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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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Nobel prize for solving puzzle of ghostly neutrino particles
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:08:31 GMT
STOCKHOLM/LONDON (Reuters) - A Japanese and a Canadian scientist won the 2015 Nobel Prize for Physics on Tuesday for discovering that elusive subatomic particles called neutrinos have mass, opening a new window onto the fundamental nature of the universe.

Pentagon calls Afghan hospital strike a mistake, seeks accountability
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:06:49 GMT
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. military took responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly air strike on a hospital in the Afghan city of Kunduz, calling it a mistake and vowing to hold people accountable.

Microsoft unveils first laptop, updated devices using Windows 10
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 17:08:26 GMT
(Reuters) - Microsoft Corp unveiled on Tuesday its first laptop, a line of Lumia smartphones, a new Surface Pro tablet and an updated version of its wearable fitness tracker, Microsoft Band, all running on Windows 10, its latest operating system.

Starbucks rival to launch India's biggest IPO in 3 years next week
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 16:41:36 GMT
MUMBAI (Reuters) - The company behind Cafe Coffee Day, India's biggest coffee chain, will launch an initial public offering next week, aiming to raise up to $176 million in the country's biggest IPO in nearly three years.

Risking backlash, Modi to push power price hikes
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 15:58:50 GMT
NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to tell states to raise electricity prices in return for access to a financial bailout package, a politically contentious move that risks a backlash from farmers and consumers long used to free or cheap power.

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Dadri lynching: We want justice, not politics, says Akhlaq's son Sartaj
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 21:24:44 GMT
A week has passed since his father was brutally murdered by a mob, but Sartaj, a corporal in Indian Air Force and the hapless son of Mohammed Akhlaq, remains restless and disturbed. He feels that instead of ensuring justice to his father, people are playing politics with the family?s tragedy.

80% in Bihar OK with cash for vote: Survey
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 19:51:32 GMT
A recent survey commissioned by the office of Bihar?s chief electoral officer (CEO) reveals that almost 80% people feel taking money or gifts to vote for someone is not wrong.

After 5 years, top speechwriter to leave PMO
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 20:10:05 GMT
The Prime Minister is losing one of his top speechwriters. Jawed Ashraf, who has been joint secretary to the Prime Minister for almost five years ? spanning Manmohan Singh and Narendra Modi ? will be moving out to take an overseas posting.

Ex-Arushi investigator convinced parents innocent
Wed, 07 Oct 2015 01:23:49 GMT
Talvar the movie has triggered a heated debate over whether justice was done in the Aarushi case & if due process was followed

Merkel seeks fair treatment for foreign firms
Tue, 06 Oct 2015 22:54:05 GMT
German chancellor Angela Merkel made a pitch for treatment of foreign companies in India in the same way that Indian companies are treated, and called for resumption of FTA (free trade agreement) talks.