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HindustanTimes Fri,11 Jul 2014

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LS passes Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Bill

Andhra Pradesh
The Lok Sabha Friday passed the Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation (Amendment) Bill 2014 amid protests from members of the Telangana Rashtra Samithi (TRS) and others.

NCW seeks action after minor 'punished' with rape

Delhi minor rape protest
The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Friday demanded action after a 10-year-old girl was allegedly raped on the orders of her community's head in Jharkhand's Bokaro district.

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Looking forward to 'result-oriented visit', says Modi as Obama sends formal invite

Barack Obama
US President Barack Obama on Friday formally invited Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Washington in September saying he wants to "work closely with Prime Minister to make India-US relations a defining partnership for the 21st century".

Indian mathematician wins Polya Prize for solving knotty riddle

maths numbers
A young Indian mathematician, Nikhil Srivastava, has been named a joint winner of the prestigious George Polya Prize for finding proof of a riddle that had eluded mathematicians for more than half a century.

TRAI amendment bill introduced in Lok Sabha

Ravi Shankar Prasad
Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Friday introduced Trai amendment bill to appoint its former chief Nripendra Misra as Prime Minister Narendra's Modi's principal secretary in Lok Sabha amid chaos in the House.

Muzaffarnagar: Govt sanctions funds for riot victims

Dilshana Begum
The Uttar Pradesh government has sanctioned an additional amount of Rs. 3.28 crore for providing relief to riot victims, Muzaffarnagar district authorities said on Friday.

Vakkom Purushothaman resigns as Nagaland guv

Former Mizoram governor Vakkom B Purushothaman, who was transferred to Nagaland by the NDA government, resigned on Friday from the post. Purushothaman sent his resignation letter to President.

India targets middlemen in food chain inflation bites

Farmers
Determined to avoid a repeat of the inflation scourge that contributed to the Congress downfall, Modi is taking aim at the Agriculture Produce Marketing Committee (APMC) Act.

World's highest railway bridge, taller than Eiffel, being built in the Himalayas

World's highest railway bridge

Indian engineers are toiling in the Himalayas to build the world's highest railway bridge which is expected to be 35 metres taller than the Eiffel Tower when completed by 2016. The arch-shaped steel structure is being constructed over the Chenab River.

Delhi second most populous city after Tokyo, Mumbai ranks sixth: UN report

A view Chandni Chowk
The Capital is expected to retain the spot of the world's second most populous city through at least 2030, when its population is expected to rise swiftly to 36 million.

Pune limps backs to normalcy after blast

Pune blast
An uneasy calm prevailed in the city on Friday as people took to their chores, a day after a low-intensity blast rocked the parking lot of a police station in Pune resulting in minor injuries to five persons.

Chavan to remain as Maharashtra CM: Congress

Mah CM seeks green signal for Lavasa
The Maharashtra Congress in-charge Mohan Prakash on Friday told CNN IBN that Prithviraj Chavan will remain the chief minister of the state ending speculations of a change in leadership in the state after the defeat of Congress in the Lok Sabha elections.
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