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Last updated: Sunday, February 14, 2016 2:18:04 AM

Candidate selection tough ask for Kerala parties
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13 (IANS) Candidate selection for the upcoming polls for the 140-member Kerala assembly is going to be tough for most political parties with one candidate calling it quits from electoral politics.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 3:06:04 PM

Modi's faux pas: Greets Ashraf Ghani on 'birthday'
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday committed a faux pas when he greeted Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani on his 'birthday' on twitter. Ghani's birthday is on May 19.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 2:58:07 PM

74 percent voting in Tripura by-poll by afternoon
Agartala, Feb 13 (IANS) Around 74 percent votes were cast till afternoon in the by-election to the Amarpur assembly seat in Tripura on Saturday, an election official said.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 2:58:05 PM

Facebook dissociates outgoing India MD from Free Basics controversy
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) A day after Facebook India managing director Kirthiga Reddy said she will be relocating to the US in the next six to 12 months, a spokesperson of the social networking site on Saturday dissociated her from the controversial Free Basics services effort in the country.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 2:58:03 PM

India needs planetary defence: Indian-origin space scientist
Bengaluru, Feb 13 (IANS) An Indian-origin space scientist says the suspected meteorite strike in Vellore, Tamil Nadu, last week that killed a man on a college campus in Tamil Nadu state is a glaring reminder that India needs to seriously think about putting in place a meteor defence and reconnaissance infrastructure and evolve a national meteor disaster preparedness policy.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 2:50:04 PM

First year of AAP rule is betrayal of people, says Congress
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The Congress party on Saturday termed one year of the Arvind Kejriwal government as a "complete failure" and said the ruling party in Delhi had been "finding excuses not to work" betraying those who elected it to office.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 2:30:03 PM

'Headley's disclosures will expose Pakistan to the world'
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) Expecting that the world would take a "serious note" of Lashkar-e-Taiba terrorist-turned-approver David Coleman Headley's revelations on the devastating 26/11 Mumbai attack that claimed 166 lives, security and legal experts believe they "conclusively established Pakistan's role in terror attacks on India". They, however, believed that there would be "a little impact" on Pakistan of what Headley tells a court in Mumbai via videoconferencing from a jail in the US.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 2:26:04 PM

Army official missing from Bihar for six days found in Faizabad
Lucknow, Feb 13 (IANS) An army officer who had been missing from Katihar in Bihar for the last six days surfaced in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh on Saturday, the police said.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 2:12:03 PM

Six killed in Kashmir gunfight (Third Lead)
Srinagar, Feb 13 (IANS) Six people were killed and four soldiers, including a senior official, injured in a Kashmir gunfight on Saturday.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 1:38:04 PM

Fire at Kolkata warehouse
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) A fire broke out at a plastic warehouse in Dunlop area in the northern fringes of the city on Saturday, but no casualty was reported, an official said.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 1:32:03 PM

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