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Haryana to woo dropouts back to school
Chandigarh, July 14 (IANS) The Haryana government will start a two-week campaign from Wednesday to woo school dropouts back to school to increase the literacy rate in the state, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 8:09:29 PM

President's Rule extended in Jharkhand, polls possible by September
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The Lok Sabha Tuesday extended the President's Rule in Jharkhand by six months even as Home Minister P. Chidambaram told the house that the elections for the state assembly may be held by the end of September.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 7:52:47 PM

Basu has an older visitor - 97-year-old former Mr Universe
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Ailing Marxist leader Jyoti Basu, 96, Tuesday had an older visitor at the hospital - a 97-year-old former Mr Universe.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 7:52:21 PM

Young MPs impress Pranab
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) First-time MPs impressed veteran Congressman and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee with their submissions while participating in the debate on the general budget in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 7:20:42 PM

Amethi tense after power protests, Congress blames BSP
Lucknow, July 14 (IANS) Uttar Pradesh's Amethi town, the parliamentary constituency of Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, remained tense Tuesday following violent protests by people against erratic power supply, officials said. The Congress held the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) responsible for the problem.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 7:18:36 PM

Congress shutdown against Maoist attack hits Chhattisgarh
Raipur, July 14 (IANS) A dawn to dusk shutdown called by the opposition Congress in Chhattisgarh Tuesday to protest the killing of at least 29 policemen by Maoists crippled life in all districts with the public and business houses voluntarily joining it.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 7:03:00 PM

Tripartite meeting on Gorkhaland issue Aug 24
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) The central government has convened a meeting Aug 24 with the state government and the pro-Gorkhaland parties to discuss the Gorkhaland issue in West Bengal, state Chief Secretary Ashok Mohan Chakraborty said here Tuesday.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 6:39:21 PM

Young MPs impress Pranab
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) First-time MPs impressed veteran Congressman and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee with their averments while participating in the debate on the general budget in the Lok Sabha on Monday.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 6:27:36 PM

PM wishes Basu speedy recovery
Kolkata, July 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has sent a message to ailing Marxist veteran Jyoti Basu wishing him speedy recovery.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 6:14:00 PM

Azhar aims reverse sweep at Navjot Sidhu
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Once a cricketer always a cricketer: That's what the former Indian captain Mohammad Azharuddin proved in the Lok Sabha Tuesday, taking a leaf from the slam-bang T20 version of the game to direct a reverse sweep at his former team mate Navjot Sidhu.

Tuesday, July 14, 2009 5:53:07 PM

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