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  • Indian boys enter the finals of the SAFF U-19 2015 Championship
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GSLV-D6 successfully launches GSAT-6

GSLV-D6 successfully launches GSAT-6

Sriharikota (AP), Aug 27 (UNI) In a big push to India's future mission, the GSLV-D6, powered by indigenous Cryogenic Upper Stage, today successfully placed the advanced communication satellite 2117 kg GSAT-6 in the desired orbit.
After the 29-hour countdown, the 49.

27 Aug 2015 | 6:05 PM

Oppn behind violence, wants to spread even wider: govt

Gandhinagar, Aug 27 (UNI) Without naming Congress directly, the Gujarat government today alleged that 'concrete evidences' has shown that the opposition was behind the recent violence in the state sparked by Patel community's quota agitation and was willing to spread it to even wider and much graver proportion with an intention that the state would have reeled under curfew for a very long period causing instability and maligning the Bhartiya Janata Party regime.
Addressing a press conference here, government spokesperson and Health Minister Nitin Patel, who heads the seven ministers committee formed to talk with the reservation demanding outfits of various communities including Patels or Patidars, said, 'Many officer bearers of the opposition party have been arrested in connection with the recent violence.

27 Aug 2015 | 7:23 PM
98 cities chosen for Smart cities project; UP, TN, Mah dominate list

98 cities chosen for Smart cities project; UP, TN, Mah dominate list

New Delhi, Aug 27 (UNI) The government today announced a list of 98 towns and cities chosen for the Smart Cities project with Uttar Pradesh , Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh leading the list.
The list of cities, released by Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu after a nationwide "competition" between states includes Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s constituency Varanasi, Allahabad, Lucknow, Ghaziabad, Bareilly and Agra from Uttar Pradesh, Tiruchirapalli, Thanjavur, Salem, Vellore, Chennai, Coimbatore and madurao from Tamil Nadu; Nashik, Thane, Solapur, Nagpur, Navi Mumbai, Aurangabad and Pune from Maharashtra and Bhopal, Indore, Jabalpur, Gwalior and Ujjain from Madhya Pradesh.

27 Aug 2015 | 6:07 PM

Four ultras killed, Pak militant captured alive in Kashmir

Srinagar, Aug 27 (UNI) In the second such incident in this month, a Pakistani militant was today arrested by security forces during an encounter which left four of his associates dead near the Line of Control (LoC) in Uri sector of Baramulla district.
"A Pakistani militant was arrested in the ongoing operation in Uri sector.

27 Aug 2015 | 5:33 PM

Sheena Bora murder case: Peter Mukherjea's son Rahul quizzed

Mumbai, Aug 27 (UNI) Former Star India CEO Peter Mukherjea 's son Rahul Mukherjea was questioned by police in connection with the Sheena Bora murder case.
Mr Rahul was summoned by the Khar Police last night for questioning in relation to his affair with Sheena Bora, daughter of accused and his step-mother Indrani Mukherjea.

27 Aug 2015 | 11:10 AM

Greek judge appointed caretaker PM ahead of elections

28 Aug 2015 | 12:50 AM

* Popular Unity relinquishes mandate to form government * Election date to be officially announced Friday * Tsipras says won't cooperate with main opposition parties By Renee Maltezou and Deepa Babington ATHENS, Aug 27 (Reuters) Greece's top Supreme Court judge was sworn in as caretaker prime minister on Thursday to lead the country to elections next month, ending a week of political deadlock after leftist leader Alexis Tsipras resigned.

Watson sizzles at Barclays, Spieth struggles

28 Aug 2015 | 12:36 AM

EDISON, New Jersey, Aug 27 (Reuters) Bubba Watson charged into a tie for the early first-round lead at The Barclays today while newly crowned world number one Jordan Spieth struggled to his worst score of the year in relation to par.

Inflation to remain focus area for RBI

27 Aug 2015 | 11:07 PM

New Delhi, Aug 27 (UNI) Reserve Bank of India Governor Raghuram Rajan has said the focus of the central bank would continue to be inflation control, bringing to four per cent by 2018 for sustainable growth and the task would be achieved in coordination with the government.