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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

18 killed, several injured as bus falls into river in Bulandshahr

Pak's flawed Afghan policy of support to terror groups will bite back hard: Editorial

Ajay Devgan prays for success of his film in Ajmer

Pranab Mukherjee seeks more financial sector reforms

Australia asks CWG organizers for better treatment at closing ceremony

Study to find whether leptin helps type 1 diabetic patients

New study confirms smoking, cancer link (reissue)

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Northeasts First Aloe Vera Distillation Unit inaugurated in Nagaland
First Aloe Vera Distillation Unit of the northeast was recently inaugurated here in Nagaland to cater to internal as well as external consumer. ANI

I am ready to negotiate Gandhis more items with Indian govt: James Otis
James Otis, the US based collector and auctioneer of Mahatma Gandhis personal belongings, has claimed that he had more items of the father of the nation including his blood sample, which he was ready to negotiate with the Indian Government. ANI

Normalcy returns to militant infested village in Kashmir
Normalcy has returned to a militant infested village here, where people once afraid of venturing out even during the daytime. ANI

Govinda unwilling to contest general elections: Chavan
Maharashtra Chief Minister Ashok Chavan on Sunday said that the Bollywood actor-turned-politician Govinda has expressed unwillingness to contest the upcoming general elections. ANI

Cases against Varun part of political conspiracy: Maneka Gandhi
Former Union Minister and mother of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi, Maneka Gandhi, on Sunday said registration of cases against her son was part of a political conspiracy. ANI

Rejecting ECs advice on Varun Gandhi was right decision: Advani
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani on Sunday said that the partys decision to reject Election Commissions advice not to field Varun Gandhi for the Lok Sabha Polls, was right. ANI

Sharad Yadav attacks Lalu on Advani remark
Janata Dal- United (JD-U) President Sharad Yadav on Sunday ridiculed the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad for his reported statement that he would take retirement from politics if the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani became the Prime Minister. ANI

Munnabhai Dutt gets stones during poll campaigning
Bollywood actor-cum-Samajwadi Party candidate, Sanjay Dutt on Sunday faced students ire after he failed to meet them as videly expected at the college campus here. He is Samajwadi Partys candidate from Lucknow constituency. ANI

Holbrooke likely to visit India on April 7
United States Special Envoy to Afghanistan and Pakistan, Richard Holbrooke is expected to visit India on April 7 to discuss how India could cooperate in US efforts to end terror threat in those two neighbouring countries. ANI

Congress slams Advani over live debate with Sonia Gandhi
The Congress party on Sunday criticised senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Lal Krishna Advani for challenging Congress president Sonia Gandhi for a political debate LIVE on television. ANI

People in Manipur question the purpose behind mindless violence
People from all walks of life in Manipur have condemned the recent spate of kidnappings and killings in the state. With each passing incident they feel they are becoming targets of a mindless violence, serving no ones interest. ANI

Congress, BJP policies influenced by big houses, brokers: Mayawati
Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) supremo and Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mayawati on Sunday claimed that her party was the only alternative to the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), whose policies are influenced by big houses and brokers. ANI

Assam College offers post-graduate course in eco-restoration
Youngsters drawn to the idea of doing something useful for the environment can now educate themselves about it in a better way by attempting a post graduation in eco restoration from an Assam college here. ANI

PM hasnt addressed money hoarded in Swiss accounts: Advani
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Lal Krishna Advani on Sunday attacked on the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, claiming that he has not done enough to address the issue of illicit money hoarded in Swiss Bank accounts. ANI

Management programme at IIM-A to get expensive from 2010-11
Indias premier management institute, the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad (IIM-A) plans a hike in fees for its Post Graduate Programme in Management (PGPM) y Rs 50,000 from 2010-11. ANI

Salman Khan kick starts campaign for Congress in UP
Bollywood superstar Salman Khan on Sunday kick started his campaign for Congress party in Unnao Lok Sabha constituency of Uttar Pradesh. ANI

Manmohan Singh, Obama to discuss Pakistan
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will have his first meeting with US President Barack Obama on the sidelines of the G-20 summit in London on April 3 and they are expected to discuss the situation in Pakistan. ANI

