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CJI asks lawyers to help in speedy disposal of cases
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 22:05:51 +0530
Chief Justice of India HL Dattu on Saturday voiced concerns over pendency of cases in the courts and asked the lawyers to play a role in reducing the accumulated arrears in courts.

'Toilets for All' campaign shortlisted for UN Global Award: Mamata Banerjee
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:55:40 +0530
'Sabar Souchagar' project in West Bengal's Nadia district has won international acclaim for building toilets for all and has been shortlisted for the UN Global Award for Public Services, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said on Saturday.

Nun rape case: Arrested man's wife identifies 7 accused from photos
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:47:53 +0530
The wife of Gopal Sarkar, one of the two men arrested in connection with the nun gangrape case, has identified seven accused persons by their photographs caught on the CCTV camera at the convent school on March 14 night, a senior CID official said on Saturday.

Expert committee to decide on marking patterns of Maths paper for CBSE
Sun, 29 Mar 2015 00:06:31 +0530
Against the backdrop of several feedbacks received from students and teachers about the Maths paper, CBSE has decided to place them before a committee before finalising the marking schemes for the paper. The committee of subject experts would be meeting after completion of the board exams to decide on the possible marking pattern of the class XII Mathematics paper held on March 18.

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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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Diplomats and U.N. staff flee Yemen as Houthis target Aden
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:28:15 GMT
ADEN (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia's navy evacuated dozens of diplomats from Yemen on Saturday and the United Nations pulled out international staff after a third night of Saudi-led air strikes trying to stem advances by Iranian-allied Houthi fighters.

Crash pilot was psychiatric patient, planned big gesture - paper
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:09:49 GMT
BERLIN (Reuters) - The co-pilot suspected of deliberately crashing an airliner, killing 150 people, had told his girlfriend he was planning a spectacular gesture so "everyone will know my name", a German daily said on Saturday.

Iran and powers close in on 2-3 page nuclear deal, success uncertain
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 15:49:13 GMT
LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) - The foreign ministers of France and Germany joined the top U.S. and Iranian diplomats on Saturday to help break an impasse in nuclear negotiations as major powers and Iran closed in on a 2- or 3-page accord that could form the basis of a long-term deal.

Australia's Clarke to retire from ODIs after final
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:53:51 GMT
MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Australia captain Michael Clarke dropped a bombshell on the eve of the World Cup final by announcing he will retire from one-day cricket after Sunday's title-decider against New Zealand.

Rift deepens in Aam Aadmi Party that challenged Modi
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:52:51 GMT
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Two founding members of anti-establishment Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) were ousted from its top decision-making panel on Saturday, deepening the rift in the party that is seen as a potential challenger to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

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AAP crisis: How Kejriwal stumped his rivals at national council meeting
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:13:42 GMT
In his 40-minute speech, Kejriwal played the emotional card well, saying it had become impossible for him to work for the party while Yadav and Bhushan remained members of the national executive.

WC 2015: Kiwis face the might of Aus in final
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 21:40:29 GMT
On Sunday, New Zealand will arrive at the Melbourne Cricket Ground to take on Australia in the World Cup final in front of a packed 86,000-capacity crowd.

Indian mountaineer goes missing in S America
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:09:38 GMT
Malli Mastan Babu, one of India?s top mountaineers, is missing after he went on a climb up the high mountains between Argentina and Chile.

India to build 2 next-gen AWACS for Rs 5,113cr
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 20:59:05 GMT
The government on Saturday cleared the DRDO project to build advanced ?eyes in the sky? or next-generation AWACS (airborne warning and control systems), which can detect incoming aerial threats.

Delhi village sees 'tiger' in its midst
Sat, 28 Mar 2015 19:08:15 GMT
Rarely do residents of the capital claim to have spotted a leopard or a tiger in their colony.However, Usmanpur residents have claimed to have done exactly that, not once but twice, in the last two months.