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Last updated: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:54:03 AM

A few Indians have left to join ISIS, says government
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) There are intelligence inputs that a few Indian youth have left the country to join the ISIS (Islamic State) and the intelligence agencies were closely monitoring their movement and activities, parliament was told Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:58:04 PM

SC frowns at states' lack of sensitivity on tracing missing kids
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday expressed concern over missing children as it rapped the state governments for the lack of sensitive approach in tracing them.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:38:03 PM

SC sets up panel to verify figures on child sex ratio
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Expressing its misgivings about the authenticity of the figures of the child sex ratio given to it by various state governments, the Supreme Court Tuesday set up a committee to verify the record on the basis of which these figures were arrived at.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:30:04 PM

Rajnath lauds high voter turnout in Kashmir, Jharkhand
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Home Minister Rajnath Singh Tuesday said the huge voter turnout in the Jammu and Kashmir and Jharkhand assembly elections was a "positive sign" and people had defied the threat of militants and Maoists.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:22:15 PM

Congress writes to president over Chhattisgarh surgeries
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Accusing the Chhattisgarh government of trying to "cover up" the botched sterilisation that led to the death of at least 13 women, the Congress has written to President Pranab Mukherjee, saying it favoured a CBI inquiry in the matter.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 10:22:14 PM

Rajya Sabha passes bill simplifying law for small establishments
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Rajya Sabha Tuesday passed a bill which simplifies labour law procedures for establishments employing up to 40 workers.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 9:42:12 PM

Need to promote walking, cycling in cities: Naidu
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) Urban Development Minister M.Venkaiah Naidu Tuesday said cycling and walking must be encouraged in urban areas to enable quick mobility.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 9:38:03 PM

Science should benefit common man: President
Bengaluru, Nov 25 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday called upon scientists to use the Commonwealth Science Conference as a platform to generate fresh ideas that would benefit the common man.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 9:32:10 PM

Impasse continues over Amit Shah's Kolkata rally
Kolkata, Nov 25 (IANS) The impasse over the proposed Nov 30 rally of BJP president Amit Shah in the city continued here Tuesday with the Calcutta High Court directing the party to get clearance from the fire department and the municipal corporation.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 9:30:05 PM

NHRC notice to Punjab over five infants' death
New Delhi, Nov 25 (IANS) The NHRC has issued notice to Punjab over the deaths of five babies in a Ludhiana hospital due to alleged lack of medical facilities, a statement said Tuesday.

Tuesday, November 25, 2014 9:22:16 PM

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