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Yesterday | Express India

PSU banks top appointments may be delayed; changes likely

Appointments of chairmen for at least ten public sector banks is likely to get delayed or witness major changes over the next six months following the government's move to tighten the selection process of chairmen and managing director positions in PSU banks.

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Jim Parsons takes the Ice Bucket Challenge (August 17, 2014)

Critics Slam 'Ice Bucket Challenge' as 'Slacktivism' and 'Stunt Philanthropy'

Police Fatally Shoot Another Black Male Near Ferguson

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

Monday | Nerve News

Expert cautions against building barrages on Ganga river

Rajendra Singh, a water conservationist also known as India's waterman, Monday cautioned the central government over its plan to build barrages on the Ganga river.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

MYREPUBLICA.com

Veg, food imports from Bhairahawa customs up 38%

Import of food grains and vegetables through Bhairahawa Customs Office increased by 37.86 percent to Rs 13.83 billion in fiscal year 2013/14.

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The Times of India

UP floods hit over 1,000 villages, death toll 28

A pundit performing rituals at a place flooded by waters of Ganga and Yamuna near Sangam in Allahabad on August 17, 2014.

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AlertNet

Monsoon floods hit north India, 200 villages under water

A girl plays as she holds onto a taxi through the flooded banks of river Ganga after heavy monsoon rains in the northern Indian city of Allahabad August 9, 2014.

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The Times of India

Gays in UP towns avoid prying eyes, get hooked online

People living in UP small towns have started taking the help of numerous online gay clubs not only to connect but also to arrange meeting in more secure locations.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Independent

The hunt for the Saraswati: India launches search for its famed lost river, but not everyone is happy

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Channelnewsasia.com

Landslides, floods kill 109, displace thousands in Nepal, India

The death toll from landslides and flooding triggered by torrential monsoon rains in Nepal and northern India climbed to at least 109 on Saturday as tides of water, mud and rocks swept away houses, officials said.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

The Daily Star

Heavy rain claims 19 lives in India

A sadhu or Hindu holy man stands on a boat near a submerged hut on the flooded banks of river Ganga after heavy monsoon rains in the northern Indian city of Allahabad August 9, 2014.

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Hindustan Times

PM announces initiative for model villages

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced a new initiative under which each MP would develop a model village in his area.

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Thu Aug 14, 2014

NatureNews

Indian universities ordered to cut length of science courses

Thousands of students and staff at some of India's leading universities, including the prestigious Indian Institute of Science , Bangalore, have been left in turmoil after the institutions were ordered to cut the length of their undergraduate science courses to fall in line with national policy.

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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Telegraph

Bill afloat, Ganga dip for govt in SC

New Delhi, Aug. 13: As the Lok Sabha got set to pass the National Judicial Appointments Commission Bill today, the Supreme Court made an observation on the Ganga river that reflected the judiciary's misgivings on the attempt to replace the collegium system of appointing judges.

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Express India

HC orders sale of 15% UP sugar stock in relief to stakeholders

Summary In partial relief to all stakeholders - farmers, millers and banks - the Allahabad High Court on Wednesday ordered that 15% of the entire 30 lakh tonne sugar stock in Uttar Pradesh be sold in three weeks and the money deposited with the district magistrates in a separate account, who would then pay 30% of that to farmers against their cane ... (more)

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Sify

IBPS clerk exam 2014: 30000-plus vacancies expected

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has begun inviting application from aspiring bank clerks for the Common Written Examination 2014.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Cybercast News Service

Image of Asia: Getting ready for Hindu festivals

In this photo by Rajesh Kumar Singh, an artist puts finishing touches on idols of Hindu gods Krishna and elephant-headed Ganesha in Allahabad, India.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

DNA India

Who is Madan Mohan Malaviya and why should he be awarded the Bharat Ratna?

Malaviya is a renowned Indian educationist and freedom fighter and was the President of the Indian National Congress on four occasions - 1909, 1918, 1932 and 1933.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

India Together

Reviving the Ganga, at the cost of its ecology

The Rs 6300-crore plans for development of the Ganga waterway from Allahabad to Haldia should be undertaken only after meticulous examination of its impact on various elements of river ecology.

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The Times of India

Now, national water grid on lines of national highways

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government aims to develop an Inland Water Transport Grid covering about 4,500 km on the lines of National Highways grid.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

The Indian Express

Party wants all three Gandhi family members to take leadership role: Congress

A top leader had indicated that Priyanka's role would not be of replacing Rahul but supplementing him in running the party.

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Indian Express

IAF grounds 40 ALH Dhruv choppers after Sitapur crash

The Indian Air Force has grounded its fleet of around 40 indigenously-developed ALH Dhruv helicopters in view of the recent crash in which seven of its personnel were killed.

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