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Abdullah dismayed over Lok Sabha adjournment
Srinagar, June 9 (IANS) Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah Monday said adjournment of the 16th Lok Sabha on the very first day of its session proved things would remain the same despite the change of guard at the centre.

Monday, June 09, 2014 2:16:14 PM

IITs, IIMs in all states: President
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the government will set up IITs and IIMs in every state of the country, and will also formulate a national education policy to meet the challenges posed by lack of quality, research and innovation in Indian educational institutions.

Monday, June 09, 2014 2:14:03 PM

A 'plot' that is going horribly wrong for HUDA
Chandigarh, June 9 (IANS) As a state-run agency, the Haryana Urban Development Authority (HUDA) was supposed to help in urbanisation and facilitate people in getting plots for houses in urban centres. But HUDA's own 'plot' in favouring influential people has come to haunt it, with controversial allotment over the years coming under the scrutiny of the Punjab and Haryana High Court.

Monday, June 09, 2014 2:04:03 PM

Centre to liberalise FDI in defence: President
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The central government Monday announced it would liberalise foreign equity in defence production and would also encourage private investment in defence.

Monday, June 09, 2014 2:02:13 PM

Lok Sabha adjourned for the day
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Monday saw protests from TRS and BJD members as the house was adjourned for the day after a copy of President Pranab Mukherjee's address to the joint session of both houses of parliament was laid on the table of the house.

Monday, June 09, 2014 1:58:09 PM

Will actively engage with states: President
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee said Monday that the country's federal spirit has been diluted over the years and the government would invigorate fora like the National Development Council and the Inter-State Council to actively engage with the states.

Monday, June 09, 2014 1:48:03 PM

JD-U nominates Sharad Yadav for Rajya Sabha poll
Patna, June 9 (IANS) Ending days of speculation, the Janata Dal-United nominated Monday its national president Sharad Yadav, senior leaders Ghulam Rasool Baliyavi and Pawan Kumar Verma for by-election for three Rajya Sabha seats from Bihar.

Monday, June 09, 2014 1:30:04 PM

Goa sports minister quizzed in building collapse case
Panaji, June 9 (IANS) The probe into Goa's biggest ever building tragedy just got serious as Sports Minister Ramesh Tawadkar was questioned over the collapse of an under-construction building which killed more than 30 labourers.

Monday, June 09, 2014 1:18:03 PM

Animals to human models: Indian scientists question new approach in Alzheimer's research (Health Feature)
Kolkata, June 9 (IANS) With animal-based studies failing to hit the bull's eye in finding a cure for Alzheimer's disease (AD), the clock is ticking for over 3.7 million Indians suffering from dementia. While a British neurochemist has called for switching over to "state-of-the-art human biology based techniques", Indian researchers feel a lot of rough edges need to be trimmed.

Monday, June 09, 2014 1:16:10 PM

Virbhadra now turns to Modi for central indulgence (News Analysis)
Shimla, June 9 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh has now turned to the BJP at the centre for a a special financial package to bail out the state, which is reeling under an ever-swelling wage bill after being "refused" assistance by his own party's previous Congress government.

Monday, June 09, 2014 1:10:05 PM

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