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 2019-10-14 18:19 

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14 Pak migrants given Indian citizenship...

Jaipur, Oct 14 (PTI) Fourteen Pakistani migrants living in Rajasthan's Jaipur district for past several years were on Monday given certificates of Indian citizenship. District collector Jagroop Singh Yadav said apart from 14 Pak migrants, who were giv...

 2019-10-14 18:18 

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Very very happy and delighted : Amartya Sen...

(Rptg after adding a sentence in the last para)Kolkata, Oct 14 (PTI) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen onMonday said he was "very very happy and delighted" overAbhijit Vinayak Banerjee jointly winning the Nobel inEconomics.Sen had won the same award in 1...

 2019-10-14 17:55 

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Board was not keen to let go Ashwin: Kings XI Punjab...

By Bharat Sharma New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) Kings XI Punjab co-owner Ness Wadia on Monday said the franchise decided not to trade Ravichandran Ashwin with the Delhi Capitals following a "rethink" by the Board.It has been learnt that the newly-appoint...

 2019-10-14 17:55 

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Very very happy and delighted : Amartya Sen...

Kolkata, Oct 14 (PTI) Nobel laureate Amartya Sen onMonday said he was "very very happy and delighted" overAbhijit Vinayak Banerjee jointly winning the Nobel inEconomics.Sen had won the same award in 1998 for hiscontribution to welfare economics.Sp...

 2019-10-14 17:33 

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TN Dy CM, Stalin laud Abhijit Banerjee for winning Nobel...

Economics Prize (Eds: adds Stalin's quotes) Chennai, Oct 14 (PTI) Tamil Nadu Deputy Chief Minister OPanneerselvam and DMK President MK Stalin on Monday greetedIndian-American Abhijit Banerjee for winning the 2019 NobelEconomics Prize. The Kolkata-born...

 2019-10-14 17:31 

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New BJP president by December: Amit Shah...

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) BJP president Amit Shah said on Monday that he will make way for a new leader to head the saffron party when its organisational elections are over by the end of this year.Shah, who is also the Union home minister, said a new party ...

 2019-10-14 17:11 

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Proud moment : Abhijit Banerjee's alma mater...

(Incorporating reactions of Banerjee's alma materand Presidency Univ alumni association)Kolkata, Oct 14 (PTI) The Presidency University,Jawaharlal Nehru University and South Point School in thecity, the alma mater of Nobel laureate for economics Abhij...

 2019-10-14 17:11 

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HDFC lowers lending rates by 10 bps to 8.25%...

Mumbai, Oct 14 (PTI) Mortgage major HDFC on Mondayannounced a 0.10 percentage points reduction in its floatingrates, joining a growing list of lenders which are revisingdown their loan prices.The move, applicable for both new as well as existingborrowers,...

 2019-10-14 16:54 

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Actor Lisa Ray to pen three new books...

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) Following her successful debut with "Close to the Bone" in May this year, supermodel-actor and cancer survivor Lisa Ray is all set to pen three new books, publisher HarperCollins India announced on Monday.The books will inc...

 2019-10-14 16:47 

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Irfan Pathan all set to make cinema debut...

Chennai, Oct 14 (PTI): Indian cricketer Irfan Pathan isall set to make his cinema debut, with the left-arm pacerbeing roped in for a Tamil film featuring popular star Vikram. The producers of the film, who have tentatively titledthe movie 'ChiyaanVikr...

 2019-10-14 16:21 

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Sweeper commits suicide at Delhi's Gandhi Smarak Nidhi...

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) A 35-year-old sweeper working at the Gandhi Smarak Nidhi here allegedly committed suicide by hanging from a tree inside the premises, police said on Monday. The victim, Raju, used to live inside the premises with his family, they s...

 2019-10-14 16:20 

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Indian economy on a shaky ground: Nobel awardee Banerjee...

Kolkata, Oct 14 (PTI) Indian-American AbhijitBanerjee, who on Monday won the 2019 Nobel for Economics, saidIndian economy is on a shaky ground.The data currently available do not hold any assurancefor the country's economic revival anytime soon, he st...

