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37 per cent students turn out for DUSU polls
In a controversy filled Delhi University Students Union (DUSU) elections this year, a total of 37 per cent students on Friday voted for the post of President, Vice-President, Secretary and Joint Secretary. ANI

Arushi Talwars vaginal swabs tampered: CBI
One and half years after the sensational Aarushi Talwar murder case, another twist has emerged following reports that the swab sample taken from Aarushis body was swapped with an unidentified womans sample. ANI

Kashmir tax on poultry produce from other states helps local farmers
With an objective to improve the condition of local poultry farmers, the Jammu and Kashmir Government has imposed tax duties on poultry products being brought in from other states. ANI

Pak Army Chief says war to continue till extremists are uprooted
Pakistans Army Chief General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani on Friday said that the army has broken the back of terrorists and the war will continue until the complete elimination of extremists from the country. ANI

Punjab Police recover arms and explosives from militants in Patiala
Punjab police on Friday arrested three persons in Patiala, including two suspected militants, and recovered large cache of weapons and 2.5 kilograms of RDX from their possession. ANI

Brand consciousness grips Punjab
Growing awareness and rising incomes have brought about greater brand consciousness in Punjab, as people of all ages are now willing to pay extra for the brand mania, which has taken the State in its grip. ANI

Stitching school helps women to become self-reliant
Socially and economically deprived women in Punjabs Amritsar district have found a saviour in Shree Lakshmi Narayan Stitching School, which has come ahead to help those women who are aspiring to become self-reliant. ANI

Biggest earthquake in nine years hit Northeast
A moderate earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale, the biggest in nine years, shook the North-East early on Friday, officials at the Central Seismological Observatory said. ANI

Women activists take out anti-liquor rally in Patna
Members of the Rashtriya Mahila Brigade (RSB) on Friday took out a sword march on Patna streets to protest against the increasing crimes against women and to press for their demand for a complete ban on the sale of alcoholic drinks in the state capital. ANI

Nuke Sub, Aircraft Carrier in Kalams vision 2020 for Andamans
Former President Dr APJ Abdul Kalam on Friday unveiled a vision document for the strategic development of the Andaman and Nicobar Islands by the year 2020. ANI

Army, IGNOU sign MoU to give soldiers second career option
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Indian Army and Indira Gandhi National Open University to meet the twin objectives of empowering soldiers educationally and providing an opportunity for a second career option. ANI

SC committee: Halt Noida park construction
The Supreme Court appointed Central Empowered Committee (CEC) has recommended on Friday to halt the construction of Ambedkar Park in Noida with immediate effect. ANI

Army confers Honorary Brigadier Rank on Dr ArvInd Lal
Dr. Arvind Lal, Chairman and Managing Director of Dr. Lal Pathological Laboratories, has been awarded the Honorary Rank of Brigadier by the Armed Forces Medical Services. ANI

Ex-Andhra CM YSR buried with full state honours in native village
Former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy, who tragically died in a helicopter crash on Wednesday morning, was on Friday buried with full state honours in his native village of Pulivendula in Kadapa District. ANI

SC asks Indian embassy to ensure safety of students in Australia
The Supreme Court on Friday asked the Indian High Commissioner and Consulate General in Australia ensure the safety of Indian students and to prevent them from falling prey to fake educational institutions in that country. ANI

WTO negotiations to resume in Geneva on September 14
The informal meeting of the trade and commerce ministers of key World Trade Organisation (WTO) member countries agreed on Friday to resume negotiations on September 14 in Geneva. ANI

21 passengers suffered injuries in Air India mishap
At least 21 passengers suffered minor injuries as they were being evacuated from a grounded Air India flight. ANI

DGCA recommends derostering of Air India maintenance engineer for fuel leak
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered the derostering of the maintenance engineer who was working on Air India flight 829 after it developed a fuel leak. ANI

Conference on Corporate Governance in Kolkata
Minister for Corporate Affairs Salman Khurshid will inaugurate an International Conference on Convergence of Corporate Governance Norms here on Saturday. ANI

Manmohan Singh to inaugurate Conference of Social Justice Ministers
The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, will inaugurate a two-day Conference of State Welfare/Social Justice Ministers here on September 7. ANI

INLD releases first list of candidates for Haryana poll
The Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) released its first list of 42 candidates, for the upcoming Haryana Assembly polls here on Friday. ANI

Potable water shortage hits villagers in Kashmir
Facing acute shortage of potable water, the villagers are forced to drink polluted water in Kupwara district of Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Indian Army chief says ceasefire violations by Pakistan have increased
Army Chief General Deepak Kapoor on Friday said that if Pakistan tries to disrupt the peace and tranquility in Kashmir and violates the ceasefire, India would not hesitate to retaliate. ANI

Indo-Pak foreign secretary talks not on the cards
Talks between the Foreign Secretaries of India and Pakistan-Nirupama Rao and Salman Bashir-are not going to be held in the forseeable future in the wake of the latest statements emerging from Islamabad with regard to the 26/11 probe and its less than acceptable reactions to the six dossiers provided to it by the Indian Government. ANI

