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    No violation of code: Lalu Prasad
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 24.The Railway Minister and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) president, Lalu Prasad, today emphatically denied that he or his party had violated the model code of conduct by distributing Rs. 100 each to his partymen in Patna after the ...

    No decision yet on patents ordinance
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 24. With the January 1, 2005 deadline approaching for amending the Patents Act, 1970, the Union Cabinet today failed to arrive at a decision on promulgating an ordinance for the same . With Parliament having adjourned sine ...

    Uma Bharti's suspension revoked
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 24. The former Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister, Uma Bharti's suspension from the Bharatiya Janata Party has been revoked by the party president, L.K. Advani, but she may not immediately get the position of general secretary, a post ...

    Kanchi Mutt Manager arrested
    CHENNAI, DEC. 24.The Sankararaman murder case took another decisive turn with the arrest tonight of the Manager of the Kanchi Sankara Mutt, Sundaresa Iyer. After calling Mr. Iyer for questioning, the Superintendent of Police, K. Premkumar, ...

    Talks agenda cleared
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 24. The Cabinet Committee on Security today approved the agenda for the coming Foreign Secretary-level talks between India and Pakistan. The talks are to be held in Islamabad next week. UNI ...

    "Zahira has tarnished image of Muslims"
    BHOPAL, DEC. 24. The Majlis-e-Shura, one of the apex decision-making bodies of Muslims, today declared Zahira Sheikh, prime witness in the Best Bakery carnage case, a "dissembler" and ousted her from the community for ``tarnishing its image by ...

    Cellphones, TV sets seized from Bihar jail
    PURNEA, DEC. 24. Several mobile phones, colour television sets and liquor bottles were seized by police from inmates in an early morning raid at Purnea jail in Bihar, an official said. Alarmed by reports that prohibited articles were being ...

    Bail granted to IIT student in video clip case
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 24.A Delhi court today granted bail to Ravi Raj, student of the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, who allegedly put the video clip involving two students of a public school here on the baazee.com for sale. Allowing his ...

    Sensex closes at historic high of 6498
    MUMBAI, DEC. 24. Led by a sharp rally in Reliance Industries, shares shot up on hectic buying by foreign funds and the Sensex zoomed to cross the psychological figure of 6500, before closing at a new historic high of 6498.06 on the Bombay Stock ...

    Lok Sabha prorogued
    NEW DELHI, DEC. 24.The President, A.P.J. Abdul Kalam, has prorogued the Lok Sabha with immediate effect, a Lok Sabha Secretariat release said today. UNI ...

    Homage paid to Rao
    HYDERABAD, DEC. 24. Thousands of mourners filed past the body of the former Prime Minister, P. V. Narasimha Rao, in the Jubilee Hall here tonight. The body was brought here from New Delhi by a special aircraft for the funeral tomorrow on the ...



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