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Uttar Pradesh: Minor kidnapped, sodomised and killed
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:53:12 +0530
An eight-year-old boy was allegedly kidnapped, sodomised and later killed by a youth in Kotwali dehat area, a senior officer said.

Union Minister Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti not given security in UP: BJP leaders
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:42:22 +0530
A delegation led by BJP district president Surendra Maithani met City Magistrate Ashutosh Agnihotry and handed over a memorandum.

Top policemen killed in 26/11 attacks as they did not have proper arms: Mumbai High Court
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:36:44 +0530
"Top police officers were killed during the 26/11 strikes as the weapons they used were not good," the judges remarked.

Delhi government sets up helpline for information on Ebola
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 10:06:24 +0530
Centre has provided 400 personnel protection equipments to the state and EVD related guidelines have been disseminated to all stakeholders.

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Lokpal Bill row: Civil society meets to discuss strategies for upcoming protest
Noida, Aug 2 (ANI): Civil society activists met in Uttar Pradesh's Noida area on Tuesday to discuss various strategies, which includes the probable venue for the upcoming protest against the draft Lokpal Bill proposed by the government.

Rajya Sabha adjourned after opposition ruckus
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha was adjourned for the day Tuesday as opposition members continued demanding a discussion on price rise under rules which provide for voting.

Man immolates self in Maharashtra
Thane (Maharashtra), Aug 2 (IANS) A 30-year-old man set himself afire Tuesday in front of a municipal corporation office in Thane district, police said.

Day 2 Monsoon Session: Protests Stall Parliament
Both houses of parliament were adjourned twice Tuesday, forcing cancellation of the crucial question hour for the second successive day, as the government and the opposition seemed headed for a stalemate over the nature of debate on rising prices and corruption.

IAF pilot killed in MiG-21 plane crash
New Delhi, Aug 2 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Tuesday lost a combat pilot when a MiG-21 fighter jet he was flying crashed near Bikaner in Rajasthan.

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India-Pakistan friction at SAARC summit slows South Asia integration
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 05:55:48 GMT
KATHMANDU (Reuters) - South Asian leaders from Afghanistan to the Maldives met in Kathmandu on Wednesday for a summit that was undermined by traditional bickering between rivals Pakistan and India.

More U.S. troops deployed in Ferguson to guard against fresh riots
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:55:30 GMT
FERGUSON, Mo. (Reuters) - More than 2,000 National Guard troops spread out across the St. Louis area on Tuesday to prevent another night of rioting and looting after a grand jury declined to indict a white policeman in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black teenager.

Sterilisation targets remain in all but name, critics say
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 22:09:22 GMT
BARUAN, Odisha (Reuters) - India officially abandoned targets for its mass sterilisation programme in the 1990s, accepting they had put undue pressure on people to undergo surgery and failed to curb population growth sufficiently.

India's laggard state lenders face tough sell on capital raising plan
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:16:13 GMT
MUMBAI (Reuters) - India's state-run banks face major obstacles in their plans to raise as much as $60 billion in new capital over the next few years, with investors sceptical about the prospects for most of them and workers wary of the government's grip loosening.

China looms over SAARC summit in the Himalayas
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 20:34:44 GMT
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - When eight South Asian leaders gather for a summit in Kathmandu on Wednesday, they will meet in a conference centre donated by China to its cash-strapped Himalayan neighbour Nepal 27 years ago.

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Live: We feel pain of 26/11, time for us to combat terrorism, PM Modi says at Saarc summit
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 04:18:14 GMT
"Today, as we remember the horror of the terror attack in Mumbai in 2008, we feel the endless pain of lost lives," PM Narendra Modi said at Saarc summit in Kathmandu.

IAF has lost 30 aircraft in last 3 years: Parrikar
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:12:36 GMT
The IAF has lost 30 fighters, aircraft and helicopters in crashes in the last three years, which has killed several persons as well as cost the nation Rs 1,161.50 crore.

59% jump in crimes against women in Mumbai
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:25:19 GMT
Crimes against women in Mumbai soared 59% during April 2013 to March 2014 compared with the previous financial year while convictions in serious offences stood at an abysmal 8%.

J&K rejects poll boycott call with 71% turnout
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 18:34:57 GMT
The sense in some quarters that the Omar govt would get washed away because of mishandling of Sept floods gained traction as the turnout rose through the day.

DDA announces winners of mega housing scheme
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 12:48:08 GMT
The much-awaited draw for the mega 'Housing Scheme 2014' of Delhi Development Authority concluded on Tuesday, leaving thousands of applicants ecstatic after they found their names amongst those who landed flats even as others rued their luck at missing out in the lottery.