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Two NDRF teams rushed to landslides-hit Darjeeling
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Two teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) have been rushed to Darjeeling to help in relief and rescue operations in the wake of landslides, a home ministry official said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 5:06:11 PM

Two die after public feast in Madhya Pradesh
Bhopal, July 1 (IANS) Two people died and 70 were taken ill after they had food at a bhandara (public feast on religious occasion) organised by a temple in Madhya Pradesh's Panna district.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 4:40:04 PM

Lalit Modi now drags Varun Gandhi into row
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Former IPL chief Lalit Modi has claimed that Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi met him in London "a few years ago" and offered to "settle everything" with Congress president Sonia Gandhi.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 4:40:03 PM

Uttar Pradesh has 8 fake universities, says UGC
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh has the largest number of "fake" universities in the country at eight, followed by six in Delhi, the University Grants Commission (UGC) said on Wednesday. It said the country has 21 such bogus universities.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 4:32:08 PM

Bengal landslides kill 28, Mamata announces compensation
Siliguri/Kolkata, July 1 (IANS) The death toll in landslides triggered by incessant rain in West Bengal's Darjeeling hills has risen to 28, an official said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 4:26:05 PM

BJP-run MCD created 23,000 ghost employees, says AAP
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) AAP leader Dilip Pandey alleged on Wednesday through a series of tweets that the BJP-run Municipal Corporations of Delhi (MCD) have "created over 23,000 ghost employees" and spent nearly Rs.100 crore on their salaries every year.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 4:14:03 PM

President offers prayers at Tirumala temple
Tirupati, July 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday offered prayers at the Tirumala temple of Lord Venkateswara.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 4:10:05 PM

CBI questioning Dayanidhi Maran
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran is being questioned by the CBI in a case registered against him for using over 300 high data capacity BSNL telecom lines at his Boat House residence in Chennai, an official said.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 3:50:03 PM

Environmenatlists oppose move to shrink eco-zone near Taj
Agra, July 1 (IANS) Local environmentalists on Wednesday again voiced their opposition to the Uttar Pradesh government's move to reduce the eco-sensitive zone limit around Sur Sarovar or Keetham Lake from ten km to just 250 metres.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 3:24:03 PM

SelfieWithDaughter: Can India save 23 million girls? (Special to IANS)
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS/IndiaSpend) India's child sex-ratio (below six years) is now the worst in 70 years, possibly the worst ever. The latest decline was from 927 (girls per 1,000 boys) in 2001 to 918 in 2011.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 3:06:17 PM

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