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Pak probe into 26/11 case has not moved an inch: Pillai

NEW DELHI: India today said attempt to bring the guilty in Mumbai attacks to justice “has not moved an inch” in Pakistan and hoped that country will learn from New Delhi’s “fair” handling of the Samjhauta Express blast case and punish the perpetrators of the 26/11 carnage.

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Govt promises strict action against hoarders

NEW DELHI: Promising to crack down on black marketers and hoarders, the government Thursday unveiled measures to check spiralling prices by deciding to continue ban on exports of edible oils, pulses and non-basmati rice and asked states to waive local taxes on essential commodities.

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CBI to re-probe 2006 Malegaon blast case

MUMBAI: In a fresh development in the 2006 Malegaon blast probe, a special court Thursday granted permission to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) for re-investigating the case in wake of “confession” statements made by Swami Aseemanand linking Hindu groups to terror acts.

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BSP MLA accused of raping Dalit girl arrested

BANDA/LUCKNOW: A month after he allegedly raped a teenaged Dalit girl, absconding ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) MLA Purushottam Naresh Dwivedi was Thursday arrested in Banda district but the opposition dubbed it as “stage managed.”

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GoM to look into issue of ‘no-go’ mining areas

NEW DELHI: With the ministries of Coal and Environment being locked in a battle over coal mining, the Union cabinet Thursday decided to set up a Group of Ministers (GoM) to look into the issue of ‘no-go’ mining areas with an aim of finding a solution.

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NCP hits out at Rahul Gandhi over price rise comment

NEW DELHI: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP), a major constituent of the United Progressive Alliance, Wednesday hit out at Congress leader Mr Rahul Gandhi for blaming coalition compulsion for price rise, saying his statements should reflect "humility" and not "arrogance."

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Palmolein case posted to Jan 25

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: With the Supreme Court vacating the stay on the proceedings, a vigilance court here today posted to January 25 the trial in the Palmolein oilscam case in which Central Vigilance Commissioner, P J Thomasis an accused.

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More realistic account of Bhopal Gas Tragedy in NCERT

BHOPAL: Against a background of black, the pages tell the story of the world’s worst industrial disaster - in Bhopal on December 2-3 night, 1984. The photographs, of the deaths, the sufferers, and the killer factory, have photo captions highlighted in red. This is part of NCERT’s new Social Sciences book for Class 8 for the new academic session.

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CAG stands by its report on 2G scam

NEW DELHI: The CAG on Monday said it stood by its report on 2G spectrum allocation brushing aside the Telecom Minister, Mr Kapil Sibal’s contention that the auditor’s projection of Rs 1.76 lakh crore as presumptive loss was “utterly erroneous”.

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Tejas gets initial operational nod

BANGALORE:  India on Monday joined a select group of nations manufacturing warplanes with the home-grown Light Combat Aircraft ‘Tejas’ moving a step closer to its induction into the Indian Air Force after getting its initial operational clearance  here.

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