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144 Section in Hyderabad ahead of Ayodhya verdict

18 killed, several injured as bus falls into river in Bulandshahr

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Ajay Devgan prays for success of his film in Ajmer

Pranab Mukherjee seeks more financial sector reforms

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UN thanks India for aid to Pak flood victims
The United Nations has thanked India for its generous contribution of US $ 25 million for the victims of the massive floods in Pakistan describing it as the countrys solidarity for the needy people of Pakistan. ANI

BJP youth wing demands Omar Abdullah's resignation
Activists of Bharatiya Janata Partys youth wing Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM) staged a protest here on Friday demanding the resignation of Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah over the controversial speech delivered by him in the State Assembly earlier this week. ANI

Satyam fraud case: CBI seeks more time from Supreme Court
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday sought six months more time from the Supreme Court to investigate the alleged role of former Satyam chairman B. Ramalinga Raju into the multi-crore financial scam case. ANI

Jharkhand CM expands cabinet, inducts nine ministers
Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda expanded his cabinet on Friday by inducting nine new ministers. ANI

Over 500 militants ready to infiltrate from Pirpanjal range: Lt. General Rameshwar Rai
Lieutenant General Rameshwar Rai, General Officer Commanding, 16 Corps, on Friday said that over five hundred militants are ready to infiltrate from Pirpanjal range from across the border. ANI

Tonnes of potato seeds rotting in Jharkhand's Palamu District
Around 1000 tonnes of subsidised potato seeds, meant for sowing, are rotting in Jharkhands Palamu District. ANI

Disquiet in Congress over Omar's speech, tie up with PDP not ruled out
There is a reported disquiet within the Congress rank and file over Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullahs controversial speech in the State a*sembly earlier this week. ANI

Goods train derails in Jharkhand's Latehar District
At least 28 wagons of a goods train derailed in Jharkhands Latehar District on Friday. ANI

Adulterated milk packets seized, destroyed in Aurangabad
Municipal Corporation officials have seized and destroyed thousands of adulterated milk packets, being brought in tankers from Ahmednagar District to Aurangabad District. ANI

Indian womens' team on bilateral visit of S. Arabia
A six-member Indian womens delegation is currently on a week-long visit of Saudi Arabia from October 8 to 14 to improve bilateral relations and establish better people-to-people contact between both countries, a Saudi Arabian Emba*sy release said. ANI

Jammu and Kashmir village residents complain about poor basic facilities
Residents of Belodarkon village, which falls under the Keller block of Jammu and Kashmirs Pulwama District have complained about a lack of basic facilities like road connectivity, power and drinking water in their area. ANI

Devotees take holy dip in rivers across Uttar Pradesh on first day of Navratri
Thousands of devotees across Uttar Pradesh took holy dips in rivers on the first day of a nine-day long Navratri festival on Friday. ANI

Fire breaks out at Gwalior tyre warehouse
Heaps of old tyres were destroyed in a ma*sive fire that broke out at a warehouse here on Friday. ANI

Bihar BJP President resigns ahead of asembly polls
In a huge setback to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Bihar BJP President C P Thakur tendered his resignation on Friday, as he was upset with a party decision to allocate Digha seat to the Janata Dal-United (JD-U). ANI

Tibetan activist on 'Free Tibet World Tour' resumes his tour in Chennai
Lhakpa Tsering, a Tibetan activist, has begun his Free Tibet World Tour again after completing customs formalities. ANI

Three ITBP jawans killed in Naxal landmine blast in Chattisgarh
At least three Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) security personnel were killed by a landmine blast that was triggered off by Naxalites in Chhattisgarhs Rajnandgaon District on Friday. ANI

Archbishop OF Cantebury to undertake 16-day visit of India
The Archbishop of Canterbury, Dr Rowan Williams, will embark on a 16-day visit to India from October 9 to 24, 2010 at the invitation of the Communion of Churches in India. ANI

Antony to visit Vietnam to attend ASEAN Defence Ministers meeting
As part of Indias Look -East Policy and with the objective of integration with the other regions, Defence Minister AK Antony will undertake a visit to Vietnam on Sunday to attend the ASEAN Defence Ministers Meeting (ADMM)-Plus to be held at Hanoi next week. ANI

