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Last updated: Wednesday, October 07, 2015 12:10:05 AM

Four-fold hike for Delhi lawmakers recommended
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Delhi lawmakers should get four times the monthly salaries they are drawing presently, or Rs.50,000 as against the current Rs.12,000, an independent panel has suggested.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 8:00:03 PM

Indrani discharged from hospital, back in jail
Mumbai, Oct 6 (IANS) After spending five days in hospital for treatment for an unknown affliction, Indrani Mukerjea, one of the three prime accused in the Sheena Bora murder case, was discharged from hospital and returned to jail here on Tuesday evening, officials said.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 7:52:17 PM

Farooqui forced himself upon American researcher, court told
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Mahmood Farooqui, co-director of Bollywood film "Peepli Live" who is facing trial for the alleged rape of an American woman researcher, had forced himself upon the woman, a mutual friend told a court here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 7:40:03 PM

Louis Berger probe: Government lawyer alleges intimidation
Panaji, Oct 6 (IANS) In a fresh twist in the Louis Berger bribery probe, a special public prosecutor has accused Sharon Alemao, the daughter of former Goa chief minister Churchill Alemao, of intimidation.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 7:34:03 PM

Body meant for autopsy charred in Assam hospital
Guwahati, Oct 6 (IANS) In a bizarre incident, a body kept in the morgue of a government hospital in Assam was burnt partially on Tuesday when some employees set fire to garbage, triggering widespread protests.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 7:26:17 PM

Road map for access to clean energy discussed
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Policy makers, investors, social enterprises and manufacturers on Tuesday came together to discuss the pertinent issue of charting out a road map for achieving universal access to clean energy by 2030.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 7:24:03 PM

Trader shot, looted in Ghaziabad
Ghaziabad, Oct 6 (IANS) A trader, carrying a large amount of cash, was on Tuesday intercepted by four armed men, who snatched the money and shot him when he tried to resist,police said.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 7:18:04 PM

Government announces 'paradigm shift' in Pravasi Bharatiya Divas format
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) In a major departure from the past, the government on Tuesday announced a "paradigm shift" in the format of the annual Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD), its engagement with the diaspora, with the mega jamboree to be held every alternate year and an event "focused on outcomes" to be held every other year.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 7:10:03 PM

Won't support any accused: Sangeet Som on Dadri lynching
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator Sangeet Som on Tuesday said he would not support any accused, if proved guilty, but fight for anyone wrongly framed by the administration.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 7:06:17 PM

Doctor among four arrested for foetal sex determination
Gurgaon, Oct 6 (IANS) Four people, including a doctor, have been arrested in Delhi in an operation led by the Gurgaon district administration for their involvement in sex determination of foetuses, an official said on Tuesday.

Tuesday, October 06, 2015 7:02:17 PM

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