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Saturday , August 3 , 2013
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Ahead of monsoon session, PM asks Opposition to 'cooperate'

Updated: 03 August 2013, Saturday, 17:26 hrs (IST)
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Saturday asked the Opposition to cooperate in the passage of the legislative business including the “most important” ordinance on Food security Bill. ...   | Read..

Madhya Pradesh acts: 3 months jail for selling acid without licence

Updated: 03 August 2013, Saturday, 16:35 hrs (IST)
In the light of Supreme Court's recent directive and to curb the acid attacks, Madhya Pradesh government has tightened the rules regarding sale of acids, and introduced a jail term and heavy fine as penalty. ...   | Read..

Big Brother is all ears

Big Brother could be listening in when you make that next mobile call — and he’s armed himself with wide-ranging powers to snoop. ...   | Read..

Militants abduct Calcutta engineers

Two engineers from the same family in Calcutta were abducted by militants near Imphal yesterday....   | Read..

Hills afire in ’80s replay

A forest bungalow where Mamata Banerjee spent a night last year was among several government properties set on fire in the hills last night, in a throwback to the ..   | Read..

Dalmiya grins, Srini bears

Jagmohan Dalmiya’s stars are bright, but Narayanswamy Srinivasan has no reason to be too grumpy. Both left New Delhi this evening with much to show....   | Read..

Cell to boost tribal tourism

Worried over a drop in the number of foreigners interested in tribal tourism, the government has formed a cell in the tourism department to increase footfall....   | Read..

Hunt on for ‘clean’ MLAs

The Congress has finally okayed a cabinet expansion in Jharkhand, but held back names of three of its own MLAs who were to join Hemant Soren’s team, indicating that...   | Read..

Jharkhand kept waiting

Government in place, governance in waiting. ...   | Read..

Poison scare scurry for CM

Poison scare was palpable today at chief minister Nitish Kumar’s office as news of school students falling sick after consuming water or attempts to adulterate midday ...   | Read..
Big Brother is all ears
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