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  • LPG costlier by Rs.3 per cylinder
    4:11 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) The price of subsidised cooking gas, or LPG, has gone up by Rs.3 per cylinder following the government’s decision to hike the commission paid to dealers. The increase in commission, which is generally passed on to consumers, has been effected from Oct 23, which was

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  • Delhi Lt governor BJP agent, says Kejriwal
    1:09 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 29 (IANS) Describing Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung as a “BJP agent”, Aam Aadmi Party chief Arvind Kejriwal Wednesday sought an all-party meet to decide the government formation in the national capital. “LG (lieutenant governor) says he will call all-party meeting in ‘next few days’? Why next

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  • Modi’s Rs.745 crore falls short of Kashmir’s expectations
    6:30 PM

    Srinagar, Oct 24 (IANS) Political parties and the common man in Jammu and Kashmir Friday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi should have announced a larger relief package during his day-long visit to the state instead of Rs.745 crore. Naeem Akhtar, chief spokesman of the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), told

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  • 40 houses gutted in Delhi slum fire
    12:48 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 24 (IANS) At least 40 huts were gutted in a fire here Friday, the Delhi Fire Service said Friday. The fire began in one of the huts at Shastri Park area and the blaze soon spread and engulfed many other adjoining huts, an official said. Fourteen fire

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  • Veteran Tamil actor S.S. Rajendran dead
    11:50 AM

    Chennai, Oct 24 (IANS) Tamil cinema’s Yesteryear actor S.S. Rajendran, who was battling for life at a private hospital here, breathed his last Friday. He was 85. “He was admitted to Meenakshi Hospital yesterday (Thursday) in critical condition. He passed away this morning (Friday) due to issues related to lung

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  • India lagging in medical research: Modi
    2:34 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 20 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday said India is lagging behind in the field of medical research and more work should be done in this area. “India is lagging behind in the field of medical research and much more needs to be done… We should focus

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  • Heavy polling in Haryana
    9:30 AM

    Chandigarh, Oct 15 (IANS) Enthusiastic ballotting was reported from majority of the booths as polling for 90 assembly seats in Haryana began Wednesday morning. Voters could be seen queued up at some polling stations even before the official start time of 7 a.m. Election officials said that at some polling

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  • Modi condoles loss of lives in cyclone Hudhud
    5:54 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday condoled the deaths caused by cyclone Hudhud which hit Andhra Pradesh’s Visakhapatnam city and other coastal areas Sunday. “We stand shoulder to shoulder with our sisters and brothers suffering due to cyclone Hudhud. Their tragedy and grief is as much

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  • Modi reviews relief operations in cyclone-affected areas
    10:41 PM

    New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday chaired a high-level meeting to review the status of relief and rehabilitation efforts in areas affected by cyclone Hudhud. The prime minister was briefed on the extent of destruction, including the damage to infrastructure such as roads, railway lines, buildings,

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