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August 14, 2010

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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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BJP supports central government on its efforts to solve Nepal crisis
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), on Saturday extended its full support and cooperation to the central government, in its attempts to end the political stalemate in Nepal. ANI

PMO devalued over the years, says Advani
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party Leader and former Deputy Prime Minister L K Advani on Saturday targetted Prime Minister Manmohan Singh by stating that the office of the Prime Minister has been progressively devalued over the past few years. ANI

Honorary Commission in the Indian Air Force
On the occasion of 64th Independence Day, Honorary Commission of Flight Lieutenants and Flying Officer have been granted to the following IAF personnel. ANI

10 ITBP officers awarded medals on Independence Day
On the occasion of 64th Independence Day, the Government conferred awards to one Indo-Tibet Border Police officer with President Police Medal for distinguish service and nine officers with Police Medal for Meritorious Service. ANI

Prime Ministers Shram Awards for the year 2008 announced
The Government on Saturday announced the Prime Ministers Shram Awards for the year 2008. ANI

Patil ask Maoists to give up violence, chose negotiating table for solution
On the eve of 64th Independence Day, President Pratibha Devisingh Patil appealed to Maoists to give up the violent path and come to the negotiating table to work out a solution. ANI

Police medals for 718 personnel
On this occasion of Independence Day, 718 personnel have been awarded police medals. ANI

Air Force to be coordinating agency during 64th I-Day celebrations
As the nation celebrates its 64th Independence Day here on Sunday, this year the Indian Air Force will be the coordinating agency and thus the Guard of Honour presented to the Prime Minister on this occasion will be commanded by Wg Cdr P Panda. ANI

American woman found dead in a resort near Jodhpur
Cindy Iannarelli, a 52-year-old American woman was found dead on Friday with her throat slit in a resort hotel named Reggies Camel Camp near Jodhpur. ANI

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to hoist tricolour on 64th I-Day at Red Fort
The Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh will unfurl the National Flag on the ramparts of the Red Fort on August 15, 2010 to celebrate the 64th Independence Day. ANI

Kashmirs security forces get new protective gear
Security officials in Jammu and Kashmir from stone-pelting mobs, they have been equipped with new head-to-toe protective gear to protect them against stone pelting mobs. ANI

Challenges to our national security are varied and manifold: Antony
Defence Minister A.K.Antony on Saturday said that the challenges to our nations security are indeed varied and manifold. ANI

Gorakhpur angry at dilapidated condition of Freedom fighters memorial
On the eve of Indias 64th Independence Day, the dilapidated condition of freedom fighters memorials here has drawn sharp criticism from the citizens. ANI

Antony pays tribute to martyrs of Leh on Independence Day-eve
On the eve of Independence Day, the Defence Minister, AK Antony, today paid tributes to the martyrs of Leh tragedy. ANI

Pakistans I-Day celebration in Delhi
Shahid Malik, Pakistans High Commissioner to India, presided over the celebrations of Pakistans Independence Day, at the High Commission here on Saturday. ANI

Pune villager invents unique windmill
Birudev Hazare, a 34-year-old from Manjari village in Pune has invented a unique windmill, which generates electricity in any desired quantity. ANI

Major Laishram Jyotin Singh conferred Ashok Chakra award posthumously for role in Afghanistan
On the Independence Day-eve the President Pratibha Devisingh Patil conferred the Ashok Chakra award to Major Laishram Jyotin Singh. ANI

CRPF soldier injured in firing by crowd near Sopore
One jawan of the Central Reserve Police Forces (CRPF) 179 battalion was severely injured by gun fire during a clash with civilian protesters near Sopore on Saturday. ANI

Pakistan national to return home after 20 years in Amritsar jail
Mukhtar Ahmed, who has spent last 20 years in Indian jails, is all set to return to his native place in Pakistan. ANI

China mudslide death toll crosses 1200 mark
Over 1,200 people have been confirmed dead and over 500 others are still missing nearly a week after devastating weekend mudslides in northwest China. ANI

