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Parliamentary panel on home chief wants NIA probe into ammo depot fire
Kolkata, May 31 (IANS) Parliamentary Standing Committee on Home Affairs chairman Pradip Bhattacharya on Tuesday demanded a National Investigation Agency probe to find out whether there was any "sabotage angle" in the massive fire at India's largest ammunition depot in Maharashtra's Pulgaon town that left 16 people dead.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:46:06 PM

SGPC not to send Jatha to Pakistan
Amritsar, May 31 (IANS) With Pakistan not issuing visas on time, the SGPC has decided not to send its 'jatha' (delegation) to the neighbouring country for the martyrdom day anniversary of Sikh Guru Arjan Dev, SGPC officials said said here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:46:05 PM

Sushma meets African students, assures security (Roundup)
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Describing a series of incidents involving members of the African community as unfortunate and painful, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Tuesday assured a delegation of African students of full security and support in India.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:46:04 PM

Five Bihar nominees set for unopposed election to Rajya Sabha
Patna, May 31 (IANS) Former JD-U President Sharad Yadav, noted lawyer Ram Jethmalani and RJD chief Lalu Prasad's daughter Misa Bharti are among the five candidates set to make it unopposed to the Rajya Sabha from Bihar.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:36:04 PM

Sonia backs Vadra, says Modi not 'Shehenshah' (Roundup)
Rae Bareli/New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Congress President Sonia Gandhi on Tuesday strongly backed her son-in-law Robert Vadra against allegations that he owns a house in London, funded by an arms dealer, and dared the government to probe the matter "unbiasedly".

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:22:04 PM

NHRC asks UP to pay Rs 5 lakh to dead boy's family
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) National Human Rights Commission has directed the Uttar Pradesh government to pay Rs 5 lakh to the parents of a 15-year-old boy, who died during a mysterious blast while working at a police officer's house, an official statement said.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:16:04 PM

Half a dozen men booked for vandalising statue in Gurgaon
Gurgaon, May 31 (IANS) POlice in Gurgaon has registered a case against more than half a dozen persons for vandalising Bahujan Samaj Party founder Kanshi Ram's statue here, a senior police officer said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 9:12:03 PM

Will boycott Parrikar, BJP government functions: Goa RSS chief
Panaji, May 31 (IANS) Goa state RSS chief Subhash Velingkar on Tuesday said the Sangh will boycott all state government functions attended by Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar and BJP politicians in power to protest the government's alleged pro-English policy.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 8:58:03 PM

'No incentives to manufacture healthcare products in India'
Bengaluru, May 31 (IANS) There is no incentive for the healthcare industry to manufacture in India but actually disincentives, said a top executive of a leading company that also manufactures healthcare products.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 8:52:05 PM

Retirement age of doctors raised to 65 years in Haryana
Chandigarh, May 31 (IANS) The retirement age of doctors in government hospitals in Haryana has been raised to 65, the government said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 31, 2016 8:52:04 PM

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