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Pakistan massacre an attack on progress: French envoy
Kolkata, Dec 17 (IANS) French Ambassador to India Francois Richier Wednesday strongly condemned the massacre in a Pakistan school that left nearly 141 people dead, most of them children, and said it was an attack on progress.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:08:05 PM

Gold import dipped to 661.71 tonnes in 2013-14
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Gold imports stood at 661.71 tonnes during 2013-14 compared to 1,013.72 tonnes in the previous fiscal, Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha Wednesday.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:06:12 PM

People's Forum lauds Modi stand on Pakistan school attack
Mumbai, Dec 17 (IANS) The Pakistan-India Peoples' Forum for Peace and Democracy (PIPFPD) Wednesday welcomed Prime Minister Narendra Modi's gesture of standing by Pakistan in the wake of a terror attack on school that left nearly 150 people dead.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:06:11 PM

Sunny Wednesday, similar Thursday likely
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) It was a pleasant Wednesday with the maximum temperature being recorded three notches below the season's average at 19.6 degrees Celsius. The met department has forecast similar Thursday.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:04:05 PM

Society's weaker sections to benefit from technology
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Science and Technology Minister Harsh Vardhan Wednesday said his department's socio-economic development programmes seek to provide technology to the needy.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:02:08 PM

GDA launches van service to help poor apply for houses
Ghaziabad, Dec 17 (IANS) To alleviate the problems of the weaker sections of society, the authorities Wednesday launched a mobile van service here to help them apply for houses being launched by the Ghaziabad Development Authority (GDA).

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 8:02:07 PM

HC to hear Somnath Bharti's plea against NHRC Dec 22
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday posted for Dec 22 former Delhi law minister Somnath Bharti's plea against the NHRC order to pay Rs.25,000 each to 12 African women "victims of racial prejudice and unlawful acts", whose homes the AAP leader had allegedly barged into during a controversial midnight campaign.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 7:58:07 PM

SpiceJet's passengers approach police after service halt
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) At least ten SpiceJet passengers Wednesday approached police complaining against the company for halting services without informing them at the Indira Gandhi International airport here.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 7:58:06 PM

Amritsar coldest in plains at one degree Celsius
Chandigarh, Dec 17 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar was the coldest place in the plains of Punjab and Haryana Wednesday with the minimum temperature just a degree above the freezing point. Cold wave conditions are likely to intensify in the coming days.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 7:48:04 PM

'Private players' role important in South Asia's urban system'
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Union Urban Development Minister M. Venkaiah Naidu Wednesday said the role of private players was crucial in the growth of South Asia's urban systems.

Wednesday, December 17, 2014 7:38:04 PM

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