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Last updated: Tuesday, April 28, 2015 11:46:17 PM

'Daughters of Mother India' in syllabus of 200 Maharashtra schools
Mumbai, April 28 (IANS) The acclaimed national award-winning documentary 'Daughters of Mother India', based on the aftermath of 2012 Nirbhaya gang-rape and murder, has entered the Class VIII curriculum of around 200 schools in Maharashtra, filmmaker Vibha Bakshi said here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:24:02 PM

Punjab, SGPC to organise tour of Guru Gobind Singh's relics
Chandigarh, April 28 (IANS) Relics of the tenth Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh, will be taken around Punjab in a special religious procession next month to enable people have a close look at them and offer their respects, a senior functionary of the Punjab government said here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:20:02 PM

Sale of preferential quota sugar to EU, US liberalised
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) India's commerce ministry on Tuesday liberalised the sales of preferential quota sugar to the European Union (CXL quota) and the US (TRQ quota), thus allowing all exporters and not just state trading enterprises (STEs) avail of the quota benefits.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:18:03 PM

Delhi lawyers' strike to continue till May 2
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Delhi lawyers' strike, which began last Wednesday to protest against the delay in passing the amended bill on enhancing the pecuniary jurisdiction of district courts, was on Tuesday extended till May 2.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:16:17 PM

Land issue will get bigger: Rahul
Ambala (Haryana), April 28 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday said the land acquisition issue will get bigger.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:10:03 PM

Quake has left scar for life, says Kolkata homemaker in Kathmandu
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Newly-wed Lipi was fondly preparing lunch for her husband when she noticed the kitchen window shaking all of a sudden and her house in Kathmandu shuddering as the devastating quake struck Nepal on Saturday forenoon.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:08:03 PM

Idea Cellular net profit up by 62.26 percent
Mumbai/Kolkata, April 28 (IANS) Aditya Birla group-owned Idea Cellular on Tuesday said its consolidated net profit during 2014-15 soared by 62.26 percent at Rs.3,192.9 crore against Rs.1,967.8 crore for the previous year.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:06:19 PM

'Government to protect minorities'
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The government said on Tuesday that it would not tolerate any atrocities against minorities in the country even as it pitched for an anti-conversion law.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 7:06:17 PM

'Scam to Skill India' remark rocks Rajya Sabha, BJP defends PM
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha witnessed a ruckus on Tuesday over comments by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his recent three-nation tour.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 6:58:03 PM

Rahul arrives in Punjab to listen to farmers' woes
Sirhind (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi travelled in the general compartment of a train on Tuesday and reached the Sirhind grain market in Punjab to interact with farmers who are facing problems with wheat stocks not being lifted by government agencies.

Tuesday, April 28, 2015 6:56:15 PM

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