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London: the new source of gold smuggled to India

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 21:44

This is the first time London has figured on the gold smuggling map vis-a-vis India.








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Indo-Bangla land pact: 68 yrs after Independence, another freedom at midnight

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 21:27

At midnight, the Tricolor would have been unfurled in these enclaves, at half-mast because India is mourning former President APJ Abdul Kalam.








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340 women officers get permanent commission

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 21:17

As per latest figures provided by defence minister Manohar Parrikar in Parliament on Friday, the armed forces have granted permanent commission (PC) to 340 women officers till now.








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India closer to nod for 100% biofuel

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 20:59

Bio-diesel is both renewable and less polluting in comparison to diesel. B100 vehicles have been plying in Brazil and cities such as California and Berkeley in United States.








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India ranks second only to Mexico in abductions

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 20:48

For specialty underwriters sitting in global reinsurance markets like London, India has a dubious distinction. It ranks second only to Mexico on a list of kidnapping hotspots—ahead of Pakistan, Iraq and Nigeria.








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Censors vote out board boss’ list of cuss words

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 20:46

Protesting members of the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) said despite their repeated objections, films were being sanitized on “verbal orders’’ and swear words beeped out.








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Building a plane from leather waste

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 20:40

Senior scientist V Sivakumar said once combined, they undergo a curing process in which heat is passed to harden or toughen the material.








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Hoarse & isolated, Cong MPs keep up protest in LS

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 20:29

A determined Congress chief Sonia Gandhi kept a stern lookout from her front-row seat and so her party MPs valiantly held up outsized placards and hoped for the best.








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Four Indians abducted by ISIS in Libya, two released

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 20:20

"Trying for other two,” she added. MEA spokesperson Vikas Swarup said the two men released had "safely” been brought to University of Sirte. The government gave no indication of how their release was secured.








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GI tag sparks a bitter debate on rasgulla

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 20:16

Most food historians in West Bengal believe it was invented in then Calcutta in 1868 by iconic confectioner Nobin Chandra Das, whose son later founded the famous sweetmeat chain K C Das.








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Petrol price cut by Rs 2.43; diesel by Rs 3.60

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 17:45

Petrol and diesel prices were revised on Friday - petrol rates were cut by Rs 2.43 per litre and diesel was slashed by Rs 3.60 per litre.








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Non-subsidized LPG rates cut by Rs 23.50

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 17:12

Price of non-subsidized LPG, which consumers buy after exhausting their quota of subsidised cooking fuel, was on Friday cut by Rs 23.50 per 14.2kg bottle, in sync with international rates.








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‘Haqqani Network’ chief Jalaluddin Haqqani dead

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 17:11

Jalaluddin Haqqani, head of the dreaded "Haqqani Network" which is behind some of the deadliest attacks against Indian interests in Afghanistan, has been dead for over a year, militant sources said on Friday.








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Islamic State frees 2 of the 4 Indian teachers they took hostage in Libya

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 17:02

The Islamic State jihadist group (ISIS) kidnapped four Indian teachers working in Libya two days ago, but the government on Friday said it has "secured" the release of two of them.








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Islamic State frees 2 of the 4 Indian teachers it took hostage in Libya

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 17:02

The Islamic State jihadist group (ISIS) kidnapped four Indian teachers working in Libya two days ago, but the government on Friday said it has "secured" the release of two of them.








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Yakub Memon's last call to his daughter

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 16:03

Jail authorities grant Yakub Memon his last wish ­ a pre-dawn call to his daughter Zubeida that was fraught with emotion.








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Why the west may miss Mullah Omar

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 15:03

Reports on Wednesday that reclusive Taliban leader Mullah Omar had died will be rightly hailed by some as the demise of an American nemesis.








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2 of 4 kidnapped Indians released by ISIS

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 14:17

Two of the four Indians kidnapped by the Islamic State militants in Libya have been released.








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Govt to sell on priority 27m tonne wheat

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:48

The government will on priority distribute nearly 27 million tonnes of wheat it procured this year under the relaxed quality norms through ration shops, welfare schemes and open market sales.








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Govt to sell on priority 27m tonnes of wheat

Fri, 31/07/2015 - 13:48

The government will on priority distribute nearly 27 million tonnes of wheat it procured this year under the relaxed quality norms through ration shops, welfare schemes and open market sales.








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