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NGT lifts ban on construction in Delhi-NCR, entry of trucks

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New Delhi, Nov. 17 (PTI): In a breather to real estate developers, the National Green Tribunal (NGT) today lifted the ban on construction activities in Delhi-NCR after noting improvement in the city’s ambient air quality, and allowed the entry of trucks to the national capital.The green panel, however, refused to lift the ban on industrial […]

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Gold recovers on mild demand, silver softens

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  Business  /  Comments Off on Gold recovers on mild demand, silver softens

Mumbai, Nov. 17 (PTI): Gold prices recovered marginally to close at Rs 29,460 per 10 grams at the bullion market here today due to mild demand from stockists and retailers amid bullish global cues. Elsewhere, silver almost ended flat owing to lower demand from consuming industries. Standard gold (99.5 purity) edged up by Rs 15 […]

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RBL Bank opens all women branch in Chennai

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Chennai, Nov. 17 (PTI): Private sector RBL Bank has set up an all women branch here today. The branch at R A Puram, would be managed by eight women and offer all products and services across liability and assets, a bank statement said.

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NEIGRIHMS dismisses reports of advisory to stop serving non-veg food

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on NEIGRIHMS dismisses reports of advisory to stop serving non-veg food

Shillong, Nov. 17 (PTI): The North Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences (NEIGRIHMS) here has dismissed reports of the institute having issued any advisory to stop serving non-vegetarian food in the hospital premises. NEIGRIHMS spokesperson Dr K K Pandita in a statement here last evening said there was no question of […]

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State Security Commission directs police department to resolve recruitment issues

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  Region  /  Comments Off on State Security Commission directs police department to resolve recruitment issues

Shillong, Nov. 17 (PTI): The State Security Commission in Meghalaya today directed the police department to resolve issues that had cropped up in its recruitment process to ensure early recruitment to fill up nearly 3000 vacant posts. The Commission, chaired by Chief Minister Mukul Sangma, held a thorough discussion on the course of actions required […]

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Sindhu suffers shock defeat in China Open

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  Sports  /  Comments Off on Sindhu suffers shock defeat in China Open

Fuzhou, Nov. 17 (PTI): P V Sindhu’s title defence lay in tatters after suffering a shock straight-game loss to hitherto unknown Chinese Gao Fangjie in the quarterfinals of the China Super Series Premier here on Friday. Sindhu seemed completely off-colour during her 38-minute duel with the 19-year-old Fangjie, who upstaged her fancied World No. 2 […]

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Pak must prevent militants from operating from its soil — US Gen

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Islamabad, Nov. 17 (PTI): In a blunt message to Pakistan, a top US general has told the country’s military leadership that Islamabad must prevent militants from operating within its soil and across its borders to bring in security and stability in the region. US Central Command (Centcom) Commander General Joseph Votel, who was here on […]

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Pak must prevent militants from operating from its soil – US Gen

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Islamabad, Nov. 17 (PTI): In a blunt message to Pakistan, a top US general has told the country’s military leadership that Islamabad must prevent militants from operating within its soil and across its borders to bring in security and stability in the region. US Central Command (Centcom) Commander General Joseph Votel, who was here on […]

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US dollar ends higher against rupee

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Mumbai, Nov. 16 (PTI): The US dollar ended higher against the rupee at Rs 65.32/33 per dollar and the pound sterling finished higher at Rs 86.16/18 per pound at the close of the Interbank Foreign Exchange (forex) market here today.

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India, Bangladesh hold joint training exercise

By   /  November 17, 2017  /  Nation  /  Comments Off on India, Bangladesh hold joint training exercise

Kohima, Nov. 16 (PTI): India and Bangladesh held the field training exercise – ‘SAMPRITI 2017’ at the Counter Insurgency and Jungle Warfare School at Vairengte in Mizoram to strengthen interoperability and cooperation between the armies of the two countries. The joint exercise, which started on November 6, was conducted in a progressive manner in which […]

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