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NDA's PM candidate to be declared by consensus, says Sharad Yadav
The Prime Ministerial candidate of the National Democratic Alliance (NDA) during the General elections in 2014 would be declared by mutual consensus, NDA convenor and Janata Dal -United (JD-U) chief Sharad Yadav said in New Delhi on Sunday. ANI

Indian hockey team given grand farewell ahead of London Olympics
The Indian hockey team on Sunday received a grand farewell from former champions before departing for the 2012 London Olympics. ANI

India to deploy anti-missile defense shield in Delhi, Mumbai soon: Defence Sources
India will soon deploy its anti- missile defense shield in the national capital and in Mumbai in the first phase, defense sources said Sunday. ANI

Locals participate in anti-drugs marathon in Shimla
Scores of locals participated in an anti-drugs awareness marathon here on Sunday. ANI

Air India pilots begin indefinite hunger strike in New Delhi
Over four hundred Air India pilots on Sunday began an indefinite hunger strike to highlight their demands, as their agitation entered the forty -eighth day. ANI

Fire at North Block doused, cause unknown(Update: Fire)
A fire that broke out in the second floor of North Block in New Delhi was doused out on Sunday afternoon in less than an hour. ANI

Trypanosomiasis disease affecting animals at Thiruvananthapuram Zoo
The Trypanosomiasis disease, which spreads through flies, is affecting several animals at the zoo here. ANI

Fire engulfs part of Delhi's North Block, housing home and finance ministeries
A fire broke out in a part of the North Block building in New Delhi on Sunday afternoon. ANI

Manesar village girl Mahi fails to survive borewell tragedy
Manesar District village girl Mahi was declared dead on Sunday afternoon, 86 hours after she was retrieved from a 70-feet deep borewell into she had tragically fallen into. ANI

Manesar village girl Mahi's 86-hour ordeal finally ends (Lead: Mahi)
Manesar District village girl Mahi's 86-hour-long ordeal ended on Sunday afternoon, with rescue teams led by the army lifting the four-year-old child out of a 70-feet borewell. ANI

Mahi pulled out of Manesar District village borewell after over 80 hours
Four-year-old Mahi was pulled out of a nearly 70-foot deep borewell on Sunday afternoon, over 80 hours after falling into it. ANI

Ascetics pray against corruption at Kamakhya Temple fair in Guwahati
In a bid to make the country free of corruption, cheating, violence and discrimination, ascetics performed religious rituals at the ongoing three-day religious fair of 'Ambubachi' at the famous Kamakhya Temple here. ANI

Delhi CM Dikshit urges Haryana to resolve water-sharing discord
Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit has expressed disappointment with authorities in Haryana for not being able to resolve the discord over water sharing, which has become a contentious issue for both governments. ANI

Employees hoist tricolour on Mumbai's Mantralaya days after fire mishap
Six employees of the Maharashtra Government's Public Works Department (PWD) hoisted the Indian tricolour on Mantralaya, the building housing the state secretariat for the first time on Sunday, three days after a raging fire destroyed at least two floors. ANI

Huge cache of arms, ammunition and explosives recovered Kashmir
The Indian Army has confirmed the recovery of a huge cache of arms, ammunitions and explosives during a search operation in Sanai forest area in Poonch district of Jammu and Kashmir. ANI

Amarnath Yatra begins amid tight security in Kashmir
The annual Amarnath Yatra began on Sunday amid tight security. ANI

Custom department seizes illegal consignments of cloth in Tripura
In a joint operation, the custom department as well as the Border Security Force (BSF) seized a Bangladeshi vehicle with illegal consignment of cloth that was being smuggled into Tripura. ANI

PM hopes TMC will back Mukherjee for president
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has expressed hope that the disgruntled Trinamool Congress (TMC) will extend its support to outgoing Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee's candidature for president. ANI

Jairam Ramesh grants relief to Karnataka to counter foodgrain shortage
The Rural Development Ministry has sanctioned an urgent relief package as cover for the shortage of foodgrains in certain districts of Karnataka due to a delay in the onset of the monsoon. ANI

Rescuers inches away from retrieving Gurgaon girl Mahi from borewell
An army rescue team is reportedly just inches away from retrieving four-year-old village girl Mahi after over 81 hours on Sunday morning. ANI

Mukherjee likely to resign from cabinet, Congress today
The United Progressive Alliance's (UPA's) presidential nominee, Pranab Mukherjee, may resign from the post of Union Finance Minister on Sunday. ANI

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