SC to hear Sanjay Dutts plea on Monday
The Supreme Court will hear a petition filed by Bollywood actor-turned politician Sanjay Dutt for suspension of his conviction under the Arms Act in connection with the 1993 Mumbai blasts case on Monday. ANI

RJD, LJP, SP to formally announce new alliance on April 3
The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD), the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP) and the Samajwadi Party (SP) will make a formal announcement of their new alliance on April 3, Samajwadi Party General Secretary Amar Singh said. ANI

EC issues notice to Mulayam Singh
The Election Commission has issued notice to the Samajwadi Party (SP) chief and former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav, for allegedly misbehaving with a senior officer in Uttar Pradesh. ANI

BrahMos cruise missile successfully tested
The Block II version of the BrahMos cruise missile was successfully tested on Sunday, hitting its target during a test at the Pokhran firing range in Rajasthan. ANI

President Patil accepts resignation of Ramadoss and R.Velu
The President Pratibha Patil on Sunday accepted resignations of Dr. Anbumani Ramadoss, Minister of Health and Family Welfare and R. Velu, Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways, from the Council of Ministers, with immediate effect. ANI

No charge on withdrawing cash from other bank ATMs from April 1
The Reserve Bank of Indias (RBI) directive to the banks to stop charging fee for cash withdrawals using ATM and debit cards issued by other lenders will be implemented from April 1 onwards. ANI

FIR against Varun Gandhi for creating a riot-like situation in Pilibhit
Pilibhit police on Sunday lodged an FIR against the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Varun Gandhi for making inflammatory anti-Muslim remarks and creating a riot-like situation in the district. ANI

Its now raining liquor in Punjab villages!
The biggest festival in politics-the Lok Sabha elections-has not only intensified political activities, but also brought a big cheer to the faces of boozers and liquor manufacturers. ANI

Maoists blow up Forest Range offices in Orissa
Maoists blew up three forest range offices in Similipal Tiger Project (STP) area in Orissas Mayurbhanj District early Sunday. ANI

Four killed in Orissa explosion
At least four people were killed and 13 others injured in an explosion at a house in Purushottampur, 50 km from Orissas Berhampur, early Sunday. ANI

Filing of nominations for the second phase of elections picks up momentum
The filing of nominations for Assembly and Lok Sabha seats has picked up momentum with President Pratibha Patil issuing a notification for the second phase of elections. ANI

Poll activity on high in Kashmir, Manipur
Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) patron Mufti Mohammad Sayeed has assured that he will remove disparities between Jammu and Kashmirs three regions - Kashmir, Jammu and Ladakh. ANI

Pawar lashes out at BJP for 2002 Gujarat massacre
Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Chief Sharad Pawar has lashed out at the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for the 2002 massacre in Gujarat. ANI

Tibetan exiles present play on alleged Chinese atrocities
Tibetans living-in-exile presented a play here on alleged Chinese atrocities to mark 50 years of Chinese rule in Tibet. ANI

China, US blocking Indias way to Security Council
The display of naval prowess off the Somali coast by Beijing, a full throttle attempt at the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) to stop India in acquiring nuclear status or dangerously increasing its presence in the neighbouring countries like Sri Lanka, Nepal and Pakistan. ANI

Muslim forum wants representation in Parliament
A Muslim forum has demanded representation in Parliament proportional to their communitys population. ANI

DMK to contest 21 seats, Congress 16
The Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, last night finalised a seat-sharing arrangement with its allies, the Congress, the Viduthalai Chiruthaigal Katchi (VCK) and the Indian Union Muslim League (IUML). ANI

Stem cell bank sets up at Bangalore hospital
Narayana Health City, a hospital in Bangalore, has come-up with a public stem cell bank named the Rotary Narayana Tissue Bank and Stem Cell Research Centre. ANI

Specially-abled in Ladakh turn waste into wealth
A group of disabled people in Ladakh displayed their creative talents by turning waste material into useful products of daily use. ANI

Brass industry in Moradabad hit after European Chemicals Agency sets regulations
Chemical substances used in making brass items in Moradabad in Uttar Pradesh for exports have now come under the scanner of the European Unions new regulatory framework on safe management of chemicals. ANI

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