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Delhi assembly passes resolution against Centre's notification
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Delhi assembly on Wednesday took on the central government by passing a resolution against its order which gave Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung the final say in the posting and transfer of bureaucrats in the capital.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:32:20 PM

India warns Swedish daily to edit Bofors references by Mukherjee
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The Indian envoy to Sweden has warned Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter to edit references to the Bofors controversy made by President Pranab Mukherjee in an interview else the presidential visit to Oslo was "at risk of being cancelled", according to the daily.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:32:19 PM

Priyanka questions Smriti on Amethi IIIT, minister hits back
Rae Bareli/Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Priyanka Vadra on Wednesday asked Smriti Irani why the IIIT in Amethi has not moved forward despite her being the human resource development minister. Irani questioned what the Gandhi family had done in its bastion for the past 60 years.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:28:03 PM

Court stays Haryana notification for SC staff
Chandigarh, May 27 (IANS) In a setback to the Haryana government, the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday stayed a notification for reserving 20 percent seats in departmental promotions for class III and IV Scheduled Caste (SC) employees.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:26:17 PM

Punjab gets WHO award for campaign against tobacco
Chandigarh, May 27 (IANS) The World Health Organization (WHO) on Wednesday announced it was honouring Punjab for its exemplary campaign against tobacco, an official said.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:22:18 PM

Bata India's profit surges by 48.3 percent during Q4
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Shoemaker Bata India Ltd on Wednesday said its net profit during January-March 2015 increased by a whopping 48.3 percent at Rs.58.43 crore even as its net earnings in the same time period declined marginally by about a percent compared to the corresponding period in 2014.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:20:05 PM

'Manmohan took final decision on coal blocks'
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Former coal secretary Harish Chandra Gupta, an accused in a coal block allocation case involving Kolkata-based Vini Iron and Steel Udyog Ltd. (VISUL), told a court here on Wednesday that the final decision on making the allocation in Jharkhand's Rajhara North mine taken by the then prime minister, Manmohan Singh.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:20:03 PM

Tata Chemicals posts consolidated loss of Rs.74.17 crore during Q4
Kolkata, May 27 (IANS) Tata Chemicals Ltd on Wednesday said its consolidated loss for the quarter ended on March 31 narrowed down to Rs.74.17 crore against the loss of Rs.1,225.72 crore during the corresponding period of last year.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:18:03 PM

DRI seizes drugs worth Rs.45.98 crore, 5 held
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) sleuths seized contraband drugs worth almost Rs.46 crore in the international market from Rajasthan and Gujarat and arrested five people, the finance ministry said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:16:17 PM

Armies need to end bias against women, says German minister
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Armies need to get rid of prejudice that women are less abled than men, as future wars will be dominated by brain power and not muscles, German Defence Minister Ursula von der Leyen said on Wednesday.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015 7:08:03 PM

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