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Last updated: Friday, May 27, 2016 11:42:03 PM

Oommen Chandy unlikely to be opposition leader in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, May 27 (IANS) Devoid of power, 'citizen' Oommen Chandy is all set to establish his earthy connections with fellow citizens. The former Kerala chief minister has also dropped hints that he would not be the leader of opposition in the state's assembly.

Friday, May 27, 2016 7:38:03 PM

To prevent drinking water wastage, Haryana proposes task force
Chandigarh, May 27 (IANS) Taking note of incidents of wastage of drinking water and unauthorised use of ground water, the Haryana government on Friday announced strict measures would be taken to curb such happenings and directed task forces be set up for the purpose.

Friday, May 27, 2016 7:26:04 PM

'BSES discoms met Delhi's unprecedented power demand in May'
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The two BSES distribution companies in the national capital were able to meet Delhi's unprecedented power demand last week when it touched a record 6,188 MW, equipped with additional measures taken by the discoms, a compnay spokesperson said on Friday.

Friday, May 27, 2016 7:22:04 PM

Six militants, soldier killed in escalating Kashmir terror violence (Roundup)
Srinagar, May 27 (IANS) At least six militants and a soldier were killed in two separate Kashmir gun battles on Friday amid flared up terrorist activities in the restive valley following increased levels of infiltration from across the border with Pakistan, officials said.

Friday, May 27, 2016 7:18:05 PM

Northeastern states gateway to Southeast Asia: Modi
Shillong, May 27 (IANS) Terming the northeastern states as the gateway to Southeast Asia, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said that India is opening up both road and rail routes to its neighbouring countries to boost to their economic development.

Friday, May 27, 2016 7:18:04 PM

Three accused of Jama Masjid firing case move bail
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Three men, who are facing trial in the 2010 Jama Masjid firing case, on Friday moved the bail application before a court here.

Friday, May 27, 2016 7:12:04 PM

Ram Mandir not an issue in UP polls: Rajnath
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The BJP will not contest the Uttar Pradesh assembly elections next year on the Ram Mandir plank as it is not a political but cultural issue, union Home Minister Rajnath Singh said on Friday.

Friday, May 27, 2016 7:10:05 PM

Focus on youth for next five years: Mamata
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday said her government would target the youth for the next five years in the state.

Friday, May 27, 2016 6:50:04 PM

SBI net profit down 66.23 percent in Q4
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) The State Bank of India (SBI) on Friday reported a 66.23 percent decline in its net profit in the quarter ended March 31, 2016 due to increased provisions to cover bad loans, at Rs.1,264 crore as against Rs.3,742 crore in the corresponding period of previous year.

Friday, May 27, 2016 6:48:03 PM

Listen to the government, Bajrang Dal is not BJP, says Shah
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Downplaying a controversy over the Bajrang Dal's "self-defence training camps" in Uttar Pradesh, BJP president Amit Shah on Friday said his party's focus in next year's state assembly polls would be on development and the activities of such Hindu outfits could not be equated with the BJP.

Friday, May 27, 2016 6:44:03 PM

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