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HindustanTimes Thu,28 Aug 2014

 India

Narendra Modi launches Jan Dhan Yojana, calls for an end to 'financial untouchability'

The major initiative, which is the PM's brainchild, plans to provide accounts to 7.5 crore identified households by January 2015, and will help the government to save billions of rupees on social spending.

Political storm in Karnataka after rail min Gowda's son booked for rape

An actress made the allegations before TV channels in Bangalore when Karthik Gowda was getting engaged to another woman at Kushalnagar. She claimed she got married to him in June this year.

Love Jihad accused sent to 14-day police remand

Love jihad accused Ranjit Singh Kohli alias Raqibul Hassan Khan and his mother, Kausar Parveen alias Kaushal Rani have been sent on 14-day police remand by a court here on Thursday. Kohli was arrested at Dwarka in New Delhi.

48 students fall ill after eating mid-day meal in Tripura

At least 48 students, including girls, fell ill and were admitted to hospital after eating mid-day meal in a school in Tripura.

TMC MLA's shocker: As long as the world exists, there will be rapes

'Rapes were committed earlier, rapes are being committed now. As long as the world exists, there will be rapes,' Trinamool legislator from Diamond Harbour, said at a public meeting in his constituency.

Tatra deal case: Court summons Tejinder Singh

A special court on Thursday summoned Lt Gen (retd) Tejinder Singh for allegedly offering Rs. 14 crore bribe to then Army Chief Gen VK Singh for clearing file pertaining to procurement of 1,676 heavy mobility Tatra vehicles.

7.5 tonne 'maha laddu' kicks off Ganesh festival in Andhra Pradesh

Huge 'maha laddus' of 7,500 kg and 5,000 kg made with great dollops of ghee and packed with almonds and cashew nuts have been prepared by two confectionery shops in Rajahmundry, Andhra Pradesh for the ten-day Ganesh festival beginning on Friday.

Court defers hearing in National Herald case

A Delhi court today fixed December 9 for hearing the complaint case, in which it had issued summons against Congress president Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi and others, on the issue of acquisition of National Herald daily.

Haryana Janhit Congress snaps ties with BJP

Kuldeep Bishnoi-led Haryana Janhit Congress on Thursday snapped ties with BJP, putting an end to the prolonged tussle between the two parties which have been in an alliance for three years now.

Hours after flag meeting, Pak fires across border

Hours after India and Pakistan held battalion commander level talks, Pakistan Rangers resorted to unprovoked firing across the international border in Jammu and Kashmir.

Pakistan asks India to scale up engagement in flag meeting

The border forces of India and Pakistan met on Wednesday after continuous cross-border firing by Pakistan for the last 45 days.

Rare treat for birdwatchers: a snake bird nesting colony

Birdwatchers in Delhi are chirping with delight at the rare sight of an oriental darter nesting colony at the Okhla Sanctuary, the first time the bird has built a colony in this part of Asia, say experts.

Ishrat case: CBI sends a reminder to home ministry for prosecution sanction for four IB officials

The CBI has sent a reminder to the home ministry to expedite the request for its sanction to prosecute four former Intelligence Bureau (IB) officers, including a retired special director, in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case for their alleged role in the conspiracy.

Quiet Kyoto meet for Japan's Abe and PM Modi?

Japan Prime Minister Shinzo Abe may travel to meet PM Narendra Modi in Kyoto on Saturday, the first day of his Japan visit, instead of waiting to see him in Tokyo on September 1.

Sita Ram’s auto shows the way

Sita Ram’s auto-rickshaw is like no other. Passengers love it. Some drivers are even jealous of it. And for the traffic police, it surely is a dream-come-true.
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