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Centre pledges more funds for drought-hit States
NEW DELHI, JULY 26. The Centre today pledged additional funds for relief to the States hit by calamities but rejected the Opposition demand in the Lok Sabha to centralise the management of drought and flood in the country, saying it was the ...
It is an insult: Jayalalithaa
CHENNAI, JULY 26. Making it clear that the AIADMK's support to the ruling National Democratic Alliance at the Centre could not be taken for granted, the Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Jayalalithaa, today took strong objection to the Centre not ...
Invitation only on request: Centre
NEW DELHI, JULY 26.The Union Home Ministry today clarified that beginning with January 26, 1950, only those Governors and Chief Ministers (as well as Members of Parliament) who indicated a preference to attend the swearing-in ceremony of the ...
Pak. needs to do more: Solana
NEW DELHI, JULY 26. Progress in reducing tensions between India and Pakistan had to be "sequential''— if Pakistan did more to curb cross-border terrorism then the Indian response would be positive. Spelling out such a scenario at a press ...
South takes the lion's share; `Lagaan' wins 8 national awards
NEW DELHI, JULY 26. Bollywood and South Indian films made a near-clean sweep of the 27 awards up for the grabs in the feature film section of the 49th National Film Awards with the Oscar nomination, `Lagaan,' romping home in as many as eight ...
Manipur judicial officers go on leave
IMPHAL, JULY 26. Judicial officers in Manipur went on two days casual leave today in protest against the attacks on the house of Justice N. Surjamani and a demonstration against his ruling by the Congress activists. The Speaker, T.N. Haokip, ...
Jharkhand bandh peaceful
RANCHI, JULY 26. No untoward incident was reported here during today's bandh call given by the Jharkhand Yuva Chatra Sangharsh Samiti, protesting the new domicile policy, as more areas were placed under prohibitory orders and the State Government ...
Troops for flood relief
NEW DELHI, JULY 26.The Army has airlifted troops to assist the civil authorities in providing relief to flood victims in Bihar and Assam. In Bihar, one column of troops has already been been deployed in Madhubani district while a column has been ...
SC admits CBI's appeal
NEW DELHI, JULY 26. The Supreme Court today admitted a special leave petition filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation challenging a Madras High Court judgment directing a special court in Chennai not to proceed with the trial against the ...
4 new judges
NEW DELHI, JULY 26.The President has appointed Pemmasani Sankara Narayana, Gorla Rohini, Tamada Gopalakrishna and Lingala Narasimha Reddy, additional Judges of the Andhra Pradesh High Court, to be judges of the same High Court in that order of ...
Jail term for Suharto's son
JAKARTA, JULY 26.An Indonesian court today declared the youngest son of former dictator, Suharto, guilty of paying two hitmen to murder a Supreme Court judge and sentenced him to 15 years in jail. ...

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