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  • SC stands by April 28 order on NEET

    The court told the States and private institutions that the “teething difficulties” would resolve on their own. While the Gujarat government submitted it was “torture” to impose the NEET on students already mentally prepared for State entrance ....

    The court told the States and private institutions that the “teething difficulties” would resolve on their own. While the Gujarat government submitted it was “torture” to impose the NEET on students already mentally prepared for State entrance ....

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  • Opinion poll gives DMK the lead in western Tamil Nadu

    The survey results released on Monday point to the impact that a multi-cornered contest will have among voters, As per the poll, the DMDK-led third front, the PMK and the BJP make a significant mark in several constituencies. They even push the AIADMK to the third place ....

    The survey results released on Monday point to the impact that a multi-cornered contest will have among voters, As per the poll, the DMDK-led third front, the PMK and the BJP make a significant mark in several constituencies. They even push the AIADMK to the third place ....

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  • SC favours trust vote in Uttarakhand

    A Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh called the Uttarakhand case out-of-turn in the morning and asked Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi to seek instructions from the government on the court’s suggestion to have a floor test immediately, to end the co ....

    A Bench of Justices Dipak Misra and Shiva Kirti Singh called the Uttarakhand case out-of-turn in the morning and asked Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi to seek instructions from the government on the court’s suggestion to have a floor test immediately, to end the co ....

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  • Showers help in fighting Uttarakhand forest fires

    Showers were experienced in the higher reaches of Rudraprayag, including Kedarnath and Gaurikund. Parts of Uttarkashi, Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts also received light rain. “Light to moderate rain will be experienced throughout the State by Wednesday morning ....

    Showers were experienced in the higher reaches of Rudraprayag, including Kedarnath and Gaurikund. Parts of Uttarkashi, Chamoli and Pithoragarh districts also received light rain. “Light to moderate rain will be experienced throughout the State by Wednesday morning ....

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  • Social forestry plantations no longer find favour in Prakasam

    Social forestry plantations have lost favour with farmers in the drought-prone Prakasam district as the agreement between growers and paper mills brokered by the district administration has been followed more in breach. The growers who have been traditionally growing tob ....

    Social forestry plantations have lost favour with farmers in the drought-prone Prakasam district as the agreement between growers and paper mills brokered by the district administration has been followed more in breach. The growers who have been traditionally growing tob ....

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  • Phase V of West Bengal polls: 20% voters turn out till 9 a.m.

    The phase — with 53 seats spread over three districts — may finally decide the winner like in previous elections. In 2014 Lok Sabha poll, TMC got 49 out of 53 Assembly segments going to poll on Saturday. The party's performance was nearly as good in 2011 ....

    The phase — with 53 seats spread over three districts — may finally decide the winner like in previous elections. In 2014 Lok Sabha poll, TMC got 49 out of 53 Assembly segments going to poll on Saturday. The party's performance was nearly as good in 2011 ....

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  • Now, Centre says it's difficult to conduct NEET this year

    Appearing before a bench led by Justice Anil R. Dave, Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi pleaded for a modification of the Bench’s order of April 28, 2016, giving the nod for conduct of NEET 2016-17 across all States. Mr. Rohatgi submitted that entrance exams for t ....

    Appearing before a bench led by Justice Anil R. Dave, Attorney-General Mukul Rohatgi pleaded for a modification of the Bench’s order of April 28, 2016, giving the nod for conduct of NEET 2016-17 across all States. Mr. Rohatgi submitted that entrance exams for t ....

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  • I am in ‘forced exile’, no plans to return to India: Mallya

    Mr. Mallya, whose passport was revoked this month, said he wanted a “reasonable” settlement with creditor banks for his defunct airline, but they “are not getting any money” by taking his passport or arresting him. “I definitely would li ....

    Mr. Mallya, whose passport was revoked this month, said he wanted a “reasonable” settlement with creditor banks for his defunct airline, but they “are not getting any money” by taking his passport or arresting him. “I definitely would li ....

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  • Adarsh scam: The story of a posh high-rise with not-so-posh occupants

    Though the issue has been brewing since 2003, media scrutiny over the high-profile list of owners began in 2010, prompting the Army and CBI to launch separate probes. The CAG too submitted a report on the scandal. What, at first, appeared as a misuse of granted land, tu ....

    Though the issue has been brewing since 2003, media scrutiny over the high-profile list of owners began in 2010, prompting the Army and CBI to launch separate probes. The CAG too submitted a report on the scandal. What, at first, appeared as a misuse of granted land, tu ....

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  • Bribes routed through maze of firms

    Four years on, Indian agencies are still awaiting information from at least seven countries to establish the money trail linking the accused persons to the alleged over €51million bribes and commissions paid by the helicopter firm to bag the deal. Italian docume ....

    Four years on, Indian agencies are still awaiting information from at least seven countries to establish the money trail linking the accused persons to the alleged over €51million bribes and commissions paid by the helicopter firm to bag the deal. Italian docume ....

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