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West Bengal: 11 infants die over three days in Malda Medical College
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 21:12:35 +0530
The ghost of crib deaths returned to haunt West Bengal with 11 infants losing their lives at the Malda Medical College and Hospital in the past three days, an official said on Thursday.

Shiv Sena ready to back BJP-led coalition in Maharashtra
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 20:01:20 +0530
The Shiv Sena may support a Bharatiya Janata Party-led government in Maharashtra, a top Sena leader said on Thursday.

Kali Puja, Diwali celebrated across West Bengal
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:52:40 +0530
Kali puja and Diwali, festivals of lights, were celebrated with fun and frolic across West Bengal, with people bursting crackers.

Fireworks, lighting at Amritsar's Golden Temple
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 19:48:50 +0530
Golden Temple was lighted up on Thursday in the festive spirit in this Sikh holy city in Punjab.

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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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Canada's Harper pledges tougher security laws after attack
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:22:47 GMT
OTTAWA (Reuters) - Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper pledged more surveillance and detention powers for security forces in Canada on Thursday after a gunman killed a soldier and rampaged through parliament before being shot dead.

Sensex gains in special trading session on Diwali
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:11:38 GMT
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The BSE Sensex and the Nifty rose in a special "muhurat" trading session for Diwali on Thursday, led by gains in Suzlon Energy Ltd. while hopes for continued foreign fund inflows into the country also boosted sentiment.

Modi announces relief package for flood-hit Kashmir
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:04:35 GMT
SRINAGAR India (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday announced a 7.5 billion rupee ($120 million) relief package for flood-hit Kashmir as his Bharatiya Janata Party seeks to expand support beyond the mainly Hindu lowlands of Jammu.

Worried sponsors pile pressure on West Indies
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:10:32 GMT
BRIDGETOWN Barbados (Reuters) - The West Indies Cricket Board (WICB), reeling from the fallout from the team's withdrawal from the tour of India, is facing fresh pressure from its worried commercial and broadcast partners.

Lahiri celebrates Diwali with fireworks in Macau
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 13:51:55 GMT
REUTERS - With his country celebrating Diwali on Thursday, Anirban Lahiri had his own fireworks going during the opening round of the Venetian Macau Open with a sparkling career-best 10-under-par 61.

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In Srinagar, PM announces Rs 745 crore for J&K?s flood-damaged homes, hospitals
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 12:28:51 GMT
The Prime Minister also assured of all possible assistance from the Centre to the state to help it recover from the devastation caused by the floods.

Sensex begins Samvat 2071 on positive note, up 63 points
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:08:41 GMT
The rally in the Mahurat session was led by stocks of oil and gas, consumer durables, capital goods, healthcare, FMCG, PSUs, realty, metal and banking.

Isis ?School of Jihad? trains small children how to behead, torture and use AK47s
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:16:04 GMT
Official Isis media outlets are circulating videos and images which they claim show life in the ?School of Jihad?, where children under the age of 10 are encouraged to fire AK47 rifles and acclimatized to the horrors of war.

Gadkari clears path for Fadnavis to become Maharashtra CM
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 16:47:51 GMT
Union minister Nitin Gadkari said he has no differences with his colleague Devendra Fadnavis, considered as a frontrunner for the post, and is happy in Delhi.

Canada PM vows crackdown after fatal attacks
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 07:54:32 GMT
Canadian PM Stephen Harper said it was too early to know whether the gunman had accomplices but insisted Canada would never be intimidated.