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Last updated: Thursday, November 27, 2014 10:30:10 PM

Government draws up plan to raise power generation
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) The ministers of the key energy portfolios of power and petroleum met Wednesday to finalise a plan to increase power generation in the country that would also involve operating 16,000 MW of gas-based plants lying stranded for lack of fuel.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:36:20 PM

Builder's family held hostage, robbed in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) A group of five robbers Wednesday barged into the house of a builder, held his family members hostage on gun point as they ransacked the house and fled with cash and jewellery worth Rs.20 lakh, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:36:19 PM

Committee to investigate Sep 16 unrest, role of police: Jadavpur VC
Kolkata, Nov 26 (IANS) After over two months of a series of student protests that rocked Jadavpur University, Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti Wednesday agreed to form an inquiry committee into the events, including alleged police action on students, that transpired on the night of Sep 16-17, it was announced here.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 11:20:05 PM

Steep rise in rape cases, assaults on women in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Incidents of rape in the capital more than doubled between 2012 and 2013 while cases of assault on women increased by five times, the government said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:26:18 PM

Act of Bharti Airtel can't be attributed to Mittal, SC told
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Bharti Airtel chairman Sunil Mital Wednesday told the Supreme Court that the alleged irregularities in the grant of the additional spectrum in 2002 against his company could not be attributed to him by holding that he was the company's alter ego and directing mind and will.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 10:12:15 PM

Black money: 250 admit to foreign accounts, more names coming (Intro Roundup)
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Finance Minister Arun Jaitley Wednesday said the identities of 427 overseas account holders have been established and 250 of them had conceded to holding these accounts. He refuted opposition charges that the government was doing little to get back the illicit money stashed away by Indians abroad.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:58:03 PM

AAP promises two lakh toilets for women in Delhi
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Two lakh public toilets for women, new courts to fast-track rape cases and Wi-Fi connected CCTV cameras were some of the promises made by the AAP Wednesday in the second round of its 'Delhi Dialogue' programme which focused on women.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:22:16 PM

Faridabad student critical after setting self on fire
Faridabad (Haryana), Nov 26 (IANS) A teenaged Class 8 student of a private school was in a critical condition after he set himself on fire in the school premises Wednesday in this Haryana town adjoining Delhi, police said.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:14:03 PM

Women can't be secured by curbing their freedom, says CJI
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Chief Justice of India H.L.Dattu Wednesday said security of women, in the wake of spate of cases of sexual assaults, could not be secured by curbing their freedom as is being advocated in some quarters.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:08:11 PM

Sachin's last walk to crease bags best photo award
Mumbai, Nov 26 (IANS) A photograph capturing cricket maestro Sachin Tendulkar's final walk to the crease in his last Test match at the Wankhede stadium has bagged the Picture Of The Year award for 2013, organisers said Wednesday.

Wednesday, November 26, 2014 9:08:09 PM

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