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Kolkata hit-and-run case: Sambia was driving the car, says friend
Kolkata, Jan 18 (IANS) Sambia Sohrab was driving the car which mowed down an air force officer supervising the Republic Day parade rehearsal last week, his friend and co-accused Shanu alias Shahnawaz claimed on Monday after he was brought to the city following his arrest in Delhi.

Monday, January 18, 2016 11:32:03 PM

Congress asks if ban lifted on 'khesari' dal
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Congress on Monday asked the government if it had decided to lift 55-year old ban on use of "khesari dal", saying it had been established that consumption of the pulse leads to "latyrism" or paralysis of lower limbs.

Monday, January 18, 2016 11:28:03 PM

SC seeks police's response on threat to lawyer in Sabarimala temple case
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Delhi Police commissioner to apprise it of steps taken by police on the complaint filed by Indian Young Lawyers Association (IYLA) about the threats being given to its president for raising the issue of Kerala's Sabarimala temple not allowing the entry of women aged between 10 and 50.

Monday, January 18, 2016 11:16:03 PM

12 junior officers removed from PMO, 16 new to join
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) The government on Monday ordered shifting of 12 assistant section officers from Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to various ministries.

Monday, January 18, 2016 11:10:03 PM

Congress-sponsored Tripura strike evokes mixed response
Agartala, Jan 18 (IANS) The 12-hour shutdown in three districts in northern Tripura that was called by the opposition Congress on Monday evoked mixed response, police said.

Monday, January 18, 2016 11:06:03 PM

New award to recognise states' contribution to films
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Aiming to promote the film industry, the government has decided to institute a new award category under the national film awards especially to recognise the states' contribution to films.

Monday, January 18, 2016 11:00:03 PM

Sunny Leone not to endorse tobacco product in future
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) Actress Sunny Leone has promised she won't be advertising any product related to tobacco in the future, following the Delhi government's appeal to a couple of actors urging them not to endorse pan masala and tobacco products.

Monday, January 18, 2016 10:52:03 PM

BJP names candidates for UP assembly bypolls
Lucknow, Jan 18 (IANS) The BJP on Monday announced the names of its candidates for bypolls to three Uttar Pradesh assembly constituencies to be held later this month.

Monday, January 18, 2016 10:42:03 PM

For Left Front, it's a case of sour grapes: Mamata
Kenduli (west Bengal), Jan 18 (IANS) Days after her predecessor Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee accused the Trinamool Congress regime of failing to tap investment and create jobs, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said her government had enough land to set up industries and so there was no need to acquire land "forcibly".

Monday, January 18, 2016 10:30:03 PM

Woman dies of monkey fever in Goa
Panaji, Jan 18 (IANS) The Kyasanur Forest Disease (KFD), a rare viral strain popularly known as 'monkey fever', has claimed the life of a 60-year-old woman from Mauxi village in Goa, officials said on Monday.

Monday, January 18, 2016 10:02:11 PM

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