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Admission rigmarole for HRD Minister Smriti Irani to get children in school
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:58:46 +0530
Smriti Irani had to appear in an interview to get her children admitted to a school like any other parent.

Air India expresses inability to seat upgrade, more free baggage for MPs
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:29:43 +0530
Cash-strapped Air India has expressed inability to upgrade seats of MPs to business class or carry their extra baggage for free, especially in flights which have all upper class seats booked by paid passengers.

Railway officers set to adopt stations for PM Modi's 'Swachh Bharat' mission
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 12:10:14 +0530
According to the plan, about 700 stations are being identified to be taken up by individual officers for cleaning from next month.

Hit by boycott during LS polls, enthusiasm high among voters for Assembly elections in Bandipora
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 11:33:58 +0530
Asserting that unprecedented enthusiasm has been witnessed among the people towards elections in the district, Bandipora Deputy Commissioner Dr Shah Faisal expressed hope that about 70 per cent to 75 per cent electorate will exercise their democratic right this time against only 40 per cent recorded during Lok Sabha polls.

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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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Pacquiao scores six knockdowns in title defence
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 06:48:59 GMT
MACAU (Reuters) - Manny Pacquiao knocked down American challenger Chris Algieri six times to retain his WBO welterweight championship in Macau on Sunday morning.

European Parliament may propose Google break-up in draft resolution
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:37:25 GMT
By Alexei Oreskovic, Julia Fioretti and Alastair Macdonald

Mali records new Ebola case, linked to dead nurse
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 03:00:37 GMT
BAMAKO (Reuters) - Mali has recorded a new case of Ebola in the capital Bamako after the friend of a nurse who died of the haemorrhagic fever earlier this month tested positive for the disease, health and medical officials said on Saturday.

Perez staying at Force India on multi-year contract
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:56:54 GMT
ABU DHABI (Reuters) - Mexican driver Sergio Perez has agreed a multi-year contract to stay at Force India beyond 2015, the Formula One team said on Saturday.

Islamic State kills at least 25 Iraqi tribesmen near Ramadi - officials
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 02:54:23 GMT
BAGHDAD (Reuters) - Islamic State militants have killed at least 25 members of a Sunni Muslim tribe in a village on the eastern edge of the provincial capital Ramadi, local officials said on Saturday, in apparent revenge for tribal opposition to the radical Islamists.

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Alarm in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu as Andhra?s Naidu 2.0 goes on business hunt
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 19:50:50 GMT
The CM's pincer raids on Karnataka and TN have raised hackles in both Bengaluru and Chennai. He wants to attract $2 billion in IT investments over the next 5 yrs to Andhra.

US-bound tech students: Four Indian cities in top 10
Sat, 22 Nov 2014 18:33:27 GMT
Four Indian cities are among the largest senders of students who want an American degree in STEM ( science, technology, engineering and maths).

Scrap international trips, show schoolkids India first, tourism minister says
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 00:05:24 GMT
The Union minister for tourism, culture and civil aviation wants school trips to be limited to domestic destinations and has already discussed the issue with HRD minister Smriti Irani.

Union Budget to unveil second generation reforms: Jaitley
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:01:01 GMT
A "whole set of second generation reforms" will be unveiled in the next Union Budget, finance minister Arun Jaitely said, promising "a lot of exciting time ahead".

Asia's 'big guy' spreads cash and seeks influence in Pacific region
Sun, 23 Nov 2014 07:39:59 GMT
When China's leader, Xi Jinping, visited the Australian state of Tasmania last week, he was greeted by a front page of the local newspaper written in Mandarin.