Tuesday, October 23, 2018

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SC allows sale of firecrackers with conditions

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 5:21

The Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed the sale and manufacture of "green" firecrackers which have low emission across the country. The bursting of firecrackers will be allowed till 10 pm on Diwali and for New Year and Christmas celebrations, bursting will be allowed between 11:45 pm to 12:30 am.

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Rise, fall & suspense: Bitcoin’s wild 1st decade

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 3:54

Published on October 31, 2008 by a person or group writing under the pseudonym Satoshi Nakamoto, the currency was introduced to an unsuspecting world in a nine-page paper called "Bitcoin: A Peer-to-Peer Electronic Cash System". The first 50 bitcoins were born at 1815 GMT on January 3, 2009.

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New realty business: Storing rich people’s cars

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 3:22

It's easy enough to build a basement cellar for your collection of Lafites and Latours or clear some wall space for your Richters and Basquiats. But try finding room for a dozen or so vintage Ferraris, Porsches and Plymouth Barracudas. In this dilemma some entrepreneurs and investors are seeing an ...

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Are Virat-Rohit the greatest ODI pair today?

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 2:59

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma have many individual records between them, but what's often overlooked is that in just 64 stands together, they have already joined the list of most prolific partners in ODIs.

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No complete ban on firecrackers: SC

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 2:31

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China launches Hong Kong-mainland mega bridge

Tuesday, October 23, 2018 2:28

The 55-kilometre crossing, which includes a snaking road bridge and underwater tunnel, links Hong Kong's Lantau island to Zhuhai and the gambling enclave of Macau, across the waters of the Pearl River Estuary. It is the second major infrastructure project tying Hong Kong to mainland China to launch in a ...

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Non-salaried taxpayers up, but salaried still bear tax brunt

Monday, October 22, 2018 21:21

Data released by the I-T department on Monday showed a massive gap between the salaried, whose taxes are deducted, and the non-salaried. The I-T department claimed a 68% rise in individual crorepatis. In the last four years, efforts to widen the tax base resulted in an 80% jump in ...

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Paytm founder’s secy held for Rs 20cr blackmail

Monday, October 22, 2018 21:19

A long-time secretary to Paytm founder Vijay Shekhar Sharma was among 3 people arrested in Noida on Monday for allegedly trying to extort Rs 20 cr from him. The trio claimed to be in possession of data that included personal information on Sharma that the former secretary is suspected to ...

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6 women fail to enter Sabari, shrine shut till Nov 4

Monday, October 22, 2018 20:18

The Sabarimala temple closed on Monday night with the ‘ban' on entry of women still in place, after six days of tense standoff between protesters and police that had the entire state on the edge. On Monday, five women from Guntur in Andhra Pradesh tried to get a ‘darshan' but ...

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India asks China to back UN application on Azhar

Monday, October 22, 2018 19:55

India asked China on Monday to support the pending application in the UN to designate Pakistanbased Jaish-e-Mohammed leader Masood Azhar as a global terrorist. It also asked Beijing not to give shelter to hardline Ulfa leader Paresh Baruah on its soil, officials said.

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