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PNB fraud: HC asks CBI not to discard CDRs of probing officer
Justice Gadkari directed CBI counsel Hiten Venegaonkar to file an affidavit in response to the application within two weeks.

Rajasthan to develop model Atal Seva Kendra to honour late PM
Rajasthan has nearly 10,000 Atal Seva Kendras (earlier called Rajiv Gandhi Seva Kendras) at village panchayat and panchayat samiti levels which provide public utility services to rural people.

Poll-bound Rajasthan tops the table in registration of new political outfits in the country
With elections drawing closer, smaller parties like AAP, BSP, INLD, NCP, LJD and SP have intensified their activities in the state.

Maldives donates $50,000 for Kerala relief
The Maldives President’s Office announced on Sunday that the donation is a ‘token contribution in solidarity with the people of India’.

Kerala floods declared 'calamity of severe nature'
At least 300 people have lost their lives in the rains, floods and landslides in Kerala where over 7.24 lakh displaced people have been sheltered in 5,645 relief camps.

Facebook donates Rs 1.75 crore for Kerala flood victims
Social networking giant Facebook is donating $250,000 (nearly Rs 1.75 crore) for relief work in Kerala, which has been battered by torrential rains, floods and landslides, leaving over 300 dead amid massive destruction, the company said on Monday.

My company won't make a single component worth a single rupee for Rafale jets: Anil Ambani
Dassault has entered into a joint venture with Reliance Group to meet its offset requirement of the contract.

Beware of fake WCD website: Government circular
Advising the people to not fall prey to such fraud, the women and child development ministry has issued a circular stating the ministry does not host the portal and it has not published any kind of form or information on the website.

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No dialogue offer from Narendra Modi to Imran Khan: Pakistan
The spokesperson stressed that new Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi had not stated that "the Indian Prime Minister had made an offer of a dialogue", but had said that Modi in his letter to Khan, had also mentioned something similar to what the foreign minister elucidated earlier "that the way forward was only through constructive engagement".

3rd Test live: Woakes gets rid of centurion Kohli
Stay updated with Times of India for Live Cricket Score, Ball by ball commentary & Scorecard of 3rd Test match between India and England

Live: Kerala floods a 'calamity of severe nature'
Kerala got some respite from rain on Monday but the state faces the huge task of rehabilitation. 223 deaths have been reported and 10.28 lakh people are staying in 3270 relief camps, of which one lakh are kids below 12 years of age, said chief minister Pinarayi Vijayan. Stay with us for all live updates.

Asian Games 2018: Vinesh wrestles to historic gold
Vinesh Phogat delivered a historic wrestling gold, the shooters picked up momentum with a couple of silver medals and an unexpected podium finish was assured in Sepak Takraw on a fairly good day for India at the 18th Asian Games on Monday.

How Iraqi polls worsened India's Iranian oil issue
?Iraq supplies more crude oil to India than any other nation. Together, Iraq and Iran supply twice the amount India gets from Saudi, which has promised the global market to mitigate for the loss of Iranian oil in lieu of the sanctions.

A giant 'Thanks' to defence personnel
Incidentally, this was the very same house from which two nervous women were dramatically winched up to safety by a brave Navy commando when torrential rains lashed Kerala three days ago.

Kerala floods: Why it's a man-made disaster
A geographical analysis of areas that suffered maximum damage this monsoon show that they were all classified as ecologically-sensitive zones (ESZs) under the Western Ghats Expert Ecology Panel report (WGEEP). The maximum damage inflicted by monsoon in the past ten days were in Wayanad and Idukki. Areas like Munnar, Thamarassery, Vythiri and Thiruvambady were classified under ESZ as per the WGEEP report.

Vajpayee never buckled under pressure: PM Modi
Addressing a prayer meeting in memory of the former prime minister, who died in New Delhi last week, Modi said it was Vajpayee who changed the narrative when some countries were cornering India on the Kashmir issue. "Due to Vajpayee ji, terrorism became an important issue on the world stage," he said.

