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Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha displays a creation by Indian ...

photo(AP) - Bollywood actress Sonakshi Sinha displays a creation by Indian fashion label 'Karmik' during the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2012 in Mumbai, India, Monday, March 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Rajanish Kakade)

Bollywood actress Vidya Balan pauses as she listens to a reporter's ...

photo(Reuters) - Bollywood actress Vidya Balan pauses as she listens to a reporter's question during a news conference to promote her new film "Kahaani" in the western Indian city of Ahmedabad February 29, 2012. The film is slated to be released on March 9. REUTERS/Amit Dave (INDIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)

Contestant Alana Seebarran of Guyana is applauded by Bollywood ...

photo(Reuters) - Contestant Alana Seebarran of Guyana is applauded by Bollywood actor Aftab Shivdasani (R), after being crowned the new Miss India Worldwide 2012 in the 23rd edition of the pageant in Paramaribo, February 26, 2012. Contestants of Indian origin from 35 different countries competed in the Miss India Worldwide Pageant 2012. REUTERS/Ranu Abhelakh (SURINAME - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT SOCIETY)

Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan is escorted by the police at a ...

photo(Reuters) - Bollywood actor Saif Ali Khan is escorted by the police at a police station in Mumbai February 22, 2012. Khan has been charged with assaulting two fellow diners at Mumbai's Taj Mahal Palace hotel, police said on Wednesday and is currently released on bail. REUTERS/Stringer (INDIA - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT CRIME LAW)

  Rahul Gandhi as active participant, Sonia chairs strategy meet

Supreme Court to hear today Congress plea on Rajya Sabha bypolls in Gujarat at one go
The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear Gujarat Congress' plea challenging the Election Commission's decision to hold separate bypolls to two Rajya Sabha seats in the state. The opposition party had sought the court's intervention for simultaneous polls for the two seats which fell vacant after the election of Amit Shah and Smriti Irani as Lok Sabha members.
Congress names Bengal MP Adhir Ranjan its leader in Lok Sabha
West Bengal MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury is the new leader of Congress in Lok Sabha, a choice that appears to balance seniority with loyalty besides the fact that he has the aggressive nature required for the opposition benches. Congress also named its seven-term Dalit MP from Kerala, Kodikunnil Suresh, as the chief whip in the Lower House.
'Approachable' Om Birla is a silent performer

2-time BJP MP from Rajasthan Om Birla set to be Lok Sabha Speaker
Om Birla, second-time BJP MP from Rajasthan's Kota-Bundi, is set to be elected Lok Sabha Speaker on Wednesday. Birla, a three-time Rajasthan MLA, is a well known figure in saffron circles following his rise from the BJP youth wing. His 25-year experience of legislative procedures equips him as Speaker, especially in a House dominated by NDA.
It's business for government at 9.30am
Following the instruction of PM Narendra Modi, Union ministers Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi and Ram Vilas Paswan have rescheduled their morning engagements in order to reach their offices by 9.30am. TOI found that several ministers have made it a point to reach office by 9.30am since Modi advised all ministers to be in office in time and avoid doing office work from home.
4 LeT men get life imprisonment for 2005 Ayodhya shrine attack
Fourteen years after the makeshift Ram Lalla temple at the disputed site in Ayodhya was attacked allegedly by Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), a special court in Allahabad on Tuesday convicted four of the five accused and sentenced them to life imprisonment. The fifth accused in the attack was acquitted due to lack of evidence.
'Jai Shri Ram', 'Allahu Akbar' chants fill Lok Sabha
Taking off from where they had left on Monday, BJP MPs shouted "Jai Shri Ram" every time an opposition member prepared to take oath. TMC MPs countered with slogans of "Jai Hind", "Jai Bengal" and "Jai Ma Durga". AIMIM's Asaduddin Owaisi chanted "Jai Bheem, Jai Meem, Takbeer Allahu Akbar, Jai Hind" as BJP members greeted him with "Jai Sri Ram and Vande Mataram".
Rise of populist forces poses a challenge to judiciary: CJI Gogoi
Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi on Tuesday said the rise of populism presents a challenge to independence of courts and asked the judiciary to stand up to populist forces and protect constitutional ethos. Gogoi referred to the growing trend of populists disparaging judges as the "unelected who overturn acts of elected majority".
CBI files FIR against Anand Grover, his NGO Lawyers Collective

