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Lower GST rates on restaurants, 178 goods become effective

The government has notified lower GST rates in over 200 items, including chocolates, waffles, furniture, wrist watch, cutlery items, suitcase, c...

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Kremlin says to host Syria summit with officials from Iran and Turkey

The three powers are key players in Syria, where they've spearheaded a cease-fire initiative and are now cooperating on a political settlement. ...

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Senators Near Bipartisan Deal on Gun Control, Sources Say

Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., and John Cornyn, R-Texas, are the main forces behind the legislation, which was Sen. Sen. Richard Blumenthal, D-Co...

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In blow to Rajasthan, SC stays, caps Gujjar quota

In its 2006 judgment of Nagaraj , the Supreme Court had held that the state is not bound to make reservations for SC/ST in matter of promotions...

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Irrepressible Laporte, the Rugby World Cup magician

Despite support for Ireland's bid, led by former Ireland captain Brian O'Driscoll, Dick Spring and Philip Browne , a technical evaluation r...

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Amnesty, HRW urged to probe Johal torture allegations

The federation said up to 1,000 people will protest outside the FCO building on Friday, calling for Mr Johal to be given more consular assistanc...

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London theatre receives 20 claims of inappropriate behaviour against Kevin Spacey

This is despite the Old Vic initially claiming that no complaints had been made against Kevin Spacey when he was its artistic director . The ...

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A cool and soggy Wednesday

Saturday will bring a more potent frontal system to Central PA that means scattered showers and breezy conditions. FRIDAY: We should stay ...

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BJP leader shot dead in Greater Noida

The news agency Ani said that Kumar's auto lost balance and hit a divider after shots were fired. Apart from a security guard who was also kil...

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Youth can help resolve Babri Masjid dispute: Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

Former Bharatiya Janata Party MP Ram Vilas Vedanti, meanwhile, criticised Ravi Shankar's attempt to resolve the dispute and help the stakeholder...

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Cloudy, chance of showers — TODAY'S FORECAST

Thursday: Partly sunny, with a high near 76. The National Weather Service explained that a weak high pressure system is the cause of today...

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New India Q2 net rises 187%

The combined ratio indicates underwriting profit or loss - a ratio above 100 indicates loss. "Profitability has largely gone up because of the s...

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Meghan Markle has some VERY exciting plans for this Christmas

Meghan's character Rachel Zane is set to Wednesday Mike Ross, played by Patrick Adams, in the latest series of the popular legal drama. A day ...

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UK Reportedly Ready to Pay 450 Mln Pound Debt to Iran

In 2009, the International Chamber of Commerce ordered Britain to repay Iran £450 million ($592 million) for the tanks that were never delivered...

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Cambodia's Supreme Court dissolves main opposition party

In 2015, then CNRP leader Sam Rainsy fled to France to escape arrest for a defamation conviction. The government-filed lawsuit against the Ca...

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Floods near Greek capital leave 2 dead; roads, homes flooded

At least 14 people are dead as a result of the flash flooding. Greece has been hit by heavy rains for about a week. Turkey is ready to hel...

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Trump administration to reverse ban on elephant trophies from Africa

According to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official website , "Legal, well-regulated sport-hunting as part of a sound management program ...

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Raytheon Company (RTN) Holdings Decreased by Thomaspartners, Inc

Covington Capital Management acquired 8,315 shares as Raytheon Co (RTN)'s stock rose 4.85%. TIAA CREF Investment Management LLC now owns 2,782...

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Students threatened school shooting

According to police, classmates said the two threatened to set off the fire alarm and shoot students from the school's rooftop after everyone ev...

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Sheriff at odds with driver over vulgar anti-Trump sticker

The sheriff southwest of Houston put out a call for information, saying that a prosecutor had already told him that she could bring disorderly c...

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Narendra Modi wave still prevails among Indians, reveals latest survey

According to Pew, PM Modi's and BJP are still more popular than the Congress party and Gandhi family. India, which was ranked 142nd when t...

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SC orders compensation for United Kingdom tourist with Buddha tattoo

She was detained by police a later deported. The mental health nurse from Coventry took legal action against the Sri Lankan authorities as soo...

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CJP dismisses Nawaz's in-chamber appeal to club NAB references

Pakistan' s Supreme Court on Thursday rejected former Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's appeal for combined court cases stemming from the whistleb...

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Australian police seize huge cocaine haul being smuggled in yacht

Three men have been charged after a multi-agency into global drug trafficking by sea. They were assisted by the Australian Border Force. In ...

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RCEP leaders meet to discuss future negotiations

Manila- Reiterating Indian support for concluding a "balanced" Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement, Prime Minister Nar...

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Senate GOP plans to add ObamaCare mandate repeal to tax bill

In a bi-weekly round-up MERRY JANE will break down the stories making waves in media, politics, technology, and culture - keeping you up to date...

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Ontario Colleges Hit With Class Action Lawsuit

About 12,000 Ontario college professors, instructors, counsellors, and librarians haven't been at work since October 15, leaving hundreds of tho...

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Two militants who escaped from J&K encounter arrested

Three terrorists arrested alive in this operation and one of the three terrorists is injured, under treatment in hospital. Addressing a press ...

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UN Approves Resolution Condemning N. Korea for Human Rights Abuses

The drafted United Nations resolution is sponsored by Japan and the European Union, stating Pyongyang deprives its citizens of basic needs such ...

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Check out Amitabh Bachchan's adorable wishes on Aaradhya Bachchan's 6th birthday

One of the most special wishes Aaradhya received today was from her doting grandfather, Amitab Bachchan. He also thanked his followers for wis...

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