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Firing not aimed at Sri Sri Ravishankar: Chidambaram
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said that the reported attack on Art of Living (AoL) founder Sri Sri Ravishankar may have not been aimed at him. ANI

India condemns Israeli attack on pro-Palestinian peace activists
India on Monday condemned the Israeli attack on a fleet of boats carrying 700 pro-Palestinian peace activists and 10,000 tonnes of humanitarian aid to the Gaza Strip, in which at least 10 people died. ANI

Security situation in Mizoram, Manipur reviewed: Chidambaram
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said that during his recent visit to Mizoram and Manipur he took stock of the security situation prevailing there. ANI

Govt. approves Rs 331.12 crore for nine naxal-affected States
Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram said that the Government has approved a total of Rs 331.12 crore for nine naxal-affected States. ANI

May witnessed high number of violent attacks by CPI (Maoists)
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Monday said the month of May witnessed a big number of violent attacks by the Communist Party of India (Maoists) in the States like Chhattisgarh and West Bengal. ANI

Needle of suspicion for Howrah-Kurla-Jnaneshwari Express derailment on CPI (Maoist): Chidambaram
Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram on Monday said that needle of suspicion for Howrah-Kurla-Jnaneshwari Express derailment incident points to the CPI (Maoist) or a front organisation of the CPI (Maoist). ANI

High demand for umbrellas in Jammu and Kashmir
The incessant rainfall in Jammu and Kashmir has come as a blessing in disguise for the umbrella sellers, as their business has witnessed a surge in the demand for umbrellas. ANI

President Patil sees great potential for growth in India-China relations
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Monday said she was convinced that there was great potential for growth in India-China relations, following her meetings with the Chinese leadership during her five-day visit to the Peoples Republic of China. ANI

Abductors of Sericulture Department official demand Rs. one crore for release
Abductors of a Farm Overseer (FO) in the States Sericulture Department here have demanded rupees one crore for his release. ANI

Kamal Nath announces 20-kilometer-per day road project
Union Minister of Road Transport and Highways Kamal Nath on Monday announced the 20-kilometer-per day road project that would involve the construction of 20 kilometers of road per day in the country. ANI

Hectic parleys continue as stalemate over Govt. formation in Jharkhand continues
Hectic political parleys continued in Jharkhand on Monday, as uncertainty over the formation of a new Government prevailed in the state following former Chief Minister Shibu Sorens resignation. ANI

Centre to hold talks with NSCN-IM on Tuesday in Nagaland
As part of its endeavour to bring to an end six decades of insurgency, central government negotiators will hold a fresh round of talks in Nagaland with the National Socialist Council of Nagaland (Isac Muivah) on Tuesday. ANI

Govt. seeks public cooperation in Census Operations
The Government has sought general publics cooperation in the ongoing census operations, and has pointed out that it is mandatory to share requested information with enumerators. ANI

12th Meira Paibi Day observed in Imphal
Giving a clarion call to all for encouraging the Meira Paibis in their fight against social injustice, the 12th Meira Paibi Day was observed under the aegis of Meira Paibi Observation Committee at THAU ground here on Monday. ANI

Poplar trees cloned in Uttarakhand for more production
The Forest Research Centre at Lalkuan in Uttarakhands Nainital District has successfully cloned species of poplar trees, thereby lending a fillip to poplar-based agro forestry. ANI

Teenaged Arjun Bajpayee conquers Mount Everest
Arjun Bajpayee, a resident of Uttar Pradeshs Noida city has become the youngest person to climb the Mount Everest at the age of 16. ANI

West Bengal NGO calls for kicking the butt this World Anti-Tobacco Day
A non-government organization in West Bengals Siliguri city organized a campaign on Monday on the occasion of World Anti-Tobacco Day to make people aware of the evil effects of tobacco. ANI

India, Pakistan commissioners on Indus water meet in Delhi
Members of India- Pakistan Permanent Indus Water Commission met here today to hold talks on a range of issues relating to Indus water. ANI

India-US strategic dialogue: Possibilities and Challenges
The first India-US strategic dialogue is taking place amid the backdrop of incidents which see commonality of interests between the oldest and the largest democracies of the world. ANI

Hizbul Mujahideen militant kills commander, surrenders in Doda
A Hizbul Mujahideen (HM) militant surrendered before the security forces on Monday after shot dead his commander during a shootout in Jammu and Kashmirs Doda District. ANI

Bid on Sri Sri Ravishankar not a targeted attack
A day after attempted attack on Art of Living (AoL) founder Sri Sri Ravishankar, Karnataka Director General of Police (DGP) Ajai Kumar Singh on Monday said it was not a targeted attack. ANI

Uttarakhand village near China border lacks basic facilities
Uttarakhands Mana village bordering China is one of the favoured tourist destinations, but lacks basic facilities like proper housing and roads and has poor connectivity too. ANI

