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Last updated: Sunday, June 25, 2017 2:36:04 PM

Techies ask Karnataka IT minister to prevent layoffs
Bengaluru, June 24 (IANS) Members of the Information Technology Employees' Union (ITEU) on Saturday sought the intervention of Karnataka's IT Minister Priyank Kharge to prevent illegal layoffs by software firms in the state.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 2:16:04 PM

Congress demands probe into Kerala priest's death in Scotland
Alappuzha (Kerala) June 24 (IANS) Senior Congress leader Ramesh Chennithala on Saturday wrote to External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj asking for a probe into the death of a Kerala priest in Scotland.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 2:12:04 PM

Modi leaves on three-nation visit, to meet Trump
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday left on a three-nation tour that will take him to the US for his first meeting with US President Donald Trump. He will also visit Portugal and the Netherlands.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 2:06:03 PM

Buddhist leader bestowed with Honorary Fellowship by Oxford
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Acclaimed Buddhist leader and head of the Drukpa Lineage, the 12th Gyalwang Drukpa, has been bestowed with an Honorary Fellowship by the Wolfson College of Oxford for preservation of culture in the Himalayas, his office said on Saturday.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 1:42:05 PM

Student leader gunned down in Manipur
Imphal, June 24 (IANS) Suspected militants gunned down a student leader here in Manipur and the police, fearing a students agitation, have launched a massive manhunt to nab the killers, an official said on Saturday.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 1:42:04 PM

EC disqualifies MP Minister for paid news
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) The Election Commission has disqualified Madhya Pradesh Irrigation Minister Narottam Mishra and barred him from contesting elections for three years for allegedly being involved in paid news during the 2008 assembly elections, an official said.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 1:26:04 PM

Office of profit case: EC rejects AAP's plea
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) In a setback to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), the Election Commission (EC) has rejected pleas of 21 party legislators, who were appointed Parliamentary Secretaries, to drop the "office of profit" case against them.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 1:18:03 PM

In divided SP, can Akhilesh ensure support for Opposition's presidential pick? (News Analysis)
Lucknow, June 24 (IANS) With the battle lines for presidency now clearly drawn between the ruling NDA candidate Ram Nath Kovind and the opposition parties' Meira Kumar, it remains to be seen which way the Samajwadi Party will swing.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 1:12:04 PM

Catch 'em young: The new 'mantra' to revitalise public libraries
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Once a favourite spot for learners and scholars, most of the 70,000 plus public libraries in India have now turned into haunted houses with few visitors to grace their premises.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:40:04 PM

SIT to probe J&K cop lynching case, 3 more arrested
Srinagar, June 24 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) was formed on Saturday to expedite the probe into the lynching of Deputy Superintendent of Police Muhammad Ayub Pandit, even as three more persons were arrested, a Jammu and Kashmir Police spokesman said.

Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:16:03 PM

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