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Last updated: Monday, February 08, 2016 3:00:04 PM

Rescind land use notification for GAIL pipeline: Jayalalithaa
Chennai, Feb 8 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister on Monday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to rescind the central government's notification relating to right of use of land issued enabling GAIL (India) to lay its gas pipeline through farmlands in seven districts of the state.

Monday, February 08, 2016 1:16:05 PM

Three coaches of Awadh-Assam Express jump rail in Bihar
Patna, Feb 8 (IANS) At least three coaches of the Awadh-Assam Express train were derailed in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district on Monday, disrupting rail traffic on the busy Hajipur-Muzaffarpur rail route, officials said.

Monday, February 08, 2016 1:16:04 PM

Unusually long dry spell causes concern in J&K
Jammu/Srinagar 8 (IANS) Jammu and Srinagar cities on Monday were bathed in bright sunshine as minimum temperatures rose a few notches in both regions.

Monday, February 08, 2016 1:12:05 PM

Headley reveals Pakistan hand in 26/11
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley revealed a goldmine of information for Indian authorities on various aspects leading to the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks, while deposing via videoconference from a US jail before Special TADA Court Judge G.A. Sanap here on Monday.

Monday, February 08, 2016 1:12:04 PM

Owaisi surrenders, gets bail in assault case
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (IANS) A city court on Monday granted bail to MIM president Asaduddin Owaisi after he surrendered before police in a case relating to an attack on Congress leaders.

Monday, February 08, 2016 1:00:04 PM

Of indulging in whisky and cigars
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) George Bernard Shaw once rightly said "Whisky is like liquid sunshine" and these hallowed words were given a new meaning at Dramz Whisky Bar and Lounge which hosted an 'Indulge' whisky and cigar festival here.

Monday, February 08, 2016 12:52:03 PM

'Middle East situation like pre-Independence India' (IANS interview)
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The current turmoil in the Middle East is due as much to sectarianism as the legacies of colonial rule, and the situation is quite like the Indian subcontinent in the decade prior to Independence, says regional expert Vali Nasr.

Monday, February 08, 2016 12:46:03 PM

Six killed in Hyderabad factory blast
Hyderabad, Feb 8 (IANS) Six employees were burnt to death when a reactor exploded in manufacturing unit of a pharamceutical firm in Maheswaram on the outskirts of Hyderabad on Monday, police said.

Monday, February 08, 2016 12:02:27 PM

Delhi sanitation workers end strike
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) The employees of three civic bodies here on Monday agreed to call of their strike and will resume work after the intervention of the Delhi High Court.

Monday, February 08, 2016 11:50:03 AM

Snow, rain in Uttarakhand bring back winter chill in UP
Lucknow, Feb 8 (IANS) The winter chill returned to most parts of Uttar Pradesh, including Lucknow, on Monday following heavy snowfall and rains in neighbouring Uttarakhand.

Monday, February 08, 2016 11:30:04 AM

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