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Union Minister Farooq lodges complaint over fake twitter account

“I am the father of all miseries in Kashmir”, “Vijay Mallya called. Sounded depressed about Kingfisher mess, I advised him to approach Soniaji”, are some of the tweets posted on microblogging website

Sexy means beautiful, ok: NCW chief

National Commission for Women chairperson Mamta Sharma, defining the word 'sexy' on Saturday, said girls should not take the word in the wrong way because “sexy means beautiful”.

Ms Sharma made the o

NatGrid has an info-sharing problem

Trouble continues to brew for the government from within as the National Intelligence Grid (NatGrid), being set up after 26/11, faces resistance from top Central ministries and agencies.

The ministry

‘Only 17% techies employable’

In the IT sector, India has an employable workforce of only 17.54 per cent. This was revealed in a report released by HRD minister Kapil Sibal on Friday. The National Employability Report 2011 of engi

Reform villages, Kalam urges youth via Facebook


Former President APJ. Abdul Kalam, India’s missile man, on Friday urged the nation’s youth to target reforming villages in the country as ‘vibrant engines of growth’. Dr Kalam interacted with an enthu

Mumbai man still looking for relative in Costa Concordia wreck


Mumbai man Kevin Rebello, who has now spent 41 days looking for his brother Russell at the site of the sunken cruise liner Costa Concordia, has been spending a harrowing 48 hours since the discovery o

8 days later, a suicide note in NRHM scam

Eight days after Mahendra Sharma’s decomposed body was found in his one-room residence in Pansganwa, in Lakhimpur, the police has 'recovered' a suicide note purportedly written by the health departmen

CBI set to file case against Raja today

More troubles seems to be in store for former communications minister A. Raja with the CBI deciding to convert its existing ‘preliminary enquiry’ (PE), registered to probe alleged irregularities in th

Foetus sex tests spark UK alarm


Britain has started investigation into latest revelations that sex-selective abortions, which are illegal in the country, were openly available to patients. Britain’s health secretary Andrew Lansley,

Proud moment


President Pratibha Patil with teenage girls from West Bengal’s Purulia district, who had resisted pressure from their families to get married, during a function at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi on W

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