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Friday , January 31 , 2014

Night curbs call for cell chargers on train

The charging points for laptops and mobile phones should be switched off on all trains between 10pm and 6am, a preliminary railway probe into a train fire that killed 26 people last month has recommended....   | Read..

Sight alarm for young diabetics

Five in 10 patients diagnosed with diabetes before they turn 25 are likely to develop a sight-threatening eye complication called diabetic retinopathy within 10 years, a ...   | Read..

Two-year term shield for IAS

Officers of the Indian Administrative Service, Indian Police Service and the Indian Forest Service will now be expected to spend at least two years in each posting, according...   | Read..

Pak drops immunity demand for trucker

India and Pakistan today achieved partial breakthrough in talks to revive stalled LoC trade and travel in Kashmir with an agreement to resume bus services and withdrawal ...   | Read..

SC blow to Jaya on tax returns

The Supreme Court today cleared the way for Jayalalithaa’s prosecution in a nearly two-decade-old case of not filing tax returns in a potential blow to the Tamil Na...   | Read..
Schoolchildren try to watch a cultural event through a temporary divider as others wait for their bus at a school in Mumbai on Thursday. (Reuters)
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Bangla death sentence for Ulfa chief

Ulfa commander-in-chief Paresh Barua was today sentenced to death in absentia by a Bangladesh c...   | Read..

Giant hunt for desi clues to stroke, cognition loss

India plans to launch its first giant population study that will track the health of about 15,0...   | Read..

Token ‘defeat’ for statehood bill

The Andhra Pradesh Assembly today rejected the draft statehood bill in an expected outcome that cannot legally stall the...   | Read..

Parachute fails, skydiver drops to death

A 26-year-old homemaker who was training in skydiving today fell to her death before the eyes of her horrified husband w...   | Read..

AAP to pick out ‘corrupt MP’ seats

The Aam Aadmi Party today said it would field nominees against all “criminal and corrupt” politicians in the...   | Read..

Top court glare on abattoir panels

The Supreme Court today directed all states and Union territories to induct retired district judges into monitoring comm...   | Read..

Kejriwal rivals Modi in envoy rush

Arvind Kejriwal is threatening to eat into more than just Narendra Modi’s urban middle-class vote base — the...   | Read..

Rahul sticks to open-the-system theme

Rahul Gandhi today sold his pet theme of “opening the system” to street vendors, unorganised sector workers ...   | Read..

Jung seeks reasons for Barkha axe

Lieutenant governor Najeeb Jung has asked the Arvind Kejriwal government to explain why it wants to remove Delhi women&#...   | Read..