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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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Indian Ocean debris almost certainly from Boeing 777 - Malaysia
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:13:21 GMT
SAINT-DENIS, Reunion (Reuters) - Plane debris washed up on the French Indian Ocean island of Reunion is almost certainly part of a Boeing 777, a Malaysian official said, potentially providing some closure for families of those aboard last year's vanished flight MH370.

Pininfarina says still hoping to agree sale to Mahindra
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:05:03 GMT
MILAN (Reuters) - Troubled Italian car designer Pininfarina is still hoping to clinch a sale to Indian vehicle maker Mahindra and Mahindra but has begun drafting a stand-alone business plan as its financial position worsens.

WMA to look into future president Ketan Desai after Reuters story
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 17:11:52 GMT
NEW DELHI/LONDON (Reuters) - The World Medical Association, the leading international medical-ethics body, said it will look into ?a number of questions? raised by a Reuters investigation of the organization?s future president.

Landslide near Nepal's popular Annapurna trek route kills 30
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 16:23:29 GMT
LUMLE, Nepal (Reuters) - Landslides triggered by torrential rain in Nepal swept through villages on Thursday, killing at least 30 people close to the nation's most popular trekking circuit, home ministry officials said.

Political gridlock holds up India's landmark tax reform
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:26:27 GMT
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Parliament is unlikely to approve a landmark tax shakeup in its current sitting, a new setback for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's reform agenda that makes it harder to meet a deadline to launch the new levy by next April.

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Yakub Memon wrote another, undelivered, mercy plea on the eve of his hanging
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:31:22 GMT
Sources claimed that Yakub had high hopes that his execution order would be stayed by the judiciary. When he heard the outcome, he was dejected but only for a moment.

Indian Air Force flies organs, saves 2 lives
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:37:10 GMT
The Indian Air Force (IAF) recently put one of its special aircraft, an Embraer, for a unique operation ? transporting a kidney and a liver from Pune to Delhi.

4hrs into journey, rat grounds AI's Milan flight
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 19:32:15 GMT
Two hours into the flight when the Dreamliner with almost 200 people on board was in Pakistan airspace, some passengers and cabin crew members spotted a rat in the cabin, said sources.

In death, Kalam gets all parties on one stage
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:41:35 GMT
Parties from across the spectrum including BJP, Congress, AIADMK, Telugu Desam and PMK shared the stage on Thursday to pay homage to the ?People?s President? at the island of Rameswaram.

Punjab killers had lethal armour-piercing bullets
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 21:57:31 GMT
The terrorists who attacked Dinanagar in Punjab on Monday had come armed with lethal armour-piercing incendiary bullets.