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Mumbai rains LIVE updates: Local trains, airport slowly resume services; schools and colleges to remain shut today
The Indian Express Mumbai rains LIVE updates: Schools and colleges will remain shut today. High tide is expected at 12 pm. Train and airport services are slowly resuming. Follow the latest updates on the Mumbai rains, here. 366. Shares. Share. By: Express Web Desk | New... ---

In Health Warning Showdown, Tobacco Industry Turns To Supreme Court
The tobacco industry has sought to delay strict new health warning rules by appealing to the Supreme Court, a move anti-smoking activists say could backfire given that the court has ruled against ciga...

LIVE! Mumbai rains: Situation improving, but alert continues
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Abducted Indian priest Tom Uzhunnalil rescued from Yemen
New Delhi: A priest from Kerala who was kidnapped in Yemen last year has been rescued, Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj tweeted this afternoon.Father Tom Uzhunnalil was abducted by ISIS in March 2016 after an attack on an old people's home run by missionaries in the southern port city of Aden. Gunmen posing as relatives of one of the residents at the home burst inside, killing 16 including four Indian nuns.Muscat said it had secured his release.In a video released in May on a local news website, Father Tom pleaded for help. "They are treating me well to the extent they are able," he said, speaking slowly in English."My health condition is deteriorating quickly and I require hospitalization as early as possible," he added in the recording. The date April 15, 2017 was written on a cardboard pasted on his body.The Kerala priest said his kidnappers had contacted the Indian government and the Catholic bishop in Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates with their demands."My dear family people, do what you can to help me be released. Please, please do what you can to help to get me released. May God bless you for that," he pleaded.

Turf war between Delhi government, L-G continues, Kejriwal to meet President today
Kejriwal has also directed all its officials to apprise him or Minister concerned about any oral or written direction from the L-G or his office before following them.

7.1-magnitude quake kills more than 140 as buildings crumble in Mexico
More than 140 people were killed when a powerful, 7.1-magnitude earthquake struck Mexico on Tuesday, toppling buildings in the capital and sowing panic on the anniversary of a devastating 1985 quake.

S&P 500 poised for fresh record as Fed decision looms
Financial Times “The impact of monetary policy settings and expectations is now drowning out just about everything else,” says Simon Derrick, chief market strategist at BNY Mellon. “This week could see the Federal Reserve announce that it plans to start reducing its ... --

Sensex gains 93 points in early trade; RIL, ITC gain
The broader NSE Nifty rose by 23.50 points, or 0.23 %, to trade at 10,171.05.

Congress failed to create jobs; PM`s `Make in India` helping big businesses only: Rahul Gandhi
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, who is currently touring the United States, has admitted that the previous governments led by his party failed to create jobs.

BJP leaders question Modi for calling Rahul 'shahzada'
Disgruntled BharatiyaJanata Party BJP leaders of Bihars silk city Bhagalpur have petitioned Prime Minister NarendraModi questioning his morale for calling Congress vicepresident Rahul Gandhi shahzadeshyan urdu word used to address scion of an imperial estatewhen his own party was promoting the shahzadeculture in Bihar

Airtel slams TRAI's decision on IUC
Airtel slams TRAI's decision on IUCNew Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) A day after Indian telecom regulator TRAI slashed the mobile termination charges to six paise from 14 paise, Bharti Airtel on Wednesday called it an "extremely disappointing decision" for the industry. "We are extremely disappointed with the latest regulation on the IUC (interconnection usage charges), especially at a time when the industry is facing severe financial stress. "The suggested IUC rate, which has been arrived at in a completely non-transparent fashion, benefits only one operator which enjoys a huge traffic asymmetry in its favour," a statement issued by Bharti Airtel said.