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DMK seeks Dayanidhi Marans resignation from Union Cabinet
The Dravida Munnetra Khazagam (DMK) administrative committee on Sunday passed a resolution authorising its chief M Karunanidhi to take measures to secure the resignation of Union Telecom Minister Dayanidhi Maran in the wake of mischievous poll surveys published by his newspaper that brought the succession battle within the party in open. ANI

Farmers protest against land acquisition in Punjab
Hundreds of farmers in Punjabs Barnala District today protested against forceful acquisition of their lands by the State Government for an industrial project. ANI

Mayawati brings sweeping change in UP bureaucracy
The transition of power in Uttar Pradesh barely took hours to show visible effects as new Chief Minister Mayawati brought sweeping changes in the administration by suspending two senior IAS officers and transferring 100 other IAS (Indian Administrative Service), IPS (Indian Police Services) and State officials. ANI

Nandigram limping back to normalcy
Life in Nandigram, site of an abandoned industrial hub in West Bengal that witnessed violent outbursts against the setting up of an Special Economic Zone (SEZ), is slowly limping back to normalcy. ANI

Animals sacrificed during three-day long Bhadoji festival
Thousands of people descended to Devthi village near Shimla to participate in a three-day long Badhoji festival, where dozens of sheeps and goats were sacrificed to impress local deities in the hope of bringing good luck and prosperity to the region. ANI

Farmers suicides in Vidarbha on the decline, claims Deshmukh
Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh has claimed that the number of farmers suicides in the States Vidarbha region has gone down sharply over the past year. ANI

Army exercise Shatru Naash focuses on NBC environ warfare
The Indian Army is conducting a massive four-day military exercise code named Shatru Naash (Destruction of Enemy) in Punjab to check its battle preparedness in a Nuclear-Biological-Chemical (NBC) warfare backdrop. ANI

Three militants killed in Jammu and Kashmir
Security forces today killed three militants, including a Hizbul Mujahideen ultra in two separate incidents in Doda and Reasi Districts of Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Mayawati acts tough, suspends 2 IAS officers
Within hours after taking oath as 32nd Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, BSP supremo Mayawati today suspended two senior IAS officers for failing to maintain the Ambedkar Park, a multi-crore park in Lucknow dedicated to Dalit icon B R Ambedkar. ANI

Mayawati promises to deal with criminal elements firmly
Mayawati, who will be heading a single-party government in Uttar Pradesh after 14 years, on Sunday said, criminal elements encouraged during the previous Samajwadi Party (SP) Government will be firmly dealt. ANI

Mayawatis googly: Give reservation to poor upper caste people
Within minutes of taking oath as the new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati, who secured a majority in the State Assembly by building a rainbow coalition of Dalits, upper caste, OBCs and Muslims, today demanded reservation for poor section of people belonging to upper caste and religious minority in government jobs. ANI

When a banyan tree married the peepal tree in Uttarakhand Village
Amid the rhythmic beating of drums and singing, many villagers in Uttarakhand married off two trees in a specially organized wedding ceremony on Sunday. ANI

Mayawati sworn-in as UP CM (Lead: UP)
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Kumari Mayawati today took oath as the 32nd Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh (UP) after her party secured a simple majority in the just concluded Assembly elections in the State. ANI

U.P officialdom spruces up its act as Mayawati returns
With Mayawati returning to the helm of affairs in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday, administrative circles are witnessing a hustle and bustle of activity. ANI

Gwalior hermit loves hot green chillies
Popularly known as Mirchiwala Baba, a hermit of Sagartal in Gwalior loves to eat hot chillies, and has been doing so for the past two decades. ANI

Azad attends over Kashmir leaders meeting on citizenship for refugees
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Ghulam Nabi Azad joined an all-party meeting of Kashmiri leaders here on saturday to discuss modalities for granting citizenship rights to the refugees who had settled in Kashmir since 1947. ANI

Temple at Delhis Red Fort serves Hindus and Muslims fruit salad
Delhis Akhand Jyoti Durga Temple, which is located on the Red Fort road, is spreading the message of communal harmony through a plate of spiced-up fruit salad. ANI

Non-stop recital of the Ramayana for 35 years
In the jungles of Bihad, 185 kilometres from Indore, is a unique temple that boasts of an extraordinary feat. Here, verses of the Hindu mythological, epic Ramayana have been recited for continuously for 35 years.According to the temple priest, this Akhand Path (recitation of scriptures without a break) has been undertaken in the strong belief that Lord Hanuman himself resides in the temple and his blessings have lessened the worries of devotees. ANI

Mayawati for UP Brahmin as President, Sonia likely PM by August: website
If a website report is anything to go by, Congress President and the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Chairperson Sonia Gandhi is likely to become Prime Minister by August 2007. ANI

Musharrafs opponents pushing to make CJ Chaudhry Pak President
Political opponents of Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf are apparently keen to project suspended Supreme Court Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry as the man most suitable to replace the former, says a New Delhi-based website. ANI

Chennais journalists protest arson attack on Dinakaran office
Scores of journalists in Chennai staged a protest against the recent arson attack on the office of the Tamil daily, Dinakaran, in Madurai, in which three employees were killed. ANI

Uttar Pradesh finance body comes under BSPs scanner
All bribe takers beware! Its the end of road. The police means business and will go the whole hog to stop corruption. ANI

Two buildings brought down in Mumbai in 2.5 seconds
Two five-storeyed buildings were demolished in Mumbai in 2.5 seconds, through controlled multiple- implosions. ANI

Mayawati to take oath as UPs 32nd Chief Minister
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo Mayawati will take oath as the 32nd Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh after being was invited by State Governor T V Rajeswar to form the Government in the State. ANI

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