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Supreme Court stops notification for Rajya Sabha elections
NEW DELHI, JUNE 4.The Supreme Court through an interim order today restrained the Election Commission from issuing a notification to fill 65 vacancies to the Rajya Sabha arising in June and July. The notification was to be issued today to pave ...

Protest against chargesheeted Ministers sparks furore
NEW DELHI, JUNE 4. The 14th Lok Sabha witnessed uproarious scenes today as soon as the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, was asked to introduce his Ministers, with the Opposition vociferously objecting to the presence of chargesheeted persons in ...

Government moves to stop publication of foreign daily
NEW DELHI, JUNE 4. The Information & Broadcasting Ministry is writing to the International Herald Tribune's Managing Director in Hong Kong and to Midram Publications Private Limited to stop publication of the IHT in India. From May ...

Ghauri missile test-fired again
ISLAMABAD, JUNE 4.Pakistan, for the second time in a week, today test-fired its nuclear-capable missile Ghauri, having a range of 1500 km that could hit most Indian cities, but said that it was ``not to send political signals outside the ...

India offers help to Nepal
KATHMANDU, JUNE 4.India today offered cooperation to deal with Maoist violence and help the Nepalese Army strengthen security of the Himalayan Kingdom. Undertaking his first foreign visit after assuming office, the External Affairs Minister, K. ...

FM favours lower taxes
NEW DELHI, JUNE 4.The Union Finance Minister, P. Chidambaram, is understood to have indicated that the Government was willing to lower taxes if exemptions were phased out, as part of efforts to spur investments and growth. During a pre-budget ...

Setback to Mulayam
NEW DELHI, JUNE 4.In a set back to the Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister, Mulayam Singh Yadav, the Supreme Court today refused to stay an order of the Allahabad High Court quashing a decision of the Uttar Pradesh Government to scrap nine districts and ...

Inflation up
NEW DELHI, JUNE 4.Inflation pierced the five per cent mark for the first time this fiscal for the week ended May 22 mainly due to a whopping nine per cent rise in prices of vegetables and a moderate hike in the prices of other commodities like ...



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