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Monthly News March 2015

Congress, Kejriwal struck deal: GadkariCongress, Kejriwal struck deal: Gadkari
Nitin Gadkari invites Sonia Gandhi, Anna...

Nitin Gadkari invites Sonia Gandhi, Anna Hazare for open debate on Land Bil...

New Delhi: Amid Opposition’s all-out effort to stall the amended Land Acquisition Bill, Union Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari on Thursday wrote a letter to political leaders and social activists inviting them for an open debate on the legislation. Among those who have been sent letters... read more »

2 dead, many injured in Sweden restauran...

2 dead, many injured in Sweden restaurant shooting

Several people were shot inside a restaurant in the city of Goteborg and at least two of them have died, Swedish police said. Police said in a statement that an automatic weapon is believed to have been used in the shooting. They had no details on any suspects but said several people had been... read more »

Prashant Bhushan, Yadav fire another let...

Prashant Bhushan, Yadav fire another letter in Aam Aadmi Party game of thro...

If the two days since Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal returned to Delhi have been dominated by negotiations and meetings in the deeply divided AAP, they have also been replete with political posturing. It emerged that senior leader Prashant Bhushan had written a note to Kejriwal, which sources... read more »

Singapore’s first Prime Minister L...

Singapore’s first Prime Minister Lee remains critically ill

Singapore’s first prime minister, Lee Kuan Yew, remains critically ill in intensive care, the prime minister’s office said on Thursday. Seen as the founding father of modern Singapore, which he led from 1959 until 1990, the 91-year-old Lee has been in hospital with severe pneumonia... read more »

Rajya Sabha panels submit reports on coal, mines bills; Congress protests

Rajya Sabha Select Committees on Mines and Minerals Amendment Bill and Coal Mines Bill on Wednesday recommended their approval without any change, leading the Congress to strongly protest... read more »

Rohit Sharma is third cricketer to score ODI double century

India, Pakistan may play bilateral series in December

KOLKATA: India and Pakistan are set to resume bilateral cricketing ties in December, Pakistan high commissioner to India Abdul Basit confirmed on Tuesday. While India and Pakistan have... read more »

ICC Cricket World Cup: South Africa crush listless Sri Lanka by 9 wickets to enter semis

Leg-spinner Tahir (4-26) looked like a man possessed while Duminy (3-29) bagged the second hat-trick of this edition — after England’s Steven Finn — as South Africa sent... read more »

World Cup 2015: Wind will play a huge role at MCG

MELBOURNE: The Indian team was scheduled to arrive at 2 pm for practice at the Melbourne Cricket Ground but delayed its arrival by more than an hour. By 3.30, when they checked in, the... read more »

Alibaba-Snapdeal talks fall apart on valuation

The much-touted proposal of Chinese giant Alibaba’s stake purchase in may have “fallen off” due to high valuations being sought by the homegrown online marketplace. The deal, which... read more »