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Maoists blow up CRPF vehicle hours before Patil visit, kill two, injure five
Raipur, Sep 29 (IANS) Suspected Maoist insurgents triggered a landmine to blow up a Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) vehicle in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh Monday, hours before President Pratibha Patil was scheduled to visit the area. A CRPF deputy commandant and a driver were killed, while five other troopers were injured.

Monday, September 29, 2008 2:40:28 PM

Crocodile kills girl in Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, Sep 29 (IANS) A crocodile killed a girl and mauled three others in Uttar Pradesh's Shravasti district, a forest official said Monday.

Monday, September 29, 2008 2:40:13 PM

Youth killed by car belonging to Madhya Pradesh minister's son
Bhopal, Sep 29 (IANS) A car belonging to a Madhya Pradesh minister's son rammed a two-wheeler killing a youth and injuring another on the outskirts of the state capital, police said Monday.

Monday, September 29, 2008 2:39:59 PM

Government to decide on Baby Manji's travel papers in a month
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the central government to decide within a month on the plea to grant travel documents to baby Manji, born to an Indian surrogate mother and a Japanese father.

Monday, September 29, 2008 2:37:51 PM

Vaishno Devi shrine gears up for Navaratri
Jammu, Sep 29 (IANS) The Vaishno Devi hill shrine in Jammu and Kashmir is all set for the nine-day long Navaratri festival starting Tuesday that will include cultural programmes and religious discourses.

Monday, September 29, 2008 1:43:51 PM

Rahul will be PM sooner or later: Sachin Pilot
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Even as the Congress party equivocates over making Rahul Gandhi its prime ministerial candidate, Sachin Pilot, a young MP considered a part of his youth brigade, says it will 'happen sooner or later'.

Monday, September 29, 2008 1:31:08 PM

Orissa flood control policy needs review: experts
Bhubaneswar, Sep 29 (IANS) The recent floods in the Mahanadi river that killed about 70 people and affected four million in Orissa have sparked debate and experts Monday said the state must review its flood control policy and take measures to avoid such large scale devastation in the future.

Monday, September 29, 2008 1:30:51 PM

Jharkhand traders launch agitation against rising crime
Ranchi, Sep 29 (IANS) Unhappy with the rising crime graph in the state, Jharkhand traders Monday launched an agitation to highlight the threat to businesses and failure of the police to curb the menace.

Monday, September 29, 2008 1:10:21 PM

Drunken youth sets spouse on fire
Raipur, Sep 29 (IANS) A minor dispute led a drunken man in a Chhattisgarh village to set his wife on fire, police said.

Monday, September 29, 2008 12:28:19 PM

Brakes India to expand Oman foundry facility
Chennai, Sep 29 (IANS) Brakes India Ltd, a leading manufacturer of braking systems and ductile castings, will invest $16 million to expand the production capacity of its foundry facility in Oman, a top official said.

Monday, September 29, 2008 12:09:34 PM

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