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Last updated: Tuesday, October 21, 2014 12:00:04 AM

BJP loses assembly by-election in Nagaland
Kohima, Oct 20 (IANS) The BJP Monday lost the assembly by-election to its coalition partner Naga People's Front (NPF) candidate in Nagaland.

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:20:05 PM

JD-U stages 'dharna' for special category status to Bihar
Patna, Oct 20 (IANS) Janata Dal-United (JD-U) leader Nitish Kumar Monday staged a "dharna" (sit-in) here along with hundreds of party workers to put pressure on the BJP-led central government to accord special category status to Bihar.

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:08:03 PM

Andhra rice starts reaching Tripura via Bangladesh
Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) The second consignment of 5,000 tonnes of rice ferried in three small ships from Visakhapatnam port in Andhra Pradesh started arriving in Tripura via Bangladesh Monday, officials said.

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:06:09 PM

Special training for Delhi Police: Commissioner Bassi
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Delhi Police will launch special training session for their serving personnel to deal with criminals while on duty, Police Commissioner B.S. Bassi said Monday.

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:00:10 PM

Mamata inaugurates new attractions at Alipore zoo
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) An open air reptile house, an enclosure for smaller cats, an information centre and a renovated aviary were inaugurated at the Alipore zoo here by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday.

Monday, October 20, 2014 5:00:09 PM

Festival of Indian languages themed around translations
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Celebrating the transnational relevance of translations, 90 speakers would deliberate and discuss factors contributing to the development of Indian literature during the annual festival of Indian languages that will begin here Nov 6, organisers said Monday.

Monday, October 20, 2014 4:50:04 PM

Tatra case: Court to hear case Dec 6
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) A Delhi court Monday posted for Dec 6 the hearing of a case filed against Lt. Gen. Tejinder Singh (Retd) who allegedly offered a bribe to then army chief Gen. V.K. Singh for clearing "sub-standard" Tatra trucks.

Monday, October 20, 2014 4:48:05 PM

What to do, wonders BJP in Maharashtra
Mumbai, Oct 20 (IANS) The BJP seems to have been caught in a cleft-stick in Maharashtra, thanks to a fractured mandate in the 13th assembly elections.

Monday, October 20, 2014 4:48:04 PM

Timeline of 2010 Dhaula Kuan gang rape case
New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Timeline of the 2010 Dhaula Kuan abduction and gang rape case of a call centre executive:

Monday, October 20, 2014 4:46:09 PM

Congress alleges Rs.500 crore scam in Tripura
Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) The opposition Congress in Left-ruled Tripura Monday alleged that Rs.400-500 crore have been embezzled in the last two financial years, and that it would move the high court for a CBI probe into this.

Monday, October 20, 2014 4:38:04 PM

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