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Vedanta to acquire 5.33 percent stake in Cairn India
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Natural resources major Vedanta India has announced it will acquire up to 5.33 percent stake worth over Rs.2,200 crore in its group company Cairn India from Twin Star Mauritius Holdings next week.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:56:20 PM

Class 10 CBSE results: Girls outperform boys
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Girls pipped boys in the Class 10 results of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exam that were announced here on Thursday, official said.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:50:03 PM

Amnesty urges ban on use of pellet guns by Kashmir police
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) International rights watchdog Amnesty International on Thursday said the Jammu and Kashmir government must prohibit the use of pellet firing shotguns during policing of demonstrations.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:48:03 PM

Indians marginal polluters, so why cut coal? (Special to IANS) (First of a three-part series)
Mumbai, May 28 (IANS/IndiaSpend) India's development dilemma centres around a basic calculation: the carbon emission for an average Indian is only marginally higher than the carbon dioxide producedin flying one passenger from Tokyo to San Francisco.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:42:19 PM

Kashmir guerrillas' latest target - mobile phone operations
Srinagar, May 28 (IANS) Guerrillas in Kashmir have carried out three deadly attacks over three days against mobile phone operations after their communication equipment fitted on a mobile tower was seized -- leaving them with poor connectivity.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:42:18 PM

Need to step up fight against smokeless killer (Comment: Special to IANS)
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Wrapped inside betel leaves and placed in the corner of the mouth, chewing tobacco has been a practice in India for centuries.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:38:04 PM

Court to consider coal block chargesheet against Pushp Steels July 1
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) A special court on Thursday fixed July 1 for considering a chargesheet filed in a coal block allocation case allegedly involving Chhattisgarh-based company Pushp Steels and Mining Pvt. Ltd. and others.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:32:17 PM

Navy chief downplays China's white paper on defence
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Navy chief Admiral R.K. Dhowan on Thursday downplayed China's white paper on defence that focused on a larger role for the communist country's navy, by saying that such vision documents were there for every navy.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:26:20 PM

Girls outshine boys in Class 10 CBSE exam
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) Girls performed better than boys in the Class 10 results of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exam that were announced here on Thursday, official said.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:18:03 PM

Delhi contests home ministry notification, HC hearing on Friday
New Delhi, May 28 (IANS) The Arvind Kejriwal-led Delhi government on Thursday moved the Delhi High Court, challenging the union home ministry's May 21 notification that said Lt. Governor Najeeb Jung has discretionary powers for appointments and transfers to key bureaucratic posts in the capital.

Thursday, May 28, 2015 3:12:17 PM

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