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Legendary actor Pran passes away…

Pran Krishan Sikand, known to his fans as only Pran, passed away at the Lilavati Hospital in Mumbai on Friday evening following a respiratory failure. He was 93. The thespian was awarded the Dadasaheb Phalke award recently at the time when Indian cinema was celebrating its 100 years. One of the most versatile actors of […]

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On New Year’s eve, 17-year-old raped by Facebook ‘friend’ in Delhi

On New Year’s eve, 17-year-old raped by Facebook ‘friend’ in Delhi

New Delhi (First Post): Even as the nation protests over the horrific gangrape of a woman in Delhi, another case has come to light in which a 17-year-old was been allegedly raped by her Facebook friend on New Year’s Eve. The Delhi police has arrested two men in connection with the case and said that […]

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Blow for Modi, SC upholds appointment of Gujarat Lokayukta

New Delhi (Zeenews ): Rejecting the state government’s contention that Mehta was appointed unilaterally by the Governor and hence had breached the constitutional norms and was done without taking its consent, the Supreme Court said that appointment was valid as the Governor had appointed the Lokayukta after taking into consideration the views of the Chief […]

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Tamil Nadu: rapists will be booked under modified ‘Goondas Act’

New Delhi (HT): Responding to the protests across the nation, Tamil Nadu chief minister J Jayalalithaa on Tuesday ordered toughest action against rapists and sexual offenders in the state and set up fast track courts in all the districts to speed up the justice delivery system. The chief minister favoured death for rapists and chemical […]

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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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Manmohan, Sonia to push UPA reforms agenda at Congress rally

Manmohan, Sonia to push UPA reforms agenda at Congress rally

Seeking to push the ruling UPA’s economic reforms agenda amid a slew of corruption allegations, the Congress’ top leadership, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and party chief Sonia Gandhi will address a mega rally of party workers at the Ramlila ground in New Delhi on Sunday. According to informed sources, the Congress leadership, including general […]

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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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Baba Ramdev’s 3-day fast ends today, warns of revolution

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Aug 11, New Delhi: Yoga guru Ramdev three-day fast on the issues of black money and corruption will end at Ramlila Ground in New Delhi on Saturday. On Friday, Ramdev said that he will not leave the protest venue without a “big decision” from government on steps to bring back blackmoney and enactment of a […]

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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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Curiosity sends its first panoramic color photo of Mars

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Aug 10, Pasadena: The U.S. space agency, NASA, has released the first color image transmitted by the mars rover Curiosity. This color photo can appreciate more clearly the Sharp Mountain, a mountain of 5.km height on which the machine will do its exploration. After eight months of space travel and two days succeeding landing on […]

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