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Kanu Sanyal, soldier of Naxalbari, dead -- old foes mourn Comment1
Siliguri (West Bengal), March 23 (IANS) Kanu Sanyal, who spearheaded the Naxalbari uprising in 1967 giving birth to a Maoist movement that now threatens the Indian state, was Tuesday found hanging in his humble home here. He was 78, an ailing bachelor and a virtual pauper.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 8:08:53 PM

Three Orissa towns record over 41 degrees Celsius
Bhubaneswar, March 23 (IANS) At least three towns in Orissa Tuesday recorded temperatures over 41 degrees Celsius Tuesday, officials said.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 8:08:27 PM

BJP to hold protests against Delhi budget
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Upping the ante against the Sheila Dikshit-led government for increasing diesel and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) prices and withdrawing subsidy on domestic cooking gas, the Delhi unit of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Tuesday decided to hold demonstrations across the national capital.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 8:08:22 PM

US hedges on access to Headley, BJP decries 'flip-flop'
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Amid reports of India sending a team of investigators to quiz David Coleman Headley, the US Tuesday appeared to signal a change in stance over giving New Delhi direct access to the Pakistani-American terror suspect, saying no decision has been taken on the issue.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:58:23 PM

Blaze in Bangalore defence canteen godown doused
Bangalore, March 23 (IANS) A fire broke out Tuesday afternoon in a three-storeyed building, serving as a godown of the defence canteen stores, near Trinity Circle in Bangalore's central business district. There was no casualty, police and fire service officials said.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:58:08 PM

Visa on arrival: 1134 foreigners visit India
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) More than 1,100 foreigners visited India in the last two months under the visa on arrival scheme since its introduction by the tourism ministry on a pilot basis to boost tourism, an official said Tuesday.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:57:48 PM

Another 10 percent people will be lifted out of poverty: PM
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Tuesday promised a further cut of 10 percent in the number of people living below the poverty line as the government's policies designed at high but inclusive growth were yielding results.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:47:03 PM

Shimla records warmest March in six years
Shimla, March 23 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to experience unusually warm weather with the state capital recording the season's highest at 25.8 degrees Celsius, making it the warmest March Shimla has seen since 2004.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:46:28 PM

No more terrible Tuesdays at Mumbai airport
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) No more terrible Tuesdays at Mumbai International Airport from now on. After more than 22 weeks, the reconstruction work of the airport runway intersection was successfully completed here Tuesday evening, an official said.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:27:55 PM

Ship rams into Coast Guard vessel in Mumbai harbour
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) A private ship rammed into a Coast Guard vessel in the Mumbai Harbour here Tuesday evening, an official said.

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 7:18:31 PM

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