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LIGO India likely to be commissioned in 2024

Kolkata, Jan 17 The LIGO India project is likely to be commissioned in 2024 and its activities would require Indian universities churning out young researchers trained in the science to take up the mantle of exploration of the universe, an official of the international collaboration said here on Tuesday.

Sheena Bora case Mother, step-dads charged with murder

Mumbai, Jan 17 A Special CBI Court on Tuesday started the trial in the Sheena Bora murder case by framing charges against her mother Indrani Mukerjea and her two step-fathers -- former media tycoon Peter Mukerjea and Kolkata-based businessman Sanjeev Khanna.

Profit booking, negative global cues subdue equities

Mumbai, Jan 17 Profit booking, coupled with broadly negative global indices, subdued the Indian equities markets on Tuesday.

Jayalalithaa’s niece Deepa mulls joining AIADMK

Chennai, Jan 17 Announcing her decision to enter politics, late Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa's niece J. Deepa on Tuesday said she wasn't sure whether she will join the AIADMK or float a new party.

‘Arrested Istanbul nightclub suspect confesses to massacre’

Ankara, Jan 17 A suspect arrested for the deadly Istanbul nightclub attack on New Year's Eve has admitted to the crime, the city's governor said on Tuesday.

Kejriwal denies bribery charge, says Sidhu no factor

Chandigarh, Jan 17 Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Tuesday denied charges of promoting bribery by asking voters to take money from other parties and vote for the AAP in Punjab and Goa.

If IITs had more Dalit professors, would Aniket Ambhore be alive? (Special to IANS)

In March 2012, Sanjay and Sunita Ambhore, parents of Aniket Ambhore, 19, a first-year electrical engineering student at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B), received a letter informing them that their son -- admitted in the Scheduled Caste (SC) quota -- had failed two courses.

Chinese Vice Foreign Minister to meet Duterte

Beijing, Jan 17 Chinese Vice Foreign Minister Liu Zhemin will likely meet the Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday.

Domestic air passenger traffic up 23% in 2016 DGCA

New Delhi, Jan 17 India's domestic air passenger traffic zoomed by 23.18 per cent in 2016 to 998.88 lakh, official data showed on Tuesday.

Sheena Bora case Mother, step-dads charged with murder, conspiracy

Mumbai, Jan 17 A Special CBI Court on Tuesday started the trial in the sensational Sheena Bora murder case by framing charges against her mother Indrani Mukerjea, and her two step-fathers - former media tycoon Peter Mukerjea and Kolkata-based businessman Sanjeev Khanna.

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