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'Bombing near building but Indian nurses safe in Iraq'
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) There has been bombing and firing in the vicinity of the building in Iraq's Tikrit town which houses 46 Indian nurses and they had taken refuge in basement, the government said Tuesday and expressed hope that they will be evacuated safely.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:06:04 PM

Uproar in India over spying on BJP
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) There was uproar in India Tuesday over reports that the US allegedly allowed its National Security Agency (NSA) to spy on the BJP, with both ruling and opposition party leaders urging the government to take up the issue with Washington.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 8:02:04 PM

Non-physician work force can help control cardiac diseases
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) A new healthcare model that empowers the non-physician work force to diagnose individuals at a high risk of cardio-vascular diseases has considerable potential, a study has found.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:56:20 PM

'Goa's foreign chartered tourists up 13 percent'
Panaji, July 1 (IANS) Goa recorded a 13.25 percent increase in foreign tourists arriving by chartered flights during the recently concluded tourist season, a tourism ministry statement said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:50:03 PM

27 lives saved, Chennai building collapse death toll now 30
Chennai, July 1 (IANS) The death toll in the 11-storey building collapse went up to 30 Tuesday while 27 people have been rescued from under the debris, officials said.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:46:20 PM

SC declines to hear PIL on Vodafone tax issue
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Tuesday declined to entertain a PIL seeking direction to the government and the CBDT to enforce the tax demand of Rs.20,000 crore on the telecom giant Vodafone as they could not turn their back on their statutory obligations.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:44:03 PM

NCW sends notice to Tapas Paul over rape remark
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The National Commission for Women (NCW) Tuesday issued notice to Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member Tapas Paul seeking an explanation for his controversial rape remark.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:42:19 PM

Amid growing outrage, Trinamool MP says sorry for rape remark (Roundup)
Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) With the countrywide chorus rising for his arrest and expulsion from parliament, Trinamool Congress Lok Sabha member Tapas Paul Tuesday tendered an unconditional apology for his "deeply insensitive" rape comments.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:42:18 PM

Sunny day in Delhi, rain likely Wednesday
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The national capital experienced a sunny, sultry Tuesday with the maximum temperature settling at 35.2 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season's average, but the humidity registering a high of 80 percent. Showers are expected in the city Wednesday, the Met office said.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:36:17 PM

France to partner India on climate change, proposes 1 bn euro credit line
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius Tuesday called for greater cooperation between France and India to tackle climate change and offered a proposed credit line of 1 billion Euro to enable sutainable urban development.

Tuesday, July 01, 2014 7:26:18 PM

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