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DJB ex-engineer to be tried in 2006 rape case
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) A court here has ordered framing of rape charges against a former engineer of the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) who is accused of sexually assaulting a senior woman executive of a private firm in 2006.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 8:24:03 PM

Voluntary blood donation key to tackle blood scarcity: Health ministry
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Union Health Secretary B.P. Sharma on Tuesday said the scarcity of blood donors in the country could only be tackled if people voluntarily come forward to donate blood.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 8:22:04 PM

Odisha CM directs probe into Barabati stadium fiasco
Bhubaneswar, Oct 6 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday directed a top official to probe the unruly scenes witnessed during the second T20 cricket match between India and South Africa at Barabati stadium in Cuttack on Monday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 8:18:04 PM

Bengal poll panel chief tenders resignation
Kolkata, Oct 6 (IANS) Putting into uncertainty the fate of the recently-held polls to four civic bodies, West Bengal State Election Commissioner S.R. Upadhyay on Tuesday tendered his resignation.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 8:18:03 PM

Indian toll in Haj stampede rises to 74
New Delhi/Lucknow, Oct 6 (IANS) The toll of Indian pilgrims killed in the stampede near Makkah in Saudi Arabia during Haj has risen to 74, the government said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 8:10:03 PM

1984 riots: HC refuses extend convict's interim bail
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) The Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to extend interim bail granted to Balwan Khokhar, a convict serving life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 8:08:04 PM

Indian Navy commissions indigenous torpedo recovery vessel
Visakhapatnam, Oct 6 (IANS) The Indian Navy on Tuesday commissioned the indigenous torpedo launch and recovery vessel INS Astradharini to carry out technical trials of underwater weapons systems.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 8:08:03 PM

Trinamool organises rally against opposition's 'vandalism'
Kolkata, Oct 6 (IANS) West Bengal's ruling Trinamool Congress on Tuesday brought out a rally protesting against "vandalism" during Saturday's civic polls in three municipal bodies by the state's opposition parties CPI-M, BJP and Congress.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 8:04:03 PM

Four-fold hike for Delhi lawmakers recommended
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Delhi lawmakers should get four times the monthly salaries they are drawing presently, or Rs.50,000 as against the current Rs.12,000, an independent panel has suggested.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 8:00:03 PM

Indrani discharged from hospital, back in jail
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) After spending five days in hospital for treatment for an unknown affliction, Indrani Mukerjea, one of the three prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, was discharged from hospital and returned to jail here on Tuesday evening, officials said.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 7:52:17 PM

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