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Last updated: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 5:58:03 PM

Japan keen to develop Andhra's capital city
Hyderabad, Oct 22 (IANS) Japan is keen to develop various projects in Andhra Pradesh, including state capital in Vijayawada-Guntur region as a smart city and three power plants of 10,000 Megawatts.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:46:11 PM

India still on guard against polio
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Despite being declared polio-free by the World Health Organization (WHO), India has not let its guard down and is screening passengers from neighbouring countries where the disease is still endemic, officials said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:46:10 PM

CPI-M calls for radical electoral reforms
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The CPI-M Wednesday called for radical electoral reforms, saying the BJP was winning legislative majorities with just a third or less percentage of popular support.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:46:09 PM

Modi regime continues UPA's 'disingenuity' on offshore black money (News Analysis)
New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) Over three years ago, the Supreme Court had described as "disingenuous" the then UPA government's argument, now being parroted by the Narendra Modi government, that the "confidentiality" clause in the Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) between India and Germany came in the way of disclosing names of those who had parked their black money in Liechtenstein's LGT Bank.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:44:03 PM

Sardar Patel's birth anniversary to be 'Rashtriya Ekta Divas'
Mumbai, Oct 22 (IANS) The central government will commemorate Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel's birth anniversary Oct 31 as "National Integration Day", Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar announced here Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:42:09 PM

Smart City Kochi gets environmental clearance
Kochi, Oct 22 (IANS) Smart City Kochi, Kerala government's prestigious IT project, has received complete environmental clearance, a top official of the project said Wednesday.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:36:08 PM

Premium price on non-shallow gas in New Year: Government
New Delhi Oct 22 (IANS) Oil exploration companies engaged in deep-water and ultra-deep water discoveries, like Reliance Industries, will have to wait till the New Year for the government to spell out the new formula for their gas prices.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:34:03 PM

Hindu Sindhis from Pakistan to get elusive Indian citizenship
Lucknow, Oct 22 (IANS) They are Hindu Sindhis who migrated from Pakistan long after partition. Some of them have been around for more than half a century but Indian citizenship has been a distant dream. Now, it is within grasp as the union home ministry has begun tabulating data on them as a precursor to granting them citizenship.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:24:08 PM

Gogoi urges Paresh Baruah to join politics
Guwahati, Oct 22 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi Wednesday asked the commander-in-chief of the anti-talk faction of the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA), Paresh Baruah, to join mainstream politics.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 4:18:03 PM

Activists to move court against Kali puja goat slaughter
Kolkata, Oct 22 (IANS) Animal welfare activists in West Bengal's North Dinajpur district are planning to move the court against the large-scale animal sacrifice practised during Kali puja in the area.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014 3:46:19 PM

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