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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

Manmohan Singh to campaign in Bihar today

FBI failed to act on Headley's wife's terror link expose 3 yrs before Mumbai attacks

Craven's horror flicks 'were inspired by real stories'

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Enforcement Directorate issues 'Look Out Circular' against Lalit Modi

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Fear of epidemic grips 21 million people affected by floods in Subcontinent
Fear of rising epidemic gripped people affected by floodwaters in parts of India and Bangladesh with aid agencies putting the figure displaced by deluge to 21 million. ANI

Thief gulps stolen necklace, police confused over retrieving it
Kolkatas Burrabazar police station is stuck in a strange case; as a man, nabbed while running away with a stolen necklace, swallowed it while being chased. ANI

Would-be couples throng Kolkata wedding exhibition
With the wedding season on the cards, hundreds of would-be couples are thronging a special wedding exhibition in Kolkata. ANI

Karat gives 15-day ultimatum to Andhra govt over police firing incident
The Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Sunday gave a 15-day ultimatum to the Congress Government in Andhra Pradesh to take action against those responsible for the killing of eight farmers in July 28 police firing in States Khammam District. ANI

Mumbai braces up for possible outbreak of monsoon diseases
Civic and health officials in Mumbai are bracing up for a possible outbreak of water-borne diseases, after heavy monsoon rains and water logging in the teeming city. ANI

Landslides cripple highway traffic in Uttarakhand
Heavy rains and landslides over the past fortnight have crippled traffic on the National Highways of Uttarakhand. ANI

Muslim clerics roped in to speed up anti-polio drive
The health authorities in Uttar Pradesh have roped in Muslim clerics to administer polio drops to children from their community, who had been hesitant saying it was part of a Western conspiracy to make their children sterile. ANI

Relief operations continue in flood-hit states
Relief operations continued in flood-hit Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on Sunday, with rescue officials reaching marooned villages on helicopters and boats with foods and other essentials. ANI

10 killed, dozen injured in Himachal jeep mishap
At least ten people were killed and 16 others injured after a jeep fell into a gorge near Chamba in Himachal Pradesh. ANI

Kashmir IGP reviews security for Independence Day celebrations
Kashmir Inspector General of Police (IGP) S.M.Sahai held a meeting of all the security agencies working in the Jammu and Kashmir to review the security arrangements for the Independence Day celebrations in the state. ANI

Kerala fascinating tourists with monsoon rejuvenation therapy
As Kerala continues to draw a huge number of tourists from across the country and the world, it is the local monsoon rejuvenation therapy which has turned a major draw and the fastest growing segment in health tourism here. ANI

Himachal Pradesh villagers seek alternative to hand-pulled swings
Despite development work being carried out at different places in Himachal Pradesh, there are villages that still lack basic infrastructure. ANI

College students celebrate Teej, the festival of swings, in Amritsar
Teej, a festival of swings, is celebrated in many parts of the country by married women for their marital bliss and the well being of their children. ANI

Assam twin blasts: Seventeen injured
At least seventeen people were injured in twin bomb blasts in Sibsagar District of Assam today, which were allegedly triggered off by the banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA). ANI

Bodies of drowned IIM-Indore students recovered
The bodies of two students of the Indian Institute of Management, Indore (IIM-I), who were swept away in flash floods, were recovered here on Sunday. ANI

Seven injured in Assam twin blasts
At least seven people were injured in twin bomb blasts allegedly triggered off by the rebel United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) in Sibsagar District of Assam today. ANI

Eight injured in grenade attack in J-K
At least eight people were injured when militants hurled a grenade at a vehicle of security forces in Pulwama District of Jammu and Kashmir early this morning. ANI

Mufti Sayeed lauds decision to open Srinagar-Muzaffarabad trade link
Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron has hailed the decision to enhance cross-border trade taken at recent secretary-level trade talks between India and Pakistan. ANI

Thousands marooned in Uttar Pradesh floods; situation grim in Bihar
Floods continue to wreck havoc in several parts of northern and eastern regions of the country following incessant rains over the past weeks. ANI

Tripura tightens vigilance along Bangladesh border following bird flu scare
The Tripura Government has tightened vigilance along its 856-kilometre long border with Bangladesh to stop movement of poultry products in the wake of the death of about 500 chickens in a commercial poultry farm in the state. ANI

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