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Last updated: Saturday, March 28, 2015 8:24:03 AM

Nun gang rape: Accused sent to 14 days police custody
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) A court in West Bengal's Nadia district on Friday sent a Bangladeshi national, arrested in connection with the gang rape of a nun inside a convent in Ranaghat, to 14 days police custody.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:50:03 PM

President confers Bharat Ratna on Vajpayee at home
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was on Friday conferred with the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee in a brief ceremony attended by the country's leadership and top political personalities.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:48:03 PM

Salman plea to ban media during statement recording rejected
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) A Mumbai court, conducting the trial of the 2002 hit-and-run case involving Bollywood actor Salman Khan, on Friday directed the media to report only facts and refrain from discussing merits and demerits of the case.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:44:04 PM

'Bhushan, Yadav tried to sabotage AAP'
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Friday accused Prashant Bhushan and Yogendra Yadav of trying to sabotage the party before the Delhi assembly elections.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:40:05 PM

Scale of AAP victory too much for friend and foe (Comment: Special to IANS)
The stunning victory of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on February 10 in Delhi coincided with the global liberal order in disarray.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:32:17 PM

Kerala UDF in trouble, Mani wants George's exit
Thiruvananthapuram, March 27 (IANS) Kerala's ruling UDF faced a new crisis on Friday as Finance Minister K.M. Mani asked his party colleague P.C. George to quit as the government's Chief Whip.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:32:16 PM

India-Qatar cementing social security ties: Naresh Trehan
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) India-Qatar relations have gone beyond trade and energy and the two countries are looking forward to strengthening ties in multiple sectors including in social security, says eminent cardiologist Dr. Naresh Trehan.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:22:15 PM

Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A giant in Indian politics (Profile)
New Delhi, Mar 27 (IANS) In the six decades he was in electoral politics, the now ailing Atal Bihari Vajpayee, presented the Bharat Ratna on Friday, catapulted from one who lost one election after another to a colossus who eventually became India's only non-Congress prime minister to last a full five years in office.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:16:15 PM

President confers Bharat Ratna on Vajpayee at his home
New Delhi, March 27 (IANS) Former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was on Friday conferred with the Bharat Ratna, the nation's highest civilian honour, by President Pranab Mukherjee at a brief ceremony at his home.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:12:24 PM

Court rejects Salman's plea to ban media during recording of statement
Mumbai, March 27 (IANS) Bollywood superstar Salman Khan moved an application to ban the media during the recording of his statement in a 2002 hit-and-run case in a sessions court here on Friday but it was rejected.

Friday, March 27, 2015 6:10:06 PM

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