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Last updated: Saturday, September 05, 2015 1:12:12 PM

'Celebrate this Teacher's Day in Kalam's memory'
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Ahead of Teacher's Day that celebrated on September 5 every year, Tata Power Delhi Distribution Limited is holding a contest in memory of "great Inspiration" and former Indian president A.P.J Abdul Kalam.

Friday, September 04, 2015 6:44:02 PM

'Consider Swedish collaboration in Digital India'
Kolkata, Sep 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Digital India initiative could become a potential area of collaboration between India and Sweden, a Swedish diplomat said here on Friday.

Friday, September 04, 2015 6:36:16 PM

Japanese tourist's rapists get 20 years jail term
Jaipur, Sep 4 (IANS) A court here on Friday sentenced three convicted of raping a 20-year-old old Japanese woman in February to 20 years jail.

Friday, September 04, 2015 6:32:16 PM

A popular Muslim stereotype as opposed to official one (Comment: Special to IANS)
On July 30, 2015, two high profile burials took place, almost formalizing new stereotypes of Indian Muslims. A former president of India and the other, a convicted terrorist, were buried in graveyards as far removed as Rameswaram in Tamil Nadu and Mahim in Mumbai. The president was given a state burial. The "convict" received a popular burial, one befitting an iconic figure.

Friday, September 04, 2015 6:32:15 PM

Court to hear Koda plea seeking Manmohan's summoning September 21
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) A special court on Friday set September 21 for hearing the CBI's reply on former Jharkhand chief minister Madhu Koda's plea seeking summoning of former prime minister Manmohan Singh in the coal block allocation case involving Jindal Steel.

Friday, September 04, 2015 6:22:14 PM

Assam government refutes minister's claim on flood aid
Guwahati, Sep 4 (IANS) The Assam government has refuted union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Sarbananda Sonowal's statement that the Centre has released Rs.207 crore as flood relief for the state this year.

Friday, September 04, 2015 6:20:06 PM

Jharkhand's Food Security Act to benefit 80 percent of population
Ranchi, Sep 4 (IANS) Nearly 80 percent of the around 3.29 crore population of Jharkhand will be covered under the Food Security Act which will be implemented from September 25, a minister said.

Friday, September 04, 2015 6:20:05 PM

50 injured in police, protestors clash in Patna
Patna, Sep 4 (IANS) At least 50 people, including 12 police officers, were injured here on Friday afternoon when police in a bid to disperse protestors resorted to batoncharge, fired in the air and lobbed teargas shells, police said.

Friday, September 04, 2015 6:16:17 PM

SC summons labour secretary over non-use of workers welfare cess
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) The Supreme Court on Friday directed the union labour secretary to be present in the court on September 11 as it expressed its displeasure over the ministry's failure to place before it the action plan for the utilisation of Rs. 27,000 crores collected under the construction workers welfare cess act.

Friday, September 04, 2015 6:16:15 PM

'Centre meting out step-motherly treatment to Assam'
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) With as many as 19 out of 32 districts in Assam reeling under floods, the state's ruling Congress on Friday charged the Centre with meting out step-motherly treatment to the affected people by not disbursing much-required funds.

Friday, September 04, 2015 5:50:03 PM

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