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BJP distances from Rijiju's beef remarks
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New Delhi: BJP on Wednesday distanced itself from Union minister Kiren Rijiju's reported comment on beef eating, saying the issue involves "great religious sentiments" and should not be dragged into the political domain. Taking on his ministerial colleague Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi over his remark that those who cannot live without eating beef should go to Pakistan or some Arab country,...
There can't be restrictions on food: Rijiju   
New Delhi:  Amidst a row over eating beef, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju on Wednesday said no restrictions can be put on food habits in a secular country like India but the sentiments of the majority should be respected in Hindu majority as well as Christian and Muslim majority states. "India is a secular country and food habits cannot be stopped," he said against the backdrop of...
Nuclear power generation set to restart in Japan   
Tokyo: Japan cleared the way on Wednesday for a resumption of nuclear power, four years after the world's worst atomic disaster in two-and-a-half decades led to the shutdown of all the country's reactors and fuelled public opposition to the industry.Regulators said Kyushu Electric Power Co's two-reactor Sendai nuclear plant had cleared safety hurdles introduced after a huge earthquake...
Free at last   23 May, 2015
Aruna Shanbaug's long-drawn and agonising struggle came to an end on May 18. After being in a vegetative state for 42 years, Shanbaug, 67, died in King Edward Memorial (KEM) Hospital, Mumbai, following a cardiac arrest. The face of the euthanasia debate in India, Shanbaug died a natural death in the hospital where she had worked as a junior nurse and whose nursing staff took loving care of...
Girls outshine boys in Class 10 CBSE exam   28 May, 2015
New Delhi: Girls performed better than boys in the Class 10 results of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exam that were announced here on Thursday, official said.The percentage of girls who qualified for higher class is 97.82, while for boys it was 96.98.There was a drop in the overall pass percentage this year, which was 97.32 as compared to the 98.87 in the 2014.The overall...
Pakistan executes eight death row convicts   28 May, 2015
Supreme Court will re-hear plea on Delhi bureaucrats   28 May, 2015
US military accidentally sends live Anthrax to lab   28 May, 2015
Delhi assembly passes resolution against Centre's order   27 May, 2015
Pakistan, US to hold nuclear, strategic talks   28 May, 2015
25 Indians among 49 spelling bee semifinalists   28 May, 2015
Modi running an over-centralised govt: Chidambaram   28 May, 2015
Swedish daily warned to edit Bofors references by President   27 May, 2015
After attack, Manmohan meets Modi   27 May, 2015
Modi, Hasina may jointly open 'border haat'   28 May, 2015
Saudi-led coalition airstrikes kill 40   28 May, 2015
US not considering extending Iran n-talks   28 May, 2015
People-smuggling camps: Malaysia detains 12 cops   27 May, 2015
Pak should help tackle terror: Rajnath   24 May, 2015
Manmohan 'lying with a straight face': BJP   27 May, 2015
AAP holds protest against Modi govt   27 May, 2015
Stop meddling in India's affairs: Rajnath to Pak   27 May, 2015
'Don't use environment to kick away poor's development ladder'   27 May, 2015
Greenpeace can operate two domestic accounts: Court   27 May, 2015
Israel warns Hamas over rocket attack   27 May, 2015
IS seizes last Syria-Iraq border crossing   22 May, 2015
Never misused public office: Manmohan Singh   27 May, 2015
Increasing number of Indians studying in China   25 May, 2015
Modi govt diluted ACB powers: Kejriwal   25 May, 2015
Pakistan executes seven death-row convicts   27 May, 2015
