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CBI director alleges perjury by Prashant Bhushan

New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) CBI Director Ranjit Sinha Saturday moved the Supreme Court over the conflicting positions taken by NGO CPIL's counsel Prashant Bhushan and Kamini Jaiswal on the identity of the source that provided them the alleged original copy of the entry register maintained at the gate of his official residence. Sinha in his application said that when Bhushan handed over Sep ...

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Radio Kashmir Srinagar resumes routine broadcasts after 14 days

Srinagar, Sep 20 (IANS) Akashvani's Srinagar radio station popularly known as Radio Kashmir Srinagar resumed its routine broadcasts Saturday. The radio station had to suspend operations Sep 7 when flood waters submerged its installations in Srinagar city trapping 12 staff members inside. After two days, Radio Kashmir authorities had started an emergency FM broadcast service from ...

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Hungary football coach fired

Budapest, Sep 18 (IANS) Hungarian national football team head coach Attila Pinter was fired Thursday. Pinter's spot will be filled temporarily by Pal Dardai, Hungary football federation president Sandor Csanyi said adding that the 38-year-old will coach the team in three European championship qualifiers -- against Romania Oct 11, Faroe Islands Oct 14 and Finland Nov 14, reports Xinhua.

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SC to hear plea against procedure for appointing CVC

New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) The Supreme Court will hear Thursday a plea by an NGO which has sought that the Centre be restrained from going ahead with the empaneling and appointment of chief vigilance commission (CVC) and vigilance commissioner (VC) as the existing procedure for it is restricted and non-transparent. The apex court bench of Chief Justice R.M. Lodha, Justice Kurian Joseph and...

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Nithari convict Koli shifted to Dasna jail

Ghaziabad, Sep 17 (IANS) Nithari killing convict Surender Koli was Wednesday shifted back from the Meerut jail to the Dasna jail here. The decision to shift him back from Meerut jail to Dasna jail in Ghaziabad was taken after the Supreme Court put his execution on hold till Oct 29. The next hearing in the case is scheduled Oct 28. Meerut Jail superintendent S.M. Rizvi whi...

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Paradise on Earth becomes horror for its residents

Srinagar, Sep 16 (IANS) As historical records confirm that the recent floods in Kashmir have been worse than the worst ever - that in 1893 - the human suffering and devastation caused have few parallels in the Valley's recent history. Walter Lawrence, who documented the 1893 floods in his famous book, The Vale of Kashmir, says the water level in the Jhelum river in Srinagar reached 27 fe...

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Man arrested for killing cousin over 'girlfriend'

Gurgaon, Sep 15 (IANS) A 27-year-old man along with an accomplice has been arrested for killing his cousin for having a relationship with a woman both of them called their 'girlfriend', police said Monday. Pradeep Kumar alias Filmy was shot dead Sep 7 in Gurgaon Gaon area by his cousin Lalit and his friend Umesh Kumar alias Harlu at a party. Lalit and Harlu were arrested Sunday n...

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Work in Srinagar's civil secretariat to resume Thusday

Jammu, Sep 15 (IANS) The Jammu and Kashmir cabinet met here Monday as the the civil secretariat in summer capital Srinagar has been closed since Sep 7 due to the massive floods, an official statement said here, adding that work will resume from Thursday. The cabinet meeting, chaired by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah, condoled the loss of lives in the floods and hailed relief and rescue wor...

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Indians in Saudi Arabia appeal to Modi for 'massive' help in Kashmir

Riyadh, Sep 15 (IANS) About 20 Riyadh-based Indian organisations have urged Prime Minister Narendra Modi for a massive response to the unprecedented disaster caused by floods in Jammu and Kashmir on a scale similar to that carried out during the Uttarakhand landslides. A meet, organised by Aligarh Muslim University alumni association (AMUOBA), Riyadh, appreciated the efforts of the India...

