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Last updated: Sunday, September 25, 2016 10:44:03 AM

'GM mustard would be disastrous for India's agricultural independence'
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) Noted molecular biologist Pushpa M. Bhargava on Saturday said the commercial cultivation of Genetically Modified (GM) mustard would be "disastrous" as it would eventually open the doors for multinational corporations to control India's agriculture.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 4:42:04 PM

PM meets chiefs of army, air force
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday met the chiefs of the Army and Air Force and Vice Chief of the Navy here.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 4:30:04 PM

Fire breaks out in building illegally hoarding inflammable goods
Kolkata, Sep 24 (IANS) A fire broke out in a two-storey building here that was being used to illegally hoard highly inflammable products, a fire department official said on Saturday. No injuries were reported.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 4:16:04 PM

Opposition seeks House committee probe into Dana Majhi case
Bhubaneswar, Sep 24 (IANS) The opposition Congress and BJP on Saturday demanded the constitution of a House committee to probe the case of Dana Majhi, who walked about 10 km with his wife's body on his shoulders after he was allegedly denied a hearse in Odisha.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 3:48:04 PM

Indian cyber security body opens first global chapter
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) With the aim to exchange information and best practices on cyber security, the Data Security Council of India (DSCI), a premier body on cyber security, on Saturday launched its first global chapter in Singapore.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 3:44:04 PM

Nitish Kumar is CM thanks to Lalu Prasad: Amar Singh
Patna, Sep 24 (IANS) Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh on Saturday said JD-U leader Nitish Kumar is Chief Minister of Bihar, thanks to RJD Chief Lalu Prasad.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 3:36:04 PM

Eunuchs pay mass obeisance to ancestors at Kashi
Varanasi, Sep 24 (IANS) It's a rare event that is said to be happening after more than several hundred years. Eunuchs from across the country have converged in this holy town to do the 'shraddha karma' for their departed brethren during 'pitrapaksh', the period during which Hindus pay respects to their ancestors.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 3:22:03 PM

Seven companies qualify to bid in upcoming telecom spectrum auction
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) Seven telecom service providers have qualified to bid for the upcoming biggest-ever airwaves auction starting from October 1, according to official data released here by the Department of Telecommunications.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 3:08:04 PM

Congress attacks BJP for buying only 36 Rafale jets
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) The Congress on Saturday attacked the BJP-led central government for buying only 36 Rafale fighter jets from France instead of the 126 finalised during the UPA era, saying the situation for the Indian Air Force (IAF) was becoming "critical and volatile".

Saturday, September 24, 2016 2:58:03 PM

Confusion in BDJS over alliance with BJP
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 24 (IANS) Confusion prevails in the recently-formed Bharat Dharma Jana Sena (BDJS) -- the political outfit floated last year with the support of the powerful Hindu Ezhava leader Vellapalli Natesan -- over its alliance with the BJP.

Saturday, September 24, 2016 2:34:04 PM

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