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Bus strike deferred amid Mamata's Singapore visit
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) A three-day bus strike in West Bengal scheduled to begin Wednesday has been deferred due to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's visit to Singapore, a bus operator said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:10:04 PM

HC notice to Centre, AIIMS for refusing surgery to poor man
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to the Centre, city government and All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) on a plea by a person seeking a direction to the hospital to provide him free treatment costing nearly Rs. 8 lakh for Reiter's disease.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:06:23 PM

IAF approves women in combat roles
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Induction of women officers in combat roles in the Indian Air Force (IAF) now seems possible.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:06:22 PM

President pays tribute to Shankar Dayal Sharma
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday paid tributes to late Shankar Dayal Sharma, former president of India, on his birth anniversary, a statement said.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:00:04 PM

Militant killed near LoC in Kashmir
Srinagar, Aug 19 (IANS) A militant was killed Tuesday near the Line of Control (LoC) in Jammu and Kashmir's Kupwara district in an army operation, police said.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:44:03 PM

216 Indians return from Libya
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) The ministry of external affairs said that 216 Indian nationals in Libya returned to the country Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:42:26 PM

Afghan rapes woman from Darjeeling in Delhi, held
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) A 22-year-old woman from Darjeeling was raped by an Afghan national here, police said Tuesday.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:34:04 PM

Speeding vehicle kills leopard in Bengal
Kolkata, Aug 19 (IANS) A young female leopard was killed by a speeding vehicle near a national park in West Bengal's Jalpaiguri district Tuesday, a forest official said.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:18:03 PM

The man who would have made India the most powerful country (August 20 is Rajiv Gandhi's 70th birth anniversary) (Comment: Special to IANS)
On the fateful day, May 21, 1991, at Sriperumbudur, Rusy Karanjia, chief editor of the Blitz tabloid, was with Rajiv Gandhi for a few minutes. Gandhi disclosed to Karanjia that he had learnt from the mistakes of the past and that in the days to come, he was going to be really an enlightened leader - either as the prime minister or as the opposition leader.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:16:15 PM

Growing human load seen as threat to the Taj
Agra, Aug 19 (IANS) More than 200,000 people visited the Taj Mahal in two days over the weekend, causing alarm among conservationists who feel the ever-increasing human load on the fragile white marble wonder on the banks of the Yamuna could prove detrimental to the health of the monument to love.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 2:08:04 PM

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