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TAPI Gas Pipeline Project: India and Pakistan Agree Transit Fee Formula

At a bilateral discussion between the Indian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, S. Jaipal Reddy, and Pakistan's Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources, Asim Hussain, in New Delhi on Wednesday, both nations have reportedly "agreed to settle the Transit Fee issue at the earliest". Jan 26, 2012
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President Pratibha Patil's Speech on Eve of Republic Day

The President of India, Pratibha Patil, addressed the nation on the eve of the country's 63rd Republic Day. Speaking to the nation's billion-plus citizens, the President stressed on the fact that the "foremost priority is the removal of poverty, hunger and malnutrition, disease and illiteracy". Jan 26, 2012

Google Doodle Celebrates India’s 63rd Republic Day

The Google India celebrates India's 63rd Republic Day in the form of a doodle featuring award winning children on the back of three elephants. The Republic Day Google doodle depicts National Bravery Award winning children enjoying elephant ride. Jan 26, 2012

Padma Awards Announced (Full List)

The President of India has approved the conferment of Padma Awards-2012. This year the President has approved 109 awards including one duo case (counted as one) and 14 in the category of Foreigners/ NRIs/ PIOs/ Posthumous. Jan 25, 2012
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Pune Bus Rampage: At Least 8 People Dead, 27 Injured

In a horrific accident in Pune, at least 6 people have died and 20 more have been injured, after a man allegedly hijacked a city bus and subsequently lost control of the vehicle in a crowded are. The incident happened on Wednesday morning. Jan 25, 2012
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South African Delegates Call on Kumari Selja

An eight-member delegation led by the Deputy Minister of the Ministry of Human Settlements, South Africa, Zou Kota-Fredricks, called on the Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Culture, Kumari Selja in New Delhi, on Monday. Jan 24, 2012
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BBMP Member Asks for Rehabilitation Centres for Stray Dogs

Stray dogs continue to pose a serious threat to the citizens of Bangalore. The unstable relationship between residents of certain areas and the increasing numbers of dogs is being highlighted by the numbers of dog-bite incidents. Jan 21, 2012
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UP Elections: Rahul Gandhi at Loggerheads with Uma Bharti

With assembly elections round the corner, politicians have started exchanging heated words in Uttar Pradesh (UP). This time, war of words between Congress General Secretary and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti steals the show. Jan 19, 2012

Dalit Girl Rape Case: Odisha Agriculture Minister Resigns

Odisha Agriculture Minister Pradeep Maharathy has resigned after the Opposition accused him of trying to seal the culprits who raped a Dalit girl. He submitted his resignation letter to Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Thursday. Jan 19, 2012