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Last updated: Tuesday, May 03, 2016 8:30:04 PM

Protesting tribal students lock Manipur varsity gate
Imphal, May 3 (IANS) The tribal students' union of Manipur University on Tuesday locked the main gate of the campus as part of its agitation against the reduction of reservation to 7.5 percent.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:50:03 PM

Airtel M-Commerce is now Airtel Payments Bank
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Airtel M-Commerce Services has been renamed Airtel Payments Bank after receiving necessary approvals from all concerned authorities. It plans to start rolling out its banking network in the second quarter of 2016-17, a company statement said here on Tuesday.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:48:07 PM

Act against those who burnt Ambedkar's posters: Dalits
Ghaziabad, May 3 (IANS) Members of the Dalit community here on Tuesday urged strict action against unidentified miscreants who burnt the posters of Bhimrao Ambedkar and former chief minister Mayawati in Murad Nagar, near here.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:48:05 PM

Will have officials hung upside down: MP minister
Guna (Madhya Pradesh), May 3 (IANS) A 'gram sansad' (village parliament) meeting in this district of Madhya Pradesh saw the state's Rural Development Minister Gopal Bhargav using strong language against bureaucrats.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:44:06 PM

Odisha to Modi: Don't notify river regulation zones
Bhubaneswar, May 3 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday cautioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi against the proposed notification of river conservation zones, calling it "non-implementable".

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:44:05 PM

New director takes charge at FTII
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Indian Information Service (IIS) officer Bhupendra Kainthola on Tuesday assumed charge as the new director of Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) at Pune.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:42:03 PM

Declare drought national emergency: Kailash Satyarthi
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) Nobel Prize winner Kailash Satyarthi on Tuesday urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately declare drought as a "national emergency", saying it had badly hit children in rural areas.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:38:04 PM

Balloons, candles, binoculars banned near Bengal poll booths
Kolkata, May 3 (IANS) Did you know brandishing commonplace items like balloons, candles, flutes or even the unassuming cauliflower within 100 meters of a poll booth could be a violation of elecction code?

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:28:03 PM

Rahul aide involved in AgustaWestland, CWG scams, alleged BJP
New Delhi, May 3 (IANS) The BJP on Tuesday accused Kanishka Singh, an aide to Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi, of being involved in the AgustaWestland and 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG) scams.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:18:05 PM

Gung-ho over first vote, Bengal's enclave dwellers also cry out for facilities
Dinhata (West Bengal, May 3 (IANS) Mohammad Asgar Ali is 103-years-old, but his enthusiasm matches that of a youth of 18. However, he is not alone. There are many more like him animatedly engaged in a countdown for May 5 when they will be casting their first-ever votes and letting their voices be heard.

Tuesday, May 03, 2016 4:14:03 PM

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