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May 14, 2007

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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'

RBI will intervene if inflows turn lumpy: Subbarao

Enforcement Directorate issues 'Look Out Circular' against Lalit Modi

Now, laser technology that destroys tumours using heat

Waist size, not BMI can foretell cardiovascular risk in children

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Arrested art student gets bail in obscene paintings case
The fine arts student, arrested last week on charges of making obscene art works was granted bail here on Monday. ANI

Monsoon to hit Kerala, a week earlier
The Southwest monsoon is likely to hit Kerala on May 24, a week ahead of usual arrival. ANI

BSP MPs accused in human trafficking case appear before police
Two Members of Parliament accused in the human trafficking case appeared before the Crime Branch of the Delhi Police for questioning here on Monday. ANI

Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumars wife dies
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George Fernandes supports petty vendors fight against retail chains
Former Defence Minister and the convenor of the opposition National Democratic Alliance (NDA), George Fernandes today condemned the alleged police action on street vendors, who had ransacked three outlets of Reliance fresh outlets here on Saturday. ANI

Indore witnesses violent protests for drinking water
Police today baton-charged protesters, who were demanding adequate supply of drinking water in the city. ANI

Two killed in Guwahati market blast
At least two persons were killed and eight others were injured in a powerful bomb blast at a marketplace here on Monday. ANI

Threat from low-flying LTTE aircrafts has changed radar option for India
After the three air-raids carried out by rebel Tamil Tigers in Sri Lanka, India is trying its best to secure sensitive installations in Tamil Nadu and Kerala from such apprehended attacks, and in this regard have pressed more mobile radars, UAVs (Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) into service. ANI

Telangana farmers, TDP legislators protest against Babli Dam
Thousands of farmers from Andhra Pradeshs Telangana region and Telugu Desam Party (TDP) legislators held a protest demonstration here on Monday over the issue of Babli Dam, being built across the Godavari River in Maharashtras Nanded District. ANI

Dehradun Sikhs protest police demeaning of their religious sentiments
Scores of Sikhs came out on the streets on Sunday to protest against a traffic cops manhandling of Sikh drivers turban and throwing it on the ground over a traffic violation. ANI

Mission of education should be capacity building: Kalam
President A.P.J. Abdul Kalam said on Monday that there is a large gap in the availability of employable skill, and to bridge this gap, an interface is needed between the education system and the needs of the three sectors of economy. ANI

States need to bridge the crop yield gap to reduce rural sector distress: Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Siongh said on Monday that States need to bridge gap between yields actually achieved at the farm level, and the yields that are feasible given the agro-climatic constraints and the existing technology to make the agricultural sector achieve its true potential. ANI

Babli dam across Godavari leads to Parliament adjournment
The Parliament today got adjourned as both the Houses, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha, witnessed uproar over the issue of Babli dam, being built across the Godavari River in Nanded District of Maharashtra. ANI

AP road mishap claims 21 lives
At least 21 people are reported to have lost their lives when a van collided head-on with a speeding lorry in Andhra Pradeshs (AP) Adilabad District. Twenty-five were injured in the mishap. ANI

ONGC to set up a 750 MW power plant in Tripura
The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) on Monday announced the setting up of a 750 Mega Watt (MW) gas-based thermal power project in Palatana, 60 kilometres from Agartala. ANI

Hannah Foster murder case: Court reserves order on Kohlis extradition
A city court today reserved its order for the extradition of Maninder Pal Singh Kohli, a Non Resident Indian (NRI), who has been accused of raping and murdering a British teenager, Hannah Foster, till June 6. ANI

Self-help group popularises iodised salt in Orissa rural homes
A self-help group in Orissas Koraput District has persuaded hundreds of tribal women in non-descript villages to include iodised salt in the daily diet of their families to fight Iodine Deficiency Disorders (IDDs). ANI

Gujarat govt. submits status report on fake encounter case
The Gujarat Government submitted its report in connection with the Sohrabbudin Sheikh fake encounter case in the Supreme Court today. ANI

