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Fined for riding sans helmet, JE snaps police stn power supply

MEERUT, Sept. 21 -- Upset over a fine Rs.3,000 for not wearing a helmet while riding a bike, a junior engineer of the electricity department disconnected power supply to the Medical police station and... Read More


baby feeding room at AGRA fort

India, Sept. 21 -- AGRA: After Taj Mahal, the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has set up a baby care and feeding room on Agra Fort premises for women tourists. On Friday, Member of Parliament (M... Read More


Ayodhya issue: Bareilly clerics bat for talks

Bareilly, Sept. 21 -- :Two Muslim religious organisations dominated by Bareilly clerics have come out strongly in support of getting the Ayodhya land dispute resolved through mediation, even as the Al... Read More


New study connects Tamil Nadu with Indus Valley civilisation

Chennai, Sept. 21 -- Throwing new light on Tamil Nadu's possible connection and continuity with the Indus Valley Civilisation (IVC), archaeological excavations at Keezhadi, on the periphery of Madurai... Read More


Centre to implement single-use plastic ban in several phases

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- The Modi government's decision to eliminate disposable, single-use plastic is likely to be carried out over several phases, with officials ruling out an outright ban, an officia... Read More


Scientists set to carry out expedition to Arctic centre

Berlin, Sept. 21 -- Researchers from more than a dozen nations prepared on Friday to launch the biggest expedition ever attempted in the central Arctic - a yearlong journey they hope will improve the ... Read More


EXPERTS to set UP scientific goals for a stable planet

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- A panel of international experts has been set up to identify risks and establish scientific targets for a stable planet, focusing on climate, land, water bodies and biodiversity... Read More


After Solomon Islands, Taiwan loses Kiribati as ally nation

TAIPEI, Sept. 21 -- The Pacific island nation of Kiribati cut diplomatic ties with Taiwan on Friday, becoming the second country to do so this week and strengthening Beijing's hand. Taiwan's foreign ... Read More


Reduction in corporate tax may revive auto industry

New Delhi, Sept. 21 -- The prices of two- and four-wheelers manufactured by profitable automakers are likely to come down significantly following the cut in corporate tax announced on Friday-just in t... Read More


Tax cut seen making domestic firms more competitive globally

Mumbai, Sept. 21 -- The Centre's announcement to cut corporate tax will play a major role in reviving economic growth, which slumped to 5% in the June quarter, besides improving the investment climate... Read More