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Apex Court concerned over failing monsoon, skyrocketing prices
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday expressed its concern over the monsoon failure, threat of drought and further rise in the skyrocketing prices of essential commodities, and urged the government to provide succour to people.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 7:01:09 PM

President prorogues Lok Sabha
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) President Pratibha Patil Tuesday prorogued the Lok Sabha, which concluded its second session Aug 7.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:58:23 PM

Supreme Court ready to reveal information under RTI
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that it was ready to reveal information under the Right to Information Act (RTI) on a complaint against an Allahabad High Court judge.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:52:40 PM

Hindu outfit seeks removal of Husain painting from Goa museum
Panaji, Aug 11 (IANS) Goa State Museum officials will meet later this week to decide whether artist M. F. Husain's painting titled 'Standing Buddha' should continue to be displayed, after a right-wing Hindu group sought its removal.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:46:07 PM

Sonia visits a dozen villages in Rae Bareli
Rae Bareli, Aug 11 (IANS) Congress president and Rae Bareli MP Sonia Gandhi Tuesday visited various rural areas in her constituency to talk to villagers if they have benefited from various central sponsored schemes.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:39:39 PM

Malaysian coach quarantined but chances of swine flu low
Hyderabad, Aug 11 (IANS) A Malaysian coach has been quarantined in a hospital here with symptoms of swine flu, but Badminton World Federation (BWF) and health officials Tuesday said there are no immediate concerns as his condition has improved and his chances of being affected with H1N1 virus are low.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:36:17 PM

Economic Advisory Council reconstituted under Rangarajan
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Prime Minister's Economic Advisory Council was reconstituted Tuesday with C. Rangarajan, former governor of India's central bank, back as its chairman.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:30:10 PM

Government allows Maytas to withdraw SEZ
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The government Tuesday allowed the cash-strapped Maytas Properties to surrender its biotech special economic zone (SEZ), known as Maytas Ventures.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:15:13 PM

India has enough food stocks, prices will be contained: PM
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) Amid shooting commodity prices and a deficient monsoon, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday assured that the government was taking all possible steps to contain food inflation and said the country had enough food stocks to meet any exigency.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:14:58 PM

Supreme Court asks Gujarat to pay relief to Sohrabuddin's kin
New Delhi, Aug 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday asked the Gujarat government to pay Rs.1 million in ex-gratia to the mother and three brothers of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, who was wrongly branded a terrorist and killed by police in a staged shootout in 2005.

Tuesday, August 11, 2009 6:04:00 PM

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