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Voices of dissent emerge in UP Congress (IANS Special)

Lucknow, Sep 17 (IANS) Voices of dissent have started emerging in the Uttar Pradesh Congress over the selection of candidates for the upcoming by-elections and also the possibility of Congress Legislature Party (CLP) leader Ajay Kumar Lallu being appointed as the state Congress Committee (UPCC) chief. The Hamirpur Assembly bypoll[Read More…]

PM Modi in Gujarat to celebrate his 69th birthday

Kevadia (Gujrat) Sep 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi turned 69 on Tuesday. He is in his home state for the day as Gujarat has planned a day of fanfare, prayers, and rallies. Modi reached Ahmedabad late on Monday. He started the day with blessings from his his mother, Heeraben.[Read More…]

All six Rajasthan BSP MLAs join Congress (Lead)

Jaipur, Sep 17 (IANS) In a big jolt to Mayawati’s Bahujan Samajwadi Party (BSP) in Rajasthan, all of its six MLAs have joined the Congress. With this merger, the Congress now has 106 seats in the 200-seated Assembly. The developments happened late Monday night when the six MLAs met Chief[Read More…]

Oracle makes autonomous Cloud pitch amid AWS bashing

San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Taking on arch rival Amazon Web Services (AWS) in his usual style, Oracle Co-founder and CTO Larry Ellison has made a strong pitch for company’s autonomous strategy with the availability of Oracle Autonomous Linux — the first and only autonomous operating environment that eliminates complexity[Read More…]

Oracle, VMware join hands to help customers move to Cloud

San Francisco, Sep 17 (IANS) Cloud services provider Oracle and enterprise software major VMware has announced an expanded partnership to help customers leverage the companies’ enterprise software and cloud solutions to make the move to the Cloud. Under the new partnership, customers will be able to support their hybrid cloud[Read More…]

Chinese team to visit US before trade talks

Beijing, Sep 17 (IANS) China confirmed on Tuesday that it would send a delegation to the US to prepare for the 13th round of high-level trade talks between the two nations scheduled for October. Upon an invitation from the US side, Liao Min, deputy director of the Office of the[Read More…]

David De Gea signs new 4-year deal with Man Utd

London, Sep 17 (IANS) Manchester United goal-keeper David De Gea has signed a new long-term contract to stay with the club until 2023. There is an option to extend for a further year. David joined United in 2011 and has made 367 appearances so far. During his time with the[Read More…]

Archer can help us regain Ashes in Australia: Stokes

London, Sep 17 (IANS) England vice-captain Ben Stokes believes young speedster Jofra Archer can help them regain the Ashes when they travel to Australia next in 2021-22. Archer, playing in his debut Test series, picked up 22 wickets in the recently-concluded five-match rubber which ended in a 2-2 draw. The[Read More…]

Gold crown offered to Varanasi temple on Modi’s b’day

Varanasi, Sep 17 (IANS) A staunch supporter of Narendra Modi has offered a gold crown weighing 1.25 kg to the Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple here to mark the Prime Minister’s 69th birthday. Arvind Singh made the offering on Monday night on the eve of Modi’s birthday. Singh told reporters said[Read More…]

Chinmayanand unwell with rape charges hanging on his head

Shahjahanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Sep 17 (IANS) Former Union Minister and BJP leader Chinmayanand, who is being probed by a Uttar Pradesh Police Special Investigation Team in a sexual misconduct case, has fallen ill. A team of doctors was called in at his Mumukshu Ashram late on Monday to treat the[Read More…]

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