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JNU students step up protests against fee hike, power metres
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Students of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) Tuesday called for a strike in March against the university administration's proposed fee hike and what they alleged commercialisation of the campus.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 8:13:22 PM

Bangladesh not to allow terror activity on its soil
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Bangladesh has assured India that it will not allow even 'an inch of its territory' to be used by an Indian insurgent group or any other terrorist outfit.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 7:44:44 PM

27 Indian Mujahideen members charged with serial bombings
Mumbai, Feb 17 (IANS) Mumbai Police Tuesday filed a charge sheet against 27 Indian Mujahideen (IM) members for their alleged involvement in the series of bombings in the country over the past three years, while one of the suspects who earlier agreed to turn approver has gone back on his offer.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 7:44:12 PM

Badal pays surprise visit to village school, rewards kids
Hoshiarpur (Punjab), Feb 17 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Tuesday paid a surprise visit to a government-run school in this district and rewarded 20 students from poor families with Rs.5,000 each for academic excellence.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 7:37:24 PM

Nithari killings: Jessica judge R.S. Sodhi to defend Pandher
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Stressing that mere knowledge of a happening was not enough to convict anyone of murder, retired Delhi High Court judge R.S. Sodhi, who has sent many a criminal to the gallows, Tuesday agreed to defend Moninder Singh Pandher, held guilty of rape and murder in one of the Nithari killings and sentenced to death.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 7:36:58 PM

No evidence of Qutub Minar tilting, says government
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) There is no conclusive evidence of a tilt in the Qutub Minar but tests are being conducted regularly to study the 14th century monument, the government has said.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 7:36:35 PM

PM approves Ganga river basin authority notification
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday approved the notification for setting up the Ganga River Basin Authority for comprehensive management of the basin.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 7:32:59 PM

Dead cop's relatives meet West Bengal governor
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) West Bengal governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi Tuesday assured a proper inquiry will be carried out into the death of a police officer, who had conducted initial investigations in the sensational Rizwanur case.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 7:26:59 PM

Probe team visits dead West Bengal cop's office
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) West Bengal's Criminal Investigation Department (CID), probing the death of a police official who initially investigated the sensational Rizwanur case, visited his office Tuesday for clues to his mysterious death, an official said here.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 7:26:33 PM

Sourav will make a good politician: wife
Kolkata, Feb 17 (IANS) Former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly's wife Dona said Tuesday that her husband will make a good political leader, but he is not keen to take up politics for now.

Tuesday, February 17, 2009 7:26:07 PM

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