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Delhi minister Gopal Rai quits

New Delhi, June 14 Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai, facing charges of corruption, has resigned, official sources said on Tuesday.

Delhi court extends police custody of BSF constable

New Delhi Dec 7 A court here on Monday extended police custody of a BSF constable arrested in connection with supplying secret documents to an operative of Pakistans ISI while remanding three other accused in three-day custody.

EC to implement SC ruling on caste, religion

New Delhi, Jan 4 The Election Commission of India on Wednesday said that it will implement the Supreme Court ruling that seeking votes in the name of caste, creed, religion, community and language is illegal.

Presidents Rule to be revoked Congress back in Uttarakhand

New Delhi May 11 The central government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that ousted Uttarakhand Chief Minister Harish Rawat had the legislative majority and his government would be restored as soon as Presidents Rule was revoked in the state.

Haryana replaces home secretary

Chandigarh May 17 The Haryana government on Tuesday removed state Home Secretary P.K. Das from the post and replaced with senior IAS officer Ram Niwas.

Afghan diplomat killed by security guard in Pakistan

Karachi, Feb 6 An Afghan diplomat was shot dead inside the Afghan consulate here in Pakistan on Monday by a security guard, police said.

Four women among five killed in Pune blaze

Pune, Oct 20 Five persons, including four women, were killed when a fire broke out in a warehouse of a cotton company in Chakan here on Thursday morning, police said.

Anerood Jugnauth’s son takes over as new Mauritius PM

Port Louis, Jan 23 Pravind Jugnauth, son of Indian-origin Anerood Jugnauth, took over as Mauritius Prime Minister on Monday after the 86-year-old former premier resigned in favour of his son.

SC irked over governments lack of seriousness over drought

New Delhi April 7 The Supreme Court on Thursday took strong exception to lack of seriousness shown by the central and drought-affected state governments despite the matter being heard for several days at stretch.

The secret to Leander Paes’s longevity at the top (Special to IANS)

Paris, June 5 He has time and again proved to be a magician on court, wielding his racquet like a wand. He can manipulate the play and put the ball agonisingly out of his opponents' reach. He is the winner of 18 Grand Slam titles -- eight in Men's doubles and 10 in Mixed doubles. For Leander Paes, India's most distinguished Grand Slam champion at age 42, age truly is just a number.

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