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Amazon's Bezos beats Bill Gates to become world's richest
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Amazon's Bezos beats Bill Gates to become world's richest

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos on Thursday took away the mantle of world’s richest person from Bill Gates. Bezos achieved the feat after a 1 per cent pop in the shares of Amazon.com, which accounts for a vast majority of Bezos’ wealth. The Forbes now estimates Bezos’ wealth at about $90.6 billion (Rs 5.8 lakh crore), compared with $90 billion (Rs 5.7 lakh crore) for Gates. According to the New York Times, Bezos holds nearly 81 million shares of Amazon -- almost 17 per cent of the ... Rediff.com, 6 hours ago
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Cook stands firm for England in 100th Oval Test

IMAGE: Alastair Cook of England celebrates scoring half a century during Day 1 of the 3rd Test match against South Africa. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Alastair Cook ensured a quality launch to The Oval's 100th Test with an innings of familiar patience and defiance that guided England to 171 for four against South Africa on an absorbing but rain-disrupted opening day of the third Test on Thursday. - Scorecard Former captain Cook stood firm as the historic occasion was ...
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Mahatma's memorial in Rajghat dismantled; sparks protests

The memorial of Mahatma Gandhi and his wife Kasturba Gandhi at Rajghat area was today dismantled by the district administration andtemporarily relocated to a nearby place, triggering protests.The memorial was facing a threat of submergence due to closure of gates of Narmada dam in neighbouring Gujarat.The development came hours before Narmada Bachao Andolan leader Medha Patkar was to start her indefinite fast demanding rehabilitation of people displaced in Madhya Pradesh due to closure of ...
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Here's why Muralitharan feels Lankan cricket is in deep crisis

Sri Lankan youngsters not doing enough: Muralitharan IMAGE: Upul Tharanga is run out by Wriddhiman Saha. Photograph: Dinuka Liyanawatte/Reuters Muttiah Muralitharan on Thursday blamed non-performing youngsters and an unsettled combination for Sri Lankan cricket team's woes in recent times. The Lankan cricket is in deep crisis at the moment after losing an ODI series to minnows Zimbabwe at home for the first time in their history. For the 11th-ranked Zimbabwe, it was also their first overseas ...
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Loan waiver: Maharashtra to launch mobile app to help farmers

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced that the state government would soon launch a mobile app for farmers to apply online for the loan waiver and for this, the government has opened nearly 26,000 facilitation centers to help them fill the forms."We are launching mobile app for this in two to three days so that the farmers can fill this form on their mobile phones," he said.The Maharashtra government had earlier expanded the ambit of its loan waiver scheme to include even those ...
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PHOTOS: PM Modi interacts with women's cricket team

IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Mithali Raj. Photograph: Narendra Modi/Twitter Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday hosted the women's cricket team and told the players that they made the nation proud like several other ‘daughters’ of the country. The team has returned from London after participating in Women's World Cup in which India lost to England in the final played last Sunday. IMAGE: Prime Minister Narendra Modi in a group photograph with the Indian ...
 Rediff.com7 hours ago PHOTOS: PM Modi inaugurates Kalam memorial  Rediff.com13 hours ago PM unveils statue of Kalam playing the veena at Rameswaram memorial  Rediff.com18 hours ago
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Melania Trump announces her first solo trip as US First Lady

In September, eight months into her tenure as First Lady of the United States, Melania Trump will make her first official solo trip to a foreign country.Trump announced in a statement that she will lead the US delegation to this year's Invictus Games, being held in Toronto, Canada, September 23-30."In just two short years, the Invictus Games have allowed thousands of injured and wounded servicemen and women from many different countries to participate in adaptive sports competitions -- ...
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Pak terror havens : Iran's had enough!

In the Middle East, which is already coping with the Qatar-Saudi Arabia tensions, comes another pressure point.Aveek Sen reports. IMAGE: A police vehicle patrols near the portraits of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, left, and Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif displayed during the former's visit to Islamabad last year. Photograph: Faisal Mahmood/Reuters   Late in April, we witnessed fresh tensions in Pakistan-Iran relations following the death of Iran's border guards by long-range ...
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No immediate arrest under dowry harassment law, says Supreme Court

Immediate arrests - an integral process followed by the police in dowry harassment cases - was ruled out today by the Supreme Court. The top court said as in any other case, the police will now have to conduct a preliminary inquiry before making any arrest.The court's latest order came as complaints piled up over the years alleging misuse of the anti-dowry harassment law -- framed in 1983 following a spate of dowry-related deaths - by disgruntled wives.Three years ago, in July 2014, the court ...
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Panama papers: Pakistan SC verdict on Nawaz Sharif on Friday

Pakistan’s Supreme Court will announce its verdict in the Panamagate case on Thursday against embattled Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his family for alleged corruption, the top court’s registrar said on Thursday. According to a supplementary cause list issued on Thursday evening, the apex court will announce its verdict at 11:30 am. The decision is keenly awaited as it would determine the course of Pakistan’s polity and with it Sharif’s. An adverse decision may result ...
 Rediff.com8 hours ago Panamagate verdict on Pak's Nawaz Sharif tomorrow  Rediff.com10 hours ago
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