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First scheduled flight from US to Cuba takes off

The first scheduled commercial flight from the United States to Cuba in more than a half century took off from Fort Lauderdale in Florida en route to Cuba with more than 150 passengers. US President Barack Obama restored diplomatic ties with Cuba over a year ago and has used his executive authority to rebuild ties with the country, though US tourism to the country remains officially prohibited and there has been little indication that Congress would act to remove the long-standing trade ..., 4 minutes ago

Delhi, Gurugram drown yet again; waterlogging gives commuters a hard time

Heavy rains lashed the national capital on Wednesday with the continuous downpour leading to water-logging on major roads severely affecting traffic movement across the city. IMAGE: Traffic was thrown out of gear following the city receiving heavy rains. Photograph: PTI The city received 63.1 mm rainfall as per the reading of the Safdarjung observatory while the Palam observatory recorded 55.6 mm rainfall. Water-logging in various areas including Shantipath, Press Enclave Road, Dhaulakuan, ...
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Justice Dhingra hints at irregularities in Vadra land deals

The Justice S N Dhingra-led commission, which is probing the grant of licences for change in land use in four villages of Gurugram, including the licence granted to a company -- Sky Light Hospitality Private Limited -- owned by Robert Vadra, the son-in-law of Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, on Wednesday submitted its report to the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Haryana government. A judicial inquiry into the controversial land deals in Haryana allegedly involving Congress President Sonia ...
 Rediff.com8 minutes ago Panel probing Vadra land deal case blames former Haryana CM  Rediff.com3 hours ago

13 Indians among Zika infected people in Singapore

Thirteen Indian citizens are among those infected in an outbreak of the Zika virus in Singapore, according to a person at the Indian high commission in the city-state. Foreign construction workers have been hit hardest in the first days of the mosquito-borne disease's outbreak. Singapore announced the first locally contracted case of Zika late on Saturday. ...
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'When will Rs 15 lakh be in my account?' RTI applicant asks PMO

The Prime Minister’s Office has been directed by the Central Information Commission to respond to an RTI applicant who sought to know when will Rs 15 lakh, as promised by Narendra Modi during the 2014 general elections, be deposited in his account. The direction came in connection with the plea by one Kanhaiya Lal from Jhalawar district of Rajasthan who had filed an RTI application with the PMO seeking to know the status of his representation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Among other ...
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India's GDP growth slows down to 7%; lowest in 6 quarters

India's GDP had recorded 7.5 per cent growth in the April-June quarter of last fiscal. The Indian economy grew at the slowest pace in last six quarters at 7.1 per cent in the April-June period of current fiscal mainly on subdued performance of mining, construction and farm sectors. GDP had recorded 7.5 per cent growth in the April-June quarter of last fiscal and 7.9 per cent in January-March quarter. The previous low was 6.6 per cent GDP growth in the October-December quarter of the 2014-15 ...
 Rediff.com22 minutes ago India India registers first quarter GDP growth rate of 7.1 per cent  Rediff.com1 hour ago India lose to Belgium 1-3 in quarters  Assam Tribune2 weeks ago

Police fire teargas at Sri Lanka cricket fans

Sri Lankan police fired teargas to disperse hundreds of fans trying to force their way into a stadium where the home team were playing their fourth one-day international against Australia in Dambulla on Wednesday. About 300 fans tried to force their way into the 18,000-capacity Dambulla stadium after the authorities announced that all tickets had been sold and asked anyone without tickets to leave the area, a police official said. "We asked them to go, but they tried to break in while some ...
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Jung, Centre made Delhi world's crime capital: AAP

Aam Aadmi Party accused Lt Governor Najeeb Jung and the Centre of "crippling" its government in Delhi and relegating the city into the "crime capital" of the world with their "abject failure" in the law and order front.AAP said the data released by the National Crime Records Bureau, which puts the number of rape cases in Delhi at 2,199 last year - highest among the union territories - only "vindicates" the party's stand.AAP's Delhi Convener Dilip Pandey also slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi ...
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Manchester City's Samir Nasri joins Sevilla on loan

IMAGE: Samir Nasri of Manchester City celebrates scoring the second goal against Newcastle United during their English Premier League match at Etihad Stadium in Manchester. Photograph: Clive Brunskill/Getty Images. Samir Nasri has left Manchester City for Sevilla on a season-long loan, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. Like goalkeeper Joe Hart, who joined Torino on loan earlier, the former French international midfielder does not feature in new manager Pep Guardiola's plans.
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No parole to be granted to rape, murder convicts in Maharashtra

Convicts serving jail sentence for crimes like rape, murder and dacoity in Maharashtra will henceforth not get “regular” parole. Those convicted for offences like rape, rape and murder, smuggling of narcotic or psychotropic substances and dacoity will not be eligible for “regular” parole, as per the amendments made in the prison’s manual by Maharashtra government. Additional Director General (Prisons) B K Upadhyay said a notification has been issued by the ...
 Rediff.com38 minutes ago Rape convicts in state will no longer be granted parole: Maharashtra  Rediff.com7 hours ago
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