Dalai Lama leads special prayers for Tibet flood victims in Dharamshala
Hundreds of Tibetans congregated at Tsuglagkhang, a Buddhist temple here, on Saturday, to offer special prayers for the thousands of people affected by floods and mudslides in Tibets Drugchu District. ANI

Cleaning of Naini Lake begins in Nainital
Authorities began clean-up operations at the Naini Lake here, which is getting polluted due to garbage and sewage water. ANI

Oil Spill: Khalija III flouted navigation rules claim MSC Chitra officials
Officials of the MSC Chitra said that bulk-carrier MV Khalija III had flouted navigation rules that led to the collision between the two vessels off Mumbais port, resulting in the oil spill. ANI

Mumbai coast oil spill stops ship movement; Moradabad exporters incur losses
Exporters in Uttar Pradeshs Moradabad district are incurring heavy losses following the suspension of movement of ships to and from the ports of Mumbai and Nhava Sheva due to the oil spill from the collision of two vessels off the Mumbai coast. ANI

Sand sculpture created on Puri beach to spread swine flu awareness
Sand artist Sudarshan Pattnaik created a sculpture depicting swine flu at Puri beach, to generate awareness of the disease. ANI

Maoists set six trucks on fire in Chhattisgarh
Around 60 armed Maoists set at least six trucks loaded with iron ore on fire in Chhattisgarhs Dantewada District on Saturday. ANI

Kashmir violence: No firing incident at Singhpora
The news regarding the firing incident at Singhpora in Pattan in Jammu and Kashmirs Baramulla District as reported by a news channel is not correct, according to police sources. ANI

Gadkari criticizes Manmohan Singh for corruption in Commonwealth Games
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Nitin Gadkari on Friday criticized Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for the alleged corruption that has plagued the preparations for the Commonwealth Games (CWG). ANI

Researchers dismiss superbug controversy
Experts across India on Friday said that the issue of superbug of Indian origin, or New Delhi metallo-beta-lactamase (NDM-1), is unnecessarily being fuelled as similar resistances have been found in other parts of the world. ANI

Hamid Ansari greets nation ahead of Independence Day
Vice President Hamid Ansari on Saturday greeted the nation ahead of the countrys 63rd Independence Day. ANI

Strategic partnership with India will continue to grow: Obama
United States President Barack Obama today said ties between the US and India will continue to grow and declared that his goal was to make this one of the defining partnerships of the 21st century. ANI

Mirwaiz Farooq rejects Manmohan Singhs plan to create more jobs
Hurriyat Conference (M) Chairman Mirwaiz Umar Farooq has rejected the economic and employment package recently announced by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. ANI

Security arrangements beefed up across India ahead of I-Day
Ahead of the Independence Day on Sunday security arrangements have been tightened in several parts of the country. ANI

Antony condoles death of armed forces personnel in Leh
Defence Minister A K Antony on Saturday conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the near and dear ones of all those Armed Forces personnel who had lost their lives in the recent mudslide triggered by a cloudburst in Leh. ANI

Shabnam Lone says peace must replace raw anger in Kashmir
Some intellectuals in Kashmir believe that all parties-the separatist as well as those in the mainstream-need to come together and facilitate the return of peace. ANI

Miss Tibet launches signature campaign for Tibetan cause
Tenzin Norzom, Miss Tibet 2010, joined a signature campaign with activists in Dharamshala on Friday, protesting Chinas oppression in Tibet. ANI

Pranab Mukherjee to meet Mamata Banerjee today
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet Railway Minister and Trinamool Chief Mamata Banerjee, who is unwell after complaining of chest pain while returning from a rally at Lalgarh, West Bengal on August 9. ANI

Mukherjee to meet chiefs of public sector banks today
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will meet chiefs of public sector banks here today to take stock of the financial performance of the banks and their projections for the current year ANI

Kashmir violence: Omar Abdullah to chair security meet today
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah will chair the high-level meeting on Saturday to take stock of the situation. ANI

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Citibank Inaugurates New Branch Premises in Pune
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