Monthly Archives: November 2018

Republicans expand Senate majority

With their Florida victory, they now have 52 seats; Mississippi will see a run-off Bill Nelson, incumbent Democrat Senator from Florida, conceded the Senaterace to his Republican opponent, Governor Rick Scott, on Sunday afternoon after a prolonged and bitterly fought battle. A Statewide manual recount of votes left Mr. Nelson, …

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May reaches out to businesses

Cites Indian software developers, JLR in bid to convince industry of Brexit deal British Prime Minister Theresa May continued to defy her critics as she reached out to businesses, with an attempt to focus on her vision for the post-Brexit immigration regime. EU nationals, regardless of skill level, could no …

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Make elephant corridors eco-sensitive zones: NGT

The National Green Tribunal (NGT) has asked the Ministry of Environment, Forests and Climate Change (MoEF&CC) to consider declaring all elephant corridors in India as eco-sensitive zones. Following a plea that sought legal recognition for elephant reserves and corridors in the State of Assam, a Bench headed by NGT Chairperson …

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Army selects Russian Igla-S missile

India has picked Russia’s Igla-S missile system as the choice for the Army’s multibillion dollar contract for man-portable air defence systems, officials said on Monday. “The Igla-S bid from Rosoboronexport of Russia has been declared the L1 in the Very Short Range Air Defence (VSHORAD) deal,” said a defence official …

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Govt., RBI call truce after board meeting

“The Board also advised that the RBI should consider a scheme for restructuring of stressed standard assets of MSME borrowers with aggregate credit facilities of up to Rs. 250 million [Rs. 25 crore] , subject to such conditions as are necessary for ensuring financial stability,” the RBI said. On the …

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CIC asks RGI to change data collection norms

An RTI applicant had sought details about deaths in all wards of Mumbai in 2016 The Central Information Commission (CIC) has directed the Registrar General of India (RGI) to change its practices of data collection, especially with regard to births and deaths. Information Commissioner Yashovardhan Azad issued the directives to …

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Viewing Kartarpur via telescope

Govt. to instal instrument for across-the-border view of the gurdwara India plans to install a “high-powered telescope” in Punjab’s Gurdaspur for Sikh devotees to view Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib across the border in Pakistan, the Home Ministry said on Monday. This is part of a series of projects planned to commemorate …

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A new bank scam using Google Maps loophole

Con artists edit bank details, get customers to share PINs Scamsters seem to have stumbled upon a gold mine in the form of a loophole in the Google Maps interface. Taking advantage of the fact that on Google Maps, an establishment’s contact details can be edited by anyone, a group …

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