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ISRO Refutes Land Encroachment Reports in Bangalore

Bangalore-based Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has refuted news reports alleging the space agency of encroaching land in Jalahally area of Bangalore. The reports alleged ISRO/DOS as one of the encroachers of lake beds and reserve forest land in Bangalore, which the space agency described as creating “misapprehension among the public.” It further said, “ISRO/DOS hereby clarifies that those news ...

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Antarctica’s Ice Sheet to Disappear Due to Global Warming, Says Study

Researchers have simulated a futuristic scenario of Antarctica due to global warming to provide a gloomy picture of how the ice-sheet would disappear and the bare deserted land would stare at the mankind. In their study published in the journal Nature, Victoria University’s Antarctic Research Centre and GNS Science researchers provided their simulated findings to predict how the Antarctic ice ...

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Will Salman Khan Return as ‘Bigg Boss 9’ Host?

Despite his removal amid controversy from the final leg of “Bigg Boss 8”, Salman Khan, who has walked out with bail in the Hit-and-Run case, is again a sought-after anchor for the next season of “Bigg Boss 9”. Media reports said Salman Khan, currently busy with court hearings and shooting schedule for the upcoming “Bajrangi Bhaijaan”, may return to Bigg ...

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India rejects US panel report on religious freedom

India has rejected a US government panel report that claims direct link between the 2014 general elections and the spike in attacks on religious minorities in the country. The report by the US Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) says that since the 2014 elections, religious minority communities in India have been “subject to derogatory comments by politicians linked to ...

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Jats OBC Status in Limbo as SC Stays Extension

In a major setback to the Jats community from the Hindi belt, the Supreme Court on Tuesday stayed the government notification extending their status for 10 years as Other Backward Classes (OBC). The apex court said it was a “possible wrong inclusion” of the community in the OBC list in the past and a politically organised class like Jat community ...

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No Ban on Old Vehicles of 15 Years, says Minister

Though the National Green Tribunal’s (NGT) ordered banning more than 15 years old vehicles in the country, the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways said it has examined the order and decided to make the certificate of fitness of vehicle mandatory under Section 56 of the Motor Vehicles Act 1988, with regular checks. However, the Ministry rejected the recommendation to ...

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Madras HC Rejects Writ on ‘Lingaa’; Decks Cleared for Release on Rajinikanth’s Birthday

The Madras High Court on Wednesday dismissed the writ petition filed by Ravi Rathinam, who had challenged the producers of Rajinikanth-starrer ‘Lingaa’ as copyrights violation of his upcoming film’s story idea published on Youtube. Madurai bench Justice M. Venugopal said the petitioner can initiate civil or criminal proceedings since it was a private dispute. The film directed by K.S. Ravi ...

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Russia Rejects Australia Demand for MH17 Compensation, Seeks Proof

Russia has rejected Australian plea that it should pay compensation for MH17 disaster that was downed by Ukrainian rebels supported by Moscow. Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbott ealier alleged that Russua had a role in the downing of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17, but Russia brushed aside his demand that it apologise and pay compensation to the families of the victims ...

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