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Two women Maoists surrender in Orissa
Two women Maoists surrendered with arms before the State police in Orissa's Kendujhar District on Sunday. ANI

Annual Urs of Hazrat Shah Asrar celebrated with religious fervor in J-K
Thousands of devotees have thronged Jammu and Kashmir's Kishtwar district to participate in a week-long celebrations of annual Urs Hazrat Shah Asrar-ud-Din (RA). ANI

Over 7,000 children form human chain on World Diabetes Day in Noida
A group of over 7,000 children today formed a human chain here to spread awareness about diabetes on the World Diabetes Day. ANI

Dialogue with key stakeholders vital for Kashmir solution: Interlocutor Radha Kumar
Radha Kumar, one of the three interlocutors appointed by the Central Government, said here on Sunday that dialogue with key stake holders is vital for permanent solution of Kashmir issue. ANI

President, Prime Minister pay tribute to Pt. Nehru on his 121st birth anniversary
President Pratiba Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Sunday led the nation in paying rich tributes to the country's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru on the occasion of his 121st birth anniversary. ANI

India International Trade Fair 2010 begins in New Delhi
The India International Trade Fair (IITF) commenced here on Sunday at the Pragati Maidan. ANI

Over 10,000 autorickshaws to go off Delhi roads from Monday
With the Delhi Government deciding to cancel their permits for failing to comply with the prescribed guidelines, over 10,000 autorickshaws will go off the city roads from Monday. ANI

27 percent H1 export growth may help India beat FY'11 target: Anand Sharma
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Anand Sharma said here on Sunday that a robust growth of over 27 per cent in exports during the first six months of Financial Year 2010-11 has fuelled hopes that India may cross the trade target of USD 200 billion for the entire fiscal. ANI

Girls undergo arms training in militant affected Rajouri District
Girls in Jammu and Kashmir's Rajouri district are undergoing a special arms training by paramilitary forces to counter militancy in the state. ANI

Congress party welcomes Aung San Suu Kyi's release
The Indian National Congress here on Sunday welcomed the release of pro-democracy leader Aung San Suu Kyi by Myanmar's military government after long imprisonment. ANI

Kith, Kin of arrested UNLF chairman demand his whereabouts
Family members and supporters of the United National Liberation Front (UNLF) chairman, R K Meghen alias Sanayaima who was arrested in Bangladesh demonstrated here on Sunday and demanded an inquiry into his whereabouts. ANI

Endangered Hangul stag population rising in Kashmir Valley
The population of the female Hangul stag, an endangered antlered red deer, has increased by nine percent in the Kashmir Valley. ANI

Goats costly ahead of "Eid-ul-Adha"
Buying a goat in Aurangabad is proving to be prohibitive ahead of the Muslim festival of "Eid-ul-Adha". ANI

2G scam: Raja meets Karunanidhi for second time in 24 hours
Information Technology and Communications Minister A Raja met Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) supremo M Karunanidhi for the second time in the last 24 hours and is understood to have discussed the 2G spectrum allocation issue with him. ANI

UK police investigates death of Brit-Indian woman in Punjab
The UK police, which is investigating the "suspicious death" of a British woman in India three years ago, are preparing a file for prosecutors after four Homicide and Serious Crime Squad detectives spent two weeks in India collecting evidence. ANI

2G scam: Congress holds high-level meeting to discuss A. Raja
The Congress on Sunday held a high-level meeting to discuss the 2G scam and the A Raja sacking issue. ANI

Narendra Modi invites entrepreneurs to invest in Gujarat
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has urged leading industrialists to invest in his state and participate in the upcoming Vibrant Gujarat Summit, to be held in Gandhinagar on January 12-13. ANI

Assam students' body objects to construction of mega dams
All Assam Students Union (AASU) has warned the state and central governments to stop the construction of mega dams in Assam. ANI

Maoists plants three can bombs in Gaya
Bihar Police have recovered three can bombs reportedly planted by Maoists inside a high school building in Kathak Bigaha village in the state's Gaya District. ANI

Maoists blow up culvert in Bihar district, one killed
One person, suspected to be a Naxalite, was killed as Maoists blew up a culvert at Boulia under the Nauhatta Police Station in Bihar's Rohtas District today. ANI

2G scam: DMK sends emissary to Congress to stop A. Raja's Cabinet sack
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister and Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK) leader M.Karunanidhi on Sunday sent senior party leader and the state's Law Minister Durai Murugan as his emissary to New Delhi to hold negotiations with the Congress top brass, even as the clamour for Information Technology and Communications Minister A Raja's removal from the Union Cabinet continues to rise. ANI

Krishna to attend RIC ministerial meeting in China
External Affairs Minister S M Krishna will leave for China today to attend the 10th Russia, India, China (RIC) ministerial meeting. ANI

Mamata Banerjee slams Left Front over forcible land acquisition
Railway Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee has slammed the Left front Government over the forcible acquisition of land in West Bengal. ANI

Two militants killed in Poonch
Two militants have been killed in the Mendhar area of Jammu and Kashmir's Poonch district, as they were trying to infiltrate into Indian territory. ANI

Nation pays tribute to Pandit Nehru on his 121st birth anniversary
The nation on Sunday paid tribute to the first Prime Minister of India, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, on his 121st birth anniversary. ANI

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