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Last updated: Thursday, March 05, 2015 11:52:18 PM

Bangladeshi smugglers attack BSF patrol party, three injured
Kolkata, March 5 (IANS) Two BSF troopers and a Bangladeshi smuggler were injured on Thursday when a gang of smugglers attacked a BSF patrol party along the India-Bangladesh border in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district.

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:40:03 PM

'Electoral corruption very high in Tamil Nadu'
Chennai, March 5 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah on Thursday urged the party's Tamil Nadu unit to enrol more members to strengthen the party in the state.

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:32:15 PM

Goa government to sell beef to meet red-meat shortage
Panaji, March 5 (IANS) In its bid to quell the beef shortage in Goa, the BJP-led government in the state may start selling beef on its own, an official said on Thursday, while blaming the mafia with links to meat traders for the shortage.

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:30:07 PM

Safe Holi for foreign tourists in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer
Jaipur, March 5 (IANS) Police in Rajasthan's Jaisalmer have decided to take action against those found bothering, troubling or disturbing a women foreign tourist in the name of Holi.

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:30:04 PM

Court says O.P. Chautala deserves highest punishment (Roundup)
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Thursday upheld a 10-year jail term for former Haryana chief minister Om Prakash Chautala and his son Ajay Chautala in the illegal teacher recruitment case dating to 2000, holding that the INLD chief cheated the youth of Haryana for which he "deserved punishment of the highest kind".

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:26:16 PM

Documents leak: Three corporate executives move bail plea
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Three corporate executives, accused in the petroleum ministry documents leak case, moved bail applications in a court here on Thursday.

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:10:04 PM

Coal auction: Trimula wins Jharkhand mine on second day
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) Trimula Industries won the Meral mine for non-power sector in Jharkhand on Thursday, the second day of the second round of auctions of coal blocks whose allotments were cancelled by the Supreme Court.

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:08:03 PM

Government serves legal notice to BBC
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The central government on Thursday served legal notice to the BBC in connection with a documentary on the December 16, 2012 gang rape.

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:06:17 PM

Jammu traders arrange free food for stranded passengers
Jammu, March 5 (IANS) The Jammu chamber of commerce and industry on Thursday arranged free food for nearly 1,000 stranded passengers in winter capital Jammu.

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:04:09 PM

BBC airs controversial documentary, government considering action (Roundup)
New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) The government on Thursday said it was considering action against BBC for ignoring a court order banning the airing of a documentary carrying an interview with one of those convicted in the December 16, 2012 Delhi gang rape, even as support built up for the documentary, with people saying "don't shoot the messenger".

Thursday, March 05, 2015 7:00:17 PM

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