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Margao blast: Sanatan activist held in Jalgaon

MUMBAI: An absconding member of Rightwing Hindu organisation Sanatan Sanstha has been arrested by the Maharashtra ATS for his alleged role in the 2009 Goa blast -- the sixth person to be held in the case.

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Deadlock in Parliament over price rise ends

NEW DELHI: The week-long impasse in Parliament over price rise ended on Monday with the opposition giving up its demand for voting and agreeing to pass a resolution after discussion expressing concern over the issue in both Houses.

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Seven killed in J&K violence

SRINAGAR:  Violence in Kashmir valley escalated further on Sunday when seven persons, including a woman, were killed in separate incidents with four of them perishing in a blast after explosives went off in a police station set afire by a mob.

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Centre assures action in CWG ‘corruption’

NEW DELHI: Hit by allegations of corruption in the Commonwealth Games, the government on Sunday promised to take action against those found guilty even as another venue was inaugurated with a leaking roof.

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Goa to strengthen ties with diaspora

NEW DELHI: Goa is following in the footsteps of Kerala to engage with its non-residents who make up at least one-third of the state’s 1.5 million population and contribute substantially to the Goan economy.

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Census: Govt plans special drive in Naxal-hit areas

NEW DELHI: Only about half the population in worst Maoist-hit areas have enrolled their names and gave personal information in the just concluded census operations, forcing government to think of launching a special drive in such regions.

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Central govt mulling ban on iron ore exports

BANGALORE: The central government is planning to ban iron ore exports or restrict the quantum of export to protect the rich mineral wealth of the country, Steel Minister Mr Virbhadra Singh said on Saturday.

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Centre treating Gujarat as enemy country, says Modi

AHMEDABAD: In a scathing attack on the Centre following the Central Bureau of Investigation’s plea to shift the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case outside Gujarat, Chief Minister Mr Narendra Modi on Saturday asked whether the state was considered a part of "enemy" country.

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TRS sweeps Telangana by-poll

HYDERABAD: Riding the crest of a separate statehood campaign, the Telangana Rashtra Samiti (TRS) on Friday swept the by-elections in the region winning six of the 12 assembly seats and leading in five others.

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