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West Bengal floods toll 21
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) The death count in floods in West Bengal rose to 21 with six more people perishing in the last 24 hours, an official said Monday.

Monday, August 15, 2011 5:56:40 PM

CWG were a success despite hurdles: Dikshit
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Even as the CAG has slammed the Delhi government for lapses in awarding contracts for the 2010 Commonwealth Games (CWG), Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Monday said the city hosted the sporting event successfully despite hurdles.

Monday, August 15, 2011 5:56:31 PM

Delhi Police to decide on Hazare later
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Taken unawares by Anna Hazare's unscheduled stop at Rajghat to meditate and the big crowd gathered around him, the Delhi Police said they would wait for about an hour before deciding their next course of action.

Monday, August 15, 2011 5:38:29 PM

Three children injured in blast
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Three boys were seriously injured in a minor blast in the Barrackpore area of West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district Monday, police said.

Monday, August 15, 2011 5:38:10 PM

Mamata unfurls tri-colour, sends sweets to prisoners
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) Mamata Banerjee Monday became West Bengal's first woman chief minister to unfurl the national flag as the state joined the rest of the nation in celebrating the 65th Independence Day amid stringent security.

Monday, August 15, 2011 5:23:58 PM

Gowda vows to implement Yeddyurappa's programmes
Bangalore, Aug 15 (IANS) Karnataka Chief Minister D.V. Sadananda Gowda Monday listed the achievements of the B.S. Yeddyurappa government and declared that his priority would be to fully implement the plan and programmes already announced by his predecessor instead of making new announcements.

Monday, August 15, 2011 5:23:50 PM

Another CPI-M activist held in Midnapore skeleton case
Kolkata, Aug 15 (IANS) A Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) activist Biman Ghosh was arrested Monday in the Midnapore skeleton case, which has already landed a former West Bengal minister in police custody.

Monday, August 15, 2011 5:23:42 PM

Anna prays at Rajghat, cops taken by surprise
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) Surrounded by hundreds of supporters and media personnel, civil society activist Anna Hazare Monday prayed at Mahatma Gandhi's memorial Rajghat after being denied permission by the Delhi Police to hold a hunger strike.

Monday, August 15, 2011 5:08:42 PM

Free medicines for all in Rajasthan from Oct 2
Jaipur, Aug 15 (IANS) Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot Monday said free medicines will be provided in government hospitals in the state to all sections of society from Oct 2 this year.

Monday, August 15, 2011 5:01:27 PM

Thousands displaced in Assam flash floods
Guwahati, Aug 15 (IANS) At least seven people were swept away and thousands displaced by flash floods in Assam Monday, officials said, adding that army soldiers and Indian Air Force helicopters were being deployed to rescue trapped villagers, officials said.

Monday, August 15, 2011 4:49:32 PM

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