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March 22, 2009

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Congress releases its list of candidates for Delhi
Congress has released its list of six candidates for general elections in Delhi, including Union Ministers Ajay Maken and Kapil Sibal. ANI

RJD-LJP will contest all Bihar seats: Lalu Prasad
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad on Sunday declared that his party and the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) would contest all Lok Sabha seats in Bihar in upcoming Lok Sabha elections. ANI

Raj Thackeray booked for hate speech
The Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) chief Raj Thackeray on Sunday booked on charges of violating the model code of conduct and promoting enmity between groups. ANI

BJP criticises UPA govt. over IPL shift
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley on Sunday criticized the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government for forcing the Indian Premier League (IPL) organisers to move the second edition of the tournament out of the country. ANI

Manmohan Singh to visit Amritsar on Monday
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh will be visiting Amritsar on Monday to pay his obeisance at the Golden Temple. ANI

Uttarakhand farmers benefit from hi-tech farming
Farmers in Uttarakhand are reaping it rich by cultivating vegetables, fruits and flowers by using hi-tech methods like greenhouse farming. ANI

BJP will declare Ramasetu a heritage monument: Ganesan
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tamil Nadu unit president L. Ganesan on Sunday said that his party would declare the Ramasetu a heritage monument, if his party voted to power at the Centre in the general elections. ANI

Militants attack political leaders and workers in Manipur
In order to threaten the political parties to stay away from the upcoming Lok Sabha elections, the cadres of Kangleipak Communist Party-Military Council (KCP-MC) are targeting the Congress leaders in Manipur. ANI

Missing Hussain suspected to join militant organization
Khadim Hussain, a teenager from Jammu and Kashmirs Rajouri district, reportedly missing for the past three years, is now suspected to have been lured by militants to join their outfit. ANI

Sri Damdama Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Granth Sahib
The magnificent Takht Sri Damdama Sahib, the fifth Takht or seat of temporal authority of Sikhism is situated at Bathinda in Punjab. The place holds vital importance as the tenth Guru of Sikhs Guru Gobind Singh prepared the revised and authentic version of the Sikh scriptures called Sri Guru Granth Sahib here in 1705. ANI

Women journalists discuss challenges faced in northeast
The seventh annual conference of the National Network in Media, India (or NWMI) was held here to provide a glimpse into lives of women journalists who brave numerous difficulties in covering conflict issues. ANI

Punjab-East Midland to strengthen bilateral ties
Punjab recently hosted a reception for the 14-member delegation from East Midland in United Kingdom which was on a tour to Punjab to strengthen bilateral ties and explore trade possibilities in the state. ANI

RJD-LJP to contest all seats in Bihar
Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief and Union Railway Minister Lalu Prasad on Sunday said that his party and the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) would contest all seats in Bihar. ANI

Tatas Nano to be launched on Monday
Tata Group Chairman Ratan Tata is all set to launch the worlds cheapest car, Nano, on Monday. ANI

Maoists shutdown call hits normal life in Jharkhan
Peoples Liberation Front of India (PLFI) shutdown call given on Sunday to protest the killing of a rebel commander and some other members of a group during an encounter with the Police affected normal life in Jharkhand. ANI

Puppeteers on World Puppetry Day enthrall people of Tripura
Puppets on strings, rods and hands enthralled hundreds of enthusiastic spectators at an event organised on the occasion of World Puppetry Day here on Saturday. ANI

Expel, deny admission to students guilty of ragging: UGC
The University Grants Commission (UGC) has recommended debarring of students guilty of ragging a fellow student from getting admission in educational institutes for life. ANI

Army launches expedition to conserve coral reefs in Lakshadweep
In view of increasing awareness and educating the citizens to conserve the coral reefs, the Indian Army on Sunday launched the Bison Blue Waters Expedition in the island of Agatti in Lakshadweep. ANI

Mallya seek govt. approval for waiver of import duty on Gandhis memorabilia
Industrialist Vijay Mallya, who bought the belongings of Mahatma Gandhi for 1.8 million dollar at an auction in New York, has sought governments approval for waiver of import duty on the memorabilia of historical value and national sentiments. ANI

Congress slams Uddhav Thackerays remarks on PM
The Congress Party has expressed regret over the alleged derogatory remarks of Shiv Sena party chief Uddhav Thackeray on Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. ANI

Mukherjee hopes Trinamool-Congress alliance will get peoples support
External Affairs Minister Pranab Mukherjee hopes of popular mandate in the ensuing elections to the Lok Sabha. ANI

Chiranjeevi makes social justice his poll plank
Actor-turned politician and chief of Praja Rajyam Party, Chiranjeevi has said that his party would ensure social justice to the people. ANI

Fernandes appeals to true Lohiavadis to unite
The centenary celebrations of Indian freedom fighter and great socialist political leader Dr. Rammanohar Lohia will start from March 23, which happens to be his 99th birth anniversary. ANI

Kim Jong Il vows to further consolidate friendship with China
Kim Jong Il, the top leader of Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK), has said it is the invariable will of DPRK to further consolidate and develop the friendship with China. ANI

Army Major, four militants killed in J-K gunbattle
Three Army personnel, a Major and four militants have been killed in an encounter at Hafrada forest in the Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir.ccording to sources, the gunbattle, which is continuing since Friday, has also injured a soldier. ANI

Somali pirates release 16 Indian
An Indian ship, which was hijacked off the coast of Somalia, has been released today, by the pirates. ANI

RSS is capable of changing along with time: Mohan Bhagawat
Newly elected Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief Mohan Bhagawat has said that the RSS is capable of changing along with time, and would not deviate from its avowed goals. ANI

A weeklong art festival on in Sikkim
Creative minds from across India came up with diverse paintings at a weeklong art festival in Sikkim. ANI

Uttar Pradesh: Notification for first phase of five LS election to be issued tomorrow
The notification for the first phase of five phase Lok Sabha elections in Uttar Pradesh will be issued on Monday. ANI

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