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Last updated: Thursday, January 29, 2015 5:42:12 PM

Season's first snowfall in Kashmir's plains
Srinagar, J Jan 29 (IANS) The season's first snowfall in Kashmir's plains Thursday brought cheer to the faces of locals as the 40-day long harsh winter period neared its end.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:28:03 AM

Rajasthan labourer donates land for charity
Jaipur, Jan 29 (IANS) A labourer in Rajasthan's Jodhpur city has proved that you need not be very rich if you want to do charity. All you need is a big heart.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:26:18 AM

Solar plants to power Uttar Pradesh schools
Lucknow, Jan 29 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to install 1KV solar plants in all schools, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:24:04 AM

Tributes paid to army officer killed in Kashmir gunfight
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Floral tributes were paid here Thursday to Colonel M.N. Rai who was killed in a gunbattle with guerrillas in south Kashmir's Pulwama district Tuesday.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:22:16 AM

'India's decision to recriminalise homosexuality a backward move'
Jaipur, Jan 29 (IANS) Of the six novels Welsh author Sarah Waters has written, five have lesbian couples as protagonists and for someone who has championed gay rights through her writings, she was extremely disappointed, like several others, with the Supreme Court's 2013 order recriminalising homosexuality.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:06:19 AM

Jaishankar takes charge as foreign secretary
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) S. Jaishankar took charge as foreign secretary Thursday, a day after the government in a sudden decision curtailed the tenure of incumbent Sujatha Singh seven months before her term was to end.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 11:00:04 AM

Four injured in Delhi building collapse
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) Four labourers were injured when an under construction building collapsed in south Delhi, police said Thursday.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 10:42:16 AM

S. Jaishankar takes charge as foreign secretary
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) S. Jaishankar Thursday took charge as the new foreign secretary, replacing incumbent Sujatha Singh.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 10:24:03 AM

'Hawaizaada' declared tax free in UP
Mumbai, Jan 29 (IANS) Filmmaker Vibhu Puri's directorial debut film "Hawaizaada", which will hit the screens Friday, has been declared tax free in Uttar Pradesh.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 10:18:03 AM

Cold Thursday morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Jan 29 (IANS) It was a cold Thursday morning here with the minimum temperature recorded at 4.8 degrees Celsius - four notches below the season's average.

Thursday, January 29, 2015 10:16:16 AM

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