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India presses Bangladesh for transit to northeast
Dhaka, July 8 (IANS) India Friday pressed Bangladesh for transit rights to its landlocked northeastern states and assured that Dhaka has nothing to fear from this step as it was only for 'peaceful purposes'.

Friday, July 08, 2011 5:15:47 PM

NTPC inks Rs.10,000 crore loan agreement with SBI
New Delhi July 8 (IANS) State-run power utility major NTPC Friday entered into an agreement with the State Bank of India (SBI) for a loan of Rs.10,000 crore for its capacity expansion plans.

Friday, July 08, 2011 5:08:11 PM

Hostile weather halts Amarnath yatra; army, IAF on alert
Jammu, July 8 (IANS) With the weather turning hostile all along the pilgrimage route to the Amarnath cave shrine, the Jammu and Kashmir government Friday halted the trek and put the army, air force and police on high alert.

Friday, July 08, 2011 5:06:58 PM

Tributes paid to YSR on birth anniversary
Hyderabad, July 8 (IANS) Rich tributes were paid to the late Andhra Pradesh chief minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy on his 62nd birth anniversary Friday.

Friday, July 08, 2011 5:05:59 PM

Rights panel reminds officials about Ramdev report
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Friday issued reminders to the union home secretary and the Delhi chief secretary for their reports on the midnight crackdown on yoga guru Baba Ramdev which are still awaited.

Friday, July 08, 2011 4:57:35 PM

Sibal says no favours granted to Reliance Communications
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Communications and IT Minister Kapil Sibal Friday denied any favours were granted to Reliance Communications on the quantum of penalty on service quality and expressed grief that frivolous litigations were being filed to settle personal scores.

Friday, July 08, 2011 4:49:44 PM

Pranab likely to meet Karunanidhi Saturday
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is likely to meet DMK chief M. Karunanidhi when he visits Chennai Saturday, DMK party sources said. The meeting assumes significance in the wake of the resignation of Dayanidhi Maran from the union cabinet.

Friday, July 08, 2011 4:48:54 PM

Court to decide on Kalmadi attending house: Speaker
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar Friday said that jailed former Commonwealth Games Organising Committee chief Suresh Kalmadi had written to her seeking permission to attend the monsoon session of parliament, adding that a decision on this lay with the court trying the tainted Congress MP from Pune.

Friday, July 08, 2011 4:46:12 PM

New coastal shipping policy, Ports Act amendment in final stages
Kolkata, July 8 (IANS) A new coastal shipping policy for India and the document for amending the Indian Ports Act are currently in their final stages, an official said Friday.

Friday, July 08, 2011 4:37:11 PM

Ukraine coach blames contaminated food supplements for doping mess
Patiala, July 8 (IANS) India's sacked Ukrainian athletics coach Yuri Ogorodnik Friday said 'contaminated' food supplements could be the reason behind six of his trainees failing dope tests.

Friday, July 08, 2011 4:24:18 PM

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