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22 March, 2018 11:09 AM Jailed mafia don Mukhtar Ansari gets EC nod to vote in Rajya Sabha polls

BSP MP Mukhtar Ansari is a prime accused in the murder of BJP MLA Krishnanand Rai and has pleaded not guilty. Lucknow: The Election Commission (EC) has granted permission to jailed Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) lawmaker and gangster Mukhtar Ansari to cast his vote in the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections. According to ANI, the poll panel gave its nod while 14

22 March, 2018 10:37 AM Dubai ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum helps tourists pull their car out of the sand, goes viral

Apparently, mid-desert rescues run in the family. Dubai's ruler Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is going viral for stopping by on a drive through the desert and helping rescue a group of stranded tourists. The tourists' vehicle had reportedly been stuck in the sand, and the Emir had given them not just a helping hand, but a drink to quench their 27

22 March, 2018 8:51 AM IDFC may put its AMC biz on sale: Here's what makes it an attractive buy

IDFC Mutual Fund has done better for itself and has raised its rank further in the industry even though the number of firms increased and the competition in the industry intensified IDFC Asset Management Company is up for sale, and may soon be acquired by another large mutual fund player or a company as the AMC’s parent, IDFC is looking to exit the AMC business 43

21 March, 2018 7:03 PM Srikanth appointed Group I officer

Badminton ace Kidambi Srikanth, a native of Guntur, has been appointed as Deputy Collector under the sports quota. Mr. Srikanth, who is now in Mumbai, has expressed his gratitude to the A.P. government for conceding the request he made in August last. The government on Wednesday issued a GO to this effect. Soon after Mr. Srikanth won the Indonesian Championship 29

21 March, 2018 5:53 PM Diamond Baron Vasant Gajera Held For Allegedly Usurping Surat Land

Vasant Gajera was today arrested on the basis of the FIR after ACP (F Division) investigated the matter. Surat: Prominent diamantaire Vasant Gajera, owner of jewellery manufacturing firm Laxmi Diamond, was today arrested for allegedly forging property documents to usurp a piece of land in Vesu area of the city, police said. He is the brother of Congress 30

21 March, 2018 5:06 PM Some BSF officers negligent: Centre

The Home Ministry has told a parliamentary panel that some Border Security Force (BSF) officers were found to be “negligent” in the wake of complaints of poor quality of food being served to jawans. Action has been initiated against “some persons”. The admission by the Union Home Secretary before the Committee on Estimates headed by Murli Manohar Joshi 36

21 March, 2018 1:24 PM Travel, hospitality sector fast adopting digital technology: Report

Growing disposable incomes and the rise of millennials are making the travel and hospitality sector rapidly adopt various tools, technologies and digital platforms to improve customer experience, says a report. "We are in a digital era and travel and hospitality is not an exception. The rampant penetration of smartphone has transformed the travel consumption 43

21 March, 2018 12:44 PM UP police arrests man in Bihar for posting morphed photo of Yogi Adityanath

A Special Task Force of the Uttar Pradesh has arrested a man from Motihari in Bihar for allegedly posting morphed pictures of UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on social media. The cops have also seized the laptop and mobile phone of the accused while a case has been registered. In March 2017, a 19-year-old youth was arrested by police in Ghatkopar area of Mumbai 53

21 March, 2018 3:23 AM H-1B Application Process To Begin From April 2; Premium Processing Suspended

Washington: Petitions for H1-B visas, popular among Indian IT professionals, will be accepted from April 2, a federal agency announced today. The US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) also announced the suspension of premium processing of all H-1B petitions which are subject to the annual caps. The H-1B petition filing is for the fiscal year 2019 beginning 35

20 March, 2018 11:56 PM Terrorist Hafiz Saeed moves Lahore High Court, challenges Pakistan government ban on his charities

The JuD chief has challenged the Pakistan govt ban on his outfits – JuD and charity organisation Falah-i-Insaniyat Foundation. Islamabad: Mumbai attack mastermind and Jamaat-ud-Dawah (JuD) chief Hafiz Saeed has filed a petition in the Lahore High Court challenging the Pakistan government's ban on his social welfare activities. According to reports, the JuD chief 70