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'Make eye tests mandatory for drivers in India'

"Persons with unacceptable standards of visual functions must either be issued a regulated driving licence or licence must be issued only after the problem is rectified, if medically rectifiable," emphasised Verma. The analysis involved 387 motorists ...

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Africa envoys' anger over Delhi killing

A group of African embassies in Delhi have requested India to postpone a cultural event following last week's killing of a student from the Democratic Republic of Congo. Masunda Kitada Oliver was beaten to death by a group of Indian men last Friday ...

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TRAI looks to IIT, IISc expertise to make STBs inter-operable

TRAI officials said that a panel of 12 experts from institutions like IIT Mumbai, Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore is looking at this issue. "We are on a speed on this issue and we are having regular updates," Sharma said. TRAI officials ...

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Gavaskar wants Indian selectors to keep an eye on Kuldeep Yadav

Gavaskar said one should not read too much into Royal Challengers Bangalore skipper Virat Kohli walking upto the fourth umpire during his team's IPL Qualifier 1 against Gujarat Lions in Bengaluru last night. Chasing 159, RCB were reeling at 68 for six ...

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On Packed BJP Flight, Top Ministers Loosened Up. This Is How.

Anurag Thakur, parliamentarian and newly-elected head of the uber-powerful BCCI or main cricket body in India, was the big draw - after all, passes for the IPL domestic tournament matches are hard to come by. ... When Ananth Kumar, a Lok Sabha MP from ...

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Bosch to invest Rs 770cr this fiscal on plants,R&D tech centre

Auto components major Bosch plans to invest around Rs 770 crore this fiscal on its manufacturing facilities in Bidadi in Karnataka, Nashik and R&D technology centre at Bengaluru. The company, which today posted a consolidated net profit of Rs 376.04 ...

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Oil ministry hopes to award contracts for discovered small fields by January 2017

Domestic road-shows for the bidding will be held in Mumbai on June 6, followed by similar events in Bangalore and Guwahati while international road-shows will be conducted across six geographies including Singapore, Houston, London, Dubai, Calgary ...

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Tokenism on show as Siddu goes on Bengaluru darshan

Despite the civic authority's many 'fixes' to prevent water logging, the rains last week proved that the problem was here to stay. Siddaramaiah inspected the situation and informed the officials to find a permanent solution and fix the problem. The CM ...

Bangalore Mirror

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Kalki learns Bengali for Konkona Sensharma's Hindi film

Bengal has such a rich culture," Kalki said. Born to French parents in Puducherry, ... "It's all work in progress as I keep changing one or two lines later on," she said adding she is planning to attend the Bangalore Poetry Festival later this year ...

Business Standard

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Dalit woman seeks CM's help; labelled 'prostitute' and arrested

At a time when chief minister Siddaramaiah is making all efforts to appease the Dalit community as part of his political survival strategy, here comes an embarrassing situation: A Dalit has accused police personnel of labelling her a prostitute and ...

Bangalore Mirror

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Dhoni to lead in Zimbabwe, KL Rahul earns ODI call-up

We are looking at the future of Indian cricket. We brought Yuvraj and Harbhajan back for the ICC World Twenty20. We pick players on the basis of their performances and fitness. We will be glad if they perform and get back to the team,” added Patil.

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ICC President Abbas wants BCCI to consider Pak players for IPL

International Cricket Council President Zaheer Abbas has said that he would ask the BCCI top brass to consider having Pakistani players in the IPL again when he comes to India to watch the summit clash of the lucrative league in Bangalore on Sunday.

Business Standard

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Great honour and privilege to be in IPL final: de Villiers

One of the best batsmen in the world, AB de Villiers has played in very few finals of a tournament and he feels "honoured and privileged" to be featuring in the IPL summit clash after he guided Royal Challengers Bangalore to a four-wicket win over ...

Business Standard

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Sensex vaults 576 points on above normal monsoon forecast, global cues

Benchmark indices ended over 2% higher, extending gains for second straight day amid a broad-based rally led by index heavyweights, capital goods and bank shares while firm global cues, rise in oil prices and above normal monsoon predictions also ...

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Live: Sensex closes 576 points higher, Nifty above 7900; Tech Mahindra rises 10%

The company said in a notice to BSE that it has commissioned 800mw supercritical thermal power plant in Karnataka. The company will announce its March quarter earnings on 27 May. According to 25 Bloomberg analyst, the .... L&T has been hurt by stalled ...

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AddressHealth raises $1.5 million in series a funding

"With its market-based model for pediatric healthcare, AddressHealth has served more than 100,000 children already; what I believe to be a fraction of their future potential," said Bob Pattillo, veteran impact investor and CEO & Founder of Gray Matters ...

Times of India

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Diageo cheers Indian IT prowess with captive unit

Bengaluru: The world's largest drinks company Diageo is setting up a captive technology and back office services unit in Bengaluru, bringing 1,100 new jobs to India's IT capital. Global Diageo Business Services (GDBS), a subsidiary of Diageo Plc, will ...

Times of India

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Devout rue growing `harassment' at dargahs

The issue at both the dargahs has now come to the attention of the minorities welfare department (MWD) and the State Wakf Board. In fact, it was after minister of agriculture, P Srinivas Reddy, requesting the MWD's intervention that its secretary Syed ...

Times of India

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Kamal Haasan off to US for shooting of 'Sabaash Naidu'

To be helmed by Rajeev Kumar, the film is the spin-off of popular character Balram Naidu from Haasan's 2010 Tamil film Dasavatharam. Also starring Brahmanan-dam, Saurabh Shukla, Roger Narayanan and Ramya Krishnan, the film will be simultaneously ...

Bangalore Mirror

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Obama hangs out with Bourdain at Vietnam street eatery

"Obama was nice, smiling, cheerful and popular with everyone," the shop's owner told AFP, adding that she regretted not posing for a picture with the president. Bourdain posted a picture of the dinner on his Instagram feed with the caption "The ...

Bangalore Mirror

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