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Kanimozhi to be grilled soon in 2G scam case

NEW DELHI: The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) MP and daughter of Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Mr M Karunanidhi, Ms Kanimozhi will be questioned by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) before March 31 in connection with the allotment of 2G spectrum, well informed sources said Thursday, indicating that the party was being pulled in deeper into the corruption probe.

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Hasan Ali’s custody extended for a day

MUMBAI: Hasan Ali Khan, accused of stashing away nearly $8 billion abroad, was on Thursday remanded to the Enforcement Directorate custody for another day and claimed that the agency was trying to “fix” him.

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Chronic kidney disorders threaten India’s diabetics

NEW DELHI: For the diabetes capital of the world, this might sound alarming. Experts in India say nearly 40 per cent of diabetics can be affected by chronic kidney disorders.
What’s more, around 1.5 lakh (150,000) new cases of kidney failure are diagnosed annually in India, they say.

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Goa’s per capita income highest in FY ’10

NEW DELHI: Tourist hotspot Goa recorded the highest per capita income among all states and Union territories during 2009-10, while Bihar bagged the last spot, the Parliament was informed on Wednesday.

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ISRO to launch 3 satellites in April

CHENNAI: The Indian Space Research Organisation proposes to launch the latest remote sensing satellite and two others in the second week of April, seeking to replace a crucial component in its fully-assembled launch vehicle by dismantling one section.

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Home Ministry sounds nationwide terror alert

NEW DELHI: Terror groups Al-Qaeda and Lashkar-e-Taiba are looking for opportunities to target the ongoing World Cup cricket matches in India and vital oil installations along the coastline, prompting the Home Ministry to sound a nationwide alert.

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Question Hour ‘almost dead’: LS Speaker

NEW DELHI:  Exasperated by frequent disruptions during Question Hour, the Lok Sabha Speaker, Ms Meira Kumar on Wednesday lamented that it was becoming “almost dead”.
A visibly disappointed Ms Kumar made the observation when SP members created uproar for the third consecutive day during the Question Hour.

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Congress, DMK strike deal on seat sharing

NEW DELHI/CHENNAI: Blinking first in the battle of attrition, Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) Tuesday conceded 63 seats for Congress under a seat-sharing deal for the Tamil Nadu assembly elections, ending three days of political drama triggered by its brinkmanship.

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