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20-yr-old falls 19 stories to death

The police has initiated inquiries into the death of a 20-year-old management student, who fell 19 stories to his death from the window of a Peddar Road building in the early hours of Sunday morning.

Results not out, but admissions over


More than 11,000 students who appeared for the Class 12 exams under the National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) board are in trouble, with the University of Mumbai deciding to close admissions to

Land is netas’ currency of power

Last week, a report by global real estate firm Knight Frank LLP put Mumbai at the head of a list of most expensive cities in the world for locals.

Akhilesh disbands hospital at UP CM's residence


In yet another gesture to project a people-friendly image, UP chief minister Akhilesh Yadav has disbanded a special hospital set up at the chief minister’s residence at 5, Kalidas Marg by his predeces

Woman kills husband, buries him in bathroom

In a gruesome incident, a young housewife killed her husband and then buried his body in her bathroom in Ganganagar in Meerut district.

An unrepentant Varsha Patel, 28, told reporters on Wednesday af

SP feels new front possible after ’14 polls

Though Samajwadi chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has denied talks on forming a ‘third front’ now, the party feels such a bloc is very much possible after the 2014 Lok Sabha elections.

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Will SP push Mulayam for PM post?

Party, the way for Akhilesh Yadav’s acceptability as CM is likely to have been smoothed by the thinking that father Mulayam Singh should be left free to operate in Delhi as he could be presented as a

NDA chalks out strategy

BJP Parliamentary Party and NDA floor leaders in both Houses of Parliament on Sunday held separate meetings to discuss the strategy to take on the Congress-led UPA, on the eve of the Budget Session of

Spate of attacks on LeT agenda?

Investigations into the recent smashing of a Lashkar-e-Tayyaba module by intelligence agencies has revealed that there is a growing concern among the top hierarchy of terror outfits about the sudden d

‘Water man’ quits in Ganga protest


India’s 'water man', Magsaysay award-winner Rajendra Singh, has resigned from the National Ganga River Basin Authority (NGRBA) to express solidarity with Prof. G.D. Agarwal who decided on Friday to fa

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