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Cloudy day ahead in Delhi
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) Delhiites woke up to a sunny Sunday morning with the minimum temperature settled at 30.3 degrees Celsius, three notches above the season's average. The Met Office has forecast a cloudy day ahead.

Sunday, June 22, 2014 10:20:04 AM

When saying 'no' empowered these women (Feature)
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) As a child-bride, activist Sampat Pal's mother-in-law sternly instructed her to have dinner only after everyone in the family had eaten. She agreed, but a part of her rebelled against this gender discrimination. And a day came when she could take it no more and ate before everyone else did. That very moment forever changed the course of life.

Sunday, June 22, 2014 10:10:04 AM

Need for institutional framework for appointing governors (Comment) (Column: Legal Ease)
The Narendra Modi government - like any other new dispensation - is offloading the bureaucrats who had served under the Congress led UPA-II and has reportedly asked some governors and other political appointees occupying constitutional positions to step down. Shunting out babudom is not a problem as their positing is at the discretion of the government but a problem has arisen as eight governors are resisting calls to voluntarily quit.

Sunday, June 22, 2014 9:42:10 AM

The magnificence of imagination: Enid Blyton and her works (Column: Bookends)
Grew up in India between the 1960s and 1980s? Chances are that you, if you were fond of reading, had your first brush with English books through a magnificently inventive author whose oeuvre stretched from a range of mysteries solved by an

Sunday, June 22, 2014 9:34:03 AM

BJP, SP workers clash in Lucknow, two policemen transferred
Lucknow, June 21 (IANS) Many people were injured Saturday evening as Samajwadi Party and BJP workers came to blows here, police said. Two police officials were later transferred for their "alleged involvement and inaction" in the scuffle.

Saturday, June 21, 2014 11:12:17 PM

Prithviraj Chavan gets reprieve - for now
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 21 (IANS) The fate of Maharashtra Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan is now likely to be decided only after June 28 when state leaders will travel to the national capital for a meeting with the Congress' central leadership, party sources said Saturday.

Saturday, June 21, 2014 10:26:15 PM

Andhra urges centre to help stranded workers in Iraq
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government Saturday urged the central government to render all assistance to workers from the state stranded in Iraq.

Saturday, June 21, 2014 10:22:15 PM

Four-year programme not against education policy: DU
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Even after a strict directive from the University Grants Commission (UGC) asking the Delhi University to roll back the four-year undergraduate programme, the varsity Saturday said the course is not against the National Education Policy (NEP).

Saturday, June 21, 2014 10:06:14 PM

Youth thrown out of running train in Bengal, killed
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) A youth died Saturday after he was allegedly thrown out of a running train near Diamond Harbour in the Sealdah division of Eastern Railway, police said.

Saturday, June 21, 2014 9:58:03 PM

Sitharaman files nomination for Rajya Sabha from Andhra
Hyderabad, June 21 (IANS) Union Commerce and Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman Saturday filed her nomination for Rajya Sabha from Andhra Pradesh.

Saturday, June 21, 2014 9:52:14 PM

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