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From Politics & Policy Feb 23, 2013

"Blade Runner" Oscar Pistorius Granted Bail In Reeva Steenkamp Murder Case

Magistrate Desmond Nair has granted bail to Oscar Pistorius in Reeva Steenkamp murder case. Giving his decision in a packed Pretoria court Desmond Nair said none of the factors for refusing bail have been established by the prosecution.

From Faith & Belief Feb 11, 2013

Pope Benedict To Resign From Papacy On Feb.28

In an unexpected development, Pope Benedict would resign as head of the Catholic Church at the end of this month, the Vatican confirmed on Monday.

From Society Jan 28, 2013

Police Seizes 8 kg of Explosives From Kolkata-Bound Train

The West Bengal police on Monday recovered 8 kg of explosives from a train in Kolkata. Media reports said that the explosives were found at Sealdah station in the capital.

From Politics & Policy Jan 24, 2013

Key Recommendations of Justice JS Verma Committee on Sexual Crime Laws

The Justice JS Verma committee, which was set up to propose amendments to laws relating to crimes against women, submitted its report to the home ministry on Wednesday.

From Politics & Policy Jan 23, 2013

Rajnath Singh Elected Unopposed as BJP President

Former UP chief minister and party veteran Rajnath Singh has been elected unopposed as the BJP President on Wednesday. Singh emerged as a consensus candidate after current president Nitin Gadkari opted out of the race on Tuesday evening.

From Science Jan 19, 2013

ESA Scientists Discover Traces of Gigantic River on Mars

European Space Agency's Mars Express captured a striking picture of a huge river in the upper Reull Vallis region of Mars, revealed the agency. The image captured by its high-resolution stereo camera last year shows a river-like structure that stretches 1500 km across the surface of Mars.

From Politics & Policy Jan 19, 2013

Any Indian Citizen Can Seek Disqualification Of House Members Under Anti-Defection Law: SC

The Supreme Court of India on Thursday ruled that any citizen of India can seek disqualification of a member of parliament or state assemblies by invoking the anti-defection law for switching loyalty.

From Politics & Policy Jan 18, 2013

Government Revises Cap on LPG Cylinders From Six To Nine; Diesel Prices Partially Deregulated

The government has revised the annual cap on subsidized LPG cylinders to nine from six per household. The Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA) which took the decision on Thursday also authorized oil marketing companies (OMCs) to partially deregulate the diesel prices, PTI reported.

From Politics & Policy Jan 18, 2013

Delhi Gang-Rape Case Shifted to Fast Track Court; Main Accused Seeks Trial Outside Capital

The Delhi gang-rape case has been transferred to a fast track sessions court on Thursday and the trial is set to begin on Jan 21, PTI reported quoting sources.

From Companies Jan 16, 2013

Maruti Cars to Cost ₹20,000 More From Wednesday

Maruti Suzuki India announced on Tuesday that it will increase the prices of vehicles across models by up to ₹20,000 from Jan 16. The car maker said the price hike was necessitated to offset the pressure from the fluctuations in domestic currency, PTI reported.