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Spare Delhi of sporting event misery: Aiyar
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The national capital can't afford to host any more mega sporting events, as already preparations for the October Commonwealth Games have caused enough damage to the city, Rajya Sabha MP Mani Shankar Aiyar said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 9:14:00 PM

'March to parliament to divert attention from farmers' issues'
Lucknow, Aug 25 (IANS) The Congress party Wednesday termed the proposed call given by the Rashtriya Lok Dal (RLD) to lay siege to the national parliament as an attempt to divert the attention of the masses from the real issues of the farmers.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 9:13:55 PM

Goa police contradict home minister's comments on Israeli drug dealer
Panaji, Aug 25 (IANS) Israeli drug dealer Yaniv Benaim alias Atala's disappearance after jumping bail cannot be blamed on the police, Goa Home Minister Ravi Naik, whose son is alleged to be linked to the drug trade, said Wednesday. A police spokesperson, however, questioned Naik's statement, saying that 'not just an enquiry, but a full fledged probe has been initiated into Atala's disappearance'.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 8:41:13 PM

Kashmir minister asked to resign after pilgrimage
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Public Works Department Minister G.M. Saroori will be asked to resign after he returns from his pilgrimage to Mecca (Umra) after his daughter was accused of engaging an impersonator in a medical entrance exam, party sources said here.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 8:30:17 PM

BJP demands Patnaik's resignation over Vedanta issue
Rourkela (Orissa), Aug 25 (IANS) Orissa Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik should resign in the wake of the union environment ministry's rejection of Vedanta's bauxite mining project, Bharatiya Janata Party state president Jual Oram said Wednesday.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 8:12:13 PM

Near unanimous Lok Sabha nod to n-liability bill
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The civil nuclear liability bill got a near unanimous go-ahead from the Lok Sabha Wednesday after months of hectic negotiations followed by a compromise between the government and the opposition over the legislation, which is critical for India's atomic industry.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 7:51:23 PM

Parliament approves bill on Jharkhand panchayat polls
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Parliament Wednesday approved a bill on holding panchayat elections in Jharkhand, which is currently under president's rule, with the Rajya Sabha adopting the measure.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 7:29:22 PM

Protect Sikhs in Kashmir: BJP asks Omar Abdullah
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Wednesday staged a protest at the Jammu and Kashmir House here against the 'atrocities' on Sikhs in the border state and demanded protection for them.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 7:14:25 PM

Brahma is new election commissioner
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) H.S. Brahma Wednesday took over as election commissioner in the country's top poll panel, a statement said.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 7:13:14 PM

Land acquisition amendment bill in next session, assures PM
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Wednesday assured a delegation of party leaders from Uttar Pradesh, including Rahul Gandhi, that the government will strive to bring the Land Acquisition (Amendment) Bill and the Rehabilitation and Resettlement Bill in the next session of parliament.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010 7:12:59 PM

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