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Consensus on retaining Art. 356 with safeguards
SRINAGAR, AUG. 28. The Centre and the States have reached a consensus on retaining Article 356 in the Constitution that empowers the Centre to impose President's Rule in a State, but favoured incorporating certain safeguards to check its ...


Mulayam to be sworn in today, gets 14 days to prove majority
LUCKNOW, AUG. 28. The political uncertainty caused by the fall of the Mayawati Government in Uttar Pradesh came to an end today with the Governor, Vishnu Kant Shastri, formally inviting the Samajwadi Party leader, Mulayam Singh Yadav, to head the ...
40 feared killed as bridge collapses in Daman
AHMEDABAD, AUG. 28. At least 40 persons, mostly school children were feared killed, as part of the 300-metre long bridge over the Daman-Ganga river linking Moti Daman and Nani Daman in the Union Territory of Daman collapsed this afternoon. The ...
Accord signed with World Bank for Rs. 2,118-cr. TN road project
CHENNAI, AUG. 28. The Centre, the State Government and the World Bank today signed an agreement to facilitate implementation of the Rs. 2,118-crore Tamil Nadu Road Sector Project (TNRSP). The project has four components - quality enhancement ...
New RS nominees
NEW DELHI, AUG. 28. The Reserve Bank of India Governor, Bimal Jalan, and the Chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation, K. Kasturirangan, were today nominated to the Rajya Sabha along with five others. The other "eminent personalities" ...
India, Pak. talks on air links 'inconclusive'
ISLAMABAD, AUG. 28. The process of normalisation of ties between India and Pakistan has hit a roadblock with the civil aviation experts on both sides failing to achieve a breakthrough on resumption of air links and overflight facilities. The only ...
'Lindane residue found in Pepsi,Coke'
NEW DELHI, AUG. 28.A Government research institute today revealed that some of the soft drink samples of Pepsi and Coke contained much higher levels of pesticides like lindane and DDT than permissible under the European Union norms. ...
Pak. to free boy tomorrow
NEW DELHI, AUG. 28. Ranjit Kumar, the Indian boy who has been languishing in a Pakistani jail for the past six years, is finally being sent to India on August 30. ...
British soldier killed in Iraq
BAGHDAD, AUG. 28. One British soldier was killed and another wounded in an attack by a crowd of armed Iraqis, who opened fire on a patrol with rocket-propelled grenades and small arms, the British military said ...



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