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Malaysia's leader said on Saturday communications aboard a missing jet were switched off and its course deliberately changed by someone on board before the aircraft disappeared a week ago, but stopped short of saying it had been hijacked.
Ukraine braced on Saturday for a breakaway vote in Crimea as deadly violence flared again in the ex-Soviet country's tinderbox east amid the biggest east-west showdown since the Cold War.
Finally, the TRS chief K Chandrashekhara Rao has broken his silence over possibility of an alliance with the Congress in Telangana. After saying a firm 'no' to merger with the Congress, KCR has now ruled out any alliance with the Congress in both Assembly and Lok Sabha elections to be held on April 30.
The Bharatiya Janata Party's much anticipated list of Lok Sabha candidates is expected shortly which will end the the suspense over who will contest from Varanasi - its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi or party veteran Murli Manohar Joshi.
The Delhi High Court has confirmed death penalty to all four convicts of the December 16 Delhi gangrape and murder case. The four were convicted in September 2013 for raping and murdering a 23-year-old paramedical student.
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Important History Dates
The French Revolution- 1789
Lord Dalhousie- 1848-1856
Uprising against British-1857
Vernacular Press Act-1878
Foundation of Indian National Congress-1885
Partition of Bengal-1905
Boycott and Swadeshi Movement-1906
Split of Congress-1907
Minto Morley Reforms-1909
First World War-1914-1918
Home Rule Movement-1916
Montague-Chelmsford Reforms- 1919
Jallianwala Bagh tragedy-1919
Non Cooperation Movement--1920-1922
Civil Disobedience Movement-1929-1934
Govt of India Act-1935
Second World War-1939-1945
Resignation of Congress ministries-1939
QUit India Movement-1942
Indian Independence Act-1947
India wins freedom-1947