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At 111 years, he is the world's OLDEST man
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At 111 years, he is the world's OLDEST man

A 111-year-old Japanese was recognised as the world’s oldest man by Guinness World Records on Wednesday, following the death in June of a Polish-born New Yorker. Sakari Momoi received a certificate from Guinness World Records. He succeeds Alexander Imich, of New York, who died in April at the age of 111 years, 164 days. The world’s oldest living person is also Japanese: Misao Okawa, a 116-year-old woman from Osaka. Momoi was born on February 5, 1903, in Fukushima prefecture, ... Rediff.com, 1 day ago

Government opposes Red Fort convict's plea against death sentence

The Centre’s stand came as the Supreme Court reserved its order on a batch of petitions that contended that an appeal in a death sentence case be heard by five judges bench and review of the court's order (on the appeal) too be heard in an ...
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HSBC manufacturing PMI sees fastest pace of growth since February

The HSBC India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), a measure of factory production, rose marginally from 51.4 in May to 51.5 in June as operating conditions improved for the eighth month in succession.       A ...
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April-May fiscal deficit exceeds 45% of FY15 estimate

The Centre’s fiscal deficit for the first two months of this financial year has already touched about half the amount estimated for all of 2014-15 in the interim Budget. In the run-up to the Union Budget, expected to be presented on July 10, this paints a grim picture for Finance Minister Arun Jaitley. In April and May, the fiscal deficit, or the government’s expenditure in excess of its receipts, accounted for 45.6 per cent of the interim Budget estimate for the full year. By ...
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Kumar Birla tightening grip over B K Birla companies

Kesoram Industries, a Basant Kumar Birla Group company, announced last week the firm’s businesses would soon be restructured. The company had appointed a three-member committee of directors to implement the changes. Following the development, the firm’s stock jumped 25 per cent on speculation that its tyre business would be sold off and its cement business merged with Aditya Birla Group’s UltraTech. While Kesoram officials did not comment on the issue, Aditya Birla Group ...
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Procurement process for armed forces to be expedited: Jaitley

The ‘slow pace’ of acquisition of weapon systems is a matter of concern and the new government will work towards ‘expediting’ the procurement process to meet the requirements of the armed forces, Defence Minister Arun Jaitley said on Tuesday. After attending the Naval Commanders' Conference, he hinted that demand of the armed forces for more funds in the budget was likely to be accepted as the "entire resource of the country, notwithstanding various pressures, has to ...
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We will not approach LG for forming government, says Delhi BJP chief Satish Upadhyay

“It’s AAP who ran away after forming the government in alliance with the Congress and hence they are responsible for this situation. The onus of forming the government does not lie on the BJP and therefore we are not trying to form ...
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Election 2014: Modi versus Macaulay's ghost

The post-mandate comments that ‘darkness has descended on India’ show the kind of opposition Narendra Modi has to overcome. It is this aspirational India that is attempting to throw away the shackles of Macaulayism. Make no mistake, it is a tectonic shift and a beginning of the end of the Macaulayan mindset that has ‘ruled’ India for close to 60 years, says Colonel (retd) Anil Athale. The 2014 election results marked a tectonic shift in Indian history. Elections are akin ...
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3,000 flat owners in Gurgaon living without basic amenities

It’s been a decade of ordeals for the residents of the plush Mayfield Gardens in Gurgaon who are living in their Rs 1 crore plus apartments without basic amenities of water, power and sewage. A Ganesh Nadar reports. The two satellite cities around Delhi -- Noida and Gurgaon -- are known to have one of the best infrastructure setups in the country. The Cyber Hub and adjoining Mayfield Garden in Gurgaon’s Sector 51 is among the most upscale areas in the city. The 327 acres township of ...
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Cong workers hold protest in Delhi over power crisis

Congress workers on Thursday staged a protest in south Delhi’s Khanpur area against the prolonged power cuts in the national capital. Accusing the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Aam Aadmi Party of being responsible for the power crisis, Congress leader JP Agarwal said that his party would not sit quietly while the problem continues to affect the people of Delhi. Agarwal attacked AAP for failing to devise a summer action plan for electricity supply when it was in power for 49 days in the ...
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