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Friday , June 20 , 2014
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Rail passenger fares up 14%

Updated: 20 June 2014, Friday, 18:00 hrs (IST)
Indian Railways on Friday increased fares by 14.2 per cent in all classes of passenger trains and the freight charge by 6.5 per cent with immediate effect....   | Read..

Campa Cola residents thwart Mumbai civic body’s bid to cut off links

Updated: 20 June 2014, Friday, 15:15 hrs (IST)
Mumbai municipal officials on Friday descended on the posh Campa Cola society to cut off essential supplies to the illegal flats but were facing stiff resistance from the...   | Read..

Jayalalithaa, BJP allies in TN oppose Centre's move on Hindi tweets

Updated: 20 June 2014, Friday, 17:30 hrs (IST)
The row over the Bharatiya Janata Party government’s move to promote Hindi in social media and official work snowballed on Friday, with Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J ...   | Read..

Sony Six moves HC against streaming of FIFA matches by some websites

Updated: 20 June 2014, Friday, 17:10 hrs (IST)
MSM Satellite Pvt Ltd, which owns Sony Six, the authorised broadcaster of FIFA 2014 World Cup, moved the Delhi High Court on Friday contending its exclusive rights to stream...   | Read..

DTC fails to stop theft of GPS gizmos from buses

Updated: 20 June 2014, Friday, 18:20 hrs (IST)
Around half of the 3,700 GPS devices fitted in various Delhi Transport Corporation buses in the national capital ahead of the Commonwealth Games 2010 have gone missing. ...   | Read..

Modi’s command model

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and home minister Rajnath Singh will in tandem have the last word on key appointments in every ministry, according to a template announced today ...   | Read..

Phantom tram ploughs through cars and crosses Ballygunge Phari

What happened at depot gate...   | Read..

Dissect but don’t forget to cherish

Spain is a divided country, a nation of proud individual regions. From Andalucia in the south to governing Madrid in central Castille to the industrious Basque region to rebel...   | Read..

Mukul focus on job skills for GeNext

With China reportedly struggling with an “aging population”, Meghalaya wants to utilise this opportunity to line job avenues, especially in the manufacturing sect...   | Read..

Northeast’s super 16 crack IIT exam

Bhaskarjyoti Saikia, a resident of Jamugurihat village near Tezpur, is one among 16 candidates from the OIL Super 30 programme in Assam, to have cracked the IIT entrance exam...   | Read..

Rath row plea in high court today

The committee constituted following an all-party meeting to resolve the contentious issue of devotees being allowed onto the chariots during rath yatra has decided to wai...   | Read..

9 kids home, CBI nudged

On a day nine more rescued children reached Jasidih station, Kerala High Court today sought the CBI’s views on a recent plea for a central agency probe into the all...   | Read..
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