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06:57 PM IST May 28, 2015

Bihar polls: Jitan Manjhi meets Modi; asserts he is opposed to Nitish

Former Bihar Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi on Wednesday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi, further fuelling speculation on a possible tie-up with BJP when he said he will be with a formation that is opposed to incumbent Nitish Kumar post-assembly polls.

06:55 PM IST May 28, 2015

Hurriyat welcomes revocation of AFSPA from Tripura

Hurriyat Conference led by Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has welcomed the Tripura government's decision to withdraw Armed Forces Special Powers Act from the state, and said it should serve as an "eye opener" for the Jammu and Kashmir government too.

06:03 PM IST May 28, 2015

First meeting of Joint Parliament Panel on Land Bill on Friday

The first meeting of the Joint Committee of Parliament, which will go into provisions of the controversial Land acquisition Bill, will be held on Friday.

06:03 PM IST May 28, 2015

Rahul Gandhi to visit West Bengal on June 6

Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will pay a one-day visit to West Bengal on June 6 in a bid to rejuvenate his party in the state during which he is scheduled to undertake a padayatra and address party workers.

05:31 PM IST May 28, 2015

Modi, Hasina to inaugurate Kamalasagar border 'haat'

Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladesh premier Sheikh Hasina will jointly inaugurate a border 'haat' (market) at Kamalasagar in Tripura's Sipahijala district, which borders Brahmanbaria district of Bangladesh.

04:16 PM IST May 28, 2015

MEA denies President's visit under threat, refuses to comment on Bofors scam

In an interview to Nyheter, the President had reportedly said that Bofors scam was a media trial that could not be proven in any Indian court.

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  • May 29, 2015, 12:19 am

    'Hame yahi rahne do', says Priyanka Gandhi on joining active politics

  • May 28, 2015, 11:21 pm

    Centre has no plan to ban beef across the country: Venkaiah Naidu

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09:12 PM IST May 28, 2015

TRS government plans to pull down historical structures for swanky buildings

Protests also rocked Osmania University campus over Rao's decision to acquire 11 acres of the University land to build houses for the poor.

07:14 PM IST May 28, 2015

CBSE 10th results: Delhi witnesses decline in pass percentage

Delhi region continues to witness a decline in overall pass percentage of students taking CBSE Class X examinations, with 96.29% emerging successful this year. Last year, the pass percentage was 98.31 while in 2013 it was 98.40.

06:27 PM IST May 28, 2015

Leave cancelled for doctors as heatwave kills 1,400

Authorities have cancelled doctors' leave and advised people not to head outside in the middle of the day to avoid the worst of the heat. However for many Indians, staying indoors is not an option.

06:11 PM IST May 28, 2015

Narendra Modi to perform yoga at mass public event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will perform yoga at a public event in June, part of his international drive to increase participation in the ancient Indian discipline.

04:10 PM IST May 28, 2015

Government to award Rs 3.5 lakh crore worth road projects in 6 months: Nitin Gadkari

To propel economic growth, the government has set an ambitious target of awarding highway projects worth Rs 3.5 lakh crore in next six months besides creation of 25 lakh jobs in the shipping, road, transport and highways sector, Union Minister Nitin Gadkari said on Thursday.

03:53 PM IST May 28, 2015

Arun Jaitley holds talks with farmers' representatives on Land Bill

Battling strident opposition on the land bill, Government on Thursday held interaction with farmers' representatives from various states to address their "misgivings" on various issues and take their concerns on board.

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  • May 28, 2015, 11:52 pm

    India @ 9 with Palki S Upadhyay

  • May 28, 2015, 11:49 pm

    One Rank One Pension: Have governments betrayed the Armed Forces?

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09:37 PM IST May 28, 2015

FIFA corruption scandal: Sepp Blatter refuses to take responsibility

FIFA president Blatter has condemned the "action of individuals" for bringing "shame and humiliation" on football.

06:52 PM IST May 28, 2015

The man who exposed FIFA corruption - Michael Garcia

It took an American, from a land where football is called soccer, to expose what is not surprising to those who rather think "why it took so long".

05:32 PM IST May 28, 2015

Abhinav Bindra wins India's fourth shooting quota for 2016 Rio Olympics

Bindra finished sixth in the 10 m Rifle event at the ISSF World Cup in Munich with a score of 122.4.

04:48 PM IST May 28, 2015

Saina Nehwal is lone Indian to advance at Australian Open

Saina notched up a hard-fought three-game win over Sun Yu to emerge as the lone Indian survivor in Australian Open badminton tournament on Thursday.

07:52 PM IST May 28, 2015

Nadal dismisses Almagro to reach round three in Paris

Rafa Nadal got his usual confidence boost from Nicolas Almagro at Roland Garros, reaching the third round with a 6-4 6-3 6-1 victory -- his fourth without dropping a set against his Spanish compatriot.

07:22 PM IST May 28, 2015

2022 World Cup host Qatar stays silent on FIFA probes

Qatar is keeping quiet about the American and Swiss raids that have rocked FIFA and thrown another unwelcome spotlight on the tiny Gulf nation's hosting of the 2022 World Cup.

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  • May 28, 2015, 11:52 pm

    Former FIFA vice president Jack Warner surrenders: media report

  • May 28, 2015, 11:22 pm

    UN reviewing tie-ups with corruption-tainted FIFA

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11:33 PM IST May 28, 2015

Android M: Google announces the next version of Android OS; to include fingerprint functionality, USB Type-C support

Android M is the successor to Android Lollipop and is a going to be a polished, high-quality version of the popular operating system.

12:40 AM IST May 29, 2015

Google Photos: Google offers you free, unlimited storage space for your photos and videos

Google Photos is a new standalone product that helps you better organise your photos and videos, and lets you share and save what matters to you the most, all for free.

03:24 PM IST May 28, 2015

Dazen 1, Dazen X7: Coolpad enters Indian smartphone market with two new phones; priced at Rs 6,999 onwards

The new dual-SIM phones will be exclusively available in India on Snapdeal from June 9.

06:10 PM IST May 28, 2015

GoPro to launch quadcopter drone in the first half of next year

GoPro is also introducing six-camera technology for use in virtual reality, using its HERO4 cameras, which may be available this year.

04:41 PM IST May 28, 2015

Lenovo's Magic View: Meet the world's first smartwatch with two displays

A concept smartwatch, the Lenovo Magic View, sports a main display and a second virtual interactive display.

05:56 PM IST May 28, 2015

HTC One M9's camera is even worse than three-year-old iPhone 4s: Report

The supposedly better camera in HTC One M9 lacks stabilization, a crucial element that plays a huge role in the quality of images taken in poor light.

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