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Last updated: Friday, January 30, 2015 11:44:04 PM

Defence secretary given additional charge of DRDO post
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Defence Secretary R.K. Mathur was Friday given the additional charge of secretary DRDO as the term of incumbent secretary Avinash Chander ends Jan 31.

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:36:19 PM

Court martial for Sindhuratna's commanding officer
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) A court martial has been ordered for the commanding officer found culapble in the accident onboard Kilo-class submarine INS Sindhuratna, which killed two sailors, navy sources said Friday.

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:28:03 PM

UP announces special economic package for Bundelkhand
Lucknow, Jan 30 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has sanctioned a special economic package of Rs.691.50 crore for Bundelkhand, an official said Friday.

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:16:18 PM

CISF keeps safe forgetful Metro commuter's jewellery
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) A forgetful Metro commuter had good reason to be thankful to the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) Friday: The force kept safe and later returned a bag containing jewellery worth Rs.2.50 lakh he left at the baggage checking system in the morning.

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:14:03 PM

HC slams Delhi Police on women's safety
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday slammed Delhi Police, asking why they can't hire CCTV cameras for the safety of women in the national capital, and sought a comprehensive report on the issue.

Friday, January 30, 2015 7:00:06 PM

Saradha scam: Mukul Roy quizzed by CBI, wants truth revealed (Roundup)
Kolkata, Jan 30 (IANS) Trinamool Congress general secretary Mukul Roy, considered West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's right hand man, Friday faced a four-and-a-half hour grilling by the CBI in the multi-crore rupee Saradha ponzi scam.

Friday, January 30, 2015 6:58:03 PM

Natarajan's claim on Vedanta sparks debate in Odisha
Bhubaneswar, Jan 30 (IANS) Former union minister Jayanthi Natarajan's claim that Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi put pressure on her to reject the green clearance to Vedanta's mining project in Odisha Friday sparked a political debate here.

Friday, January 30, 2015 6:50:04 PM

Jayanthi Natarajan quits Congress, attacks Rahul Gandhi (Roundup)
Chennai/New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Jayanthi Natarajan, a onetime party spokesperson who was considered quite close to former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Friday quit the party, sending shock waves through its political establishment. She accused the party leadership, particularly party vice president Rahul Gandhi, of letting her down, especially during her term as environment minister in the previous UPA government.

Friday, January 30, 2015 6:42:16 PM

Loss in Delhi bad for Parivar, not the BJP (Comment: Special to IANS)
In politics, sometimes normalcy looks abnormal. That the Bharatiya Janata Party should be with its back to the wall in the Delhi battle is abnormal for those who have not yet recovered from the awesomeness of Narendra Modi's victory in May 2014.

Friday, January 30, 2015 6:38:04 PM

Youth Congress, BJYM clash: Himachal governor summons DGP
Shimla, Jan 30 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Kalyan Singh Friday summoned Director General of Police Sanjay Kumar and sought a report on the clash Thursday between activists of the Youth Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha here.

Friday, January 30, 2015 6:32:15 PM

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