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Official Allegedly Leaks Army Drills, Probed By Anti-Terrorist Squad

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LUCKNOW:A stenographer in the office of a sub-divisional magistrate in Jhansi was allegedly passing on sensitive information about the Army illegally since 2009 to a “Major” posted at Babina cantonment in the district, the Uttar Pradesh police’s Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) said. On an intelligence input, the ATS had carried out investigation in the SDM office, Jhansi, and found that steno ...

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Even After Fatal Accidents, India’s Construction Sites Remain Death Traps For Workers

NEW DELHI:In Navi Mumbai, satellite city to India’s business capital, Sai Mannat, a high-rise apartment complex is taking shape. Built by the Paradise Group, it offers more than 300 flats starting at Rs. 1.5 crore. Amenities include a clubhouse with a gymnasium, badminton and squash court, spa and swimming pools. The gloss conceals a dark chapter. On May 22, two ...

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Sensex Falls Over 150 Points Amid Weak Asian Markets

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Key equity indices Sensex and Nifty registered losses in early trade today amid weak Asian markets. The Sensex fell over 150 points while Nifty hit 10,027 at day’s low. Sectoral indices bank, FMCG, metal, power, realty, capital goods and IT slumped. The Reserve Bank’s decision to lower the benchmark rate by 25 bps to 6 per cent yesterday was already ...

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GST Sends Services Activity Plunging Most In 4 Years

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Bengaluru: Activity in India’s dominant service sector contracted at the sharpest rate in nearly four years in July after a new tax policy sowed confusion and sent new orders into free fall, a survey showed on Thursday. Initial confusion on the national goods and services tax (GST) led July’s Nikkei/IHS Markit composite Purchasing Managers’ Index, which measures both manufacturing and ...

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