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Radia talks about Pawar to CBI

NEW DELHI:  The Union Agriculture Minister, Mr Sharad Pawar’s name has cropped up in a statement corporate lobbyist, Ms Niira Radia has made to the CBI in the 2G scam in which she has claimed without evidence that he was controlling the controversial DB Realty group, whose telecom company Swan has been charge sheeted in the case.

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Railways offers job to athlete attacked on train

NEW DELHI/BAREILLY: The national level football and volleyball player, Ms Arunima Sinha, who lost her leg after being thrown out by robbers from a running train near Bareilly on Monday, will be given a job by the Railways which has promised all help for her rehabilitation.

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Pained to learn PM did not vote: Modi

GANDHINAGAR/NEW DELHI: Using the occasion of B R Ambedkar’s birth anniversary, Gujarat Chief Minister, Mr Narendra Modi Thursday took a swipe at the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh for not voting in the just concluded assembly elections in Assam.

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Actor Rami Reddy passes away

HYDERABAD: Film actor Rami Reddy, known for villain’s roles in Telugu and Hindi films, passed away here Thursday while undergoing treatment for a kidney ailment.

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Hazare rules out change in nominees in Lokpal panel

NEW DELHI:  Anti-corruption crusader, Mr Anna Hazare on Sunday  firmly ruled out any changes in civil society’s nominees in Lokpal bill drafting committee, asserting there was no differences after Baba Ramdev’s criticism on inclusion of father-son duo Mr Shanti Bhushan and Mr Prashant Bhushan.

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Ministerial group formed over telephone tapping

NEW DELHI: Against the backdrop of Radia tapes leak controversy, a 15-member inter-ministerial group has been constituted for recommending effective monitoring of provisions of telephone tapping and curtailing its leakage to the public at large.

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Raise vigil on cash meant for poll-bound states: EC to airports

NEW DELHI: Concerned over “large sums” of money being transported through the air route to poll-bound states, the Election Commission has issued fresh guidelines to the Civil Aviation Ministry to “capture and preserve” CCTV footage of such interceptions made at airports.

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