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Godhra probe issue rocks Parliament
NEW DELHI, JULY 15.The Railway Minister, Lalu Prasad's announcement that a departmental probe has been ordered into the Godhra carnage stalled the proceedings in Parliament today, leading to successive adjournments before the presiding officers ...
When we forgive, we allow wounds to heal: Gladys Staines
BHUBANESWAR/KOLKATA, JULY 15.Gladys Staines, widow of the slain Australian missionary, Graham Stuart Staines, is leaving the country but not for good. But one thing is clear: she will now spend more time in Australia for family reasons. ...
Centre moves court for direction on SYL canal
NEW DELHI, JULY 15. The Centre today filed an application before the Supreme Court seeking a new direction on the implementation of the June 4 order on the Sutlej-Yamuna Link (SYL) Canal in the light of Punjab enacting the Punjab Termination of ...
Hannah's killer held near Indo-Nepal border
KOLKATACHANDIGARH, JULY 15.JULY 15. Maninderpal Singh Kohli, prime suspect in the rape and murder of the British girl, Hannah Foster, was arrested by police near Panighata close to the Indo-Nepal border in West Bengal's Darjeeling district this ...
Officials hopeful of monsoon revival
NEW DELHI, JULY 15.Senior officials at the India Meteorological Department said here today that there was still hope for a break in the dry spell prevailing over most parts of the country for the past fortnight. Speaking to The Hindu, ...
KOLKATA, JULY 15. Floods continued to wreak havoc in Bihar and Assam with the toll mounting to 115 today, even as the situation improved in north Bengal and Arunachal Pradesh. In Bihar, the toll jumped to 64 and an Army helicopter ...
SP opposes FDI hike
NEW DELHI, JULY 15. The Samajwadi Party today joined the outcry against the Government's move to raise the foreign direct investment cap in the telecom, insurance and civil aviation sectors. The party said that it would oppose the move both in ...
10 killed in bomb attack
BAGHDAD, JULY 15.A car bomb exploded near police and government buildings in the western city of Haditha today, killing 10 persons and wounding 27 others, authorities said. The attack appeared to target the main police station, the spokesman ...
Praise for India, but caution against threat from `Hindu groups'
NEW DELHI, JULY 15. Despite not showing any improvement in the Human Development Indices (HDI) this year, India has been praised for its initiatives in religious tolerance, legal pluralism and socio-economic policies, including reservation for ...
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