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  • Malaysia denies supernatural link

    Kuala Lumpur : Malaysia, under fire over its fruitless search for a missing airliner, on Friday denied it had hired a prominent Muslim shaman to stage bizarre rituals

  • AAP lumpen of politics, says Cong

    New Delhi : As a sharp political debate raged over the AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal’s remark that the “entire media is sold out and would be put to jail” if they (AAP) come to power, the senior union minister Anand Sharma has observed that this less than two-year-old party “reflects the lumpenization of Indian politics.”

  • Headline inflation falls to 9-mth low of 4.68% in Feb

    Food articles inflation rate in Feb fell to a 10-mth low of 8.12% from 8.80% a month ago, led by a dip  in prices of vegetables. However, core inflation, which is closely watched by the Reserve Bank, rose (more…)

  • FIRs against Kejri convoy for ‘evading’ toll tax

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat police has lodged two separate complaints against AAP chief Kejriwal’s convoy in connection with alleged non-payment of toll tax during his ‘fact finding’ tour in the state last week.

  • NASA joins hunt for missing plane

    Washington : The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has joined the search hunt for the missing Malaysian Airlines flight, which disappeared shortly after take-off from Kuala Lumpur airport, reports IANS.

  • Repair work hits further delay

    Traffic nightmare on Versova Bridge, which is a crucial link connecting Mumbai with Gujarat, will now haunt for another month as NHAI officials fail to complete the job on time (more…)

  • Rangarajan calls for fresh look at subsidies, removing infra hurdles

    NEW DELHI : The country’s economy is likely to grow at 5.5 per cent in the fourth quarter of the current fiscal on higher agriculture output and pick up in the manufacturing activities, Prime Minister’s Economic Advisory Council (PMEAC) chairman C Rangarajan said.

  • Congress betrayed people: Modi

    Sambalpur (Odisha) : Dubbing Congress as a “betrayer and habitual liar”, BJP Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Friday said the party realised the need to feed the poor after 60 long years and accused it of bringing its flagship food security law so late, reports PTI.

  • 97-year-old is all set to vote again

    Kalpa (Himachal Pradesh) : He has voted in every election since India became independent. And, at age 97, Shyam Saran Negi is all set to vote again — and wants no Indian to miss out on the coming electoral battle.  “Voters should exercise their right to franchise and hand over the reins of the government to an honest leader who can end corruption and check price rise,” Negi told IANS in an

  • Wary of elections, police wants repair to be completed on time

    Bhayandar : In an attempt to ease the traffic movement, the Thane (rural) police have restricted the entry of inbound Heavy Motor Vehicles (HMV) from the direction of Gujarat, Mumbai and Thane. As a part of their intensified vehicular management, on-duty traffic cops allow northbound traffic for 20 minutes and for the next 20 minutes, southbound traffic gets the right of way on to the bridge. A dedicated group of 20 police

  • Pak court orders Mush to appear or face arrest

    Islamabad : A special court on Friday issued a non-bailable arrest warrant against embattled former Pakistani military dictator Pervez Musharraf in connection with the high treason case against him and ordered him to appear in person on March 31 or face arrest, reports PTI.

  • Sena demands better aid for hail-hit farmers

    Mumbai : Shiv Sena leaders on Friday met Maharashtra Governor K Sankaranarayanan here demanding better compensation for hailstorm affected farmers and immediate suspension of loan recovery.

  • Tejpal refused bail as he may flee or influence witnesses

    Panaji : Tehelka founder editor Tarun Tejpal, jailed for over three months on charges of raping a woman colleague, was on Friday refused bail by the Bombay High Court which said he may influence witnesses or even ‘flee from justice’ if he is freed.

  • Moscow declares right to protect compatriots

    Moscow : Russia on Friday declared it reserved the right to protect compatriots in the whole of Ukraine, seen as a threat that Moscow could move its forces beyond the Russian-speaking peninsula of Crimea, reports AFP. The Kremlin’s latest statement comes after a protester was killed in clashes in the east of the ex-Soviet country yesterday, and as Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and US Secretary of State John Kerry hold talks

  • Movie Review – ‘W’: Annoying abuse drama

    ‘W’ which according to one of the characters of the film, stands for ‘Wild, Wicked, Women,’ attempts to bridge the gap between men of yesterday and women of today. That means, there’s ample scope for violence, abuse, conservatism, rape, and every other form of exploitation you can come up with. Women of course bear the brunt of it all.

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