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L N Mishra murder case: Four convicts get life term

Four men, convicted for killing the then Railway Minister Lalit Narayan Mishra and two others in a blast in Bihar's Samastipur railway station nearly 40 years back, were today awarded life imprisonment by a Delhi court. File Photo for representation only

Four men, convicted for killing the then Railway Minister Lalit Narayan Mishra and two others in a blast in Bihar's Samastipur railway station nearly 40...

Bail to Lakhvi a setback: 26/11 prosecutor Nikam

Public prosecutor in the Mumbai terror attack case Ujjwal Nikam today termed as ''setback'' a Pakistan court's order releasing on bail top LeT commander Zakiur...

No proposal to reduce retirement age from 60 to 58 yrs: Centre

There is no proposal to reduce the retirement age of its employees from 60 to 58 years, the Centre said today even as it noted that 78 per cent of its total wage bill of over Rs one lakh crore is spent on three departments-- railways, home and defence (civil). PTI file photo

There is no proposal to reduce the retirement age of its employees from 60 to 58 years, the Centre said today even as it noted...

Two sisters, mother end life after eviction from Aurobindo ashram

A day after five sisters from Bihar were evicted by police from the Aurobindo Ashram here following a Supreme Court order, two of them and their mother allegedly committed suicide by jumping into the sea today, police said. File photo for representation from Aurobindo Ashram website

A day after five sisters from Bihar were evicted by police from the Aurobindo Ashram here following a Supreme Court order, two of them and...

CBI functioning as a 'department of PMO': Mamata

Pulling no punches in her attack against BJP for allegedly pursuing 'political vendetta' against TMC, West Bengal Chief Minister today charged that CBI was being used as a 'political tool' by the NDA government and was functioning as 'a department of the PMO'. PTI file photo

Pulling no punches in her attack against BJP for allegedly pursuing 'political vendetta' against TMC, West Bengal Chief Minister...

Ind working on strong response on bail to LeT commander Lakhvi

India is working with its mission in Pakistan to prepare a strong response against granting of bail to LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, one of the masterminds of the 2008 terror attack. File photo for representation only

India is working with its mission in Pakistan to prepare a strong response against granting of bail to LeT commander Zakiur Rehman Lakhvi, one of...

Kashmir freezes; Leh coldest in J&K at minus 14 deg C

Leh and Kargil, in the frontier Ladakh region, recorded the lowest temperatures of the season so far with the mercury plunging more than 14 degrees below the freezing point as Kashmir division continued to experience sub-zero nights.

Leh and Kargil, in the frontier Ladakh region, recorded the lowest temperatures of the season so far with the mercury plunging more...

CPI(M)'s youth wing launches secular matrimonial site

CPI-M's youth wing, Democratic Youth Federation of India, has launched a matrimonial website exclusively to promote 'secular' marriages. File phot for representation only

CPI-M's youth wing, Democratic Youth Federation of India, has launched a matrimonial website exclusively to promote 'secular' marriages. The website, "www...

Tulsi Gabbard, Rajnath discuss terrorism, cyber security

Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu American in the US Congress, Thursday called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh. Photo: PTI

Tulsi Gabbard, the first Hindu American in the US Congress, Thursday called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh, with whom she discussed various issues...

Government, opposition clash stalls Rajya Sabha

Opposition parties led by Congress today persisted with their demand that Prime Minister Narendra Modi should reply to a discussion on communal flare-up in the country, forcing adjournment of Rajya Sabha till noon. PTI file photo

The logjam over the issue of religious conversions continued in the Rajya Sabha Thursday, with the government and the opposition locked in a blame game....

3rd patient succumbs to swine flu in Hyd; T'gana toll up to 8

One more person has succumbed to swine flu in Hyderabad, taking the total number of deaths due to the disease this year in Telangana to eight. Reuters file photo. For representation purpose

One more person has succumbed to swine flu in Hyderabad, taking the total number of deaths due to the disease this year in Telangana to...

14-month-old boy falls in borewell, rescue efforts on

A 14-month-old boy fell into a deep borewell, Photo: PTI (file)

A 14-month-old boy fell into a deep borewell and was trapped at a depth of 18-feet inside it at a village in the district.

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