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Non-coking coal imports to decline in 5 years: CRISIL
Domestic coal supply appears to be headed for a strong growth in the next five years, resulting in a decline in non-coking coal imports within this time period, said a CRISIL report.
Houses under PMAY to have lock-in period of five years
Officials claimed that this is being done to avoid any misuse of the government scheme.
Congress launches 'Save Kashi' campaign against temple demolition in Varanasi
According to Mishra, a lot of smaller temples that existed in the bylanes around the Lord Vishwanath temple are now being razed and the statues therein being thrown away.
IITs say no to changes in admission test policy
The annual meeting of the Council, in which directors of all 23 IITs participated, was chaired by HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar as is the practice.
AAP appoints Durgesh Pathak as incharge of party affairs in Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka
The AAP today appointed Durgesh Pathak as in-charge of party affairs in Maharashtra, Goa and Karnataka, replacing Pankaj Gupta.
IITs demand easier rules for foreign faculty to retain them
Steps to tackle the faculty shortage in IITs was discussed in the meeting of IITs with President earlier this year, the Visitor of these institutes.
BJP will get a big jolt in 2019: Arvind Kejriwal
Terming the attitude of the officer as "apathetic, inhuman and hostile" towards Delhi government and poor people of Delhi.
Growth during UPA government because of “untenable fiscal deficit”: Rajiv Kumar
The report released on the website of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation compares growth rates between old series (2004-05) and new series based on 2011-12 prices.
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Trent Bridge Test: Virat Kohli follows up first innings 97 with 23rd hundred
Virat Kohli scored his 23rd Test hundred as India continued to corner England at Trent Bridge.

India in England: Virat Kohli joins Gavaskar, Tendulkar Dravid in elite list
Virat Kohli became only the 6th Indian batsman to score over 400 runs in a Test series in England.

Mebooba calls Atal Bihari Vajpayee a messiah for people of J&K
Former chief minister Mehbooba Mufti lauded Atal Bihari Vajpayee, calling him a "messiah" for the people of Jammu and Kashmir.

Fact Check: Now fake news floods Kerala
When the entire nation has thrown its weight behind flood-hit Kerala, parody-makers and fake-news factories are out churning insensitive and incorrect stories about the deluge.

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Vinesh Phogat 1st Indian woman wrestler to win Asian Games gold medal
Asian Games 2018: Vinesh Phogat defeated Yuki Irie of Japan 6-2 in the women's wrestling 50kg category final.

Big blow for England, Jonny Bairstow suffers minor finger fracture
Jonny Bairstow suffered a minor finger injury during India's second innings of the Trent Bridge Test.

Mahindra Marazzo MPV to be launched on September 3
Mahindra's upcoming MPV finally got its official name as the Marazzo which is derived from a word in the Basque language, also known as a shark.

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Lawyer of Indian Man Who Groped Woman on US Flight Cites Tamil Film to Defend Him

Lawyer of Indian Man Who Groped Woman on US Flight Cites Tamil Film to Defend HimAccording to a Washington Post report, Ramamoorthy’s attorney James Amberg cited the 2015 Tamil movie, ‘Visaranai’, to defend his client, saying the film and Indian systems had given him the impression that “corrupt police” officers force and torture convicts to make incriminating statements.



Explained: Why Are Monsoons Flooding Homes in Kerala?

Explained: Why Are Monsoons Flooding Homes in Kerala?The river is making its way into the homes of people, because, over the years, the city has encroached river bodies.



Sedition Case Filed Against Navjot Singh Sidhu In Muzaffarpur For Hugging Pakistani Army Chief

Sedition Case Filed Against Navjot Singh Sidhu In Muzaffarpur For Hugging Pakistani Army ChiefA sedition case was filed in a court in Bihar’s Muzaffarpur against cricketer-turned-politician Navot Singh Sidhu for hugging Pakistan army chief, General Qamar Javed Bajwa.



