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  • Can you open up NEET-2 to all, SC asks CBSE

    A Bench led by Justice Anil R. Dave sought the CBSE’s response on whether it could accommodate at least 30 lakh candidates, if students who appeared on May 1 were allowed a second chance on July 24. The court also asked the Medical Council of India to give sugg ....

    A Bench led by Justice Anil R. Dave sought the CBSE’s response on whether it could accommodate at least 30 lakh candidates, if students who appeared on May 1 were allowed a second chance on July 24. The court also asked the Medical Council of India to give sugg ....

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  • Water level in dams dips to a new low

     Water storage in major Indian reservoirs has dipped to 19% of their total capacity, according to a weekly update by the Central Water Commission on Thursday. On the back of consecutive droughts in 2014 and 2015, several parts of India have faced searing droughts. T ....

     Water storage in major Indian reservoirs has dipped to 19% of their total capacity, according to a weekly update by the Central Water Commission on Thursday. On the back of consecutive droughts in 2014 and 2015, several parts of India have faced searing droughts. T ....

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  • From snooping to suiting: the controversies around Modi

    1. Snoopgate controversy In 2013 when the BJP announced Narendra Modi as the party’s prime ministerial candidate, a scandal broke that the Gujarat government had allegedly ‘spied’ on a young woman architect in the state in 2009. Political parties ....

    1. Snoopgate controversy In 2013 when the BJP announced Narendra Modi as the party’s prime ministerial candidate, a scandal broke that the Gujarat government had allegedly ‘spied’ on a young woman architect in the state in 2009. Political parties ....

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  • Tell at whose behest changes were made in chopper deal: Shah to Antony

    “Antony should tell at whose behest changes were made in the agreement. Why were the field trials of the helicopter shifted abroad,” Mr. Shah said, launching his campaign for the May 16 assembly elections in Antony’s home state of Kerala. Addressing ....

    “Antony should tell at whose behest changes were made in the agreement. Why were the field trials of the helicopter shifted abroad,” Mr. Shah said, launching his campaign for the May 16 assembly elections in Antony’s home state of Kerala. Addressing ....

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  • Four get life sentence in Keenan-Reuben murder case

    ‘Tragic case’ “This is a case of tragic death of two friends,” observed Special Judge Vrushali Joshi as she awarded Jitendra Rana, Satish Dulgaj, Sunil Bhot and Deepak Tival life imprisonment under Section 302 (punishment for murder), Section ....

    ‘Tragic case’ “This is a case of tragic death of two friends,” observed Special Judge Vrushali Joshi as she awarded Jitendra Rana, Satish Dulgaj, Sunil Bhot and Deepak Tival life imprisonment under Section 302 (punishment for murder), Section ....

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  • Congress walks out after making demand for SC-monitored probe into VVIP chopper deal

    Here are the live updates: 7.23 pm: Vijay Mallya’s resignation from Rajya Sabha accepted by Chairman Hamid Ansari, announces Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien 7.21 pm: Congress walks out of the House over the demand for a Supreme Court-monitored probe 7.17 pm: ....

    Here are the live updates: 7.23 pm: Vijay Mallya’s resignation from Rajya Sabha accepted by Chairman Hamid Ansari, announces Deputy Chairman P.J. Kurien 7.21 pm: Congress walks out of the House over the demand for a Supreme Court-monitored probe 7.17 pm: ....

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  • Collegium recommends four judges for SC

    Mr. Rao is also spearheading the Tamil Nadu government's objections against the conduct of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test in 2016-17. If the appointment goes through, Mr. Rao would be the seventh person in India's legal history to be directly appointe ....

    Mr. Rao is also spearheading the Tamil Nadu government's objections against the conduct of National Eligibility-cum-Entrance Test in 2016-17. If the appointment goes through, Mr. Rao would be the seventh person in India's legal history to be directly appointe ....

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  • CBI questions Tyagi, Khaitan on VVIP chopper deal

    The agency has also sent a request to the Ministry of External Affairs to help expedite the process of gathering information through the Letters Rogatory sent to seven countries. “We have received all details from Italy,”said a CBI official. “Retire ....

    The agency has also sent a request to the Ministry of External Affairs to help expedite the process of gathering information through the Letters Rogatory sent to seven countries. “We have received all details from Italy,”said a CBI official. “Retire ....

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  • Kasich ends bid for Republican nomination

    Speaking to reporters in Columbus, Ohio, Kasich didn’t outline his reasons for ending his bid or mention Trump. Instead, he offered an emotional recount of his exchanges with voters on and renewed his call for Americans to spend more time helping one another. & ....

    Speaking to reporters in Columbus, Ohio, Kasich didn’t outline his reasons for ending his bid or mention Trump. Instead, he offered an emotional recount of his exchanges with voters on and renewed his call for Americans to spend more time helping one another. & ....

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  • Live: Sporadic violence during final phase of polling

    “While 123 companies of Central forces and 4,500 State police personnel will be stationed in Cooch Behar, 238 companies of Central forces and 3,500 State police personnel will be deployed in Purba Medinipur,” an Election Commission official said. The EC has ....

    “While 123 companies of Central forces and 4,500 State police personnel will be stationed in Cooch Behar, 238 companies of Central forces and 3,500 State police personnel will be deployed in Purba Medinipur,” an Election Commission official said. The EC has ....

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