Daily Archives: April 12, 2018

FIR filed against BJP MLA in Unnao gangrape case, case to be handed to CBI


Police in Uttar Pradesh today registered an FIR against ruling BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar in connection with the alleged gangrape of a minor girl in Unnao, hours after the government said it would hand over investigation into the case to the CBI. Till the premier investigating agency takes over, the local police will continue with the probe, Principal Secretary ...

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Implementation of GST not ‘unfixable’ problem: Rajan


Proper implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) in India can be worked upon and is not an “unfixable problem”, former RBI governor Raghuram Rajan has said, reiterating that demonetisation was “not a well-planned, well thought-out” move. With the Modi government bringing in ambitious reforms like GST and demonetisation, Rajan said it would be good if such measures were ...

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Navigation satellite INRSS-1I put into orbit


The Indian Space Research Organisation’s navigation satellite INRSS-1I was today launched by PSLV-C41 from the spaceport here and successfully placed in the designated orbit. PSLV-C41/IRNSS-1I Mission blasted off at 4.04 am from the first launchpad at the Sathish Dhawan Space Centre. It was a normal lift-off, ISRO officials said. The workhorse, PSLV, injected the satellite into orbit 19 minutes after ...

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Anger and uproar ensues in Kathua over rape and killing of 8 year old


An eight-year-old girl was gang-raped repeatedly inside a village temple, kept sedated for hours, and raped again just before being killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua by six men, including one who had been “invited” to come all the way from Meerut to “satisfy his lust”, the police have told a court. The child, held captive for a week in ...

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Saudi Aramco signs $44 billion deal to build Indian refinery complex


audi Aramco, the world’s biggest oil company, on Wednesday announced a $44-billion deal to build a giant refinery complex in India with three Indian firms. The refinery at Ratnagiri on the west coast will handle up to 1.2 million barrels of oil a day, the Saudi company said in a statement after signing a memorandum of understanding with Indian Oil ...

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