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Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday condemned the serial blasts in Patna and called upon Chief Minister Nitish Kumar to speedily investigate and punish the perpetrators. The Prime Minister spoke to Nitish Kumar on telephone and urged the people to maintain calm. "The Prime Minister condemns the blasts which occurred at several places in Patna. He appeals to the people to maintain peace and calm," the Prime Minister Office's said on twitter. A bomb exploded at the Patna railway station on Sunday morning killing one man. Two more blasts took place at the Gandhi Maidan and three outside. The blasts took place hours before BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi addressed a rally at the ground.

UPSC row: Rajya Sabha adjourned twice as Opposition demands govt action

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UPSC row: Rajya Sabha adjourned twice as Opposition demands govt action

New Delhi: Opposition on Friday created ruckus in Rajya Sabha over the issue of regional language aspirants having disadvantage in Civil Services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Comm...


WTO standoff: India shrugs off blame, says still committed to TFA

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WTO standoff: India shrugs off blame, says still committed to TFA

Notwithstanding the failure of World Trade Organization (WTO) members to reach a consensus on a Trade Facilitation Agreement to simplify global customs rules, India on Friday said it remains committed...

Lucknow-New Delhi double-decker train from September this year

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Lucknow-New Delhi double-decker train from September this year

Lucknow: A double-decker train will ply between Lucknowand New Delhi from September this year after trial runs are held in August, an official said on Friday.The railways safety commissioner has given...

Japan steps up aggression over China: Will name disputed islands

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Japan steps up aggression over China: Will name disputed islands

Japan said Friday that it will name five uninhabited islands as part of a group in the East China Sea, a move likely to spark anger from other claimants China and Taiwan.They are among the 158 uninhab...

Delhi: Human-langurs to scare away monkeys thronging Parliament

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Delhi: Human-langurs to scare away monkeys thronging Parliament

The Indian Parliament's security arrangements have been taken to a all-new level. To tackle the monkey-menace, the government is keen to show that it's not going to rely on just on old school methods....

Explosion near residence of Mizoram Parliament Secretary

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Explosion near residence of Mizoram Parliament Secretary

Aizawl: A powerful explosion took place near the residence of the Mizoram Parliamentary Secretary for Home in Mission Veng locality in Aizawl early this morning but there was no report of any casualty...

Gaza: Palestine prez seeks support for war crimes charges against Israel

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Gaza: Palestine prez seeks support for war crimes charges against Israel

Gaza City: Nearly a month into Israel's fierce assault on Hamas in Gaza, Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas is facing mounting domestic pressure to seek war crimes charges against Israel at the Inter...