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Rahul to play bigger role in Congress

NEW DELHI:  In the backdrop of persistent reports that Mr Rahul Gandhi may be elevated to the position of working president of the Congress, the party gave clear indications on Tuesday  that his role would expand.

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Switzerland starts sharing banking data with India

NEW DELHI:  Switzerland has started sharing banking and tax-related information with India, more than a year after the two countries signed a revised bilateral treaty that is likely to help tackle the problem of black money.

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16 killed in Haridwar stampede

HARIDWAR:  Sixteen people --14 women and two men -- were killed in a stampede on Tuesday  during a religious ceremony attended by tens of thousands of devotees near the famous ‘Har Ki Pauri’ ghat on the banks of the Ganges river.

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Agnivesh should weigh his words: SC

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Tuesday pulled up social activist Swami Agnivesh for hurting the religious sentiments of people by describing as “pakhand”, or hypocrisy, the annual pilgrimage to the Amarnath shrine.

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India to go blue on Nov 13

KOLKATA: Don’t get surprised if you find Swaminaryan Akshardham Temple and Lotus Temple lit in blue while driving back home coming Sunday.

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Youth jailed for 10 years for raping toddler

NEW DELHI: A youth has been jailed for 10 years by a Delhi court for raping the three-year-old daughter of his neighbour after taking the child away from her mother on pretext of playing with her.

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Anna to revamp his team

RALEGAON SIDHI:  With his team rocked by controversies, Mr Anna Hazare on Monday said he plans to restructure his core committee to also give representation to religious minorities, tribals, Dalits and youths to strengthen the campaign against corruption.

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