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By Shutapa Paul
On the night of February 17, three men broke into the offices of the petroleum and natural gas ministry to steal confidential documents. They were walking into a trap laid by the Intelligence Bureau and the Delhi Police. A monthlong investigation by undercover sleuths had revealed that secret documents were being leaked from the ministry. They laid a trap to nab the culprits, and the three men,...
Jaishankar in Bangladesh on SAARC yatra   02 March, 2015
Dhaka: Foreign Secretary S. Jaishankar arrived in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Monday on the second leg of his four-nation SAARC yatra.Jaishankar, who was in Bhutan on Sunday, was received at the Hazrat Shahjalal International Airport here by his Bangladeshi counterpart Shahidul Haque.Jaishankar immediately left for the foreign office to hold foreign secretary-level talks.He will meet Bangladesh Foreign...
Furore in RS over Mufti's comments   02 March, 2015
New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed's controversial comments giving credit to Pakistan for the peaceful assembly election in the state created a furore in Rajya Sabha on Monday, with the opposition terming it anti-national."The chief minister of Jammu and Kashmir was sworn in on Sunday in the presence of prime minister (Narendra Modi), L.K. Advani, Murli...
CBSE exams commence from Monday   02 March, 2015
New Delhi: The Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) examinations for standards 10 and 12 commence from Monday.According to a CBSE circular, a total of 13,73,853 students are appearing for the class 10 board examination and 10,40,368 students are appearing for the class 12 board examination."There has been a hike of 3.37 per cent in the number of students appearing in the class 10...
Dayanidhi Maran moves bail plea   02 March, 2015
New Delhi: Former telecom minister Dayanidhi Maran and his brother Kalanithi on Monday appeared before a court hearing the case relating to the Aircel-Maxis deal and moved their bail application.Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Special Court Judge O.P. Saini asked the probe agency to file a reply on the plea and posted the matter for March 16.The court also directed the CBI to supply the...
Prime suspect arrested in blogger's murder   02 March, 2015
Australians banned from travelling to Mosul   02 March, 2015
Court frames defamation charge against Jagdish Tytler   02 March, 2015
8 dead in door-to-door shooting spree   28 February, 2015
Iraq launches offensive to recapture Tikrit   02 March, 2015
Rajnath dissociates govt, BJP from Mufti's remark   02 March, 2015
661 MPs have adopted villages for development: Govt   02 March, 2015
Nasheed supporters arrested during rally   28 February, 2015
'Bhagwat's comments on Mother blown out of context'   28 February, 2015
G4 renews call for Security Council reforms   28 February, 2015
Australia says hunt for missing jet may be called off   02 March, 2015
Modi accepts Pachauri's resignation   28 February, 2015
'Normalisation of ties urgently needed'   02 March, 2015
Rallies for free speech after US blogger's murder   02 March, 2015
Jaitley favours procurement law to prevent scams   28 February, 2015
We will build six crore toilets: Jaitley   28 February, 2015
Leonard Nimoy of 'Star Trek' fame dies   28 February, 2015
PM Cameron vows to hunt down 'Jihadi John'   28 February, 2015
Black money abroad? Be ready for jail, huge fines   28 February, 2015
Woman gets 6 years for abusing maid   27 February, 2015
Hearing for removal of PP in Jaya's DA case deferred   27 February, 2015
Budget plain; 'dhanwapsi' programme, says Oppn   28 February, 2015
US condemns murder of Avjit Roy   28 February, 2015
It is India's chance to fly, says Jaitley   28 February, 2015
Obama condemns murder of opposition leader   28 February, 2015
Christians form militia to fight Islamic State   28 February, 2015
We turned cleanliness into a movement: Jaitley   28 February, 2015
Russian politician Nemtsov killed in Moscow   28 February, 2015
Sri Lankan navy arrests 43 Indian fishermen   27 February, 2015
Land acquisition bill amended for farmers: Modi   27 February, 2015
My government's religion is 'India first': Modi   27 February, 2015
UPA's land act was defective: Jaitley   26 February, 2015
MGNREGA proof of UPA's mistakes: PM   27 February, 2015
'Marked improvement in female literacy'   27 February, 2015
All issues to be discussed with India: Pakistan   26 February, 2015
'Never sought debate on 'secular', 'socialist' words'   27 February, 2015
Major terror attack could trigger N-war: experts   26 February, 2015
'Jihadi John' from IS videos unmasked as Londoner   27 February, 2015
South Korea decriminalises adultery   26 February, 2015
Pachauri's arrest stayed till March 27   26 February, 2015
'IS abducted 220 Christians this week'   26 February, 2015
'Will oppose Land Acquisition Bill'   26 February, 2015
'Passenger interest of foremost importance'   26 February, 2015
Prabhu promises modern rail network with no fare hike   26 February, 2015
Veer Savarkar ignited spark of nationalism: Modi   26 February, 2015
Prabhu proposes more environment-friendly rail system   26 February, 2015
US making mistake of not able to retain talented people: Obama   26 February, 2015
Rail budget very disappointing, says Sonia   26 February, 2015
Govt to go ahead with 2G spectrum auction: SC   26 February, 2015
Pressure on Pachauri to resign from TERI   25 February, 2015
Two more arrests in document leak case   26 February, 2015
Ukraine truce appears to take hold   25 February, 2015
'I have very ambitious aims for first year'   26 February, 2015
Budget spares fare hike, promises modern, global network   26 February, 2015
Rahul could be elevated as Congress President   25 February, 2015
Avalanches kill 92 in Afghanistan   25 February, 2015
Capacity utilisation of nuke reactors rises to 83%   25 February, 2015
Pak govt fears terrorists' reprisal over executions   26 February, 2015
Rail budget set to be presented in Lok Sabha   26 February, 2015
Govt ready to go extra mile: Naidu   25 February, 2015
Pachauri hospitalised   25 February, 2015
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