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Azharuddin’s son Ayazuddin dies

HYDERABAD: Ayazuddin, son of Moradabad Congress MP, Mr Mohammad Azharuddin, died in hospital on Friday six days after he was seriously injured in an accident involving his high-end sports bike.

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High-level review panel on rail safety set up

NEW DELHI: Faced with recurring train mishaps, Government today set up a high-level review committee comprising experts like the former Atomic Energy Commission chairperson, Mr Anil Kakodkar and the DMRC chief, Mr E Sreedharan to conduct a safety audit and plug loopholes in the system.

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Kanimozhi and Sharad Kumar move court for bail

NEW DELHI: DMK MP Kanimozhi and Kalaignar TV chief Sharad Kumar, named as co-conspirators in the 2G spectrum scam, Friday filed a fresh bail plea before a special CBI court here after being denied bail earlier.

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Petrol price up by Rs 3.32 per litre

NEW DELHI:  Government oil companies on Thursday hiked petrol price by Rs 3.14-3.32 per litre after decline in rupee’s exchange value increased the cost of buying crude oil and widened losses from fuel sales.

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India and Bhutan discuss key issues

NEW DELHI: India and Bhutan today discussed several key issues concerning both the countries that include security and border management, threat perceptions and sharing of real time information.

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India miffed over UK par moves to discuss human rights in J&K

NEW DELHI: Miffed over British Parliament's moves to discuss alleged human rights violations in Jammu and Kashmir, India today said it has taken "due note of the issue" and asserted there were effective mechanisms within the country's democratic framework to address any grievance or any aberration.

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Day after clash, tension in Bharatpur continues

JAIPUR: Tension persisted in Rajasthan's Bharatpur district Thursday, a day after clashes between two communities over a plot of land claimed at least four lives and left 21 injured, mostly with gunshot wounds, police said.

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Centre comes out with slew of anti-corruption measures

NEW DELHI:  Under attack over corruption, the government on Wednesday came out with a slew of anti-graft measures which include doing away with certain discretionary powers of ministers, a three-month limit to grant sanction for prosecution and setting up of fast-track courts.

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