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AgustaWestland: Another ex-IAF officer, lawyer questioned on Thursday
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The CBI on Thursday questioned IAF's former assistant chief of air staff (plans) N.V. Tyagi and city-based lawyer Gautam Khaitan in connection with the alleged payoffs in the Rs. 3,600-crore AgustaWestland helicopter deal.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 11:46:04 PM

CBI files case against Paramount promoters
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The CBI on Thursday filed a case against promoters of the now defunct Paramount Airways M. Thiagarajan for allegedly cheating and defaulting on multi-crore loans taken from public sector banks and diverting it to his offshore accounts.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 11:44:04 PM

Two children die after drinking milk at midday meal
Mathura, May 5 (IANS) Two children died and more than two dozen others fell seriously ill after they consumed milk in a government school as part of the midday meal programme on Thursday, police said.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 11:42:03 PM

Panel to draw blueprint for Bengaluru lake revival
Bengaluru, May 5 (IANS) The Karnataka government is setting up an expert committee to draw a blueprint for reviving and restoring Bellandur lake in the city's east which has been most polluted with toxic discharges and untreated sewage water, it was announced on Thursday.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 11:36:04 PM

Can states with own tests be exempted from NEET this year, SC asks centre
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Thursday asked the central governments if the states which have conducted their own entrance exams for admission to under graduate medical courses could be exempted from NEET for this year and whether the students who had appeared for NEET-I could sit for NEET-II.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 11:32:04 PM

Six injured as train derails in Chennai
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) Six passengers were injured when a Thiruvananthapuram-bound train derailed here on Thursday evening, railway police said.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 11:30:04 PM

Amit Shah visits Dalit woman's family in Kerala, BJP forms panel
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) BJP president Amit Shah on Thursday set up a three-member committee to look into incidents of atrocities against Dalit women in election-bound Kerala, and also visited Perumbavoor to meet the family members of a 30-year-old Dalit woman who was raped and brutally murdered.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 11:12:04 PM

Arunachal CM meets Paswan, seeks clearance of subsidy payments
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Kalikho Pul on Thursday called on union Food and Civil Supplies Minister Ram Vilas Paswan and asked for one-time dispensation of the hill transport subsidy (HTS) bills payment pending for the last 11 years.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 10:52:03 PM

Indian, Chinese economies can boost global economy: PM
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Strong economic growth in India and China can act as an engine of growth for the global economy, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Thursday.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 10:42:04 PM

SC is serious enough on tackling pollution: Sunita Narain
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Centre for Science and Environment (CSE) head Sunita Narain is of the view that the Supreme Court was serious enough in tackling Delhi's air pollution and environmental issues.

Thursday, May 05, 2016 10:40:04 PM

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