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Last updated: Wednesday, January 18, 2017 10:30:03 PM

Goa Church denies playing politics ahead of state polls
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) The influential Roman Catholic Church in Goa on Wednesday said the priests as individuals can promote candidates they are voting for but as an institution the Church authorities were in no way involved in selection of candidates of any political party.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 9:24:05 PM

Infosys campus in Chandigarh goes cashless
Bengaluru, Jan 18 (IANS) The Chandigarh campus of software major Infosys has become cashless for all transactions, the company said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 9:22:03 PM

After calendar-diary fiasco, Khadi Udyog targets employees
Mumbai, Jan 18 (IANS) After the furore over calendars and diaries in which Mahatma Gandhi's photos were replaced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's, the Khadi & Village Industries Commission (KVIC) struck back at the employees here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 9:08:03 PM

Opposition condemns Bhangar violence, Mamata government blames 'outsiders'
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday demanded a judicial inquiry and CBI probe into the clash between protesting villagers and police in Bhangar that left two persons dead, while the Left parties condemned the "police firing on farmers".

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 9:00:05 PM

Congress protest note ban outside RBI office, demand governor quit
Mumbai/Nagpur (Maharashtra), Jan 18 (IANS) Staging a vociferous countrywide protests against demonetisation on Wednesday, the Congress demanded the resignation of Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Urjit Patel even as police baton-charged them in Nagpur.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 9:00:04 PM

405 candidates file nominations for February 4 Goa polls
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS As many as 405 candidates from various political parties as well as Independents have filed their nomination papers for the February 4 assembly elections in Goa till the end of the deadline for filing of nominations on Wednesday evening, a senior poll official said.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 8:58:03 PM

Bengal mob demanding compensation for accident victims ransack police post
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) A mob on Wednesday ransacked the police outpost in the outskirts of Kolkata and torched the furniture and a motorcycle within its premises, as violence contined two days of a massive car accident that killed four school children and an adult.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 8:56:04 PM

Railway Minister-Tripura CM to inaugurate new rail line
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) The Railway Minister and the Tripura Chief Minister will jointly inaugurate a new railway line beyond the state capital Agartala -- up to the state's southern temple city Udaipur -- on January 24, an official said here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 8:52:03 PM

Boris Johnson calls on Modi
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Visiting British Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson called on Prime Minister Narendra Modi here on Wednesday.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 8:48:04 PM

Government staff in Gujarat with fixed salaries get hefty hike
Gandhinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The Gujarat government on Wednesday announced a hefty hike ranging from 63 to 124 per cent for its employees drawing fixed salaries, putting an additional burden of Rs 1,300 crore on the state exchequer.

Wednesday, January 18, 2017 8:36:03 PM

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