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Narayan Rane stuns Congress, says he’s for Vidarbha state - Asian Age
Senior Congress minister and in-charge of party campaign committee Narayan Rane has supported the demand of separate statehood for Vidarbha on Friday. This is incidentally the BJP’s political stance and goes against what the Congress has been saying so far.
Indefinite fuel strike looms, warns body - Asian Age
The Federation of All Maharashtra Petrol Dealers Association has threatened to go on an indefinite strike from August 26 if the state government doesn’t hold talks with them regarding their demand for reducing petrol and diesel prices. The federation’s ...
‘Stressed doctors’ needworkshops, says Jitendra Awhad - Asian Age
Following the suicide of Kiran Jadhav, a resident doctor, in a Solapur government hospital earlier this week, medical education minister Jitendra Awhad has said that the cause of the incident would be investigated and stressed on the need for increasing ...
Sex ratio increases, infant mortality dips - Asian Age
The sex ratio in the national capital has increased from 886 females per 1,000 males in 2012 to 895 in 2013. Even the infant mortality rate (per 1,000 live births) has decreased from 23.93 during 2012 to 22.37 during 2013, reflecting positive trends in the ...
Central Board of Film Certification chairman’s custody extended - Asian Age
A special court on Friday extended for a week the CBI custody of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) CEO Rakesh Kumar to provide more time to investigating agencies to probe the matter. CBI officers suspect the accused may also have been taking ...
National Spot Exchange Ltd scam: Jignesh Shah gets bail, conditions apply - Asian Age
The Bombay high court on Friday granted conditional bail to Jignesh Shah in connection with the `5,574.34 crore scam at the National Spot Exchange Ltd (NSEL). Justice Abhay M. Thipsay granted Shah, the promoter of Financial Technologies (India) Ltd (FTIL ...
Twin mountaineers gear up for final conquest - Asian Age
Tashi and Nungshi Singh Malik, the twin sisters from Haryana, are now on the final mission. Having already conquered six of the seven highest peaks in the world, they have now set their eyes on scaling Mount Vinson Massif in Antarctica in December.
No Urdu, Muslim students have to study Sanskrit - Asian Age
Even as government schools have been directed by the city administration to make provision to teach Urdu to students belonging to the minority community, Muslim students in as many as 100 government schools are being made to study Sanskrit as their third ...
Teesta Setalvad apologises for ISIS tweet - Asian Age
Human rights activist Teesta Setalvad has issued an apology for her controversial tweet. While tweeting on the ISIS in Iraq, Ms Setalvad used the caption “chilling” along with an illustration of the Hindu goddess Kali as an ISIS terrorist alongside an ...
Registration of DDA housing scheme to begin September 1 - Asian Age
After a gap of four years, the Delhi Development Authority on Friday announced its ambitious housing scheme of more than 25,000 flats in the national capital.Registration for a total of 25,034 flats will open from September 1 and will continue till October 9.