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Tibetan PM-in-exile wishes Indians on occasion of Diwali
Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Samdhong Rinpoche wished Indians on the occasion of Diwali on Friday. ANI

Eco friendly crackers on high demand in Jaipur
The demand for pollution free crackers is at rise in Jaipur on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. ANI

Maoists kill two in Bihar
The Maoists killed two people and injured two others in Bihar's Banka district today. ANI

Satyam fraud case: CBI grills Raju for three hours
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) questioned former Satyam chairman B. Ramalinga Raju for around three hours here today as part of its probe into the multi-crore financial scam case. ANI

Metro services to close at 8 p.m. today
The Delhi Metro Rail Corporation (DMRC) has announced that metro services in the national capital will be closed three hours before normal time on the occasion of Diwali. ANI

Orissa sand artist creates sculpture of Obama ahead of his India visit
Internationally acclaimed sand artist Sudarsan Pattnaik displayed a sculptor of US President Barack Obama at Puri beach as a mark of respect to the US President, who begins his India visit from Saturday. ANI

West Bengal Government compensates victims of Nandigram police firing
The West Bengal Government paid compensatory cheques of Rs one lakh each to 90 of the 159 persons injured in the 2007 Nandigram police firing. ANI

Maoists kill two people in Chhattisgarh
The Maoists brutally killed two people in Chhattisgarh's Rajanandgaon district. ANI

President Obama greets people on Diwali
Ahead of his India visit, US President Barack Obama has greeted the people around the world on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. ANI

Good interface between Orissa police, paramilitary in Maoist-affected areas: CRPF DG
Expressing satisfaction over the co-ordination between the State police and paramilitary forces, K. Vijay Kumar, the new Director General of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), has said that the interaction between both forces is commendable enough to tackle the Maoist-insurgency. ANI

Diwali being celebrated with traditional fervour and zeal across India
Diwali, the festival of lights, is being celebrated across the country with traditional fervour and zeal today. ANI

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