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    Mamata attacks EC official, says warrant against him

    Kolkata: Attacking eputy Election Commissioner Vinod Zutshi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Monday alleged that there was a non-bailable warrant against him and questioned how such an officer can be given overall charge of elections in a state.

  • Poll panel allows signing pact for two more Kudankulam units

    Chennai: The Election Commission has given its nod to department of atomic energy (DAE) for signing an agreement for purchase of two 1,000 MW nuclear reactors to be set up in Kudankulam in Tamil Nadu, said a senior official.

  • Model Code violation case against Modi in Jharkhand

    Deogarh: A case of violation of Model Code of Conduct was registered against BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and party’s Godda Lok Sabha candidate Nishikant Dubey in the district.

  • Nine Kingfisher trademarks put up for sale

    Mumbai: Kingfisher lenders today put on block nine trademarks of the grounded carrier to recover dues running into crores of rupees.

  • EC removes WB officials from poll duties, Mamata defies

    Kolkata: Election authorities in West Bengal today ordered immediate removal of five SPs and one District Magistrate from poll duties in a major action that triggered a showdown with Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee who defied the directive.

  • Revealed: How earth got tectonic plates


    Washington: In what could be a probable answer to an enduring puzzle about how earth’s tectonic plates were created, a thrilling research indicates that these tectonic plates may have taken as long as one billion years to form.

  • Mumbai’s Dabbawalas deliver WHO messages with lunch boxes

    Mumbai: Mumbai’s iconic 5,000 dabbawalas Monday delivered WHO messages on prevention and control of vector-borne diseases along with their lunch boxes to mark the World Health Day Monday, an official said.

  • Simple preventive steps can control vector-borne diseases

    New Delhi: Simple preventive measures like improving access to safe drinking water, proper sanitation facilities and checking growth of pathogens like mosquitoes and sand flies can control vector-borne diseases like dengue and malaria, experts said Monday.

  • India Inc. reacts cautiously to BJP manifesto

    New Delhi: India Inc. Monday reacted cautiously to the Bharatiya Janata Party’s (BJP) manifesto for the Lok Sabha elections, which says the party would attract foreign investment in areas that create jobs and keep foreign capital out of multi-brand trade.

  • Congress, BJP manifestos have similar themes but differ on specifics

    New Delhi: The Congress and BJP manifestos for the 2014 general elections have talked about revival of economy, job creation and expansion of welfare initiatives but appear to differ in scope, thrust, range and specifics of their promises.

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    Don’t crucify Yuvraj, Tendulkar pleads

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    New Delhi: Cricket legend Sachin Tendulkar pleaded with fans not to crucify Yuvraj Singh for his lacklustre performance in the final of the World Twenty20 and warned against writing him off.

  • LS polls: 84 pc turnout in Tripura, 72.5 pc in Assam

    New Delhi: Tripura today witnessed 84 per cent polling in one Lok Sabha seat while in Assam 72.5 per cent voters cast their ballot in five constituencies as the first phase of the nine-stage general elections ended peacefully.

  • Article 370 is non-negotiable, irrevocable: Mufti

    Jammu: Opposition Peoples Democratic Party has accused the BJP of “misleading” people by reviving the issue of abrogation of Article 370 in its manifesto released today, saying the article is non-negotiable and irrevocable.