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38 killed as trains collide in Punjab
CHANDIGARH, DEC. 14. At least 38 persons, including 11 women and a child, were killed and about 200 were injured when the Ahmedabad-bound 9112 dn Jammu Tawi Express collided with 1 JMP Jalandhar-Pathankot Diesel Multiple Unit (DMU) passenger ...
Police raids continue, says CPI (Maoist)
HYDERABAD, DEC. 14. Accusing the Andhra Pradesh Government of violating all norms of the ceasefire agreement, the Communist Party of India (Maoist) has asked its cadres to "take all steps to protect themselves from the police raids" irrespective ...
Court frowns on Pappu Yadav's "illegal durbar"
NEW DELHI, DEC. 14. Taking a serious view of the "illegal durbar" of the Rashtriya Janata Dal Member of Parliament, Pappu Yadav, in the Beur jail, the Supreme Court today sought the response of the Central Bureau of Investigation whether he could ...
Kanchi Acharya moves Supreme Court for bail
NEW DELHI, DEC. 14The Kanchi Sankaracharya, Sri Jayendra Saraswathi, today moved the Supreme Court seeking bail in the "Sankararaman murder case," in which he was arrested by the Tamil Nadu police on November 11. The petition filed by his ...
I will protect the Constitution: Gopal Gandhi
KOLKATA, DEC. 14."It is a great honour to be the Governor ... and my first priority will be to understand the people of the State and study their aspirations,'' West Bengal's new Governor, Gopalkrishna Gandhi, said here today. Earlier, Mr. ...
Talks on nuclear CBMs begin
ISLAMABAD, DEC. 14. India and Pakistan today began talks on nuclear confidence-building measures (CBMs) and exchanged views on measures such as operationalisation of a hotline between the Foreign Secretaries and the draft agreement on advance ...
House business on the air
NEW DELHI, DEC. 14. India today joined the select group of countries, which telecast live proceedings in their legislatures, with the launch of two Doordarshan satellite channels dedicated exclusively to coverage of business in the Lok Sabha and ...
Zahira may have to appear before Nanavati panel
AHMEDABAD, DEC. 14. The key witness in Best Bakery case, Zahira Sheikh, may have to appear before the Nanavati-Shah Commission too to justify her turnaround. The G.T. Nanavati and K.G. Shah judicial inquiry commission, probing the Godhra train ...
No targets set for Investment Commission
NEW DELHI, DEC. 14.The Government has left unspecified the quantum of investment that the new Investment Commission, set up under the chairmanship of Ratan Tata, would solicit during its three-year term. Apart from Mr. Tata, Ashok Ganguly and ...
TV ratings behind Smriti Irani's outburst, feels BJP
NEW DELHI, DEC. 14. The outburst of "bahu" Tulsi, Smriti Irani, against the Gujarat Chief Minister, Narendra Modi, has less to do with politics and was more about Television Rating Points (TRPs), many Bharatiya Janata Party leaders believe. Two ...
7 killed in Assam blast
GUWAHATI, DEC. 14.Seven persons, including policemen, were killed and 50 injured, following grenade and bomb attacks by ULFA in different parts of the State. The extremists set off a series of bomb blasts at the district towns besides the ...
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