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Amarnath pilgrimage enters final phase
Pilgrimage to Amarnath shrine in Kashmir entered the final phase on Sunday, with the ritualistic procession of seers carrying the holy mace of Lord Shiva from Shankaracharya temple here to the cave shrine. ANI

DMK-led govt in Tamil Nadu functioning extremely well: Sonia
United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi today expressed happiness over the functioning of the Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)-led Democratic Progressive Alliance (DPA) in Tamil Nadu. ANI

Toll in Kashmir arms depot fire rises to 4
The fire that broke out on Saturday in an ammunition depot in Anantnag district in Jammu and Kashmir killed two more people, taking the total toll to four. ANI

N-deal: Pranab hopeful of sorting differences with Left, Karat says no going back
A day after Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh expressed his anguish over Lefts consistent opposition to the Indo-US civilian nuclear energy cooperation, External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee today expressed optimism of sorting out differences with the Left over the issue. ANI

AIMF condemns Assam killing
All India Minorities Front (AIMF) today condemned the killing of Hindi- speaking people in Assams Karbi Anglong district by the banned militant groups. ANI

Encroachment stealing Yamunas sheen in Vrindavan
River Yamuna that holds a big significance in the ancient Hindu scriptures is fast losing out its sheen to increasing encroachment activities on its popular river banks in Vrindavan, 15 kilometres from Mathura in Uttar Pradesh. ANI

30 Muslim Kanwarias offered holy water at Ujjain temple
As lakhs of Kanwarias, the Lord Shiva devotees, offered the holy water of River Ganges at Shiva temples in their hometowns in north India, a group of Muslims in Madhya Pradesh also offered the holy water at the Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Temple. ANI

Eleven killed after high-tension electricity wire falls on bus
As many as 11 people were killed after a high tension electricity wire fell on an Uttarakhand roadways bus in Uttar Pradeshs Saharanpur District today. ANI

Thousands run to mark 60th anniversary of Independence
Over 70,000 people participated in a marathon here today to mark the 60th anniversary of Indias Independence Day. ANI

Floods leave behind trail of destruction in Bihar
Floods in Bihar have left a trail of destruction with roads and railway tracks washed away, disconnecting several areas from rest of the country. ANI

US confident of nuke deal sailing through both in New Delhi and Washington
Amidst political wrangling in New Delhi on the recently concluded Indo-US civilian nuclear energy cooperation, the US is confident that the deal would sail through the opposition both here and in Washington. ANI

Assam killings: Patil says govt wont be cowed down by such attacks
Condemning the suspected ULFA attacks on Hindi-speaking people of Assam, Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil today said the government would not be cowed down by such attacks. ANI

Kashmir ammunition depot fire rage continues on second day
The fire that broke out at the ammunition depot in Khandroo army camp of Anantnag District on Saturday continued today with fire fighters still fighting to douse the flames. ANI

Keralas snake boat competition, a major draw for tourists in Monsoon
What perhaps started as a small, local boat competition among villagers of Keralas Alleppey District, has today become a mega tourist attraction for people from around the country and world, visiting the state during monsoon. The huge presence of domestic and foreign tourists besides locals during the 55th Nehru Trophy Boat Race held here on Saturday highlighted this fact. ANI

Bhopal gas tragedy victims observe 250th anniversary of Battle of Plassey
Bhopal gas tragedy victims observed the 250th anniversary of the Battle of Plassey by conferring on Mir Jafar awards on a dozen of politicians and well-known personalities from different walks of life here on Saturday. ANI

Nostalgia, resentment among Indian freedom fighters
Nostalgia and despair are still visible in equal measure among the countrys surviving freedom fighters, as the nation rises to celebrate its 61st Independence Day this Wednesday (August 15). ANI

Landslides leave scores of passengers stranded in Uttarakhand
Landslides in Uttarakhand following heavy rains have crippled road communication and left scores of pilgrims and other passengers stranded on the National Highway (NH) 58 between Badrinath and Rishikesh. ANI

BSP will inflict a major damage to Congress in next LS polls: Website
An Indian website has predicted that Mayawati led Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) will inflict a major damage to the Congress in the next general elections, causing the latter to lose 70 of its current 148 Lok Sabha seats. ANI

Four more Hindi-speaking workers killed in Assam
Four more Hindi-speaking migrant workers were killed in Assams Karbi Anglong District in the wee hours of Sunday, a day after United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) militants shot dead 21 people in the state. ANI

Chhari Mubarak reaches Srinagars Shankaracharya temple
Chhari Mubarak, the holy mace of Lord Shiva, today reached the Shankaracharya temple in Srinagar for performing puja, an important ritual of the annual Amaranth Yatra. ANI

Sonia to inaugurate new rail line in Tamil Nadu
Congress party president Sonia Gandhi will inaugurate the train service on the newly laid broad gauge track between Rameswaram and Manamadurai here later today. ANI

Poultry farms affected by bird flu sealed in Manipur
Health officials in Manipur have begun sealing poultry farms following an outbreak of bird flu in the state. ANI

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