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Kalka Mail tragedy death toll reaches 35, over 200 injured
The death toll from today's tragic Kalka Mail train derailment near Fatehpur in Uttar Pradesh has reached 35 with possibilities to increase. ANI

Amritsar farmers welcome arrival of early monsoon
Farmers in Amritsar, Punjab, have expressed happiness over the early arrival of monsoon, which has led to increase in the production of fruits. ANI

Zoologists prepare crop-specific organic fertilizer in Uttar Pradesh
Zoologists in Uttar Pradesh's Deen Dayal Upadhyaya University have prepared a crop-specific organic fertilizer or vermicompost to get one of the best options available for the treatment of organics-rich solid wastes. ANI

Dilshan's family expresses happiness over ex-army official's arrest in Chennai
The family members of Dilshan have expressed happiness after a former army official was arrested on Sunday for the 13-year-old boy's killing. ANI

Rahul Gandhi doesn't possess Anna Hazare's 'political height': Uma Bharti
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Uma Bharti on Sunday said that Congress General Secretary Rahul Gandhi does not possess the same political height as veteran social activist Anna Hazare. ANI

'Decision on re-allocation of coal blocks to NTPC will be taken soon'
Union Power Minister Sushilkumar Shinde has expressed hope that the coal blocks allocated to NTPC, which were recently cancelled, will be re-allocated to the state-owned power generating company soon. ANI

Now, meet male pole dancer A Tao!
Pole dancing is now no longer a monopoly for women, as even men can earn their living by making it their profession. ANI

PM expresses shock over loss of lives in Kalka Mail rail accident
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has expressed deep sorrow and shock at the loss of lives caused by the accident at Malwa station involving the Kalka Mail. ANI

Omar underlines importance of sports in promoting tourism, economy in J-K
Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has said that sports is a means to attract players of national and international fame, promote tourism, which would give an impetus to the economic activities and result in the development of the potential of the existing population. ANI

'I offered to resign to maintain dignity of Solicitor-General's office: Subramaniam
Solicitor-General Gopal Subramaniam said on Sunday that he had offered his resignation to maintain the dignity of the office he holds. ANI

Andhra decides to plant two million saplings as a part of eco-drive
Andhra Pradesh Government decided to plant two million saplings as part of its 62nd 'Vana Mahotsavam' programme in an eco-friendly initiative. ANI

Abducted villagers are now in Bangladesh: Tripura Police
Tripura Police has claimed that the villagers, who were abducted by the militants from a village in Tripura earlier this month, are presently in Bangladesh. ANI

Orissa priests campaign against police action during car festival
Temple priests campaigned against police officials at Puri for baton charging them during the car festival of Hindu God Jagannath. ANI

Three killed, over 100 injured as train derails in Uttar Pradesh
At least three people were killed and over 100 were injured when the Kalka Mail train derailed near Fatehpur in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. ANI

23 injured as Kalka Express derails in UP
At least 23 persons were injured when the Kalka Express derailed near Fatehpur in Uttar Pradesh on Sunday. ANI

Punjab Police arrest three for smuggling heroin
Punjab Police has arrested three persons for smuggling drugs in Jalandhar city. ANI

Solicitor General Subramaniam meets President Patil
Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam met President Pratibha Patil on Sunday, a day after he offered to resign. ANI

Kumaraswamy ends indefinite fast for CBI probe
Janata Dal Secular (JD-S) leader HD Kumaraswamy on Sunday broke his indefinite fast demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the allegations against him that he had amassed illegal wealth. ANI

Special status row: Nitish Kumar flags off delegation to meet PM
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday flagged off a high-level delegation to New Delhi to meet the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh, to demand granting special status to the state. ANI

Retired Army Lt. Col. arrested in Dilshan killing case
The CB-CID branch of Tamil Nadu Police, which was probing the killing of 13-year-old Dilshan at the Island Grounds in Chennai announced the arrest of retired Lt. Col. Kandaswamy Ramraj on Sunday. ANI

Territorial status achieved for Gorkhaland now: Roshan Giri
Gorkhaland Jana Mukti Morcha (GJMM) General Secretary Roshan Giri has said that territorial status has been identified and achieved for Gorkhaland presently. ANI

Nine Maoists surrender in Bihar
Nine Maoists have laid down their arms before police in Sasaram in Bihar's Rohtas District. ANI

Bhatta Parsaul violence: Tewatia's daughter files complaint against UP Police
Radha, the daughter of farmers' leader Manveer Singh Tewatia has filed a complaint before the Delhi Police objecting to the Uttar Pradesh Police arresting her father from New Delhi's Tilak Bridge area on Saturday, allegedly for instigating farmers' violence in Bhatta Parsaul in May. ANI

Cabinet reshuffle: PM to meet Sonia for fourth time today
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, is expected to meet United Progressive Alliance (UPA) chairperson Sonia Gandhi for the fourth time here on Sunday to discuss matters related to Monday's expected cabinet reshuffle. ANI

Maoists kill two people in Jharkhand
Maoists killed two people in Jharkhand's Chatra district on Sunday after allegedly suspecting the victims of working as 'police informers'. ANI

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