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Srini apologises to SC for chairing BCCI meeting on Feb 8

Published on 27-Feb-2015
N Srinivasan. PTI File Photo.

BCCI President-in-exile N Srinivasan today tendered an "unconditional apology" in the Supreme Court for "breaching" its direction...

Two-third population of Bihar lack electricity: World Bank

Published on 27-Feb-2015
Claiming that two-third of Bihar population is yet to get access to electricity, a World Bank study report has asked the state government to augment generation capacity and ramp up investment in transmission and distribution infrastructure to ensure affordable power to the consumers. DH File Photo.

Claiming that two-third of Bihar population is yet to get access to electricity, a World Bank study report has asked the state government...

Russia says it will work to ensure India gets SCO membership

Published on 27-Feb-2015
Russia today said it is making all efforts to ensure India gets full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as it pitched for greater collaboration among the two countries and China. Image for representation only.

Russia today said it is making all efforts to ensure India gets full membership in the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation as it pitched...

PM says ready to make changes in Land, seeks oppn cooperation

Published on 27-Feb-2015
Facing resistance on land bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed readiness to make changes in the proposed legislation as he reached out to opposition for support, saying they should shed politics and not make it a prestige issue. PTI File Photo.

Facing resistance on land bill, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today expressed readiness to make changes in the proposed legislation as he reached out...

India placed orders worth Rs 83,858 cr for military hardware

Published on 27-Feb-2015
 Indian Air Force, Army and Navy have placed orders worth Rs 83,858 crore from 2011 to the last fiscal while domestic defence industries have earned Rs 69 crore by export of military hardware. Reuters File Photo for representation.

Indian Air Force, Army and Navy have placed orders worth Rs 83,858 crore from 2011 to the last fiscal while domestic defence industries have earned...

Sreesanth survived murder bid in Tihar jail, says b'-in-law

Published on 27-Feb-2015
 cricketer S Sreesanth . PTI File Photo.

In a sensational claim, noted Malayalam singer Madhu Balakrishnan today said his brother-in-law and cricketer S Sreesanth...

Modi denounces communalism, says his govt stands for all

Published on 27-Feb-2015
Breaking his silence in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today denounced communalism and asserted that his government stood for unity wherein all religions prosper within the framework of the Constitution. PTI file photo

Breaking his silence in Parliament, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today denounced communalism and asserted that his government stood for unity...

Insurance industry threatens to go on nation-wide stir

Published on 27-Feb-2015
 Opposing the proposed bill allowing foreign direct investments in insurance sector, the General Insurance Employees' All India Association has threatened to stage a nation-wide stir if the Centre goes ahead with its proposal. PTI File Photo.

Opposing the proposed bill allowing foreign direct investments in insurance sector, the General Insurance Employees' All India Association...

Never sought debate on 'secular', 'socialist' words: Prasad

Published on 27-Feb-2015
Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad. PTI File Photo.

Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today denied in Lok Sabha that he had ever sought a debate on the words 'secular'...

Lucknow: 3 gunned down outside ATM, heavy cash looted

Published on 27-Feb-2015
In a daring daylight heist, armed criminals today gunned down three persons carrying bank money in a busy commercial area here and fled with the cash running into lakhs of rupees, police said. PTI file photo. For representation purpose

In a daring daylight heist, armed criminals today gunned down three persons carrying bank money in a busy commercial area here and fled with...

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Swine Flu vaccination program at a school in Bikaner

Swine Flu vaccination program at a school in Bikaner

Anna Hazare joins farmers' protest

Anna Hazare joins farmers' protest

Crime Branch seizes fake currency worth more than Rs 2.5 Lakhs

Crime Branch seizes fake currency worth more than Rs 2.5 Lakhs

Memebers in the Lok Sabha during the Budget session

Memebers in the Lok Sabha during the Budget session

Students march and light flares during the second day of student strike in Madrid, Spain...

Students march and light flares during the second day of student strike in Madrid, Spain...

Indian Weightlifter Kailash Sarma and Modhusmrita Baruah displaying their gold medals...

Indian Weightlifter Kailash Sarma and Modhusmrita Baruah displaying their gold medals...

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha and singer Sonu Nigam during the success party of the later's album

Bollywood actor Shatrughan Sinha and singer Sonu Nigam during the success party of the later's album

Church attack at Ullal, Mangalore...

Church attack at Ullal, Mangalore...

The Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered plane, flies over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi...

The Solar Impulse 2, a solar-powered plane, flies over the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque in Abu Dhabi...

Abihimanyu Mithun during a Ranji Trophy Semi-final match at KSCA in Bengaluru...

Abihimanyu Mithun during a Ranji Trophy Semi-final match at KSCA in Bengaluru...

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