Vinesh Enters Gold Medal Match; Sakshi & Pooja to Fight For Bronze

Vinesh Enters Gold Medal Match; Sakshi & Pooja to Fight For BronzeAsian Games: Vinesh Phogat is the only wrestler to reach the final in women’s wrestling.



Bakra Eid 2018: No Animal Sacrifice in Open, Yogi Adityanath Orders UP Officials Ahead of Eid-ul-Adha

Bakra Eid 2018: No Animal Sacrifice in Open, Yogi Adityanath Orders UP Officials Ahead of Eid-ul-AdhaYogi Adityanath also said that blood and garbage is not dumped in open drains, so that religious sentiment of other communities is not hurt.



Transgenders strip naked, cause traffic woes, in Delhi's Green Park

Transgenders strip naked, cause traffic woes, in Delhi's Green ParkIn what can be seen as a protest against police's action to crackdown illegal activities, a group of transgenders stripped naked on the streets of Green Park in South Delhi.A video was recorded by passersby and widely shared on WhatsApp. It obviously caused traffic woes to the general public.A police officer said whenever transgenders are asked to move from one area, they reacted similarly.



'God Punished You for Eating Beef': Ugly Responses to Kerala Floods Prove Bigotry is Alive and Kicking

'God Punished You for Eating Beef': Ugly Responses to Kerala Floods Prove Bigotry is Alive and KickingThese floods will subside but the wave of hate soaking the country's fabric may take longer to dry off.



Kerala Man Sacked by Gulf Firm for Insensitive Remarks on Flood Victims

Kerala Man Sacked by Gulf Firm for Insensitive Remarks on Flood VictimsPalayattu has apologised for his comments in a Facebook video and claimed that he was in an inebriated state. "I am really sorry for what I did. I was in an inebriated state when I posted that message. At that time I did not know what I did was a grave mistake."



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Heavy showers likely to hit coastal parts of states, warns IMD
Heavy rain has been observed at isolated places over Vidarbha and Konkan and Goa on Monday.
Five river interlinking project agreements nearing competition: Nitin Gadkari
Gadkari urged state governments to speed up the process of signing agreements so work could begin on the river interlinking projects.
Pakistan`s U-turn on talks with India, says PM Modi`s letter doesn`t mention offer for dialogue
India had denied making any offers in the letter to PM Imran Khan and said that PM Modi merely wrote a congratulatory letter to his Pakistani counterpart.
Exercise Pitch Black: Several firsts for IAF in Australian skies
The IAF contingent consisted of 145 air-warriors including IAF Commandos team, Garuds, 04 X Su-30 MKI, 01 X C-130 and 01 X C-17 for logistic support for induction and de-induction.
Never thought I would have address his prayer meeting: Emotional LK Advani remembers Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Advani said that during the years that he spent with Vajpayee, he learnt a lot from him.
Karnataka Minister throws food packets to flood victims, faces flak after video goes viral
Revanna who is the Public Works Minister in Karnataka is also Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy's brother. 
Ganga drying up in summers due to groundwater depletion
"The trend can lead to the disastrous effect on the riverine ecology and lead to food scarcity for 115 million people in the Ganga basin," researcher Bhanja pointed out.
Centre changes Eid holiday again, offices to now remain closed on August 22
The Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions said all central government administrative offices located in Delhi and Delhi area shall remain closed on August 22 on account of Bakrid.
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Tayyip Erdogan invokes patriotism, Islam as lira remains under pressure
The lira has tumbled some 40 percent this year, hit by worries about Erdogan's influence over monetary policy and a worsening diplomatic rift with the United States.

Jury weighs ex-Trump aide Paul Manafort's fate for third day
Manafort, a veteran Republican operative, faces up to 18 criminal charges related to bank and tax fraud and failure to disclose overseas bank accounts.

Sachin Tendulkar, Sourav Ganguly, VVS Laxman to continue in CAC
There were a few questions raised with regards to Conflict of Interest of the three former cricketers.

Tennis: India's singles players Ramkumar, Ankita advance to prequarters at 2018 Asian Games
India's singles specialists, including second seed Ramkumar Ramanathan and Ankita Raina, made a smooth start to their campaign at the 18th Asian Games in Jakarta on Monday.

