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Last updated: Monday, July 28, 2014 1:42:18 PM

Benevolent 'Raja Saab' always game for charity - but some take advantage
Shimla, July 27 (IANS) The circuitous road meandering its way to the Jakhu Hills of Shimla, once the summer capital of British India, touches a long-standing bucolic tea stall where something more than the beverage brews.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:36:18 AM

Paneer jalebi, Shahi tukda..feasting on traditional sweets this Eid (Foodie Trail)
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) From succulent dates to popular sheer kurma, from delicious shahi tukda to mouth-watering paneer jalebi - these traditional sweets attract people from all walks to the walled city in the Indian capital during the holy month of Ramadan.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:16:17 AM

Gondi language: A bridge to Maoist heartland?
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) Conventional wisdom has it that economic development can overcome the Maoist challenge. Now there's another powerfull and emotive method - through the Gondi language spoken by the tribals in much of the Maoist corridor that runs across the country. What if all stakeholders involved in dealing with the rebels could speak and understand the Gondi language?

Sunday, July 27, 2014 11:06:17 AM

Goa school's stand-off on HIV students drags
Panaji, July 27 (IANS) The media circus has moved on from South Goa's Fatima High School, but the standoff between the Parent Teacher Association (PTA) and the school management over the status of 23 students, all of them orphans and suspected by the parents of being HIV+ve, continues.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 10:46:16 AM

Cloudy Sunday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) It was a cloudy Sunday morning here with a minimum temperature of 28.1 degrees Celsius, a notch above the season's average. The Met Office has forecast light rainfall later in the day.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 10:18:03 AM

Let not competitive politics get constitutional sanctity (Column: Legal Ease)
Sikh politics is on the boil in Punjab and Haryana. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is insisting that Haryana roll back the Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras (Management) Act, 2014, creating a separate body to manage the gurdwaras in the state.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 10:14:03 AM

Wherever I may roam: Travelling in the subcontinent (Column: Bookends)
What drives people to leave the comforts of their home and familiar surroundings to explore other lands near and far? Can we ascribe it to the human fascination to visit new places, see how other people live, or obtain fresh experiences? Or are they simply echoing life, which itself is a journey in time and space?

Sunday, July 27, 2014 9:24:03 AM

PM meets infrastructure departments secretaries
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Saturday met secretaries of key infrastructure ministries like power and road and highways to review individual sectors' development targets that need to be achieved by the current fiscal end.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:56:19 PM

PIL seeks leader of opposition status for Congress in Lok Sabha
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court was moved Saturday seeking that Congress leader in Lok Sabha be conferred the status of the leader of opposition as it is the largest party in the opposition as provided under the 1977 law on salary and allowances of leaders of opposition in parliament.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:50:03 PM

Man stabbed to death by brother
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was stabbed to death by his elder brother at his home here following a property dispute, police said Saturday.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 11:40:05 PM

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