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Seat sharing on most Maharashtra seats finalized between Congress-NCP
The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Tuesday said that it has finalized seat-sharing agreement with the Congress on most of the parliamentary constituencies of Maharashtra. ANI

CISF commandos to protect top Indian diplomats in Pakistan
The Central Reserve Security Force Director General, N. R. Das, on Tuesday said that a special unit of trained commandos is in Pakistan to protect the Indian Embassy officials working there. ANI

Tibetans protest on 50th anniversary of Dalai Lamas uprising
Hundreds of Tibetan exiles on Tuesday staged a protest rally to mark the 50th anniversary of the failed Tibetan uprising against the Chinese rule. ANI

Congress tells people to vote with an all India perspective
The Congress party, in its mouthpiece Sandesh, has urged the people to be wary of electing representatives who have let us down on earlier occasions and vote with an all India perspective in the coming Lok Sabha polls. ANI

Patnaik to join the Third Front, says Deve Gowda
JD (S) chief H D Deve Gowda has declared that the Naveen Patnaik-led Biju Janata Dal (BJD) has agreed to join the Third Front. ANI

LJP to contest all 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand
Union Minister and Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) chief Ram Vilas Paswan said on Tuesday that his party would contest all 14 Lok Sabha seats in Jharkhand. ANI

Sharif says Zardari not restoring judges because of NRO
Pakistan Muslim League-N chief Nawaz Sharif on Tuesday said that President Asif Ali Zardari is not restoring the deposed judges because of National Reconciliation ordinance. ANI

DPM activists arrested, baton charged for defying ban in J-K
The activists of a separatist group were baton charged by the Jammu and Kashmir police for defying the ban on taking out procession in Srinagar on the occasion of Eid-E-Milad-Un-Nabi. ANI

Lucknow prays for peace on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi
Muslims here on Tuesday carried out a procession to celebrate the Eid-E-Milad-Un-Nabi, the birth anniversary of Prophet Mohammad. ANI

GJM holds talks with BJP regarding Darjeeling seat
The Gorkha Janmukti Morcha (GJM), on Wednesday, said that it was not contesting from West Bengals Darjeeling Lok Sabha seat and was holding talks with the Bharatiya Janata Party to support its party candidates there. ANI

HP Govt. orders Magisterial probe into students death in Himachal Pradesh
The Himachal Pradesh Government on Tuesday ordered a magisterial probe into the shocking death of a medical student in Dr. Rajendra Prasad Medical College here. ANI

BJP manifesto for Andhra assembly election to be released on Mar. 14
The Bhartiya Janata Party manifesto for Andhra Pradesh Assembly elections, which will be released on March 14, has specific schemes for newborn girl child, welfare of farmers and senior citizens. ANI

Congress seeks Presidents intervention in Orissa
The Congress on Tuesday sought the Presidents intervention in the trial of strength of the BJD government in Orissa. ANI

RPTL signs power transmission agreements with western region entities
Reliance Power Transmission Limited (RPTL), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure, has signed power transmission agreements with eight entities from the western region for two state power transmission projects - B and C. ANI

Sikhs celebrate Holla Mohalla through blood donation camps
The Sikh community, on Tuesday, celebrated the spring festival of Holla Mohalla in a philanthropic way by organising a massive blood donation camp at holy town of Anandpur Sahib in Punjab. ANI

Tibetans offer prayers for long life of Dalai Lama in Dharamshala
Hundreds of Tibetans, including monks, nuns and officials of the Tibetan Government-in-exile, gathered at the main Tsuglagkhang Buddhist temple in Dharamshala to offer prayers for the long life of their spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Monday. ANI

Manmohan Singh likely to attend G-20 Summit
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh is expected to attend the G-20 Summit in London on April 2. ANI

CBI takes Satyams Raju, four others into custody
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday took into custody Satyams founder Ramalinga Raju and four other accused for interrogation.ccording to police officials, the accused were picked up from the Chanchalguda Jail at 9.30 a.m. ANI

Six killed in Nagpur road accident
Six persons were killed and six others injured when an auto rickshaw collided with a speeding truck here on Tuesday. ANI

Dr. R C Deka appointed AIIMS director for next five years
Doctor R C Deka, dean of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), has been appointed the institutes director for the next five years. ANI

Kolkata students celebrate Holi, sing Tagores songs
Students and teachers of Rabindra Bharati University celebrated Holi with great fervour and enthusiasm. ANI

Devotees play Holi with natural dyes in Vrindavan
Thousands of devotees played Holi with traditional yellowish-orange coloured water, extracted from dried Tesu flowers here where according to legend Lord Krishna played Holi with the Gopis. ANI

Dolchi Holi of Bikaner
With Holi or Festival of Colours just around the corner, celebrations have started in full swing across India. ANI

Traditional balloon festival gear up for Holi
Jaipur is famous for Gulal Gota, made by melting lacquer into a fine membrane balloon. ANI

Kashmir prays for peace on Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi
Muslims in Kashmir valley on Tuesday celebrated Eid-e-Milad-un-Nabi, the birthday of Prophet Mohammad. ANI

Manmohan Singh greets Urdu school children
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh on Tuesday said that the country cannot prosper until the women of the country progress and girls are given equal opportunities to study in schools and colleges. ANI

Early onset of summer shoots up watermelon sale
Sale of watermelons shoots up in Coimbatore due to early onset of summer. ANI

Painting exhibition on Dravidian women in Bangalore
An exhibition of paintings on Dravidian women drew hordes of visitors in Bangalore on Monday. ANI

Tribals in Siliguri call for poll boycott
Miffed with the State Government for not accepting their demand for a separate constituency for the tribals in Siliguri, a tribal outfit has called for boycott of the coming general elections. ANI

Rally in Kolkata assails Central, State Governments anti-farmer policies
Ahead of the general elections, hundreds of activists of farmers union affiliated to the Socialist Unity Centre of India (SUCI) staged demonstration here. ANI

Mughal Gardens to open for physically, visually challenged and farmers
The Mughal Gardens and other Gardens in the Rashtrapati Bhawan will be exclusively opened for special category of persons from March 12 to 15. ANI

Irom Sharmila arrested again
Human rights activist Irom Chanu Sharmila, who was released from prison on the occasion of International Womens Day was rearrested here on Monday. ANI

Tibetan parliament-in-exile begins
The seventh session of the Tibetan parliament-in-exile began here on Monday. ANI

Dalai Lama warns near extinct Tibetans to prepare for the worst
Tibets spiritual leader, The Dalai Lama, has warned that Tibetans are close to extinction, thanks to the oppressive and authoritarian approach of the Chinese. ANI

TiE Launches Stree Shakti (TSS) to Empower Women Entrepreneurs Across India
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SYSTIME Strengthens Executive Leadership Team with the Appointment of Ms. Indu Khattar as Chief Operating Officer (COO)
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Dr R K Pachauri to Lead New Climate and Energy Institute at Yale University
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