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Will answer CBI on alleged forest land diversion: JSPL

New Delhi , Oct 26

Jindal Steel and Power (JSPL), in a statement mailed to IANS, said it would respond to the CBI's preliminary enquiry (PE) registered Friday over the company's alleged diversion of forest land.

Delhi's Trilokpuri tense but no fresh clashes reported

New Delhi , Oct 26

East Delhi's Trilokpuri area remained tense but no fresh violence was reported, police said Sunday, a day after five people were shot at during a communal clash.

Pleasant Sunday in Delhi

New Delhi , Oct 26

It will be a pleasant Sunday here and the maximum temperature is likely to hover around 32 degrees Celsius, the Met Office said.

German national IS fighter killed in Syria

Damascus , Oct 26

A German national Islamic State (IS) fighter was killed Saturday during clashes with the Syrian troops in the country's eastern province of Deir al-Zour, media reported.

Three Turkish soldiers killed in raid by Kurdish rebels

Ankara , Oct 25

Three Turkish soldiers were killed in a raid staged by rebels of the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party (PKK) in southeast Turkey Saturday, the Turkish armed forces said in a statement.

Why are we biased about nuclear power?

New Delhi Recently, Prime Minister Narendra Modi asked the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) to triple the country's nuclear power capacity by 2023-24. No sooner had he done so than some quarters issued statements protesting against the proposed Jaitapur power plant in Maharashtra. This highlights the sharp responses that nuclear power generates, which are partly responsible for the slow growth of nuclear power in the country, even as India desperately needs energy.

Nine killed in Assam accident

Guwahati , Oct 26

At least nine people, including five women, were killed when the bus they were travelling on fell into a gorge in Assam's Nagaon district early Sunday, police said.

US launches 22 air strikes against IS positions in Iraq

Washington , Oct 26

The US military has carried out 22 air strikes against Islamic State (IS) positions in Iraq and one in Syria over the past two days, the US Central Command said Saturday.

Patient dies unattended in Ghaziabad hospital?

Ghaziabad , Oct 25

A 60-year-old patient died after he reportedly remained unattended for eight days at the government hospital here, officials said Saturday.

Five shot at in Delhi rioting, 70 arrested

New Delhi , Oct 25

Five people were shot at during a clash Saturday between two communities over a petty issue in east Delhi's Trilokpuri area, police said, adding that 70 people have been arrested.