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BJP will perform extremely well under Khanduri, says Rajnath Singh
With Bhuwan Chandra Khanduri taking charge as chief minister of Uttarakhand after a gap of three years, senior Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Rajnath Singh expressing confidence today said that his party will perform extremely well under the leadership of the new state chief in the forthcoming elections. ANI

Gujarat Health Minister denies HIV infection during treatment
Gujarat Health Minister Jay Narayan Vyas on Sunday contradicted reports that at least 23 children, suffering from blood disease, were infected with HIV during blood transfusion in a government hospital in Junagadh town. ANI

Extortion threats trouble locals in Maoist affected areas of Chhattisgarh
Maoists ultras have been demanding huge sums of money from traders and contractors in poverty-stricken Chhattisgarh's Dantewada District, thereby threatening of dire consequences in case of non-compliance. ANI

Three killed in police firing in Tamil Nadu
At least three people were killed in police firing in Paramakudi in Tamil Nadu's Ramanathapuram District on Sunday, where the people were protesting against the detention of John Pandian. ANI

Chhattisgarh police arrest two men for channelling funds to Maoists
The Chhattisgarh Police has arrested two men for allegedly channelling illegal money from the Essar Group to the Maoists. ANI

American Center organizes exhibition to mark 9/11 attacks' 10th anniversary
The American Center in New Delhi is organizing an exhibition, "Spirit of New York", to mark the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the United States. ANI

Azharuddin's son continues to be critical: Doctors
Doctors attending to former Indian skipper and Moradabad MP Mohammed Azharuddin's son Ayazuddin, who suffered serious head injuries in a bike accident in Hyderabad, today said that the boy has undergone an emergency surgery to stop the bleeding and continues to be critical. ANI

One dead, several injured during 'Ganesh Visarjan' procession in Mumbai
One person lost his life and several others got injured when the balcony of a building collapsed during a 'Ganesh Visarjan' procession in Central Mumbai's Lalbaug area on Sunday. ANI

BC Khanduri sworn in as Uttarakhand CM
BC Khanduri was on Sunday sworn in as the new chief minister of Uttarakhand. ANI

'Ganesh Utsav' ends today with 'Ganpati Visarjan'
The ten-day long 'Ganesh Utsav' comes to an end today with thousands of devotees coming out and participating in the 'Ganpati Visarjan'. ANI

Artists convey message of peace in J-K through papier mache pebbles
Papier mache artists painted pebbles to convey the message of peace and brotherhood among youth in Jammu and Kashmir's Srinagar city. ANI

CISF personnel recover live bullets from Wadali brothers
The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel on Sunday recovered live bullets from the possession of world renowned Sufi Singers 'Wadali brothers' at the security check area in the premises of Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport at Amritsar. ANI

Walkathon organised in Bangalore to spread importance of physiotherapy
A walkathon was organised here on Sunday to spread awareness about the importance of physiotherapy. ANI

Mukherjee to attend IMF World Bank meet in US
Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee will embark on a week-long visit to the United States from September 21 to attend the 2011 Annual International Monetary Fund (IMF) World Bank meet, where the leaders from all over the world would discuss important issues that would have a direct impact on the global economy. ANI

Removing the 'dard' from Dardpura
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah has in a recent interview held forth on keeping the developmental aspirations of the Kashmiri people apart from their political aspirations. The recently held Panchayati Raj elections do seems to be a pointer to this line of reasoning. ANI

Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay says development cannot substitute justice
Tibetan Prime Minister-in-exile Lobsang Sangay on Saturday chaired an international conference on peace, justice and development being organized in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh. ANI

Maoists kill two villagers in Koraput in Orissa, panic among villagers
Maoist ultras have killed two villagers by slitting their throats in Narayanpatna area of Orissa's Koraput district, as they suspected the duo to be police informers. ANI

Security tightened in Kanpur post-Delhi High Court blast
Security measures have been beefed up in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, following last week's high intensity bomb blast in New Delhi, which killed 13 people and injuring around 88. ANI

CBI raids residences of Janardhana Reddy's close aides in Karnataka
Continuing with the raids in connection with the illegal mining scam, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Sunday raided the residences of two of the close aides of mining baron G. Janardhana Reddy in Karnataka's Bellary district. ANI

People sound alert for India's Politicians
The twelve day fast and agitation against corruption by Anna Hazare has electrified all of India. People from all walks of life, from all strata of the society, rich and poor, reacted and responded to the call against corruption as never before. ANI

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