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Several accomplishments during Somanth's tenure as speaker: PM
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday complimented former Lok Sabha speaker Somnath Chatterjee for several accomplishments, including the Lok Sabha TV channel, during his tenure.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 8:14:52 PM

Curfew, clashes and shutdown hit Kashmir Valley again
Srinagar, Aug 21 (IANS) At least 40 people were arrested and dozens injured as protestors clashed with police near this capital city Saturday, a day after security forces shot dead a man in Bijbehara. Separatists groups called for a shutdown across the Kashmir Valley Saturday.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 7:07:08 PM

Goa drug mafia linked to terror outfits: NCP
Panaji, Aug 21 (IANS) Goa's drug trade, in which police and politicians are allegedly involved, could be linked to terror outfits, a senior Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) spokesperson said Saturday.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 6:48:15 PM

Safety of Sikhs in Kashmir should be ensured: BJP
Chandigarh, Aug 21 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Saturday asked the central government to immediately issue directions to the Jammu and Kashmir government to ensure the safety of Sikhs in the Valley, who had got anonymous threats to embrace Islam or face dire consequences.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 6:16:16 PM

Pranab helps break deadlock over MPs' salary hike
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The deadlock over MPs' salary hike ended Saturday after the government's trouble-shooter Pranab Mukherjee met agitating parliamentarians who are unhappy with the three-fold increase and are demanding a 500 percent raise. The government is likely to consider marginally increasing the hike, official sources said.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 5:56:43 PM

MPs' emoluments-hike likely to be more than decided by cabinet
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government is likely to consider increasing the emoluments of MPs marginally more than what was cleared by the cabinet Friday following a meeting of Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee here Saturday with parties seeking a greater hike, official sources said.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 5:34:11 PM

Rajya Sabha passes bill to rebuild Nalanda University
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Saturday passed a bill to re-establish the historic Nalanda University in Bihar as an international institute of learning.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 4:53:38 PM

Bill to amend Representation of People Act dropped
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The government Saturday withdrew the Representation of People (Amendment) Bill, 2006.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 4:31:17 PM

Nuclear liability bill in parliament next week
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha will take up the nuclear liability bill for discussion next week, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Prithviraj Chavan Saturday informed the upper house.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 4:28:46 PM

Women's bill to be tabled soon: Moily
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) Asking MPs to shed their 'male chauvinist approach', Law Minister M. Veerappa Moily Saturday said the controversial women's reservation bill would be tabled in the Lok Sabha 'soon', with some changes.

Saturday, August 21, 2010 4:01:33 PM

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