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Haryana caste council firm on family's expulsion from village
Jhajjar (Haryana), Aug 8 (IANS) The tension after a marriage, ruled to be violating social norms as the husband and wife were from 'related clans', continues as the Kadyan khap panchayat (caste council) has refused to budge from its stand of ousting the boy's family from their village in Haryana.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:33:15 PM

30 die in Uttarakhand landslide, 50 missing, three villages washed away
Pithoragarh (Uttarakhand), Aug 8 (IANS) At least 30 people were killed and 50 were missing as three mountain villages in Uttarakhand were washed away Saturday by a landslide triggered by a cloudburst, an official said.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:31:39 PM

Punjab cop fires in air, bullet hits young cricketer
Ludhiana, Aug 8 (IANS) Angry after being asked to pay the fare, a policeman quarrelled with a bus conductor and allegedly fired in the air from his service revolver to frighten him - but the bullet hit a young cricketer in the head, police said Saturday.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:22:18 PM

53-year-old woman is India's second swine flu victim
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) A 53-year-old woman died of swine flu here Saturday evening, as the influenza A(H1N1) virus claimed its second victim in India in less than a week, officials said.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:18:25 PM

Kerala boat race enthralls thousands
Alappuzha (Kerala), Aug 8 (IANS) Congress president Sonia Gandhi and an audience of thousands watched enthralled as oarsmen in boats of all shapes and sizes matched their strengths and skills at the 57th edition of the Nehru Boat Race that kicked off here Saturday at the pristine Punnamada Lake.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:14:28 PM

Six Bangladeshis held in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) Six Bangladeshis were arrested Saturday in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur district for their alleged involvement in a human trafficking racket, police said.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:03:49 PM

Minister rejects Orissa's demand for revising coal royalty
Bhubaneswar, Aug 8 (IANS) Coal Minister Shriprakash Jaiswal Saturday rejected Orissa's demand for revising its coal royalty, saying the existing rate was 'more than sufficient'.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:03:38 PM

Court stays Uttar Pradesh government's demolition order
Lucknow, Aug 8 (IANS) The Lucknow bench of the Allahabad High Court Saturday restrained the Uttar Pradesh government from acquiring a private property on the city's posh Mall Avenue allegedly for merging it with huge chunks of land acquired in its neighbourhood in the name of different in-house outfits of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP).

Saturday, August 08, 2009 8:03:23 PM

Indians dominate Asian Youth Chess, top seven of 12 categories
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Indians dominated the Asian Youth Chess Championship, topping seven of the 12 categories as the event concluded at the Tivoli Garden Resort here Saturday.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 7:39:58 PM

53-year-old woman becomes second swine flu fatality
Mumbai, Aug 8 (IANS) A 53-year-old woman died here Saturday evening of swine flu, becoming the second fatality in India of the fast-spreading virus, officials said.

Saturday, August 08, 2009 7:39:42 PM

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