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Disqualified MLAs’ plea to be heard on Oct 20

BANGALORE: A single judge bench of the Karnataka High Court will take up on October 20 the issue of disqualification of 11 BJP legislators after judges on a two-member bench differed on the issue on Monday.

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Sonia questions Nitish’s secular credentials

KISHANGANJ/MOTIHARI: The Congress president, Ms Sonia Gandhi on Monday attacked the Bihar Chief Minister, Mr Nitish Kumar for presenting a secular image of his government while having an alliance with the BJP which is “dead opposed to secularism”.

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Swine flu vaccine launched

HYDERABAD: Bharat Biotech, a city-based biotechnology firm, on Monday announced the launch of India’s first indigenously developed cell culture H1N1 Swine Flu Vaccine under the brand name HNVAC.

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Green entrepreneurs seek to recycle CWG rubbish

NEW DELHI:  While Delhi has bid the Commonwealth Games goodbye, a few environmentally conscious entrepreneurs are busy seeking to turn the waste discarded in the mega sporting event into useful things like designer bags, umbrellas and fancy footwear.

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CWG probe: CVC asks agencies to submit reports by Oct-end

NEW DELHI: The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC), probing alleged financial irregularities in construction and procurement works related to the Commonwealth Games, has directed all agencies concerned to submit their reports by the month-end.

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Bal Thackeray launches grandson in politics

MUMBAI: Shiv Sena chief, Mr Bal Thackeray on Sunday night launched his grandson, Mr Aditya into politics annointing him as the head of its youth wing at a Dussehra rally which also witnessed three generations of Thackerays sharing the podium.

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Bamboo ‘magic’ to shield Leh flash-flood victims

LEH: A polished and light bamboo structure hardly resembles the ancestral home of Ms Yang Dole which was washed away during the flash-floods that hit her serene village in August.
But for the 63-year-old widow, the pre-fabricated bamboo home with polished flooring is beautiful and cozy enough to keep her family warm in the bone-chilling winters.

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Jaitley, Nitish dare PM for debate on fund use

PATNA: Bharatiya Janata Party and Janata Dal (United) leaders on Sunday attacked the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh for his remarks on utilisation of central assistance by Bihar, saying the funds are “not Congress’ property” and dared him to join a public debate rather than adopting “hit-and-run” tactics.

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