WATCH: Sonu Nigam gives a sneak peek into Paltan song 'Raat Kitni'
'Raat Kitni' is reminiscent of iconic Border song 'Sandese Aate Hai'

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Mon Aug 20 2018  Australian Dollar 51.0986
Mon Aug 20 2018  British Pound Sterling 89.2061
Mon Aug 20 2018  Canadian Dollar 53.4474
Mon Aug 20 2018  European Euro 80.0000
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Gold rebounds to Rs 30,420 on firm global cues, spot demand
Silver edges up Rs 100 to Rs 38,100 per kg

Gold futures rise to Rs 29,461 on positive global cues
Silver prices up 0.52 per cent at Rs 36,969 per kg

Gold inches higher as US-China trade optimism puts pressure on dollar
Drop in gold prices prop up physical buying in Asia

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Will give a strong reply when needed, says Navjot Sidhu amid criticism for hugging...
Navjot Singh Sidhu had defended his action of hugging the Pakistan Army chief saying what was he supposed to do when someone tells him that “we belong to the same culture” and talks of opening the route to the historic Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib.

Asian Games 2018, live score updates: Vinesh Phogat makes history with wrestling...
Vinesh Phogat won India’s second gold medal in the Asian Games 2018 and made history by becoming the first-ever woman from India to win a gold in wrestling.

LIVE updates: Kerala floods should be declared national disaster, says AK Antony
Life in Kerala’s Idukki is gradually moving back to normalcy. ATM services have resumed. Work is in progress to re-establish connectivity and restore communication. Here are the live updates:

Lack of toilets major worry for millions huddled in Kerala relief camps
The floods were triggered by 10 days of an unusually heavy bout of rains in Kerala, taking the death toll to 239, and more than 400 since the monsoon started in June.

India vs England Live Cricket Score Updates, Day 3: Virat Kohli and Cheteshwar Pujara...
India vs England Live Cricket Score Updates: India face England on Day 3 of third Test at Trent Bridge.

In potential challenge to army, Pakistan seeks 'uninterrupted talks' with India
Pakistan and India “have no other option but to engage,” Qureshi told reporters in Islamabad on Monday. “I want to go to Afghanistan with the message of a new beginning.”

In rain-battered Kerala,10 lakh in camps; flight operations begin via Kochi naval...
As rains that caused the Kerala floods subside, rescue operations are moving into full gear in efforts to reach those marooned and trapped by the torrential downpour of the last 12 days.

Rajiv Gandhi had turned into pure gold
As Prime Minister, he carried out a number of tasks that are testimony to his legacy as a top-class politician. Peace in Punjab and the Northeast and ushering in the telecom and computer revolution are his gifts to the country.

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Keralite sacked from Gulf firm over insensitive remarks about flood victims
After facing the heat for his remarks, Rahul apologised by posting a video on Facebook on Sunday, "I am really sorry for what I did. I was in an inebriated state when I posted that message."

Accused in Rs 5,000 crore bank fraud case held in Dubai
Officials said Sandesara was arrested by Dubai police based on a non-bailable arrest warrant issued by an Indian court.

Gulf NRIs upbeat about proxy voting bill
According to estimates of the ministry of external affairs, there are about 3.10 crore NRIs living in different countries across the world.

Indian-American entrepreneur Suneel Gupta loses primary elections in Michigan
Gupta, 38, received 18,873 votes or 21.3 per cent in the Democratic primary with 100 per cent of precincts reporting.

Indian Americans have lowest rate of SUID deaths: Study
Results showed that 97% of the surveyed American-born mothers of Asian-Indian heritage reported using a crib, compared to 69% of those who were foreign-born.

Donald Trump nominates Indian-American law professor to agency on privacy and civil liberties
Aditya Bamzai has been nominated by Trump to be a member of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board.

