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Bad boys of Bengal's illegal coal-mining syndicate
  • Bad boys of Bengal's illegal coal-mining syndicate(16:12)
    By Soudhriti Bhabani

    Kolkata, Dec 3 (IANS) With the federal investigation agencies carrying out marathon raids to nab nefarious elements, the spotlight turned on the illegal coal mining empire in West Bengal's infamous Raniganj-Asansol belt that remained a hotbed of illegitimate operations of coal for over four decades.

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Q2 one of the best in many years for earnings
  • Q2 one of the best in many years for earnings(13:54)

    New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) The second quarter of financial year 2021 was one of the best quarters in the last many years in terms of ratio of positive to negative surprises on earnings, though earnings estimates were significantly lowered after the last 2 quarters, according to IDFC Mutual Fund.

How Apple accessibility tools are empowering the disabled in India
  • How Apple accessibility tools are empowering the disabled in India(13:34)

    New Delhi, Dec 3 (IANS) Technology is most powerful when it empowers everyone and Nivedita Vasant, a musician who suffers from cerebral palsy (a group of disorders that affect movement and muscle tone or posture), has won over the medical condition with help from Apple products that are made accessible from the very start.

US judge strikes down Trump's H1-B rules on higher wage, added curbs
Covid could push 72mn more kids into learning poverty: World Bank
  • Covid could push 72mn more kids into learning poverty: World Bank(05:48)

    Washington, Dec 3 (IANS) The Covid-19-related school closures risk pushing an additional 72 million primary school aged children into "learning poverty" - meaning that they are unable to read and understand a simple text by age 10, the World Bank has said.

Strategic security of most nations impacted due to cut in funds: Army Vice Chief
Paying customs duty, Indian chess Olympiad team gets gold medals (Ld)
Can't make laws: SC declines plea seeking rape law reform & others
Yogi may scrap incentive scheme for interfaith marriages
  • Yogi may scrap incentive scheme for interfaith marriages(12:56)

    Lucknow, Dec 2 (IANS) After bringing in the anti-conversion law to check forced religious conversions, Yogi Adityanath government is now planning to withdraw a scheme that has encouraged interfaith marriages for almost 44 years.

Shareholders sue top Pinterest executives over 'toxic' work culture
Smaller banks to face higher funding costs post LVB write-off
Shiv Sena bedazzled with Urmila Matondkar's debut for a big role (Lead)
Blackbuck poaching case: Court accepts Salman's plea, next hearing on Jan 16
IMA to protest against Centre's medical reforms, policy decisions
  • IMA to protest against Centre's medical reforms, policy decisions(10:38)
    By Ashish Srivastava

    New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) After farmers, the Indian Medical Association (IMA) -- which represents doctors practising modern system of medicine in the country -- has now opened a front against the Centre and announced a series of protests and other steps to oppose government actions and policies in the filed of health and medical education.

Expanding outreach: Indian Navy ties up with 21 nations for maritime awareness
After praising PM Modi, Anand Sharma regrets 'error'
  • After praising PM Modi, Anand Sharma regrets 'error'(10:38)

    New Delhi, Nov 30 (IANS) After praising Prime Minister over his visit to the vaccine centres, Congress leader Anand Sharma said it was an error. He later clarified much to the satisfaction of his party.

Yogi in Mumbai on Dec 2, to meet business, film heads
  • Yogi in Mumbai on Dec 2, to meet business, film heads(09:24)

    Lucknow, Nov 30 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath will visit Mumbai on December 2 to ring the bell at the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) during the listing of the Lucknow Municipal Corporation (LMC) bonds.