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Krishna discusses Gita row with Russian Ambassador

NEW DELHI: The Union External Affairs Minister, Mr S M Krishna today conveyed to the Russian Ambassador, Mr Alexander Kadakin the country's concern over the "sensitive" issue of a Siberain court hearing a petition seeking a ban on Bhagavad Gita.

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HIV patients get new kidneys

BANGALORE: Kidney transplants carried out successfully on two HIV-positive patients at the Narayana Hrudayalaya Hospital, Bangalore, are holding out new hope to renal patients infected with HIV, who need dialysis for survival.

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LS to debate Lokpal Bill as Anna to commence fast today

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI: The Lok Sabha is all set to debate today the Lokpal Bill, with the government working on strategies to defeat the opposition amendments as the anti-corruption crusader, Mr Anna Hazare braced himself for his three-day fast in Mumbai.

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12,000 acres of defence land encroached

HYDERABAD: Around 12,000 acres of defence land across the country is under encroachment and a government-ordered survey report in this regard is expected by the end of March next.

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Cash, liquor seized ahead of poll panel’s visit to Punjab

CHANDIGARH: Just hours before the full team of the Election Commission of India’s visit to poll-bound Punjab on Tuesday, authorities confiscated nearly Rs 85 lakh of unaccounted money in cash from various places in the state, state election officials said Monday.

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NIA chargesheets Headley, 8 others

NEW DELHI:  American-born terrorist David Headley, founder of Lashker-e-Taiba terror group Hafiz Saeed and two serving Pakistani Army officers were among the nine people chargesheeted on Saturday by the National Investigation Agency for planning and execution of terror strikes in India.

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Goa assembly polls to be held on March 3

NEW DELHI:  Upsetting Ms Mayawati’s plans, the Election Commission on Saturday announced a seven-phased poll in Uttar Pradesh between February 4 and 28, while assembly elections in Punjab, Uttarakhand, Manipur and Goa will be held in a single-phase.

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Rajasthan doctors continue strike, 30 patients dead

JAIPUR: Medical services in Rajasthan remained badly affected on the fourth day Saturday of the strike by resident doctors and officials said at least 30 patients have died across the state so far due to the agitation.

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