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Hindu woman has equal property rights: SC

NEW DELHI:  A Hindu woman or girl will have equal property rights along with other male relatives for any partition made in intestate succession after September 2005, the Supreme Court has ruled.

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Cabinet clears digitisation of TV broadcasts

NEW DELHI: In a key step that will benefit both, the cable and satellite TV industry and consumers, the government Thursday cleared an ordinance that seeks to fast-track the digitisation of TV broadcasts.

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Ghazal legend Jagjit Singh dead

MUMBAI: Ghazal legend Jagjit Singh, who mesmerised music lovers for over four-decades with his soul-stirring numbers like Tum itna jo muskura rahe ho and Jhuki jhuki si nazar, died on Monday of brain haemorrhage.

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SC stays Kasab’s death sentence

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday stayed the death sentence awarded to Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab, the lone surviving gunman from the 2008 Mumbai attack, saying that the due process of law has to be observed.

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Draft telecom policy to be unveiled today

NEW DELHI: Amid rising concerns and lawsuits over allocation of telecom spectrum, a precious national resource, the Communications Minister, Mr Kapil Sibal will on Monday unveil a draft of the new telecom policy that will focus on transparency and quick decision-making.

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Govt to disclose audio recordings

NEW DELHI: Reversing its position, the government has agreed to make public the audio recordings of proceedings of the joint drafting committee constituted to draft the Lokpal bill.

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CAG to audit rural development works

RANCHI: The Union Rural Development Minister, Mr Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said expenditure on rural development works would soon come under the ambit of Comptroller and Auditor General.

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