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Coal scam: Court frames charges against Rathi Steel and Power Limited
Tue, 19 May 2015 11:03:33 +0530
A special court on Tuesday framed charges against Delhi-based Rathi steel and Power Limited in a coal scam case. The MD of the firm Pradeep Rathi, CEO Udit Rathi and AGM Kushal Aggarwal have all been chargesheeted.

Watch: Woman smashes SP leader's car after his guard winked at her
Tue, 19 May 2015 08:20:26 +0530
Agitated over being winked at by a Samajwadi Party leader's guard in Agra, a 23-year old woman jumped on top of the SP leader's Mercedes car and smashed it. The video of the girl recorded in Agra has gone viral.

If Asia must rise as one, it should no longer think of itself in regional fragments: Modi
Tue, 19 May 2015 09:23:23 +0530
n the last leg of his three-nation trip, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the sixth Asian Leader's conference in Seoul and he called Korea the pillar of democracy. He sought unity among Asian countries and said they must work as Asians to shape the world and reform the global institutions of governance, including the United Nations.

BJP routed in Meerut Cantonment Board elections
Mon, 18 May 2015 23:33:19 +0530
BJP has suffered a major drubbing in the recently held Meerut Cantonment Board elections, with the party winning only 2 of the total of 8 seats.

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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 privately took Amazon to task over insulting flag doormat
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 17:56:22 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India's reaction to an website selling doormats resembling the country's flag involved an unprecedented public and private offensive against the U.S. company by Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government, a document shows.

India seeks ways to revive state steel giant after damning report
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:46:12 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has set up an expert panel to help revive its loss-making state steel maker after a government review found the company to be far less efficient than its rivals despite spending more than $10 billion in the past eight years.

India extends crop fumigation exemption until end-June - government sources
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 19:45:07 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India has extended an exemption for crop cargoes to be fumigated with methyl bromide, the gas once used as a pesticide but now banned in most parts of the world, at the country of export, government sources said on Thursday.

Train derailment in Uttar Pradesh injures 25
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 16:31:13 +0530
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - At least 25 people were injured on Thursday when eight carriages of a passenger train derailed in Uttar Pradesh, a railway ministry spokesman said, the latest in a series of incidents involving the world's fourth-largest rail network.

Cousin of Pakistan's first Nobel laureate killed in sectarian attack
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 18:47:28 +0530
ISLAMABAD (Reuters) - A prominent member of Pakistan's minority Ahmadi community and relative of its first Nobel Prize winner was gunned down on Thursday in an attack claimed by banned militant group Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.

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Sunstroke kills 2 in Maharashtra, many states reel under heatwave
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:37:07 GMT
Sunstroke claimed the lives of two people in Maharashtra while many states including UP, MP, Haryana, Gujarat, Odisha and Rajasthan in the country reeled under the onslaught of an early heatwave. Akola was the hottest place in India with a maximum temperature of 44 degree celsius.

No stamping of handbags at 7 airports from Apr 1
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 11:50:14 GMT
Come April 1 and passengers flying out of seven biggest airports ? Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad and Cochin ? will no longer have to get their cabin bag tags stamped ?security checked?.

Fly ban: Sena says 'airlines behaving like goons'
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 14:15:53 GMT
"We met the Speaker today and requested her to instruct concerned authorities to withdraw the flying ban imposed on Gaikwad for the ongoing session," said Rahul Shewale, party MP from South Central Mumbai.

'World Apology Day': Ashwin takes a dig at Hodge
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 12:48:05 GMT
Ashwin took a dig at former Australia batsman and Gujarat Lions coach Brad Hodge, who was forced to apologise to Virat Kohli for his allegation that the India captain opted out of Dharamsala Test match to keep himself fit for the cash-rich IPL.

Tendulkar unveils new fan engagement app, 100MB
Thu, 30 Mar 2017 15:53:19 GMT
Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar on Thursday unveiled his latest endeavor, a mobile phone app being touted as the definitive one-stop destination for all things related to the Indian icon.