HindustanTimes Sat,26 Jul 2014


Monsoon improving, normal rainfall likely in August: weather official

 monsoon rain
In a forecast that will cheer vast swathes of the country, weather officials have said the momentum picked up by southwest monsoon in July is likely to continue in August with normal rainfall expected next month.

PM throws open governance to people online

Narendra Modi
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday launched an interactive online platform that allows people to share ideas and suggestions and  participate in the country's governance.

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Rajasthan teacher held for 'sodomising' students

A teacher has been arrested for allegedly sodomising several young students at a primary school on the outskirts of Bikaner.

Congress slams AG, says his view on LoP issue given to 'please political masters'

Congress on Saturday hit back at AG Mukul Rohatgi for opining that the party had no claim to the post of the LoP in Lok Sabha and alleged that his view on the matter was aimed at 'pleasing the political masters'.

UK to adopt Indian-origin expert’s breast cancer treatment

Jayant Vaidya
A pioneering breast cancer treatment developed by noted Indian-origin expert Jayant Vaidya is to be adopted and offered to patients by Britain’s National Health Service (NHS), providing relief to thousands of patients from gruelling post-operation radiotherapy.

Sushma discusses a range of issues in Nepal

Sushma Swaraj
Looking at further expanding bilateral ties, external affairs minister Sushma Swaraj on Saturday held talks with her Nepalese counterpart Mahendra Bahadur Pandey in Kathmandu on a range of issues and resolved to push for more cooperation in areas such as trade, investment and security.

Tension in Moradabad over BJP, Congress protests

clash, Moradabad
Tension gripped the Kanth area of Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad district on Saturday as the BJP refused to back out of its proposed protest against district officials for victimising its cadres.

Dehradun: Rape accused commits suicide in lockup

A rape accused allegedly committed suicide at a police lockup in Pauri district soon after being arrested, an official said on Saturday.

New rules in place but no relief for Bihar acid attack victims


The supreme court’s observation on Friday that the centre and the state were not doing enough for the rehabilitation of acid attack victims, has rekindled hope among injured parties whose wait for succour has been endless.

Maharashtra Sadan row: Gadkari slams Cong, NCP

Shiv Sena MP tries to put food in the mouth of a Muslim employee during Ramzan. (Video grab)
Union minister and BJP leader Nitin Gadkari has accused the Congress and NCP of using the Maharashtra Sadan episode involving a Shiv Sena MP to "malign" the image of the saffron combine.

Akal Takht intervenes: Sikh conventions called off

A devotee pays obeisance at Golden Temple
Jathedar Akal Takht Gyani Gurbachan Singh issued a directive to Sikhs of Haryana, ruling SAD (Badal) and the entire Sikh community not to hold any kind of rally or convention on Sunday in Amritsar and in Karnal by Haryana-based Sikh leaders.

Congress leaders detained on way to Moradabad

A devotee pays obeisance at Golden Temple

Congress leaders Madhusudan Mistry and Nagma were on Saturday detained here when they were on their way to Moradabad to hold a 'peace march'.

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