Devotees throng Delhi temple as Navratri festival begins
Hundreds of devotees thronged the Jhandewala Temple to worship Goddess Durga, as the nine-day long Navratri festival began on Friday. ANI

DTC uses CWG to showcase India's ability to host international mega events
The ongoing XIXth Commonwealth Games has served as an ideal platform for the Delhi Transport Corporation (DTC) to showcase its ability to transform its fleet of buses into vehicles matching international standards. ANI

IAF chief describes security situation in India's neighbourhood volcanic
Describing the current security situation in Indias neighbourhood as a volcano waiting to erupt anytime, Chief of Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal P V Naik on Friday asked the Indian Air Force to be prepared to meet any internal as well as external threats. ANI

Parrikar meets Karnataka dissidents MLAs, says crisis will be solved by Saturday
Former Goa Chief Minsiter and senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Manohar Parrikar met Karnataka dissidents MLAs here on Friday and exuded confidence about the crisis being solved in the state by Saturday. ANI

BJP MLAs stage protest in Srinagar against Abdullah's speech
The opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the National Panthers Party MLAs on Friday staged a dharna outside the state a*sembly over a speech delivered by Chief Minister Omar Abdullah on the prevailing law and order situation in Kashmir. ANI

Australian Immigration Minister cautions against migration scams
Australias Minister for Immigration and Citizenship, Chris Bowen, has warned prospective migrants and visa applicants to Australia to be wary of migration scammers. ANI

Israel Consul General visits GCMMF, Amul Dairy
Israels Consul General in Mumbai, Orna Sagiv, visited Amul Dairy and the Gujarat Co-operative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. to understand the Amul model of cooperatives which is currently synonymous with the White Revolution in the country. ANI

Pratibha Murthy murder case: Cab driver sentenced to life
A fast track court on Friday sentenced cab driver Shiva Kumar to life imprisonment for the rape and murder of Pratibha Murthy, an employee of the Hewlett-Packard run business process outsourcing arm. ANI

Rahul Gandhi immature: BJP leader Shahi
Miffed with Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi for equating the banned Students Islamic Movement of India (SIMI) with the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), the BJPs Uttar Pradesh unit president Surya Pratap Shahi described Gandhi as immature in his approach to politics. ANI

Dental camp in Coimbatore screening over 17,000 people
The Indian Dental a*sociation (IDA) in Coimbatore recorded at least 17,000 footfalls within the first three hours of the dental camp alone. ANI

Kingfisher aircraft makes emergency landing in Mumbai after bird hit
An air mishap was averted when a Kingfisher aircraft made an emergency landing at Mumbai Airport on Friday after a bird hit. ANI

BPO employee rape case: Quantum of sentence to be pronounced today
The sentencing of cab driver Shiva Kumar, who was declared guilty for the rape and murder of Pratibha Murthy, an employee of the Hewlett-Packard run business process outsourcing arm, will take place today. ANI

Three killed, five injured in Howrah explosion
At least three persons were killed and five others injured in an explosion at a house in Bankra area of West Bengals Howrah District last night. ANI

Karnataka crisis: Fresh talks with dissidents MLAs in Goa
Senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders will on Friday hold fresh talks with dissident Karnataka MLAs to resolve the issue within the state government. ANI

Karunanidhi to launch new integrated skill development scheme today
With an objective of capacity building of institutions providing skill development and training in Textiles Sector, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi will launch a new integrated skill development scheme here today. ANI

Consul General of Israel Visits GCMMF and Amul Dairy
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Encore, Inc. Chooses Robosoft for Secure Distribution of Mac Games and Apps
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SNAP 2010 Goes Social-Launches Student Friendly Platforms in New Media
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Nicklaus Design to Sponsor the Indian Business Leaders Summit and Golf Tournament as the Leading Golf Course Designer
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IndiaMART.com Simplifies Online Search for Business Users
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Indian Ambience Vineyards Introduces Outstanding Tastes ‘YAANA’ - Journey Towards a Delicious Destination
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