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Wednesday , July 24 , 2013
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Visa for Modi: Yechury denies signing MPs letter to Obama, sees cut-paste job

Updated: 24 July 2013, Wednesday, 14:20 hrs (IST)
Senior Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sitaram Yechury on Wednesday denied having signed any letter seeking denial of t he United States visa for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying it suggested a “cut and paste” job....   | Read..

HC agrees to hear PILs challenging appointment of Shashi Kant Sharma as CAG

Updated: 24 July 2013, Wednesday, 14:10 hrs (IST)
The Delhi High Court on Wednesday agreed to hear two separate petitions challenging the appointment of Shashi Kant Sharma as Comptroller & Auditor General of India (C...   | Read..

Hit & run case: Charges framed against Salman

Updated: 24 July 2013, Wednesday, 13:50 hrs (IST)
A Mumbai court on Wednesday framed charges against actor Salman Khan for culpable homicide not amounting to murder in the hit-and-run case for which he may face a jail te...   | Read..

Keep calm and let them bully you

Several Calcuttans have complained about gangs of bikers taking over the city’s thoroughfares after dark. The depravity of one such gang culminated in the chase of two F...   | Read..

By Jupiter! China spy in sky

Phew! Science has saved a Roman god and a goddess from possible Armageddon launched from the Earth by the mighty Indian Army, egged on by TV studio patriots always keeping a ...   | Read..

Food for all from Nov. 19

Assam will implement the UPA government’s National Food Security scheme from November 19, chief minister Tarun Gogoi said today....   | Read..

MLAs to meet Cong top brass

A group of Assam Congress MLAs is set to call on the party high command in Delhi with a plea to “enforce” discipline to improve the party’s prospects in nex...   | Read..

Police bullets kill villager at NTPC site

Protest against the construction of a National Thermal Power Corporation (NTPC) office in Keredari block, 52km from district headquarters, turned ugly around noon, when p...   | Read..

Pilgrims’ progress tech-hit

Bar-coded wristbands, allotting a specified time slot to each pilgrim, didn’t quite work to regulate the flow of the faithful at Baidyanath Dham on the first day of Shr...   | Read..
10.33PM: Bikers zigzag behind a car. This is just a warm-up before the race in the opposite direction
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