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Thousands left homeless as jhuggis gutted in Delhi
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Around a thousand people were left homeless as about 250 jhuggis (shacks) were gutted in a major fire that broke out in the old quarters of the city early Friday, officials said. No casualties were reported.

Friday, June 01, 2012 12:36:10 PM

Sensex slumps 143 points on weak economic numbers
Mumbai, June 1 (IANS) Indian equities markets benchmark indices slumped almost one percent in afternoon trade Friday as disappointing economic growth numbers and continued weakness in rupee dampened investors sentiments.

Friday, June 01, 2012 12:30:50 PM

Apex court grants time to centre on missing engineer case
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday granted the central government time to file its reply to Nikhat Parveen''s plea seeking whereabouts of her husband Fasih Mohammad, a Bihar engineer who went missing from Saudi Arabia since May 13.

Friday, June 01, 2012 12:24:30 PM

''Foolproof'' steps against cheating in UP pre-medical tests
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Haunted by the spectre of cheating in the MBBS entrance exam for those aspiring to be doctors, the Uttar Pradesh Combined Pre-Medical Test (CPMT) organisers have this year put in place unprecedented security measures.

Friday, June 01, 2012 11:59:40 AM

The heat is on! Dos and don''ts for hair care
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Snip, serum, shampoo and screen. With the mercury at 45 degrees Celsius and the sun blazing down, experts say you must go for frequent trims, apply serum to protect those tresses, use mild shampoo to keep them clean and wear a hat to shield them when you go out.

Friday, June 01, 2012 11:58:00 AM

Ranvir Sena chief killed, curfew imposed on Bihar town
Patna, June 1 (IANS) An indefinite curfew was imposed in Ara town and red alert was sounded in Bihar''s four districts Friday, after unidentified gunmen shot dead Brahmeshwar Singh ''Mukhiya'', chief of the outlawed Ranvir Sena, police said.

Friday, June 01, 2012 11:52:30 AM

Patnaik holds talks to mend fences in BJD
Bhubaneswar, June 1 (IANS) Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik Friday began talks with leaders of his Biju Janata Dal (BJD) to bridge the rift that had surfaced while he was abroad, a senior party leader said.

Friday, June 01, 2012 11:44:50 AM

CBI judge suspended on corruption charges
Hyderabad, June 1 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh High Court Chief Justice Madan B. Lokur has suspended a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) special judge on corruption charges, officials here said.

Friday, June 01, 2012 11:40:20 AM

UP Police chief, home secretary to review law and order
Lucknow, June 1 (IANS) Rattled by the opposition attack for failing law and order in Uttar Pradesh, Director General of Police (DGP) A.C. Sharma and Principal Home Secretary R.M. Srivastava would begin touring the state Saturday, officials said here Friday.

Friday, June 01, 2012 11:24:00 AM

No row will be brushed under carpet: army chief
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) Nothing would be brushed under the carpet, Indian Army chief Gen Bikram Singh said Friday, sending out on his first day in office a strong message regarding difficulties facing the force, including sexual misconduct allegations during deployment in the UN Congo mission.

Friday, June 01, 2012 11:22:00 AM

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