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Man dies after falling down lift shaft in Delhi
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was killed on Wednesday when he fell 13 floors down a lift shaft of a commercial building in central Delhi's Rajendra Place area, police said.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:28:03 PM

Minister seeks submarine data leak report, navy says no need for alarm (Roundup)
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The leak of data related to India's Scorpene submarines created a stir on Wednesday, with Defence Minister Manohar Parrikar seeking a report from the Indian Navy on the documents.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:26:03 PM

Fire in Delhi's Hauz Khas area, one dead
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) A man died and a French woman was injured in a fire that broke out in a house in south Delhi's Hauz Khas area on Wednesday, police said.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:20:04 PM

Bad loans of state-run banks double in 15 months
Mumbai, Aug 24 (IANS) The gross non-performing assets (NPAs), or bad loans, of India's state-run banks, measured as a percentage of their advances, have ballooned from 5.4 per cent as on March 2015 to 11.3 per cent 15 months later, as per latest data available with the central bank.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:04:05 PM

Naqvi launches websites for Ministry of Minority Affairs
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Minister of State for Minority Affairs Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Wednesday launched a new Hindi website and released an updated version of the English website of his ministry.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:02:14 PM

Doctors say bill is 'black day' for surrogacy, will spawn corruption
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Leading gynaecologists have termed the government nod to the Surrogacy Regulation Bill, that bans commercial surrogacy, as a black day, and say it will lead to malpractices like surreptitious and illegal surrogacy, that is rampant in kidney transplantation.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:02:13 PM

Cabinet raises compensation for terror, blast victims
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The cabinet on Wednesday approved a scheme to enhance the grant of compensation to the civilian victims of terror attacks, communal violence, left wing extremism (LWE), cross-border firing and mine, IED blasts from Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh, officials said.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 8:00:04 PM

Congress attacks government for Scorpene data leak, demands security audit
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Congress on Wednesday accused the government of "cover-up" over the alleged data leak of the Scorpene submarine, which it said had "gravely compromised" India's national security.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 7:46:04 PM

Cabinet nod to protocol with Cyprus for avoiding double-taxation
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) The Union Cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for signing an agreement and protocol between India and Cyprus for avoidance of double-taxation and prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 7:44:04 PM

Salient points of Surrogacy Bill
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Salient features of the Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016, cleared by the Union cabinet on Wednesday:

Wednesday, August 24, 2016 7:40:05 PM

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