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Himachal police quiz Karmapa

DHARAMSALA/SHIMLA:  The police on Sunday  questioned the Karmapa who got the backing of Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, even as they arrested two more persons in connection with the seizure of foreign currency worth over Rs 7.5 crore from the offices of a trust backed by him.

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Vajpayee should have got Bharat Ratna years ago, says Brajesh

NEW DELHI: Terming former prime minister Mr Atal Bihari Vajpayee as a statesman, former National Security Advisor Mr Brajesh Mishra Sunday felt that the former PM deserved to be bestowed with Bharat Ratna, the country’s highest civilian honour a few years ago.

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SC asks govt to ascertain source of black money

NEW DELHI: The government Thursday found itself on the backfoot in the Supreme Court which asked why action has not been taken against those who have stashed black money in foreign countries and asked it to go after the source of money which may be from arms deals, drug trafficking and smuggling.

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PM’s panel unaware of charge sheet against CVC: Centre tells SC

NEW DELHI: The government Thursday appeared to have tied itself in knots in the Supreme Court on the appointment of Mr P J Thomas as the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) when it said a corruption case against him was not placed before the three-member panel headed by the Prime Minister,

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Crackdown on oil mafia in M’rashtra; over 180 arrested

MUMBAI/NEW DELHI: Authorities launched a massive crackdown on oil adulteration mafia across Maharashtra Thursday raiding 200 places and arresting around 180 people after an official was burnt alive, while the Centre unveiled steps to reduce scope for diversion of subsidised kerosene.

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Functioning of medical colleges in Kerala paralysed

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The functioning of five medical colleges in the state was affected the third day today with the post graduate medical students continuing their strike, raising various demands including reduction in fee structure and hike in stipend.

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Eleven arrested in Additional District Collector’s murder

NASHIK/MUMBAI: Eleven persons have been arrested in the murder of Additional District Collector Yashwant Sonawane who was burnt alive by suspected members of local oil mafia members, as the official’s family and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) demanded a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the incident.

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