US Navy veteran gets three life imprisonment for killing Indian techie Kuchibhotla
Johnson County District Court had already sentenced Adam Purinton to life in prison for first-degree murder in the February 2017 shooting of 32-year-old Srinivas Kuchibhotla at a bar in Olathe.

Indian-origin man pleads gulity to taking USD 2.5 million in bribes in US
Bhaskar Patel, 67, of Windermere, Florida, received the bribes and kickbacks when he served as a senior project manager for Schneider Electric Building Americas, based in Andover in Massachusetts.

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MCH, that was coordination hub for medical supplies
The hub has now shifted to the State-level control room of the Health Department
Operation of middlemen at Rythu Bazar alleged
CPI(M), BLF, AIDWA, DYFI stage demonstration in protest
Kerala Floods: The Aftermath
Stories of loss and devastation from around Ernakulam and Aluva in Kerala.
Targeting judges has become a trend: Justice Chandrachud
SC takes exception to allegation against CJI
As saree production for Bathukamma lags behind
Owners, workers asked to cancel holidays and expedite production
Shillong night curfew lifted after 80 days
The East Khasi Hills district administration on Monday lifted night curfew from Meghalaya capital Shillong in view of improvement in the law and ord
SC judges contribute ?25,000 each to Kerala flood relief
"In this hour of need, even a small contribution would go a long way in the quick rehabilitation of those affected," the Supreme Court said.
Volunteer groups augment rescue efforts in Aluva
A set of Good Samaritans muster men and pool resources to save lives
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‘I Would Have Died There’: Floods in Kerala, India, Kill Hundreds
Heavy rains have caused some of the region’s worst flooding in nearly a century, killing more than 300 people and displacing thousands.

Kerala Flooding: Hundreds Killed in Indian State’s Worst Rains Since 1920s
The floods have left at least 324 people dead, and hundreds of thousands more have been made homeless.

Is India Creating Its Own Rohingya?
Echoes of the majoritarian rhetoric preceding the ethnic cleansing of the Rohingya can be heard in India as four million, mostly Bengali-origin Muslims, have been effectively turned stateless.

Ikea Opens First India Store, Tweaking Products but Not the Vibe
The Swedish furniture giant opens in Hyderabad, India, this week. To appeal to customers, it is cutting prices, offering assembly and selling samosas.

India’s Higher Education Troubles
India’s public universities need better funding and greater autonomy.

Was It Safe to Go to a Militant’s Funeral?
When an outlawed militant I was covering was killed in battle, I faced a choice: Do I go to his funeral, where there will surely be many very upset people, or not?

In Kashmir, Blood and Grief in an Intimate War: ‘These Bodies Are Our Assets’
The Kashmir conflict, which once brought India and Pakistan to the brink of nuclear war, has become a bitterly personal, and mostly local, insurgency.

The City of My Birth in India Is Becoming a Climate Casualty. It Didn’t Have to Be.
Global warming poses an urgent threat to Kolkata, a river delta city of 14 million. A Times reporter returns home and learns: The city’s natural defenses are being lost.

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On Ram Temple, Yogi Adityanath's Deputy Talks Of Legislation
Uttar Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Maurya has hinted that the BJP could consider legislation to jump start the construction of the Ram Temple in Ayodhya "if other options take time". Mr...
Don't Look At Kerala Airfares Monitoring As Micro-Management: Minister
Aviation regulator DGCA is monitoring airfares for flights connecting flood-hit Kerala but it should not be seen by airlines as micro-management by the government as this is a unique situation of...
Kangana Ranaut Takes Over As Director Of Manikarnika. Here's Why
Kangana Ranaut and other producers are keen on keeping their box office date next year
Imran Khan Moves In To Military Secretary's Home, Cuts Down On Perks
Pakistan's new Prime Minister Imran Khan today moved into a modest three-bed room house of his military secretary along with two servants, a day after announcing that he would not be staying in the...
Reinsurance Premium May Rise For Flood Risk Cover, Say Experts
In the case of Kerala floods, the loss will be higher under the motor insurance portfolio as the state has a sizeable number of costly vehicles, say experts.
Salman Khan's Video Featuring His Mom Has A Karan Arjun Twist
Salman Khan and team Bharat are currently in Malta
Dalit Student Stoned To Death For Not Withdrawing Sexual Harassment Case
A 23-year-old student was killed in Madhya Pradesh's Seoni district today after she was dragged by her hair while on her way to college and her head smashed with a stone by a man who was allegedly...
Family Of Boy Born In ATM Queue After Notes Ban To Launch Samajwadi Rally
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today described Atal Bihari Vajpayee as a person who neither buckled under pressure nor lost hope despite the odds.
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3rd Test: India lead by 438 runs at Tea on Day 3 vs England

