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Kalmadi gets 8-day police custody

NEW DELHI: It was eight more nights in a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) lockup for India’s high profile MP and sports administrator, Suresh Kalmadi with a court Tuesday sending him to police custody till May 4 on charges of irregularities in awarding contracts for the 2010 Commonwealth Games.

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SC quashes airport development fee for Delhi, Mumbai

NEW DELHI: Taking domestic and international flights from the Delhi and Mumbai airports is likely to get trifle cheaper, with the Supreme Court Tuesday striking down the airport development fee (ADF) being charged by private operators.

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Railways challenges Arunima’s story

LUCKNOW: A probe by the Government Railway Police has found loopholes in the version given by athlete Arunima Sinha that she lost her leg after being thrown out of a train by robbers in Bareilly.

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Sunderbans absorb over 4 cr tonne carbon dioxide

KOLKATA: Protecting the world from the adverse affects of climate change, the Sunderbans forests play a crucial ecological role by acting as a carbon sink and absorbing more than four crore tonne of carbon dioxide from the atmosphere, according to a recent study.

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CBI arrests Suresh Kalmadi in CWG scam

NEW DELHI: Sacked Commonwealth Games (CWG) Organising Committee chief, Suresh Kalmadi was Monday arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on charges of cheating, conspiracy and corruption in connection with awarding some Games contracts, and the ruling Congress wasted no time in suspending the Lok Sabha MP.

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Kanimozhi named co-conspirator in CBI’s 2nd chargesheet in 2G

NEW DELHI: Tamil Nadu Chief Minister, Mr M Karunanidhi’s daughter, Kanimozhi was Monday chargesheeted in the 2G spectrum scam in a Delhi court by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which accused her of entering into a criminal conspiracy with prime accused former telecom minister A Raja.

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Sachin Tendulkar breaks down in Puttaparthi

PUTTAPARTHI: Iconic Indian cricketers Sachin Tendulkar and Sunil Gavaskar, both of whom are devotees of the late Sathya Sai Baba, today paid their last respects to the godman who died here yesterday.

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WB is worst governed state: P Chidambaram

KOLKATA/CANNING, (WB): Taking the Left Front government head on, the Union Home Minister, Mr P Chidambaram today said West Bengal is among the “worst governed states” in the country and that its administration was “sub-standard”.

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