Flood death toll 174, red alert in 12 Kerala districts

Thiruvananthapuram: The death toll in rain-battered Kerala touched 174 on Friday as a red alert continued in 12 districts, with various agencies continuing the rescue operations after rains subsided to evacuate over 80,000 persons during the day. The MeT office forecast lesser rains in Kerala till Saturday, which should bring some relief Chief Minister More...

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By Indileak Web Desk On Thursday, August 16th, 2018
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Vajpayee guided BJP from ‘seeding’ to shaping it a ‘banyan tree’: Amit Shah

New Delhi: Describing him as “Pole Star” of Indian politics, BJP President Amit Shah on Thursday paid his tribute to former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, saying he guided the party’s journey More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Wednesday, August 15th, 2018
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Forex reserves comfortable to counter rupee fall: Jaitley

New Delhi: A day after the rupee fell to its record low, Union Minister Arun Jaitley said on Wednesday that India holds sufficient foreign exchange reserves to mitigate any undue volatility in the foreign exchange More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Hackers siphon Rs 94 crore from Pune’s Cosmos Bank via ATMs in 28 countries

Pune: The banking sector was rattled again when hackers siphoned off a whopping Rs 94.42 crore from the Cosmos Cooperative Bank Ltd – the second oldest and second biggest cooperative bank in India – More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, August 14th, 2018
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Indo-US homeland security talks should continue, envoy tells Rijiju

New Delhi: US Ambassador to India Kenneth I. Juster on Monday told Union Minister of State for Home Kiren Rijiju that his country was keen on continuing the ongoing homeland security dialogue between the two countries More...

By Agencies On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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BJP wants simultaneous polls, Amit Shah tells law panel

New Delhi:The BJP on Monday upped its demand for simultaneous assembly and Lok Sabha polls with its President Amit Shah writing to the Law Commission asserting that this would cut the huge expenses running into More...

By Agencies On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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Kerala situation very serious, says Rajnath Singh after aerial survey

Kochi/Idukki: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Sunday described the situation in the flood-affected areas of Kerala as “very serious” and assured the state of all possible help from the Centre. The More...

By Agencies On Monday, August 13th, 2018
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India to launch GSAT-32 in October 2019 to replace GSAT-6A

Bengaluru: Indian space agency ISRO will launch GSAT-32 satellite in October 2019 to replace GSAT-6A which stopped communicating a few days after its launch on March 29, an official said on Sunday. ISRO, however, More...

By Agencies On Saturday, August 11th, 2018
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Uproot Trinamool, bring BJP for Bengal’s development: Amit Shah

Kolkata: BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday only the Bharatiya Janata Party can bring progress in Bengal as he urged the people to uproot the Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress government from the state. Our More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Friday, August 10th, 2018
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India, Switzerland discuss bilateral ties, black money

New Delhi: India and Switzerland discussed on Friday various aspects of bilateral ties, including the issue of curbing black money, as well as regional and multilateral issues during a meeting between External Affairs More...