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Stalling Memon hanging would've been against spirit of law: Rohatgi
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Dismissing the argument that 1993 Mumbai blasts convict Yakub Memon's execution should have been stalled by 14 days after the rejection of his mercy plea, Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi on Thursday said had that happened, it would have been against the "spirit of the law".

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:26:14 PM

Delhi to frame witness protection policy
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Delhi government on Thursday decided to formulate a comprehensive policy for protecting witnesses, an official said.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:24:02 PM

CBI files 18th FIR in Vyapam case
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The CBI on Thursday registered its 18th FIR in connection with its ongoing probe in the Vyapam scam in Madhya Pradesh.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 10:00:03 PM

Police job for slain Punjab Police officer's son
Chandigarh, July 30 (IANS) Recognizing the bravery of Superintendent of Police Baljit Singh, who sacrificed his life in the Dinanagar terror attack, the Punjab government announced on Thursday that the officer's son would be appointed as a deputy superintendent of police.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:48:03 PM

No artificial under-valuation of land by PSUs
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Denying that public sector undertakings engage in artificial under-valuation of land in their books, the government on Thursday told parliament that they are free to get their assets assessed at current market value while accessing bank finance.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:36:11 PM

First Tizen developer summit begins in India
Bengaluru, July 30 (IANS) Linux Foundation on Thursday said that over 1,000 developers participated in the Tizen Developer Summit (TDS), which began in Bengaluru from Wednesday.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:32:11 PM

RFP for 126 Rafale jets withdrawn, negotiation on for 36: Parrikar
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) A Request for Proposal (RFP) issued by the defence ministry for purchase of 126 Rafale jets has been withdrawn after a government to government deal for buying 36 of the medium multi role combat aircraft (MMRCA), Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar told parliament on Thursday.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:30:04 PM

Parliament logjam: Government may call meeting with opposition (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The BJP and the Congress on Thursday targeted each other over the parliament logjam, as the government indicated it could convene a meeting with the opposition to break the impasse.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:30:03 PM

Odisha aims to sell power by 2016-17
Bhubaneswar, July 30 (IANS) Odisha plans to be self-reliant in the power sector and has set a target to sell surplus power generated in the state to other states by 2016-17, an official said on Thursday.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:20:04 PM

Vyapam case: Rs.4 crore irregularity in forms sale
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) There were financial irregularities of more than Rs.4 crore just in the sale of application forms and examination fees in conducting 14 entrance examinations by Vyapam in 2006-07, an RTI query has revealed.

Thursday, July 30, 2015 9:20:03 PM

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