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No merger with Congress: Pawar
New Delhi: Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) supremo Sharad Pawar on Sunday ruled out the merger of his party with the Congress. At the same time, the Union Agriculture Minister emphasised that the NCP’s attitude had been one of ...
Don’t delay women’s quota Bill: Yechury
HYDERABAD: The Communist Party of India (Marxist) has demanded that the United Progressive Alliance government introduce the Women’s Reservation Bill in Parliament soon. Polit Bureau member and MP Sitaram Yechury, in an informal ...
Uma Bharti wants quota for Dalits, BCs, SCs
NEW DELHI: Bharatiya Janshakti Party president Uma Bharti on Sunday demanded quota for Dalits, Backward Classes and Scheduled Tribes in the women’s reservation bill. Talking to journalists after her party’s national ...
Arrest triggers tension
MUMBAI: There was tension in Osmanabad after the arrest of NCP MP Padamsinh Patil. Rajendra Mane, Additional Superintendent of Police, Osmanabad, told The Hindu that NCP supporters threw stones, damaging six ...
Polls, cyclone affect Kolkata blood banks
KOLKATA: In the aftermath of the cyclone ‘Aila,’ the city’s blood banks are battling another storm: their stocks are depleting because the districts of North and South 24 Parganas, the worst affected in West Bengal, are areas ...
Snow hits work on Amarnath route
SRINAGAR: Continuous snowfall at the Amarnath cave shrine since Friday has hampered track clearance and provision of facilities at various locations and camping sites on both the Pahalgam and Baltal sides. Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board ...
Nepali lawmakers to visit Dang
KATHMANDU: Around 20 Constituent Assembly members will visit Dang district to find out whether there is any Indian encroachment, as reported in a section of the media. The team will leave here on Monday. Amik Sherchan, chairman ...
Kembhavi to head astronomy, astrophysics centre in Pune
He was the key person behind setting up of UGC-INFONET
Godman held in doubling racket
AHMEDABAD: The arrest earlier this month of a “godman-turned-conman” has led to the busting of a money doubling racket. People in several States were duped of over Rs. 1,200 crore, according to Gujarat police. Ashok Jadeja, ...
“Music is a transcendent language”
Aligarh Muslim University confers doctorate on A.R. Rahman
‘Slumdog’ may become English’s millionth word
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