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  • Ahead of fast, Hazare to meet leaders of all parties

    Pune, June 28: Social activist Anna Hazare Tuesday said he will start meeting top political leaders of all parties from Wednesday prior to his planned agitation, from Aug 16, for a stringent anti-graft Lokpal bill.

  • Besides Congress, Hazare ready to take on Oppn over Lokpal

    Pune, Jun 28: Unfazed by the resistance from the Government and some quarters to the civil society’s demand for inclusion of Prime Minister in the ambit of the proposed Lokpal Bill, noted Gandhian Anna Hazare today asserted he would not hesitate to fight against Opposition parties that did not support a strong anti-corruption ombudsman.

  • Motorola XOOM tablet launched in India

    New Delhi, June 28: Mobile handset-maker Motorola Mobility India Private Limited Tuesday announced the availability of Motorola XOOM — its wifi and third generation (3G) variant tablet — in India.

  • Joshi’s fresh attempt to rake up 2G report rebuffed at PAC

    New Delhi, Jun 28: A fresh attempt by Murli Manohar Joshi to rake up his report on 2G spectrum scam for adoption by Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) was today rebuffed by Congress members.At the end of a three-hour meeting, Joshi, who was reappointed Chairman of the Committee, decided to take the views of Constitutional experts as conflicting views were put out by members in favour of and against the Committee taking

  • ICC reinstates minnows in Cricket World Cup

    Hong Kong, June 28: The International Cricket Council (ICC) in a U-turn Tuesday  decided to allow the minnows to play in the 2015 World Cup, and also leave the 2012 and 2014 World Twenty20 format as it has been since the inception of the tournament.

  • KMSS has links with Maoists: Gogoi

    Guwahati, Jun 28: Farmers’ organisation Krishak Mukti Sangram Samiti (KMSS), involved in the violent demonstration here on June 22 that left three persons dead, has links with Maoists as well as ULFA, Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi said today.

  • Cannot afford to match India militarily: Pak Defence Minister

    Islamabad, Jun 28: Pakistan cannot afford to match the induction of modern weaponry by India, which possibly has a greater capacity to sustain a war, Pakistani Defence Minister Chaudhry Ahmad Mukhtar has said.

  • BJP targets PM for diesel, cooking gas hike

    New Delhi, June 28: Blaming Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the hike in diesel, kerosene and cooking gas prices, the main opposition Bhartiya Janata Party Tuesday said he had led the country to severe inflation despite being an able economist.

  • Seized cash at Sai Baba Ashram belonged to devotee, says Sai trustee

    Puttaparthi (AP), June 28: Sri Satya Sai Central Trust (SSSCT) member V Srinivasan on Tuesday clarified the financial flow of the funds saying the Rs 35 lakh seized by police was given by devotees and handed over to a consultancy to build a memorial for Sai Baba.

  • Gavaskar says ICC’s decision to abolish runners is unfair

    New Delhi, June 28: Former India captain Sunil Gavaskar feels that the International Cricket Council (ICC) has taken an unfair decision by abolishing runners for injured batsmen in international cricket.

  • Seized cash belonged to devotee: Satya Sai Trust

    Puttaparthi (AP), June 28: With questions being raised over its activities, the Sri Satya Sai Central Trust today said the over Rs 35 lakh seized recently was money given by a devotee for a consultant tasked with construction of a memorial for Sai Baba.

  • ‘Setu’ service in Nashik goes online

    Nashik, Jun 28: With a view to curbing many malpractices and benefiting the common man, Revenue Department’s one-window office called ‘Setu’, has gone online from Monday,  “We were facing many hurdles like the shortage of stamp-papers and harassment of agents, during the distribution of certificates to students for their admission in educational institutions. Therefore, the government has started an online service on an experimental basis,” Divisional Revenue Commissioner Jayant Gaikwad told reporters,

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