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'Child-killer' claims insanity, undergoing tests
Chennai, March 14 (IANS) Accused of killing his four-day-old daughter, IT engineer S. Niranjan Kumar, 29, has said he is insane, but the authorities here were examining the claim Saturday.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 8:55:11 PM

Sanjay Dutt kicks off election campaign in Lucknow
Lucknow, March 14 (IANS) Wearing a red cap and playing the politician to the hilt, film actor Sanjay Dutt Saturday kick-started his election campaign as the Samajwadi Party nominee for the Lucknow Lok Sabha seat, describing himself as a 'grassroots party worker'.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 8:49:29 PM

India's gems exports declined 35 percent in February
Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) India's gems and jewellery exports declined 34.57 percent in February owing to the sharp depreciation of the rupee and slower demand, according to data released Saturday.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 8:38:53 PM

Tainted police officer remanded to seven-day custody
Chandigarh, March 14 (IANS) Disgraced police officer Saji Mohan, who was arrested in Mumbai with 12 kg of heroin in January, was Saturday remanded to seven-day police custody by a court here in an embezzlement case.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 8:35:26 PM

Chhattisgarh IPS officers upset over police chief's transfer
Raipur, March 14 (IANS) Chhattisgarh's police officers are upset over the Election Commission's decision to remove state police chief Vishwaranjan, saying it would negatively impact on the force.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 8:24:39 PM

Two LeT guerrillas killed in Kashmir
Srinagar, March 14 (IANS) Two guerrillas of the Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror outfit were killed Saturday in a gun battle with security forces in a forested area of Jammu and Kashmir, police said.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 8:15:17 PM

Venkaiah Naidu dubs Third Front 'a parking lot'
Bangalore, March 14 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader M. Venkaiah Naidu Saturday ridiculed the formation of the Third Front by 10 national and regional parties, dubbing it a 'mirage' and 'a parking lot'.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 8:15:11 PM

Bangarappa returns to Congress, party says Karnataka options open
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) The Congress Saturday said 'all options' on alliance in Karnataka for the Lok Sabha polls were open even as former chief minister S. Bangarappa, who quit the Samajwadi Party, returned to the party to 'strengthen secular forces'.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 8:15:01 PM

PM candidate to be decided after polls: Left
New Delhi, March 14 (IANS) Amid speculation that Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) chief Mayawati would join the Third Front if she was named its prime ministerial candidate, the Left parties Saturday said the alliance would chose its leader for the top job only after the elections.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 8:07:24 PM

Eight die in Orissa road accident
Bhubaneswar, March 14 (IANS) At least eight people were killed and over a dozen injured Saturday in a bus accident in Orissa's Koraput district, the police said.

Saturday, March 14, 2009 8:07:19 PM

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