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Maoist rebel steals weapons, escapes 'protective custody'
Raipur, Aug 31 (IANS) A Maoist rebel escaped from 'protective custody' after stealing weapons from a police station in Chhattisgarh's Kanker district, official said Sunday.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 1:28:15 PM

Curfew reimposed in some places after protests against Amarnath agreement
Srinagar, Aug 31 (IANS) Authorities moved in quickly to re-impose curfew in a few places in the Kashmir Valley Sunday after protests erupted against the state government's decision to give the Amarnath temple trust exclusive rights over a controversial piece of land during the two-month pilgrimage period.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 1:14:02 PM

'Tired of earning', tutor starts free classes
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Saying he is 'tired of earning money', a tutor who prepares students for competitive examinations is now doing the same for poor students - free of cost.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 1:05:02 PM

Rajma-chawal catches on in US Air Force
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Besides getting intrigued by the skills and prowess of Indian Air Force's (IAF's) fighter jets, the US Air Force warriors got hooked on Indian rajma-chawal (kidney beans and rice) during the latest multinational war games held in the US.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 1:04:38 PM

Christians may form militia for self-defence: Church leader
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Looking low and dejected, a Church leader from Orissa warned Sunday that if the government failed to stop attacks on his community, Christians in the state will be forced to raise a militia for self-defence.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 1:04:18 PM

This Delhi student doesn't mind battling alone
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Dressed like any other college going girl in a bright printed salwar, a pair of flip flops and carrying a jhola (bag), Shahana Sheikh, who became somewhat of a celebrity after her report on public toilets in Delhi was taken seriously by the Delhi High Court, doesn't have many friends and acquaintances who share her beliefs.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 12:53:50 PM

Two Indian students on Arctic voyage to study warming
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Two Indian students are among an international group of high school children who will embark on an Arctic tour to study the impact of climate change in the northern ice fields through a series of artistic experiments and projects.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 12:43:43 PM

Marathon runner dies of exhaustion in Tamil Nadu
Chennai, Aug 31 (IANS) An athlete who fainted halfway through his marathon here Sunday was declared dead on arrival at a government hospital, official sources said.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 12:42:21 PM

5 killed in Maharashtra house collapse
Mumbai, Aug 31 (IANS) Five people, including three children, were killed early Sunday morning when the wall of their home collapsed due to heavy rains in Maharashtra's Osmanabad district, the police said.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 12:29:20 PM

Flood situation grim in Bihar, more areas affected
Patna/Saharsa, Aug 31 (IANS) The surging waters of the Kosi river continued to rise in Bihar, inundating fresh areas as hundreds of villages remained under water on the 14th day of the floods Sunday and millions were displaced and crying for rescue.

Sunday, August 31, 2008 12:22:30 PM

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