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Somnath Chatterjee set to be Speaker
KOLKATA, MAY 25. The Polit Bureau of the Communist Party of India (Marxixt), after day-long discussions here today, unanimously decided to "spare" Somnath Chatterjee for the post of Speaker of the 14th Lok Sabha following the Congress offer of ...
DMK gets Shipping, Revenue
NEW DELHI, MAY 25.The portfolio-centric crisis in the Manmohan Singh Government was sorted out today with the Congress agreeing to honour the commitments made to the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam. Accordingly, T.R. Baalu gets charge of the Shipping ...
Ministers to take charge today
CHENNAI, MAY 25.The seven DMK Ministers at the Centre will take charge on Wednesday following the resolution of the controversy over the allocation of portfolios. The DMK was today given charge of Shipping and Revenue departments. However, ...
Minor damage to Najaf shrine
MANAMA, MAY 25.Clashes between U.S. forces and militiamen loyal to a Shia cleric have caused minor damage to the Imam Ali shrine in Najaf, considered one of the holiest sites by Shias across the globe, sparking fears that the fall-out of the ...
Lahoti, next Chief Justice
NEW DELHI, MAY 25.Justice Ramesh Chandra Lahoti was today appointed as the next Chief Justice of India with effect from June 1. Justice Lahoti succeeds Justice S. Rajendra Babu. PTI ...
PATNA, MAY 25.An Army officer was shot dead by robbers when he resisted their attempt to snatch his motorcycle in the vicinity of the Bihar Regiment Centre in Danapur, 20 km from here, today. Major Surendra Rai, posted at Bikaner, was on ...
GUWAHATI, MAY 25.Sleuths of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence seized 15,000 kg of cannabis in Assam last week. DRI officials said the consignment, valued at about Rs 7.5 crore was confiscated from two places Sonapur in the ...
Kanshi Ram critical
NEW DELHI, MAY 25.The Bahujan Samaj Party chief, Kanshi Ram, underwent heart surgery yesterday at a hospital here and his condition was critical, doctors said. He has been put on ventilator after the coronary artery bypass surgery. ...
Iraq resolution introduced
UNITED NATIONS, MAY 25.The United States and Britain today introduced the much-awaited draft resolution on Iraq in the U.N. Security Council, giving the level of sovereignty that would be transferred to the interim government, which would replace ...
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