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HC unseats Kerala MLA for election malpractice

The Kerala high court set aside on Thursday the 2016 election of Karat Razack from Koduvally assembly constituency in Kozhikode for elecetion malpractice.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2FHsESU

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Isro to use a humanoid for Gaganyaan tests

Isro will have a humanoid – robot resembling a human – conducting experiments in space twice before actually sending humans by 2022. “Our robot will be able to do whatever a man can do, although not as extensively as them. We want to show that even the first flight will not go empty and utilise the opportunity to the maximum,” Isro chairman K Sivan said.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2CqlmzY

Interim Budget may go beyond vote-on-account

“Convention has always been that election year Budget is an interim Budget. The larger interest of the nation dictates what will be a part of the interim Budget,” Arun Jaitley said. For a “weak and fragile combination, survival is the priority and policy probably comes very low down in the priority,” he said in reference to attempt by opposition parties to come together for the polls.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2QXJBdQ

Media leaks, ‘adverse material’ led to U-turn on new SC judges

Asserting his constitutional authority that “no appointment can be made in the SC unless the recommendation is made by the CJI”, Justice Gogoi disapproved of names being considered for elevation and transfer appearing in the media, especially on legal websites, which gave the impression that a final decision had been taken, sources said.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2Rvtjy9

To counter China’s buildup, India to move strategic ITBP unit to Leh

Amid growing concerns over the Chinese military buildup along the eastern flank of the country, the government has ordered moving a strategic ITBP command from its current base in Chandigarh by over 960 km to the border of Leh in Jammu and Kashmir, official sources said on Thursday.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2HfftLl

‘Don’t fly planes with PW engines on long routes’

This restriction has been imposed for safety reason as there must be an airport within one hour of flying time during entire journey of A320 Neo with PW engines so that the plane can safely land at the nearest alternate on a single engine when one engine develops a snag. Twin engine planes can land on one engine at suitable nearest airport when an engine has a snag.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2RwFeeZ

Wait gets longer for Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul

With the Supreme Court adjourning proceedings on all BCCI matters for a week, suspended Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s wait for a closure to the furore over their sexist comments got longer on Thursday.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2FuhLEM

Rakesh Asthana’s tenure in CBI curtailed with immediate effect

In yet another shake up in the CBI, the government on Thursday curtailed the tenure of Rakesh Asthana and three other officers with immediate effect.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2CtVumR

Reliance Industries net profit jumps nearly 9%

Net profit of the Mukesh Ambani-led company stood at Rs 10,251 crore in Q3 against Rs 9,420 crore in the same period a year earlier. Analysts polled by news agency Reuters had expected a profit of Rs 9,648 crore.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2Hd7D50

Ram Rahim gets life term in scribe murder case

Special CBI judge in Panchkula, Jagdeep Singh, on Thursday, awarded life term to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim and three others for the 2002 murder of Sirsa-based journalist Ram Chander Chhatarpati, the editor of ‘Poora Sach’ newspaper.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2RwnGj8

Wait gets longer for Hardik Pandya, KL Rahul

With the Supreme Court adjourning proceedings on all BCCI matters for a week, suspended Indian cricketers Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s wait for a closure to the furore over their sexist comments got longer on Thursday.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2VY5HR8

‘Will put Rs 700cr in Jet, but with conditions’

Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal’s offer comes against the backdrop of strategic partner Etihad reportedly putting forward strict conditions, including that Goyal should give up control, for infusing funds into the crisis-hit carrier. Goyal said he is committed to an “infusion of funds into the company to the extent of Rs 700 crore” and pledging all his shares.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2TVeJg1

‘Will put Rs 700cr in Jet, but with conditions’

Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal’s offer comes against the backdrop of strategic partner Etihad reportedly putting forward strict conditions, including that Goyal should give up control, for infusing funds into the crisis-hit carrier. Goyal said he is committed to an “infusion of funds into the company to the extent of Rs 700 crore” and pledging all his shares.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2TVeJg1