3rd Test: India lead by 438 runs at Tea on Day 3 vs EnglandNottingham, Aug 20 (IANS) Skipper Virat Kohli (93 not out) led from the front as India had scored 270/3 at tea, taking their overall lead to 438 runs on the third day of the third Test against England here on Monday. After missing the century by three runs in the first innings, Kohli is seven runs short of his 23rd Test ton. Cheteshwar Pujara (72) was the only batsman to be dismissed in the second session.



India's July domestic air passenger traffic up 21%

India's July domestic air passenger traffic up 21%New Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) India's domestic air passenger traffic rose by 20.82 per cent in July, official data showed on Monday.



Rowing: India's quadruple sculls team, Dushyant in finals

Rowing: India's quadruple sculls team, Dushyant in finalsJakarta, Aug 20 (IANS) India's quadruple sculls team and Dushyant entered the finals in rowing competitions of the 18th Asian Games here on Monday. Dushyant topped Heat 1 of the men's lightweight single sculls with a timing of 7:43.08 minutes to make it to the final. In the men's lightweight double sculls, India's team of Sawarn Singh, Om Prakash, Sukhmeet Singh and Dattu Bhokanal completed the Heat 1 in the top spot with a timing of 6:15.18 to enter the final.



Reinsurance premium may go up for flood risk cover

Reinsurance premium may go up for flood risk coverChennai, Aug 20 (IANS) Even as different estimates of losses suffered by Kerala in the monsoon floods are doing the rounds, general insurance experts on Monday said that there will certainly be an increase in the premium charged by reinsurers for covering flood risks. In the case of Kerala floods, the loss will be higher under the motor insurance portfolio as the state has a xxxxable number of costly vehicles, they added. Loss deductibles are the amount of loss that a primary insurer has to bear from its own pockets while anything above it is borne by the reinsurer.



Leasing activity up 45% across metros in Jan-June 2018: Report

Leasing activity up 45% across metros in Jan-June 2018: ReportNew Delhi, Aug 20 (IANS) Leasing activity in the logistics and warehousing sector across seven major cities in India rose by 45 per cent during January-June 2018, on a year-on-year basis to around 10 million square feet, a CBRE report said on Monday. The increase in leasing activity was driven by consolidation and expansion in e-commerce, third party logistics, retail, and engineering and manufacturing sectors among others, it said.



Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat wins India's first ever 'gold' in women wrestling

Asian Games 2018: Wrestler Vinesh Phogat wins India's first ever 'gold' in women wrestlingWrestler Vinesh Phogat gifted India it's second gold and 5th medal in the ongoing Asian Games 2018 at Jakarta, Indonesia. It was an comfortable win against Yuki Irie of Japan in the women's freestyle 50kg as she did not give her opponest any chance and came out a dominant winner with a 8-2 score. She became only the fifth Indian woman to win an Asian Games medal in wrestling, and the first among those to clinch gold.



Share of imported non-coking coal consumption to fall to 13.4% in FY23: Crisil

Share of imported non-coking coal consumption to fall to 13.4% in FY23: CrisilMumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) Share of imports in non-coking coal consumption is expected to fall to 13.4 per cent in the financial year (FY) 2023 from 19.6 per cent in 2017-18, said a report released on Monday. The report, prepared by Crisil Research, also said that growth in steel production is expected to push up demand for metallurgical coking coal to 65 million tonne (mt) in fiscal 2023 from 51 mt in fiscal 2018, logging a compound annual growth rate of 5 per cent. It said the consumption of non-coking coal is estimated to clock a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.4 per cent to 1,076 million tonne in fiscal 2023 from 826 mt in the last fiscal. "The share of imports in non-coking coal consumption is forecast to fall to 13.4 per cent in fiscal 2023 from 19.6 per cent in fiscal 2018.



