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CVC launches website to fight corruption

NEW DELHI: In a unique move, the Central Vigilance Commission on Thursday launched an exclusive website for people to upload videos, audios and lodge complaints exposing acts of corruption in government departments.

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CBI searches homes of Raja, former aides

NEW DELHI:  The CBI on Wednesday  searched the homes of former telecom minister, Mr A Raja in New Delhi and Chennai and four of his former aides besides a private firm in connection with the 2G spectrum probe and claimed it had recovered “incriminating” documents.

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Varanasi blast: Chidambaram blames UP govt for being lax

VARANASI/NEW DELHI: The Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram Wednesday said a specific advisory was given in February identifying Dashashwamedh Ghat here as a possible terror target and that there could have been some laxity on the part of the police that led to the blast Tuesday evening.

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Two detained by UP ATS

VARANASI/MUMBAI: According to a media report, the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terror Squad (ATS) on Wednesday detained two people in connection with the blast. The ATS has identified Shahnawaz and Assadullah as key suspects behind the blast. Both are allegedly linked to the 2008 Delhi blasts and the Batla House encounter in Delhi.

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Italian Odissi danseuse pays homage

BHUBANESWAR: A ballet portraying the love and care for a sick and dying man by Mother Teresa as homage on her birth centenary has been choreographed by Italian Odissi danseuse Ileana Citaristi.

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Terror strikes Varanasi, 1 killed, 25 injured

VARANASI:  Terror struck this holy town when a low intensity blast ripped through a crowded bathing ghat on the banks of the Ganges river during Tuesday evening prayers killing a two-year-old girl and injuring around 25 persons including a couple of foreigners.

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Jagan to launch new political party in 45 days

KADAPA: Former Congress MP, Mr YS Jaganmohan Reddy Tuesday announced that he would launch a new political party in Andhra Pradesh in 45 days that would safeguard the “Telugu pride” and “self-esteem.”

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No rethink on JPC, says govt

NEW DELHI: Notwith-standing some of its allies putting pressure, government Tuesday ruled out a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe into the 2G spectrum allocation scam even as the issue paralysed Parliament for the 18th working day.

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