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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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Sikh supreme body rejects Dera chiefs regret, Punjab remains on edge
Joginder Singh Vedanti, who announced the meetings decision, said that Sikh clerics demanded closure of Sabalatpura Dera and all other Deras of Gurmeet Ram Raheem from Punjab by May 27. ANI

20 hurt in fresh violence at Singur
At least 20 persons were injured in fresh clashes between police and villagers protesting against proposed Tata Motors car factory here on Sunday. ANI

Tibetans in-exile promote their freedom cause through movie
After staging a number of protests to vent their grievances, Tibetans living in-exile have produced a movie to promote their freedom struggle. ANI

Raj Thackerays supporters disrupt railway recruitment drive in Pune
Around half a dozen of the activists belonging to Raj Thackerays Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) were detained today for disrupting an examination conducted by theailway Recruitment Board (RRB) here. ANI

In Ayodhya, Brahmins hold religious ritual for Mayawatis success
A religious fire ritual-prayers (Yagna) was performed here by Brahmins to keep all evil forces away from new Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Mayawati. ANI

Mumbai ATS arrests two with detonators
The Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Mumbai police has arrested two suspected militants and recovered over 300 detonators from them. ANI

Muslims stage protests against Hyderabad police firing
Hundreds of Muslims staged protests in parts of Hyderabad and Delhi, on Sunday, against the police firing after Fridays blast at Mecca mosque in Hyderabad. ANI

11 people arrested in Chennai for possessing fake passports
The police today arrested 11 persons for attempting to fly abroad with fake passports and visas from Chennai airport. ANI

Jammus Pancheri cave fair attracts many
Thousands of pilgrims thronged the three-day annual Mongari fair held in the caves of Pancheri Block, about 55 kilometres from Jammus Udhampur District. ANI

Left voices protest against private players entry in pension funds
The Left parties in a letter to Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh have posed serious reservation on the governments latest move to allow private and foreign funds to manage pension funds. ANI

UPA advised for mid-course correction on its third year eve
The Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA), which will complete its three-year reign at the Centre on May 22, has been advised to take mid-course correction not from its allies and supporting parties but also from a minister in the Cabinet. ANI

Four Bangladeshis held with fake currency in Aurangabad
Four Bangladeshi nationals, including two women, were arrested here with fake currency worth 400,000 rupees, police said on Sunday. ANI

Security beefed up in Singur after eruption of fresh violence
Around 200 farmers today gathered at the proposed Tata companys car factory project site in Singur demanding their acquired land back that led to fresh incidents of violence in the area. ANI

Dera chiefs regret fails to mollify Sikh leaders
There is no sign of any reduction of tension here as the crucial meeting of Sikhs supreme body, Akal Takht, draws closer. ANI

Dera families begin fleeing Punjab fearing Sikh backlash
Families belonging to Dera Sacha Sauda sect have started fleeing their homes in Punjab fearing attacks in the wake of sectarian clashes that erupted on Monday over the alleged sacrilege by their leader Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh. ANI

Kolkata school makes learning a celebration of childhood
A kindergarten school in Kolkata has made attending school great fun. Be it the theme-based classrooms or a teaching environment full of real life objects, studying here appears a celebration of childhood while studying. ANI

UNICEFS girl star slams literacy project as hogwash
Kiran Devi, one of the UNICEFs poster girls to promote literacy, has lamented the organisation using her for purposes of brand promotion without providing substantial benefit to them. ANI

Maha sugarcane farmers continue to protest government apathy
Protest by sugarcane farmers of Maharashtra against the governments failure to bail out the crisis of plenty, is continuing here on Sunday. ANI

Dera Sacha Sauda chief has links with Maoists, alleges VHP
The Vishva Hindu Parishad (VHP) has accused Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Raheem Singh of having links with Maoists. ANI

Punjab Police registers case against Dera Sacha Sauda chief(With amended headline)
The Punjab Police today registered a case in Bhatinda against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ahead of a meeting of the Akal Takht in Amritsar. ANI

Border Roads Organisation playing key role for a green Sikkim
In an initiative to protect the aesthetic natural beauty, the State government and Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has launched a large scale tree plantation drive. ANI

Punjab Police registers case against Dear Sacha Sauda chief
The Punjab Police today registered a case in Bhatinda against Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh ahead of a meeting of the Akal Takht in Amritsar. ANI

Abducted Indian fishermen return home from Sri Lanka
Eleven fishermen abducted by Sri Lankas Tamil Tiger rebels two months ago, have returned home safely, officials said.The fishermen were abducted by the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) in March this year when they out in sea for fishing, and had been in their captivity since.Tamil Nadu Director General of Police, D. Mukherjee, said interrogation of the released fishermen confirmed that they were kidnapped by the Tamil tigers.All the eleven fishermen who were abducted have now reached Chennai, and on interrogation, it has been ascertained that all of them were in the custody of LTTE, he said. ANI

Martial Art Wushoo, an asset for every eve
In todays world when unpleasant incidents like abduction, rape, chain snatching and teasing are on the rise, a martial art named Wushoo is popular among girls in Jharkhands Dhanbad District. ANI

Mumbai ATS nabs 2 persons with 370 detonators
A possible terror attack was averted when the Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) of Mumbai Police arrested two persons with 370 detonators at Vikrloi here on Sunday morning. ANI

Bus runs over pavement dwellers in Mumbai; 3 dead
A private bus ran over some pavement dwellers in Dahisar area of Mumbai, killing three persons and injuring two others in the early hours of Sunday. ANI

Abu Salem being brought to Delhi
Underworld don Abu is being brought to the Capital today, as he is scheduled to appear before a Patiala House court on Monday in connection with extortion cases. ANI

MQM considering quitting Sindh Government, support to Musharraf regime
The Rabta Committee of the Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM), which met in London on Saturday, is reportedly considering the option of quitting the Sindh Government and its association with the ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Quami) at the Centre. ANI

Gwaliors ayurvedic practitioner assures cure for all heart disorders
Ayurveda can cure all heart diseases without surgery, claims 96-year-old Dada Guru, a Gorakhpur-based ayurvedic practitioner.For instance, to get rid of vein blockages and other high cholesterol-related ailments, allopathic doctors often recommend surgery and certain by-pass modes. ANI

FBI team in Pakistan for U.S. bank scam probe
A Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) team has landed in Pakistan to carry out the Pakistani leg of a criminal investigation of a bank scam, involving several top Pakistani financial officials. ANI

Abu Salem being brought to Delhi
Underworld don Abu is being brought to the Capital today, as he is scheduled to appear before a Patiala House court on Monday in connection with extortion cases. ANI

Around 100 child labourers rescued in Delhi
Delhi Police have rescued around 100 suspected child labourers after raiding gold polishing units at Karol Bagh area of the Capital. ANI

Hyderabad limps back to normalcy
Two days after the blast at the Mecca mosque in Hyderabad, life in the capital of Andhra Pradesh is returning back to normal. ANI

Storm, rain damage fruit crops, hutments in Himachal
Heavy rains and strong winds, which lashed western Himalayas over the last two days, have rendered scores of people homeless and damaged crops worth millions in Himachal Pradesh. ANI

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