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16 November, 2018 1:19 AM Cyclone Gaja Crosses Between Tamil Nadu, Puducherry Coasts: Live Updates

As many as 76,290 people were evacuated from low lying areas and sheltered at over 300 relief centres in six districts including Nagapattinam, Pudukottai, Ramanathapuram and Tiruvarur. Severe cyclonic storm 'Gaja' crossed between the Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coast between Nagapattinam and Vedaranniyam early Friday, with wind speed gusting up to 120 km per hour, a weather 45

15 November, 2018 11:10 AM After Protests, Poll Body Removes Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer

The order came after some civil society groups in Mizoram demanded Shashank's ouster over a row on allowing Bru voters lodged in Tripura relief camps to exercise their franchise from the area. The Election Commission (EC) today removed S B Shashank as chief electoral officer of poll-bound Mizoram and appointed IAS officer Ashish Kundra. The order came after 43

14 November, 2018 7:06 PM Navy On High Alert As Cyclone Gaja Approaches Tamil Nadu, Puducherry

"Two Indian Naval ships -- Ranvir and Khanjar -- are standing by to proceed to the most affected areas to undertake humanitarian aid and distress relief," a Navy official said. The Indian Navy was put on high alert on Wednesday, as cyclone Gaja approaches the coast of south Tamil Nadu and Puducherry, officials said. Navy officials said the Eastern Naval 43

13 November, 2018 6:18 AM Rakesh Asthana case: Delhi HC dismisses bail plea of middleman Manoj Prasad

Additional Solicitor General Vikramjit Banerjee and Advocate Rajdipa Behura, appearing for the CBI, opposed the bail plea on the grounds that investigation was at a crucial stage and Prasad's case was different from that of other accused. The Delhi High Court on Tuesday dismissed the bail plea of middleman Manoj Prasad in a bribery case allegedly involving 53

12 November, 2018 1:53 PM Flight attendant breastfed crying baby after mother runs out of milk mid-air

The air hostess' selfless action to soothe the hungry infant has now gone viral. It was a big day for Philippine Airlines flight attendant Patrisha Organo. She was on-board to qualify as a cabin crew evaluator. Little did the 24-year-old know that her spontaneous actions, later on, will be championed by one and all. On November 6, Patrisha stepped onboard 64

8 November, 2018 4:06 PM GST refunds of Rs 82,775 cr to exporters cleared; Rs 5,400 cr pending as on October 31

The finance ministry said that GST refund of Rs 82,775 crore to exporters has been cleared as on October 31, which is 93.8 percent of the total such claims with the tax authorities. In a statement, the ministry said Rs 5,400 crore worth GST refund is still pending with the government and that is being "expeditiously processed". "As on October 31, 2018, total 67

8 November, 2018 10:37 AM Arun Jaitley justifies Demonetisation, says shake-up required to make India move to digital transactions

New Delhi: On the second anniversary of Demonetisation, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley dismissed the “ill-informed criticism” of the note ban. Refusing claims that almost the entire cash money got deposited in the banks, Jaitley in a Facebook post wrote that confiscation of currency was not an objective of Demonetisation. “Getting it into the formal economy 65

7 November, 2018 8:12 AM Mizoram CEO to leave for Delhi on a summons by EC

Mizoram Chief Electoral Officer (CEO) S B Shashank, whose removal has been demanded by the chief minister and several NGOs, said he would leave for New Delhi on November 7 after being summoned by the Election Commission. Shashank said he would meet the poll panel on November 8 in the national capital. Meanwhile, hundreds of members of the Young Mizo Association 87

5 November, 2018 6:56 AM Google Pixel 3, Pixel 3 XL Spotted With Wi-Fi Sharing Feature

Google Pixel 3 and Pixel 3 XL may not be your choice due to some early issues that are affecting their memory management and audio quality in video recordings. However, both new Pixel phones are now found to have the option to let you transform them into a Wi-Fi repeater and share their Wi-Fi connection with other devices. The new feature is a beyond 595

4 November, 2018 2:21 PM 42 Pilgrims Stranded Without Food, Water Near Badrinath After Snowfall

As many as 42 pilgrims from Odisha have been stranded without food near Badrinath Temple after heavy snowfall, officials said on Sunday. Joint Commissioner, Relief, PR Mohapatra said the pilgrims were returning from the shrine. "They are without food since Saturday night and are facing problems due to power cut," Mohapatra said. Kindly provide necessary 65