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26 September, 2017 8:54 AM Govt. forms committee for 5G rollout by 2020

The government on Tuesday set up a 5G committee with the mandate to lay down a road map for the rollout of the technology by 2020. “We have created a high-level 5G committee that will work on vision mission and goals of 5G. When the world will roll out 5G in 2020, I believe India will be on a par with them,” Telecom Minister Manoj Sinha said. According 18

26 September, 2017 2:56 AM PM forms Economic Advisory Council, Debroy will be chief

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday constituted a five-member Economic Advisory Council (EAC) headed by Niti Aayog member Bibek Debroy, at a time when concerns are being raised over the declining growth in India. The EAC also includes NITI Aayog's Principal Advisor Ratan Watal as its member secretary. Economist Surjit Bhalla, National Institute of Public 18

25 September, 2017 10:52 PM CBO predicts ‘millions’ would lose coverage under the revised Senate health bill

The latest Senate Republican plan to tilt federal health-care law in a conservative direction would cause “millions” of Americans to lose insurance by 2026, while lessening the federal deficit by at least $133 billion, according to much-anticipated estimates by Congress’s nonpartisan budget scorekeepers. The partial analysis by the Congressional Budget 50

25 September, 2017 9:23 PM From October, Metro rides to cost up to Rs 10 more

DMRC's income from operations and other sources was Rs 4,34,425.20 lakh during the financial year 2015-2016. Its expenditure on operations during the same period was Rs 2,19,965.55 lakh, which would technically mean that it is making an operational profit but the total expenditure, including employee benefits expenses, depreciation and amortisation expenses 15

25 September, 2017 8:04 PM BHU violence: FIRs against 1,000 students

VARANASI: More than 1,000 unidentified students have been booked for violence, arson, disrupting government work on the Banaras Hindu University (BHU) campus where violence erupted on Saturday night. On Monday, district magistrate Yogeswar Ram Mishra initiated action against officials for failing to control violence on the campus. Barring small groups 317

25 September, 2017 7:40 PM Officials take part in mock arm wrestling bout

During the inauguration of Dasara Arm Wrestling Competition at D. Devaraj Urs Multipurpose Stadium in Mysuru on Monday, Deputy Commissioner D. Randeep took part in a mock arm wrestling bout with Inspector-General of Police (Southern Range) Vipul Kumar. Similar bouts were conducted between Mysuru City Corporation (MCC) Commissioner G. Jagadeesha and Superintendent 25

25 September, 2017 3:19 PM Sharif returns, scotching rumours of escape

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan's ousted Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif returned to Islamabad on Monday to face corruption cases filed against him and his children by the country's anti-graft body in the accountability court after spending nearly a month with his ailing wife. With his return, Sharif put to rest speculation by his political rivals that he had left the country 24

25 September, 2017 1:14 PM BHU violence: 3 additional magistrates, 2 police officers removed

Three additional city magistrates of Varanasi and two police officers were today removed in connection with the lathicharge on students in the Banaras Hindu University and a high-level probe was ordered into the incident that has spiralled into a major controversy. VARANASI/LUCKNOW: Three additional city magistrates of Varanasi and two police officers 66

25 September, 2017 3:05 AM Officials to conduct survey of ‘disputed’ land in Nilgiris

Party alleges land illegally transferred to Kerala Government officials in the Nilgiris on Sunday said they would undertake a survey of a disputed small strip of land adjoining Wayanad district in Kerala after the Naam Tamilar Katchi alleged that the land belonging to Nilgiris Revenue Department has been illegally transferred to the neighbouring State 13

24 September, 2017 7:37 PM Devotee rush increases at Durga temple

The turn out of devotees increased considerably on the fourth day of the Dasara festivities at th Kanaka Durga temple here on Sunday. The rituals began with suprabhata seva at 3 a.m. and continued upto 8 a.m. The priests offered bala bhoga nivedana and performed regular poojas. The rush suddenly increased following closure of schools and colleges for the Dasara 11