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Last updated: Monday, August 03, 2015 11:42:17 PM

Government mulls linking three northeastern rivers with Ganga
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government is considering the feasibility of a proposal to link three rivers of the northeast with the Ganga, union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Uma Bharti said on Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2015 7:40:03 PM

25 Congress MPs suspended, opposition cries foul (Roundup)
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The dragging showdown in parliament on Monday took an ugly turn as Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan suspended 25 of the 44 Congress members for causing disruptions, forcing the opposition to unite behind a furious Congress.

Monday, August 03, 2015 7:38:03 PM

Centuries by Khan, Avinash put Colts on top
Bengaluru, Aug 3 (IANS) Centuries by Liyan Khan (107 not out, 210b, 13x4, 2x6) and K.C. Avinash (116, 205b, 17x4, 2x6) saw KSCA Colts XI reply strongly to Andhra CA's first innings total of 340 at stumps on the second day of their four-day match in the KSCA All-India cricket tournament here on Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2015 7:36:18 PM

Personal reasons behind institute heads' resignations: Irani
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The heads of some educational organisations have stepped down because of "personal reasons" and not because of pressure by the HRD ministry, the government said on Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2015 7:30:05 PM

Caught by surprise: Naga human rights group on peace accord
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Naga People's Movement for Human Rights (NPHMR) on Monday said it was caught by surprise by the announcement of the peace accord between the government and the NSCN-IM.

Monday, August 03, 2015 7:30:04 PM

Government does not intend curbing RBI powers: Official
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) A day before the Reserve Bank of India's scheduled monetary policy review, the government on Monday clarified it was not trying to curtail the central bank's powers on this issue.

Monday, August 03, 2015 7:28:03 PM

Six fold rise in Tribal Research Institutes' grant
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The government's "Grant-in-Aid to Tribal Research Institutes (TRIs)" increased by six times to Rs.16.41 crore during 2014-15, the ministry of tribal affairs said on Monday.

Monday, August 03, 2015 7:26:17 PM

Air India's 2014-15 revenue rises over two percent
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) National passenger carrier Air India's revenue during the last fiscal provisionally grew by 2.24 percent at Rs.19,514 crore from Rs.19,093 crore in 2013-14.

Monday, August 03, 2015 7:24:03 PM

I thank god for momentous occasion: Muivah
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) National Socialist Council of Nagaland-IM leader Thuingaleng Muivah on Monday said that they had come to a close understanding with the government under Prime Minister Narendra Modi's leadership.

Monday, August 03, 2015 7:10:03 PM

Quality of forest management must improve: President
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday urged probationary officers of the Indian Forest Service to use their "expertise and core competence" for improving the quality in management of forests, a Rashtrapati Bhavan statement said.

Monday, August 03, 2015 7:04:04 PM

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