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Ex-CM of Arunachal held for PDS scam

GUWAHATI: Former Arunachal Pradesh chief minister and veteran Congress leader, Mr Gegong Apang was on Tuesday arrested by sleuths of the special investigation cell for his alleged involvement in a Rs 1,000-crore public distribution system scam.

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Left, BJP slam govt for nuke Bill amendments

NEW DELHI: Two days before it is moved in the Parliament, the Nuclear Liability Bill on Sunday ran into fresh trouble with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the Left parties slamming the government for "diluting" the suppliers’ liability through changes in the draft legislation.

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Notice to Raj for threatening multiplex owners

MUMBAI: Days after he asked the multiplex owners to screen Marathi movies at prime time or face the music, Mumbai police has served a notice to Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief, Mr Raj Thackeray warning him against giving any provocative or inflammatory speeches.

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Further salary hike for MPs likely

NEW DELHI: The deadlock over MPs’ salary hike ended on Saturday after the government’s trouble-shooter Mr Pranab Mukherjee met agitating parliamentarians who are unhappy with the three-fold increase and are demanding a 500 per cent raise. The government is likely to consider marginally increasing the hike, official sources said.

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Four children die in UP after vaccination

LUCKNOW: Four children died on Saturday allegedly after being administered measles and other vaccines during a government drive in Mohanlalganj area on the city outskirts, prompting authorities to suspend five members of the medical staff including a doctor.

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