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Tourists throng Himachal on New Year's Eve
Shimla, Dec 31 (IANS) Thousands of tourists are making a beeline for popular hill destinations in Himachal Pradesh to ring in the New Year, bringing cheer to the hospitality industry.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 11:57:09 AM

One dead as gas tanker catches fire in Kerala
Karunagapally (Kerala), Dec 31 (IANS) One person was killed and four seriously injured early Thursday when a lorry carrying natural gas lost control after it hit a car and turned over in a blaze of fire on a national highway that had to be cordoned off.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 11:41:53 AM

Chhattisgarh records third swine flu death
Raipur, Dec 31 (IANS) Chhattisgarh has recorded its third death due to swine flu, a health official said Thursday.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 11:33:03 AM

Lucknow University to confer degree on eminent nuclear scientist
Lucknow, Dec 31 (IANS) The Lucknow University (LU) will confer a doctorate degree on eminent nuclear scientist and former chairman of Atomic Energy Commission of India Anil Kakodkar at its convocation in February, an official said Thursday.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 11:32:57 AM

Five deaths due to swine flu in Chandigarh, six new cases
Chandigarh, Dec 31 (IANS) Five more deaths due to the influenza A (H1N1) virus were reported in this union territory (UT), taking the toll to 55, officials said Thursday.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 11:09:22 AM

Sea of pilgrims throng Sangam as Magh Mela begins
Allahabad, Dec 31 (IANS) A sea of pilgrims and devotees thronged the Sangam here to take a holy dip on the first day of the annual Hindu festival of Magh Mela that started Thursday amid heavy security, officials said.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 10:55:42 AM

Fog engulfs Delhi, several flights delayed
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Heavy fog engulfed the national capital Thursday, disrupting flight schedules at the Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA).

Thursday, December 31, 2009 10:50:55 AM

Kidnapped chess player's son released
Agra, Dec 31 (IANS) Six-year-old Yash, son of an international chess player, who was abducted Tuesday afternoon was released after a successful joint combing operation by a police team in the Chambal ravines of Dholpur district, police said Wednesday.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 10:26:37 AM

Hunger drove me to the gun: Pakistani militant
Jammu, Dec 31 (IANS) Pakistani national Tanveer Ahmad, 22, is tough, but now he's willing to talk. He speaks of how in a bid to earn a living, he was lured into militancy, indoctrinated in camps, pushed into India - only to find himself in custody of Indian security forces.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 9:34:04 AM

Pakistani artists bring 'Truck Art' to India
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) Lanterns, mugs, cups, kettles and jugs painted in colourful floral patterns are just a few examples of Pakistan's well-known Truck Art tradition that have been brought here by an NGO from the country that is participating in the ongoing annual Dastkari Haat Samiti festival.

Thursday, December 31, 2009 9:19:19 AM

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