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Goa issues notice to organisers of alternative film fest
Panaji, Nov 23 (IANS) The North Goa district administration on Monday issued notice to FTII alumni and a Catholic Church-run institute, both co-hosts of an alternative film festival, seeking clarifications about the two-day event which starts on Tuesday.

Monday, November 23, 2015 9:40:03 PM

Heavy rain batters Chennai, other places
Chennai, Nov 23 (IANS) Torrential rain battered several areas in Tamil Nadu on Monday which were just recovering from an early bout of rain.

Monday, November 23, 2015 9:32:03 PM

Kejriwal flays Lalu's dynasty politics, says Modi regime 'terrible' (Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal declared on Monday that he had no love for RJD leader Lalu Prasad's "dynasty politics" even as his AAP called the Modi government as "terrible" as the erstwhile Congress-led UPA regime.

Monday, November 23, 2015 9:28:03 PM

SC to hear plea for safeguarding rights of Muslim women
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Monday directed the listing of a PIL filed on the direction of one of its benches to address the issue of the rights of Muslim women, including discrimination being faced by them in the matter of arbitrary divorces, after three weeks.

Monday, November 23, 2015 9:18:03 PM

Megacities vulnerable to terror: US envoy
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) Even as megacities are created by confluence of government, industry and finance, the concentration of critical infrastructure and mass transit systems also make them vulnerable to terror, US ambassador to India Richard Verma said here on Monday.

Monday, November 23, 2015 9:02:03 PM

Bengal police add rape charge after protests over girl's killing
Kolkata, Nov 23 (IANS) Three days after a 16-year-old girl was allegedly gang-raped and killed in West Bengal's South 24-Parganas district, police on Monday formally pressed charges of rape.

Monday, November 23, 2015 8:52:03 PM

We will fix Robert Vadra: Haryana minister
Chandigarh, Nov 23 (IANS) Just a day after Congress president Sonia Gandhi's controversial son-in-law Robert Vadra stated that a "political witch-hunt" had been launched against him, a BJP minister in the Haryana government said on Monday the government will "fix" him.

Monday, November 23, 2015 8:48:03 PM

Peter Mukerjea 'deliberately concealing facts': CBI
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) A special court here on Monday extended till Thursday the CBI custody of Peter Mukerjea, former media tycoon and one of the four prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case.

Monday, November 23, 2015 8:44:03 PM

Modi government as 'terrible' as UPA, says AAP
New Delhi, Nov 23 (IANS) The Narendra Modi government has proved "just as terrible" as the UPA regime it replaced, Delhi's ruling Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) said on Monday.

Monday, November 23, 2015 8:24:03 PM

Odisha seeks Rs.1,687 crore interim drought assistance
Bhubaneswar, Nov 23 (IANS) The Odisha government on Monday submitted a memorandum to the central government seeking interim assistance of Rs.1,687 crore to meet the drought situation in the state.

Monday, November 23, 2015 8:22:05 PM

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