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    EU imposes new sanctions against Russian officials

    Brussels: The Dutch foreign minister says the European Union is imposing new sanctions against officials deemed responsible for Russia’s actions in Ukraine.

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    Karuna blasts Katju, says he is acting under indirect pressure

    Chennai: DMK President M Karunanidhi today lashed out at former Supreme Court Judge Markendaya Katju for his allegations on a Tamil Nadu judge, which has put his party under a cloud, and accused him of acting under ‘indirect pressure’.

  • Emirates becomes 2nd airline to operate jumbo A-380 to India

    Mumbai, Jul 22 (PTI) Gulf carrier Emirates became the second airline to operate jumbo A380 aircraft to India after Singapore Airlines, with the commencement of its first daily flight to Mumbai from Dubai.

  • Centre has right to direct state govt on legislations: Law Min

    New Delhi:  The Centre has a right to give directions to a state government on the issue of legislations, the Law Ministry has ruled against the backdrop of Haryana government questioning a central missive recently on the issue of SGPC.

  • Govt nudge made collegium to recommend judge extension:Prasad

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium was initially hesitant to recommend extension of a Madras High Court judge who was under corruption cloud but did so later after a nudge from the UPA government, Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad revealed in Parliament amid furore created by AIADMK members for the second day today.

  • Sri Lanka investigates navy over gang-rape of girl

    Colombo: Sri Lankan police were today investigating the gang-rape of an 11-year-old girl allegedly by seven sailors in the island’s former war zone, a spokesman said.

  • I am confident Jaipur Pink Panthers will win: Bachchan

    Jaipur: Introducing his players in the pink city today, filmstar and Jaipur Pink Panthers owner Abhishek Bachchan today exuded confidence that the team would win the Pro Kabaddi League.

  • Flood alert sounded along Bhavani river

    Coimbatore: With the Pilloor dam, near Mettupalayam in the district, likely to reach its full level of 100 feet by tonight, a flood alert has been sounded asking the people in low lying areas on the banks of Bhavani river to move to safer places.

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    Govt plans Waterport Authority of India, 7-star hotel

    New Delhi: As part of its ambitious urban infrastructure plans, the government today said it will set up a Waterport Authority of India to facilitate plying of seaplanes and a plush 7-star hotel on the Mumbai seas.

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    Facebook rolls out ‘Save’ feature to recall News Feeds

    Washington: Facebook announced on Monday a new link-saving service called ‘Save’, which will allow users to save a link found in the News Feed to his or her account. With the item saved, the user can then recall all saved items at a later time.

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    Putin vows to press rebels, help MH17 crash probe

    Moscow: Russian President Vladimir Putin promised today to do everything possible to influence pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine and help ensure a full probe into the Malaysia Airlines crash last week.

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    2G case: A Raja denies putting pressure on DoT officials

    New Delhi: Former Telecom Minister A Raja today rejected in a Delhi court CBI’s suggestions that he had “put pressure” on Department of Telecommunications (DoT) officers to process applications seeking 2G spectrum licences and issue letters of intent (LoIs) in simultaneous manner.