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Congress releases second list for Seemandhra

Hyderabad, April 16 (IANS) — The Congress Wednesday released its second list of candidates for the assembly and Lok... (more...)

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Delhi HC summons chief secretary over water contamination

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Wednesday summoned the city chief secretary over not submitting a... (more...)

Thursday’s poll fight in Maharashtra has many bigwigs

Mumbai, April 16 (IANS) — Many stalwarts will try their luck as the stage is set for the crucial second phase of Lok... (more...)

Pakistani Taliban calls an end to ceasefire, but says talks with government to continue

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — The Pakistani Taliban says it will not renew a ceasefire it called to facilitate... (more...)

Order for release on interim bail unworkable: Subrata Roy to SC

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) — Sahara Group chief Subrata Roy Wednesday told the Supreme Court that its order sending... (more...)

Churchill Brothers keep alive survival hopes

Fatorda (Goa), April 16 (IANS) — Defending champions Churchill Brothers got a big boost in their quest for survival... (more...)

Moon Moon’s assets worth over Rs.1 crore

Kolkata, April 16 (IANS) — Former Bollywood actor and Trinamool Congress candidate Moon Moon Sen – contesting... (more...)

Egyptian court jails former presidential candidate for seven years

Cairo, April 16 (IANS) — An Egyptian court Wednesday jailed a controversial Islamist leader and former presidential... (more...)

‘No First Use nuclear doctrine an article of faith with Indian governments’

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) — India’s no first-use (NFU) nuclear doctrine “remains an article of faith”... (more...)

Innovative research work at IIT-Delhi Open House

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) — Waterless urinal technology, a wood cane crusher and a solar powered refrigeration system... (more...)

Appoint special prosecutor for sex crimes against children: HC

New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) — The Delhi High Court Wednesday directed the city government to appoint special public... (more...)

120 Egypt Muslim Brotherhood supporters get 3 years in jail

Cairo, April 16 (IANS) — An Egyptian court Wednesday sentenced 120 supporters of the Muslim Brotherhood group to three... (more...)

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