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  1. Diesel in over-recovery; retail prices exceed global ratesRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Nerve News

    With the rates of the Indian basket of crude oil falling below $95 a barrel, the petroleum ministry Wednesday said losses on diesel sales had been wiped out with the government now looking at a profit of nearly two rupees a litre on the fuel sales. The over-recovery on High Speed Diesel applicable for the first fortnight of October effective 01.10.2014 is now Rs.1.90 per litre, an official release here said.

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  2. 'A Renewed U.S.-India Partnership For the 21st Century'Read the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Outlook

    The Modi-Obama joint vision statement is a good start, but long after the ink has dried on their editorial, Modi and his team must forge a viable policy agenda and follow through on a set of initiatives with domestic consensus Vision Statement for the U.S.-India Strategic Partnership issued by the Prime Minister of India and the President of the USA As nations committed to democracy, liberty, diversity and enterprise, India and the United States are bound by common values and mutual interests. We have each shaped the positive trajectory of human history, and through our joint efforts, our natural and unique partnership can help shape international security and peace for years to come.

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  3. India train collision kills 12Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | BBC News

    Railway officials say at least 12 people have died after two passenger trains collided in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. Some reports said the Krishak Express, travelling from Varanasi to Gorakhpur, overshot the signal and rammed into the Barauni Express from behind.

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  4. Modi pays homage to symbols of peace, equality, unityRead the original story

    11 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday paid homage to three memorials symbolising peace, equality and unity dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King Jr. and Abraham Lincoln. Modi started his day with a visit to the Gandhi memorial in front of the Indian embassy in Washington before heading for his bilateral summit with President Barack Obama.

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  5. What New Delhi wants the states to do on Swachchha Bharat Abhiyan.Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Indian Express

    The Centre has asked state governments to organise walkathons and marathons, painting competitions and kite-flying events to create awareness on Swachchha Bharat Abhiyan, the nationwide sanitation drive. "State and urban local bodies should organise focused programmes like street plays, local ward level awareness programmes, media campaigns, art/literacy competitions, etc to educate people about the importance of sanitation and the indirect cost to the public from neglecting sanitation in the form of ill health, loss of work and cost towards medical treatment," the Ministry of Urban Development has said in exhaustive guidelines issued to all central ministries and state departments.

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  6. Modi promise faces challengeRead the original story

    13 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    New Delhi, Sept. 30: Narendra Modi's bouquet of promises to Indian Americans may have drawn cheers at Madison Square Garden, but key segments of this support group have been critical of some of the proposals the Prime Minister doled out on Sunday.

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  7. Time for stylish dreamsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Humsufi in action at SK Memorial Hall during the programme organised by Cimage College and students enjoy on the sidelines of Zonasa 2014. Pictures by Ashok Sinha and The Telegraph Magadh Mahila College principal Dolly Sinha at the announcement of the Bihar Science Conference.

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  8. Dal in panic mode over Manjhi defenceRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Union minister Ram Vilas Paswan with BJP leaders in Patna on Tuesday and Jitan Ram Manjhi. Picture by Nagendra Kumar Singh Jitan Ram Manjhi is issuing controversial statements every other day, the BJP is having a field day criticising him and the JDU is busy defending him instead of tackling opponents.

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  9. Cabinet nod to brewery and milk unitRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The cabinet on Tuesday gave its nod to two private investment proposals worth Rs 320 crore for setting up a brewery and a milk processing unit in the state. Vijay Mallya-led UB Group would set up a brewery at Kopakala village of Naubatpur block of Patna district while the ITC would set up a milk processing unit at Sitakund industrial area in Munger, cabinet department principal secretary Brajesh Mehrotra told reporters here.

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  10. Break in mind, safety slackRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The Telegraph will remain closed for four days from October 1, 2014 . No web editions of the newspaper will be published from the issue dated October 2 to October 5, 2014.

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  11. Learning on the jobRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    The Apprentice Amendment Bill, 2014, could help solve the severe shortage of skilled labour in the country, says Abimanyu Nagarajan Recently, the Lok Sabha passed the Apprentices Bill, 2014, in an effort to improve the working conditions of apprentices in the country. But despite the many pluses in the new bill, opinion is divided on whether it's a good move or not.

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  12. Mob beats up minister for cop baton at eventRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Vinay Bihari's official vehicle set on fire by the mob in Rohtas on Monday night. Picture by Sanjay Choudhary Patna, Sept.

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  13. Summer chill with Cobra canRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Karan Bilimoria, the NRI entrepreneur, came up with his "Cobra" brand of beer in 2012 but the company is yet to launch canned beer in the state. Bilimoria, a member of House of Lords, said his company did not get necessary permission for the canned beer venture in time and could not launch it this summer.

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  14. Hot water, laced with N-sweetenerRead the original story

    15 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Washington, Sept. 30: Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama appear to have made a fresh start in an attempt to bury old hatchets when they met for the first time over dinner last night in the East Wing of the White House.

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  15. It is time to set a new agenda in Indo-US ties: Modi and ObamaRead the original story

    16 hrs ago | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Washington : Terming the Indo-US relationship as "robust, reliable and enduring", Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama today said the true potential of the ties was yet to be fully realised and the advent of a new government in India was a natural opportunity to broaden and deepen the ties. For the first time, writing a joint editorial, the Indian Prime Minister and the American President said it was time to set a "new agenda" and with a reinvigorated level of ambition and greater confidence both the countries can go beyond modest and conventional goals.

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  16. U.S-India partnership robust, reliable and enduringRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    A joint editorial penned by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the United States President Barack Obama which has been published in Washington Post reads, "Today our partnership is robust, reliable and enduring, and it is expanding. Our relationship involves more bilateral collaboration than ever before - not just at the federal level but also at the state and local levels, between our two militaries, private sectors and civil society.

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  17. Fans throng in huge numbers to meet PM Modi at Gandhi Statue in WashingtonRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Newkerala.com

    The Gandhi Statue situated in front of the Indian Embassy saw a long queue of fans this morning where Prime Minister Narendra Modi offered his floral tribute at the statue of the 'Father of the Nation'. A long queue of Indian Americans could be seen smiling brightly, holding and waving tri-colour flags while greeting the Prime Minister.

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  18. Mob tries to burn Bihar minister Vinay Bihari alive in SasaramRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The Times of India

    Bihar's art and culture minister Vinay Bihari, also a folk singer, inaugurated the programme at which he sang religious songs. SASARAM: An abortive attempt was made to burn alive a Bihar cabinet minister in the presence of district officials, including the DM and SP of Rohtas, at Sasaram, 150km from Patna, on late Monday evening.

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  19. Indian Temple 'Purified' After Official From Low-Caste VisitsRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

    The government in India's northern state of Bihar has ordered an investigation after reports that a Hindu temple was cleaned and its idols washed after a visit by the state's chief minister, who belongs to a lower caste community. Chief Minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, a member of the Musahar community, said he had been told the shrine in Bihar's Madhubani district was "purified" after he visited it last month.

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  20. Time to Set a New Agenda for Indo-US Ties: Modi and ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Outlook

    Calling for a new agenda in a novel joint editorial, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and US President Barack Obama today pledged themselves as global partners to enhancing homeland security by sharing intelligence through counter-terrorism and law enforcement cooperation. Writing in the Washington Post , the two leaders also said India and the US will work jointly to maintain freedom of navigation to lawful commerce across the seas, in significant comments against the backdrop China flexing its muscle over disputes with its neighbours in East and South China seas.

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