 2019-10-14 16:12 

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Child killed in wall collapse mishap...

Ballia (UP), Oct 14 (PTI) A 10-year-old boy was killed and two other persons, including a woman, were injured when a wall collapsed in Telma Jamaluddinpur village in Ubhav area, police said on Monday.The incident took place on Sunday when Aman was playing...

 2019-10-14 16:01 

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He is still playing incredibly well: Watson on Dhoni...

Chennai, Oct 14 (PTI) Former Australia cricketer and Chennai Super Kings all-rounder Shane Watson on Monday said it was up to the legendary Mahendra Singh Dhoni to take a call on his retirement though "he is still playing incredibly well". "He...

 2019-10-14 15:59 

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Winter at Tantora Festival Tickets Now on Sale...

Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli joins international line-up of performers(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with NewsVoir. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) Mumbai, Maharashtra, India (NewsVoir)...

 2019-10-14 15:55 

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Spinners help India complete 3-0 whitewash...

Vadodara, Oct 14 (PTI) Spinners helped India pull off a thrilling six-run win over South Africa in a low-scoring third women's ODI and complete a 3-0 series whitewash here on Monday. India were able to defend a modest 146 by bowling out South Africa f...

 2019-10-14 15:39 

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Conflict of Interest is big concern: Ganguly...

By Nikhil Bapat Mumbai, Oct 14 (PTI) BCCI president-elect Sourav Ganguly on Monday said 'conflict of Interest' is one of the biggest issues facing Indian cricket since the contentious clause is discouraging the best of the cricketers from getting ...

 2019-10-14 15:35 

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Fouaad Mirza wins gold at Olympic qualifying event...

Bengaluru, Oct 14 (PTI) India's double Asian Games silver medallist Fouaad Mirza bagged the top honours at the CCI3*S, an Olympic qualifying event, held in Strzegom, Poland.Fouaad is currently the highest ranked individual in Group G for Asia Pacific ...

 2019-10-14 15:23 

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Win against India will change Bangladesh football: Jamal...

Kolkata, Oct 14 (PTI) Bangladesh captain Jamal Bhuyan on Monday said his team is relishing the challenge of producing an upset win against favourites India, something which will give a big boost to the sport in the cricket-crazy country. Bangladesh footba...

 2019-10-14 14:57 

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Cocaine worth over Rs 2 lakh seized, three held...

Mangaluru, Oct 14 (PTI) Three people have beenarrested for trying to sell cocaine here and 30 gm of thenarcotic worth Rs 2.40 lakh has been seized from them, policesaid on Monday. A car used by the three has also been impounded, thepolice said adding that...

 2019-10-14 14:43 

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Man booked for 'raping' daughter...

Hyderabad, Oct 14 (PTI) A 45-year-old man was bookedfor allegedly raping his 14-year-old daughter at their housenear here, police said on Monday.The factory worker sexually assaulted his daughterstudying in eighth standard on Sunday night and fled, a poli...

 2019-10-14 14:42 

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Rajasthan govt declares dry day from October 19-21...

Jaipur, Oct 14 (PTI) Ahead of the Haryana Assembly polls, the Rajasthan government has declared dry days from October 19-21 within three kilometres along its border shared with the neighbouring state, an official statement said on MondayDry day has been a...

 2019-10-14 14:28 

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Proud moment for us - Presidency Univ...

(with minor edit in third para)Kolkata, Oct 14 (PTI) The Presidency University saidon Monday that it is a proud moment for the institute thatAbhijit Banerjee, one of its alumni and mentor group membersis a joint winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economic...

 2019-10-14 14:26 

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Proud moment for us - Presidency Univ...

Kolkata, Oct 14 (PTI) The Presidency University saidon Monday that it is a proud moment for the institute thatAbhijit Banerjee, one of its alumni and mentor group membersis a joint winner of the 2019 Nobel Prize for Economics.Presidency University feels h...

 2019-10-14 14:18 

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Sensex ends 87 pts higher on positive Asian cues...

Mumbai, Oct 14 (PTI) The BSE benchmark Sensex closed 87 points higher after a volatile session on Monday, helped by positive Asian equities in the wake of a preliminary trade deal between the US and China.After swinging 448 points, the 30-share Sensex end...

