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Last updated: Friday, May 29, 2015 7:46:18 PM

Not against students' freedom of expression: IIT Madras
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) After acting against a students' group for distributing controversial pamphlets that were likely to create an atmosphere of hate, IIT-Madras on Friday declared it was not against freedom of expression for students but expected them to adhere to certain guidelines

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:14:03 PM

Dutch PM to lead business delegation to India, offer expertise on smart cities
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte is coming to India on a three-day visit June 6-7 with a trade delegation to strengthen economiic and political ties between the two countries.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:12:14 PM

IIT-Madras took action as per their own guidelines: government
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The government on Friday said the IIT-Madras' action was as per its guidelines and procedure and the human resource development ministry had nothing to do with it.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:12:13 PM

Ram Mandir, Art 370 important to Modi government: Rajnath
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday that all issues, including that of the Ram Mandir and Article 370 of the Constitution, were important to the central government.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:06:14 PM

Voters debunk two party systems in Delhi, Greece, Spain, Scotland (Comment: Special to IANS)
The new poster boy of European politics could well be a pony tailed Pablo Iglesias, in a dark blue denim shirt, 40, leader of Spain's new communist movement, Podemos, which threatens to end the two decade old rule of the right wing Peoples Party. Playing second fiddle to PP in Spain were the socialists. As phenomena, is there a similarity between Iglesias and Arvind Kejriwal of the Aam Aadmi Party?

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:02:15 PM

Hot, humid weather in Bengal
Kolkata, May 29 (IANS) It was a hot and humid Friday in the city and across West Bengal, forcing residents to opt for cool summer drinks and indoor activities.

Friday, May 29, 2015 6:00:05 PM

Smuggling of tobacco persists despite efforts: WHO
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Friday said the smuggling of tobacco in southeast Asia was thriving despite stringent laws enacted by countries to control tobacco consumption.

Friday, May 29, 2015 5:56:14 PM

Woman poisons her two children, hangs herself
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Angered by her husband's suspected illicit relations, a 30-year-old woman poisoned her two children before hanging herself from a ceiling fan in her house here, police said on Friday.

Friday, May 29, 2015 5:50:03 PM

Mufti government stifling dissent at Delhi's behest: Yasin Malik
Srinagar, May 29 (IANS) Jammu Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) chairman Muhammad Yasin Malik on Friday said that the state government was trying to "stifle dissent at the behest of Delhi" and constricting political space for separatists, even as he launched his party's 'jail-bharo' (fill-prisons) agitation.

Friday, May 29, 2015 5:42:12 PM

Slight fall in mercury in Himachal, rains in store
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The maximum temperature in the hills in Himachal Pradesh declined marginally on Friday, giving some relief from the scorching heat wave, an weatherman said.

Friday, May 29, 2015 5:40:03 PM

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