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Massive damage to mangroves
The contaminated sites have been noticed in two-three patches along 25 km
Mirwaiz sets terms for talks
SRINAGAR: The chairman of the moderate faction of the Hurriyat Conference, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, has called for withdrawal of the troops and release of political prisoners as a pre-condition for talks with New Delhi. The Mirwaiz, who was ...
Kashmir fake encounter compensation unpaid
Empower women with education, says President
Thiruvananthapuram: President Pratibha Patil on Friday emphasised the need for giving women access to tools of empowerment such as education, health and skill-building. Addressing a large gathering after dedicating the Parnasala, a ...
DMK protests translation failure; BJP insists on reply in Hindi
NEW DELHI: Members of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, a UPA ally, on Friday sought suspension of question hour in the Lok Sabha, protesting non-availability of interpretation facilities. This led to a brief adjournment as they demanded an ...
Gadkari to partymen: don't talk to press unless authorised
NEW DELHI: Worried about a negative image of the party in the media, BJP president Nitin Gadkari has warned party leaders not to brief journalists without authorisation. “It is a virtual gag order on all partymen, including ...
Janaki Venkataraman passes away
New Delhi: Janaki Venkataraman, wife of the former President, R. Venkataraman, passed away on Friday in a hospital here, following a brief illness. She was 89. Janaki died at about 4.30 p.m. at Sir Ganga Ram hospital, where she was ...
Rotary Goodwill meet may be held in March
1,000-1,200 delegates from India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Nepal are expected to take part
Intra-hospital committee to look into NDM-1 bug issue: Apollo chief
CHENNAI: Apollo Hospitals Chairman Prathap C. Reddy has said that an intra-hospital committee will be going into the issue of the NDM-1 bug and will submit a report to the medical director soon. Speaking to media persons on Friday, Dr. ...
EC decision on Bihar polls soon
NEW DELHI: As the Election Commission is likely to take a decision shortly on the dates for holding the poll to the 243-member Bihar Assembly, whose term is expires on November 27, a Bharatiya Janata Party–Janata Dal (U) delegation met ...
AASU seeks Manmohan's commitment
Guwahati: The All Assam Students' Union (AASU) on Friday demanded that Prime Minister Manmohan Singh give a clear commitment on time bound implementation of all the clauses of the Assam Accord in his Independence Day speech. They also ...
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