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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

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Congress rules out alliance with JD-S
Karnataka Pradesh Congress Committee President R. V. Deshpande on Saturday ruled out a tie-up with H. D. Deve Gowda-led Janata Dal (Secular), saying Gowda is in the Third Front. ANI

Sharad Pawar to contest from Madha
Union Agriculture Minister and Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday announced that he would contest from newly created Madha constituency in forthcoming general elections. ANI

Political activities reach new heights ahead of the general elections
Political activities are on a high ahead of the general elections as leaders of various political parties are exuding optimism of gaining peoples confidence. ANI

CPM MP expelled for praising Modi
The Communist Party of India- Marxist (CPM) on Saturday expelled its MP from Kannur, A. P. Abullakutty, for praising Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modis development model. ANI

Preparations for Holi begin in Ayodhya
The preparations for the popular Hindu spring festival of colours Holi have started in an auspicious manner in the temple city of Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday. ANI

Chidambarams review meeting in Karnataka repeatedly postponed
Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa has lashed out over Home Minister P Chidambarams statement that held him responsible for cancellation of the law and order review meeting fixed here for Saturday. ANI

Four militants killed in Manipur encounter
Four militants were killed in an encounter with security forces in Irilbung village here on Saturday. ANI

Tibetan exiles in India offer prayers for long life of Dalai Lama
Tibetan exiles on Saturday began a five-day long prayer session to pray for the long life of their spiritual leader the Dalai Lama. ANI

Nuclear reactor may be set up with Russian Cooperation
Chairman of Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) S K Jain has said that one more site may be identified to set up an additional reactor with Russian cooperation. ANI

Swedish artists educate school kids on global warming in Chandigarh
With an objective to spread awareness among school children on the adverse effects of global warming and related environmental problems, Tellusart, a Swedish non-government organisation, recently conducted an art workshop in Chandigarh. ANI

Assam tea industry battles slowdown
Unfavorable weather conditions for tea plantations coupled with global slowdown have badly affected tea exports of Assam. ANI

CISF to give 150 companies for security during elections
Indias paramilitary, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), has decided to give 150 companies to provide security for the upcoming national elections. ANI

Indias relations with Pakistan are frozen in time
The commando style terror attack on the Sri Lankan cricket team in Lahore clearly tells the world how the terror outfits have a free run in Pakistan. How else could the perpetrators of the attack on the cricketers walk away so easily without being challenged? ANI

Mysterious disease affects potato cultivation in West Bengal
Potato cultivators in Hooghly district of West Bengal are facing a crisis with the outbreak of a mysterious disease. ANI

Highway connecting Assam-Bhutan border to be road to prosperity
People of Barpeta district have expressed hope that the national highway connecting Pathsala town in Assam to Bhutan border would be a road to their prosperity. ANI

65-year-old appears in class 10th exams for the 44th time in Uttar Pradesh
Undeterred by past failures, a 65-year-old man in Fatehpur district of Uttar Pradesh is appearing in class 10th standard exams for the 44th time. ANI

Awareness campaign by girl students in Patna
Ahead of the International Womens Day, the girl students on Saturday organised an awareness campaign to educate women about their rights. ANI

Jail inmates in Dhanbad undergo computer training
Jail authorities in Dhanbad Jail are imparting computer training to jail inmates to equip them with skills for the future. ANI

Mumbai police send Kasab chargesheet to Home Ministry
Mumbai police on Saturday sent the chargesheet against Ajmal Amir Kasab, the lone survivour of the Mumbai terror attacks last November, to the Home Ministry. ANI

Partial curfew imposed in Srinagar
A day after the killing of a youth in Srinagar, the Jammu and Kashmir authorities on Saturday imposed restrictions on peoples movement in certain areas of interior city. ANI

Chidambaram says Pakistan faces danger of becoming failed state
In separate instances, Home Minister P Chidambaram and Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee have said that Pakistan faced the threat of becoming a failed state. ANI

Chinese President to discuss Sino-US relations with Obama in London
Chinese Foreign Minister Yang Jiechi has said that Presidnet Hu Jintao will meet his American counterpart Barack Obama during the London G-20 meeting in April. ANI

Pythons kept as pets by two children in Madhya Pradesh
Two and a half year old Kanha and six-year-old Anurag of Indore, prefer pythons and other snakes to toys. ANI

Demand for bulletproof cars on rise ahead of general elections in India
Demand for bulletproof cars has gone up in India ahead of the general elections. ANI

Peace and reconciliation convention held in Nagaland
Naga Convention for Reconciliation and Peace was recently held at Kohima with the message of peace and an end to bloodshed and violence. ANI

Top LeT operative arrested in Kolkata
A suspected Lashkar-e-Taiba operative Abu Taher alias Mohamed Zakaria was arrested in Kolkata on Friday. ANI

Indian workers deported from Malaysia
At least 43 workers from Tamil Nadu who returned from Malaysia complained of ill-treatment on Friday. ANI

Kashmir separatists underplay ensuing polls
Separatist leader and Chairman of All Parties Hurriyat Conference or APHC, Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has said his party action plan is for more of interaction with the people of Kashmir and not the elections to the Lok Sabha. ANI

Save the earth campaign on horseback in Madhya Pradesh
Nine riders on horseback made a record attempt, riding non-stop for 24 hours on Friday here to urge people to save earth. ANI

Political brickbatting on the rise as general elections near
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has blamed the Central Government for what they termed as a failure to check flow of illegal migrants from Bangladesh. ANI

Election Commission reviews poll preparedness in Bihar
The Election commission has given the Bihar Government a 24 hour ultimatum to relieve all officers who have been transferred but not relieved after completing 3 to 4 years into a district. ANI

Women workers feel rural areas worst affected by global meltdown
Delegates at an International Womens Conference here said that women from the rural and the backward areas of the country are the worst victims of the global meltdown. ANI

International Womens Day celebration
The Ministry of Women and Child Development will organize a day-long celebrations on the occasion of International Womens Day on March 8. ANI

Oscar winner Pinki to be election mascot of National Dalit Front
Recently floated political coalition National Dalit Front has roped in eight-year-old Pinki Sonakar, protagonist of the Oscar winning documentary Smile Pinky, as their election mascot. ANI

Sterlite Signs New Agreement to Purchase Operating Assets of ASARCO LLC
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