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17 November, 2017 4:05 PM SC for nationwide ban on furnace oil, pet coke

The Supreme Court on Friday requested all States and Union Territories to move forward towards a nationwide ban on the use of pet coke and furnace oil to power up industries, in a bid to fight pollution. The Environment Bench of the Supreme Court had already ordered a ban on the industrial use of pet coke and furnace oil in the States of Uttar Pradesh 20

16 November, 2017 5:40 AM British envoy snubs Pakistan, says 'can't control 'Free Balochistan' ads in London'

Pakistan had lodged a strong protest after several buses in London were seen with 'Free Balochistan' advertisement. Islamabad: British High Commissioner to Pakistan Thomas Drew has expressed his country's inability to control the advertisements about Balochistan in London. "I understand the strength of feeling about adverts in London. The British Government 67

12 November, 2017 5:30 PM 'Padmavati' Row: Protests Outside Director Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Office

The protesters outside Sanjay Leela Bhansali's office demanded that the film should not be released, a senior police official said. Mumbai: Around 25 people of a Rajput community outfit today protested outside filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali's office in suburban Juhu against his upcoming movie 'Padmavati', the police said. The protesters demanded that the film should 80

12 November, 2017 1:16 PM 'Padmavati' row: Watch films as films, don't go into history, says Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Mumbai: In the wake of a controversy surrounding upcoming Bollywood film "Padmavati", Union minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Sunday said he saw films as films, without getting into the history or geography as depicted in them. Asked whether he opposed the film's release, the minority affairs minister said, "What you like in a film, should be accepted 37

8 November, 2017 3:32 PM As Delhi Chokes In Toxic Air, Decision On Odd-Even Car Rationing Tomorrow

New Delhi: As pollution in the national capital hit over 30 times the World Health Organization's safe level in the national capital, the government today banned smoke-spewing trucks from entering the city and halted all civil construction works. A decision on starting the odd-even scheme that allows cars with odd and even registration numbers on alternate 70

8 November, 2017 8:41 AM Chidambaram takes on Jaitley on note ban, asks if it’s ’ethical’ to let millions suffer

Congress leader P. Chidambaram launched a scathing attack on the Centre and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on the anniversary of the note ban decision today, asking whether it was “ethical” to heap misery on millions of people. No one could deny that lives and jobs were lost due to the note ban, the former Union finance minister said on “demonetisation 46

8 November, 2017 5:34 AM On demonetisation anniversary, PM Narendra Modi tweets video outlining benefits

New Delhi: On the eve of November 8, 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi made a revolutionary announcement creating history in the sphere of Indian economy – demonetisation. The government made an ingenious attempt to strike the black money hoarders and counterfeit currency suppliers by scrapping Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes, thereby nullifying 86% of Indian 22

7 November, 2017 2:55 AM Gujarat Assembly Elections: BJP president Amit Shah to launch 'Gaurav Maha-Sampark Abhiyan'

Former prime minister Manmohan Singh is set to visit poll-bound Gujarat on Tuesday. Ahmedabad: Ahead of Gujarat Assembly Elections 2017, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah will on Tuesday kick-start BJP's mass contract drive, 'Gujarat Gaurav Maha-Sampark Abhiyan', in an attempt to maximise its reach to voters across the state. The 'abhiyan' would 140 1

5 November, 2017 7:11 PM A Dialogue With JC: For PM Modi it's India first, says Uttarakhand CM

New Delhi: Uttarakhand Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat in an interview with Zee Media's Executive Director and CEO of its Regional Channels Jagdeesh Chandra on Sunday underlined the priority areas of his government and talked about his journey to the top post in the state. "I never thought i would join politics. I was active in politics but never 68

2 November, 2017 7:00 AM New York suspect says IS inspired attack, killings 'felt good'

NEW YORK: The Uzbek immigrant behind New York's worst attack in 16 years confessed to acting in the name of the Islamic State group and "felt good" about the killings, having planned an assault for a year, investigators said Wednesday. The shocking details emerged as federal prosecutors filed terrorism charges against Sayfullo Saipov, who subsequently 127