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BSF dubbed 'violent force', ex-BSF man denied visa
Chandigarh, May 21 (IANS) A retired Border Security Force (BSF) trooper was denied a Canadian visa after a diplomat accused the paramilitary force of 'war crimes' and being a 'notoriously violent force'.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:44:00 PM

Orissa records mild quake
Bhubaneswar, May 21 (IANS) A mild earthquake, measuring 2.8 on the Richter scale, was recorded in Orissa Friday, weather officials said.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:40:48 PM

Attacks on Indians will not affect trade: Australian official
Kolkata, May 21 (IANS) The attacks on Indian students will not affect India-Australia trade, a senior official said here Friday.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:38:52 PM

Marks are not everything, counsels psychiatrist
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) As students try to cope with exam pressure, experts say parents must make their children realise that marks are not everything in life.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:36:20 PM

Central information panel has limited powers, says court
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Giving a clear signal that no one is above the rule of law, the Delhi High Court Friday quashed an order of the Central Information Commission and said it has limited powers and should adhere to them.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:32:34 PM

Invite separatists, Pakistan for dialogue, says Mirwaiz
Srinagar, May 21 (IANS) Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, who heads the moderate Hurriyat faction, said here Friday India cannot hold Kashmir through its military might and time has come for New Delhi to initiate an all-inclusive dialogue inviting Pakistan and separatist leaders to resolve the issue.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:28:53 PM

Jharkhand's politics theatre of the absurd, says BJP
Ranchi/New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) Apparently fed up with Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) chief Shibu Soren's sudden flip-flop, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday termed the ongoing political drama in Jharkhand as a 'theatre of the absurd'.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:19:49 PM

Apex court moved against Soren as chief minister
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) A petition was moved in the Supreme Court Friday seeking directions to the Jharkhand governor to stop the 'misuse of the constitution' by repeatedly administering the oath of office of chief minister to Shibu Soren despite his not being a legislator.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:11:13 PM

Rape-accused Karnataka ex-minister's blood test ordered
Bangalore, May 21 (IANS) A magistrate's court in Shimoga Friday permitted a blood test to be conducted on former Karnataka minister Haratalu Halappa, and directed him to give a blood sample for it.

Friday, May 21, 2010 8:08:31 PM

Government asks 3G auction winners to pay by May 31
New Delhi, May 21 (IANS) The Indian government Friday approved the results of the auction of spectrum for third generation (3G) telecom services and asked the winning firms to make payments by May 31.

Friday, May 21, 2010 7:58:08 PM

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