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  • Not mandatory to appoint Leader of Opposition: Centre
    2:13 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) The Delhi High Court was Wednesday informed by the central government that the position of Leader of Opposition in the Lok Sabha or the Rajya Sabha was not a mandatory constitutional position and no party has the requisite 55 seats to stake claim. A division

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  • Bisexual British women report worse mental health than lesbians
    9:56 AM

    London, Jan 14 (IANS) Bisexual women in Britain are less likely to be in a relationship and more likely to experience poor mental health and mental distress than lesbians, new research has found. According to the results, bisexual women were 64 percent more likely to report an eating problem and

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  • Admire Australia’s competitive brand of cricket: KP
    8:39 AM

    Sydney, Jan 14 (IANS) Sacked England batsman Kevin Pietersen has said one of the things he “loved” about playing in Australia was the competitive brand of cricket played in the country. He claimed that if someone has to toughen up his temperament, he should play in Australia and got a

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  • Seven die of swine flu in Rajasthan, 19 test positive
    7:43 AM

    Jaipur, Jan 14 (IANS) Seven people have died and 19 tested positive for swine flu in Rajasthan this year, forcing the state government to put its health department on alert, an official said Wednesday. The deaths have been reported from Banswara, Barmer, Tonk, Kota and Jaipur areas, while the positive

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  • Two test positive for swine flu in Odisha
    7:01 AM

    Bhubaneswar, Jan 14 (IANS) Two patients have tested positive for swine flu in Odisha in three days, an official said Wednesday, adding the government has decided to scan people at airport and railway stations. A 37-year-old banker became the second victim of H1N1 to be confirmed in Bhubaneswar Tuesday. The

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  • Two test positive for swine flu in Odisha
    7:01 AM

    Bhubaneswar, Jan 14 (IANS) Two patients have tested positive for swine flu in Odisha in three days, an official said Wednesday, adding the government has decided to scan people at airport and railway stations. A 37-year-old banker became the second victim of H1N1 to be confirmed in Bhubaneswar Tuesday. The

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  • Resigned to protest anarchism, politicisation: outgoing Jadavpur VC
    6:25 PM

    Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Ending four months of a bitter standoff with protesting students, Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti Tuesday announced his much-anticipated resignation, saying he had to step down in face of “undemocratic” and “unconstitutional” stir initiated by “politically-affiliated” students. However, he minced no words in accusing the

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  • Artillery guns, missiles among critical projects: Army chief
    1:55 PM

    New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) Army chief Gen Dalbir Singh Tuesday said acquisition of artillery guns, third generation missiles, upgrading armoured vehicles, augmenting army aviation and strengthening infantry were among “critical areas” for force modernization being progressed on fast track. Addressing the annual press conference ahead of the Army Day

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  • Victim of varsity politicisation: Outgoing Jadavpur VC
    1:03 PM

    Kolkata, Jan 13 (IANS) Accusing the students of indulging in drug and alcohol abuse, outgoing Jadavpur University Vice Chancellor Abhijit Chakrabarti Tuesday claimed he had to step down in the face of “undemocratic” and “unconstitutionala stir initiated by students with political affiliations. “My resignation is a mark of protest against

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