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Tourists throng Sikkim to see unique rhododendron flowers
With the onset of summer season, tourists are thronging Sikkim to see rhododendron flowers sanctuary situated in Barsey area of the state. ANI

Maoists burn vehicles, open fire in Jharkhand
Around 250 Maoists on Sunday burnt trucks and opened fire on people in Jharkhand's Hazaribagh district, where they were working for the construction of National Highway-33's four-lane road. ANI

Sharad Pawar condoles passing away of farmers' leader Tikait
Union Agriculture Sharad Pawar has condoled the demise of Bharatiya Kisan Union President Mahendra Singh Tikait, who spearheaded several movements for peasants' rights in northern India. ANI

Indian Army organizes adventure sports fair in Jammu and Kashmir
The Indian Army on Sunday organized a fair in Srinagar to boost adventure sports among the people of Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Muslim leader slams J-K separatist leaders for offering funeral prayers for Osama
Muslim leader Maulana Syed Athar Dehlavi, the chairman of the Anjuman-Minhaj-e- Rasool, has slammed separatist leaders of Jammu and Kashmir for leading hundreds in special funeral prayers for Al-Qaeda chief Osama bin Laden. ANI

Hailstorm destroys mango crop in Uttarakhand
Sudden lashes of hailstorm have destroyed tonnes of mango produces in Uttarakhand's Haldwani district. ANI

Fear of radiation grips locals residing near Rajasthan's Rawatbhata nuclear power plant
Amid fears of a Japan-like nuclear crisis, locals in Rajasthan's Chittorgarh district have expressed concerns over the impending danger due to the proximity of their homes to the Rawatbhata nuclear power plant. ANI

Mamata Banerjee formally elected as TCLP chief
Mamata Banerjee was on Sunday formally elected as the Trinamool Congress Legislature Party (TCLP) chief in West Bengal. ANI

Maoists kill two villagers in Jharkhand
Continuing their spiral of violence, Maoist ultras killed five people from a village in Jharkhand's Gumla district on Sunday. ANI

Political parties, locals in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar demand rollback of petrol price hike
Activists of political parties and locals in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on Sunday carried out protests demanding rollback of hike in petrol prices. ANI

Textile merchants plan special schemes to reel in more workers in Surat
In a bid to reel in more workers into the textile industry, weaving unit owners are planning to introduce various provisions for the benefit of workers in Surat, Gujarat. ANI

Congress extends support to Trinamool Congress for forming West Bengal government
The Congress party on Sunday extended support to the Trinamool Congress for forming a new government in West Bengal, days after the latter decimated the Left Front in the recently concluded assembly polls. ANI

Lankan Foreign Minister visiting India for two days
Sri Lankan Foreign Minister G L Peiris is arriving here on Sunday evening on a two-day visit. ANI

Yeddyurappa Govt. survives, political crisis in Karnataka ends
Emphasising that he enjoyed total majority in the assembly, Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yeddyurappa on Sunday said that there was no need for a trust vote in the wake of the Supreme Court setting aside the disqualification of 11 BJP and five independent MLAs. ANI

PM condoles passing away of farmers' leader Tikait(update)
The Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, has condoled the demise of Bharatiya Kisan Union President Mahendra Singh Tikait, who spearheaded several movements for peasants' rights in northern India. ANI

Oommen Chandy to be next Kerala Chief Minister
Congress veteran Oommen Chandy is all set to become the next chief minister of Kerala and lead the United Democratic Front (UDF) Government. ANI

One killed, another injured in Maoist landmine blast in Bihar
Bihar Director General of Police (DGP) Neelmani has informed that one person was killed and another injured in a landmine blast triggered by Maoists near Chhurchuriya village in the state's Jamui district. ANI

Jayalalithaa pitches for refurbishing law and order in Tamil Nadu
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief and chief minister designate J. Jayalalithaa on Sunday said the priority of her new government will be to restore law and order in Tamil Nadu. ANI

Floor tests have not helped Karnataka: Governor Bhardwaj
With the Supreme Court setting aside the disqualification of 11 BJP MLAs and five independents by Karnataka Legislative Assembly Speaker K.G. Bopaiah, Governor HR Bhardwaj stating that floor tests have not helped the state, on Sunday said the BS Yeddyurappa-led Government can't play smarter. ANI

Jayalalithaa elected leader of AIADMK Legislature Party
Tamil Nadu chief minister designate J. Jayalalithaa was on Sunday elected leader of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) Legislature Party. ANI

Farmers' leader Tikait dies of cancer
Bharatiya Kisan Union President Mahendra Singh Tikait died here on Sunday morning following a losing battle with cancer. He was 76. ANI

Sonia congratulates Jayalalithaa for clean sweep in Tamil Nadu polls
Congress President Sonia Gandhi had a telephonic conversation with All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa during which she congratulated her for her party's massive victory in the assembly polls. ANI

Petrol price hike draws sharp criticism from common man
The sudden declaration of a hike in petrol prices has angered people across India, as this is the seventh time in 11 months that petrol prices have gone up and are set to upset household budgets. ANI

Jayalalithaa to meet Governor to stake claim to form new Govt.
All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (AIADMK) chief J. Jayalalithaa is expected to meet Tamil Nadu Governor Surjit Singh Barnala here on Sunday to stake her claim to form the new government in the state. ANI

Mamata to meet PM, Sonia Gandhi to invite them for swearing-in ceremony
Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee is expected to meet the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, and Congress President Sonia Gandhi here on Sunday evening to invite them for the swearing-in ceremony of the first 'non-Left Government' in Kolkata in almost three decades. ANI

Unichem Annual Revenues Grow over 10%
The Board of Directors of Unichem Laboratories Ltd at their meeting held on May 14, 2011 approved the Annual Audited Results for FY 2010-11. The Company recorded a consolidated total income of Rs. 824.04 Crores for the year ended 31st March 2011 as against Rs. 747.39 Crores in the corresponding previous year, registering an increase of 10.26%. On a standalone basis, the total income was Rs Business Wire India

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