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Tirupati Balaji's 'celestial marriage' in Mumbai on Sunday
Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) The "celestial marriage" of the Lord of Seven Hills, Venkateshwara, also known as Balaji, with his consorts, goddesses Sridevi and Bhudevi, will be solemnized in Mumbai on Sunday, an organizer said.

Friday, November 27, 2015 2:26:05 PM

Arrested AAP legislator gets bail
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) A court on Friday granted bail to AAP legislator Akhilesh Tripathi, who was remanded in judicial custody a day earlier over a 2013 rioting case.

Friday, November 27, 2015 2:26:04 PM

Nitish orders free power connection to all
Patna, Nov 27 (IANS) In a bid to keep up another election promise, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar has directed officials to provide free electricity connection to everyone in Bihar by November 2017.

Friday, November 27, 2015 2:24:03 PM

Narendra Swain named BJD candidate for RS seat
Bhubaneswar, Nov 27 (IANS) Ending the speculation over nomination of the party candidate for the lone Rajya Sabha bypoll from Odisha, Chief Minister -- and Biju Janata Dal (BJD) president -- Naveen Patnaik on Friday named Narendra Swain as the party's candidate for the by-election scheduled to be held on December 14.

Friday, November 27, 2015 2:18:03 PM

India needs Rs.9 lakh crore yearly investment in energy: IEA
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) India needs more than Rs.900,000 crore ($140 billion) investments per year in energy by 2040 as it is set to contribute more than any other country to the rise in global energy demand over the coming quarter century, the International Energy Agency (IEA) said on Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2015 2:06:04 PM

Assam's Barak Valley hopes for 'achhe din' with new rail link
Silchar, Nov 27 (IANS) A passenger train that chugged into the pristine Barail Hills after setting out from here in southern Assam on November 21 on the newly-converted broad gauge line has fuelled a lot of hope in this economically backward and remote region. Since the railways began its broad gauge service to the Barak Valley, there has been plenty of rejoicing in this area that borders not only Bangladesh but also Mizoram, Manipur, Meghalaya and Tripura.

Friday, November 27, 2015 2:02:05 PM

Amit Shah in Assam to address rally
Dibrugarh (Assam), Nov 27 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Amit Shah arrived here in Assam on Friday to address a gathering of party activists.

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:54:05 PM

Ready to cooperate on GST, but want cap on tax: Congress
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Friday said his party is ready to "cooperate" with the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on the Goods and Services Tax (GST) Bill, but his party has some "differences" and wants a cap on the tax.

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:48:04 PM

SC asks Maran to appear before CBI
New Delhi, Nov 27 (IANS) Refusing to permit custodial interrogation of former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran in an alleged commercial use of high-speed Integrated Digital Switch Network for the family-owned Sun TV, the Supreme Court on Friday asked him to appear before the CBI from November 30 onwards.

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:40:04 PM

Kerala assembly session from November 30: Speaker
Thiruvananthapuram, Nov 27 (IANS) A session of the Kerala assembly would be held from November 30 till December 17, Speaker N. Sakthan said on Friday.

Friday, November 27, 2015 1:32:04 PM

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