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ITBP rescue 100 persons; retrieve 30 dead bodies in Leh
Indo-Tibetan Border Police rescued 100 persons and retrieved more than 30 dead bodies from the debris on Saturday, the second day of rescue operation being carried out in Leh. ANI

Landslide disrupts toy train services in Darjeeling
Landslide in West Bengals Darjeeling district caused the roads to cave in, which in turn severely damaged the narrow gauge track on which the famous Toy train runs.assive landslide occurred due to heavy downpour on Thursday. ANI

Medical equipment exhibition in Chennai
An annual medical equipment exhibition Medicall 2010 began is on here since Friday.ompanies from over 30 countries are displaying their medical equipments at the Chennai Trade Centre. ANI

Venkaiah Naidu demands JPC of CWG projects
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday termed the alleged large-scale corruption in 2010 Commonwealth Games projects as a national shame, and demanded a Joint Parliamentary Committee (JPC) probe seeking the intervention of Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh into the matter. ANI

Gujarats diamond industry faces acute shortage of skilled workers
The diamond manufacturing industry of Surat in Gujarat is facing an acute shortage of workers. Ahead of commencement of the festival season, this shortage of about 200,000 workers is fast turning into a crisis situation. ANI

Vice President Ansari calls for emphasis on education research
Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari on Saturday expressed concern at the dwindling number of students pursuing academic research in the field of science and technology. ANI

Over 500 people still missing in Leh flashfloods
While over 500 people were feared to be missing on Saturday due to yesterdays flashfloods that devastated Leh, the death toll is expected to rise further, as there are many people still trapped in the region. ANI

Alipore Zoos 60 spotted deer to be sent to Sunderban Park
Alipore zoo authorities here have decided to release 60 spotted deer into Sunderbans Tiger Reserve to improve the food supply of Bengal tigers, which usually strayinto villages and attack people. ANI

Nattha of Peepli Live meets Deepika Padukone in Mumbai
Omkar Das, who has played a character role as Nattha in an upcoming movie Peepli Live had an opportunity to meet glamorous Bollywood actor Deepika Padukone of Om Shanti Om here on Friday. ANI

Ratan Tata selected Businessman of the decade
Ratan Tata, chairman of the TATA group was bestowed with the title of Businessman of the Decade during a ceremony held in Mumbai. ANI

Kanwarias throng Haridwar for annual monsoon festival
Thousands of pilgrims from across India have converged at the banks of River Ganges in Haridwar, Uttarakhand as part of an annual pilgrimage. ANI

Diarrhoea outbreak in Gorakhpur under control
Diarrhoea outbreak is under control after authorities in Gorakhpur city of Uttar Pradesh distributed medicines and spread awareness about the disease. ANI

Suspected Maoist Fatik Soren arrested in West Bengal
Acting on a tip-off, the security personnel arrested a suspected Maoist radical from West Bengals West Midnapore District on Friday. ANI

Six injured in a bomb explosion in Imphal
Six people were injured after a bomb exploded at Ghari Mayai Leikai, around seven kilometers away from Imphal on Friday evening. ANI

Chinese women unaware of breastfeeding norms
Only 20 percent of Chinese women understood what exclusive breastfeeding means while more than 50 percent of mothers stopped exclusive breastfeeding before their child was six months old, according to a poll. ANI

1984 anti-Sikh riots affected take out protest march in Amritsar
A group of 1984 anti-Sikh riots affected staged a protest march in the holy city of Amritsar on Friday against Congress-led United Progressive Alliance government and Delhi Gurdwara Management committee (DSGMC). ANI

Karat criticises Centre for poor food management
Communist Party of India (Marxist) General Secretary Prakash Karat on Saturday charged the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government at the Centre for, what he called poor food management policies. ANI

CBI takes Amit Shah into custody
The Central Bureau of investigation (CBI) took former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah into its custody following the order of the Gujarat High Court that granted two-day custody of Shah to the CBI in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. ANI

Bihar Drought: Nitish Kumar seeks financial aid from Manmohan Singh
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar met Prime Minister Dr Manmohan Singh on Saturday and sought financial assistance of over Rs 5000 crore from the Central Government to deal with the drought situation in his State. ANI

Centre to get report on Nuclear Liability Bill soon, says Prithviraj Chavan
Minister of State for Science and Technology Prithviraj Chavan has said the Parliamentary Committee would soon give its report on the Nuclear Liability Bill to the Central Government. ANI

Five Air Force planes carrying rescue and relief material land in Leh
Rescue and relief operations at Leh received a major boost today with arrival of five plane loads of men and material augmented by the Armed Forces. ANI

Chinese Culture Minister slams media for passing cheap entertainment as culture
Chinese Culture Minister Cai Wu has slammed the countrys broadcasters and publishers, calling their output vulgar and kitsch, and for passing on cheap entertainment as culture. ANI

China urges South Korea-US to treat its concerns on joint military drills seriously
China has urged South Korea and the United States to treat its concern and position seriously on the military drills in the Yellow Sea. ANI

Security forces seize huge cache of arms in Rajouri in Kashmir
Security forces have recovered a huge cache of arms and ammunitions from a militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmirs Rajouri District. ANI

Heavy rainfall triggers landslide, blocks traffic on NH 55
The traffic along the National Highway 55 was disrupted on Friday following a heavy rainfall that triggered landslide in the Darjeeling Hills valley region. ANI

Muslims protest blasphemy against Quran by American Church
Stung by the blasphemous statements made by an US-based church against their holy text Quran, scores of Muslims vented their fury by staging a mass demonstration on the streets of Bhopal. ANI

Sohrabuddin case: CBI reaches Sabarmati jail to question Shah
The investigating agencies reached the Sabarmati jail on Saturday morning to commence the interrogation of former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah, following the order of the Gujarat High Court that granted two-day custody of Shah to the CBI in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. ANI

Pranab Mukherjee to visit Bangladesh today
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee is scheduled to reach Bangladesh on Saturday afternoon with a billion-dollar credit package under which funds will be made available to the neighbouring country for development of communications and other infrastructure facilities. ANI

Massive relief and rescue operation for Leh flash floods victims
The Ministry of Home Affairs has been in regular touch with the Jammu and Kashmir Government to coordinate relief and response efforts in the wake of massive mudslide sparked by Fridays cloudburst in the Choglumsar area near Leh in Ladakh. ANI

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