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Nita Ambani invited to US cancer institute board

Mumbai, Oct 30 Reliance Foundation chairperson Nita Ambani has been invited to join the board of visitors at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Centre, as it leads the global fight against this killer disease and in helping affected families.

’Rubber cultivation in northeast vital to meet demand’

Agartala, Oct 30 The Rubber Board has decided to expand cultivation of rubber in non-traditional areas of northeastern region to meet the increasing demand, an official said Thursday.

Not inviting Modi for son’s anointment: Jama Masjid’s Shahi Imam

The Shahi Imam of Delhi’s Jama Masjid, Syed Ahmed Bukhari Friday said he has not invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his son’s anointment as the next chief cleric.

Finally, Shiv Sena welcomes Fadnavis as new CM

The Shiv Sena Thursday said it "wholeheartedly welcomes" Devendra Fadnavis as the new chief minister-designate of Maharashtra, two days after the BJP anointed him.

Kerala welcomes centre’s viability gap funding for port

With the central government clearing Rs.800 crore as viability gap funding (VGF) for the proposed Vizhinjam port in Kerala, construction work is expected to begin very soon, a minister said here Thursday.

Proposal to legalise prostitution to be placed before SC panel: NCW

National Commission for Women (NCW) Chief Lalitha Kumaramangalam Wednesday said that proposal for legalising prostitution in India will be placed before the Supreme Court constituted panel Nov 8.

India failed to prosecute anti-Sikh riot perpetrators: HRW

India has failed in punishing those responsible for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and it reflects the country’s "weak efforts" to fight communal violence

Police say no to ’Kiss of Love’ event

Police have denied permission for holding a "kissing session" at the Marine Drive here Sunday evening, meant to counter the increasing instances of moral policing in the state.

Prashanth Acharya of Moodabidri dies of Electric Shock

Prashanth Acharya aged about 29 years is reported to be dead by an electric shock on October 28.

Delhi LG to explore government formation options

Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung will explore the possibility of government formation in Delhi over the next few days, said an official statement Wednesday.

Vietnamese PM’s visit will strengthen ties: President

Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung’s visit to India will further consolidate the special relationship shared by the two countries, President Pranab Mukherjee said Wednesday.

Centre submits names of 627 Indians in Supreme Court

The Central Government on Wednesday submitted before the Supreme Court a list of names of Indians having accounts in foreign banks.

Finally Haryana ministers get portfolios

Nearly three days after swearing-in, Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar Tuesday night allotted portfolios to the newly-inducted ministers.

BJP criticises Akhilesh for attacks on policemen

Lucknow, Oct 28 The BJP Tuesday criticised the Samajwadi Party (SP) government in Uttar Pradesh for failing to take action against its party workers for attacking policemen in the state.

Burdwan blast: youth arrested from Nepal

A 29-year-old youth was arrested Monday from Nepal in connection with the Oct 2 Burdwan blast, intelligence sources said.

Centre to link mobile SIM with Aadhaar: Official

The central government is working hard to link mobile SIM with the Unique Identification (UID) number or Aadhaar, a senior official said here Monday.

PM congratulates Sania for winning WTA Finals

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Monday congratulated tennis star Sania Mirza for her victory in the WTA Finals.


Will probe all land scams of previous govt: Haryana ministers

Hours after taking oath as cabinet ministers, Anil Vij and Capt Abhimanyu today said the BJP government

Indian Oil official goes missing in Assam

A senior official of Indian Oil Sunday went missing from Assam’s Tinsukia district, police said.

Delhi colony tense, one in critical condition

Delhi’s Trilokpuri area remained tense Sunday though no violence was reported, police said

Three-time Thiruvananthapuram LS member A.Charles dead

A. Charles, senior Congress leader and the only person to win thrice from the Thiruvananthapuram Lok Sabha constituency, died Sunday morning at a private hospital.

Nine killed in Assam accident

At least nine people, including five women, were killed when the bus they were travelling on fell into a gorge in Assam’s Nagaon district early Sunday, police said.

Patient dies unattended in Ghaziabad hospital

A 60-year-old patient died after he reportedly remained unattended for eight days at the government hospital here, officials said Saturday.

Four shot at in Delhi rioting, 33 arrested

Four people were shot at during a clash between two communities over a petty issue in east Delhi’s Trilokpuri area, police said, adding that 33 people have been arrested.

Punjab launches scheme for water-logged areas

Starting with two villages in the worst affected district of Muktsar, the Punjab government Saturday launched a scheme for develpment of infrastructure in these villages.

Tamil Nadu government hikes milk prices

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam Saturday announced the government’s decision to hike the prices of toned milk by Rs.10 per litre.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi hosts journalists in New Delhi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is hosting journalists over tea in the national capital in what is his first formal outreach to the media.

Hundreds of devotees take holy dip in Yamuna

Hundreds of devotees took a dip at the Yamuna ghats in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura and Vrindavan cities on the occasion of Yam Dwitiya Saturday morning

Minister resigns in Jammu and Kashmir

Sham Lal Sharma, senior Congress leader and Jammu and Kashmir minister for public health engineering, irrigation and flood control, has quit.

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