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Jammu happy, Kashmir upset at shrine land row accord
Jammu/Srinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) The two-month long agitation in Jammu was called off Sunday after the government allowed Amarnath shrine board temporary use of forest land in the Kashmir Valley that was at the heart of religious riots in the state.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 8:40:20 PM

Air India flight returns to Agartala as passenger falls sick
Agartala, Aug 31 (IANS) A Kolkata-bound Air India flight with 155 passengers on board returned to Agartala Sunday after the condition of a sick passenger deteriorated mid-air, officials said. The passenger died in a hospital here later in the evening.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 8:40:02 PM

Dalai Lama to leave Mumbai hospital Monday
Dharamsala, Aug 31 (IANS) The exiled Tibetan spiritual leader, the Dalai Lama, will leave Mumbai's Lilavati Hospital Monday after undergoing tests for abdominal discomfort, his aide said Sunday.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 8:39:46 PM

Governor suggests mediator on Singur issue: Mamata
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi has suggested selecting a mediator between the state government and the Trinamool Congress for discussions over the Singur issue, party chief Mamata Banerjee said Sunday evening at Singur.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 8:39:26 PM

Singur row will unleash fear among investors, says Murthy
Bangalore, Aug 31 (IANS) Infosys Technologies Ltd chairman and chief mentor N.R. Narayana Murthy Sunday said the agitation at Singur in West Bengal over land acquisition for Tata Motors' Nano project would unleash fear and uncertainty among Indian and overseas investors.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 8:38:12 PM

Gupta's team win pro-am event
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) Harendra Gupta's team, comprising R. Shivaraj, P. Mukherjee and Radhakrishnan, won the Pro-Am event of the Tamil Nadu Open Golf Championship with 115 points, here Sunday.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 8:37:47 PM

National Conference welcomes, PDP rejects land row accord
Srinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) The National Conference welcomed the agreement between the Jammu and Kashmir government and the Shri Amarnath Sangarsh Samiti Sunday on the Amarnath shrine land row, but the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) termed the accord as 'a move to disrespect Kashmiris'.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 8:37:03 PM

Churchill coach slams his star striker Odafe
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Churchill Brothers coach Emeka Ezugo lashed out at his star Nigerian striker Odafe Onyeka Okolic for being complacent on the field.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 8:36:18 PM

NRI caught in Punjab for betraying wife
Chandigarh, Aug 31 (IANS) Baldev Singh Sahota, a Britain-based non-resident Indian (NRI), has been arrested in Punjab after his estranged wife Archana Kumar complained of criminal intimidation and cheating, the police said Sunday.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 7:38:49 PM

Singur issue can be resolved through talks: Biman Bose
Kolkata, Aug 31 (IANS) There is no need for agitation when the Singur issue can be sorted out through discussions, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) West Bengal secretary Biman Bose said here Sunday.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 7:38:25 PM

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