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CBI director files response in SC to charge of meeting 2G accused

New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) CBI Director Ranjit Sinha Friday filed in the Supreme Court his response to the allegations that he had met accused in 2G cases being probed by the investigating agency at his residence during a period of 15 months from May 2013 to August this year. The response to the allegation by NGO Centre for Public Interest Litigation (CPIL) that Sinha met accused was submi...

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Mother moots donation of brain dead son's organs

Chennai, Sep 12 (IANS) Even in her hour of grief, the mother of a 30-year-old software engineer agreed to donate her brain dead son's organs so that other patients can live longer. On Sep 7, M. Pakshirajan, employed at Tata Consultancy Services, was riding his two wheeler when he met with a road accident and was critically injured. He was the only son of his parents and the young...

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IITs, others to develop technologies for rural development

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) A network of IITs and other institutes will evolve appropriate technologies for rural development under the 'Unnat Bharat Abhiyan' scheme, it was announced Thursday. The venture is coordinated by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi and will be launched as a network of IITs and other professional and academic institutes to evolve appropriate technologi...

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Poll panel reprimands Yogi Adityanath, orders case be filed

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday reprimanded BJP MP Yogi Adityanath for violating the Model Code of Conduct and asked the Uttar Pradesh chief electoral officer (CEO) to ensure that an FIR is lodged against him. The commission reprimands you for the said misconduct and cautions you to be careful in future in making public utterances during election speeches to avo...

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Poll panel reprimands Yogi Adiyanath

New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The Election Commission Thursday reprimanded BJP MP Yogi Adityanath for violating the Model Code of Conduct while campaigning for Uttar Pradesh assembly bypolls and asked him to be careful in the future. The commission reprimands you for the said misconduct and cautions you to be careful in future in making public utterances during election speeches to avoid furt...

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Nigeria airports authority denies syringe attack on US official

Abuja, Sep 10 (IANS) The airports authority of Nigeria says an allegation of a syringe attack on a US air marshal at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos may not be true as preliminary observation proved there was no evidence to back up the claim made by the US. In a statement made available to Xinhua Wednesday, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said footage...

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Majority of Americans feel current Congress worst ever: Survey

Washington, Sep 10 (IANS/EFE) Almost two-thirds of Americans feel that the current Congress is the worst in their lifetime, and just 14 percent of those surveyed approve of the way lawmakers are doing their jobs, according to a survey released by CNN/ORC. Just two months before the legislative elections in November, Americans are expressing clear anger at the actions of their lawmakers.<...

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Poll panel issues notice to Yogi Adityanath

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Election Commission Tuesday issued a notice to BJP MP Yogi Adityanath for violating the model code of conduct by allegedly making statements appealing to voters on religious grounds. The EC asked the the Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Gorakhpur to explain by Wednesday why action should not be taken against him. The notice was issued after the panel rec...

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Delhi BJP sends relief material to flood-hit Kashmir

New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The Delhi unit of the BJP Tuesday sent two trucks of relief material to the flood-hit Jammu and Kashmir, where nearly 200 people have died. Two trucks of relief material, including plastic tents, tarpauline, food grain and medicines have been dispatched to Jammu and Kashmir today (Tuesday), said a statement by the Bharatiya Janata Party. The trucks were fl...

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SC puts on hold Nithari killer Koli's execution

New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court has put on hold the execution of Nithari killings convict Surender Koli by a week. A bench of Chief Justice-designate Justice H.L. Dattu and Justice Anil R. Dave passed the order in the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, suspending Koli's execution on his appeal. Koli was represented by counsel Indira Jaising. In its brief order, the...

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SC stays Nithari killer Surendra Koli's execution

New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) The Supreme Court has stayed the execution of Nithari killings convict Surendra Koli by one week. Chief justice designate H.L. Dattu passed the order in the intervening night of Sunday and Monday, staying Koli's execution on his appeal. Koli was represented by senior counsel Indira Jaising. Koli was to be executed Monday at Meerut jail. Koli's me...

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