‘Will put Rs 700cr in Jet, but with conditions’

Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal’s offer comes against the backdrop of strategic partner Etihad reportedly putting forward strict conditions, including that Goyal should give up control, for infusing funds into the crisis-hit carrier. Goyal said he is committed to an “infusion of funds into the company to the extent of Rs 700 crore” and pledging all his shares.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2TVeJg1

SC to hear CoA plea next week in Pandya row

The Supreme Court on Thursday took note of a plea of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) seeking urgent appointment of an ombudsman in the BCCI to decide on the fate of Team India members Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2CC7rqH

SC to hear CoA plea next week in Pandya row

The Supreme Court on Thursday took note of a plea of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) seeking urgent appointment of an ombudsman in the BCCI to decide on the fate of Team India members Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2CC7rqH

‘H-1B holders underpaid, vulnerable to abuse’

H-1B workers are “frequently” placed in poor working conditions and “vulnerable to abuse”, a US think-tank claimed on Thursday, seeking reforms such as substantial increase in wages.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2MfJZUj

People make mistakes, let’s move on: Ganguly

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said ‘we should move on’ from the controversy surrounding Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s sexist comments because he is sure the two will learn from it and become better persons. Ganguly said he hasn’t seen the ‘Koffee with Karan’ episode in which Pandya and Rahul made misogynistic comments.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2TVvveZ

People make mistakes, let’s move on: Ganguly

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said ‘we should move on’ from the controversy surrounding Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s sexist comments because he is sure the two will learn from it and become better persons.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2TVvveZ

People make mistakes, let’s move on: Ganguly

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said ‘we should move on’ from the controversy surrounding Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s sexist comments because he is sure the two will learn from it and become better persons.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2TVvveZ

People make mistakes, let’s move on: Ganguly

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said ‘we should move on’ from the controversy surrounding Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s sexist comments because he is sure the two will learn from it and become better persons.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2TVvveZ

People make mistakes, let’s move on: Ganguly

Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly on Thursday said ‘we should move on’ from the controversy surrounding Hardik Pandya and KL Rahul’s sexist comments because he is sure the two will learn from it and become better persons.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2TVvveZ

Submit a panel of names for Lokpal by Feb 28: SC

Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi has asked the Lokpal search committee-led by retired SC judge, Ranjana P Desai, to submit its recommendation to Selection Committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi by February 28.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2FGMCgz

Submit a panel of names for Lokpal by Feb 28: SC

Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi has asked the Lokpal search committee-led by retired SC judge, Ranjana P Desai, to submit its recommendation to Selection Committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi by February 28.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2FGMCgz

Submit a panel of names for Lokpal by Feb 28: SC

Supreme Court bench headed by CJI Ranjan Gogoi has asked the Lokpal search committee-led by retired SC judge, Ranjana P Desai, to submit its recommendation to Selection Committee headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi by February 28.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2FGMCgz

Isro launches UNNATI to train foreign personnel

Isro will train personnel from foreign countries that the space agency works with. First batch has 30 participants from 17 different countries. The programme will be conducted by Isro’s UR Rao Satellite Centre (URSC) in Bengaluru every year for the next three years.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2FEmWkM

Amul issues legal notice to Google over fake ads

Amul has issued legal notices to Google India and internet domain registrar godaddy.com accusing them of misusing their platforms and earning revenues through advertisements. “Some customers had approached us stating that they had paid money in the range of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh based on the websites which they had searched on Google India,” Amul said.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2FxosWG

Is the MS Dhoni debate settled for now?

Has Mahendra Singh Dhoni settled the debate over his place in the Indian ODI side for good? The way he smashed Jason Behrendorff over the long on boundary to complete his fifty that helped India canter to a 299-run chase on Tuesday at the Adelaide Oval in the second ODI, one would be tempted to think so.

from Times of India http://bit.ly/2FDxdh8