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AAP MLAs’ disqualification row: CEC AK Joti ‘repaying debt’ to Narendra Modi before retiring, says Saurabh Bharadwaj

New Delhi: Launching an attack on CEC AK Joti after the Election Commission recommended disqualification of 20 of its lawmakers, the AAP on Friday said the poll panel head was “repaying the debt” to Prime Minister Narendra Modi before his retirement. Noting that the Election Commission’s order defied the “principles of natural justice”, AAP’s Delhi […]

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Never heard the term ‘Indian state-sponsored terrorism’, says ex-CIA director David H Petraeus

Former CIA director and a retired United States Army official David H Petraeus said on Thursday that in his entire career he “never once heard the term Indian state-sponsored terrorism”. Foreign Secretary S Jaishankar and General (Retd) David H Petraeus at the Raisina Dialogue. Twitter @orfonline Petraeus was answering a question from an audience member […]

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IBM returns to growth, but shares drop after recent rally | Reuters

IBM returns to growth, but shares drop after recent rally | Reuters – Firstpost This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Published Date: Jan 19, 2018 04:30 AM | Updated Date: Jan 19, 2018 04:30 AM ‘); }else if(FP_FloatingAd_300x250 .fixBtm{ position:fixed; left:0px; bottom:0px; width:300px;z-index:99999} .cls{ color:#333; font:13px […]

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U.S. Congress scrambles for votes to avoid government shutdown | Reuters

U.S. Congress scrambles for votes to avoid government shutdown | Reuters – Firstpost This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Published Date: Jan 19, 2018 05:00 AM | Updated Date: Jan 19, 2018 05:00 AM ‘); }else if(FP_FloatingAd_300x250 .fixBtm{ position:fixed; left:0px; bottom:0px; width:300px;z-index:99999} .cls{ color:#333; font:13px Arial;} […]

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Canada’s Ontario to stop putting the mentally ill in solitary confinement | Reuters

Canada’s Ontario to stop putting the mentally ill in solitary confinement | Reuters – Firstpost This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. Published Date: Jan 19, 2018 05:00 AM | Updated Date: Jan 19, 2018 05:00 AM ‘); }else if(FP_FloatingAd_300x250 .fixBtm{ position:fixed; left:0px; bottom:0px; width:300px;z-index:99999} .cls{ color:#333; […]

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ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018, LIVE Cricket Score, India vs Zimbabwe at Tauranga: Prithvi Shaw and Co look to maintain clean slate

ICC Under-19 World Cup 2018, LIVE Cricket Score, India vs Zimbabwe at Tauranga: Prithvi Shaw and Co look to maintain clean slate- Firstcricket News, Firstpost ‘); } else { $(“.colombiaWidget”).html(”); } colombiaCount = parseInt(parseInt(colombiaCount) + 1); } //colombia.clearData(); } $(document).ready(function(){ activateColombia() }) Source link

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Tri-nation series: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews could miss out on match against Bangladesh due to injury

Tri-nation series: Sri Lanka captain Angelo Mathews could miss out on match against Bangladesh due to injury- Firstcricket News, Firstpost ‘); } else { $(“.colombiaWidget”).html(”); } colombiaCount = parseInt(parseInt(colombiaCount) + 1); } //colombia.clearData(); } $(document).ready(function(){ activateColombia() }) Source link

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Sensex closes at new high of 35,260, Nifty surpassed 10,800; banks fuel markets bull run

Mumbai: Continuing their winning run for the second straight day, benchmark equity indices Sensex and Nifty hit fresh closing peaks of 35,260 and 10,817, respectively, with banking counters leading the rally on Thursday amid reports that the government might increase FDI limits for banks. The BSE Sensex rose 178 points, or 0.51 percent; while the […]