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Noida farmers’ stir turns violent; 2 cops killed

GREATER NOIDA/LUCKNOW: Two policemen were among three persons killed and District Magistrate, Mr Deepak Agarwal got a bullet injury in fierce clashes that broke out in Greater Noida on Saturday between security personnel and agitating farmers holding three roadways employees hostage.

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Court reserves order on Kanimozhi’s bail plea

NEW DELHI: Keeping the suspense on, a Delhi special court Saturday reserved orders on DMK MP Kanimozhi’s bail plea after the CBI strongly opposed it saying she is “controlling everything” in Kalaignar TV, which got Rs 200 crore from Dynamix Balwa group, from behind the scene.

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Climbing the Great Wall

By Chris David Damitio
I woke up early and caught a taxi to Tiananmen Square. The sun had yet to rise, but the pre dawn light was bright enough to show thousands of people doing Tai Chi exercises in an eerie slow motion.

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No one will be spared in 2G case, says SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court Thursday said no person, irrespective of their chair and wealth, would be spared in 2G spectrum scam investigations and slammed the Income Tax department for the slow probe against corporate lobbyist Niira Radia and others for alleged tax evasion in the case.

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President, PM condole death of Dorjee Khandu

NEW DELHI:  The President, Ms Pratibha Patil, the Vice-President, Mr Hamid Ansari and the Prime Minister, Dr Manmohan Singh on Thursday condoled the death of Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister,  Dorjee Khandu in a helicopter crash, saying the country had lost a charismatic leader who spent long years in public service.

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Kalmadi falls in line at Tihar Jail

NEW DELHI: He slept in a separate cell, attended a roll call at 6 a.m., stood in queue for breakfast, watched some TV and at times conversed with two other inmates. Mr Suresh Kalmadi, the latest high-profile entrant at Tihar Central Jail, is not getting any VIP treatment in India’s largest prison and has made no special requests either, authorities said on Thursday.

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