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Last updated: Wednesday, November 26, 2014 8:30:04 PM

Protests in Rajya Sabha over renaming of Hyderabad airport
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Rajya Sabha Wednesday saw protest over renaming of Hyderabad airport even as the government explained that the international airport continues to be named after former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:46:14 PM

President condoles Sitara Devi's death
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee Wednesday condoled the death of eminent danseuse Sitara Devi, saying the nation has "lost an accomplished veteran Kathak dancer".

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:26:06 PM

Six years afer 26/11 - maritime security stronger
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Improved co-ordination of some 15 national and state security agencies as well as continuous coastal surveillance have led to a much stronger maritime security, authorities said Wednesday, a day on which six years ago the Mumbai terror attack took place.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 12:24:04 PM

Panic grips Mathura Refinery over spotting a wild beast
Mathura, Nov 26 (IANS) Panic gripped neighbourhood of Mathura Refinery over reports that a wild beast - maybe a leopard or a tiger - was spotted around it. Refinery officials, however, scoffed at rumours, saying there was no proof.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:54:03 AM

SPG's senior most officer to take charge
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet Wednesday directed the next senior most officer of the Special Protection Group (SPG) to take the charge of director until a suitable successor is appointed.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:48:04 AM

SC to hear plea on Haryana Police attack on journalists
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said it would hear a plea on police attack on mediapersons outside controversial sect leader Rampal's ashram in Haryana Nov 19.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:24:04 AM

Chilly morning in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) It was a slightly chilly morning here Wednesday with a minimum temperature of 9 degrees Celsius, three notches below the season's average.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:12:14 AM

Heritage Week? What's that, asks Agra
Agra, Nov 26 (IANS) The annual "Heritage Week" observed by the Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) has just ended in the Taj city but most people gave it a miss, while activists mourned the conditions of monuments under threat by rampant neglect and encroachment by squatters.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:32:10 AM

PM leads nation in homage to 26/11 Mumbai terror victims
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi led the nation in paying homage to the martyrs and victims of the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks sixth anniversary Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:14:05 AM

Ten common reasons why we don't exercise (Comment: Special to IANS)
We all intend to exercise regularly. But when it comes to putting intention to practice, only about 10 percent are successful. Others happen to have numerous seemingly convincing excuses for not doing so. Here are some of the oft-quoted "reasons", and the reality behind them:

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:14:04 AM

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