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Woman named cleanliness ambassador after row over toilet
Bhopal, Oct 4 (IANS) A woman in a Madhya Pradesh village was named a cleanliness ambassador by local authorities after she walked out on her in-laws because they did not build a toilet at the house.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 6:18:03 PM

Convicted Jharkhand leader gets married before surrender
Ranchi, Oct 4 (IANS) A Jharkhand leader, who was convicted for extortion and a murder attempt and who lost his assembly membership, got married on Sunday ahead of his surrender to police on October 7.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 6:14:03 PM

India aim to bounce back in 2nd T20I (Preview)
Cuttack, Oct 4 (IANS) After suffering a heavy defeat in the tour opener, India will aim to bounce back in a must-win second Twenty20 International of the three-match series against South Africa at the Barabati Stadium here on Monday.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 6:08:03 PM

Two Pakistani militants killed in Kashmir gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 4 (IANS) Two JeM militants, hailing from Pakistani Kashmir, were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, police said.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 6:06:14 PM

Plantation workers' talks on wages again on Monday
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 4 (IANS) Representatives of plantation labourers will take part in talks with the Kerala government for the third round on Monday to resolve the demand to increase workers' daily wages from Rs.231 to Rs.500.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 5:52:13 PM

Stop hijacking central schemes, BJP to Odisha government
Bhubaneswar, Oct 4 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday hit out at the Odisha government for trying to hijack the National Food Security Act (NFSA), a central scheme aimed at providing subsidised food grains to people.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 5:52:12 PM

Shashank Manohar elected new BCCI president
Mumbai, Oct 4 (IANS) Shashank Manohar took over as the new president of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) on Sunday. At a Special General Meeting (SGM) of the board here earlier, he was the only candidate for the top post.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 5:46:12 PM

Somnath Bharti sent to judicial custody till Monday
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A court on Sunday sent Delhi's former law minister Somnath Bharti to a day's judicial custody in a domestic violence case filed by his wife Lipika Mitra.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 5:34:02 PM

Samajwadi Party's Bihar chief, RJD MLA to be arrested: Police
Patna, Oct 4 (IANS) Police on Sunday said they were on the lookout for Samajwadi Party's Bihar president Ramchandra Singh Yadav, accused of taking Rs.10 lakh bribe for a ticket to contest the upcoming assembly polls, and he will be arrested soon.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 5:32:11 PM

PAN to be must for transacting cash beyond set limit: Jaitley
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The government will soon make it mandatory to furnish the tax department-allotted Permanent Account Number (PAN) details for cash transactions beyond a certain threshold, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Sunday.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 5:18:03 PM

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