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‘Delhi’s tap water most unsafe, Mumbai’s best’

Saturday, November 16, 2019 21:55

Tap water in Mumbai is the safest for drinking while Delhi's water is the worst among 21 big cities, according to a report based on sample tests done by Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS). Of greater concern is the fact that all the samples of tap water taken from 15 ...

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Hotel liable for vehicle theft from parking: SC

Saturday, November 16, 2019 21:32

A hotel cannot take the cover of ‘owner's risk' clause on parking tokens to deny compensation to its guests for theft or damage to their vehicles, the Supreme Court has ruled. It said when the hotel actively undertakes to park the vehicle for the owner and return it upon presentation ...

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Delhi breathes easy, has cleanest air in 1 week

Saturday, November 16, 2019 21:10

After choking on toxic air for four consecutive days, the capital on Saturday woke up to welcome sunshine and a strong wind, which helped clean up the air by flushing out accumulated pollutants. The fall in the number of stubble fires in the neighbouring states also helped.

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Sabari opens, cops block entry of women below 50

Saturday, November 16, 2019 20:55

The Kerala police in defiance of the Supreme Court order stopped women pilgrims at Pamba, 5km from the hill-top temple of Lord Ayyappa, checked their documents for proof of age and allowed only those above 50 to proceed further. A senior police officer told TOI that they have been instructed ...

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‘Wrong-side driving took 24 lives daily in 2018’

Saturday, November 16, 2019 20:34

Wrong side driving claimed at least 24 lives daily on Indian roads during 2018 and another 4,800 persons died in accidents caused due to collision with other parked vehicles. While the number of people killed in accidents caused due to driving against the flow of traffic reduced by nearly 9% ...

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Air India, Bharat Petroleum Corporation to be sold by March: FM

Saturday, November 16, 2019 19:54

The government is looking to wrap up the sale of state-run airline Air India and oil refiner and marketer Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) by March, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said on Saturday. Sitharaman said there is a “lot of interest” among investors as evident in international road shows ahead of ...

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Why India is keeping a close watch on Sri Lanka elections

Saturday, November 16, 2019 16:42

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‘Wanted to expose DDCA through my resignation’

Saturday, November 16, 2019 13:47

Rajat Sharma on Saturday said the Delhi & Districts Cricket Association remains a hotbed of petty corruption and through his resignation from the post of president, he wanted to send out a strong warning to the stakeholders.

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Shiv Sena MPs to sit in opposition benches in RS

Saturday, November 16, 2019 12:10

With the Shiv Sena pulling out of BJP-led govt at the Centre over differences in govt formation in Maharashtra, the seating arrangement of party MPs in Rajya Sabha has been changed. Shiv Sena MPs Sanjay Raut and Anil Desai will now sit in the opposition benches during the Winter Session ...

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Sabarimala temple opens amid tight security

Saturday, November 16, 2019 12:05

Amid tight security, the gates of the Lord Ayyappa temple at Sabarimala were thrown open for the two-month-long Mandala-Makaravilakku pilgrimage season. The board has made elaborate arrangements to provide maximum amenities to the devotees.

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