Four militants killed in Kabul   27 May, 2015
Israel strikes Gaza in response to rocket attack   27 May, 2015
Biden tries to smooth Iraq ties after Pentagon outburst   26 May, 2015
'Achche din' not for those who looted nation: Modi   25 May, 2015
Mum 'abandons' kids to join Islamic State   26 May, 2015
Economy rejuvenated, trust in govt restored: PM   26 May, 2015
US vows to help Iraq retake lost territories   26 May, 2015
My govt pro-poor, means 'bure din' for corrupt: Modi   26 May, 2015
2 dead, over 100 injured as train derails   25 May, 2015
Home ministry notification shows BJP is nervous: Kejriwal   22 May, 2015
Tussle with Jung: Mamata backs Kejriwal   25 May, 2015
Pakistan executes four convicts   23 May, 2015
Blast targets Pakistan president's son   25 May, 2015
Army instructed to neutralise infiltrators: Parrikar   21 May, 2015
Country still awaiting economic blueprint: Cong   25 May, 2015
Malaysia finds 139 suspected migrant graves   25 May, 2015
Modi government allergic to Kejriwal: Sisodia   24 May, 2015
India to ask Pak to seize assets of Dawood, Hafiz, Lakhvi   24 May, 2015
'Afzal Guru was hanged for political reasons'   24 May, 2015
181 terror groups busted in China's Xinjiang   25 May, 2015
IS executes 217 in 9 days: monitor   25 May, 2015
Landslide blocks river, raises fears of flood reaching India   24 May, 2015
Ireland becomes first country to vote for equal marriage   24 May, 2015
Tharoor attacks media, calls it 'self-appointed liars'   21 May, 2015
Iraqi forces break through IS siege at oil refinery: Pentagon   23 May, 2015
Modi salutes Rajiv Gandhi on death anniversary   21 May, 2015
Obama repeats commitment to Israel   23 May, 2015
Rahul meets ex-servicemen on OROP   23 May, 2015
US, Cuba 'much closer' to opening embassies   23 May, 2015
Iran condemns Saudi Shiite mosque bombing   23 May, 2015
Ex-Chechen policeman among 2 charged for Nemtsov killing   09 March, 2015
Decision to ban documentary has backfired: US group   07 March, 2015
UPA's Land Act was against rural areas: Jaitley   22 May, 2015
Wickremesinghe justifies shooting of Indian fishermen   07 March, 2015
Palmyra destruction by IS would be considered war crime: EU   22 May, 2015
Modi's China visit created positive atmosphere: V.K. Singh   21 May, 2015
Militants kill five in attack on restaurant in Mali capital   07 March, 2015
Centre backs LG, says not mandatory to consult CM   22 May, 2015
US sending 2,000 anti-tank weapons to Iraq   22 May, 2015
Cong responsible for rise of insurgency in north-east: Rijiju   21 May, 2015
'Osama was an avid reader'   21 May, 2015
Pakistan denies selling nukes to Saudi   22 May, 2015
Coal block allocation case: Jindal, others get bail   22 May, 2015
No pressure from RSS on Modi govt: Gadkari   20 May, 2015
Airlines introduce two-person cockpit rule after Alps crash   27 March, 2015
SC to hear Manmohan Singh's plea on April 1   27 March, 2015
Co-pilot deliberately crashed plane: Officials   26 March, 2015
CBI files closure report in case against Tytler   25 March, 2015
Air strikes kill militants allied with Pak Taliban   25 March, 2015
'DD, AIR archives should be made available'   25 March, 2015
Iran condemns Saudi strikes in Yemen   26 March, 2015
Pilot locked out of cockpit before Germanwings crash: Report   26 March, 2015
Saudi Arabia launches strike in Yemen   26 March, 2015
MP Governor's son found dead   25 March, 2015
Yemen prez flees home as rebels advance   25 March, 2015
IS claims responsibility for Libya bomb attacks   25 March, 2015
Naval plane crash: One rescued, two missing   25 March, 2015
Curiosity rover detects life-supporting nitrogen on Mars   25 March, 2015
'Sending V.K. Singh to Pakistan Day 'calibrated decision''   25 March, 2015
Order bringing AGI's office under RTI stayed   25 March, 2015
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