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Modi, Abe pledge to realise full potential of India-Japan ties
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Japanese counterpart Shinzo Abe Monday pledged to realise the full potential of the India-Japan strategic and global partnership for continuing progress and prosperity for their people, according to the Tokyo declaration issued after their meeting.

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:46:17 PM

Himachal court bans animal sacrifice in temples
Shimla, Sep 1 (IANS) In a landmark judgment, the Himachal Pradesh High Court Monday banned the sacrifice of animals in temples in the state, saying they cannot be permitted to be killed in a barbaric manner to appease the gods.

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:34:08 PM

Tejinder Singh taken into custody in Tatra case
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Lt. Gen. (retd) Tejinder Singh was Monday taken into custody after a court here rejected his bail plea over allegations that he offered bribe to then army chief Gen. V.K. Singh for clearing "sub-standard" Tatra trucks for the army.

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:30:04 PM

Network for organ, tissue transplants to be expanded
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The government will expand the network for procuring and distributing organs and tissues for transplant being carried out at the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organisation (NOTTO), Health Minister Harsh Vardhan said Monday.

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:26:21 PM

Bihar to set up music varsity after Bismillah Khan
Patna, Sep 1 (IANS) The Bihar government plans to set up its first music university, named after shehnai maestro Bismillah Khan, in Muzaffarpur district, Minister of Art and Culture Binay Bihari said Monday.

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:12:14 PM

Opposition seeks Punjab assembly session on sand mafia
Chandigarh, Sep 1 (IANS) The opposition Congress Monday sought a one-day session of the Punjab assembly over the sky-rocketing sand prices in the state due to the stranglehold of the sand mafia.

Monday, September 01, 2014 6:08:04 PM

Ban MTV Splitsvilla: Goa Hindu group
Panaji, Sep 1 (IANS) A Goa-based Hindu group has now demanded a ban on the popular reality show MTV Splitsvilla, accusing the showmakers of eroding culture and promotiing "short skirts, strapy dress and bikinis".

Monday, September 01, 2014 5:02:13 PM

Will auction coal blocks if cancelled, centre to SC
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) The central government Monday told the Supreme Court that it stood by the court'ss verdict holding allocation of coal blocks since 1993 as illegal, and said it was ready to auction the coal blocks if they are cancelled.

Monday, September 01, 2014 4:44:04 PM

SBI, Japanese bank ink deal for UP power plant
Mumbai, Sep 1 (IANS) State Bank of India (SBI) and Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) Monday signed a loan agreement to set up an export credit line for a power plant in Uttar Pradesh, a statement said here.

Monday, September 01, 2014 4:34:02 PM

President in J&K on 2-day visit
Jammu, Sep 1 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday arrived here on a two-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir.

Monday, September 01, 2014 4:26:07 PM

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