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Italy's sunken ship towed away

Rome, July 24 (IANS) The wreck of Costa Concordia luxury cruise liner left the Italian island of Giglio and began its final journey towards the port of Genoa Wednesday, where it will be dismantled.

Shiv Sena MP forces Muslim man to break fast, raises political storm (Intro Roundup)

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) A Shiv Sena MP, who was seen in a video clip trying to force food into the mouth of a Muslim staffer of Maharashtra Sadan who was observing the Ramadan fast, kicked off a political storm Wednesday, with parliament witnessing an uproar.

Flood situation improves in Odisha

Bhubaneswar, July 23 (IANS) The flood situation in Odisha improved Wednesday but dozens of families continue to stay at various relief camps, officials said.

Case registered over TV producer's death

Ghaziabad, July 23 (IANS) Police in Ghaziabad Wednesday registered a criminal case against two unidentified people over the mysterious death of 31-year-old Rajya Sabha TV producer Milita Dutta Mandal, who died at her residence in Vaishali.

Bengal teacher's second autopsy done; mob blocks national highway

Siliguri, July 23 (IANS) A fresh autopsy of a West Bengal school teacher who died in judicial custody in Uttar Pradesh was conducted Wednesday, as demonstrators carrying his body blocked the national highway and fought pitched battles with police in Darjeeling district.

Bengal governor-designate Tripathi reaches Kolkata

Kolkata, July 23 (IANS) West Bengal governor-designate Keshari Nath Tripathi arrived here Wednesday. He would be sworn in Thursday.

Bombay HC upholds conviction of Pune rogue driver

Mumbai, July 23 (IANS) The Bombay High Court Wednesday upheld the conviction of Santosh Mane, a state transport corporation driver who had mowed down nine pedestrians and injured 37 others in Pune in 2012.

Telangana urges media not to use 'T' for state

Hyderabad, July 23 (IANS) The Telangana government has urged the media not to use 'T' as an abbreviation for the state and advised it to use either the complete word or T.S.

India, Myanmar hold talks

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) India and Myanmar Wednesday held the 14th round of foreign office consultations here, and discussed a host of issues including trade, investment and infrastructure.

India to have four new central varsities

New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The government has decided to set up four new central universities in the country, parliament was told Wednesday.