GJM activists now demand Gorkha Adivasi Pradesh
Gorkha Janamukti Morcha (GJM) activists, who are demanding a separate state of Gorkhaland, have decided to change the name of the desired state to Gorkha Adivasi Pradesh to include tribals. ANI

India strengthening its border infrastructure: Antony
Defence Minister A K Antony on Monday said India has neglected the concept of developing borders in the past, but is now strengthening the border infrastructure in regions prone to internal and external threat. ANI

Maoist hand suspected in Jhargram train incident: Chidambaram
Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Monday said the Maoist hand is suspected in Fridays train derailment in West Bengals West Midnapore District, adding that the needle of suspicion on the Jhargram incident is on the Maoists. ANI

Gujarat expects boom in cotton production
With a production of over ten million bales, Gujarat expects to record the highest cotton production in the country for the third year in a row. ANI

Rathores bail hearing on Tuesday
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday deferred the bail plea of former DGP SPS Rathore, sentenced to 18-month prison term in connection with the Ruchika Girhotra molestation case, till Tuesday. ANI

Huge cache of arms and explosives seized in Poonch
In a combing operation, security personnel recovered a huge cache of arms and explosives from a militant hideout in Jammu and Kashmirs Poonch district on Monday. ANI

Chinas new rules on confession ban evidence under coercion
According to the latest stipulations introduced in China, evidence obtained through coercion and torture during interrogation, will no longer be admissible in the testimony especially in cases involving death penalty. ANI

Jorhat hosts Voice of North East 2010 audition
The third audition of the VOICE OF NORTH EAST, 2010 was held at Pitambar Deva Goswami Auditorium here on May 29 and 30. ANI

Hyderabad gets an eco-friendly ice skating rink
Hyderabad got its first eco-friendly ice-skating rink with a synthetic surface on Sunday. ANI

Army Tribunal to hear Samba spy case today
The Army Tribunal is likely to take up the hearing of the 30-year-old Samba spy case on Monday. ANI

Gadkari expresses concern over attack on Sri Sri Ravishankar
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) president Nitin Gadkari on Monday wrote a letter to Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa expressing concern over the attempted attack on Sri Sri Ravishankar. ANI

Punjab and Haryana High Court to hear Rathores bail plea today
The Punjab and Haryana High Court will take up the bail plea of former Haryana Director General of Police (DGP) SPS Rathore on Monday. ANI

There is threat to my life, claims Sri Sri Ravishankar
Art of Living (AoL) founder Sri Sri Ravishankar said on Monday that there is a threat to his life. ANI

Anil Ambani offers prayers at Tirupati temple
Reliance Dhirubhai Ambani Group chairman Anil Ambani prayed at the famous Tirupati temple on Sunday. ANI

Match-making get-together for elderly in Mumbai

Mumbai, May 31 (NAI): Elderly citizens, in the age group 50 and above, participated in a match-making event here on Sunday. ANI

Tamils protest Salman Khans Sri Lanka visit for IIFA function
Members of the Tamil community staged a protest here on Sunday against Bollywood actor Salman Khans proposed visit to Sri Lanka for International Indian Film Academy (IIFA) awards ceremony. ANI

Railway security stepped in Allahabad following Maoist threat
Vigilance has been stepped up at the railway station in Allahabad, days after suspected Maoist sabotage derailed the Gyaneshwari Express in West Bengal killing over 140 passengers. ANI

Narendra Modi slams central government over Maoist attacks
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has slammed the central government for failing to tackle the Maoist violence. ANI

Sailesh Bolisetti Wins Inaugural Race of Volkswagen-JK Tyre Polo Cup India 2010
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Inaugural Race of the Volkswagen-JK Tyre Polo Cup India 2010
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Pearl Academy of Fashion Organizes Biggest Fashion Extravaganza in Jaipur
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Cambridge Technology Enterprises Limited (CTEL) FY 2010 Revenues at Rs. 70.33 Crore
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Dr. Kiran Bedi, Woman of Choice, Urged Indian Women to Thrive in an Inspirational Keynote at the Recent Women in Leadership Forum
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Exposure to ‘Passive’ Tobacco Smoking from Parents During Childhood and Spouse During Adulthood Increases the Risk of Developing Asthma by 69%
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The Graphology Research Institute Announces Free Graphology Seminars on 4th & 6th June 2010, to be Held at Andheri and Dadar Respectively
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Sare Impact Launches ‘Ashberry Homes in Holy City, Amritsar’
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Apna Paisa Presents Customized LAP Requirements
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Healthyway Immigration Announces Rs 1 Crore Scholarships!!
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Drishti Launches Ameyo PACE – the Successor to Predictive Dialing
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Forex Rates on May 31, 2010

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