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As many as 168 jawans attached to the CRPF camp at Pallipuram were taken ill due to suspected food poisoning, prompting authorities to order a board of inquiry into the matter.


Leader of Opposition in Rajya Sabha Ghulam Nabi Azad today urged the youths in Kashmir valley not to go near the encounter sites as it was akin to playing with fire.


Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today had an emotional reunion with one of the five Assam Rifles guards who escorted him to India during his escape from Tibet in March 1959.


Amid apprehensions raised by some political parties over the functioning of EVMs, the BJP said today that the party has full faith in the Election Commission.


Four Delhi University students, who followed Union minister Smriti Irani's car in Lutyens' Delhi in an "inebriated" state, have been arrested for allegedly stalking and outraging the modesty of a woman.


A man has been arrested for murdering his wife, who has been living separately with another person, after she refused to reconciliate with him, police said today.


Government is committed to complete independence of the judiciary, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad today said.


Nine employees of 'Mangalam' channel had allegedly entered into a 'criminal conspiracy' to malign A K Saseendran, who resigned as transport minister, according to the FIR in the case.The accused had aired the audio tape of the sleaze talk purportedly involving Saseend


Fed up by the district administration's apathy towards their demand of closing down liquor shops near residential areas, a group of women today ransacked a liquor shop in Phoolghadi area here and set it on fire, police said.


Opposition NC president Farooq Abdullah today said while economic development and infrastructural growth was essential, the state would continue to suffer unless the Centre takes a political initiative to resolve Kashmir issue."The Chenani-Nashri tunnel being portraye

Port Blair

The strike by meat sellers in Uttar Pradesh against crackdown on illegal slaughter houses has been called off.

Shahjahanpur (UP)

Complaints of any scam in the previous Akhilesh Yadav government will be probed by forming a committee and without any bias or vendetta, Urban Development Minister Suresh Kumar Khanna said here.


CPM Politburo member M A Baby is all set to don the garb of a TV show host in a Malayalam channel.
The party ideologue, a former minister, would anchor a daily serial titled "Ente Keralam @ 60" (My Kerala @ 60), to be aired on Asianet News.


Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah today reiterated the state's inability to release Cauvery water to neighbouring Tamil Nadu, and said that there was no sufficient water in the state's reservoirs at present.


Kerala BJP leaders today met Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, seeking the Centre's intervention in addressing the issue of encroachments at the tourist town of Munnar in Idukki district.

Come forward to get tested, say doctors
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Romen Dutta

The message that gastroenterologists and liver specialists wish to put out to people about hepatitis C is clear: this blood-borne infection no longer has a stigma attached to it, because it has a cure. The newest medicines are effective, even in serious cases; they are much less expensive than before; and they can be taken orally.


The 44th District Rally of Bharat Scouts &  Guides  of  Chittaranjan  Locomotive Works (CLW) was held recently at Scouts Den in CLW. Dr. A.


The 105th session of Indian Science Congress, a gathering of scientific luminaries from all over the world, will be held at Osmania University (OU), Hyderabad from January 3 to 7 next year, informed Prof.


A probe was ordered into dumping of hundreds of voters identity cards near a fuel filling station at Gop traffic junction on Paradip-Daitary Expressway on the outskirts of Kendrapara town.


Tibetan spiritual leader the Dalai Lama today denounced conversion of faith by coercion and called it "wrong and not at all good for society".


One person attempted to commit suicide by jumping in front of a Metro train at Esplanade station here, affecting services for around 40 minutes.


At least 30 houses were damaged in Mizoram-Assam border Vairengte village when a squall accompanied by hailstorm lashed the northern part of the state this morning, officials said. No casualty was reported.


A young Muslim dancer has mesmerised the audience by his performance as Lord Krishna at a programme celebrating 150th birth anniversary of Sister Nivedita, organised by the Ramakrishna Mission here.


Bodies of two cousins were today found in two villages separated by five km under Paharpur police station area of East Champaran district, police said.


A woman and her two children were hacked to death by a family member at a village in Buxar district of Bihar, the police said today.


A city based company has claimed to have launched the first bio-gas fuelled bus in Kolkata keeping a flat fare of just Re 1.


Haj pilgrimage is a lifetime dream of every Muslim and Haj House at Ranchi would facilitate the journey for people of the state, President Pranab Mukherjee said today.

Baripada (Odisha)

A physically challenged minor girl was allegedly raped by a youth inside the premises of Lord Jagannath temple here, police said today.


A total of 11,320 students of 154 primary and upper primary schools in Koraput district will be provided mid-day meals from a centralised kitchen, officials said.

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In a big setback to the Andaman and Nicobar State Cooperative Bank (ANSCB), the Calcutta High Court has declared demand and possession notices issued under section 13(2) of the Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets 2002 and under rule 8(2) of the Security Interest Act (Enforcement) Rules 2002 by the ANSCB as illegal.