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Differences crop up in NDA over Presidential candidate

NEW DELHI: Differences surfaced in the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) camp over the President’s election, with the Janata Dal (United) disapproving the Bharatiya Janata Party’s unilateral decision on the issue even as Left parties and Rashtriya Janata Dal backed the Vice President, Mr Hamid Ansari for the post.

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Will be at Ramlila once LS polls declared: Anna

MUMBAI: Sharpening his attack on the Congress-led government at the Centre, social activist Mr Anna Hazare on Tuesday said he would launch a massive people’s movement once the Lok Sabha elections were declared.

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270 still missing, rescue operations on in Assam

GUWAHATI: The toll in Monday's Assam ferry tragedy, possibly India's worst such accident, is estimated to be around 270, with the search and rescue parties failing to recover even a single missing person Tuesday, an official said.

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Huge scope for exporting missiles, says DRDO chief

HYDERABAD: India has scaled a position where it can export missiles and weapon systems and there is a huge potential to sell these armaments to "friendly" countries in a few years from now, according to the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) chief, Dr V K Saraswat.

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PM’s advisor denies irregularity in allotment of BEML plots

NEW DELHI/BANGALORE: The Prime Minister’s Advisor, Mr T K A Nair landed in a controversy on Sunday over alleged irregular allotment of two plots of BEML Housing Society in Bangalore to his niece and a friend, a charge which he rubbished saying there was "no irregularity."

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Bangaru Laxman awarded four years imprisonment

NEW DELHI: Eleven years after having been caught in a sting operation, the former Bharatiya Janata Party president Bangaru Laxman was on Saturday awarded four years rigorous imprisonment by a Delhi court for taking Rs one lakh as bribe in a fictitious defence deal case.

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Wanchoo named Goa Governor

NEW DELHI: Former SPG chief, Mr B V Wanchoo was on Saturday named as the new Governor of Goa while Mr E S L Narasimhan and Mr K Sankaranarayanan will have fresh terms as governors of Andhra Pradesh and Maharashtra respectively.

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