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Rashtrapati Bhavan files complaint against Lalit Modi

Jul 5, 2015
Rashtrapati Bhawan has filed a complaint with Delhi Police in connection with alleged derogatory tweets by former IPL boss Lalit Modi, being probed by the Enforcement Directorate for alleged money...   | Read..
 

UGC grants heritage status to 19 colleges

Jul 5, 2015
With an aim of conserving college campuses which are more than 100 years old, the University Grants Commission (UGC) has granted “heritage” status to 19...   | Read..
 

'Exceptions' in line on Israel vote

Jul 5, 2015
India has voted at least twice in favour of UN human rights resolutions that refer to the International Criminal Court, documents reveal, exposing an inconsistency with the...   | Read..
 

Delhi builds defence on NGO action

Jul 5, 2015
India's foreign office has asked the home ministry for details of the alleged violations by non-profit organisations and their blacklisted foreign donors, trying to beef up...   | Read..
 

10kg champ leads all-girl podium finish

Jul 5, 2015
A woman who lifted 10kg weights with her disabled arms to prove her fitness and become a revenue officer last year has topped the civil services exam this year.   | Read..
 

Go by birth certificate for age: SC

Jul 5, 2015
The first criterion to determine the age of a child or a juvenile should be the matriculation/any equivalent certificate or the birth certificate, the Supreme Court has...   | Read..
 

Acharya assures Akhil on APSC

Jul 5, 2015
Assam governor P.B. Acharya today assured the Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS) that he would write to the state government to stay appointments of the recently selected...   | Read..
 

Fatal jolt to elephant

Jul 5, 2015
A 35-year-old female elephant, touted to be the "pride" of Kultang village in Bodam block of East Singhbhum, died after coming into contact with a low-hanging...   | Read..
 

Swanky lounge for Dhanbad station

Jul 5, 2015
Sixteen railway stations across the country, including one in Jharkhand and two in neighbouring Bihar, may soon offer small islands of luxury to passengers, providing them...   | Read..
 

Not wrong to touch feet: Marik

Jul 5, 2015
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik might have reprimanded him, but director general of police (DGP) Sanjeev Marik today asserted that he had done nothing wrong by touching the...   | Read..
 

Perseverance pays for Samastipur boy

Jul 5, 2015
Patna, July 4: Suharsha Bhagat stopped just four notches from the top. Rather, four girls outsmarted all others - 1,232 to be precise - to claim the first four ranks of the...   | Read..
 
Referendum campaign posters that read "Yes" (left) and "No" (right) in Greek are seen on a bus stop in Athens on Saturday.   | Read..
 
 
Quote of the day

One should speak English when there is a need. But don't try to be an Englishman

Rajnath Singh

 

 
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