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Last updated: Friday, November 28, 2014 2:42:18 PM

Consider treating Sanskrit as additional subject: SC
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday asked the government not to treat Sanskrit as a third language for Class 8 students of Kendriya Vidyalayas and instead treat it as an additional language retaining German as a third langauge.

Friday, November 28, 2014 1:40:07 PM

Culling of poultry birds going on in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 28 (IANS) The Kerala government has deployed 75 teams to cull poultry birds in villages hit by outbreak of H5N1 or bird flu virus, a minister said Friday.

Friday, November 28, 2014 1:40:06 PM

India-Arab nations keen to pave new path for economic ties
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Projects worth billions of dollars, notably in energy, railways and finance were discussed at the two-day India-Arab Partnership Conference that concluded here Thursday in what was the first engagement on this scale for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's government with the 22-member Arab League.

Friday, November 28, 2014 1:28:08 PM

Jhumpa Lahiri, Shamsur Faruqi in DSC Prize shortlist
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri's "The Lowland" and Urdu critic Shamsur Rahman Faruqi's "The Mirror of Beauty" have been shortlisted for the prestigious DSC Prize for South Asian literature, a statement said Friday.

Friday, November 28, 2014 1:16:13 PM

Jammu gunfight over: Police
Jammu, Nov 28 (IANS) The gunfight between the security forces and infiltrators near the international border in Jammu and Kashmir ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit, which started Friday has ended, police said.

Friday, November 28, 2014 1:12:09 PM

Modi arrives in Jammu
Jammu, Nov 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday arrived in this Jammu and Kashmir winter capital for a day-long BJP poll campaign.

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:56:10 PM

Agra lawyers angry over V.K. Singh's claim on HC bench
Agra, Nov 28 (IANS) Lawyers here have burnt an effigy of union minister Gen. (retd) V.K. Singh for his reported claim that Agra MP and his cabinet colleague Ram Shankar Katheria had agreed to set up an Allahabad High Court bench in Meerut instead of Agra.

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:54:04 PM

Not given up hope on missing Indians in Iraq: Sushma Swaraj
New Delhi, Nov 28 (IANS) The government Friday said it has not given up hope on the Indians missing in Iraq, and added that the reports of them having been killed are not confirmed.

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:48:04 PM

The trick to better Indian wines, the French way (Foodie Trail)
Kolkata, Nov 28 (IANS) What happens at the molecular level when the crisp layers of wine hit your mouth or when you combine cheese with your favorite Bordeaux Red? What should you sample first - wine or cheese?

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:42:08 PM

Toll in Jammu gunfight rises to 11
Jammu, Nov 28 (IANS) The toll in the gunfight between the security forces and infiltrators that restarted Friday after a lull has risen to 11. Heavy firing is on in Jammu district ahead of the prime minister's election rallies in the state.

Friday, November 28, 2014 12:40:05 PM

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