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Congress spokespersons to get lessons on n-deal
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) In a move to create public support for the controversial India-US civil nuclear deal, the ruling Congress will Wednesday organise a special orientation programme for its spokespersons across the country, in which senior ministers and top officials will explain the nuances of the agreement and its advantages.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 6:41:24 PM

New peak-caps, jackets for Seva Dal volunteers
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Congress Seva Dal volunteers will no more don white Gandhi caps while helping out at disaster-hit sites, but white cricket caps and jackets - thanks to an image makeover.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 6:41:00 PM

Trust vote win a 'suitcase victory': BJP
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) Launching Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) 'expose United Progressive Alliance (UPA)' campaign in Tripura Tuesday, party leader Sushma Swaraj termed the Manmohan Singh government's trust vote win as 'suitcase victory'.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 6:38:52 PM

Government for parliament session in September, BJP wants it soon
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The government has decided to convene the monsoon session of parliament, earlier expected to begin Aug 11, in the second of week of September to get itself more time to focus on restoring peace in violence-hit Jammu region, but the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday demanded it should be called at 'the earliest'.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 6:31:41 PM

Palwal to be Haryana's 21st district
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) Palwal will be the 21st district of Haryana, the state government announced Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 5:50:41 PM

Orissa doubles relief amount for policemen in anti-Maoist drive
Bhubaneswar, Aug 5 (IANS) To boost the morale of security personnel fighting Maoists, Orissa Tuesday hiked the amount of compensation to those killed or wounded in operations against the rebels, officials said.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 5:24:47 PM

CPI-M for urgent central intervention in Jammu and Kashmir
Agartala, Aug 5 (IANS) The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) Tuesday sought immediate central intervention to control violent protests in Jammu and Kashmir following a row over a controversial land transfer issue there.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 4:53:00 PM

Land row protests: Railway track damaged in Jammu
Jammu, Aug 5 (IANS) Protesters Tuesday uprooted a portion of the rail track to Jammu as the Amarnath land row agitation, that has had the state on the boil for more than a month now, gained aggression after the death of two youths Monday.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 4:35:50 PM

Communist Party of China to have MoU with Congress to repose faith
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The CPI-M and other Left parties' lack of trust in Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's government notwithstanding, the Communist Party of China has reposed faith in the ruling Congress party and is likely to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) when Sonia Gandhi travels to Beijing Thursday.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 4:32:46 PM

Massive preparations for BSP rally in Lucknow
Lucknow, Aug 5 (IANS) The capital of Uttar Pradesh is set to rival Jodhpur for the 'blue city' tag with Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) workers putting up thousands of deep-blue party flags even as the administration pressed into service 150 doctors and 500 sanitary workers for the party's Saturday rally.

Tuesday, August 05, 2008 3:58:31 PM

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