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ISRO Refutes Land Encroachment Reports in Bangalore

Bangalore-based Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has refuted news reports alleging the space agency of encroaching land in Jalahally area of Bangalore. The reports alleged ISRO/DOS as one of the encroachers of lake beds and reserve forest land in Bangalore, which the space agency described as creating “misapprehension among the public.” It further said, “ISRO/DOS hereby clarifies that those news ...

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Queen Sends Lawyer Notice to PR Firm

Kangana Ranaut, ‘Queen’ fame has sent a legal notice alleging defamation to her unnamed PR firm with whom she was working since two years.┬áThe PR firm was accused of circulating negative stories about the actress in the notice. According to a report in Mid-day, the notice was sent by the actress’s lawyer to the PR firm last week and it ...

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Nationwide Transportation Strike Partially Successful (Photos)

Millions of commuters across India were left stranded on Thursday as buses and taxis did not ply to protest a proposed law that makes punishment for traffic violations much more stringent but in metros like Chennai and Bangalore, it was partially successful. Passengers had to wait endlessly at railway stations in various cities as public transport went off the road. ...

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Cancel Outstanding Debt for Ebola-hit Countries, Urges UN

The United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) recommended to creditors on Monday to cancel the outstanding debt of the three West African countries worst affected by the deadly Ebola epidemic, highlighting that even if those most affected were to register zero economic growth, the impact on Africa as a continent would be minimal. “The impact of the Ebola on ...

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Clinton refuses to confirm Gadhafi’s death, still cites reports

Libyan leader Muammar Gadhafi was killed but US Secretary of State declined to confirm or deny the reports, raising eye-brows across the world on the authenticity of the reports and confirmations coming from the global media and the Libyan Transition National Council (TCS). In a typical crisp reply to a question toconfirm the death of the dictator, she said, “If ...

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CEO Confidence Declines Again, The Conference Board Reports

The Conference Board Measure of CEO Confidence, which had declined in the second quarter, fell further in the third quarter. The Measure now stands at 42, down from 55 last quarter (a reading of more than 50 points reflects more positive than negative responses). Says Lynn Franco, Director of The Conference Board Consumer Research Center: “CEO Confidence has declined substantially ...

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