery in equities. In the overseas market, the dollar fell against the pound sterling in the late trade as voters went to the polls in a landmark referendum on whether the UK ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

20 satellites in 26 minutes! ISRO makes space history

This is ISRO’s new record of launching 20 satellites, including those from the US, Germany, Canada and Indonesia. Creating a record, India on Wednesday successfully launched 20 satellites including 17 foreign and its earth observation satellite in a single mission in 26 minutes from Sriharikota, in a crucial step to become a key player in the multi-billion dollar space launch market. In a precision launch, Indian Space Research Organisation workhorse Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Cameron issues last-minute appeal over Brexit

  Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday made a last-minute plea to British voters not to give up the "best of both worlds" by voting to remain in the 28-nation EU, a day before a crucial 'Brexit' referendum with polls showing a razor-tight race whose outcome could shape Europe's future. In the biggest backing yet for the "Remain" camp, 1,280 business leaders, which included representatives of 51 FTSE 100 companies, signed a letter warning that Brexit -- or Britain's exit from the EU ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago

Why Portugal coach won't discuss Ronaldo...

Santos declined to discuss Ronaldo’s performance, saying he did not comment on individual players IMAGE: Portugal coach Fernando Santos declined to discuss Cristiano Ronaldo’s performance. Photograph: Clive Rose/Getty Images. Portugal coach Fernando Santos hauled off Ricardo Quaresma after the winger failed to follow his tactical instructions as they struggled to make their domination count in a 0-0 draw with Austria at Euro 2016 on Saturday. Portugal had 23 goal attempts to ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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