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FTIL can’t take advantage of its own delay in exercising voting rights in MCX: HC

The Bombay High Court on Friday said that Multi-Commodity Exchange (MCX) can proceed with a postal ballot for a resolution to amend its articles of association (AoA) in order to transfer 26% stake held by Financial Technologies (FTIL) in an escrow account. The transfer is meant for divestment of this stake and the voting on […]

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Congress will remain indomitable in spirit: Sonia Gandhi

Amid the worst phase of the Indian National Congress (INC) in terms of Lok Sabha seats and status in Parliament, party president Sonia Gandhi today vowed to lead from the front and said the party would remain indomitable in its spirit. She was addressing a Congress workers meeting in Raebareli. “Around 10 lakh 75 thousand […]

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भिलाई गैस रिसाव के दोषियों पर कड़ी कार्यवाही — रमन सिंह

कल देर रात भिलाई नगर के सेक्टर 9 स्थित अस्पताल में भिलाई इस्पात संयंत्र के गैस रिसाव पीड़ितों से मुलाक़ात कर उनके जल्द स्वस्थ होने की कामना की छत्तीसगढ़ के मुख्यमंत्री रमन सिंह ने। “राज्य सरकार जहां हादसे की मजिस्ट्रियल जांच करवा रही है वहीं हादसे की विभागीय जांच भी होगी। इसके अलावा केन्द्रीय इस्पात […]

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Sanchez stars as Chile overcome Australia

Chile secured a hard-fought 3-1 victory over Australia in Cuiaba to move level on points with Group B leaders the Netherlands. Early strikes from Alexis Sanchez and Jorge Valdivia put the South Americans well in control and, though Tim Cahill’s header got the Socceroos back into the game, Jean Beausejour sealed victory in injury-time. Led by […]

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Dutch rip Spain to shreds with astonishing display

The 2014 World Cup has its first historic moment as the Netherlands hammered Spain 5-1 in an incredible match in Salvador. The champions were not just beaten, but absolutely ripped to pieces by a much-unfancied Dutch side that could have scored even more than the five they put past the reigning Spaniards. Yet it was […]

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Mexico overcome referee gaffes to down Cameroon

Mexico gained a narrow 1-0 victory over Cameroon to give themselves a good chance of escaping Group A. After having two goals questionable ruled out for offside, El Tri eventually broke the deadlock in the second half through Oribe Peralta, the veteran striker chosen to take Javier Hernandez’s place in the team. The game started […]

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अच्छे दिन मतलब?

चुनाव संपन्न हो गया। नई सरकार बन गई। अब भारतीय मन के सामने एक ही कौतुहल बचा है, अच्छे दिन के अर्थ क्या हैं? सरकार के पास उसके लिए अच्छे दिन के मायने क्या है? 125 करोड़ लोगों के लिए अच्छे दिन किस तरह आएंगे? किस रूप में आएंगे और कब आएंगे? क्या आर्थिक संपन्नता […]

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We picked up language from birds, primates

On the island of Java, in Indonesia, the silvery gibbon, an endangered primate, lives in the rainforests. In a behavior that’s unusual for a primate, the silvery gibbon sings: It can vocalize long, complicated songs, using 14 different note types, that signal territory and send messages to potential mates and family. Far from being a […]

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When good people do bad things

When people get together in groups, unusual things can happen — both good and bad. Groups create important social institutions that an individual could not achieve alone, but there can be a darker side to such alliances: Belonging to a group makes people more likely to harm others outside the group. “Although humans exhibit strong […]

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BBA demands anti-child labour law

हम नई सभ्यता की रचना को निकल पड़े; अब क़लम हमारी है और है किताब अपनी; लिखने को,पढने को हम बच्चे निकल पड़े; तक़दीरें गढ़ने को हम बच्चे निकल पड़े; हर छोर से धरती के हम बच्चे निकल पड़े। Commemorating the International Day Against Child Labour, where a song with a message against the malaise […]