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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

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

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Antony terms claims of Chinese intrusion in Arunachal as baseless
Defence Minister A K Antony today said that claims of local Arunachal Pradesh MP that China has made fresh excursion in the State are baseless. ANI

Vadodara College students, teachers protest against arrest of their colleagues
Students and teachers of M.S. University in Vadodara today demanded immediate release of the two art students, arrested by the police for immoral depiction of Hindu gods and goddesses in their paintings. ANI

Madhya Pradesh traffic police bans covering face while driving
The Madhya Pradesh traffic police has clamped down on two-wheeler riders who cover their faces, by saying that it flouts the Motor Vehicles Act. ANI

Petty vegetable vendors ransack Reliance Fresh outlets in Jharkhand
Hundreds of petty vegetable vendors and traders here today ransacked three outlets of Reliance Fresh, which is a retail chain of Mukesh Ambani owned Reliance Industries that sells fruits, vegetables and grocery items. ANI

Police re-issues notices to MPs accused in human trafficking case
Police today re-issued notices to the four Members of Parliament accused in the human trafficking case asking them to appear before the Crime Branch of Delhi Police by May 14. ANI

Tamil Nadu Legislature to have modern complex soon
Tamil Nadu will construct a modern and spacious complex for its Legislative Assembly at a new location soon. ANI

BJPs double jeopardy: RSS lambasts it for not towing aggressive Hinduvta line
Just a day after the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) was decimated in the just concluded Assembly polls in Uttar Pradesh, there is another bad news for the party. This time from its ideological parent organization Rashtriya Swayemsevak Sangh (RSS) which has lambasted the party for not towing the aggressive Hinduvta plank during its poll campaign. ANI

Bihars abduction rackets now target legislators daughter
A Bihars legislators teenaged daughter has been abducted from Muzaffarpur, 70 kms from here, and the abductors have demanded a ransom of one crore rupees from the legislators family. ANI

Govt. may import five million tonnes of wheat: Pawar
Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar today indicated that the Centre may go for the import of four to five million tonnes of wheat in order to build on its buffer stock ANI

Mayawati elected BSP Legislative Party leader
Mayawati has been elected BSP Legislative Party leader in Lucknow, today, a day after her astounding victory in the Uttar Pradesh elections. ANI

China might face a shortage of labour from 2010
China might face a shortage of labour from 2010, a report has warned, adding that one of the biggest reasons for this could be that the rural labour force may not be as large as previously thought. ANI

Captive POSCO officials released in Orissa
Two officials of the Korean steel giant, POSCO, who were detained by villagers opposing POSCOs proposed project near Paradeep, were released early this morning after taking an undertaking that they would never enter the villages. ANI

Ramadoss promises more nursing training institutes
Speaking at the Florence Nightingale Awards for Nursing Personnel today, Health And Family Welfare Minister, Dr. Anbumani Ramados said that under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) project, the country required about two lakh nursing personnel to provide comprehensive health care. ANI

Kalam presents national awards to 17 nurses
President A.P.J.Abdul Kalam presented national awards to 17 nurses on the occasion of International Nurses day on Saturday. ANI

An evening with The Terrorist at My Table
It was an evening where beauty and brain both mesmerized a distinguished audience. ANI

Jaipur policemen de-stress through a hearty laugh
Police in Jaipur began their weekend with a de-stressing laughter session on Saturday. ANI

Mayawati elected leader of BSP legislature party (Lead:Mayawati)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati was today unanimously elected as the leader of her partys legislature group paving the way for her to become the next Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. ANI

Assams Majauli Island awaits tourists
The uncertain political situation in the North-East is being felt on the tourism front. Tourists arrivals to the picturesque Majauli Island, about 20 kilometers from Jorhat in Upper Assam, have not picked up for years despite the State Governments best efforts. ANI

Water scarcity forces people to drink dirty water in Rajasthan
Villagers in Rajasthan say they have to trek miles everyday to get their share of water, as most of the water-bodies dry during the summer months. ANI

Hand rolled cigarette units shut shops in Tamil Nadu
Scores of workers involved in the making of beedi, a cheap cigarette substitute, are on an indefinite strike against government directives to print warning symbols on beedi packets. ANI

Tibetans end tension with Indians
Exiled Tibetans in Dharamsala have patched-up with locals, after a week of tension, following a minor scuffle between the two communities. ANI

Manipur women form self-help groups to earn a livelihood
pur), May 12 (ANIWomen in violence-hit Manipur have formed self-help groups to improve their economic independence. ANI

Tourist slump hits Kashmir
Scenic and beautiful Kashmir is facing a major tourism slump. ANI

Maharashtra power woes to end soon: Deshmukh
Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has said that the states power woes will end soon. ANI

Cockfights, a popular sport in Kerala
Cockfights, once patronised by royalty, still popular in many parts of Kerala. ANI

A special school for the differently-abled, making a difference in Kashmir
On the sidelines of various measures for bringing normalcy to Jammu and Kashmir, a special school in the Kashmir Valley is making a small, but significant contribution to the lives of differently-abled kids. ANI

Indores schoolteacher collects rare cinema memorabilia
An elderly man in Indore is so bewitched by Indian cinema, that he has spent nearly six decades of his life amassing 40,000 rare photographs and 10,000 historically significant postcards related to cinema. ANI

Irom Sharmila to fast till govt. repeals Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act
Irom Sharmila, the Manipuri woman who has been on hunger strike for the last six years over alleged human rights abuses in Manipur, has said that she will continue her fast until the government repeals the draconian and controversial Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act (AFSPA), which gives army soldiers sweeping powers to detain and kill suspected rebels, without fear of prosecution. ANI

Muslims in Tamil Nadu decry Gujarat fake killings
Over 700 protesters belonging to the Dowath Jamath, a Muslim organisation in Tamil Nadu, stage a protest against the fake encounters in Gujarat on Friday evening. ANI

UP Assembly results will have no impact on other state polls: Rajnath Singh
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Rajnath Singh has said the result of the Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections will have no bearing on polls in other states. ANI

BSPs Legislature Party meeting today
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati has convened a meeting of newly-elected MLAs of the party here this afternoon. ANI

President to give away Florence Nightingale Award
President A P J Abdul Kalam will give away the prestigious Florence Nightingale Award for nursing services at Rashtrapati Bhawan today. ANI

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