China launches communications satellite for Nigeria
China launched a communications satellite for Nigeria on Monday morning. ANI

Fountain pens in vogue again
With a large variety of roller or ballpoint pens in fashion, the practice of using fountain pens appeared to have been forgotten by and large. But now, these pens are making a comeback, a style statement. ANI

Leprosy patients given a fresh lease of life at Gwalior care centre
While misconceptions about leprosy will take time to cease, scores of leprosy patients have found shelter at a centre in Gwalior after being cast away by their loved ones. ANI

Festival of Chandigarh showcases Indian culture
Chandigarh recently organised a festival to showcase the countrys vibrant folk dances and much more. ANI

Assam family struggles to cope with its grief
In over two decades of violence, the rebel United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has taken many precious lives, lives which snuffed out bread winners of families, lives of people who would have contributed in the present generations growth. ANI

Naga tribals keen on strong inter-tribal relations
Of late, factional clashes in Nagaland may have gone up, but most tribals do not want political differences to cloud inter-tribe relations. ANI

Wildlife officials hopeful of higher tiger count at Ranthambore National Park
Wildlife officials at Rajasthans Ranthambore National Park have said that they are hopeful of a higher tiger count in the park. ANI

Shutdown across Pakistan over Karachi violence
Protests against Saturdays Karachi violence continued across Pakistan on Monday, with Opposition parties observing shutdown in several cities, and lawyers boycotting their work. ANI

Mahabodhi Temple custodians concerned over abnormal fall of leaves from Bodhi tree
The Bodhi tree at Bodh Gaya, sacred to millions of people around the globe, seems to be facing some trouble, as is evident from the excessive falling of its leaves. Located behind the Mahabodhi Temple, this tree is believed to have grown from an original banyan tree under which the Buddha is said to have attained enlightenment over 2500 years ago. ANI

Amritsari Lassi is high in demand
As the mercury rises in Punjab every day, people are taking to both traditional and modern drinks to quench their thirst. ANI

Kissing episode: Shilpa Shetty moves Supreme Court
Bollywood actress Shilpa Shetty today urged the Supreme Court to stay criminal proceedings against her in connection with the kissing episode, involving Hollywood actor Richard Gere. ANI

Manmohan Singh to discuss agri-issues at Planning Commission meeting
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is likely to review agricultural and rural distress issues, during a full meeting of the Planning Commission here today. ANI

I will always be a DMK loyalist, says Maran
Dravida Munnettra Kazhagam (DMK) leader Dayanidhi Maran, who quit his post of Communication and IT Minister on Sunday, today said that he will always remain a party loyalist. ANI

Holy men warn Govt. to stop Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project
Several Hindu religious leaders have warned the Central Government that they will organise a mass movement if work on the Sethusamudram Ship Channel Project (SSCP) is not stopped. ANI

Golden Apple harvest brings a smile to Himachal orchard owners
Himachal Pradeshs Golden Apple has staged a relishing comeback after being ruined in 2006 by adverse climatic conditions. ANI

Pakistan creating hurdles to free South Asia trade: Jairam Ramesh
Minister of State for Commerce and Industries Jairam Ramesh has said that Pakistan is creating hurdles to South Asian free trade zone. ANI

Supreme Court to hear Blue Lady shipbreaking case on May 15
The Supreme Court of India will hear the case pertaining to the docking and ship-breaking of the Norwegian ship Blue Lady on May 15. ANI

Gujarat govt. to submit report in Sohrabbudin fake encounter case
The Gujarat Government will submit its report in connection with the Sohrabbudin Sheikh fake encounter case today. ANI

Disproportionate assets case: SC to hear Mulayams petition
The Supreme Court will today hear the petition filed by former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav and his family members, seeking review of the apex courts order directing the CBI to conduct preliminary inquiry into the disproportionate assets case. ANI

Human trafficking: MPs to appear before Crime Branch of Delhi Police
Four Members of Parliament accused in the human trafficking case will appear before the Crime Branch of Delhi Police today. ANI

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