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Parliament logjam continues, all-party meeting on Monday (Roundup)
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) With even the second week of the ongoing monsoon session of parliament almost washed away, the Narendra Modi government has called an all-party meeting on Monday to end the logjam over the Lalit Modi and Vyapam issues.

Friday, July 31, 2015 8:08:02 PM

India to have online registry of hepatitis patients
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) An online registry will be launched soon to register the rising number of hepatitis patients in India, a leading gastroenterologist said here on Friday.

Friday, July 31, 2015 8:04:04 PM

Four Indians abducted in Libya, two are released (Roundup)
New Delhi/Hyderabad, July 31 (IANS) Four Indian nationals were abducted in Sirte in Libya where the Islamic State group holds sway. Two men were released on Friday, the government said.

Friday, July 31, 2015 8:02:04 PM

Current stalemate due to arrogance of government: Congress
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Congress on Friday said the current stalemate in parliament was due to the "obduracy and arrogance" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his government.

Friday, July 31, 2015 7:54:04 PM

Jaitley hits back at Rahul Gandhi on FTII issue
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday hit back at Congress vice president Rahul for his comments at FTII, Pune, by dubbing them "height of mediocrity".

Friday, July 31, 2015 7:54:03 PM

Sushma voices concern about nurses returning to Yemen
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday voiced concern about Indian nurses returning to Yemen despite escalation of fighting there.

Friday, July 31, 2015 7:52:18 PM

Rahul supports FTII students, faces ire from BJP (Roundup)
Pune, July 31 (IANS) Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi on Friday urged the Narendra Modi government "not to impose its will" on students of FTII here while attacking the RSS for promoting "mediocrity". The BJP hit back with its activists protesting his presence, and party leaders questioning his own credentials for being his party's second in command.

Friday, July 31, 2015 7:44:02 PM

Another Kerala HC rap for advocate general's office
Kochi, July 31 (IANS) Kerala advocate general K.P. Dhandapani's office received a rap on the knuckles from the state high court on Friday for the second time in 10 days.

Friday, July 31, 2015 7:40:03 PM

West Bengal flood toll 39
Kolkata, July 31 (IANS) The death count in West Bengal floods has gone up to 39, with many areas in six districts inundated, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Friday, even as the met department predicted heavy to very heavy rainfalls in parts of the state over the next 48 hours.

Friday, July 31, 2015 7:38:03 PM

'Landslides, road upgradation behind telecom problems in northeast'
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Stating that a Rs.5,336-crore project was underway in the northeast to upgrade the telecom infrastructure, Communications Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday said landslides and road widening work were affecting services in the region.

Friday, July 31, 2015 7:36:19 PM

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