Monthly Archives: November 2018

Maratha quota is a betrayal: OBC groups

‘The community can’t be included in SEBC category’ A day after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis announced a new Socially and Educationally Backward Class (SEBC) category under which Marathas will be given reservation, organisations of the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) said on Monday that this was an attempt to give …

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Dharmapuri bus burning convicts set free

Governor clears request for release of 3 AIADMK men Three AIADMK men, serving life sentences for setting ablaze a bus in Dharmapuri resulting in the death of three girls of the Tamil Nadu Agricultural University (TNAU), were granted remission and set free from the Vellore Central Prison on Monday. Jayalalithaa …

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Govt., RBI call truce after a marathon board meeting

Expert panel to review economic capital framework for future earnings The tension between the government and the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appeared to have defused for the time being with both agreeing to settle for a middle ground at the end of an over nine-hour board meeting on Monday. …

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Financial crisis in West Europe

Money markets in London, Paris and Bonn remained closed to-day [November 20] in the wake of the financial turmoil which has rocked Western Europe during the past two weeks. The crisis was sparked off by fears of a devaluation of the French franc and a pricing upward of the value …

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When giants clash

The U.S.-China discord at APEChighlights the dangers of their tariff war Breaking with more than a quarter-century of history, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) organisation wrapped up its summit with no joint communiqué issued. Its leaders, principally led by the U.S. and China, clashed over the proposed wording of the …

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Amid institutional declineExtract:

The issue today is whether a dishonest system can be managed honestly Allegations of interference in major institutions have been the big news of late. The ongoing fracas in the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has got out of hand, with the two top officials in the chain of command …

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Make it the Indian way

As industrial 3D printing transforms manufacturing, the country must adapt to additive technologies If ‘Make in India’ is to succeed, it needs to encompass ‘Make it the Indian Way’. It need not emulate mass production technologies, fuelled in Detroit by massive capital investment or in Beijing by cheap labour. We …

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Best-picture Oscars up for sale in rare auction

Two Academy Awards for best picture are going up for sale in a rare auction of Oscars. An Oscar awarded to Mutiny on the Bounty in 1936 and another given to Gentleman’s Agreement in 1948 will go up for auction in Los Angeles starting December 11.AP Source :

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