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    Goa Government dismissed
    PANAJI, FEB. 2. The Goa Governor, S.C. Jamir, this evening dismissed the 32-month-old Manohar Parrikar-led Bharatiya Janata Party coalition government, even as the Government won a vote of confidence, albeit controversial, on the floor of the ...

    Rane sworn in CM
    PANAJI, FEB. 2. The senior Congressman, Pratap Singh Rane, was sworn in as the 16th Chief Minister of Goa at a ceremony here at midnight. The Independent MLA, Filipe Neri Rodrigues, was sworn in as a Minister. The Governor, S.C. Jamir, ...

    SAARC meet off after Manmohan decides to abstain
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 2.For the second time in succession, the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation summit, scheduled for February 6 and 7, was postponed after India announced that the Prime Minister, Manmohan Singh, could not attend the ...

    FDI in telecom allowed up to 74 per cent
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 2. The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the long-deliberated proposal to hike the ceiling of composite foreign direct investment (FDI) in the telecom sector to 74 per cent from the existing 49 per cent. This is subject to ...

    Mrinal Sen receives award
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 2. Veteran filmmaker Mrinal Sen received the highest award in Indian cinema — the Dadasaheb Phalke Award — for the year 2003 from the President, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam, today. — ...

    Tsunami survivors
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 2. Police discovered nine persons today in Campbell Bay island after they had spent 38 days wandering across villages flattened by the Asian tsunami, an officer said. The five males, two women and two teenage girls from the ...

    EPF rate hiked
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 2. The Government tonight decided to hike the interest rate on Employees Provident Fund to 9.5 per cent from the current 8.5 per cent with effect from ...

    2 students released
    PATNA, FEB. 2. School students Kislay Komal and Dipak Bharti, whose abduction a fortnight ago had become a major election issue in Bihar, were freed and united with their families today, a day before the first phase of the Assembly polls. — ...

    Proposals accepted
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 2. The Government today accepted the recommendations of the 12th Finance Commission in toto as an "award." The States would now get a one per cent higher share at 30.5 per cent in Central taxes and duties and pay a lower interest ...

    BCCI not a state: court
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 2. The Supreme Court today held that the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was not a "state" within the meaning of Article 12 of the Constitution and hence could not be held liable for violation of anybody's fundamental ...

    Juvenile justice
    NEW DELHI, FEB. 2. If arrested after attaining majority, a person would be entitled to the benefits of the Juvenile Justice Act if he was less than 18 years at the time of the commission of the crime, the Supreme Court ruled today ruled. — ...

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