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Former President of Zambia, Kenneth Kaunda speaking during the funeral of former South African President Nelson Mandela in his ancestral village of Qunu in the Eastern Cape province on Sunday. – UNI
Ansari calls meet on Lokpal Bill
NEW DELHI, Dec 16 (IANS): Rajya Sabha Chairman M. Hamid Ansari Monday called a meeting of floor leaders of all parties to discuss the Lokpal bill. ...

Passing Lokpal Bill top priority for us: Kamal Nath
NEW DELHI, Dec 16 (IANS): The anti-corruption Lokpal bill is top priority for the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) and, if needed, the government will extend parliament's winter session to pass it, a minister said Monday. ...

Congress to hold strategy session on Jan 17
NEW DELHI, Dec 16 (IANS): The Congress will hold a strategy session in Delhi Jan 17 ahead of the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, a senior party leader said Monday. ...

Telangana Bill tabled, lawmakers clash
HYDERABAD, Dec 16 (IANS): The bill for bifurcation of Andhra Pradesh was Monday tabled in the assembly amid unprecedented acrimony, as legislators of Seemandhra and Telangana regions nearly came to blows outside. ...

US court asks Sonia to respond to 1984 case by Jan 2
NEW YORK, Dec 16 (IANS): A US federal court has given Congress president Sonia Gandhi till Jan 2 to respond to a Sikh body's charges of protecting and shielding party leaders allegedly involved in the November 1984 anti-Sikh violence. ...

Antiquity of Assamese script older than previously thought
GUWAHATI, Dec 15 – While research is throwing new light on the antiquity of the Assamese script, which is likely to be far older than previously thought of, it is still not recognized as a script separate from any other Indic script. While many seek ...

NE militant outfits forge ahead with common platform
GUWAHATI, Dec 15 – The militant groups of the North East region have decided to form a common platform to fight jointly against the “common enemy” and the same is likely to be declared soon. This was disclosed by Paresh Baruah, commander in chief of ...

Anna to continue fast till Lokpal Bill passed
RALEGAN SIDDHI, Dec 15 - Fasting for early passage of Lokpal Bill, Anna Hazare today said he would end his fast only after the anti-corruption legislation is passed in both Houses of Parliament, and announced he did not wish to die soon as he had man ...

Anti-apartheid crusader Mandela laid to rest
QUNU, Dec 15 – Nelson Mandela, South Africa’s first Black President, was today laid to rest in his childhood village with full state honours as teary-eyed friends and family members paid poignant tributes to the anti-apartheid icon at a traditional f ...

EC asks States to ensure error-free electoral rolls
NEW DELHI, Dec 15 – Kicking off preparations for the Lok Sabha elections due next year, the Election Commission today asked all States and Union Territories to prepare error-free electoral rolls, saying these constitute the cornerstone of free and fa ...

Chinese troops take away 5 Indians in Ladakh
NEW DELHI, Dec 15 – Chinese troops apprehended five Indian nationals in Chumar area of Ladakh, well inside the Indian territory and took them to their side of the border, in perhaps the first such incident along the Line of Actual Control, reports PT ...

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