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Udupi: Supermoon to brighten up night sky on December 2

With Inputs from Dr A P Bhat, Poornaprajna College Udupi, Dec 2: Brace for the celestial wonder of the year. The night sky on Saturday December 2 will appear brighter as the full moon would be a supermoon. Supermoons happen when a full moon approximately coincides with the moon’s perigee or a point in its elliptical orbit at which it is ...

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Bhatkal’s Yusuf Motiya to represent K’taka in National Athletics meet in Jharkhand

A 26-Year-Old sportsman of the town, Muhammad Yusuf Motiya s/o late Usman Motiya, will be representing Karnataka in the 22nd National Athletic sports meet organized for deaf sportsmen at Ranchi in Jharkhand state. As per the information, Yusuf Motiya is the first player from Bhatkal who has selected for Karnataka team in National level and is the only sportsman from ...

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Manmohan slams note ban, GST; asks PM to find “more dignified ways” to seek votes

SURAT: In a scathing attack on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, his predecessor Manmohan Singh on Saturday said Modi failed to understand the “pains” of his note ban and GST decisions were going to unleash on the people of his own home state. Calling demonetisation an “uninformed, half-baked crusade” and GST a “badly designed and hastily implemented” measure+ , Singh also lamented the “low-level rhetoric” used by the ...

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No Changes In Cattle Trade Ban Order

The Union Environment Ministry on Saturday withdrew rules made in May this year relating to the regulation of fish market and aquarium in a bid to ensure aquatic creatures are kept in hygienic conditions. NEW DELHI: The government has made no change in its May 26 order banning sale of cattle for slaughter though it is said to be considering ...

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Indian Coast Guard Gets Two Interceptor Boats

The two boats underwent extensive trials on equipment and machinery and were part of a fleet of 36 interceptor boats that were manufactured by Larsen and Toubro Shipyard Ltd. CHENNAI: To bolster coastal security mechanism, two new interceptor boats C435, C436 were inducted into the Indian Coast Guard, Eastern region. The two boats underwent extensive trials on equipment and machinery ...

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Too Early To Conclude Economic Recovery From Notes Ban, GST Impact: Manmohan Singh

Manmohan Singh criticised the BJP government’s economic policies, particularly the “coercive steps” of notes ban and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) that cost the nation hugely and “broke the back of businesses”. SURAT: Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday said it was too early to conclude that the economic slowdown has reversed as the 6.3 per cent growth ...

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IT Raid Exposes Doctor ‘Referral Commission’ Nexus Running Into Hundreds Of Crores

The amount of referral fee transacted in the case of a single lab exceeds Rs. 200 crore.” We are further examining various expenses to see if more such payments have been made”, said a senior IT official. BENGALURU: A raid by the Income Tax department on a few Bengaluru-based doctors and diagnostic centres seems to have blown the lid off a doctors-diagnostic ...

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