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Tuesday , May 24 , 2016
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Sonowal sworn in as Assam CM, in presence of BJP galaxy

May 24, 2016
Sarbananda Sonowal was on Tuesday sworn in as the 14th chief minister of Assam in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah and other dignitaries at a...   | Read..

President signs NEET ordinance, flies off to China on 4-day visit

May 24, 2016
President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday signed an ordinance that will allow state boards to continue this year with their own entrance tests to medical and dental colleges,...   | Read..

Nadda defends ordinance (and NEET), says private colleges not exempt

May 24, 2016
New Delhi, May 24 (PTI): All private medical colleges will come under the common test mandated by the Supreme Court, while state governments have the option this year to...   | Read..

SC refuses to ask Maharashtra to impose 100% water supply cut on liquor industry

May 24, 2016
The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to direct the Maharashtra government to completely cut water supply to distilleries and breweries in the drought-hit regions of the state.   | Read..

Forensics head denies talk of explosion in EgyptAir plane that crashed

May 24, 2016
The head of Egypt's forensics authority dismissed a suggestion on Tuesday that the small size of the body parts retrieved since an EgyptAir plane crashed last week...   | Read..
Open Sesame in Tehran
Quote of the day

I feel both the parties have a husband-wife kind of a relationship


taking a dig at the BJP and the Congress

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Defence deal but diverse goals
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Drive like Virat in driving rain
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Man U sack Coach Louis
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Obama confirms Taliban leader death
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BJP looks ahead as allies bargain hard
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Citizens vent parking fee ire
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