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Teenaged boy dies after hit by cricket ball
Lucknow, April 13 (IANS) In a freak accident, a teenaged spectator at a local cricket match died in Uttar Pradesh's Shahjahanpur after being hit by the cricket ball, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 1:15:00 PM

Depleting forest cover major issue in Himachal assembly
Shimla, April 13 (IANS) How green was my valley! The pretty mountain state of Himachal Pradesh may well soon be saying this with its green cover depleting at a rapid pace as thousands of trees are facing the axe to make way for colonies, hotels and hydropower projects and also falling prey to fungal disease.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 1:05:41 PM

Kashmir's 'first panchayat polls'? So tweets Omar
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) Chief Minister Omar Abdullah called Wednesday's panchayat polls in Jammu and Kashmir the first in 33 years, and said the one held in 2000 was only on paper.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 1:03:12 PM

Enthusiastic voting in Kerala elections
Thiruvananthapuram, April 13 (IANS) Polling proceeded briskly and peacefully in Kerala Wednesday with more than 30 percent turnout in the first four hours of voting. Both the ruling Left Democratic Front (LDF) and the opposition United Democratic Front (UDF) claimed victory would be theirs.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:52:37 PM

Kashmir official issued 4,000 fake arms licences, held
Jammu, April 13 (IANS) A senior official has been arrested for allegedly issuing more than 4,000 fake arms licenses in Jammu and Kashmir, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:52:12 PM

Sensex reverses early losses, broader markets up too
Mumbai, April 13 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities markets Wednesday rose shrugging off early weakness. Broader markets too moved up after a lukewarm start.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:48:57 PM

Raja, key accused in 2G spectrum case presented in court
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) Former telecom Minister A. Raja and eight others were presented in a city court here Wednesday in connection with the alleged scam in the allocation of second generation (2G) telecom spectrum.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:36:53 PM

Flames, hot tongs kill woman visiting quack
Sikar (Rajasthan), April 13 (IANS) A 25-year-old married woman died of severe burn injuries in Rajasthan when a quack made her sit next to a fire and placed searing hot tongs on her on the pretext of curing her ailment, police said Wednesday.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:28:36 PM

Two youths killed, Maoist rivalry suspected
Ranchi, April 13 (IANS) Rivalry between Maoist groups is suspected to be behind the killing of two youths whose bodies were found in Jharkhand's Latehar district Wednesday, police said.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:28:23 PM

Two women burnt to death in Maharashtra
Nashik (Maharashtra), April 13 (IANS) Two women labourers were burnt to death in their sleep early Wednesday when a part of a building under construction caught fire here, police said.

Wednesday, April 13, 2011 12:28:09 PM

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