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Fishing, water sports banned in Goa in view of BRICS Summit

Fishing and water sports in Goa were temporarily banned from today in view of the upcoming BRICS summit beginning in the coastal state from October 15. "All the fishing vessels are asked to stay at the jetties, also the water sports have been ...
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Polish President Andrzej Duda says that the attack on the Consulate General in Lutsk should not be underestimated and insists on resolute reaction. An attack on the Polish consulate in Lutsk absolutel
Russian Human Rights Commissioner Tatyana Moskalkova intends to investigate the circumstances surrounding the unauthorized rally held in Moscow on March 26. “On March 28, Russian Human Rights Co
A former associate of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie on Wednesday was sentenced to two years in prison for his role in the “Bridgegate” lane closure scandal that played a part in torpe
American intellectual and social critic Noam Chomsky took some time to reflect on President Donald Trump’s first 100 days thus far in a new interview with Truthout. Chomsky has previously called
Sterling and shares remain calm as the countdown to the UK's exit from the European Union begins.
President Donald Trump’s older daughter Ivanka Trump said Tuesday that she will be attending classes to learn how to code during the summer. She will be joined by her daughter, Arabella Kushner. “As a
American, Delta, United and others are prepping streamlined systems that could skew their lost-luggage stats.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi tonight hailed the passage of GST supplementary bills by the Lok Sabha. "Congratulations to all the countrymen over passage of the GST bills. New Year, New Law, New B
India has been built by saints, yogis and fakirs, not by any king or emperor, Yoga guru Ramdev said today. "Yoga has been an inalienable part of our culture. No king or emperor has built India or sha
ICRA today said it is expecting debt refinancing by state governments under UDAY scheme will lower the losses of discoms from Rs 67,000 crore in FY2015 to Rs 37,500 crore in FY2017. The progress in i
Investment firm Venture Catalysts today announced exit from photo-curation platform Siftr Labs by selling entire stake to China based APUS Group. "Venture Catalysts...Has successfully exited the phot
The railways has decided to get rid of "deadwood" from service by compulsorily retiring employees on the basis of performance review. "It has already been done in two-three cases in railways where co
President Pranab Mukherjee today received credentials from envoys of five nations, including Turkey and Seychelles. Sakir Ozkan Torunlar, Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey, Philippe Le Gall, High
A five-year-old boy today sustained serious burn injuries on several parts of his body as his father branded him with hot iron rod, police said. The boy was allegedly punished by his father for being
White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Wednesday defended his decision to scold American Urban Radio Correspondent April Ryan earlier this week by saying that it would be “demeaning” t
The space-travel company has released new images of the the New Shepard rocket that show the capsule's interior design.
Advertising watchdog ASCI has upheld complaints against 95 misleading advertisements in December, including those of Reliance Jio Infocomm, Reckitt Benckiser, Dabur, Emami Go Air, Pernod Ricard, among
A mob today attacked a team of Uttar Pradesh police and some other officials carrying out the drive against illegal slaughterhouses leaving five of them injured. Giving details of the incident, Ad
A 26-year-old model Sangeeta Chatterjee was today remanded in judicial custody for 14 days following her arrest in Kolkata for her alleged involvement in a red sanders smuggling case, police said.
Concessional bus tickets meant for female passengers on Women's Day and Raksha Bandhan were issued to male passengers during 2014-16, according to CAG report tabled in the state Assembly today. The r
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh today launched a scheme allowing distribution of LED tubelights and energy-efficient fans as part of an initiative to promote energy saving. The LED tu
The Supreme Court today allowed BJP leader Subramanian Swamy to file a rejoinder to the government's reply to his plea seeking a direction for framing detailed guidelines and "fool-proof policy" for g
Tata Motors today termed the Supreme Court ban on BS-III vehicles from April 1 as "unexpected and unprecedented" saying the order will have a material impact on the entire automotive industry. "
BJP MLA Anil Gote today demanded dissolution of Maharashtra Legislative Council, maintaining the Upper House has "no constitutional powers". Speaking to reporters in Vidhan Bhavan premises here, Gote
Uber is facing a court battle over claims it has failed to pay what could be hundreds of millions of pounds in VAT.
The CGST Bill makes provisions for levy and collection of tax on intra-state supply of goods or services, the integrated GST deals in taxation of inter-state movement of goods and services while the
Samsung seems to be playing it safe with its first major smartphone since the embarrassing recall of its fire-prone Note 7.
Many BJD leaders today disapproved of party MP Baijayant Panda's suggestions through twitter and write up in newspaper to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik to "introspect" and "rediscover BJD's original s
BJP leader Ram Madhav today termed separatists leaders as "most irresponsible" and said they are "pushing" youngsters into conflict in Jammu and Kashmir while their own children are "enjoying the gove
A Delhi court today sent a man and his son, arrested in connection with Rs 6,000 crore Bank of Baroda money laundering case, to the custody of Enforcement Directorate (ED) till April 1. Additional Se
The Committee of Administrators (COA) led by Vinod Rai will monitor the proceedings of the all-important IPL Governing Council meeting tomorrow. While it is confirmed that COA will supervise the
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