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Cyclonic storm 'DAYE' crosses coast in Odisha, triggers heavy downpour in several parts of state
Economic Times BHUBANESWAR: Cyclonic storm 'DAYE' crossed the coast near Gopalpur in Odisha early Friday, triggering heavy downpour accompanied by high velocity wind in several parts of the state. The cyclonic storm "DAYE" over northwest Bay of Bengal moved... ---

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...

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Injured Jet Passenger seeks 30 Lakh, 100 Business Class Upgrades
Mumbai: One of the five Jet Airways passengers who were sent to a city hospital for treatment, has demanded Rs. 30 lakh in compensation, besides 100 upgrade vouchers, alleging lack of proper care by the airline, sources said.The passenger has also allegedly threatened to "share" the video of the flight, whose cockpit crew "forgot" to turn on a switch that controls cabin air pressure early Thursday, resulting in at least 30 passengers suffering nose and ear bleeding, with the media, if his demands are not met, they said.Under the law, airlines are liable to pay compensation in case a passenger gets injured while travelling with them."The passenger claimed that Jet Airways has not taken care of its customers and therefore he should be paid Rs. 30 lakh in addition to 100 upgrade vouchers to enable him travel in a business class on an economy class ticket," a source said.At least 30 passengers on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur suffered nose and ear bleeding Thursday after the crew "forgot" to turn on a switch that controls cabin air pressure.The cockpit crew of the flight, which had 171 people on board, have been derostered and the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau (AAIB) has been directed to probe the incident.The passenger, who is being treated in the city for nose bleeding, has also threatened with legal recourse over Thursday's incident, according to the sources."He claimed that the doctors have adviced him not tofly for five days and sought hotel stay from us, which we have already provided to him. But he has sought escalation by way of compensation and upgrade in travel class," another source added.

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.

Hindi most spoken Indian language in US, Telugu spikes 86% in 8 years
Hindi continues to be the most widely spoken Indian language in the US, followed by Gujarati and Telugu. However, in terms of percentage increase, if the data of 2010 is compared with the most recent figures for 2017, the number of Telugu speaking individuals has risen the most — by 86%.

Hurricane Florence's “1000-year” rainfall, explained
Vox Such massive rainfall events have (until lately) been uncommon, and all the talk of 100-year and 500-year events can be a bit confusing. As Vox's Dara Lind explained last year, when scientists invoke the X-year classification, they're talking not about ...

Rupee at 2-week high, gains 53 paise in early trade
Continuing its uptrend, the rupee firmed by another 53 paise to trade at over a two-week high of 71.84 against the US dollar in early trade Friday a

Imran `Taliban Khan` misleading everyone, PoK remains launch pad of terrorists: Kashmiri activists at UN
The human right activists from PoK argued 'India should interfere on this issue because it had an agreement to save the lives of Kashmiri people'.

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

Intensify international fight against tax evasion, money laundering: Guterres
Intensify international fight against tax evasion, money laundering: GuterresUnited Nations, Sep 21 (IANS) UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has called for intensifying the war on illegal financial transfers, money laundering and tax evasion as one of the ways to ensure countries had adequate funds for development. The world needs "a surge in investment" in the Sustainable Development Goals, Guterres said on Thursday unveiling his plans for the launch during the high-level meeting of the General Assembly next week of a strategy to mobilise financing for development.