Nick Jonas' 'Lovebug' leave Indian orphan girls 'love struck'

Nick Jonas' 'Lovebug' leave Indian orphan girls 'love struck'Mumbai, Aug 20 (IANS) American singer Nick Jonas left a group of orphan Indian girls "love struck" by singing his song "Lovebug" for them, says his fiancee and actress Priyanka Chopra. Nick was in India with his parents for a few days last week as they had flown in for a 'roka' -- traditional Indian pre-wedding ceremony -- with Priyanka. During the visit, Nick and Priyanka also made time to visit the girls at the St. Catherine's orphanage here.



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Cooperative Bank Manager Shot Dead in Haryana, Rs 12 Lakh Looted
The assailants opened fire at the manager and the guard. Ramphal died on the spot, while the guard was injured seriously.

As Kerala Floodwaters Recede, Race to Avert Disease Outbreak, ‘Severe Calamity’ Tag From Centre
Though rains that pounded the state over the last few days have abated, over 10 lakh people are still sheltered in relief camps, CM Pinarayi Vijayan said.

Madhya Pradesh Man Gets Death Penalty for Raping, Killing 14-year-old Girl
The accused has been charged under relevant sections of the IPC as well as the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act.

Five Feared Drowned as Boat Carrying 20 Capsizes Near Mizoram-Manipur Border
Bodies of three victims have been fished out of the river, the police said adding efforts were on to find the other two boat passengers.

Two Muslim Youths Thrashed, Paraded by Cow Protection Group in UP
Dilshad and Shah Rukh were ferrying two cows, bought from a temple priest, to their village when a mob intercepted the truck in Shamli town and attacked them

Supreme Court Expresses Anguish Over Trend of Targeting Judges, Vows to Deal With it Sternly
A bench, comprising the CJI and Justices A M Khanwilkar and D Y Chandrachud, had on July 9 reserved its verdict on a PIL filed by BJP leader Ashwini Upadhyay seeking to ban legislators from practising as advocates.

Why Can’t Yogi Adityanath be Prosecuted for Hate Speech, SC Asks Yogi Govt
A bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud issued notice and sought a reply from the state government in four weeks asking why Adityanath should not be prosecuted for his alleged hate speech he gave in 2007.

Bihar University Closed After Attack on Professor for Facebook Post Against Vajpayee
The university's assistant professor Sanjay Kumar was beaten up by a group of people after he allegedly made a comment criticising former prime minister Vajpayee on Facebook a day after the BJP stalwart's death on August 16.

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How flood-hit Keralites say 'THANKS' to defence personnel
This was the very same house from which two nervous women were dramatically winched up to safety by a brave Navy commando.

PHOTOS: Wrestler Vinesh bags historic GOLD at Asian Games
Vinesh Phogat created history by becoming the first Indian woman wrestler to win a gold medal at the Asian Games, brushing aside her rivals with remarkable ease in the 50kg category.

Did stars 'boycott' Priyanka's party?
As the singer returns home, we wonder why Alia was the only major movie star at Priyanka's engagement party.

'We have lost everything, will need help to rebuild our lives'
While aid pours in at various relief camps close to cities, those operating in remote areas are reportedly facing difficulty in getting essential supplies.

Which couple would you like to see on Koffee with Karan?
Anushka-Virat? Sonam-Anand? Alia-Ranbir? Deepika-Ranvir? Priyanka-Nick? Varun-Natasha?Take your pick!

Watch! Esha Gupta's bootylicious workout
As Reebok launched its Fall/Winter 2018 collection, the actor did squats and push ups on stage.


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