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Nitish to demand for special status for Bihar at ‘Adhikar rally’

Nitish to demand for special status for Bihar at 'Adhikar rally'

Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar, will demand for special status of the state from the Centre at Adhikar rally on Sunday. Flow of masses from all across the state is expected to turn at the historic Gandhi Maidan in Patna from where they will press for acceptance of the special status demand. JD(U) has made […]

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Bus falls into gorge in Chamba, Himachal Pradesh, killing 51

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Aug 11, Dharamshala: At least 51 people, including 18 women, were killed and 46 others injured on Saturday when an overcrowded bus rolled into a gorge in Chamba in Himachal Pradesh, police said. The private bus was on its way to Chamba town when it skidded off the road and fell into the 300-feet deep […]

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Kudankulam nuclear power plant gets nod from AERB for loading fuel

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Aug 11, Chennai: The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board on Friday gave its nod for the loading of fuel in the first unit of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant in Tamil Nadu, marking a significant movement forward towards the commissioning of the plant. Having received the go-ahead, the Nuclear Power Corporation of India Ltd (NPCIL) will […]

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Olympics 2012: Jamaican Usain Bolt 200m champion

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Aug 10, London: Jamaica’s Usain Bolt became the first athlete in history to win four Olympic gold medals in the individual sprint events and retaining his title in the 200m in 19.32 (wind: +0.4 m / s), Thursday. Bolt, who became the first man to defend his Olympic title in the 200, beat his fellow […]

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BJP backs Baba Ramdev, Akhara Parishad wants his ban from Maha Kumbh Mela

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Aug 10, New Delhi: As yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s fast enters second day on Friday, he asked his supporters to join him in his anti-corruption movement as ‘trainees’ in Haridwar, where they can fast for a longer time. Thousands of people from states like Madhya Pradesh, Haryana, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh were seen at the venue […]

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Airhostess suicide: Gopal Goyal Kanda absconding, police raid his residence

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Aug 8, New Delhi: Aruna Chadha, the other person blamed by Geetika in her suicide note for her death, was arrested after she was questioned through the day at the Keshavpuram police station in northwest Delhi on Wednesday. But the main accused in the Geetika Sharma suicide case and former Haryana minister, Gopal Kanda is […]

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Baba Ramdev arrives in Ramlila Maidan to begin indefinite protest

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Aug 9, New Delhi: Yoga guru Baba Ramdev’s second round of indefinite protest started at Ramlila maidan. His earlier fast at the same place ended with a shocking midnight crackdown by Delhi police. Now after 14 months of that horrified night, Ramdev once again began his protest from the same place and for the same […]

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London Olympics Boxing: Mary Kom in pursuit of gold

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Aug 8, London: MC Mary Kom on Monday created history as she assured India its fourth Olympic medal after winning her quarterfinal boxing bout against Maroua Rahali of Tunisia by 15-6 margin in the women’s 51 kg category here. The five-time world champion and the face of women’s boxing in India for the past decade […]

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Alzheimers: two U.S. laboratories stopped testing a new medicine

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Aug 8, New Delhi: The American pharmaceutical companies Pfizer and Johnson & Johnson announced Monday night stop trials in phase 3 (final) of a new medicine supposed to fight Alzheimer’s disease. Pfizer and Janssen Alzheimer Immunotherapy, a subsidiary of Johnson & Johnson, said that tests of the molecule “bapineuzumab” in patients with mild to moderate […]

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Hamid Ansari re-elected as India’s Vice-President for second term

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Aug 8, New Delhi: United Progressive Alliance (UPA) nominee Hamid Ansari was on Tuesday re-elected India’s Vice President, defeating NDA nominee Jaswant Singh. He became the second Vice-President to get a second consecutive term after S. Radhakrishnan, who enjoyed two terms from 1952 to 1962. Tuesday’s election turned out to be a no-contest. Ansari defeated […]

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