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Chidambaram, Sibal, Jairam Congress nominees for Rajya Sabha
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday named former union ministers P. Chidambaram, Kapil Sibal, Jairam Ramesh, Ambika Soni and Oscar Fernandes as its candidates for the biennial elections to the Rajya Sabha.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 4:16:04 PM

Kejriwal targets Modi over controlling media
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi is controlling a large chunk of media, while reacting to a tweet that said no mainstream media has covered Rana Ayyub's book "Gujarat Files: Anatomy of a Cover Up".

Saturday, May 28, 2016 3:36:05 PM

Unless India delivers, world won't be leprosy free (Special to IANS)
For three years, Uttar Pradesh farmhand Pradeep Kumar, 24, has been treated for a disease that India largely eliminated 11 years ago: Leprosy, one of humankind's oldest diseases - it is commonly mentioned in the Bible - is notorious for the visible disfigurement of victims and their subsequent ostracisation.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 3:36:04 PM

Modi government failed to create jobs: Congress
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday questioned the BJP-led NDA government for its "failure to create jobs" during its two-year rule and said that Narendra Modi-led government's record in agriculture was dismal.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 3:10:05 PM

Security forces deny Hizbul commander's surrender
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) In a U-turn, senior police and army officers denied that any Hizbul commander had surrendered before the security forces on Saturday.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 2:56:05 PM

CBSE class 10 results announced, girls again outshine boys
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) All India Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) Class 10 results of all 10 regions were announced on Saturday with girls again performing better than boys.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 2:56:04 PM

Pragmatic Chandrababu Naidu will count on Modi government (News Analysis)
Tirupati, May 28 (IANS) At the annual convention of the Telugu Desam Party (TDP) here, one couldn't miss the mood of grassroots party activists: it was anti-Centre, if not anti-BJP. Still, TDP chief and Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu is pragmatic enough to realise that negative vibes with the centre won't do.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 2:32:04 PM

73 government schools in Manipur have zero class 10 pass percentage
Imphal, May 28 (IANS) As many as 73 of the 323 government schools in Manipur have a pass percentage of zero in the High School Leaving Certificate (HSLC) or the class 10 examination whose results were announced on Tuesday.

Saturday, May 28, 2016 2:02:15 PM

UP Tourism readies a major blitzkrieg to consolidate on goodwill, further footfalls
Lucknow, May 28 (IANS) With many of its recent initiatives receiving wholesome praise from industry and tourists alike, the Uttar Pradesh government is set to roll out a major blitzkrieg and is on a look out for a brand ambassador to promote the state's offerings, which sources say, will be billed "much beyond the Taj Mahal".

Saturday, May 28, 2016 2:00:06 PM

Trump an outcome of the Bush world disorder (Comment, Special to IANS)
It would be almost spiteful to walk upto the US ambassador and say: "Congratulations, you have Donald Trump as president." Which way would he look? Secretary of State John Kerry has already said it. He is profoundly embarrassed when foreign statesmen confront him with: "What is happening in your country?"

Saturday, May 28, 2016 1:46:04 PM

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