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Lokpal: CVC to appear before Parliamentary panel tomorrow

NEW DELHI: The Central Vigilance Commission will give its views to avoid overlapping of responsibilities with the proposed Lokpal when it meets this week a Parliamentary panel considering suggestions for a stronger anti-corruption bill.

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Switch used to trigger Delhi blast found

NEW DELHI: A switch believed to have been used to trigger the briefcase bomb blast outside Delhi High Court was found and two more men were detained in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday night but a breakthrough in the probe still eluded investigators three days after the terror attack.

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We are committed to preserving federalism: PM

NEW DELHI: With some parties and states voicing concern over the proposed Communal Violence Bill, Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday sought to assure them by saying the Centre had no intention to tamper with federal structure of the country which has worked well.

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Promising leads in Delhi blast, says Chidambaram

NEW DELHI: Two days after the high intensity blast at the Delhi High Court, investigators were groping for a breakthrough even as the Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram Friday said there were “promising leads” in the probe.

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Centre to change laws on TV content

NEW DELHI:  The government on Friday said it would initiate the process of amending Cable and Television Networks Act of 1995 to define the modalities for self-regulatory mechanism for television content.

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Alagiri gets notice on college construction

MADURAI: The  Union minister, Mr M K Alagiri, his wife and son have been slapped with a notice by the district collector based on an official report that an engineering college run by their Trust allegedly violated certain conditions in construction of the building.

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NIC to meet today

NEW DELHI:  The issue of radicalisation of youths in the name of religion, on which the government has expressed serious concern, will top the agenda of the 15th National Integration Council meeting on Saturday which will be chaired by the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh.

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ISRO plans to scale up outsourcing

BANGALORE: With domestic launch missions witnessing a “quantum jump” in recent times, Indian Space Research Organisation plans to scale up outsourcing to industries, which already contribute 60 per cent to the country’s space programme.

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Flood situation worsens in Orissa

BHUBANESWAR: Flood situation in Orissa worsened on Friday  with the opening of 59 gates of Hirakud dam to discharge excess rainwater, even as the state government geared up to meet the threat.

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Delhi HC blast: 5 detained in J&K

NEW DELHI: Investigators Thursday detained five people including a cybercafe owner in Jammu and Kashmir and questioned another in Bihar as they groped for definite leads into the briefcase bomb blast outside the Delhi High Court.

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