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Four Trinamool activists killed, ex-minister named in FIR
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Four people have been arrested and an FIR registered against former West Bengal minister and CPI-M leader Kanti Ganguly in connection with the killing of at least four Trinamool Congress activists in South 24-Parganas district.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 3:02:15 PM

Defence minister visits LoC in Kashmir
Srinagar, June 15 (IANS) Defence Minister Arun Jaitley Sunday visited the forward areas along the Line of Control and the India-Pakistan boundary in Jammu and Kashmir and said Indian soldiers are doing a commendable job in safeguarding the country.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 2:36:17 PM

AK-47 ammo, 14 hand grenades found in Punjab village
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Some AK-47 rifle ammunition and 14 hand grenades were recovered during digging work under the employment guarantee scheme in a village pond Sunday near Punjab's Jagraon town, police said.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 2:34:03 PM

Uttarakhand disaster: Lessons not learnt, pain lingers (A year after)
Dehradun/Lucknow, June 15 (IANS) Time, it is said, is a great healer. For the hundreds of villagers in Uttarakhand who lost their homes and livelihoods in the flash floods last June 16 and for the thousands all over the country whose loved ones were washed away by the swirling waters, the passage of time has brought no solace. It has, however, added to their pain and anguish for nothing has changed in the hill state, touted as "Gods Own Land".

Sunday, June 15, 2014 2:28:03 PM

A book on Kerala's legend by a veteran journalist
Thiruvananthapuram, June 15 (IANS) When two legends from two of the four pillars of democracy join hands, the end result cannot but turn out to be better than just an interesting book and a pleasurable read.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 2:24:03 PM

Will no more tolerate political violence, BJP tells Mamata
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) Claiming that over 150 political killings have occurred in West Bengal since the Trinamool Congress came to power in 2011, the BJP said Sunday it will no more tolerate political violence in the state.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 2:14:03 PM

Father's Day: Activists seek gender neutral family laws
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) A group of men's rights activists, seeking shared parenting in cases of divorce or separation, on Father's Day Sunday demanded reforms in family laws - to stop the creation of a "fatherless society". Or else, they said, the day has no relevance for the people

Sunday, June 15, 2014 1:46:11 PM

Litchi sales, export hit by encephalitis syndrome
Patna, June 15 (IANS) Lucrative business of 'shahi-litchi' has been hit in last three days after experts collected samples of litchi to identify the virus strain that has claimed the lives of over 70 children in Bihar's Muzaffarpur district, officials said.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 1:36:11 PM

Bhutan airlines flight makes emergency landing
Kolkata, June 15 (IANS) A Royal Bhutan Airlines flight from Paro to Mumbai Sunday made an emergency landing at the NSC Bose International Airport here following a snag, an official said.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 12:18:04 PM

Beas tragedy: High-tech device deployed to trace bodies
Mandi (Himachal Pradesh), June 15 (IANS) A massive search operation resumed Sunday by using a high-tech device that can scan the riverbed full of silt and boulders to locate bodies of 16 engineering students and a tour operator from Hyderabad who were washed away in the Beas river near this town last week.

Sunday, June 15, 2014 11:52:17 AM

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