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Justify Ramasundaram's appointment to CBI post, SC tells government
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to relax its order restraining IPS officer Archana Ramasundram from discharging her duties as additional director of the CBI, saying the government has yet to rebut impression that her appointment was flawed and illegal.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 11:06:28 PM

Speaker rejects Congress demand for leader of opposition post
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahahan has rejected the Congress demand that its leader in the house Mallikarjun Kharge be accorded the status of leader of opposition (LoP), informed sources said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:56:17 PM

Company board decisions to be shared within 15 minutes: SEBI
Chennai, Aug 19 (IANS) Market regulator SEBI Tuesday proposed that listed companies should intimate the stock exchanges, within 15 minutes of closure of board meetings, on decisions taken on dividends, financial results, cash bonus, share buy back, fund raising, issue of bonus shares and others.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:52:15 PM

SC notice on plea seeking Hindi's use in higher judiciary
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday issued notice to the central government on a plea seeking amendment to the constitution's article 348 to provide that proceedings in the Supreme Court and in the high courts as well should be in Hindi instead of English.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:38:04 PM

Blind civil service aspirants to get more time in exam
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday granted 20 minutes additional time per hour to blind candidates to answer questions in both preliminary and main examinations for civil services conducted by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC).

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:34:03 PM

Coal scam: Fresh charge sheet to be filed against Darda
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The CBI Tuesday told a special court hearing the coal block allocation case against Rajya Sabha MP Vijay Darda that it will file a supplementary charge sheet in the case as its probe is almost complete.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:28:04 PM

Over 4 lakh affected by Assam floods
Guwahati, Aug 19 (IANS) A man and a child were killed even as over four lakh people continued to reel under floods caused by surging waters of the Brahmaputra and its tributaries in Assam, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:24:04 PM

Kolkata man kills handicapped son, shoots himself
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) Depressed at his inability to make ends meet due to heavy expenses incurred on the treatment of his handicapped son, a 55-year-old man here Tuesday shot dead his son before killing himself, police said.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:22:14 PM

Speaker rejects Congress demand for LoP
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahahan Tuesday rejected the Congress demand that its leader in the house Mallikarjun Kharge be accorded the status of Leader of Opposition (LoP), official sources said.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:18:03 PM

Separate agency to maintain Delhi toilets soon
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The union urban development ministry wants to set up a separate agency to maintain public toilets in Delhi.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:10:06 PM

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