 2019-10-14 14:16 

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Gambling racket busted in Delhi, 58 arrested...

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) Fifty-eight people involved in a gambling racket were arrested from a hotel in southwest Delhi's Vasant Kunj, police said on Monday.The arrests were made on Sunday during a raid conducted at the hotel on the Mehrauli-Gurgaon ro...

 2019-10-14 14:10 

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Shah indisposed, skips poll rallies in Haryana...

Chandigarh, Oct 14 (PTI) Union Home Minister and BJP president Amit Shah, who was to address three poll rallies in Haryana on Monday, was indisposed and therefore, unable to attend the events, a party leader said.As the campaigning in Haryana for the Octo...

 2019-10-14 14:04 

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There is no dependency on me: Chhetri...

Kolkata, Oct 14 (PTI) Expectations are always high from India's record goalscorer Sunil Chhetri but ahead of the team's World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh, the skipper said others players in the side are very much capable of outperforming him....

 2019-10-14 13:52 

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One held for rape attempt in UP's Shamli...

Muzaffarnagar, Oct 14 (PTI) Three men were booked and one of them was arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a 22-year-old woman and filming the act in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, police said on Monday.The alleged rape attempt took place on Su...

 2019-10-14 13:52 

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Vidyut Jammwal begins shooting for 'Khuda Hafiz'...

Mumbai, Oct 14 (PTI) Vidyut Jammwal on Monday started shooting for his next, "Khuda Hafiz".According to press release, filming of the romantic action thriller is underway in Uzbekistan. This is the first time Vidyut will be seen in a true-blue rom...

 2019-10-14 13:42 

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Man ends life after harassment by mother, wife...

Muzaffarnagar, Oct 14 (PTI) A 40-year-old man allegedly committed suicide by consuming a poisonous substance after being harassed by his mother and wife in Jansath in Muzaffarnagar district, police said on Monday. Satish Bhadana was the district secretary...

 2019-10-14 13:30 

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Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer win 2019 Nobel Economics Prize...

Stockholm, Oct 14 (PTI) Indian-American Abhijit Banerjee, Esther Duflo and Michael Kremer jointly won the 2019 Nobel Economics Prize on Monday "for their experimental approach to alleviating global poverty.""The research conducted by this year...

 2019-10-14 13:18 

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UP: Woman dies after being set ablaze by husband...

Muzaffarnagar, Oct 14 (PTI) A woman died of burns after being set on fire by her husband in Khatoli town here, police said on Monday.The victim-- Anuradha and her husband Dinesh Singh had an argument over a family dispute, they said.Singh, a sugar mill em...

 2019-10-14 13:13 

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Pak Rangers target villages, border outposts along IB...

Jammu, Oct 14 (PTI) Pakistan Rangers fired from small arms to target areas along the International Border in Jammu and Kashmir's Kathua district, officials said on Monday.There was no damage to any property in the ceasefire violations that took place ...

 2019-10-14 13:10 

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Man held for trying to rape his daughter in Shamli...

Muzaffarnagar, Oct 14 (PTI) A man was arrested for allegedly attempting to rape his 13-year-old daughter in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, police said on Monday. The 33-year-old father made an attempt to rape the minor while she was asleep. He also ...

 2019-10-14 13:10 

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Two minor siblings drown in pond in Rajasthan's Bundi...

Kota, Oct 14 (PTI) Two minor siblings drowned in a pond while taking a bath in Rajasthan's Bundi district, police said on Monday. Ajay Bairwa (12) and his brother Sunil Bairwa (8) had gone for bathing in Navalpura village under Indergarh police statio...

 2019-10-14 13:05 

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8,900 kg of explosives seized in Hyderabad; 2 held...

Hyderabad, Oct 14 (PTI) A total of8,900 kg ofexplosive material meant for stone-crushing industries wasallegedly unloaded illegally at astone-crushing unitanddumped negligently here, in violation of the Explosives Act,police said. Two persons have been ar...

 2019-10-14 13:03 

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Gold gains Rs 145 on weaker rupee...

