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Last updated: Saturday, August 23, 2014 10:20:04 PM

President pitches for women's education, skill development
Domkal (West Bengal), Aug 23 (IANS) Calling for focusing on women's education, President Pranab Mukherjee Saturday asserted that by 2030, India will have an edge over other countries in supplying skilled manpower to the world.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:56:08 PM

India, South Australia can work together: Smriti Irani
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani Saturday appreciated the interest taken by South Australia in a long-term partnership with India and said that both countries could collaborate in various fields.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:52:07 PM

Will look into Bengal's financial dues, Jaitley assures Mamata
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Having been apprised by Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee about the money due to West Bengal under various central schemes, union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Saturday assured her that the matter will be looked into.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:28:03 PM

Reddy is new PCA chief as Bindra bids cricket adieu
Mohali, Aug 23 (IANS) Former BCCI president and once a towering figure in India's cricket administration, I.S. Bindra Saturday formally withdrew from cricket affairs in the Punjab Cricket Association (PCA) and was replaced by senior IAS officer D.P. Reddy as the PCA president.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:26:07 PM

Warm Saturday in Delhi, similar Sunday expected
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) The national capital Saturday experienced a sunny and a warm day with the maximum temperature recorded at 38.2 degree Celsius, five notches above the season's average. Similar weather is expected Sunday.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:24:04 PM

Six injured as car rams into cycle rickshaws in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Six people were injured when a speeding car rammed into cycle rickshaws they were sleeping on in Delhi, police said Saturday.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:02:03 PM

Vasisht, Zeel claim junior tennis meet titles
Chennai, Aug 23 (IANS) Karnataka's Vasisht Cherukku of Karnataka and Zeel Desai of Gujarat annexed the boys and girls singles titles in the MCC-Adidas Junior National clay court tennis championships here Saturday.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 8:00:05 PM

Kerala Police gears up for new liquor policy
Thiruvananthapuram, Aug 23 (IANS) With Kerala's new liquor policy providing for phased prohibition, the police is being readied to tackle the issues arising from this, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala said Saturday.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 7:56:18 PM

BJP, JMM workers clash in Jharkhand
Ranchi, Aug 23 (IANS) Seven people, including two policemen, were injured Saturday in clashes here between BJP and JMM cadres over the booing of Chief Minister Hemant Soren at an event attended by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 7:54:06 PM

Don't hire relatives as personal staff, BJP councillors told
New Delhi, Aug 23 (IANS) Following in the footsteps of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the BJP's Delhi unit Saturday directed its councillors to not appoint their relatives as personal staff, a statement said.

Saturday, August 23, 2014 7:54:05 PM

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