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Senior scribe passes away
GUWAHATI: Senior journalist and a former editor Amit Nag passed away at his Club Road residence in Silchar on Thursday night. He was 73. He left behind his wife and his only son. He was suffering from kidney ailment. Late Nag was associated ...

Elected to Rajya Sabha
CHANDIGARH: The Working President of the Haryana unit of the Congress, Ram Prakash, was on Thursday elected unopposed to the Rajya Sabha. Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and Transport Minister Randeep Singh Surjewala congratulated Dr.Ram ...

Haryana suffered crop loss worth Rs. 900 crore
Hooda promises compensation to the affected farmers

Madhya Pradesh
Police inaction blamed for Sabharwal murder
`Despite the presence of sufficient police force, Ujjain professor lost his life in an unfortunate incident'

Shivraj Singh starts a debate on calendar
"The Gregorian calendar has a communal background"

`Kidnapped' engineering student found dead
Two accused persons arrested, another at large

Naveen announces new water policy
It envisages equitable, judicious use of the precious liquid

Anganwadi workers stage demonstration
Seek government employee status

Woman constable's murder: stir for CBI probe intensified
Seek CBI probe into woman constable's murder case

Row over `slapping' of APP in court
BERHAMPUR: The Ganjam Bar Association on Thursday convened an emergency meeting to discuss the unsavoury incident in which a lawyer allegedly slapped an assistant public prosecutor (APP) in the presence of the magistrate on the Berhampur court ...

MLA local area fund hiked
BHUBANESWAR: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday informed the Assembly that the MLA Local Area Development Fund would be hiked from the existing Rs. 50 lakhs to Rs. 75 lakhs with effect from the current financial year. The Chief Minister ...

State-level painting contest and expo opens
The event held by Dhauli College of Art and Crafts is aimed at tapping latent talent

Polls: students lock up V-C's office
BHUBANESWAR: The brewing resentment over delay in holding election to the students' union on the campus of Utkal University took a violent turn on Thursday with a group of students locking up the Vice-Chancellor's office, the administrative ...

Rangasamy allays fears of farmers
PUDUCHERRY: Chief Minister N. Rangasamy has assured a delegation of residents and farmers of the Thengaithittu village near here that the Government will not acquire farm lands for the proposed port development project in the village. Mr ...

Drive against child labour
PUDUCHERRY: An official release said here on Thursday that the department would trace children below 14 years who had dropped out or had never gone to schools and bring them back or enrol them in the institutions. Training for ...

Government trying to ensure equal sharing of seats: Valsaraj
PUDUCHERRY: Health Minister E Valsaraj has said the Government is trying to ensure that there is an equal sharing of seats between the Centralised Admission Committee (CENTAC) and the managements of private professional colleges here during the ...

Qureshi new secretary of Urdu Akademi
JAIPUR: The Rajasthan Government on Thursday appointed Mohammed Saeed Qureshi as the new secretary of the State Urdu Akademi and nominated 16 members to the General Council of the Akademi. These posts were lying vacant for quite some ...

Uproar in Rajasthan Assembly
Over alleged beating of a Panchayat Samiti member

`Punish officials for delaying information'
JAIPUR: Battling the opaque system, a seeker of information under the Right to Information Act, 2005, in Bhilwara district in Rajasthan has approached the State Information Commissioner requesting to penalise the erring block development officer ...

Uttar Pradesh
Central forces must be at U.P. booths by 5 p.m.
"No polling even if they are late by 15 minutes"

"Mulayam deceiving Muslims"
LUCKNOW: The plaintiff in the Babri Masjid case and convener of the Babri Masjid Action Committee, Mohammad Hashim Ansari, on Thursday accused Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh of deceiving Muslims. Addressing a press conference, the ...

BJP MLA says he is a `disciplined' party soldier
Meeting with Mulayam had fuelled rumours of quitting party

Security around Moninder's house tightened
NOIDA: Tight security measures were put in place around the house of Moninder Singh, an accused in Nithari serial killings, here on Thursday after the Central Bureau of Investigation filed the first charge sheet in the high-profile case. ...

DNA matched
DEHRA DUN: The DNA of slain poetess Madhumita Shukla's foetus has matched with that of Amarmani Tripathi, former Uttar Pradesh Minister and one of the prime accused in the murder case, a scientist told the court on Thursday. Appearing before ...

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