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April 30, 2015 7:09 am gmt |
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At least 36 people lost their lives and 100 were injured in thunderstorm and heavy rains that hit several parts of Uttar Pradesh Tuesday. Four persons were killed in Pratapgarh district, three in Rae Bareli, two deaths each were reported in Lucknow, Ballia and Amethi, and one died in Azamgarh, a gove...
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April 30, 2015 7:02 am gmt |
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Last Tuesday, Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi toured to Punjab and Maharashtra and the grain markets of Punjab, where he met farmers struggling to sell their produce after the unseasonal rain and hailstorms destroyed ready winter crop and to meet farmers who have suffered loss of crop due to uns...
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April 30, 2015 5:14 am gmt |
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K Kanimozhi of DMK, in the Rajya Sabha’s session yesterday, asked  whether the government was planning to amend the law to make marital rape a crime. She had also asked whether the UN Committee on Elimination of Discrimination Against Women had recommended to India that marital rape should be c...
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April 30, 2015 2:43 am gmt |
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The state government of Bihar had arranged flights and train services to evacuate its citizens out from affected areas back home. As the result, Indian nationals were evacuated from quake-hit Nepal and they returned home to India’s eastern Patna city yesterday (Tuesday). One evacuee, Suman Kuma...
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April 29, 2015 8:43 am gmt |
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Varthur lake one of the largest lakes in five feet highLike a washing machine that has had too much detergent put in it,  the city, started to sprout out white froth, at least five feet high, on Monday. The bizarre scene played out through the morning when the froth spilt over to the neighbouring roa...
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April 29, 2015 7:25 am gmt |
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Dr Manmohan Singh, former Indian Prime minister has made 73 foreign trips as Prime Minister and now, it’s calculated that Indian Rs 6,76,74,33,477 (Rs 676.7 crore, $107 million) was the cost what the nation incurred. The figure which was provided by the Prime Minister’s Officer following ...
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April 29, 2015 6:39 am gmt |
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Rahul Gandhi said today that the government should take into account their concerns and not just extend monetary assistance. He said this, as he has vowed to raise voice for farmers on every platform. Rahul Gandhi met farmers hit by unseasonal rains in Punjab and stayed there overnight after travelli...
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April 29, 2015 2:54 am gmt |
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Deaths of farmers, either by suicide or cardiac arrest, have occurred due to the shock of crop loss. This occur due to unseasonal rain. But, in last week’s Lok Sabha, when the issue of farmers’ distress dominated Parliament, Agriculture Minister claimed that no farmers’ suicide had been reporte...
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April 28, 2015 12:37 pm gmt |
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Indian Air Force sent earth movers and other machinery to earthquake ravaged Nepal as part of ongoing relief operations yesterday (Monday). A total of 14 Air Force planes are involved in the rescue and relief operations. Wing Commander said different vehicles and equipments were being sent to help cl...
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April 28, 2015 10:25 am gmt |
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Soon after the state witnesses the growth in suicides among farmers, Rahul Gandhi visits Khanna and Gobindgarh in Punjab today and will take stock of the situation in the state’s grain markets where farmers are finding it difficult to sell their produce after the recent unseasonal rains. He travels b...
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April 28, 2015 5:12 am gmt |
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India announced free visa to foreign nationals being evacuated from the earthquake ravaged Nepal to facilitate their return back home. This was announced by Interior Minister Rajnath Singh in the lower house of parliament on Monday. The Indian government has swung into action and has stepped up rescu...
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April 27, 2015 12:21 pm gmt |
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The Supreme Court on Monday ruled the Tamil Nadu government has no right to appoint advocate Bhawani Singh as the Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) in the hearing of former chief minister Jayalalithaa’s plea on disproportionate assets case. A three-judge bench headed said that, though the appoint...
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April 27, 2015 12:15 pm gmt |
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In the wake of the strong 7.9 magnitude earthquake that killed over a 1,500 people in Nepal and left a swathe of devastation in the northern Himalayas on Saturday, experts said a temblor of equal intensity is “overdue” in northern India. That may happen either today or 50 years from now… in the...
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April 27, 2015 10:38 am gmt |
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A nine-year-old boy Joshua, is missing by his father was found dead in his uncle’s parked car on Saturday. The boy, was playing near his uncle’s house in Hyderabad’s Kukatpally area when he hid in the Hyundai car and has locked himself in, accidentally. The car was covered, so no on...