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Grandparents Day celebrated
To celebrate the Grandparents's Day, a declamation contest was held in the primary wing of Sacred Heart Senior Secondary School...
Harmeet, Parasmani win inter-bank declamation contest
State Bank of India organised an inter-bank declamation contest for the different banks of the city on Tuesday.
Forum directs LIT to allot a plot at rate prevailing 35 years ago
District Consumer Dispute Redressal Forum directed the Ludhiana Improvement of Trust to allot a plot of 200 sq yd to the consumer at the rate prevailing 35 years ago and also pay Rs 10,000 as compensation for harassment and mental tension to the consumer.
Exhibition at Fab India
Fab India, a handloom clothing store, has put up an exhibition of a festive collection of block-printed Chanderi silk kurtas and dupattas at its city outlet.
Students apprised of educational avenues abroad
Desh Bhagat Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Mandi Gobindgarh, today organised a seminar on "Academia interface" with a view to bring the students face to face with educational facilities in foreign countries.
N-deal is Bofors scams sequel, says Grewal
The Bharatiya Janta Party Investor Cell, Punjab State Chief Sukhminderpal Singh Grewal termed the Indo-Nuclear deal as Bofors scam sequel and expected it to be bigger than its predecessor.
Traffic awareness drive kicks off
An traffic awareness campaign kicked off from Bhai Bala Chowk today as a part of the Jaycees Week celebrations.
Health dept to fill 5,943 posts
The Haryana Government has decided to fill up 5943 posts of various ranks in the Health Department.
Religious leaders fume as Governor refuses to meet them
A group of religious leaders, who had come from all over the state to hand over a memorandum to Haryana Governor Dr A R Kidwai...
RTI: NGOs efforts pay, officers asked to pay up
One man's tireless efforts have resulted in getting justice for an entire community in a Sonepat village recently under the Right to Information Act.
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Foreign national found murdered
A 35-year-old foreign national was found murdered at her rented accommodation in south Delhi?s Mehrauli on Monday evening. The police have registered
South Mayor takes stock of desilting of drains
South Delhi Municipal Corporation Mayor Sunita Kangra and senior officials on Tuesday inspected 14 villages in Najafgarh, where the civic body claimed
Man jumps to his death
A 23-year-old man, a resident of Jagatpur village, allegedly jumped to his death at Civil Lines metro station on Tuesday. His father allegedly told th
MP writes to L-G on ?mushrooming of mosques? on government land
Verma suggests formation of a panel to conduct survey on this
Four-storey building comes crashing down; none injured
A four-storey building collapsed in north Delhi?s Sadar Bazar in the early hours of Tuesday. Luckily, none was injured, the police said.A fire departm
Be watchful, police tell Navi Mumbai residents
?IED device lookalike could be a dry run?
Light rain with gusty winds likely today
Maximum temperature to settle at 360C
?23 lakh to kin of man killed in accident
A Motor Accident Claims Tribunal has awarded compensations of ?23.71 lakh to the parents of a 27-year-old content analyst and ?11 lakh to an injured m
Bhiwandi ?doctors? arrested for running clinic illegally
The Bhiwandi city police on Monday arrested two doctors who were on the run after being booked for allegedly running an allopathic clinic illegally. T
BJP bats for extension of EWS quota benefits to Jats in Delhi University
Vijender Gupta calls Delhi govt.?s notification arbitrary, unreasonable, unfair
  'Maybe 10, 15 years later, Rahul may mature'
'This business of monopoly of one family must end.''Here, they picked up a few leaders for him as he needed support which was okay, but later, they became his cronies.'
Trump didn't conspire with Russia: US attorney general
'While this (Mueller's) report does not conclude that the president committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him" and sets out evidence on "both sides of the question'
Update: Bumrah has 'recovered' after hurting shoulder
His condition will be 'assessed' on Monday, the Mumbai Indians team management said.
How Rishabh Pant brightened his WC selection prospects
I am glad to bat anywhere the team wants me to: Pant
LIVE! Nirav's firm moves HC against selling paintings

How to enhance your medical insurance coverage
A sum insured of Rs 3 lakh to Rs 5 lakh may have been sufficient seven-eight years ago but would be inadequate today, especially for people living in metros, points out Sanjay Kumar Singh.
This athlete's fitness journey will baffle you
Raipur's Nami Rai didn't let marriage or lack of sporting facilities affect her love for fitness.
Why Akshay Kumar feels LUCKY
'I am 51 now. I think I can do action till 56.' 'After that, God knows.'
Revealed! Why youngsters indulge in unsafe sex
As part of a study, young couples revealed different condom negotiation strategies to cope with unprotected sex.
Is he India's answer to Bruce Lee?
'When we make these action machismo films, the stupidest thing is to show that the hero sails through a thousand people. It's a tradition we have grown up with.''We don't have the basis of creating a Bruce Lee or a Jackie Chan.'