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Reworked PAC report on 2G scam sparks row

NEW DELHI: The reworked report of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) chairman, Mr Murli Manohar Joshi, which questions the Prime Minister’s role in the 2G spectrum allocation, has sparked a row, with the Congress dismissing the report as “motivated” and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) asserting that there is “nothing wrong” with it.

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India faces Rs 1.83 lakh crore exposure to US debt

NEW DELHI: As one of the 15 largest foreign creditors to the US, India’s exposure to the United States’ ballooning debts is estimated at US$ 41 billion - higher than the money America owes to countries like France and Australia.

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Oil leaking from sunken cargo ship off Mumbai

MUMBAI: The city police Sunday asked people to avoid going to beaches after a cargo vessel which sunk off the Mumbai harbour Thursday was found to be leaking oil.

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BJP to attack govt in Parliament on CAG report on CWG mess

NEW DELHI: Main opposition Bharatiya Janata Party on Sunday appeared all set to corner the government in Parliament and even force adjournment of the two Houses over a CAG report that has rapped the Delhi government for irregularities in CWG projects and also dragged the PMO.

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Maharashtra govt dithers over Black Magic Bill

MUMBAI: The long pending ‘Maharashtra Prevention and Eradication of Human Sacrifice and other Inhuman Evil Practices and Black Magic’ bill is unlikely to be re-introduced in the ongoing monsoon session of the state legislature.

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Heavy rains lash Kolkata; two killed, eight injured

KOLKATA: Incessant rains lashed the metropolis for the second consecutive day on Sunday killing two persons and injuring eight others, besides throwing normal life out of gear.

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Greater Noida farmers oppose settlement deal

GREATER NOIDA: A day after Greater Noida administration and farmers of Patwari village reached a consensus on the land acquisition issue, farmers from about 20 nearby villages Sunday termed the settlement a “conspiracy” and demanded that the enhanced compensation agreed upon be doubled.

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CWG Village, a story of manipulation and mismanagement, says CAG

NEW DELHI: The CAG Report on Commonwealth Games has indicted the DDA and other government agencies for not properly addressing the key issues related to the selection of the Games Village site, and various constructions and facilities that came up there.

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More ‘trouble’ for Delhi govt as CBI studying CAG report on CWG

NEW DELHI: A day after the Comptroller and Auditor General of India report on the Commonwealth Games was tabled in Parliament, the CBI has geared up to go through the report in detail which may create more “trouble” for the Sheila Dikshit Government.

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Sonia Gandhi out of ICU

NEW DELHI: Congress president Ms Sonia Gandhi has been moved out of the ICU in a US hospital where she underwent a surgery.
“Sonia Gandhi remained in the ICU for 24 hours and has thereafter been moved out.

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