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  • Tarun Tejpal

    Court grants permission to Tejpal to visit ailing mother

    Panaji: Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, lodged in jail for allegedly raping a junior woman colleague, was today granted permission by a court here to meet his ailing mother, who is admitted in a hospital at Mapusa town.

  • Three convicted for Odisha nun’s gang rape

    Bhubaneswar: A court in Odisha Friday found three men guilty in the gang rape of a nun in the state’s Kandhamal district during communal clashes in 2008.

  • US man held for breaking into police station!

    Boston: Most crooks want to break out of police stations, but a man in the US has been dubbed as “America’s Dumbest Criminal” for breaking into one.

  • India’s 4.68 percent inflation at 9-month low

    New Delhi: India’s wholesale price based inflation fell to 4.68 percent in February, the lowest level in nine months, on slower increase in food articles prices, government data showed here Friday.

  • Multi-cornered contests can make Haryana anybody’s game

    Chandigarh: Most elections in Haryana have generally been straight contests between the Congress and the Indian National Lok Dal (INLD). But the 2014 Lok Sabha election is going to be different.

  • Regulator’s order to SBI Life puts focus on banks as brokers

    Chennai: The insurance regulator’s direction to the SBI Life Insurance Company Ltd. to refund Rs.275.29 crore to policy holders for the absence of informed choice has turned the focus on allowing banks to continue as agents rather than brokers, said experts.

  • 28 persons injured in accident

    Boudh (Odisha): At least 28 persons were injured, two of them critically, when the bus in which they were travelling fell into a roadside water body in Odisha’s Boudh district today, the police said.

  • Three convicted in nun rape case, six acquitted

    Cuttack: Three persons were convicted while six others were acquitted by a court here in connection with the nun rape case in Odisha’s Kandhamal district during the 2008 communal riots.

  • MIT course now in Kolkata

    Kolkata: With online lectures from the renowned Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and in-person discussions with American and local experts on business and entrepreneurship, a free course for budding entrepreneurs is now available here.

  • CPI-ML to contest for 23 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar

    Patna: The CPI-ML will contest 23 Lok Sabha seats in Bihar without any alliance and has announced names of all its candidates, party general secretary Dipankar Bhattacharya said Friday.

  • Police raid house of doomed Malaysia Airline plane’s pilot

    Washington: The Malaysian police reportedly raided the house of the chief pilot of the missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 to investigate if there was anything strange about his behaviour in the days following the ill-fated flight.

  • Devotees freeze body of dead Indian guru

    London: The body of a dead Indian spiritual guru has been reportedly preserved in a freezer by his devotees, who believe that the saint is merely in a state of meditation and would return to life soon.

  • BJP condemns Kejriwal’s recent jibe at media

    New Delhi:  The Bharatiya Janata Party on Friday strongly condemned Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal’s recent remark that he would send every media person to jail.

  • Seafloor event detected at last definite site of missing jet

    Beijing: Chinese researchers have detected a “seafloor event” near the waters between Malaysia and Vietnam, an area suspected to be linked with the missing Malaysian jetliner that disappeared nearly a week ago.

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