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Mamata Banerjee begins campaign for WB polls
Eyeing a win in the upcoming West Bengal polls, Trinamool Congress (TMC) chief Mamata Banerjee began her poll campaign with a massive foot march here on Sunday along with other senior party leaders and candidates. ANI

I don't dream of becoming PM: Nitish Kumar
Reiterating that he does harbour the ambitions of holding the post of Prime Minister of the country, Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Sunday said the people have thrust a great responsibility upon him to serve them to help build up a developed Bihar. ANI

Aarushi case: Hemraj's widow claims he talked of a 'threat' to his life
A new twist emerged in the Aarushi- Hemraj double murder case on Sunday, as widow of the victim domestic help alleged the employer doctor couple threatened to kill him. ANI

Ramesh to meet CMs of Haryana, Delhi to check river Yamuna pollution
Expressing concern over the growing pollution, Minister of State for Environment and Forests Jairam Ramesh on Sunday said that he would hold a joint meeting with the Chief Ministers of Delhi and Haryana to discuss measures to check pollution in river Yamuna. ANI

WikiLeaks revelations: Congress sharpens attack on Jaitley

Sibal pulls up BJP over WikiLeaks revelations
Union Human Resource Development (HRD) Kapil Sibal on Sunday criticized the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over fresh revelations by whistle blowing website WikiLeaks that the party's senior leader Arun Jaitley had referred to Hindu nationalism as an 'opportunistic issue'. ANI

Perfume fair organized in Delhi
A two-day perfume fair, 'The Itra and Sugandhi Mela', is being organized at Dilli Haat here. ANI

Bangalore aerospace students reassemble crashed aircraft
Aerospace engineering students from Bangalore have reassembled an aircraft, which was used to fly dignitaries before it crashed in 1996. ANI

Bailable warrant issued against Sanjay Dutt
A bailable warrant has been issued against actor Sanjay Dutt by a local court for allegedly violating the model code of conduct by making communal remarks in an election rally during the 2009 Lok Sabha elections. ANI

Govt., RBI working to lower banking costs, expand reach: Mukherjee
Expressing concern over the fact that bank penetration is limited to only a few customer segments and geographies, Union Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said that the government was working in collaboration with the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to address these concerns. ANI

Harbhajan visits home before Indo- Pak World Cup semi final
Ahead of the World Cup semi final match between India and Pakistan, off spinner Harbhajan Singh made a quick visit to his home in Jalandhar. ANI

DGCA calls meet with flying schools on March 29
In the wake of four persons taken into custody in connection with the fake flying license scam, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has called a meeting of all flying schools on March 29 in an endeavor to revamp the procedures followed for issuing licenses to pilots. ANI

Shunglu Committee to submit three more CWG reports by Tuesday
The V K Shunglu Committee, appointed by Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to probe into charges of corruption in various projects related to the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG), will submit three more reports by March 29. ANI

Kashmir's literacy rate rises by 10 percent in 10 years
Teachers in Jammu and Kashmir say that the literacy rate in the state has increased by 10 percent in the last decade. ANI

Black money case: Hasan Ali's wife to be present in SC tomorrow
Rheema Khan, the wife of India's top tax evader Hasan Ali Khan, would be present in the Supreme Court tomorrow when the Enforcement Directorate (ED) submits its status report in the black money trail. ANI

India among fastest growing economies in world: PM Manmohan Singh
Motivating management graduates to become global leaders at the 46th annual convocation of the countries top Business school, Indian Institute of Management- Ahmedabad (IIM-A), Prime Minister Manmohan Singh said that India is among the fastest growing economies in the world. ANI

BJP chief lashes out at PM for incompetence in controlling corruption
Bhatiya Janata Party President Nitin Gadkari has slammed Prime Minister Manmohan Singh for his incompetent behaviour in the series of corruption scams that have come up during the reign of the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) Government. ANI

Grand Imam of Mecca Masjid attends religious congregation in Delhi
Sheikh Abdul Rehman Sudais, grand imam of Masjid-al-Haram in Mecca, Saudi Arabia, attended the Azmat-e- Sahaba conference, a religious congregation organized by Jamiat Ulema-i-Hind at the Ramlila Grounds in Delhi. ANI

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