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Bill introduced to set up central Sanskrit universities

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- A bill to set up central Sanskrit universities was introduced in Lok Sabha on Wednesday. The bill, moved by Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank', seeks... Read More


CIL caught violating green norms

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- The world's largest miner Coal India ltd (CIL) has been caught on the wrong footing with its various subsidiaries and arms violating green norms with impunity. For instance, its ... Read More


Bill for maintenance of parents and senior citizens introduced in LS

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- Persons intentionally abusing their parents or senior citizens under their care and protection or abandoning them may be sentenced to six months' imprisonment or slapped with a f... Read More


Congress to protest against 'anti-people' policies on Dec 14

New Delhi, Dec. 12 -- The Congress on Wednesday alleged that the Government is not interested in solving the problems of citizens and is "busy with divisive policies". Asserting that the December 14 ... Read More


Pak dominate SL on day 1

Rawalpindi, Dec. 12 -- Test cricket made its long-awaited return to Pakistan after a deadly attack in 2009, with the home team led by fast bowler Naseem Shah dominating Sri Lanka on Wednesday. Naseem... Read More


K'pada students protest teachers' transfer

KENDRAPADA, Dec. 12 -- Skipping classes, about 100 students of the Kendrapara Government High School on Wednesday came to the district Collector office and staged a dharna protesting transfer of their... Read More


BMC assures shop owners of rehabilitation

BHUBANESWAR, Dec. 12 -- A day after the eviction drive at the Lingaraj Temple was stiffly protested, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) authorities on Wednesday assured rehabilitation package... Read More


'Collect power dues from companies first'

BHUBANESWAR, Dec. 12 -- n The Congress on Wednesday severely criticised the Cesu's decision for payment of electricity dues from common consumers, failing which their power connections would be snappe... Read More


Puri Sana Chhata Mutt demolition begins

Puri, Dec. 12 -- After the Mangu Mutt, the district administration began demolition of the Sana Chhata Mutt near the Jagannath temple on Wednesday. Five heavy duty excavators and other machines were e... Read More


Demolition of MLA quarters put on hold

BHUBANESWAR, Dec. 12 -- Demolition of quarters at MLA Colony in front of the State Assembly was deferred as several legislators are yet to vacate their houses. The demolition process had begun by the... Read More