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A government survey has detected pesticides in about a third of samples of vegetables labelled as organic produce, prompting a section of the crop care industry to claim that some organic growers may
Turmeric therapy to fight malaria  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
Indian scientists have trapped a key ingredient of the common kitchen spice turmeric in tiny spheres shaped like soap bubbles and are pitching the entrapped molecule as a potential new therapy to
Scan on Assam migrants' clause  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
A Constitution bench will decide the validity of a clause that set March 25, 1971, as the cut-off date for granting citizenship to illegal migrants in Assam, the Supreme Court said today in a ruling
Rebels hit outAt Pak attack  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
Militant outfits in Kashmir today joined pro-India and pro-aazaadi groups in condemning the Peshawar school massacre.
Calcutta date for Bangla President  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
Bangladesh President Abdul Hamid will land here tomorrow for a six-day trip during which he will travel to Calcutta but is not scheduled to meet Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, whose government
'Governance day' rider  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
The Centre today said Christmas would be celebrated along with Atal Bihari Vajpayee\'s birthday as \"Good Governance Day\" on December 25 and hit out at the Opposition for trying to politicise the issue.
Push for review of IITSecurity  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
The HRD ministry has requested the home ministry to review the security of all IITs, after a complaint from IIT Kharagpur about lack of safety on the campus.
The Prime Minister has made plain his distaste for sycophants and coteries.
Italy marine case  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
Italy could recall its ambassador to India for \"urgent consultations\", foreign minister Paolo Gentiloni was quoted as telling parliamentarians today.
In dark about essay contest  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
CBSE-affiliated schools are yet to hear from the board about the \"voluntary\" online essay competition slated for December 24 and 25 to observe \"Good Governance Day\" amid talk of a date change to avoid
Twist of Derek's tongue  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
The government and the Opposition locked horns in the Rajya Sabha today over Derek O\'Brien\'s use of \"unparliamentary language\" while referring to the Prime Minister before the Chair expunged a part of
Advani teaches an ideology lesson  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
L.K. Advani today recalled Deen Dayal Upadhyay and advocated that politicians should not be made untouchables because of ideological differences as he shared the stage with Left and Congress leaders
Cong blames it all on Modi's 'arrogance'  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
The Congress today blamed Narendra Modi\'s \"ego and arrogance\" for the continuing deadlock in the Rajya Sabha where key reform bills, including one on the insurance sector, are lined up for
PM peps up team to do 'image control'  (18 December 05:03 pm) 
Narendra Modi today told some of his senior ministers \"we have done nothing wrong\" in a pep talk that sources said was aimed at spurring them into action to counter the Opposition\'s \"propaganda\".
Look back in wonder  (17 December 11:47 am) 
Parents who constantly fret about the ways of their children will find comfort in Pranab Mukherjee\'s autobiographical account of his boyhood days in The Dramatic Decade: The Indira Gandhi Years, his
Northeast exempt  (17 December 04:50 am) 
New Delhi, Dec. 16: The Centre will not make it mandatory for the people of Mizoram, Nagaland and Meghalaya, the Christian-majority north-eastern states, to participate in \"Good Governance Day\" on
CBI told to quiz Singh on coal  (17 December 04:50 am) 
New Delhi, Dec. 16: The CBI will record former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh\'s statement as a prosecution witness in a coal allocation case by next week, sources said today, following a directive from
160 digs on hold, panel awaits nod  (17 December 04:50 am) 
New Delhi, Dec. 16: Researchers who burrow into the earth for clues to the past have been kept waiting as a key panel that decides on excavations is yet to get the culture ministry\'s go-ahead, thanks
House stuck on demand tied to PM  (17 December 04:50 am) 
New Delhi, Dec. 16: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely to oblige the Opposition on its demand that he make a statement on the RSS-BJP\'s \"re-conversion\" (ghar wapsi) plans and \"participate\" in
Yoga can protect heart, says study  (17 December 04:50 am) 
New Delhi, Dec. 16: Yoga may protect people from cardiovascular diseases by lowering their associated risk factors, a study by researchers at Harvard University and the Netherlands has suggested,
PM plays Jammu bias card  (17 December 04:50 am) 
Srinagar, Dec. 16: Narendra Modi today played the discrimination card in Jammu, urging voters to ensure they didn\'t give any seat to the parties that claim the BJP would draw a blank in the Valley.
Kiss protest immoral: Court  (17 December 04:50 am) 
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec. 16: Kerala High Court today described as \"immoral\" the \"Kiss of Love\" campaign but added that those playing moral police were hooligans.
Agra organiser held  (17 December 04:50 am) 
Lucknow, Dec. 16: The main accused in the Agra conversion case was taken into custody today, after eluding police for over a week.
Complete: retreat on Xmas order  (17 December 04:50 am) 
New Delhi, Dec. 16: The human resource development ministry had not only asked schools to celebrate December 25 as Good Governance Day but also IITs, IIMs and central universities before it
Cong links bills to harmony  (17 December 04:50 am) 
New Delhi, Dec. 16: The reforms agenda of Parliament\'s current session, including the vital pieces of legislation on the goods and services tax (GST) and the insurance FDI cap hike, may get stuck if