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Over 70 percent polling in Telangana bypoll
Hyderabad, Feb 13 (IANS) Over 70 percent polling was registered on Saturday in the by-election to Narayankhed assembly constituency in Telangana's Medak district, officials said.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 5:42:03 PM

Enjoy jackfruit ice cream this summer in Kerala
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13 (IANS) Keralites can now enjoy a new flavour of ice cream -- jackfruit -- made completely from natural juice and without synthetic additives.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 5:40:03 PM

Use art platform to spread social messages, says Modi
Mumbai, Feb 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday urged artists to use their vocation to spread strong social messages on issues like the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and other topics to bring them closer to the masses.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 5:32:03 PM

Centre to appoint minister to handle diaspora issues: Shashi Tharoor
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13 (IANS) A union minister of state with independent charge and a full time secretary would be immediately appointed to look into all issues of the diaspora, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj has assured Congress MP Shashi Tharoor.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 5:28:03 PM

Eight killed, 40 injured in Gujarat bus accident
Ahmedabad, Feb 13 (IANS) At least eight persons were killed and 40 passengers injured when a Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) bus they were travelling in overturned on a state highway in Amreli district on Saturday afternoon.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 5:18:04 PM

CPI-M, Congress should drop India from party names: BJP leader
Kolkata, Feb 13 (IANS) Calling for punishment for the students who participated in the "anti-India" march, the BJP on Saturday said the CPI-M and the Congress should drop India from their party names for supporting "anti-nationals".

Saturday, February 13, 2016 5:16:04 PM

Gogoi releases white paper on Assam's finances
Guwahati, Feb 13 (IANS) Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi on Saturday released a white paper on the state's finances, and said the erstwhile Congress-led government at the Centre gave more funds to the state then the incumbent BJP-led regime.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 5:14:03 PM

Seeking respect for scientists, minister pays tribute to IVF pioneer
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) There is a need for society to respect doctors, researchers and scientists, so that they can transfer their knowledge across the world without the barriers that they usually face, Union minister Harsh Vardhan said on Saturday.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 5:06:03 PM

Jnanpith award winner O.N.V. Kurup dead
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 13 (IANS) Jnanpith Award winner and renowned Malayali poet and lyricist O.N.V. Kurup died at a hospital here on Saturday, his family said. He was 84.

Saturday, February 13, 2016 5:02:11 PM

India needs planetary defence: Indian-origin space scientist (Lead, recasting intro)
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 is a glaring reminder that the country 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 4:10:04 PM

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