Andhra Congress has no objection YSRs son becoming chief minister: Chief Whip
The Congress partys Andhra Pradesh unit reportedly has no objection to Jaganmohan Reddy, the son of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy, becoming the next chief minister of the state, the party units chief whip said on Friday. ANI

Chopper carrying YSRs body arrives in Kadapa
The flag-draped and flower-bedecked coffin of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy arrived in his native village Pulivendula in Kadapa District by an Indian Air Force helicopter on Friday afternoon. ANI

Chopper carrying YSRs body leaves for Kadapa
The flag-draped and flower-bedecked coffin of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy left for his native village Pulivendula in Kadapa District in an Indian Air Force helicopter on Friday afternoon. ANI

Fuel leak behind Air India flight fire: Experts
Aviation experts on Friday said that a fuel leak from the wings of an Air India flight caused one of the engines to catch fire. ANI

Gujarat HC revokes ban on Jaswant Singhs book
The Gujarat High Court on Friday revoked the ban on expelled BJP leader Jaswant Singhs controversial book Jinnah: India -Partition, Independence. ANI

YSR fans attempt suicide after hearing about chopper crash
A number of admirers of the departed Andhra Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhar Reddy attempted to commit suicide after hearing the news of his death. ANI

RSS chief calls on former PM Vajpayee
The chief of the Rashtriya Swayam Sewak Sangh (RSS), Mohan Rao Bhagwat, met former Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee in the national capital on Friday. ANI

YSRs body leaves Hyderabads Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium
The flag-draped and flower-bedecked coffin of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy left the Lal Bahadur Shastri Stadium on Friday afternoon, hours after it was placed there for the general public and leaders to pay their last respects. ANI

YSRs body reaches Lal Bahadur Stadium, lies in state
The flower-bedecked gun carriage carrying the coffin of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy has reached the Lal Bahudur Shastri Stadium and is lying in state for the general public and politicians to pay their last respects and floral tribute. ANI

Dharamsala holds seminar on Tibetan studies
To mark 50 years of Chinese occupation of Tibet, a three-day international seminar on Tibetan and Himalayan studies is being hosted at Dharamsala. ANI

Bangalore confirms four more swine flu deaths
Four more swine flu deaths were reported in Karnataka on Friday, taking the H1N1 virus toll to 35 in the state. ANI

Passengers stranded following landslide in Himachal Pradesh
A landslide left scores of passengers stranded in Maddi region of Himachal Pradesh. ANI

Four tribals die after eating mango kernel in Orissa
Four tribesmen died in Koraput district of Orissa after they were forced to eat a soup made of mango kernel recently. ANI

Sales of dates pick up during Ramadan in Aurangabad
Sales of dates picks up in Aurangabad during the holy month of Ramadan, as Muslims break their Roza, with this fruit. ANI

Air India flight grounded in Mumbai as engine catches fire
A major tragedy was avoided at Mumbai Airport on Friday morning when an emergency was declared after one of the engines of an Air India flight caught fire while getting ready to taxi off the runway. ANI

Chidambaram says may not respond to Paks further 26/11 demands
Union Home Minister P. Chidamabaram has told a private television channel that he may not respond to further demands from the Pakistan Government for information on the 26/11 attacks on Mumbai. ANI

Mumbai landslide kills 12
Twelve people, including children, were killed and 13 others injured in a landslide in Mumbai on Friday morning. ANI

Sixth century stone sculpture of Hindu goddess discovered in Kashmir
An ancient sculpture of Hindu Goddess of wealth Gajalakshmi has recently been discovered at Nagbal Lesser village in Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Suspected Lashkar commander Abu Jindal killed in Jammu encounter
A suspected Lashkar-e-Toiba commander, Abu Jindal, was killed in an encounter with security forces in Jammus Reasi District early on Friday morning. ANI

YSRs death triggers off Congress succession race in Andhra Pradesh
Forty-eight hours after the tragic death of former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhara Reddy in a helicopter crash, a fierce succession race has begun notwithstanding the Congress partys decision to put off the selection of a new leader till early next week. ANI

MEA Minister Krishnas plane diverted to Karachi due to bad weather
An Emirates Airline aircraft carrying Indian External Affairs Minister S M Krishna had to be diverted to Karachi late on Thursday night due to bad weather in Indian airspace. ANI

PM, Sonia pay homage to YSR, thousands line funeral route
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh and Congress Party President Sonia Gandhi paid homage to former Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajsekhar Reddy on Friday. ANI

YSRs burial to be held in Pulivendula today
The last rites of the Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S.Rajsekhar Reddy will be held with full state honours at his native place Pulivendula in Cuddapah district today. ANI

Cyber Café Association of India emphasizes on the Importance of Internet for Masses
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Gujarat Dairies Submit Memorandum to Honorable Prime Minister
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Forex Rates on September 4, 2009

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