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Friday , January 18 , 2013
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House panel for right to ‘quality’ food

A parliamentary panel today suggested the government’s food security bill be tweaked to provide a uniform monthly entitlement of 5kg subsidised grain per head for 67 per cent of the population....   | Read..

Splinter groups battle Maoists, troops cash in

An enemy’s enemy, as the saying goes, is a friend. The principle seems to hold in the Bihar-Jharkhand border region where the CPI (Maoist) and government forces are lock...   | Read..

Welfare warts in Bengal

A survey conducted by the Bengal government has brought to light several loopholes in the development programmes undertaken for Jungle Mahal....   | Read..

Kid in US foster care, grandpa waits

Nirmal Saha waits every day for a phone call from America that would tell him his grandchild is coming back to him....   | Read..

Sushma nixes LK ploy to trip Gadkari

L.K. Advani made a last-ditch attempt to scupper Nitin Gadkari’s reappointment as BJP president but in vain, party sources said....   | Read..
BSF jawans rehearse for the Beating Retreat ceremony, which marks the close of Republic Day celebrations, ...  | Read
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Music TV’s ‘first lady’ dies

The British Asian acting fraternity was today in shock after the sudden death of the popular ac...   | Read..

5000-year-old cave art in dating milestone

A geometric pattern engraved on the wall of a giant cave near Kurnool in Andhra Pradesh is abou...   | Read..

Rebels point ‘booby trap’ finger at forces

Maoists have accused security forces of booby-trapping village paths to kill them and “victimise” civilians ...   | Read..

LoC quiet, no rush for talks

The Line of Control in Jammu and Kashmir has been tense but quiet since top military officers of India and Pakistan had ...   | Read..

Reading and arithmetic skills decline

A survey today suggested that the reading and arithmetic skills of India’s schoolchildren were declining from an a...   | Read..

Family pension relief for disabled

The Centre has amended the rules to allow disabled offspring of deceased government employees to continue receiving fami...   | Read..

SC prod on beacons to ‘all and sundry’

The Supreme Court today asked all states and Union territories for their views on restricting VIP security to top consti...   | Read..

FIR must for every missing child: SC

Police must register a first information report (FIR) on every complaint about a missing child and every police station ...   | Read..