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PM Modi ‘runs’ the talk on unity, gets people moving

For the first few minutes, nobody started running on the foggy Rajpath even after PM Modi flagged off the Run for Unity. | Modi mentions Indira, says 1984 riots divided country

Shiv Sena shields BJP over 'lavish swearing-in ceremony'

Shiv Sena may be boycotting the swearing-in ceremony of Devendra Fadnavis, but the party Friday defended the BJP over the lavish ceremony saying this will 'wash off sins' of the previous government. | Fadnavis takes CM oath today, Sena to stay away

Bangalore rape: Accused teacher a family friend, arrested

Jayshankar, the Hindi teacher, who allegedly raped his six year old student consecutively on Tuesday and Wednesday, knew the child's family very well. He has been arrested.

2G scam: Raja, Kanimozhi charged with money laundering

A special court  has charged former Telecom Minister A Raja, MP Kanimozhi, DMK supremo M Karunanidhi's wife Dayalu Ammal and 16 others with money laundering in a 2G scam-related case.

Warren Anderson of Bhopal tragedy infamy dies

Warren M Anderson, who was the chairman of the US-based Union Carbide Corporation when a poisonous gas leak at the company’s plant in Bhopal killed thousands, is dead.

Dhoom-2 style bank heist mastermind found dead

Police arrested three of the five accused in the Sonipat bank heist and recovered around 23 kg gold, silver ornaments and cash from them. But the alleged mastermind was found dead.

HRD ministry backtracks on non-veg food in IITs

A fortnight after the HRD ministry sought a reply from the IITs on the action taken on the letter sent by an RSS affiliated trader and a few others for segregating the vegetarian canteens from the non vegetarian ones, it backtracked on Thursday saying it was a routine matter.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress' everlasting shame

The ghost of the anti-Sikh riots of 1984 comes to haunt the Congress at regular intervals since the role of some of its leaders in the communal violence is under the scanner of courts and various agencies.

Sensex, Nifty continue record-breaking spree

The benchmark BSE Sensex and the NSE Nifty scaled all-time highs in morning trade on Friday on the back of persistent buying in IT, tech, capital goods, refinery and power sectors on heavy foreign capital inflows coupled with higher global cues.

Trilokpuri: Police on the toes for ‘jagran’ today

The Delhi Police are patting themselves on the back for ‘cleaning up’ east Delhi’s Trilokpuri of its most menacing residents following investigations into the riots which were triggered a week ago.

Cyclone Nilofar to hit Gujarat as 'depression'

In a huge relief for people living near Gujarat's coastal areas, the MeT department on Thursday said that 'Nilofar', earlier dubbed as a very severe cyclonic Storm over west-central Arabian sea, is likely to make a landfall near Naliya in Kutch tomorrow as a 'depression'.

Rahul Gandhi kicks off meetings to revive party

Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi has called to Delhi leaders from across the country to draw up a strategy to 'revive' the party and 'stop the BJP’s upsurge' under Narendra Modi, sources said.

India joins global pact to stop tax evasion

Amidst moves to uncover black money, India on Thursday joined over 50 countries and jurisdictions in the next step to stamp out tax evasion by signing a new agreement at the Global Forum in Berlin to automatically exchange information.

Govt cuts costs: No first-class travel for babus

With an aim to restrict fiscal deficit to 4.1% of GDP in 2014-15, the Centre has barred officials from holding meetings in 5-star hotels and put a freeze on hirings and filling up posts lying vacant for over one year.

Bangalore: 6-year old girl sexually assaulted in school

In yet another shocking incident, a six-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in a private school in Bangalore in the fourth such case in as many months. The girl, studying in the first standard, was allegedly sexually assaulted twice on October 28 and 29.
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