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Food, relief supplies resume for Mizo tribal refugees

Agartala, Oct 22 (IANS) The Tripura government on Monday resumed the supply of food and relief material to Mizo refugees, sheltered in camps in the northern parts of the state for the past 21 years. Following a four-partite agreement in Delhi on July 3, the supply of food grains and[Read More…]

Nadal stays atop ATP rankings

Madrid, Oct 22 (IANS) Spain’s Rafael Nadal retained the number one spot in the men’s Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) world singles rankings released on Monday with 7,660 points, while Serbia’s Novak Djokovic came in second. Roger Federer of Switzerland remained in the third spot for the second consecutive week,[Read More…]

Witness priest in Kerala nun rape case dead (Lead)

Chandigarh/Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 22 (IANS) Father Kuriakose Kattuthara, who had given statements against Kerala nun rape accused Bishop Franco Mulakkal, was found dead under mysterious circumstances in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur district on Monday, police said. Kattuthara’s family in Kerala suspects foul play. The Punjab Police said a probe is underway into the[Read More…]

Sack Jaitley over bank frauds: Congress

New Delhi, Oct 22 (IANS) The Congress on Monday demanded the sacking of Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley for “allowing” bank frauds to the tune of Rs 90,000 crore and letting fraudsters like Vijay Mallya to flee the country. Targeting Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Jaitley, Congress leader Sachin Pilot[Read More…]

BJP leader apologies to Madras High Court in contempt case

Chennai, Oct 22 (IANS) BJP Secretary H. Raja on Monday tendered an unconditional apology to the Madras High Court in a suo moto contempt case for his derogatory remarks about the judiciary. The court accepted his apology and closed the contempt case. Raja said he respects the judiciary and his[Read More…]

Tigress Sundari to be shifted back into enclosure

Bhubaneswar, Oct 22 (IANS) The Forest Department in Odisha has decided to tranquilise Royal Bengal tigress Sundari after another man was attacked and killed in Satakosia Tiger Reserve, an official said on Monday. Tension gripped the area on Sunday as Sundari was believed to be behind the fresh human kill.[Read More…]

Concerned with citizens’ health, not of politics: Prabhu

Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu on Monday dodged questions here related to an ongoing political impasse triggered by Goa Chief Minister Manohar Parrikar’s ailment, claiming that he was responsible for the “health of citizens and not the health of politics”. Asked to comment[Read More…]

World-class food testing facility in Goa soon: Minister

Panaji, Oct 22 (IANS) The Goa government has tied up with the Commerce and Industry Ministry to set up a world-class food testing facility in the coastal state, a Union Minister said on Monday. Speaking to the media at the State Secretariat, Union Minister for Commerce and Industry Suresh Prabhu[Read More…]

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