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Assam flood situation turns worse

GUWAHATI: Incessant rainfall in Assam has led to worsening of the flood situation in the state today triggering fresh inundation and landslides in 23 districts that left 10 more dead, taking the toll in this wave of floods to 20.

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Court refuses to order lodging of FIR against Bhandarkar

NEW DELHI: A Delhi Court today refused to order lodging of an FIR against Bollywood filmmaker Madhur Bhandarkar and two others for allegedly "stealing" the "plot and idea" for his movie 'Fashion' from a book without giving credit to the author.

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Virbhadra quits cabinet after corruption charge

NEW DELHI: The Union Minister, Mr Virbhadra Singh resigned on Tuesday in the wake of a Himachal Pradesh court framing corruption charges against him, the third minister in UPA-II to step down on similar grounds.

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Abu admits to role in 26/11, links with ISI

NEW DELHI: The Lashker-e-Toiba (LeT) terrorist Sayed Zabiuddin alias Abu Jundal, who was arrested by Delhi police on June 21, has admitted to his active role in the 26/11 Mumbai attacks saying he had worked in close tandem with terror mastermind Zaki-ur- Rehman Lakhvi.

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The man who knows too much

NEW DELHI: Pakistan had exerted immense pressure on Saudi Arabia not to hand over Abu Jundal to India at any cost as he was too prize a catch and an insider of the terror outfit who could expose the role of so-called ‘State Actors’ in 26/11 attack.

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Sarabjit gets Zardari’s pardon; to walk free

ISLAMABAD: After being on the death row for 20 years over bombing charges, Indian national Sarabjit Singh is being released, with the Pakistan President, Mr Asif Ali Zardari on Tuesday commuting his death sentence.

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Pranab bids adieu to active politics

NEW DELHI: Appearing all set to be the next President, a sentimental Mr Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday resigned as the Finance Minister to “embark on a new journey,” leaving behind his four-decade career as a political activist.

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SC grants partial relief to woman BJP MP

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today refused to set aside a Karnataka High Court order, which has disqualified woman BJP MP, Ms J Shantha from Bellary (ST) Lok Sabha seat, but allowed her to attend the Parliamentary proceedings without exercising her voting right or availing any perquisite.

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