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Last updated: Sunday, October 04, 2015 10:48:03 PM

Two Pakistani militants killed in Kashmir gunfight
Srinagar, Oct 4 (IANS) Two JeM militants, hailing from Pakistani Kashmir, were killed in a gunfight with security forces in Jammu and Kashmir's Pulwama district on Sunday, police said.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 6:06:14 PM

Plantation workers' talks on wages again on Monday
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 4 (IANS) Representatives of plantation labourers will take part in talks with the Kerala government for the third round on Monday to resolve the demand to increase workers' daily wages from Rs.231 to Rs.500.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 5:52:13 PM

Stop hijacking central schemes, BJP to Odisha government
Bhubaneswar, Oct 4 (IANS) The BJP on Sunday hit out at the Odisha government for trying to hijack the National Food Security Act (NFSA), a central scheme aimed at providing subsidised food grains to people.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 5:52:12 PM

Somnath Bharti sent to judicial custody till Monday
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A court on Sunday sent Delhi's former law minister Somnath Bharti to a day's judicial custody in a domestic violence case filed by his wife Lipika Mitra.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 5:34:02 PM

Samajwadi Party's Bihar chief, RJD MLA to be arrested: Police
Patna, Oct 4 (IANS) Police on Sunday said they were on the lookout for Samajwadi Party's Bihar president Ramchandra Singh Yadav, accused of taking Rs.10 lakh bribe for a ticket to contest the upcoming assembly polls, and he will be arrested soon.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 5:32:11 PM

High-level meet on port development on Monday
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) A high level committee will meet here on Monday to oversee "Sagarmala", a central government initiative to promote port-led development across the country, an official statement said.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 4:56:09 PM

Maintain healthy heart at home, book tells you how
Kolkata, Oct 4 (IANS) Aimed at creating awareness about heart diseases which account for more than 30 percent of deaths in the country, the Cardiological Society of India (CSI) on Sunday launched a book on developing a healthy heart lifestyle at home.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 4:54:03 PM

Financial crimes: enforcement officers stagger under investigation load
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) The Enforcement Directorate (ED), the country's premier agency probing financial crimes, is grappling with a staggering manpower cruch: 1,382 of its sanctioned 2,064 posts are lying vacant. This means that 682 of its officers deal with at least nine cases each - with 6,102 cases pending investigation, enquiries reveal.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 4:30:03 PM

India, Africa to forge common cause against Western trade bullying
New Delhi, Oct 4 (IANS) India and the 54 countries of Africa are expected to join forces at a mega summit later this month to form a united front to counter perceived Western bullying, notably by the US, over global trade negotiations ahead of an upcoming WTO ministerial meet to be held in Nairobi in December.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 4:22:04 PM

Councillor's driver's killing sparks gang war
Gurgaon, Oct 4 (IANS) The driver of a Gurgaon councillor was shot dead here, triggering a retaliatory attack on Sunday that left a 35-year-old man injured in what police said was gang war.

Sunday, October 04, 2015 4:16:06 PM

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