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Injured tigress dies at Jim Corbett National Park
A tigress at the Jim Corbett National Park in Uttarakhand was declared dead after it succumbed to injuries on Saturday. ANI

Slow construction of Shopian's Kanipora power station angers locals
Locals in Shopian district of Jammu and Kashmir have expressed their anger with the slow pace of construction of a power generating plant in the district. ANI

Non-violence an act of compassion, says Dalai Lama
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Saturday said that non-violence is an act of compassion, and religions must try to bring together people of all opinions. ANI

Tripura ranks fourth most literate state
Authorities in Tripura have said that the state should now be ranked fourth in achieving high literacy, as the rate has risen to 87.74 percent. ANI

2G spectrum scam investigation has found substantive offences against Raja: CBI
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday that their investigation into the 2G telecom spectrum scam has found substantive offences against former Union Telecom Minister A. Raja. ANI

Eunuchs participate in 'Kalash rally' in Bhopal
Eunuchs from across the country participated in a special rally to create relationships among themselves in Bhopal on Saturday. ANI

Former Chief Justice of India criticizes Manmohan Singh over corruption scams
Former Chief Justice of India J.S. Verma on Saturday criticized Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for his inefficient role in controlling corruption scams in the government. ANI

Maoists kill schoolteacher in West Bengal
Maoist rebels killed a schoolteacher in West Bengal's West Midnapore district on Saturday. ANI

Prospect of resolving ULFA issue looks bright: PM
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday said the prospect of resolving the United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) issue looks bright after his positive talks with the leaders of the outfit. ANI

2G scam: CBI files first chargesheet against Raja, others
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed its first chargesheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja and some of his close aides in connection with 2G spectrum scam. ANI

Four CRPF personnel killed in Assam encounter
The outlawed insurgent outfit Karbi Peoples Liberation Tiger (KPLT) gunned down four Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel and injured another in an encounter in Assam's Karbi Anglong District on Saturday. ANI

Goa's Education Minister detained at Mumbai airport
Goa's Education Minister Atanasio Monserrate has been detained at the Mumbai airport for carrying foreign currency above permitted limits. ANI

President Rajapaksa prays for Lankan team ahead of WC final
Sri Lankan President Mahinda Rajapaksa visited the renowned Tirupati temple to pray for the success of his team ahead of the 2011 World Cup cricket final to be played at Mumbai's Wankhede stadium today. ANI

FIR lodged against Poonam Pandey on charges of obscenity
An FIR has been lodged against Mumbai-based model Poonam Pandey, who has reportedly said that she is ready to strip for Team India if the men in blue win the 2011 World Cup. ANI

Jharkhand Vigilance Bureau files fresh chargesheet against Koda
Jharkhand Vigilance Bureau has filed a chargesheet against former Chief Minister Madhu Koda, alleging that he took Rs. 90 lakh from two of his associates to contest the 2009 Lok Sabha polls. ANI

2G scam: CBI to file first charge sheet against Raja, others today
The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will file its first charge sheet against former Telecom Minister A Raja and some of his close aides in connection with 2G spectrum scam on Saturday. ANI

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