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Last updated: Wednesday, May 25, 2016 10:14:04 PM

Cabinet gives approval to NIT Andhra
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The union cabinet on Wednesday granted approval for the establishment of National Institute of Technology (NIT), Andhra Pradesh.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:50:05 PM

Pinarayi Vijayan era begins in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, May 25 (IANS) CPI-M politburo member Pinarayi Vijayan, 71, was on Wednesday administered oath as the 22nd chief minister of Kerala at the Central Stadium here by Governor P. Sathasivam.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:48:04 PM

Online petition for second term to Rajan goes viral
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) With Reserve Bank of India (RBI) Governor Raghuram Rajan's current three-year term ending this September, an online petition pushing for a second term for him has gone viral and has gathered over 40,000 signatures of support by Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:46:04 PM

National Digital Library up in pilot stage
Kolkata, May 25 (IANS) The National Digital Library (NDL) project initiated by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) and being executed by IIT Kharagpur is up and running in its pilot form, the institute said in a statement on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:42:03 PM

YES Bank gets ex post facto approval to raise FDI limit
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affiars (CCEA) on Wednesday gave ex post facto approval to increase the foreign investment limit in YES Bank to 75 percent.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:40:04 PM

Infighting brews in Naga People's Front
Imphal, May 25 (IANS) The suspension of former Nagaland chief minister Neiphiu Rio from the ruling Naga People's Front by party president Shurhozelie Liezietsu has sharpened Rio's feud with incumbent Chief Minister T.R. Zeliang.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:38:04 PM

Police arrest JKLF chief Yasin Malik in Srinagar
Srinagar, May 25 (IANS) Pro-Azadi Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chief Muhammad Yasin Malik was arrested in summer capital Srinagar on Wednesday on the eve of a protest shutdown called by the separatists against a proposed colony to house ex-servicemen in the valley.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:30:04 PM

Parrikar thanks PM, Irani for approving Goa IIT
Panaji, May 25 (IANS) Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar on Wednesday thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Union Human Resource Development Minister Smriti Irani for approving Goa's first IIT centre.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:24:04 PM

Glenmark launches measurable inhaler for asthma, COPD patients
Bengaluru, May 25 (IANS) Pharmaceutical major Glenmark on Wednesday launched an inhaler for asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) patients that displays the medicine dose remaining in it.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:20:03 PM

Cabinet nod for draft bills to increase ST beneficiaries
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The union cabinet on Wednesday gave its ex post facto approval for the introduction of two constitutional amendment bills in parliament to grant Scheduled Tribes (ST) status to certain communities in some Indian states.

Wednesday, May 25, 2016 5:08:03 PM

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