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Ambika Soni condoles the death of Shammi Kapoor
Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni has condoled the death of veteran actor Shammi Kapoor, who passed away at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on Sunday morning due to chronic renal failure. ANI

PM condoles the demise of Shammi Kapoor
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has condoled the demise of veteran Bollywood actor Shammi Kapoor, who passed away at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on Sunday morning due to chronic renal failure. ANI

'We need to be ever vigilant to fight terrorism', says President Patil
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil on Sunday said there is a need to be ever vigilant to fight the menace of terrorism, which is a global phenomenon. ANI

Antony asks armed forces to perform their duties with utmost caution
Defence Minister AK. Antony on Sunday asked the armed forces to perform their duties with utmost caution and to take special care of human rights in Jammu and Kashmir and Northeast. ANI

President Patil condoles the death of Shammi Kapoor
President Pratibha Devisingh Patil has condoled the death of Bollywood's legendary actor Shammi Kapoor, who passed away at the Breach Candy Hospital in Mumbai on Sunday morning due to chronic renal failure. ANI

PM discusses ongoing session of Parliament with President Patil
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, called on President Pratibha Devisingh Patil at the Rashtrapati Bhavan here on Sunday during which the two leaders discussed about the ongoing session of the Parliament. ANI

BJP charges Congress of diverting attention from core issues of Lokpal
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday accused the ruling Congress Party of making baseless allegations against veteran social activist Anna Hazare with an aim to divert attention from core issues related to the Lokpal Bill. ANI

Ex-Speaker Sangma says PM must not be in Lokpal ambit, urges Hazare to end fast plans
Former Lok Sabha Speaker P.A. Sangma on Sunday appealed to social activist Anna Hazare to withdraw his plans of going on an anti-corruption related indefinite fast owing to his advanced age and to the fact that Indian society could still benefit from his sagely advise. ANI

Anna dares Govt. to prove charges against him
Asserting that the fight for the Jan Lokpal Bill will continue, veteran social activist Anna Hazare daring the government to prove allegations against him, on Sunday said he is falsely being accused of being corrupt. ANI

BJP hits out at PM over response to Anna's letter
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday criticized Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh for disassociating himself from the conditional permission granted by the Delhi Police for veteran social activist Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike from August 16 over the Lokpal Bill issue. ANI

Locals express anger at dilapidated condition of freedom fighters' memorials in UP
Ahead of the 65th Independence Day, the dilapidated condition of freedom fighters' memorials in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, drew sharp criticism from the locals. ANI

Tangmarg Power Project provides employment in J-K
The construction of a power project in Tangmarg region of Jammu and Kashmir has opened new avenues of employment for the people and solved the problem of power shortage in the region. ANI

Pak Rangers offer sweets to Indian counterpart on Pakistan's Independence Day
Pakistan Rangers offered sweets to the Indian border guards at the Wagah border check post in Punjab on the occasion of Pakistan's 64th Independence Day today. ANI

Security stepped up in West Bengal ahead of Independence Day
Ahead of the 65th Independence Day celebrations, the security forces have been placed on high alert in West Bengal's Siliguri District. ANI

Former cop begins hunger strike outside Sidhu's residence in Amritsar
Former head constable Jaswant Singh Azad sat on a hunger strike outside the residence of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Navjot Singh Sidhu here on Sunday against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's act of paying homage to Jagjit Singh Chauhan, a self-styled president of Khalistan. ANI

'Anna challenging the constitutional authority of Parliament', says Mukherjee
With the wards of words between the government and the civil society activists escalating over Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike from August 16 over the Lokpal Bill issue, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday alleged that the social activist is challenging the constitutional authority of the Parliament, which is not acceptable. ANI

Lok Bill row: Congress accuses Anna of being involved in corruption cases
Ahead of the veteran social activist's indefinite hunger strike from August 16 to protest the version of the Lokpal Bill drafted by the government, Congress Party accusing Anna Hazare of double standards on Sunday charged him of being involved in several cases of corruption. ANI

UP floods leave people stranded
Heavy and incessant rains have caused floods in several parts of Uttar Pradesh, crippling normal life and leaving villagers stranded without food and fodder. ANI

CWG scam: BJP accuses Congress of defending Delhi CM Dikshit
The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Sunday accused the ruling Congress Party of defending Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit, who has been indicted by the Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India over irregularities observed in the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG). ANI

Chennai students make mega portrait of 65 patriotic leaders in world- record attempt
In an endeavour to register their name in the Limca Book of Record, students in Chennai attempted to make a mega portrait comprising coloured pictures of 65 patriotic leaders, by using rangoli. ANI

Mushroom farming opens up new avenues for unemployed youth in J-K
The growing demand for mushrooms has opened up new opportunities for unemployed youth in Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Jamshedpur Zoo authorities import mandrill monkeys from Israel
In order to attract visitors, zoo authorities of the Tata Steel Zoological Park (TSZP) in Jamshedpur accorded a warm welcome five mandrill monkeys here on Saturday. ANI

Garbeta killings case: TMC worker demands death penalty for Ghosh
Shyamal Acharya, a Trinamool Congress (TMC) worker has demanded that death penalty should be given to Communist Party of India (Marxist) leader Sushanta Ghosh, who is in CID remand in connection with the Garbeta killings case. ANI

PMO not involved in decision-making process for Hazare's hunger strike: Manmohan Singh
Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh has disassociated himself from the conditional permission granted by the Delhi Police for veteran social activist Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike. ANI

Paramilitary troopers foil militant attack near Srinagar
Alert troopers of the paramilitary Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have foiled a probable militant attack in Srinagar. ANI

Prime accused in fake encounter case confesses to shooting civilian in Kashmir
A prime accused of a fake encounter case has confessed to shooting a civilian here on August 9. ANI

Security forces arrest three militants in Assam
Acting on a tip off, security forces here have arrested three militants and seized other fake documents. ANI

Mangalore plane crash victims slam Air India for not clearing compensation
The president of the 2010 Mangalore Plane Crash Victims Association (MPCVA), Mohammed Beary, has slammed national carrier Air India for its callous attitude in compensating the affected families. ANI

Mukherjee urges BJP to allow parliament to function
Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee has urged the opposition Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) to allow parliamentto conduct business during the ongoing monsoon session. ANI

Centre's conditions for allowing Hazare's hunger strike 'unreasonable': Prashant Bhushan
Senior lawyer and member of the committee constituted for the Lokpal bill, Prashant Bhushan, has expressed displeasure over the conditional permission granted by the Delhi Police for veteran social activist Anna Hazare's indefinite hunger strike. ANI

Alpha male look, now just a click away!
Yepme.com, an online fashion portal for men, has launched its own apparel brand label, and showcased it's first men's apparel, footwear and accessories collection in a fashion show held in New Delhi. ANI

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