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Modi for bigger pictorial warnings on tobacco products
Bengaluru/New Delhi/Panaji, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has favoured bigger pictorial warning on tobacco products and the health ministry now intends to cover 85 percent of the display area of beedi, cigarette and chewable tobacco packets, sources said on Saturday.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 9:10:03 PM

45 arrested over clash in MP town, curfew continues
Neemuch (Madhya Pradesh), April 4 (IANS) At least 45 people were arrested in connection with a clash during the Hanuman Jayanti Hindu festival in a town in Madhya Pradesh's Neemuch district while curfew remained in force as a precautionary measure, police said.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 8:48:03 PM

Assam speaker seeks explanation from MLA over criminal links
Guwahati, April 4 (IANS) Assam assembly Speaker Pranab Gogoi on Saturday sought an explanation from Congress legislator Rumi Nath over her alleged links with the kingpin of an inter-state auto lifting racket who was arrested here on Friday.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 8:28:03 PM

Now, Kolhapur Fabindia staffer held for filming woman
Kolhapur (Maharashtra), April 4 (IANS) Spelling further trouble for Fabindia Overseas Pvt. Ltd, a staffer at its Kolhapur outlet was arrested for secretly filming a woman customer on his cellphone, police said here on Saturday.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 8:18:04 PM

Congress hails Iran nuclear agreement
New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday hailed the framework agreement on Iran's nuclear programme struck between it and the five permanent UN Security Council members along with Germany.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 8:18:03 PM

BJP's national executive ends, marks generational shift (Roundup)
Bengaluru, April 4 (IANS) A generational shift was evident in more than one way as BJP concluded its two-day strategy meet here, with veteran L.K. Advani choosing to stay quiet as the party discussed its massive expansion plans.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 7:56:18 PM

Fabindia apologises, but denies mischief; four get bail in CCTV row (Roundup)
Panaji, April 4 (IANS) Four employees of upmarket boutique chain Fabindia were released on bail by a trial court on Saturday, as Goa Chief Minister Laxmikant Parsekar ruled out any mischief and the company issued an apology to union HRD minister Smriti Irani who reported the alleged CCTV snooping at a store in the coastal state.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 7:48:03 PM

Tripathi sworn in as Mizoram governor
Aizawl, April 4 (IANS) West Bengal and Bihar Governor K.N. Tripathi, who has been given additional charge of Mizoram, was sworn in as the 16th governor of the northeastern state here on Saturday.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 7:18:02 PM

Nitish, Lalu slam Shah over 'jungle raj' remark
Patna, April 4 (IANS) A day after BJP president Amit Shah said "jungle raj" has returned in Bihar, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar and his ally, RJD chief Lalu Prasad, hit out at the BJP on Saturday over the 2002 Gujarat riots and accused the party of spreading anarchy in the country.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 7:14:04 PM

Modi for bigger pictorial warnings on tobacco products
Bengaluru/New Delhi, April 4 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi has favoured bigger pictorial warning on tobacco products and the health ministry now intends to cover 85 percent of the display area of beedi, cigarette and chewable tobacco packets, sources said on Saturday.

Saturday, April 04, 2015 7:14:03 PM

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