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Cloudy Sunday in Delhi
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) It was a cloudy Sunday morning in the national capital along with light rainfall, with the minimum temperature recorded at 23 degrees Celsius, four notches below the season's average.

Sunday, June 14, 2015 10:32:14 AM

The Idea of India - in Hindustani verse (Column: Bookend)
Focussing initially on nature and vistas, poetry has, in the past century at least, become a largely urban phenomenon - both in subject and location of poets - and Urdu poetry is no exception. But there are still those who look beyond urban settings and preoccupations to incorporate pastoral rhythms, songs of the seasons and festivals, and other patterns of rural life in their verse. This veteran, for one, bears the distinction of receiving his pen-name from India's first prime minister.

Sunday, June 14, 2015 8:54:03 AM

My journey from New York to Himalayas inspired 'The Seeker': Karan Bajaj
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) He left his cushy job as a top executive in a New York firm to search for that elusive answer about death and suffering.

Sunday, June 14, 2015 8:20:03 AM

RTI activist hacked to death by UP village head
Lucknow, June 13 (IANS) An RTI activist was on Saturday hacked to death by henchmen of a village head in Bahraich, police said.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 11:30:03 PM

Rain brings relief to Delhi, Kolkata; monsoon covers Karnataka (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Heavy rain lashed the national capital and its adjoining suburbs on Saturday, bringing relief to people from the sweltering heat but also hit road traffic and flight movement. Kolkata also saw pre-monsoon showers, while the south-west monsoon advanced further and covered the entire state of Karnataka.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 11:12:13 PM

Delhi clean up begins; AAP, BJP wield brooms, Rahul meets staff (Roundup)
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A day after the strike by sanitation staff ended, municipal staff worked on Saturday to clean up the streets of Delhi of the heaps of garbage accumulated over the past 12 days, while AAP and BJP leaders also came out with brooms and to participate in the cleanliness drive.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 10:58:03 PM

Fire engulfs BPCL oil pipline in Mumbai, no casualties
Mumbai, June 13 (IANS) A major fire broke out in a BPCL oil pipeline due to suspected leakage near Wadala in Mumbai on Saturday evening, but there were no casualties, an official said.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 10:50:03 PM

Tomar's police custody extended for two days
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) A court here on Saturday extended for two more days the police custody of former Delhi law minister Jitender Singh Tomar in a fake degree case, after investigating officials said his questioning was required to unearth the syndicate involved in issuing fabricated documents.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 10:36:13 PM

Stay updated on strategies, tactics: Navy chief to IMA graduates
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Indian Navy chief Admiral R.K. Dhowan on Saturday urged newly commissioned officers at the Indian Military Academy (IMA) in Dehradun to stay up to date with current and future strategies, tactics and weaponry.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 10:28:02 PM

Amit Shah, Paswan hold discussions on Bihar polls
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) BJP chief Amit Shah met Lok Janshakti Party leader Ram Vilas Paswan here on Saturday as part of seat-sharing talks with NDA allies for the forthcoming Bihar assembly elections with the alliance partners deciding to have a joint campaign in the state.

Saturday, June 13, 2015 10:01:46 PM

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