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) Gold prices rose by Rs 145 to Rs 38,885 per 10 gram in the national capital on Monday on a weaker rupee, according to HDFC Securities. In the previous trade, the precious metal had closed at Rs 38,740 per 10 gram. Similarly, silver...

 2019-10-14 11:30 

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Prohibitory orders clamped in Ayodhya...

Ayodhya, Oct 14 (PTI) Prohibitory orders under section 144 have been clamped in Ayodhya as the Supreme Court's revised deadline for wrapping up the proceedings in the sensitive Ram Janmbhoomi-Babri Masjid land dispute case approaches. The prohibitory ...

 2019-10-14 11:25 

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Temple elephant passes away...

(Eds: Repeating after bring up a para)Thrissur (Ker), Oct 14 (PTI) "Rajendran", a 70-yearold temple elephant belonging to Paramekkavu Devaswom, who wasa regular presence in the famed Thrissur Pooram festivitiesfor over 50 years, died here early on...

 2019-10-14 11:05 

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Woman stabbed to death by husband in Jammu...

Jammu, Oct 14 (PTI) A 40-year-old woman has been stabbed to death by her husband following an argument over some issue here, police said on Monday.The accused, a lab assistant at a government school, was arrested and the murder weapon was seized from him,...

 2019-10-14 11:02 

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ISL to replace as I-League as country's top league...

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) Indian Super League (ISL) will replace the I-League as top-tier competition in the country as per a proposal presented by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on domestic structure reforms in India. The roadmap was formulated in ...

 2019-10-14 10:36 

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TMC to conduct survey to assess support base ahead of...

municipal polls (Eds: Correcting a word in para 10)Kolkata, Oct 14 (PTI) The Trinamool Congressleadership has decided to conduct a survey to assess itssupport base and penetration of the BJP in 107 municipalitiesof the state and the Kolkata Municipal Corp...

 2019-10-14 10:26 

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One killed, two injured in road accident...

Amethi, Oct 14 (PTI) One person was killed and two others were injured when the motorcycle they were travelling on was hit by a truck near Munshiganj crossing here, police said on Monday. Additional Superintendent of Police Dayaram said that the accident ...

 2019-10-14 10:23 

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WPI inflation eases to 0.33 pc in September...

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) Wholesale prices based inflation eased to 0.33 per cent in September, as against 1.08 per cent in August due to fall in prices of non-food articles, government data showed on Monday.The annual rate of inflation, based on monthly wh...

 2019-10-14 10:13 

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Maha: Body of newborn found in drain...

Thane, Oct 14 (PTI) The body of a newborn baby boy hasbeen found in a roadside drain in Maharashtra's Thane city,police said on Monday.A man went to throw some garbage in the drain locatedin Lokmanya Nagar area on Sunday when he spotted a "doll li...

 2019-10-14 10:11 

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Unclaimed bag causes flutter at Chennai airport...

Chennai, Oct 14 (PTI) An unclaimed bag found at theairport here on Monday caused a flutter, before securityofficials removed it for examination.According to airport officials, the bag was found inthe domestic departure area.CISF personnel examined the bag...

 2019-10-14 10:05 

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Police arrest four people in connection with a dacoity...

New Delhi, Oct 14 (PTI) Four people have been arrested by the police in connection with a dacoity they recently committed in Rohini's Begampur area, officials said on Monday. The accused have been identified as Kamruddin (22), Karan (23), Intkab (22) ...

 2019-10-14 08:20 

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Find TVU Networks at Broadcast India 2019...

(Eds: Disclaimer: The following press release comes to you under an arrangement with PR Newswire. PTI takes no editorial responsibility for the same.) UTTAR PRADESH, India, Oct. 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- TVU Networks is a market and technology leader in IP...

 2019-10-14 08:05 

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Rupee rises 28 paise to 70.74 against USD in early trade...

Mumbai, Oct 14 (PTI) The Indian rupee appreciated by 28 paise to 70.74 against the US dollar in early trade on Monday as gains in domestic equity market and positive developments on the US-China trade talks front strengthened investor sentiments. At the i...

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